NTPC School of Business – [NSB], Noida Admission Process

  Noida   AICTE   ESTD 2015
  Noida   AICTE   ESTD 2015


NTPC School of Business Noida Course Admissions 2024

NTPC is currently accepting applications for the PGDM Program for the 2024 batch. Interested candidates can apply for the PGDM Program through the official website.

NTPC School of Business (NSB), an integral part of NTPC, offers an AICTE-approved Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) Executive program designed for working professionals. Starting from the current academic year, NSB has introduced PGDM with a specialisation in Energy Management, with academic support from IIM Ahmedabad (IIMA). NTPC School of Business Noida course admissions is available in two rounds.

  • NTPC School of Business (NSB) offers an online mode of application for both courses.
  • For NTPC School of Business Noida course admissions to the PGDM in Energy Management, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) in BE/B.Tech/B.Sc./B.Com/CA/ICWA, or an equivalent degree with at least 50% marks.
  • NTPC School of Business Noida course admissions to both the PGDM and PGDM Executive programs is based on CAT/GMAT/XAT scores for Self-Sponsored candidates.
  • Final selection is determined by the Admission Score (AS) and Personal Assessment (PA).
  • Candidates applying for the PGDM Executive program should have completed a Bachelor’s degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA.

NTPC School of Business Highlight 2024

Name of the Institute NTPC School of Business (NSB), Noida
Institute Type Public
NTPC School of Business Noida Admission Criteria Entrance Examination
Counselling Institute Level
Scholarship Yes

NTPC School of Business (NSB) PGDM Admission 2024

NTPC School of Business in Noida offers a two-year full-time PGDM program in Energy Management designed for both graduate students and working executives. Additionally, the institute provides a full-time PGDM Executive program spanning 15 months.

To be eligible for the PGDM in Energy Management, candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) in disciplines such as BE/B.Tech/B.Sc./B.Com/CA/ICWA, or an equivalent qualification with a minimum of 50% marks or CGPA from a recognised university or institution. For candidates from SC/ST/Differently Abled Persons with Disabilities categories, a minimum of 45% marks in the bachelor’s degree is required. Selection for the program is based on the Admission Score (AS), which considers performance in CAT/GMAT/XAT, academic achievements, experience in the energy/power/oil sector, and educational background.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for Personal Assessment (PA) based on their Admission Score (AS). Final selection will be determined solely by the combined scores of AS and PA.

The institute also provides an Executive PGDM program for both company-sponsored and self-sponsored candidates. The minimum eligibility requirement for the PGDM Executive program is a Bachelor’s degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA from a recognised university, along with a minimum of 3 years of work experience as of June 30. Selection for this program is based on CAT/GMAT/XAT scores for Self-Sponsored candidates.

Course  Specialisation Eligibility Selection Process
PGDM Energy Management Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) in BE/B.Tech/B.Sc./B.Com/CA/ICWA etc. or equivalent degree with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/DA/PwD) or CGPA from recognised university/institutions. On the basis of Admission Score (AS) based on performance in CAT/GMAT/XAT, performance in graduation, experience in energy/power/oil sector and educational background followed by Personal Assessment (PA)
Executive Bachelor’s degree/CA/ICWA with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA by a recognised university. Passed Class X and XII with minimum 50% minimum marks.

Key Points:

  • Students in their final year of Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification examination, as well as those awaiting results, are eligible to apply for the PGDM (Energy Management) program.
  • A relaxation of 5% marks is provided to candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PWD category.
  • For the PGDM (Executive) program, NSB considers applicants sponsored by companies or self-sponsored individuals with a minimum of 3 years of work experience.

NTPC School of Business Noida Admission Criteria for PGDM Selection

Stage 1: Selection For Personal Interview (PI)

Admission to the PGDM program is contingent upon candidates achieving a minimum score in the entrance test. The minimum required score is outlined below:

Exam Percentile
CAT 60
XAT 60

Evaluation of Academic Performance

Class 10th Marks Points Class 12th Marks Points Graduation Marks Points
≥ 90 6 ≥ 90 8 ≥ 90 14
≥80 and <90 5 ≥80 and <90 7 ≥80 and <90 12
≥75 and <80 4 ≥75 and <80 6 ≥75 and <80 10
≥70 and <75 3 ≥70 and <75 4 ≥70 and <75 8
≥65 and <70 2 ≥65 and <70 3 ≥65 and <70 6
≥60 and <65 1 ≥60 and <65 2 ≥60 and <65 4
<60 0 <60 0 <60 1

Academic Diversity Factor

Students who have completed their graduation in any of the listed courses will receive 6 points as Academic Diversity Factor Points. The eligible courses include: BA, BA(H), B.Sc, B.Sc.(H), BS, B.Com, B.Com(H), BCA, BBA, B.Pharma, LL.B, MBBS, BDS, or any other Non-Engineering subject areas at the Bachelor’s level.

Composite Score Evaluation for PI Shortlisting

Candidates will be shortlisted for the Personal Interview based on a composite score, which will consider factors such as the score in the Entrance Test, Academic Performance, Academic Diversity Factor, and Gender Diversity Factor. The detailed evaluation of these factors has been provided above. Below, we present the final weightage given for the shortlisting of candidates for the interview.

Factor Weightage Calculation Mode
CAT/XAT/GMAT 60 (Candidate Total Percentile/Maximum Percentile)*60
Class 10th Points 6 Given Above
Class 12th Points 8
Graduation Marks 14
Gender Diversity 6 If Candidate is Girl then 6 points will be given 
Total 100  

Based on the aforementioned criteria, candidates will be assessed out of a total of 100 marks for the final selection for the interview. Candidates who surpass the marks set by the institute will be invited for the interview. Subsequently, candidates must participate in the interview and will be assessed according to the stage 2 process.

Stage 2 – Final Selection After Interview

The candidate’s final selection will be based on their work experience and performance in the personal interview.

Work Experience 

Here are the tables outlining the point evaluation based on work experience:


Months Points
<6 0
6- 12 2
13-24 3
25-36 5
37-48 3
>48 0


Years Points
≤6 0
≤7 1
≤8 2
≤9 3
≤10 4
>10 5

Only managerial roles will be taken into account as work experience. Training or project work will not be considered as part of the experience.

Personal Assessment

During the personal interview, candidates will be assessed and awarded a maximum of 35 marks. These marks will be considered in the final evaluation process for NTPC School of Business Noida course admissions.

Final Evaluation for the Selection

As mentioned earlier, the final selection will depend on work experience, personal assessment, and the shortlisting criteria from stage 1. Below is the table illustrating the evaluation of final marks:

Criteria Weightage 
Shortlisting Criteria in Stage 1 60
Work Experience 5
Personal Assessment 35
Total  100

NTPC School of Business (NSB) Application Process 2024

The institution provides candidates with an online application mode for both courses.

Steps to Apply:

  • Visit the official website of the institute and click on the ‘Admissions’ tab.
  • Register by providing the necessary information.
  • Log in using the provided ID and Password. Fill the application form.
  • Pay the application fees of INR 1500 (for General) and INR 750 (for SC/ST and PH category) only directly to the institute.
  • For NRI candidates, the application fee is US $ 40 (PGDM-E) and US $ 50 (PGDM-EM).
  • Fees can be submitted through an online payment mode.