The Institute of Management at Nirma University was established in 1996 as an independent and autonomous B-school catering to the needs of the MBA aspirants. The institute has received Grade 'A' accredited by NAAC and all the management programmes offered by it are designed as per the guidelines of the AICTE / the All India Council for Technical Education. The B-school is a constituent of Nirma University, Ahmedabad and functions under the guidance of Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF). Earlier the institute was known as the Nirma Institute of Management and enjoys the approval of the University Grants Commission i.e. UGC.