NIMS University Distance Education Admissions 2018, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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 Established in 2008, NIMS University is one of the few technical universities in the country, located on the outskirts of Jaipur. The university offers courses in Management, Paramedics, IT, Computer Science and Applied Sciences through its Directorate of Distance Education. As of 2013, there have been more than 15,000 students taking courses through the DDE.

Admission and Application Procedure

Admission Procedure: The following steps complete the admission process at the university-

  1. The prospectus needs to be purchased from the DDE Office either in-person or by post by paying Rs.1000 via Demand Draft in favor of ‘NIMS University’, payable at Jaipur.
  2. All applications have to be made online. After filling out the application form and submitting it, a copy of the form needs to be printed by the candidate.
  3. The printed & duly signed application form, along with supporting documents (Please see list below), have to be sent to the university office after self-attestation and also attested by a Gazetted Officer/ Notary.
  4. The application fee (with late fee, if applicable) , course fee and examination fee have to be paid in the form of a Demand Draft in favor of ‘NIMS University’, payable at Jaipur, with the Name, Contact Number and Application Number of the candidate.
  5. Read the following instructions for applying online-

Application Fee: The application fee varies according to the programme applied for. Please consult the prospectus (costing Rs.1000) for the exact amount.

Mode of Payment: The university will accept ONLY Demand Drafts drawn in favor of ‘NIMS University’ at Jaipur as mode of payment. No other online/offline payment option is available.

URL for Online Application:

Supporting Documents: For the online application form, the candidate must have a scanned passport-sized photograph (less than 200KB) that needs to be uploaded. After submission of the application, the following documents, both self-attested and attested by a Gazetted Officer, need to be sent to the office of DDE –

  1. 10th/ Matriculation or equivalent certificate for Date of Birth proof
  2. Mark sheets of the qualifying examination (10+2/ Undegraduation/ Postgraduation or equivalent highest education obtained)
  3. Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Ration ID/  PDS Photocard/ Aadhaar/ UID card/ PAN card for Proof of Residence
  4. Two passport-sized color photographs.
  5. Demand Draft for application fee and course fee, as applicable.

Address: The complete application packet with the application fee draft must be submitted in-person or sent via Registered post/ courier to the ‘Directorate of Distance Education, NIMS University, Shobha Nagar, Jaipur-Delhi Highway, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 303121’

Last date for application: The last date varied according to the course applied for. Sessions usually begin twice a year, in January and July/August. Applications are made 2-3 months in advance.

Fee Structure

Courses Fee
B.Sc(Physics, Chemitsry, Mathematics and General Science) 10,000
M.Sc(Physics, Chemitsry, Mathematics and General Science) 16,000
Bachelor’s of Library Sciences(B.L.I.Sc) 5,000
Master’s of Library Sciences(M.L.I.Sc) 7,000
PG Diploma in Computer Applications 14,000
MBA 15,000


  • There is also an option for Lateral entry. Please contact the university for more details.
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s of Library Sciences (B.L.I.Sc and M.L.I.Sc) is a one-year course.


Ques. When does the fee need to be paid?

Ans. The fee needs to be paid at the beginning of the course in yearly instalments, as applicable.

Ques. Can it be paid in installments?

Ans. No, the annual fees needs to be paid in total at the beginning of the course.


NIMS is a privately-funded university and does not offer scholarships to applicants.

Eligibility Criteria

Age and Reservation Criteria: There is no upper age limit for admission. Also, no reservation of seats is available for special category candidates.

Minimum qualification:

Name of Course Eligibility
B.Sc 10+2 or equivalent with PCM/PCB (only PCM accepted for B.Sc Mathematics)
M.Sc Graduate in relevant subject with 45% aggregate marks
MBA Graduate in any discipline from a recognized university
PG Diploma in Computer Applications
M.L.I.Sc Graduate with B.L.I.Sc

Specialization/Courses Offered

The university offers programmes under the following major categories –

  1. Management: Master of Business Management(MBA)
  2. IT &Computer Science: PG Diploma in Computer Applications
  3. Traditional: (i) B.Sc in Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ General Science (ii) M.Sc in Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry
  4. Library &Information Sciences: (i)B.L.I.Sc (ii)M.L.I.Sc


The courses under the Directorate of Distance Education are approved by the UGC, New Delhi and the Distance Education Bureadu(DEB) under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. NIMS University is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities(AIU).

Rankings & Awards

  • NIMS was awarded the “Best Private University in India 2017” title jointly by CEGR & AICTE.
  • NIMS Medical College was ranked 5th “Best Emerging College in India” by India Today 2016

Important Dates

For the January session:

AdmissionNotification – First week of November, 2016

Last Date for Application – First week of December, 2016

For the July session:

Admission Notification – Last week of April, 2016

Last Date for Application – First week of July, 2016

Contact Details

Address: Directorate of Distance Education, NIMS University, Shobha Nagar, Jaipur-Delhi Highway, Jaipur, Rajasthan – 303121

Phone No.: +91 7412077131/ 7412077134/ 7412077153

Email: [email protected]



The DDE conducts sessions and provides full placement assistance to all students admitted through distance education mode in various government and private organizations. Please contact the office for placement assistance.

Study Centers

The university does not have any study centres apart from the main campus at NIMS, Jaipur. All induction courses, examinations and practical sessions must be attended at the main campus, while assignments and lessons are provided entirely online.

Distance MBA Course

Eligibility and Application Procedure: Admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses are done through the common online application form. The candidate will first have to obtain the prospectus with payment of Rs.1000 and then fill out the online form.The candidate has to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university to be eligible for admission.

Fee Structure: MBA is a three year course with an annual tuition fee of Rs.15000. An additional entry fee of Rs.5000 must be paid by lateral entry students.

Specializations offered: The MBA course has four specializations – Finance,Operations Management, Marketing Management and Human Resource Management.

Subjects and Syllabus: The first year coursework is same across all specializations and consists of Principles of Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Accouting,Business Environment, HR Management, Quantitative Techniques, Marketing, Managerial Economics, Operations and Research Methodology. Second year onwards, the elective subjects become relevant to the specialization opted for.



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