Mumbai, Maharashtra

SIES College of Management Studies, Mumbai

by 104 Pratham Gulati 59 April 11, 2024

SIES College of Management Studies established in 1995 is one of the preferred colleges from Mumbai. The institute envisions to provide quality management education for the young professionals, the dynamic future managers for 21st century. If you are thinking about studying management in Mumbai, SIESCOMS is the best place for you to kickstart your career. SIES Mumbai offers a range of programs like PGDM, MCA and MMS and accepts exams like CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT and MAH-CET. In this blog, we'll walk through the admission process, eligibility criteria and scholarships available enriching your knowledge about this premium institute.

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SIES Mumbai Admission Process

The admission process at SIES College of Management Studies comprises of two stages - the first one being the initial shortlisting wherein the candidates are selected and called depending on the entrance cutoffs. The second one is final selection where candidates are evaluated based on their overall profile and parameters like performance in exam, GDPI, work experience etc.

The admission process is explained in detail step by step as follows-


Candidates can fill up the application form at the official website of the institute with a valid email ID and contact number. The payment can be done through Net banking,credit card or debit card and the application fees is INR 2000. SIES has introduced a single common application form for all the three PGDM courses. You need to upload the scanned copies of 10th, 12th and graduation marksheet along with a passport size photograph and signature.

Initial Shortlisting

The first round of shortlisting is done on the basis of entrance scores accepted by the institute which are- CAT, XAT, CMAT, MAT, ATMA and MAH CET. SEISCOM considers aggregate scores and there is no sectional cutoff as such. Applicants can submit more than one entrance scores if they wish , the best one will be considered by the institute. The cutoff is not usually that high and any applicant scoring positive marks in the entrance test are provided the chance to attend the GDPI round. Cutoffs usually depend upon quality and number of applications received and varies year on year for different courses.

GDPI Round

The shortlisted candidates are promoted to next stage of selection process that is GDPI (Group Discussion and Personal Interview). There are a total of 11 centers where this round will be conducted all of which are SIES Campuses- Navi Mumbai, Jaipur, Bhopal, Bengaluru, Ahmadabad, Delhi, Nagpur, Kolkata, Kolhapur, Patna and Lucknow. You can select your preferred city while filling up the application form. The GDPI round is scheduled to be conducted in the month of March/ April.

Final Selection and Document Verification

The final selection is based on the overall profile of the candidate giving different weightages to various parameters mentioned in the table below-

ParameterWeightage given
Entarance Exam Score(CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/MAH CET)50%
Group Discussion (GD)10-15%
Personal Interview (PI)15%
Work Experience5%
Past Academic Records, Extra curricular achievements(sports or cultural), Academic & Gender Diversity15-20%

The institute prepares a final merit list based on stated parameters and document verification is done for the selected candidates. The documents that are required for verification are-

  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet'
  • Graduation Marksheet or Last year Graduation Marksheet (If in final year of graduation)
  • Degree and Passing Certificate
  • Work Experience Certificate as applicable

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SIES Mumbai Eligibility 2024

  • The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration with atleast 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from any of the Universities recognized by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline.
  • However for PDGM in Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical Management , the candidate must have studied biology/essential life/medical science/para medical subjects as one of their subject in 12th standard or in graduation.
  • The candidate should have appeared and scored well in any of the following examinations-CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/MAH CET.
  • Those who are in their final year or those who have completed their degree but are awaiting results can also apply provided they submit their marksheet and degree certificate latest by prescribed date.

Scholarships Offered at SIES Mumbai

  • SIES Education Assistance Trust (SEAT) inaugurated by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on August 15,2008 is an initiative by the institution to provide financial assistance to economically weaker students so as to ensure equal and inclusive education.This scholarship is provided to over 500 students of SIES institution whole across the country each year. Candidates are selected both on merit and their economic condition.
  • NISCHAL ISARANI Foundation Scholarship
  • Many other government scholarships are available as well which are applicable to SIES.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the seats available for each program?

There are total of 210 seats for core PGDM program , 30 for Biotechnological Management and 60 for Pharmaceutical Management.

Can I get direct admission at SIES College of Management Studies?

Yes, there are some limited seats available for those who are unable to secure admission through regular round. However, the fees for such seats is higher than the normal ones.

What is the eligibility criteria for PGDM program at SIESCOM?

A minimum of 50% aggregate marks in your bachelor's degree and you should have given one of the following entrance tests- CAT/XAT/CMAT/MAT/ATMA/MAH CET.

Is there any sectional cutoff for admissions at SIESCOM?

No, there is is not any sectional cutoff and only aggregate or overall marks scored by the candidate in entrance test are considered.

What is the last date to fill the application form ?

The last date for registration and filling up the form is 31 March, 2024.

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