Ques. What is the selection process for a Ph.D. at SJMSOM?
Ans. After receiving the application and 1500 words research proposal, the eligibility is checked. Post that, the eligible candidates will have to appear for an entrance test (which is an Aptitude test covering four sections – English Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Analytical Reasoning and Data Interpretation). Candidates who clear the entrance test will then appear for an interview. Generally, both the entrance tests and interviews are conducted on the same day. Further details of the selection process will be shared with the shortlisted candidates via email.
Ques. How to make the research proposal for Ph.D. at SJMSOM and is it mandatory?
Yes, it is mandatory. Applications without a research proposal will not be shortlisted for the Ph.D. admission test. The research proposal should be of 1500 words and have the following sections:
a) problem identification,
b) brief review of literature, and
c) proposed methodology.
Ques. How is the Placement Record of the Ph.D. at SJMSOM?
Ans. The placement of SJMSOM is quite good. The highest CTC offered in the past recruitment was INR 32.4 LPA and the average CTC was INR 20.8 LPA. The average CTC for the top 50% of students was INR 25.8 LPA.
Ques. Is there any Scholarship scheme running for the students of SJMSOM?
Ans. Yes, there are a few scholarships being offered at SJMSOM. Based on the student’s performance in the semester exams approximately 20% of the students are beneficiary of the various scholarships which come from various endowment funds. Besides, a few other scholarships are available centrally from IIT-B. Also, SC and ST candidates are exempted from paying the tuition fees.
Ques. What is the duration of the PhD program of Ph.D. at SJMSOM?
Ans. After the mandatory one-year course work, the scholars in the full-time category have taken nearly 3-4 years to submit the thesis. Candidates in other categories have taken a little longer.
Ques. How many courses are offered in SJMSOM?
Ans. There are total 4 Management courses offered by IIT Bombay (SJMSOM), namely, MBA, MDP, Doctorate and EMBA.
Ques. What is EMBA program offered at SJMSOM?
Ans. EMBA is the executive MBA programme of the duration of 18 months. For admission, the candidate must have a working experience of 7 years as well as have an age of 40 years.
Ques. What can be the benefits of pursuing EMBA from SJMSOM?
Ans. SJMSOM is offering admission to the EMBA programme in collaboration with Washington University. This itself gives an opportunity to grasp knowledge from great professors. This is a Modular General Management Program and the student will get Alumni status and privileges of both the universities.
Ques. What is the enrollment fee for EMBA in SJMSOM?
Ans. The enrollment fee for EMBA is INR 39 Lacs. Tuition fees include costs for textbooks, study materials, and lodging and meals for all residencies – including final-residency in the USA. Students are responsible for domestic & international transportation costs.
Ques. Who can apply for EMBA course in SJMSOM?
Ans. Candidates having a graduate degree along with a working experience of 7 years out of which 5 years of managerial experience will be considered as the eligibility criteria for admission to the courses. Fluency in written and spoken English is also required.
Ques. What is the admission criteria for admission to MBA?
Ans. Admission to MBA will depend on the 6 parameters. These parameters are as followed:
- Performance in CAT (on Overall Scaled Score)
- Academic Profile
- Gender Diversity
- Post Graduate/Professionals
- Work Experience
Ques. Will work experience is needed for admission to MBA?
Ans. Work Experience is counted as one of the parameters while calculating for admission to MBA. 5% marks will be awarded to the candidate having relevant work experience. The marking scheme will be as followed:
|>24 and <=48
Ques. How many specializations are offered under a PhD degree?
Ans. There are a total of 12 specialization courses offered under the PhD programme of Management. Masters degree holder can apply for the same and Qualified candidates in GATE/UGC-NET/CAT will be considered for an interview.
Ques. What are the contact details of SJMSOM?
Ans. Following are the contact details:
Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management,
IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076
+91 22 2576 7781
For MBA Admission: +91 22 2576 8781
Ques. What is the admission cycle for admission to PhD?
Ans. Admission to the PhD courses is divided into 2 cycles in a year. One is the Autumn Semester( July session) and another is the Spring Semester (January session). Interested candidates can apply for admission in any of the admission sessions.