(Admission) Nirma University of Science and Technology Offers Various Diploma Programmes

Institute of Diploma Studies is a constituent institute of Nirma University of Science and Technology. The institute offers following diploma Programmes.

Name of Programme Seats Eligibility Criteria
Chemical Engineering 30 10+ S.S.C.E. from G.S.E.B. or equivalent with minimum performance as laid down by Government of Gujarat from
time to time.
Mechanical Engineering 60
Plastic Engineering 30
Electrical Engineering 60
EC Engineering
(Electronics & Communication)
Computer Engineering 90
Information Technology 60

All programmes are approved by All India Council for Technical Education (ACITE) and Government of Gujarat.

The duration of all diploma programmes is 4 years (8 semesters). The academic schedules of diploma programmes provide for a reasonable mix of courses in Humanities, Basic Sciences, Basic & Applied Technology and Advance Technology in interdisciplinary and advanced areas. Industrial training for one semester, a unique feature of the programme, is also included. These courses promote professional knowledge & skills in the area of their respective programme.

Under the category of Supplementary Courses, General Development Activity Courses are included as additional courses in all the programmes. These courses promote self-development, societal and environmental awareness.

The Institute has also initiated number of measures to bring the curricula and assessment system of these programmes in conformity with international standards. These measures are listed below:

•  Revision of the curricula for greater relevance to industrial and professional
•  In all academic decision making process, including development of curriculum,
   method of teaching, systems of assessment, etc., substantial participation of
   experts from industry is involved.

• The course is taken as a unit of registration. This will lead to focused attention
   on each course and hence increase effectiveness in pedagogic efforts.

• The course is subdivided into components, such as lectures, term assignment,
   laboratory and/ or project work, each with its characteristic identity. These
   components are designed to develop greater understanding of the subject
   matter and

•  also to enhance analytical and practical skills, library use, self-study and report
    writing and presentation abilities.

•  Each course carries certain credits and the assessment is grade based. The
   assessment system is devised to motivate students for systematic and continuous
   study. Term assignments, laboratory and project work are given great importance
   and are continuously assessed. Moreover there is Mid Semester Examination and
   Semester End Examination for theory courses. This ensures greater rationality
   in the assessment.

Co-operative Programme
The co-operative programmes are specifically designed to make them suitable for job requirements in the industry.

During the industrial training phase, students are provided with structured industrial training under the guidance of senior faculty members from institution and experts / professionals from the industry. The students are evaluated continuously during the training and at the end of each phase of training.

The co-operative nature of diploma programmes gives students an effective edge in performing their job skills at the industries. In-plant training in industrial organizations for one semester is a unique feature of our curriculum.