Institute of Management, Nirma University, Ahmedabad Overview

  Ahmedabad   UGC, NAAC, AIU, Private   ESTD 1996
  Ahmedabad   UGC, NAAC, AIU, Private   ESTD 1996

About College

The Institute of Management, Nirma University is one of the best management institutes in Gujarat, India. It is founded by Padmashree Dr Karsanbhai and K. Patel in the year 1996. The institute focuses on the development of their students so that every student can understand their true potential while they receive the best preparation and training for achieving career goals.

The Institute offers five years integrated MBA courses for undergraduate students, full-time MBA  courses for postgraduate, full-time PhD courses for doctoral level programmes as well as part-time PhD courses for working professionals and MBA (Family Business and Entrepreneurship) in Management.

The faculty members are very experienced at IMNU and they discuss different causes based on national and international policies which helps the students to prepare themselves better and provide them with a disciplined study environment.

The Institute of Management, Nirma is famous for being one of the leading B-schools in Gujarat. It has been ranked as the 40th best B-School all across India by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) on April 2019. In the same year, they were ranked as the top 25th Best B-School by the Dalal Street Investment Journal.

IMNU Ahmedabad Courses and fees structure

The college offers a UG level five year integrated MBA course, a full-time two-year MBA course and an MBA (Family business and Entrepreneurship) course. They also offer full-time PhD courses for the research students and part-time doctoral courses for working professionals.

Apart from these, it also offers EDP courses for students who already have a minimum of two years of work experience after completing their bachelor's degree.

IMNU Ahmedabad Course Highlights

  • At the PG level, IMNU offers two different MBA courses - full-time MBA course & MBA( Family Business and Entrepreneurship).
  • At the UG level, IMNU offers a five-year integrated BBA-MBA course.
  • At the doctoral level, IMNU has two different PhD courses - a full-time PhD course and a part-time PhD course for working professionals.

IMNU Ahmedabad Course and Fee Structure

Course Eligibility Fees (In INR)
MBA (Full Time) Bachelor degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks with a valid CAT  score 4.76 Lakhs
MBA (Family Business & Entrepreneurship) Graduates must have a bachelor’s degree (10+2+3/4) with at least 50% aggregate marks 3.81 Lakhs
Integrated BBA-MBA Candidates must have completed higher secondary examinations (10+2) For BBA - 2.17 Lakhs For MBA - 4.76 Lakhs
PhD (Full Time) A Master's degree or any degree which is equivalent to the Master’s Degree by AICTE with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent CGPA 40,000 per annum
PhD (Part-Time) Applicants must have a master’s degree or an integrated master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks. 50,000 per annum
Executive Diploma in Management Programmes (EDP) Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree along with a minimum of two years of work experience 46,000/-

IMNU Ahmedabad Admission Process

IMNU has been accredited by NAAC as an ‘A’ grade institution. The college offers a five year integrated BBA-MBA course with an intake of 120 seats per batch and a full-time MBA course with an intake of 240 seats per batch. PhD and executive level diploma courses are subject to government and university norms.

After being selected on the basis of their scores in respective entrance exams, eligible candidates are called for personal interview and TDP before admission. The Interview and TDP are conducted at 5 selected cities - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Pune.

  • Candidates for BBA-MBA course will be selected on the basis of their scores in IPMAT entrance examination.
  • For postgraduate level full-time MBA courses Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in CAT and then they will be called for Personal Interview and Theme Development & Presentation (TDP).
  • For doctoral level, both full time and part time PhD courses candidates will be selected on the basis of entrance exam and personal interview.
  • Candidates will be selected based on their personal interview and previous work experience for executive level diploma courses.

IMNU Ahmedabad Placements

Placements are an integral part of MBA and IMBA programmes at IMNU because it helps shape their career. This year 85 companies have visited for campus placements and witnessed 100% success. The average salary structure increased from 8.5 lakhs to 9 lakhs per annum.

Placements have improved due to summer internships leading to pre-placement offers and alumni involvement. Summer internships saw companies from sectors like Royal Enfield, HLU, Calvin Klein, Pantaloons, Amul visited the campus.

The college prepares its students by organising mock PI, innovative projects, workshops and different co-curricular so that students get a better opportunity towards placements.

Institute of Management, Nirma University Placement Trends

For MBA and IMBA

Total no. of Students No. of Students placed Highest Salary (In INR) Average Salary (In INR) Median Salary (In INR)
281 281 19.1 Lakhs 8.7 Lakhs 9 Lakhs


IMNU Ahmedabad Result and Cut-off

The institute only accepts CAT scores. Hence, it announces cut-off after the results of CAT scores every year and the candidates who are eligible participate in further rounds.

The cut-off percentile is generally low around 80% percentile overall. IMNU courses around 240 students for PG level MBA and around 120 students for integrated UG level courses.

Candidates must know that 15% of the intake is reserved for NRI category and another 15% of the total intake is reserved for Indian workers of gulf countries categories or South East Asia, persons of Indian origin and Foreign nationals.

Component Cut-off Percentile
Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning 50%
Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation 50%
Overall Figures 80%

IMNU Ahmedabad Alumni Network

The university is connected with their passed out students through 'Nirma University Management Forum’, in which 2000 members are in present and building stronger connections day by day.

The alumni are updated through e-newsletters. And the alumni committee organises frequent alumni meet-ups to provide a platform for meaningful discussions and building good relationships with their alma maters.

IMNU Ahmedabad Scholarships

To encourage the meritorious students the college has divided the scholarship into two categories — only on the basis of merit scholarship & merit-cum-means scholarship. And the scholarship will be renewed every year based on the conduct of the student, attendance and overall performance. However, the scholarship will not be applicable for students under NRI and Indian workers in Gulf countries categories.

IMNU Ahmedabad Campus

The Institute of Management, Nirma University is located at the Shakhej-Gandhinagar highway nearly 15 km away from Ahmedabad. It was established in 1996.

The university campus has spacious classrooms, hi-tech labs, well-furnished hostels for both men and women, separate health care centre and banking facilities. IMNU has a state-of-art infrastructure which gives the student's intellectual alertness and a recreational environment.