NMIMS Distance MBA
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.
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.
NMIMS Distance MBA Fee structure 2020
The full course fee for NMIMS Distance MBA program for 2020-2021 is Rs. 86,000/- if paid in lump-sum. Distance MBA 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)
|Lump-sum Fee Payment
|Annual Fee Payment
|Semester wise Fee Payment
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 MBA Important dates 2020-2021
Last date to apply for NMIMS distance MBA 2020-2021 program is 10th August 2020. Last date to apply with late fee is 4th September 2020.
The NMIMS has specified the admission schedule and important dates are as follows:
For July 2020 session
||20th March, 2020
|Last date to apply
||10th August 2020
|Last date to apply with late fees of Rs. 1000
||4th September 2020
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 http://distance.nmims.edu.
It is a 4 step admission procedure. Candidates need to follow these steps for securing admission into NMIMS –
- Document Certification
- Fee Payment
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:
- 10th & 12th Marks card/Certificate
- Degree Marks Card (All Semesters) & Certificate
- Aadhaar Card
- Photo ID Proof
- Photographs (2 stamp size)
- 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.
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
|From 23-Sep-2019 to 10-Feb-2020
|From 11-Feb-2020 to 25-Feb-2020
||Rs. 5,000 + 20% of program fee
|From 26-Feb-2020 to 11-Mar-2020
||Rs. 5,000 + 50% of program fee
||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.
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.
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
Email: [email protected]
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 – https://distance.nmims.edu/career-services/
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-
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Last Updated: July 02, 2020