Nirma University (NU) Ahmedabad, Gujarat was established in 2003. It was the first University established in Gujrat. Nirma University was ranked between 101-150 by NIRF 2020 and was ranked 4 by Outlook Magazine. The university has been accredited by NAAC, NBA, and SAQS. It offers 5 UG, 8 PG, 4 integrated, and Ph.D. (Full time & Part-Time) courses like B.Tech, MBA, M.Tech, B.Com LLB(Hons.), etc. The admission to Nirma University is through Merit score and various entrance exams like CAT/ GUJCET/ JEE Mains/ CLAT/ GATE/ PGCET/ NATA/ CMAT. Its top recruiters are Deloitte, TATA, nVIDIA, Reckitt Benckiser, HUL, L&T, and Nestle, etc. and the university provides 100% MBA placements to its students with an average package of INR 9 LPA.

Nirma University Admission 2021

Event Date
B.Des (for Communication and Industrial Design)
B.Des program online registration start date January 5, 2021
B.Des program online registration last date March 30, 2021
Call letter for Test & PI April 1, 2021
Offline NU DET exam date April 8, 2021
Offline/ Online situation test and PI round dates April 12, 13, 15, and 16, 2021
Publication of 1st merit list May 3, 2021
Publication of 2nd merit list May 10, 2021
Last date of payment of fees June 15, 2021
Commencement of classes July 26, 2021
MBA 
Last date of application January 25, 2021
Publication of shortlisted candidates  February 2021
TDP or Personal interview dates February/ March 2021
List of selected candidates for admission March/ April 2021
Commencement of program 3rd week of June 2021

Nirma University Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2003 | Private
Approvals NAAC, UGC, AIU, NBA & SAQS
Courses UG, PG & Ph.D.
Popular Courses B.Tech, M.Tech, and MBA
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance/Merit
Entrance Exams Accepted CAT /GUJCET/ JEE Mains/ CLAT/ GATE/ PGCET/ NATA/ CMAT
Facilities Available Hostel, Canteen, Bank, ATM, Health Care center, Outdoor Sports and Transportation 
Highest Package INR 30 LPA
Official website https://nirmauni.ac.in/

Nirma University Ranking

Nirma University is one of the top private universities in India. The various ranking of Nirma University are as follows:

Body/ Magazine All India Rank  Year
SCIMAGO 52 2020
NIRF 101-150 2020
Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings 2020 2020
4 2019
India Today magazine Top 10 2020
Top 10 2019
The Week Magazine 46 2020
Top 10 2019
Digital Learning, Asia’s premier magazine on education 5A 2019

NIRF Ranking

Category 2020 2019 2018 2017
Engineering 131 136 101 – 151 79
Management 44 40 51 – 75 31
Pharmacy 17 21 18 16

Nirma University Courses

Nirma University offers an extensive number of courses through six departments viz, Institute of Architecture, Institute of Law, Institute of Management, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Science, Institute of Technology. Tabulated below are courses of various departments:

Courses Details
B.Tech Duration: 4 years
Intake: 60
Admission criteria: JEE Main/ GUJCET
Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2 in Science stream
Specializations: CSE, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Chemical, Civil, Instrumentation & Control.
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B.Pharm Duration: 4 years
Intake: 113
Admission criteria: GUJCET
Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2 in Science stream
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B.Arch. Duration: 5 years
Intake: 80
Admission criteria: NATA
Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2 in Science stream
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B.Com (Hons.)

Duration: 3 years
Intake: 144
Admission criteria: 10+2 merit-based
Eligibility: 60% marks in 10+2 in commerce stream(Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics) Read More

B.Des. Duration: 3 years
Intake: 40
Admission criteria: UCEED / 10+2 merit
Eligibility: 50% marks in 10+2 in any stream Specialization: Communication Design and Industrial Design Read More
M.Tech. Duration: 2 years
Intake: 18
Admission Criteria: GATE/PGCET
Eligibility: 50% in Bachelor's degree/ diploma in engineering
Specialization: CSE, CSE (Information & Network Security), CSE(Data Science), Civil (Data Science), Electronics and Communication Engineering (VLSI Design), Electronics and Communication Engineering (Embedded System), Electrical Engineering (Electrical Power System), Mechanical Engineering (CAD/CAM), Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Engineering)
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M.Tech (By Research) Duration: 3 years
Intake: 18
Admission Criteria: GATE/PGCET
Eligibility: 50% in Bachelor's degree/ diploma in engineering
Specialization: CSE, CSE(Information & Network Security), CSE(Data Science), Civil(Data Science), Electronics and Communication Engineering (VLSI Design), Electronics and Communication Engineering (Embedded System), Electrical Engineering (Electrical Power System), Mechanical Engineering (CAD/CAM), Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Engineering)
MCA Duration: 2 years
Intake: 67
Admission Criteria: CMAT
Eligibility: BCA/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent Degree OR Passed B.Sc/B.Com/B.A with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics at (10+2) level or Graduation level
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MBA Duration: 2 years
Intake: 240
Admission Criteria: The candidates will be finally selected for admission based on the candidates’ performance in the CAT, TDP, Personal Interview, Academic Performance in XII and graduation and work experience
Eligibility: A three-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
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MBA (HRM) Duration: 2 years
Intake: 30
Admission Criteria: The candidates will be finally selected for admission based on the candidates’ performance in the CAT, TDP, Personal Interview, Academic Performance in XII and graduation and work experience
Eligibility: A three-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
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M.Pharm Duration: 2 Years
Intake: 12
Admission Criteria: GPAT / written test conducted by Nirma University Eligibility: B.Pharm
Specialization: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology, Regulatory Affairs
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LLM Duration: 2 Years
Intake: 15
Admission Criteria: LLB merit + PI
Eligibility: A candidate should have successfully passed, three years LL. B. programme after graduation or five years Integrated Law Degree Programme as recognized by the Bar Council of India with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.
Specialization: Constitutional and Administrative Law & Criminal and Security Law
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M.Sc. Duration: 2 years
Intake: Biotechnology 40, Microbiology 25 & Biochemistry 25
Admission Criteria: Entrance Exam conducted by Nirma University
Eligibility: The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology, Life Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Biotechnology, Agricultural, Veterinary, Fishery & Dairy Sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine (MBBS), BDS, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Medical Laboratory Technology Sciences, BHMS, BAMS, B Tech/BE Biotechnology, Physiotherapy or Biomedical Engineering with at least 50% marks as an aggregate of all the semester/years.
Specialization: Biotechnology, Microbiology & Biochemistry
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BA LLB Duration: 5 years Intake: 180 Admission criteria: CLAT Eligibility: 45% marks in 10+2 in any stream Read More
B.Com LLB (Hons) Duration: 5 years Intake: 120 Admission criteria: CLAT Eligibility: 45% marks in 10+2 in any stream Read More
BTech (CSE)-MBA Duration: 5 years
Intake: 120
Admission criteria: JEE Main/ GUJCET
Eligibility: 45% marks in 10+2 in any stream
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BBA-MBA Duration: 5 years Intake: 216
Admission criteria: IPMAT + PI + Class12th Merit
Eligibility: 65% marks in 10+2 in science or commerce stream
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PhD Duration: 4 years
Admission Criteria: NIPER-JEE
Eligibility: 55% in Masters Degree
Specialization: Architecture, Law, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Strategic Management, Computer Science And Engineering, Microbiology, Economics And Finance, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmaceutics, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Instrumentation And Control Engineering, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Biochemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Quantitative Techniques
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Nirma University Admissions

Admissions at Nirma University are offered through various entrance exams and merit scores. However, one has to apply online through the official website of the University.

Courses Accepted Exam
B.Tech JEE Main
B.Com. & B.Pharm On merit
BA LLB & B.Com LLB CLAT
B.Arch NATA
M.Tech GATE/ Nirma University Entrance Exam
MBA CAT/GMAT
LLM CLAT
M. Pharm GPAT/ Nirma University Entrance Exam

How to apply?

The University is one of the top private universities in India. The following steps need to be followed to apply for a program : 

  • Visit the Official Website.
  • Click and open the Admission and Aid tab.
  • Read the Brochure and Choose your program.
  • Click on apply. An application form will open.
  • Fill the form and once the form is filled, upload the documents asked.
  • Form submitted successfully will appear on the screen.

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Nirma University Cut off

CAT Cut Off 2019

Courses General
MBA Business Economics 60
MBA Organizational Behavior 80
MBA Entrepreneurship 80
MBA Finance 80
MBA Human Resource Management 80
MBA International Business 80
MBA Marketing 80
MBA Operations Management 80
MBA Strategic Management 80
MBA Family Business & Entrepreneurship 80
MBA Information Management 80

Nirma University B.Tech Cut Off 2020 (Round 10)

Course  ITNU Merit No. (Last Allotted)
Computer Science & Engineering 383
Electronics & Communication Engineering  978
Mechanical Engineering  1581
Chemical Engineering  1801
Electrical Engineering  2873
Instrumentation & Control Engineering  3748
Civil Engineering  3966

JEE Mains 2020 Cutoff

Category Cutoff
Common Rank List (CRL) 90.37
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 70.24
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) 72.88
Scheduled Caste (SC) 50.17
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 39.06
People with Disabilities (PwD) 0.06

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Nirma University Scholarships

Every year the University extends financial support to meritorious students in the form of scholarships and aid. The eligibility criteria and scholarship amount may vary from institute to institute. To encourage the meritorious students and to assist them on the basis of merit-cum-means the University has decided to provide Management Scholarships as under:

  • Category I: Merit-Based Scholarship Scheme
  • Category II: Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme

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Nirma University Placements

Over the last decades, the University has emerged as one of the most favored destinations for hiring fresh talent from the campuses. Its endeavors to provide industry compliant talent and emphasizes quality, discipline, self-learning, and ethics. The placement model at Nirma is a four-stage process, involving the Pre Placement activities, Career Guidance, Executing Placement, and Post Placement reviews. The University is one of the most preferred campuses for job placements by leading companies.

It has corporate linkages with over 300 companies that regularly conduct campus recruitment.

List of Recruiters 

ACC cement GEA Process Engineering (India) Limited ICICI Prudential
Accenture India Private Limited Nirma Limited ICICI Bank
Adani Group Reckitt Benckiser Nvidia Graphics Pvt Limited
Aditya Birla [Birla Cellulosic] Philips Limited Mother Dairy India Limited

B.tech. Placement Package

Course No. of Students Placed Highest CTC Offered 
B.Tech  80% INR 30 LPA
M.Tech 70% INR 16 LPA
MBA 100% INR 19.1 LPA

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Nirma University Facilities

  • Bank and ATM: A branch of the Kalupur Commercial Co-operative Bank Limited (KCCBL), a scheduled bank, is located on the University campus in K block. The banking hours are from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The facility is open to all students, staff, and faculty of Nirma University and its Institutes.
  • Outdoor Sports: The university campus has a world-class infrastructure to facilitate almost all outdoor sports activities. It has a well-maintained cricket ground with three hard bowling pitches. Training nets are also provided during the practice sessions. Further, there is a running track, three lawn tennis courts, two volleyball courts, two basketball courts, and space for football and kho-kho as well.
  • Transport Facility: The University owns a fleet of forty-five buses that ply in almost all the areas in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. The transportation facility is available for students, faculty, and staff members.
  • Social Activities: The Students Welfare Board aims to promote the social-psychological and cultural growth of the students through a host of activities around the year. Annual sports competitions, cultural festivals like Ras-Garba, celebrations of national days, and social activities such as blood donation drives, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, awareness lectures for youth are the recurring features of campus life.
  • Library: Nirma University Library System comprises five units, i.e., Technology Library, Management – Commerce Library, Pharmacy – Science Library, Law Library, and Architecture. Nirma University Library System uses Open Source software DSpace version 6.3 to build and update institutional repository which houses the faculty publications, Ph.D. theses, institute program videos, convocation speeches, etc.
  • Hostel: Nirma University has currently 3 hostels. two for boys and one for girls. The hostel facility can only be availed by Postgraduate students. The hostels have a total capacity of 800 students and also building a hostel for girls with 1100+ bed capacity, which will be completed by 2022.
  • Health Care Center: Health care centers are available in C and D blocks of Nirma University. The health care center is opened on all working days and a 24*7 ambulances are also provided by the University.
  • Counseling Centers: Nirma University provides counseling facilities to its students. The counselor helps the student to share his/her problems positively by helping him clarify the issues, explore options, develop strategies, and increase self-awareness.

Nirma University Faculty

The Faculty for Nirma University strives to provide the best education to the students. University has regular, Contractual, and visiting faculty members for its every department and each faculty has a minimum of Master Degree.

  • Professor: 48
  • Assistant Professor: 299
  • Associate Professor: 55
  • Other: 118

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Nirma University Notable Alumni

  • Jay Shah
    • India Businessman, Cricket administrator and Secretary of BCCI
  • Minal Rohit
    • Indian scientist and systems engineer with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Boni Satani
    • Head of Marketing at Zestard Technologies

Nirma University FAQs

Ques. How is life at Nirma University?

Ans. Life at Nirma University is pretty good. There are all the necessary facilities available at the university campus which a student can ask for.

Ques. What are the approximate hostel charges for first-year students at Nirma University?

Ans. The hostel charges at Nirma University range from INR 55k to INR 95k depending on the student requirements of the AC/ Non AC room. 

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Ques. What are the contact numbers of Nirma University for queries?

Ans. The contact numbers of Nirma University for queries are as follows:

  • 91-2717-241900-04
  • +91-2717-241911-15
  • +91-79-71652000

Ques. What are the various student support committees available at Nirma University?

Ans. The various student support committees available at Nirma University are as follows:

  • Student Welfare Board
  • NCC
  • NSS
  • WDC
  • Association/Clubs
  • Prevention of Ragging Cell
  • A mechanism for Prevention, Prohibition, and Redressal of Sexual Harassment
  • Equal Opportunity Cell (EOC)Undergraduate Research
  • Idea Lab

Ques. Will the gap in academics affect my B.Tech admission to Nirma University 2020?

Ans. No, your B.Tech admission to Nirma University will not be affected if you have a gap in your academics. Candidates with a gap have to submit an affidavit stating that the candidate was not involved in any criminal activity and state the reason for the gap.

Ques. What are the hostel facilities available at Nirma University?

Ans. The hostel facilities available at Nirma University are as follows:

  • Sports Facilities
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Common Room
  • Canteen

Ques. Does Nirma University conduct co-curricular activities for its students?

Ans. Nalanda University conducts various co-curricular activities for the overall development of its students like : 

  • Public Lectures
  • Extramural lectures
  • Foundation day
  • NIRMAQUEST

Ques. What are the timings of the health care center at Nirma University?

Ans. The timings of the health care center at Nirma University are as follows:

  • 11:30 am to 6:30 pm (Monday to Friday)
  • 8:45 am to 4:45 pm (Saturday)

Ques. How is the Institute of Technology of NIRMA University (ITNU College) Ahmedabad?

Ans. INTU is one of the best colleges in Gujarat.It was ranked 131 by NIRF in 2020. All the BTech Programmes are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) under the Tier-I category.

Ques. What is the Nirma University MBA average package?

Ans. Nirma University provides 100% MBA placement to its students. The Nirma University MBA average package is INR 9 LPA. 

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