Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR)

Inaugurated in 1981 by the then British Prime Minister Rt. Hon’ble Margaret Thatcher, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) has moved from strength to strength due to its innovative pedagogic approach and its ability to adapt to the changing business environment. SPJIMR, a premier institute, is not affiliated to any university and is completely autonomous. This status has given the institute the ability to utilize academic freedom to develop trend-setting educational programs and pedagogic processes with long-term benefits for all stakeholders.

Dean– Dr. Ranjan Banerjee
Established in: 1981

Programmes offered:

Full time residential programmes:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)
Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM)
Post Graduate Management Programme for Women (PGMPW)
Global Management Programme (GMP)
Fellow Programme in Management (FPM)

Family Managed Business Programmes:

Post Graduate Programme in Family Managed Business (PGPFMB)
Owner Management Programme (OMP)
Women Management Programme (WMP)
Advanced Management Programs for Families in Business

Executive Education Programme:

Post Graduate Executive Management Programme (PGEMP)
Management Development Programme (MDP)
Project Management Programmes (PMP)
Advance Management Programmes (AMP)
Executive Certificate Programme in Big Data Analytics
Strategic Media and Entertainment

Social Sector Programmes:

Post Graduate Programme in Development Management
Social Brics-Management Development Programme

Entrepreneurship Programmes:

Start Your Business Programme (SYB)
Grow Your Business Programme(GYB)

Test scores accepted: CAT Scores


Eligibility Criteria


Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA awarded by any of the Universities.

The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

Applicants in the last year of degree and those who have completed the degree but are awaiting results can also apply.

The applicant should have obtained 50% marks or equivalent in the latest exam that has SPJIMR has the right to modify the selection criteria at any point of time, if required been completed

For applicants who do not have a bachelor’s degree but have completed their CA/ICWA/CS, an aggregate of the Inter and Final marks will be taken into consideration.

Work experience is not mandatory for this program. Fresh graduates and those with up to five years of work experience can apply.

Eligibility for PGPM

A candidate must hold a full-time Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university in India or abroad

The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of work experience. Candidate’s past academic performance, extracurricular activities, other interests and accomplishments will also be taken into consideration.

 Eligibility for PGCIM

A candidate must hold a full-time Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university in India or abroad.

The candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

Total intake for PGDM:

Maximum Total Intake of students- 276
No. of seats for Indian students– 240
Additional seats for PIO/OCI and Foreign Nationals– 36

Selection Process:

While applying the applicant is required to select a specialisation (You will need to state two preferences). A choice at this stage helps

    • Achieve segmentation at the time of admission based on differentiated need of the recruiting organisations
    • Applicants develop a clear and sharp focus early on in the program
    • Broaden the spectrum of recruiters as students graduate
    • Foster better bonding with peers resulting in productive collaborations especially with participants opting for different areas of specialization

Short listing criteria for Personal Interviews:

The applicants are shortlisted on the basis of their profiles. They are also expected to meet the qualifying scores in at least one of the entrance exams. The profiles are scored and the applicants are sorted into two groups: Profile based and Profile cum Score based.

Various factors are considered for selection of applicants such as-

      • Overall Profile
      • Academic Background
      • Work Experience
      • Entrance Scores
      • Versatility and Achievements

Final Admission Merit List

Applicants shortlisted in the first list are called for an early interview. The selection list is based on a composite score, which takes into account the applicant’s profile, academic record, entrance test scores (CAT/XAT/GMAT), relevance of work experience (if any) and performance in the two rounds of group interviews.

Qualifying  Cut offs for PGDM:


Indian Students: The fee for the Class of 2016-18 is Rs. 14.6 lakhs.
International Students: The fee for the Class of 2016-18 is US Dollars 31,000.

Final Placements

Batch Placement Statistics:
Participants in the batch – 226
Participants in the batch opting out of placements– 4
Number of participating companies – 89
Number of first-time recruiters- 26
Total number of pre-placement Offers- 71

Compensations/Packages offered:

Highest CTC: INR  37 LPA
Average CTC: INR 19.3 LPA
No. of students who got offers upwards of INR 20 LPA: 113
82% of the batch has offers of Rs. 15 lakhs and more
96% of the batch has salaries of Rs. 13 lakhs and more
The median salary for the batch of 226 students was Rs. 17.38 lakhs

Major Recruiters:

General Management: Mahindra & Mahindra, Reliance Industries Limited, Tata Administrative Services
Consulting/ IT Consulting: Boston Consulting Group, Cognizant Business Consulting, Deloitte, IBM, PwC, KPMG, PRTM Consulting, TSMG, Avalon Consulting among others
Finance: Axis Bank, Standard Chartered, HSBC Bank, Citibank, JM Financials, Yes Bank, among others
Marketing & Operations: Asian Paints, Col-Pal, GSK CH, HUL, Mondelez, Marico, Nivea, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone
IT/ITes: Microsoft, IBM, Microland, Hexaware Technologies, HCL Technologies, General Electric, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. and Marico
E-Commerce: Amazon, Cloudtail, Paytm, and CarDekho.


S P Jain Center of Management

Doubledot Center
533, Kanta
Kalbadevi Road
Mumbai 400 002
Tel: +91-22-32906596,32906597


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