Institute of Technology

Eligibility Criteria

B. Tech. Programmes

(35% Seats – All India Category)
  • Candidates who have passed 12th Science examination with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics with the minimum percentage of marks (as to be decided by the Government of Gujarat) from the schools located in India (including Gujarat state) and appeared in JEE (Main)-2014.

M. Tech Programmes

M. Tech (by Research) includes two categories of candidates:

Full-time and External

A candidate seeking admission to M. Tech (by Research) in any of specialized area must fulfill the following criteria:
  • He should have passed the qualifying examination of Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology from a recognized university with minimum percentage of marks as prescribed by the AICTE from time to time or equivalent cumulative grade point index, OR he should have passed any other qualifying degree/diploma examination considered as equivalent by Nirma University (with minimum 50% marks or equivalent cumulative grade point index).
  • The candidates who are applying as External candidates should also have minimum working experience of three years after graduation. They will also be required to submit a ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employers for taking up this programme.
  • The University will invite applications from the candidates through advertisement in the press or in the website. Candidates, who intend to register for M. Tech (by Research) have to apply in a prescribed Performa. If there are more number of applications received than available seats then, entrance test shall be conducted followed by an interview by a committee consisting of the Dean of the Faculty of Technology and Engineering (FoTE), concerned Head of the Department and concerned faculty member (who has proposed a research area and who will be guiding student on admission). After interview by the committee, and on the recommendation of the committee, admission will be confirmed on payment of prescribed fees
  • Full time candidate (non-sponsored) selected for the Programme M. Tech. (by Research) may get stipend only if he / she will be working on a funded project.


For Admission into First Year of Master in Computer Application Programme (3 Years):
  • The students seeking admission in the First Year of MCA Programme leading to Master Degree of Computer Applications shall have to be graduated from the university of Gujarat State or any recognized examinations considered equivalent by the Nirma University with minimum % of marks under 10+2+3 pattern as prescribed by the Govt. of Gujarat from time to time.
  • In addition to above, the candidates must have passed Std. XII (HSC) examination or its equivalent examination with Mathematics or Business Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects. However, the candidate who has taken one of these subjects during graduation will also be eligible.
For Admission into Second Year of Master in Computer Application Programme (Lateral Entry) :
  • The Candidate who has passed the qualifying examination in the stream of Bachelor of Computer Application or Bachelor of Science (IT) or Bachelor of Science (Computer) with minimum 50% marks(45% marks in case of SC/ST/SEBC category candidates) shall be eligible for lateral entry admission in the 3rd semester of the MCA programme


Full Time Ph.D.
  • The candidate holding Master’s degree or equivalent in the concerned field, excluding MCA, with 55% or equivalent grade will be considered eligible for registration for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the relevant Programme
  • However, for the Faculty of Technology & Engineering, a First Class Bachelor’s degree in concerned field OR MCA OR equivalent examination, like that of M. Sc. (IT), etc., as recognized and considered equivalent by the University, and work experience of 2 years in R&D related work in research organization or institute will also be considered eligible.
External Ph.D.
  • The candidates holding Master degree or equivalent with 55% or equivalent grade will be considered eligible for registration for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the relevant Programme.