Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology
) () is a Deemed University of National Importance as Declared by NIT Act, GOI, 2007 located in the city of Allahabad
in the state of Uttar Pradesh
.It was formerly known as Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College(MNREC) and was affiliated to University of Allahabad
and is now among the elite group of institutions for engineering education in India referred to as the National Institutes of Technology
In surveys by magazines like Outlook and India Today, the institute ranks amongst the top 20 technical universities of India. The institute scores high in parameters such as placements, infrastructure and academic environment.
Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College was established on June 26, 1961 as a joint enterprise of the Central government and the government of Uttar Pradesh. The foundation stone was laid by Jawaharlal Nehru
, the first Prime Minister of India and the institute was named after his father, lawyer and freedom fighter, Motilal Nehru
. The founder principal of the college was Mr. Gopal Kishore Agrawal.
The main building of college was inaugurated by Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri
on April 18, 1965. Effective from June 26, 2002, the college became a Deemed University and renamed as Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology.
From its beginnings the institute offered Bachelor Degree Programmes in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. The institute was the first in the country to... Read More