The National Institute of Technology (formerly known as Regional Engineering College) Tiruchirappalli, situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu on the banks of river Cauvery, 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. The college has been conferred with autonomy in financial and administrative matters to achieve rapid development. Because of this rich experience, this institution was granted Deemed University Status with the approval of the UGC/AICTE and Govt. of India in the year 2003 and renamed as National Institute of Technology. NIT-T was registered under Societies Registration Act XXVII of 1975.
Library : The college has a modern central library with more than one lakh documents consisting of technical books, reports, standards and back volumes of journals. The library subscribes to 179 periodicals (print) plus 1000+ (e-Journals) besides a holding of 15943 bound volumes of journals (back numbers). The library also contains 15,000 books in the book bank.
Sports: The Sports Centre Which Is The Hub Of Sports Activities Was Inaugurated 1999. The Sports Centre Is A Multi-Facility Multi-Disciplinary Sports Complex Aimed At Developing Well-Rounded Personalities Of Students. The Building Has An Indoor Stadium With Two Shuttle Courts And A Fitness Centre. The Fitness Centre Which Also Has A Wooden Flooring Houses Many Exercise Machines Such As Multi-Station Gym, Tread Mill, Stairs, Air Walker, Rowing Machine, Exercycle And So On.
Separate hostel for boys and girls
Organizes and coordinates Campus Placement Program, to fulfill its commitment of a job to every aspirant. Over 160 companies participate in the placement process every year.