GMP intakes two cohorts every year, one in January and one in June. SPJIMR and the international partner school work together to shortlist, interview, and select the candidates. An offer is made to the candidates with detailed clarity on the programmes they will pursue after GMP. Additionally, GMP connects each candidate to an alumnus or current batch participant at the international partner schools to facilitate their journeys at the international schools.

Disclaimer: Admission to the Global Management Programme (GMP) at S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) is strictly based on merit. SPJIMR does not have any quota, management or otherwise. Applications are assessed based on the applicant’s profile, the qualifying entrance scores and the interview process. SPJIMR communicates directly with all the shortlisted candidates. SPJIMR never appoints an intermediary (whether an individual or organisation) under any circumstance to approach any candidate with claims of confirmed admission, for a fee or otherwise. SPJIMR strongly recommends that you do not get involved in such transactions.


  • Graduation in any stream with 55% and above can apply.
  • A valid GRE/GMAT/CAT/XAT/NMAT score.
  • If you do not have a valid score, you can still apply as a deferred candidate and submit the scores later. 
  • Freshers and candidates with work experience can apply.
  • The code to submit the GMAT score is 6DQ-MJ-52, the GRE score is 5020, the TOEFL score is C862.


  • Last date to submit GMP Application form: For June 2023 is March 2023, and for Jan 2024 it is October 2023.
  • Last date to submit Partner School Application Form (where applicable):  For June 2023 is March 2023 and for Jan 2024 it is October 2023.
  • SPJIMR & Partner school Interviews: (on a rolling basis): For June 2023 to be conducted between January to March.
  • Information sessions with Alumni & Partner Schools: In February and March. 
  • Entrance exam scores to be submitted by deferred candidates: For June 2023 cohort – mid May 2023, and for Jan 2024 it is mid-October.
  • Results will be declared: On a rolling basis.
  • Preparatory term (6 online courses from Harvard + foreign language course) to be completed and marks to be submitted before coming to SPJIMR campus.
  • Batch Inauguration: 1st June 2023.
  • SPJIMR interviews are conducted on a rolling basis and currently, GMP is enrolling for June 2023 and Jan 2024 cohorts.


  • Steps to follow: Create a login. Verify Email. Fill out the online application form. Upload the required documents and pay application fees.
  • Interested aspirants need to fill the GMP application form (application fee is INR 2000) and the partner school application form (no additional application fee charged). A candidate can select a maximum of two different partner schools (primary and secondary).
  • Participants who have submitted their applications for PGDM/ PGPM can use the same registration number and apply for GMP without paying application fees.
  • Aspirants must fill separate application forms for some partner schools. Details will be mentioned in the application form.
  • LoR, SoP and video essays are part of the partner school application process.
  • SPJIMR and its international partner schools will jointly shortlist candidates who fulfil the defined eligibility criteria of both schools.


  • GMP seeks to partner with aspirants with a passion for learning and a strong determination to build a global career.
  • Shortlisted candidates are invited for interviews at SPJIMR, Mumbai.
  • Interviews are conducted by both SPJIMR and the partner school. The schools jointly decide on the selection of candidates for the programme.
  • The selection process is based on the applicants’ consistent academic records, entrance scores, profiles, and work experience, amongst other things.
  • The final results of the interviews are released within 15-20 days of the interview process.

Partner school eligibility criteria

  • Aston Business School

    Language proficiency requirement for Aston:

    • 60% in Graduation (mandatory)

    Following grades (English & overall) from the Indian Standard XII:

    • CBSE and ICSE Board: 75% OR Other State Boards: 80% OR
    • IELTS Score of 6.5 overall with 1 band at 5.5 as a minimum. Other bands at 6.0 and above; OR
    • TOEFL: (iBT) Score of 93 overall with two bands at or above: Reading 18, Listening 19, Speaking 19, Writing 23
  • Robert H. Smith School of Business & USC Marshall School of Business

    Amongst US schools, Robert H. Smith School of Business & USC Marshall School of Business require language proficiency:

    • (a) IELTS score of at least 7 or (b) TOEFL score of at least 100
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