K. J. Somaiya’s Institute of Management (SIMSR)
The K. J. Somaiya’s Institute of Management (SIMSR) set up in Mumbai in 1981 offers a total of 15 courses across four streams including a two-year full-time MBA program. The institute offers eight full-time programs and four part-time programs. The two-year full-time programs are MBA program; MBA-International Business; MBA-Retail Management; MBA-Financial Services; MBA-Integrated Marketing Communication; MBA-Health Care Management; MBA-Human Resources; MBA-Sports Management. The three-year part-time programs are MBA in Information Management, MBA in Finance Management, MBA in Human Resource Management and an MBA in Marketing Management.
|Also Known As||SIMSR|
|Accepted Exams||MAH MCA CET|
|Popular Courses||MBA/PGDM , MCA|
|Total Courses||15 courses across 4 streams|
Eligibility and Admission Process
The application form is available at the official website of the institute. Candidates should download the application form, fill in the academic and other details and submit it. The admission committee evaluates and prepares a merit list.
For MBA/IB/FS/RM/IMC/HCM/HRM courses, a merit list is prepared after evaluating the past educational performance, achievements of any extracurricular activity, personal interview assessment and quality of previous work experiences. For MBA Executive program, the merit list is prepared after evaluating the score of the qualifying exam, performance in personal interview, statement of purpose, past educational performance & any other achievements. For part-time master’s like MM/ FM/ IM/ HRM programs, score of the online test, written case analysis, personal interview assessment and statement of purpose are evaluated before preparing the merit list.
For some other courses, Institute conducts own entrance test and admission can be made only after securing qualifying marks in the entrance test.
SIMSR Courses and fees
SIMSR provides a choice of 14 programs in 4 streams and 9 specializations.
MBA in Healthcare Management is another two-year full-time program with a total fee of Rs 14.93 lakh. The qualifying tests for admission are CMAT, CAT, XAT, GMAT.
MBA in Finance Management is a part-time three-year program with a total fee of Rs 2.97 lakh.
MBA in Marketing Management is a part-time three-year program with a total fee of Rs 2.97 lakh.
MBA in Human Resource Management is a part-time three-year program with a total fee of Rs 2.97 lakh.
SIMSR Placement Report
Final Placement season 2019-20 saw 97% of the 521 graduating students receiving offers. The top 100 offers notched up an average salary of Rs 13.25 lakh. The highest salary was Rs 28.50 lakh per annum and the average salary of Rs 10.08 LPA. Despite being a challenging year for business, as many as 165 recruiters participated in the placements including 39 new recruiters. Having received multiple offers, the students were left to choose the best among those.
Major recruiters came from the Banking and Insurance Sector, IT & ITES, Financial Services, Consulting, FMCG and Manufacturing. Summer internship also had all the students receiving offers for work from various firms. The average stipend for the students with a batch size of 521 was Rs 25,600 per month and the highest stipend at Rs 1,45,000 per month. As many as 156 firms, including 40 new recruiters came to the campus for summer placements.
Among the regular recruiters at the campus placements over the past few years were Airtel, Bisleri, Amazon, Puma, Bajaj Electrical Ltd., LG, Grofers, ICICI Bank, Google, Dell, JIO, Hero, Reliance, HDFC Bank, Sunpharma and Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Cut-offs
Cut-Offs for Last Round – Master of Business Administration (MBA)
|Category||2019 – Cut-off by percentile|
|Economically Weaker Section||90|
The institute offers Merit-based and need-based scholarships to those with high academic scores or requiring funding for studies. Scholarships are available only for full-time programs.
SIMSR Ranking for MBA/PGDM
- SIMSR was placed 5th in the Times Top MBA Colleges in India 2020 and the best in Maharashtra.
- Institute stood at 25 in Business Today all India rankings 2020 and 7th in Maharashtra.
- The school was 30th in all India rankings 2019 by The Economic Times and 10th in Maharashtra.
- Outlook ranked it at 43 all India and 5th in Maharashtra.
- The school was 54th in NIRF all India rankings 2019 and 6th in Maharashtra.
- In 2019-20, The students at KJSIMSR have been placed with an average salary package of 10.03 Lakhs/ Annum
- In 2019, the institute has been ranked 5th by Times B School & ranked 11th by educationworld.in
- Institute has academic collaboration with leading universities such as Aston University, University of Akron, University of Vaasa, Yunnan University to promote academics learning, research work, experiential learning
- CEO Speaks & Guest lecturers from the corporate world as well as notable leaders from the educational domain are invited to share their insights & valuable experience.
SIMSR Infrastructure and Facilities Available
The campus has a well-stocked library, cafeteria, hostel, sports complex, hospital and medical facilities, Wi-Fi, auditorium, air-conditioned classrooms and laboratories. It also has an amphitheater, seminar halls and conference rooms.
A: SIMSR was 5th in the Times Top MBA Colleges in India 2020 and the best in Maharashtra. It stood at 25 in Business Today all India rankings 2020 and 7th in Maharashtra.
A: Yes, SIMSR has separate hostels for girls and boys. Students have a choice of rooms with three or two students or single rooms.
A: SIMSR is an autonomous institute of SomaiyaVidyavihar University, Mumbai.
A: Yes, a limited number of scholarships are available for students from economically backward sections.
A: Set in a 60-acre lush green area in Mumbai, the campus also has two auditoriums named Takshila and Nalanda each with a seating capacity of 250. The institute also has a well-stocked library with more than 95,000 books. It is open on all days except on notified days by the institute.
A: The two-year full-time programs are the MBA, MBA-International Business; MBA-Retail Management; MBA-Financial Services; MBA-Integrated Marketing Communication; MBA-Health Care Management; MBA-Human Resources; MBA-Sports Management.
A: SIMSR has connections with DHBW University, Stuttgart, Germany, University of Applied Science Upper Austria at Steyr, THI Business School, Ingolstadt, Germany and University of Applied Science, Krems, Austria, among others.