• SAQS Accredited
    NAAC accredited with "A" grade
    Ranked 5th in A1 category by BS, 2018
    Admission for MBA & MBA (HRM) extended up to 9th February 2021

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About Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU)

Founded on the vision of Padmashri Dr. Karsanbhai K. Patel, the Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) earlier known as Nirma Institute of Management came into existence in 1996. Embodying the principles of entrepreneurship, excellence and professionalism, it imparts top-class business education and has produced new generation leaders and managers over the years.

The Institute of Management believes in serious academic pursuit and encourages original and innovative thinking with regard to national and internationally relevant ideas and policies through intellectually stimulating debates and discussions at all levels. The Institute has built its reputation with a dedicated goal of adding value to life and professional standards.

IMNU, a centre of learning where knowledge fuels the desire for distinction, has always pioneered in serving the changing needs of industry. The campus infrastructure and amenities are comparable to any reputed university around the world. It hosts fully equipped classrooms where focused discussions, interactive study sessions, role plays, presentations, case studies and strategy implementation sessions are held as part of the future managers' everyday work schedule.

The Institute currently offers the following programmes:

  • Master of Business Administration (Residential)
  • Master of Business Administration (Family Business and Entrepreneurship)
  • MBA (HRM) (Residential) Programme
  • Integrated BBA-MBA Programme
  • Integrated B.Tech. – MBA Programme
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Full-Time) Programme
  • Doctor of Philosophy (External) Programme
  • Executive Diploma Programmes in Management
  • Management Development Programmes

Why MBA at Nirma ?

  • Close relationship with the corporate world in the delivery of the programme
  • Balance between conceptual frameworks and industry practices
  • Unique field course on Managing Social Projects
  • Case study method, Project work and Simulations as the main pedagogical tools
  • Special emphasis on the development of soft skills such as communication leadership, teamwork, achievement orientation and creativity
  • Outcome based Education (OBE)
  • General Electives in the First Year
  • Industry and Academic shrink through Weekly seminars, Guest Lectures
  • Student Driven Activities through different clubs and committees
  • Wide choice of Specialization


The Institute of Management, Nirma University is a constituent Institution of Nirma University. Nirma University and Its constituent Institutions are accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous institution of the University Grants Commission, Government of India with 'A' grade.

The letter grade 'A' is the highest grade awarded to an institution of higher education by NAAC. This accreditation status indicates that Nirma University and all its constituent Institutions meet the standards of quality as set by NAAC, in terms of its performance related to educational processes and outcomes; covering the curriculum, teaching-learning, evaluation, faculty, research, infrastructure, learning resources, organisation, governance, financial well-being and student service.

The institute also got international accreditation "South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS)" for five years by Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA), an international association, and a "SAARC Recognized Body.

The MBA (Full Time) Programme offered by Institute of management has been re-accredited by NBA for the period of three years up to June 2022.


Institute of Management is a constituent Institution of the Nirma University, a statutory university established under the Gujarat Government Act, 2003 (amended in 2009). The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act.
All academic programmes offered by the Institute are recognized by UGC

International Alliances

The Institute has signed MoUs for academic collaboration with the following Foreign Universities/National Institutes:

  • HOF University, Germany
  • Florida Atlantic University, USA
  • Han Yang University, South Korea
  • Texas A&M University - Commerce, USA
  • California State University, USA
  • National Institute of Securities Markets (An educational initiative of SEBI)
  • Universiti Utara, Malaysia
  • Coggin College of Business, North Florida University, USA
  • Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, USA
  • Skyline University College, Sharjah UAE


Master of Business Management (MBA) Programme
About Programme: This is a two-year full-time residential programme and follows trimester system. The first year consists of core courses and general elective courses. The second year consists mainly specilisation elective courses. The summer project is scheduled at the end of the first year. The programme offers dual specialization (major and minor) in the second year. The important themes running across courses are: Internationalism, Business Ethics and Information Technology.
Eligibility Criteria: Duration:
A three-year bachelor's degree (10+2+3) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA. 2 Years
Selection Procedure: Course Fee (Per annum):
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in different components of Common Admission Test will be called for Personal Interview and Theme Development & Presentation (TDP). The Interview and TDP will be conducted at 7 selected cities viz, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad and Indore. The candidates will be finally selected for admission based on the candidates' performance in the CAT, TDP, Personal Interview, Academic Performance in X, XII and graduation and work experience. Rs. 4,76,000/- per annum (subject to revision by the Fee Regulatory Committee of Govt. of Gujarat)
Number of Seats Available:

Important Dates

Online Application Form Begins September 04, 2020
Last date for submitting the form 9th February 2021
Short-listing of the Candidates February 2021
TDP/Personal Interview Feb-March 2021
Final Selection March-April 2021
Commencement of the Programme 3rd week of June 2021



Institute of Management, Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post : Chandlodia, Via : Gota,
Ahmedabad - 382 481. Gujarat, India.
Toll Free Number 1800 233 6148 | Email ID - inquiry.im@nirmauni.ac.in