The 'Institute of Management', previously known as Nirma Institute of Management, is a constituent of the distinguished Nirma University. It has now invited applications for its full time MBA programme for the year 2015.
Eligibility Criteria for admissions in NIRMA University:
A three-year bachelor's degree (10+2+3) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. Candidates appearing in the final year of the Bachelors Degree and completing all requirement for obtaining the degree by June 25th, 2015 can also apply provided they furnish the proof of having met with the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2015. The candidates failed to meet the minimum eligibility criteria will be asked to withdraw from the programme. The tuition fee paid by such candidates will be forfeited unless such vacant seats are filled by other candidates.
Important Dates for admission in NIRMA University:
- Offline & Online Application form available: 10th October 2014
- Last date for submitting the form: 15th December 2014
- Short-listing of the Candidates: January/February 2015
- Written Communication Test/Personal Interview : March 2015
- Final Selection: April 2015
- Commencement of the Programme: End of June 2015
No. of seats at NIRMA University: 240
Note: Fifteen percent of the intake is allocated for admission to NRI/NRI sponsored students. Over and above fifteen percent seats are also allocated to Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Foreign Students / Children of Indian workers of Gulf countries and South East Asia.
How to Apply for admission in NIRMA University:
Applicants are required to appear for Common Admission Test [CAT 2014] conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM).
Online Application Form -
Online application form can be downloaded from the website. Fill in the on line application form and submit it along with an online payment of Rs.1500/- by credit card / debit card / net banking.
NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign Students/Person of Indian Origin/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates should make a payment of Rs. 5000/- or US$ 115 as processing fee. The online application form will be open for registration and submission till December 15, 2014. IMNU admission brochure can be downloaded from the site.
Offline Application Form -
The candidates can download the application form from the site and needs to be submitted along with a DD of Rs. 1500/- drawn in favour of “Institute of Management, Nirma University” and payable at Ahmedabad. NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign Students/Person of Indian Origin/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates should submit the application along with DD for Rs. 5000/- or US$ 115 as processing fee.
Application forms can also be directly obtained from the Institute on payment of Rs. 1500/. NRI/NRI Sponsored /Foreign Students/Person of Indian Origin/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates should enclose a bank draft for Rs. 3,500/- or US$ 80 along with the completed application form in addition to the regular application processing fee of Rs. 1500/- or US$ 35.
Selection process for admission in NIRMA University:
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in different components of Common Admission Test will be called for Personal Interview and a Written Test (to test the written communication skill). The interview and the test will be conducted in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Pune. The candidates will be be finally selected for admission based on the candidates' performance in the CAT, Personal Interview, Written Communication Test, Academic Performance in X, XII and graduation.
The following weightage will be given for each component of the selection criteria:
- Common Admission Test : 60%
- Personal Interview : 20%
- Written Communication Test: 10%
- Academic Performance: 10%
An additional score up to 5 points will also be given for full-time relevant work experience in a professional organization.