Q. When can students who have taken GMAT/GRE apply for the dual degree program?
Answer. NMIMS SBM Online admission form will be available on the Program website: https://sbm-purdue.nmims.edu/admission-process.php from 4th November 2020 – 28th February 2021

Q. What is the NMIMS SBM registration/ Application fees
Answer. NMIMS Application Fees are Rs.1500/- plus applicable taxes(non-refundable). . For more details on the fees: https://sbm-purdue.nmims.edu/admission-process.php

Q. Is the NMIMS admission process for students taking the GMAT/GRE test same as the one followed by students taking the NMAT by GMAC test?
Answer. Yes. The process for all students is the same. For more details: https://sbm-purdue.nmims.edu/admission-process.php

Q. What is the minimum GMAT score required for applying to the program?
Answer. The minimum GMAT Score required is 650

Q. What is the minimum GRE score required for applying to the program?
Answer. The minimum GRE Score required is 319

Q. In case of non-issue of The USA F1 Visa by competent authority, what is the alternative available to the student?
Answer. In case of non-issue of The USA F1 Visa by competent authority, Students will have option to join second year Full time management program at NMIMS University and will get MBA in Decision Science and Analytics from NMIMS University.

Q. Would NMIMS & Purdue University help you obtain The USA student VISA?
Answer. NMIMS and Purdue University would provide you with the relevant documents required for applying for the student visa. However, obtaining the Visa is the responsibility of the student.

Q. What type of Visa is offered for the NMIMS Purdue Dual Degree program?
Answer.The students would be applying for a F1 Student Visa

Q.There have been high rejection rates in the past for US Visa in India, will this trend affect students applying for the Dual Degree Program?
Answer.Purdue has not experienced many rejections for the student visa for students from India. An estimate based on past data, the rejections are 1 in 10,000



Q.What is the VISA approval percentage for the first cohort of students from the batch of 2019 – 2021 ?
Answer.All students who applied for the F1 USA VISA from the first student cohort 2019 – 2021 have received the visa approval. Thus, the VISA approval is 100%.

Q. What is the minimum TOEFL test score required for applying to the program?
Answer. The minimum TOFEL test score required is 93 for Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. Minimum sectional score requirement is given in table below

Q. What is the minimum IELTS test score required for applying to the program?
Answer. The minimum IELTS test score required is 7.0 for Krannert School of Management, Purdue University. Minimum sectional score requirement is given in table below

Q. Do I need to submit TOEFL / IELTS Score before my NMIMS SBM CDPI?
Answer. No. The TOEFL / IELTS score would be required for admission to PURDUE University after receiving a provisional admission offer from NMIMS SBM.

Q. Please share IELTS/ TOEFL requirements
Answer.



Q. Would Purdue consider only the overall test score or individual section scores as well?

Answer. All subsections minimums must be met.

Q. Are students required to take the test again if individual section cutoffs are not met ( even if one of the sectional cutoff is not met)

Answer. Yes, until students meet all required subsection minimums.

Q. What are the dates for applying to Purdue university?
Answer. You can apply between March 2021 to May 2021. For more details: https://sbm-purdue.nmims.edu/admission-process.php

Q. Would students selected for the NMIMS PURDUE Dual Degree program get the same MS BAIM degree that other full time students at Purdue University get?
Answer. The degree that you will get is exactly the same MS BAIM degree that the full-time students get. Purdue University will be accepting some NMIMS credits towards the degree, but once you are at Purdue you will be in the same classes with the same curriculum and in the same facilities as the full time Purdue MS BAIM students.

Q. Please share the admission process for Purdue University
Answer.An info session by Purdue University officials would be scheduled for applicants who are provisionally selected by NMIMS after completion of part 1 of the process. For details : https://gradapply.purdue.edu/apply/

Q. Is the student eligible for Faculty-To-Student Mentorship Program while in Purdue?
Answer.There is no formal program at Purdue but it does happen informally.

Q. Please share the details of the Purdue admission process for MS BAIM program.
Answer.For Purdue admission details visit -https://krannert.purdue.edu/masters/programs/business-analytics-and-information-management/admissions/description-of-application-materials.php .

Q. Who can I write to for all Purdue University related queries regarding the program ?
Answer.You can write to krannertmasters@purdue.edu for all Purdue admission related queries.

Q. Would all students get on campus accommodation at Purdue University ?
Answer.On Campus accommodation is limited. Some students may have to stay off campus. Most graduate students like living off campus and often find roommates in advance. Given that students in this program will all know each other, that may help them if they desire that of arrangement..

Q. When do I have to pay the NMIMS Tuition fees ?
Answer. You need to pay the fees within 10 Days of receiving the PROVISIONAL ADMISSION OFFER from NMIMS SBM

Q. When do I have to pay Purdue University fees?
Answer. Purdue tuition fees has to be paid before the beginning of the Purdue program

Q. Will the Internship be in India or The USA?
Answer. The Internship will be in India.

Q. Please share details of Bank Loan?
Answer. For details related to Bank Loan, please check : https://www.nmims.edu/education-loan/

Q. Can you share some information about Placements?
Answer. For details related to NMIMS School of Business Management Placements, please check : https://sbm.nmims.edu/students/placements/

Q. For students who have been selected provisionally by NMIMS University, after the CD and PI process and on subsequent application to Purdue University, receive a REJECT based on their evaluation of the student. What options would be available in such scenario?
Answer. The student would be allowed to continue into the Full Time (Core) MBA program / MBA - HR program in NMIMS School of Business Management (SBM) subject to the fulfilment of following conditions:
1. Applicant has received an admission offer for NMIMS University for the Full Time (Core) MBA program / MBA – HR program in addition to receiving the provisional admission offer from NMIMS SBM for MBA - Decision Science and Analytics program
2. Applicant has paid the NMIMS fees on receiving the provisional offer within the prescribed timelines
3. Applicant has received a REJECT from Purdue University for reasons other than misrepresentation of facts

Q. Can you help us understand details of the Capstone project?
Answer. Capstone project facilitates students to apply classroom learning to real world projects. Students work on a real world business problem – using analytical tools to diagnose the problem, generate solution insights and designing optimum solution to the problem. The project ends with the project presentation to a panel of experts. The project duration is 8 weeks and on its successful completion student will earn 3 credits.

Q. Please share details of the roles companies will offer on completion of this program
Answer. Please visit our website for all details - https://sbm-purdue.nmims.edu/career-prospects.php

Q. Is there too much coding/programming involved in this program?
Answer. This course does not involve heavy coding. There are two courses one on “Programming for Analytics” at NMIMS and other “R Programming “ in Purdue. Other than these two courses there is not much coding involved. Any person with strong analytical skills will be able to complete the course without difficulty. We do not expect the students to do coding after they are placed. The jobs they will obtain will not necessarily (unless they choose to do so) involve coding.