Management Institute

MBA (Full Time) Admissions

Number of Seats Available: 240

Upto fifteen percent of the intake is allocated for admission to NRI/NRI sponsored students. Over and above the Intake of 240, 15% (Supernumerary) seats are also allocated for admissions to Persons of Indian Origin, Foreign Nationals and Children of Indian Workers of Gulf Countries/South East Asia.

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 the minimum eligibility criteria by September 20, 2018. They should have appeared in all the examinations of their graduation by the time of commencement of the programme. The candidates failing to meet the minimum eligibility criteria will be asked to withdraw from the programme. The tuition fee paid by such candidates will be forfeited unless such vacant seats are filled by other candidates.

Application Procedure

Application and Entrance Test (Common Admission Test)

Entrance Test
Applicants are required to appear for the Common Admission Test [CAT 2017] conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The CAT examination conducted at different centres all over the country on 26th November 2017 [refer CAT Bulletin for further details at The candidates aspiring for admissions at the Institute of Management, Nirma University are required to apply to the Institute separately. The Institute will receive the test scores from IIM for those candidates applied to the Institute.

IIM, have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

Foreign students/NRI/Person of Indian origin/Gulf Countries and South Est Asia candidates can be considered for admission on the basis of their GMAT scores also [not taken before July 2016].

However, NRI sponsored candidates will be considered for admission only on the basis of CAT-2017 scores. GMAT scores will not be considered for NRI sponsored categories.

Application Form:

Online Application Form:

Applicants should complete the online application form with non-refundable admission processing fee of  Rs.1,770/-(including GST). The payment should be made online by credit card/debit card/net banking.

Candidates 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 non-refundable admission processing fee of Rs.5,900/- (including GST).

Online Application for General Category is closed.

Click here to Apply Online For NRI/NRI sponsored Category is closed

A candidate who has applied for admission under general category can convert the application to 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.4,130/- (including GST) or US$ 80 and submit it along with a written application referring the original Application Form No.  on or before the last date.

Mode of Payment:
The payment should be made online by credit card/debit card/net banking.

Last Date to Apply:
  • The last date to apply for General Category is extended till February 5, 2018 [Closed].
  • For NRI/NRI sponsored is closed and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Foreign Students/Children of Indian workers of Gulf countries and South East Asia categories, last date of form submission will be announced later.

All communications with regard to admission will be done online or through electronic mails, so the candidates are advised to keep track of the online information at our website and check emails provided in application form.

All communications, with regard to admission, should be directed to:

Deputy Registrar
Institute of Management
Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad - 382 481 (Gujarat) INDIA
Phone: 079-30642609, 079-30642000, +91-2717-241911-15
Toll Free Helpline for Admissions: 1800 233 6148

Important Dates:
Activity Dates
Online Application Form Begins August 09, 2017
Last date to apply [General Category]
February 5, 2018 [Closed]
Short-listing of the Candidates February 2018
TDP/Personal Interview February-March 2018
Final Selection March-April 2018
Commencement of the Programme 3rd week of June 2018