Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM), Hyderabad Admission Process

  Hyderabad   AICTE, NAAC   ESTD 1993
  Hyderabad   AICTE, NAAC   ESTD 1993


Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management Admissions 2022

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM) is located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The institute was established by the Vignana Jyothi Educational Society in 1993. VJIM, Hyderabad offers a two-year course of PGDM and PGDM in General Management).

  • Admission to the institute can be made through a score of CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/ATMA/GMAT.
  • Final admission is offered on the basis of performance in Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds.
  • The application form can be filled in online or offline modes.

VJIM Hyderabad Admission Highlights 2022

Name of the Institute Vignan Jyothi Institute of Management [VJIM], Hyderabad
Type of Institute Private
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance Based
Name of the Entrance Exam CAT/MAT/GMAT/ATMA 
Application Process Online/Offline
Application Fee INR. 1000/-
Scholarship Yes
Hostel Yes

VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Admission 2022

Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management (VJIM), Hyderabad offers PGDM in Regular and General Management streams. To be eligible for admission a candidate must belong to any of the four categories:

  • Graduate from any recognized university.
  • Graduate or Postgraduate degree having work experience of a private organization.
  • Candidates sponsored by Vignana Jyothi Institute.
  • Working executives from Government departments and PSUs, having more than five years of experience.
Duration 2 Years
Basic Eligibility Criteria Graduation
Basic Admission Criteria Entrance Test + PI
Tuition Fee INR. 7,50,000/-

VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Eligibility

  • Any graduate with a minimum of 50% marks in graduation.
  • A valid score in any All India Management Entrance Test like CAT/MAT/XAT or ATMA/CMAT or GMAT.

VJIM Hyderabad PGDM Selection Process

Admission will be granted on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the entrance exam followed by a Personal Interview.

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of following parameters:

  • VJIM will consider aggregate scores and not sectional scores of the applicants in the acceptable entrance exams for shortlisting.
  • VJIM will short-list the candidates for PI round based on their best available test scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/ATMA.
  • Applicants may submit more than one entrance test score. VJIM will consider the best test score for shortlisting.
  • Although the shortlisting cut-offs will be different for different entrance exams, a minimum 50 percentile is required in the entrance exam for shortlisting
  • VJIM may also allow all the applicants to participate in the PI process without shortlisting and then prepare a final merit list for admission on the basis of weights awarded to them.

Once a candidate has submitted her/his application form and is shortlisted, s/he will be required to appear for a personal interview. The Personal Interview will be conducted either on campus or at a specified location along with documents.

The selection criteria will be based on a Composite Score derived from weights as depicted in the table below:

Criteria Weights Assigned
Class X 5
Class XII 5
Graduation 15
All India Test Scores 40
Personal Interview 30
Work Experience 5

It should be noted that each National Level Test will be scaled deferentially to accommodate relative variability in difficulty levels of different test scores.

VJIM Hyderabad Executive PGDM (BA) Admission 2022

VJIM offers an Executive PGDM course in Business Analytics for a period of 15 months.

Duration 15 Months
Type Weekend/Online Program
Basic Eligibility Criteria Gradation
Basic Admission Criteria Merit-based

VJIM Hyderabad Executive PGDM (BA) Eligibility

  • An applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • A minimum of 2 years of work experience. 

VJIM Hyderabad Executive PGDM (BA) Selection Criteria

Admission will be granted on the basis of merit followed by a personal interview.

VJIM Hyderabad How to Apply?

To apply for admission, the candidates can register either online or offline.

For online registration, the candidates must visit the official website of VJIM. 

The application forms can also be obtained in person from the university campus.

Online Mode

  • Visit the official website.
  • Register.
  • Proceed to the application form.
  • Enter personal details.
  • Enter academic qualifications.
  • Upload the necessary documents.
  • Pay the registration fees of INR. 1000/-
  • Submit the form.

Offline Mode

The filled-in application form can be printed and submitted with the necessary enclosures to the VJIM campus either directly or via post along with a payment of INR. 1000/- as application fee.


Q. Does the institute offer Hostel Accommodation?

Ans. Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management offers hostel accommodations. There are separate boarding facilities for men and women. The programs at VJIM are fully residential. Boarders are provided with well-furnished rooms. Hostel facilities provided at VJIM give the participants a homely atmosphere that strengthens the sense of belonging.

Q. Does VJIM select only by cut-off scores in CAT/XAT/GMAT of candidates for the second stage (PI)?

Ans. No, For Admissions, VJIM intends not to shortlist 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.

Q. Can a graduate of PGDM at VJIM pursue PhD programme in India or abroad?

Ans. Of course, they can. The 2 year PGDM of VJIM is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities(AIU) as equivalent to 2 years full-time Masters Degree (MBA) and hence PGDM students of VJIM could pursue Ph.D. in India or abroad.

Q. Does the college offer placements?

Ans. The institute does offer placements. The Average Salary in VJIM Placement stood at INR. 5.50 LPA and the Highest Salary was INR.9.75 LPA.

Top Recruiters included Arcesium, Asian Paints, Amul, Colgate Palmolive, Deloitte, HDFC, ICICI, NinjaCart, Bandhan Bank, Berger, Mahindra, Flipkart, GGK Technologies among others.