FAQ 2018-06-18T18:31:20+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’S)

What is NSB? 2018-06-18T18:25:31+00:00

NSB is NTPC School of Business, which was founded by NTPC Limited as its extended arm to excel in the field of academics and facilitates the entire value chain in the energy sector.

What is NTPC? 2018-06-18T18:29:58+00:00

NTPC limited is a public sector utility of Gov. of India established in 1975. NTPC is an industry leader power generation in India with generating more than 53,000 megawatt which is approximately 1/4th of the country. In short, every 4th bulb of India is lit by NTPC.

How NTPC is associated with NSB? 2018-06-18T18:32:33+00:00

In 2014, NTPC created NTPC Education & Research society (NEARS) with a view to excel in academic areas and creating leaders in energy sector. Under (NEARS), NTPC School of Business was formed.

What is the role of IIMA in this program? 2018-08-24T12:48:16+00:00

NTPC and IIMA have collaborated with each other as a benchmark in industry-academia interface. Therefore, the best mix of academics and industry experience will be delivered by IIMA & NSB.

Why NTPC has collaborated with IIMA only? 2018-08-24T12:53:04+00:00

IIMA is the leading academic institute not only in India but it has global repute. IIMA was set up in 1961 which provides education, training, consulting and research in management. It is the first Indian Business School to have European quality improvement system (EQUIS) accreditation that certifies the IIMA’s academic processes and programs at par with the best business schools globally.

How many PGDM specialisations are offered by NSB? 2018-06-18T18:38:11+00:00

In NSB, two specialised programs are offered:

  • PGDM (E) -15 months full time residential program.
  • PGDM (EM) – 2 years full time residential program.
What do you mean by AICTE approved PGDM program? 2018-12-18T13:57:08+00:00

AICTE is statutory technical body of Government of India, which is responsible for affiliation and approval of all technical and management courses.

Are programs offered by NSB recognised by AICTE? 2018-06-18T18:40:06+00:00


What is placement prospective for PGDM (EM)? 2018-06-18T18:41:25+00:00

NTPC & IIMA both will facilitate internship and placement with the help of various industry tie ups.

What are the eligibility criterion for admission in PGDM (EM)? 2018-08-24T18:12:54+00:00

Working executives, and all open candidates who plan to pursue their career in power/oil/energy sector in India and abroad having following educational qualifications:

The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree (10+2+3 stream), like B.E./ B.Tech. / B.Sc./B.Com./CA/ICWA etc., with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA (in case of the candidate belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/Differently Abled (DA) or Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category, this is relaxed to 45%), from any of the recognised universities.

A candidate appearing for the final year bachelor’s degree/equivalent qualification examination and those who have completed the degree requirements and are awaiting results can also apply. (This will be subjected to candidate fulfilment of above criteria latest by 31 August 2018).

Which entrance exams need to be cleared to get admissions into NSB’S PGDM (EM) program? 2018-12-20T16:38:21+00:00

Valid scores of CAT/GMAT/XAT are sufficient to apply for these programs.

Does the college have EMI options for payment of fees? 2018-12-18T14:28:32+00:00

No, the college does not offer any EMI options. However, NSB can facilitate candidates to link with banks for applying for educational loans.
NSB has also kept fee structure very flexible for the PGDM (EM). Kindly visit website www.nsbnoida.in for further details of fee structure.

Is NSB a residential School? 2018-06-18T18:49:50+00:00


What kind of extra –curricular activities are conducted in the college? 2018-06-18T18:50:55+00:00

Various time to time activities are conducted from NTPC and NTPC School of Business on different occasions like: International days celebrations (Environment day, Earth’s Day, Yoga Day, etc.) and various cultural programs like Student’s plays, skits, cultural nights are organised.

Can I take admissions for the PGDM course if I did not study the management subjects at graduation level? 2018-06-18T18:51:51+00:00

Yes. Kindly check the admission criterion.

What are the fees for PGDM programs? 2018-12-18T14:05:53+00:00

Complete program fees for PGDM (E) is Rs 15,00,000/- and for PGDM (EM)is Rs 16,00,000/- excluding security amount of Rs 30,000/-

What is the difference between MBA & PGDM Programs? 2018-08-24T17:58:54+00:00

The main reason why postgraduate courses are named as PGDM is because when an Institute is an autonomous body (not affiliated to any University) and conducts management courses, then such Institutes cannot offer MBA degree. Even IIM’s, XLRI’s  don’t offer MBA degrees; they only give PGP.
At the end of PGP and PGDM course, candidates are offered a Diploma. However, at the end of an MBA program, candidates receive a degree.

Can I complete the course on a part time basis? 2018-06-18T18:54:33+00:00

No, it is full time residential program.

What is the rigour of the course? 2018-08-24T17:48:50+00:00

As the course curriculum is designed by IIMA and significant part of course will be delivered by IIMA including IIMA’s director. The level of rigour could be sense by the samed.

How many students get selected per year? 2018-06-18T18:57:17+00:00

60 is the intake capacity of PGDM (E) and 120 is the intake capacity of PGDM (EM).

Do I apply for a specific area or can I choose my area after getting admission? 2018-06-18T18:57:45+00:00

No. You have to apply for either of course based on eligibility.

What is the selection process for PGDM (EM)? 2018-12-18T14:37:51+00:00

Valid score of CAT/GMAT/XAT are sufficient to apply for these programs.

What is the infrastructure of the institute like? 2018-12-18T13:44:02+00:00

State of the art classroom facilities are there. Around 17,000 hard books are in the library or in the hostel, single room for PGDM(E) and Twin sharing room for PGDM(EM) are available and for more information visit website www.nsbnoida.in.

What is the faculty pool of the institute? 2018-06-18T19:00:49+00:00

IIMA is handholding the NSB for its courses and faculty members. Visit faculty directory for details.

Does institute offer any Loans/Financial Assistance through banks? 2018-08-24T17:33:29+00:00

The school will facilitate candidates to link with leading banks for the educational loans facility.

Where are PGDM students placed? 2018-12-18T13:41:53+00:00

The students completing the course successfully will be provided placement assistance by NSB.

Any scholarships available for meritorious students? 2018-08-24T17:38:32+00:00

Scholarships are available for outperforming students.

What are the facilities provided for NTPC employee’s wards? 2018-06-18T19:11:14+00:00

No additional facilities are provided to NTPC employee’s wards.

What is the current ranking/Standing of the Institute? 2018-08-24T17:41:29+00:00

NSB was formed in 2015 and the move was welcomed by entire energy sector. That is why IIMA has tied up with NSB. An institute can only apply for ranking system after three years of establishment.

Is there a separate hostel for boys and girls? 2018-06-18T19:12:31+00:00

No. However, floors are different.

What does the security deposit means? 2018-12-18T13:50:20+00:00

It is a refundable advance, which will be returned on the completion of courses based upon the NOC of the candidates.

What are the library facilities available in NSB? 2018-06-18T19:14:33+00:00

NSB has versatile library facilities with more than 17,000 hard copies of books, with other facilities like e-books, e-journals, DELNET and ProQuest etc.

What recreation facility available in the campus? 2018-06-18T19:15:36+00:00

NSB has two hostels, both the hostels have common room facilities, all indoor games, Badminton Court, Table Tennis, Billiards, Lawn tennis, Swimming Pool, Yoga Room, and Gym. Whole campus is Wi-Fi enabled.

What are the Mess or Dinning facilities available? 2018-06-18T19:16:13+00:00

Both the hostels have three number of established mess that is being run by ICH (Indian Coffee House), which is a catering partner of NTPC.

What are the types of facilities in both the Hostels? 2018-08-24T17:22:43+00:00

Both the hostels have well furnished rooms with all amenities (Air conditioning, Geyser, Cupboard, Study tables, Beds and attached washrooms) and other recreation facilities.

What is the breakup of fee structure? 2018-12-18T13:52:58+00:00

Kindly visit the fee structure tab in website www.nsbnoida.in.

Can the program be opted without hostel facilities? 2018-08-24T17:24:11+00:00

No, it is a full time residential program.

How safe the campus is or what are the security measures? 2018-06-18T19:19:37+00:00

The entire campus is fully secured and guarded by security persons 24×7.

Which entrance exams need to be cleared to get admissions into NSB’S PGDM (EM) program? 2018-12-18T14:32:26+00:00

Valid scored of CAT/GMAT/XAT are sufficient to apply for these programs.

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