Semester Program at Management Development Institue(MDI) Gurgaon

NCI has an agreement with the Management Development Institute (MDI) in Gurgaon, Haryana (close to the Indian capital New Delhi) that enables up to 15 Nordic students to study and spend a full semester at MDI. The aim of the program is to make it possible for students to pursue academic knowledge of business and management studies in India as well as gain experiences of the academic culture and living in India. Students are expected to follow a fulltime academic program of either minimum 12 Credits (20 ECTS) or maximum 18 credits (30 ECTS) spread over 4-6 courses. Terms available for NCI students at MDI are: Third (January- March), Fourth (Mid June – Mid Sept.), Fifth (Mid Sept. – Mid Dec.)
Students from NCI member universities can choose among the following Post Graduate Programs:
First Year MA Students: Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) and Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources (PGP-HR).
Second Year MA Students: Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM); Post Graduate Programme in Human Resources (PGP-HR); Elective Courses
More information about the courses offered is available at the website of MDI:


Tuition fees: Waived Off for NCI students
Accommodation: MDI has rooms available on campus in Student Hostels.
Category 1: Non AC, Double occupancy shared toilets & bathrooms Price: 12,000 INR/per month.
Category 2: AC rooms, subject to availability; Price: 1,500INR/per day (excl. service tax); including 3 meals.
The cost does not include expenses for travels to and from MDI, visa fees, or medical and travel insurance, for which the students need to pay by themselves.
Students have to pay for their lodging & boarding after their arrival at MDI to the hostel office in cash.


The application should include the following documents:
A filled up registration form for admission to MDI sent through the IR office of the partner school to NCI ( and MDI ( in soft as well as hard copy along with the copy of the passport of the student.
Students do not need to take GMAT or TOEFL Test; however an English proficiency letter from the student’s institution must be provided to MDI.
Student must have provided documentation that he/she has completed his/her BA graduation and is perusing post graduation course.
The students admitted to the course will be given a letter of admission from MDI and can apply for study visa through the Indian embassy in their home country.
The application deadlines are as follows:
Term III: September
Term IV: February
Term V: May

Program Description and Material

Program name: Semester Program in India
Educational institution: Management Development Institute (MDI)
Program credits: 20 ECTS spread over 4 university courses; 30 ECTS spread over 6 university courses
Language of instructions: English
Study periods: Winter, Summer and Fall semester.
Winter semester (Third): January-March, Summer semester (Fourth): Mid June – Mid September and Fall Semester (Fifth) : Mid September – Mid December
Rate of studies: Full time
Maximum number of students: 15 students per semester
Admission: Completed his/her BA graduation and perusing post graduation course. First year MA students can choose between PGPM and PGP-HR course; second year MA students can also choose from Electives

Program Outline

Within the Semester Program students can choose among the following PGPs: First Year MA Students: Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) and Post Graduate Programme in in Human Resources (PGP-HR).
Second Year MA Students: Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM); Post Graduate Programme in in Human Resources (PGP-HR); Elective Courses
Participants are expected to pursue a fulltime academic program, which means a credit load of minimum 12 credits (20 ECTS) or maximum 18 credits (30 ECTS), spread over 4-6 courses. The faculty of MDI can assist students in finding out the most suitable courses and there is also an opportunity to try out different courses during the first week of the semester before finalizing the program.

Coordinator at MDI Gurgaon

Name: Ms.Namrata Chaudhry Soni
Dy.Administrative Officer
International Relations Office
Email :
Phone: +91 (0)124-4560508/+91-9910228552
Address: Management Development Institute
Sukhrali, Gurgaon-122007

Practical Information

The City of Gurgaon
Gurgaon District is situated in NCR of Delhi, the capital of India. It is just 10 kms away from Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi. Over the past 25 years the city has undergone rapid development and construction. Gurgaon is one of Delhi’s four major satellite cities and is part of the National Capital Region. It is within commuting distance of Delhi via an expressway and Delhi Metro. Gurgaon is the second largest city in the Indian State of Haryana and is the industrial and financial center of Haryana. It has the 3rd highest per capita income in India after Chandigarh and Mumbai. It is also the IT hub & centre of various BPO companies.

About MDI

MDI is one of the top B-Schools of the country. The institute integrates knowledge, research, industry experience and international exposure to offer comprehensive management programmes. MDI has the distinction of being the first internationally accredited Indian B-School. It was accredited by South Asian Quality Systems (SAQS) in 2005. The long term Education Programmes are accredited by Association of MBAs (AMBA), U.K.
The PG Programmes in Management offered by MDI are recognized and accredited by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi. Its PGPM has been awarded “A” Grade by the ‘National Board of Accreditation’ of All India Council for Technical Education. Various surveys have consistently ranked MDI amongst the top B-Schools of the countr
The Board Members of MDI include eminent personalities from both industry as well as academia. The board meets every quarter. MDI follows an organizational chart that has four layers. MDI is headed by its Director, followed by 4 Deans– Dean (Graduate Programmes), Dean (Consulting & Advancement), Dean (Continuing Education) and Dean (Research & Accreditation). This is followed by Chairpersons of institutional activities, management areas and academic areas. General administration is headed by the Registrar & Secretary. All academic activities are faculty driven. The faculty decides on the curriculum content, delivery, duration and management of each programme.
MDI has partnerships with leading B-Schools across the world. The institute is partnering with only the top 5 business schools of any country with a stipulation that the partnering B-School has an extensive international agenda for its activities.

MDI Campus

40 acres of lush green campus, strategically located in the corporate hub of India provides MDI community a unique experience of creative environment amidst industry action. State of the art classrooms, IT infrastructure, hostels, library and other facilities set amidst sylvan surroundings create a conducive environment for studies.

Recreational Facilities

A Golf Course, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Billiards, Gymnasium, Recreation Room, T.V. Lounge and Canteen are some of the facilities provided on campus. Yoga classes are conducted for the fitness freaks. Facilities like ISD / STD Telephone, Fax, E-mail, Internet and Medical aid are also available on the campus


Students of PGPM, PGP-HR and PGP-IM stay on Campus and are provided with accommodation on twin- sharing basis in Change Masters and Kshitij. There is a separate hostel block for the girl students called Oddessy. Students are required to bring their own PC with LAN card. The rooms are provided with a bed, a study table, a chair, a cupboard and the usual fixtures. The students may bring their own mattress, bed linen, toiletries and locks for almirah and hostel rooms though these are also available in the student run Co-operative Store “Prayas”.
The executives of Management Development Programmes are accommodated in Parthenon and Nalanda hostels which have been especially designed to suit the needs of executives. The rooms are air-conditioned and are fully furnished with modern gadgets. The rooms are provided with Internet connection to facilitate extended study hours for the participants. They may bring their PCs with LAN card to fully capitalize on opportunities offered by the residential programme. Taksha Shila is also an executive hostel for the MDP participants and hosts reception halls, air-conditioned dining halls and air-conditioned and fully furnished rooms with modern amenities.