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SJIM Bangalore: Interview with Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ (Director)

SJIM Bangalore: Interview with Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ (Director)

Edited By Piyush Chaudhary | Updated on Mar 27, 2023 04:13 PM IST | #SJIM Bangalore

St. Joseph’s Institute of Management Bangalore is one institute from a group of St. Joseph’s colleges. The institute is a member of International Association of Jesuit Business Schools (IAJBS) and Xavier Association of Management Institutions (XAMI). SJIM Bangalore offers postgraduate and doctoral level programmes in the field of management. The SJIM PGDM programme is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with dual specialization in domains like Finance, Marketing, Human Resources Management, and Operations & Supply Chain Management. For admission to the PGDM programme, aspirants need to meet the eligibility criteria and have a valid score in one of the exams: CAT/ CMAT/ XAT/ MAT/ GMAT.

SJIM Bangalore: Interview with Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ (Director)
SJIM Bangalore: Interview with Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ (Director)

Careers360 in this interview with Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ, Director at St. Joseph’s Institute of Management Bangalore. In his interview Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ has shared various details about SJIM’s vision, mission, courses, admission process, internships, placements, facilities, etc. Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ has also answered many questions related to St. Joseph’s Institute of Management student life. To know more about SJIM Bangalore go through the complete interview of Rev Dr Manoj D’Souza, SJ with Careers360.

Careers360: Tell us something about the institute; when it was set up, vision and mission.

Answer: St. Joseph's Institute of Management (SJIM) was established in 1968, and it is a Jesuit-run B-School located in Bangalore. Our vision is to create leaders who are responsible, ethical, and socially committed, and our mission is to provide an excellent education to our students through innovative teaching methods, industry-focused curriculum, and holistic development.

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Careers360: Tell us something about the admission process?

Answer: The admission process for our PGDM program involves submitting an online application form, appearing for the entrance exam (CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT/GMAT), and participating in a personal interview and micro presentation. We also consider past academic records, work experience, and extracurricular activities. The selection is done purely on merit basis.

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Careers360: What kind of infrastructure can students expect at the institute? Please elaborate?

Answer: SJIM has a modern infrastructure that includes a well-stocked library, state-of-the-art computer labs, gallery classrooms, and seminar halls equipped with audio-visual aids. We also have a fully functional cafeteria, hostel facilities, a fitness center, and a basketball court.

Careers360: There is a lot of stress that is being made with regard to interaction with the industry as well as companies that recruit. What are the steps being taken by the institute in this direction?

Answer: At SJIM, we emphasize the importance of industry interaction and ensure that our students have ample opportunities to interact with industry experts, participate in workshops, conclaves and attend guest lectures. We have tie-ups with leading organizations that offer live projects, internships, and placements to our students.

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Careers360: Internships are now mandatory as per AICTE guidelines. Does the institute help students with this? If yes, how?

Answer: Yes, SJIM helps its students with internships by providing them with support and guidance to secure internships with leading companies. We also have a placement cell that facilitates internships and ensures that students receive the necessary exposure and experience.

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Careers360: Can you please share details if there is any collaboration with universities abroad?

Answer: SJIM has collaborated with several international universities to provide our students with an international exposure and learning experience. We have academic collaborations with universities in the USA, Europe and Asia.

Careers360: Please share placement statistics with information on the average package, highest and lowest package, number of students placed and details of companies that have recruited.

Answer: SJIM has an excellent placement record, with our students being placed in top-tier companies across various sectors. Our average package for this year has been Rs. 9 lakhs per annum, with the highest offered package being Rs. 22 lakhs per annum. Nearly 100% of our students get placed, with companies like Deloitte, KPMG, Amazon, Goldman Sachs, TCS, EY, etc. recruiting our students.

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As a basic selection procedure first of all you will have to submit your marks , if you meet the cut off, then all the shortlisted candidates are invited for MBA selection round, these selection round includes written ability test, group discussion and personal interview. Thus you will have to submit marksheet after which the interview process will be taking place.


You have Tagged SJIM i.e St. Joseph's Institute of Management , so I am answering you with respect to that only.

  • St. Joseph's Institute of Management is a private institute.

  • It is graduate school of business.

  • It is located in Bangalore, India.

  • It is autonomous

  • It was established in 1968

  • It has been rated AAA by careers360

  • It offers 2 year full-time PGDM program and 2 Executive programs which is approved by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi i.e AICTE .

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