NITT at a Glance
|Chairman BOG||Dr. Rajaram Nityananda, Senior Professor, National Centre for Radio Astrophysics Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Pune|
|UG Programme||10 (including B.Arch.)|
|PG Programme||23 (including MBA and MCA)|
|UG Students||(Boys : 1880, Girls : 310 ) Total : 2,190|
|PG Students||(Boys : 776, Girls : 249 ) Total : 1,025|
|Faculty Strength||246 (Male : 190 , Female : 56 )|
|Faculty with Ph.D.||92 + 30|
|B.Tech. Admission||Through AIEEE at National level and Ed. CIL for NRIs & DASA. The all India character is maintained.|
|M.Tech. Admission||Through GATE (with Scholarship to all)|
|M.S. by (Research)||Introduced from the academic year 2006-2007 in Engineering disciplines. Eligibility B.E. / B.Tech. with GATE.|
|Ph.D.||In all disciplines scholarship for Full Time scholar. A Separate research lab in every department.|
|Assessment||Continuous assessment with Grade Point average based on relative grading (50% Continuous Assessment – 50% Semester Examinations) : Relative grading pattern.|
Research and Development
|No of ongoing R&D Projects with total cost||9 Cost : 1.83 Crores|
|No of papers published during the Current academic year (by Faculty & Research Scholars)||189|
|Institute Day||Best Teacher Awards are given to the teachers who excel in teaching and research. Toppers in every year of all UG & PG are given prizes. 13 Endowment awards are given on various disciplines. Awards also given by RECAL to all branch of UG & PG in the academic year.|
|Library||Library equipped with over 12000 Indian Standards, AV Section. A new library block is under Construction. Over 1 lakh volumes are available. (Text book reference section opens up to 9:00 p.m. everyday)|
|e-Resources||Access to 2000 full text e-journals through 8 data bases of Indest consortium.|
|Octagon||The Computer Centre Operate for 24 x 7, round the year since its inception in 1990. An annexe with 200 computers was added in the year 2005. Currently over 1600 computers connected to the LAN.|
|Placement||UG : 100%, PG : Over 90% Highest domestic salary of Rs.23 lpa. And overseas salary of Rs.40 lpa.|
|TEQIP||World Bank funded Project for upgrading quality of Education – Phase I : Rs.20 Crores. Over 15 faculty have been trained abroad under TEQIP for a month.|
|Safe & Secure Computing||MHRD funded multi-institute project – Rs.1 Crore.|
|Major MOUs||BHEL, FL Smidh, HP. Bharathidasan University. Trichy.|
- Opal – The ladies hostel has 4 blocks each furnished with a mini Computer Centre.
- Garnet A, B & C & Zircon A, B & C, and Amber A hostels were added in the last 5 years.
- Few more hostel blocks are nearing complition apart from few Boys and Girls Hostel which are under construction. For more details visit Hostels
- 4 messes outsourced to professional caterers.
- Two 1000 seater mega mess inaugurated. For more details visit Messes
|Festember||Annual inter – collegiate students cultural extra vaganza. For details visit www.festember.org|
|NITTFEST||Annual inter departmental cultural festival|
|Pragyan||Annual students technical festival with international participation. For details visit www.pragyan.org|
|Sports facilities||A modern gym, swimming pool, Sports ground.|
|Convocation||Six convocations were held. 6th convocation was held on October 9, 2010. Gold Medals are given to the topper in CGPA of all branches UG & PG.|
Other Amenities in Campus:
- Two Canteens run by leading caterers.
- Two ATM facility with inter-net banking facilities by SBI. Fees collection through ATMs.
- A new state of the art hospital was inaugurated.
- 60 faculty quarters under construction.