SPJIMR’s Class of 2025: 83% participants bring valuable industry exposure to PGDM and PGDM (Business Management) programmes.

July 20, 2023

Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan’s S. P. Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) proudly welcomes a diverse and talented group of participants into its prestigious PGDM and PGDM (Business Management) programmes, commencing with the Class of 2025. This batch reflects SPJIMR’s commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment where participants from various educational backgrounds, geographies, interests, and ambitions come together to shape the leaders of tomorrow.

The PGDM and PGDM (BM) programmes have attracted participants from different parts of the country, representing 23 states and 100 cities and towns. This geographical diversity enriches the learning experience by facilitating the exchange of perspectives and ideas from various regional contexts.

Enrollment figures for the PGDM and PGDM (BM) programmes demonstrate a commitment to diversity within the cohorts. In terms of gender representation, the PGDM programme comprises 68.93% males and 31.06% females, while the PGDM (BM) programme comprises 79.13% males and 20.87% females.

The participants bring a diverse academic background, with representation from various fields such as banking & insurance, finance & commerce, arts & humanities, management, science, and more. Together, both cohorts consist of around 64% engineers, encouraging multidimensional thinking and problem-solving.

A notable aspect of this batch is the participants’ rich work experience. In the PGDM programme, 83% of the participants bring valuable industry exposure, having worked in sectors such as IT consulting, financial services, manufacturing, engineering, banking & insurance, aviation, oil and gas, construction, FMCG, marketing & advertising, e-commerce, automation and robotics, Ed-tech, financial information and analytics, and healthcare services. The cohort represents over 150 companies, including well-known organisations like Credit Suisse, Deloitte Consulting, Ernst & Young, Infosys Technologies, KPMG, and Tata Consultancy Services.

In addition to their academic and professional accomplishments, the participants exhibit a range of extracurricular interests and achievements. From sports to the arts, community service to entrepreneurship, the batch includes individuals who have excelled in various domains. Some have honed their skills in dance forms, while others have represented their schools in inter-school sports competitions. Some have even achieved recognition on platforms like YouTube and music streaming services, showcasing their creativity and talent.

Prof. Varun Nagaraj, Dean, SPJIMR, expressed his enthusiasm about shaping the leaders of tomorrow, saying, “As management educators, we are privileged to shape tomorrow’s leaders. We look forward to working with the PGDM 2023-25 batch as they begin their journey towards becoming wise innovators who will positively impact our economy, society, and planet.”

Prof. Sajeev Abraham George, Programme Chairperson, added, “We are truly excited to welcome the new batch of students with diverse profiles to our campus. With our distinctive curriculum and pedagogy, we hope to build the next generation of business leaders with enhanced social consciousness.”

S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR), a constituent of the acclaimed education trust Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB), is consistently ranked among the top ten business schools in India. With its unique and distinctive approach to management education, SPJIMR aims to influence practice and promote value-based growth through pioneering programmes and pedagogical innovations. For media inquiries, please contact mediarelations@spjimr.org

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