NMIMS Distance Education MBA Admission Fee Eligibility

NMIMS Distance Learning MBA

Sometimes, living in small towns or cities, we have limited option to choose in higher education. We also face the similar problem when we're doing a full-time job and don't have extra time to attend classes. This problem gets bigger when we want to do a specialization. Distance Learning solves this problem and NMIMS is amongst top institute that offers specialization in management courses via distance education. So if you have interest to do a specialized program in a particular field of business management, you can consider NMIMS and study your favorite course in your own hometown.

Distance learning Courses offered by NMIMS were approved by the erstwhile Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE- DEC. Subsequently, its PG as well as Diploma programs have been approved by UGC - DEB. Its important to note that as per a notification by UGC it is declared that degree/diploma/certificate awarded by Open Universities in conformity with UGC notification of degrees be treated as equivalent to corresponding awards of the traditional universities in the country. Hence all these PG Diploma courses are considered equivalent to MBA by industry. There is almost no difference between PG Diploma courses in management and MBA but if we look at the basics, PGDM is a diploma awarded by autonomous institutions (most of the distance learning institutes offer diplomas instead of degree) whereas MBA is a degree program which is offered by a University or a College.

NMIMS offers below Post Graduate specialized courses in management. Duration of all these courses is two years. You can also change your specialization once during validity of your course. (Only at the time of re-registration on semester II or semester III).

Courses Offered by NMIMS

1. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

2. Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

3. Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management

4. Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management

5. Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management

6. Post Graduate Diploma in Retail Management

7. Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management

8. Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance Management

9. Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology and Systems Management

10. Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade Management

NMIMS Distance MBA (PGDM) Summary

University NameNMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education
Year of Establishment1994
HeadquarterMumbai, Maharashtra
Director & Chief Executive OfficerRajiv Shah
Name of CoursePGDM
Minimum Duration2 Years
Maximum Duration4 Years
Specializations Offered10
Dual SpecializationNot Available
EligibilityGraduation in any discipline with 50% marks
FeeINR 76000
ApprovalUGC-DEB
Medium of InstructionOnline
Mode of StudyEnglish
Admission CycleJuly & January
Exam CycleApril, June, September and December

NMIMS Admission Procedure For Distance Learning MBA

​How to Apply?

NMIMS distance learning MBA admission procedure is quite simple. It is just a 4 steps process

NMIMS Distance Education MBA Admission Procedure
  1. First you've to register with them online and have to pay INR 1000 as registration fee.
  2. After you registration is done, visit any of their Authorized Enrollment Partner along with the following documents
    • Academic Documents
    • Work Experience Documents (if any)
    • A Photo identity proof & photographs

    Your documents will be verify and upload to the system by a counselor at the Authorized Enrollment Partner office.

    Note – Students are not permitted to change their Authorized Enrollment Partner after registration within a city however they can change it for another city after paying INR 2500/-.

    3. Pay your course fee online or via Demand Draft.

    4. You will get a confirmation and student number from NMIMS after your admission is confirmed.​

NMIMS takes admission twice in a year. There are two admission sessions.

Spring Batch – 11th September to 10th March

Fall Batch – 11th March to 10th September

NMIMS Distance Learning MBA Fee Structure

There are 3 options available to pay fee for NMIMS distance learning MBA. There is a one time admission fee of INR 1000/- for every course.

The fee structure is as follows

Option 1 – INR 86,000/- (one-time fee)

Option 2 – INR 47,000/-  per year.

Option 3 – INR 25,000/- per semester.

nmims distance mba fee structure

  • Fee can be paid online on NMIMS website or via a Demand Draft in favor of “SVKM’s NMIMS” payable at Mumbai.
  • There is an examination fee of Rs 600/- per subject that all students has to pay for the first attempt; For any for subsequent attempts the fee is Rs. 600/- . The PCP fee is Rs 250/- per subject.
  • You can also avail the EMI Facility (3, 6, 9, 12 months). The EMI facility (3, 6, 9, 12 months) is available through a credit cards of the following banks HDFC, ICICI, Axis, Citi, Standard Chartered, HSBC, SBI, Kotak Mahindra.
  • Loan facility is also available without a credit card.

Eligibility Criteria For Admission in MBA Program

​In order to get admission in NMIMS PGDM program, you must be a graduate in any discipline from any recognized University or should have an equivalent degree recognized by AIU.

50% marks are required in graduation level order to get admission admission in PGDM program. If you don't have 50% marks in graduation, you should have a minimum 2 years of working experience to become eligible for admission.

Program Structure

The NMIMS distance MBA is a two year program divided in 4 semesters. 

The first 3 semesters has ​6 subjects each. The 4th semester has 5 subjects and 1 project.

Each subject (including project) has 4 credits.​

Below is more details about the subjects.

nmims distance mba program structure

Students Reviews

Below are some NMIMS distance MBA reviews from students who have completed their program.

The distance education MBA program by NMIMS is quite popular among the working professionals and the reviews are very positive.

Students have got placed in many companies after completing their studies.​

nmims distance mba reviews