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Activities

The aumni data management is maintain by online portal named ALMA CONNECT is developed in which more than 6000 Alumni members have already registered. Department NITAA coordinator take care of the data update with the help of students who are receiving NITAA free scholarships.

III cell is continuously informing alumni members regarding the job opening and assists them in securing it. Alumni members also send information regarding vacancies in their company through ALMACONNECT.

Objectives

  • To establish and maintain contact between the past students, present students and the Nirma Institute of Technology.
  • To pursue and sustain excellence in Education by interaction between the alumni, faculty and  present students of Nirma Institute of Technology.
  • To strengthen Industry-Institute-Interaction and operate related activities for the benefit of students of Nirma Institute of Technology.
  • To extend all assistance and co-operation to the institute in its endeavors for the growth and development of education and research in the field of technology.
  • To encourage and assist the students of the Nirma Institute of Technology in various academics and culture activities.
  • To establish endowments by donation to extend financial and other assistance to deserving past and  present students of the Nirma Institute of Technology for for educational and research purposes as per the terms and conditions  mutually decided with Board of Management.
  • To institute scholarships and awards for deserving past and  present students of the Nirma Institute of Technology for educational and research purposes as per the terms and conditions to be laid down by the board of Management.
  • To establish endowments by donation to create Chair/s of Professor/s Emeritus in  Nirma Institute of Technology in professional and related areas.
  • To generate funds through donation for conducting activities for achieving the objectives of the association.
  • To create followership for the Alumni to pursue post gradaute studies or research.
  • To project constructive activities of  Nirma Institute of Technology in india and abroad.
  • To provide common platform for exchange of ideas and disseminating knowledge in professional areas.
  • To perform any other constructive activities leading towards the enhancement of the skill and knowledge of the members of the association.

NITAA frequently takes feedback of alumni members on the curriculum development to cope up with state-of-the-art technology.
Few such suggestions received are as under:

  • Nirma Culture and tradition makes a difference and put Nirmaites at an upper edge wherever they go.
  • Meet should be arranged such that alumni members can have interaction with the students and the faculty members.
  • Learning of basics helped the members during the higher studies.
  • Communication link between institute and alumni members need to be improved the method of communication and make is close loop.
  • Members felt good after visiting the vibrant and developed Nirma Campus.
  • There should be branch specific meets at least in a year.
  • There must be some mechanism for changing alumni members email ID as they change their email ID time to time based on their organization

Alumni relations is an important part of the Academic Journey of a University and we are trying with our continuous efforts to keep up with our bondings.
NITAA has taken one more initiative since 2014 and that is to felicitate one Alumni per department for their remarkable progress and contributions to the society in their very own special way on every foundation day of Nirma University. This is a gesture of appreciation from our side and we wish to convey that we are truly proud of them!

NITAA started free scholarship to the needy students from the NITAA fund since year 2008-09.
On the Foundation day of Institute of Technology held on 3rd October, 2017; announcements of NITAA Scholarship of Rs. 2,80,000/- were given to 12 B Tech students & 2 MCA students (Rs. 20,000 each) based on merit cum means. The scholarship is continued in the subsequent year if student fulfill the required criteria laid down by the NITAA.

Alumni Meet @ Nirma Campus

Date : January 5, 2019
Venue : Institute of Technology, Nirma University

Alumni Meet @ Hyderabad

Date : 8th February 2018
Venue : Paradise Restaurant, Plot No 22 & 23, Vinayaknagar, Gachibowli Main road, Hyderbad, Telangana 500032

NITAA Alumni Meet at USA & Singapore

NITAA Alumni meet was conducted on May 07,2017 @ San Jose and at New Jersy on June 09, 2017.
It was organized in “Celebrations Indian Cuisine”, Sunnyvale, CA-USA. IT was attended by more than 50 Alumni from Bay Area. Dr N P Gajjar Sr vice President, NITAA addressed the meet.
Dr Parkash Gajjar  delivered talk on “Life Changing Processes”.Other Alumni Meet was held at Singapore. For more information, Click Here

At Other Places

NITAA alumni was held at Noida on 10th February 2016. The Meet was attended by Dr N M Debashraye , Dr D K Kothari , Dr N P Gajjar, Dr Priyanka Sharma and Dr Sharada Valiveti. The Meet was attended by more than 70 student members including Alumni residing around Noida and the interns working at companies in that region. Dr N P Gajjar and Dr Priyanka Sharma briefed the objectives behind conducting such Meets and desire to reconnect with our Alumni to strengthen the bond with their Alma-matter. Students expressed their extreme happiness on interacting with their faculty members

An Alumni meet was held in Bangalore on Aug 28,2016 ( 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm) @ Hotel Bhagini Palace, Opp, Innovative Multiplex, Marathhalli,Bangalore. More than 60 Alumni members attended the meet. Dr N P Gajjar, SR Vice President NITAA, Dr Mehul Naik, Dr Zunnun Narmawala and Dr Ankit Thakker  attended the meet as NITAA representative of Institute. It has created great networking among alumni and they were informed about the progress and development of Nirma  University as a whole. The meet was followed by delicious dinner and fun filled party

At Nirma University

Annual get together and a reunion of NITAA was organized on 3rd January 2015 at Nirma University campus. More than 250 alumni with their family members and 150 faculty members were present for Annual get together. The reunion was presided by Dr. Anup Singh, Director General of Nirma University, President of NITAA Dr. K Kotecha and Vice president Dr. N.P.Gajjar. The Annual get together began with a prayer to invoke the blessings of goddess saraswati. Dr. Parin Shah (Secretary, NITAA) welcomed alumni and faculty members for the program. A movie of Nirma University was played on for NITAA members which was highlighting the progress of Nirma University in the last 20 years. Movie showcased the various achievements of the University in various fields of academic and co-curricular activities. The alumni were overwhelmed by the presentation and they recollected the golden days of their college life. This was followed by an introduction session, where alumni members introduced themselves and the field of their work and affiliation. Followed by a welcome address by Dr. K. Kotecha (President of NITAA). President NITAA had welcomed all members and brief on how the alumni can support in the progress of institute and how the institute is concerned in keeping up the bond with the alumni. He had emphasised the use of social sites for keeping contact and sharing up-dates of institute. Dr. Anup Singh, Director General of Nirma University had also addressed the gathering. He has shared his experience, how to increase interaction with alumni members and strengthen NITAA activates in the institute. The alumni were eager to help the placement in the institute by various means such as giving recommendations and introducing the HR to the institute placement department. The session ended with vote of thanks to all NITAA members, office bearers and alumni members by Dr. Parin Shah (Secretary, NITAA). After this, dinner was arranged for NITAA members

NITAA is rigorously doing its effort to improve the quality of all students and in order to achieve that expert lectures are arranged frequently. Various experts are invited from research institute, government organizations, industries and well known universities for sharing their expertise and experiences. This will help students a lot to gain something beyond their class room teaching. Few glimpses of expert lectures are given.

Department Activities
CE
  • Mr Royson Rajan, the Founder of Atlas softweb solutions conducted a Full day Workshop on Full Stack Development for all the students of MTech CSE, INS and NT on 23rd November 2017
  • Expert lecture on “From Fresher to Professional using Open Source Technologies” by Mr. Royson Rajan, Founder/ Managing Director, Atlas SoftWeb Pvt Ltd. for students of 5th Semester CE students on 30/8/17
  • Workshop on “Security Hardening” by Mr. Kartik Lalan, Security Engineer, Philips lab, Bangalore. for students of 7th Semester CE-IT on 5/8/2017
  • Interaction on “Future career prospects after B.Tech” by Mr. Anand Kacha, Co-Founder & Tech Lead of Automint Pvt Ltd. Now admitted to Concordia
  • University, Montrea. And Kyhati Parekh, Graduate Research Assistant at University of Washington for students of 7th CE A on 2/8/17
  • Expert Lecture on “A recruiter’s perspective to a professional resume” by Mr. Zoher Surka,Sr. Member of Technical Staff,Tibco Software, Pune ,India
IT
  • Expert lecture given by Manan Thakkar (Senior Solutions Architect at Indusa) and Karan Kurani (FOUNDER – DoctorC, Shoutt)
  • Expert talk given by Nisarg G Vyas ( CEO and principal engineer/scientist at InFoCusp)
MCA
  • Mr Kaushal Kachiya, MCA Alumni and Sr Software Developer, eClinical Works Ltd, Ahmedabad had given expert lecture to MCA Sem IV students on Career Guidance and Experience Sharing for getting placed in Premier IT Companies” on 10th March 2017.
  • MCA Sem III students visited RapidOps Solution Pvt Ltd. during Industrial Visit on 13-10-2017 and MCA Sem IV students on 08-03-2017 at the same organization.
  • Expert Seminar attended on ” Chasing an impossible dream”by Mr. Sumeet Keswani, Alumnus of Nirma Universityis organized by NITAAon 29th September 2017.
EC
  • Expert Lecture on Verification and Validation techniques of Digital VLSI designs by Mr. Parimal Govani Sr. Scientist, SAC, ISRO ( Alumni batch ; 1999) on
    1/4/2017
  • Expert Lecture on Be an InsPiraTion: Think differently by Mr. Rakesh Patel, Disgn Artist, National Institute of Design on 21/4/2017
  • Lecture on “Interview Skills” by Mr. Rohan Garg, MBA from IIMC, on21/8/2017
  • Lecture on “Career Options after B. Tech.” by Mr. Rohan Garg, MBA from IIM C on 24/11/2017
  • Expert Lecture on Advances in Back End Design by Mr. Soyeb Khunsia, Design Engineer, Rambus, 30/10/2017
  • Alumni Expert Lecture on “Verification Intellectual Property” by Manan Patel, Cadence on 8/11/2017
EE
  • Mr. Pranshu Upadhyay, BTech EE Alumni, 2007 Passout, Doctoral Researcher at Valeo Institute, France delivered an alumni interaction session titled “Need of goal for future and importance of pursuing Masters or higher studies” on 06/01/2017 for BTech. Sem-VI EE students.
  • Mr. Kirtan Davda, BTech EE Alumni, 2015 Passout, Doctoral Student at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA delivered an alumni interaction session titled “Importance of internship and projects in professional life” on 17/01/2017 for BTech. Sem-IV EE students.
  • Mr. Naman Raval, MTech EE Alumni, 2009 Passout, Assistant Manager, Xylem Water Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara, delivered an alumni interaction session titled “Importance of Projects in enhancing subject knowledge and enabling students to get jobs” on 24/01/2017 for BTech. Sem-IV EE students.
  • Mr.Jwal Trivedi,MTech EE Alumni,2014 Passout, R&D Engineer, Electrotherm India Ltd, Ahmedabad, delivered an expert lecture session titled “Power Supply Unit for Induction Furnace” on 14/03/2017 for MTech. Sem-II EE students.
  • Mr.Himanshu Chauhan, BTech EE Alumni, 2008 Passout,Business Development Manager, Fujitsu Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Ahemdabad, delivered an expert lecture session titled “Desired Interpersonal Skills for Recruitment Process” on 18/04/2017 for BTech. Sem-VI EE students.
  • Mr. Mirant Parikh, BTech EE Alumni, 2014 Passout, IAS Officer Trainee delivered an expert lecture session titled “Strategy to be Adopted for Clearing Civil Services Examination” on 11/08/2017 for BTech. Sem-VII EE students.
  • Mr. Aditya Thanavala, BTech EE Alumni, 2016 Passout, Engineer, Adani Port Ltd., Mundra delivered an alumni interaction session titled “What is the need of Masters Degree?” on 08/11/2017 for BTech. Sem-III EE students.
IC
  • Mr. Rohit Singh ,Application engineer at Neutron system Pvt. Ltd. ,Ahmedabad has delivered an expert talk on “IEC standards programming languages for PLC” for B.tech 7th sem IC on 14th August ,2017.
  • Mr. Chinmay Shah ,MSEE ,University of Houston ,USA has delivered an expert talk on “Renewable energy sources with control” for B.Tech IC 6th sem on 16th January ,2017.
  • Mr. Vivek Ganatra ,Project manager at Adani-PMC projects has delivered an expert session on “Role of IC engineers in various industries” for the faculties of IC dept. on 28th January ,2017.
  • Mr. Vivek Ganatra ,Project manager at Adani-PMC projects has delivered an expert session on “Role of IC engineers in various industries” for B.tech IC 6th sem on 6th April ,2017.
ME
  • Mr. Amar Patel (Partner Buttercup, Ahmedabad) has delivered an expert talk on “Career Counselling for higher education” to B.tech 6th sem students.
  • Mr. Bhavin Dabhi (Partner, Universal Designovation labs, Rajkot) has delivered an expert talk on “Product design and Entrepreneurship” to B.tech 6th sem and M.tech Design students. He served the department by giving industrial training and project placements to the B.Tech and M.Tech students.
  • Mr. Vivek Thakar (Schneider electric, Vadodara) has helped in arranging theindustrial training and project placements of B.tech as well as M.tech students.
  • Siddharth Thoriya (Thorson Industries, Odhav) helped in arranging industrial visit for B.tech 4th sem students.
  • Mihir Jetavat (Motif Engineers Pvt. Ltd) has helped in arranin industrial training to the B.tech and M.tech students.
  • Vishal Vachhani (Innovative International Ltd., Changodar) has helped in arranin industrial training to the B.tech and M.tech students.
  • Nitin Goraiya (Proprietor, Pratham Valves) has helped in arranin industrial training to the B.tech and M.tech students.
  • Vivek Tiwari (Global Clutch) has given industrial training and project placements to the B.Tech and M.Tech students.
CIVIL
  • Mr parth Makwana technical head at technostruct has delivered lecture on BIM Software for Btech SEM 6 students on 23/01/2017
  • Mr Harsh Rathod CEO of HRG Infrastructure, Victoria, Canada and also PHD student of Univeristy of Victoria, Canada has delivered an expert lecture on Structural Health Monitoring for MTech Sem 1 student.
  • Mr Harish Chandra Jakhmola GM Kalptaru Power and Transmission LTD, Gandhinagar has delivered an expert lecture on Slipform work and Jumpform work for sem 6 students.
  • Mr. Sashin Patel and Mr. Hrushikesh Patel has delivered an expert lecture on Hydor Power Project for Participants during STTP(June 2017) at Nirma
    University.
  • Mr. Mehul Shah, Ms.Pankti Shah and Mr. Kalpesh Parmar helped for arranging site visit at Mundra during STTP (June 2017).
  • Mr. Harsh Doshi and Mr. Siddharth shah has delivered an expert lecture on Design and Construction of Road Infrastructure for Participants during STTP(June 2017) at Nirma University.
  • Mr. Yash kulshreshtha, Mr. Vijay valvi and Mr. Piyush Viradi helped for arranging site visit at Himmatnagar – Mehasana highway during STTP (June 2017).
  • Mr. Satish Kambaliya helped for arranging site visit at Vastral Metro Project during STTP (June 2017).
  • Ms. Khushali Mehta, (Sr Manager Building Permission GIFT SEZ LTD) conducted fraction course on Concept of Smart Cities a teaching of five session of total 10 hours for B.Tech sem V students. Ms. Khushali Mehta has her expertise in the field of building permission and planning, Ms khushali Mehta has worked in GIFT city right from its inception. The proposed course will further give emphasize on learning about features of smart cities. This course also covers the GDCR (General Development and Control Regulations) and process requirement of government approval. Ms khushali Mehta has also share her experience on GIFT city Gandhinagar.
  • Mr Anusrav Bhatt Owner Nirantar gupop has delivered lecture on Arbitration and Conciliation for BTech SEM 7 students on 13/10/2017
  • Mr. Shashin, Partener SID consultants has conducted 6 hrs session on Bunker and Silos for M.Tech semester 1 students.
  • Mr. Harsh Rathod and Mr. Dhaval Shah visited the departments and discuss the research area with M. Tech students on 16/12/2017.
CH
  • Mr. Ayush Jain, as a mathematics professor in ALLEN Institute interacted with fourth semester students on 3rd February 2017.
  • Mr. Swapnil Prajapati From Reliance Baroda interacted with sixth semester students on 6th Feb, 2017 and discuss about the scope of chemical engineering.
  • Mr. Rahul Jain, from 2008 batch conducted a workshop on DWSIM for simulation on 2nd March,2017 as a part of NU-Tech.
  • Mr. Rachit Oza, from 2005 batch delivered an expert talk related to Starch Industries on 6th MArch, 2017.
    Darshan Solanki, from 1999 batch delivered talk on “Investor Awareness Program” on 10th March 2017.
  • Mr. Prateek Singh working in a Torrent Pharma Industry, from 2012 batch had delivered an expert talk on “Expectation of an organization from an Engineering Graduate” on 3rd August,2017 with V and VII semester students.
  • Mr. Karan Shah, from 2006 batch had delivered an expert talk on “Application of Basic Concepts of chemical Engineering in Industry” on 4th August,2017 with III semester students.
  • Ms. Sophia Varghese a Ph.D student from IIT Gandhinagar and a postgraduate student from 2011 batch had given an expert talk on “ Research Opportunities in IIT’s” to fifth semester students on 4th August,2017.
  • Mr. Ronak Shah and team from Carving Mindz had delivered an expert talk on “Career Counselling and how to improve in GD and PI” to seventh semester students on 22nd September,2017.
Sr.No. Department Name & Organization of Alumni Topic Date Participants
1 EE Mr. Vivek Ganatra
(B. Tech, IC, 2006 Passout)
Motor and Drive Total Cost of Ownership Concept 20/1/2016 M. Tech. Sem-II PEMD
2 CE/IT Mr. Abhishek Desai,
Co-founder of Digicorp, Ahmedabad
Microeconomics 19/2/2016 B. Tech Sem VI
3 MCA Mr Sanket Thakkar, Director,
iConflux Ltd, Ahmedabad
Current trends in Mobile Application Development: PhoneGap 18/3/2016 B.Tech,MCA Sem IV
4 MECH Mr. Amar Patel,
Director of Engineering, Powerdyn Energy Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad
How to prepare for US colleges and Employers 21/4/2016 B. Tech. Sem VIII
5 Civil Mr Laxman Rajwani Marine Structures -Design and Construction 30/6/2016 During STTP on “Emerging trends in Civil Engineering”
Sr.No. Department Name of Faculty Topic Date Semester
1 CSE Parita Oza and
Anitha Ashokan
Virtual & Augmented Reality 19/8/15 BTech V
2 CSE Parita Oza and
Anitha Ashokan
Industry expectation from students 13/8/15 BTech V
3 IC H.K. Patel / Nital Patel Career guidance and interview techniques 6/8/2015 BTech VII
4 ME Tejas Raval Mechanical Design for Engineers 20/04/2015 BTech – VIII
5 CE Anitha Ashokan How to select electives in curriculum 10/4/2015 BTech – IV
6 IT Parita Oza How to select electives in curriculum 10/4/2015 BTech – IV
7 CIVIL Tejas Joshi Arbitration and Conciliation 10/4/2015 BTech
8 IC H.K. Patel / Nital Patel Career beyond Engineering 23/3/2015 BTech – VI
9 EE Amit Patel / P. N. Kapil Introduction and Testing of Circuit Breakers 18/03/2015 BTech – IV
10 MCA Rasendu Mishra Introduction to Zend Framework 2 17/03/2015 MCA-IV
11 CH Nikita Chokshi What is a role of chemical engineer in a designing company 14/03/2015 BTech and M. Tech
12 CH Nikita Chokshi My Experiments with Life 30/01/15 BTech-VIII and M. Tech-II
13 EE Amit Patel / P. N. Kapil How to prepare for competitive exams 22/01/2015 BTech-IV
14 EE Amit Patel / P. N. Kapil Introduction to Embedded Systems 13/01/2015 BTech – VI

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