LNM Institute of Information Technology

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The LNM Institute of Information Technology, Jaipur
The official logo of The LNM Institute of Information Technology, consisting of 6 orange squares arranged in rows of 3-2-1 to the right of the word LNMIIT in light blue. The full name of the institute is written below the acronym.
Motto Excellence our motto, Discipline our way
Established 2003, became Deemed University in 2006
Type Non-profit
Director Prof. S.S. Gokhale
Students 1200
Undergraduates Annual intake 360
Location Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Colors Sky blue, Sunset Orange & Red
Affiliations UGC[1]
Website lnmiit.ac.in

The LNM Institute of Information Technology (LNMIIT), is a deemed university[2] located in Jaipur, India, on an 100-acre (40 ha) campus. The institute is a public-private partnership between the Lakshmi Niwas Mittal and Usha Mittal foundation and the Government of Rajasthan as an autonomous non-profit organization.

The institute began in 2002 with a[3] branch in India, Communication and Computer Engineering(CCE), in a temporary campus in Jaipur. Today, the institute operates out of its campus, about 10 km from the Jaipur-Agra Highway and 20 km from the heart of Jaipur City. The institute offers the following five disciplines:

  • Communication and Computer Engineering (CCE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Computer Science Engineering (CSE)
  • Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering (MME)

The LNMIIT infrastructure includes on-campus housing, hostels for boys and girls, sports facilities, shopping complex, studio apartments & faculty housing, an open-air theater, lecture halls, labs, and LAN connectivity.

Expansion[edit]

During a dinner hosted for chief minister Ashok Gehlot,[4] steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal discussed plans to expand his Jaipur-based Lakshmi Niwas Mittal Institute of Information Technology (LNMIIT). It is considered among the better IT-schools and engineering colleges in India. As a deemed university, LNMIIT was jointly set up by the state government and the Lakshmi and Usha Mittal Foundation, as an autonomous non-profit organisation. Mittal was also the part of the meeting where the delegation discussed the proposed 2012 Jaipur convention for NRIs from the state. The London chapter of the foundation has volunteered to co-ordinate with NRIs across Europe for the 2012 convention. [5] [6]

Admission and courses[edit]

Undergraduate program[edit]

Students who appear in either the Joint Entrance Examination Main conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education are eligible to apply for admission to the LNMIIT.[7][8] The LNMIIT considers the JEE MAIN marks as well as the DASA mode(Foreign National/PIO/NRI) to offer admissions to the candidates.

LNMIIT offers direct admission to boys within top 10 ranks and girls within top 20 ranks in the senior secondary exam of the 12th class conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan. Only students who have studied Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English in 12th class are considered for admission through this route.[9]

A limited number of scholarships are available, based on JEE (Advanced) All India Over all Ranks.

Postgraduate program[edit]

The institute offers the following programs:

  • Master of Technology (M. Tech.)
  • Master of Science (M.S.)
  • B.Tech Honors M.Tech Dual Degree.(five year course)

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Praveen Patel , IES Officer ,Govt. of India.
  • Manu Yadav - Co-founder, ENuke Software (P) Limited
  • Vidit Paliwal - Co-founder, BigStep Technologies (P) Limited
  • Saurabh Gupta, Founder, Neutrino IT Technologies (P) Limited and Managing Director, ACORE Group, Dubai
  • Utkarsh Jain - Director & Cofounder, Codescape Consultants (P) Limited
  • Rohit Agarwal - Co-Founder, Noida Polymers
  • Saket Modi, CoFounder & CEO, Lucideus Tech (An Ethical Hacker)
  • Dinesh Chaubey - CEO, Balaji Agro Coal Limited
  • Vinay Puri - Founder & CEO, Webinova Inc.

Culture and student life[edit]

Each year student elections are held for clubs and committees for food arrangements, interaction of the student community with the administration of the university, hostel facilities, and coordination of sports and cultural activities.

The students are the chief participants in organizing festivals and celebrations with the institute's inter-college cultural and technical fest. Every major event is organized, handled and coordinated completely by students.

'Vivacity' is the annual cultural-technical-management fest which is held in October evry year. The fest is organized by Students Committee and it attracts huge participation from universities throughout the nation. After the inaugural evening celebration, the three day fest consists of major events like Razzmatazz, Vogue, Raddrock. All the four nights in the fest have a featured performance by celebrities in the country. The previous pro-nite shows include Javed Ali, JAL - the band, Raeth - Band, Euphoria, Kumar Vishwas, Toshi, Mohit Chauhan and many more. It is the biggest fest in the Pink City.

The 'Desportivos' is an annual national level sports-meet of LNMIIT which is held in November every year. Organized by the Sports committee, it attracts huge participation in sports from institutes within and outside the state. There are numerous clubs functioning in the institute, 'Quizzinga' or the LNMIIT Quiz club features among the top quizzing clubs in North India, and are the undefeated champions of Tata Crucible - The Business Quiz from Jaipur two times in a row.

Committees[edit]

The following committees function in the LNMIIT as on August 2010, as a part of the student gymkhana:

  • Committee of Student and Hostel Affairs (COSHA)
  • Cultural Committee
  • Literary Committee
  • Placement and Training Cell
  • Science & Technology Committee
  • Sports Committee
  • Vivacity (annual festival) Core Committee

Student clubs[edit]

As of April 2013:

  • Counselling Cell (provides a platform to the students where they can be helped with their problems)
  • Literary Committee (Club for Literary Enthusiasts. Blog :Cognisance)
  • The Phoenix Club (Technical Club, Robotics, Human Computer Interaction and Instrumentation)
  • The E-Cell (Entrepreneurship Cell)
  • The Innovation Club (Innovation Club)
  • The Movie club (film lovers club)
  • The Cybros (The Computer Club)
  • The LNMIIT Quiz Club ('Quizzinga')
  • Innovation Club
  • Dramatics Club
  • Art n Craft Club
  • [5](The Photography Club)
  • The Fundoo club
  • The Reading Club
  • The Music club
  • The Dance Club
  • Nirog Club
  • The Astronomy Club
  • Karate Club
  • Ghummakad Club

Other groups[edit]

  • Sankalp (like an NGO, a club for social causes)
  • Nirog (a group to help people when they are sick or get hurt)

References[edit]

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