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, 2019. 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 2018] conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The CAT examination conducted at different centres all over the country on 25th November 2018 [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 2017].

However, NRI sponsored candidates will be considered for admission only on the basis of CAT-2018 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. 1500/- or US $35. 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. 6000/- or US $135.

Online Application for General Category [Closed]

Click here to Apply Online For NRI/NRI sponsored Category [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. 4500/- or US$ 100 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 07, 2019 and for NRI/NRI sponsored category last date of form submission will be announced later.
  • For 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 30, 2018
Last date to apply [General Category]
February 07, 2019 [Extended]
Short-listing of the Candidates February 2019
TDP/Personal Interview February-March 2019
Final Selection March-April 2019
Commencement of the Programme 3rd week of June 2019