North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology
), located at Nirjuli
, Itanagar, in the Indian
state of Arunachal Pradesh
, was established by the Government of India
as a technical institute for science
. It opened to students in 1986. Recently management studies have also been incorporated and the programme has been highly successful. The institute also offers various short term technical courses.
The institute is located at Nirjuli in the Papum Pare
district of Arunachal Pradesh and is placed in the serene beauty of the foothills of the Eastern Himalayas
. It is 19 km away from Itanagar
, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh, on National Highway 52A
. It is 10 km from Banderdewa
, the border between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
NERIST was set up by the government of India in 1984, as a project of the North Eastern Council (NEC), to provide a system of education to create technical manpower for the development of the North Eastern region of the country.
It has unconventional and innovative academic programmes of 10+2yrs ITI +2yrs Diploma +2yrs Degree. The approach is to encourage a policy of vocationalisation at the 10+2 level and allow only motivated students to go for the degree level, while others go out of the institute to enrich their profession with some years of professional experience. At any future date if they decide to return to the institute to improve their... Read More