Mumbai, Maharashtra

SP Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR)

by Tanaya Ahirrao 35 April 16, 2024

A prominent B-school that is frequently rated among the best in India is SPJIMR Mumbai. It's tough to get a place here, therefore, you, as an aspirant must grasp the cut-off trends. This blog explores the SPJIMR category-wise cut-offs, using data from previous years to assist you in estimating your success.

SP Jain Cutoffs 

The PGDM programme cut-offs of the Mumbai-based SP Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) have been trending downward from 2022 to 2024. The CAT cut-off for students in the general category was 92% in 2022 and 85% in 2023. The percentile for the 2024–2026 batch has decreased by 7 points.

GMAT results from September 30, 2019, to September 30, 2024, and CAT results from 2021, 2022, and 2023 are accepted by SPJIMR. The GMAT may be submitted via the GMAC site, and the deadline for submitting it was December 31, 2022, for the 2023–2025 entrance cycle. The GMAT New Focus Edition is also accepted by SPJIMR for the 2024 entrance cycle.

SP Jain CAT Cutoffs

CAT 2023 Sectional CutoffsVARCDILRQA


CAT Percentile75757585

SP Jain GMAT Cutoffs

Entrance TestSectionalOverall
GMAT (Jan 1, 2021 to Dec 31, 2023)VerbalQuantitative-
GMAT Percentile757585

SP Jain GMAT (Focus Edition) Cutoffs

Entrance TestSectional
GMAT Focus Edition (Nov-Dec 2023)VerbalQuantitativeData Insights-
GMAT Percentile75757585

SP Jain Past 3 Year Trends

CategoryPGDM (CAT 2021)PGDM (CAT 2022)PGDM (CAT 2023)
General (All India)929285
OBCNot applicable*Not applicable*Not applicable*
SCNot applicable*Not applicable*Not applicable*
STNot applicable*Not applicable*Not applicable*
EWSNot applicable*Not applicable*Not applicable*

*SPJIMR does not have a reservation system based on caste, gender, or state.

Also Read: SP Jain Admission Process

  • It is important to note that cut-offs are only the beginning. Selection is also heavily influenced by other factors, such as academic standing, professional experience, and performance in group discussions (GD) and personal interviews (PI).
  • To maximize your chances of final selection, concentrate on achieving high scores in all three CAT sections (VARC, DILR, and QA).
  • Do a lot of research on SPJIMR's selection procedure and get ready for the GD and PI phases.

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Q. What is the cut off for SP Jain College Mumbai?

A. SP Jain overall CAT cutoff was 85 percentile in 2023. In 2024, it is expected to be similar to last year.

Q. Does SP Jain have OBC quota?

A. SP Jian Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) is strictly based on merit. Having said that, it is important to note that SPJIMR does not have any quota, management or otherwise.

Q. What scores are accepted by SPJIMR?

A. SPJIMR accepts a minimum CAT percentile of 85 overall, while the sectional cutoffs are 75 percentile.

Q. Is SP Jain easy to crack?

A. If we talk about Cutoffs, SP Jain is much easier to crack than the to IIMs that compete with it. Because if you want to have a call from old IIMs then you have to get 99+ percentile. On the other hand, for SP Jain you can get the call at even 85 percentile. Although, SPJIMR has a record of placements at par with the top IIMs, it also considers profile-based calls for final shortlisting of students.

Q. Can I get into SP Jain with low academics?

A. SPJIMR has clearly stated that they expect a consistent academic background. Or, they also prefer an upward moving graph in academics. However, they also consider purely profile based calls. Hence, you might get a shortlist from SP Jain incase you have an exceptional profile or CAT score.

Q. How many seats are there in SP Jain Mumbai?

A. SPJIMR has an intake of 270 students. Moreover, an additional intake of 36 students is also sanctioned for foreign nationals and PIO/OCI.

Q. What is the rank of SPJIMR in the world?

A. SPJIMR has secured the 40th spot globally. It is one of the 7 Indian B-schools to make it to the QS Global MBA rankings in 2023. The other 6 B-schools are IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta, ISB, IIM Indore, and IIM Lucknow.

Q. Does SP Jain consider 12th marks?

A. Academics plays an important role when it comes to SP Jain. Performance in 10th, 12th and every year of graduation is considered by SP Jain in the selection process.


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