S.P. Jain Institute of Management & Research or SPJIMR, as it is popularly known, was founded by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in 1981. SPJIMR is a completely autonomous business school in India and it seeks to inculcate in the students sensitivity to the real world issues and help them become leaders in the chosen field. It has two centers of Management abroad. One is in Singapore and other in Dubai. In 2003 SPJIMR is ranked as the seventh best MBA School in South Asia by Singapore based Asia Inc. It is also ranked among the top ten business schools in India by a survey conducted by India Today and Org-Marg.
Courses at SPJIMR
- 2 year Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management, PGDBM
- 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Management, PGDM
- Post Graduate Diploma in Systems Management & Masters in Information Technology, PGDSM MIT
- 2 year Family Managed Business, FMB
- 22 months Executive Masters in Business Management, EMBA
- Ph D
Apart from these SPJIMR also offers short-term programme in the following areas-
- 17 weekends Start Your Business Programme, SYB
- Masters Certificate in resource mobilization & Management (MCRMM)
- 2 months Certificate Programme in Resource Mobilization & Management (CPRMM)
- Programme in Political Governance for Women
Admission to PGDBM Programme at SPJIMR:
Students are admitted to this course at SPJIMR on the basis of the score secured in the CAT or XAT exam, past academic performance, Work Experience Extra Curricular activities, accomplishments and interviews.
Anyone having a 3 year Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University of India and abroad is eligible to apply to the course. The course fee is Rs. 3.5 lacs.
Admission to PGDM:
Students are admitted to this one year full time residential course ( with six months online learning as a pre foundation before joining the course) at SPJIMR on the basis of the score secured in the CAT or XAT or GMAT exam, potential for lateral shift, clear career plans and sound purpose of taking up this programme. But students may also opt to take the SPJIMR entrance test held in the month of MAY instead of taking CAT/XAT or GMAT.. Anyone having a 3-year Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University of India and abroad along with 5 years work experience is eligible to apply to the course. The course fee is Rs. 5,35,000.
Admission to PGDSM MIT:
Admission to this 2-year full time dual degree course is done on the basis of the score in CAT/XAT/GMAT, performance in graduation, consistent good academic record, extra curricular activities, work experience additional qualification. However candidates who were unable to take these tests and have more than two years of non-IT experience need to produce the score of GRE/CDAC-0043ST (I -level). The course fee of the course is $ 4250.00 (as Virginia Tech component) plus Rs 175000 ( as SPJIMR component).
Application Procedure of SPJIMR
The applications forms for PGDM, PGDBM & PGDSM -MIT are made available online and the fee of Rs. 900 can be paid either by a credit card or sending a demand draft of the amount drawn in favor of “SP Jain Institute of Management & Research” payable at Mumbai to The Admissions Coordinator, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research Munshi Nagar, Dadabhai Road Andheri (W), Mumbai – 400058. Te PGDSM MIT applicants should write PGDSM-MIT administrator instead of Admissions co-ordinator.
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