Nirma University MBA Admissions 2016

Nirma University LogoNirma University, Ahmedabad invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into its full time MBA course for the academic year 2016-2017. Further details, including applications, Information Brochures, registration fee to be paid, etc., are made available here.

Important Dates

Application Begins : October 12, 2015
Last date for submitting the form : January 04, 2016
Short-listing of the Candidates : January/February 2016
Personal Interview March 2016
Final Selection April 2016


  • A three-year bachelor's degree (10+2+3) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA. 
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of the Bachelor’s Degree can also apply provided they furnish the proof of having met with the minimum eligibility criteria by September 30, 2016. 
  • The candidates who fail to meet the minimum eligibility criteria by the time will be asked to withdraw from the programme.

Entrance Test

  • Applicants are required to appear for the Common Admission Test [CAT 2015] conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). 
  • The CAT examination will be conducted at different centres all over the country on November 29, 2015.  Institute of Management will receive the test scores from IIM for those candidates who have appeared in the CAT examination and have also applied to IMNU. 
  • Foreign students/NRI/Person of Indian origin/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates can be considered for admission on the basis of their GMAT scores also [not taken before January 2015]. 
  • NRI sponsored candidates will be considered for admission only on the basis of CAT scores. GMAT scores will not be considered for NRI sponsored categories.

How to Apply :

  • Application procedure is completely Online
  • Applicants should complete the online application form and submit the same along with a non-refundable admission processing fee of  Rs.1,500/-
  • Candidate applying under categories such  NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign students/Person of Indian origin holding foreign passport/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates should make payment for Rs.5,000/-. 
  • The payment should be made online by credit card/debit card/net banking. 
  • A candidate who has applied for admission under general category can convert the application in any other category in which she or he is eligible. In such case, the candidate is required to make a payment of an additional processing fee of Rs.3500/- or US$ 80 and submit it along with a written application referring the original application form No.  on or before the last date.

Selection Criteria :

  • Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in different components of Common Admission Test will be called for Personal Interview. 
  • The interview and the test will be conducted at  5 selected  cities viz,  Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Pune.
  • The candidates will be be finally selected for admission based on the candidates' performance in the CAT, Personal Interview, Academic Performance in X, XII and graduation and work experience.
The following weightage will be given for each component of the selection criteria and composite scores will be computed based on the selection criteria.
  • Common Admission Test: 60%
  • Personal Interview: 20%
  • Written Communication Test: 10%
  • Academic Performance: 10%
An additional score up to 5 points will also be given for full-time relevant work experience in a professional organization.

While computing the score of the Academic Performance, the marks obtained in SSC, HSC and Graduation shall be taken into account with 15% weightage for SSC marks, 25% weightage for HSC marks, 40% weightage for graduation marks (only the aggregate marks obtained in the examinations upto pre-final year will be considered for computing the merit, for example in case of a 3 year degree programme  first and second year examinations’ marks will be counted and in case a four year degree programme first, second and third year examinations’ marks will be counted)  and 20% weightage for overall academic consistency.  

For more details please contact

Deputy Registrar
Institute of Management
Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad - 382 481 (Gujarat) INDIA.