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October 29, 2021
K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, the constituent B-school of Somaiya Vidyavihar University is open with its MBA 2022-24 admission process. With an intake of 600+ students, K J Somaiya offers unique full time 2 years MBA programs with bouquet of specializations to provide career opportunities in Management. The admission criteria for all the MBA programs reflect common admission process with varying weightage awarded to different components
K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission 2022

K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, is one of the most renowned B-schools in India. It is an Autonomous Educational Institute approved by University Grant Commission, and is a constituent Institute of Somaiya Vidyavihar University (SVU). SVU has been formed vide Gazette Notification No.SFU2013/C.R.200/Uni.-4 dated 26th August 2019 by Higher and Technical Department of Maharashtra.

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies Mumbai MBA Admission Open: Apply Now

K J Somaiya Institute of Management admission 2022 is open now for the MBA 2022-24 batch. The Institute offers full-time, part-time, and executive programmes in Business Management along with Masters in Computer Applications and Doctoral Programmes. 

The MBA degree offered by K J Somaiya Institute of Management is awarded under the aegis of Somaiya Vidyavihar University, of which K J Somaiya Institute of Management is an integral part.

From this year (2022) onwards, K J Somaiya Institute of Management admission will be offered for three full-time MBA programmes, MBA, MBA- Healthcare Management, and MBA- Sports Management.

The two-year, full-time MBA programme allows students the unique opportunity to pursue both a major and a minor. From the second year onwards, Students are required to opt for one of the majors and one of the minor specializations. The major specialization needs to be opted for before the 4th trimester, while the minor specialization needs to be opted for before the 5th trimester.

Majors offered
Minors offered
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial services 
  • Human Resource
  • Integrated Marketing and Communications
  • International Business
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Retail Management

The last date to apply online for admission to MBA 2022 is January 31, 2022. The application fee is Rs. 3000/- + transaction charges and can be paid online.

Read this exclusive MBAUniverse.com article to know the complete details of K J Somaiya Institute of Management- Admission 2022, key USPs, Fees, Placements, Selection Process, and a lot more. 

Table of Contents: 
In this article, we shall cover:

  1. K J Somaiya Institute of Management: Key Highlights and USPs
  2. K J Somaiya Mumbai Fees, Programmes offered & Intake
  3. K J Somaiya Institute of Management: Placement 2021
  4. K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission Criteria 2022: Key Points
  5. How to apply for K J Somaiya Institute of Management Admission 2022?
  6. Important Dates for K J Somaiya Institute of Management Admission 2022
  7. K J Somaiya Mumbai Eligibility for admission 2022
  8. Other MBA programmes offered at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai 

1. K J Somaiya Institute of Management: Key Highlights

  • 1.1 Quality Education with Values: K J SomaiyaInstitute of Management believes in providing quality, steeped in Indian ethos and values to its students 
  • 1.2 Rankings & Global Accreditation: Ranked #24 in MBAUniverse.com B-school Ranking 2021 and #56 among India’s Top B-schools by MHRD NIRF Ranking 2021. It has international accreditation by SAQS and is a member of AACSB. The MBA programme is recognized under UGC.
  • 1.3 High Placements: Highest Salary in Placements 2021 was Rs. 29.75 LPA, and the average salary was Rs.9.41 LPA. This is at par with top B-schools.
  • 1.4 Top Recruiters at K J Somaiya Institute of Management: Google, HUL, GEP, HSBC, Amazon, Invesco, Crisil, Citi Bank, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, SAP, Deloitte, Accenture, Capgemini
  • 1.5 International Linkage: K J SomaiyaInstitute of Management has academic collaboration with leading universities in the USA, Europe, and Asia for working together to promote academics, research, experiential learning 
  • 1.6 Illustrious Alumni: With an alumni base of over 10,000 alumni spread across the globe; K J SomaiyaInstitute of Management constantly connects & collaborates with its alumni. Many of the alumni are industry leaders, and they share their knowledge & experience with students at the institute. 
  • 1.7 Financial Aid Facility: In order to make quality education accessible and affordable to all, SomaiyaVidyavihar University offers financial aid to those in need.

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2. K J Somaiya Mumbai Fees, Programmes Offered & Intake 
The institute offers three full-time MBA Programmes: MBA, MBA Healthcare Management, and MBA - Sports Management. The intake of the MBA programme is 540 + supernumerary seats. For MBA Healthcare Management and MBA Sports Management, the intake is 30 seats each + Supernumerary seats. 

Programme Offered 
 K J Somaiya Mumbai Fees (for 2 Years)
Seats
MBA
Rs. 18,78,876/- 
540 
+supernumerary seats
MBA HealthcareManagement
Rs. 18,78,876/- 
  30
MBA Sports Management
Rs. 18,78,876/- 
  30

2.1 MBA Specializations
K J Somaiya Institute of Management offers following specializations in different MBA Programmes:

Programmes
Specializations Offered
MBA
Major
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
Minor
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Services
  • Human Resources
  • Integrated Marketing Communications
  • International Business
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Retail Management
  • Operations Management 
MBA (Health Care Management) 
Healthcare specific courses are covered such as - Business Development, Retail HCM, Health Insurance & Financing, Data Analytics
MBA (Sports Management)
Sports Management specific courses are covered such as - Marketing, Branding, Media Management, Sports Event Management, Sports Tourism Management, Business Management, Strategy & Leadership

3. K J Somaiya Institute of Management Placements 2021
K J Somaiya Institute of Management has a consistent record of high placements. The placement report for 2021 indicates that from amongst the 211 companies, 67 organizations participated for the first time. The highest package offered for placement 2021 increased to Rs.29.75 LPA from Rs.28.50 LPA last year. The average salary stood at Rs.9.41 LPA. 

3.1 Key Placement Highlights 2021

  • Batch size: 517 students
  • Total placements: 99.79%
  • Highest salary: Rs. 29.75 lacs pa.
  • Average salary: Rs. 9.41 lacs pa.
  • Median salary: Rs. 9.05 lacs pa.
  • 211 recruiters visited our Campus for Final Placements so far.
  • 67 new recruiters were added to the pool for final placements.
  • Average salary of top 100 offers: Rs. 12.50 lacs pa.
  • Top Recruiters include Google, HUL, GEP, HSBC, Amazon, Invesco, Crisil, Citi Bank, Morgan Stanley, Barclays, SAP, Deloitte, Accenture, Capgemini, among others.

4. K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission Criteria 2022: Salient Points
K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission Criteria is a two-step process involving the shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the final admission selection criteria with varying weightage to different components. A step-by-step process for K J Somaiya Institute of Management Admission 2022 is provided below:

Step-1: K J Somaiya Institute of Management MBA Admission 2022 Shortlisting Criteria

Step-2: K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai MBA Admission 2022 Final Selection Criteria, Check below in detail each step of K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai admission criteria and selection process

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4.1 Step-1:K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai Shortlisting Criteria
K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, will shortlist the candidates after the declaration of entrance exam results. The Shortlisting criteria will be as under:

  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management will shortlist candidates on the basis of entrance exam scores accepted for admission, namely CAT 2021, XAT 2022, CMAT 2022, NMAT 2021(Only First Attempt), and GMAT (GMAT scores valid from January 1, 2019, to January 31, 2022).
  • Candidates applying through NMAT & GMAT are required to select K J Somaiya Institute of   Management as one of the institutes for sending their scores in NMAT & GMAT application forms/portal respectively.
  • For NMAT, the scores of only the first attempt of the students will be considered.
  • K J Somaiya Institute of Management will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants for shortlisting. 
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score, K J Somaiya Institute of Management will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  • All the shortlisted candidates need to fill the Candidate Profile form and the Statement of Purpose (SOP only for profile-based programmes) before appearing for the CA-PI round.

4.1.1 K J Somaiya Mumbai, Cut Off 

K J Somaiya Mumbai cut off depends upon the quality & number of applications received and varies from year to year. Cut-off for K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai admissions for 2022 is decided on the basis of aggregate percentile score in the entrance exam. But K J Somaiya encourages candidates to also score well across the sections of the entrance exam.  The expected K J Somaiya Mumbai cut-offs for MBA Admission 2022 may remain as under: 

Entrance Exam
K J Somaiya Expected cut-off
CAT 2021
83-85 Percentile
XAT 2022
70-73 Percentile
GMAT 
500-650 Score
CMAT 2022
98 Percentile
NMAT 2021
225-230 Score

4.2 Step-2: K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai MBA Admission 2022: Final Selection Criteria

  • The final admission round at K J SomaiyaInstitute of Management will consist of CA-PI and will be conducted online.
  • The selection parameters for the MBA programme after final admission round is - awards 35% weight to Entrance exam score; 10% weight to Academics; 5% Weight to Work Experience; 25% weight to Personal Interview; 15% Weight to CA and 10% Weight to Achievements like sports & other extracurricular activities. 
  • The selection parameters for the MBA – HCM & MBA – SM programmes after final admission round is - awards25% weight to Entrance exam score; 10% weight to Academics; 5% Weight to Work Experience; 25% weight to Personal Interview; 10% Weight to CA, 10% Weight to Achievements, 5% for Additional Qualifications (HCM & SM related) and 10% for the Statement of Purpose.. 
  • Selected candidates need to fill programme preference details online
  • Candidates will be offered a choice of the programme based on their preference, their result, and availability of seats

4.2.1 K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai Admission 2022: Final Selection weights 

4.2.1.1 For MBA: For K J Somaiya MBA admission process, the following weightage would be set for the various components (For MBA)

Admission Weight Component
Percentage of Weight
 Entrance Exam (CMAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT/NMAT)
35%
 Case Analysis
15%
 Personal Interview
25%
 Work Experience
5%
 Past Academic Record
10%
 Outstanding Achievements
10%
 Total
100%

4.2.1.2 For MBA-HCM & SM: For the K J Somaiya Mumbai MBA HCM & MBA SM admission process, the following weightage would be set for the various components

Admission Weight Component
Percentage of Weight
 Entrance Exam (CMAT/GMAT/CAT/XAT/NMAT)
25%
 Case Analysis
10%
 Personal Interview
25%
 Work Experience
5%
 Past Academic Record
10%
 Outstanding Achievements
10%
Additional Qualifications (HCM & SM related)
5%
Statement of Purpose
10%
 Total
100%

5. How to Apply for K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission 2022: Step by Step Process
K J Somaiya Institute of Management has a single common online application form for all the MBA programmes. The application fee is Rs. 3000/- + transaction charges. 

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  • Step 1: Register: Before registering, read the instructions to fill-up the form thoroughly. On the K J Somaiya Institute of Management’s admission application window ‘Register,’ you should login as a new user by inserting your Name, Email ID, and other required details. 
  • Step 2: Instructions: Please read the instructions tab carefully before filling the application form
  • Step 3: Personal Details: Login as an existing user and fill up all your basic details, contact details, other details, valid ID proof,along with other particulars like medical history and sports played. Upload a photograph of yourself and your signature (both less than 100kb)
  • Step 4: Guardian Details: This page is to update the details related to the parents, guardian/spouse of the candidate
  • Step 5: Address: The candidate is required to enter his/her correspondence and permanent address in  this tab
  • Step 6: Profile Based Programmes: The candidates are required to show their interest in profile based selections
  • Step 7: Marks: Next page on K J Somaiya Institute of Management application form requires you to fill up all your academic details from class 10 onwards and the entrance exam marks/details
  • Step 8: Achievements: If you have an achievement in any field, you should click on ‘Yes’ and enter the details of achievements on this page
  • Step 9: Work Experience: If you have work experience after completing your graduation, you should enter it in months on this page (up tp 31/12/2021). In case of no work experience, simply click on ‘No’ and move ahead. 
  • Step 10: Hostel: The candidate is required to select the hostel preference on this page
  • Step 11: Programme Preference: The candidate is required to input his/her the programme preference on this tab (Could be changed at later date).
  • Step 12: Payment: The Institute asks you to make payment of the application fee after you have completed your application form. This is the final step to fill the application form. You can make the payment online.   

6. K J Somaiya Mumbai Last Date to apply for Admission 2022
The important dates including the last date to apply for K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission 2022, are as follows:

K J Somaiya Mumbai Admission 2022: Key Events
Important Dates
Last date to Apply
31st January 2022 till 11.59 PM
Shortlisting of candidates for CA-PI
14th February 2022 (04.00 pm)
Profile based shortlisting (For MBA-HCM and MBA-SM)
14th February 2022 (04.00 pm)
Uploading of Document(Online)
15th February 2022 to 21st February 2022 till 11:59 pm
Slot Selection for Case Analysis and Personal Interview
15th February 2022 to 21st February 2022 till 11:59 pm
Uploading of Candidate Profile
15th February 2022 to 21st February 2022 till 11:59 pm
Case Analysis (CA) and Personal Interview (PI) - Online Process
26th February 2022 to 16th March 2022
Declaration of Result
26th March 2022 (08.00 pm)
Offer Letters
1st April 2022 onwards
Inauguration of Programme (Tentative)
18th June 2022 (Saturday)
Commencement of Induction Programme(Tentative)
19th June to 26th June 2022
Trim 0(Tentative)
27th June to 10th July 2022
Programme Commencement (Tentative)
11th July 2022 (Monday)

*The schedule is indicative in nature for all stake holders (including aspirants) to plan their activities. The institute reserves the right to change or modify the schedule.

7.  K J Somaiya Institute of Management Eligibility for MBA Admission 2022

  • K J Somaiya Mumbai eligibility criteria requires that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA 
  • If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine MBA admission eligibility would be based on the equivalence certified by the institution/university from where the bachelor's degree is obtained. In case the institution/university does not have any scheme for converting the CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by K J SomaiyaInstitute of Management by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the admission eligibility of the candidate.  
  • Candidates appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply for K J SomaiyaInstitute of Management admission 2022. 
  • It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination latest by July 31, 2022.
  • Work Experience is not mandatory

8. Other MBA Programmes at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai

8.1 Executive MBA at K J Somaiya Institute of Management
K J Somaiya Institute of Management offers a full-time one-year MBA (Executive) Programme of 15 months duration for working executives with a working experience of 5 years and above. The application process for admission opens in the month of April/May and closes in the last week of June. 

8.2 Part Time MBA at K J Somaiya Institute of Management

K J Somaiya also offers four part-time Masters in Management programmes in different disciplines. The four part-time MBA programmes offered are – Masters in Marketing Management; Masters in Financial Management; Masters in HRD Management and Masters in Information Management. Each programme has an intake of 60 students. Apart from this K J Somaiya Institute of Management offers Doctoral programmes in Management leading to award of Ph.D. 

K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai came into existence in 1981 and is under the aegis of SomaiyaVidyavihar University (Established 1959) with a legacy of over 60 years. The institute subscribes to the latest case studies from Harvard Business School and provides access to various databases like EBSCO, Euromonitor, ACE-Equity, Proquest, Prowess, Capline, IEEE, J-Gate, WARC (World Advertising Research Council), etc. in order to bring the latest trends of the field of management into the classroom  

Somaiya Vidyavihar campus comprises of more than 34 individual institutes dedicated to Arts, Sciences, Management, Humanities, Philosophies and Social Sciences as important areas of scholarship.The institute is spread across a 60 acre complex in Vidyavihar, in north central area of Mumbai and a complex in Sion, in the heart of Mumbai. 

K J Somaiya Institute of Management prefers candidates with a demonstrated potential to analyse and solve problems and those who portray willingness to learn and work in gender and culture diverse teams amid tough working conditions. Candidates are also expected to have a sound grasp of current issues and gender issues in addition to general business matters.

To secure admission in K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai, candidates need to have good qualifying test scores and academic credentials as well as good reading habits and an inquisitive mind.  

K J Somaiya Institute of Management was inaugurated by Dr.Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India, and is consistently ranked among the top management institutes and top private sector B-Schools in India. 

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