Northern Institute of Integrated Learning in Management - Center for Management Studies (NIILM CMS), initially situated at MCIE, New Delhi campus relocated to Knowledge Park 5, Greater Noida in 2011, is a leading private business school in India.
Its flagship Post Graduate Diploma Program in Business Management (PGDM), approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development (India), is also recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to an MBA degree.
Specializations are offered in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Management, International Business and Information Technology and Operations Management.
NIILM's full-time PGDM program offering specializations in the areas of:
- International Business
Human Resources Management and
Information Technology & Systems Management, is administered within the framework of a strong training system.
Equipped with the fully functional mechanisms of feedback and control, this training system helps the NIILM-CMS PGDM curriculum in:
- Developing in the graduating students an optimal pattern of interpersonal and behavioral responses to stress situations, generally experienced in organizations.
- Developing skills in the latest comprehension, analysis and problem solving tools, techniques and models and imbuing them with a holistic management perspective.
- Training them in the skills generally required at the management trainee level in organizations.
The four-semester, two-year, full-time PGDM program is split into four phases: Basic, Consolidation, Advanced and Concentration. Each phase is of one semester and closes with an end-term examination. The Basic phase begins with a management perspective from ground-up by exposing students to the various dimensions of business & organizational environments and enables them get a feel of the various functional areas of management. This is also a phase in which conventional bugbears relating to statistics and mathematics are carefully removed. The Consolidation phase categorically aims at training students in the skills of using various tools, techniques and case studies that are required to solve general problems encountered in various functional areas of management. By the end of this phase, a student should be able to appreciate the general dynamics of problems and situations in differing environmental and organizational settings and develop an approach towards prognosis and problem- shooting. This phase culminates with an eight-week summer-internship in any large organization of repute. The Advanced phase in the third semester concentrates on developing special, function specific competencies in areas of Marketing, International Business, Human Resources Management, Finance and Information Technology. Simultaneously, papers like Management Information Systems and TQM are taught to students irrespective of their area of specialization. By the end of the advanced phase, a student is almost ready for an entry-level position with any large organization. Graduating students spend the final six months of the program in the Concentration phase, learning about the most advanced and complex aspects of their respective functional areas. Besides case studies and class assignments, each of these four phases is generously interspersed with live-projects from industries and businesses in varied sectors. The objective is to reduce the induction time and costs for companies by providing them management graduates who are not only technically and psychologically ready for entry-level responsibilities, but also alert and spruced up for embracing the challenges of the future.
Beginning life in 1996, Northern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (NIILM-CMS) is scaling new heights and making rapid strides thanks to its highest standards of academic excellence. Today, NIILM-CMS ranks among the country's top business schools. Its flagship Post Graduate Diploma Program in Business Management (PGDM), approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the Human Resources Development (HRD) Ministry, Government of India, is also recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as equivalent to an MBA degree. Over the years, the institution has consistently improved its teaching-learning and industry outreach processes. There are 25 core faculty members and most of them have over ten years of industry experience. NIILM's industry outreach and corporate relationship activities are bolstered by a strong network of over 1000 alumni working across industries and organizations. There are several platforms and events through which CEO's, HR chiefs and other departmental heads come to the campus and address the students. Admissions to all NIILM programs are extremely competitive. Apart from the CAT score, the final selection is done after evaluating applicants on eight parameters. NIILM-CMS is among those very few institutions offering Scholarships to students with impressive academic and extracurricular credentials. The institution has one of the richest library systems in the National capital territory region with a large holdings of textbooks, reference books, journals, magazines, industrial reports, powerful databases and audio-visual aids. The computer lab houses over 240 latest configured computer machines with seamless Internet connectivity available 24 hours in wi-fi enabled campus . The institution has its own residential complex with modern facilities, including outdoor games and reading rooms etc.
NIILM-CMS's complex combines technologically advanced resources with comfortable space and unparalleled amenities. It houses 12 air-conditioned classrooms with a seating capacity of 60-80 each. The classrooms are designed in a manner that make students feel comfortable enough to actively participate during lecture sessions. Teachers have enough space to maintain eye contacts with each and every student, which in turn, enriches the teaching-learning process. There are provisions for audio-visual aids such as LCD, overhead projectors, multimedia, videos and audios. In addition, there is a tutorial hall where students meet the teachers in groups and brainstorm over academic issues. Other forms of teaching like interactive sessions, workshops, seminars, leadership exercises, management games, mock interviews, meetings and role-plays are organized in the seminar and conference room. Both areas, with a capacity of around 100 each, are equipped with the state-of-the-art Bose sound technology. The campus comprises a unique cafeteria especially designed for students to have their lunch comfortably in between their hectic schedule of regular classes. The institution has its own residential complex. Students mostly stay in the hostel, which has all the facilities, including outdoor games, television rooms, reading rooms, gymnasium and cyber cafes.
NIILM CMS has a state-of-the-art Wi-fi campus, which facilitates students to access global information wherever they are. It is well equipped with 200 Pentium IV computers supported by laser printers, scanners & other peripheral devices. A high speed 24 hours Internet connectivity is available to the students through the 2Mbit/s leased line link. The hardware is supplemented by various specialized software like SPSS, Oracle, Tally, Visual Studio, Power Builder, working on operating systems like Windows etc. There is an EDUSAT system installed by AICTE / ISKD that allows NIILM CMS to be on a network with various institutes & universities in India for exchange of ideas, experiences and engage in debates and online interaction with the students of other institutes.
NIILM CMS Library has perhaps the most extensive and valuable collection of business knowledge in the country that serves the research needs of CMS faculty, staff and students. An extensive, the techno savvy library has made far easier to access and provides state-of-the-art facilities and resources. The NIILM-CMS stacks over 25,000 books and 160 journals. In addition, it has more than 8500 online journals, 175 video and audio cassettes and more than 850 CDs. The library subscribes to national & business dailies along with news & business magazines. It has a rich collection of research and industrial reports. A separate section stacks multiple copies of all the relevant textbooks. In addition, there is a special collection of Harvard Classics. The core strength of the library lies in its online resources. It subscribes to the EBSCO Business Premier, EBSCO Health Elite, EBSCO Mass Media and Communication Studies, Regional Business News, Hospitality & Tourism Index, PROWESS and Industry Analysis databases. PROWESS leads the user into the financial database of over 12000 listed companies. EBSCO Business Premier has a database of over 8500 online journals. Similarly, EBSCO Health Elite contains a database of over 400 periodicals in Healthcare Management and the EBSCO Mass Media and Communication has a database of over 400 journals in Mass Media and Communication. Besides, library also subscribes J-Gate, the online bibliographical database of over 12000 online journals, including many full text journals also. The library makes full use of technology to reach out to students and faculty members. The LibSys Library Automation Software is used for automation and the databases can be accessed through the Internet. he library has institutional memberships of a number of prestigious libraries in Delhi like the British Council, the American Information Center and Indian Trade Promotion Organization. It is also an associate member of DELNET (Developing Libraries Network), a network of over 900 libraries all over the country. Inter library loan facilities are available through DELNET.
The stimulating and holistic living environment of the hostel contributes significantly to superior academic performance. The aim is to provide a warm homely atmosphere with a relaxed lifestyle, which encourages free and original thinking. NIILM-CMS's plush, secure, fully residential facility is available on Campus. The hostel is tastefully landscaped with plenty of walking trails, lawns and quiet corners. Housing separate blocks for girls and boys with options of single and double occupancy accommodation, the hostel has round-the-clock security and electronic surveillance. It promotes quality lifestyle and sustains it. The ultra modern facilities are among the best of all. Some of the facilities offered in Hostel includes:
AC / Air Cooled / Non AC residential blocks for both single and double occupancy Wi-Fi Hostel Round-the-clock janitorial services STD booth and stationery store on premises One Common Room/Student Lounge each for twenty students equipped with television, newspapers and comfortable seating. Ergonomically designed jogging and walking trails Full-time Residence Directors and support staff Para-medical personnel on premises Banking, shopping and medical facilities close by
Ranking and accolades
NIILM CMS has been consistently ranked among India's most promising Business Schools for the last few years across parameters like intellectual capital, industry interface and infrastructure.
- NIILM CMS Ranked amongst Category A1 B-School in Delhi and NCR (AIMA Survey 2011)
- Ranked 5th amongst Top B-Schools in Delhi and NCR (Business World Survey 2011)
- Ranked 10th amongst Top B-Schools in Delhi and NCR (THE WEEK Survey 2011)
- NIILM-CMS awarded as Best MBA College in North India by Brand Academy 2011
- 2nd position amongst the top B-Schools of Excellence in India (CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 11)
- 2nd and 5th position in UP and Delhi respectively in terms of Placement amongst the top B-Schools of India (CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 10)
- Adjudged as the Best B-School in North India by Times Research Foundation 2010
- 4th position amongst the top B-Schools of Excellence in Delhi (CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 09)
- 6th position amongst the top B-Schools of Delhi (Outlook Sep.09)
- 7th position amongst the top B-Schools of Excellence in India. (CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey 09)
- 9th position amongst the top B-Schools of delhi and NCR in the category Intellectual Capital (Outlook-09)
- 15th position amongst the top B-School in terms of placement across India (Open Media Cfore (2009)
- One of the top leading A+Gold Category B-School in India (Business India-Oct 08)