Robotic Lab of Institute of Technology is a facility developed to encourage and support the students of the Institute to take part in various Robotic competitions. The major event wherein the students take part is ABU (Asia Pacific Broadcasters’ Union) Asia-Pacific Robot Contest – Robocon. It is an International Robotic Contest organized by ABU every year since 2002 hosted by various member countries. Being a member of ABU, Doordarshan organizes a national level contest in India and the winner of the national event gets an opportunity to represent India at International event. Team Nirma Robocon has been consistently participating in the event since its inception.
Team Nirma Robocon has won the National Championship 8 times so far and represented India at International event hosted by Japan (2002), Thailand (2003, 2011), Malaysia (2006), India (2008, 2014), Indonesia (2015) and Vietnam (2018).
Another event where the team takes part is Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) competitions. Team Nirma AUV takes part in National Level event organized by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai at IIT Madras and also in an International Event held at Singapore every year.