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National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur)

West Bengal | Government Institute | Co ed | Campus Area : 187 Acres
Year of Establishment :1960 | AICTE Approval : Approved
Address :

National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur,
West Bengal, India, PIN 713209

Email :

csabdgp@gmail.com

Contact :

91-343-2752040

Affiliated University :

NIT Durgapur

Official Website :

http://www.nitdgp.ac.in/

Courses :

B Tech

Total Fees : No Information
Admission Criteria : JEE Main
Branches : Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communcation Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering,

M Tech

Total Fees : No Information
Admission Criteria : GATE
Facilities :
About College :
The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur or NIT Durgapur(formerly Regional Engineering College, Durgapur), was established by an Act of Parliament in 1960 as one of the eight such colleges aimed to function as a pace setter for engineering education in the country and to foster national integration. It is a fully-funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors. NIT Durgapur awards B.Tech, M.C.A., M.Sc., M.B.A., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees to students after their successful completion of the specified courses. The Institute imparts education in the disciplines of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Environmental science, Materials Science and Management Studies. As decided by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the procedure for selection of candidates for admission to the Bachelor Degree Courses in Technology in National Institute of Technology Durgapur and in other NITs is on the basis of JEE (Main) conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and the same is executed through CSAB under guidance from MHRD, GOI. In addition to the normal intake, a few seats are reserved for Foreign Students who are nominated by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Government of India.
The highest body in the administrative setup of the Institute is the Board of Governors which is headed by the eminent scientist and educationist Prof. Bikash Sinha, the former Director of VECC and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics. The Board has representatives from the State and Central Governments, the University, All India Council of Technical Education, Indian Institute of Technology, the Industry and the Faculty of the Institute. The Director is the Head of Administration in the Institute.