Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

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Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur
मालवीय राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
మాలవ్యా నేషనల్ ఇన్స్టిట్యూట్ ఆఫ్ టెక్నాలజీ
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Motto य़ॊगः कऱमसु कौशलम
Motto in English
Diligence leads to Excellence
Established 1963
Type Public
Director Prof. I.K. Bhatt
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Undergraduates 3,372
Postgraduates 500
Location Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
26°51′44″N 75°48′56″E / 26.862228°N 75.815642°E / 26.862228; 75.815642Coordinates: 26°51′44″N 75°48′56″E / 26.862228°N 75.815642°E / 26.862228; 75.815642
Campus Urban, 325 acres (1.32 km2)
Acronym MNIT
Colors Blue and Yellow         

The Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur (abbreviated MNIT, Hindi: मालवीय राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान), formerly known as Malaviya Regional Engineering College Jaipur, is a public engineering institution located in Jaipur, India. It is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technologies and an Institute of National Importance. It was founded in 1963 as one of the 14 RECs and now comprises fourteen departments with emphasis on science, engineering and management.[1][2][3]

In 1963, the government of India, decided to establish institutions to enhance India's stature in the field of science and engineering. MREC was established as one of such institutions. In 2002, it was renamed as MNIT and is now completely governed by GoI. Being one of the top ranked colleges in the country and in Rajasthan it hosts conferences, exhibitions and conducts workshops consistently. Departments of the institute involve in various research projects funded by the Department of Science and Technology (India) and other private corporations. The institute is governed by a Senate as per NIT Statutes.[4]


Statue of Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya
Prabha Bhava - Main Building

The institute is a Centre of Excellence established by the MHRD, government of India. The institute formerly known as Malaviya Regional Engineering College(MREC) was established in 1962, as a joint venture of the government of India and government of Rajasthan.[1]

In 1963, the college started functioning from its temporary campus at Pilani and admitted 30 students each in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The college moved to the present campus to Jaipur in 1965. The college was inspired by the educationist Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya and thus named as Malaviya Regional Engineering College. Prof. V.G. Garde, the educationist and visionary, was the first principal.

It offered five-year Bachelor of Engineering programmes in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineering. The duration of the B.E. Degree Course was changed to four years from 1983.

The institute was upgraded to a National Institute of Technology and was declared a deemed university on 26 June 2002 and since then the institute started offering Bachelor of Technology (BTech) degree instead of Bachelor of Engineering degree. On 15 August 2007[5] MNIT and all other NITs were declared Institutes of National Importance by the government of India under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. The institute is now under The Ministry of Human Resource and Development, New Delhi. It has been selected to participate in the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program of the government of India and the World Bank.[6]


Placement and Training Cell


MNIT offers a wide variety of courses of study in engineering, sciences, management, design and humanities with a primary focus on engineering. Eight four-year undergraduate courses of study leading to the Bachelor of Technology degree and a five-year undergraduate course leading to the Bachelor of Architecture degree, with a total of over 3000 students. Postgraduate degrees award Master of Technology (M.Tech), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) and Master of Urban Planning. There are also doctoral programs with over 300 students. There are over 150 faculty members engaged in teaching and research.

Financial aid[edit]

More than thirty financial aid schemes are made available to students under different criteria to support institute fees and in some cases hostel accommodation as well.

Requisites for enrollments[edit]

Admission to undergraduate courses of the institute is through the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) which takes into account the performance in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE).[7][8]

Admission for post graduate courses namely Master of Technology (M.Tech) are through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch and M.Plan (CCMT) after Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).[9][10]

Admission to M.Sc and PhD is through department's respective written test followed by interview.


MNIT is a premier engineering institution of India and is placed 6th by various ranking agencies among National Institutes of Technology.[11] NITs along with IITs are considered elite engineering institutions of the country. It was ranked 20th by Collegekhabar, 23rd by Mint, 19th by 4icu.[12][13][14]


Research in the institute is sponsored by major government agencies which include Ministry of Comm. & IT, Govt. of INDIA (MoCIT), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST).

Departments, centres and schools[edit]

Department of Electronics and Communication
Department of Computer Engineering

Engineering departments[edit]


  • Centre for Energy and Environment
  • Materials Research Centre

Science departments[edit]


Allied departments[edit]


Hostel No. 9

MNIT's 312-acre campus is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) from Jaipur International Airport. It is 6 miles (10 km) from Pink City and is within walking distance from business district and therefore the two locations are frequent getaways for MNIT students. The vast campus is lush green and has a hill out of Aravali Ranges. Numerous buildings, clusters constitute the campus. To the west are the departmental buildings, research laboratories, associations and club buildings, lecture theatres, bank (ICICI Bank),[15] post office, canteens, lawns, auditoriums, main building, computer centre; to the east are Boys hostels, STP; to the north are guest houses, staff quarters, bank (SBI);[16] at the centre and south are sports facilities and dispensary.

Annapoorna- Central Canteen
Guest House 1

The dispensary is supervised by a team of Medical Officers and supported staff. The institute has a part-time Homeopathic doctor and Ayurvedic doctor on the campus. Canteen buildings, five in all, are near the instructional zone and hostels and in addition to it, an Amul parlor. The central canteen is run by Akshaya Patra Foundation. There are two guest houses in the campus for visitors, alumni, guests and guardians of students.

Each Department has its own building which have laboratories, staff cabins, lecture halls, classrooms, auditoriums, departmental libraries, etc., and all are linked via a continuous gallery that runs throughout the eastern part.

Sports facilities[edit]

Facilities for sports and games include a soccer ground, a cricket ground with nets, three basketball courts, three lawn tennis courts, three volleyball courts and three raw volleyball courts, one indoor badminton court and other outdoor badminton courts, a gymnasium, a billiards room, a chess room, a jogging track, table tennis boards and a swimming pool is in future plans.

Materials Research Center[edit]

Materials Research Center (MRC) has infrastructure for advanced research in various streams with focus on materials. The facilities are extended to the scientists and researchers of other institutes. Equipment at the center, set up at the cost of $6.3 million, offers a wide range of research assistance.[17] Various machines, facilities and softwares available in the lab.[18][19]

Computer Center[edit]

The Centre has 10 computer laboratories, which open all the time. A Data centre with Private Cloud using VMWare V Cloud Suite 5 and 64 TB of EMC2 Storage has also been established in the centre. The Private Cloud has features of automated provisioning of IT resources, single interface for administrator for entire IT infrastructure and work load elasticity. It is used for Library digitization, E-mail archival, hosting various services/applications and Research on cloud computing by Ph.D. and M.Tech. students.[20]

Vivekananda Lecture Hall complex[edit]

Vivekananda Hall under construction

Vivekananda Lecture Hall complex will have 40 class rooms that could accommodate about 5,500 students at a time. It will have a food court in its basement. Its construction was started on 19 September 2012.

Student life[edit]

Blitz10 rambasamba
Gargi Hostel for Girls

MNIT annually organizes Neuron its national level technical festival. Neuron is one of the biggest technical festival in India, with 10,000 students attending from all over country.

Annually MNIT conducts the MNIT Sports Tournament. Students from all across the country, from NITs and IITs participate in the event. MNIT is part of the Inter-NIT sports federation.

MNIT hosts Blitzschlag, a national level techno-cultural festival, which began as an intra-college technical symposium cum cultural festival organised by the Mechanical Engineering Society, MNIT, in 2005. It attracts participation from all corners of the country.

Blitz15 stuntmania

The institute has a sports department with a faculty strength of five coaches and five support staff. The college has international size basketball courts (two), football ground(one), tennis court(two, with flood lights), badminton and table tennis courts (separate in every hostel, open 24 hours). There is an indoor badminton court in the sports department and a gymnasium. There are three standard volleyball courts.

National level events include Neuron, Blitzschlag, Electronica, Moments, MST, Schrifftum, Taal and Zodiac.[21]


Blitzschlag are the annual techno-management fest of MNIT Jaipur. It is a three-day-long event held towards the end of January every year and attracts a crowd of 25,000 students from more than 200 colleges all over the country.[22]

The word Blitzschlag has German origins; it stands for Thunder and Lightning. Aimed at inspiring innovation, technical interest among students and awareness among the public, the event has played host to lectures, seminars, workshops, competitions, exhibitions, and quizzes.

The event is organised by the students under the guidance of their teachers.

Student Mentorship Program[edit]

Student Mentorship Program (SMP) is a program to enable constructive and positive interaction, guidance and mentorship of junior students by senior students.[23] SMP organises skill building activities, social events and special opportunities to add balance and support to the first year college student experience. Web based services consist of online Mentor-Mentee platform and SMP Media. Online Mentor-Mentee platform connects mentees with their Mentors, and SMP Media acts as a knowledge sharing platform.[24]


Mavericks is the weakly newsletter service, run by a group of students which covers all activities going on in the campus, both academic and non-academic, discussing ongoing placements, internships, achievements by students, events, projects and other happenings in the campus.[25][26]

Notable alumni[edit]

Ongoing Construction

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