SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai Admission 2019: Eligibility, Criteria, Process, Cut-off, Fees; Apply by March 12

SIES College of Management Studies Admission 2019
Monday, February 25 2019, 02:33 PM
Admission at SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai is open now for the PGDM 2019-21 batch with an intake of 210 students. SIES offers three full time residential PGDM programmes to provide career opportunities in Management in the fields of PGDM with specialization in Finance, Marketing, HR, Operations and Information Technology; PGDM-Biotechnology; and PGDM Pharmaceutical Management. Last date to apply closes on March 12, 2019.

SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai PGDM 2019 admission process is open now. Popularly referred to as SIESCOMS, the SIES College of Management Studies offers three 2 years full time PGDM programmes namely PGDM with specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, Information Technology; PGDM Biotechnology and PGDM Pharmaceutical Management. All the PGDM programmes at SOESCOMS are AICTE approved.

Apart from these full time PGDM programmes, SIESCOMS also offers AICTE approved part time two years PGDM-Executive programme. It also offers 2 years full time Master in Management Services (MMS) programme affiliated to University of Mumbai. Last date to apply online for admission to PGDM 2019-21 batch is March 12, 2019. The application fee is Rs.2000/- for each PGDM programme, if applied separately. Concessions in application fee are also given if applying for more than one programme. The admission process for PGDM is conducted by SIESCOMS while the admission for MMS programme is as per the directives of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra.

Check Top MBA Colleges in India & Compare by Ranking, Fee, Placements

Established in 1995, SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai is one of the reputed management institutes. With a well-developed infrastructure, wi-fi enabled campus, and location advantage in the financial capital of India, SIESCOMS provides good opportunity and exposure to students for growth of their carrier. The institute has a healthy faculty student ratio of 1:13 with most faculty members having rich corporate exposure. 33 of total 54 core faculty members are Ph.D. holders. The pedagogy at SIESCOMS comprises case studies, projects, assignments, presentations, guest lectures, role plays, field visits, field projects, and interactive classroom lectures.

Sharing the key USPs and strengths of the institute with, Dr. Bigyan Prakash Verma, Director of SIESCOMS, Mumbai said, “SIES College of Management Studies (SIESCOMS) is a NAAC accredited business school that attracts students who value our analytical bias and focus on critical thinking. Our PGDM Program also enjoys International Accreditation by ACBSP, USA. At SIESCOMS every faculty has moved beyond the usual management education pedagogy and instead uses power of innovative thinking to hone smart decisions making abilities.”

On the strategic approach for skill development and making students industry ready, Dr Verma said, “With the support, coaching and personalized attention of faculty as Mentors, we provide skills that are needed to solve complex business issues in the current VUCA environment.  As, we strongly believe in the value of quality and creative education for preparing responsible citizens, our placement record and rankings on diverse platforms as a “Top Business School” establishes our credentials to be reckon with. Further, as global competitiveness has become crucial for success, the route taken by us include optional foreign visits by students, and teaching through world class cases and live projects.”

SIESCOMS PGDM Application Fee
The application fee is Rs. 2000/- for each programme. However, if you are applying for more than one PGDM programme, the application fee is Rs.3000/-. Besides, for the purpose of application fee, PGDM Biotechnology and PGDM Pharmaceutical Management are considered as one programme. So if you are applying for PGDM Biotech and PGDM Pharma, you need to pay only Rs.2000/-

The Application fee structure for PGDM 2019-21

PGDM 2019-21 Programme
Application Fee
PGDM 2019
For PGDM + 1 More PGDM, Pay Rs.3000/-
PGDM Biotechnology 2019
Rs.3000/- If applying for PGDM and PGDM Biotechnology
PGDM Pharmaceutical Management 2019
If applying for PGDM Biotech and PGDM Pharma, pay Rs.2000/- only for both. If applying for PGDM and PGDM Pharma pay Rs.3000/-

SIESCOMS Mumbai Admission Criteria 2019 describe the admission eligibility, admission process, weightage to entrance exam scores like CAT 2018, XAT 2019, CMAT 2019, MAH CET 2019, MAT, ATMA, weightage to academics and work experience, final selection process with the weightage to different components in final selection criteria. 

Last Date to Apply: March 12, 2019
Last date to apply for admission is March 12, 2019.  Candidates seeking admission to various PGDM programmes 2019-21 at SIESCOMS should have appeared in one of the six entrance exams -CAT 2018/XAT 2019/CMAT 2019/MAHCET 2019/MAT 2018-19/ATMA 2018-19. The application process is online.

Apply Now

How to Apply for Admission at SIESCOMS, Mumbai
SIESCOMS has introduced a single common online application form for all the three PGDM programmes.

The application fee can be paid online through NET Banking, NEFT/RTGS, Credit card/Debit card payment. There is no cut-off for applying for PGDM at SIESCOMS, Mumbai. You need to login at SIESCOMS website at home page and click on Online admission form – Academic year 2019-20 in the admissions tab.

Before proceeding to fill up your admission application form for SIESCOMS Mumbai, you need a scanned copy / image (Format :JPG, PNG) of the Mark-sheets of previous academic examinations (10th, 12th and Graduation); Recent passport size photograph (against light background); Signature on white background only.

Please also keep your mobile handy for online application. Only one Mobile Number can be used by a candidate for online registration. Another important point while filling up the application form is – Do Not use the refresh or the back button on the browser (or the associated hot-keys). You may only use blue buttons provided on the page to navigate. The admission portal is best viewed in latest versions of 'Mozilla-Firefox' & 'Google-Chrome' internet browsers.

Step by Step Process to Fill Up Application Form
You can complete and submit the SIESCOMS application form in 5 simple Steps:

  • Step-1: Create an account by clicking on 'New Candidate Registration' and fill-in basic information. You can create a unique Username and Password that you need to remember, every time you Log-in to the admission portal. After creating your Account, you will see a pop-up confirming your registration and will receive Mobile verification code on your registered mobile number and will receive all future communication on this registered mobile number
  • Step-2: You will be redirected to “Candidate Login page”. Now use your username and password to proceed further.
  • Step-3: You should fill/review/edit all information on each page ensuring correctness of furnished data that include your personal details, Options of PGDM courses desired in order of preference
  • Step-4: Upload the scanned copy of all required documents. Only after uploading & verifying all required information & documents, form needs to be printed for submission in the college
  • Step-5: You can opt for online payment using net banking, Credit and Debit card. If you wish to make offline payment (payment at college counter), you can do with DD in the name of “SIES College of Management Studies”. Once Payment is done, you will be allowed to fill the form further

Please note that you can edit any furnished information only till GD-PI Schedule is announced.

SIESCOMS: Admission Eligibility

  1. SIESCOMS Mumbai eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from any of the Universities recognized by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline
  2. One of the most important points in SIESCOMS Admission Eligibility criteria is that apart from a recognized graduate degree, the candidate should appear in one the six MBA entrance exams namely CAT 2018/XAT 2019/CMAT 2019/MAH CET 2019/MAT 2018-19/ATMA 2018-19 and must score well to become eligible for admission.
  3. If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine PGDM 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 SIES College of management Studies by dividing the obtained CGPA by the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant by 100 to confirm the Admission eligibility of the candidate. 
  4. A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results is also eligible to apply for SIESCOMS Admission 2019.
  5. It is mandatory for a final year student, who is provisionally considered eligible by SIESCOMS, Mumbai and offered admission, to submit the mark-sheet and degree certificate of the final year bachelor's degree examination latest by the prescribed date.

SIESCOMS Mumbai Admission Criteria
SIESCOMS Admission Criteria 2019 will be different for PGDM programmes and for MMS programme. For the MMS admission 2019, the candidates will be shortlisted for document verification and final selection process by DTE Maharashtra.

For PGDM admission 2019, SIESCOMS will follow two-step process at the institute level. The PGDM admission process involves the Shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria comprising GD-PI round.

  1. Shortlisting Criteria

The first part of SIESCOMS Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. SIESCOMS, Mumbai will shortlist the candidates for Case Analysis, GD-PI round as well as document verification of academic qualifications from school to graduation. The Shortlisting criteria will be as under:

  • SIESCOMS Mumbai will shortlist candidates on the basis of entrance exam scores accepted for admission namely CAT 2018, XAT 2019, CMAT 2019, MAH CET 2019, MAT, ATMA
  • SIESCOMS will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. SIESCOMS will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  • All the applicants scoring positive marks in the entrance exam are offered the opportunity to attend the Case Analysis/GD/PI Round in the month of March 2019 at the preferred centre out of 12 designated cities.

Final Admission Selection Round Criteria

  • Final admission round at SIESCOMS, Mumbai will consist of Case Analysis, Group Discussion and personal Interview   
  • For the Case Analysis, GD-PI round, there are 11 centres which are SIESCOMS campus, Navi Mumbai; Delhi; Jaipur; Bengaluru; Bhopal; Nagpur; Ahmadabad; Kolhapur; Kolkata; Lucknow and Patna
  • You can select the GD PI Centre as per the scheduled dates at the city while filling up application form for admission
  • The GD/PI process for PGDM admission would be held from March 10 to March 24, 2019 at different Centres.
  • SIESCOMS final selection is based on the merit list which will be prepared after final admission round by awarding 40% weight to Entrance exam score; 5% weight to Case Analysis; 5% weight to Group Discussion (GD); 35% weight to Personal Interview; 10% weight to Academics; 5% Weight to Work Experience

SIESCOMS GD-PI Centres & Dates
SIESCOMS Mumbai will conduct Case Analysis, Group Discussion and Personal Interview with effect from March 10, 2019. The GD-PI dates at different centres are as under:

GD-PI Centre
GD PI Start Date
GD-PI Last Date
March 10, 2019
To be decided as per the number of candidates
March 13, 2019
March 14, 2019
March 16, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019
March 16, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 17, 2019
March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019
March 24, 2019
March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

Document Verification in GD-PI Round
Following original documents are required to be carried in GD-PI round for verification:

  • Class Xth Mark sheet
  • Class XIIth Mark sheet
  • Graduation Mark Sheet or Last year Graduation Mark Sheet (If you are applying for final year exams)
  • Degree and Passing Certificate
  • Work Experience Certificate as applicable

Final Admission Offer
Admission offers are made as per choice of the programme based on the preference and availability of seats after the merit list is prepared.

SIESCOMS Mumbai Final Selection Criteria weights for Admission 2019:

Admission Weight Component
Percentage of Weight
 Entrance Exam score (CMAT/ CAT/XAT/MAHCET/MAT/ATMA)
Group Discussion (GD)
 Personal Interview
 Work Experience
 Past Academic Record
 Case Analysis

SIESCOMS Mumbai Admission: Expected Cut Off  
SIESCOMS has not prescribed any minimum cut offs in the admission process. It depends upon the quality & number of applications received and varies from year to year for different courses. 

SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai will decide the Cutoff 2019 on the basis of aggregate percentile score in the entrance exam although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam. 

SIESCOMS Programme Fees
The 2 years fees payable by students for  PGDM programme at SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai is as under:

PGDM Programme Programme Fee (Rs. in Lakhs)
PGDM 2019-21 7.9
PGDM Biotechnology 2019-21 5.9
PGDM Pharmaceutical Management 2019-21 5.9

SIESCOMS Mumbai: Intake – 210 Students in PGDM
PGDM 2019-21 Programme wise intake at SIESCOMS, Mumbai is as below:

PGDM Programme Seats
PGDM 2019-21 120
PGDM Pharmaceutical Management 2019-21 60
PGDM Biotechnology 2019-21 30
MMS 2019-21 120

PGDM Specializations at SIESCOM, Mumbai
SIESCOMS, Mumbai offers 5 specializations in PGDM program namely Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations and Systems (Information Technology). Besides, SIESCOMS has a minor specialization facility. 

PGDM Pharmaceutical Management & PGDM Biotechnology have the major specialization in areas of Marketing and Operations & Supply Chain Management.  

SIESCOMS Mumbai Placements 2019
Placement 2019 is going on at SIESCOMS, Mumbai which has achieved many milestones in the process for the PGDM 2017-19 batch. SIESCOMS has very good relationship with a large number of corporate from varied sectors. The data on placement of the batch 2017- 19 so far reveal the Highest salary offered by recruiters stood at Rs 18.00 LPA; Average salary at Rs 7.14 lacsLPA. The lowest salary is Rs 4.50 LPA.

So far 267 companies have visited SIESCOMS campus for recruitment. Some of the recruiters include  KPMG, Marico, Deloitte, Indegene, CIPLA, Roche, TCS, WIPRO, Reliance Industries, Reliance Retail, FCB, ZEE, Publicis Media SBI Life, SBI General, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Federal Bank, Acuris, Darashaw, ICICI Securities, Zydus among others.  

Pedagogic Innovations at SIESCOMS
SIESCOMS has introduced number of innovations in management education pedagogy leading to strengthening the career growth of its students. Highlighting the approach, Dr Verma said, “We have successfully introduced many of our own innovations in management education and these have ensured that an educational experience at SIESCOMS is truly transformational for thousands of aspiring and experienced management professionals as evidenced by the performance of our 6000 plus alumni across many cities in India abroad. A carefully designed blend, which includes rigorous learning from top class academicians, regular exposure to thought leaders, entrepreneurs and highly experienced industry leaders, community service, experiential learning, numerous student driven initiatives and peer learning, mentoring etcetera, makes the SIESCOMS experience a transformational one for our students.”

Application Driven Curriculum
SIESCOMS Mumbai follows world class application driven curriculum which makes liberal use of simulations and cases. The two year AICTE approved PGDM Programs at SIESCOMS are full of continuous live projects and internships with leading corporate. According to Dr. Bigyan Verma, “Our Skill-Linked Immersion Project (SLIP) is well received by all stakeholders and considered to be a major differentiator for us. The international accreditation of our flagship PGDM program by ACBSP, USA has put SIESCOMS on a different pedestal where only a few top Indian business schools exist.”

Rural Immersion: Inculcating Social Responsibility
Dr Verma highlights the importance Rural Immersion as a key competency tool in PGDM Programme and said, “One of our key competencies is Rural Immersion Program as an integral part of institutional social responsibility. Through this program, every student reaches out to underprivileged communities and help them through several health, wellness, awareness, donation campaigns.  This initiative of ours is such a wonderful success that many NGOs have joined hands with us to engage our students for holistic development.”

Emphasizing the process of developing the managerial skills at SIES, instead of just awarding the PGDM or MMS, Dr Bigyan Verma said, “One needs to develop skills for innovative thinking and not just hold a management degree to be successful. At SIESCOMS we make all possible effort to ensure that our students develop required managerial skills and create the bright future here on the campus itself, before walking out with head high on completion of the program.”

Stay tuned to for more updates on SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai