All about KJ Somaiya MBA Mumbai


Hello Uotians, I hope everyone is doing well. Today, the discussion is all about MBA courses provided by KJ Somaiya Institute. It has become Mumbai’s first private university – Somaiya Vidyavihar University. Now it has complete control over its courses, fees, curriculum etc. The MMS program is most likely to be removed from DTE MBA/MMS Admission process. No worries, they still host their MBA programs for various specializations.


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.


KJ Somaiya Programs Offered


  1. MMS(not sure if it will be hosted from 2020)
  2. MBA
  3. MBA International Business
  4. MBA Healthcare Management
  5. MBA Financial Services
  6. MBA Retail Management
  7. MBA Communications


KJ Somaiya MBA Specializations

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

KJ Somaiya Intake

1. MMS – 120 Seats

2. MBA

  1. MBA – 240 Seats (+12 International)
  2. International Business – 60 seats
  3. Retail Management – 60 seats
  4. Financial Services – 60 seats
  5. Integrated Marketing Communication – 60 seats
  6. Health-Care Management – 30 seats
  7. Human Resources – 30 seats

*Note: Each course has +15% Supernumerary seats

KJ Somaiya Admission Process

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

2. MBA 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 MBA courses is 6th Feb 2020

Click here to know everything about MBA 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

Verdict – KJ Somaiya Review

KJ Somaiya ranks on the 3rd position after JBIMS and Sydenham(when compared to MMS program). The institute will provide ample placement opportunities, value addition is fantastic, Mumbai location advantage etc. –  there are many factors that make it a great choice when compared to institutes like Great Lakes, IFMR, etc.

The total investment can be a concern for many students and therefore ROI will be realized in 2-3 years after getting placed.

Let’s wait for official notification of KJ Somaiya MMS course removal.

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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