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

The Admission Officer

Institute of Management
Nirma University
S G Highway
Ahmedabad – 382 481, Gujarat, India.


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    Executive Diploma Programme

    The Institute started the Executive Diploma in Management Programmes (EDP) in 1999 to fulfill the needs of the working executives, managers and entrepreneurs. This year (i.e. in 2020-21), the Programmes are offered in in (i) Operations Management (ii) Marketing (iii) Finance specialisations. However, a particular programme will be offered only if a minimum of 20 candidates opt for it.

    Important Dates

    • Last Date to Apply

      September 10, 2020
    • Interview Date

    • Inaugural Function of EDP


    Eligibility & Admission Procedure

    After undergoing this programme, the participant shall be able to:

    • Use relevant conceptual frameworks and best management practices,
    • Scan socio-economic-technical, political- ecological -legal environment at national and international levels affecting organisations,
    • Make effective decisions,
    • Demonstrate functional leadership, teamwork and social skills
    • Demonstrate understanding of business and organisational contexts for effective decision making

    The classes are conducted on Sundays (between 09.00AM and 05.00PM) to suit the working executives. The programmes’ structure is given below:

    • Duration: 33 Sundays
    • Number of Courses in a Programme: Nine
    • Course Credit: 18 Credit Hours (One credit hour is equal to 10 classroom sessions of one hour each)

    Pedagogy consists of simulation exercises, case analyses, industry presentations, lectures, discussions, assignments, projects, etc. We have a centrally air-conditioned and fully computerised Library Resource Centre with an impressive collection of business databases, corporate annual reports, e-books, and CDs besides more than 36,500 volumes of books.

    A (three year) Bachelor’s or its equivalent Degree in any discipline from a recognised University and a minimum of two year post degree work experience as on June 30, 2020.

    Admissions shall be offered based on the performances in the personal interview, work experience and past academic records. The programmes shall commence from TBA.

    Nirma Application Form:

    • Read the Admission Application Instructions carefully before filling up the form.
    • Fill in the on line application form and submit it along with an online payment of Rs.1250/- + Applicable Taxes by credit card/debit card/net banking.

    Each Executive Diploma Programme has a course fee of Rs. 46,000/-, which includes Tuition Fee, Books/Study Material Charges. Educational loans, if desired, could be arranged through banks.  The Fee is payable in two installments of Rs. 23,000/- each. First installment is to be paid at the time of registration, and the second in the month of November.  The payment should be made in the form of Cheque or DD drawn in favour of ‘Institute of Management, Nirma University’ payable at Ahmedabad.

    Examination and Other Fees to be paid at the time of joining the programme:

    Fee Amount
    Examination Fee Rs. 5,500/- (Non-Refundable)
    Library Deposit Rs. 4000/- (Refundable)
    Other Deposit Rs. 1000/- (Refundable)
    Registration Fee Rs. 1000/-
    Eligibility Fee Rs. 1000/-

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