Introduction The National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR) is a prestigious institute that offers several courses on construction. NICMAR was constituted as a non-profit organization and was working as a Trust since the year 1982. In the year 1984, it was registered under the Societies Registration Act. It is now offering various PG programs for the year 2022 in various focussed subjects in the area of construction management and research like Advanced Construction and Management, Project Engineering and Management, Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Finance, etc. The institute provides good campus facilities and a conducive environment for learning. It also inculcates the building of professionalism among the students through various special projects and collaboration with other organizations by holding regular seminars in the respective areas. This institute offers various courses through centers located in Hyderabad. The duration of these courses may be one to two years.
The institute has invited applications for admission to these courses for the year 2023.
Details of courses and eligibility NICMAR has 4 campuses across the country and the courses and eligibility for applying for them are as below-
Advanced Construction and Management (ACM) This is a 2-year PG program and is available in Hyderabad. The students who have secured their engineering degree with at least 50% aggregate marks in any engineering discipline are eligible to apply for this course.
Project Engineering and Management (PEM) This is a 2 years PG program and is available at the Pune and Hyderabad campuses. The students who have secured their engineering degree with at least 50% aggregate marks in any engineering discipline are eligible to apply for this course.
Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Management (REUIM) This is a 2 years PG program and is only available on the Pune campus. Students who have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in their Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Architecture/Planning/Commerce/Finance/Banking/Management/Economics/Mathematics/Statistics/Agriculture are eligible to apply.
Infrastructure Finance, Development, and Management (IFDM) This is a 2-year PG program and is only available on the Pune campus. Students who have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in their Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Architecture/Planning/Commerce/Finance/Banking/Management/Economics/Mathematics/Statistics/Agriculture or in courses of Chartered Accountant/Company Secretary/ICWA are eligible to apply.
Management of Family Owned Construction Business (MFOCB) This is a 1-year PG program and candidates who are having their graduate degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in any discipline are eligible to apply. The candidates will have to provide an undertaking in the prescribed format regarding the ownership of the construction business. This course is offered from the Pune campus only.
Quantity Surveying and Contract Management (QSCM) This is a 1-year PG program and candidates who are having a Bachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply. This program is available on the Hyderabad campus only.
Health, Safety and Environment Management (HSEM) Candidates having at least 50% aggregate marks in theirBachelor's degree in Engineering in any discipline of engineering or a Diploma in Engineering in any discipline of engineering with a minimum of four years of experience are eligible to apply for this course. This program is available on the Hyderabad campus only.
Construction Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CLSCM) This PG program is for a 1-year duration and is offered from the Hyderabad campus only. Candidates having at least 50% aggregate marks in their Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Information Technology/Computer Science/Architecture/Planning/Management/Economics/Mathematics/Statistics/ Agriculture can apply for this course.
How to apply The interested and eligible candidates have to visit the official website of NICMAR for applying for the NICMAR Common Admission Test (NCAT) and fill up the application form online. First, they have to register on the site by confirming the verification link received in their email ID. Once registered, the candidates can log in to the website using their username and password. After filling in all the details as asked in the application form they have to upload scanned copies of the required documents. The documents to be uploaded are-
Application fee and payment The non-refundable application fee is Rs 2100 per course and Rs 2620 for two courses and can be paid through any mode like Internet banking, Online payment should be done through Credit card/Debit card, UPI, Wallet, or Demand Draft.
Entrance examination Admissions to all these courses are coordinated from the Pune campus of the institute. After checking the applications, the eligible candidates will be issued admit cards (which will be available on the website) for the entrance test. The total selection process will comprise a maximum mark of 300.
The Common Admission Test will be for 180 maximum marks and would consist of Quantitative and Analytical Ability: 72 marks, Data Interpretation: 36 marks, and Verbal and General Ability: 72 marks. This would be followed by a personal Interview and rating of the application. The marks assigned to these activities are - Personal Interview: 50 marks and Rating of Application: 70 marks.
Live Presentation Session and Mock Test: For making the candidates at ease with the admission process a live presentation session and a mock test would be organized to familiarise the candidates with the online process. All the candidates can attend that useful online session.
Important dates The opening date of submission of online application is 4.12.2022.
The last date for submission of the application is 15.1.2023.
Contact Information NICMAR Admission Department
N.I.A. Post Office,
Pune 411 045,
Tel: 020-66859270/271 / 166 / 333
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