NMIMS started in 1981, has transpired as a globally regarded university of this era. Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) took the best call to take into consideration the rising demand for management institutes in our nation. This in fact led to the birth of the NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies also known as NMIMS. It began in a small scale manner by offering 2-year full-time master’s program in management studies as well with 4 full-time faculty, with 3162 books and an with an intake of 40 students above Bhaidas Hall, Vile Parle, Mumbai.
Built on this inspiring and wonderful legacy, today, NMIMS is one of the best Deemed to be University that is offering multiple disciplines across multiple campuses. Even though the institute was in a small building, it has caught the attention of the world, and they have their 17 specialized schools that keep them going well. Around 17000 students and almost 750 full-time faculty members as well as 10 faculty members having Fulbright Scholarship and Humboldt International Scholarship that is for post-doctoral researchers are part of India’s most sought after academic community. The consistent academic quality, faculty from top national, research focus, global institutes and strong industry linkages at NMIMS have got it placed amongst the country’s prime centers of educational excellence as well as research today.
NMIMS being the premium Deemed-to-be-University is a multi-disciplinary with multi-campus and a dynamic University with a widespread suite of top-notch Undergraduate programs in 14 disciplines. Such as Engineering & Technology Management, Pharmacy, Architecture, Science, Commerce, Economics, Law, Liberal Arts, Design, Performing Arts, Branding & Advertising, Agriculture, Hospitality Management, Mathematical Sciences.
The post-graduation programs offer various streams such as Management, Engineering & Technology Management, Pharmacy, Science, Economics, Law, Commerce, Architecture, Continuing Education. Integrated programs such as Management, Engineering & Technology Management, Pharmacy, and Science. They also provide doctoral and also diploma/ certificate courses in various streams across their departments.
Across their various departments, NMIMS was able to provide sufficient support as well as facilities that can help their students to achieve their dreams, provided with best in class industry experience and as well empowered them with core competency skills.
Aruna Jayanthi, an executive council member of NASSCOM, the managing director of Capgemini’s Asia Pacific and Latin America unit got her master’s degree in management studies in finance in 1984 from NMIMS. Avani Davda, who became the CEO of Tata Starbucks at 33, the youngest CEO ever in the Tata group, the Managing Director of Godrej’s Nature Basket now holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from NMIMS. Nitin Rakesh, the CEO-cum-Director of Mphasis completed his Master’s in Management studies in 1995 from NMIMS. Deena Mehta, one of the first female members of BSE, who eventually went on to become Bombay Stock Exchange’s first woman president studied master’s in management studies with Finance major from NMIMS. Sundar Raman, the COO of IPL from 2008 to 2015, holds a post-graduate degree in management in advertising and communications from NMIMS. India’s fastest female drag racer Samantha D’souza is an alumna of NMIMS Mumbai. Mangesh Ghogre, an international crossword constructor, accredited with being the India’s first to have constructed crosswords for USA’s bestselling newspapers earned an MBA degree from NMIMS with specialization in finance.