Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) is a private university and was established in 1981 at Mumbai. NMIMS has its campuses located in Mumbai, Shirpur, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. NMIMS setup its first campus in South India in 2008 at Bengaluru and established Hyderabad campus in 2010. Shirpur campus mainly caters to areas of technology and pharmacy. In this article, we try to understand NMIMS selection criteria for admissions to its MBA and PGDM programmes.
Students In-take and related statistics
NMIMS is offering 920 seats for its MBA and PGDM programmes located at various campuses. The details are as under:
Key Highlights of NMIMS 2015 admission process:
NMIMS being a private entity does not adopt the reservation rules as applicable to other central institutes. All seats are in open category except for a few which are reserved for the widows / wards of armed forces personnel killed / disabled in action or during peace time and wards of Kashmiri migrants provided such candidates successfully meet the specified cut-offs and eligibility criteria of the respective programs applied for at the time of registration and also qualify the NMAT by GMAC Test cut off.
Selection Process involves 2 stages. Stage-I is the written test for which all the applicants have to appear. Students who cleared the sectional and overall cut-offs will be called for second stage. In second stage, students are tested through Case Discussion and Personal interview.
Exam Pattern (NMAT 2015):
Sectional Cutoff Marks for NMIMS for admission to 2016-18 Batch
Weightage given to past academics by NMIMS is considered to be low at 10% and also not in initial stage but at the overall selection level. This gives a better opportunity to students to qualify for stage-II, irrespective of past academics.The weightage given to each step in selection process is documented below for the batch 2016-18 and we expect the same trend to continue with slight variations: