In order to meet the growing demand for management education, the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal, with the help of a donation from Narsee Monjee Educational Trust, established a recognized Management institute of the Mumbai University in 1981Since then NMIMS has grown into a flourishing University, offering courses / programs across various disciplines, such as Management, Technology, Science, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce and Economics. Today, the University has over 5000 students and more than 430 faculty members. The faculty at the University represent an eclectic mix of Industry and Academic experience; national and international experiences.
NMIMS has emerged as one of the best multidisciplinary educational institute with its 6 campuses in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Shirpur, Indore and Bengaluru. The 12 constituent schools of include Management, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Economics, Science, Law and Global Education which offer UG, PG, Integrated and doctoral courses. For the admission to various courses, the university conducts its own entrance examinations, namely, NMAT and NPAT.
Apart from NMAT & NPAT, NMIMS also conducts a separate entrance for Ph.D programmes. Candidates with valid GATE, UGC NET or SET score are exempted from the University entrance. Such students have to appear in the case discussion & interview only.