Nirma University of Science and Technology, Ahmedabad has been established in the year 2003 as a statutory university under the Gujarat State Act at the initiative of the Nirma Education & Research Foundation. The University is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) of UGC Act. Dr. Karsanbhai K. Patel, Chairman, Nirma Group of Companies and Chairman, NERF is the President of the University. Dr. N. V. Vasani
is the Director of the University.
Nirma University consists of Faculty of Technology and Engineering, Faculty of Management, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Doctoral Studies & Research and, now has set up the Institute of Law with a vision to meet the ever increasing demand of new and innovative Legal Education in the State of Gujarat and to set up high Standards in the field of Legal Education to make institute of Law a centre of Excellence in the legal education map of India. It aims at providing world class facilities to impart training and conduct research in the field of law. It has successfully completed the first year with a five-year integrated course B.A. LL.B. (Hons.).
In a recent survey undertaken by ‘India Today’, the Institute of Technology of Nirma University has gained a place in the Top-25 Engineering colleges in the country. A similar place is also obtained in another survey made by ‘Outlook’ in the recent past. Institute of Technology is also honoured by the awards of Best Engineering College, Best Principal and Best Teacher by the Indian Society for Technical Education. Institute of Management of Nirma University is also ranked among the Top-20 Business Schools in the country.
Innovation, excellence, and quality are the driving forces on the campus and this has translated the vision of this University into a reality over a short period of time. Today the campus vibrates with not only world class curricular activities but also with myriad activities like international conventions, symposia, conferences, student competitions, conclaves, short-term industry relevant programmes and cultural activities. After achieving such high targets in the field of science and Technology, Nirma University envisages excellence in the field of Law by providing a five-year integrated course of B.A. LL.B. (Hons.).