Nirma Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Courses, Curriculum, Placements, Fees & Admissions 2020

Nirma University MBA About

  • Nirma Institute of Management was established in 1996.

  • Nirma University is one of the best MBA colleges in Gujrat and has consistently been ranked in the top 25 colleges.

  • Nirma University focuses on student-centric learning emphasizing holistic development.

  • Nirma University motivates its students to make active contributions to society and research related activities.

  • Nirma Institute of Management comes under top 50 colleges all over India by National Institute Ranking Framework 2019.

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Nirma University MBA Campus & Facilities

  • Nirma University is spread across a 110-acre beautiful campus.

  • The campus has a separate institute building and hostel campus with all modern-day amenities.

  • The classrooms are air-conditioned with A/V equipment to facilitate natural learning.

  • The entire campus has state-of-the-art gigabit network and is Wi-Fi enabled.

  • The campus also boasts of a 450-seater auditorium, art gallery and separate administrative and faculty blocks.

  • Nirma Institute of Management recently acquired SPSS v23 and Oracle v8 software.

  • The Library Resource Center is home to 35000 books and 12500 e-journals.

  • There are separate girls’ and boys’ hostels with well-furnished rooms.

  • The hostel has recreation and relaxation facilities including a TV room, gym, etc.

  • The campus has access to the bank, ATM, canteen, food court, non-resident doctor and playgrounds.

Nirma University MBA Courses

  • Nirma Institute of Management offers three courses:

    • BBA-MBA Programme (Five Year Integrated)
    • Master of Business Administration MBA (Full Time)
    • Master of Business Administration (Family Business and Entrepreneurship)
  • The BBA-MBA programme offers specialization in Engineering Basics and Information Technology in the first three years (BBA), and Marketing, Finance, Operations, Strategy, Human Resource Management during the last two years (MBA).

  • The full-time MBA course is a balanced mix of teaching theoretical business concepts and industry practices.

  • The MBA in Family Business & Entrepreneurship helps nurture next-generation family-based business owners and budding entrepreneurs.

  • Each course is carefully curated and goes through continuous upgradation.

  • Nirma University follows Outcome-Based Education and Project-Based Learning.

Nirma University MBA Curriculum & Pedagogy

Programme Programme Structure Pedagogy
BBA-MBA Integrated 1. Three-year BBA comprises of six semesters. Each semester is sixteen-week long.

2. Two-year MBA comprises of four semesters each. Each semester is fifteen to sixteen weeks.

3. Students can opt-out at the end of three years and will e awarded a BBA degree only.
1. Each week during BBA consists of 30 contact hours which includes lectures, tutorials, project work.

2. Each week during MBA consists of 45 contact hours which includes lectures, group activities, case studies, and project work
MBA Full-Time 1. The two-year MBA comprises of six terms

2. Each term is ten to twelve week long.

3. There is a mandatory eight-week summer project.

4. First-year focuses on core management concepts, and students must manage a social project.

5. Second-year offers specializations in:

a. Finance

b. Marketing

c. Information Management

d. Human Resource Management

e. International Business

f. Operations Management

g. Strategic Management

1. The pedagogy includes classroom lectures, case-studies from Harvard and prominent Indian cases and project work.

2. Students are involved in Tata interactive simulation activities, role plays, and group activities.

3. There are opportunities to interact with industry leaders and participate in projects and workshops.
MBA (Family Business & Entrepreneurship) 1. The two-year MBA comprises of six terms.

2. Each term is twelve weeks long.

3. First-year consist of foundation management courses.

4. Second-year allows choosing a specialization:
a. Entrepreneurship
b. Family Business Management
1. The pedagogy includes lectures, case studies, and project work.

2. Students are also involved in role-plays, simulations, and group activities.

Nirma University MBA Admissions

The admission process and eligibility for all the courses are distinct from one another.

Programme No. of Seats Eligibility
BBA-MBA Integrated
180 1. All India Category - 60% marks in Class XII
2. Gujrat State Category – 90% marks in Class XII
3. NRI (Self/Sponsored) – Passed Class XII
4. Minimum Age (across all categories) 20 years as on July 1, 2019
MBA Full-Time 240 50% Marks in Graduation (10 + 2 + 3) or in final year of graduation
MBA (Family Business & Entrepreneurship)
60 50% Marks in Graduation (10 + 2 + 3) or in final year of graduation

Nirma University MBA Selection Process

The selection process for BBA-MBA Integrated Programme includes:

Category Selection Process
All India 1. IPMAT scores - 50%
2. Personal Interview - 30%
3. Academic Performance - 20%
Gujrat State 1. Academic Performance - 70%
2. Personal Interview - 30%
NRI(Self), CIWGC-SEA, PIO, FN and SAARC Only based on merit
NRI Sponsored
1. Admission Test scores - 50%
2. Personal Interview - 30%
3. Academic Performance - 20%

The selection process for the MBA Programme includes:

Category Selection Process
General 1. CAT 2019 - 60%
2. Personal Interview - 20%
3. Theme Development & Presentation - 10%
4. Academic Performance - 10%
NRI(Self), CIWGC-SEA, PIO, FN and SAARC
Only based on the merit of Entrance Exam conducted by Nirma University and Personal Interview

The selection process for the MBA (E&FB) Programme includes:

Category Selection Process
General 1. Entrance Test - 60%
2. Personal Interview - 20%
3. Communication Test [Essay Test] - 10%
4. Past Academic Performance - 10%
Note: An additional score of 5 points is given to candidates who belong to Business Families.

Nirma University MBA Placements

  • The Nirma MBA placements have consistently been cent-percent.

  • The Nirma University MBA average package during placements 2018-19 was INR 8.70 LPA, and the median package was INR 9 LPA.

  • The highest salary offered at Nirma Institute of Management was INR 19.1 LPA offered by Abudawood AlSaffar Company W.L.L, Bahrain (ASC) in the FMCG sector.

  • Around 4 percent of students opted-out of placements and took the entrepreneurial stand.

  • Top companies from India and overseas that visited the campus are Airtel, Adani Group, Axis Bank, Cognizant, EXL, Infosys, Novartis, Reliance, SBI Life Insurance to name a few.

Nirma University MBA Fees

Course Fee (per annum) Category
General NRI/NRI sponsored / Foreign Nationals / PIO Gulf and South East Asia (CIWGC-SEA)
BBA-MBA Integrated Programme* Tuition Fee INR 217300 USD 6500 USD 4000
Activity Fee
INR 10000 INR 10000 INR 10000
Examination Fee INR 7000 INR 7000 INR 7000
MBA (Full Time) Tuition Fee INR 476000 USD 30000 USD 22000
Activity Fee INR 15000 INR 15000 INR 15000
Examination Fee INR 11000 INR 11000 INR 11000
Hostel Fee INR 60000 INR 60000 INR 60000
MBA (E&FB) Tuition Fee INR 381000 USD 30000 USD 22000
Activity Fee INR 15000 INR 15000 INR 15000
Examination Fee INR 11000 INR 11000 INR 11000

*The fee is only for BBA phase. The MBA phase fee is same as MBA (Full-Time)