NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY SRINAGAR
(Formerly Regional Engineering College Srinagar)
National Institute of Technology Srinagar (Formerly Regional Engineering College Srinagar), is one of the premier Technical Institutes in the Northern Regions of the country. It was established in 1960 and has been one of the eighteen Regional Engineering Colleges sponsored by the Govt. of India during the 2nd Plan. The Institute acquired the status of National Institute of Technology with deemed to be University status during August, 2003 and attained full autonomy in its Academics.
The Institute is situated at the the banks of world-famous Dal Lake, with the far-famed Hazratbal Shrine on other side of the campus. NIT Srinagar is a residential Institute with accommodation facility in Hostels and Staff-Quarters. Besides running the B.Tech Programme the Institute also offers M.Tech programme in many streams.In addition to that a large number of students are registered for M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes. Also Programmes viz Metallurgical Engineering,Electronics & Communication Engg,Electrical Engineering,Mechanical Engg,Civil Engg & Chemical Engg have already been accredited as per Letter No F.No:NBA/ACCR-106/2002 dated 19th May 2009.
Facilities and amenities are available at the institution such as NCC, NSS, Bank, Consumer cum Society, Canteen, Recreational Centre, Dispensary with Ambulance, Guest House, Students Activity Centre, Gymnasium, Computer Services Centre, Telephone Booths, Fax Services, Diesel Generator, Bus Facility. The Institution has an Industry Interaction cell which was established in 1989 with the aim to remain at the fore-front on the Scientific and Technological development and to share its experience with industries in utilizing. Man-power and other resources are available at the institute effectively with the assistance of the participating industries. The Institute has one of the best technical library in J&K State. It has a collection of over 60,000 books on Engineering Science and humanities and about 6,000 bound volumes/Journals, both foreign and Indian. The library remains open from 9.00 a.m to 10.p.m. It has on line repository of A.S.C.E, A.S.M.E.A.E.L, J.C.C.C etc in addition to journals through I.N.S.E.S, COMSORTIEM. It also has a collection of I.S.I codes, in the C.D-Rom format. .
- To achieve excellence in imparting technical education.
- To work for solution of problems relating to regional development (pollution control, energy requirements, rural housing etc.). .
- To spread computer education. .
- To promote the culture of small entrepreneurship. .
- To strengthen the continuing education for industry/field personnel. .
- To establish centre of excellence in specific areas of emerging technologies. .
- To expand administrative, academic and laboratory infrastructure.