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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”.

  • The Institute has been ranked as 44th Best B-School in overall by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India on June 11, 2020

Rankings 2020-21

  • The Institute has been ranked 6th best among private Institutes and 17th overall in Teaching Learning Resources (TLR) reflecting our high standards of imparting management education and overall 44th best B-School by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 released by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.
  • Nirma University has been given a 5-Star Rating by the Gujarat State Institutional Ranking Framework (GSIRF) 2021.
  • Ranked as A1 category among the top 30 B-Schools in the country and 3rd Best Private B-School pan India by Business Standard, January 2021.
  • Ranked 4th among private B-schools in the west zone, 5th among constituent colleges and 11th among top private institutions in India by a survey conducted by Outlook, November 2020.
  • Ranked 14th among Top Private B-Schools and 29th Best B-School pan India by Businessworld, October 2020.
  • Ranked 15th among Top Private B-Schools and 29th Best B-School overall in India by The Week, November 2020.
  • Ranked 1st in Gujarat and 8th best B-School among Top Private B-Schools in India by GHRDC-CSR B-School Survey, November, 2020.

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