National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand

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National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand
राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान उत्तराखण्ड
Motto अभ्यासाध्यरयेतः विद्या Abhyasadhyarayetah Vidya
Motto in English
Knowledge is maintained through Practice and Hardship
Type Institute of National Importance
Established 2010
Chairman Dr. Bhaskar Bhatt[1]
Director Dr. H. T. Thorat
Location Srinagar, Uttarakhand, India

The National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand (also known as NIT Uttarakhand or NITUK) is a public engineering institution in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was founded in 2010 being one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance. It admitted its first batch of students in 2010-11.[2]


Temporary location:[3]

Aerial view of the Temporary Campus


The Institute started its working from 2010.The temporary campus is located in Govt. Polytechnic, Srinagar Garhwal (Distt. Pauri Garhwal).Srinagar Garhwal i.e., 105 km from Rishikesh on National Highway No. 58 leading to Badrinath (193 km from Srinagar). Rishikesh is the nearest Railway Station. Haridwar, a major Railway Station in Uttarakhand is 130 km from Srinagar. Nearest Airport at Jolly Grant, Dehradun is 125 km away from Srinagar.Taxis are available for Srinagar from Airport. Buses and Taxis are available for Srinagar from Rishikesh/Haridwar. It takes 4 to 5 hours to reach Srinagar from Rishikesh.



The Bachelor of Technology admissions for Indian students were based on the JEE Mains (All India Engineering Entrance Examination). The exam consists of three sections on Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. However, from the year 2013, admission will be done through the JEE MAIN,and ranks will be given after considering 60% of the marks scored in the test, and 40% in the class 12 Board examinations.[5] The B. Tech admissions for foreign students are done through Direct Admission of Students Abroad(DASA)Scheme.[6]


Lecture Hall


  • Sciences & Humanities (2010)[4]
  • Computer Science Engineering (2010)[4]
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering (2010)[4]
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (2010)[4]
  • Mechanical Engineering (2012)
  • Civil Engineering (2013)

Student Life[edit]

Annual Technocultural Fest[edit]

Cliffesto is the annual fest of the college early named as "PRODAYA".Generally happens to bee in the month of the FEB.

Cultural Activities[edit]

  • Fresher's Night(Pravartak)
  • Institute Gathering (SPARK)
ECE Branch SPARKS '14 Winners
  • Department Gathering
  • Cliffesto(Techno-Cultural Fest)

Technical Activities[edit]

  • Departmental Gathering
  • Workshops
  • Guest Lectures
  • Various Competitions.
  • SAE participation

Sports Facilities[edit]

  • Cricket
  • Volley Ball
    Volley Ball Competition
  • Badminton
  • Basket Ball
  • Table Tennis
  • Football
  • Poker

Adventure Sports[edit]


Institute has purchased five set of skies and accessories.Students are sent to Auli for Skiing in February.


Music all around

Institute has purchased two Rafts and two Kayaks.Rafting is conducted in Alaknanda river at Srinagar under certified experts supervision.

Other Recreational Stuffs[edit]

  • Gymnasium
  • Music CLUB
  • Theater Workshop
  • klick :- The Photography Club
  • Q & A club (quizzing and awareness club)
  • The Literary society club
  • Robotics club


Though being a new institution it has achieved a lot in terms of placement.2015 second batch of the institute got a large fraction of the students placed.Students got placement offers from the companies like NSE,Ramco,Venera,Infosys,U-sigma and Nucleus, whereas companies like CODECHEF and DRDO also visited the college .placement of 2016 batch was very good as compared to 2015 batch.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ india, forbes. "bhaskar". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Govt, MHRD. "MHRD". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ campus, nit. "sumari". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e box, mingle. "mingle". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Main, JEE. "JEE MAIN". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  6. ^ nit, dasa. "DASA". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  7. ^ sport, rafting. "Rafting". Retrieved 15 July 2013. 

Official website

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