National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, also known as NIT Jamshedpur is a governmental engineering college located in the Jamshedpur city of Jharkhand. The college was established in the year 1960 as the joint venture of Government of India and the Government of Bihar, but later in the year 2002 it was upgraded to National Institute of Technology (NIT) and with the status of deemed university. The college is fully managed by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) govt. of India.
The NIT Jamshedpur campus is spread in an area of 350 acres of lush green land. The college is located at Adityapur, Jamshedpur, (Jharkhand). The college is 3 km from Adityapur railway station and 11 km from the main Tatanagar railway station, the main market place, Bistupur is around 5 km from the campus.
The college is offering seven courses in the graduate engineering disciplines; and nine courses in the postgraduate engineering disciplines. The other courses offered by the college include MCA, CEP and Doctorate programs.
The major facilities include computer centre with 300 systems, provided with high speed internet connectivity, the college has a central digital library having good volumes of books and journals, the college has central workshop housing machinery, laboratories of the mechanical, electrical engineering departments. The other facilities include sports and gymnasium facility, bank, medical, canteen and mess facility and separate hostel facility for boys and girls.
The major activities organized by the college include Technica 2014, Ojass 2014, sports event, social and cultural events, quiz, annual fest.
The NIT Jamshedpur has a separate Training and Placement department which consists of a team of highly qualified members, who look after the training and placement related activities of the students. The cell maintains good relationship and invites the companies for the campus recruitment of the students. The major recruiter of the college includes BPCL, IOCL, Infosys, Mahindra, IBM, Exide, Ericsson, Idea, Hindalco etc.