NIMS is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. The MBA course offered is as per the syllabus and curriculum of the University.
The course is divided into four semesters. Subjects in the first two are mandatory while the student can opt for the electives of his choice in the third semester. Students can opt for dual specialization as per their background and area of interest. The specializations offered are available in the university website, and may undergo changes periodically. The fourth semester consists of project and the students are offered assistance in selecting a project, which will lead them to final placement.