National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur previously known as Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, was brought into existence by an Act of Parliament in the year 1960. It is among the 8 colleges that were established with the aim to boost up the engineering education in India and give it a new direction. This in turn would help in fostering national integration. It is a leading Technological Institution, fully-funded by the Indian Government.

This University of technical education awards B.Tech, M.C.A., M.Sc., M.B.A., M.Tech. and Ph.D. programmes. The Institute gives education in diverse disciplines like Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Materials Science, Management Studies and Environmental science.

Candidates to under graduate programmes are selected through AIEEE, an all India examination while post graduate students are admitted through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering and National Institute of Technology MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET).

In August 2007 NIT Durgapur was recognized as an Institute of National Importance. Before the year 2005, it was under the control of Burdwan University. It is an excellent centre of education that has helped in fulfilling the requirements of the country in engineering, technology, science and management. The institute also facilitates and promotes research oriented activities.

Academic Programmes at National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech.)
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
The Institute provides programmes in MTech, MSc, MBA, MCA and PhD degrees in different areas of specialisation.

Post Graduate Programmes M.Tech.
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)
  • Electrical Engineering (Industrial Electrical Systems)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Design & Production Engineering)
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (Industrial Metallurgy)
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (Physical Metallurgy)
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry (Corrosion Science & Technology)
  • Mathematics (Operations Research in Industry)
  • Physics (Advanced Materials Science & Technology)
  • Computer Science & Engineering (Information Technology)
  • Electronics & Communication Engg. (Telecommunication Engineering)
  • Electronics & Communication Engg. (VLSI Technology)
  • Information Technology (Information Security)
  • Geology (Environmental Science & Technology)
  • Department of Management Studies (Master of Business Administration)
  • Department of Computer Application (Master of Computer Application)
  • Department of Chemistry (Master of Science in Chemistry)
  • Department of Physics (Master of Science in Physics)
Academic Departments at National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Biotechnology
  • Humanities
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Management Studies
  • Computer Application facilities
The facilities available at the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur are Central Library, Computing, Internet & Intranet, Central Instruments Facilities, High Voltage Laboratory, Health Care, Recreation facilities etc.

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Last Updated on : March 30, 2016

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