Those aspiring to be admitted in the Ph.D. programme must hold a master's degree or equivalent (such as PGDM) with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA. Candidates appearing for final examination can also apply, provided they satisfy the eligibility requirement by June 30, 2009.
Prospective candidates are required to fill in the application form. To obtain the application form and prospectus, applicants should send a request along with a demand draft for Rs.1000/- favouring Institute of Management, Nirma University payable at Ahmedabad, addressed to:
Institute of Management
Nirma University of Science and Technology
Ahmedabad - 382 481 (Gujarat)
Last date for receiving the filled-in application form is May 02, 2009.
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The selection procedure for admission consists of two steps :
Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their applications and supporting documents and those who are eligible will be called for a written test. The written test will be held at Ahmedabad.
The test consists of the following four sections :
Logic and Data Interpretation
MBA Social and General Awareness
Each section consists of 30 questions. The total of 120 questions are to be attended within two hours. Negative marks will be assigned for wrong/incorrect answer. The test will be objective type with multiple choice items.
Candidates short-listed on the basis of their performance in the written test will be called for personal interview on the same day written test itself.
The final selection to the programme would be based on the candidate’s performance in the written test and personal interview. The personal interviews are normally held only at Ahmedabad.
The following weightage will be given for each component of the selection criteria :
Written Test : 70%
Personal Interview : 30%
Commencement of sale of application form April 02, 2009
Last date for submitting the form May 02, 2009
Written Test May 09, 2009
Personal Interview Third week of May, 2009 (Tentative)
Final Selection Last week of May 2009 (Tentative)
Commencement of the Programme End of June 2009