National Institute Of Management Studies (NIMS) Kanchipuram

Tamil Nadu
National Institute of Management Studies (MBA Course) About the Institute

National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai is a part of the Hindustan Group of Institutions. The AICTE approved college was established in 2004 with affiliation to the University of Madras. The B School is located at Karapakkam and is known for its lush green campus and outstanding connectivity through road. The Institute offers a full time MBA course lasting two years with vast learning opportunities in a completely profound professional setting. NIMS has set its eye to achieve global competitiveness and increase the managerial manpower in the industry by producing top class MBAs.

How to apply

Interested candidates may apply to the college by downloading the application form from and print it. The application needs to be filled up and sent to the Institute along with a DD of Rs. 800.

Admission Procedure

NIMS shortlists students based on their academics and scores in TANCET. The shortlisted students are called for a Personal Interview and Group Discussion conducted by NIMS. Students get a final call after the Group Discussion and Personal interview to confirm their admission.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate needs to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university with 50% marks. He has to appear for TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) to be eligible for admission. The candidates are shortlisted based on TANCET scores.

Campus Facilities(i.e. Infrastructure)

The campus is well equipped with a wide range of books in the library and endless digital resources. Students are provided various sports facilities for leisure purposes. The institute also has a gymnasium, cafeteria and transport facilities.


The institute has modern hostels for men and women and transport facilities are provided alongside food at all times. The hostels are completely secure and have all necessary amenities.


Placements at National Institute of Management Studies, Chennai have been excellent with a great track record of consistent placements year after year since its inception. Some of the key recruiters include HCL, Wipro, Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered Bank.


National Institute of Management Studies is consistently ranked among the top 100 B Schools in various publications like Business Today and Careers360.


The institute does not provide any scholarships as they already have a significantly low fees structure compared to other B Schools. The institute does however, provide complete loan assistance to all students who require financial aid.

Student Life

Students are always trained to be professionally superior to others in whatever they do. The college actively involves them in sports and other activities to ensure they are always in a healthy state of mind. Students are trained by industry experts throughout the two years to give them a hands on learning experience.

Important Dates

Applications are accepted from the time of TANCET results and they can be submitted till the month of June. All GD and PI rounds are over by mid-July and Classes Start by the end of July to the beginning of August.

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About National Institute Of Management Studies (NIMS) Kanchipuram

Affiliated to University of Madras, Chennai
Establishment year 2003
Aid Status Unaided - Private
Minority Y ReligiousChristian

Hostel and Facilities

Total Hostel Capacity

National Institute Of Management Studies (NIMS) Kanchipuram Hostel

Hostel Accomodation: Yes
Total Hostel Capacity 154
Total Number of Boys Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Boys)(Number of rooms) 102
Boys Hostel(Number of beds) 248
Boys Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 85
Total Number of Girls Hostels 1
Hostel Accomodation (Girls)(Number of rooms) 52
Girls Hostel(Number of beds) 120
Girls Hostel(Average Area per Bed) 87

NIMS Ranking

Popularity Rank (based on average rank of admitted students): 121

Contact Number and Address


Rajiv Gandhi Salai Karapakkam Chennai-97

City Chennai
District Kanchipuram
State Tamil Nadu
Pin code 600097
Phone 44 - 65384011
Fax 4424502898
Email Id [email protected]

Fee Structure

NIMS Fee Structure

Stream Fees Structure for one year
Management (MBA) ₹ 30,000

Courses Offered at National Institute Of Management Studies (NIMS) Kanchipuram


Maximum salary offered
Minimum salary offered
Average salary offered


To pursue MBA at NIMS students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.

The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.

Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.

Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.

Admission Procedure

Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.

The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:

  • Past academic performance
  • Quality & content of the answers in the application form
  • Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
  • Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
  • Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
  • Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)

A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.

A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.

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