NIT Silchar

National Institute Of Technology Silchar (NIT Silchar) , an Institute of National Importance under

National Institute Of Technology Silchar (NIT Silchar) , an Institute of National Importance under the NIT Act was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College (REC), Silchar. NIT Silchar is situated on the banks of river Barak. In year 2002, it was upgraded to the status of an NIT from a Regional Engineering College(REC).

Regional Engineering College, Silchar was established in 1967 as a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Assam under the administration of a society registered under society registration Act XXI of 1860. The college was transformed into National Institute of Technology in the year 2002, and bestowed with the status of Deemed University by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development.

The multifarious reforms -that are being introduced from then by the reformed Board of Governors, delegated with a greater degree of autonomy for exercising its deliberation over diverse issues pertaining to cardinal matters ranging from academic to extracurricular excellence, are bringing about a tangible difference in the rudimentary paradigm of achieving a high standard in engineering education.

Identified as a Centre of Excellence by the Government of India, the institute is reinventing itself to crush the competition from its cotemporaries in various domains. Very optimistic developmental programs have been undertaken towards modernization of laboratories, computing facilities and library automation. Use of advanced teaching aids and computing facilities provide extensive scope for the students to attain a very high standard required in present day fast changing scenario of technology.

NIT Silchar is situated on a sprawling campus spread over 600 acres {2.43 km2} of land on the outskirts of Silchar amid breathtaking scenery. It is surrounded by beautiful lakes and hillocks.

NITS is a fully residential institution with seven hostels for boys’ and two for girls. The capacity of boys hostels is 2000 and that of the girls’ hostels is 250. Room allotment is done in such a way that students from different parts of country freely intermingle with each other depicting national integration.
A 500 beded state-of-the-art new Men’s hostel(of 49.7 crores) is under construction and is to be fully functional from next year onwards.

“To produce quality manpower, equipped with human and social values required to integrate excellent technical skills, social character, leadership, creativity and innovation for the benefit of mankind and sustainable development of India and to promote research in the emerging deciplines.”

NIT Silchar, an Institute of National Importance under the NIT Act was established in 1967 as Regional Engineering College, Silchar. In year 2002, it was upgraded to the status of an NIT from a Regional Engineering College. It is situated on a sprawling campus spread over 600 acres of land on the outskirts of Silchar amid breathtaking scenery. It is surrounded by beautiful lakes and hillocks.

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