VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2023: Offers Co-curricular Industry Oriented Courses with High Corporate engagement; Check the high ROI program with Moderate fees; Application is Open

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VJIM Hyderabad is one of the pioneer management institutes, offering Industry Oriented Curriculum with Career Vision Schooling. VJIM offers Intensive Induction and Orientation with Personalized Student Mentoring System. In placement 2023 VJIM Hyderabad has registered highest salary at Rs.8.7 LPA. VJIM offers 2 years full time PGDM program and will accept CAT/XAT/GMAT CMAT/MAT/ATMA scores for admission 2023. Application for PGDM Admission 2023 at VJIM is open for next few days
VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2023

One of the leading MBA colleges in India, carrying a legacy of 30 years, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) Hyderabad is open with its PGDM admission process 2023 for next few days. Established in 1993, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) Hyderabad is one of the pioneer management institutes. VJIM 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.

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In the campus Placements 2023, VJIM has registered highest salary at Rs.8.7 lakhs. VJIM Hyderabad offers 2 years full time PGDM and PGDM (General) programmes. The application process for VJIM Hyderabad PGDM admission 2023 can be completed in soft copy or hard copy as per the candidate’s preference. Read this article to check key VJIM Hyderabad USPs, Programme highlights and specialization areas, VJIM PGDM Fees, placements, VJIM admission process and more.

Table of Contents

  1. VJIM Hyderabad: Key Highlights & USPs
  2. VJIM Hyderabad Fees, Programmes offered, Intake
  3. VJIM Hyderabad Placements
  4. VJIM Hyderabad Scholarships
  5. VJIM Co-curricular Programmes
  6. Corporate Engagement at VJIM
  7. VJIM Hyderabad Notable Alumni
  8. VJIM Hyderabad Admission 2023: Step by Step Selection Process
  9. How to submit VJIM Hyderabad Admission Application Form?
  10. VJIM Hyderabad Admission Eligibility 2023
  11. VJIM Hyderabad Admission Last Dates

1. VJIM Hyderabad: USPs and Highlights

  • 1.1 Accreditations & Approvals: VJIM has earned prestigious International SAQS (South Asian Quality Assurance System) Accreditation. VJIM has also been Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation for delivery of quality of education. VJIM PGDM is also accredited by NBA. VJIM Hyderabad is AICTE Approved and its PGDM programme is certified as MBA equivalent by AIU. 
  • 1.2 Ranking: VJIM Hyderabad is ranked #56 among top B-schools in India, in MBAUniverse.com B-School Ranking 2023; In Times B-school Survey 2022, VJIM is ranked # 33 (Overall Top 150 B-Schools), 22 (Overall top 100 Private Institutes) and 8 (Top 20 South B-Schools). In Education World Rankings 2022, VJIM Hyderabad was ranked #63 among top B-schools. In Outlook Rankings 2021, VJIM was ranked # 15 among top private B-Schools South Zone and was ranked # 49 among top private MBA Institutions Overall. VJIM has been awarded National A Grading and TS A** State Grading by CRISIL
  • 1.3 Moderate VJIM Hyderabad Fee: VJIM Hyderabad Fee is Rs.7,60,000 for two years PGDM programme. This fee is much lower than many good B-schools
  • 1.4 Strong VJIM Hyderabad Placements: For VJIM placements, 100+ Companies visit for Placement Every Year and make offers to 200+ Students who complete their PGDM. 75+ Companies Visit for Internships. Highest Salary in VJIM Placements 2023 is at Rs.14.60 LPA while Median salary is Rs.6.75 LPA
  • 1.5 Top Recruiters: Prominent recruiters in VJIM Hyderabad Placements include ITC, Deloitte, Nestle, Godrej, Amul, Berger, ICICI Bank,City Union Bank, MRF, Phillips,Tech Mahindra, TCS, FACTSET, Adani Wilmar, Invesco among others
  • 1.6 Strong Alumni Network: VJIM has a strong alumni network with nearly 3000 alumni occupying high positions in corporate and industry.  
  • 1.7 Innovative Pedagogy with Corporate Engagement: The Innovative pedagogy based on case studies, simulation and role-play to strengthen decision making and analytical skills is followed at VJIM Hyderabad. VJIM organizes Industry connect for students with 50+ Industry Interactions with Senior Management
  • 1.8 Industry Relevant Co-Curricular Programmes: Apart from using Industry Interactive & Integrative Teaching Methodology, VJIM uses POGIL (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning) from Term-1 to Term-VI. The co-curricular programmes at VJIM include Case Analysis, ET Analysis, Business Simulation, Business Line on campus, PMCI Analysis, career vision schooling, Summer Internship
  • 1.9 VJIM Hyderabad Scholarships: VJIM Hyderabad offers Merit and Need based  scholarships leading to fee waivers amounting in lakhs to the students.
  • 1.10 Global Perspective and Collaborations: VJIM Hyderabad is collaborating and is partnering with some of the best institutes and universities across the Globe. Some of them include Thomson Rivers University, Canada; North Texas University, USA; University of Missouri, USA; Flinders University, Australia among others

2. VJIM Hyderabad Fees, Programmes offered, Intake
Below are shared VJIM Hyderabad Fees, Programmes offered and Intake

VJIM Programme
VJIM Hyderabad Fees 
VJIM Seats
PGDM (General)

2.1 VJIM Programme Specializations

Programme Name
Marketing, HR, Finance, Business Analytics, Operations
PGDM (General)
General Management, Marketing, HR, Finance, Statistics & Business Analytics

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3. VJIM Hyderabad Placements 2023 & 2022
VJIM Hyderabad has recorded consistently strong placements for last several years. The PGDM programs at VJIM Hyderabad are AICTE approved and learning experience is good. Below are shared the Key Placement highlights for the 201-23 batch and 2020-22 batch:

3.1 VJIM Hyderabad Placements 2023: Key Highlights

  • Highest Salary: Rs. 14.60 Lakhs
  • Median Salary: Rs.6.75 Lakhs
  • Prominent Recruiters: Adani Wilmar Limited, Amara Raja, Aurobindo Realty, Asian Paints, Axis Bank, Berger, Dxc Technology, Factset, Invesco, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, ITC, Tech Mahindra, MRF, Deloitte

3.2 VJIM Hyderabad Placements 2022: Key Highlights

  • Highest Salary: Rs.8.6 Lakhs
  • Average Salary: Rs.6 Lakhs
  • Minimum Salary: Rs.5.3 Lakhs
  • Prominent Recruiting Companies : Accenture, Deloitte, Asian Paints, TCS, Tata CP, Trent (Tata), GEP, Goldstone Tech., BlueStar, Panasonic, MRF, Invesco, Factset, ICE, Alliant Group, and many more.

4. VJIM Hyderabad Scholarships
VJIM Hyderabad offers Merit Scholarships at entry level based on weighted evaluation of academic and non-academic scores s under:

  • VJIM will conduct an exclusive test for giving scholarships to students.
  •  The amount of the scholarship is as follows:
Score range
75% upto 79.9%
Rs. 25,000
80% upto 84.9%
Rs. 50,000
85% upto 89.9%
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 meritorious students.

5. VJIM Co-Curricular Programmes
VJIM Hyderabad offers unique co-curricular courses in its curriculum with an aim to make the students industry ready with an ability to learn from real life experiences. To foster this aim, VJIM offers co-curricular courses on Case Analysis, ET Analysis, Business Simulation, Business Line on campus, Product Marketing Company Industry (PMCI) Analysis, Career vision schooling, Summer Internship of different duration.

6. Corporate Engagement at VJIM
At VJIM students are given the opportunity to visit industries to have experiential learning in business environment. Students are encouraged to connect the theory with real life industry learning. To make sure that students get the best of corporate engagement, VJIM organizes Business Conclave, National Conference, Institutional seminar, Guest Lectures from senior Industry Management and other corporate connect activities through its various co-curricular courses.

7. VJIM Hyderabad Notable Alumni
VJIM Hyderabad has 3000+ strong alumni network spread across the Globe. VJIM Alumni are many top leaders including Sr Managers, Marketing Managers, Consultants, Executives. Some of the notable VJIM Alumni are:

VJIM Alumni Name
Year of Graduation
Current Designation
Current Company
Sudhir Pjr
Senior Director
Anil Bohara
Managing Director
Fairlinks Staffing Solutions
Sharath Kumar Balmuri
Sr. Service Engineering Manager
Anil Kilaru
VP Product Strategy & Software Development
Kaushik Srinivasan
Managing Director
Kan Associates
Neelima Fernandes
Regulatory Governance and Enforcement Officer - Chief Risk Officer
Deutsche Bank
Sachin Koneri
Yes Bank
Satish Shah
Head of HR
D. E. Shaw India Pvt. Ltd
Marcellus Solomon
General Manager - India
Nishit Shah
Senior Regional Manager
Dell International Services India Pvt Ltd
Priyanka Ganeriwal
Weddings N More
Ruchir Bharati
Associate Director
IBM India Private Limited
Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt. Ltd
Siddharth Shah
Founder & Director
Indiassetz Infra Services Private Limited
Arun Kumar Vadla
Head - Business Development
Pinakin Green Energy Pvt Ltd
Priyadarshini Balireddy
AVP and Head B2B
Rahul Reddy
Sr Staff Business Systems Analyst
NVIDIA Graphics Private Limited
Rahul Surana
Screens India
Sandeep G Gondrala
Founder & CEO
Essess Interio
Sheetal Deshpande
Wells Fergo
Rama Krishna Varma K
Global Logistics
John Saginela
Director, Performance Studies
The Hackett Group (India) Ltd
Sreecharan Sr
TIME Pvt Ltd
Amit Hirawat
Founder Partner
Sri Balaji Plywood and Hardware
Sannu Francis C
AGM - Human Resources
Orient Cement Limited
Samiksha Ganeriwal
Kagzi Bottles
Sriharsha Yajamanam
Country Treasurer & Internal Auditor
Alstom Transport
Srikanth Poolla
Treasury Manager
Axis Bank Limited
Samantha Arcot Nakkana
Sujani Raju Indukuri
Ecoboard Industries Ltd
Arun Sahu
Asst Vice President
Ananthrama Rao Poluri
Senior Analyst
Value Lab
Chetna Bhalla
Co-founder & CEO
Nagesh Manepalli
Director Strategy, Head Market Research, Consulting & Advisory
Markets and Markets
Sreelal Mr
HR Manager
Varun Vardhan
Project Manager
Vigilant Technologies

8. VJIM Hyderabad Admission 2023: Step by Step Process
The process of VJIM Hyderabad admission 2023 describe the details of acceptable entrance exams, eligibility to apply, selection process, VJIM Hyderabad cut offs, among other details. For admission 2023, 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/-. The step by step VJIM Hyderabad Admission Selection Process is detailed as below:

VJIM Hyderabad Admission process 2023 is 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.

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8.1 Step-1: VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2023: 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 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.
  • VJIM Hyderabad cut off in shortlisting will be different for different entrance exams. However, 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 

8.1.1Step 1.1: VJIM Hyderabad Cut Off for Shortlisting  
VJIM Hyderabad has not announced actual cut offs for PGDM admission 2023. 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 VJIM cut offs are as under:

Entrance Exam
Minimum Cut off Percentile*
CAT 2022
XAT 2023
CMAT 2023
MAT 2022 & 2023
ATMA 2022 & 2023

*Expected Cut off, actual cut offs may vary

8.2 Step 2: VJIM Hyderabad Admission Selection Process 2023
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. Key details of VJIM Hyderabad Admission Selection Process are:

  • 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 2023
  • 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 2023

8.2.1 Step 2.1: Weightages in final VJIM Hyderabad Admission Selection Process 2023
VJIM awards weightage to academics, performance in entrance exam, performance in PI, Work experience, in final selection criteria. Accordingly, the VJIM 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 & Communication round

All admissions at VJIM are 100% Merit-based. The Strong Academia-Industry interface ensures high placements.

9. How to submit VJIM Hyderabad Admission Application Form?
Application for VJIM Hyderabad Admission application form 2023 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.
  • Alternately, 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.

10. VJIM Hyderabad Admission Eligibility

  • VJIM Hyderabad PGDM 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
  • The candidate should have appeared or should appear and qualified in CAT 2022/XAT 2023/ CMAT 2023/MAT 2022-2023/; ATMA 2022-23; GMAT– 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • If the candidate is awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, the equivalence to determine VJIM Hyderabad 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. 
  • 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
  • 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.

11. VJIM Hyderabad Admission Last Dates
VJIM Hyderabad Admission Last Date to apply will be announced shortly. The application process is open for next few days. Apply Now

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). Application process for admission 2023 is open.Apply Now

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