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 2019-20), the Programmes are offered in (i) Finance (ii) Marketing, (iii) International Business, (iv) Operations Management (v) Human Resource Management specializations. However, a particular programme will be offered only if a minimum of 20 candidates opt for it.

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 organizations,
  • Make effective decisions,
  • Demonstrate functional leadership, teamwork and social skills
  • Demonstrate understanding of business and organizational 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 computerized Library Resource Centre with an impressive collection of business databases, corporate annual reports, e-books, and CDs besides more than 35,214 volumes of books.

A (three year) Bachelor’s or its equivalent Degree in any discipline from a recognized University and a minimum of two year post degree work experience as on June 30, 2019.

Admissions shall be offered based on the performances in the personal interview, work experience and past academic records. The programmes shall commence from July 15, 2019.

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.
  • Last date to apply July 01, 2019

Each Executive Diploma Programme has a course fee of Rs. 46,000/-, which includes Tuition Fee, Books/Study Material Charges, Lunch and Refreshments. 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/-

Important Dates [TBA for Admission Intake 2020]

Activity Dates
Last Date to Apply TBA
Interview Date TBA
Inaugural Function of EDP TBA

For further details, please contact :
Admissions Office
Institute of Management,
Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway,
Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota,
Ahmedabad 382 481, INDIA
Phone   +9102717241900 /01 /02 /03 /04 Ext 609, +917971652609
Fax  +91 – 02717 – 241 916

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