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NMIMS Mumbai vs IMT Ghaziabad: Which B-School is Better?

Akansha Sirohi
Akansha SirohiUpdated On: September 05, 2019 12:48 pm IST | CAT
  • Compare NMIMS Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad to figure out which is the better college to pursue MBA courses.
  • Get details regarding NMIMS Mumbai placements and IMT Ghaziabad placements, accreditations and ranking.
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Enrolling in one of the top B-schools of India can give your career a boost if you are planning to foray into the business and management field. There are various fields and courses that you can choose depending on the structure of the programme. It is essential to understand the difference between PGDM and MBA in order to figure out the course you want to pick at top management colleges.

NMIMS Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad are among the premier b-schools in India and are both located in the vicinity of huge management markets. Compare the value of education of these two colleges, affiliations, ranks and other details to decide the college that you want to target. Also, check NMIMS Mumbai placements and IMT Ghaziabad placements to check the ROI of the two colleges.

Following is a detailed comparison of NMIMS Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad for students who are considering these two colleges.

College Comparison - NMIMS Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad

Name of the Institute


IMT Ghaziabad

Year of Establishment



Approved by



Accreditated by


University of Mumbai


Business Today 2018 Rankings



NIRF 2019 Ranking

Entrance Exam


  • CAT

  • XAT

  • GMAT (January 1, 2016 – February 28, 2020)

Courses Offered

  • MBA (Finance/Information Systems/Marketing/Operations & Decision Sciences)

  • MBA in Pharmaceutical Management

  • MBA in Human Resource Management

  • PGDM - Business Analytics

  • PGDM - Navi Mumbai Campus

  • PGDM - Logistics and Supply Chain Management - Navi Mumbai Campus

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Full Time

  • PGDM Part-Time

  • PGDM Executive

  • PGDM Dual Country Programme (DCP)

Total number of Seats

  • MBA: 540 Seats

  • MBA Human Resource: 60 Seats

  • MBA Pharmaceutical Management: 120 Seats

  • PGDM - Navi Mumbai: 60 seats

  • PGDM - Hyderabad campus: 120 Seats

  • PGDM - Indore campus: 60 seats

  • PGDM - Bengaluru campus: 180 Seats

Note: 30% of seats in MBA and PGDM programmes of NMIMS are offered to girls.

  • PGDM: 600 seats

  • Dual Country PGDM: 180

  • IMT Nagpur PGDM: 360

  • IMT Hyderabad PGDM: 240

Fees Range (approx.)

  • MBA/MBA HR Program: Rs. 9,25,000

  • MBA Pharmaceutical Management: Rs. 5,50,000

  • PGDM Bangalore/Hyderabad/Navi Mumbai: Rs. 8,00,000

  • PGDM Indore: Rs. 7,25,000

  • PGDM/PGDM DCP/MBA - To Be Disclosed

  • PGDM Executive - Rs. 15,00,000

  • PGDM Part-Time - Rs. 6,00,000

Average Package

  • MBA Core: Rs. 13.44 LPA

  • MBA HR: Rs. 11.06 LPA

Rs. 12.50 LPA

Highest Package

  • MBA Core: Rs. 36 LPA

  • MBA HR: 20.76 LPA

  • International: Rs. 57.40 LPA

  • Domestic Rs. 27 LPA

Number of Companies visiting Campus

  • MBA Core: 179

  • MBA HR: 30


Popular Companies Visiting Campus

MBA Core:

  • Aditya Birla Capital

  • JP Morgan

  • Microsoft

  • Lenskart

  • Cipla Health

  • Amway

  • Bosch


  • Honeywell

  • Genpact

  • IBM

  • ICICI Bank

  • Puma

  • Mahindra Logistics

  • Reliance Industries

  • Wipro

  • Larsen & Toubro

  • Cognizant

  • HCL

  • Deloitte

  • Credit Suisse

  • Accenture

  • Idea EY

  • HPCL

  • Bank Of America

  • Blackrock

Also Read:Top 20 Online MBA Degrees, Location & Financial Times Ranking

Admission and Selection Process at NMIMS Mumbai and IMT Ghaziabad:

Admission criteria and entrance exams for both of the colleges are different therefore you will have to plan for preparation accordingly. NMIMS Mumbai selection criteria revolves around its own entrance exam i.e. NMAT by GMAC.

On the other hand, IMT Ghaziabad selection process is done on the basis of CAT, XAT or GMAT exams.

Check the detailed selection process of the two institutes in order to find out the acceptance procedure.

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Both, NMIMS and IMT are considered among the best B-Schools in India. They have an excellent track record not only in imparting management education but also in making sure that their graduates find top of the line job opportunities after completing their MBA programme.

There are many factors, such as location, availability of seats, choice of programme etc., that can influence your decision in choosing one over the other.

On one hand, NMIMS ranks higher than IMT in NIRF ranking, offers a much more diverse range of courses and has more affordable course fees, IMT has seen its graduates grabbing some of the best salary packages in the management industry and it offers a much wider selection of exams basis which admissions are accepted.

We hope this article has helped you make a well-informed choice. Keep checking CollegeDekho for more such comparisons and education-related updates.

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