Institute of Technology, Nirma University is a leading institute offering multi disciplinary postgraduate and undergraduate programmes in engineering. The institute was affiliated with Gujarat University till April 2003. Thereafter, it has become a constituent of the Nirma University, Ahmedabad which was founded in 1994 under the aegis of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF). NERF took off as a result of Dr. Karshanbhai K Patel’s philanthropic pursuits, to provide world class education with focus on professional disciplines of engineering, management and pharmacy.
In 2003, the Gujarat Government conferred the university with ‘Autonomous University’ status and it now boasts six schools of studies under it - Institute of Technology, Institute of Management, Institute of Diploma Studies, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Science and Institute of Law.
The institute along with five other schools of study of Nirma University, occupy over 110 acres of landscaped greenery on Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Hig. The campus hosts world class infrastructure comprising auditoriums, seminar rooms, class rooms, computer laboratories, hostels, canteens, etc to facilitate the teaching-learning processes that fascinate and delight students, faculty, corporate visitors, and parents.
The university library is well stocked with over 79,000 books, 19 online databases, 787 print periodicals, more than 7000 online journals, over 376 videos and more than 4700 electronic media resources.
Transportation facility includes a fleet of buses that ply across various parts of the city. With hygienic canteen catering to staff and students alike and facilities to cater to basic medical needs of students and staff, the university boasts a truly self sufficient campus.
The university campus houses two hostel buildings that cater to the residential needs of the post graduate students.
At the undergraduate level, the Nirma University Institute of Technology offers the following courses leading to B.Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) degree:
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Instrumentation and Control Engineering
At the postgraduate level, the institute offers the following courses:
Master in Computer Applications MCA (3 Years)
M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering (Chemical Process and Plant Design) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering (Environmental Process Design- EPD) (2 Years) 30
M.Tech. in Civil Engineering (Computer Aided Structural Analysis & Design-CASAD) (2 Years)
M. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Information and Network Security)
M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Networking Technologies) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics, Machines & Drvies) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering ( Communication Engineering) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering (VLSI Design) (2 Years)
M. Tech. in Electronics and Communication (Embedded Systems) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Instrumentation and Control Engineering (Control and Automation) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (CAD/CAM) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (Computer Integrated Manufacturing) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (Design Engineering) (2 Years)
M.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering (Thermal Engineering) (2 Years)
M.Tech in Chemical Engg (Energy System) (2 Years)
M.Tech in Electrical Engg (Energy System) (2 Years)
M.Tech in Mechanical Engg (Energy System) (2 Years)
M. Tech. (by Research)
PhD courses are also offered in various streams of engineering.
The university lays equal emphasis on extracurricular activities and encourages sports such as cricket, basketball, and football.
For the B. Tech course candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, with marks as decided by the Government of Gujarat. Candidate must have also qualified the AIEEE.
For more details on admission please refer to the official website of the university.
The institute has been ranked among the top 25 engineering colleges in the country as per survey conducted by India Today in 2007, 2009 and 2010.
The institute was ranked No.17, No.14 and No.13 among top 35 private engineering colleges in India as per survey conducted by the Outlook magazine in 2007, 2008 and 2009 respectively.