Centre for International Studies (Formerly known as SVKM’s Institute of International Studies) is now under the aegis of NMIMS Deemed-to-be University


Admissions open for BBA (Hons.) Business Administration in collaboration with Kingston University, London.

 Mumbai, 18th August 2021: The international education space in India is evolving rapidly. In a step towards consolidating their global footprint, SVKM’s NMIMS, one of India’s leading education institutions with a 40-year legacy of academic excellence, has now launched it’s “Centre for International Studies”. This centre, also known as CIS, was formerly known as SVKM’s Institute of International studies and has a successful legacy of over 15 years in the domain of international education.

Established in 2006, Centre for International Studies (CIS) had its first international collaboration with Kingston Business School, Kingston University London for BBA (Hons.) Business Administration program. CIS has created niche for itself in these years by providing a conducive learning environment which is very important for the conduct of International degree Programs. At CIS, students receive quality education, state-of-art well equipped class rooms with new teaching techniques and the latest e-learning environment of global standards. A talent base of teaching faculties who are committed, enthusiastic and professionally accredited, encourage the students to develop and to express their creative and competitive talent by participating in various extra-curricular activities and management festivals.

Ms. Deepali Kamle, In-charge Director, NMIMS Centre for International Studies       ,noted, “Education is an admirable thing. In this era of globalization, the education scenarios have changed significantly. The quality of education has become imperative for creating a sustainable future of our youngsters. We are proud of nurturing dynamic corporate leaders and young entrepreneurs, who make a difference in the society. NMIMS CIS graduates are recognized as top quality, marketable managers and entrepreneurs. Our outstanding faculties and staff create a healthy and conducive environment of learning within the centre. Research activities carried out by our faculties creates an extraordinary experience for our undergraduate students. Experiential learning and teaching helps them to enhance their skills and new discovery of their talents in different areas may be in sports, music, research, leadership etc. The long standing collaborative partnership between NMIMS CIS and Kingston University also ensures that CIS is well versed with globally acclaimed standards of  learning and teaching We train students to be self-motivated, and help hone their curiosity, creativity and analytical skills, empowering them to acquire learning in the Socratic way – through rational inquiry, painstaking research and in-depth analysis.”

NMIMS Centre for International Studies in association with Kingston University, London offers the students the most premium 3-year degree of BBA (Hons.) Business Administration, which allows students to study two years at CIS Campus in Mumbai and the third year at Kingston University, London. Kingston has been awarded a Business Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), given to a mere 5% of business schools in the world. The curriculum covered in this programme is validated by Kingston University and after completing three years, students are guaranteed a prestigious degree from Kingston University, London. All students transfer to Kingston University after 2nd year. They are also eligible for the 2-Year post study work visa upon graduating. The students enrolled in this program have the chance to opt for a fourth year, where they will undertake a one-year work placement.

The BBA (Hons.) Business Administration program aims to develop successful entrepreneurs, competent managers for general business administration and management, capable of working in a contemporary international context. It provides a broad but comprehensive business and management program with an international focus and a special emphasis on developing an entrepreneurial spirit. The international exposure is through London’s one of the most cultural and diverse universities that offer fascinating facilities, accommodations, state-of-the-art infrastructures, IT facilities, and a 24/7 Learning Resource Centre. Along with the educational facilities, Kingston University offers proper recreational spaces, socializing opportunities, and sports facilities to rejuvenate the zeal in their program. Adding on, after completing the program, the international students are  granted two years post-study work visa, to help the students in building a career in the UK.

Currently, the admission process for the new session is on. The process is as seamless as it can be. Students from all boards can apply for the. CIS also has their entrance process which includes a personal interview and SOP writing which is mandatory. The program cost is nearly half of the cost of a full-time undergraduate business management degree if pursued in London and it is considered a very cost-effective program because the reward is the prestigious degree and the experience of a holistic and dynamic educational journey.


Program name: BBA (Hons.) Business Administration

Eligibility: The minimum entry qualifications for the program are as below (International equivalent qualifications are accepted for students at the NMIMS, Mumbai campus):

From A levels : 112 UCAS Tariff Points

HSC/ ISC/ CBSE, 12th Standard or equivalent with a minimum of 60%.

International Baccalaureate: 26 IB points overall

Proven English language proficiency, with schooling in English OR Academic IELTS of 6.0 overall (with no element below 5.5 )

Application Process: Aspirants can submit their applications at http://svkmepndbci.svkm.ac.in:50000/irj/portal

Admission process : Candidate must pass the selection process at NMIMS CIS which includes assessment of application form and a personal interview and SOP writing.

Website: https://cis.nmims.edu/

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 About SVKM’s NMIMS University:

Established in 1981, NMIMS is today recognized as a globally reputed university with strong industry linkages. It offers multiple disciplines across 8 campuses that consist of 17 specialized schools, more than 17000 students, and about 750 full-time faculty members, 10 faculty members with Fulbright Scholarship and Humboldt International Scholarship for post-doctoral researchers. It is known for its consistent academic quality and research-focused approach towards holistic education. SVKM’s NMIMS has been granted Category-I Deemed University status by Graded Autonomy Regulation 2018 by MHRD/UGC and NMIMS Mumbai Campus is NAAC accredited with a CGPA of 3.59.

Website: www.nmims.edu

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About Kingston University:

Kingston University London is a public research university located within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London, England. The University has roots going back more than 120 years. At Kingston University, faculties are passionate about enhancing students’ life chances by helping them make the most of their learning opportunity and equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in the 21st Century’s demanding workplace.

  • Kingston University is ranked in the UK’s top 40in the 2021 Guardian University Guide*
  • Kingston School of Art’s fashion degree among best in the world in Business of Fashion listings
  • Kingston has 13,105 home/European students, and 3,680 overseas students from more than 140 countries.
  • 95% of the graduates are in work or further study six months after of graduating.
  • 60% of the University’s research submission was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in REF 2014.

Website: https://www.kingston.ac.uk/

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