Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology

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Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT)
"NSIT's logo"
Motto आ नो भद्राः क्रतयो यन्तु विश्व्ते:
(Aa no Bhadrah Kritvo Yantu Vishvatah)
Motto in English May God bring the holy thoughts in my mind from all the directions
Established 1983
Type Public
Director Professor Raj Senani
Academic staff Over 150 (Resident and Guest Faculty)
Undergraduates Over 3000
Postgraduates Over 150
Doctoral students Over 70
Location Dwarka sect-3, New Delhi, India
Campus Urban, 145 acres(0.6 km2)
Former names Delhi Institute of Technology (1983-1997)
Colours red    
Nickname NSIT, DIT
Affiliations University of Delhi, Faculty of Technology
Website Official Site

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), formerly Delhi Institute of Technology(DIT), is a premier engineering college in New Delhi, India. It is an autonomous institution of the Government of NCT of Delhi and is academically affiliated to Faculty of Technology, University of Delhi.

Until 2009, NSIT admitted students through the Common Entrance Examination(CEE) along with the Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) now the Delhi Technological University (DTU). Students are now admitted through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-MAIN).

History[edit]

Admin Block

Delhi institute of technology[edit]

In the year 1983, the Institute started with the academic programme at UG level in the area of Electronics & Communication Engineering with an intake of 45 Students under the Faculty of Technology, University of Delhi. New programmes in the areas of Computer Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Engineering, Manufacturing Processes & Automation Engineering were added subsequently. Administrative autonomy was granted to the Institute in 1986. The Institute was registered as a Society in the name of “Delhi Institute of Technology” (DIT) on 12 June 1987.The Institute initiated Ph.D. programmes in 1989 and also formulated a number of PG programmes, four of which were approved by the AICTE in the year 1994.

It was started at the old Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) now the Delhi Technological University (DTU) campus in 1983 at Kashmere Gate, Delhi, 110006.

The Institute is affiliated to University of Delhi for all its UG, PG and Ph.D. programmes.

Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology[edit]

The Institute was formally inaugurated in its own new Campus in Dwarka, New Delhi, on 23 January 1997 by Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, then Prime Minister of India. The Institute was renamed as “Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology” (NSIT) in the year 1997.

The college is known for its lucrative placement packages which hundreds of IT companies offer to Undergraduate students every year. Companies such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Adobe Systems, Amazon.com, Goldman Sachs, Directi, etc. have recruited students from the college in the past.

Since its inception, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) (erstwhile Delhi Institute of Technology) has grown steadily both in size as well as in the scope of its activities. The basic structure of organization, functions and powers of the Institute are laid down in the “Memorandum of Association and Rules & Regulations” and the “Profile of Growth” of the Institute.

Campus[edit]

Administration Block
Central Fountain - Inner Campus

The NSIT campus is located in Dwarka (Sector-3), in South West part of New Delhi. It is well connected and lies in proximity to the Dwarka Mor station of Delhi Metro. The lush green campus is spread over sprawling 145 acres (0.59 km2). The campus has a separate administrative building and academic buildings. The campus has four boys' hostels and two girls' hostels.[1]

Central Library

Sports facilities include a football stadium, a cricket ground, table tennis rooms, a gymnasium, as well as tennis, basketball and volleyball courts.

The Delhi government has proposed a Science and Technology Park (STP) at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT) with the key objective being to 'establish Delhi as the hub of the knowledge industry'[2]

Admissions[edit]

The admission towards a full-time Bachelor of Engineering degree in NSIT is on the basis of the All India rank obtained in the JEE Main conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education. 85% of the seats are reserved for students who pass from high schools in the National Capital Territory of Delhi or Delhi region. The remaining 15% seats are for candidates from outside the Delhi region.

Admission to postgraduate programs leading to M.Tech. degree is based on performance in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) qualifying exam, followed by an interview.[citation needed]

Admission to Ph.D programs is through written test, presentation and interview. The Institute offers Rs 25000/= pm as the Teaching-Cum-Research Fellowship (TRF) to all selected research scholars. The selected TRFs get an enhanced fellowship of Rs 30000/= pm from second year onwards after a rigorous review of the progress and research work of the candidates. A scheme of admitting 10 additional Research Scholars under QIP program of AICTE has also been approved recently for which admissions will be conducted in 2013.

Academics[edit]

NSIT has the following Divisions, Schools and Centres of Excellence:

Academic divisions
  • Division of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Division of Computer Engineering
  • Division of Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Division of Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering
  • Division of Information Technology
  • Division of Bio-Technology
  • Division of Nano-Technology
  • Division of Management

The last two Divisions have although already been created with the approval of the Board of Governors but would start educational programs in near future.At present only the first six divisions are active and enroll students in the institute.

Schools
  • School of Applied Sciences and Humanities
Centres of excellence
  • Centre for Electronics and Design Technology (CEDT). Professor Dhananjay V. Gadre is the coordinator of this centre since its inception in 2003.
  • In 2012, a new Centre called `TI-NSIT Centre for Embedded Products Design' sponsored by Texas Instruments has also been created in the Division of the ECE of NSIT. Professor Dhananjay V. Gadre is the director of this new centre.
  • Center for Innovation Engineering & Technology (CIET)
  • Advanced Centre for IT (CAITFS)

The degree programs offered by the institute are

Bachelor of Engineering

This program is the flagship course of the institute. NSIT has the following branches at the undergraduate (B.E.) Level :

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Manufacturing Process and Automation Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Bio-Technology[3]
Master of Technology

At the postgraduate (M.Tech.) level NSIT has the following branches:

  • Information Systems (under Division of Computer Engineering) (18 full-time + 5 part-time)
  • Signal Processing(under Division of Electronics and Communications Engineering) (18 full-time + 5 part-time)
  • Process Control (under Division of Instrumentation and Control Engineering) (18 full-time + 5 part-time)[4]
Ph.D

The doctoral degree programs leading to Ph.D are available in a number of areas of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Manufacturing Processes and Automation Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology and Applied Sciences (which includes Physics, Chemistry and Maths).

The `Teaching-cum-Research Fellowship' (TRF) scheme was introduced by NSIT in 1998 for the candidates.[5] The Institute offers a monthly fellowship of Rs. 25,000/ in the first year and Rs. 30,000/ in subsequent years.

Students housing[edit]

There are 4 Boys' hostels( BH 1, BH 2, BH 3, BH 4) and 2 Girls' hostel on the NSIT campus. The new hostels BH-4 and GH-2 are exclusively for first year students. The Boys' hostels have the capacity to accommodate 400 students overall in single and 2-bedded rooms. All hostels have their own mess in their premises which have 24 Hrs water supply and power backup available. Sports facilities such as table tennis rooms and badminton courts are also available in the hostels.

Extracurricular Activities and College Societies[edit]

NSIT has student chapters of technical societies such as Computer Society of India (CSI), Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Instrumentation Systems and Automation Society (ISA) and Society of Automotive Engineers(SAE), Students in Free Enterprise,SIFE.

NSIT has been participating at the Harvard National Model UN conference, which is one of the oldest and most prestigiousModel United Nations Conferences in the world. Held every year in February in Boston, MA and organized by students of the Harvard University, over 70 students from NSIT have participated at the event. In 2011, the delegation was featured in Hindustan Times and was ranked in the Top 20 International MUN Delegations by BestDelegate.com.[6]

Several automotive projects are undertaken at NSIT to participate in national and international events of repute.

Team Bullethawk Racing[7] which is the Formula SAE team of NSIT; NSIT Motorsports which is the BAJA SAE team of NSIT; Advay, the NSIT Solar Car team and the NSIT Moon buggy team which has been participating in the NASA Moon buggy for the last 3 years are a select few.

The NSIT Quiz Club maintains active blogs, Facebook and Twitter pages and has won many graduate and open level competitions which includes the University Challenge, Landmark quiz and Sweden India Nobel Memorial Quiz.[8]

Other cultural clubs include the The entrepreneurship cell (e-cell, NSIT), The Rotary Project, Leaders for Tomorrow, Ashwamedha - The Dramatics Society, Neighbourhood Project, The NSIT Debating Society, Crescendo- The Music Society, Mirage - The Western Dance Crew of NSIT, ENACTUS NSIT, Junoon - The Photography Club of NSIT and Crosslinks -The Media Management and Publications group. The college has its own newspaper called Alliance which is distributed in the campus and available online.[9] SPIC MACAY helps keep alive the cultural heritage of India and the group is active in the college.[10] The college also has an active Consulting Club and a Finance and Economics Society.

Web Presence[edit]

NSITOnline
CollegeSpace

NSIT's official website is http://nsit.ac.in/ and the counselling website managed by NIC,[11] is http://nsit.nic.in.

Apart from these, NSITonline - Alternative website of NSIT and CollegeSpace Unofficial Socio-Academic-Portal of NSIT are two other platforms where information, previous year papers, notices, results and other details about the college can be availed. Both are student initiatives and are managed by teams of students from each year.

Previously, NSIT used to have forums on NSITLounge (now dead), the 2nd oldest website of NSIT. Students used to interact with seniors or juniors, and used to discuss about placements, general doubts and other happenings of the college. It was a very popular website in its days and was used both by NSITians and DCEians. Unfortunately the site eventually lost its importance due to low participation and lack of interest.

NSITLounge Homepage
NSITLounge Forums

College Festivals[edit]

Moksha (Buddhist term meaning salvation) is the annual cultural fest which is one of the largest college cultural fests of North India. It has a foot count of over 10,000 people over 3 days. The annual sports fest Utkarsha is a part of Moksha and invites colleges from all over the country.

Innovision is the annual technical fest, it takes place during mid February.

Resonanz is the annual Intra-college cultural fest which is held in October every year.

Administration[edit]

Position Position Holder Phone Email
President, NSIT Society Shri Najeeb Jung(Honourable Lt. Governor, NCT of Delhi)
Chairman, General Council Manish Sisodia (Honourable Minister for Higher and Technical Education, Govt. of NCT of Delhi ) 25099050
Chairman, Board of Governors Prof. B. N. Mishra
Director Prof. Raj Senani 25099023 director@nsit.ac.in
Dean Post Graduate Studies Prof. A.P.Mittal 25099050 deanpgs@nsit.ac.in
Dean Under Graduate Studies Prof. O. P. Thakur 25099062 deanug@nsit.ac.in
Dean Industrial Research & Development Prof. Sachin Maheshwari 25099033 deanird@nsit.ac.in
Dean Student Welfare Prof. M.P.S Bhatia 25099054 deansw@nsit.ac.in
Head, Electronics & Communication Engineering Prof. Raj Senani 25099035 headece@nsit.ac.in
Head, Computer Engineering Prof. Shampa Chakraverty 25099062 headcoe@nsit.ac.in
Head, Information Technology Prof. Sangeeta Sabharwal 25099050 headco@nsit.ac.in
Head, Instrumentation & Control Engineering/Division of Management Prof. A. P. Mittal 25099032 headice@nsit.ac.in
Head, Manufacturing Processes & Automation Engineering Prof. Sachin Maheshwari 25099032 headmpae@nsit.ac.in
Head, School of Applied Sciences (and Humanities) Prof. Vijay Gupta 25099028 headappsc@nsit.ac.in
Head, Biotechnology Prof. A.K. Dubey 25099027
Registrar Mr. Mukesh Prasad, UTCS 25099251 registrar@nsit.ac.in

Ranking[edit]

Institute Rankings
Engineering – India
India Today[13] 17
Outlook India[14] 12 [12]
Dataquest[15] 9
CSR-GHRDC*[16] 4
* Limited participation

NSIT was ranked #17 by the India Today Best Engineering colleges 2012,[13] #17 by Outlook India Top Engineering Colleges of 2012[14] and #9 consequently by Dataquest India's Top Engineering Colleges 2012 and 2011[15] In 2012-13, in a Times of India ranking, NSIT was ranked #9 among the engineering colleges in the country. In 2014, NSIT was ranked #5 in terms of placement and also #5 in terms of RoI among the engineering colleges in the country by Outlook India.[17] More details on rankings can be found on NSITonline.

References[edit]

Distinguished Faculty[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 28°36′39″N 77°2′15″E / 28.61083°N 77.03750°E / 28.61083; 77.03750