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Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

About Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, earlier known as Nirma Institute of Technology, established in 1995 by Nirma Education and Research Foundation. It was the first self-financed engineering institution in Gujarat. After few years of starting, the Institute was recognized as a leading hub of education that offers multidisciplinary undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D programs in engineering, architecture, law, science, pharma, etc.

Nirma University conducts an International Conference on Engineering known as NUiCONE, which is a popular multi-conference event of Nirma University. Institute has a dynamic curriculum, that is updated from time to time according to industry needs, and also a robust and skilled pool of faculty members and state of the art infrastructure in all the departments. Institute is well known for its active research, quality of education, and nurturing the internal talent of students for holistic development. The institute has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which helps in creating an ideal opportunity to explore changing activities between the signed parties. Admission to the institute 

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Nirma University Highlights 

The highlights of Nirma University, such as university type, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below. 

Nirma University Highlights
Year of Establishment
Type of University
Gujarat University
NAAC ‘A’ Grade
Campus Area
115  acre
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Certificate, Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Labs, Sports, Hostel, Cafeteria, Computer Center

Why Choose Nirma University?

Nirma University is the best private university in Gujarat. The university has won many national, international awards for its contribution to education. The university offers academic programs at various levels from certificate to doctorate. It was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC) with an ‘A’ grade. The university has the provision for international students, which makes it a diversified university in terms of student intake. Nirma University, Ahmedabad is equipped with many facilities for students, teachers and staff. 

Nirma University Academic Advantages

Nirma University offers various certificate, undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in science, engineering, law, pharmacy etc discipline. The university-owned 2 schools and has many institutes for higher learning. The university has awarded 265 Ph.D degrees and currently, 60 research projects are going on. The university emphasis providing quality education along with extracurricular activities. Nirma University secured 13th rank among private universities in the All India category.

Nirma University Rankings

 Nirma University has been securing the leading positions in national as well as international rankings for its contribution in education, research and other fields. Below is an overview of the Nirma University ranking:

  • Gujarat State Institutional Rating Framework (GSIRF) awarded Nirma University a 4-star status with an overall CGPA of 3.91 in 2020.
  • Nirma University was ranked 4th best university among top 50 private state universities in India by ‘Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2020’.
  • India Today placed the Nirma University among the Top 10 universities in August 2020 and 2019.
  • Nirma University ranked at 46 in the list of Multidisciplinary Universities- All India category.
  • The University ranked 13 in the list of Private & Deemed Multidisciplinary Universities- All India category.
  • Nirma University has received an Overall India Rank of 52 and a Global Rank of 756 in the category of Higher Education by SCIMAGO Institutions Rankings 2020.
  • Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2019’ ­ranks Nirma University at 4th position among the Top 50 private state universities of India. 

Nirma University Courses

There are several courses offered by Nirma University in diverse fields like science, engineering, law, architecture, pharma, design, etc. It offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate masters and doctoral level courses. 

Nirma University Engineering Courses 

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering (Computer Aided Structural Analysis & Design), Computer Science and Engineering (Computer Science & Engineering, Information & Network Security, Data Science), Electrical Engineering (Electrical Power Systems), Electronics & Communication Engineering (VLSI Design, Embedded Systems), Mechanical Engineering (CAD/CAM, Thermal Engineering)

Nirma University Science Courses 

Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology

Nirma University Management Courses 

Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management

Nirma University Department

Nirma University has various departments which offer courses in law, architecture, engineering, science, commerce, arts, design, etc disciplines. Students can study B.Tech, MA, M.Sc, MBA, B.Pharma, LLB, Ph.D etc. in different departments. Given below are some of the departments offered by NU:

Mechanical Engineering
Economics & Finance
Information Management
Language & Humanities
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Management & Accounting

Nirma University Admission 

NU, Ahmedabad admission 2021 is based on the scores of entrance examinations like JEE Main/ GATE/CAT/GUJCET/ATMA 2021. The admission process starts after completing the online application form with the correct details from the official website of Nirma University. Nirma University B.Tech admission 2021 depends upon the eligibility and valid JEE Mains score. 

NU MBA admission 2021 depends upon the Common Admission Test(CAT-IIM) result. Admission rules may be subject to change according to the norms of Gujarat University and the Government of Gujarat. 

Nirma University Eligibility Criteria

Nirma University offers certificate, diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in science, pharmacy, engineering, law, arts, design etc. Admission is based upon strict eligibility criteria and merit, students failing to fulfil the criteria are not allowed to take admission in Nirma University. Below is a list of a few courses offered by Nirma University with their eligibility criteria:

Nirma University B.Tech Eligibility

Bachelor in Technology program, offered by NU, is a 4-year course specialized in Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering, and more. Nirma University B.Tech fees are INR 6,04,000/-

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must pass Class 12th qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics and Chemistry/ Computer/Biology/ Vocational Subject) from a single board.
  • The candidate should have a valid test score of JEE Mains.

Nirma University MCA Eligibility

BU offers a Masters in Computer Application course, the duration of the course is 2 years and consists of internships. Nirma University MCA fees are INR 2,97,000/-

Eligibility Criteria 

  • The candidate should have secured minimum percentage marks under the 10+2+3 level from a recognised university.

Nirma University MBA Eligibility

BU offers a  Masters in Business Administration program in Family Business and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management. The duration of the course is 2 years consisting of an internship. Nirma University MBA fees are INR 4,76,000/-

Eligibility Criteria 

  • A three-year bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • Candidates are required to appear for CAT-IIM.

Read more for detailed Nirma University Eligibility Criteria of various courses.

Nirma University Cut Off

NU cut off 2021 will be released after the results of the examinations JEE Mains, CAT, GUJCET, GATE, ATMA 2021, will be out. The university releases different cut-offs for different courses offered every academic year during the time of admission. Nirma University B.Tech in Computer Science cut-off rank was 276 in GUJCET 2020 and that of Electrical Engineering was 4011. Nirma University cut-off for the MBA program should be 75%+ in the CAT examination.

For more information, check Nirma University Cut off.

Nirma University Result

 NU result 2021 for various academic courses will be released soon on the official website of the university. Admission results will be announced after the results of accepting examinations will be released. Admission is purely based on merit and the results will be communicated with respective students on their official e-mail address along with offer letters. Students have to keep checking the website for the announcement of results. 

Nirma University Campus

Nirma University campus is located in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat. It has a well-planned campus structure which is spread in an area of 115 acres. There are institutes for different courses offered. Students from all over the world come to study here. The university provides Earn While You Learn opportunities for students to make them aware of the university happenings and management. Nirma University campus provides amenities to students like an amphitheatre, health care, herbal garden, museum, NSS, etc.

Nirma University Facilities

Nirma University campus is Wi-Fi enabled and provides outstanding facilities to understudies, researchers, teachers and staff. The campus has an air-conditioned amphitheatre, spacious seminar halls and auditoriums,  classrooms equipped with multimedia and audio-visual equipment, and hi-tech laboratories with the latest technological equipment. There are institutional libraries present at every institution with a varied variety of books, journals, e-books, CDs, etc.

Given below are the other facilities offered:

  • Basketball Court
  • ATM
  • Cricket Ground
  • Walking and Running Track
  • Volleyball Court
  • Computer Lab
  • Civil Engineering Lab
  • Banks
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium 
  • Seminar Hall
  • Guesthouse 
  • Museum
  • Counselling Centre
  • Book Bank
  • Theatre
  • Transportation and Parking

Nirma University Hostel Details

There are 3 hostel buildings in a total of which  2 are for males and 1 is for females. Each hostel has a capacity to hold 800 students. A new girls hostel is proposed with a capacity of 1100+ beds, which will start functioning by June 2022. The rooms are well furnished, spacious and provide all the facilities for students. 

 Other facilities include:

  • TV
  • Visitor Room
  • Common Room
  • Guest House
  • Wi-Fi
  • 24*7 Electricity
  • Security and Safety
  • Hot and Coldwater

Read more on NU Facilities provided at the campus.

Nirma University Placements

The Nirma University placement cell offers full support to students for getting placed in the industry. The placement happens in 4 stages namely pre-placement activities like industry talks, aptitude tests, mock interviews; career guidance; placement process and post-placement review. Nirma University placement 2021 for B.Tech witnessed an offer of INR 46.27LPA.

Given below are the statistics of Nirma University placements:

  • NU highest package is 16LPA
  • The average salary is 8.1LPA
  • 95% of students are placed in the placement drive.

Read more on NU Placements.

Nirma University Scholarship

Nirma University provides scholarship to its meritorious students. Scholarships are given based on the financial situation, research purpose, community,  disability, etc. Students can download the scholarship form from the website. Given below are some of the scholarships offered by BU:

  • Institute Merit Scholarship
  • Post Matric for SC/ ST 
  • Scholarship for economically weaker class

Read more on BU Scholarships.

Nirma University Collaborations

NU has collaborated with international institutes and universities for the development of research projects, student and teacher exchange programs. Given below the names of some of the international partners of Nirma University:

Nirma University International Collaborations

The university has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with many foreign universities for research, exchange programs, training etc. Given are some of the names of foreign universities that have partnered with NU:

University of Georgia
Carleton University
University of Wyoming
The University of Dundee
University of Newcastle
Pennsylvania State University
University of South Florida
Strathmore University
Hof University
Skyline University
Makerere University
University of West Attica
Innovation Hub Beiersdorf, Germany
Florida Atlantic University
Coventry University

Nirma University Alumni

The alumni association of Nirma University is known as “Nirma University Alumni Forum” which currently has about 15,000 members and it is growing with more than 2000 members joining the group every year. The forum conducts alumni meetings to stay connected with the alumni. The university receives an immense contribution from alumni in the form of guidance like lecture series, mock interviews, and so on.

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Entrance Exams Details 2021

Courses and Fees Structure of Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad

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Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.04 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.08 Lakh

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Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 60,000
Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.46 Lakh
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.97 Lakh

Placements and Average package

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 5 Lacs Per Annum 11 Lacs Per Annum Samsung

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Ranking

Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 46
Times Group 9
Outlook 32
India Today 44

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE, NAAC-A, UGC, NIRF; affiliated to Nirma University - [NU], Ahmedabad.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 382481
Website :

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2018

There are two slots: 9 am to 4 pm and 11 am to 6 pm. Which includes lectures, labs, lunch break and library time. Teaching is quite nice. There are tutorials and assignments for subjects where the practice is needed so as to ensure better learning.


There are associations for every department and in addition to that, a few other clubs are also there. NU tech is the major fest of the college where all the associations propose different workshops and events. In general, life at the college is very nice ..quite an experience.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical Engineering), batch of 2019

Class timings are 9-4 Projects on power electronic converters, electric drives, congestion system etc 3 exams are taken the class test, mid sem, end semester exam Regular assignments are given Quality of teaching is degrading day by day experienced faculties are leaving. The college experience is average


Only 1 club Rotaract club of Nirma institutes Horizon is the main event. Life in college other than studies is exceptional

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2018

The class timings are usually 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. There are 2 internal exams, 1 external and labs and innovative assignment in each subject. The method is good. And the teachers are experienced. 


There are a lot of student clubs. From cultural clubs to sports clubs, Nirma University has all kinds of clubs. The main festivals are HORIZON and NU-Tech. (cultural and technical fests). The college life is great.

Master of Engineering [ME] (Electronics & Communication), batch of 2014

Gujarat - Dry State - NO consumption of alcohol and drinks. Even black cold-drinks are banned inside premises. 

Students are mostly from Gujarat, rajasthan and UP


Not much of international exposure, but students are more towards doing MS from foreign universities. And even Internships are provided in USC and FAU but very limited seats and cost is too high


I worked as Technical Head of ISTE and it was a great experience. you can learn leadership, team management, team building as well as many more inbuilt qualities are enhanced

Discussion Forum



Hi Nidhi,

Admission Application:

The seats will be filled in by following manner:

  • ACPC Category Seats (50% of Intake):- 50% seats of the total intake will be filled in by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), GoG. Kindly, refer website : regarding the details on eligibility, admission procedure, etc. Candidate has to apply to ACPC, GoG, separately.
  • All India Category Seats (35% of Intake):- 35% seats of the total intake will be filled-in by Institute of Technology, Nirma University. These seats shall be filled by the candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from the schools located in India (including Gujarat State) and have appeared for JEE (Main) 2016 examination. Merit list for these seats shall be based on All India Rank (AIR)* of JEE (Main) 2016 examination.
  • NRI / NRI sponsored Category Seats (15% of Intake):- 15% seats of the total Intake will be filled-in by Institute of Technology, Nirma University.
  • NRI seats will be filled in by the candidates who have passed the Qualifying Examination from the schools located abroad.
  • NRI sponsored seats will be filled by the candidates who have passed the Qualifying Examination from the schools located in India (including Gujarat State). These seats will be filled in based on the All India Rank (AIR)* of JEE (Main) 2016.
    *(Subject to the approval of Government of Gujarat)

Bifurcation of Seats:

Programme                                         50% Seats                (ACPC) 35% Seats              15% Seats             Total
Chemical Engineering                              30                               21                                   09                       60
Civil Engineering                                     60                               42                                   18                      120
Computer Engineering                             60                               42                                   18                      120
Electrical Engineering                              60                               42                                   18                      120
Electronics & Communication Engineering  60                               42                                   18                      120
Information Technology                           60                               42                                   18                      120
Instrumentation & Control Engineering      30                               21                                   09                        60
Mechanical Engineering                            60                              42                                    18                      120
Total                                                     420                           294                                 126                     840

Answer By: Getmyuni

18 Apr 2016


Hi Rashmi!

The admission procedure for B.Tech(Computer Science and Engineering) in Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad is as follows :

Admission to First Year B. Tech. Programme – 2016 (35% seats – All India Category) 

  1. Candidate has to apply online on the website.
  2. Application fee :

      a. Application Fee of Rs.350/-(non-refundable) for the applicant appeared in 12th board exam from the school located in the State of Gujarat or Union Territories of Daman and Diu or Dadra Nagar Haveli.
      b. Application Fee of Rs.1200/-(non-refundable) for the applicant appeared in 12th board exam from the school located outside the State of Gujarat or Union Territories of Daman and Diu or Dadra Nagar Haveli.

    Payment will be made online through either Credit Card / Debit Card/ Net Banking.
  3. Your application will be treated as complete only after the payment of an application fee and allotment of registration number.
  4. Institute timing
  • Monday to Friday:             10.00 am to 4.00 pm
  • Saturday:                           9.30 am to 12.30 pm
  1. Important Dates:-
  • Online application form will be made available from 21st April 2016.
  • Last date for submitting online application will be 23rd June 2016.

Admission Rules

The 35% seats of intake shall be filled by Institute of Technology, Nirma University under the category of All India seats from the candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from the schools located in India (including Gujarat State).


  1. Candidate must have appeared JEE (Main)-2016.
  2. Candidate must have passed 12th Science Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with the percentage of marks/Percentile as to be decided by the Government of Gujarat (GoG) under the rules of admission.

Mode of Admission

  1. These seats shall be filled-in by the candidates who have passed 12th Science Examination with above mentioned subjects from the school located in India (including Gujarat State) on the basis of All India Rank (*AIR) of JEE (Main)-2016.
  2. Online application form is available on the website and same should be filled with correct information (as per the instruction) and make payment by Net banking / Credit card / Debit card.
  3. The provisional merit list with detailed programme of counselling will be displayed on, time to time.
  4. Score card of JEE (Main)-2016 and HSC (Std. 12th) Examination Mark Sheet(s) need not to be sent.
  5. In case, Letter Grade / Performance Index or Graded Point Average is awarded, instead of percentage marks/percentile in qualifying examination, equivalence certificate from school authorities shall be required on the day of counselling of admission.
  6. Online counselling will be carried out for the admission to First Year B.Tech. Programme 2016. Allotted admission seat of the candidate will be confirmed only after the successful payment of necessary fees, subject to verification of Eligibility and necessary documents. The candidate has to report within stipulated time as per the schedule at Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad along with following documents (original and two sets of photo copies) and two passport size photographs.
  1. SSC (Std. 10th) Examination Mark Sheet
  2. HSC (Std. 12th) Examination Mark Sheet
  3. School Leaving Certificate / Transfer Certificate
  4. Admit Card of JEE (Main)-2016
  5. Score Card of JEE (Main)-2016
  6. Equivalence Certificate (In case, Letter Grades / Performance Index or Graded Point Average awarded in qualifying examination)
  1. Candidate is required to follow admission procedure and schedule, declared time to time at the office of the Institute and websites

*(Subject to approval of Government of Gujarat)

Interpretation of Clauses


  • In case of doubt in interpretation of any clause(s) or in dispute on any issue, the decision of the Chairman of the UG Admission Committee – 2016 shall be final.
  • Disputes, if any, shall be subject to Ahmedabad jurisdiction only.

Answer By: Getmyuni

31 May 2016


List of colleges in Ahmedabad

Asked By: Anonymous 16 Jun 2016


Hello Danish

Here is the list of colleges:

  1. Ahmedabad Institute Of Technology

  2. Central Institute Of Plastics Engineering And Technology

  3. Hasmukh Goswami College Of Engineering

  4. Indus Institute Of Technology And Engineering

  5. L J Institute Of Engineering And Technology

  6. LD College Of Engineering

  7. Narnarayan Shastri Institute Of Technology

  8. SAL Institute Of Technology And Engineering Research

  9. Silver Oak College Of Engineering And Technology

  10. Nirma Institute Of Technology

Answer By: Getmyuni

16 Jun 2016

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