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K. J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research (SIMSR) was established in the year 1981 as a part of Somaiya Vidyavihar with the objective of providing holistic education in management and allied areas. The Institute was inaugurated by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the former Prime Minister of India, and is consistently ranked among the top 20 Management Institutes and top 10 private sector B-Schools in India. The Institute nestled in a 60 acre campus in the central suburbs of Mumbai offers full-time and part-time Masters and Post Graduate Programmes in Business Management, and Masters in Computer Applications.

All the programmes are approved by All India Council of Technical Education, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi and / or affiliated to University of Mumbai. The Institute strives continuously to accelerate and achieve the benchmarks and has already coveted the prestigious South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) accreditation by Association of Management Development Institutions of SouthAsia (AMDISA). The Institute is currently working for its accreditation to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). SIMSR is certified as ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 29990:2010 by Bureau Veritas Quality International. The Institute conducts Post Graduate Diploma in Management programmes, bundled with world class infrastructure and cutting edge pedagogy focusing on 360 degree development, where the student emerges as a successful corporate citizen.

SIMSR believes in providing quality education to its students, steeped in Indian ethos and value system. The Institute also offers Ph.D. Program in Management of the University of Mumbai and SNDT Women’s University (for women candidates only).

Apart from the regular programmes, the Institute offers customized and subject / industry specific certificate and executive development programmes for government bodies, companies, defense personnel and NGOs. The faculty undertake research and consultancy for both public and private organizations. The Institute maintains a healthy faculty student ratio of 1:15. The Institute has 100+ core faculty members, 35 of them have Ph.D; 28 faculty members are at various stages of completing Ph.D. A majority of the faculty members have rich industry experience. Faculty have published papers in 42 International Journals and 8 National Journals during academic year 2014-15. Papers were also presented in 36 International Conferences and 8 National Conferences.

The Institute has international tie ups for student /faculty exchange programmes.