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Accreditations & Rankings

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 in 2015. 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 process, evaluation, faculty, research, infrastructure, learning resources, organisation, governance, financial well-being and student service.

Institute of Management, Nirma University (IMNU) is duly accredited by 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 recognised body. The Institute is now in the league of global b-schools through its SAQS International accreditation which reflects the Institute’s continuous quality improvement system bench-marked with the leading global B- schools in the world.  It is an associate member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

The Institute of  Management has established itself  as one of the leading  b-schools in the country. The Institute has been consistently ranked among the top thirty b-schools in India in the b-school surveys, conducted by leading business magazines and newspapers, such as Business World, The Pioneer, Business Today, Outlook and the Business Standard.

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has consistently ranked Nirma University among the top 100 institutions in the country. The NIRF framework outlines a methodology to rank institutions across the country. The parameters broadly cover “Teaching, Learning and Resources,” “Research and Professional Practices,” “Graduation Outcomes,” “Outreach and Inclusivity,” and “Perception”.

  • Ranked 34th Best B-School pan India and published in Business Today in November 2019.
  • Ranked as the 27th Best B-School overall and 12th among Top Private B-Schools in India by The Week published in November 2019.
  • Ranked 9th best B-School among Top Private B-Schools in India by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey and published in Competition Success Review, November, 2019 issue.
  • The Institute has been ranked as 13th Best Private MBA Institutes of India by Outlook- iCARE India MBA Ranking 2020.
  • The Institute has been ranked as 40th Best B-School overall by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
  • The 25th Best B-School by Dalal Street Investment Journal, January 21-Feb 3, 2019.
  • Ranked 3rd Best Private B-School in the Top leading B-Schools of Super Excellence Category by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey and published in Competition Success Review.
  • The 5th in the A1 category by Business Standard and published in December 2018.
  • The 37th Best B-School and published in Business Today in December 2018.
  • The 28th Best B-School pan India and 12th among Top Private B-Schools (West Zone) in India by The Week published in November 2018.
  • The 3rd best Private B-School in the Top leading B-Schools of Super Excellence Category by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey and published in Competition Success Review, November, 2018 issue.
  • The 31st Best B-School pan India and the15th among Top Private B-Schools in India by Business World published in November 2018.
  • The 30th Best B-School in a survey conducted by Outlook Drishti and published in October 2018.
  • Placed in the bracket of 51-75 best B-School overall by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India in April 2018.
  • The 4th Best Private B-School in the Super Excellence Category by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey and published in Competition Success Review, November, 2017 issue.
  • The 17th Best Private B-School by the Business World and published in November, 2017 issue.
  • The 27th Best B-School published by India Today in November 2017.
  • The 27th Best B-School in Hansa Research Survey and published in The Week in November 2017.
  • The 10th Best Private B-School and 31st Overall Best B-School by National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

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