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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

Through CAT

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

MDI Information Brochure along with Application Form availability August 16 to November 22, 2013
Last Date of submission of Application Form at MDI November 22, 2013
CAT Test Window October 16 to November 11, 2013
Date of Personal Interview (outside Gurgaon Center) : February 09, 2014(tentative)
Date of Personal Interview (Gurgaon Center) February 09, 2014(tentative)

Through MDI Test

MDI Information Brochure along with Application Form availability October 1 to November 22, 2013
Last Date of submission of Application Form at MDI November 22, 2013
MDI Test Window December 8, 2013
Date of Personal Interview (outside Gurgaon Center) : February 09, 2014(tentative)
Date of Personal Interview (Gurgaon Center) February 09, 2014(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, 2013.. 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 08, 2013 at various examination centres. 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, 2014.

Self Sponsored Candidates

Applicants are required to appear for either Common Admission Test (CAT-2013) or MDI Test-2013. The Common Admission Test (CAT-2013) is conducted by the IIMs in test window of October 16 to November 11, 2013. Accordingly, the applicants applying must purchase the CAT voucher as per the information given in the CAT announcement/advertisement and send the duly filled in CAT Application Form to the concerned IIM on or before the date mentioned in the bulletin. The concerned IIM will send you the Test Admit Card mentioning your CAT Registration Number. It is important that all applicants read and follow the instructions given in the CAT voucher. MDI Test 2013 will be conducted on Sunday, December 8th 2013 in Gurgaon, Bangalore and Mumbai ( all centers except Gurgaon are tentative).

MDI Application form

MDI application forms along with Information Brochure will be available for sale from August 16 to November 22, 2013 on payment of Rs.1800/- in cash at MDI, Gurgaon and other designated counters.

Last Date for Submission of form: Application Forms completed in all respects should reach MDI Campus on or before November 22, 2013 at the following address:

The Chairperson (Admissions)
Admissions Office
Management Development Institute
Mehrauli Road, Sukhrali
Gurgaon-122007, INDIA

Online Application

Applicants can register themselves online by visiting MDI website . They can click on the programme they wish to apply for and follow the instructions given on the site. Online registration will be open from August 16 to November 22, 2013, 17:00 hrs. Candidates must send Online Application Receipt & a demand draft (DD) for Rs.1800/- in favour of “Management Development Institute”, payable at New Delhi. The Demand Draft should be dated 22nd November 2013 or earlier, barring which their online registration will stand cancelled. The candidate should write clearly his/her name, programme applied for, Mobile (or Landline) number, address and CAT Registration Number on the reverse side of the Demand Draft. Alternatively payment can be made online using credit/debit card. Documents of Online Applicants should reach MDI Campus at the address given above on or before November 22, 2013.

NOTE: Applicants who wish to apply in more than one programme NMP and PGP-EM , can do so by filling a single application form. However, applicants must unambiguously mark their preferences for the programmes in their filled in application form, as the preferences will not be changed at any stage later.

Selection Process

Applicants would be short listed on the basis of their CAT scores. The candidates will be interviewed on Feb 9, 2014(tentative) at one of the centres, viz., Gurgaon, Bengaluru, and Mumbai (centres 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 later than November 30, 2013). The MDI application form can be purchased by furnishing a demand draft for US $100 or Rs. 6000/- in cash from MDI. Alternatively, Foreign/NRI/PIO applicants can apply online and send a demand draft of US $100 or demand draft of Rs. 6000/- or make the same payment online. The filled in application form along with valid GMAT score card (attested copy) should reach MDI on or before December 31, 2013 at the address given above. Applicants short listed on the basis of their GMAT score will be interviewed by MDI. Candidates have to register for MDI Programme at the GMAT website at the time of taking GMAT examination.

Admission Offer

Successful candidates will be intimated of their final selection in second week of February 2014. The selected candidates must pay the first installment of fees by 4th week of February, 2014, 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 2014 Part A – Domestic Component

Nomenclature of Fees NMP PGP-EM
Tuition Fees Rs 7,50,000 Rs 7,50,000
Boarding Charges Rs 64,000 Rs 64,000
Lodging Charges Rs 1,92,000# Rs 1,92,000#
Reading Material Fees Rs 34,000 Rs 34,000
Students Welfare Activities Rs 16,000 Rs 16,000
Library Fee Rs 21, 500 Rs 21, 500
Alumni Fee Rs 8,000 Rs 8,000
Security Deposit Rs 20,000 Rs 20,000
Total Rs 11,05,500 Rs 11,05,500
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 $ 41,000 US $ 41,000

# 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-2014

Payment On or Before Amount Payable
February 2014 75,000
March-April 2014 2,55,000
April 2014 2,35,500
October 2014 5,40,000
TOTAL 11,05,500,

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 2015. Airfare, Visa & Insurance will be paid on Actual Basis.