I have worked in my family owned business for the past three years – will this experience be considered?
If this experience is full-time and if you can support this with relevant documents in your application, you can apply. The quality and relevance of your experience in your business will be critical. You will still have to furnish recommendations. Recommendations from your father, friends and family will not be accepted. You should furnish recommendation from people with whom you have a strictly professional interaction like your clients, vendors etc.
VJIM would accept good scores of CAT / XAT / MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT.
Work experience should be full-time. Part-time work experience will not be considered.
VJIM proposes to launch new sectoral specializations in Pharma, Banking & Financial Services and Business Analytics.
No, VJIM does not guarantee placements. However, every effort is made by the Training and Placements Office to assist students in finding and securing their ideal career opportunities.
How was the placement scenario this year? Which are the companies that recruited this year? What was the average salary offered?
VJIM currently has an intake of 240 seats. The break up is as follows:
- PGDM – 180 Seats
- PGDM (General) – 60 Seats
The Placement season begins during the initial phase of the second year of the PGDM programme.
All the PGDM programmes are approved by AICTE.
Yes, the Summer Internship Programme is an important aspect of Management Education at VJIM.
VJIM offers 2 year full-time regular PGDM programmes:
- PGDM (General)
Once the PI process has been successfully completed, we will give offer letter to the candidate”. With this Offer Letter, a student can apply to any National or Private Bank.
Financial Aid is provided to students in the form of tuition waivers, scholarships and loans. The details of scholarships availed to students are available on our website. And Student loans are available through leading National and Private Banks.
VJIM should receive your acceptance within 7 working days from the date of the offer along with the registration fee.
No. The Registration fee is part of the academic fees.
You may accept the offer made by remitting a registration fee of Rs.50,000/- as instructed in the offer letter received by you.
Tuition fees can be paid in two instalments.
As a part of the admission process, all the candidates will be interviewed.
Please obtain DD favoring “Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management” payable at Hyderabad from any Nationalized or Private bank.
To know more about the above mentioned, please log on to
- CAT : Link to IIM-CAT
- XAT : Link to XAT Online
- GMAT: Link to GMAT Website
- MAT : link to AIMA-India
VJIM students had 100% placement record consistently for the last several years. (More details are available in “Placements” page of our website).
Of course they can. The 2 year PGDM of VJIM is recognized by Association of Indian Universities(AIU) as equivalent to 2 year full-time Masters Degree (MBA) and hence PGDM students of VJIM could pursue PhD in India or abroad.
All banks in India sanction Educational Loans to students liberally based on our offer letters. Selected students can directly approach any of the Nationalized/Pvt. Sector Banks for Educational loan. HDFC Credila is associated with VJIM for providing educational loans.
No. VJIM has only the merit channel, without any quotas or reservations.
Yes, VJIM offers specialization in all the above functional areas subject to certain requisites but the option in the 2nd year lies with the student who is offered a basket of electives to choose from.
No, The test scores cannot be waived under any circumstances.
Yes, In such a system it would be different because a candidate with a good Professional degree and considerable work-experience may stand a better chance of getting selected. However, it is compulsory for every candidate to have the minimum cut-off percentile in CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT is 50%
No, For Admissions, VJIM intends not to short list students for PI. All the applicants would be given a fair chance to appear for the Personal Interview and a due weightage would be given for academic record, CAT/XAT/MAT/ATMA/CMAT scores, professional qualifications, work experience, and performance in the personal interview.
Should all candidates screened for the second stage of the Admissions process (PI) travel to Hyderabad to attend interviews?
No, For Admissions, VJIM would hold PI at different centers across the country viz ( tentatively list includes: Bhubhaneshwar, New Delhi,Lucknow, Raipur, Nagpur, Trivandrum, Kochi, Jamshedpur, Chennai and across Andhra Pradesh in towns like Guntur, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Tirupati, Kurnool, Warangal, Vishakhapatnam, Rajahmundry). We are envisaging to add more centres subject to sufficient number of applications from these places
No but, upon registration, the prospectus and the application form would be given to the student.
An aspirant can apply to VJIM through hard-copy of Handbook of Information from PI Centers/VJIM Campus/by Post or accesses the soft copy on our website. All applicants have to submit the Application Form either online/in-person. Payments can also be made by means of Demand Draft on any bank or pay in cash or online payment option given in our website.
The Application fee is Rs.1, 000/- for all the PGDM Programs.
The Prospectus or Handbook or e-brochure of Information for Admissions can be downloaded from the website https://vjim.edu.in/. Also, they are available at all the PI centers on the scheduled dates and in VJIM, Hyderabad. Upon request, the prospectus would also be sent to the candidate by post after the payment of application fee.