Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (NIT Jalandhar)
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar
N.I.T. Post Office
Jalandhar (Punjab) - 144 011
Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar or NIT Jalandhar was established in the year 1987 as RegionalEngineeringCollege and was given the status of National Institute of Technology (DeemedUniversity) by the Government of India on October 17, 2002 under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi. Now the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has declared the Institute as “Institute of National Importance”under the act of Parliament-2007. A large number of reputed Industrial houses in the country visit the Institution and select the final year students as Engineers/ Management Trainees. As one of the National Institutes of Technology (NIT), the Institute has the responsibility of providing high quality education in Engineering, Technology and Sciences to produce competent technical and scientific manpower for the country. NIT Jalandhar offers BTech, MTech, MSc, MBA and PhD programmes in the several disciplines of engineering, technology and Sciences.
The academic system at NIT Jalandhar is framed on a credit based semester examination system. The credit system envisages a continuous evaluation of student’s performance, and provides flexibility for academic progress based on individual ability and convenience, subject to the constraint of the minimum requirements for continuation of the academic programme. The students are awarded a letter grade from the prescribed grading system in each course registered by them. For each pass grade, the students accumulate the course credits as earned credits. The academic performance of the students is indicated in terms of the number of credits that he/she earns and the weighted grade point average. A specified minimum number of credits should be acquired on semester or session basis in order to qualify for continuation in the academic programme and for the award of degree.
The city of Jalandhar is situated between the rivers Sutlej and Beas on National Highway 1. It is one of the important towns of Punjab and is known for rich educational, cultural and literary activities. It is an internationally renowned industrial Centre for sports goods, leather goods and hand-tools. The city is 370 kms away from Delhi on root to Amritsar and is easily accessible from Delhi by train or bus. The Shatabdi Express trains plying from New Delhi in the morning at 07.20 hrs and in the evening at 16.30 hrs.Are the best modes of travel to Jalandhar. This train takes less than 5 hours to reach JalandharCity.