The establishment of Nirma University took place in the academic year of 2003. It is in Gujarat, Ahmedabad and works under the patronage of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF). It is a private state university which has been approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university has been accredited to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and is given grade ‘A'. Nirma University shares the honor of being a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
The university has seven components possessing institutes that provide programs under undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate level. The seven constituent institutes working under the aegis of Nirma University are as follows:
The infrastructure of the university is spread over an area of 125 acres providing all the basic amenities to the students. It has 16 hostels with almost 3000 intake capacity. Basic facilities such as classrooms, library, computer labs, cafeteria, hostel etc. play a vital role while describing the strength of the university.
It has been ranked 79th among best engineering colleges, 31st among best business colleges, and 16th among best pharmacy colleges by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), 11th among best law colleges by Outlook India, and 27th among best law colleges by The Week.
Nirma University Courses are offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The university also offers programs at the Doctorate level. Besides, there are various specializations to the courses offered. Candidates can choose the field they wish to pursue their career in. Nirma University Admission procedure varies for each program. The candidates are first required to visit the official website of the university and get themselves registered. There are various entrance examinations conducted at the state and national level, based on which the candidates are shortlisted. The score of entrance examinations like JEE Main, NATA, CLAT, GATE, CAT, GPAT, GMAT etc. are considered for admission to the courses at different levels.
Nirma University Placements trend has seen a slight increase over the past few years. The placement is offered through the placement cell of the university. The function of the cell is to counsel and provide training to the aspirants before appearing for the activities conducted by the recruiters.