Lakshmi Narain College of Technology

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Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal
लक्ष्मी नारायण प्रौद्योगिकी महाविद्यालय, भोपाल
LNCT Bhopal Logo.png
Type Education and research institution
Established 1994
Founder

Jai Narain Chouksey

Late Suresh Kumar Chouksey
Academic staff
150+
Students 5000+
Location Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
Campus Urban, 45 acres (0.18 km2)
Acronym LNCT
Affiliations AICTE, PCI
Website http://www.lnctgroup.in/

The Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (abbreviated LNCTB or LNCT Bhopal) is a technology-oriented institute of higher education established by LNCT Group of Colleges.

History[edit]

Lakshmi Narain College of Technology, Bhopal (formerly LNCT) is one of the first private engineering colleges in Madhya Pradesh.[1] The governments of India and Madhya Pradesh jointly sponsored the LNCT (a private engineering college) in 1994 to attract bright young students from across the country. It was founded by the Kalchuri Educational Trust, Bhopal. The institute is successfully meeting the objective of producing skilled manpower of the highest quality who is able to cope up with challenges of ever evolving industrial needs of the country.

The college is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi Technical University, Bhopal, the technical university of Madhya Pradesh for engineering courses, Barkatullah University (BU), Bhopal for management and pharmacy courses and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).

In 2006 the Lakshmi Narain College of Technology & Science (LNCTS) and in 2015 Lakshmi Narain College of Technology Excellence (LNCTE) was established as the constituent colleges of LNCT on the same campus.[2]

In 2013 the LNCT was awarded the Best Institute of Bhopal by CMAI (Communication Multimedia and Infrastructure of India) in National Madhya Pradesh Education Awards.[3]

Campus and location[edit]

The institute is in Kalchuri Nagar, Raisen road Bhopal, about 9 km from Bhopal Railway Station. It is close to BHEL Bhopal. The Raja Bhoj Airport in Ghandhi Nagar is close.[4]

The institute is on a lush green campus of 45 acres. There are five buildings that house the academics and research centres. In addition to this, the academics building has tutorial rooms, lecture halls, computer and electronics labs and offices of the administrations and faculty. The campus is fully equipped with facilities like central library (digital library, Internet lab), digital classrooms, hostel, mess, sports, etc.

Departments[edit]

  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Humanities & Social Science
  • Information Technology & Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Management Studies
  • Physics
  • Pharmacy

A documentary on mechanical engineering department of LNCT was telecast on Indian national television news channel DD News.[5]

Rankings[edit]

In rankings among engineering colleges in India it was ranked seventy-three in 2014 and seventy in 2015 by Outlook India survey.[6]

Academics and admission[edit]

LNCT offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees across disciplines in engineering, management, computer applications, and pharmacy.[7] For the undergraduate curriculum, admission to the B.E. is done through the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) counselling followed by Directorate of Technical Education Madhya Pradesh Government. For the postgraduate curriculum, admission to the MTech programmes are through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). Admission in other courses are through a state-level entrance test.[8]

Training and placement[edit]

LNCT has signed MOU with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd. and Oracle under a Workforce Development Program. LNCT has been accredited from TCS, Wipro and Capgemini. It has been first institute in Madhya Pradesh chosen for a Microsoft Innovation Center.[9]

Major recruiters include Microsoft, Syntel, Cognizant, TCS, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, Infosys, Capgemini, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, Dell, IBM, Computer Sciences Corporation, Zensar, Reliance Communications, Mu Sigma Inc., Cummins, Amdocs, Godrej, HCL, Ericsson, UST Global, Zycus, Yodlee, Sears Holdings, Persistent Systems, Aricent, Aon Hewitt, Mphasis, Atos, Ashok Leyland, etc.[10]

Clubs and activities[edit]

LNCT Bhopal has been hosted the Indian Language Conference in which Hon'ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan was chief guest.[11] LNCT Bhopal has tie-ups with Elite Football League of India for EFLI University League.[12]

  • Quest Nature Club
  • LNCT Photography Club
  • Srishti
  • Srijan
  • Engineers Planet
  • NSS LNCT
  • Engineers Olympic

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Coordinates: 23°09′11″N 77°18′45″E / 23.153°N 77.3126°E / 23.153; 77.3126