NMIMS conducts NMAT 2014 exam for admission to Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PGDM).
The officials of NMIMS said, trends for the past years has been picked up for the NMAT registrations, which may cross 60k registrations till last.
NMIMS Offers a wide range of MBA programs, both general management and specialised areas, to suit industry requirements and make a student future ready.
Students of foreign countries and Persons of Indian Origin (POI) need not take NMAT, however their GMAT score shall be considered for admission.
NMAT 2014 will be conducted at 18 centers located at Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad, Bhillai, Bhopal, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Patna.
"The ratio of engineers has gone up from 65% last year to 68% this year. The ratio of applicants with technical work experience is 35% whereas the ratio of candidates with experience of more than 20 months has gone up from 23% last year to 26% this year," the NMAT admission office said, adding, "The above trends are based on NMAT registrations till 12 noon on 19th September".
Speaking on the registration trends, Dr Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS said that more working professionals are opting for MBA programmes to improve their skills amidst the slowing economy.
"In the time of economic uncertainty, it is a good strategy to invest in skill development to create a better career. The NMAT trend till date show that candidates with engineering background having more than 20 month experience is aspiring to get NMIMS MBA." He adds, "NMIMS MBA is valued highly by the industry.
The excellent placement track record of our B-School, since the first batch in 1983, is based on our strong industry linkages with more than 500 companies.
The last date of registration for NMAT 2014 is 24th September, 2013.
NMIMS Business School is ranked among the top 10 B-Schools in most of the B-school surveys.