Established in the year 2003, the Nirma University, Ahmedabad is a value-driven, researchoriented and student centred not-for-profit institution. With a short period of its existence, it has emerged as a nationally renowned higher education institution. The University and its constituent institutes are highly ranked by different ranking agencies.
Nirma University is duly recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act. The University is 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).
Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, Chairman, Nirma Group of Companies and Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF), is the President of the Nirma University. Under his leadership, the University is expanding every passing year and moving from strength to strength.
Spread across the sprawling lush green 115-acres campus, the University has a host of Institutes, Departments and Centres, including Institute of Technology, Institute of Management, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Science, Institute of Law, Institute of Architecture & Planning, Institute of Commerce, Department of Design, Faculty of Doctoral Studies and Research, Centre for Continuing Education, and Centre for Entrepreneurship. These institutions offer numerous undergraduate, post graduate and PhD programmes. Apart from these, the University also offers several certificate and diploma programmes.