PGDM (BM)Admission Process

SPJIMR aspires to engage with the finest from the vast talent pool available to further its mission: To influence managerial practice and promote value-based growth by advancing wise innovation. Towards this endeavour, our admissions and selection process is a well-developed process.

Disclaimer: Admission to the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM-BM) at S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) is strictly based on merit. SPJIMR does not have any quota, management or otherwise. The assessment of an applicant is on the basis of his/her 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.

Note: As per the AICTE Notification ( 1-101/PGRC/AICTE/Regulation/2019), all admission-related grievances will be looked into by the institute’s Grievance Redressal Committee ( and the Ombudsperson appointed as per this notification.

Important Timeline

(Admissions for Batch of 2024-2026)
Application opens – September 15, 2023
Application closes – November 24, 2023

PGDM (BM) 2024 Interview Schedule

Interview Dates
Mumbai Phase 1 January 29, 2024 – February 1, 2024
New Delhi February 5, 2024 – February 8, 2024
Bengaluru February 12, 2024 – February 14, 2024
Kolkata February 12, 2024 – February 14, 2024
Mumbai Phase 2 February 19, 2024 – February 22, 2024


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% of marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognised university.
  • CAT and GMAT entrance scores are accepted
  • Freshers and those with a maximum of 5 years of work experience can apply for the programme.

Application process

To apply for the PGDM (BM) programme, applicants must fill the online application form available from September to November. The application processing fee is INR. 2000 (*This is subject to revision).

Selection process

The applicants are shortlisted on the basis of their profiles. They must also meet the qualifying scores in at least one of the entrance exams. The profiles are evaluated, and the applicants are sorted into two groups: Profile-based and Profile-cum-Score-based.

For selection the applicants overall profile including the following factors are considered:

  • Academic background – A strong and consistent performance in 10th grade, 12th grade and every year of graduation.
  • Work experience – Relevance of work experience for the chosen specialisation.
  • Entrance scores – Meeting the minimum eligibility cutoff in the required entrance exam is mandatory.
  • Versatility and achievements -Endeavours in diverse fields of interest and noteworthy past achievements.
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