How to get admission at IISM (Bachelor of Sports Management)?

IISM’s Bachelor of Sports Management program comes in two-fold prepping you for the industry just the way it should.

The course is specially designed to provide you with specialization into:

  • Management
  • Coaching

So, how to secure admission at IISM that offers this specialized degree program in association with University of Mumbai?

Know The Admission Process:

The stringent admission process at IISM aids in thorough scrutiny and 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.

It comprises of 3 rounds that facilitate in understanding the candidate’s liking & awareness towards the sports industry & their acumen for the business side of sports.

    • Round 1: Applying for the 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.

Inorder to know the selection and eligibility criteria, click here.

In order to know more and apply for SMAT, click here.

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

  • Round 2: 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 then be shortlisted to qualify for the next round, i.e. personal interaction.

  • Round 3: 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.

On conducting each round of SMAT-Essay-PI, a final list of selected candidates will be published on the IISM website including the waiting list.

The selected candidates will be also receive an offer letter from the institute to join.

From the date of sending the letter, the candidate will be given 15 days to pay the fees to block their seats, which would be on a first-come-first served basis. After 15 days the waiting lists’ candidates will be informed and they will also be offered 15 days to pay the fees.

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Throughout the process, if there’s any queries or doubts, each of our counsellors can be reached at: admissions@iismworld.com

Here’s wishing you good luck for all your future endeavours!

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