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National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) : Profile

NIT, REC Jamshedpur, Jharkhand official website

About : The History and Activities of NIT Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, one of the 20 NITs in India. It was formerly known as Regional Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur. This University was established in 1960 in Jamshedpur in the then state of undivided Bihar. It is among the first 8 RECs established during second five year plan and the only REC which was institute of technology rather than a college of engineering at that time. Now Jamshedpur serves as the NIT for the state of Jharkhand while NIT Patna acts as the NIT for Bihar. The institute offers courses in engineering and basic sciences at the undergraduate, graduate and doctorate level.

NIT Jamshedpur campus consists of about 350 acres (1.4 km2) of land located about 2 km off the Tata-Seraikella Road. It is also located about 3 km from Adityapur railway station and 11 km from main Tatanagar railway station. The academic and administrative buildings are located between the Up-Hostels and the Down-hostels. The Kharkai river meanders 2 kilometers away from the Down Hostels. The institute is at the epicenter of the industrial belt of Adityapur.

Departments and Admission

Civil Engineering Physics
Humanities and Social Science
Applied Mathematics
Applied Mechanics
Computer Applications
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Production and Industrial Engineering

Out of total seats of 390 available in this institute, 50% (195 seats) are reserved for candidates qualifying from the state in which the institute is located and rest 50% (195 seats) are reserved for the other candidates based on the population of the respective state, which is decided by MHRD, Govt. of India.

For 195 seats allotted to the students of other states, the respective National Institute of Technology of the state nominate the students for the admission at this institute on the basis of the combine entrance examinations conducted by AIEEE. The reservation policy of the Central Govt. was followed in nominating the students from S.C /S.T. categories.

Few seats (decided by Ministry of Foreign affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi) are reserved for the students of foreign nations, which are nominated by ICCR, New Delhi.

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Hostel and Infrastructure

There are, in total, 11 hostels (9 for boys and 2 for girls). They are provided with wi-fi and LAN connections.Each hostel has its own mess and common room, where residents can watch television which has connections of DTH service either of Dish TV or Tata Sky, read magazines and newspaper.

The college has a computer center with more than 300 pcs. There is a VLSI lab. above the computer center which has all the facilities of modern VLSI design.This lab. is under ECE department. The college has a canteen in the main college area and one in the down's hostel area which is more famous by the name of "shyam da's". It has stationary store and a telephone booth in the main college building. The college has many clubs out of which, the most prominent ones are

MES: Mechanical Engineering Society: This is one of the most active societies of the institute, consisting of about 300 students.It mainly conducts technical competitions, workshops

CDS: Cultural and Dramatics Society: The largest club in NIT Jamshedpur. It has more than 150 members and students who have passions about vocals eastern and western, choreography, dancing (group and solo), dramatics include street play and skit, Anchoring and RJ, and Rock bands. CDS always have active participation in NIT J's National Level Cultural Fest Utkarsh. CDS conducts competitions in Rock Bands, Choreography, Vocals, Street play, Recently a Street play organized by CDS was Shown on National Television.

LDS: The Literary and Debating Society: is one of the most active clubs in the college. The LDS serves as one of the platforms where students can showcase their talents. It regularly conducts debates, JAMs, GDs and Dumb-charades. The club is one of the elite club of the institute having just 20-25 distinguished members out of 3000 students.

NSS National Service Scheme : is a society which strives to inculcate good social habits among the students. Its activities include cleaning of the campus, spreading awareness about the environment, visits to nearby slums to improve empathy towards the deprived classes and other activities. Activities Include: Organizing Blood Donation Camps, Building Websites for free for near by Small Scale Industries as the college is situated in Adityapur Industrial Area.

FACES: Fine Arts Club for Engineering Students : It is club for those students who have passion for painting, sketching, junk art, thermocoal modeling, calligraphy, card design, collage making, clay modeling etc;.

SSS: Soft skills Society

Engineers Adventure Club

CSI Student Chapter

IEEE Student Chapter

Robotics Club

Sankalp: Teaching the students of slums for free. Students go to nearby slums and teach the kids as well.

Zayin Sports Club: Zayin is the new name of excitement,fun n competition is out there. The solo aim is to promote gaming in NIT Jamshedpur college which has been subdued for so long. The seven star motto of zayin that comes from its name zayin(seven).

College Festival - Utkarsh

Utkarsh is the annual cultural festival of the college. It is organised at national level and participants from the colleges all over India come to participate in it.

The main attraction of Utkarsh is 'SHADES' which is organised by the college's FACES club members. In this a whole room is decorated under a given theme using the junk items. The cultural fest consists of many competitions for dance, singing, fine arts, GD, JAM, antakshri, fashion show etc. Many other attractions like juke box,paper dance,street play,x-games,rock concert,hansya kavi sammelan etc. are also there. Thus in total its a time of fun and joy for the technocrats.

Address of NIT, Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology
NIT Campus, P.O.RIT
Jamshedpur 831 014.

Telephone : +91 657 240 7614, 240 7642
Website :

NIT Jamshedpur is situated at a distance of 12 kilometers from Tatanagar Railway Station, on the banks of the rivers Kharkai.

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