Nirma Education & Research Foundation

The Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF), established in 1994, is the trust which has promoted the Nirma University, with a vision to assist higher education and provide excellent educational facilities to the younger generation of India.

The Nirma University

The university is a research-oriented, student-centric, multidisciplinary, not-for-profit state private university with a lush-green campus strategically located in the city.



Dr Karsanbhai K Patel

Dr Karsanbhai K Patel, Chairman, Nirma Limited and founder President of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF) and Nirma University…

Vice President

Shri K K Patel

Mr KK Patel, Vice-President, Nirma University, did his BS in Chemical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, the US…

Director General

Dr Anup K Singh

Prof Anup K Singh is an eminent academician and thought leader. Under his leadership since 2013, Nirma University has moved from strength to strength…

Executive Registrar

Mr G Ramachandran Nair

Mr G Ramchandran Nair has done his MBA in Education Management. He has more than 35 years of experience in various academic and administrative positions.


The Nirma University, Ahmedabad is an initiative of Nirma Education and Research Foundation…