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PGPEX-VLFM Admission Procedure


  • Passionate engineers with 5-12 years of experience in the manufacturing domain.
  • Professionals demonstrating leadership capabilities
  • Ability to thrive in an experiential and peer driven learning environment.


  • Embed design information into manufacturing leading to design oriented thinking.
  • Transform the narrowly focussed manufacturing executives into a synergistic force across engineering interfaces towards forming and leading creative teams.
  • Develop sustainable societal growth path by leveraging manufacturing innovations.

                                                  ADMISSIONS TIMELINE

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Release of Advertisement of VLFM Programme in Newspaper

6th May 2018


Portal opening

7th May 2018


Last date of receipt of application forms duly filled including Letters of Reference (LOR)

7th June 2018


Scrutiny of applications

11-12th  June 2018


Announcement of shortlist

13th  June 2018


Selection process

25th – 26th June 2018


Declaration of result

28th June 2018


Acceptance of offer

10th July 2018


Partial fee payment for module 1 and 2

30th July 2018


Commencement of the programme

3rd September 2018

Internship 8 Weeks
Industry Treks 2 Weeks
International Visit 2 weeks

Program Highlights

Note: This is a full time programme. Participants would travel to NITIE, Mumbai and IIT Delhi.

Instructions to Applicants

This is a joint programme, you would be applying for the PGPEX VLFM PG Diploma from NITIE augmented with a certificate in manufacturing technology from IIT Delhi.

Step 1: Please download the application form. The form is elaborate and you are expected to have detailed responses to four five main questions on your passion for manufacturing and experiences.

Step 2: The application portal €“ online mode of submission would be ready for use by next week. However, we also accept the filled form €“ emailed and €˜speed posted as part of his/her application packet.

Step 3: Ensure to attach the relevant DD and the self-attested certificates.

Step 4: The letter of reference (LOR) is a separate form. You can share the link for LOR with your recommender / download and share the soft copy of LOR to your recommender. The filled in LOR be sent independently by your recommender and be received by the VLFM office by the due date. Pending receipt of your LORs would cancel your application and no refund of application fee provided.

Step 5: This program actively seeks sponsored and self-supported candidates. If you are sponsored, ensure the sponsorship letter is attached with your application packet. The format for the same would be uploaded separately in the next few days.

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For Further details:

VLFM Office
Prof. Vivek Khanzode,
VLFM- coordinator
National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai
Phone: (022) 28573371
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Prof. Pulak Pandey,
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi
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