Birsa Institute of Technology Sindri

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BIT Sindri logo.
Motto satyamev jayte
Established 1949
Type Educational and research institution
Director Prof. (Dr.) U. K. Dey
Undergraduates 3000
Postgraduates 440
Location Sindri, Jharkhand, India
Campus Urban, area 400 acres (1.6 km2)
Acronym BIT

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.


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.



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
  • 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]


Postgraduate Programmes[edit]


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


1.Power System 2.Control System


1.Physical Metallurgy 2.Process Metallurgy


1.Plant Design


1.Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering 2.Structural Design

(Admissions are through GATE followed by interviews.)



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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