National Institute of Technology, Puducherry
|National Institute of Technology, Puducherry|
|Director||Dr. (Mrs.) S. K. Pandey|
|Location||Karaikal, Puducherry, India|
The National Institute of Technology, Pucucherry (NITPY), is one of the 30 National Institute of Technology situated in Karaikal, Puducherry. NIT-Puducherry is also one of the newly formed ten NITs, sanctioned by the Government of India in 2009, as part of the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007–2012).
NIT-Puducherry does not have its own campus and it is currently functioning in Arignar Anna Government Arts and Science College. Land for the construction of the new campus had already been procured near village Poovam(256 acres) from the government of Puducherry in Karaikal. Construction of the college campus is going on.
The Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, New Delhi has taken a decision for setting up of New NITs under 11th Five year plan vide order No.F-23-13/2009-TS.III dt.30th October 2009. By virtue of this, a new NIT has come into existence in the Union Territory of Puducherry. This National Institute of Technology Puducherry admits students through AIEEE with 50% of seats reserved for the candidates having residence/native at Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yenam and the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar and the remaining 50% seats filled on all India basis. The National Institute of Technology Puducherry operates from the academic year 2010-11 onwards. The National Institute of Technology Puducherry functions from a temporary campus at Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College, Nehru nagar, Karaikal- 609 605. National Institute of Technology Puducherry Society was formed with 8 members. The members are the Secretary, MHRD, Government of India, Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor, MHRD, Joint Secretary MHRD, Dy. Educational Advisor(T), MHRD, Dy. Secretary (NITs), MHRD, Dy. Educational Advisor & Member Secretary(Incharge) of AICTE, MHRD, The mentor Director of National Institute of Technology Puducherry(Director, NIT, Tiruchirappalli) and the Principal Secretary(Technical Education), Govt of Puducherry. Dr.Baldevraj, Former Director, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research(IGCAR), Kalpakkam is the Chairman of Board of Governors for the National Institute of Technology Puducherry at Karaikal. Its mentor institute is NIT-Trichy, hence the same syllabus is followed. Presently students go NIT Trichy for labs and other such activities.
Students are admitted to the college based on the marks obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination. From the total number of seats available during the admission process 50% of seats are reserved for the candidates having residence/native at Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam(i.e., Home State).The remaining 50% seats are filled on all India quota basis.
Currently it offers three B.Tech courses.
- B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
- B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- B.Tech Computer Science Engineering
- http://www.nitt.edu/home/nitp/director/. New Director of NITPY.
- http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&safe=off&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.,cf.osb&biw=1600&bih=775&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=nit+puducherry&fb=1&hq=nit+puducherry&hnear=nit+puducherry&cid=0,0,7749022862630065310&ei=x2gQT8CMGsLJrAfv14SSAg&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&ved=0CAUQ_BI. Anna College, where Nitpy is located.