Executive Post Graduate Programmes

National Management Programme (NMP)/ PGP-EM (Energy Management) Programme

Admission Process

National Management Programme and Post Graduate Programme in Energy Management

Important Dates for Admissions to the NMP and PGP-EM Programmes

MDI Information Brochure along with Application Form availability September 5 to November 28, 2014
Last Date of submission of Application Form at MDI November 28, 2014
CAT Test Date November 16 & November 22, 2014
MDI Test Date December 7, 2014
Date of Personal Interview (outside Gurgaon Center) : January 11, 2015 (tentative)
Date of Personal Interview (Gurgaon Center) January 3, 2015 (tentative)


  • The candidates must have 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in both X and XII.
  • The candidate must have minimum 3 year’s Bachelor’s Degree, with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in any discipline from any University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • A minimum of 5 years of post qualification executive work experience as on December 31, 2014. Further, an applicant should be either:
    A Class I officer belonging to any Central or State Services, or
    A Class I officer in a public sector undertaking, including banks and financial institutions, or
    An officer in a private sector corporation shouldering adequate management responsibilities

Sponsored Candidates

Sponsored candidates have to forward their applications through their respective organizations. All sponsored candidates are required to take the MDI Admission Test to be held on December 07, 2014 at various examination centres i.e Gurgaon, Bangalore & Mumbai. The tests will be followed by personal interviews. The list of selected candidates for the offer of admission will be sent to the respective sponsors in the last week of January, 2015.

Self Sponsored Candidates through CAT / MDI Test

Applicants are required to appear for either Common Admission Test (CAT-2014) or MDI Test-2014. The Common Admission Test (CAT-2014) is conducted by the IIMs on November 16 & November 22, 2014. Applicants must refer to the CAT Advertisement for further details.

MDI Test 2014 will be conducted on Sunday, December 7th 2014 in Gurgaon, Bangalore and Mumbai ( all centers except Gurgaon are tentative).

Online Application

Applicants have to apply online by visiting MDI website They can click on the programme they wish to apply for and follow the instructions given on the website. Online registration will be Open till November 28, 2014, 17:00 hrs. Candidates have to make an online payment of Rs 1800/- using Credit/Debit card/Net Banking. After the payment has been made an application receipt is generated, the candidates must take the printout of the application receipt and bring along with them at the time of their Personal Interviews. The candidate will not be allowed to appear in the Personal Interviews without submitting the application receipt duly signed.

NOTE:Applicants who wish to apply in more than one programme NMP and PGP-EM , can do so by filling a single application form. The preferences once filled will not be changed at any stage later.

Selection Process

Applicants would be short listed on the basis of their CAT scores/ MDI test scores. The candidates will be interviewed on January 4 2015(tentative) at Gurgaon and January 11, 2015 at one of the centres, viz., Bengaluru and Mumbai ( centers other than Gurgaon are tentative).

Foreign/NRI/PIO Applicants

Foreign/NRI/PIO applicants can be considered for admission on the basis of their valid GMAT scores (taken not before 1st January, 2014 and not later than 30th November, 2014). Applicants have to apply online by visiting MDI website They can click on the programme they wish to apply for and follow the instructions given on the website. Online registration for Foreign/NRI/PIO Applicants will be Open till 31st, December, 2014, 17:00 hrs. Candidates have to register for MDI Programme at GMAT website at the time of taking GMAT Examination. Applicants short listed on the basis of their GMAT score will be interviewed by MDI. NRI Applicants who are residing in India during the period of admission process i.e. July-December, 2014 will have to appear for the CAT/MDI Test and will not be considered for admission on the basis of their valid GMAT scores. GoI rules will be followed related to admission of these categories of candidates. GOI guidelines will be applicable in determining the NRI status of applicants. Candidates have to make an online payment of Rs 6000/- or US $100 using Credit/Debit card/Net Banking.

Admission Offer

Successful candidates will be intimated of their final selection in third week of January 2015. The selected candidates must pay the first installment of fees by 2nd week of February, 2015, failing which the offer for admission will be considered withdrawn without any further intimation and an offer will be made to the next candidate on the waiting list.

Fee and other Expenses for NMP and PGP-EM 2015-16 Part A – Domestic Component

Nomenclature of Fees NMP PGP-EM
Tuition Fees Rs 8,05,000 Rs 8,05,000
Boarding Charges Rs 70,000 Rs 70,000
Lodging Charges Rs 2,10,000# Rs 2,10,000#
Reading Material Fees Rs 36,500 Rs 36,500
Students Welfare Activities Rs 17,000 Rs 17,000
Library Fee Rs 23,000 Rs 23,000
Alumni Fee Rs 8,500 Rs 8,500
Security Deposit Rs 20,000 Rs 20,000
Total Rs 11,90,000 Rs 11,90,000
Tuition fee and other charges for NRI/Foreign Students (excluding boarding and lodging expenses which are payable in INR and mentioned in the table above) US $ 44,120 US $ 44,120

# Option would be available to NMP/PGP-EM for lodging on double occupancy subject to availability where the lodging charges may be reduced to Rs 1.10 lakh per student per year. Limited family accommodation may become available @ Rs. 3.85 lakh per annum.
* Wherever MoUs are signed between MDI & sponsoring organizations, MoU fees would be applicable.

Note: MDI reserves the right to enhance fee and other charges at any point of time during the Academic Year. Due notice would be given, while making such changes.

Schedule of Payments NMP/PGP-EM-2015-16

Payment On or Before Amount Payable
February 2015 75,000
March-April 2015 2,55,000
May 2015 3,20,000
October 2015 5,40,000
TOTAL 11,90,000,

Part B – International Component 2014-15

Boarding, Lodging and incidental expenses for 5/6 weeks and Overseas Tuition Fees for courses to be paid in January 2016. Airfare, Visa & Insurance will be paid on Actual Basis.