( Based On 20 student's data )
Pratik
, batch of 2017
7.0
Societies & Associations :

There are overall 26 committees in KJ Somaiya. The main fest is Milange. Life is very chilled and relaxed over here but the competition is way too high.

College Infrastructure :

There are 2 hostels: 1 for girls and 1 for boys. The hostels in KJ somaiya are way too good. Rooms are also pretty decent. Food is hygienic. Hostel fees is INR 1.5 lakhs per annum and very less PGs are available nearby, so the hostel is the only best option one can go for. The infrastructure of classrooms, labs, libraries are way too good. The dining hall has a huge capacity. And also facilities like Wifi, gym, jogging track, basketball court, football ground etc is available.

Academics & Faculty :

The schedule is very hectic and there are 6 hours of classes. The faculty here is excellent with many years of teaching experience. The campus is way too big and every facility is available inside the campus.

Fees and Scholarship :

Course fee for PGDM is INR 4.5 lakhs per annum and for MMS it's INR 2.88 lakhs per annum. One can apply for EBC for the scholarship. Around 20 to 30 students get the scholarship and many students take the loan from various banks. Canara bank offers the minimum loan interest (8.65%) and the loans are easily available.

Placements & Internships :

Companies from various sectors like Marketing, finance, HR, operations come for recruitment. The average salary is around INR 9.2 lakh per annum and the highest salary as of now is INR 26.5 lakhs per annum and almost all the students got placed. Alumni network is very strong.

Admissions :

The eligibility criteria was very simple, for PGDM, the Cutoff of exams like CAT, XAT, ATMA, MAT was declared(85 percentile+) then the shortlisted candidates were called for GD, PI round and then the merit list was declared. For MMS, main entrance exam was MAH-CET. The cutoff for CET was 99.3+ percentile. Other exams scores were also accepted to some extent like ATMA, MAT, CMAT, etc. 


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Jigyasa
MBA/PGDM, batch of 2018
5.0
College Infrastructure :
  • Clean and hygienic place to stay at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai.
  • PGs and flats are easily available as it is situated in the crux of the Mumbai city.
  • The meal is Rs. 50 on an average.
Academics & Faculty :
  • Digitally equipped classrooms help in a wonderful learning experience at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai.
  • Good and experienced faculty you will never get bored as you will always have assignments and presentations to make.
  • Class time is generally from 9 to 5.30.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • Fee per year at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai is Rs. 4 lakhs 40 thousand and 1 lac 50 thousand for hostel and mess.
  • There is scholarship on the basis of merit.
  • Loans can be easily availed through any bank you wish for.
Placements & Internships :
  • Done two internships till date at K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai. There is awesome and abundant internship opportunity at SIMSR.
  • We have received Rs. 10k and Rs. 8k for the internships.
  • Key companies are management based, FMCGg, bfsi, consulting, sales and marketing. The entire batch gets placed.
  • Average salary is Rs. 9.5 lpa.
  • Highest goes to above Rs. 17 L.P.A.
  • There is a very strong alumni connect thanks to the active alumni committee.
Admissions :
  • Eligibility criteria for joining the K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research Mumbai is clearing the XAT exam with 90% and CAT exam with 95%.

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Arunava
MBA/PGDM, batch of 2018
6.0
Societies & Associations :
  • There are many clubs, starting from finance to marketing, operations, hr. There are many social and cultural clubs too. Also, it a lovely campus full of greenery and is perhaps the only b-school in Mumbai which has it's own playground and a running track.
College Infrastructure :
  • The hostel infrastructure is excellent and it's cheaper staying in hostel considering it's Mumbai where even PGs are very costly. So to save money and time (remember Mumbai traffic) opt for the hostel. All the classrooms have A.C.s and projectors and WiFi too. Overall, I repeat the infrastructure is really good.
Academics & Faculty :
  • The institute has excellent faculty and the course is also structured in such a way that even a non - commerce background student can learn the concepts easily (I am giving the example of Finance as it is my field of study in SIMSR). Also, there are many activities happening all the time in the college which provide an all-round development to the student.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The course fee is INR 4,40,000l per year excluding hostel charges. 
  • Scholarship option is also available, but it depends on the student's condition. 
  • Loans are very easily available from Canara bank, Credila.
Placements & Internships :
  • The summer placement record is extremely good. We have key companies like J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, HUL, CRISIL, HDFC, etc. visiting our campus for the summers. The average salary is around INR 35,000 per month and all kind of roles (finance, marketing, hr, operations, etc.) are offered to the students.
Admissions :
  • The admission procedure to the PGDM programme is through CAT/XAT/CMAT/CET.
  • The cut off in 2016 through CAT was 85%ile.

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Kaushik
MBA/PGDM, batch of 2017
7.0
Societies & Associations :
  • The college has 23 student driven committees and all remain active throughou the year.
  • The main event of the college is Melange. 
  • In one word the life in this college is awesome.
College Infrastructure :
  • It has two academic buildings adjacent to its hostel. It also has two auditoriums. The students have to pay Rs. 40000 for one year as food bill.
  • The quality of food is decent.
  • The infrastructure is good. The college has gym, football field, running track, amphitheatre, badminton and squash court. Classrooms are equiped with AC, WiFi, desktop for faculties and projector machiners. The library has a good collection of books. yhe college has subscriptions of many business journals and students can access those through the online portal.
Placements & Internships :
  • To be ture Internships are offered of varying qualities, even some companies offer zero stipend. I did internship from a startup who promised Rs 5000 per month but after completion declined to pay anything. Placement committee is also not concerned with stipends.
  • However the placement committee facilitates very good final placement offers to its students and all students get placed. The ROI is good due to low couse fee.
  • The alumni network is very strong and different committees invite them to come to college and share their experience so that students can choose specializations and career paths wisely.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The course fee is Rs. 400000 per year ( may change in future) which is lower than most of the tier 1 and tier 2 business-schools in India.
  • However no of schloarships offer are very less (I don't know the exact number). For details you can visit this link : https://www.somaiya.edu/somaiya/study_at_vidyavihar/Scholarships.
  • Loans are required if you are from economically backward section. Loans are available from Credila , Canada Bank and many other banks.
Academics & Faculty :
  • The college offers five courses PGDM, PGDM IB, PGDM FS, PGDM MC and PGDM FS. PGDM is the flagship course and the students can choose aby one of Marketing, Finance, Operations or HR as their specialization in the second year. PGDM IB students can choose Marketing or Finance. The syllabus is exhaustive.
  • Teachers are very helpful. Apart from just theoretical textbook teaching students are encouraged to do projects and case studies.
  • Overall experiance is good.

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NARENDRA
B.E (Textile), batch of 2017
4.0
Societies & Associations :
  • Many festivals are celebrated in the campus which makes the environment livelihood.
  • College life is my best part of my life.
College Infrastructure :
  •  Food quality is good.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • Course annual fee is Rs 1.25 Lakhs.
  • There are scholarships available for ranker's.
Academics & Faculty :
  • Class timing is normally 9:30 am to 5:15 pm.
  • Quality of teaching for some faculties are good
  • My overall experience is good.

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Suraj
B.Sc (Physics), batch of 2016
4.0
Placements & Internships :
  • No placements are done.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The college fees is affordable.

 

 

Academics & Faculty :
  • The daily routine of the college is best according to the timing.
  • The method of teaching is very good.
  • My experience in this college is the best.

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Dreamgirl
MSW, batch of 2016
1.0
College Infrastructure :
  • No hostel facility is provided.
  • Food is good and costs are little expensive.
  • Infrastructure is nice and no WiFi facility.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • The fee per year is INR 13500/- .
  • There is no scholorship for any students.
  • No scholarship is provided.
Academics & Faculty :
  • Sunday to sunday lectures at Somaiya college 
  • Quality and method od teaching is good.

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Shweta
MBA/PGDM, batch of 2016
6.0
Societies & Associations :
  • SIMSR has clubs for each specialization working towards complementing student's theoritical knowledge with practical exposure. All clubs and associations are doing a splendid job in terms of student exposure to the outer world.
College Infrastructure :
  • SIMSR campus is WiFi enabled, well equipped classrooms facilitates best learning, libraries with excellent book collections, comfortable class rooms.
Placements & Internships :
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, [SIMSR] is very consistent at having 100% record with very good profiles for students.
  • Both final and summer placements see companies from varied industries selecting students in large numbers and package as per industry standards.
Academics & Faculty :
  • KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, [SIMSR] faculty is one of the best among the B-schools of India.
  • We have leading industry experts in all specializations: Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations.
  • Most of the faculties bring with them rich exposure to industry and updates about the real world. The pedagogy is case-based teaching with emphasis on building decision-making skills, innovative thinking and enhancing strategic approach.

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Neerja
Post Graduate Diploma in Management, batch of 2016
7.0
Social Atmosphere :
  • The campus is plush green ,very serene and beautiful. The college provides us with a lot of opportunities to enhance our talents and skill set.
Societies & Associations :
  • Professional Clubs, Cultural and Arts Clubs, Political and Social associations-plentiful at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Sports infrastructure and sports played on campus-good.
Hostels & Food :
  • On and Off campus housing options and the one which you are availing of good facility at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Choice and quality of food available both on and off campus-good.
College Infrastructure :
  • Quality of Classrooms, Labs, Libraries, dining halls, Wi-Fi and other key infrastructure is good at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Commuting facilities (personal/public transport) within campus, the city and neighboring areas is plentiful
Placements & Internships :
  • Plenty of internship opportunities at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Concurrent programs also offering in various domains
  • Huge alumni network.
  • placements are also good at this college.
Fees and Scholarship :
  • Easy bank loans available.
  • College fee of KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research is quite high.
  • Scholarships also provided to those who are very good in academics.
International Exposure :
  • Tie-ups with foreign universities for student exchange programs at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Great learning opportunity.
Academics & Faculty :
  • The quality of teaching is good at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • The overall experience is good at this college.

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Purva
MBA/PGDM, batch of 2016
4.0
College Infrastructure :
  •  Quality of Classrooms, Labs, Libraries, dining halls, Wi-Fi and other key infrastructure - Great at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Commuting facilities (personal/public transport) within campus, the city and neighboring areas - Good

 

Placements & Internships :
  • Your internship(s) and final job offer(s) - Good at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Key industries and companies that hire from your campus (including international offers) - Good
  • Average salary figures and percentage of batch which gets placed.- Good
Fees and Scholarship :
  • College Fee and scholarship options and criterion to secure the same - Fees is inline with most colleges at the same level at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Availability of Bank loans and other financial aid options and criterion to secure the same. - 100% loan facilities available
Academics & Faculty :
  • Academic schedule (Classes, Projects, Frequency of Tests & Assignments) - Classes, Projects, tests aren't much, just the necessary number of lectures at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research/
  • Choice and relevance of available courses - 100% freedom in choice of course, subjects, electives.
  • Quality and methodology of teaching - Good
  • Professor accessibility outside class- Good

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Pushkar
MBA/PGDM, batch of 2016
3.0
Social Atmosphere :
  • Students all across India are present in the campus at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • Good cultural, sexual mix makes the environment energetic, learning, and fun.
Hostels & Food :
  • Housing options are available both on and off campus. the on campus that I'm availing is good at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research.
  • With good infrastructure, internet service and food the condition of living in hostel is very good

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