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KJ Somaiya Institute Of Management


KJ Somaiya Institute of Management is a private autonomous business school affiliated to Somaiya Vidyavihar University Mumbai.  KJ Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai is counted among those prestigious colleges having accreditations of AICTE, NBA, AACSB, and AIU. Established in 1981, KJ Somaiya Institute of Management ranks 71st in the list of NIRF 2022 top Management colleges in India. The college is known for its full-time flagship MBA program, offered for a duration of 2 years. MBA Admission at KJ Somiaya Institute of Management is offered on the basis of CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ NMAT / GMAT scores are accepted followed by CA-PI. MBA program at KJ Somaiya is offered in General, HCM (Health Care Management), & Sports Management electives. 

Apart from the MBA program, KJ Somaiya Institute of Management offers PG level courses, such as  Executive MBA, MCA and a PhD program in management at doctorate level. Admissions to the MCA program is done on the basis of the PERA-CET, MAH-MCA- CET and GATE scores, while PhD admissions are based on the PET exam conducted by the institute. 

KJ Somaiya had a great placement drive in 2022 with the participation of Leading Companies. The students received job offers from sectors like Banking and Insurance Sector, IT & ITES, Financial Services, Consulting & FMCG. The highest salary package recorded was INR 26.5 LPA. Students received an average salary of INR 10.98 LPA. The institute has a total of 170 faculty members out of which 86 are PhD holders.

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Quick Facts

  • Global Accreditation: KJ Somaiya has received international accreditation from SAQS and is the19th Institute in India to earn the coveted AACSB Accreditation. The MBA program of the college is recognized under UGC. Further, KJ Somaiya is also accredited with NBA and has been awarded MBA equivalence by AIU.
  • Weightage Criteria: For the KJ Somaiya MBA 2023 final shortlist, 35% weight is allotted to the score in the qualifying entrance exam and that of 20% to the Personal Interview. 12% weight is allocated to the academic score and has been 10% to the Work Experience of the candidate, if any.
  • High Placements: KJ Somaiya successfully completed its 2022 placement drive. The average salary has surged at INR 10.98 LPA from INR 9.41 LPA last year while the maximum salary offered so far during the final placements 2022 was INR 26.50 LPA.
  • Top Recruiters: 201 companies have so far visited KJ Somaiya for Placement 2022 where 45 new recruiters were added to the pool for final placements. Top recruiters included JP Morgan & Chase, EY, Goldman Sachs, Barclays, HSBC Bank, Marsh, Nestle, ITC, GEP, Gartner, HP, Dell.
  • Dual Specializations: From AY 2022, KJ Somaiya will be offering an MBA program that merges the various specializations and super specializations into Major and Minor domains. The participants also have an opportunity to avail the courses from subsidiary Institutions on the Somaiya Vidyavihar campus, in line with the international MBA program.
  • Large Batch Size: The sanctioned intake of the KJ Somaiya MBA program is 600 added with supernumerary seats. For MBA Healthcare Management and MBA Sports Management, the approved intake is 30 seats each added with  Supernumerary seats.
  • International Immersion: The B School has academic collaboration with leading universities in USA, Germany and Australia for working together to promote academics, research, experiential learning to the students. To contribute to this, KJ Somaiya has signed MoU with the globally acclaimed universities/ Institutions such as Saint Martin University USA, New Jersey City University USA, THI Ingolstadt Germany, University of Applied Science Krems Austria etc.


KJ Somaiya​ Institute of Management Ranking

Ranking Body


NIRF Management Ranking 2022


Time B School 2022 (Overall)


Times 2021 (MBA/ PGDM)


Business Standard Super League


Business World


KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Courses



MBA (General, Health Care Management, Sports Management)

Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks from any recognized University/ Institute
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: CAT/ XAT / CMAT/ NMAT/GMAT score+ CA+ PI

Executive MBA 

Eligibility: Minimum Graduation in any stream with 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized University/ Institute work experience of a minimum of 5 years is required
Duration: 15 months
Admission Criteria: valid CAT / XAT / CMAT/ NMAT scores + SOP + PI


Eligibility: Minimum Graduation in any stream with 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized University/ Institute with Mathematics as one of the subjects at 10+2 or graduation level examination. Final-year candidates can also apply.
Duration: 2 years
Admission Criteria: PERA-CET, MAH-MCA- CET and GATE

MBA (Part-time)

Specializations: Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Data Science and Analytics
Eligbility: Graduate (any discipline) with minimum 2 years of work experience after graduation at supervisory or executive level


Eligibility: Passed masters in the relevant field with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate Or Cleared MPhil with a minimum of 55% of marks in aggregate.
Duration: 3 years
Admission Criteria: PhD Entrance Exam+ PI 

KJ Somaiya​ Institute of Management Placements 2022

During the placement drive of 2022, the participating batch comprised 549 students. Most of the offers were made from sectors like Banking and Insurance Sector, IT & ITES, Financial Services, Consulting & FMCG. The average salary increased by 16.7% (approx) compared to the previous yearKJ Somaiya Summer Internship Placements 2023

The institute also concluded its 2023 summer internship placement drive. 188 recruiters visited the campus. The summer internship placement data are mentioned below:

K J Somaiya Institute of Management International Collaboration 

In recent years, K J Somaiya has undergone academic collaboration with leading global universities in USA, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia to promote academics, research, experiential beyond the conventional pedagogy.

KJ Somiaya International immersion program includes students visiting a foreign country for a period of 7 to 15 days as a part of a study tour. The institute has Semester Exchange Program with the following colleges 

  • Saint Martin University, USA
  • New Jersey City University, USA
  • DHBW, Stuttgart, Germany
  • THI, Ingolstadt, Germany
  • UC Leuven Limburg, Belgium
  • University of Applied Science, Krems, Austria
  • University of Technology of Troyes, France

Global Partners in Education 

To foster global managerial competency and industry leadership among the students, K J Somaiya has global tie-ups with the following premiere Institutions/ Universities:

  • Saint Martin University, USA
  • DHBW, Stuttgart, Germany
  • New Jersey City University, USA
  • UC Leuven Limburg, Belgium
  • THI, Ingolstadt, Germany
  • University of Technology of Troyes, France
  • University of Applied Science, Krems, Austria
  • Aston University, Birmingham, UK
  • Renmin University of China

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Scholarships

The scholarship is offered under Financial Aid to the students of Somaiya Vidya Vihar.

Eligibility Criteria (Any One)

  • Family income of less than INR 800,000 per annum
  • People with Disabilities (PwD)
  • Wards of defense personnel disabled or deceased in the line of duty

Award of Financial Aid

  • Financial aid will be awarded to the selected applicants in partial or full (on the full fee excluding caution money deposit) based on the evaluation process.
  • Financial Aid awarded will be applicable for the entire duration of the program.
  • Students who demonstrate the need can avail of the provision of subsidized lodging and boarding facilities provided by the management.
  • The decision of the Financial Aid Selection Committee will be final and cannot be changed under any circumstances. 

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Alumni

The KJ Somaiya Institute of Management is one of the top institutes recognized for the success stories of its illustrious alumni. The names of successful alumni members of the institute are mentioned below.

  • Ashutosh Khanna: Senior Client Partner at Korn
  • JD Majethia: Actor, Producer & CMD at Hatsoff Production Ltd.
  • Lata Pillai: Director at Deutsche Bank
  • Lloyd Mathias: Head • Marketing, Consumer PC'S, at Asia-Pacific Japan at HP Inc
  • Loveena Khatwani: Chief Client Experience Officer & SVP, Corporate Strategy at Edelweiss Capital
  • Shivani Gupta: Ex-Director, Human Resources at Capgemini
  • Vikas Arora: Business Head Bancassurance, Consumer and Digital Banking at DBS Bank
  • Mehul Kapadia: Vice President - Global Marketing at Tata Communications
  • Sanjay Shah: Managing Director at Morgan Stanley
  • Ajay Kapur: Managing Director & CEO at Ambuja Cements Ltd.
  • Aslam Karmali: CEO at Eureka Forbes Ltd.
  • Anuj Bhargava: Banking Consultant - International Finance Corporation and CEO at A.B Associates.
  • Reuben Pandian: Chief OmniChannel officer at Tata Cliq
  • Suraj Kaeley: Group President, Sales & Marketing • at UTI Mutual Funds
  • Sudha Jayashankar: Executive Director - HR of at Reputable MNC

KJ Somaiya Institute of Management FAQs

Ques. Is K J Somaiya Mumbai globally recognized?

Ans. K J Somaiya has been the Member of globally recognized AACSB and is in the process of getting its accreditation. Further, the college is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 29990:2010 certified by Bureau Veritas.

Ques. Does K J Somaiya College have a hostel?

Ans. At K J Somaiya, ‘Sandipani’ is the boys hostel building spread over 1,53,000 sq. ft across 11th floors. The hostel accommodates 683 boys on double and triple sharing basis. The girls hostel, named ‘Maitreyi’, is 94,000 sq. ft providing all the basic amenities.

Ques. What is the number of seats in MBA at KJ Somaiya, Mumbai?

Ans. K J Somaiya Mumbai has 600 approved seats plus supernumerary seats for FN/ OCI/ CIWGC under its MBA Programme.The intake for NRI students are included within the 600 seats.

Ques. What was the average CTC offered to the MBA batch at KJ Somaiya?

Ans. MBA students received an average salary of INR 10.98 LPA during KJ Somaiya Placements 2022.

Ques. What is the Student-Faculty ratio at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management?

Ans. The institute maintains a healthy Faculty-Student ratio of 1:13. KJ Somaiya has 77 core faculty members, 52 of them are PhDs and 28 faculty members are on the verge of completing Ph.D. Moreover, the faculty has rich industry experience. 

Ques. What types of International Exchange Program (IEP) are available at KJ Somaiya Institute of Management? 

Ans. KJ Somaiya Institute of Management offers three types of exchange programs to MBA students at foreign membership universities: 

  • International Semester Exchange Program (ISEP) : 3-5 months
  • International Immersion Program (IIP): 1 week to 2 weeks
  • Research Internship

Ques. Is it compulsory to stay in hostel in KJ Somaiya?

Ans. No, it is not compulsory to stay in the hostel. However, it is preferred and most students do reside in the hostel. The infrastructure of the KJ Somaiya hostel is well-managed and there are rooms available on a triple and double sharing basis in the hostel. 

Ques. How many first time recruiters participated in KJ Somaiya Placement 2022?

Ans. For the batch size of 549 students, a total of 200 companies participated in the KJ Somaiya placement drive 2022. Among them, 44 companies were the first time recruiters and sectors like Banking, IT and Financial Services were at the forefront of the hiring.

Ques. How is the infrastructure of the KJ Somaiya campus?

Ans. KJ Somaiya is spread across two spacious, well-furnished buildings covering an area of 150,000 sq. feet. The KJ Somaiya campus consists of Conference Rooms, Multiple Seminar Halls, AC Classrooms, Student Discussion Rooms, and Wi-Fi enabled Campus.

K J Somaiya Institute Of Management Fees & Eligibility





₹9.59 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)



₹2.91 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)



₹9.5 Lakhs (Total Fees)

Graduation with 50%


₹1.15 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)

Post Graduation

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