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NIILM Centre for Management Studies
Motto Shaping Leadership Through Values & Vision
Established 1996
President Dr.Rupa Raje Gupta
Director Dr. D.P. Singh
Location Greater Noida, NCR, India
Affiliations AICTE; AIU;NBA
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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 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.

Programs Offered[edit]

NIILM's full-time PGDM program offers Dual specializations in the areas of:

  1. Marketing
  2. Finance
  3. Operations
  4. Human Resources Management and
  5. Information Technology & Systems Management
  6. International Business

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, 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.

  • Campus

NIILM-CMS's complex houses 12 air-conditioned classrooms with a seating capacity of 60-80 each. 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. The institution has its own residential complex. Students mostly stay in the hostel.

  • Wi-fi

NIILM CMS has a Wi-fi campus. It is 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.

  • Library

NIILM CMS Library 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.

  • Hostel

There is an In-campus Hostel as well as an external PG for the students housing separate blocks for girls and boys with options of single and double occupancy accommodation. Students can choose from Air conditioned or Non Air conditioned rooms as well.


A majority of NIILM Core Faculty Members have a solid industrial background and have worked in senior management positions. They hold degrees from IIT Roorkee, FMS, Delhi University, Delhi School of Economics, MDI and other reputed institutions.[citation needed]


The main objectives of the Alumni Association are to forge stronger ties between the institute and the alumni so that the alumni can foster and guide the growth and advancement of the institute.

Alumni association charter


  • To enable members of the alumni association to stay connected with each other
  • To enable members of the alumni association to stay connected with NIILM CMS, its faculty and staff
  • To further the industry-institute linkage
  • To help the institute shape potential leaders
  • To participate in building NIILM CMS as a renowned centre for excellence

Functions of the Alumni association

  • Organize annual alumni meets to enable the alumni to stay connected with each other
  • Update the alumni data annually, and publish an alumni directory each year to be released at the annual alumni meet
  • Inform the alumni regularly about developments in the institute, and keep them updated about the efforts made by NIILM CMS to enhance its brand equity
  • Seek active support in enhancing the institute-industry linkage by organizing conferences, and conventions.
  • Establish and enhance brand image of NIILM CMS in their respective organizations by inviting recruiters and other senior management officials for guest lectures and recruitment.
  • Extensive involvement in building present students as successful future managers and entrepreneurs by mentoring them, and by continually interacting with them to keep them abreast of the latest developments in the industry.
  • Be a part of all institution building activities such as designing the program and course structure, infrastructure upgradation, website upkeep and updation, and any other activity that is deemed to enhance NIILM CMS’s brand image.

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