MDI Gurgaon NMP Admission 2021 Open: Avg Salary Rs.19.7 LPA; Lowest 1 Year MBA Fee at Rs.15.35 lakhs; Check Comparison with IIMs – Last Date to Apply closes on Jan 8

MBAUniverse.com News Desk |
December 24, 2020
MDI Gurgaon, a pioneer B-School in launching oldest one year MBA programme 33 years back, has opened admission process 2021 for its unique 15 Months AICTE Approved PGDM-National Management Programme (PGDM-NMP). MDI NMP has lowest Fee of Rs.15.35 lakhs among top B-schools while the average placement is as high as Rs.19.7 LPA. Last date to apply for admission is January 8, 2021
MDI Gurgaon NMP Admission 2021

Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, one of the highly ranked management institutes in India has announced admission for its high RoI one year PGDM – National Management Programme (NMP) 2021. MDI is the pioneer in launching the one year PGDM NMP which has a legacy of 33 years and was launched even before the one year MBA was launched by IIMs or other top B-schools. MDI Gurgaon 1 Year PGDM-NMP is the MDI Gurgaon Executive MBA full time 15 months programme for working professionals.

MDI Gurgaon PGDM-NMP Admission Open : Apply Now

MDI NMP admission 2021 application is online process and the last date to apply for MDI NMP admission 2021 is January 8, 2021. 

MDI Gurgaon is regarded as one of the best management institutes in India. It is ranked among top 10 B-schools in NIRF Ranking 2020 and MBAUniverse.com Ranking 2019-20. MDI Gurgaon is pioneer in starting 15 months Executive Graduate Program Post Graduate Diploma in Management (National Management Programme) - PGDM (NMP).

MDI Gurgaon one year NMP: Key Highlights & USPs

  • MDI Gurgaon one year NMP has a legacy of 33 years. MDI Gurgaon One Year PGDM-NMP  was launched in 1987.
  • MDI Gurgaon One Year PGDM-NMP focuses on developing visionary leaders for the rapidly changing business environment. The focus of the program is to build skills and competencies necessary to lead change as leaders.
  • MDI Gurgaon One Year NMP is an AICTE approved 15 months programme for working professionals
  • MDI Gurgaon One Year NMP (National Management Programme) is accredited by AMBA, the Association of MBAs (UK).
  • MDI NMP Fees including Boarding & Lodging is Rs.15.35 lakhs. MDI NMP Fees is the lowest among top IIMs and  other top B-schools
  • MDI NMP Placements 2020 witnessed high salary packages. Average Salary of Rs.19.7 LPA and Highest Salary at Rs.29.5 LPA was recorded in MDI NMP Placements 2020.
  • Top Recruiters in MDI NMP Placements  include Accenture, AVTECH, Cognizant, Genpact, HSBC, Infosys, Microsoft, Moglix, SAR Group
  • The programme attracts talents from diverse industries, cultures and geographies
  • International Exposure shall be given to the participants for a period of 2 weeks, after completion of 12 months of the course at the MDI campus. This is an optional opportunity

MDI NMP Admission 2021: Important Dates
Key dates for NMP admission 2021 at MDI Gurgaon are as below:

NMP 2021 Admission Activity
Important Dates
Last Date to Apply for Admission
January 8, 2021 (5 PM)
Application fee
INR 3000/- including GST
Personal Interview Venues
Gurgaon (Confirmed); Bangalore & Mumbai (Tentative)
Interview Date (tentative)
January 17, 2021 (Sunday)

MDI Gurgaon NMP Fee 
MDI Gurgaon NMP Fees and other expenses for PGDM NMP 2021-22 batch come to Rs.15, 35,000. MDI NMP fee structure is under revision and may change before the session commencement.

MDI Gurgaon One Year MBA Fee Lowest Among IIMs & Top B-Schools
MDI Gurgaon, pioneer in starting the one year MBA programme for working professionals in 1987, has kept its programme fee much lower than other top B-schools. A quick comparison is given below:

B-School
One year MBA Programme
Fee (Rs. In Lakhs)
IIM Ahmedabad
Post Graduate Programme in Management for Executives (PGPX)
28.00
IIM Bangalore
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)
27.50
IIM Calcutta
Post Graduate Programme for Executives
(PGPEX)
27.00
ISB Hyderabad/Mohali
Post Graduate Programme in Management
 (PGP)
35.99
XLRI Jamshedpur
PGDM (General Management)
20.00
SPJIMR Mumbai
Post Graduate Programme in Management
(PGPM)
19.90
IIM Indore
Executive Post Graduate Programme in Management (EPGP)
20.10
IIM Kozhikode
Post Graduate Program in Business Leadership (PGP-BL)
22.50
MDI Gurgaon
Post Graduate Diploma in Management –
National management Programme (PGDM-NMP)
15.35

MDI PGDM NMP Placements 2020: Scaling New Heights
PGDM NMP at MDI is a high RoI programme with placements recording higher salary packages than the fee charged by MDI. PGDM NMP 2019-20 placements have scaled new heights as under:

  • Average Salary in Placement 2019-20 was Rs.19.7 LPA
  • Highest Salary in NMP Placement 2019-20 stood at Rs.29.5 LPA
  • Median Salary was Rs.18.2 LPA
  • Batch Size was of 31 students
  • Top Recruiters included Accenture, Aligned Automation, American Express, AVTECH, Cognizant, Genpact, HSBC, Infosys Technologies, Jindal Steel, Microsoft, Moglix, SAR Group, SBI Cards, TCS among others

MDI Gurgaon PGDM-NMP Admission Open : Apply Now

MDI PGDM-NMP Pedagogic Initiatives
PGDM NMP at MDI is highly interactive programme and as such the pedagogy for the programme demands substantial participation. Foolowing key initiatives are taken to ehance learning experience for the candidates pursuing NMP at MDI Gurgaon:

  • Teaching is based on recent research studies and experience gathered from around the world. Teaching methods include lectures, case studies, seminars, group discussions, business games, role plays, simulations exercises, structured and unstructured group work and field visits.
  • The emphasis is on motivating the participants to integrate the concepts, learned across the core curriculum and apply them to their own work experience and contemporary business situations.
  • Group activities are conducted to provide excellent opportunities to examine a business problem collectively and to learn from the varied cross functional experiences of the participants
  • Group learning activities can be broadly classified as group assignment/submissions of case analysis and presentations and group tasks in learning by doing.

MDI Gurgaon PGDM NMP 2021: Admission Criteria
MDI NMP Eligibility criteria and selection process for 15 months full time PGDM National Management Programme (NMP) 2021-22 batch at MDI is detailed below:

MDI NMP Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates must have 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in both class X and XII.
  • The candidate must have minimum 3 years Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any Recognized University
  • A minimum of 5 years of post-qualification executive work experience as on 31st December 2020 is required

Acceptable Exams: Self-Sponsored /Sponsored Candidates through CAT 2020 /GMAT

Applicants are required to appear for either Common Admission Test (CAT-2020) or GMAT. The Common Admission Test (CAT-2020) was conducted by the IIMs on Sunday, November 29, 2020. MDI NMP CAT Cutoff  will be announced at the time of shortliting the candidates for final selection.

If the applicant is applying through GMAT, the GMAT score should have validity of 5 years with reference to closing date of application. However, MDI NMP GMAT Cutoff will be announced at the time of shortlisting the candidates for final selection.

How to Apply for  PGDM-NMP Admission 2021: Submit Online Application
Applicants have to apply online by visiting MDI website. They should click on the NMP programme and follow the instructions given on the website.

  • Online registration is open from 16th September 2020 to 8th January 2021.
  • Candidates have to make an online payment of Rs 3000 (Rupees three thousand only) inclusive of 18% GST using Credit/Debit card/Net Banking.
  • After the payment has been made an application receipt is generated, the candidates must take the printout of the application receipt and bring along with them at the time of their Personal Interviews. The candidate will not be allowed to appear in the Personal Interviews without submitting the application receipt duly signed.

MDI Gurgaon PGDM-NMP Admission Open : Apply Now

MDI Gurgaon NMP Admission 2021: Application Process for Foreign/NRI/PIO Applicants
Foreign/NRI/PIO applicants can be considered for admission on the basis of their valid GMAT scores. Applicants have to apply online by visiting MDI website.

  • Online registration for Foreign/NRI/PIO Applicants will be open from 16th September 2020 to 8th January 2021.
  • Candidates have to register for MDI Programme at GMAT website at the time of taking GMAT Examination.
  • Applicants shortlisted on the basis of their GMAT score will be interviewed by MDI. Government of India (GOI) rules will be followed related to admission of these categories of candidates.
  • GOI guidelines will be applicable in determining the NRI status of applicants.
  • Candidates must make an online payment of Rs 8496 (Rupees eight thousand four hundred ninety six only) inclusive of 18% GST using Credit/Debit card/Net Banking towards application fee

MDI Gurgaon NMP Admission 2021: Final Selection Process
The selection process for PGDM (NMP)-2021 batch is conducted in two rounds.

  • Round-1: The Applicants were shortlisted on the basis of their GMAT scores in Round 1 for which the Personal Interviews were conducted on Sunday,13th December 2020. The last date for Round-1 was closed on December 3, 2020.
  • Round-2: Applicants applying after 3rd December 2020 on the basis of CAT/GMAT scores will be shortlisted in Round 2 of the admission process for which the Personal interview will be conducted on Sunday, 17th January 2021 (tentatively). Candidates applying on the basis of their CAT scores will also be shortlisted and called for Personal interview in Round 2 of admission process.

MDI NMP Admission: Final Admission Offer
Successful candidates for the admission process of Round 1 will be intimated of their final selection in last week of December 2020 and for the admission process of Round 2 will be intimated of their final selection in last week of January 2021.

MDI Gurgaon NMP programme has been carefully designed to meet the needs of today’s business and develop professional managers who can achieve high levels of excellence at responsible positions in global environment management.

Key Objectives of MDI Gurgaon one year NMP programme are to develop a recognition of current business realities, a holistic business perspective, an ability to recognize and seize opportunities in a competitive environment, global sensitivity and mindset, skills of communication, leadership and teamwork and commitment towards the betterment of society.

The participants who successfully complete the MDI Gurgaon 1 year PGDM NMP are awarded the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (National Management Programme) which is recognized by AICTE.

The teaching-learning method at MDI Gurgaon includes lectures, case studies, seminars, live projects, group discussions, role plays, business games, experiential learning activities, field visits. The curriculum is regularly revised with the help of industry professionals to reflect current business needs.

MDI Gurgaon is one of the top ranking business schools in India with a vision to be a ‘Global Business School’. The institute integrates knowledge, research, industry experience and international exposure to offer comprehensive programmes. It is the first Indian Business School and second in Asia to get international accreditation for its courses from ‘Association of MBAs’ (AMBA), UK. MDI is also South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) accredited by AMDISA in 2005. Various surveys have consistently ranked MDI amongst the top B-Schools of the country.

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