National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
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|National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur|
Administrative block, NIT Hamirpur
|Motto||उद्यमेन हि सिद्धयान्ति कार्याणि न मनोरथैः॥ (from Nīti Śatakaḥ by Bhartṛhari)|
|Motto in English||A goal is achieved through labour, not by desire only.|
|Location||Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India|
|Campus||Urban, 320 acres|
|Former names||Regional Engineering College, Hamirpur|
The National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (commonly referred to as NIT Hamirpur) is a public engineering college located in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is one of the thirty National Institutes of Technology established, administered and funded by Government of India. It conducts undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering and Architecture and Doctor of Philosophy programme in Engineering, Pure Science and Humanities.
Established in 1986 as Regional Engineering College, Hamirpur in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh, it was a joint enterprise of the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh. On 26 June 2002 REC Hamirpur was awarded the status of deemed-to-be university and upgraded into an NIT. As a result of this transition the institute came under the sole purview of the Government of India. It has been awarded the status of Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament, and judged best NIT in terms of infrastructure by the World Bank. For getting admission in NIT Hamirpur one has to clear the JEE MAINS examination in INDIA.
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- NIT Hamirpur academic departments are...
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Management and Social Sciences
- Energy and Environment
- Material Science
Undergraduate students are admitted through their performance in the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination JEE-MAIN. Students are awarded Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degrees after eight semesters, while their counterparts in the field of architecture need to complete ten semesters to be awarded Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch).
Postgraduate programmes were introduced beginning with Master of Technology (M.Tech) in 2005 and Master of Sustainable Architecture (M.ARCH), Doctor of Philosophy in 2006 and Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2009. Admissions to the M.Tech programmes is by the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam. Doctorate admission is on the basis of previous research and interviews by the appropriate screening committees.
Computer Center is a central facility, which caters to the needs of academic departments. The aim of the center is to provide professional services, promote and assist the use of new computing technology among the students, staff and administration. .
The Computer Center manages computing and communication facilities throughout the campus.
The institute library was set up in 1986 in one room of Government Polytechnic Hamirpur and was shifted to the institute campus in 1988 in Visvesvarya Block. At present it is in a separate building with the floor area of 3200 square meters. The library can seat 500 people in reading halls and 100 readers in the audio-visual hall.The library observe the following timing in weekdays and holidays. 1. Monday to Friday 8.30 AM to 12.00 Midnight 2. Saturdays/Sundays/Holidays 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM Library NIT Hamirpur (H.P.) Observe only the Four National Holidays i.e. Republic Day, Independence Day, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti & Deepawali in a calender year.
NIT Hamirpur provides sports facilities for indoor and outdoor games. Teams are sent out to compete in university-level sports competition. Sports facilities include cricket, football, lawn tennis, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton and athletics.
The institute campus is situated in the Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh, India, at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level.
Being a residential institute, there are EIGHT boys' hostels and one girls' hostels, with residences for the faculty and staff. Some hostels have four-seated or triple-seated rooms, while others have doublets and singlets. Neelkanth Boys' hostel is the newest and largest in its capacity.
- Kailash Boys' Hostel
- Shivalik Boys' Hostel
- Parvati Girls' Hostel
- Dhauladhar Boys' Hostel
- Vindhyachal Boys' Hostel
- Mani Mahesh Boys' Hostel
- Neelkanth Boys' Hostel
- Satpura Hostel
- APJ Abdul Kalam Boy's Hostel
Hill 'Ffair and Nimbus are the cultural and technical festivals respectively. During the days of Hill 'Ffair the open air theater becomes the nerve-center for all activity. The rock show, fashion parade, and the Mr. and Miss Hill 'Ffair competitions are some of the most popular events.
GLUG NITH (GNU/Linux User Group of NIT Hamirpur) organizes workshops, demonstrations and presentations.GLUG NITH also hosts an ftp mirror server of gnu and popular Linux distributions.
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