National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur was initially established as the Regional Institute of Technology in the year 1960 with the motive to nurture and set excellent standards and values of education. Regional Institute of Technology Jamshedpur was converted into National Institute of Technology on 27th December 2002 and was also given the status of a deemed university. The institute is controlled by the HRD department of the Indian government.

Located in the industrial and mineral belt of the state of Jharkhand the campus of the institute consist of the main building, the Computer Center, Library, hostels (9 Boys’ hostels and 2 Girls’ hostels), Guest House, staff quarters, a Students’ Gym, branch of State Bank of India, an ATM, a Post-office, central store, dispensary etc. NIT Jamshedpur campus is 12 kms from the Tatanagar Railway Station.

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, is one among the 20 NITs that have been established in India. It is one of the 1st 8 RECs that have been set up during 2nd 5 year plan and it is also the sole REC which was an “institute of technology” and not an engineering college during that time. Presently NIT Jamshedpur acts as the NIT for Jharkhand while NIT Patna serves as the NIT for Bihar.

Academic Programmes at National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

The institute offers courses under various programmes in diverse fields of Science and Technology.

B.Tech Programmes
  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics Engineering
  6. Metallurgical Engineering and Material Science
  7. Production Engineering and Management
M.Tech Programmes
  1. Foundry Technology (Met. Engg. & Mat Sc. Deptt.)
  2. Extractive Metallurgy (Met. Engg. & Mat. Sc. Deptt.)
  3. Power System (Electrical Engg.' Deptt.)
  4. Surface Science and Engineering. (Chemistry Deptt.)
  5. Computer Integrated Design and Manufacturing (Mechanical Dept)
  • MCA Programmes
  • PhD Programmes Other Programme-
1. Non-Formal B.Sc. Engineering Programme which is a 12 semester certificate programme.

The institute has achieved remarkable accomplishments in the field of placement and training. The placement department of the institute provides the students with placement facilities and makes all the necessary arrangements for the same. It has achieved great placement records for its students, over the years. Numerous students of the institute have been placed in top firms and industries.

Academic Departments of the Institute:

The Institute is replete with several departments in different disciplines of science and engineering.
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Maths and Humanities
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Production Engineering and Management
  • Metallurgical and Material Engineering
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur provides its students, faculty members and other staff with numerous other facilities like Central Digital Library, Bank and Post Office, Computer Center, Student Activity Center, Games and Sports, Guest House, Accounts Section, Central Store, Estate Office, Bus Service, Health Center, MIS (Office Automation) Programmes etc. NIT Jamshedpur is among the premier engineering and technology institutes in the country.

Last Updated on : March 30, 2016