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National Institutes of Technologies (NITs) are the premier institution of the country established by the Act of Parliament, under the aegis of Ministry of HRD, Government of India, for imparting world class technical education. Earlier, NITs were referred as Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) and were governed by their respective state governments. In 2007, the Indian government declared these schools as Institute of National Importance (INI).

NITs offer degree courses at bachelors, masters, and doctorate levels in various branches of engineering and technology. Admission to undergraduate courses in these National Institutes of Technologies are by Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Mains) (erstwhile All India Engineering Entrance Examination) conducted across India. M.Tech. admission decisions are made on the basis of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). At present, there are 30 NITs spread across India, in various states.

List of National Institute of Technologies (NITs)

   
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National Institute of Technology (NITP), Patna
Established : 1886 (2004) State : Bihar

NIT Patna is the 18th National Institute of Technology created by the Ministry of H.R.D. Government of India after rechristening the erstwhile Bihar College of Engineering Patna on 28. 01. 2004

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITRR), Raipur
Established : 1956 (2005) State : Chhattisgarh

In view of its great past with 50 years old record of excellence and several strengths, NIT-Raipur has been declared as National Institute of Technology (NIT) by the Central Government on 1st Dec. 2005.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITK), Surathkal
Established : 1960 (2002) State : Karnataka

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), founded in 1960 was upgraded to status of NIT in 2002

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITW), Warangal
Established : 1959 (2002) State : Andhra Pradesh

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone for this institute on October 10, 1959, the first in the chain of 30 NITs (formerly known as RECs) in the country.

 
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Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Allahabad
Established : 1960 (2002) State : Madhya Pradesh

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (formerly known as M.N.R.E.C), established itself as one of the premier institutes of India, stands as the perfect epitome of profundity and inquisitiveness.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITJSR), Jamshedpur
Established : 1960 (2002) State : Jharkhand

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), founded in 1960 was upgraded to status of NIT in 2002

 
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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur
Established : 1960 (2002) State : Maharashtra

Earlier, the Institute was known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE). It was established in the year 1960 under the scheme sponsored by Govt. of India and Govt. of Maharashtra.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITDGP), Durgapur
Established : 1960 (2003) State : West Bengal

The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur is fully-funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITSRI), Srinagar
Established : 1960 (2003) State : Jammu & Kashmir

The National Institute of Technology, Srinagar acquired the status of National Institute of Technology with deemed to be University status during 2003 and attained full autonomy in its academics.

 
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Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad
Established : 1961 (2002) State : Uttar Pradesh

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (formerly known as M.N.R.E.C), established itself as one of the premier institutes of India, stands as the perfect epitome of profundity and inquisitiveness.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITC), Kozhikode
Established : 1961 (2002) State : Kerala

The National Institute of Technology, Calicut was previously known as Calicut Regional Engineering College. Established in 1961, it became an NIT in 2002.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITRKL), Rourkela
Established : 1961 (2002) State : Orissa

NIT Rourkela, formerly Regional Engineering College Rourkela, is a publicly funded institute of higher learning for engineering and technology located in the steel city of Rourkela.

 
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Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT), Surat
Established : 1961 (2003) State : Gujarat

Earlier, the Institute was known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE). It was established in the year 1960 under the scheme sponsored by Govt. of India and Govt. of Maharashtra.

 
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Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT), Jaipur
Established : 1963 (2002) State : Rajasthan

Formerly known as Malaviya Regional Engineering College (MREC), MNIT Jaipur was established in 1962, as a joint venture of the government of India and government of Rajasthan. Upgraded to NIT on 26 June 2002.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITKKR), Kurukshetra
Established : 1963 (2002) State : Haryana

Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, it was upgraded to National Institute of Technology and was given a Deemed University status in 2002

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITT), Tiruchirappalli
Established : 1964 (2003) State : Tamil Nadu

NIT, Trichy was started as a joint and co-operative venture of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1964 with a view to catering to the needs of man-power in technology for the country.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITA), Agartala
Established : 1965 (2006) State : Tripura

NIT, Agartala was formed on 23rd February 2006 upon the approval of the proposal of State Government for conversion of Tripura Engineering College to National Institute of Technology.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITS), Silchar
Established : 1967 (2002) State : Assam 

REC Silchar was established in 1967 as a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Assam under the administration of a society registered under Society Registration Act XXI of 1860.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITH), Hamirpur
Established : 1986 (2002) State : Himachal Pradesh

NIT Hamirpur is one among the NITs of the country, established in 1986 as Regional Engineering College, as a joint and cooperative enterprise of the Govt. of India and Govt. of Himachal Pradesh.

 
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Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
Established : 1987 (2002) State : Punjab

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad (formerly known as M.N.R.E.C), established itself as one of the premier institutes of India, stands as the perfect epitome of profundity and inquisitiveness.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITAP), Yupia
Established : 2010 State : Arunachal Pradesh

NITAP), Arunachal Pradesh has been accorded the status of a ‘Deemed University’ by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India & University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITD), Delhi
Established : 2010 State : Delhi

NIT Delhi, setup by Govt. of India during the 11th Five Year Plan aims to provide for Instruction and Research in Branches of Engineering, Technology, Management, Education, Science and Arts.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITG),  Goa
Established : 2010 State : Goa

The National Institute of Technology Goa , founded in 2010 being one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITPY), Puducherry
Established : 2010 State : Puducherry

National Institute of Technology Puducherry does not have its own campus and it is currently functions from a temporary campus at Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College, Karaikal

 
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National Institute of Technology (NIT), Manipur
Established : 2010 State : Manipur

NIT Manipur was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to cater the needs of thousands of students from the North East and outside in the field of Technical Education.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITM), Shillong
Established : 2010 State : Meghalaya

NIT Meghalaya took birth in 2010 and started functioning from its temporary campus in Shillong in 2012 to give further impetus to the technological prowess that this nation has exhibited to this world.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITMZ), Aizawl
Established : 2010 State : Mizoram

National Institute of Technology Mizoram , situated in Lengpui was one of the NITS established by the Ministry Of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITN), Dimapur
Established : 2010 State : Nagaland

National Institute of Technolog, Nagaland was set up by the Government of India in 2009, as part of the of the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007–2012) for imparting technical education in the state of Nagaland.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITSK)  Sikkim
Established : 2010 State : Sikkim

National Institute of Technology, Sikkim is being established in the Barfung Block, Ravangala Sub Division of South Sikkim. It is managed by the NIT Sikkim Society registered under the Societies Act.

 
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National Institute of Technology (NITUK), Srinagar
Established : 2010 State : Uttrakhand

NIT Uttrakhand, fully funded by Government of India under the ministry of human resource development, is carrying out its activities from its temporary campus at Government Polytechnic Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand.

 



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