Popularly known as the NIT Jamshedpur, the National Institute of Technology of Jamshedpur was known as Regional Institute of Technology earlier. Later it became one among the thirty NITs in India. The Ministry of Human Resource Development is having control on the institute.
History of NIT Jamshedpur
The National Institute of Technology of Jamshedpur was established in the year 2009. At that time it was in the state of Bihar, later after the division it came in the Jharkhand state. According to the second five year plan from 1956-1961, 8 Regional Engineering Colleges were established in India and NIT Jamshedpur was first established REC. It was not an engineering college at the time of its establishment but was established as a technology institute. In the year 2002 after separation of Jharkhand from Bihar , the institute was upgraded as NIT and MHRD took its full control in the year 2003.
Location of NIT Jamshedpur:
The premises of this institute are spread over the area of 350 acres. It is located at a distance of 2km from the Tata-Seraikella Road.The distance of NIT Jamshedpur from the Tatanagar railway station is eleven km and the nearest railway station to the institute is the Adityapur railway station, only three km away. Athe location of the institute is at the center of the Adityapur Industrial belt. There are down Hostels and Up hostels and the main academic and the administrative block is located between these two hostels. At a distance of two km from the down hostel, Kharkai River flows.
The campus of the institute is self contained with 1350 students and a one hundred and fifteen faculty members. There are more than 300 people in the admin and supporting staff. The various engineering disciplines are taught here and the number of labs is more than hundred. The institute is located at the outskirts of the Jamshedpur city. It got the status of deemed university in 2002.
The Facilities available here includes:
Name: National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (NIT J)
Location: NIT Campus, P.O .RIT, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Contact No: 0657-2407614, 2407642