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School Expert Q&A: SP Jain Institute of Management and Research

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S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research answers questions about their program. 

About the Program
  • Name of the school: S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research
  • School location: Mumbai
  • Year school started: 1981
  • Any global ranking: SPJIMR was ranked No. 16 by the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report in the Asia-Pacific region for 2012.
  • Name of the program: Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Post Graduate Management Programme for Women (PGMPW)

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Name of the program: Post Graduate Management Programme for Women (PGMPW)

Admission Criteria

  • NMAT score range: 200+ 
  • Work Experience requirement, if any? Minimum 4 years experience and more than 1 year of career break
  • Interview Process: Group Interview and Personal Interview
  • Group Discussion process: NA
  • Any other requirement in the admissions process: Valid NMAT score, Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university

Application Process

  • How does one apply for the programme? Apply online through institute's official website
  • What is the Application fee? Rs.1200 to be paid online on form completion
  • Where do I get a copy of the Application form? Apply online through institute's official website
  • When does the application process start? The programme has rolling admissions
  • What is the last date to apply? For the batch 2022, the last date to apply is October 15, 2021.

Admission Process

  • What was the NMAT score cut-off for accepted students for 2020 intake? NA
  • What constitutes work experience? Full time work experience of at least 4 years (preferably in team handling profile)
  • When should I expect an invitation for an interview? As rolling admissions process is followed, the admission office will be in touch once we receive your application. They will confirm the interview dates/timings.
  • Who should I contact if I have a question regarding my application? Please share the contact person name and email. You can contact Ms. Pooja Dravidon- 8454038586 or 9819811550. Alternately, you can write on admission.mpw@spjimr.org

Fee and Other Expenses

  • What is the estimated cost for the entire program for a student ? INR 14,15,188/- including applicable taxes and excluding cost of living.
  • What is the cost of living for the duration of the programme? INR 1,30,000/- (approx.) Boarding expenses
  • Are there other costs to be taken into consideration? If yes what? Food cost on actuals

Financial Support Option Available to Students 

  • What are the scholarship options available for NMAT by GMAC students? NA
  • What are the criteria for determining scholarship applications ? NA
  • What are the options of availing a loan? Banks and financial institutions do provide education loan facility
  • What is the amount of loan that a student is eligible for and what are the documents required? The amount and documentation vary across banks and other institutions.
  • At what rate of interest is the loan available? What is the date from which loan repayment begins? What is the maximum period in which a loan is to be repaid? The interest rate and tenure would vary across banks and other institutions.
  • Does the Institute/School help in getting loan? The Institute provides documentation support as required by the Banks

Curriculum/Faculty/Student Exchange/Hostel Accommodation Facilities of the School/Other Details

  • How many intakes in a year and when? Once a year. The web learning components starts in October/November and full time course starts in January/February.
  • Size of the intake? Maximum 40 participants/batch
  • What are the specializations available? This is a General Management Programme.
  • What is the geographical representation of the candidates at your school? Any student exchange programs available at your school? Approx. 50% of the participants come from outside Mumbai City.
  • What % of the batch finds jobs within 3 months of graduation? 85%
  • What is the mean starting salary of a class after graduation? Rs.14.5 lacs
  • What are the key sectors represented in recruiters for this programme? Banking, Financial Services, IT/ITes, Manufacturing
  • Share with us the names of some top recruiters for this programme: Axis Bank, Pidilite Industries, Wolters Kluwer Technology, Mahindra Logistics, Accenture Solutions Pvt. Ltd, etc.
  • Does your school run any initiatives to promote classroom diversity? If yes please share details. This programme is meant only for women to promote and support diversity agenda of companies.