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SJMSOM - IIT Mumbai: Courses, Cutoff and Selection Criteria

November 18, 2016 05:15 PM 4 minute read , Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma , Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai) , Shailesh J Mehta School of Management (Mumbai) , CAT , CAT - 2016

SJMSOM - IIT Mumbai: Courses, Cutoff and Selection Criteria

The popular Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management (SJMSOM) is a part of the reputable Indian Institute of Technology – Mumbai. It started functioning in the year 1995 as an institute that offers education and research opportunities in various fields of management such as technology management, leadership, operations, economics, strategy, marketing, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, etc. all the courses offered by the institute are either AICTE, ISTE or DSIR accredited.

The table below contains the list of programmes offered by SJMSOM:

Name of the programme About the programme
Master of Management Programme (M.Mgmt) It a two-year long flagship programme offered by SJMSOM.
Executive MBA Programme SJMSOM offers this executive MBA programme in collaboration with the Washington University, USA.
Doctoral Programme This is the Ph.D. programme offered by the institute.

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It is essential to understand that apart from the entrance exam score, selection for either of the programmes is done on the basis of a candidate’s academic performance in 10th Board exams, 12th Board exams, Graduation and work experience of the candidate.

SJMSOM’s two-phase selection process is given below:

Programme Phase 1 Phase 2
M.Mgmt Indian students will have to clear the CAT entrance exam while international students will have to clear GMAT exam. Selection will be done basis the score obtained by a candidate in either of the exams. Shortlisted candidates will be called for personality assessment and will have to clear the Written Ability Test and Personal Interview Rounds.
Executive MBA Candidates in this round are selected on the basis of their application i.e. their performance in 10th, 12th board, graduation and the quality of their work experience. The second phase of selection is the Personal interview (PI). Candidates who clear the phase 1 will be called for PI round.
Doctoral Programmes Selection in the first phase will be done on the research work done by the candidate and the recently published writings on substantial topics. Shortlisted candidates will have to clear the Personal Interview round in order to take admission in SJMSOM.

During the selection procedure, each component is evaluated based on its weightage. SJMSOM has a predefined weightage for each of their components.

Components and their Weights:

Components Weights
CAT Score 20%
Writing Ability Test (WAT) 10%
Personal Interview 34%
Academic Profile 23%
Work Experience 9%
Extra-curricular Activities 4%
Total 100%

SJMSOM has determined formulas for evaluating the weights of different components of candidates belonging to various categories. The evaluation process for students whose results are in percentage is different whereas for those who have results in CGPA format is different.

Academic profile evaluation of General and OBC-NC Category Students:

Format of Marks Range 10th 12th Undergraduate
Percentage > 60 – 90 = 5 x (A - 60) / 30 = 8 x (B - 60) / 30 = 10 x (C - 60) / 30
CGPA > 6.5 – 9.5 = 5 x (A – 6.5) / 3 = 8 x (B – 6.5) / 3 = 10 x (C – 6.5) / 3

Academic profile evaluation of SC and ST Category Students:

Format of Marks Range 10th 12th Undergraduate
Percentage > 55 – 85 = 5 x (A - 55) / 30 = 8 x (B - 55) / 30 = 10 x (C - 55) / 30
CGPA > 6.0 – 9.0 = 5 x (A – 6.0) / 3 = 8 x (B – 6.0) / 3 = 10 x (C – 6.0) / 3

Here, A are the marks obtained in 10th Board Exam; B are the marks obtained in 12th Board Exam and C is the aggregate of undergraduate.

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SJMSOM has a very diverse education environment where students are exposed to a curriculum that helps them excel in the field of management. Apart from the excellent curriculum, SJMSOM also offers summer internship opportunities as well as very good placement offers.

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