National Institute of Technology, Manipur

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National Institute of Technology, Manipur
National Institute of Technology, Manipur logo.png
TypeInstitute of National Importance
Established2010 (2010)
ChairmanAshish Chauhan
DirectorGoutam Sutradhar
Location
24°49′56″N 93°54′51″E / 24.832194°N 93.914147°E / 24.832194; 93.914147Coordinates: 24°49′56″N 93°54′51″E / 24.832194°N 93.914147°E / 24.832194; 93.914147
CampusRural
AffiliationsMinistry of Human Resource Development
Websitewww.nitmanipur.ac.in

National Institute of Technology, Manipur (NIT Manipur) is an institute of National Importance situated in Imphal, Manipur, India. It is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India. NIT Manipur started its first academic session in 2010.[1][2][3]

Geography[edit]

NIT Manipur is located in Langol, Imphal-795004, which is about 10 km from the Imphal International Airport.

History[edit]

The institute is one among the thirty-one NITs established as Institutions of National Importance with funding support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It is also one of ten new NIT's established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development via its order no. F.23-13-2009-TS-III of 30 October 2009 and 3 March 2010. NIT Manipur was declared as a full-fledged NIT along with nine other new NITs, through An Act of Parliament and notified under Govt. of India Gazette notification No. 28 0f 2012 dated 7 June 2012 and declared as an Institute of National Importance.

Ranking[edit]

University rankings
Engineering – India
NIRF (2018)[4]101–150

NIT Manipur was ranked in the 101–150 band by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in engineering category in 2018.[4]

Academics[edit]

Teaching and learning[edit]

With its 341-acre campus, NIT Manipur was established in 2010. The primary goal of NIT Manipur's curriculum is to develop scientific thinking in students, to promote their problem-solving skills and innovate technologies.

The Institute offers courses on BTech and MTech in Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering. In addition, it offers MSc courses in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. PhD courses are also exist for various engineering, science and humanities subjects. NIT Manipur's curriculum caters to the technological needs of nearby villages and towns.

NIT Manipur's alumni gained employment in companies, the public sector or academia. Faculty members have received research grants totaling over Rs. 5.0 crores in last 2-3 years.[when?] The Institute has state-of-the-art labs, workshops and consultancy projects. The Institute runs initiatives like the start-up and Atal Innovation mission, the incubation hub and internal revenue generation (IRG).

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) admissions for Indian students is through JOSAA counselling. Until 2012 admissions were based on the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). From 2013 to 2016, admission was done through the JEE (MAIN); ranks were based on considering 60% of the marks scored in the test and 40% in class 12 board examinations.

Regular admissions for M.Tech is through CCMT counselling. The candidate must have a valid GATE score. Regular students admitted through CCMT are offered a stipend of 12,400 INR. The institute reserves seats for sponsored and part-time candidates where people working in industries and companies and who have more than two years of experience are given the chance to complete the M.Tech. However, they receive no stipend. Applicants from abroad are given seats for direct admission in various courses under the Direct Admission for Students Abroad (DASA) scheme.

Departments[edit]

The institute has six academic departments:[5]

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Humanities and Basic Sciences

Student life[edit]

Festival[edit]

Ougri is a student-organized cultural and technical festival at NITMN that was first organised in 2013. Ougri is derived from the dance of Manipuri tradition called "Ougri Hangen Chongba". Generally, it is organised in the month of March every year.[6]

Sports[edit]

NITMN organizes an annual Sports Meet usually in March. Football, kabaddi and volleyball are the major attractions. Table tennis, chess, carrom, 100m 200m 400m and 800m races are also hosted.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome To NIT Manipur". nitmanipur.ac.in. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  2. ^ "National Institute of Technology Imphal". collegekhabar.com. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  3. ^ "National Institute of Technology (NIT) - Manipur". collegesearch.com. Retrieved 18 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Engineering)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  5. ^ "DEPARTMENT HEAD". Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Ougri, NIT Manipur". www.ougri.org. Retrieved 26 July 2019.