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Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad

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About Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad

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

The institution offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The Nirma University Admission is based on merit and scores in qualifying exams. Dr. Karsanbhai K. Patel, Chairman, Nirma Group of Companies and Chairman, NERF is the president of the University. It operates under the aegis of the Nirma Education and Research Foundation. Nirma University is a legal university authorized under a state act.

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Nirma University Highlights:

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. More highlights about the Nirma university are mentioned below.

Year of Establishment



National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC]


University Grants Commission [UGC]


Association of Commonwealth Universities [ACU] and Association of Indian Universities [AIU]

Infrastructure Facilities

Laboratories, Seminar Halls, Auditoriums, Hostels, Fitness Center, etc.

Nirma University Ahmedabad Address

Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Via: Gota, Ahmedabad - 382 481,
Gujarat, India. 

Nirma University Ahmedabad Contact number

+91-7930642000, +91-2712241900, +91-2717241901, +91-2717241902, +91-2717241903, +91-2717241904, +91-2717241911, +91-2717241912, +91-2717–241913, +91-2717241914, +91-2717241915

Nirma University Ahmedabad Campus Area

125 acres


Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate Nirma University Fees

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 part-time and full-time Ph.D. program for both internal and external candidates in the mentioned specializations.

Disciplines  Courses  Specifications 
 Engineering 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
Control & Automation 
Embedded Systems 
VLSI Design 
Communication Engineering 
 Electrical Power Systems
 Power Electronics, Machines & Drives
Management  BBA MBA 
 MBA Finance 
 Information Management
Human Resource Management 
International Business 
Operations Management 
 Strategic Management
 Family business and Entrepreneurship
Pharmacy B.Pharm
 M.Pharm  Pharmaceutics
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
 Pharmaceutical Analysis
 Regulatory Affairs
Law  BA LLB {Hons}
 B.Com LLB {Hons}
 LLM Legal Pedagogy and Research, Science Technology and Law  
 Commerce and Corporate Law
Constitutional and Administrative Law 
Criminal and Security Law 
Architecture and planning   B.Arch 
Design  B.Des Industrial Design 
Communication Design 
Science  M.Sc Biotechnology 

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. A summer project is scheduled for the end of the first year. In the second year, the program offers dual specializations. Below is the list of available specializations:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Information Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management

Lectures, case studies (Harvard, Ivey and other international and Indian cases) simulations (Tata interactive, Harvard) and project work are the main pedagogical methods. In addition, interaction with industry experts, live projects, innovation workshops, participation in Conclaves and learning through co-curricular activities provide a sense of the real world that encourages active learning for a better foundation. Pedagogy ensures that analytical skills are developed through concepts and practices that help students improve their decision-making skills.

Nirma University Law:

Nirma University Ahmedabad law Institute envisages academic excellence that enables individuals to fine-tune the student's skills with a sense of social responsibility and leadership. Ethics, value orientation with a keen understanding of contemporary challenges and being the best in one's capacity are an integral part of the Institute's learning environment. The undergraduate programs are offered in two streams BA LLB and B.Com LLB. This five-year integrated program, spread over ten semesters, is approved by the Bar Council of India [BCI].

Nirma University Engineering:

Nirma University offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. courses in the engineering field. Below is the list of streams offered by Nirma University:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering 
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Electronics and Communication
  • Engineering Instrumentation and Control Engineering 
  • Mechanical Engineering

Each department is made up of highly qualified and committed faculty members with academic and research & development (R&D) experience from across India. Their expertise encompasses different fields. All department has good laboratory facilities including high-end equipment. Engineering students often get opportunities to work directly on live or entrepreneurial projects with industry.

Nirma University Executive Diploma in Management Programs:

In 1999, the Institute started the Executive Diploma in Management Programs (EDP) to meet the needs of managers, managers, and entrepreneurs. The programs are available in the following specializations.

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • International Business
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management

However, a specific program will only be offered if it is chosen by at least 20 candidates and admissions are based on the performances in the personal interview, work experience, and past academic records. 

Nirma University Fees:

Nirma University offers undergraduate and postgraduate as well as Ph.D. courses in Engineering, Management, Commerce, Science, Design, Architecture, Law, and Computer Applications. The fee structure of the course is stated below:

  • Nirma University Ahmedabad fee structure for engineering [B.Tech] is INR 166,100 per year.
  • Nirma University Ahmedabad fees for B.Arch course is INR 161,000 annually.
  • Nirma University Ahmedabad fee structure for M.Sc ranges from INR 100,000 to INR 125,000 annually.
  • Nirma University Ahmedabad MBA fee structure for the course is INR 523,000 per year.

Nirma University Facilities:

The University has an independent state-of-art infrastructure. The buildings have an air-conditioned amphitheater and the classrooms equipped with multi-media and audio-visual equipment. Other 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 most modern updated computer laboratories with 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 own fleet of buses plying in all the areas of Ahmedabad.
  • A scheduled bank with 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. 
  • Apart from the facilities mentioned above, Nirma University Scholarship for students in one of the main highlights and facility offered to the students here

Nirma University Constituent Colleges:

Constituent Institutes of Nirma University Ahmedabad Gujarat 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 Rankings:

Nirma University Ahmedabad rankings in India are mentioned below. 

  • Nirma University was ranked as the 3rd Best Private B-School among the Top Leading B-Schools of Super Excellence Category by the CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey in 2018.
  • It was ranked 17th as the Best Private B-School by Business World Survey in 2017.
  • Ranked 27th as Best B-School by India Today in 2017.
  • Ranked 10th Best Private B-School and 31st Overall Best B-School by the NIRF.
  • In 2017, it was ranked as the 27th Best B-School B-School by the Week-Hansa Research Survey.

Nirma University Scholarship:

Nirma University Ahmedabad provides scholarship to meritorious students every year to encourage them. The eligibility criteria for the scholarship differs 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 Vidya Lakshmi portal directly.

Nirma University Placement:

The University has linkages with over 30 companies which regularly conduct campus recruitment at Nirma University. Nirma University Placement record had been subsequently increasing throughout the years. 

  • Nirma University Ahmedabad placement record of salary package 15 LPA, while the average was 8 LPA.
  • 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, etc.

Nirma University MoUs:

Nirma University Ahmedabad's MoU is mentioned below.

  • Universiti Utara, Malaysia
  • Hangyang University, South Korea
  • Florida Atlantic University, USA
  • Coggin College of Business, North Florida University, USA
  • California State University, USA
  • Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, USA
  • Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA
  • Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE
  • HOF University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Nirma University FAQs:

  1. Where is Nirma University located?
    Nirma University is located in Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Via: Gota, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

  2. How to contact Nirma University?
    Use the Phone number +91-7930642000, +91-2712241900, +91-2717241901, +91-2717241902, +91-2717241903, +91-2717241904, +91-2717241911, +91-2717241912, +91-2717–241913, +91-2717241914, +91-2717241915 to contact the university.

Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Ranking

MBA Ranking
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Engineering Ranking
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NIRF 136

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm], batch of 2020

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


Contact Details and Location

Address : Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota, Ahmedabad - 382481. Gujarat, India.
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

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


Computer labs

Entrance Exams for Admission

Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]
Master of Laws [LLM]

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/ B.Com/ BBA/ BA/ B.Sc/ BCA/ B.Pharm

The candidate should have passed 10+2 in any discipline with 50%[40% for SC/ST].


The candidate should have passed B.Tech in any recognized board.


Master degree courses require graduation from the respected bachelor course from a reputed college

LLB/ D.Pharm

The candidate should have passed Graduate with a minimum of 45% marks.


The candidate should have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks.


The candidate should have passed LLB with a minimum of 50% marks.


The candidate should have passed B.Com


The candidate should have passed BAMS in any discipline.


The candidate should have passed Post Graduate with a minimum of 55% marks.

Nirma University Admissions:

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

  • Selection of the applicants seeking Nirma University Ahmedabad 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

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

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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

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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
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

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Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad Doctorate Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh

Hostel Details

Nirma University Hostel Details:

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 has many awards to its name.
  • A Commercial Co-operative Bank Limited with ATM facility is located on the campus. 

Discussion Forum


What are the Research Projects taken by Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad?

Asked By shreya,

Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

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.  


Does the Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad conduct conferences?

Asked By Arpit,

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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


Does the Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad have any Patents?

Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

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.


Does the Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad have an Anti-Ragging Policy?

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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.


Does the Nirma University, [NU] Ahmedabad have an Alumni Network?

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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. 

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