JBIMS Cut Offs 2018: Know the Admission process, MAHCET 2018 Cut offs, Placement, fee for MMS 2018-20

JBIMS Mumbai  Cut Offs 2018
Thursday, March 15 2018, 12:43 PM
JBIMS Mumbai cut offs are expected to go down both for the Maharashtra State (MS) category as well as All India (AI) category candidates for academic session 2018-19. Recently concluded MAHCET 2018 exam analysis reveals that a score of 130 in MAHCET 2018 can get you admission in JBIMS Mumbai
If you have not appeared in MAH CET 2018, there is nothing to worry, you can still apply for admission to JBIMS Mumbai till May 2018 through DTE CAP

Recently concluded MAHCET 2018 exam analysis reveals that a score of 130 in MAHCET 2018 can get you admission in JBIMS Mumbai. The higher difficulty level of MAHCET 2018 exam has reduced the cut offs in almost all the top MBA colleges including JBIMS Mumbai.

No separate or individual admission process will be conducted by JBIMS Mumbai. The top MBA colleges of Mumbai University will offer admission to its flagship MMS 2018-20 course through DTE CAP 2018 which will be conducted in the month of May 2018.

Admission Cut offs in JBIMS
JBIMS Mumbai cut offs are expected to go down both for the Maharashtra State (MS) category as well as All India (AI) category candidates. Following are the expected slot wise cut offs across all the four slots of MAHCET 2018 exam held on March 10 and 11 for Maharashtra State (MS) and All India (AI) category

Category
Maharashtra State (HU) category
All India category  
MAHCET exam date & time
Slot-1 Cut off
126-128
135-137
March 10 from 10AM to 12.30PM
Slot-2 Cut off
128-130
137-139
March 10 from 2PM to 4.30PM
Slot-3 Cut off
134-138
136-138
March 11 from 10AM to 12.30PM
Slot-3 Cut off
130-132
138-140
March 11 from 2Pm to 4.30PM
 
Cut off percentile: 96-98
The cut off percentile range for Maharashtra State Home University (MS-HU) category is expected to remain around 96-98 percentile, while for All India (AI) category candidate it would be around 98-99 percentile in MAHCET 2018 exam.

JBIMS 2018 Admission through DTE CAP
There is no move by JBIMS to announce and conduct its own admission process. The admission process will be through Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2018 to be conducted by DTE Maharashtra in the month of May/June 2018. A separate notification inviting candidates to participate in CAP 2018 will be released by DTE Maharashtra in the middle of May 2018.

JBIMS has been taking different stands on its admission policy in each academic session. It conducted its own admission process in 2015 but in 2016 JBIMS offered admission through DTE CAP 2016. Then again in 2017, it announced its own admission process but later took a U-turn and came back to participate in CAP 2017. The seat allotment to JBIMS was done through DTE conducted Centralized Admission Process.

Following have been the key shifts in JBIMS admission criteria:

Academic session
Admission process
Changes in admission criteria
2018-19
Through  DTE CAP 2018
Similar to last year
2017-18
Through DTE CAP 2017
Initially announced to conduct own GD/PI round, then switched to DTE CAP 2017
2016-17
Through DTE CAP 2017
 
2015-16
Own admission process
Conducted its own GD/PI round

So far JBIMS has not announced any change in its admission process for academic session 2018-19 an will offer admission through DTE CAP round. However, even if there is any change at the last moment, it will accept MAHCET 2018, CAT 2018 scores although DTE has announced that CMAT 2018 scores will be accepted for admission in all the Maharashtra B-schools participating in CAP 2018 for All India category candidates.

Admission Open: How to apply in JBIMS?
Candidates who have appeared in CAT 2017 and have got high score but could not be shortlisted by IIMs due to one or other factor, still have the opportunity to explore admission in JBIMS Mumbai. If you have appeared in MAHCET 2018, CAT 2017 or CMAT 2018, you can seek admission in JBIMS till May 2018. The two things you need to diarize for JBIMS admission are:

Apply to participate in DTE CAP 2018
The admission to the flagship MMS programme 2018 will be through CAP 2018 to be conducted by DTE Maharashtra. If you have not appeared in MAH CET 2018, there is nothing to worry, you can still apply for admission to JBIMS Mumbai till May 2018 through DTE CAP. Your CAT 2017 and CMAT 2018 score will be considered for admission to JBIMS and other MBA/MMS colleges in Maharashtra.

The registration for Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2018 for admission to JBIMS and other MBA colleges in Maharashtra will open in the second week of May 2018. The candidates who have scored high and wish to be considered for JBIMS admission process to its flagship MMS 2018-120 programme can apply then.

Please note DTE Maharashtra allows very limited time to submit the application for participation in CAP. So, you have to apply immediately when the Notification for CAP 2018 is released by DTE Maharashtra.

No separate application needed for JBIMS
Since DTE Maharashtra will conduct Centralized Admission Process (CAP) 2018 for admission to all the 400+ participating MBA colleges including JBIMS Mumbai and will make seat allotment in the MBA colleges as per the merit score obtained by the candidates, there is no need to apply separately in JBIMS for admission.  

JBIMS to accept only CAT, CMAT & MAH-CET scores
For admission 2018, JBIMS Mumbai will accept score of CAT 2017, CMAT 2018 and MAH CET 2018 exams. In fact when JBIMS participates in DTE-CAP round, the exam scores accepted by this B-school are more but when it conducts its own admission process it accepts only two exams – MAHCET and CAT.

But for admission 2018, it appears that AICTE has asked all the Maharashtra B-schools participating in CAP round to accept CMAT scores for the All India category candidates.  DTE Maharashtra has also issued a notification to this effect. Now, JBIMS alongwith other Maharashtra MBA colleges will accept CMAT 2018 score. The admission process at JBIMS during the past few years reveals this fact:

Academic session
Acceptable exam scores
Key changes
2018-19
MAH-CET 2018; CAT 2017; CMAT 2018
Notification issued  by Government of Maharashtra restricting to 3 exam scores
2017-18
MAH-CET; CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA,
All the scores accepted in DTE-CAP 2017
2016-17
MAH-CET; CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA,
All the scores accepted in DTE-CAP 2016
2015-16
MAH-CET 2015; CAT 2014
JBIMS formulated its own admission policy and did not participate in DTE CAP 2015

JBIMS fee: Rs.6 lakhs
JBIMS has increased its fee by 300% for MMS course since last year. After being awarded the autonomous status, the JBIMS fee has gone up to Rs.6 lakhs from Rs.2.04 lakhs. It appears that the JBIMS fee despite being regulated by the ‘Shikshan Shulka Samiti (SSS)’ of Government of Maharashtra has got a special status to determine its own fee.  

JBIMS Mumbai has remained the most preferred campus for MBA aspirants due to its legacy, high industry connect, good placements and low fee structure and was considered moving much on the lines as FMS Delhi of Delhi University is doing.

However, now the JBIMS fee structure matches the fee of many private MBA/PGDM colleges who are not getting any aid and grants from the Government.

Revised Fee structure of JBIMS, Mumbai

Category of student
Earlier Annual Fee for MMS
Revised Annual Fee for MMS
Percentage increase
Domestic General category
Rs.1,02, 290/-
Rs 3,00,000/-
293%

Announcing the substantial hike in fee, JBIMS Mumbai released the brief note on ‘Revision of MMS Course Fees from the academic year 2017-18’ stating “Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (Autonomous) announces the revision of course fees for its 2-year Masters in Management Studies (MMS) Programme. From the year 2017-18 onwards, the revised fees will be INR 3 Lakhs p.a for General Students.’

Fee for NRI/PIO: Rs.12 lakhs
Apart from the domestic general category candidates JBIMS has increased the fee for NRI/PIO candidates as well and has informed “For NRI/FN and PIO students will be charged twice the amount of fee for General Students i.e. INR 6 lakhs p.a.” It means the 2 years MMS programme fee for the NRI/FN and PIO students will stand increased to Rs. 12 lakhs.

In terms of percentage hike in fee structure, JBIMS has left behind the IIMs who have resorted to 10 to 20% fee hike periodically. The 300% fee hike at JBIMS is the only example of steep fee increase in MBA/MMS/PGDM programmes in any B-school in India.

15% seats Reserved for All India candidates
JBIMS has a total intake of 120 seats in the flagship MMS programme. Out of this intake 15% seats are allotted to All India category candidates. 

Accordingly, there are 18 seats for the All India category candidates for admission to MMS 2018-20 at JBIMS. Their merit list and cut offs will be separately prepared by DTE Maharashtra after the CAP 2018 is over.

JBIMS Placement 2018: Scaling new Heights
Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies (JBIMS) Mumbai has concluded its final placement 2018 with a higher average salary, more PPOs offered to the students and more number of new recruiters visiting the campus for placement. Entire batch of 130 MMS 2016-18 students at JBIMS got placed in the shortest period.

130 students who participated in JBIMS placement 2018 got well placed at an average salary of Rs.18.91 LPA as against Rs. 18.76 lakhs last year. 

Average salary for top 10% students stood at Rs. 25.38 lakhs and the average salary for top 30% stood at Rs. 21.68 lakhs. Median Salary at JBIMS Placement 2018 has remained Rs. 17 lakhs. During the last 5 years of JBIMS Placements, average salary at this preferred MBA college has gone on rising each year:

Placement year
Average salary (Rs. in lakhs)
Placement 2018
18.91
Placement 2017
18.76
Placement 2016
18.13
Placement 2015
17.42
Placement 2014
16.18

However, the highest salary package in placement 2018 has declined to Rs.30 lakhs from Rs.34.30 lakhs last year. The fluctuations in highest salary at JBIMS are not uncommon. The highest salary at JBIMS during last 5 years has remained between Rs.26 lakhs to Rs.35 lakhs.

Education at JBIMS is not limited to conventional class room experience. It is co-ordinated with vast industrial exposure also. JBIMS Mumbai is termed as ‘CEO producing factory’ by its students. JBIMS not only achieves 100% placement every year, the salary in each placement season goes up.

JBIMS is a now has a legacy of 50 years. It has produced many industry leaders who visit the institute to share their practical experiences while climbing the ladder of hierarchy.  This is the biggest advantage in view of the students, faculty and corporate alike. JBIMS toppers are of the view that most of the visiting faculty members are corporate leaders who also happen to be the alumni of JBIMS. These guest lectures give direct insight into what is happening currently in the industry and how it is expected to take shape in the future.

All the toppers agree that JBIMS is known for its esteemed alumni base that has made their name not only within the country but also internationally.  

JBIMS is located in the heart of Mumbai in Churchgate area and this advantage can never fade as it is the centre of commercial activity. JBIMS students find that the institute has excellent location right in the heart of the financial capital of India. 

Stay tuned to MBAUniverse.com for more updates on JBIMS Mumbai

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