K . J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research

K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) was established in 1981 as a part of Somaiya Vidyavihar with the objective of providing state of the art education in management and allied areas. The institute is consistently ranked among top 20 management institutes and top 10 private sector B-schools in India. The institute offers full time, part time and executive programmes in Business Management along with Masters in Computer Applications and Doctoral Programmes. All the programmes are approved by All India Council of Technical Education, Ministry Of HRD, Govt. of India and University of Mumbai. Apart from the regular programmes the institute offers customised and industry specific certificate and executive development programmes for government bodies, companies, defence personnel and NGOs.

The institute also provides well maintained sports facilities such as Jogging track, Squash, Tennis, Football, Cricket, Volleyball, Badminton and Basketball, Open Chess Board. It also has an Amphitheatre for hosting cultural activities. SIMSR provides mess facilities and well maintained hostel rooms for outstation students.

SIMSR accepts CAT, XAT, CMAT and GMAT scores for admissions to its programs.

Courses Offered

PGDM

  • Two year full time AICTE approved program since 1993.
  • Equivalent to MBA w.e.f 1st June 2012as per AIU (Association of Indian Universities) notification.
  • Intake: 120 seats.
  • 15% Supernumerary seats are open to students from India and abroad including Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) and Foreign Nationals (FN).
  • Program was accredited in the year 2005 for a period of 5 years by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), a body of AICTE, Ministry of HRD, and Govt. of India. The Institute has already received re-accreditation for 5 years w.e.f 2013.
  • The specializations offered currently in the second year are Marketing, Finance, HR and Operations. Additional specializations may be offered based on adequate number of students opting for them.
  • Students have the option of choosing their preferred stream among Finance, Marketing, HR and Operations in the second year of their study.

PGDM Retail Management

  • Two year full time AICTE approved program.
  • Equivalent to MBA – RM as per AIU (Association of Indian Universities) notification.
  • Intake: 60 seats.
  • Open to students from India and abroad including Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) and Foreign Nationals (FN) within the intake of 60 seats.
  • First year comprises of compulsory foundation subjects and is common across all PGDM programs.
  • Each trimester has 7-8 full credit subjects, requiring 30-45 hours of class work/ tutorial each.
  • Fourth and fifth trimesters consists of 7-8 full credit subjects each with a mix of core and specialization subjects along with a research paper.
  • Sixth trimester consists of 5-6 subjects including a final project involving field work.
  • Subjects are introduced based on industry experts feedback and industry requirements.
  • Classroom sessions are taken by Full time faculty specializing in Retail subjects and on the job training during summer internship projects mentored by industry experienced professionals.
  • Latest case studies in the area of Retail Management are included as part of course curriculum.

PGDM International Business

  • Started In the year 2000 as Post Graduate Program in International Business.
  • Two year full time AICTE approved program since 2007.
  • Equivalent to MBA – International Business as per AIU (Association of Indian Universities) w.e.f. 1st June 2012.
  • Intake: 60 seats.
  • Open to students from India and abroad including Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) and Foreign Nationals (FN) within the intake of 60 seats.
  • Conducted in six trimesters of 10-12 weeks each, spread over a period of two years.
  • The subjects chosen for this program are a judicious blend of foundation core courses, key courses in functional areas and advanced level courses within the area of international Business.
  • Each trimester has 7-8 full credit subjects, requiring 30-45 hours of class work/ tutorial each.
  • In the third trimester, Export Import Policy / Procedures and Imports Management are covered in depth as a subject, in addition to the common first year subjects.
  • Fourth and Fifth Trimesters consist of 7-8 full credit subjects each with a mix of core and specialization subjects.
  • Sixth trimester consists of 5-6 subjects. Students are required to choose one foreign language from either of French or Spanish, which is taught throughout the second year.

PGDM Financial Services

  • Started in the year 2011.
  • Two year full time AICTE approved program.
  • Intake: 60 seats.
  • Open to students from India and abroad including Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) and Foreign Nationals (FN) within the intake of 60 seats.
  • Conducted in six trimesters spread over two years with classes held six to seven days a week.
  • The program focuses on specialized subjects on finance from the very first year itself.

PGDM Communications

  • Started in the year 2012.
  • Two year Full time AICTE approved program.
  • Intake: 60 seats
  • Open to students from India and abroad including Non-Resident Indians (NRI’s), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO’s) and Foreign Nationals (FN) within the intake of 60 seats.
  • Specialized subjects taught by experienced media, communication and advertising professionals along with Full time internal faculty.
  • Classroom sessions are conducted by Industry experienced professionals.
  • Latest concepts and Case studies in the area of Communication Management, concurrent industry related projects, industry immersion Work-study programs, etc.
PH.D. (ARTS) IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

PH.D. IN MGT

K.J.Somaiya Institute of Management studies and Research (SIMSR) is a recognized center for Ph.D. program of University of Mumbai and SNDT Women’s University since 2005. SIMSR offers Ph.D. in Management Studies.

Right from inception till today 25 scholars are awarded Ph.D. degree by University of Mumbai and 16 scholars are awarded Ph.D. degree by SNDT Women’s University who did their Ph.D. research work from SIMSR.
The information given above is as on March 14, 2018.

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN MANAGEMENT

PGDM(FT)

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management program is the program which moulds students into competent value-driven professionals with a strong grounding in management principles and processes.

The program aims at imparting holistic education incorporating ethics, good governance and social responsibility in addition to competencies in chosen specialization areas. It also instils positive attitudes and values enabling the students to function effectively as leaders in a very competitive and changing environment.

MASTERS IN MANAGEMENT STUDIES

MMS(FT)

The Master of Management Studies program is one of the flagship programs which moulds students into competent value-driven professionals with a strong grounding in management principles and processes. The program aims at imparting holistic education incorporating ethics, good governance and social responsibility in addition to competencies in chosen specialization areas. It also instils positive attitudes and values enabling the students to function effectively as leaders in a very competitive and changing environment.

Interim Placements Season 2018
(As on 31st December 2018)
The placements at K J SIMSR this year are progressed at a very aggressive pace.
Nearly 93% of the students have finalized their job placements and about 82% students for
summers have got their assignments in place as early as December, 2018. The entire batch
will be placed by first week of January, 2019.
Final Placements
 Average salary of Top 100 Offers is Rs. 13,05,000/- pa.
 Highest salary: Rs. 27.50 lacs pa
 Average salary: Rs. 9.95 lacs pa.
 99 recruiters visited SIMSR this year.
Summer Internships
 Highest stipend: Rs. 1,45,000/- pm
 Average stipend: Rs. 18,700/- pm.
 83 recruiters visited SIMSR this year.

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