The application process of the S P Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) has been closed for resident and non-resident Indian citizens on 01 December 2014. SPJIMR has begun processing applications for the two year PGDM programme (2015-17) and would soon announce the first list of candidates called for interviews.
There is an increase in number of application received due to the fully online admission applications process for admission 2015. The application process is now open for international candidates only, including Persons of Indian Origins (PIOs) and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs).
The S P Jain Institute of Management & Research is one of the high ranked B schools in India. It is one of the top five management institutes in India with rankings of five by ‘MBA Universe’ and ‘Business Today’, four by ‘Eduniversal’ (in India) and three by ‘Business world’ magazine.
Dr.Atish Chattopadhyay, Deputy Director, PGDM programme said: “The increased numbers reflect the strong confidence of the student community in SPJIMR's PGDM programme in terms of the admissions process, the pedagogy, industry integration and leadership development, leading to increased opportunities and superior placements for our graduates.”
Prof. Bindu Kulkarni, head of the admissions team said as much as 32% of applications are from women, an early indicator that the upcoming 2015-17 batch will enjoy good gender
She also said that around 22% of the applications are from non-engineers and the applications pool has candidates from such diverse fields such as fashion, mass media, hospitality, medicine, planning and design, along with engineering, commerce, economics and business studies graduates.
There is a good mix of fresher’s and candidates with work experience less than five years.
Profile-based shortlist at SPJIMR will be declared in the third week of December. Interviews will be held in the four metros of Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru in January and February 2015.