There’s no introduction needed for this prestigious institution, still, it’s our work to get you briefed. Actually I myself was damn excited to write on this topic. Yes ladies and gentlemen, Nirma University is the oldest privately owned as well as run university in entire Gujarat, and still, it’s a dream come true for a high school graduate to be a part of the Institution. And let’s admit it, I’m sure enough that every Amdavadi who’s reading this; has dreamt to be at Nirma University and be part of the elite crowd, and I’m no exception. Nirma is host to the smarter race of young minds at play, and also to some of the most happening festivities in town.
Nirma is located on the outskirts of Ahmedabad city, on S.G. Highway opposite to another famous international institution, SGVP International School. Nirma is run by NERF (Nirma Education and Research Foundation) was affiliated to Gujarat University in the beginning, but now has become autonomous. The Institute of Technology was open by the year 1995. Institute of Diploma Studies, Pharmacy, Management, Science and Law, were up and running in the Nirma campus by 1997, 2006, 1996, 2004 and 2007 respectively.
Nirma has one of the most plush and relaxed campus atmospheres around the city. There’s a lot of lush and green space for the young enthusiasts to make most of their free time and turn it into something productive. Also, some of the top notch companies like Essar, Ericsson, GNFC, Godrej, HP, IBM, ICICI Bank, Hitachi, IOC, Adani Corp., as few names to mention, are the ones who provide placements to Nirma graduates.
It’s not just in sayings but in deeds as well that Nirma has carved it’s way to perfection. The Nirma Institute of technology was #34 in Outlook India’s “Best Engineering Colleges, 2012”, and #26 in Dataquest Top Engineering Colleges of India. #6 in Electronics for You “Top 50 private Engineering Colleges, 2011”. In CSR-GHRDC Engineering Colleges Survey 2011 it was placed 19th spot.The Institute of Management stole the 19th spot in CSR-GHRDC’s B-School Survey of 2011.
It is under Dr. Karsanbhai Patel’s Presidential position at Nirma, which has brought the University such a long distance. His dedication for Nirma is beyond the comparable and the University will be always indebted to him.
Article Contribution : Binu Francis
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