Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal (MANIT Bhopal)
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India
(MANIT, An Institute of National Importance)
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) is an Institute of National Importance. It was formerly known as Maulana Azad College of Technology (MACT), which was India's one of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges. The institute has been named after the great educationist and the first education Minister of Govt. of India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. MANIT is situated in the heart of Bhopal on a beautiful plateau with a verdant 650-acre campus. Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh is well connected by rail, road and air with all parts of the country. The climate of Bhopal is moderate with temperature ranging from 10 to 45oC.
The Institute was established with the joint efforts of the Govt. of India and Govt. of Madhya Pradesh in September 1960, to attract bright young students from across the country. The Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi, has upgraded the Institute as National Institute of Technology w.e.f. 26th June, 2002. Institute celebrated its Golden Jubilee year in the year 2010.
There are 17 departments of instruction and research in the institute. All the Engineering and Science departments have well equipped modern laboratories for experimental work. At present Institute is running 09 UG programs in (B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Plan.), Institute also runs PG program in MCA, MBA in addition to 29 PG programmes in M.Tech. Institute also conducts Ph.D programee in Engineering, Science, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences. Institute has 195 faculty members, 380 supporting staff and nearly 5000 students (UG, PG & Ph.D.). The institute is successfully meeting the objective of producing skilled manpower of the highest quality to cope up with challenges of ever evolving industrial needs of the country.
The MANIT campus has a beautiful Central Institution Building, Computer Centre, Energy Centre, Workshops, Canteen, Athletic & Sports Grounds, Sports Complex with Gymnasium, Students Activity Centre, Open Air Auditorium, Hospital, Staff Quarters & general amenities like Post Office, Bank, ATM, Shopping Centre and Guest House.