National Institute of Technology Silchar also known as NIT Silchar is an Institute of National Importance that was set up in the year 1967. Formerly called the Regional Engineering College Silchar or REC, Silchar, NIT Silchar is located on river Barak banks. The campus of NIT Silchar sprawls across an area of 600 acres and is located at the border of Silchar.
In year 2002, this institute of technical education in India was recognized as a deemed university and also converted from a Regional Engineering College (REC) to the National Institute of Technology, Silchar. National Institute of Technology Silchar is the result of the joint venture of the Assam Government and the Government of India. The Government of India has also recognized as one of the Centres of Excellence.
The objective of this residential institution, NITS, is to produce talented and skilled manpower inculcated with technical skills, leadership, social character, innovation, social values etc that would help in development of the country and the mankind. The institute also promotes and facilitates research.
The unique feature of this technical and engineering institute has been the undertaking of diverse developmental programs which are optimistic in outlook and aims at modernizing the laboratories, library automation and computing facilities etc. the use of improved teaching aids helps the students to reach high standards which are the need of the present changing business scenario.
Academic Departments at National Institute of Technology Silchar
- Department of Computer Science and Engineering
- Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
- Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
- Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Department of Mechanical Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering
Academic Programmes at National Institute of Technology Silchar
- Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
- Department of Physics
- Department of Mathematics
- Department of Chemistry
The National Institute of Technology Silchar offers different undergraduate and post graduate programmes in different disciplines of Science, engineering, management and humanities.
Post-graduate Courses (M. Tech)
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
- Water Resource Engineering
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Earthquake Engineering
- Transportation Engineering
- Thermal Engineering
- Design & Manufacturing
Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Power System Engineering
- M.Sc. in Applied Chemistry
Admission to undergraduate courses is done through AIEEE or All India Engineering Entrance Examination while GATE is the entrance examination for admission to post graduate courses (M.Tech).
The institute also maintained a good placement record wherein a large number of farms and companies visit the institute for recruitment purposes. The other facilities provided by the National Institute of Technology Silchar are Computer centre, Workshops, Hospital, Post Office, Bank and shopping centre, Physical facilities like hostels guest houses etc, Sports facilities, Administrative facilities etc. this engineering college in India is a very popular and good engineering and technology institute that has been established in India.
Last Updated on : March 30, 2016