NIMS University

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Nims University Rajasthan, Jaipur
MottoEducation's World. World's Education
TypeSelf-financed university
ChairmanProf. (Dr.) Balvir S. Tomar[1]
Location, ,
WebsiteOfficial website

NIMS University (formerly National Institute of Medical Sciences) is a self-financed medical and technical university located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.[2][3][4] It is recognized by UGC,[expand acronym] established under the NIMS University Act 2008 by the government of India.[5] The university was founded by Balvir S. Tomar.[6] NIMS Medical College was ranked as the 5th emerging college in India by the India Today 2016 Nielsen Survey.[7]


Nims Group was founded in 2001 by Prof. (Dr.) Balvir S. Tomar, an alumnus of Harvard University and King's College London.[citation needed] The National Institute of Medical Sciences was founded as a venture of the Nims Group in 2002.[citation needed] Nims Group began additional ventures, including Nims Medical College, Nims Dental College, Nims Nursing College, Nims College of Pharmacy, Nims Institute of Management, Nims Engineering College, Nims Institute of Law, Nims International School, national news channel News India, and Nims-Fluxlite LED Manufacturing Plant.[citation needed]

The various Nims Group schools were reorganized as Nims University under the Nims University Rajasthan, Jaipur Act, 2008, enacted by the Government of Rajasthan and recognized by the UGC.[expand acronym] It is among the few technical universities in the nation that has all the modern amenities[citation needed] and provides the highest caliber of education in a variety of degree courses.[according to whom?] The university is recognized by MCI, DCI, PCI, INC, BCI, and COA.[expand acronym][citation needed]

Nims University is the first composite model self-financed university in India.[citation needed] Within its first eight years, Nims University achieved excellence in all fields of higher education.[according to whom?] It has had more than a thousand scholarly contributions by students and faculty members.[citation needed]

Nims University is the first university in India to provide technical and professional education in modern disciplines such as aircraft and aerospace engineering, oil & natural gas engineering, mines engineering, stone crafting, leather and textile engineering, nanotechnology, agriculture engineering, food technology, biomedical engineering, energy and power, and nuclear engineering.[citation needed] The university purchased two aircraft of 5 and 55 seats to provide hands-on experience to the students.[relevant? ]

The university provides cooperative education, allowing students work and earn while being educated. A distance education program combines online and offline support.[citation needed]

In 2014, satellite channel News India was founded under Nims Group to provide current affairs information to the student body.[citation needed]

Nims university attracts students from across India and internationally (e.g., Nigeria, South and North Sudan, Libya, Yamen, Iran, Iraq, Eretria, Djibouti, Congo, Somalia, Benin, Syria, Nepal, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique).[citation needed]

The university is the best higher education institute in the country[according to whom?] and has been called the best private university in India a number of times.[citation needed] For its excellence in academics and innovative research, Nims University won the Best Self-Financed University Award 2013 and CCI Technology Education Excellence Award 2014.[citation needed] Nims University was recognized as the best skill-development institute by the Government of India and ASSOCHAM.[expand acronym][citation needed] Nims University has received awards for Best Skill Development for two consecutive years, in 2015 and 2016.[citation needed] In 2017, Nims University was again awarded as Best Private University jointly by the Centre Education Growth and Research (CEGR) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).[citation needed]


Nims University's student medical clinics draw patients from a 250-kilometre radius (160 mi) of the university, providing free health care and treatment, and in certain cases free lodging, food and transportation.[citation needed] For efficiency, medical camps have been held in some villages.[citation needed]

NIMS Hospital, a super-specialty tertiary-care hospital, has sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic facilities to provide treatment.[citation needed] The hospital's outpatient department attracts more than a thousand patients daily. Nims Hospital has been developed as a Nims super-specialty hospital with modern facilities for liver and kidney transplants, angiography, angioplasty, bypass surgery, valve-replacement surgery, laparoscopic stone removal, prostate surgery, dialysis, kidney transplant, knee/hip replacement, spinal surgery, neurosurgery, cornea transplant, lens replacement, infertility treatment, and in vitro fertilisation (IVF).[citation needed]

Six new super-specialty departments – Cardiology, Urology, Nephrology, IVF, NeuroSciences and Ophthalmology – have been added, with advanced facilities. The highlight of this super-specialty hospital is providing advanced tertiary-level treatment at a very low cost, lower than that of government hospitals.[citation needed][clarification needed]

The first successful liver transplant in Rajasthan was recently[when?] performed in the Nims Super-specialty Hospital.[citation needed]

Programs and courses[edit]

Nims University is becoming a leading center of education in health sciences, human sciences, technical training, advanced engineering, personnel, corporate management, creative literature, innovative multimedia, art, and architecture.[according to whom?] NIMS offers more than 500 courses in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, paramedical, engineering and technology, management, architecture, humanities, fashion design, and law.[citation needed]

Nims University programs are employment-oriented, intended to maximize employability of graduates, coordinating with apex-level professional regulatory councils to meet the needs of industry through short training programs and specific module courses.[citation needed]

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Paramedical
  • Management
  • Engineering and Advanced Engineering
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Computer Science
  • Law
  • Humanities and Social Science[8]

The admission process for the courses offered by NIMS University is different for each one.[9]


  1. ^ Prof. (Dr.) Balvir S. Tomar
  2. ^ "Private University Rajasthan". University Grants Commission. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  3. ^ "NIMS University". Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  4. ^ "NIMS University". Retrieved 11 January 2016.
  5. ^ "NIMS University, Jaipur". Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Facts & Figures". Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Best Emerging Colleges 2016 in medical India Today Survey". Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  8. ^ "NIMS University, Jaipur". Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Admission process for NIMS University".

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