Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) Distance Learning MBA Admissions 2022, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS ) is one of the well-known institutes in the field of distance management programs and is currently a deemed university with annual intake of over 6000 students.

The university was established in 1981 in Mumbai and currently offers courses in Management, Technology, Science, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce and
Economics. The university has campuses in Mumabi, Shirpur (District – Dhule), Bangalore and Hyderabad.

NMIMS offers a postgraduate diploma course equivalent to the MBA course, through it NMIMS – Global Access School for Continuing Education (NGA-SCE). More than 38,000 students are enrolled in the course and 6,000 students have already completed the course. University attracts students from 300 locations in the country.

The program is popular due to its blended mode of content delivery. All the distance courses are UGC-DEB and NAAC approved. The university also offers diploma and certificate distance programs.

Salient Features

There is no entrance test for admission into any of the distance courses offered by NMIMS. Courses vary in duration. Certificate course lasts 6 months while PG diploma courses are for 2 years.

Student Support Services – The university has regional offices in 9 locations and it has a dedicated call center to handle student queries.

Academic Excellence – The university has 200+ faculty member and arranges guest lectures regularly. 120+ faculty members are from IITs/IIMs.

Technology – The university offers a web portal where students can access course material, eBooks and recorded lectures. It also has a mobile app.

Pan-India Exam Centers – CBT (computer based tests) are conducted at various centers in the country. Exams assess students using case based and application oriented assessments.

Career-service – Focus on career development through guidance and mentoring.

NMIMS Distance MBA Fee structure 2021

The full course fee for NMIMS Distance MBA program for 2021-2022 is Rs. 1,44,000/- if paid in lump-sum. Distance MBA course fee can also be paid in 2 installments of Rs.77,500/- or 4 installments of Rs.41,000/- each.

The institute gives 3 option for fee payment-

Fee Payment Option Distance MBA Fee (PRO mode)
Fee per semester (4 installments) Rs. 41,000/-
Lump-sum Fee Payment Rs. 1,44,000/-
Annual Fee Payment Rs. 77,500/-
Semester wise Fee Payment Rs. 41,000/-

The institute offers 3 modes of access – Pro, Prime and Prime+. In Pro mode, student can access live interactive sessions while in Primate more the user can only access recorded videos. Prime+ offers the flexibility of accessing either live sessions or recorded sessions.

In addition to the fees,

  • Students will need to pay Rs 1,200/- (plus GST) towards the admission-processing fee.
  • The candidate will need to pay Rs. 250/- per course for the PCP (Personal Contact Program) fee
  • Rs. 600/- towards the examination fee per subject.

The fee amount may be paid online using Credit/ Debit card, or it may also be paid via Demand Drafts.

The university also offers EMI facility on credit cards of the following banks: HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Citi Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC Bank, SBI, Kotak Mahindra Bank.

NMIMS Distance PGDM Fee structure 2021

The full course fee for NMIMS Distance PGDM program for 2021-2022 is Rs. 86,000/- if paid in lump-sum. Distance PGDM course fee can also be paid in 2 installments of Rs.47,000/- or 4 installments of Rs.25,000/- each.

The institute gives 3 option for fee payment-

Fee Payment Option Distance MBA Fee
Fee per semester (4 installments) Rs. 25,000/-
Lump-sum Fee Payment Rs. 86,000/-
Annual Fee Payment Rs. 47,000/-
Semester wise Fee Payment Rs. 25,000/-

NMIMS Distance MBA / PGDM Important dates 2021-2022

Last date to apply for NMIMS distance MBA / PGDM January 2022 cycle is 31st January 2022. Last date to apply with late fee is 21st March 2022.

The NMIMS has specified the admission schedule and important dates are as follows:

For January 2022 session

Particular Date
Admission Starts 24th September, 2021
Last date to apply 31st January, 2021
Last date to apply with late fees of Rs. 1,000 1st February, 2022 to 21st March, 2022

Eligibility Criteria

For admission into the Postgraduate diploma program, the student needs to be a graduate from any of the recognized universities or an equivalent degree recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with a minimum aggregate of 50%.


If the candidate does not have 50% at graduation level, he/she should have at least 2 years of working experience.

NMIMS Distance MBA Admission Procedure

The admissions for Narsee Monjee Distance MBA are done in two cycles:

  • Spring batch with registrations between 19th September and 20th March
  • Fall Batch with registrations between 21st March and 18th September

The admission procedure for the Postgraduate diploma course at NMIMS is mostly Online. The applicant must obtain the application form online at

It is a 4 step admission procedure. Candidates need to follow these steps for securing admission into NMIMS –

  • Registration
  • Document Certification
  • Fee Payment
  • Confirmation

Step:1- Registration

First the candidate needs to log in to the official website and fill the registration form. Once done, he/she needs to pay the application fee of Rs. 1200/-.

Step:2- Application Form

Once the application form is submitted, the candidate needs to visit the Authorized Enrollment Partner of NMIMS with original documents and the attested photocopies as per the eligibility criteria at the IC (Information Center) for verification.

The candidate will need to furnish the following documents for admission to the Postgraduate diploma course:

  1. 10th & 12th Marks card/Certificate
  2. Degree Marks Card (All Semesters) & Certificate
  3. Aadhaar Card
  4. Photo ID Proof
  5. Photographs (2 stamp size)
  6. Work Experience Proof (If required)

Each candidate will be allocated a counselor who will verify the documents and upload them on the candidate’s behalf.

Step:3- Fee payment

Once the documents are approved the candidate needs to pay the fee for the course. They can pay the fee through both online and offline mode-

  • Online- Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card
  • Offline- Demand Draft in favor of “SVKM’s NMIMS” payable at Mumbai.

Loan and EMI facilities are also available.

Step:4- Approval

The final confirmation will be made post approval of document and payment.

Admission Cancellation and Refunds

Students who have recently enrolled into the program or who are in the first semester can apply for cancellation of admission. To apply for the cancellation, students must apply before the deadline set by the university. The amount refunded will depend on date when cancellation application is received by the university

Application Date Deduction
From 24-September-2021 to 24-Jan-2022 Rs. 5,000/-
From 25-Jan-2022 to 8-Feb-2022 Rs. 5,000 + 20% of Semester I fee
From 9-Feb-2022 to 23-Feb-2022 Rs. 5,000 + 50% of Semester I fee
After 23-Feb-2022 Full course fee

The admission processing fee of Rs. 1200/- is non-refundable. If the admission of the candidate has not been confirmed, administrative charges of Rs. 1000/- will be deducted.

Scholarships by NMIMS distance learning

The university does not offer any kind of scholarships to its students and expects the students to pay the full tuition fee amount. Though it has tie-ups with various banks to provide education loan. It provides loan facilities even to those students/candidates who do not own a credit card.

NMIMS Distance MBA Course

This is a 2 year, 4-semster course that leads to a MBA degree. The course offers following specializations –

  • Business Management
  • Banking and Finance Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Trade Management
  • Information Technology and Systems Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Retail Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Distance PG Diploma Courses

NMIMS offers 2 year PG Diploma courses in following specializations –

The PG Diploma courses are 2 year in duration. Candidate needs to have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 50% marks or 2 years of work experience.

Distance Diploma Courses

The university offers 1 year diploma courses in following disciplines

  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Trade Management
  • Banking and Finance Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Retail Management
  • Services Management
  • Financial Planning and Wealth Management

Candidates either need to have passed SSC with 3 year AICTE recognized diploma and 2 years of work experience or HSC with 2 years of work experience. Those with a bachelors degree from a recognized university and 50% marks or 2 years of experience are also eligible.

Distance Certificate Courses

NMIMS also offers 6 month certificate courses in following disciplines

  • Business Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Corporate Communication

To be able to attend the certificate course, candidate needs to have cleared SSC and 3 years of AICTE recognized diploma and 2 years of work experience or HSC and 2 years of work experience.

Narsee Monjee Distance MBA Approval

The university is recognized by the joint committee of the UGC-AICTE-DEC and is well recognized for all its management programs. The university is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and is a respected university.

Ranking, Awards and Recognition

NMIMS is one of the best institutes in the country offering distance education.

  • NMIMS is a category 1 university as per UGC. It was ranked 57 in NIRF 2020 university ranking.
  • The university received A+ grade by NAAC (score 5.0)
  • Competition Success Review ranked it as the best distance education institute.
  • It was ranked 2nd among the top 10 business schools offering distance education by Zee Business.
  • Further, the university was also ranked 5th among the best distance education institutes in India, by DNA –Indus Learning Survey.

Contact Details

For any queries about admissions and academics the applicant may contact:


NMIMS Global Access School For Continuing Education V. L.
Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai – 400 056, India
Tel. No: Board line – 022 65265057
Fax No: +91 – 22 – 2611 4512

Career Services

The university offers career services to its students. Career service consists of following parts –

  • Career Forum – A set of 12 live webinar curated by career experts
  • Learning Portal – A set of 3500 e-learning modules to develop important soft skills
  • Career Counselling – An hour long session with career counselors to help you come with a strategy to build your CV, Cover letter and resume.
  • Practice Interview Sessions – 2 mock interview sessions to prepare you for the placement interviews
  • Job Search Support – The university offers support from a team that will help you get at least 3 placement opportunities with at least 10% hike on your previous salary.

Students need to pay for career services in addition to the course fee. More details can be obtained from the university website –

Study Centers

NMIMS Global Access School For Continuing Education has a well-networked infrastructure of study centers and information centers. They are used for personal contact programs and to provide the students assistance with admissions, other resources and facilities.

Below is a list of cities in which the institute has Enrollment Partners-

  • Bhopal
  • Indore
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Kolkata
  • Durgapur
  • Chandigarh
  • Delhi-NCR
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Lucknow
  • Mohali
  • Panchkula
  • Udaipur
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Ahmedabad
  • Anand
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nashik
  • Pune
  • Surat
  • Vadodara

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Last Updated: 31-January-2022

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