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:
|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:
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
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.
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.
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.
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|
|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: 623485567442. 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:
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:
Pay the online fee and complete the application form.
The fee structure for the NTPC School of Business PGDM (EM) course for Indian and Foreign/NRI applicants are:
|Indian Applicants||INR 1600000||
|Foreign Applicants||USD 30000|
Those interested can apply here.