L J Institute of Management Studies was set up in 2001 under the patronage of Lok Jagruti Kendra Trust. LJIMS, which is affiliated to the Gujarat University, offers 2-year full time MBA program approved by AICTE. The institute’s aim is to produce visionary future managers of the country with a deeply ingrained ethical culture. LJIMS is located on SG Road, near Sarkhej, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The institute offers specializations in three areas including Human Resources, Finance and Marketing. For more details on the course, click on this link: http://www.ljinstitutes.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/ljmbacourses.pdf
In addition to the 2-year MBA program, LJIMS also offers a 5-year Integrated MBA program and an Master Of Computer Application.How to apply
applicants can opt for the Vacant Quota Seats or Management Quota. The application forms are to be handed over personally to the college and the list of admitted candidates will be put up in the college campus. The Management Quota comprises of 25% of the total seats including 15% for NRI/PIO.Admission Procedure
The admission to LJIMS is through the Gujarat Common Entrance Test, a written examination that measures candidate’s analytical, verbal and quantitative skills. The total number of students taken in is 420 of which 75% is under government quota and 25% under Management Quota.
For more information on admissions, please contact the college at LJIET Building, LJK Sarkhej Campus, Near Sadanand-Sarkhej Circle, Ahmedabad.Campus Facilities
The college boasts of state-of-the-art infrastructure that befits an ultra modern B-school. The campus has spacious classrooms, large seminar halls and LAN-networked computer with unlimited broadband connectivity. LJIMS has a rich and resourceful library, computer lab, sports and recreation arenas, canteen and a large open playground.Teaching Methodology
LJIMS includes a wide range of teaching methods including conventional lectures, problem-based learning, case studies, role plays and group projects enabling the students pick up lots of skills that will help them lead and innovate. Internships, Guest speakers from the industry and Industrial visits are including in an effort to the bridge the gap between academia and industry.Placements
LJIMS has a dedicated placement team whose objective is to narrow the gap between academia offerings and industry expectations by involving the industry directly into the placement process. The institute believes in taking along all stakeholders including students, industry and society to achieve a win-win situation.
Some of the corporate houses that have recruited students from L.J.INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES are Tata Steel, Thomson Reuters, Apollo Pharmacy, Jones Lang Laselle, Wipro, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Alembic Pharmaceuticals among many others. The salary package offered to students for 2015 placements ranged from Rs.1.8 lakhs to Rs.4.5 lakhs per annum. For more information on placements, please follow this link: http://www.ljinstitutes.org/placements/.
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To pursue MBA at L.j.institute Of Management Studies students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.
Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.
Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.
Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.
The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:
- Past academic performance
- Quality & content of the answers in the application form
- Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
- Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
- Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
- Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)
A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.
A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.