Birsa Institute of Technology Sindri

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BIT Sindri logo.
Motto Niyatan Kuru Karmatwam
Established 1949
Type Educational and research institution
Director Prof. (Dr.) U. K. Dey
Undergraduates 3000
Postgraduates 440
Location Sindri, Jharkhand, India
Campus Urban, area 400 acres (1.6 km2)
Acronym BIT

BIT Sindri (formerly known as Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri but now Birsa Institute of Technology, Sindri) is a govt. engineering college in Jharkhand, India. BIT Sindri was at its helm in the 1970s and 1980s and it produced nation's best engineer during that era. It was equipped with most modern and latest lab. facilities which invited students from many engineering colleges including IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) for internship in BIT Sindri. BIT has received funding from the World Bank for Various of its projects and researches which attracts world's attention.[1]
BIT Sindri is known to have one of the strongest alumni. There is also an association commonly known as BITSAA. BIT Sindri has produced some of the finest engineers who are serving all across the globe.[2]
BIT Sindri has recently organized the Golden class reunion[3] of its 64 Batch on 23 November, 2014.


Administrative building

BIT Sindri is located on 400 acres (1.6 km2) of land in the industrial town of Sindri in Dhanbad district. Each branch has its own building and laboratories and each department has their own libraries and computer facilities. The campus has an auditorium, on-campus hospital, a library, a canteen, a cricket/football playground, a gymnasium, a branch of the State Bank of India with ATM facility, a post office, an STD/ISD phone booth, and a co-operative store.

The Sindri Town railway station is adjacent to the campus. There is a shuttle service between Sindri and Dhanbad four times a day. The other means of transportation from Dhanbad station to the campus are local taxis (also called trekkers), which have most hostels on their route.


The institute is fully residential. Mess are also good. The on-campus student housing consists of 25 hostels divided into A-Zone and B-zone, A-Zone mainly refers to Tiger Road and B-Zone is for 3rd year Hostels, including five girl's hostels, a separate postgraduate hostel, and a guest house.



B.I.T. Sindri clubs are:

  • Eco Club : The Crusader Against Pollution.
  • Sarjana, The Institute Magazine
  • Literary Society: Promotes Literary skills among people
  • Model Club
  • Photographic Club
  • Arts Club
  • Leo Club: Organise FOYC every year
  • Painting Wing
  • Sports Club
  • Gandhi Rachnatmak Samiti
  • Rotaract Club
  • Indian Society for Technical Education, BIT Sindri Chapter
  • IETE, BIT Sindri Chapter
  • SAE INDIA BIT Sindri Students Chapter
  • BIT Cultural Society
  • Kite Flying Society

National Societies are

Club activities include

  • Prakriti ( Eco Club ) .. A bondage between Nature and Human
  • Smriti Taru : the tree plantation program amongst Final Year students
  • Cultural Fests: FIESTA,Sparsh, XENIUM, Nakshatra,YAMINI
  • Photograph and painting exhibition: Drishti and Samarpan
  • Tech Fest of BIT Sindri Sandhaan, Tech-udbhav, Triveni
  • Triveni
  • Tech Udbhav
  • Mr and Miss Photogenic,
  • Fresher of the Year
  • Annual iaMock Test On GATE-
  • Annual Mock Test On CAT
  • Seminars
  • Engineers Day celebration
  • Pre-placement programs
  • Free education to underprivileged chlidrens by Prayaas India [NGO]

Community service[edit]

Prayaas India[edit]

  • PRAYAAS INDIA is the shape given to efforts of the students of B.I.T. Sindri, Dhanbad who thought of the humanitarian aspects nurturing in their minds.Prayaas India is a Non-Governmental Organisation which came into existence on April 10, 2008, starting with 10 volunteers and 25 children for providing free and quality education to underprivileged children living in slums and villages near college campuses. The whole management of the organization is handled by BIT Sindri students. Apart from two-hours evening tuitions to more than 500 children, they are admitted in good private schools for formal education. At present Prayaas is run efficiently by the help of 70 volunteers and their initiatives reach to about 950 unprivileged children among 8 centers. Presently, Prayaas is run by self contribution of the volunteers and voluntary donations of other BITians. The volunteer allocate their spare time in evening to teach children.


The institute is administered by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Jharkhand, and is academically affiliated to Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag for conducting examinations and awarding degrees.

Undergraduate Programmes[edit]


Postgraduate Programmes[edit]


1.Heat power engineering 2.Machine Design 3.Production Technology


1.Power System 2.Control System


1.Physical Metallurgy 2.Process Metallurgy


1.Plant Design


1.Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering 2.Structural Design

(Admissions are through GATE followed by interviews.)


Admission to Ph.D (Engineering) program in various engineering disciplines and interdisciplinary area is made through written test/interview conducted by the institute.


Central Library

The BIT Sindri library has 1,500,000 books and an e-library resource center developed under the department of CSE and IT. The library is in a multi-storied building with amenities like elevators, internet facilities, and a computer department.

The library caters to the needs of the undergraduate and postgraduate students by subscribing to national and international journals. It has subscriptions to e-journals and e-books, and is open for 12 hours daily.

Placements at BIT Sindri[edit]

BIT Sindri, the only government engineering college in the state, made a record of sorts in 2011 when the total number of students securing jobs through campus recruitment crossed the 500 mark. Institute students were delighted when the TCS announced to give annual scholarship of Rs 10,000 to the topper of computer science and engineering branch. In 2010, the total number of students who had secured job through campus placement drive was 468.[4] For 2012 batch students,IT major Tata Consultancy Services offered jobs to 201 students. The students have been offered a salary package of up to Rs 3.8 lakh per annum. But still there is huge Craze of GATE in the Campus and people score well in GATE every year.[5]

B.I.T is ranked 1st in terms of return on Investment in India, and overall ranked 22nd


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