K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) Mumbai came into existence in 1981 although the legacy goes back to 1959 when Somaiya Vidyavihar was established and as part of it, SIMSR came into being later.
K J Somaiya popularly referred to as SIMSR, has been imparting and contributing tremendously in qualitative development of Management Education in India. The institute has autonomous status, granted by UGC and notified by the University of Mumbai. K J Somaiya is consistently ranked among top 25 management institutes and top 10 private sector B-schools in India.
K J Somaiya offers full time, part time and executive programmes in Business Management alongwith Masters in Computer Applications and Doctoral Programmes. All the programmes at K J Somaiya are approved by All India Council of Technical Education, Ministry Of HRD, Govt. of India and University of Mumbai. PGDM at K J Somaiya is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), a body of AICTE, Ministry of HRD, and Govt. of India.
Apart from the regular programmes, K J Somaiya offers customised and industry specific certificate and executive development programmes for government bodies, companies, defence personnel and NGOs.
K J Somaiya subscribes to the latest case studies from Harvard Business School and has various databases like Ebsco, Euromonitor, ACE-Equity, Proquest, Prowess, Capline, IEEE, J-Gate, WARC ( World Advertising Research Council ) to bring the latest in the field of management into the classroom.
K J Somaiya has international tie-ups for student / faculty exchange programmes with the University of Applied Sciences, Krems, Austria, DHBW University, Stuttgart, Germany, THI Business School, Ingolstadt, Germany, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr, Austria. The B-school enjoys a high alumni base occupying key corporate positions and high international linkages.
K J Somaiya has a good placement record. In Placement 2017 the average salary at K J Somaiya has increased to Rs. 9.40 lakhs and highest salary has been Rs. 24 lakhs. Top recruiters in Placement 2017 at K J Somaiya are Accenture, Adani, Bajaj, Deloitte, Google, HDFC, HSBC, DCB Bank, ICICI, Kotak, Nestle, Nomura, Oracle, Maruti Suzuki, HCL, L&T, Reliance, TATA, Zomato.