Ten colleges from Gujarat have managed to get placed in the list of best colleges in the country as per a survey conducted by India Today and Outlook. Institute of Technology, Nirma University, Ahmedabad has been ranked as one of the best engineering colleges in both the surveys. Institute of Technology, Nirma University secures 6th position and Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology (DA IICT), Gandhinagar ranks at 8th position among the top 10 private engineering colleges of the country. However, the institute’s rank has fallen to 22 in the overall list of all engineering colleges. The Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information & Communication Technology (DA IICT), Gandhinagar ranks at 8th position among the top 10 private engineering colleges.
Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) is planning to establish a new campus in Hyderabad. The campus would be set up in 150 acres. As per one official statement, IIM-A has decided to go ahead with the new project in Hyderabad. The government has agreed to allocate the land to the IIM-A, either free or at a very nominal cost. There is no provision for an IIM in Hyderabad in the 12th Five Year Plan. To overcome this, IIM-A reportedly has agreed to set up a new campus in the city, which is an extension of the existing campus of Ahmedabad.