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KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, [SIMSR] Mumbai Reviews

7.2 / 10

Based on 24 Student Reviews

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lubna
Lubna
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

If you are a fun loving person you can expect lot and lot more things from this college. This place gives you lot of opportunities to showcase your skills.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
5/10

I reside in Mumbai so not have much idea about PGs but according to me, PGs are only for the engineering student.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
3/10

Teaching are good most of the time student is much more interested in other activities going on in college's but yes I have remembered an incidence where principal didn't allow the student to sit in the exam because of some attendance issues and she has to give his kt paper unnecessarily.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
6/10

INR 800 per year since I took B.Com and its government recognized college. It was not indulging in any loan facilities since it was not needed for me.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

Campus selection takes place in last year but unfortunately, I couldn't attend so nothing to share of.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Cut off for this college's is very high however there are good majorities of Gujarati people's. Overall college is very great to give out lot more opportunities to students not only for studies but also for students interested in different curricular activities.



Jethalal
Jethalal
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2018
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10

I am doing b.com now and fees of b.com is INR 27000 per year and it's affordable for me and many scholarship are there many students got scholarship



pawan
Pawan
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accounting and Finance), batch of 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

You should have clear your 10th board with minimum 80%-90%. to get admission in this college. There is no entrance exam needed.



Pradeep
Pradeep
Bachelor of Engineering [BE], batch of 2016
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

My course fee is INR 70,000 per annum. yes, there is scholarship option available. Loan facility is also available. 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
6/10

Several companies come for the placement. 


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

It is the best college in Mumbai, you should have a good percentage to get admission in this college.



sajeesh
Sajeesh
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accounting and Finance), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

There are many students association and clubs. College life is awesome.

 


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
6/10

Hostel facility is available. PGs are also available outside the campus. Meal costs are INR 50 per head. and Canteen food is average. 


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

Class timing is from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm, Every year college conduct exam. Method of teaching and quality is good. 


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
6/10

My course fee is INR 15,000 per annum. The scholarship and loan facility is also available. 


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

I have not done any internship. Companies come like ICICI, HDFC for the placement here. Average package is INR 1.5 lakh to 3.2 lakh. Alumni network is good.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

To get admission in this college student must have to pass 12th grade with the minimum of 70%. There is no entrance exam.



Pratik
Pratik
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

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.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

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
9/10

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
7/10

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 & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

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.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

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. 



Jigyasa
Jigyasa
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10
  • 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
7/10
  • 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
8/10
  • 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 & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10
  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • 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%.


Arunava
Arunava
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10
  • 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.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10
  • 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
7/10
  • 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
7/10
  • 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 & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10
  • 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.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The admission procedure to the PGDM programme is through CAT/XAT/CMAT/CET.
  • The cut off in 2016 through CAT was 85%ile.


Kaushik
Kaushik
Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10
  • 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.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10
  • 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 & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10
  • 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
9/10
  • 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
8/10
  • 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.


NARENDRA
NARENDRA
B.E (Textile), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10
  • Many festivals are celebrated in the campus which makes the environment livelihood.
  • College life is my best part of my life.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10
  •  Food quality is good.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
5/10
  • Course annual fee is Rs 1.25 Lakhs.
  • There are scholarships available for ranker's.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
6/10
  • 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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