More working engineers aspire for NMIMS MBA this year

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

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.

Registrations till date for NMAT, India’s largest MBA entrance test for any single B-school, reveal some interesting trends among the applicants. 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 above trends are based on NMAT registrations till 12 noon on 19th September. The trends also indicate that NMAT registrations will go up by 5-10% this year.
 
Dr Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor, NMIMS says, "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 are 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. This year 65 pre-placement offers have already been received from companies like Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Microsoft, Wipro, Idea, ICICI, Cognizant, Cummins, Henkel, Starcom, Genpact, Group M and we are hoping to well surpass the last year's number of 90 PPOs."

NMIMS Business School opened registrations for its admission test NMAT 2014 on 4th July for admission to MBA 2014-16. The registrations will close on 24th September. Candidates can register online for NMAT 2014 at www.nmims.edu.

NMIMS Business School stands tall as a preferred destination of the aspiring future business leaders in India as it has been consistently ranked among Top 7 B-Schools, awarded CRISIL & ICRA Ratings at highest level and its programs are accredited by NBA. In 2013, NMIMS B-School was listed among Top 10 B-Schools for placement based on highest number of highest offers by top recruiters at NMIMS campus.

The admission test of NMIMS B-School, NMAT will be conducted for fifth time in online mode by the global testing agency Pearson-Vue. It is one of the largest computer based tests in India having a country wide access to the test takers. NMAT's unique feature of two optional retakes is highly appreciated and availed by candidates.

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.

 

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