NIT Delhi was setup by Govt. of India during the 11th Five Year Plan. It has been declared as an Institute of National Importance by an act of Parliament of India. It aims to provide for Instruction and Research in Branches of Engineering, Technology, Management, Education, Science and Arts and for advancement of Learning and dissemination of knowledge in such branches. It is a fully funded Government Institute under the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
The classrooms are a blend of traditional learning methods, which enables students to learn what they need, when they need it, with the ability to put that knowledge and skills to use quickly. Students attend classes which are a mixture of lecture, lab and Q/A. Thus the classrooms at N.I.T. Delhi are designed keeping all the requirements in mind. These are equipped with electric projector screens apart from the basic necessities of a classroom.
N.I.T. Delhi provides well-furnished hostel facility to many of its outstation candidates. A home away from home, some of the hostels are located in the main campus of the Institute in Dwarka, while others are located at Narela, Delhi. Currently, boarding facility has been extended to almost 150 students in both the hostels (boys and girls both) and adequate bus facility has also been extended for commutation of students staying at Narela Hostel