NIT Meghalaya took birth in 2010 and started functioning from its temporary campus in Shillong in 2012. Its permanent campus is being set-up at Sohra (Cherapunjee). The campus will come up with state-of-the-art infrastructures and all the necessary modern amenities while maintaining harmony with the serene environment of Sohra. The aim is to build it to be a centre of excellence in education and research in the fields of engineering, science and technology. The vision is to develop it to be an Institution vibrant with academic activities and bubbling with youthful creative energy. The challenge is to overcome the apparent deficiencies due to its location and turn them into advantage.
The Training and Placement Cell of the Institute has been set up to look after the Industry-Academia interface so that the students can be groomed into industry-ready technocrats. The Training and Placement Cell looks after:
- Internship of the Students; - Corporate Grooming of the students; - Conducting various grooming sessions from Industry experts; - Conducting Guest Lectures; - Final Placement of the final year students