About National Institute of Technology (NIT), Agartala
The National Institute of Technology, Agartala was established in the year 1965 as Tripura Engineering College. Later in the year 2006, it was declared as the National Institute of Technology. Soon after its establishment, the institute was affiliated to Calcutta University and in the year 1987, after the establishment of Tripura University, the institute was affiliated to it. In the year 2006, the institute was given the status of Deemed to be University and is funded by the Central Government. The institute ranks on 11th position among all the NITs of India.
NIT Agartala Courses include nine programs at Under Graduate and Post Graduate level. These programs are offered in the field of engineering such as Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil & Structural Engineering, Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering, Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering, and Production Engineering. The institute also offers dual-degree programmes in Engineering Physics Applied Science, Chemistry and Mathematics.
The institute comprises of 15 Academic Departments with 2530 students studying in it every year. The Institute was accredited by the National Board of Accreditation in the year 2013. The campus area is spread over 462 acres comprising academic blocks, classrooms, library, computer facilities, workshops, laboratories, and sports facilities. The institute also has four hostels, three for male students and one for female students.
The institute is also known as Knowledge Hub for introducing specialized subjects such as hydro informatics and aeronautics. The institute also organizes a four-day annual cultural festival called Moksha and an annual techno-management festival called Aayam.
Every year numerous companies visit NIT Agartala and offer hundreds of jobs to the students. TATA, ITC, ERA, Wipro, HCL, Cognizant, Denso India Pvt. Ltd. are among top recruiters.
Things to Know about NIT Agartala:
The institute offers the scholarship to the candidates of Reserved Category.
The institute is accessed with Central Computer Laboratory with Centralized Server Well-Facilitated Reading Room.
The institute offers Intranet Facility to all its students for the sharing of files and communication.
The NIT Agartala Library has more than 34 thousand books and 200 journals.
The Digital Library is subscribed to all the e-journals.
The institute has 15 Academic Departments to solve various queries.