SPJIMR Mumbai announces Interview Dates for MBA Admissions 2018

SPJIMR Mumbai – one of the top MBA colleges in India, has announced the Personal Interview Round Schedule for MBA Admissions 2018. Get details here.

Created On: Nov 2, 2017 09:10 IST

One of the top MBA Colleges in India - SPJIMR Mumbai has rolled-off their admission process for MBA Admissions 2018. The top B-school has gone a step further and announced the official dates for the Personal Interview Round even before the MBA entrance exam season for CAT or XAT begins. The current MBA admission season will admit students to the premier MBA College for the PGDM batch of 2018-20. To get all the details about the SPJIMR MBA Admissions 2018, please read further.

MBA Admission Application Deadline

The SPJIMR Mumbai has earlier in the month announced the official schedule for the MBA or PGDM Admissions 2018. Currently, the online application process for MBA Admissions 2018 is already underway through the official website of the institute. MBA aspirants will have time until 24th November to complete the online registration process for SPJIMR MBA Admission 2018. For international candidates who wish to join SPJIMR for the PGDM programme, the application deadline is 1st March 2018.

Personal Interview Round Schedule

Going a step further, the institute has also announced the schedule for the Personal Interview round which is an integral part of the selection process for the MBA Admissions. The B-school would be conducting the interviews for MBA admissions in 5 different cities across India. The detailed city-wise schedule for the Personal Interview Round is given in the table below:


Interview (PI) dates


Feb 14 to 16, 2018


Feb 14 to 16, 2018

Mumbai (Phase-1)

Jan 22 to 25, 2018

Mumbai (Phase-2)

Feb 20 to 23, 2018

New Delhi

Feb 6 to 9, 2018

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SPJIMR Mumbai CutOffs

Along with the interview schedule, the SPJIMR has also announced the cutoffs for PDGM admission process for different MBA entrance exams. The B-school accepts CAT 2017, XAT 2018 and GMAT (1 Jan 2015 to 31 Dec 2017) score for the admission process. The MBA admission cutoffs SPJIMR for  include the sectional cut-offs as well as overall cutoffs for each particular exam. The detailed section-wise and overall cutoffs for all the three exams is given in the table below:


Section 1

Section 2

Section 3

Overall Cutoff

CAT 2017

Quant - 75

VARC - 75

DILR - 75


XAT 2018

Quant - 75

Decision Making - 75

English & LR - 75



Quant - 75

Verbal - 75

Integrated Reasoning - 6 (Score)


Total Intake of B-school

The student intake at SPJIMR Mumbai for the flagship PGDM programme for the batch of 2018-20 will be 240 students for Indian applicants. Apart from this, the B-school would also be admitting 36 international students who are PIO/OCI and Foreign Nationals. The total intake for the PDGM Batch of 2018-20 would be of 276 seats.

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Selection Process at SPJIMR

As discussed earlier, the B-school would be shortlisting candidates for the MBA Admission 2018 on the basis of their score in any of the three MBA entrance exams i.e. CAT 2017, XAT 2018 and GMAT. The cutoffs for the first call for admission can be seen in the table below.

Apart from this, the selection process also involves evaluation of MBA candidates on the basis of their profile. SPJIMR, Mumbai would consider the following factors to select MBA aspirant for the PDGM batch of 2018-20.

  • Academic Record
  • Work Experience and Specialization
  • Other Achievements

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Those who qualify in the all the aforementioned criteria will be called in for a personal interview and final selection. SPJIMR’s selection process is not only aimed at evaluating the intellectual readiness in terms of academics but also emotional readiness, work experience, extra-curricular activities and aptitude for and befitting the Institute’s mission of value-based leadership.

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