PGPM Admission Process

PGPM admissions follow the rolling interview process. Outstanding candidates receive an offer letter even before the closing date of admissions. Rolling admissions and early offers facilitate smooth transition from a full-time job to a full-time management programme. PGPM seeks individuals with consistent academic records, relevant professional experience, versatile achievements and diverse interests who are determined to impact positive changes in their career graphs.

Disclaimer: Admission to the Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) 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.

PGPM 2025 Admission Timelines

Application Stages Phase – I Phase – II Phase – III
Dates for Applying Online April 1, 2024 June 1, 2024 August 1, 2024
Submission of duly completed application form May 31, 2024 July 31, 2024 September 15, 2024
Shortlist and Interview Dates June, 2024 July & August, 2024 September & October, 2024
Early Admission Offers End of July, 2024 Mid-September, 2024 Mid-October, 2024 onwards
Admission Offers(Applicants of Phase-III + Waitlisted
candidates of Phase-I and Phase-II)
    Final offers: Mid-October 2024 onwards
Entrance Exam Score Dates Last date to submit score: September 30, 2024
Accepted GMAT Scores: September 30, 2019 to September 30, 2024
Accepted CAT Scores: 2021, 2022, 2023
Batch Commencement Date December 02, 2024

Note: Applying in any phase does not impact your chances of securing an admission offer.


  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from a recognised university
  • Minimum three years of relevant work experience at the time of commencement of the programme
  • GMAT/CAT scores accepted
  •  Scores for GMAT taken between September 30, 2019, and September 30, 2024, or CAT scores for years 2021, 2022 and 2023 will be accepted
  • It is mandatory for the applicants to submit the GMAT scores through the GMAC portal for exams given online or offline for it to be considered for application. You can use PGPM programme code: 6DQ-MJ-12 or search by name “S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research – Post Graduate Programme in Management” and select the same from the drop-down menu
  • GMAT score can be submitted by September 30, 2024

Application process

● Applicants must fill the online application form on the online admission portal between April – September.
● Application processing fee is INR 2000.

*Application fee is subject to revision and is non-refundable.

Selection process

Applicants are shortlisted based on their profiles. A candidate’s profile is evaluated using the following criteria:

● Academic record
● Relevance of work experience in specialisation applied for versatility and achievements
● Interviews of shortlisted applicants will be conducted on a rolling basis

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