Nirma University is one of India's leading universities based in Ahmedabad (Gujarat). The University was established in the year 2003 as a Statutory University under a special act passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly. It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act. The University is duly accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
Institute of Technology, Nirma University, earlier known as Nirma Institute of Technology, started in 1995 by Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF), was the first self-financed engineering college in Gujarat. Institute of Technology has turned into a leading hub of education, offering multidisciplinary undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes in engineering.
The institute is consistently ranked within top 25 self-financed engineering colleges of India in the survey conducted by various rating agencies. The persistent efforts of faculty members and students of the Institute have won many prestigious awards and bring laurels to the institute.
The Institute is located in peaceful and sylvan surroundings of Ahmedabad city in the heart of Gujarat. The Institute provides disciplined, serene and conducive environ for reflection, repose and research. The Campus is dotted with majestic buildings with lush green sun-dappled lawns.
The ardent pursuit of knowledge by the young aspirants leads to knowledge generation and innovative solutions for the community and society. And, to give wings to these aspirations, the Institute presently has more than 4500 students and 180 faculty members, making relentless efforts for making a mark with their presence globally. 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 programs, cultural activities and many more.
The teaching philosophy of the Institute is Outcome-Based Education (OBE), Experiential Education (through Project Based Learning), research in thrust areas with translational impact, and the creation of engineers as leaders in the society.