Admissions at IISM

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IISM is India’s first of its kind & pioneer in Sports Management Education. We aim at providing a deeper perspective to the ideas and practice of management to the students.

The stringent admission process at IISM aids in thorough scrutiny. The process has been specifically designed to accommodate students who can be transformed into astute thought leaders, ready to take on the challenges of the sports corporate world, both in India and abroad.

The admission process comprises of 3 rounds that facilitates in understanding the candidate’s liking & awareness towards the sports industry & their acumen for the business side of sports.

Admission Process

Master of Sports Management / PGP in Sports & Wellness Management
Round1

APPLY THROUGH SMAT

SMAT – Sports Management Admission Test is an online entrance test to apply for admission at IISM.

The test is specially designed to cater to a very specific domain – i.e. sports management. The test focuses on candidate’s liking & awareness towards the sports industry & their acumen for the business side of sports.

The candidates shall be shortlisted based on the test results & get qualified for the next round, i.e. SoP submission.

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APPLY WITH YOUR MAH-CET SCORES

Post-Graduate aspirants can apply with MAH-CET scores, keeping the following criteria in mind:
• Candidate must have obtained 55 percentile (Open category) and 45 percentile (Reserved Category), in the MAH-CET test, to get a waiver from appearing for the SMAT test.

The application process is no different than the regular one, the only difference here is that the first step of applying becomes registering through MAH-CET scores. The candidates shall be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. SoP submission.

Round2

SoP SUBMISSION

On successfully completing Round 1, candidates are qualified for the Round 2 that requires them to submit a “Statement Of Purpose (SoP)” for joining the post graduate program at IISM. A questionnaire will be provided to the shortlisted candidates to write the SoP.

While the SMAT test score or the candidate’s resume help an interviewer in understanding their past achievements, it doesn’t suffice the need of scrutinising their interest and need for the management degree, especially in sports management.

The SoP document thus supports the interviewer in clearly assessing candidate’s career goals and their purpose of pursuing this course.

It’s essential for a candidate to strike a good balance between their technical abilities and the managerial potential to work in this field. Read more about how to write an effective SoP here.

The candidates shall be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. personal interview.

Round3

PERSONAL INTERVIEW

On successfully completing Round 1 & 2, candidates are further called for a personal round of interview to assess their skills, knowledge & passion for the degree they wish to build a career with.

It is a critical step in the admissions process, aimed at knowing a candidate more intimately – assessing their clarity of thoughts & future goals. It facilitates evaluation of candidate’s interpersonal and soft skills.

The personal interview represents a prime opportunity to put a face and personality to the name and credentials on candidate’s score, application form and the submitted SoP, and also helps the candidates to express their academic, personal, and professional accomplishments, experiences, and intentions of joining the course. Read more about what to expect at the PI round & how to crack it, here.

Bachelor of Sports Management

Admission Process

MSM/PGPS & WM

APPLY THROUGH SMAT

SMAT – Sports Management Admission Test is an online entrance test to apply for admission at IISM.

The test is specially designed to cater to a very specific domain – i.e. sports management. The test focuses on candidate’s liking & awareness towards the sports industry & their acumen for the business side of sports.

The candidates shall be shortlisted based on the test results & get qualified for the next round, i.e. SoP submission.

Know more about smat

APPLY WITH YOUR MAH-CET SCORES

Post-Graduate aspirants can apply with MAH-CET scores, keeping the following criteria in mind:
• Candidate must have obtained 55 percentile (Open category) and 45 percentile (Reserved Category), in the MAH-CET test, to get a waiver from appearing for the SMAT test.

The application process is no different than the regular one, the only difference here is that the first step of applying becomes registering through MAH-CET scores. The candidates shall be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. SoP submission.

SoP SUBMISSION

On successfully completing Round 1, candidates are qualified for the Round 2 that requires them to submit a “Statement Of Purpose (SoP)” for joining the post graduate program at IISM. A questionnaire will be provided to the shortlisted candidates to write the SoP.

While the SMAT test score or the candidate’s resume help an interviewer in understanding their past achievements, it doesn’t suffice the need of scrutinising their interest and need for the management degree, especially in sports management.

The SoP document thus supports the interviewer in clearly assessing candidate’s career goals and their purpose of pursuing this course.

It’s essential for a candidate to strike a good balance between their technical abilities and the managerial potential to work in this field. Read more about how to write an effective SoP here.

The candidates shall be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. personal interview.

PERSONAL INTERVIEW

On successfully completing Round 1 & 2, candidates are further called for a personal round of interview to assess their skills, knowledge & passion for the degree they wish to build a career with.

It is a critical step in the admissions process, aimed at knowing a candidate more intimately – assessing their clarity of thoughts & future goals. It facilitates evaluation of candidate’s interpersonal and soft skills.

The personal interview represents a prime opportunity to put a face and personality to the name and credentials on candidate’s score, application form and the submitted SoP, and also helps the candidates to express their academic, personal, and professional accomplishments, experiences, and intentions of joining the course. Read more about what to expect at the PI round & how to crack it, here.

BSM

SMAT Test:

SMAT – Sports Management Admission Test is an online entrance test to apply for admission at IISM.

The test is specially designed to cater to a very specific domain – i.e. sports management. The test focuses on candidate’s liking & awareness towards the sports industry & their acumen for the business side of sports. The candidates shall be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. Essay Submission.

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Essay Submission

On successfully completing Round 1, candidates are qualified for the Round 2 that requires them to submit an “Essay” for joining the under-graduate program at IISM. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with a topic for them to submit their essay on.

SMAT score alone doesn’t suffice the need of understanding candidate’s interest and need for the management degree, especially in sports management.

Essay submission helps in understanding what are the kind of experiences that’ve shaped up their belief & what drives them to be successful.

It is pivotal for a comprehensive review process and helps in clearly assessing candidate’s career goals and potential.

The candidate has to submit an essay about his liking in sports and why he want to pursue a career in sport management based on the pointers given to them.

In order to craft a powerful essay, here’s what you need to keep in mind. The candidates shall be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. personal interaction.

Personal Interaction

On successfully completing Round 1 & 2, candidates are further called for a personal interaction to assess their skills, knowledge & passion for the degree they wish to build a career with.

It is a critical step in the admissions process, aimed at knowing a candidate more intimately – assessing their clarity of thoughts & future goals. It facilitates evaluation of candidate’s interpersonal and soft skills.

The personal interaction represents a prime opportunity to put a face and personality to the name and credentials on candidate’s score, application form and Essay, and also helps the candidates to express their academic and personal accomplishments, experiences, and intentions of joining the course.

The focus of the interaction can vary from educational achievements of the candidates to their hobbies and interest.

Read more about what to expect at the PI round, here.

Admission Calender

Admissions for academic year 2019-20 for our offerings in Bachelor of sports management ; Master of sports management and Post Graduate program in sports & wellness management, have now officially commenced.

Last Date of Registration Exam Date Results Declaration Essay / SoP submission Panel Interview Final Merit List Last date of Fee Payment
10th Dec 2018 20th Dec 2018 21st Dec 2018 24th Dec 2018 2nd Jan 2019 3rd Jan 2019 2nd Feb 2019
Last Date of Registration Exam Date Results Declaration Essay / SoP submission Panel Interview Final Merit List Last date of Fee Payment
29th Dec 2018 7th Jan 2019 8th Jan 2019 11th Jan 2019 22nd Jan 2019 23rd Jan 2019 20th Feb 2019
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