About Us

College Description

SCMS group that has grown from a single institution under the Prathap Foundation for Education & Training to a group of ten distinct institutions in various disciplines has proved true the vision of its founder Chairman, Dr G P C Nayar. Prathap Foundation for Education & Training was established in 1976 by Dr G.P.C. Nayar, with the objective of setting high standards in professional education. Over the years, the Foundation has become one of the leading promoters of academic institutions in the country.


The School of Communication and Management Studies, (SCMS) established by the Foundation in the year of its inception has, over the years, zoomed to national eminence as a premier Business School.

The Foundation is today a prominent multi-disciplinary promoter of academic institutions of excellence in professional education.


The SCMS Advantage

Library– The expansive library is spread over 6,732 sq. ft. and hosts more than 22,701 books and 1,256 bound volumes. Students also have resources like CDs, videos and project report in management and related areas at their disposal. One can also benefit from the library’s subscription to 220 leading international and national journals. The best of online information resources are available to students through the “PROQUEST” database. And to top it all, the library also has a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) system.


Computer Center– The modern IT infrastructure at SCMS supports one of the largest single networks in Kerala. 600 PCs, three labs with 400 systems, a campus and six hostels that boast WiFi connectivity are some of its sterling features. Students can also look forward to 24-hour high-speed connectivity with 10 MBPS broadband internet connection.


Teaching Aids– Modern teaching aids take their place of pride in classrooms that lead to a better learning environment. High-end presentation equipment is a hallmark of all classrooms and teaching areas. Innovative gadgets are also used to make lectures more interesting, interactive and engaging for students.



Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (10 + 2 + 3) in any discipline with the minimum of 50% aggregate marks from a recognized Indian or foreign university. Candidates in their final year of Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply (provided that aggregate up to the final year must be 50% or above), subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

The Institute considers CAT/MAT/XAT/CMAT/GMAT scores for admissions to its PGDM (equivalent to MBA) programme. Based on merit, candidates who qualify on various parameters (CAT/ MAT etc. scores, graduation scores) will be called for Group Discussion, Personal Interview and Written Test to be held at SCMS Campus and possibly other cities in India.


The admission is based on the following parameters:


Previous Academic Performance – Candidates’ academic performance at the undergraduate level, 12th and 10th levels will be reckoned for consideration for admission.


Written Test – Candidates will be given a situation to assess and give their response. Time allowed for the test will be for a maximum of 15 minutes.


Group Discussion – The group discussion is generally held for about 25 minutes in which a maximum of 10 candidates participate in each group and interact with each other on a given topic. The candidates are evaluated by a panel on their initiative, logical content, group behaviour, communication etc.


Personal Interview – It is a one to one interview between the candidate and a panel for about 10-15 minutes in which a candidate is evaluated on his personality, communication ability, functional knowledge, general awareness, orientation for management course etc.


During personal interview candidate may be asked about his/her background, strengths and weaknesses, career objectives, reasons for joining PGDM (equivalent to MBA) course, subjects studied at undergraduate.


Following documents are required to be submitted along with application form:

  • Mark List of Class X
  • Mark List of Class XII
  • Mark List of Graduation (all years/ semesters)
  • Scorecard of CAT/GMAT/XAT/CMAT /MAT whichever applicable
  • Work Experience certificate (if applicable)
  • Two passport sized colour photographs
  • Graduate Degree equivalence from AIU for NRI Students


Note: All rules regarding selection are common to the PGDM+MBA Programmers. Please feel free to call the admission help desk for any queries at the following numbers:

Mobile    : +91 9339344436

You can also email us at [email protected] or visit the website

College Campus:


Campus and Faculty:

SCMS, Cochin takes pride in its eminent and highly experienced faculty as they constitute the backbone of our Institutes.


Over the last 16 years, SCMS has created an intellectual community of 95 full-time faculty members drawn from industry and academia, renowned for their excellent teaching skills and contribution to management education through the creation of new knowledge. They not only have a rich count of published papers and books to their credit, but many among them are also much sought after for conducting MDP’s and offering research support and consultancy by leading organizations in India.


Our Faculty, popularly known as ‘mentors’ will enthuse, challenge and provoke you to think out of the box in order to develop in you the art of critical thinking and holistic decision making.

College Rank:

  • Ranked 51st in ‘Top 100 B-school Survey 2014’ by Business Today
  • Ranked 63rd in ‘Top 100 B-school Survey 2014’ by Business World

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SCMS has separate and outstanding accommodation facilities for boys and girls. The new girls’ hostel in Prathap Nagar itself boasts of a capacity to host 300 students. Enhanced with modern amenities it has both AC and non-AC accommodation to choose from.

College Placement:

Whirlpool, The Hindu, XL Dynamic, FCB-Ulka, Deloitte, Practo, IKYA, Decathlon, Ujjivan Financial Services, TCS, Allianz Cornhill, Anabatic Technologies, CMA CGM, Desai Group, Eastern Condiments, Eli Lilly, Envestnet, GIC Housing Finance, IBS Software, Khimji Ramdas, Magma Fincorp, Maveric System, Naukri, Next Education, Preethi, Prione, Reliance Capital Asset, Royal bank of Scotland, SIB, Simplotel, Suntech Business, Suyati Tech, Sumega, TVS&Sons, Wep solution, Blue Star, ITC, Thomas Cook, Indian Overseas Bank, Axis Bank, South Indian Bank, Asian Paints, Vodafone, HIDESIGN, InfoEdge India Ltd., BOROE, HCL, IDBI Bank,m Madura Fashion & Lifestylem, Sutherland Global Services, CMA CGM Shared Services India Pvt. Ltd.

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  • Highest: 7.03 Lakhs/Annum
  • Average: 4.00 Lakhs/Annum
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