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Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad

About Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad


Nirma University was established in the year 2003 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is popular for its academic ambience and amenities. It is recognized by the University Grants Commission [UGC] and is accredited by NAAC. The University is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities [ACU] and Association of Indian Universities [AIU].

The university offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The Nirma University Admission is based on merit and scores in qualifying exams. Nirma University encourages the initiatives of students to organize and carry out various activities. Students Associations are one of the University's unique features. Students are responsible for planning, organizing, conducting, and reviewing the events, thereby developing their skills in leadership and teamwork. 

Nirma University Highlights
Year of Establishment
2003
Accreditations
NAAC
Recognitions
UGC
Memberships
ACU, AIU
 Admission Details
Infrastructure Facilities
Laboratories, Seminar Halls, Auditoriums, Hostels, Fitness Center, etc.
 Address
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Via: Gota, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India- 382481 
 Campus Area
115 acres
 Fees Details
Nirma University Courses
 Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D., Executive Diploma Programmes
 Website
https://nirmauni.ac.in/
Contact Details
+91-79-71652000, +91-2717-241900 to 04, +91-2717-241911 to 15
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://nirmauni.ac.in/

Nirma University emphasizes the all-round development of its students. It aims at producing not only good professionals but also good and worthy citizens of a great country, aiding in its overall progress and development.

It endeavors to treat every student as an individual, to recognize their potential, and to ensure that they receive the best preparation and training for achieving their career ambitions and life goals.

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Nirma University Courses:

Nirma University provides various programs in many disciplines and below are the UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses offered by the university. Nirma University offers a part-time and full-time Ph.D. program for both internal and external candidates in the mentioned specializations. Here's a list of courses and their specializations:

Course 
Specialization 
B.Tech 
 Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
 M.Tech
Environmental Process Design, Computer-Aided Structural Analysis & Design, Computer Science & Engineering, Information, and Networking Securities, Networking Technologies, Energy System, Thermal Engineering, Design Engineering, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, CAD/CAM, Control & Automation, Embedded Systems, VLSI Design, Communication Engineering, Electrical Power Systems, Power Electronics, Machines & Drives
 Ph.D 
Technology & Engineering, Pharmacy, Science, Management, Law, Architecture. 
MBA
Finance, Marketing, Information Management, Human Resource Management, International Business Operations Management, Strategic Management, Family Business, and Entrepreneurship
 M.Pharm
 Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical, Analysis Regulatory Affairs
 LLM
Legal Pedagogy and Research, Science Technology and Law, Commerce, and Corporate Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Criminal and Security Law 
 B.Arch, B.Tech (CSE)+MBA, B.Pharm, B.Com (Hons), BA LLB (Hons), B.Com LLB (Hons)
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 B.Des
Industrial Design, Communication Design 
 M.Sc
Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology 
Executive Development Programme
Law, Management, Pharmacy

Nirma University MBA:

Nirma University offers a two-year full-time residential program that follows the trimester system. The first year is made up of core courses. The second-year consists of several core courses and several elective courses. Lectures, case studies, simulations, and project work are the main pedagogical methods used in the program.

Nirma University Engineering:

Nirma University offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. courses in the engineering field. Each department consists of highly qualified and committed faculty members with academic and research and development experience from across India. All departments have efficient laboratory facilities with high-end equipment. The students often get opportunities to work directly on live or entrepreneurial projects with industry.

Nirma University Infrastructure Facilities:

The University spread across the sprawling lush green 115-acre campus, has an independent state-of-art infrastructure. The buildings have an air-conditioned amphitheater and the classrooms are equipped with multi-media and audio-visual equipment. Other NU Infrastructure facilities are mentioned below.

  • NU Library aims to provide easy access to the right information at the right time to all its users.
  • The campus includes the most modern updated computer laboratories with the latest configuration computers.
  • The entire campus is Wi-Fi enabled.
  • Language laboratories are equipped with the latest software to aid modern language teaching.
  • The campus hostels rooms are spacious and well-furnished. 
  • The university has its fleet of buses plying in all the areas of Ahmedabad.
  • A scheduled bank with an ATM facility is located on the campus. 
  • Excellent sports facilities comprising synthetic grounds for basketball, volleyball, and tennis, large fields for football and cricket, table tennis room. 

Nirma University Constituent Institutes:

Constituent Institutes of Nirma University are among the country's top tier educational institutions. The institutes are acknowledged for holistic education, cutting-edge research, robust academic programs, quality teaching-learning process, and overall development of students. Below is a list of Constituent institutes:

  • Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Management
  • Institute of Diploma Studies
  • Institute of Pharmacy
  • Institute of Commerce
  • Institute of Science
  • Institute of Law
  • Institute of Architecture and Planning

Nirma University Placements:

Nirma University provides full placement support to its students in the fields of Technology, Management, Law, Pharmacy and Life Sciences. The university has links with over 30 companies that regularly conduct campus recruitment. Nirma University Placement record has been subsequently increasing throughout the years. The university provides corporate partners with education, research partnerships, and connections to faculty and students. 

The placement model at Nirma University is a four-stage process, involving the pre-placement activities, career guidance, executing placement, and post-placement reviews. In addition to providing placement support to the students, the university also facilitates training of students in the organizations during summer and winter vacations, project work for the students in the final year, continuous institute-industry interactions, alumni activities, participation in exhibitions, fairs, seminars and conferences, counseling of the students on job opportunities, facilitating industry visits and inviting distinguished speakers.

  • Students get placed in various domains like FMCG, Consumer Durables, Engg. & Manufacturing, ITES, Automobile, Retail/e-commerce, BFSI, Consulting, Pharma, Telecom, etc.
  • Some of the top recruiters are Blue Star, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Daimler, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Ford Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Deutsche Bank Global, etc.

Nirma University Scholarships:

Nirma University Ahmedabad provides various scholarship schemes and financial aids to meritorious students every year to encourage them. The eligibility criteria for the NU Scholarships differ for each course.

  • The scholarship will be continued if the concerned student performs well in academics.
  • The Nirma University Scholarship amount will vary for each institute
  • Students seeking an education loan can apply for the loan in the Vidya Lakshmi portal directly.

Scholarships for Undergraduate Students:

  • Nirma Merit Scholarship scheme: INR 1,00,000 p.a to the top 5, INR 90,000 to the next 20, and INR 50,000 to the next 25 students are given based on merit under this scheme.
  • Merit-cum Means: This scheme takes into account the annual income of the family. INR 90,000 is given to the top 25 students with a total family income less than INR 2.5 lakhs, INR 50,000 to the next 25 students in the income group less than INR 4 lakhs, and INR 25,000 to another 25 students with family income less than INR 6 lakhs.
  • Interest-Free Loan: Additionally assistance by way of interest subsidy on student loans taken for tuition fees is given by the university. The benefit is provided to 5% of the total intake of students with 100% reimbursement of interest on the loan for a family income up to INR 3 lakhs, 50% reimbursement in case of family income not exceeding INR 5 lakhs.
  • Alumni Funded Scholarships: Scholarships of INR 30,000 each, once a year, are provided to branch wise two students every year,  subject to satisfying the merit criterion of maintaining a PPI of 7.5 and not getting scholarships from any other agency.
  • Earn while you Learn: Students who do not receive any financial benefits from the university or government and have annual family income not more than INR 10 lakhs per annum are eligible to apply in the scheme. The selected students have to put in a maximum of 10 hours per week work in an assigned section of the university.

Scholarships for Postgraduate Students:

  • Monthly stipend based on merit. The first nine GATE qualified students get INR 12,400 per month and all remaining students get INR 5,000 per month.
  • Such students are assigned an academic load limited to eight hours per week as decided by the department.

Scholarships for Doctoral Students:

  • The full-time doctoral scholar is given a Junior Research Fellowship (JRF), for the first two years and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF), for the third year as per the UGC norms.
  • The fellows are expected to put in 8 hours per week for academic work assigned by the department.

Nirma University MoUs:

Nirma University has signed MoUs with several companies, academic and research organizations in the country and abroad. Student internships, faculty fellowships, and visiting faculty are some of the outcomes of MoUs with the top US, UK, and Canadian universities. A few of the Nirma University Ahmedabad MoUs are mentioned below:

MoUs with Industries:

  • J K Lakshmi Cement Limited
  • INFOSYS Technologies
  • Tata Consultancy Services iON
  • IBM Technologies
  • Inspiron Engineering Pvt Limited

MoUs with various foreign universities:

  • ITER, France
  • University of Southern California
  • Iowa State University, USA
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Columbia University
  • University of Newcastle, Australia
  • Changwon National University, South Korea
  • Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  • Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Atlanta

MoUs with Research/ Educational Institutes:

  • Institute of Plasma Research
  • Satellite Application Centre, Indian Space Research Organization
  • Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association
  • Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee
  • National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune

Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Entrance Exams Details 2021

Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Nirma University Eligibility Criteria:

Nirma University has numerous courses under multiple disciplines. Each Nirma University Ahmedabad courses have different eligibility criteria and selection procedure. The criteria and admission process is stated below:

Courses
Eligibility
B.Tech
  • The candidate should have passed 10+2 in any discipline with 50%[40% for SC/ST].
  • Candidates who have appeared for JEE (Main)-2020 entrance examination.
M.Tech
  • The candidate should have passed B.Tech from a recognized university with a minimum percentage of marks as prescribed by AICTE (OR)
  • Candidate should have passed any other qualifying degree/diploma examination considered as equivalent by Nirma University
B.Tech (CSE) + MBA
  • The candidates seeking admission in the first year of Integrated B. Tech (CSE)-MBA shall have passed the HSC or equivalent examination with a minimum of 60% marks along with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Candidate must have appeared for JEE (Main) 2020 examination.
MBA
  • A candidate with a 3-year bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA.

  • Candidates appearing in the final year of the Bachelor’s Degree can also apply 

M.Sc
  • The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education
  • Candidates who have appeared for the final semester of qualifying examination can also apply.
LLM
  • A candidate should have successfully passed, three years LL. B. program after graduation or five years Integrated Law Degree Programme

  • The candidate should have passed LLB with a minimum of 50% marks.
B.Pharm
  • Eligible candidates would be allotted admission as per the merit prepared considering the results of the qualifying exam (12th board exam) and GUJCET of the current year.
M.Pharm
  • The candidates must have passed the qualifying examination (B.Pharm) from a recognized university or any other qualifying degree examination considered as equivalent to a B.Pharm degree by Nirma University, Ahmedabad. 
  • Candidates who are appearing for the final semester of the qualifying examination (B.Pharm) can also apply.
BBA + MBA
  • Candidates should have passed Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2) or any other equivalent examination with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks at the first attempt.
B.Des
  • Students who have passed Class XII in any stream (Science, Commerce, or Arts & Humanities) are eligible pertaining to a minimum of 50% of marks will be applicable for admission.

  • The candidates shall have passed the HSC examination (10+2) or any other recognized examination considered as equivalent by Nirma University with minimum 50% aggregate marks (OR)
  • The candidates holding a 10+3 year Diploma approved by the State Board of Technical Education or any other board/university as considered equivalent by Nirma University, with minimum 50% aggregate marks will also be considered eligible.

     

B.Com (Hons)
  • The candidate shall pass the HSC examination (10+2) with English as a subject along with any one of the following subjects: Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics
  • The candidate must have secured 60% or more marks in the HSC examination (10+2)
  • Total marks obtained in ALL subjects in 12th Standard will be considered for merit
B.Arch
  • Candidate should have qualified in NATA Examination and having a valid NATA score.
  • Candidate should have passed Qualifying Examination i.e. 10+2 with at least 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also at least 50% marks in aggregate at the 10+2 level examination (OR)
  • Candidate should have passed 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate and as per the guidelines given by CoA regarding eligibility criteria.
Integrated B.Plan + M.Plan
  • Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination with a minimum 50 % of marks and subjects as prescribed by the HSC or equivalent examination under the admission rules
  • Candidate should have passed Qualifying Examination i.e. 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate at the 10+2 level examination with Mathematics as compulsory subject with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
Ph.D
  • The candidate should have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (OR)
  • The candidate should have an equivalent degree from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by the Assessment and Accreditation Agency

Nirma University Admission:

Nirma University Ahmedabad application form is available on the official website.

  • The selection of the applicants seeking Nirma University admission will be done on the basis of the scores obtained in the qualifying examination. 
  • Also, the admission process is based on past academic merit and Nirma University cut off scores.

Courses and Fees Structure of Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad

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Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.24 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.08 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Master of Business Administration [MBA]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3.89 Lakh
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 46,000
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9.28 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.92 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.38 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Design Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Design [B.Des]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12.48 Lakh

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Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Architecture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10.45 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB] {Hons.}  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11.74 Lakh
Bachelor of Commerce + Bachelor of Laws [B.Com LLB]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11.74 Lakh
Master of Laws [LLM]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.30 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] 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
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Pharmacy Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8.04 Lakh
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7.48 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Doctorate Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 5 Student's Reviews 3.5/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 1/5 students

Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Ranking


MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
NIRF 44
Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
NIRF 131

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


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

Hostel Details


Nirma University Hostel Details:

Nirma University has three hostels buildings, two for boys and one for girls. The hostels have a total capacity of around 800 students. The hostel amenities include a mess facility, student activity centre, and a multi-purpose hall. Nirma University Ahmedabad campus has separate hostels for boys and girls with all the following facilities:

  • The hostel rooms are spacious and well-furnished.
  • The mess and cafeteria on the University campus provide hygienic and healthy vegetarian food.
  • Excellent sports facilities comprising synthetic grounds for basketball, volleyball, and tennis, large fields for football and cricket, table tennis room in addition to a well equipped modern gymnasium.
  • Well connected buses plying in all the areas of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar for students, faculty, and staff. 
  • Nirma University Facilities are state-of-the-art and have many awards to its name.
  • A Commercial Co-operative Bank Limited with an ATM facility is located on the campus.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Gym
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Contact Details and Location


Address : Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota, Ahmedabad - 382481. Gujarat, India.
Website : http://www.nirmauni.ac.in/NU

Student Reviews


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Sahil
Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm], batch of 2020
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

There is one mid sem exam and one final university exam. Th quality of teaching is good and my experience was good.

 




Discussion Forum

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Ragging is strictly prohibited inside and outside the Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad campus. The Anti-Ragging Committee constituted for this purpose by the constituent institutes is empowered to take an immediate action against any untoward incident and counsel the fresher. Students seeking admission shall have to furnish an undertaking in this regard. The student will be required to give an undertaking in the pro forma, signed by himself/herself and his/her parent/guardian to the effect that he/she is aware of the University’s approach towards ragging and the punishment to which he/she shall be liable if found guilty of ragging.

All the students admitted to the institute will have to observe and abide by the discipline rules prescribed by the University/Institute and he/she will submit to the disciplinary jurisdiction of the Head of the Institution/Director General and other competent officers or authorities or bodies of the University as the case may be and in this respect he/she has to submit the declaration in the proforma at the time of admission.

To enhance familiarity and to acclimatise the fresher to the academic and social environment of the campus, the institute organises an orientation session in the first week of each new academic calendar.

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18 Apr 2017

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The Research Projects initiated at the University are amongst the various initiatives undertaken at Nirma University to achieve excellence, breadth, and volume in research. The research projects being undertaken at the University aim in the creation of new knowledge and its applications. The Projects also aim to develop comprehensive and trans-disciplinary solutions to the challenging problems. With the objective to further strengthen the pervasive research culture at the University through Research Projects, the University inculcates and supports the culture of grant-winning and funded collaborative research.

The University frequently organizes various programs to facilitate and promote the culture of research grant winning. Further, there is a provision of advancing funds for sanctioned projects, the sanction of seed money for minor projects, simplification of procedures related to sanctions/purchases to be made for the projects, facilitating the timely release of the grants etc.

The Institute-wise details of the Research Projects completed and ongoing during the last three years provide a glimpse of the wide variety of the innovative research projects being conducted at the University.  

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18 Apr 2017

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The Conferences IN Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad provide a platform for all the stakeholders to showcase their contribution to the quantum of the knowledge, to learn from the expertise of the other participants and to broaden their knowledge. Distinguished veterans from the various areas from all over the world are invited to participate and interact with the faculty and students of the institutes.

Each constituent institute of the University organizes various international and national conferences and for more information the links underneath can be accessed:
  • Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Management
  • Institute of Pharmacy
  • Institute of Science
  • Institute of Law
  • Institute of Architecture

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18 Apr 2017

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The Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad emphasizes on innovation through translating bright ideas into useful products and there is a continuous commitment to research and knowledge creation. In addition to various Research Activities, there is an emphasis on contributing through the novel and useful patentable inventions. Every year a certain number of patents are filed by the faculty of the constituent institutes of the University. 

They have almost 50 patents with them.

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18 Apr 2017

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With more than 2000 members joining the group every year, the alumni network with about 15000 members currently is growing stronger year on year.

The Alumni Committees of the constituent institutes of the Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad organize regular annual alumni meets providing a platform for meaningful interactions, thoughtful endeavors, and relationship building. The Alumni are updated regularly through e-Newsletters.

The Alumni contribute immensely to the development of the student community IN Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad through regular interactions through lecture series, mock interviews, soft skill interventions and provide a very useful Industry interface. This serves as a forum for exchange and sharing practical functional expertise between business leaders and the future managers.

The Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad has constituted 'Nirma University Alumni Forum' with the objective to foster continuous engagement of the alumni with their Alma Mater and draw their expert knowledge in the relevant fields to further enhance, strengthen and reinforce the overall quality of the constituent Institute of the University. 

Answer By: Getmyuni

18 Apr 2017


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