National Institute of Technology Sikkim (NIT Sikkim)
National Institute of Technology Sikkim
Barfung Block Ravangla
Sub-Division South Sikkim - 737 139
The National Institute of Technology Sikkim or NIT Sikkim is a premier technical institute of the region. NIT Sikkim is one among the ten newly sanctioned NITs by the Government of India in 2009 under the eleventh five year plan and it is declared as an 'Institute of National Importance'. NIT Sikkim is an autonomous institute and functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
NIT Sikkim started its academics in 2010 with three engineering departments - Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering at undergraduate level. The institute admits students into the B.Tech degree programme on the basis of ranks obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) since 2013 (Through AIEEE till 2012) and the scheme of Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA).
The academic activities of the institute are being conducted at its Ravangla campus which is located at Ravangla also known as Rabong as a prominent tourist spot in Sikkim while its permanent campus is coming up at Khamdong. Ravangla campus is surrounded by great scenic beauty and in its serenity, students learn and develop at their best. The institute provides the ambience where creativity and new ideas flourish, producing leaders of tomorrow by imparting learning blended with excellence. The dynamic and constantly evolving academic programme reflects the institute's commitment to stay abreast with the expanding frontiers of knowledge worldwide.
|_1.Library _The institute has a central library which caters to all the academic needs of students. Presently having 7000 + books, Regional and National newspapers, Hard copy Magazines, e-resources (Science Direct, Nature, IEL Growth Plan, Springer e-journals, SciFinder), e-book reader. Library is fully automated using LIBSYS 7 automation software._2. Internet accessibility
_The NIT campus Wi-Fi enabled. Computer labs are also connected to the internet through high speed LAN.Many hostels are provided with internet facility and other hostels will also be provided in near future._3. Auditorium
_An Auditorium is inside the campus for important occasions and cultural events._4. Hostels
_The Institute provides boarding facilities to the students and the faculty members, on the campus. The Institute provides separate hostels for the male and female students with separate mess facilities._5. Sports
_The Institute has a playground with facilities for playing cricket, football etc. It also has facilities to play badminton, table tennis etc. The institution also hosts a number of intra-sports tournaments for its students which are handled by the student body of NIT Sikkim.· Xplode Cricket Cup is the annual intra-cricket tournament.
· Sangharsh'. is the annual chess tournament .
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