All about KJ Somaiya MMS/PGDM Mumbai


Hello Uotians, I hope everyone is doing well. Today, the discussion is all about MBA and PGDM courses provided by KJ Somaiya.


KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research also popularly known as SIMSR was established in 1981. It spreads across 55 acres campus in the central suburbs of Mumbai. Students can apply for KJ Somaiya PGDM programs through their website.


KJ Somaiya Programs Offered

  1. MMS
  2. PGDM
  3. PGDM International Business
  4. PGDM Healthcare Management
  5. PGDM Financial Services
  6. PGDM Retail Management
  7. PGDM Communications


Specializations in PGDM and MMS Program

  1. Marketing
  2. Finance
  3. Operations
  4. Human Resources

KJ Somaiya Intake

1. MMS – 120 Seats

2. PGDM 

  1. PGDM – 120 Seats (+12 International)
  2. International Business – 60 seats
  3. Retail Mangement – 60 seats
  4. Financial Services – 60 seats
  5. Communication – 60 seats
  6. Health-Care Management – 30 seats

KJ Somaiya Admission Process

1. MMS Admissions are done through DTE CAP Rounds(*June 2020).

2. PGDM Admission Process is as follows:

  1. Online Application – Form fee is Rs. 2,850 
  2. Apply through CAT, XAT, CMAT & GMAT
  3. Shortlisting based on the score
  4. GD-PI Round
  5. Merit List
  6. Online seat allotment
Entrance exam 35%
Personal Interview 25%
Group Discussion 17%
Past Academic Record 10%
Work Experience 5%
Achievements 8%
Total 100%

Selection parameters are Past Academic Records, Achievements and Work Experience


The last date to apply for PGDM courses is 14th January 2020

Click here to know everything about PGDM 2020 admissions.

KJ Somaiya Fees

MMS – Rs. 5,70,000+ for a course of 2 years

PGDM – Rs. 14,90,000+ for a course of 2 years

Hostel(Rs. 1,60,000+) and Mess(not announced) charges are not included in above fees.

KJ Somaiya Placements

Total recruiters 170 along with 35 new recruiters.

Highest Package – Rs. 27.5 LPA

Average Package – Rs. 10.05 LPA


Summer Placements

140 + 40 new recruiters

Highest Package – Rs. 1,45,000/month

Average Package – Rs. 18,700/month

KJ Somaiya Placement Report

KJ Somaiya MBA/MMS CET Cut Off

No category Seats

MBA CET Cut Off – 131 Marks

Minority Cut Off – 115 Marks

All India Seats Cut Off – 99.93%ile


KJ Somaiya ranks on the 3rd position after JBIMS and Sydenham. I personally feel the PGDM fees is on the higher side because the total investment will be fees + accommodation and food expenses. No doubts about the placement statistics, ample of companies visit the campus and placements are improving every year.

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Are you sure KJ Somaiya don’t have gdpi round for mms programm


Does MMS program accept CMAT? If yes what is the cutoff for AI seats. Please help