National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

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National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
NIT Jamshedpur
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur Logo.png
TypePublic
Established1960
ChairmanProf. Karunesh Kumar Shukla
Location, ,
22°46′32″N 86°08′47″E / 22.7755°N 86.1463°E / 22.7755; 86.1463Coordinates: 22°46′32″N 86°08′47″E / 22.7755°N 86.1463°E / 22.7755; 86.1463
CampusUrban, 325 acres (132 ha)
Websitewww.nitjsr.ac.in

The National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur), is an Institute of National Importance located at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India. Established as a Regional Institute of Technology on 15th 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 31 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.[1]

History[edit]

Main Administrative building

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.[1]

Academics and admission[edit]

The institute offers a Ph.D degree in various streams and twelve semester courses various disciplines.[1]

Ranking[edit]

University rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2018)[2]101–150

NIT Jamshedpur was ranked in the 101-150 slot among engineering colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[2]


Festivals[edit]

There are two annual festivals:

  • Ojass, a techno-management festival of the college to showcase the technical and managerial skill of the students.[3]
  • Culfest, a cultural festival.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About us". NIT Jamshedpur. Archived from the original on 13 July 2013. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  3. ^ "OJASS 13". NITJSR. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  4. ^ "CULFEST'17". NITJSR. Retrieved 14 June 2017.
  5. ^ "World's Fastest 7 Summiteer". Retrieved 17 July 2014.

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