NMIMS – Admissions

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) offers five full-time MBA programs in various specializations and one Executive MBA course. The score of the standardized aptitude test NMAT by GMAC exam scores is required for admission to the MBA programs. After the initial evaluation on the basis of academic qualifications and the entrance test scores, the shortlisted candidates are invited for a Case Discussion and Personal Interview.  

NMIMS Admission Process 2020

Registration for admission to the various programs at NMIMS is done online and submission of the application form is performed offline. Following are some of the  important aspects of the admission process:

  • MBA program applicants get shortlisted on the basis of NMAT by GMAC entrance score
  • Final selection of candidates for the MBA program takes into consideration the candidates’ performance in the CD (Case Discussion) and PI(Personal Interview)
  • Candidates applying for Part-time MBA should possess the requisite experience in the relevant field
  • GMAT/ GRE scores are acceptable for admission to Dual-degree MBA course
  • Admission to Executive MBA program is based on the applicants’ educational qualification, academic achievements and work experience besides the written test and personal interview 

NMIMS Admission Dates 2020

Important Dates for MBA/PGDM program

Announcement of NMAT resultJanuary 23, 2020
Registration for Personal InterviewJanuary 24 to 29, 2020
Conduct of CD/ PIFebruary 1 to 21, 2020
Declaration of 1st Merit List (on website after 5.00 pm)February 24, 2020 (MBA),
March 7, 2020 (PGDM)
Payment of fees (I Merit List)February 25 to March 7, 2020 (MBA)
March 9 to 21, 2020 (PGDM)
Declaration of II merit listMarch 11, 2020 (MBA)
March 25, 2020 (PGDM)
Payment of fees (II Merit List)March 12 to 23, 2020 (MBA)
March 26 to April 8, 2020 (PGDM)
Declaration of III merit listApril 11, 2020 (PGDM)
Payment of fees (III Merit List)April 13 to 22, 2020 (PGDM)

MBA Program – Mumbai Campus

Registration, Inauguration Programme at NMIMS (Commencement of Programme)June 8, 2020
Closure of AdmissionJune 24, 2020

NMIMS MBA Admission 2020 

For MBA program

Admission to MBA program is based on NMAT by GMAC test score. The standardized aptitude test is conducted by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). For the shortlisted candidates, Case Discussion and Personal Interview are held in Mumbai, Bengaluru/ Hyderabad (if required). NMAT by GMAC is held at selected centres. 

MBA Part-time

Applicants for the part-time MBA program should possess a minimum of 2-years’ work experience with a social organization, either as full-time staff or as a volunteer or a minimum 2-years’ work experience in corporate/ administrative/ business entities.

MBA Part-time
SpecializationEligibility Criteria


Graduate from a recognized university

Information Systems
Operations Management
Human Resource Management
Social Entrepreneurship

 MBA Full-time

MBA Full-time
SpecializationEligibility Criteria
GeneralBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks
Human Resource
Pharmaceutical Management

Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BSc and MSc in Biotechnology from a recognized University with minimum 50% aggregate


Post Graduate degree in Economics, Psychology and Sociology


BTech/BE in Bio-Tech or Bio-Medical

LawGraduates with 3 or 5 years LLB degree programs from recognized University


Qualified Chartered Accountants/ Cost Accountants/ Company Secretaries

Real Estate ManagementBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University

 MBA Dual degree

Candidates must have a valid GMAT score (minimum 650)/ GRE score (minimum 319), GMAT score for the last 5years will be considered

CourseEligibility Criteria
MBA in Decision Sciences & Analytics &  MS in Business Analytics & Information ManagementBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from recognized University with minimum 50% in aggregate

Candidates shall have taken Mathematics at the pre-university level (10+2) or equivalent exam and English proficiency result

NMIMS E-MBA Admission 2020

For E-MBA program

  • Candidates for E-MBA program are selected on their educational qualifications, academic record, work experience, a written test and personal interview
  • They should possess at least 5-years or more work experience either in a managerial or a supervisory capacity
CourseEligibility Criteria
E-MBAGraduation in any discipline from a recognized university

For E-MBA in Pharmaceutical Management program

E-MBA in pharmaceutical management selection comprises the following components:

  • A written test on Pharma – 50 Marks
  • Personal Interview – 50 Marks
  • Total – 100 Marks
CourseEligibility Criteria
E-MBA in Pharmaceutical ManagementGraduate in any discipline from a reputed university and 3-years work experience in a pharmaceutical company

Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship

Applicants are selected based on the performance in the Essay test and Personal Interview conducted by the institute.

CourseEligibility Criteria
Diploma in Social EntrepreneurshipGraduation from a recognized university in any discipline

 NMIMS Application Process 2020

For MBA programme 

Documents required along with the application form

  • 10th Mark sheet & Passing Certificate
  • 12th Mark sheet & Passing Certificate
  • Degree Mark sheet (for 1,2,3,4 ……… years), separately for each semester/ trimester.
  • Degree Certificate
  • Provisional Degree certificate/ Passing Certificate
  • Post Graduate Degree Mark sheet, wherever applicable
  • Post Graduate Degree Certificate, wherever applicable
  • AIU Certificate (University Equivalence) is mandatory for those candidates who have completed their
  • Graduation from Overseas Universities
  • Migration Certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate (If required)
  • Work Experience Certificate
  • Medical Fitness Certificate (In Original signed by Registered Medical Practitioner)
  • Mediclaim Policy 

NMIMS Seat Intake 2020

Refer to the below table, to learn more about seat intake of respective programs,

Course NameSeats
MBA Two-year full-time program having a concentration in any one of the following areas:540
Finance/Information Systems/ Marketing/Operations & Decision Sciences
MBA Human Resource60
MBA Decision Science & Analytics (Dual Degree in MBA Decision Science & Analytics, SBM + MS Business Analytics & Information Management, Purdue University)60
MBA in Pharmaceutical Management120

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NMIMS Admission FAQs

Q: What would be the fees for the various MBA programs at NMIMS?

A: The fee for the MBA programs at NMIMS is given below:

Program NameFee
MBA-HRINR 17.5 Lakh
MBA-Family BusinessINR 18 Lakh
MBA-ExecutiveINR 5 Lakh
PGDM (Bangalore/Hyderabad/Navi Mumbai/Indore)INR 14.5 Lakh

Q: Is NMAT as tough as CAT?

A: In terms of toughness, both are similar except in some areas. For instance, while the sections dealing with English language capabilities are almost at the same level, Quantitative Aptitude questions are considered to be tougher for CAT.

Q: Is CAT score valid for admission for NMIMS MBA programs?

A: NMAT by GMAC is the only exam scores acceptable for MBA admission 2020.

Q: Will NMIMS provide hostel facilities?

A: Yes, NMIMS the institute provides accommodation to students. Besidestwo hostels, it hasfour rented premises in Mumbai. There are separate hostels for boys and girls.

Q: What is the admission cut off in NMIMS?

A: The cut off for the academic programs varies from campus to campus.In Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Indore and Navi Mumbai, it varies from 80 to 94 percentile. The highest cut off is at NMIMS Mumbai.

Q: What are the entrance exams conducted by NMIMS?

A: NMIMS-NPAT is conducted by NMIMS, where as NMAT by GMAC.

Q: How many seats are available for MBA program at NMIMS?

A: 500 seats are available for MBA/PGDM programs at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Indore campus.

Q: Is work experience compulsory for MBA admission?

A: No, work experience is not compulsory for MBA programs. However, candidates with two or more years of work experience are given preference during admission.

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