The Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar
, popularly known as NIT-Jalandhar
), is a leading premier autonomous university
in northern India. The Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar is one of the youngest of the 20 National Institutes of Technology
of India. It was founded as a joint venture between the governments of Punjab and India, originally under the name Punjab Regional Engineering College, Jalandhar (PREC).
The institution was established in 1987 as Regional Engineering College
and on October 17, 2002, was given the status of National Institute of Technology
) by the government of India
under the control of Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi
, in a bid to provide increased autonomy in decision-making.NITJ
is a leading premier centre of excellence in engineering
to produce technical manpower for India. The institute offers BTech
programs in nine disciplines of engineering and technology along with research programs leading to M.Sc.
. The institute acquires a national character having 50% student intake from Punjab
and the rest from other states/union territories of the country.
The students of National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar are drawn from all parts of the country. At present there are 7 male hostels and 2 female hostels and a mega hostel that have a capacity to accommodate around 2,000 male and 300 female students respectively.A... Read More