Nirma University, Ahmedabad – 2021

Nirma University was established in 2003 in Ahmedabad Gujarat in an area of 115 acres in a perfect placid atmosphere as a research-oriented, student-centric, multidisciplinary, and not-for-profit private institution to create a better future for mankind by developing effective and socially responsible individuals and organizations. It is a UGC-approved institution accredited by the NAAC and it is also a member of the Associations of Indian Universities and Associations of Commonwealth Universities. It was awarded the Center of Excellence by the Gujarat Government in 2022.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where Nirma University gave its reports.

Courses Offered at Nirma University Ahmedabad

Nirma University offers 8 courses in undergraduate programs and a modest number of 16 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at Nirma University Ahmedabad

Students Intake
Nirma University admitted a significant number of 946 students in 2021, 840 students each in 2020 and also in 2019 at UG programs, admitted a fair number of 162 students in 2021 and 216 students in 2020 at PG programs, and admitted 71 students in 2021, 60 students each in 2020 and also in 2019 at PG-3 year programs.
Nirma University has 263 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:17, that is, one professor is available for every 17 students.

Nirma University Ahmedabad Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
Nirma University spent Rs. 14.96 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 11.19% on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 16.38% on buying new equipment and software for quality research, and the remaining a huge 72.43% on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 12.03 crores and it was around Rs. 8.47 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
Nirma University spent over Rs. 71.47 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a whopping 78.16% on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a decent 21.59% on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.25% on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 64.98 crores in 2020 and Rs. 64.90 crores in 2019. The spending as operational expenditure also increased in 2021 compared to the last two years.

Nirma University Ahmedabad Research Details

Patents Details
As NMIMS has good faculty and research scholars, better infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere, it was able to file 3, 1, and 2 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, none was granted either.
Sponsored Projects
As Nirma University has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 88.47 lakhs through 23 sponsored research projects from the 9 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 53.42 lakhs and Rs. 1.36 crores through 39 and 20 sponsored research projects from 8 companies each, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
Nirma University received Rs. 53.16 lakhs through 93 consultancy projects from the same number of 49 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 46.74 and Rs. 52.45 lakhs through 58 and 50 consultancy projects from the same number of 48 and 43 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

Nirma University Ahmedabad Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At Nirma University, a massive number of 1048 students got admission to UG degree courses and a considerable 88.74% of them graduated, of whom 64.81% got placements at top companies, and 66 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a bulky 87.22% of students graduated, of whom 74.9% got placements and 99 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 78.37% of students graduated, of whom 73.09% got placements and 87 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG-3 Year Graduations & Placements
At PG-Year programs, a bulky 89.33% of students graduated, of whom 64.18% got placements at top companies and none was selected for higher studies in 2021; a significant 80.25% of students graduated, of whom 64.61% got placements, and none was selected for higher studies in 2020; and a considerable 76% of students graduated, of whom 78.95% got placements, and none was selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, a huge 96.7% of students graduated, of whom 57.14% got placements at top companies and 9 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 95.69% of students graduated, of whom 73.37% got placements, and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2020; and a significant 92.88% of students graduated, of whom 54.58% got placements, and 5 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a considerable number of 106 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 11 students graduated in 2021, 20 students graduated in 2020, and 13 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 5.2 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.1 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.2 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 6 LPA in 2019.

Median Salary of PG-3 Year Graduates: Rs. 3.6 LPA each in 2021 and also in 2020 and Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of the Nirma University are ACC Cement, Accenture, Adani, Group, Aditya Birla, GIDC, GHCL, Geometrics Global, Novartis, etc., who are looking for fresh graduates at this institution for their companies.

Students Diversity at Nirma University Ahmedabad

At Nirma University, a huge number of 4610 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 83.64% are boys and 16.36% are girls; a massive number of 3977 students are from within the state, 550 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 83 students are from foreign countries.

Facilities on Nirma University Ahmedabad Campus

Nirma University has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, an auditorium, a wi-fi campus, IT infrastructures, banking facilities, an alumni association, a transport service, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.

Campus Festivals at Nirma University Ahmedabad

VAUDEVILLE is the annual cultural festival celebrated on this campus where a spectrum of cultural events like music, dance, singing, classical dance, western dance, theatrical, solo-duet singing, solo-duet dancing, Mr. Miss. university of technology, etc., are organized to enthrall the students. The cultural festival does not only bring recreation to the students but also gives creativity to them. Further, the university cultural festival (NUZEAL) and Ras Garbha Mahotsav (RAMZAT) are organized to make the campus full of celebrative mood.

NU-TECH is the annual techno-management national colloquium organized on the campus where many students participate, a barrage of events are conducted and many workshops are organized on various topics to create interest in the minds of students and make them have good exposure to the trending technologies and management.


Nirma University is in Ahmedabad, the capital of Gujarat, which has a world-class transport system, and it has a major railway station and an international airport. Both Ahmedabad Junction Railway Station which is at a distance of 15.1 km away and Ahmedabad International Airport which is about 16.5 km away from the institution are available to commute to the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to the institution easily.

How to Get Admission at Nirma University Ahmedabad

For UG courses at Nirma University: Candidates of all India who passed the +2 exam with Physics and Chemistry as the compulsory subjects along with any one of the Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science/vocational subjects with at least 50% marks need to take JEE Main and should get a required rank/score and need to fill out Nirma University B. Tech application form to get admission to UG courses at this institution, and candidates belonging to Gujarat State with above-mentioned qualification need to take GUJCET and get a required mark to get the admission to the UG courses, and admissions are given through Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC).

For PG courses: The candidates who passed the UG degree in the respective stream need to take the GATE exam and should get a required GATE rank/score to get admission to PG courses at this institution.

Fee Structure at Nirma University Ahmedabad

Students need to pay around Rs. 7.54 lakhs as total fees for UG courses at Nirma University, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 5.2 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one-and-half years.

Nirma University Ahmedabad Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: Nirma University has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 52.02%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: Nirma University has some distinguished professors and research scholars, however, its research and professional practice is not impressive. Therefore, it scored 13.43%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As Nirma University has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time allocated. Therefore it scored 51.68%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: Nirma University has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, therefore it scored 45.95%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: Nirma University has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 4.90%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Nirma University Ahmedabad got 35.07% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 153.

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