DSIMS Mumbai Admission 2019: Criteria, Eligibility, Cut off, Fees; Admission Process Closing Shortly

Thursday, July 04 2019
Durga Devi Saraf Institute of Management Studies Admission
Durga Devi Saraf Institute of Management Studies Mumbai Admission 2019 is open for PGDM 2019-21 batch for few more days. This article on DSIMS Mumbai Admission 2019 shares complete information on DSIMS Mumbai Admission Criteria, Cut off, Fee, Eligibility to apply and admission process. DSIMS offers full time AICTE approved PGDM, Mumbai University MMS along with other management programmes for women and executives

Known for its curriculum design and changes as per industry and market requirement which facilitates high placements and career growth of its students, DSIMS Mumbai offers Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM- 2Years Full Time Program) which is the flagship program of DSIMS. The PGDM of DSIMS is approved by AICTE and the Government of Maharashtra, Department of Technical Education. Durga Devi Saraf  Institute of Management Studies Admissions 2019 - Apply Now

Apart from the PGDM, DSIMS offers Masters in Management Studies (MMS - 2 Years Full Time Program) affiliated to the University of Mumbai with specialization in Marketing, Finance, HR, & Operations. 

Application for PGDM 2019 admission at Durga Devi Saraf  Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai can be submitted online with the  GMAT/CAT/XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/MAH-CET/MAT exam scores. One of the highly ranked B-schools, DSIMS Mumbai is one of the very few Business Schools in India that offer a unique two-year program and many innovative management programs with a clear business focus, intellectual discipline and a sense of teamwork approach.

DSIMS Mumbai also offers 3 Years Part Time Master's Degree Program (MMM, MFM, MHRDM), affiliated to University of Mumbai. DSIMS Mumbai also runs some of the short term courses & programs for the business professionals, like - Executive program in Management (EPM), Post Graduate Program in Managing Family Business (PGPMFB), Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Business Planning for Women (DEW) and Management Development Program (MDP) & Faculty Development Program (FDP). 

PGDM at DSIMS: Programme Highlights
The 2 years flagship Post Graduate Diploma (PGDM) in Management of Durga Devi Saraf  Institute of Management Studies (DSIMS), Mumbai offers its students more than the MMS students are offered. The PGDM students at DSIMS get the same four functional areas as in MMS but there is an add-on feature of this program.

  • PGDM specialization tracks are regularly orchestrated with the ever changing needs of the industries. 
  • Close industry interface
  • International Faculty on board, teaching many courses in the PGDM program
  • PGDM  students get  the opportunity to visit Universities in Europe and US
  • Contemporary and Continuously updated curriculum for better employability of the students

DSIMS Mumbai Placements
DSIMS is one of the highly ranked MBA colleges in Mumbai. Durgadevi Saraf Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai placements over the years have been witnessing more than 250 recruiters in each placement season for final recruitment of its students.

Average compensation in DSIMS Mumbai Placement is Rs.3.50 LPA and the highest salary is Rs.7 LPA. Top recruiters include CRISIL, Goldstar Jewellery Pvt Ltd., InBody, Naukri.com, Indsec securities, Alchemist, Nilkamal, Axis Bank, Capgemini, DTDC, Eagle Group, VIVO Mobiles, Jupiter Infomedia, Aditya Birla Money among others.

How to Apply for Admission?
DSIMS has introduced a common online application form for PGDM programmes.

  • DSIMS Admission 2019 form is available on DSIMS website.
  • You need to login at DSIMS Mumbai website at home page and click on ‘Apply online’ to register as new user to fill up PGDM Registration form.
  • After completing the DSIMS Admission form, you should submit it online
  • The DSIMS Application fee of Rs.2000/- should be sent by demand draft drawn in favour of “RS-DSIMS” to the DSIMS office with the downloaded application form
  • You should submit the documentary proof / evidence for the aptitude test score which  you are mentioning in the form. The acceptable test scores are GMAT/CAT/XAT/ ATMA/CMAT/MAH-CET/MAT.
  • If you have not received the test score till the time of submitting the application form then you should submit the photocopy of the score card at the time of Personal Interview.
  • You should mention scores of all the tests you have appeared for. DSIMS will consider the best score among all the tests which you have provided in the application form.
  • The application will be considered as accepted after the completion of entire application form
  • Application Form Received after the last date will not be considered.
  • Please also keep your mobile handy for online application. Only one Mobile Number can be used by a candidate for online registration.

DSIMS PGDM Application Fee
The DSIMS Mumbai admission 2019 application fee is Rs.2000/- for PGDM programme. The Application fee is to be paid by Demand Draft. The DD should be drawn in favour of “RS-DSIMS” and should be sent to the DSIMS office with the hard copy of the filled in downloaded application form.

The Application Forms received without application processing fee of Rs.2000/- will not be considered for admission. Apply Now

Step by Step Application Process for DSIMS Admission 2019

  • Step 1: Register for DSIMS PGDM Admission 2019
  • Step 2: Fill up the details in the Application form
  • Step 3: Submit & Download the filled in Application form
  • Step 4: Get the DD for Rs.2000/- fvg “RS-DSIMS” payable at Mumbai
  • Step-5: Send the DD with the hard copy of the filled in downloaded application form to DSIMS, Mumbai

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DSIMS Mumbai Eligibility for Admission 2019

  • DSIMS Mumbai eligibility for admission 2019 requires that the candidate must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from any of the Universities recognized by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline.
  • Candidates should have valid test score in at least one of the seven aptitude tests namely, GMAT/CAT/XAT/ATMA/CMAT/MH-CET/MAT
  • Applicants appearing for final year degree examination can also apply. However, if selected, they will have to produce the proof of completion of their graduation with minimum 50% marks before 10 August,2019, failing which their admission will be cancelled and the entire fees paid by them will be forfeited

DSIMS Mumbai Admission Criteria 2019
DSIMS Admission Criteria is different for PGDM programmes and for MMS programme. For the MMS admission 2019, the candidates are shortlisted and the institute is allotted through CAP round by DTE Maharashtra.

For PGDM admission, DSIMS Mumbai Admission Criteria 2019 will follow two-step process at the institute level. The PGDM admission process involves the Shortlisting criteria based on entrance exam score and the Final admission selection Criteria comprising GD-PI round.

DSIMS Mumbai Admission 2019: Shortlisting Criteria
The first part of DSIMS Admission criteria is the shortlisting criteria before final selection round. DSIMS, Mumbai will shortlist the candidates for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. GD-PI round covers the document verification process also. The Shortlisting criteria will be as under:

  • DSIMS Mumbai will shortlist candidates on the basis of entrance exam scores accepted for admission namely CAT 2018, XAT 2019, CMAT 2019, MAH CET 2019, MAT, ATMA, GMAT
  • DSIMS will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. DSIMS will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  • All the applicants shortlisted for GD/PI are offered the opportunity to attend the final selection process on the dates advised to them

Final Admission Selection Round Criteria
Weightage for Common entrance test, Group Discussion, Interview, Academic performance and performance at Sports, Extra Curricular Activities, Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity will be awarded to prepare final merit list for making admission offer to the selected candidates. Final round at DSIMS Mumbai Admission 2019 process will consist of following criteria and weightage:  

Sr. No.
Score in Common Entrance Tests
Group Discussion
Personal Interview
Academic Performance
Sports, Extra-Curricular Activities, Academic Diversity and Gender Diversity
Total Weightage

DSIMS Admission: Required Documents
All the applicants who get shortlisted for participating in the selection process are to submit one set of self-attested documents as per the following sequence at the time of Personal Interview.

  • 10, 12, and Degree (Semester / Year wise) Mark Sheets and Certificate
  • Aptitude Test (GMAT/ CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ ATMA/ CMAT/ MH-CET) Score Card, whichever is applicable
  • Work Experience Certificate (If any)
  • “Gap (IF ANY) Affidavit” (Period after Graduation till Admission Date)
  • Photographs 2 Nos. – Stamp Size (Please write Name on the reverse side of the Photograph
  • Aadhar Card
  • The shortlisted applicants must bring the original certificates for the verification.
  • Original documents are required to be submitted at the time of admission
  • All documents shall be verified by DSIMS Mumbai.

DSIMS Mumbai Cut Off   
Although DSIMS Mumbai cut off is not officially announced and no minimum cut offs in the admission process for the DSIMS Mumbai have been prescribed, the expected DSIMS Mumbai cut offs may remain in a range of 80-85 percentile, depending upon the quality & number of applications received. The DSIMS cut off varies from year to year for PGDM.

DSIMS Mumbai Fees
The 2 years DSIMS Mumbai fees for PGDM programme, payable by students is as under:

DSIMS Mumbai Fee Structure (Rs.in Lakhs)
PGDM 2019-21

DSIMS Mumbai Intake in PGDM
PGDM 2019-21 Programme intake at DSIMS, Mumbai is as below:

PGDM 2019-21

PGDM Specializations at DSIMS, Mumbai
DSIMS, Mumbai offers 4 specializations in PGDM program. The specializations offered are:

  • Finance - Focus on Financial Markets
  • Organizational Psychology & Human Resource Management
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Operations - Logistics and Supply Chain Management

DSIMS Industry Connect
DSIMS strongly advocates a tighter interaction between corporate and the college. In the very first year of its existence, the AICTE recognized the efforts made by DSIMS in bridging the campus corporate divide by providing DSIMS with a grant to facilitate Industry – Institute Partnership. 

Each course is delivered by a combination of academician and practicing business leaders in order to give a blend of concepts and application to students. Besides, students get ample opportunities to interact with world renowned academicians in the campus due to DSIMS global leadership development initiatives. 
DSIMS has been able to take advantage of its location by inviting a wide array of senior industry professionals to visit the campus and interact with the students. The aim of these interactions is twofold – one to provide an opportunity for the students to network among the industry for their career, and the second to help DSIMS students understand the application of the knowledge they have gained during their academic sessions. 

DSIMS Curriculum: Creating Industry Ready Managers
The curricula at DSIMS is designed & developed based on Industry feedback and the best International practices. Academic rigor is maintained through the design and delivery of the programs. 

The PGDM at DSIMS provides students a choice of platform to take leadership roles out of four emerging areas in the Industry Operations - Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Organizational Psychology & Human Resource Management; Marketing and Communications; Finance - Focus on Financial Markets.

DSIMS, Mumbai believes that effective governance is the key to providing quality education. In order to meet this aim the staff contributes towards academic and non-academic activities of the institute. This empowerment propels the staff to provide every student a high quality learning experience. 

The Institute aims at providing professional management education to students & thereby provides highly motivated & skilled management professionals to the industry. The program architecture is designed and developed taking into consideration the quality, curriculum and pedagogy

DSIMS: International collaborations
DSIMS Mumbai under the patronage of RSET started collaborating with European and US Universities in different facets, like- International Student & Faculty Exchange Program and International Research Collaboration. DSIMS students visit many institutes of international repute during their association with the institute. DSIMS students have visited ESSCA Management Institute in Hungary and Northumbria University of East London as part of the collaborative agreement.

The Rajasthani Sammelan Educational Trust (RSET) under whose patronage DSIMS operates, and University of East London (UEL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), crafting an agreement for collaboration. The MOU broadly encompasses internationalization of both the institutes' campuses, involving student exchange, faculty exchange and research collaboration.

In a short span of few years, DSIMS has won many accolades because of its pragmatic curriculum architecture. Its research oriented faculty team has designed curricula of different programs with high level of corporate input which enable the DSIMS management students to maintain their supremacy in the corporate world. 

DSIMS has received ISO certification for Quality Management Education by Lloyd's Register LRQA. DSIMS has won Asia's 100 Best & Fastest Growing Management Institute organized by WCRC Leaders, Asia Edition on 9th January 2014.

DSIMS has been awarded 'Fastest Growing Private Education Institute 2012-13' in the 'Business School' category Process Advisors & Evaluators-KPMG in India.

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