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The Nirma University
Functioning under the aegis of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (established in 1994), the university presently includes of a top grade – Institute of Technology (1995), a leading b-school – Institute of Management (1996), an innovative Institute of Diploma Studies (1997), an upcoming Institute of Pharmacy (2003), an emerging Institute of Science (2004) and Institute of Law (2007).  All these institutions have emerged as centers of excellence offering various programmes ranging from undergraduate to doctoral levels in technology, engineering, business, pharmacy and science.

The Institutes

1. Institute of Technology
Institute of Technology is the first unaided engineering Institute in Gujarat and today, is the most preferred institution in the state of Gujarat. It aims at producing not only good engineers but also worthy citizens. The Institute offers.


UG Programmes


PG Programmes


Chemical Engineering


  • Environmental Process and Plant Design 

  • Environmental Process Design

  • Energy System


Civil Engineering


  • Comp. Aided Struct. Analysis & Design


Computer Engineering


  • Computer Science and Engineering

  • Computer Science and Engineering (Information and Network Security)

  • Computer Science and Engineering (Networking Technologies


Information Technology




Electrical Engineering


  • Power Electronics, Machines & Drives

  • Power Systems

  • Energy System


Mechanical Engineering


  • CAD / CAM

  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing

  • Design Engineering

  • Thermal Engineering

  • Energy System


Electronics & Communication Engineering


  • VLSI Design
  •  Communication Engineering 
  • Embedded  Systems


Instrumentation & Control Engineering


  • Control and Automation




  • M.Tech. (By Research)




  • Master of Computer Application 

In addition to these programmes the Institute also offers Ph.D. programmes in Engineering depending upon infrastructure and faculty availability.

Over the years the Institute has become the first choice engineering Institute in the state of Gujarat. Many leading companies visit the Institute to recruit them before they graduate and quite a few of them also go abroad for higher studies. The Institute received best Institute award by Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE) in 2002.

2. Institute of Management
Institute of Management, Ahmedabad was established with a mission to be one of the best B-schools in the Asia-Pacific region by promoting excellence in management education. The Institute is ranked among the top 20 b-schools in the country.The Institute offers Master of Business Administration(full-time), doctoral level fellow programme in management, in addition to various executive development programmes, executive education programmes, in-house training programmes and consulting services. The Institute also offers a specialized MBA (Family Business & Entrepreneurship).

The flagship programme, MBA (full-time), has been highly rated by students who are admitted through CAT of IIMs and 100 % of the students of this programme are recruited by leading companies even before they graduate.

3. Institute of Diploma Studies
Institute of Diploma Studies was established with a mission to make diploma level education more relevant to industry.  It is the most preferred diploma engineering institute in Gujarat. The programmes are industry intensive and are unique in the sense that it has a two-semester full time industrial training introduced for the first time in the country.

The Institute offers 4-year full time Diploma Programmes in Mechanical,  Electrical and Computer Engineering.  Each discipline has intake of 60 students.  It has tie-up with Mohawk College of Canada for students' exchange programme.

4. Institute of Pharmacy
The Institute of Pharmacy was established in year 2003 with a view to promote excellence in the pharmaceutical education and to prepare young men and women to meet the challenges in the area of pharmaceutical industries, education, research & development and marketing. The institute offers Bachelors in Pharmacy as well as Masters in Pharmacy and Doctorate programmes in the following five areas of specializations. The main objective of the Institute is to produce well-trained and professionally qualified individuals with strong background of ethics, value system and commitment to serve for the health care needs of the society.

M.Pharm. in
NERF Pharmaceutical Technology & Bio – Pharmaceutics
NERF Medicinal Chemistry
NERF Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance
NERF Drug Discovery
NERF Pharmacology
NERF Phytopharmaceuticals and Natural Products
NERF Pharmaceutical Analysis
NERF Clinical Pharmacy
Ph.D. in
NERF Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
NERF Pharmacology
NERF Pharmaceutical Chemistry
NERF Pharmaceutical Analysis
NERF Pharmacognosy

5. Institute of Science
Established in 2004, presently offers Post Graduate programmes in Bio-technology,  Biochemistry and Microbiology. The duration of both the programmes is two years.

Institute of Science offers both Full time as well as External Ph. D. Programme. The Doctoral Programmes are offered in the following branches :

NERF Microbiology
NERF Biochemistry
NERF Biotechnology
NERF Colloid & Interface Science
NERF Nano Science
NERF Polymer Science

6. Institute of Law
After having established in the field of management, engineering, pharmacy, and science, Nirma University has set up Institute of Law from 2007 with a view to meet the growing demand for legal education in the State of Gujarat and at National and International level and to develop an Institution of Excellence in the field. It aims at providing world class education to impart training and conduct research in the field of law. The high standards that it has already established as one of the leading institution imparting legal education in the country. It has successfully completed the seven years with a five year course, B.A.L.L.B.(Hons.) and its third batch will be passing the course in April - 2014. Thereafter Institute has also started Following programmes

  • B.Com. LL.B. (Hons.)  - 2010

  • B.B.A.  LL.B. (Hons.)  - 2012

  • L.L.M. (Business Law) - 2011

  • L.L.M. (Legal Pedagogy and Research) - 2013

Institute of law aims at providing quality legal education and all round development of its students. It is the third institute in Gujarat offering a five year integrated course in Law.


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