Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) was established in 1996 and is a constituent of the distinguished Nirma University (NU). The institute provides a range of state-of-the-art facilities to its students to provide an ambiance conducive for holistic development. It provides postgraduate, doctoral courses, and a 5-year integrated program in management. Admissions to such courses are done on the several entrance exams such as CAT and GMAT. 

Institute of Management, Nirma University Highlights

Established | Type 1996 | Private
Affiliated to Gujrat University

“A” Grade by NAAC

South Asian Quality Assurance System, (SAQS) Accredited by the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA)

Entrance Exam UGAT, CAT, and GMAT
Types of Programs | No. of Programs UG, PG, & Ph.D |11
Mode of Registration Online
Campus Size 115 Acre
Number of courses offered 11 Courses across 2 streams
Scholarships Merit-Based (3)
Official Website

Institute of Management, Nirma University Rankings

  • Business Today- 34th best B-School in 2019 (Pan India)
  • The Week- 27th  Best B-School in 2019 (Overall)
  • The Week-  12th among Top Private B-Schools in 2019 (Pan India)
  • Outlook- iCARE India MBA Ranking 2020- 13th Best Private MBA Institutes of India in 2020
  • NIRF – Ranked 44th among the top Business Schools of the country in 2020

Institute of Management, Nirma University Courses

Courses Details
BBA+MBA (Integrated)

Subjects: Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Management, Operations Management, International Business, Business Analytics.

Eligibility: Intermediate in any discipline with at least 60% + Personal Inteview

Seats: 216

Duration: 5 years

B.Tech+MBA (Integrated)

Eligibility: Candidate should have completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with 60% marks + JEE Main Score + Personal Interview

Seats: 76

Duration: 5 years


Subjects: Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Information Management, Operations Management, International Business, Business Analytics, Human Resource Management

Eligibility: Graduate degree or equivalent from a recognized university + CAT/ GMAT Score + Personal Interview 

Seats: MBA (General) 240, MBA (HRM): 30

Duration: 2 Years

MBA (Family Business & Business)

Subjects: Family Business Management, Entrepreneurship

Eligibility: Graduate degree from a recognized institution+ Entrance Test conducted by IMNU + Personal Interview


Duration: 2 Years

Ph.D. in  Business Management (Part-Time/ Full Time)

Eligibility: Master’s degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% in total aggregate + Entrance Test Conducted by IMNU/ UGC-NET/ UGC-CSIR NET/ SLET/ GATE/ GPAT + Personal Interview

Duration: 3 Years

FPM - Fellow Programme in Management

Eligibility: Ph.D. or equivalent degree from a recognized University + at least 3 publications in listed journals.

Duration: 1 Year

Check: IMNU Courses and Fees

Institute of Management, Nirma University Admissions

The Institutes accept admissions for BBA+MBA (Integrated), MBA, and Ph.D. in multiple specializations. Aspirants are must register themselves for their desired courses by following the subsequent steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the institute ( and navigate yourself to ‘Admission and Aid’ page.

Step 2: Click on ‘Apply’, the candidate will be directed to the MBA Admissions page

Step 3: Read the instruction (A) and click on ‘Apply Now’ (B)

Step 4: Fill in the form duly with correct past educational and personal information and submit with making a payment of required application fee as per your course

Step 5: Candidates are suggested to go through CAT 2019 Details (C) before registering and appearing for the CAT exam.

Selection Procedure

  • The selection of BBA+MBA (Integrated) courses is based on candidate’s 10+2 score and a following personal interview.
  • For admission in MBA, the university accepts the candidate’s valid scores in CAT or GMAT.
  • The selection of Ph.D. programs is done on the basis of the candidate’s past educational records, marks obtained in the entrance test conducted by the institute/ IMNU/ UGC-NET/ UGC-CSIR NET/ SLET/ GATE/ GPAT and personal interview.

Check: IMNU Admissions

Institute of Management Nirma University Placements

The Institute of Management, established to promote brilliance in management education and to prepare young women and men to meet the challenges of the developing corporate world has gained recognition as one of the top B-Schools in the nation in a little span of less than a decade. To ensure that students get the job of their wishes, the institute has a functional Corporate Relationship Cell (CRC) which looks out the procedures of placements.

The placement Highlights of INMU are tabulated below:


Placement Percentage 95%
No. of Companies Visited 85
Highest Salary 12.33
Median Salary 8.75
Average Salary 9
Entrepreneurial Stand 8

The Summer Placement season saw prominent companies from diverse sectors visiting the campus. Companies like UNIDO, J P Morgan, Publicis Groupe, EXL Services, SmartCube, Bigbasket, SBI life Insurance, Radio Mirchi, Textron, Coca-Cola, Havmor, Jio Studios, Nephroplus, Maier+Vidorno.

Institute of Management, Nirma University Scholarships

Nirma University offers scholarships to meritorious students on the Merit-Cum-Means-Basis. 


  • Category A: Under this scholarship, top 2 students 100% off on fee, the other 2 students will get 75% off on fee and 4 more students will be granted 50% off on fee.
  • Category B:
    • 2 Candidates with Parents income< 2.5 LPA will be granted 100% Scholarship on Fee.
    • 2 Candidates with Parents income< 4.0 LPA will be granted 90% Scholarship on Fee.
    • 4 Candidates with Parents income< 6.0 LPA will be granted 75%% Scholarship on Fee.


  • Category A: First 30 students admitted on merit basis would be paid INR 1 LPA for first year.
  • Category B:
    • 25 students with Parent’s total income < INR 3.5 LPA will be granted INR 1,00,000.
    • 25 students with Parent’s total income < INR 5.0 LPA will be granted INR 50,000.
    • 25 students with Parent’s total income < INR 6 LPA will be granted INR 25,000.

Know more: IMNU scholarships

Institute of Management, Nirma University Facilities:

Library: IMNU hosts a humongous library with 46,496 books & 14,232 e-books. Apart from this the institute holds 248 Periodicals & Newpapers, 12,580 online Journals, 2191 electronics Media, Bound Volumes, 59 thesis, 19,370 E-Journals. 

Computing Labs: High-speed servers run on a variety of platforms to suit all kinds of requirements and support the entire network. A 1.2 Gbps (1200 Mbps) (w.e.f. 01/07/2020) dedicated optic fiber leased line and Wi-Fi hotspots enable round the clock Internet connectivity on the campus.

Hostels: Well Equipped Hostel Facility is available on Nirma University campus. There are three hostel buildings with spacious and well furnished rooms. The hostels have sports and other recreational facilities such as cable TV, common room for interaction, etc. All hostel rooms have Internet connectivity round the clock. 

Bank: A branch of the Kalupur Commercial Co-operative Bank Ltd., a scheduled bank, with ATM facility is located on the campus. The Institute is also equipped with a canteen & a food court in addition to the mess, various sports facilities, medical facilities, etc.

Institute of Management, Nirma University FAQs

Ques: What is the current placement scenario at Nirma University Ahmedabad? Is it worth joining considering ROI factors?

Ans. NIRMA University has been ranked 44th among the top B-Scholls in the country by NIRF.  As per the placement records of 2019-2020, the average salary at NIRMA University MBA program remained INR 9 LPA. Moreover, highest salary remained 12.33 LPA, which saw a great dip from last year.

Further, if we see the fee description, the tuition fee for one year stands at INR 4.5 LPA. so, if I evaluate ROI as the money that can be recovered in 2-year time duration post-MBA than NIRMA University is a good performer.

Ques: Is it worth doing MBA from NIRMA University?

Ans. Nirma University has been ranked very well by various rating agencies like NIRF, The Week, Business Today, Outlook India. Also while tracking NIRMA University placement records, we see the university has placed 100% students successfully in previous years. So, NRMA University can be a good option for candidates who can’t make into the top B-Schools of the country.

Ques: What is the general cutoff for NIRMA University MBA?

Ans. The CAT 2019 cutoff for NIRMA university’s MBA programs will be around 75–80 percentile. The various components have the below weightage:
  • CAT 2018: 60%
  • PI: 20%
  • Theme Development & Presentation: 10%
  • Academic Performance: 10%
  • An additional score up to 5 points will also be given for full time relevant work experience in a professional organization

Ques: Can I Get Direct Admissions in Nirma University?

Ans. Yes, candidates holding more than 90% marks in 10+2 (Gujrat Board) are eligible for direct Admission in Nirma University B.Tech-MBA Course. 

Ques: What is the cutoff for NIRMA University for B.Tech-MBA program?

Ans. The cutoff criteria for various B.Tech-MBA Courses at Nirma University is illustrated below:
Elective Round 1 Round 2

Computer Science & Engineering



Mechanical Engineering



Electronics & Communication Engineering



Electrical Engineering



Chemical Engineering



Civil Engineering



Instrumentation & Control Engineering