Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology

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Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology
official logo of MSIT
TypePrivate
Established5 September 2001 (2001-09-05)
Undergraduates2000
Postgraduates70
Location, ,
700150
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22°30′41″N 88°24′48″E / 22.511444°N 88.413258°E / 22.511444; 88.413258Coordinates: 22°30′41″N 88°24′48″E / 22.511444°N 88.413258°E / 22.511444; 88.413258
CampusUrban
AffiliationsMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, AICTE
Websitehttp://www.msit.edu.in
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology is located in West Bengal
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology
Location in West Bengal
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology is located in India
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology (India)

Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology is private college located in West Bengal, India. The college is located in eastern suburb of the city at Nazirabad, Rajpur Sonarpur. The college is approved by the AICTE and the Directorate of Technical Education, and affiliated with Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology.

Academics[edit]

Admission[edit]

MSIT_Campus
Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology Campus (May, 2008)

The Institute has a student population mainly from eastern and north-eastern India. Students are admitted into undergraduate B.Tech course in July and August, based on their performances in WBJEE. Admission into B.Tech course in MSIT is competitive and requires good rank in WBJEE.[1] Polytechnic students are admitted into B.Tech second-year first-semester directly, as lateral candidates, based on their scores in JELET[2] examination. MBA students are admitted through Management Aptitude Test (MAT).

Academic programmes[edit]

Undergraduate

Post-graduate[3]

  • M.Tech (Computer Science, Geo-Technical Engineering (Civil))
  • MCA
  • MBA

Library[edit]

Until 2009, the institute's library hall was situated at the ground floor of the main academic building. It was fully computerized and had around 28000 volume of books. In addition, it had many printed journals, magazines, a good collection of CDs etc.[4] Now the library is situated over the first floor of the new building with separate reading areas, newspaper kiosk, facilities for viewing on-line journals and of course more number of books and printed materials than before.

Ranking[edit]

The department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of MSIT has been ranked within top 100 Indian Engineering Colleges in the year 2012,[5] by Silicon India.

In 2013, MSIT ranked 18th nationally[6] in a non IIT Indian Tech-school ranking.[by whom?]

Mechanical Engineering Department of MSIT is one of the best among the pvt. engineering colleges in West Bengal.

People and infrastructure[edit]

Lab6
LAB 6 in the Center for Computation

Most of the faculties in the institute are engaged in research inside or outside the institute.[7][8]

The Computer Science department hosts a Centre for Computation with around 400 terminals connected via backbone LAN. The Advanced VLSI Lab of ECE department is supported by EDA tools like SPICE, CADENCE etc. The lab has hosted VLSI research projects that are being published in IEEE, Springer or Elsevier. A data Communication research hub in ECE department was set up in 2008, for advanced research in Communication Engineering.[citation needed]

Research[edit]

CISCO generic router in Data-Communication Research Hub

A major boost in MSIT's research platform came with a DRDO project on image processing in 2005. The project was hosted in this institute for more than two years and was carried out jointly by faculties and students from ECE and CSE/IT departments. The main research groups in this institute are - the Data Communication research group, the VLSI group.

The Data Communication Research hub, constructed in 2008, is equipped with Routers, Switches, Wireless Access Point etc. hardware and software including some indigenous protocol simulation tools, Packet Tracer etc. The first director of the Communication Hub was Prof. Debasish Datta, the then Head of E&EC department, IIT Kharagpur. Under his supervision some faculties and some students gifted the institute a research lab with its own course material and some indigenous protocol simulators. A number of times the lab has been used by researchers and professors from other institutes for its uniqueness. Research teams, composed of third and fourth year students and guide Professors, still work in the lab. Papers on Mobile Communication have been authored by researchers of this lab which have been published in national and international journals.[9][10]

The VLSI group, working in the Advanced VLSI Design Lab, in the department of Electronics and Communication Engineering has published more than 50 research papers in international journals/conferences.[11] Professors working in this lab have written books.[12] The group mainly works on CMOS ultra low power designs, CNT etc.

ECE design team (Xencom) at Texas Instruments India Innovation Challenge, 2015
ECE design team (Xencom) receiving runner-up award from Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Design teams from the dept. of ECE has participated in many prestigious design competitions and brought accolades. A team from the VLSI group, led by Prof. Manash Chanda of dept. of Electronics and Communication, ranked within top five positions in an electronic design contest organised by Cadence in 2010, and took part in the Symposium organised at Noida. In 2015, the design of an automatic intelligent Irrigation system of ECE department's design team 'Xencom', led by Prof. Sudip Dogra, won the runner-up prize at Texas Instruments India Innovation Challenge 2015,[13][14] organised by Texas Instruments. A startup named 'Xencom Automation', based on this innovation, is in the process of launching.[citation needed]

There is a student branch of IEEE in MSIT.[15]

Student life[edit]

The institute organises an annual Cultural fest named Eutopian Euphorians and tech fest Paridhi by technical club Megatronix.[16] Tech teams from this institute have competed in many tech-fests organised in India. Since 2014, a dedicated Quiz and Personality Development club named "Gnosis" has been started in the institute.[citation needed]

Annually, the students organise the "Saraswati Puja" and the "Biswakarma Puja" .[citation needed]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WBJEE 2011 Counselling opening and closing rank for Self-financing Engineering and Technology Colleges admission". BengalStudents. 5 November 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Jelet". West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board. Archived from the original on 20 September 2012. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Home". msitcollege.org.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 March 2010. Retrieved 14 October 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://siliconindian.com/mba/engineering_colleges.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  6. ^ http://digitalmailers.in/techsurvey2013.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  7. ^ "Manash Chanda, Ph. D (Engg.)".
  8. ^ "Dr. Swapnadip de".
  9. ^ Dogra, Sudip; Ray, Ritwik; Ghosh, Saustav; Bhattacharya, Debharshi; Sarkar, Subir Kr. (2009). "A Cost Effective RFID Based Customized DVD-ROM to Thwart Software Piracy". arXiv:0911.0402 [cs.CR].
  10. ^ Dogra, Sudip; Ghosh, Saustav; Ray, Ritwik; Bhattacharya, Debharshi; Sarkar, Subir Kumar (2010). "A new scheme for management of cinema multiplex system in a cost effective way by using RFID". 2010 International Conference on Wireless Communication and Sensor Computing (ICWCSC). pp. 1–5. doi:10.1109/ICWCSC.2010.5415910. ISBN 978-1-4244-5136-4. S2CID 6880668.
  11. ^ Chanda, Manash; Jain, Sankalp; De, Swapnadip; Sarkar, Chandan Kumar (2015). "Implementation of Subthreshold Adiabatic Logic for Ultralow-Power Application". IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (Vlsi) Systems. 23 (12): 2782–2790. doi:10.1109/TVLSI.2014.2385817. S2CID 29372211.
  12. ^ De, Swapnadip (October 2011). Parameter Modeling of Submicron Mosfet. ISBN 978-3846522004.
  13. ^ http://www.ti.com/lit/ml/ssqw053/ssqw053.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  14. ^ Archived at Ghostarchive and the Wayback Machine: "TIIC IDC 2015-Team 1379-"Automated Irrigation System with Advanced Security"". YouTube.
  15. ^ "IEEE Electron Device Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology Student Branch Chapter".
  16. ^ "Megatronix".

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