Birsa Institute of Technology Sindri

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Logo of BIT Sindri.jpg
BIT Sindri logo.
Motto Naveen Kumar : Best of luck
Established 1949
Type Educational and research institution
Director Prof. (Dr.) U. K. Dey
Undergraduates 3128
Postgraduates 440
Location Sindri, Jharkhand, India
Campus Urban, area 400 acres (1.6 km2)
Acronym BIT
Affiliations Vinoba Bhave University
Website http://www.bitsindri.ac.in/

BIT Sindri (formerly known as Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri but now Birsa Institute of Technology, Sindri) is a govt. engineering college in Jharkhand, India. BIT Sindri was at its helm in the 1970s and 1980s and it produced nation's best engineer during that era. It was equipped with most modern and latest lab. facilities which invited students from many engineering colleges including IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) for internship in BIT Sindri. BIT has received funding from the World Bank for Various of its projects and researches which attracts world's attention.[1]
The campus placements at BIT Sindri has been quite impressive with many major companies recruiting from the campus such as TCS,IBM,Tata Steel,JSW etc.Recently Outlook India ranked the college as the 26th best College of India.The alumni of the college are working at both private sector comapnies as well as the Public sector Units. BIT Sindri is known to have one of the strongest alumni. There is also an association commonly known as BITSAA. BIT Sindri has produced some of the finest engineers who are serving all across the globe.[2]
BIT Sindri has recently organized the Golden class reunion[3] of its 64 Batch on 23 November 2014. The institute is controlled administratively by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Jharkhand, Ranchi and academically it is affiliated to Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag for conducting examinations and awarding degrees. All courses are approved by All India Council of Technical Education and most of the undergraduate programs are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. The institute is controlled administratively by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Jharkhand, Ranchi and academically it is affiliated to Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag for conducting examinations and awarding degrees. All courses are approved by All India Council of Technical Education and most of the undergraduate programs are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. The main aim of the institute is to cater to the needs of the nation for technological manpower development and research programs comparable to the best of the world. The college today offers B.Tech courses in 10 disciplines of engineering namely Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Production, Chemical, Electronics & Communications, Civil, Mining, Computer Science, Information technology, having NBA accreditation. The college possesses world class amenities which include multimedia auditoriums, seminar rooms, a state of-the art well-stocked rich E-library, well-equipped modern laboratories and campus wide network. The wide range of activities on campus, fully residential hostels, good sports facilities and never dying zeal of staffs and students for pursuit of excellence provides a pleasant and intellectually stimulating, proactive, conductive environment to students to feed their curiosities / interest and help them to prepare for the professional, academic and social life.

Campus[edit]

Administrative building

BIT Sindri is located on 400 acres (1.6 km2) of land in the industrial town of Sindri in Dhanbad district. Each branch has its own building and laboratories and each department has their own libraries and computer facilities.The college has a lush green campus .There are ten engineering departments in the college and each engineering department has its own building.BIT Sindri was the first college in Asia which introduced the course of Production Engineering.It has a wide spread campus of 440 acres.The whole and sole management of the college is done by Government of Jharkhand.A lot of cultural fests are organised in the college campus.In the session of 2014-2015 many celebrities had their performances in the college campus such as 'The Raeth band','Mohit Gupta','Divya Kumar' and the band'Under Ground Authority'.

The Sindri Town railway station is adjacent to the campus. There is a shuttle service between Sindri and Dhanbad four times a day. The other means of transportation from Dhanbad station to the campus are local taxis (also called trekkers), which have most hostels on their route.

Clubs[edit]

Auditorium

B.I.T. Sindri clubs are:

  • Eco Club : The Crusader Against Pollution.
  • Sarjana, The Institute Magazine
  • Literary Society: Promotes Literary skills among people
  • Model Club
  • Photographic Club
  • Arts Club
  • Leo Club: Organise FOYC every year
  • Painting Wing
  • Sports Club
  • Gandhi Rachnatmak Samiti
  • Rotaract Club
  • Indian Society for Technical Education, BIT Sindri Chapter
  • IETE, BIT Sindri Chapter
  • SAE INDIA BIT Sindri Students Chapter
  • BIT Cultural Society
  • Kite Flying Society

National Societies are

Club activities include

  • Prakriti ( Eco Club ) .. A bondage between Nature and Human
  • Smriti Taru : the tree plantation program amongst Final Year students
  • Cultural Fests: FIESTA,Sparsh, XENIUM, Nakshatra,YAMINI
  • Photograph and painting exhibition: Drishti and Samarpan
  • Tech Fest of BIT Sindri Sandhaan, Tech-udbhav, Triveni
  • Triveni
  • Tech Udbhav
  • Mr and Miss Photogenic,
  • Fresher of the Year
  • SPANDAN WEEK
  • Annual iaMock Test On GATE-
  • Annual Mock Test On CAT
  • Seminars
  • Engineers Day celebration
  • Pre-placement programs
  • Free education to underprivileged chlidrens by Prayaas India [NGO]

Community service[edit]

Prayaas India[edit]

  • PRAYAAS INDIA is the shape given to efforts of the students of B.I.T. Sindri, Dhanbad who thought of the humanitarian aspects nurturing in their minds.Prayaas India is a Non-Governmental Organisation which came into existence on April 10, 2008, starting with 10 volunteers and 25 children for providing free and quality education to underprivileged children living in slums and villages near college campuses. The whole management of the organization is handled by BIT Sindri students. Apart from two-hours evening tuitions to more than 500 children, they are admitted in good private schools for formal education.

Undergraduate Programmes[edit]

  • CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
  • METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING
  • PRODUCTION & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING
  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • MINING ENGINEERING
  • ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE ENGINEERING
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Postgraduate Programmes[edit]

  • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

1.Heat power engineering 2.Machine Design 3.Production Technology

  • ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

1.Power System 2.Control System

  • METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING

1.Physical Metallurgy 2.Process Metallurgy

  • CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

1.Plant Design

  • CIVIL ENGINEERING

1.Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering 2.Structural Design

(Admissions are through GATE followed by interviews.)

Ph.D

Library[edit]

Central Library

The BIT Sindri library has 1,500,000 books and an e-library resource center developed under the department of CSE and IT.

Placements at BIT Sindri[edit]

BIT Sindri, the only government engineering college in the state, made a record of sorts in 2011 when the total number of students securing jobs through campus recruitment crossed the 500 mark. Institute students were delighted when the TCS announced to give annual scholarship of Rs 10,000 to the topper of computer science and engineering branch. In 2010, the total number of students who had secured job through campus placement drive was 468.[4] For 2012 batch students,IT major Tata Consultancy Services offered jobs to 201 students. The students have been offered a salary package of up to Rs 3.8 lakh per annum. But still there is huge Craze of GATE in the Campus and people score well in GATE every year.[5]

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