NGA-SCE offers 6 months Certificate programs, 1 year Diploma Programs and 2 years Post Graduate Diploma Programs in various specializations. To know more about the specialization offered, kindly visit the link : http://distance.nmims.edu/programs.html
The programs offered by NGA-SCE were approved by the erstwhile Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE- DEC. Subsequently, our PG as well as Diploma programs have been approved by UGC - DEB. As per UGC Letter F1No-52/2000(CPP-II) Dated May 05, 2004 it is mentioned that degree/diploma/certificate awarded by Open Universities in conformity with UGC notification of degrees be treated as equivalent to corresponding awards of the traditional universities in the country.
The prime responsibility of an Authorized Enrollment Partner is to facilitate admission and re-registration process and provide student support. Authorized Enrollment Partner will also be responsible for issuing study material along with student kit to registered students.
"The student will have to select the desired Authorized Enrollment
Partner while applying for the re-registration process itself. No request for change of Authorized Enrollment Partner will be accepted post re-registration process. you will have to pay a partner location change fee of Rs.2500/-
which will be added to your Semester fee while filling up the re-registration form."
"A student can request for change in specialization only at the time of Re-Registration:
a) A Diploma student can request for change of specialization only at the time of Re- registration to semester II
b) A Post Graduate Diploma student can request for a change of specialization only at the time of Re-registration to semester II and semester III"
There is almost no difference between PGDM and MBA but if we look at the basics, PGDM is a diploma awarded by autonomous institutions, whereas MBA is a degree program which is offered by a University or a college.
NGA-SCE follows a blended model of academic delivery. It involves conducting live, online sessions, Personal Contact Program, lecture presentations, providing learning resources like books, session plan and recordings of online sessions.
Lectures are conducted live in a virtual classroom environment. Each subject is taught via live online sessions of 8 hours per subject (2hrs *4 sessions) Timings for the same is updated in Academic Calendar .The information will be sent Via Email and SMS 3-4 days in advance. Academic Calendar is updated on monthly basis.
The student has to visit our website: http://distance.nmims.edu/ , login to Student Zone – Academics – PCP Registration and register for Personal Contact Program by paying the then applicable PCP registration fee.
"Personal Contact Programs are Face to Face sessions conducted by empanelled faculty of NGA-SCE only at University Regional Offices. Personal Contact Program aims to include all or any of the following as per the session plan of the course:
1. Student Doubt clearing
2. Group activity/discussion
3. Case study discussion
Personal Contact Programs are conducted for 3 hours per course. Students can attend these sessions at the 7 University Regional Offices at Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Pune. Click here to view the details:
After registering for any program with NGA-SCE, a student will receive Self Learning Material (semester wise), access to our online digital library, course presentation, access to recordings of online live sessions, session presentations and any additional reading material as shared by faculty if any.
Digital Library facilities are provided for students who are willing to learn beyond books and their registered subjects. Users can access full text journals online. The contents have been organized in groups for easy access. The search interface allows easy navigation. Students can access our Digital Library round the clock. Digital library provides user-friendly interfaces to its resources; access to journals, databases, eBooks database, research database, company databases etc.
"You are requested to kindly login for the session from the student zone via the link tab: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentportal/ via the academic calendar tab
http://studentzone- ngasce.nmims.edu/acads/viewStudentTimeTable +
You are requested to kindly click on the session which is scheduled today and then click on attend session button to attend the live session"
Yes, you can attend the online sessions from the mobile application, we recommend that you use Wi-Fi connection and not travel while attending lectures. You can take assistance from the technical support team in case required the number is 0008001001693
"Re-registration is a process where a student pursuing a course registers for the next semester in order to be eligible for SLM, access to learning resources on LMS, attend online live lectures and enrolling for Personal Contact Program.
Students who have paid annual or full fees will also have to re-register to the subsequent semester in order to activate the semester access"
The five copies of the bona fide certificate is issued free of cost, If the student requires 20 copies it would be Rs. 1500/- (Rs. 100/- per Bona fide). Student is required to forward a written application for issuance 20 copies of Bona fide certificate along with Demand draft of Rs. 1500/- in favour of “SVKM’s NMIMS” payable at Mumbai.
NGA-SCE evaluation mechanism mainly has two components: Internal Assignment (30marks) and Term End Examination (70 marks). To be declared as “Pass” (50 marks) in each subject, appearance in both the above components is mandatory
Aggregate Passing is the criteria i.e. the student must obtain 50 marks or more out of 100 marks in each subject which includes the internal assignment marks plus Term End Examination marks for passing a particular subject. Pls. Note: In the above two components, there is neither individual passing criteria nor there is individual component cut-off marks
"Assignment questions are uploaded within the Student Zone under Assignment Module. Pls. Note: For every exam cycle, a fresh set of Assignment Questions would be uploaded on the student portal. Student is expected to download the applicable exam subject assignment question paper & submit the assignment/s through the Assignment Module on or before the last date announced by NGA-SCE for that respective exam cycle. Assignment submitted via email or hard copy sent to NGA-SCE will not be accepted.
Exams-> Assignment(For complete guidelines on assignment)"
Yes, Student can appear for Exams and then submit the Assignment, however both components are equally important for result declaration and results would be on hold till the time assignment is not submitted.
Project is one of the mandatory subjects in Semester-IV for Post Graduate Diploma program. The latest exam cycle applicable project guidelines need to be followed by the student. Student needs to submit the project online through student zone via the project submission module on or before the last date announced. No project sent in hardcopy or by email will be accepted.
Exam fee is Rs.500/- per subject per attempt. When the Exam Registration window opens, student can register and pay exam fees using their Debit Card, Credit Card or Net Banking within the dates announced by NGA-SCE. Exam fee payment via cash is not acceptable. Exam fees once paid is neither refunded nor carry forwarded to next exam cycle in case the student cannot appear for the examination for reasons whatsoever. 2nd attempt for any subject would be charged at Rs 600/-
"Yes a Student can apply for revaluation. Pls. Note: Applying for revaluation does not indicate that the marks would increase than the original score. It could remain same, increase or even decrease than the original score. Revaluation Fees is Rs.1,000/- per subject. Student can apply and pay the prescribed revaluation fees through student zone
Student Support->Service request"
"After successfully clearing all semesters, student is eligible for issuance of final certificate. Student needs to apply to NGA-SCE for issuance of his/her Final Certificate by filling an application form which is uploaded in Student Support System Pls. Note: Student has to clear the program (all subjects, all semesters) before the completion of program validity from the date of admission.
Student Support ->Service request"
Exam fee is not a part of program fee and is charged separately. Exam fee is Rs.500/- per subject per attempt, 2nd attempt onwards for the same subject would then be charged Rs. 600/-. Exam fees once paid is neither refunded nor carry forwarded to next exam cycle in case the student cannot appear for the examination for reasons whatsoever.
Exams has flexi schedule and is schedule over three weekends, three days (Fri/Sat/Sun) and would be conducted in three exam time slots i.e. 3 weekends x 3 days x 3 exam time slot. The student is free to choose the Exam Centre, Exam Day/Date/Time over three weekends based on his/her preference and appear for the examination. There is no fixed date and subject examination timetable for exams.
"Student has to raise a request for the issuance of mark sheet/certificate by log into Student Zone – Service Request tab and the same will be available at Student’s Regional Office within 10 to 15 days. In case, student wish to receive the mark sheet/certificate at his/her residential address via courier then student has to pay the courier charges of Rs.100/- online in Service Request. Courier charges is Rs.100/- per mark sheet/certificate.
Student Support ->Service request"
A candidate failing in one or more subject/s in a semester is given up to 2 percent of the marks on the aggregate marks of that subject, in which he/she has appeared in the said examination to enable him/her to pass the subject. (2% of 100 = 2 marks only in each subject & not more than 2)
"As per the revised examination policy w.e.f. April, 2016 examination, to pass (clear) the failed
subject/s, the student now has the following options to choose from:
(a) Submit only the failed subject assignment and not appear for the term end exam
(b) Register and appear for the failed subject/s Re-Sit or Term End Examination (the previous exam
cycle assignment marks will be carry forwarded in case there is no resubmission of assignment
found in the respective exam cycle)
(c) Both re-submit the assignment of the failed subject/s and also register and appear for the Term End
Examination of the failed subject/s"