National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
|Chairman||Prof. Karunesh Kumar Shukla|
|Campus||Urban, 325 acres (132 ha)|
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur or NITJSR), is an Institute of National Importance located at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established as a Regional Institute of Technology on 15 August 1960, it was upgraded to National Institute of Technology (NIT) on 27 December 2002 with the status of a Deemed University. It is one of the 32 NITs in India, and as such is directly under the control of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). It is the third in the chain of 8 NITs established as a part of the Second Five Year Plan (1956–61) by the Government of India.
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur was founded as the Regional Institute of Technology in 1960 by Dr. Srikrishna Sinha, the then Chief Minister of the state of Bihar (unpartitioned). The date of 15 August, Independence Day in India, was chosen for the laying of the foundation stone. It was among the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) established as part of the Second Five-Year Plan (1956–1961). It now serves as the NIT for the newly carved state of Jharkhand, while NIT Patna serves as the NIT for the state of Bihar.
Academics and admission
|Engineering – India|
There are two annual festivals:
- Ojass, a techno-management festival of the college to showcase the technical and managerial skill of the students.
- Culfest, a cultural festival.
- Technica, an annual festival for students of Metallurgical and Materials engineering from all over India
- Vidhaan, a civil branch festival managed by Civil Engineering Society of NIT Jamshedpur.
- NIT Jamshedpur Conference Catalysis and Photocatalysis for Clean Energy (CPCE)
- Malli Mastan Babu - fastest 7 summiteer in the world
- Kul Man Ghising - former managing director of Nepal Electricity Authority(NEA) known for ending load-shedding
- Ram Vinay Shahi - Chairman of Energy Infratech Private Limited. Former Chairman and Managing Director of Bombay Suburban Electric Supply Limited. Former Secretary to GOI in the ministry of power.
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- "About us". NIT Jamshedpur. Archived from the original on 13 July 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
- "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
- "NIRF Engineering Ranking 2020".
- "OJASS 13". NITJSR. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
- "CULFEST'17". NITJSR. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
- "CES NIT JSR".
- "NIT Jamshedpur Conference Catalysis and Photocatalysis for Clean Energy (CPCE)".
- "World's Fastest 7 Summiteer". Retrieved 17 July 2014.
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