National Institute of Technology Nagaland

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National Institute of Technology Nagaland
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Type Institute of National Importance under The NIT Act of 2007, Public
Established 2010
Chairman new chairman yet to be appointed
Director Dr. S. Venugopal
Undergraduates 390
Location Chumukedima, Dimapur, Nagaland
25°47′16″N 93°46′28″E / 25.78778°N 93.77444°E / 25.78778; 93.77444Coordinates: 25°47′16″N 93°46′28″E / 25.78778°N 93.77444°E / 25.78778; 93.77444
Campus Approx 300 acres
Acronym NITN
Sports Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Badminton, including all indoor games.

National Institute of Technology Nagaland is a higher education technology institute located at Dimapur [1]in Nagaland, India. It is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India. NIT Nagaland was set up by the Government of India in 2009, as part of the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007–2012) for imparting technical education in the state of Nagaland. NIT Silchar has provided initial mentorship to NIT Nagaland for the initial two years of its establishment.

The first batch of NIT Nagaland (2010-2014) studied at NIT Silchar for two years and then the NIT Nagaland has shifted to its home state, Nagaland in September 2012. NIT Nagaland is a federally funded technical university established by an Act of the Indian Parliament.

The institute is located at the Old DC Complex at Chumukedima, about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Dimapur.

NIT Nagaland is managed by the NIT Nagaland Society registered under the Societies Act. The institute is fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. At present six undergraduate courses in Engineering namely Electronics & instrumentation engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering , Computer Science & Engineering, Civil engineering and Mechanical engineering and four master course namely Power System Engineering,VLSI Systems,Computer Science and Engineering, Communication engineering, MSc ( physics) and integrated M.Sc course B.S.M.S(Material Science) is running in the Institute.

On 13 October 2012, former Union minister of human resource development, communication and information technology Kapil Sibal inaugurated the NIT Nagaland at Chumukedima. The NIT foundation laying function was attended by chief minister Neiphiu Rio, Lok Sabha member C. L. Ruala, top officials of the state government and the union HRD ministry.

Departments and Centers[edit]

No. Department portrait No. Department portrait
1 Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.[2] 2 computer Science and Engineering[3]
3 Civil Engineering.[4] 4 Electrical and Electronics Engineering.[5]
5 Electronics and Communication Engineering.[6] 6 Mechanical Engineering.[7]
7 Science and Humanities.[8]

Courses offered[edit]

Under Graduate[edit]

No. Department No. Department
1 Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 2 Computer Science and Engineering
3 Civil engineering 4 Electrical and Electronics Engineering
5 Electronics and Communication Engineering 6 Mechanical engineering

Post Graduate[edit]

Postgraduate courses in Engineering offer Master of Technology (M.Tech) degrees. The institute also offering M.Sc. in Physics courses in which students are admitted through Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.(JAM) exam. Admissions to M. Tech is made once a year through CCMT. Currently BSMS (Material Science) ( Integrated MSc programme is also continuing in the institute
No. Programme No. Programme
1 Power System Engineering 2 VLSI Systems
3 Computer Science and Engineering 4 Communication Engineering
5 MSc (Physics)

Integrated M.Sc Program[edit]

No. Department
1 B.S.M.S(Material Science)


No. Department No. Department
1 Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 2 Computer Science and Engineering
3 Civil Engineering 4 Electrical and Electronics Engineering
5 Electronics and Communication Engineering 6 Physics
7 Chemistry 8 Mathematics
9 Humanities 10 -


NIT Nagaland provides separate hostels for boys & girls. The hostels are provided with all the basic facilities a student will need including geyser facility(only during winter), 24*7 water and electricity supply, purified drinking water, water cooler .All the hostels are provided with high speed internet facility. Adequate bus facility has also been extended for commute of staff and employees staying outside the campus.


NIT Nagaland is well equipped with state of art laboratories. Each department has its own laboratory and the laboratories are very well equipped with the instruments and the required lab materials. Students are fully free to work in the laboratory depending on their grades, even they have the facility to work in the laboratory after closing hours with special permission.

Annual festival[edit]

Type Student Run, non-Profit Organization
Genre Techno-Cultural
Founded 2015
Place Chumukedima, Dimapur, India
Institute National Institute of Technology Nagaland

Ekarikthin is the annual techno-cultural festival of National Institute of Technology Nagaland.[9] It is an event usually held in the month of April every year. Ekarikthin is a Sanskrit word which means sharing the same heritage. It spans over three days and is the largest techno-cultural fest of Nagaland. It provides young nurturing talented youths a platform to show their talents in various cultural and technical events. Students from all over the Nagaland participate in this event.[10]


  1. ^ "Home". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  2. ^ "Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  3. ^ "Computer Science and Engineering". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  4. ^ "Civil Engineering". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  5. ^ "Electrical and Electronics Engineering". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  6. ^ "Electronics and Communication Engineering". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  7. ^ "Mechanical Engineering". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  8. ^ "Science and Humanities". Retrieved 2017-04-05. 
  9. ^ "Techno-cultural festival 'Ekarikthin 2016' underway". The Morung Express. 19 March 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2017. 
  10. ^ Team, NITN Tech. "Ekarikthin'17". Retrieved 2017-04-13.