1.1 This booklet gives information about the Admission Procedure and Admission Test of following full time MBA - Mumbai & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad Programmes for academic year commencing from June 2015.


Sr. No. Name of the program No. of Seats


Two year full time programme having concentration in any one of the following area:

1. Finance

2. Information Systems

3. Marketing

4. Operations & Decision Sciences



MBA Human Resource



MBA Pharmaceutical Management



PGDM – Bengaluru Campus



PGDBM – Hyderabad Campus



Admission for all the Full Time Programmes mentioned above is through NMIMS Management Aptitude Test (NMAT™) conducted by NMIMS. For NMAT™ - 2015, candidates can apply for more than one Programme and more than one campus.



Name of the program

Eligibility Criteria


(Mumbai Campus)

• Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt.

* Sub clauses 3.1 to 3.8 are also applicable.



Selection process is separate
(Mumbai Campus)

• Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt.

* Sub clauses 3.1 to 3.8 are also applicable.


MBA Pharmaceutical Management
- Selection process is separate
(Mumbai Campus)

• Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3/4) in Pharmacy, Science, Life Sciences, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biotechnology from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt. Post Graduate degree holders in Economics, Psychology and Sociology can also apply.

• Candidates with B.Tech. or B.E. in Bio-Tech. or Bio- Medical are also eligible to apply.

• Candidates working in Pharmaceutical Companies for more than two years are preferred.
*  Sub clauses 3.1 to 3.8 are also applicable.


PGDM - Bengaluru campus 
PGDBM - Hyderabad campus

• Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3/4) in any discipline from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in the aggregate in first attempt.

* Sub clauses 3.1 to 3.8 are also applicable.

Note 1: As per University Grants Commission (UGC) notification - F. No. UGC/DEB/2013 dated 14.10.2013 – "Degrees / Diplomas / Certificates awarded for programmes conducted by the ODL institutions, recognized by DEC (erstwhile) and UGC, in conformity with UGC Notification on specification of Degrees should be treated as equivalent to the corresponding awards of the Degree / Diploma / Certificate of the traditional Universities / institutions in the country".

Note 2: AIU certificate is mandatory for those candidates who have completed their graduation from overseas Universities.

 3·1     For all the full time programs, candidates who are appearing for the final examination of their Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply. Provisional admission is subject to clearing the final examination of their Bachelor’s degree in first attempt and in the stipulated duration with 50 % aggregate marks and selected candidates must produce all the necessary documents, in original, within the given stipulated time and must fulfill sub clause No. 3·3

3·2     For all the Full Time programs, candidates having two and more years of post-qualification work experience will be preferred.

3·3    At the time of admission, the candidate should have cleared all the trimesters / semesters of the Program. No examination of any previous Semester / Trimester to the final Semester / Trimester examination be held subsequent to the final Semester/ Trimester examination. No result of any previous Semester / Trimester examination to the final Semester / Trimester examination be declared subsequent to the declaration of the result of the final Semester / Trimester examination.

3·4     Candidate has to produce semester-wise / trimester-wise marksheets of all years at the time of admission.  Only consolidated marksheets will not be entertained.

3·5    The candidates who have passed, or, have appeared for graduation examination from a University where Grade Point Average is given, must produce in writing from the University concerned, about the equivalent percentage for the GPA/CGPA obtained.

3·6     It is sole responsibility of the candidate to ascertain whether they possess the necessary and requisite qualification for the admission at NMIMS, as verification of the documents is done at the time of final admission.

3·7     If at any stage, it is found that a candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria or the information furnished by him/ her in the online registration is incorrect, his/her application for the admission to the Programme, even if selected and fees paid, will stand cancelled and fees forfeited. Candidates appearing for NMAT™, Case Discussion & Personal Interview will do so at their own risk, eventually, forfeiting their admission for want of meeting the eligibility criteria. In such cases candidate will forfeit all the payments like NMAT™ registration charges, Case Discussion -Personal Interview registration charges, Program fee etc.

3·8     NMIMS reserves the right to alter the terms of eligibility without intimation to the applicants.


Stage 1 – NMAT™ will be conducted as per the Admission Schedule given in clause 5
Stage 2 – Case Discussion (CD) and Personal Interview (PI) only for shortlisted candidates
Stage 3 – Candidates’ academic performance, relevant work experience and other similar inputs.


5.1 The schedule & registration charges for NMAT™ are as under:




Registration charges (Non-Refundable)


Wednesday, 2nd July, 2014

Saturday, 4th October 2014

Rs.2000/- for normal registration for either MBA Full Time - Mumbai Campus or PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad.

Rs. 2400/- for both MBA Full Time - Mumbai Campus and PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad.

Late Registration

Sunday, 5th  October, 2014

Tuesday, 7th October 2014

Rs. 2550/- for late registration for either MBA Full Time Mumbai Campus or PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad.

Rs. 3000/- for both MBA Full Time - Mumbai Campus and PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad.


Thursday, 17th  July, 2014

Sunday, 12th October, 2014



Thursday, 17th  July, 2014

Wednesday, 17th  December, 2014

Rs. 1000/- per reschedule

Test Delivery

Tuesday, 7th  October, 2014

Saturday, 20th December, 2014


Retake Scheduling

Tuesday, 7th  October, 2014

Friday, 19th December, 2014

Rs. 2000/-

Pearson VUE will carry out the online registration & will conduct NMAT™ on behalf of NMIMS. Interested candidates have to visit the NMIMS website for online registration. For appearing for NMAT™, online application has to be duly submitted & payment of registration charges need to be made in any of the prescribed mode within stipulated time.

  • Candidates can apply for more than one Programme / Campus as per his / her eligibility by giving preferences. i.e.

    1. MBA     2. MBA, & PGDM - Bengaluru and/or PGDBM - Hyderabad    3. PGDM - Bengaluru and/or PGDBM - Hyderabad

  • The preferences once given cannot be changed later on. Candidates are advised to check the information entered in the online registration application form very carefully while registering and again before submitting the application as they will not be allowed to make any changes after submitting the application.

Note: There will be three radio buttons for registration i.e. MBA, Both (MBA & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad) & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad. A candidate who wishes to apply for more than one programme has to select MBA & PGDM - Bengaluru / PGDBM - Hyderabad and has to pay registration charges as per the above table. Candidates are required to fill only one application form even if they are applying for multiple programs / campuses.

The mode of payment will be as under:

1.Credit card    OR   2.Cash at bank     OR   3.Demand Draft

5.2  The NMAT™ -2015 will be conducted at the following centers (Cities)



Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow


Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur


Bengaluru, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad


Bhillai, Bhopal, Indore


Bhubaneswar, Guwahati Kolkata, Patna

The candidate will be able to select the venue (School / College) at the location of their choice while scheduling their NMAT™ test on www.pearsonvue.com/nmims. Candidates will receive confirmation letter providing them with all the information pertaining to their appointment. Candidates will be able to print their admit card from the specific website after registration. 

It is mandatory for the candidates to carry their Admit Card at the time of NMAT™ and get it signed by the Test Centre Administrator (also applicable for Retake). The signed admit card shall be required to be presented during CD and PI, if shortlisted

Note: The University reserves the right to cancel any venue of examination for any reason and the applicant will have to take the test at any of the other venues available. The Institute's decision in this regard will be final.

5.3 It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to check whether he/she is eligible for the respective Program as per the eligibility criteria stated above.

5.4 Candidates will be short-listed on the basis of the combination of their rank in NMAT™ and preferences.



6.1 NMAT™ would be an objective type multiple-choice test. (There will be no descriptive type questions).

6.2 The NMAT™ will comprise the following:

Sr. No


No. of Questions

Time in Minutes


Language Skills




Quantitative Skills




Logical Reasoning






The candidate should note that it is important for them to perform well relative to other candidates in each of the 3 sections of the test as the score of each section and the overall score will be used to shortlist the candidate for the second stage of the selection process as well as in the final ranking. Please note that there will be no negative marking.

Please note that if the candidate is not satisfied by his / her NMAT™ score in the first attempt he / she may schedule for Re-take NMAT™ by visiting www.pearsonvue.com / nmims & logging in with the allotted username and password. In case of candidates taking more than one attempt the best score which is the total score & its respective sectional score, which make the candidate eligible as per the cut offs declared by NMIMS, will be considered for short listing for subsequent process. (Cut off means sectional as well as total score). The scores of all the attempts taken by the candidate will be declared on the NMIMS website.


Physically Challenged will include following (as per Person with Disability ACT of India)

1.Visually Challenged 2. Leprosy-cured
3. Hearing impairment 4. Loco motor disability
5. Cerebral palsy 6. Learning Disability / Dyslexia

Candidates who wish to request for assistance must fill in the details in the online application while registering. The candidate must then scan their Disability Certificate and email it together with their NMAT™ ID and name, to nmatspecialrequirements@pearson.com, at the time of online registration. Any request and/or certificate received after the closure of Registration Application will not be accepted and the candidate will have to appear for the test without any assistance in spite of their special status.

Each application will be reviewed on a case-to-case basis and appropriate assistance will be made available at the test centre. The candidate requiring assistance should not schedule themselves directly and instead should contact Pearson VUE for scheduling their exam.

8. SELECTION PROCESS: Case Discussion (CD) & Personal Interview (PI)

Note: Case Discussion & Personal Interview of shortlisted candidates will be conducted in Mumbai only. For CD/ PI the candidates have to carry their NMAT™ admit card.
8.1 The result for NMAT™-2015 will be declared on the website as per the important dates available on the website. Shortlisted candidate is required to download the call letter from our website www.nmims.edu
The shortlisted candidate also needs to bring his/ her NMAT™ Call letter for CD/PI process.

No separate call letter will be mailed.

8.2  The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the application data in terms of academic marks obtained, work experience, marks obtained in NMAT™ and Case Discussion -Personal Interview.

8.3  The selection criteria will be based on merit only. Decision regarding cut-off of the merit list will solely lie with NMIMS. Those candidates who have applied for more than one Programme / Campus in their application forms, their selection will be based on the merit score and preferences obtained by them as well as on the availability of the seats in the respective Programme.
In this regard, the decision of the NMIMS shall be final and undisputable and shall be binding on all concerned.

8.4 Canvassing, in any form for admission will disqualify the candidate.

8.5 All matters of dispute will be subject to the legal jurisdiction of Mumbai only.

8.6 Candidates are advised to visit the NMIMS website www.nmims.edu to know the details of various steps of selection process. All communication to the candidates will be through NMIMS website only.

Please note that No separate communication will be sent in this regard.


Fees for academic year 2014 – 2015 were 6,85,000/- (For information only). The Fees for academic year 2015-2016 will be informed during CD/PI.


Sr. No.


Important Dates


Registration Start Date

Wednesday, 2nd July, 2014


Registration End Date

Saturday, 4th October, 2014


Scheduling Start Date

Thursday ,17th July, 2014


Scheduling End Date

Sunday, 12th October, 2014


Late Registration Start Date

Sunday, 5th October, 2014


Late Registration End Date

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014


Re- scheduling Start Date

Thursday, 17th July, 2014


Re-scheduling End Date

Wednesday, 17th December, 2014


Exam Delivery Start Date

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014


Exam Delivery End Date

Saturday, 20th December, 2014


Re-take Scheduling Start Date

Tuesday, 7th October, 2014


Re-take Scheduling End Date

Friday, 19th December, 2014


Announcement of results

Thursday, 22nd January, 2015


Registration for CD/ PI

23rd January, 2015 to 3rd February, 2015


Conduct of CD/ PI

11th February, 2015 to 24th February, 2015


First Merit List

4th March, 2015

  • NMIMS reserves the right to make any change in the above mentioned dates and candidates are advised to visit the NMIMS website periodically to note changes, if any.

Course Commencement & Closure of admission:   Monday, 8th June 2015.


11.Documents to be submitted at the time of admission

  • 10th Marksheet & Passing Certificate
  • 12th Marksheet & Passing Certificate
  • Degree Marksheet (for 1,2,3,4th year), separately for each semester/ trimester
  • Degree Certificate
  • Provisional Degree certificate/ Passing Certificate
  • Post Graduate Degree Marksheet, wherever applicable
  • Post Graduate Degree Certificate, wherever applicable
  • AIU (University Equivalence) Certificate (For Foreign University students Only)
  • Migration Certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate (If required)
  • Work Experience Certificate
  • Medical Fitness Certificate (In Original signed by Registered Medical Practitioner)
  • Mediclaim Policy


  • Withdrawal of admission means voluntary withdrawal by candidate for any reason.
    The candidate should submit a written request for withdrawal / cancellation of admission to Deputy Registrar (Admissions) along with original fee receipt, which is MUST.


The Schedule of refund of fees will be as follows:

1 Till the date of commencement of the programme (8th June 2015) Rs. 1000/- will be deducted as administrative charges
2 Cancellation after closure of admission (9th June 2015) Cancellation made after the official closing of admission, No Fees will be refunded