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National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala, Tripura
National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala, Tripura
Tripura, IndiaPin Code : 799055
National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala Tripura is a University recognised by UGC. Status: Deemed University.
Principal of National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala Tripura is Prof (Dr) P.K. Bose, Director.
National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala Tripura is situated in Agartala of Tripura state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala Tripura is +91-381-2346630, 2346360.
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Contact Details of National Institute of Technology NIT, Agartala Tripura are : Telephone: +91-381-2346630,2346360, 2346629
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IntroductionNational Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala is the only degree level engineering college in the state of Tripura and one of six degree and higher level Technical Institutes in the whole of the North-Eastern region.
NIT Agartala was formerly known as Tripura Engineering College. The College was established in 1965 and was initially affiliated to Calcutta University. At the time of its commencement, Tripura Engineering College, offered courses in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering and the curriculum structure and examination system was at par with Bengal Engineering College.
After the establishment of Tripura University, the college was affiliated to Tripura University. From the 1999-2000 academic session a new four-year degree level course in Computer Science & Engineering has been started.
The central government has upgraded Tripura Engineering College to the category of National Institute of Technology and the institute has been accorded the status of Deemed University.
HistoryNational Institute of Technology, Agartala was founded as Tripura Engineering College in 1965 and upgraded to NIT in 2006.
The College was started with courses in three traditional branches of engineering, namely Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. It was initially affiliated to the University of Calcutta and had the same curriculum structure and examination system as of Bengal Engineering College, the other institute affiliated to the University. After the establishment of Tripura University, the college was affiliated to it. After the enactment of the NIT Act the institute has become an "Institute of National Importance" and will shift to a new campus presently under construction.
Mission And ObjectivesMISSION
The National Institute of Technology Agartala is one of the 20 (twenty) National Level Technical Institutes setup by the Govt. of India. The Institute's mission is
'To help to improve the economic development of the country particularly the North-East states and also the public systems, through pursuit of excellence in technical education, research, consultancy and training'.
In order to response effectively to the needs of the society, the Institute aims at
Influencing the technical practices of the Governmental and Non-Governmental organizations through its Under Graduate and Post Graduate teaching programme for the young, prospective technocrats, training of corporate executives, consultancy and research. The research programmes are oriented towards developing technical systems that are most suitable in the Indian context particularly for North-East.
Transpiring the technical knowledge from the Institute level to the entrepreneurs, so that an effective growth is obtained for the economic development of the Region and the Nation as a whole.
Enhance the effectiveness of technical education and innovative system and devising a mechanism to facilitate application of research findings to solve the problems in the industry.
The Institute offers seven UG courses and one PG courses will be introduced in Civil Engineering Department in the academic session 2007-2008. The Institute offers BE degree under Tripura University, however the Institute will be autonomous under NIT act which is already passed by the parliament.
The Institute recently introduced a new curriculum in the line of IITs where more number of elective subjects offered to make the system flexible. The Institute followed the mark based system of evaluation, but provisions have been kept for switching over to credit based system. Industrial training, under taking projects is a part of the education system and students are also encouraged to take various activities for social development through NSS and NCC.
The Institute recently has been converted from State Engineering College to National Institute of Technology. The total seats have been increased from 250 to 420 for the academic session 2007-2008. Recently three Under Graduate courses has been introduced in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Production Engineering. The Civil Engineering Department will start a PG programme in Structural Engineering to fulfill the requirement of the State. The campus which was nonresidential is to be made residential with reopening of two boys hostels and one girls hostel for the students admitted for the session 2007-2008. A master plan is under preparation for 335 acres of land where a new campus will be built with modern facilities for overall requirement of the Institute. The Institute is getting a 33 KV dedicated power supply through Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited for uninterrupted power supply in the campus. The R. D. Department of Govt. of Tripura took total renovation work of the existing buildings after conversion to NIT. The Institute is also obtained a grant of 12 crore rupees from DoNER for the development of infrastructure like extension of Library Building, extension of Academic Building, Centralized Computer Centre, new water treatment plant and boys and girls common room.
Profile of InstituteIntroduction
National Institute of Technology, Agartala, formerly known as the Tripura Engineering College, was established in 1965 and is today the only Degree Level Engineering College in the state of Tripura. One of the six Degrees and higher level Technical Institutes (including IIT, Guwahati) in the whole of the Northeastern region, National Institute of Technology, Agartala was set up with the intention of providing technical education to the aspiring and eligible candidates of the state and the region. The Institute is affiliated to the Tripura University and is approved by the AICTE. NIT Agartala is administered by the Education Department, Government of Tripura through the Directorate of Higher Education.
The campus of NIT Agartala is spread over a sprawling 280 acres area, about 4 kilometers away from the National Highway 44 and 20 kilometers away from the city of Agartala. Very optimistic development programs have recently been undertaken at NIT Agartala for modernization and re-orientation of the laboratories, augmentation of computer facilities, library modernization etc.
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LocationThe Institute is located on a picturesque site, which is 4 k.m off National Highway (NH-44) and about 20 K.M. away from the capital city, Agartala. Agartala is linked to the rest of the country by road and rail-link via Silchar and Guwahati. It has got direct Air Link with Kolkata and Guwahati. Agartala is situated at 91.50 E longitudes and 23.80 N latitude at a height of 12.80 meters above the sea level. The climate in the institute campus is moderate. The temperature is varying from minimum 6 C in the winter to maximum 35 C in the summer. The area has an approximate annual rainfall of 2200 mm. At present, the area of the campus of the Institute is about 335 acres. However, the State Government has been accepted the proposal on principle to allot more land for the total development of NIT Agartala.
The Institute campus is connected to the National Highway with all weather-metalled roads. Regular bus and jeep services are available from Agartala to College Chowmuhani. Auto-rickshaw services are also available on the route from College Chowmuhani to Institute and back.
CampusThe campus of the Institute is spread over an area of 335 acres, set amidst a sprawling landscape of natural quietness. It presents a spectacle of harmony in modern architecture, natural beauty and picturesque surroundings. The Institute has basic infrastructure facilities for conducting the Under Graduate courses satisfactorily and also has the prospect of study various PG courses and extension of continuing education, consultancy services.
The Institute has Boys hostel facility, which is being run exclusively for the nominee students hailing from North Eastern States. Nominee students interested for staying in the hostel have to fill up a prescribed form for admission to the hostel and have to deposit the necessary fees as decided by the concerned authority. In the session of 2007-2008, hostel facilities for boys and girls will be available in the campus itself for which existing hostels are extensively renovated and also providing all facilities like internet connectivity, PA system, catering service, canteen and STD/ ISD booth.
A well-equipped Medical Unit with a Medical Officer, Pharmacist and other supporting staff is available in the campus for rendering medical care to the students, staff and other inmates of the campus. In case of emergency, arrangements are being made for transporting the patients to the Jirania Rural Hospital (Primary Health Centre) which is 4 k.m. away from the campus or to the State Hospital at Agartala. An ambulance service is also provided for students & staff.
The Tripura Gramin Bank has a branch operating from the Institute campus. The campus also has a Sub-Post Office by the name ''Tripura Engineering College'' having PIN no. 799 055.
A proposal is being initiated for opening a branch of CANARA Bank to accommodate the facilities of national banking.
The Institute runs private bus services from Agartala to Institute and back during working hours and in cases of emergency adequate number of buses, jeeps and private vehicles are available on NH-44 for traveling from Agartala. Institute also runs its own bus service for campus dwellers.
Historical BackgroundNational Institute of Technology Agartala, a centrally funded Institution is setup to impart quality technical education into various levels of higher learning. It may be mentioned here that the 23rd February 2006 is a Red Letter Day in the history of Tripura Engineering College as well as for the State of Tripura as the Union Cabinet approved the proposal of State Government for conversion of Tripura Engineering College to National Institute of Technology, a fully Central Government funded Institution with Deemed to be University status and would also to become a National Centre of Excellence.
The Institute (i.e. erstwhile Tripura Engineering College) was established in 1965 with the three traditional branches of Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. It was initially affiliated to Calcutta University and had the same curriculum structure and examination system at par with Bengal Engineering College (presently Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur), the other Institute affiliated to the University. After the establishment of Tripura University, the Institute was affiliated to the new Tripura University. The Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Computer Science & Engineering degree course has been started in 1999-2000 session as well as three new courses viz. Electrical & Electronics, Production and Transportation Engineering have been introduced in this Institute during 2005-2006 sessions to cater the needs of the technical manpower in this region.
Location and ClimateThe institute is 4Km off National Highway(NH-44) and about 20 Km away from capital city.
Nearest railstation: 2Km
Airlines: 6 Airlines Connecting Directly Delhi, Kolkata , Guwahati
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Longi: 91D25'22".661 (E339387.823m) ,
Height: 43.786 m above sea Rainfall: 2200mm (approximate)
Campus area: 135 hect.
Temperature: 6°C to 35°C Climate: Moderate
AcademicsThe institute offers 8 undergraduate programs in Engineering of four year duration. Undergraduate programs lead to the B.Tech. degrees. Recently the institute is also offering M.tech courses & The Computer Science department offers a Masters in Computer Applications(MCA).
Director ProfileProf. (Dr.)Probir Kumar Bose
M.M.E., Jadavpur University
Ph.D., (IIT, Powai), Mumbai
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Phone: 0381-2346630 [Office]
FAX: 0381-2346630 /2346360
Brief Profile of Prof. (Dr.)Probir Kumar Bose
Prof P .K. Bose did his Post Graduation and Ph.D in Mechanical Engg. from Jadavpur University and IIT, Bombay respectively. Before his joining in NIT Agartala as Director, he was the Professor of the Dept. of Mechanical Engg. and Director, School of Automotive Engineering, Jadavpur University ,Kolkata.
He is the author of more than one hundred twenty five (125) research papers in International & National Journals and Conferences. He has already supervised twenty seven (27) Ph.D candidates. He is the author of three books and the holder of Seven Patents.
Prof Bose is the member of Editorial Board and Reviewer of many National and International Journals. He was the Chief Coordinator & Convener of P .G. Degree in ME(Automobile Engg.) under Innovative Programmes-Teaching and Research in Interdisciplinary and Emerging Areas, UGC.
Prof. Bose, as a Chief Investigator, has supervise many Research Projects funded by different Govt. Agencies / organization. Prof Bose is the Chief Coordinator of the Patent Promotional and Archival Cell, Jadavpur university and Member of Industry Institute Partnership Cell, Jadavpur University .He is the Founder Secretary, SAE International -Eastern Section. He is the Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India). He was the Convener of Mechanical Engineering Divisional Committee of the Institution of Engineers (India), WBSC.
He is a member of many Professional Bodies. He has extensively traveled abroad either as an Invited Speaker at different Engineering Institutes of the world or as a Session Chairman in number of International Conferences/Workshops/Symposium held at different countries.
He has been nominated as Man of the Year, 1999 for overall accomplishments & contributions s to society by The American Biographical Institute Board of International Research, USA. and also a Member of the International Directory of Distinguish Leadership USA, the American Biographical Institute, Inc. and International Intellectual of the year 2001 by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge respectively. He is an Expert Member of National Board of Accreditation, AICTE and UPSC (I).
Separate hostels for boys and girls
Training and Placement Cell
Banking and Post Office
Extra Curricular activities
The College has all basic infrastructural facilities for conducting the undergraduate courses satisfactorily. It has got adequate number of well qualified and experienced faculty members and technical supporting staff. It has a well stocked library, computer facilities, workshop and laboratories relevant to the courses of study.
Stock room containing more than 40,000 books & 1000 Journals
Computer Laboratory for Civil Engineering Department.
Computer Laboratory for Electrical Engineering Department.
Computer Laboratory for Mechanical Engineering Department.
Computer Laboratory for Computer Science & Engineering Department with following additional facilities.
Internet connection through VSAT-ERNET.
Local Area Network (LAN).
The College has Boys' hostel facility, which is being run exclusively for the nominee students hailing from outside the state. Nominee students interested for staying in the hostel have to fill up a prescribed form for admission to the hostel and have to deposit the necessary fees as decided by the concerned authority.
Banking and Post Office
The Tripura Gramin Bank has a branch operating from the College campus. The campus also has a Sub-Post Office by the name ''Tripura Engineering College''
A well equipped Medical Unit with a senior Medical Officer, Pharmacist and other supporting staff is available in the campus for rendering medical care to the students, staff and other inmates of the campus. In case of emergency, arrangements are made for transporting the patients to the Jirania Rural Hospital (Primary Health Centre) 4 k.m. away or to the state hospital at Agartala.
The College runs private bus services from Agartala to College campus and back during working hours and in cases of emergency adequate number of buses, jeeps and private vehicles are available on NH-44 for traveling from Agartala. It is mandatory for all students to avail bus facility from Agartala to College Campus, however on special grounds some relaxation may be given to some students
Extra Curricular activities
The students actively participate in all co-curricular activities like games and sports, debate, cultural-functions, essay competition, drama competition, rallies on various themes, NSS programmes etc. being sponsored by the state Government and other statutory bodies and by the college authority. N.S.S or N.C.C. is a compulsory subject for all students.
Training and Placement
The College has a training and placement cell under Training and Placement Officer with supporting staff for organizing Industrial training of the students, study tour and apprenticeship training for the passed out students. Industrial training after the end of 5 th Semester examination is compulsory for students of all disciplines. The training and placement cell also arranges campus interview for pre-final and final-year students. Students are encouraged to participate in seminars, workshops and various academic competitions sponsored by Indian Society for Technical Education, Institution of Engineers and other institutions through the training and placement cell.
CoursesCourses offered at NIT Agartala
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Admissions at NIT Agartala :
Admissions at NIT Agartala are made on the basis of a candidate's performance in the Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination.
Eligibility at NIT Agartala :
Candidates seeking admission to NIT Agartala are required to pass the Higher Secondary 10+2 level Examination with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Placements at NIT Agartala ::
NIT Agartala has an active Placement Cell that assists its students to achieve placements on successful completion of their course. Students passing out of NIT Agartala are placed in various public and private sector companies of India..
Facilities at NIT Agartala :
Library: The library at NIT Agartala has more than 40000 books and 1000 journals.
Computing and Internet: NIT Agartala has well-equipped, modern computer labs with Internet connection and LAN to provide for the computing needs of its students.
Accommodation: NIT Agartala has a boy's hostel to provide accommodation for candidates hailing from outside the state.
Recreation: Various extra-curricular activities like games and sports, debate, cultural-functions, essay competition, drama competition, rallies on various themes, NSS programs etc. are promoted by the Institute for the recreation of its students.
Other Facilities: NIT Agartala has an on campus Medical Unit, Bank and Post Office to take care of the various needs of its students.
Computer Science & Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Civil & Transportation Engineering
B Tech / BE / UG / Undergraduate
Admissions in the B Tech courses are based on the performance of the candidate in Joint Entrance Examination conducted by Tripura Board (Tripura JEE). The allotment letters of selected candidates are issued by the Central Counseling Board under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.
Entrance Test: Tripura JEE, Lateral Entry
M Tech / ME / PG / Postgraduate
Candidates having valid GATE score are given preference for admission onto the M Tech course. Other eligible candidate can apply under the sponsored section having at least two years of working experience in the respective field. However the sponsored candidates are not granted any financial support from the Institute.
Entrance Test: GATE, NIMCET
BE / B Tech / UG / Undergraduate: One should have passed Higher Secondary or 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (45% of marks for SC Students and 40% of marks for ST students)
For admission in Lateral Entry to 3rd semester or 2nd year of BE/BTech one should have passed three years diploma in engineering with at least 60% marks in aggregate. Admission is made by a state level competitive examination conducted by a state level committee under Higher Education Department.
ME / M Tech / PG / Postgraduate
For pursuing ME/MTech a student should possess a Bachelor?s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in an appropriate area, with at least 60% marks or equivalent ( CPI of 6.5) for General category students (55 % marks or CPI of 6.0 for SC/ST students)
MCA: For admission to the MCA the candidate must have scored minimum 60% marks (6.5/10 CGPA) in the examinations of class 12th, Graduation with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics as one of the subjects. There is a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST candidates.
PhD / Doctorate / Research:
Minimum educational qualification required for admission to Ph.D. Programme in Engineering Departments is any one of the following. A Masters Degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent in an appropriate discipline with minimum of 60% of marks (CPI of 6.5) OR a Bachelors Degree in Engineering/Technology with an excellent academic record securing minimum 70% of marks.
For admission in Science and Humanities & Social Science Departments one must have a Master degree in the relevant discipline with a first class or a minimum of 60% of marks or equivalent.
Civil and Transportation Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
ME / M Tech / M Arch
Thermal Science and Engineering
Power Electronics and Drives
Master of Computer Application (MCA)
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