The Institute of Management, Nirma University Gujarat was established in 2003. The Institute has been ranked at #16 for MBA by TOI 2022 and #101 by NIRF 2020. The University is known for its flagship MBA program and admission is purely based on the merit of CAT score.

Admission for the PhD program is based on a valid UGC-NET/ GATE/ SLET/ GPAT score. Candidates are selected based on the merit of the qualifying exam for BBA+MBA, B.Tech+MBA, Executive Diploma, and Executive programs. The Institute follows a credit-based curriculum.

The University offers 100% placements to students and some of the top recruiters are TCS, Infosys, Axis, HDFC, ITC, etc. The session for the academic year will commence in June.

IMNU Ahmedabad: Key Highlights

  • The fee structure for the MBA program for 2 years is INR 10.04 Lakhs.
  • CAT qualified candidates are eligible to apply for MBA, while a GMAT score is required for POI, FN, and CISWA-SEA categories.
  • Ph.D. applicants with a valid score in CSIR-NET/UGC-NET/GPAT or GATE are excluded from the written test at IMNU.
  • The highest salary package offered is INR 12 LPA.

IMNU Ahmedabad: Courses Offered

  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have completed Graduation or higher, as well as pass the entrance exam (CAT). They are favored if they come from a business background.
CAT (Minimum 75 percentile & above for General Category)
  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Eligibility: The applicant must pass the entrance examination. They must also have completed the 10+2.
IPMAT (Entrance test)
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: The applicant must have completed their Post Graduation With good Marks. The applicants must pass their entrance exam.
Entrance Test
Executive Diploma Programme
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Eligibility: A three-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline recognized by Nirma University as qualifying for Post-Graduate studies, as well as a minimum of two years of work experience, is required for admission to the course. Only work experience gained after graduation will be considered when determining the work experience required for admission.
  • Specializations: Human Resource Management and Operations Management
Entrance test & Interview
B.Tech. + MBA
  • Duration: 5 Years
  • Eligibility: The applicant must pass the entrance examination. They must also have completed the 10+2.

IMNU Ahmedabad: Placements

  • The IMNU placement 2020 program had a 100% placement rate.
  • Nirma University offers full placement support to its students in the fields of Technology, Management, Law, Pharmacy, and Life Sciences.
  • Pre-placement practices, Job Guidance, Conducting Placement, and Post-placement evaluations are all part of Nirma’s four-stage placement model.
  • In 2020, a total of 85 companies visited the Institute for placement drives.
  • The average salary package offered in 2022 was INR 9 LPA
  • Dell Technologies in the ITES sector provided the highest salary package of INR 12.33 LPA.

The top companies that visit the Institute’s campus during placement drives are:

Pantaloons CRISIL EXL Services
Space matrix Mercados HDFC Bank
Infosys EXL Services Kotak Bank
Axis Bank TCS HDFC Life

IMNU Ahmedabad: Scholarship

The Nirma University provides scholarships to meritorious students studying in the programs under it on the Merit and Merit-cum-Means basis.

Financial aid for undergraduate students:

Alumni Funded Scholarship –

The Nirma Institute of Technology Alumni Association (NITAA) developed this scholarship to give back to the community by assisting deserving students in need of financial assistance. Every year, two students from each division are awarded INR 30,000 scholarships, subject to meeting the merit criterion of maintaining a PPI of 7.5.

Financial aid for Postgraduate Students:

Postgraduate students receive financial assistance in the form of a monthly stipend based on merit. The first nine GATE eligible students receive INR 12,400 per month, while the remaining students receive INR 5000. The academic load for such students is limited to eight hours per week, as determined by the department.

IMNU Ahmedabad FAQs

Ques: What is the general cut-off for MBA at IMNU Ahmedabad?

Ans: The CAT cutoff for NIRMA university’s MBA programs will be around 80-90 percentile. The various components have the below weightage:

  • CAT 2018: 60%
  • PI: 20%
  • Theme Development & Presentation: 10%
  • Academic Performance: 10%
  • An additional score of up to 5 points will also be given for full-time relevant work experience in a professional organization

Ques. Whether JEE (Main)-2022 All India Rank (AIR) is required at the time of application submission at IMNU Ahmedabad?

Ans. No, JEE (Main)-2022 rank is not required at the time of application submission. However, make sure that you have entered the correct JEE (Main)-2022 Application Number, Roll Number, and Date of Birth as per the Admit Card of JEE (Main)-2022.

Ques. Is there any quota for PIO/Gulf for admission to the B.Tech program at IMNU Ahmedabad?

Ans. Yes, 15% supernumerary seats are available for admission to PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) and foreign students. Out of this about one-third i.e. 5% seats are reserved for children of Indian Workers in Gulf countries and South East Asia. Please contact the Assistant Registrar (Academic) for the same at Nirma University.

Ques. I am a diploma holder. How can I get admission to the B.Tech program at IMNU Ahmedabad?

Ans. The lateral entry admissions (Diploma to Degree admissions) are governed by the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), Govt. of Gujarat. You need to follow the instructions after the announcement from ACPC, in this regard.

Ques: What are the selection criteria for the MBA program at IMNU Ahmedabad?

Ans: The selection criteria for the MBA program at the Institute are:

Common Admission Test 60%
Personal Interview 20%
Theme Development & Presentation 10%
Academic Performance 10%