Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Nirma University -Applications for M.B.A Program 2012

Applications invited by Nirma University, Ahmedabad for Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) course commencing in the session 2012. The specializations offered are in Finance ,Marketing, Information Technology, Human Resources Management, International Business, Operations Management and Strategic Management.

Number of Seats Available : 180
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. 

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, 2012 can also apply provided they furnish the proof of having met with the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2012. 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.

Application Procedure

Application and Written Test (Common Admission Test)

Written Test

Applicants are required to appear for Common Admission Test [CAT 2011] conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The CAT examination will be conducted at different centres all over the country between October 22, 2011 and November 18, 2011 [refer CAT Bulletin for further details at] IMNU will receive the test scores from IIM for those candidates who have appeared in the CAT examination and have also applied to IMNU. IIM have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

Foreign students / NRI / Person of Indian origin / Gulf Countries and South Est Asia candidates can be considered for admission on the basis of their GMAT scores also [taken not earlier than January 2011]. However NRI sponsored candidates will be considered for admission only on the basis of CAT scores. GMAT scores will not be considered for NRI sponsored categories.

Application Form

Online Application Form
 IMNU admission brochure can be downloaded from our website
 Online application form is available at
 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 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 31, 2011.

Offline Application Form

To obtain the application form and prospectus, applicants should send a request along with a demand draft for Rs.1,500/- favouring “Institute of Management, Nirma University” payable at Ahmedabad addressed to:

Deputy Registrar
Institute of Management

Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad - 382 481 (Gujarat) INDIA

Application forms can also be directly obtained from the Institute or from the various centers of IMS and TIME 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.

The candidates can also download the application form from our website and submit the completed application form 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 along with DD for Rs.5000/- or US$ 115 as processing fee).

Click to Download Application Form » Word File || PDF File

Last Date for Receiving Form
Completed application forms must be returned by December 31, 2011

Selection Process
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 and Kolkata. 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.

Important Dates
 Offline Application form available from October 05, 2011
 Online Application form available from October 15, 2011
 Last date for submitting the form December 31, 2011
 Short-listing of the Candidates January/February 2012
 Written Communication Test/Personal Interview March/April 2012
 Final Selection April 2012
 Commencement of the Programme End of June 2012

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