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. Within 18 years of inception, Institute of Technology is a leading hub of education, offering multidisciplinary undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. programmes in engineering.
The institute is ranked within top 25 self-financed engineering colleges of India in the survey conducted by various rating agencies. The 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 overwhelmed with lush green sceneries masking the concrete beneath.
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 Institute is embarking on an ambitious plan focused on “Growth in Excellence” and creating the “Societal Engineer”. The Institute is now aiming to emphasize on 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 society.
It has a dynamic curriculum, robust and talented pool of faculty members, and state of art infrastructure in all the departments. It is well known for imparting quality education, active research and also in nurturing students for holistic development – achieved through Students’ Engagement Tools like continuous evaluation, blended learning, active use of MOOCs, credit based systems, departmental electives, institute electives, industrial visits, industrial projects, expert lectures, soft skills development, critical thinking training , yoga classes and many more.