SP Jain is a leading management institute established in 1981. SP Jain is known for its flagship PGDM program. The institute is accredited by AACSB. SP Jain PGDM admissions are based on CAT, followed by 2 rounds of interviews. SP Jain's CAT cut-off is 85 percentile overall. SP Jain PGDM fee is INR 24 lakh for 2 years, whereas the SP Jain average package recorded was INR 33.02 LPA for the 2023 batch. SP Jain is a private B-school ranked 20 according to NIRF 2023 and SPJIMR ranks 40th in world by the Financial Times Global rankings 2023. Apart from PGDM, SPJIMR also offers courses like PGDBM, PGPM, and Global Management Programme.

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SP Jain Highlights

SP Jain

Particulars Statistics 
Established Year 1981
Campus Size 45 acres
Students Intake 240 (PGDM), 120 (PGDM BM)
MBA Fees INR 24,00,000
NIRF Ranking 2023 20
Number of Courses 16
Total Faculty  78
Scholarship Merit-Cum Means-based financial assistance available and the scholarship available for students selected in the Exchange program 
Highest Package 2023 INR 77.88 LPA (International) INR 67.50 LPA (Domestic)
Top Recruiters Amazon India, Axis, ITC, Deloitte, HUL, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, BCG, KPMG, Nestle, etc.

SP Jain Important Dates 2024

CAT Registration Starts August 2, 2023
CAT Registration Ends September 20, 2023
CAT Admit Card October 25, 2023
CAT Exam Date November 26, 2023
Last Date to Apply November 24, 2023
Round 1 Interview (Online) January - February 2024 (Tentative)
Round 2 Interview (in-person) February - March 2024 (Tentative)
Final Selection March 24, 2024 (Tentative)
Program Starts June 20, 2024 (Tentative)
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Application Opens (Phase III) August 1, 2023
Last Date to Apply October 2, 2023
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates October 10, 2023
Interview Dates Mid October to End October 2023
Commencement of Program December 2, 2023
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SP Jain Fees

The following table represents the fees of different courses at SPJIMR:

Courses Fees

INR 24,00,000 (2 years) – Indian Students

INR 33,32,000 – International Students

PGPM INR 23,50,000 (1.5 years)
GMP INR 6,93,500 (6 months) + Partner School fees of INR 20 - 60 Lakhs
PGMPW INR 10,95,188 (In-campus)
INR 14,52,875 (Hybrid)
PGEMP INR 9,00,000 (21 months)
PGPGM INR 9,50,000 (2 years)
EP-BM INR 4,69,400 (13 months)
FPM No fee charged

SP Jain Courses

SP Jain offers various postgraduate, executive, and doctorate courses. The highlights of some of the major courses are listed below:

Course Program Details
PGDM Intake: 240 (PGDM), 120 (PGDM-BM)
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks (Candidates in final year can also apply for PGDM/ PGDM BM)
Selection criteria: CAT/ GMAT + Personal Interview
PGPM Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks and a minimum of 5 years of work experience.
Selection criteria: CAT/ GMAT + Personal Interview
GMP Eligibility: Graduation with 55% marks
Selection criteria: GRE/ GMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ NMAT + Personal Interview

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SP Jain Admission 2024

SP Jain PGDM admission includes the following processes:

Admission Stage Description 
Application Form Interested candidates can fill out the application form available on the SP Jain website till November 24, 2023.
Shortlist for PI The candidates will be shortlisted for the PI based on their profiles and their scores in CAT or GMAT.
Personal Interview Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for 2 rounds of interviews, one online and one in-person.
Final Selection  The final selection will be based on the applicant’s profile, academic record, entrance test scores (CAT / GMAT), work experience, and performance in the two rounds of interviews. 

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SP Jain Cut-off 2023

SP Jain accepts CAT and GMAT scores for the PGDM program. The candidates should have appeared for CAT 2023 and the GMAT should be taken between January 01, 2021, to December 31, 2023. The minimum cut-off of CAT and GMAT for PGDM admission is mentioned in the table below:

Entrance Test Overall VARC DILR QA
CAT Percentile 85 75 75 75
GMAT Percentile 85 75 75 -

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SP Jain Placements 2023

SP Jain Placements 2023 concluded with 100% placements. A total of 63 companies participated in the placement drive and offered jobs to 237 students. Over 92% of the Jobs were offered a package of INR 25 LPA or above and the average package recorded was INR 33.02 LPA. SP Jain highest international package stood at INR 77.88 LPA. 

SPJIMR’s PGDM and PGDM 2024 batch comprising 295 students acheived autumn internships in top companies an average stipend of INR 3,15,000. However, Top 50% of the batch received an average stipend offer of INR 3,77,000. There was over a 100% increase in offers from Investment Banking/Private Equity. 

Particular PGDM Placements 2023
Total Students participated 237
Total Recruiters  63
Highest CTC (International) INR 77.88 LPA
Highest CTC (Domestic) INR 67.50 LPA
Average CTC INR 33.02 LPA
Median CTC INR 32.89 LPA
Top Recruiters Asian Paints, Hindusthan Unilever Ltd, BCG

SP Jain's Placements for the last 3 years is mentioned in the table below:

Year Highest CTC Average CTC
2022 INR 53.16 LPA INR 32.06 LPA
2021 INR 46.65 LPA INR 26.06 LPA
2020 INR 51 LPA INR 26.36 LPA

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SP Jain Ranking 

SP Jain was ranked 20 by NIRF 2023 among the top management institutes in the country. It ranked 1st in India in Masters in Management by FT Global, 2023. SP Jain, other rankings are mentioned in the table below:

Ranking bodies Year Ranked At
Financial Times 2023 1st (Masters in Management - India)
Financial Times 40th (Masters in Management - World)
NIRF 2023 20 out of 100 (Management) 
IIRF 2023 4th (Among private colleges)
Business Today Ranking  2023 5th (Top B-School)
1st (All India Private B-school)
7th for Executive MBA (EP-BM)
8th for 1-Year MBA (PGPM)
QS Global MBA Ranking 2023 29 (Asia)
QS Global MBA Ranking 2023 151-200 (World)
EDUniversal ranking 2022 9 (PGDM)
19 (PGEMP)
Fortune India 2022 8 (All India)
1 (All India Private B-school)
QS Global MBA Ranking 2021 22 (MBA-Asia)

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Particulars SP Jain MDI Gurgaon NMIMS
NIRF Ranking 2023 20 13 21
Established Year 1981 1973 1981
Campus Area 45 acres 35 acres 179 acres
MBA Batch Size 240 - 600
Admission Process CAT/ GMAT + 2 Personal Interview CAT/ GMAT + Group discussion + Personal Interview NMAT + Psychometric Test/ Written Analytic Test + Personal Interview
CAT Cut-off 85 - -
MBA Fees INR 24,00,000 INR 24,16,800 INR 11,95,000
Curriculum  First year includes core functional and general management courses. In the second year students will cover the specializations of their choice. It has 6 terms of 3 months each. The core courses are covered in 4 terms and the elective is in the last 2 terms. Students have to opt for 14 to 17 electives. The First year will have core courses and the second year has 140 electives.
Highest CTC 2023 INR 77.88 LPA (International) INR 67.50 LPA (Domestic) INR 60 LPA INR 67.80 LPA
Average CTC 2023 INR 33.02 LPA INR 27.67 LPA INR 26.62 LPA

Merit cum - Means Based Financial Assistance

Mirae Asset Foundation (MAF) Scholarship

Merit Based Scholarship

Life at SP Jain 

SP Jain operates from its main Mumbai campus and has a Delhi center. The Mumbai campus is beautiful and tranquil and offers a unique living experience to the students. The Mumbai campus hosts all the full-time and modular residential programs. SP Jain campus has an excellent modern infrastructure and is well equipped with all the facilities like classrooms, library, labs, hostel, sports facilities, and many others. The SP Jain hostels are highly rated by the students and include amenities like furnished rooms with 24-hour internet connection. There are water filters & coolers, washing machines, TV, Coffee vending machines, and Table tennis tables. 

International Immersion: SPJIMR participants, across several programmes, have the opportunity to study abroad and gain exposure to global culture and cutting-edge business practices. Immersive options range from intensive specially-curated multi-week programmes at top-ranked universities such as Cornell, CMU, ESADE, Babson College, University of Texas, etc., to multi-month international exchange programmes (i.e. the traditional “semester abroad”) with prestigious universities in France, Italy, Japan, Germany, Spain, Indonesia and Vietnam, amongst others. SPJIMR also receives incoming exchange students from various international partner schools who bring a unique international flavour to SPJIMR’s Mumbai campus.

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SP Jain FAQs 

Ques. Does SP Jain accept CAT scores?

Ans. Yes, SP Jain accepts CAT scores for admission into the PGDM program.

Ques. What is the minimum cut-off for SP Jain?

Ans. The CAT and GMAT cut-off for SP Jain PGDM admission is 85 percentile.

Ques. Can we apply to SP Jain without CAT?

Ans. Yes, the candidates who have not appeared for CAT can also apply to SP Jain, if they have appeared for GMAT.

Ques. Which exams are accepted by SP Jain?

Ans. SP Jain accepts CAT and GMAT for admission into the PGDM program at SP Jain.

Ques. How are placements at SP Jain?

Ans. In the 2023 placement drive at SP Jain, a total of 63 companies participated in the placement drive and offered jobs to 237 students. 92% of the offers have a salary higher than INR 25 LPA and the average package recorded was INR 33.02 LPA. SP Jain also had international offers with the highest international offer at INR 77.88 LPA.

Ques. What is the salary of SP Jain MBA?

Ans. The average salary of SP Jain is INR 33.02 LPA as recorded in the 2023 placements.

Ques. What is the highest package of SP Jain?

Ans. In the 2023 placement drive at SP Jain, the highest international package stood at INR 77.88 LPA, and the highest domestic package stood at INR 67.50 LPA

Ques. What is the fee for SP Jain MBA?

Ans. The fee for the SP Jain PGDM program is INR 20,42,000 for 2 years, which includes tuition fees, hostel fees, and a global fast track.

Ques. How many seats are there in SP Jain MBA?

Ans. There are around 240 seats for the PGDM program and 60 seats for PGDM-BM at SP Jain.

Ques. Is it necessary for the PGDM students to stay in the SP Jain hostel?

Ans. Yes, PGDM is a 2-year residential program, thus it is mandatory for the students to stay in the hostel.

Ques. Can I change my PGDM specialization after I join the program at SP Jain?

Ans. In the first year, the students will study all the functional areas of management, providing a holistic perspective of general management. The 2nd year wil deal with specialization courses and the students will be given an option to change their specialization, at the end of the first year. This will be on the candidate’s performance, merit, and faculty panel decision.

Ques. Does SP Jain offer a scholarship to PGDM students?

Ans. The institute offers financial assistance to candidates based on the assessment of need, academic performance, and conduct. 

Ques. Are there any special accommodation arrangements for married students at SP Jain?

Ans. SPJIMR provides hostel accommodation to all participants, but there is no provision for housing for partners of married participants.

Ques. What is the PGPM program at SP Jain?

Ans. PGPM program at SP Jain is on-campus residential module for 12 months (online module for 2 months), followed by 4 months of Industry and International Immersion. This course is for candidates with at least three years of work experience and strong domain expertise. The course will help participants to move to more expansive roles in general management. 

Ques. What is the certificate awarded after completion of the PGPM program at SP Jain?

Ans. After completion of the PGPM program, the candidates are awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Management - Business Administration (PGDM-BA).

Ques. What does the PGPM program prepare the candidates for?

Ans. The PGPM program at SP Jain prepares the candidates to lead larger teams and take up wider responsibilities in business. The PGPM participant grows as a manager with broader knowledge, skills, and the attitude to take on larger roles. 

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria and specializations for the PGPM program at SP Jain?

Ans. The eligibility for the PGPM program is a Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks and a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience. Specialization available for PGPM are Marketing, Finance, Operation Supply and Chain, Information Management, Business Analytics and General Management Track.

Ques. What is the validity of exams accepted for the PGPM program at SP Jain?

Ans. SP Jain accepted CAT and GMAT for PGPM admissions. Scores for GMAT should be taken between October 30, 2018 - October 30, 2023 or CAT scores for year 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Ques. What are the facilities available for the PGPM students on campus?

Ans. The PGPM students get a fully wifi-enabled campus and state-of-the-art classrooms equipped with the latest technology. The accommodations offered to PGPM students are spacious and hygienic and air-conditioned. The campus infrastructure includes a library & reading room, dining facilities, a gym, and other recreational facilities like sports grounds, walking tracks, and a music room. Medical and health care services such as doctor on call, doctor on campus, and emergency ambulance facilities are also available.

Ques. Does SP Jain offer placement services to PGPM students?

Ans. Yes. SP Jain offers placement services to PGPM students and also provides support in both preparing the students for placements as well as soliciting the participation of companies for the campus placement process. Placements typically begin in September and go on till December. The highest package being offered was INR 43.92 LPA. However, the average package for 2022 was INR 25.89 LPA.

Ques. Is placement service also available for students who have enrolled during the sabbatical?

Ans. Yes. Placement services are provided to students who have enrolled during a sabbatical as well.

Ques. Can PGPM students at SP Jain get financial aid?

Ans. Various banks provide loans based on the offer letter given by SPJIMR and some banks offer schemes to provide educational loans without collateral.

Ques. What is a GMP program at SP Jain?

Ans. GMP refers to the Global Management Programme (GMP). The 6 months of this program will be at SP Jain and the rest will be completed at a leading international partner school in Europe, the UK, or the US. The course is designed for participants aspiring to global careers. The course prepares the participants to lead international businesses by providing them with the necessary global perspectives and management skills. 

Ques. What is the duration of GMP at the partner school after completing the curriculum at SP Jain?

Ans. The duration of the program can vary from 18 to 24 months, depending on the selected international partner school.

Ques. Do GMP students have to stay on the SP Jain campus?

Ans. Yes. GMP is a full-time residential program, so the participants have to stay on campus at SPJIMR, Mumbai for six months before moving on to study at their respective international schools.

Ques. Who can apply for the GMP program at SP Jain?

Ans. The candidates who have completed graduation with 55% marks or above and have valid scores in GRE/ GMAT/ CAT/ XAT/ NMAT are eligible to apply for the GMP program

Ques. Which schools have partnered with SP Jain as international partnered school?

Ans. Listed below are the international partnered school for the GMP program at SP Jain:

  • Brandeis International Business School - Brandeis University, Boston, USA
  • Robert H. Smith School of Business - University of Maryland, College Park, USA
  • Stevens School of Business - Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA
  • University of Miami, College of Engineering - University of Miami, USA
  • USC Marshall School of Business - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Aston Business School - Aston University, Birmingham, UK
  • IÉSEG School of Management - Université Catholique de Lille, Lille/Paris, France
  • EBS Business School - EBS Universität, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany
  • Nyenrode Business Universiteit - Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • European Business School - Reutlingen University

Ques. What are the advantages of SPJIMR GMP Partner Schools?

Ans. GMP is a prestigious programme that collaborates with top-ranked B-schools worldwide, providing students with multiple advantages. Some of the advantages are listed below:

  • STEM designated programmes offered by our US partner schools, including two years of Optional Practical Training
  • Opportunity to learn A2 Level French, German, and Dutch languages.
  • Master Thesis or Internship intertwined with the completion of the degree
  • Average packages ranging from USD 85,000 to USD 120,000 per annum in the US
  • Up to 50% scholarship opportunities through SPJIMR’s GMP

Ques. What is a PGMPW program at SP Jain?

Ans. PGMPW is a general management program designed mainly for women who have taken a career break and now seek to return to their professional careers.

Ques. Is PGMPW a residential program?

Ans. PGMPW program is not a residential program. However, students can opt for hostel facilities, at the campus, at an additional cost.

Ques. Who can apply for the PGMPW program at SP Jain?

Ans. The candidates who fulfill the following requirements are eligible to apply for the PGMPW program at SPJIMR:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Work Experience: Minimum 4 years of full-time work experience and not more than 1 year of career break.
  • Entrance score: A valid score in GMAT/ NMAT/ CAT/ XAT.

Ques. Is there any age limit for admission into PGMPW at SP Jain?

Ans. No, there is no age limit for the PGMPW program at SP Jain. 

Ques. If I am currently working then will I be eligible for the PGMPW program?

Ans. No, a minimum of 1-year break is essential to join the PGPMWE program. Only candidates who are currently on break are eligible to apply.

Ques. What is the admission procedure for PGMPW?

Ans. On completion of the online application form, the institute will schedule dates for a group and personal interview.

Ques. What is the duration of the internship for the PGMPW program?

Ans. The duration of the PGMPW internship will be 5 weeks.

Ques. Who can apply for PhD program at SP Jain?

Ans. The candidates who have a master’s degree with a first-class or an Integrated master’s degree or a professional qualification such as CA/ ICWA/ CS, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks and a valid score in GMAT/GRE/CAT/UGC-NET/UGC-JRF/GATE are eligible to apply for the FPM program.

Ques. What is the PhD fee at SP Jain?

Ans. The PhD program at SP Jain is fully funded by the institute. The students have to pay only the non-refundable registration fees of INR 1000, and a refundable deposit of INR 10,000 at the time of admission.

Ques. Is SP Jain's PhD a residential program?

Ans. PhD program at SP Jain is a 4-year full-time program and an on-campus hostel accommodation is offered for the outstation candidates.

Ques. Is it necessary to have work experience to apply for PhD at SP Jain?

Ans. Yes, it is necessary to have a work experience of minimum 3 years in corporate or academia or both to pursue PhD at SP Jain.

Ques. What is the intake of the PhD program at SP Jain?

Ans. SP Jain takes only 5 candidates per year for the PhD program.

Ques. Can I apply for more than one area of specialization for PhD admission at SP Jain?

Ans. Yes, the candidates can apply for a maximum of 2 areas of specialization for PhD admission at SP Jain.

Ques. Can I change my PhD specialization after joining the PhD program at SP Jain?

Ans. Yes, one can change their specialization before finalizing the seminar courses for the respected area of specialization with proper reasons