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Nirma University – All you need to know

In this article, we are going to discuss about Nirma University and in our previous posts, we’ve focused on many other Engineering colleges and Universities. You are check out our previous article on Kongu Engineering College and now we’ve check out about Nirma University.


Nirma University is an autonomous and oldest private university located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It is in short known as NU. Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF) is the main sponsor for the successful functioning of this university. It is one of the oldest private university in Gujarat State and it is considered as one of the top universities in India. Nirma University ranked among Top 50 (34) Engineering colleges in India, as per Outlook India.

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No other university in Gujarat is as old as Nirma which is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is been authorized by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).  Dr Karsanbhai K. Patel, who is the industrialist, is the founder and the chairman of Nirma University. The establishment of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF) made possible to provide world-class facilities for professional education in the state of Gujarat which is his long time cherished dream. He noticed the need of institution which includes world-class education facilities to the youth of Gujarat and established Nirma University under the guidance of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF) in 1995, Nirma Institute of Management and Nirma Institute of Diploma Studies in 1996 and 1997 respectively. For the outstanding performances in their respective ideas the Government of Gujarat in 2003 approved the proposal of NERF to grant the status of a University under a special act passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly. Later three institutes were established by this university namely the Institute of Pharmacy in 2003, the Institute of Science in 2004 and the Institute of Law in 2007.

Nirma University – All you need to know


Nirma University which is meant to develop human character along with academic competence is located on the Sarkhej-Gandhinagar highway near Gota, Ahmedabad and is spread over 125 acres of land.

Infrastructure: Nirma University institutes have their own individual buildings and environment which motivates and makes students to focus on their all-round development.  The buildings have air-conditioned amphitheatre class rooms and all the required equipment along with Wi-Fi which is enabled throughout the campus.

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Facilities : Nirma includes so many facilities like computing facilities where the required labs are equipped with latest configuration computers, modern software and high speed servers, library facilities which includes the accessibility of  a wide range of technological, management and business information sources like national and international research journals and periodicals in addition to an impressive collection of databases, electronic media, project reports and CDs and also a special cell for students’ placement known as Institute Industry Interaction and Placement Cell which incorporates leadership qualities, team spirit, corporate behavior and works on overall personality development of the students. The cell advises and counsels the students to determine their career objectives and prepares them to be achievers and leaders in the corporate world.

The campus hostel for PG students with separate accommodation for boys and girls and excellent sports facilities including synthetic grounds for basketball, volleyball and tennis and large fields for cricket and football, volleyball lawns, special indoor table tennis room and a room with full equipped machines for gym.

It provides good transport facilities to the staff and students by its own buses plying in all over the parts of the city. It is also provided by the branch of the Kalupur Commercial Co-operative Bank Limited, a scheduled bank with ATM facility, which is located within the campus and also has a special health care centre which includes a non-resident doctor.


The Nirma University includes wide range of programs under the Nirma Research & Education Foundation (NERF) namely

  • Institute of Diploma Studies (Diploma in Mechanical, Electronics, IT, CSE, Plastic etc.)
  • Institute of Technology ( B.Tech in ECE, CSE, IT, Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, IC, Electrical, Chemical )
  • Institute of Management ( MBA Full-Time in Finance, Marketing, IT, Operations, HR, International Business, Ph.D )
  • Institute of Science ( B.Sc. Programs )
  • Institute of Law ( Flagship L.L.B. Program )
  • Institute of Pharmacy ( B.Pharm, M.Pharm )

In addition to this, it also provides Management Development Programs for various company executives and Part-time programs for working professionals.


According to the Outlook India Best Engineering Colleges 2012 it was ranked 34 where as in rankings limited to private institutes it was ranked 27 in the Mint Top 50 Private Engineering Colleges. In the survey of the limited CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges it was ranked 19.

If you are searching for some of the best Institutions in India that provides decent and practical education that helps you to experience the real-time professional experience, then Nirma University is one of the best options that you have.

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  • mukesh solanki //19 Apr 2014

    please send me a list of various bsc courses conducted at your institute and also about pharmacy courses. thanks