National Insurance Academy (NIA) Pune PGDM admissions 2020

Are you looking for PGDM admissions at NIA, Pune? National Insurance Academy (NIA), Pune has released a notification for 2020 admissions to the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program. Check out below for details like eligibility criteria, selection procedures, the application process, important dates, etc.

About NIA

National Insurance Academy (NIA), Pune was founded in the year 1980 by the Finance Department, Government of India to promote education and training in Pension, Insurance, and allied areas. NIA is a premier insurance institute in India and it has a 100% placement record right from its first batch. NIA was accredited with grade A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). NIA offers excellent infrastructure facilities which include a convention center, library, insurance labs, computer center, gymnasium, health care, hostel, sports and recreation, jogging track, GIC pathway, etc.

PGDM Course

National Insurance Academy, Pune has announced admissions to the two years full-time residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) program for the academic year 2020 - 2022. This PGDM program is approved by AICTE. This program is designed to nurture students with the skills and abilities required to take up any top leadership roles like CEO in insurance and allied areas. PGDM of NIA has a unique blend of qualified educators and practitioners from the insurance industr.y

This PGDM course is offered with dual specialization in Management and Insurance. It includes Management subjects like Human Resources, Finance, Marketing, IT and Insurance subjects include Life Insurance, General Insurance, Re-insurance, and Pension. It also includes eight weeks of the summer internship. The pedagogy of this course includes tech simulations, class-room learning, renowned case methods, high profile seminars and conferences experimental learning, etc.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates willing to apply for PGDM program at National Insurance Academy, Pune have to fulfill the below eligibility conditions:
  • Candidates with minimum 55% (for general) and 50% (for SC/ST/ DA category) of marks in graduation degree or equivalent.
  • Candidates appearing for the final year can also apply, subject to completion of the qualifying examination by 30th June 2020.
  • The upper age limit for General/ OBC-NC category candidates is 28 years and for SC/ ST/ DA candidates is 30 years as on 1st July 2020.

Selection procedure

Selection of candidates for admission to PGDM at NIA is done based on the following parameters:

  • Past academic records - 20% weightage
  • Performance in CMAT/ CAT exam - 50% weightage
  • Performance in Group Discussion/ Personal Interview - 30% weightage (10 for GD and 20 for PI)
Personal interviews comprise of WAT and appropriate weightage will be given to the candidates with relevant work experience.

Application process

Interested and eligible candidates willing to apply for Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) course at National Insurance Academy, Pune are requested to apply online at the official website. Candidates are required to upload the passport size photograph in jpg/ jpeg format at the time of filling the application form. Candidates have to pay the application fee of Rs. 1200/- online through credit card/ debit card/ net banking. After submitting the application form, candidates have to download the form summary. The last date for submission of application forms is 15th March 2020.

Fee structure and Scholarship details

The course fee for the entire PGDM program is Rs. 9,43,000/-. Lodging and boarding fees for 2 years is Rs. 3,07,000/-. Candidates those do not get hostel accommodation are not required to pay the lodging and boarding fees. Education loans are available from leading private banks and public sectors. Institute offers nine scholarships of Rs. 1 Lakh each to the merit students, girl students and eligible students from economically weaker sections and specified categories.

Important dates to remember

  • Last date of receipt of application form: 15th March 2020
  • Last date for completion of eligible degree: 30th June 2020

Contact details

National Insurance Academy,
25, Balewadi Baner Road,
NIA P.O. ,
Pune 411045,
Ph. No.: 91-20-27204000/4444 /27204555
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