Nirma University is one of the India’s leading universities in Ahmedabad. It was established in the year 2003 as a Statutory University under an act passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly. It is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2 (f) of the UGC Act. The University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU). The Nirma University has 125 acres campus on the SG Highway, Ahmedabad. The constituent institutes of the university have independent state of art infrastructure comparable to the top international institutions. The campus has a serene academic ambience that motivates students to focus on the development and all round growth. There are some institutes like Faculty of Doctoral Studies & Research, Institute of Technology, Institute of Management, Institute of Pharmacy, Institute of Science, Institute of Law, Institute of Architecture and Planning, Institute of Commerce, Department of Design and Centre for Continuing Education. Under National Institutional Ranking Framework, by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2016 Institute of Technology, Nirma University has been ranked as the 45th best Engineering College in India. The Institute of Management, Nirma University was ranked as 29th best B-school of India and Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University got rank 5th for its Pharmacy (Research and Teaching) program in India. The Institute of Technology, Nirma University was ranked as 21st in the list best engineering colleges and it was ranked 10th in the list of best private engineering colleges in India by India Today. Nirma University of Science and Technology has developed a host of policies to promote research at the University. These policies have been changed with the objective of setting the direction and standards of research with the assurance of quality and ethics in research processes. The Annual Research Report of Nirma University is a compilation of Research and Development activities conducted in a calendar year at the constituent institutes of the University. University is also maintaining the journal to publishe their university research and gives research awards and also support the researchers in all aspects for their research flexibility.