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Achievements

  • Nirma University emerged as the runner-up in cricket in the IIM Ahmedabad’s annual sports fest “Shaurya” held during Nov 21-24, 2019. In the same event, Ms Akanksha Shah from Department of Design, Nirma University won the Chess Tournament.
  • The team from Nirma University secured the runner-up position in the Inter-College volleyball tournament organised by DAIICT, Gandhinagar on Nov 7, 2019.
  • Rohan Maheshwari and Vansh Falgun Patel won a silver level developer certificate by securing second rank at national level in BootaThon at Rajkiya Engineering College, Banda, Uttar Pradesh on Nov 29, 2019. The event was coordinated by IIT Bombay.
  • Sapna Bablani and Shivang Kadiya, students of 7th semester, Civil Engineering Department, Institute of Technology have cleared the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Accredited Professional Examination and are now IGBC Accredited Professionals (IGBC-AP).
  • Nishit Kalawadia from Institute of Management has been selected as a delegate from India to represent at the ‘World Business Dialogue’ to be held at Cologne, Germany from March 2-6, 2020. A total of 300 delegates from 90 countries from the domain of Business and Entrepreneurship will be attending the event.
  • Rashi Virmani, an MBA student from Institute of Management, Nirma University won second prize at the 27th Business School Affaire and Dewang Mehta National Education Awards, Mumbai in the category of ‘Best Student in Management’ on Nov 22, 2019. She was awarded a certificate, trophy, and a cash prize of Rs 60,000.
  • Three full time doctoral students of Institute of Management, Ms Riya Shah, Mr Nishant Agarwal and Ms Urmi Khatri received the “Centrally-Administered Full Term Doctoral Fellowship” from Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) for the year 2019-20. This award comprises of monthly research scholarship and a fund for administering their research work.
  • Arnav Singh and Abhinav Dhar from Institute of Management won the second prize at the ‘Rajagiri National Business Quiz 2019’ conducted at Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies, Kochi on Nov 23, 2019. They received a cheque of Rs 50,000 as the prize money.

Vikram Awards

The team of Aditi Bhatnagar, Pranjal Shrivastava, and Jayvik Desai (BTech Semester VII, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering) received first prize under ‘Vikram Awards’ from Secure Meters, Udaipur. The award constituted of a cash prize of Rs 50,000, a medal and a certificate from Secure Meters, Udaipur.

Every year, Secure Meters, Udaipur gives ‘Vikram Awards’ to the outstanding technical academic projects done by the Electronics and Communication engineering students. For the year 2019, the final presentations of the nominated projects were held before a jury on Nov 26, 2019.

Pranjal, Aditi and Jayvik under the mentorship of Dr Sachin Gajjar, Associate Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering had designed a Wireless Distributed Data Acquisition System (DDAS) using Zigbee based Wireless Sensor Networks to detect parameters related to industrial machine’s health, industry’s production line, and environmental conditions of an industry.

Participation in World Bank Youth Summit

Pruthvirajsinh Zala, a third semester student of Institute of Law participated in the World Bank Youth Summit-2019 as one of the Indian delegate. The Youth Summit based on the theme, ‘Smart Cities for a Resilient Future’ was held at World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC during Dec 2-3, 2019. The summit witnessed a participation of 330 selected delegates from 150 countries.

Moot Court Achievement

Institute of Law, Nirma University bags the citation for the 2nd Best Memorial in the National Rounds of 5th Prof N R Madhava Menon SAARC Law Mooting Competition, 2019-2020, held during Oct 18-20, 2019. The team comprising Sanjhi Agarwal, Varada Jahagirdar and Priyanka Bajpai will now represent India in the world rounds in the month of February 2020. In the national rounds, 46 teams competed against each other. The Institute of Law team faced Auro University and NLU Ranchi in their final rounds.

The team consisting of Aayushi Dubey, Supriya Jhulka and Yash Jain, won the award for the best memorial and have also been adjudged as the quarterfinalists  at the 11th HNLU National Moot Court Competition, held from October 18-20, 2019. They competed against 28 teams in the preliminary rounds. The Institute of Law team faced NLU Kochi and JIS Kolkata in their prelims and competed against OP Jindal, in the quarter-final rounds.

Events and Activities

ELYSIAN 2.0

The second edition of ELYSIAN, the Cultural and Literary Fest of Institute of Commerce was organised on Nov 13-14, 2019. Mr K K Jain, Managing Partner, KPMG Ahmedabad and Baroda inaugurated the event.

This year the event saw the participation from over 300 students from different colleges and universities across Gujarat. The students showcased their talents under various events like, Drop A Beat (Dance competition), Cadence (Music competition), Rangshala (Theatre events), Inter Varsity Debate, Inquizitive, Cash Clash, Plan O Pitch-The business plan competition, Turncoat, Kavyanjali, Felicia (various fine arts competitions like Face painting, Pencil sketching, Best out of waste) and Melange 2.0-The Fashion Show. The event concluded with EDM night by DJ Paroma from Mumbai.