NTPC School of Business : 15-Month PGDM (Executive)– Features, Eligibility, Admissions & Fees

NTPC School of Business (NSB) is a unit of NTPC Education and Research Society (NEARS) created by NTPC in 2014. NTPC Ltd is a Maharatna company established in 1975 and is the leader in energy generation and power management in India. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive) was the first course launched (four years ago) at NTPC School of Business. In addition to this another two-year full-time residential programme Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Energy Management) was recently launched. The courses offered at NSB are with academic support from IIM Ahmedabad. IIMA has been providing high quality management education since 1961 and was the first B-school in India to get accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

In this article we will go through the course overview, eligibility, admission process and fee structure for PGDM (E).

Note PGDM(E) now accepts both corporate-companies sponsored and self-sponsored students.

NSB PGDM (Executive) 2019-20: About

The PGDM (Executive) is designed to augment and build management expertise in the area of energy management. The PGDM(E) course is

15-Month Duration

AICTE Approved

Full-Time Residential Program

NSB PGDM (Executive) 2019-20: Course Overview

The PGDM (Executive) offered by NTPC School of Business is a blend of classroom interactions, peer group learning, global exposure and project work. The course is split into

  • 12 Months – Classroom teaching which includes 2-week international immersion programme
  • 3 Months – Project work

Some of the salient features are:

  • The complete PGDM(E) programme is divided into seven slots of six weeks each. It offers core (Slots 1 to 4) and elective (Slots 5 to 7) courses. The core courses consist of subjects like HR, Corporate Governance, Marketing Management, and Corporate Finance while elective courses focus purely on energy management courses
  • The pedagogy consists of lectures, case studies, group projects, discussions, live projects, simulation, and management games
  • The NTPC School of Business faculty is a mix of academicians and industry experts. The students also get to learn from professors of IIM Ahmedabad. The Guest Lecture Program gives first-hand opportunity to students to learn from prominent energy sector experts and other corporate leaders
  • Under the Field Immersion Programme (FIP), students get a chance to solve/overcome business problems and implement their classroom learnings by working with the corporates and local SME’s
  • In addition to a robust curriculum, NTPC School of Business offers a simulator center, computer labs, well-equipped lecture rooms & discussion forums, modern library with printed and electronic sources
  • NTPC School of Business has different cells such as Innovation Cell, Entrepreneurship Cell, Social Responsibility Cell
  • PGDM(E) includes a compulsory 2-week long Global Immersion Programme (GIP). So far, the students have travelled to Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (first batch) and Judge Business School, Cambridge University, UK (second batch)

NSB PGDM (Executive) 2019-20: Important Dates

Online Registration Commencement 10th December 2018
Online Application Window Round 1: 20th December 2018 – 28th February 2019 Round 2: Ends 5th April 2019
Personal Assessment (PA) Dates Round 1: 18th, 22nd, and 25th March 2019 Round 2: 29th and 30th April 2019
Result Announcement Round 1: 29th March 2019 Round 2: 1st May 2019
Academic Session Begins August 2019

NSB PGDM (Executive) 2019-20: Eligibility & Admission Process

The eligibility criteria and admission process to apply for PGDM (Executive) program for both company and self-sponsored candidates is:

1 Exam (These scores/percentiles will be considered to calculate Admission Score (AS) for self-sponsored candidates)

Category Minimum Eligibility
CAT 2018 or XAT 2019 Overall Percentile GMAT Score
General 80 650
NC-OBC 75 630
SC/ST 70 600
PwD 65 550

2Education (For both company and self-sponsored candidates)

3Experience

NSB PGDM (Executive) 2019-20: Application Fee

Indian Applicant INR 1200 The Payment should be made online NEFT/RTGS transfer in the name of NTPC School of Business
1. A/C No: 62348556744
2. Bank: State Bank of India
3. IFSC Code: SBIN0031811
Foreign/NRI Applicant USD 40

NSB PGDM (Executive) 2019-20: Fee Structure

Indian Applicant INR 1500000 • Food Charges: As per the actuals
• Security Deposit: INR 30000 (refundable after successful completion of course)
Foreign USD 28500
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