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SJMSOM IIT Bombay Admission Criteria & Process (2019-21)

Oct 16, 2018 17:27 IST
    SJMSOM IIT Bombay Admission Criteria & Process (2019-21)
    SJMSOM IIT Bombay Admission Criteria & Process (2019-21)

    Established in 1958, IIT Bombay was set up with an aim at providing leadership in research and education with focus on science and technology. To encourage interdisciplinary learning and to keep up with fast-paced changing environment, IIT Bombay established its management school- Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM) in 1995. The school of management leads the way in preparing its graduates to face new challenges by providing an innovative and excellent program in management education.  Students at SJMSOM IIT Bombay get an opportunity to interact with faculty members from different domains and have access to the diverse student community.

    In this article, aspirants can go through the previous year’s detailed SJMSOM IIT Bombay admission process, eligibility criteria and other requisite information required for successful admission into the B-school. The article will be updated as soon as the latest admission notification is released.

    Programmes offered at SJMSOM IIT Bombay

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay offers Master of Management (M. Mgt) programme-a flagship programme to develop managers for a unified understanding of all business functions.

    Let us take a look at the programmes offered by the B-school:

    Master of Management (M. Mgt)

    The programme aims to achieve an optimum balance of perspective giving, knowledge building and skill building courses. The programme has a combination of different teaching methods including lecture, case study, discussions, collaborative and experiential learning and simulation games to provide a holistic learning experience to its students. M. Mgt is a two-year course divided into 8 terms.

    Executive MBA  

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay in a partnership with Washington University, St. Louis offers Executive MBA programme of 18 months. It is the only degree to be conferred from both an American and Indian university. The classes are held four days in a month: Thursday to Sunday at the SJMSOM IIT Bombay campus. Classes will be taught in English and include domestic management perspectives from faculty at SJMSOM.

    Doctoral Programme

    Aspirants can also purse Doctoral programme that prepares students to pursue their career in teaching and research. The institute offers Ph. D programmes in various areas including technology management, operations management, and financial management, marketing management, international business, intellectual property, strategic management, human resource management and inter-disciplinary research to name a few. The programme consists of two phases: coursework and research work.

    The main objective of the programme is not only to stay ahead with expanding boundaries of knowledge but also to offer research training relevant to current economic and social objectives of the country.

    Programme-wise Eligibility Criteria

    In order to pursue the aforementioned programmes, an aspirant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

    M. Mgt

    • A Bachelor’s or a master’s degree with minimum 60% marks in case of General category applicants; 55% in case of SC/ST/PwD category applicants
    • The bachelor’s degree must be of minimum four-year after 10+2
    • Applicants in their final year of degree can also apply
    • Applicants holding foreign passport must have valid scores of IELTS or TOEFL

    EMBA

    • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from a recognised university
    • Must possess minimum 7 years of prior work experience including five years of managerial experience
    • Must be proficient in spoken and written English
    • Must submit a recommendation letter from their employer

    Doctoral

    • Must possess Master of Management or 2 year MBA degree or its equivalent from any institute recognised by UGC/ AICTE/AIU
    • Must have minimum 60% marks in case of General category applicants; 55% marks in case of reserved category
    • Must be able to submit a sample of their recently published writings on a relevant topic or research proposal on a topic of their research interest

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay 2019-21: Admission Process

    Master of Management aspirants are required to apply online on the official website. They are required to fill all the mandatory details in one go; otherwise the data will expire in next 50 minutes. In addition to filling the application form, aspirants have to scan and upload documents such as:

    • Graduation Certificate
    • Passport size photograph
    • Caste Certificate
    • Signature
    • Physically disabled certificate for applicants with disability
    • Latest CAT scorecard

    Aspirants must note that the information uploaded can be edited only until the final submission of the application form. No changes can be made once the application is submitted, therefore, aspirants are advised to carefully fill in the details and cross check the form before submission.

    EMBA- admission into the Executive MBA programme is done twice a year: Spring and autumn.  The EMBA application form is hosted by a third-party system- ApplyYourself. Aspirants are required to register and create a password to proceed with the admission process. The following documents must be uploaded:

    • Copies of degree certificate
    • Two recommendation letters written by senior-level executives
    • A Sponsorship/ Commitment Letter
    • TOEFL/ IELTS Scorecard

    All documents must be uploaded or emailed along with your application form. Original Passport and documents should be carried by you on the day of admission interview.

    Doctoral – According to the SJMSOM IIT Bombay admission criteria, aspirants must register themselves on the official website of the institute. After registering they must login with their registered email address and password. Aspirants are required to enter their personal details and upload the following documents:

    • Scanned passport size photograph
    • Marksheet
    • Scanned Caste Certificate
    • Scanned signature
    • Scanned State of Purpose (SOP)
    • Upload a sample of your latest published writing

    Post uploading the scanned copies of the above documents, aspirants must may an application fee of Rs. 300 in case of General category applicants and Rs. 150 in case of SC/ST & Female applicants.

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay 2019-21: Cut-off

    Admission into the Master of Management programme at SJMSOM IIT Bombay will be done of the basis of the CAT score obtained by a candidate.

    The table given below is the CAT cut off required for admission:

    S No.

    Category

    Overall

    1

    General

    90

    2

    NC-OBC

    81

    3

    SC

    60

    4

    ST

    60

    5

    PWD

    60

    Candidates must obtain the minimum overall percentile to be considered for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview (PI).

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay does not have specific cut-off for the EMBA and Doctoral programme. Hence, candidates must meet the eligibility requirement of the same.

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay 2019-21: Final Admission Selection Criteria

    The selection of candidates for admission to the programme- Master of Management will be done in two phases. The first phase, the candidates will be selected on the basis of the eligibility requirement who will then be shortlisted for the WAT & PI rounds. The shortlisted candidates will be finally selected on the following parameters:

    S No.

    Parameter

    Weightage

    1

    Performance in CAT (on Overall Scaled Score)

    80%

    2

    Academic Profile- 12th

    5%

    3

    Graduation

    5%

    4

    Gender Diversity

    5%*

    5

    Post Graduate/Professionals

    2%**

    6

    Work Experience

    5%

    *3% weightage will be awarded to female candidates

    **2% weightage will be awarded to candidates with postgraduate degree and professional degrees such as CA & ICWA.

    The final merit list of selected candidates will be based on candidate’s performance in CAT, WAT & PI and Candidate’s profile. The table given below explains the weightage given to each parameter:

    S No.

    Parameter

    Weightage

    1

    CAT Overall Percentile Score

    37.5%

    2

    WAT & PI

    47.5%

    3

    Candidate’s Profile

    15%

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay: Fees

    SJMSOM IIT Bombay is among the top institutes in the country offering management programmes. Generally admission into an institute of such reputation is considered heavy on pockets, but SJMSOM IIT Bombay proves otherwise compared to other IITs.

    Let us take a look at the fee structure of the programmes offered by SJMSOM IIT Bombay:

    Masters of Management: Fee

    S No.

    Particulars

    Fee (General/ OBC)

    SC/ST/PwD

    1

    One time at the time of Admission

    7600

    7600

    2

    Per semester

    2,15,100

    1,15,100

    3

    Refundable Deposits (at the time of admission)

    5,000

    5,000

     

    Total

    2,27,700

    1,27,700

    EMBA: Fee

    The cost for Executive MBA programme offered by IIT Bombay- Washington University is:

    • Rs. 36, 00,000 for those who those who sign up before and pay the non-refundable deposit before December 31 every year.
    • Rs. 39, 00,000 for those who make the deposit after December 31 every year.

    Candidates must note the fee is according to the latest update (July 2018), in case there is a change the same will be updated here.

    The non-refundable fee to be paid initially is Rs. 3, 00, 000 (3 lacs) that has to be paid at the time of admission.

    Doctoral: Fee

    S No.

    Particulars

    Fee (General/ OBC)

    SC/ST/PwD

    1

    One time at the time of Admission

    9600

    9600

    2

    Per semester

    17,600

    15,100

    3

    Refundable Deposits (at the time of admission)

    3,000

    300

     

    Total

    30,200

    27,700

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