Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

NationalInstitutesofTechnology
FromWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

TheNationalInstitutesofTechnology(NITs)
areagroupofpublicengineeringcollegesof
India.Ontheirinceptiondecadesago,allNITs
werereferredtoasRegionalEngineeringColleges
(RECs)andweregovernedbytheirrespective
stategovernments.NITswerefoundedtopromote
regionaldiversityandmulticulturalunderstanding
inIndia.Comprisingthirtyautonomousinstitutes,
theyarelocatedinoneeachmajorstate/territory
ofIndia.In2007,theIndiangovernmentdeclared
theseschoolsasInstituteofNationalImportance.

Srinagar(JK)
Hamirpur
Jalandhar
Srinagar(UK)
Kurukshetra
NewDelhi
Ravangla Yupia
Jaipur
Patna
Dimapur
Shillong
Allahabad
Silchar
Imphal
Durgapur
Agartala
Bhopal Jamshedpur
Rourkela
Surat Nagpur
Aizawl
Raipur
Warangal

NITsofferdegreecoursesatbachelors,masters,
anddoctoratelevelsinvariousbranchesof
engineeringandtechnology.AllNITsare
autonomouswhichenablesthemtosetuptheir
owncurriculum.
AdmissiontoNITswasdonebytheerstwhileAll
IndiaEngineeringEntranceExamination,now
replacedbyJointEntranceExaminationMain
(JEEMain)conductedacrossIndia.

Goa

Kurnool

Surathkal
Kozhikode
Karaikal
Tiruchirappalli

Locationofthe30NITs.NITsname(city/town,if
differentthanname)

Contents
1History
2Financing
3ListofNITs
4Governance
5Education
6Studentlife
6.1Libraries
6.2StudentGovernment
6.3DisciplinaryCommittee
6.4Extracurricularactivities
6.4.1OINSA
6.4.2InterNITSports
6.4.3Festivals
7Alumni
7.1Business/Industry
7.2Publicservice
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

1/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

7.3Academia/TechnologyandResearch
8Seealso
9References

History
JawaharlalNehrusoughttodevelopIndiaasaleaderinscienceandtechnology.TheGovernmentstarted
fourteenRECsbetween1959and1965,atBhopal,Allahabad,Kozhikode,Durgapur,Kurukshetra,
Jamshedpur,Jaipur,Nagpur,Rourkela,Srinagar,Surathkal,Surat,Tiruchirappalli,andWarangal.It
establishedoneinSilcharin1967andaddedtwootherslocatedatHamirpurin1986,andJalandharin
1987.
TheRECswerejointlyoperatedbythecentralgovernmentandtheconcernedstategovernment.Non
recurringexpendituresandexpendituresforpostgraduatecoursesduringtheRECperiodwereborneby
thecentralgovernment,whilerecurringexpenditureonundergraduatecourseswassharedequallyby
centralandstategovernments.
Thesuccessoftechnologybasedindustryledtohighdemandfortechnicalandscientificeducation.Due
totheenormouscostsandinfrastructureinvolvedincreatinggloballyrespectedIndianInstitutesof
Technology(IIT),in2002MHRDMinisterMurliManoharJoshidecidedtoupgradeRECsto"National
InstitutesofTechnology"(NITs)insteadofcreatingIITs.ThecentralgovernmentcontrolsNITsand
providesallfunding.In2002,allRECsbecameNITs.
TheupgradewasdesignedalongthelinesoftheprestigiousIndianInstitutesofTechnology(IITs)afterit
wasconcludedthatRECshadpotentialasprovenbythesuccessoftheiralumniandtheircontributionsin
thefieldoftechnicaleducation.Subsequently,fundingandautonomyforNITsincreased,andtheyaward
degreeswhichhaveraisedtheirgraduates'perceivedvalue.Thesechangesimplemented
recommendationsofthe"HighPoweredReviewCommittee"(HPRC).[1]TheHPRC,chairedbyDr.R.A.
Mashelkar,submitteditsreportentitled"StrategicRoadMapforAcademicExcellenceofFutureRECs"
in1998.
In2002,MHRDissuedNITstatustothreemorecolleges,locatedatPatna(BiharEngineeringCollegea
110yearoldcollege),Raipur(GovernmentEngineeringCollege),[2]andAgartala(TripuraEngineering
College).[2]Basedontherequestofstategovernmentsandfeasibility,futureNITsareeitherconverted
fromexistinginstitutesorcanbefreshlycreated.The21st(andthefirstbrandnew)NITisplannedfor
ImphalinthenortheasternstateofManipurataninitialcostofRs.500crores.In2010,thegovernment
announcedsettinguptennewNITs[3]intheremainingstates/territories.Thiswouldleadtoeverystatein
IndiahavingitsownNIT.
Withthetechnologybasedindustry'scontinuinggrowth,thegovernmentdecidedtoupgradetwenty
NationalInstitutesofTechnologytofullfledgedtechnicaluniversities.Parliamentpassedenabling
legislation,theNationalInstitutesofTechnologyActin2007andtookeffecton15Augustofthatyear.
Thetargetistofulfilltheneedforqualitymanpowerinthefieldofengineering,science,andtechnology
andtoprovideconsistentgovernance,feestructure,andrulesacrosstheNITs.[4][5][6]Thelawdesignates
eachNITanInstituteofNationalImportance(INI).

Financing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

2/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

AverageNITfundingincreasedto 10.000croresbyyear2011.Onaverage,eachNITalsoreceives
20002500croreunderWorldBankfundedTechnicalEducationQualityImprovementProgram(TEQIPI
andTEQIPII).[7]

ListofNITs
NITsandLocations
Name

Established

Short
Name

NIT
Kurukshetra

1963(2002)

NITKKR Kurukshetra

Haryana

nitkkr.ac.in
(http://www.nitkkr.ac.in/)

NITCalicut

1961(2002)

NITC

Kozhikode

Kerala

nitc.ac.in(http://nitc.ac.in/)

NITDelhi

2010

NITD

NewDelhi

Delhi

nitdelhi.ac.in
(http://www.nitdelhi.ac.in/)

NITAgartala

1965(2006)

NITA

Agartala

Tripura

nita.ac.in
(http://www.nita.ac.in/)

City/Town

State/UT

Website

NITDurgapur 1960(2003)

NITDGP Durgapur

West
Bengal

nitdgp.ac.in
(http://www.nitdgp.ac.in/)

NITGoa

2010

NITG

Farmagudi

Goa

nitgoa.ac.in
(http://www.nitgoa.ac.in/)

NIT
Puducherry

2010

NITPY

Karaikal

Puducherry

nitpy.ac.in
(http://www.nitpy.ac.in/)

MaulanaAzad
National
Instituteof
1960(2002)
Technology
Bhopal

MANIT

Bhopal

Madhya
Pradesh

manit.ac.in
(http://www.manit.ac.in/)

Malaviya
National
Instituteof
Technology
Jaipur

MNIT

Jaipur

Rajasthan

mnit.ac.in
(http://www.mnit.ac.in/new/)

MotilalNehru
National
Instituteof
1961(2001)
Technology
Allahabad

MNNIT

Allahabad

Uttar
Pradesh

mnnit.ac.in
(http://www.mnnit.ac.in/)

NITManipur

2010

NITMN

Imphal

Manipur

nitmanipur.ac.in
(http://www.nitmanipur.ac.in/)

NIT
Meghalaya

2010

NITM

Shillong

Meghalaya

nitm.ac.in
(http://www.nitm.ac.in/)

NITMizoram 2010

NITMZ

Aizawl

Mizoram

nitmz.ac.in/
(http://www.nitmz.ac.in/)

NITNagaland 2010

NITN

Dimapur

Nagaland

nitnagaland.ac.in
(http://www.nitnagaland.ac.in/)

1963(2002)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

3/15

1/29/2015

Dr.B.R.
Ambedkar
National
Instituteof
Technology
Jalandhar

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

1987(2002)

NITJ

Jalandhar

Punjab

nitj.ac.in
(http://www.nitj.ac.in/)

NIT
Jamshedpur

1960(2002)

NITJSR

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

nitjsr.ac.in
(http://www.nitjsr.ac.in)

Visvesvaraya
National
Instituteof
Technology
Nagpur

1960(2002)

VNIT

Nagpur

Maharashtra

vnit.ac.in
(http://www.vnit.ac.in/)

NITPatna

1886(2004)

NITP

Patna

Bihar

nitp.ac.in
(http://www.nitp.ac.in)

NITRaipur

1956(2005)

NITRR

Raipur

Chhattisgarh

nitrr.ac.in
(http://www.nitrr.ac.in/)

NITRourkela 1961(2002)

NITRKL Rourkela

Odisha

nitrkl.ac.in
(http://www.nitrkl.ac.in/)

NITSikkim

2010

NITSKM Ravangla

Sikkim

nitsikkim.ac.in
(http://www.nitsikkim.ac.in/)

NITSilchar

1967(2002)

NITS

Silchar

Assam

www.nits.ac.in
(http://www.nits.ac.in)

NITSrinagar

1960(2003)

NITSRI

Srinagar

Jammuand www.nitsri.net
Kashmir
(http://www.nitsri.net/)

Sardar
Vallabhbhai
National
Instituteof
Technology
Surat

1961(2003)

SVNIT

Surat

Gujarat

svnit.ac.in(http://svnit.ac.in/)

NITSurathkal 1960(2002)

NITK

Mangalore

Karnataka

nitk.ac.in
(http://www.nitk.ac.in/)

NIT
1964(2003)
Tiruchirappalli

NITT

Tiruchirappalli TamilNadu

nitt.edu
(http://www.nitt.edu/home/)

NIT
Uttarakhand

NITUK

Srinagar

Uttarakhand

nituk.com/
(http://www.nituk.com/)

NITWarangal 1959(2002)

NITW

Warangal

Telangana

nitw.ac.in
(http://www.nitw.ac.in/nitw/)

NIT
Arunachal
Pradesh

NITAP

Yupia

Arunachal
Pradesh

www.nitap.in
(http://www.nitap.in/)

NITH

Hamirpur

Himachal
Pradesh

nith.ac.in
(http://www.nith.ac.in/)

2010

2010

NITHamirpur 1986(2002)

Governance
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

4/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

ThePresidentofIndia
istheexofficiovisitor
ofalltheNITs.The
NITCouncilworks
directlyunderhimand
includestheminister
inchargeoftechnical
educationinCentral
Government,the
Chairmenandthe
Directorsofallthe
NITs,theChairmanof
UniversityGrants
Commission(India),
theDirectorGeneral
ofCSIR,theDirectors
ofotherselected
centralinstitutionsof
repute,membersof
Parliament,Joint
CouncilSecretaryof
MinistryofHuman
OrganisationalstructureoftheNITs
Resourceand
Development,
nomineesoftheCentralGovernment,AICTE,andtheVisitor.
BelowtheNITCounciliseachNITsBoardofGovernors.
TheBoardofGovernorsofeveryindividualNITconsistsofthefollowingmembers:
ChairmanAnEminentTechnologist/Engineer/EducationisttobenominatedbytheGovt.of
India.
MemberSecretaryDirectoroftheNIT.
NomineeoftheMinistryofHRD,Govt.ofIndia.
NomineeoftheDepartmentoftheHigher/TechnicalEducationoftherespectivestate
government.
HeadofanotherTechnicalInstitutionintheregionoraneminentTechnologisttobenominatedby
CentralGovt.
Director,IIT(intheregion)orhisnominee.
NomineeoftheUGCnotbelowtherankofaDySecretary.
NomineeoftheAICTEnotbelowtherankofanAdvisor.
AnAlumnusoftheInstitutefromamongstalumniinEducation/Industrytobenominatedby
BoardofGovernors.
Tworepresentativesrepresentinglarge,mediumandsmallscaleIndustriestobenominatedby
CentralGovernment.
OneProfessorandoneAssistantProfessoroftheInstitutebyrotation.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

5/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

TheDirectorservesundertheBoardofGovernors,andistheschool'schiefacademicandexecutive
officer.AcademicpoliciesaredecidedbyitsSenate,whichiscomposedofsomeprofessorsandother
representatives.TheSenatecontrolsandapprovesthecurriculum,courses,examinations,andresults.
Senatecommitteesexaminespecificacademicmatters.Theteaching,training,andresearchactivitiesof
variousdepartmentsoftheinstituteareperiodicallyreviewedtomaintaineducationalstandards.The
DirectoristheexofficioChairmanoftheSenate.TheDeputyDirectorissubordinatetotheDirector.
TogethertheymanagetheDeans,HeadsofDepartments,Registrar,PresidentoftheStudents'Council,
andChairmanoftheHallManagementCommittee.DeansandHeadsofDepartmentsinNITsare
administrativepostingsratherthancareerpaths.FacultymembersserveasDeansandHeadsof
Departmentsforlimitedperiods,typically2to3years,thenreturningtoregularfacultyduties.The
Registraristhechiefadministrativeofficerandoverviewsdaytodayoperations.BelowtheHeadof
Department(HOD),arethevariousfacultymembers(professors,assistantprofessors,andlecturers).The
WardenservesundertheChairmanoftheHallManagementCommittee.

Education
Coursesaredividedintosemesterswithevaluationonthebasisofcredits,whichallowsforproportional
weightingbasedonthecourse'simportance.Foreachsemester,gradesrangefrom3to10.Semester
evaluationsareindependently.Theweightedaverageofthesemestersisusedtocomputethecumulative
gradepointaverage(CGPA).
NITsareimplementingdualdegreeprograms,integratedpostgraduatestudiesthatcompletein5years
ratherthanthe6yearconventionaltrackofaBachelor'sfollowedbyaMaster'sdegree.Theseprograms
encourageacademicresearch,andbeganwithmathematicsandcomputing.
StringentfacultyrecruitmentandindustrycollaborationalsocontributetoNITsuccess.Facultyotherthan
lecturersmusthaveaPh.D.andrelevantteachingandindustryexperience.Existingfacultywhodonot
meetthesecriteriaenrollunderaQualityImprovementProgramme(QIP)atIITs,ISMandIISc.

Studentlife
NITsprovideoncampushousingtostudents,researchscholars,
andfacultymembers.[8]Studentsliveinhostels,alsoknownas
halls,throughouttheircollegelife.Mosthavesingle
accommodationbutmanyliveindoubleortripleroomsduring
theirinitialyears.Everyhostelhasarecreationroomequipped
withcabletelevision,magazines,newspapers,andindoorgames
andinroomInternetconnectivity.Everyhallhasitsowncafeteria
managedbythecollegeorbyalocalprivateorganization.[9]NITs
alsohaveacommoncafeteriaforstudentsandaseparatecafeteria
forprofessors.Duringvacations,hosteldiningisgenerallyclosed
andthecommoncafeteriasservestudentswhostayoncampus.

NITRaipurGoldenJubilee
Celebration

AlltheNITshaveanathleticgroundandfacilitiesforfield,indoorandaquaticevents.[10]
NITcampusesacrossIndiaarrangeofficialwelcomepartiesandinteractionsessionstoacquaint
newcomerswithseniorstudentsandprofessors.FacultiesandresearchersfromIITs,ISMandIISc
organizeoccasionaltechnicalseminarsandresearchlabs.

Libraries
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

6/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

NITshaveaCentralLibraryequippedwithtechnicalbooks,
literature,fiction,scientificjournals,andotherelectronicmaterial.
Mosthavedigitizedtheirlibraries.Someprovideanintranet
libraryfacility.Everydepartmentallibraryhashighspeed
connectivity.Electroniclibrariesallowstudentsaccesstoonline
journalsandotherperiodicalsthroughtheAICTEINDEST
consortium,aninitiativebytheMinistryofHumanResource
Development.StudentsalsohaveaccesstoIEEEdocumentsand
journals.[11][12]Whilesomehavevideoconferencingfacilities,
othersareupgradingundertheWorldBankfundedTEQIP
scheme.

SportsinNITUttarakhand

CentralLibraryofNational
InstituteofTechnology,
Patna

StudentGovernment
SomeNITsindividuallyconductelectionstoelectstudentbodyaGeneralSecretaryandVicePresident.
Theserepresentativesaregenerallyresponsibleforcommunicatingwiththecollegemanagementand
media,organisingfestivals,andalsoforvariousdevelopmentprogrammesintheircollege.SomeNITs
(suchasNIT,Rourkela,SVNIT,SuratandVNIT,Nagpur)haverecentlyadoptedonlinevotingprocess.
Thecommitteewhichmonitorstheflowoffundshasastudentbodyrepresentative.Thiscommitteealso
includestheChairmanofBoard,anMHRDRepresentative,andNITprofessors.Butduetosome
disturbanceinvotingprocess,therehavebeennoelectionssince2008inSVNIT,Surat.[13]

DisciplinaryCommittee
TheDisciplinaryCommittee(DISCO)consistsoftheDirector,thestudentaffairsofficer,andprofessors.
andreportstoMHRD.DISCOregulatesstudentactivitiesandcombatsstudentharassmentand
illegitimatestudentpolitics.Afteraseriesofharassmentincidents,allNITstookstrictmeasures
especiallytoprotectfirstyearstudents.[14]

Extracurricularactivities
PopularextracurricularactivitiesincludeNationalCadetCorps(NCC),NationalServiceScheme(NSS),
IndianSocietyforTechnicalEducation(ISTE),andannualcollegefestivities.[15][16]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

7/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

StudentsatNITsrunhobbyclubssuchasLinuxUserGroups(LUGs),musicclubs,debateclubs,literary
clubs,andwebdesignteams.Studentsalsopublishcampusmagazineswhichshowcasestudentcreativity
andjournalism.Studentsconductregularquizzesandculturalprograms.Theyalsopresentresearch
papersandparticipateinnationalleveltechnicalfestivalsatIITs,ISM,IIScandNITs.MostNITs
promoteentrepreneurshipbycreatingoncampusincubationcentersundertheSTEPprogram.[17][18][19]
OINSA
OrganizationforInterNITStudentActivities(OINSA)coordinatescultural,technical,sportsandother
groups.[20]
InterNITSports
NITscompeteannuallyinanInterNITsportsmeeting,whichrotatesamongschools.[20][21]Winnersget
cashprizesandtrophies.Boysandgirlscompeteseparately.DuringFebruaryandMarch,NITsconduct
annualsportscontestsintheirrespectivelocations.However,since20072008,InterNITmeetingshave
notbeenheldduringtheacademiccalendar,tofacilitateparticipationofmoreNITsandtoavoidstudents
missingclass.Inrecentyears,NationalInstituteofTechnology,Jamshedpurhasbeenthemost
successful.
Festivals
NITsconducttechnicalandculturalfestivalstoshowcasestudenttalents.Technicalfestivalsinclude
researchpaperpresentations,businessquizzes,roboticscompetitionsetc.SomeNITsconductonline
codingcontests,attractingparticipantsfrommultinationalcorporationsandinternationaluniversities.
NITsalsoconductculturalfestivalswithcelebrityandstudentparticipants,includingthosefromother
schools.Festivalslast3to4daysandareusuallyheldallaroundyeardependinguponinstitute's
academiccalender.Corporationsthroughsponsorships(generallyaskedbystudents)andcollege
administrationhelpfundtheseevents.Organizingcommitteegenerallycomprisesfacultyadvisersand
studentcoordinators.Structureoforganizingcommitteevariesfromfesttofest.Thesefestarenotas
largeassomeofIITsintermsofparticipation,crowdandprizesbutareorganizedwithgreaterefficiency
(participationperrupeespentinfund)astheydon'thavefundsasmuchasthatofIITshavebut
participationisremarkable..
NITJalandhar(Dr.B.R.AmbedkarNationalInstituteofTechnologyJalandhar)annuallyconducts3days
CulturalFestival"Utkansh"generallyheldinmonthofMarchand3daysTechnicalFestival"techNITi"
generallyheldinmonthofNovemberorFebruary.Bothfestivalsattractthousandsofstudentsfromall
acrossthecountryeveryyear.Utkanshcomprisesmorethan40competitiveevents,20+funorinformal
events,DJNite,PopularNite,StarNite,PunjabiNiteetc.In2014,Utkanshhavereceivedparticipationof
studentsfrom50differentcollegesacrosscountry.Thesefestsaregrowingbiggereveryyearsincethey
startedin2005andwithabudgetofmerely510%offestsofIITs.TechNiticomprisesmorethan70
competitiveeventsandvariousfunevents.CelebritieslikeFarhanSaeed,AmrinderGill,GarySandhu,
GippyGrewal,NeeruBajwa,JassGill,PrabhGill,BabbalRai,RanjitBawa,haveperformedduring
previousversionsofthesefests.FurtherbandslikeFaridkot,LocalTrainsetstagesinbeatswhile
MagicianChristopherJames,JugglerPierrickBanana,SingerSiddharthMohan,KaviDrKumarVishwas
entertainedtheiraudience.
VisvesvarayaNationalInstituteofTechnology,Nagpurhasmanyfestivalswiththemajoronesbeing
1. AXIS,theannualtechnicalfestivalgenerallyheldinSeptember.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

8/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

2. Consortium,theinternationalbusinessfestivalheldinJanuary.
3. Aarohi,theannualculturalfestivalheldinFebruary.
4. Quizfest,theannualquizcompetitionheldinFebruary.
5. AllIndiaInterNITmeet,previouslyVNITSportsFestheldinJanuary.
AllthesefestivalsarerecognizedastheCentralIndia'slargestfestivals.
MotilalNehruNationalInstituteofTechnologyorganizesAvishkar,thetechnicalfestivalwhichrunsfor
3days,Gnosiomania,thelargestknowledgefestivalofIndiawhichrunsforaweek,Culrav,thecultural
festival,andaninterNITsportsfestival.
NationalInstituteofTechnology,JamshedpurconductsaNationalLeveltechnicalfestivalinMarch,and
iscalledOjass,immediatelyfollowedbyUtkarsh,theculturalfestival.Also,theMetallurgyand
MaterialsSciencedepartmentofthecollegeholdsitsownfestivalTechnica.
NITBhopalorganizesastudenttechnicalculturalweekknownasTechnoMAFFICKeveryyearinthe
monthofmarch.Butin2012itwascancelledbyitsnewdirectorDr.AppuKuttanK.K.asapartof
disciplinaryactions.
NITAgartalaconductstwofests,atechfestknownas"Aayam"[22]andaculturalfestknownas
"Mokshaa".[22]
NationalInstituteofTechnology,Warangalorganises2majorfestivalsinanacademicyear
Technozion(Technical)andSpringSpree(Cultural).Bothfestivalsattractthousandsofstudentsfromall
acrossthecountryeveryyear.
NationalInstituteofTechnologyCalicutconductstwoannualfestivals,Tathva,[23]itsTechno
managementfestival,andRagam,itsCulturalfestival.[24]
NITHamirpurannuallyconductsanationallevelculturalfestivalcalled"Hill'Ffair"infallandan
engineeringfestivalcalled"Nimbus"inspring.
NITPatna'stechnicalandculturalfestivalsareCORONAandMelangerespectively.
NITRourkelaorganizesthelargesttechnomanagementfestivalinthestateofOdisha,named
"InnoVision"(formerly"Confluence")andalsothespringfestival,"Nitrutsav"annuallyinthemonthof
NovemberandMarch,respectively.
NationalInstituteofTechnologySrinagarcelebratesitsannualtechnomanagementfestivalTechvaganza
duringApril.Itisanannualthreedayscienceandtechnologyfestivaloftheinstitute.Thereare
exhibitionsandadisplayoftechnologyfromallpartsofIndia.Thefestivalisorganized,financially
managedandconductedentirelybythestudentsoftheInstitute,withsponsorshipsfromreputed
companies.Itwillbeagainheldon2013.
SVNationalInstituteofTechnology,SuratcelebratesstudentorganisedfestivalslikeMindBend,Sparsh,
Autumnfest,Quest(byACM),Chunouti(Sportsfestival),JoyFest(byiIndia),MMNCTandPrakriti
(organisedbyAppliedSciencedepartment).
NITSurathkalhoststhebiggestculturalextravaganzainSouthIndiacalledIncidentandalsoorganizesa
technicalfest,Engineerwhichclaimsaparticipationofaroundahundredcollegesandisacclaimedas
SouthIndia'sbiggestTechnicalFestafterShastraofIITMadras.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

9/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

NITTrichyorganizesatechnicalfestcalled"Pragyan"andoneofthebiggestculturalfestivalsinTamil
Naducalled"Festember".[25][26][27]
NITSilcharorganisesIncandescenceThetechnoculturalfest.UnderitsumbrellacomesSankritithe
culturalfestandTechnoesisthetechnical.NITSilcharalsoorganisesBizarcadethebizfestforthe
buddingentrepreneursofIndiaandThundermarch,therockfest.
NationalInstituteofTechnologyArunachalPradeshcelebratesitsannualculturalfestivalAtulyamduring
October.Itisanannualtwodayfestivaloftheinstitute.Atulyamhasentertainment,funintegratewith
awarenessandresponsibility,creatingaholisticandmagicalenvironmentmakingthisfestivalgrand,
extravagantandworthwhile.ItwasfirstheldinOctober2013.

Alumni
ThisisalistofsomeofthenotablealumnioftheNationalInstitutesofTechnologyinIndia.

Business/Industry

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

10/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

Name

Alma
mater

Achievements

Dr.Rajesh
KumarGupta

NITBhopal ProjectDirector,Agni5,DRDO.

R.K.Wanchoo

NIT
Srinagar

ExecutiveDirector,BHEL,Hyderabad

UmeshKumar

NIT
Srinagar

VicePresidentandMD,BartecMiddleEastFZE,Dubai

SunilDutt
Sharma

NIT
Srinagar

GeneralManager,FlovelEnergyPvtLTD,Faridabad

N
Chandrasekaran

NIT,Trichy ChiefExecutiveOfficer,TataConsultancyServices

MouliRaman

NIT,
Allahabad

ChiefExecutiveOfficer/Founder,OnMobile

C.P.Gurnani

NIT,
Rourkela

ChiefExecutiveOfficer,MahindraSatyam

K.V.Kamath

NIT,
Surathkal

CEOofICICIBank,PadmaBhushanaAwardee

Nelabhotla
Venkateswarlu

NIT,
Allahabad

CEO,EmamiLimited

SriniRaju

NIT,
Chairman,PeepulCapital,iLabsVCF,FormerCEOofCognizant
Kurukshetra TechnologySolutions&SatyamEnterpriseSolutions

DineshKeskar

NIT,
Nagpur

SeniorVP,BoeingAircraftTradingandHeadBoeingIndia.

PradeepKar

NIT,
Nagpur

FounderofMicrolandTechnologies,andalsothefounderoftheportal
Indya.com

ManojVarghese

NIT,
Calicut

Director,FacebookIndia.

SudhirVasudeva NIT,Raipur ChiefManagingDirector,ONGCLTD


BaldevRaj

NIT,Raipur DirectorofIndiraGandhiCentreforAtomicResearch

Narayanan
Ramanathan
(NR)

NIT,
VicePresidentandHead,TechMahindraLtd,India
Kurukshetra

SanjayDas

NIT,
Warangal

CTO,TippettStudio

Publicservice

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

11/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

Name

Alma
Mater

Achievements

PrafullaKumarDas

NIT,
Rourkela
(REC)

EngineerinChief,Odisha(Retd.).

DeepJoshi

NIT,
Allahabad

RecipientofMagsaysayaward&PadmaShri,SocialActivist,
FounderofPRADAN(NGO)

NitishKumar

NIT,Patna

FormerChiefMinisterofBihar

SureshPachouri

NIT,Bhopal MemberofParliament

CAPT(Incharge)
DalbirSinghSodhi

NIT
Srinagar

HQIDSIndianNavy,NewDelhi

DawoodDaneshJafari

NIT,
Srinagar

MinisterofFinance&EconomicAffairs,Iran

SharadAdhikary

NIT
Srinagar

MinistryofLabor&Employment,Deptt.ofLabor,Kathmandu,
Govt.ofNepal

PrabhakaranPaleri

NIT,Calicut FormerDirectorGeneral,IndianCoastGuard

Dr.ThomasAbraham

NIT,Jaipur

ChairmanoftheGlobalOrganizationofPeopleofIndianOrigin,
coinedthetermPIO

AjitJogi

NIT,Bhopal

FirstChiefMinisterofChhattisgarhalsoaformerlectureratNIT
Raipur.

AbhishekSingh

NIT,Raipur MemberofParliamentfromRajnandgaonRegion

RamVinayShahi

NIT,
LongestservingPowerSecretaryofIndia
Jamshedpur

HemantKarkare

NIT,
Nagpur

MaharashtraAntiTerrorismSquad(ATS)chief,killedduringthe
November2008MumbaiTerroristAttacks.

Academia/TechnologyandResearch

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

12/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

Alma
Mater

Name

Achievements

Rajesh
Adhikari

NIT
Srinagar

SeniorResearchAnalyst,NoiseandVibration,FordMotorCoy,Dearbon,
Michigan,USA

SamirBarua

NIT,
Nagpur

Director,IndianInstituteofManagementAhmedabad

A.K.Lahiri

NIT,
Head,metallurgicalEngineeringIndianInstituteofScienceBangalore
Jamshedpur

Chitranjan
Sahay

NIT,
Chairman,DepartmentofMechanicalEngineering,UniversityofHartford
Jamshedpur

SivaS.
Banda

NIT,
Warangal

Srinidhi
NIT,
Varadarajan Warangal

DirectoroftheControlScienceCenterofExcellenceandSeniorScientistin
ControlTheoryfortheAirVehicles
CreatorofSystemXandcurrentlyworkingatVirginiaTech.

K.R.Sridhar

NIT,
Trichy

FormeradvisortoNASAonMarsmissionsandnanotechnology.

BaldevRaj

NIT,
Raipur

IndianscientistandFormerdirectoroftheIndiraGandhiCentreforAtomic
Research(IGCAR)inKalpakkam,India.

Sudhir
Vasudeva

NIT,
Raipur

GoldMedalistinChemicalEngg.andCMDoftheONGCOil&Natural
GasCorporation,India.

Seealso
IndianInstitutesofTechnology
IndianSchoolofMines
IndianInstitutesofManagement

References
1. ^DepartmentrelatedParliamentarystandingcommitteeonhumanresourcedevelopment178threportonThe
NationalInstitutesofTechnologyBill,2006"(http://rajyasabha.gov.in/book2/reports/HRD/178threport.htm).
AccessedJuly6,2007.
2. ^ab"Majordecisions:cabinet"
(http://pib.nic.in/archieve/others/2006/may2006/2years_upa_gov_may2006/cab_ccea_2years_upa_gov_may2006
.asp).Archive.PressInformationBureau,GovernmenmtofIndia.Retrieved20070707.
3. ^CentralCounsellingBoard(http://ccb.nic.in/ccb2010/New_NITs_notice_signed.pdf)
4. ^ThetextoftheNITAct2007NationalInstituteofTechnologyAct2006(http://rajyasabha.nic.in/billsls
rs/2006/XLIII_2006.pdf)
5. ^NationalInstituteOfTechnologyBill
(http://pib.nic.in/archieve/others/2006/may2006/2years_upa_gov_may2006/cab_ccea_2years_upa_gov_may2006
.asp)
6. ^"ThreeBillspassedin15minutes"(http://www.hindu.com/2007/05/15/stories/2007051503211300.htm),
"TheHindu",May15,2007.AccessedJuly6,2007.
7. ^News&BroadcastWorldBankProvidesUS$1.05billiontoImproveEducationinIndia
(http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:22507409~pagePK:64257043~piPK:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

13/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

(http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/NEWS/0,,contentMDK:22507409~pagePK:64257043~piPK:
437376~theSitePK:4607,00.html)

8. ^http://www.nitc.ac.in/nitc/NIT_HOSTEL/index.htm
9. ^NIT,Trichy(http://www.nitt.edu/home/students/facilitiesnservices/hostelsnmess/hostels/)
10. ^www.nitrkl.ac.in(http://www.nitrkl.ac.in/o_insa.html)
11. ^NIT,Trichy(http://www.nitt.edu/home/students/facilitiesnservices/library/)
12. ^http://www.mnnit.ac.in/facilities/library.htm
13. ^http://www.nitc.ac.in/nitc/SAC.pdf
14. ^TribuneNewsService."BailpleasofNITraggingaccusedrejected"
(http://www.tribuneindia.com/2005/20051019/jal.htm#1),"TheTribune",Chandigarh,India,October18,2005.
AccessedJuly6,2007.
15. ^NIT,Trichy(http://www.nitt.edu/home/students/clubsnassocs/social/nss/)
16. ^NIT,Trichy(http://www.nitt.edu/home/students/clubsnassocs/social/ncc/)
17. ^ECELL|ECell,NITTrichy(http://www.ecellnitt.org/portal/ecell/)
18. ^EcellVNIT(http://ecell.vnit.ac.in/)
19. ^"NITTtohostTEDxonSunday"(http://hindu.com/2010/09/18/stories/2010091853550200.htm).TheHindu
(Chennai,India).September18,2010.
20. ^abMalaviyaNationalInstituteofTechnology(http://www.mnit.ac.in/dsa/inter_nit_sports.html)
21. ^"InterNITsportsandgamesmeetbegins"
(http://www.hindu.com/2008/12/16/stories/2008121656580300.htm).TheHindu(Chennai,India).December
16,2008.
22. ^abNITAgartalaCurrentStudents
(http://nitagartala.in/NITAmain/students/currentStudents/studentsActivities.html)
23. ^"NITC'ssciencefairforchildren"(http://www.thehindu.com/todayspaper/tpnational/tp
kerala/article2484099.ece).TheHindu(Chennai,India).September25,2011.
24. ^"CulturalfeteatNITCfromWednesday"
(http://www.hindu.com/2007/03/12/stories/2007031205090500.htm).TheHindu(Chennai,India).March12,
2007.
25. ^"NITTstudentseagertosetaGuinnessRecordatPragyan2011"
(http://www.hindu.com/2011/02/18/stories/2011021850850200.htm).TheHindu(Chennai,India).February18,
2011.
26. ^Pragyan2011(http://www.pragyan.org/11/landing)
27. ^"Festemberbackwithabang"(http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/24/stories/2010092458260200.htm).The
Hindu(Chennai,India).September24,2010.

Retrievedfrom"http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?
title=National_Institutes_of_Technology&oldid=644713403"

WikimediaCommonshas
mediarelatedtoNational
InstitutesofTechnology.

Categories: ListsofpeoplebyuniversityorcollegeinIndia
NationalInstitutesofTechnology AllIndiaCouncilforTechnicalEducation
Technicaluniversitiesandcolleges ScienceandtechnologyinIndia
Thispagewaslastmodifiedon29January2015,at15:55.
TextisavailableundertheCreativeCommonsAttributionShareAlikeLicenseadditionalterms
mayapply.Byusingthissite,youagreetotheTermsofUseandPrivacyPolicy.Wikipediaisa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

14/15

1/29/2015

NationalInstitutesofTechnologyWikipedia,thefreeencyclopedia

registeredtrademarkoftheWikimediaFoundation,Inc.,anonprofitorganization.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Institutes_of_Technology

15/15