SPJIMR PGDM Registrations Start September 28; XAT Score No Longer Valid

SPJIMR has decided to drop XAT from its PGDM 2021 selection criteria. Check all of the important details regarding the PGDM selection process of SPJIMR including the important dates, cut off and eligibility before applying.

SPJIMR PGDM Admissions; XAT Score No Longer Valid

SP Jain Institute of Management Studies and Research (SPJIMR), Mumbai has announced the admission schedule for its PGDM 2021-23 batch. The institute has also released the detailed admission process and selection criteria for the upcoming batch. The institute has announced major changes in selection criteria, which may post problems for certain candidates. Here are the details.

SPJIMR PGDM 2021 Admissions: Important Dates

SPJIMR PGDM Registrations Start28 September 2020
SPJIMR PGDM Registrations Close27 November 2020

Registrations for PGDM admission s at SPJIMR will begin from 28th September 2020. The application window will stay open for 1 month and candidates will have until 27th November to fill the SPJIMR application form.

SPJIMR PGDM 2021 Admissions: Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have completed a bachelor's degree course from a recognized institute with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CA.

  • Candidates in the final year of graduation can also apply for the course.

  • Work experience is not mandatory for the course but it does provide an advantage in the selection process.

Also Read:List of Non-IIM MBA Colleges to Apply to Before & After CAT Exam

SPJIMR PGDM 2021 Admissions: Entrance Exams & Cut Off

SPJIMR has announced a major change to its PGDM admission criteria. XAT has been dropped from the entrance exams accepted by SPJIMR. PGDM admissions at SPJIMR will now be based on the Common Admission Test (CAT) and Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) only.

Check the section-wise CAT & GMAT qualifying cut-offs for SPJIMR Mumbai given in the tables below.

Entrance ExamEligibility Cutoff Percentile
(Jan 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018)

Also Read:Compare IMI Delhi vs SPJIMR Mumbai - Which B-School Should You Opt For?

SPJIMR PGDM 2021 Admissions: Selection Criteria

The following factors will be considered in the final selection of students for PGDM admissions at SPJIMR.

Overall ProfileAcademic Background
Work ExperienceEntrance Exam Score
Versatility and Achievements--

SPJIMR PGDM 2021 Admissions: Selection Process

  • SPJIMR shortlists some candidates for Early Interviews based on their Academic Record, Work Experience and Achievements. Shortlisted candidates as such will be asked to appear for interviews, which may be conducted online.
  • After the declaration of entrance exam scores, candidates are shortlisted for the second phase. Here, a candidate's profile and entrance exam scores both are considered for shortlisting.

  • The final selection of candidates is done as per a composite score created by the institute based on their overall performance and work experience.

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