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NTPC School of Business – 2-Year Full-Time PGDM in Energy Management – Admission Process


Established in 1975, NTPC Ltd is a Maharatna company of the Government of India. A pioneer in energy generation and power management, NTPC produces more than 53,000 megawatt of power which is approximately 1/4th of the country’s energy needs. The energy sector has a tremendous scope and inevitable for a nation’s growth and success. Energy production/consumption and economic growth of a country go hand in hand. Understanding the growing needs of building expertise in the energy sector, especially the importance of a management degree in power management, NTPC created the NTPC Education & Research Society (NEARS) in 2014 under which the NTPC School of Business (NSB) was formed.

The Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Energy Management) has been designed with academic support of IIM Ahmedabad. IIMA is hand holding NSB in its pursuit towards excellence. IIM-A is a pioneer itself in providing high quality management education since 1961. It was the first B-school in India to get accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).

NTPC School of Business offers two full-time, residential PGDM courses:

Programme Name Duration Credibility
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Energy Management) PGDM (EM) 24 Months or 2 Year AICTE Approved
Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Executive) PGDM (E) 15 Months

In this article we discuss the following:

Features of PGDM
(Energy Management)
Admission Process of PGDM
(Energy Management)
Fee Structure of PGDM
(Energy Management)

NTPC School of Business PGDM (EM): Features



The PGDM (EM) programme is beneficial for those interested in a management career in the energy and power sector


It will focus on building a student’s domain specific understanding, cross-functional knowledge, critical thinking, analytical skills, and social skills



IIM Ahmedabad will provide academic (faculty & curriculum) support and guidance to NTPC School of Business


The PGDM (EM) course will be taught by a mix of academically and industrially sound professionals both from IIM-A and NTPC School of Business faculty pool


The mentors at IIM-A and NTPC School of Business faculty and management are currently working towards tie-ups with international institutes to give a better platform to its students

Programme Structure & Pedagogy


The programme structure is divided into three categories – compulsory courses, electives, and a 3-month summer training


The pedagogy has specific focus on the case-study method. Other methods used will be discussions, seminars, group exercises and projects in addition to regular classroom lectures.

Facilities Provided


The students will be given access to computer lab, simulator center, and well-equipped lecture/discussion rooms to carry forward academic activities


The students can also utilize the abundant resources from the library.

Co-Curricular Activities - Overall Development


NTPC School of Business provides a platform to its students to take part in diverse competitions held by various B-schools and professional institutions in India


ASTITVA, is an annual fest organized by NTPC School of Business to enrich and enhance the professional and personal development of students


The students are encouraged to participate and volunteer for social welfare activities. Various social events like blood donation, cloth donation etc. are organized.



Students will be given full assistance in placements at NSB.

NTPC School of Business PGDM (EM): Admission Process

The admission for the 2019-21 session is as below:

1 The TIMELINE of events is as follows:

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 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

2The NTPC School of Business’ ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for applying for PGDM (EM) course is

Indian and Foreign/NRI Applicants Performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT 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
Performance in Graduation Category Graduation Minimum Marks
General/NC-OBC 1. Those who have completed 3 years Bachelor’s degree like B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Sc/ B.Com/CA/ICWA etc. or any other equivalent degree.
2. Those in the final year of graduation.
Minimum 50% or Equivalent CGPA
SC/ST/Pwd Minimum 45% or Equivalent CGPA

Please Note: The performance in CAT/XAT/GMAT and graduation along with experience in energy/power/oil sector together make the Admission Score (AS).

3 The NTPC School of Business’ ADMISSION PROCESS is a three-step process:

Apply using Admission Scores (AS)

Shortlisted candidates are called for Personal Assessment (PA)

Final Merit List is released based on AS and PA scores.

4 The NTPC School of Business’ APPLICATION FEE and mode of payment for PGDM (EM):

Indian Applicant INR 1500 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 50

5 The STEPS TO REGISTER and fill NTPC School of Business ONLINE APPLICATION 2019 form are:


Go to the official website of NTPC School of Business https://nsbnoida.in


Enter your credentials as below and click on register. Make sure your password contains at least one lowercase letter, one capital letter, and one number


You will get a User Registration ID, and an account will be created


Click on Application Status to fill the NTPC School of Business application form


Enter the following information:

  • a. Student Details
  • b. Contact Details
  • c. Academic Qualification
  • d. Employment Details
  • d. Sponsorship Details
  • f. Bank Details

Pay the online fee and complete the application form.

NTPC School of Business PGDM (EM): Fee Structure

The fee structure for the NTPC School of Business PGDM (EM) course for Indian and Foreign/NRI applicants are:

Indian Applicants INR 1600000
  • • Food Charges: As per the actuals
  • • Security Deposit: INR 30000 (refundable after successful completion of course)
Foreign Applicants USD 30000

Those interested can apply here.