K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies Mumbai PGDM Admissions 2019

Looking for a good Institute to do MBA/PG in Management studies and missed the admissions to IIM? You needn't worry! The famous K J Somaiya Management Institute at Mumbai has announced admissions open for the academic year 2019-21 for the two year PGDM courses in various fields of management studies. This article briefly summarizes the course curriculum and career prospects.


Somaiya Vidya Vihar was established in 1959 by famous industrialist and philanthropist K J Somaiya who was awarded Padmabhushan by Govt. Of India . His son Dr.S K Somaiya strengthened the activities and continued his efforts and now the Vidya Vihar hosts about 16 institutes in the same campus for various streams of education in the areas of Arts, Sciences, Management, Humanities, Philosophies and Social Sciences.

Somaiya Vidyavihar is spread over 90 acres of area in central Mumbai with more than 35,000 student residents and 1,700 teaching staff. Some of its colleges are affiliated to the University of Mumbai. The organisation also undertakes a few autonomous postgraduate courses, vocational training courses and high schools within the campus and in some parts of in rural India.

About the Institute:

K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai was established in the year 1992 to cater the needs of the students of Management studies. The institute has got its reputation in increased volume day by day because of its classroom learning through case studies, projects and assignments, the students learn through participation in co-curricular activities including interactions with key industry experts and those who
are familiar with economic affairs and globalization.

Admissions 2019 – PGDM

The course program PGDM for the academic year 2019-2021 has been announced by the Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMS&R) and a brief of the course module is presented here. For further details and to know more about the institute please visit their official website – https://simsr.somaiya.edu
The track record of placements reveal that the participants of the various course programmes can be taken for granted about 100% placement with a lucrative package. The fees structure would be around 6-7 lakhs for the entire course excluding Hostel fee and food charges.

Courses offered

They offer 2 year course programme in Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) in the following fields of study:
  • Core subject:This Post Graduate Diploma in Management program in management studies helps students to be professionals with competence in back drop of molding themselves into skilled professionals with a strong grounding in management principles and processes.
    Total Number of seats – 120

  • International Business:The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (International Business) course module focuses on the areas like International Business Strategies, International Trade Finance, Business in Emerging Markets, Country Analysis, Sectoral Strategies, International Marketing and MNC Management. The students would be trained to meet the challenges of the changing International Environment and make them competent enough to level up to the needs of global mindset and to develop cross-cultural sensitivity and foreign language capability.
    Total number of seats - 60

  • Retail Management: PGDM in retail management is a 2 yer post graduate course helps to learn the management skills in retail both front -end and back-end mixed with theory and practical applications. The role of service attitude and customer care i quite important in management for the success in the retail industry and makes the students to learn the professional approach in the retail industry in India which has good growing potential.
    Total seats - 60

  • Financial Services:The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Financial Services)
    This course enables the student a comprehensive study of the various aspects of the Indian Financial system comprising of markets, institutions, products and services. It also covers the areas like Risk management, Portfolio management, Wealth management, Corporate Finance etc. to help the students to be competent enough in the field of Financial Services.
    Total seats - 60

  • Communications: PGDM in Communications facilitates the students to learn the intricacies of the integrated Marketing Communications and to to acquaint the students with new methods of understanding and analyzing markets. They are made to get expertise in the vital components of management namely planning, execution and monitoring Corporate Communication and learning emerging trends in brand related marketing communications globally and in urban and rural India.

  • Health care Management: Post Graduate Program in Healthcare management is now a trending subject much sought by many aspirants because of the growth of Pharma industry and the fast growing hospitals in private sector. This programme is launched by the Institute in collaboration with Imperial College UK with an intention to inculcate managerial competencies by imparting comprehensive knowledge in Healthcare sector. This course is also a 2 year program and seat allotment would be 60.

  • Executive Programme:The PGDM Executive Programme is a short term course of 15 months. Special emphasis is laid on Strategy and Leadership areas for the prospective business entrepreneurs and and the level of participation 5 years of corporate is experience for enhancement of their expertise in functional/technical area to general management.Preference would be given to those who have working experience in IT, Engineering & Construction, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Energy, Automobiles, Services, etc. The intake of seats is 60.

Other Information

  • Online application forms are available at : https://simsr.somaiya.edu/en
  • Last date for applying: 10th Jan.,2019.
  • Address for communication:
    K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research,
    Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar (East),
    Mumbai - 400 077
    Maharashtra (India)

For further details - contact via phone No. 022-67283000 / 3050 or e-mail ID - info.simsr@somaiya.edu

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