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The campus was buzzing with energy and passion of newest batch of B.Tech students. It was the first day of their first academic year at Institute of Technology. They along with their parents were welcomed by the Director and Head of departments on  21st July 2018. Dr. Alka Mahajan, Director, Institute of Technology congratulated the students for becoming a part of this prestigious university. She addressed the students and stressed about the importance of hard work and discipline. She highlighted various opportunities offered by the Institute. Dr Mahajan emphasised on interdisciplinary projects and informed about the collaborations with various foreign universities and the opportunities for the students at those universities.  The students were informed about the centre of entrepreneurship available at the university. She further appraised the students about the counselling service available at the institute and made them feel comfortable by informing them that every student is allotted a mentor throughout their 4-year studies to help them at every step of their difficult moment. She assured the parents and students that this is a ragging free campus. Dr. Mahajan said that as institute believes in overall development of the student, the institute has various association clubs and sports club which gives the students an opportunity to showcase their potentials. Head of various department addressed the students and highlighted the curriculum and opportunities of their respective department.


The orientation programme is a one week programme which has various expert talks covering rules and regulations of the institute to Design thinking and other life skills which are necessary to transform them into a holistic engineering graduate.

  • July 24, 2018

Prof B A Shah has been selected as the 2018 Student Branch Advisor of the Year!  Prof B A Shah is Student Branch Advisor of the Nirma University student branch of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers(ASHARE), Western India Chapter. The award will be presented to him at the Winter Conference in Atlanta next January. Department wishes him the heartiest congratulations.

Mechanical Engineering
  • July 06, 2018

The career Guidance seminar was organized by Institute of Technology, Nirma University on 18th May 2018. It was for the 12th Science students. Total 160 students registered online for the seminar. The seminar was attended by approximately 230 persons including students and their parents. It was held in Auditorium, Block –C, NU Campus from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon. The career guidance seminar was coordinated by Prof. Tejas Joshi and Dr. Dhaval Shah.

The Dr. Alka Mahajan, Director Institute of Technology welcomed the students and parents. She informed them about the institute ranking, activities, academics and scholarship offered by University Management. It was followed by briefing session on various branches of Engineering’s by Head of the departments.

Open house for counseling was carried out. Students and Parents raised various questions. It was answered by panel of experts and director regarding admission procedure at IT-NU and scope of various branches of engineering.

Students were briefed about Nirma University signed MOU’s with different foreign universities by Prof. Mehul Naik after the seminar is over students visited the departments and laboratories of various branches of engineering and interacted with the faculties for further details.

  • May 18, 2018

ISA Students Chapter of Nirma University  celebrate the joy of learning at the Khoj Museum with children from Asmaan Foundation orphanage. The students were made to do different activities to make them understand the universal and scientific concepts.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • April 21, 2018

Nirma University organized its first ever Inter-University Sports Festival ‘ABHIMANU-18’  and it was a Grand success.

The festival spanning from April 10-13 consisted of three sporting events: Cricket, Table Tennis and Chess, in which, a total participation of about 250 players was witnessed from colleges and universities all over Gujarat.

Nirma University teams won all the three team tournaments in the festival and were declared the overall Champion of the event.

Nirma University Table Tennis team beat GTU with a 3-0 straight margin, while the Cricket team defeated Ahmedabad University by 4 wickets. The Chess team tied their breath-taking finals against St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, and later won the tiebreaker blitz to take home the trophy.


  • April 16, 2018

Industrial visit at Citizen Industries, Bhadaj was organised under Nirma University ASHRAE WIC in afternoon on 7/4/2018 for M.Tech Thermal Engineering students. During visit students got familiarity with manufacturing of air handling unit (AHU) used in clean room and central air conditioning plant.

Mechanical Engineering
  • April 07, 2018

Industrial visit to Ice Make Industry, Dantali, Ahmedabad was organised under Nirma University ASHRAE WIC in morning on 7/4/2018 for M.Tech Thermal Engineering students. During the visit, students got acquainted with manufacturing of cold room, ice cream freezer, chiller, BMC(Bulk Milk Cooler), Refrigerated Van etc. The company is providing refrigeration facilities for Ice Cream Industry, Dairy Product Industry, Food Processing Industry, Fruit & Vegetable Industry, Horticulture/Floriculture Industry, Hotel – Restaurant, Hospitality Industry, Plastic Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Biological Research, Chemical Processing Industry, Logistic industry.

Mechanical Engineering
  • April 07, 2018

Three students from EC Sem-IV (Karan Shah, Stuti Garg, Vivek Talwar) stood first at Tata Crucible Hackathon 2018 for the event "The Haystack Mathematician Challenge". Its a part of open innovations challenges of the TATA group.

Electronics & Communication
  • March 19, 2018

Congratulation to Prof. Akash Mecwan, Prof. Vijay Savani and Prof. Piyush Bhatsana on receiving research grant from NU on project titled "Automization of fertilization for small scale indian farms"

Electronics & Communication
  • March 19, 2018

We are proud of our alumni who have topped GPSC 2017-18 exams. Aastha Dangar, the alumni of Computer engineering department ranked 13th and stood 3rd among the females. She will serve as the Deputy Collector in Gujarat Administrative Services and Mr. Dhruvin Patel, the Alumni of Electrical Engineering ranked 33rd and is selected as "District Registrar (Class - I)"

  • March 19, 2018

Tata Crucible Hackathon,West zone final was held at KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai on 16th March 2018.

With high energy in the early hours of the day, teams gathered in the halls of KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, to throw their hats in the ring for the ultimate prize at the West Zone finals for Tata Crucible Campus Hackathon 2018. 32 teams, shortlisted from over 130 entries, attended the event. The judges had a tough time shortlisting the teams in the first round. Post evaluation, 9 teams made it to the final pitching round:

Team ‘Einstein_Thunders’, all the way from Nirma University, Ahmedabad, presented a prototype on Haystack Mathematician, and won the final. Team Einstein_Thunders from Nirma University (Vivek Talwar, Karan Shah and Stuti Garg) were awarded a cash price of Rs. 35000/- . 

  • March 19, 2018

QUIZO-2018 -  A technical quiz competition  was organized on March 11, 2018  by ASHRAE WIC.Twenty four teams from premier engineering colleges of Gujarat and Indore participated in the event.

With the aim to promote and sensitize engineering students about HVAC&R field , the event also provided an opportunity to the students to demonstrate their technical capabilities. in front of their peers,leading academic scholars, and industry experts.

Nirma University team of Mr Shreejit Nair of 3rd year B.Tech and Mr Kuldip Lakhani, 2nd Year M.Tech student secured 3rd prize and cash prize in the event. Heartiest congratulations to the team and faculty advisor Prof. B A Shah. 

  • March 12, 2018

Congratulations to our EC students: Aniruddha Kanhere, Ayush Jain, Divyansu Tank, Aakash Surve, Anant Raina for being a part of the ROBOCON 2018 winning team!

Electronics & Communication
  • March 03, 2018

Instrumentation & Control Department organized a one day workshop for the students of ITI, Saraspur as an extension activity. Training on Microcontroller & its applications was provided by department faculty members to students & faculty members of ITI, Saraspur.

Instrumentation & Control Engg.
  • March 03, 2018

Institute of Technology won the ABU National ROBOCON 2018 hosted by Doordarshan and Maharashtra Institute of Technology(MIT) Academy of Engineering at Balewadi Sports Complex. They defeated MIT Pune in the finals. Nirma will now represent India at the International Robocon 2018 to be held in Vietnam in August.

Institute of Technology beat VJTI in the finals with a power packed performance that saw them score 59 points against MIT’s 27.

Institute of Technology bagged the Prof. Balakrishna Memorial Award. The winners were given a gold medal, citation and Rs1 lakh cash prize.

  • March 02, 2018

Certificate for Charter of Nirma University Student Branch and authorised student branch of The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) sponsored by Western India Chapter (WIC) was handed over to Mrs Alka Mahajan, Director, IT, NU by Mr D N Shukla,Former President, ASHRAE WIC. 


Mr Aakash Patel, President, ASHRAE WIC;Mr Vijay Panchal, Secretary, ASHRAE WIC; Mr D M Shah, Senior ASHRAE Member, Dr V J Lakhera, HOD (Mech. Engg.); Dr R N Patel (Section Head, Thermal Engineering); Prof B A Shah (Student Branch Advisor (SBA), Nirma ASHRAE WIC) were present during the programme scheduled on 27/2/2018 (Tuesday). 


Mr Aakash Patel, President, ASHRAE WIC have briefly talked about ASHRAE activities like REFCON Conference; Industrial Visit to Johson Control Hitachi, GIFT City;Quizo-2018 and formerly announce ASHRAE Under Graduate Grant of amount $3350 received by Prof. B A Shah, SBA,  Nirma ASHRAE WIC for carrying out project title “Development of Split AC Test Rig Working on Inverter technology and charged with Environment Friendly Refrigerant R-32  – as a Laboratory Equipment for Engineering Students”.


Mr Aakash Patel, President, ASHRAE WIC administered the oath to the ASHRAE student members namely Tanuj Sailor as a president, Dinesh Sharma as a vice president, Mr Munigyana Patel as a secretary and Mr Vatsal Parmar as a treasurer of Nirma Univeristy student chapter ASHRAE WIC. 

Mechanical Engineering
  • February 27, 2018

UltraTech Cement Ltd. has organized an "UltraTech Sparkling Star" competition for undergraduate and postgraduate Students for civil engineering branch.The event has 2 Rounds of competition; Preliminary and Final. The preliminary round was organized on 22nd and 23rd January 2018 at L.D. College of Engineering, Ahmedabad and final round was scheduled on 10th February 2018. Top 39 teams were selected for the first round. Out of 39 teams, 8 teams were entered into the final round.  From Civil engineering department, two teams were selected for the final round. In the final round team of Amay Gupta, Reet Chanduka and Dipankar Nigam has secured 2nd Place and become “Ultra Tech Sparkling Star” with Rs. 12,000/- Prize. From Civil engineering department, Prof. Tejas Joshi has coordinated the said competition.

Civil Engineering
  • February 23, 2018