About National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), Pune
National Institute of Construction Management and Research is famously known as NICMAR is a Construction Management & research center and a non-profit management institute that offers education in the field of management and construction engineering. NICMAR was founded in the year 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The institute was formed by the joint efforts of the major construction companies in India. The Department of Scientific Research of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, recognized the institute as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO).
NICMAR offer four types of courses under its campus. The four types of NICMAR courses are-
Distance Education Programmes
The Full-Time Programmes of the NICMAR are as follows
PGP ACM (Post Graduate Programmes in Advanced Construction Management):
It is a two year, full-time management program which is based on the interdisciplinary studies build upon the methodologies and concepts of engineering, law, social and behavioral sciences, management, architecture, and information technology. The course aims to combine the theory with practical experiences and research work. This program is structured in such a way that the students that undertake the course face responsibilities demanding high proficiency in skills of people management, international markets, latest technology, and project finance.
PGP PEM (Post Graduate Programme in Project Engineering and Management):
It is a full-time two-year course which is built upon the practices and concepts of Project Management and Engineering that aims at combining the practical knowledge with theoretical knowledge. The objective of the program is to train the engineers and to develop them into professional project managers and to nurture the essential proficiencies.
PGP REUIM (Post Graduate Programme in Real Estate and Urban Infrastructure Management):
It is a full time two-year residential program which is multidisciplinary in nature that is built to develop the students into professional techno-managerial leaders in the areas of real estate and urban infrastructure.
PGP IFDM (Post Graduate Programme in Infrastructure Finance, Development & Management):
It is a two-year full-time program in the field of financing, developing and managing economic infrastructure projects. The main aim of the program is to develop the competencies in the students for the management of infrastructure efficiently.
NICMAR's Executive Education Programme is designed for excellence in training and education in the construction, infrastructure, real estates, and projects.
Part Time Programme:
NICMAR offer one-year part-time PGPM (Post Graduate Programme in Management) to provide quality education, research, consultancy, training, and Human Resource Development Services in Management.
Distance Education Programs:
NICMAR offer two years and one-year distance education Programmes in various disciplines. The candidate has to fulfill certain eligibility criteria to get the benefits of distance education.
NICMAR Admission is made through NCAT (NICMAR Common Admission Test). NCAT is 150 marks exam which comprises of three sections-
Quantitative and Analytical Ability - 60 marks
Data Interpretation - 30 marks
Verbal and General Ability - 60 marks
The candidates are also allowed to submit the CAT/GMAT/GATE/CMAT scores. The merit list will be formed on the basis of the score, which will be followed by the Personal Interview (PI) and Rating of Application (RA).