National Institute of Technology Silchar

The vision of NIT Silchar is: establishing unique identity by development of high quality human and knowledge resources in diverse areas of technologies to meet local, national, and global economic and social need and human society at large in self-sustained manner.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Business & Management (1)

About

History

In the fifties, the Government of India decided to establish Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) under the Quality Technical Education Policy with the prime objective of imparting quality technical education throughout the country and to foster national integration. These Colleges were established as joint ventures of the Government of India and the respective State Governments.

Education

There are many undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering from where you can choose. 

Research

Research occupies an important place at the National Institute of Technology Silchar. Research and Consultancy (R & C) is one of the most vital activities of the Institute since its inception. The Institute encourages R & C works that synchronizes with the global technical advancements, with special emphasis on the development of the North-eastern region. 

Career

The mission of NIT Silchar is: to train and transform young men and women into responsible thinking engineers, technologists and scientists, to motivate them to attain professional excellence and to inspire them to proactively engage themselves for the betterment of the society. With a degree in engineering from NIT Silchar, many door will be open for you.

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University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
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2021
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2020
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Services

Housing services

The Institute has 16 nos. of hostels for the students inside the campus. 10 for the boys (UG/PG separate), 5 for the girl students (UG/PG), and one for family accommodation to the married Ph. D Scholars. Hostels‟ capacity varies from hostel to hostel. The available capacity of boys‟ hostels all together (UG/PG)is approximately 4000, the available capacity of girls‟ hostel (UG/PG) is approximately 650 and the available capacity of Married Scholar Hostel is 106 flats.

Library services

The Central Library is an integral part of the academic and research activities of NIT Silchar. It is one of the best technical libraries in North East India. It has been growing and expanding in the aspect of collection both in print and digital form since its inception and provides services to the academic fraternity of NIT Silchar to meet their teaching, research, and learning requirements.

ICT services

The Institute computing facility is maintained by the Central Computer Centre (CCC) which includes high-end servers and Intel Core-i5 and i7 based Personal Computers. The CCC comprises of two computer labs equipped with around 218 computers.

Medical services

  • The Institute Health centre is located within the campus, it is located amidst the hostel/residential zone and the academic zone.
  • The NITS Health centre provides primary health care round the clock on all days.
  • NITS Health centre has casualty, Pharmacy, OPD facilities, 24 hours fully equipped ambulance, and a clinical laboratory working from 09:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.

Student Life

Campus life

The campus of the Institute is spread over an area of 540 acres, set amidst a sprawling landscape of natural quietness, bordered by expansive tea gardens. It presents a spectacle of harmony in the form of modern architecture, natural beauty, and picturesque surroundings.

Sports facilities

The Sports Complex, NIT Silchar has training facilities for all the students and staff of this Institute. It has excellent infrastructure facilities for both outdoor and indoor games and sports. The outdoor games include Football, Cricket, Tennis, Basketball (concrete) and Tennis. A flood-Light facility is provided to all the outdoor games. 

Student clubs

NIT Silchar has always striven to encourage an equitable balance between academics and extracurricular engagements among its students. The intention is to create future leaders in chosen fields and not just technically accomplished individuals. In order to promote this various societies have been encouraged under various departments and technical organisations.

  • Computer Science Society
  • Electronics & Communication Society
  • The Electrical Engineering Society
  • Civil Engineering Society
  • Mechanical Engineering Society
  • IEEE Students' Branch
  • Indian Society for Technical Education
  • Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering Society
  • Management Society

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