K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research (SIMSR) was founded in 1981 as a part of the Somaiya Vidyavihar Educational Complex promoted by Padmabhushan Late Shri K J Somaiya in 1959. It was set up with the objective of providing state-of-the-art education in management and allied areas. The institute maintains a healthy faculty student ratio of 1:15. Sited on a 51 acres campus, it offers an environment conducive to learning and a range of courses in management.
The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) has accredited PGDM and MMS programmes of the institute for five years and it has received permanent affiliation from the University of Mumbai. The institute is consistently rated A+ and ranked amongst the Top B-Schools in India by leading education surveys.
SIMSR boasts an excellent placement track record. All the placement activities are handled by the students to hone their skills in Planning and Organizing.
SIMSR is sited on a 51 acres campus hosting international standard facilities. The infrastructure includes air-conditioned adjacent buildings in two blocks, multimedia equipped classrooms, seminar halls, spaciously furnished auditoriums, project rooms, student canteen, MDP centre, activity rooms for placement & alumni, faculty cabins, syndicate rooms, barrier-free environment for physically challenged and wi-fi campus with round the clock internet facility.
The institute also houses a 6500 sq ft fully computerized library with a stock of over 32,000 books, 50 Indian and international journals, periodicals, business publications and CD-ROMs, besides four well-equipped computer centres with the latest hardware and software.
The campus offers facilities for sports such as cricket, football, basket ball, volleyball, squash, table tennis, badminton and chess. Gymnasium, yoga and meditation centre are also provided.
SIMSR offers on-campus hostel accommodation for boys and girls. The facilities include 600 beds (each hostel), 24 hours internet connectivity, laundry, gym and mess.
Full time PGDM Programmes:
Post Graduate Diploma in Management-International Business (PGDM-IB)(two years)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Retail Management (PGDM-RM) (two years)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Financial Services (PGDM-FS) (two years)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Executive (PGDM-EXEC) (15 months)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management-Integrated Marketing Communication) (PGDM-IMC) (two years)
Full time Masters Degree Courses:
Masters in Management Studies (MMS) (two years)
Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) (two years)
Three-year part time Master Degree Programmes:
Masters in Marketing Management (MMM)
Masters in Financial Management (MFM)
Masters in HRD Management (MHRDM)
Masters in Information Management (MIM)
Doctoral Programme in Management
Students pursuing or having completed a minimum of three-year graduation programme in any discipline with minimum 50 percent marks from any recognized university, are eligible for PGDM courses. Shortlisted candidates need to appear for CAT examination.
For full time Masters degree programme, admissions are done as per the guidelines of Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra.
Yearly tuition fee for PGDM courses is Rs.2,20,000. Hostel fee per year is Rs.89,000.
Somaiya Institute of Management was ranked No. 9 among all business schools in India by Business World in 2011 and ranked No.9 among top B-Schools in Indian by CNBC-TV 18, 2011. It was also awarded the ‘Best Management Institute of the Year 2008’ by Bombay Management Association.