VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2021: Offers Industry Oriented Curriculum with Career Vision; Check Eligibility, Criteria, Cut-off, Fees


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February 27, 2021
VJIM Hyderabad, one of the pioneer management institutes has announced admission 2021. The B-school offers Industry Oriented Curriculum with Career Vision Schooling. VJIM Hyderabad offers 2 years full time PGDM and PGDM (General) programmes. VJIM accepts CAT/XAT/GMAT/CMAT/MAT/ ATMA scores. Application for PGDM Admission 2021 at VJIM is open now
VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2021

With a legacy of 30 years, one of the leading MBA colleges in India, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) Hyderabad has opened its PGDM admission process 2021. VJIM Hyderabad offers 2 years full time PGDM and PGDM (General) programmes. The application process for VJIM Hyderabad PGDM admission 2021 can be completed in soft copy or hard copy as per the candidate’s preference. Apply for VJIM MBA Admission

VJIM Hyderabad is one of the pioneer management institutes. It offers Intensive Induction and Orientation, Career Vision Schooling, Personalized Student Mentoring System and Industry Oriented Curriculum. The institute has Student Driven Activities and offers Outcome Based Placement Training

VJIM Hyderabad: USPs and Highlights

  • AICTE Approved: VJIM Hyderabad PGDM programmes are AICTE approved
  • Accreditations: VJIM has earned National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation in 2015 for delivery of quality of education. VJIM PGDM is also accredited by NBA and enjoys MBA equivalence from Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Industry Connect: VJIM organizes Industry connect for students with 50+ Industry Interactions with Senior Management
  • Placements & Internships: For VJIM MBA placements, 100+ Companies visit for Placement Every Year and make offers to 200+ Students who complete their PGDM. 75+ Companies Visit for Internships.
  • Moderate Fee: VJIM Fee is Rs. 7,50,000 for two years which is much lower than many good B-schools
  • High Placements: Highest Salary in Placement 2020 at VJIM Hyderabad is 12.5 LPA while average salary is Rs. 5.75Lpa
  • Top Recruiters: ITC, Deloitte, Axis Bank, Amazon, Factset Systems, South Indian Bank, Thomson Reuters, KPMG, Coca Cola, Arcesium, Marico, PepsiCo, Decathlon, Nestle, Tech Mahindra, Tata Capital, Heritage Foods, Cognizant
  • 240 Student Intake Every Year
  • 2900+ Alumni Network
  • Continuous Industry Interactive & Integrative Teaching Methodology
  • Culture of Innovation & Sprit of Research
  • Global Perspective and Collaborations
  • State of Art Infrastructure
  • Business Conclaves
  • Experienced Faculty with Rich Industry & Academic Experiences
  • Usage of POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) an Innovative Pedagogy

VJIM Intake
VJIM Hyderabad programme wise intake of students for PGDM 2021-23 batch is as under:

VJIM Programme
Marketing, HR, Finance, Business Analytics, Operations
PGDM (General)
Gen Management, Marketing, HR, Finance
Total Intake

VJIM PGDM Programme Fee

  • The 2 years PGDM programme fee at VJIM Hyderabad is Rs.7,50,000/-
  • In addition, Rs.10, 000/- refundable caution deposit is also to be paid
  • The fee for PGDM 2021-23 batch may be revised

VJIM Hyderabad Placements
Over the years, VJIM Hyderabad has recorded consistently 100% placements for last several years. The PGDM programs at VJIM Hyderabad are AICTE approved and learning experience is good.

Average Salary in VJIM Placement 2020 has gone up to Rs.5.75 LPA from Rs.5.50 LPA last year. The Highest Salary has increased to Rs.12.50 LPA from Rs.9.75 LPA last year.

Top Recruiters in VJIM Placement included ITC, Deloitte, Axis Bank, Amazon, Factset Systems, South Indian Bank, Thomson Reuters, KPMG, Coca Cola, Arcesium, Marico, PepsiCo, Decathlon, Nestle, Tech Mahindra, Tata Capital, Heritage Foods, Cognizant among others.

VJIM Hyderabad admission criteria for PGDM 2021 describe the details of acceptable entrance exams, eligibility to apply, admission process, fee among other details. VJIM will accept scores of CAT, XAT, GMAT, CMAT, MAT and ATMA exams. The application can be submitted online or offline with an application fee of Rs.1000/-.

How to Apply for Admission
Application for VJIM PGDM Admission 2021 can be submitted online or offline. The Application process is shared below:

  • VJIM PGDM Admission Prospectus or Handbook or e-brochure of Information for Admissions can be downloaded from the VJIM website. It is available at all the PI centers on the scheduled dates and in VJIM, Hyderabad. Upon request, the prospectus can also be sent to the candidate by post after the payment of application fee.  
  • A candidate can apply online through VJIM’s website. However, after filling the application form, you will be redirected to a payment gateway to pay Rs.1,000/- for the application fee. Please ensure that you upload scanned copies of all supporting documents.
  • Aleternately, you can apply for VJIM PGDM Admission through hard-copy of Handbook of Information. The application form can be obtained in person from the VJIM campus. Filled in application form, along with mark-sheets of all qualifications and Test Scores should be submitted either in person or via post along with a DD of Rs.1.000/- in favour of VIGNANA JYOTHI INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, payable at Hyderabad.
  • If submitting the filled in application form personally, the applicant may also make the payment in cash. Apply for VJIM MBA Admission

  VJIM Admission Eligibility

  1. VJIM eligibility criteria require that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA
  2. The candidate should have appeared and qualified in CAT 2020/XAT 2021/ CMAT 2021/MAT 2020-2021/; ATMA 2020-21; GMAT– 2019, 2020 and 2021
  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 VJIM Hyderabad 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 are also eligible to apply
  5. Candidates appearing in final year of graduation should also complete their bachelor’s degree with 50% marks and should be able to produce proof of passing the degree examination with the minimum required marks by the prescribed date.

VJIM Admission Criteria
VJIM Hyderabad Admission Criteria 2021 will be a two step process involving the Shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria based on other key components apart from entrance exam score:

It should be noted that each National Level Test will be scaled differentially to accommodate relative variability in difficulty levels of different test scores.

Once a candidate has submitted her/his application form and is shortlisted, he/she will be required to appear for a personal interview. The Personal Interview will be conducted either on campus, or at a specified location along with documents.

1. VJIM Shortlisting Criteria
The first part of VJIM Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. VJIM Hyderabad will shortlist the candidates on the basis of following parameters:

  • VJIM will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • VJIM will short-list the candidates for PI round based on their best available test scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. VJIM will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  • Although the shortlisting cut offs will be different for different entrance exams, a minimum 50 percentile is required in the entrance exam for shortlisting
  • VJIM may also allow all the applicants to participate in PI process without shortlisting and then prepare a final merit list for admission on the basis of weightages awarded to them 

2. Final Admission Selection Round Criteria

  • Post short-listing on the basis of available scores, applicants will be called for the final selection round (PI Round)
  • All the shortlisted candidates are eligible to go through the PI round to be held in April/May 2021
  • Final selection is based on entrance exam score, Academic Performance, Work Experience, performance in Personal Interview (PI)
  • Final admission offer based on above parameters will be given to the candidates in May 2021

VJIM Admission Cut Off  
VJIM Hyderabad has not announced actual cut offs for PGDM admission 2021. However, the candidates are expected to score a minimum percentile cut offs in the respective MBA entrance exam. The cut offs for entrance exams are based on aggregate percentile score although candidates should also score well across the sections of the entrance exam. The expected cut offs are as under:

Entrance Exam
Minimum Cut off Percentile
CAT 2020
XAT 2021
CMAT 2021
MAT 2020 & 2021
ATMA 2020 & 2021

Final Selection Weightage in VJIM PGDM 2021 Admission
VJIM awards weightage to academics, performance in entrance exam, performance in PI, Work experience, in final selection criteria. Accordingly, the selection criteria will be based on a Composite Score derived from weightages as under:

Weightage Component
Weightage on a scale of 100
Class X Marks
Class XII Marks
Graduation Marks
Personal Interview

Merit Scholarships at VJIM
Merit Scholarships at entry level based on weighted evaluation of academic and non-academic scores are offered at VJIM as under:

Score range
75% upto 80%
Rs. 25,000
80% upto 85%
Rs. 50,000
85% upto 90%
Rs. 75,000
90% and above
Rs. 1,00,000

In addition to the above, VJIM also provides Merit Scholarships of upto 50% of fee in each Trimester to the top four meritorious students.

All admissions at VJIM are 100% Merit-based. The Innovative pedagogy based on case studies, simulation and role-play to strengthen decision making and analytical skills is followed at VJIM Hyderabad. The Strong Academia-Industry interface ensures high placements.

VJIM is pursuing several opportunities for International collaboration and partnerships with Thomson Rivers University, Canada; North Texas University, USA; University of Missouri, USA; Monmouth University, USA; Pace University, USA; University of Phoenix, USA; Flinders University, Australia among others.

With its internationally exposed faculty members, VJIM has applied a lot of differentiating techniques like reverse orientation, Socratic dialogue, POGIL, faculty internship program, fundamental research and the like to achieve the objectives of its business education repositioning model. The repositioning strategy of business education is the culmination of the globalization program of Vignana Jyothi which is one of the best governed organizations on par with India’s premier institutions. VJIM is an autonomous institution approved by AICTE and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Apply for VJIM MBA Admission

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