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Vaudeville is the cultural colloquium organized by Institute of Technology, Nirma University every year. It was organized on August 28th - 29t, 2018. 

The theme for this year was 'Superheros - explore one within'. Around 30 events were organized during the fest under the broad category, namely: Dance; Singing; Arts and Painting; Drama; Literary events; Fun Zone; gaming events, and Mr and Miss. ITNU. The event saw a huge participation of more than 600 students as the registered participant.

Eminent experts from various fields were invited to judge the events. A rotating trophy is also introduced to be offered to the department that has maximum points based on the winners, participants and audience. 

  • September 03, 2018

AUTOCALYPSE, an automobile workshop for school students, is an extension activity organized by Mechanical Engineering Department every year since 2011. This is the 8th of its kind in continuation. From the last year, along with Autocalypse, a robotic workshop ROBOCALYPSE was also introduced for school students.

The event is coordinated and volunteered by Mechanical Engineering Students’ Association (MESA) in association with Nirma SAE Club (for Automobile) and Team Nirma Robocon (for Robotics).

The event is two days interactive workshop for the students of X, XI and XII grades. Every year hundreds of students from various schools of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar districts take part in it. This year the event was held on September 1 – 2, 2018, where total 206 students from 15 schools have participated.

The automobile workshops includes the expert talks related to automobile technology by eminent experts of the field, demonstration of various cut section models of automobile parts, demonstration of cut section of Omni car, Bike maintenance, demonstration of SAE BAJA ATV car prepared by students of SAE club, Automobile Quiz and other informal events.

Robotic workshop, conducted by Team Nirma Robocon, includes the expert talk, hands on practice of Robot building and programming. The participants are given a take away kit for Robot building per team.

The major attraction of the event was Idea Presentation competition wherein the participants have presented their innovative ideas regarding technological advancement with the best of their skills. The H B Kapadia School, Memnagar, Ahmedabad and Mount Carmel School, Gandhinagar won the 1st and 2nd prize respectively for their ideas.

Being an extension activity, no registration fee was charged from the participants. The to and fro transportation was provided to the participants. Food was also served to all the participants during the event.

The event is jointly funded by School of Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University and Mechanical Engineering Students’ Association (MESA).

Mechanical Engineering
  • September 01, 2018

Bhupendra Tipathi, RBI Manager receiving (alumnus of IT department) receiving 'Dr. Jagdish patel pragyachakshu Pratibha Paritoshik Award ' from the Governor Sri O P Kohliji on 5/8/18 at Rajbhavan, Gandhinagar,(Gujarat) for his outstanding contribution towards empowerment of the blind & victory over disability.

  • August 07, 2018

Nirma University offers twelve different Post Graduate programmes in various disciplines like Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electronics & Communications Engineering.

Institute of Technology had arranged an orientation programme for the first year MTech students during 27th July, 2018 to 3rd August, 2018, which was attended by around 210 newly admitted MTech students. Eminent speakers from various fields were invited to share their experience and expertise including technical and non-technical aspects related to research and life skills with students. Apart from overview of the institute and PG programmes, students attended sessions on relaxation techniques, cyber sensitization etc. Through sessions like Communication skills, Research Methodology etc., they were guided by experts to contribute seriously into research.

Shri K K Nirala, Director, Technical Education was invited as the Chief Guest of Valedictory function of orientation programme during 9:15 am to 10:15 am on 3rd August, 2018 at C-Auditorium. Shri Nirala shared his experience and motivated students during his speech.

Dr Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University graced the occassion with his presence and inspired students with his words of wisdom.

During feedback session, students from all the branches talked about their experience and appreciated various sessions of M.Tech. Orientation Programme 2018. All students appreciated all the sessions of this one week programme, and were happy to gain good knowledge and motivation from the same.

  • August 06, 2018

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