Shailesh J Mehta School of Management
is popularly known as SJMSOM or simply SOM. It is a public business school established in the year 1995 as a part of Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B).
In the year 2000, it was renamed as Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management, in honor of Dr. Shailesh J. Mehta. It is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
It has been ranked as the best business school by the business today. It was also ranked on the 23rd position in the year 2016 by business today.
It was established with the objective of providing education, training and research in organizational behavior, technology management, operations, strategy, economics, marketing, entrepreneurship, and other areas. It has been approved and accredited by AICTE, DSIR, and ISTE.
The school offers various consulting facilities to the organizations along with the lush green campus which accommodates all the basic amenities such as the well built infrastructure, furnished classrooms, seminar halls, auditorium, extracurricular activities and so on for the students.
Application and Admission Procedure
The flagship programmes of the institute are as follows:
Master in Management Studies (MMS) (2 Years)
Discipline: Information Technology, Management Studies, Operations and Marketing
Eligibility: Candidate must be a graduate with 60% marks or 6.5 CPI | CA/ICWA, with a first-class Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline having secured 60% marks
Admission: The prospective candidates are required to appear for the Common Admission Test (CAT)| the candidates will be invited to appear for Written Ability Test (WAT) and Personal Interview in the second week of March based on their composite scores |
Executive MBA in a tie-up with Washington University (1.6 Years)
Eligibility: Candidate must have a bachelors degree or equivalent from an institution of higher education and should be a sponsored candidate | Should have good proficiency of spoken and written English |Functional computer skills| Minimum seven years of work experience after completing the qualifying degree including five years of managerial experience is required.
B.E. / B.Tech or equivalent with 70% marks/ 7.5 CPI| ME/ M.Tech/ M.Phil / MBA or equivalent degree with 60% marks/ 6.5 CPI| M.Sc./ M.A./ M.Com/ LLM/ MCA or equivalent with 60% marks| CA/ CFA(US) with 60% marks/ 6.5 CPI
Admission: Valid score in GATE/ CAT/ JMET/ GMAT/ UGCCSIR JRF examination
Hostel and Facilities
SJSOM is situated on the campus of IIT-Bombay and goes without saying that it includes one of the best hostel infrastructures in the country.
- The SJSOM has separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls.
- Single rooms, as well as rooms on shared basis, are available.
- The Institute has in total 4 hostels.
- There is a separate hostel mess with a wide variety of menus ranging from North Indian to South Indian. The hostel also provisions gym facilities, 24×7 water and electricity supply and WI-FI facilities.
Institute Central Library has a wide collection of 6000 plus book titles in the management area and subscribes to around 38 journals in various areas of relevance to the School. In addition to print subscriptions, the Institute subscribes to a number of full-text electronic journals, through leading sources such as Elsevier Science Direct, Emerald and ProQuest’s ABI / INFORM, EBSCO etc.
For recreation purposes of the students, the SJSOM has provisioned football field, swimming pool, basketball courts, indoor TT courts, squash courts, lawn tennis lawns.
Several workshops such as Fundamentals of IPR etc are organised from time to time to keep the students abreast of the latest developments.
There are several students clubs also to choose from like OPERA-The Operations Club, Marktrix-The Marketing Club among others