National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology Infrastructure: Library, Hostel, Labs, Gym, Auditorium & Other Facilities


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Library and Documentation Centre

NIFFT houses one of the best libraries in the technical field. This vast reservoir of knowledge is a source of constant value addition to the students and faculty members. The four-storeyed library's rich collection includes over 31000 books, 3560 bound volumes and 215 current periodicals in Manufacturing, Metallurgy, Materials Science and allied areas. In addition, it has CD-ROMs on various aspects of engineering, up-to-date standards both Indian and foreign, technical films, tapes, slides, microfilms, microfiches etc. OPAC facility to the user through the software 'LIBSYS" is OPAC facility to the user through the software 'LIBSYS" is also available. The Institute  has entered into  reciprocal

also available. The Institute has entered into reciprocal understanding with the International Library and Cultural Center, Ranchi.

Information Technology Centre (ITC)/ CAD-CAM Centre/ Computer Centre

The Institute is equipped with a large number of facilities for computational works, which include Horizon-3, 32 Bit,  Computer system having a large number of terminals for use during their studies and project works. A large number of personal computers and Servers are also available apart from full-fledged graphics workstations, DEFORM, NX-NASTRAN, FEMAP, Auto CAD Professional 11.0, MATLAB, PROCAST for design and drafting works. The various software available are C, C++, Visual C++, C++, Developer, FORTRAN77,AUTOCAD2000,ORACLE8i,QUEST, MICROSTATION MODULAR etc.24x7 Internet facilities is provided to Students, Faculties and Staffs through Leased Line Connection (6.128 Mbps- BSNL, STPI and VSAT) and having a good Network Infrastructure like (LAN,WAN)


Laboratories and Workshop

The Laboratory Block comprises of various laboratories such as Sand Laboratory, Metallographic Laboratory, Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) Laboratory, Non-Destructive and Mechanical Testing Laboratories, Spectroscopy Laboratory, Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Control Laboratory, Metrology Laboratory, Forging Laboratory, Computer Center etc.. The workshops has comprehensive facilities for Heat Treatment, Casting, Forging, Pattern and Die Manufacture. All the shops and laboratories are adequately equipped with modern and sophisticated instruments for efficient  teaching  and  training.   The  Department of  Foundry Technology efficient  teaching  and  training.   The  Department of  Foundry Technology has sand laboratory with the facilities

for testing of sands and binders, and foundry workshop for melting, moulding and casting of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys. The Department of Forge Technology has Forge workshop, Forge Laboratories and Heat Treating facilities which includes Fluidized Bed Furnace, Muffle Furnace and Glow bar Furnace. The Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering has laboratories for metallography, chemical analysis, spectro-photometry, mechanical testing, non-destructive testing, pollution control and monitoring, x-ray diffractometry, induction heating, direct reading emission spectroscopy & image analysis. The Department of Manufacturing Engineering has Pattern and Machine shops, Metrology, Flexible Manufacturing System, Electronics, CAD ,Welding and Electrical Laboratories.

Infrastructural Support

NIFFT believes that its students are the cream of society and they deserve the best. The infrastructural support it provides to the students is just an expression of its belief.


The classrooms are the spacious and specifically designed to facilitate participative learning. Many of them have the necessary presentation facilities like overhead projector, screen etc.


NIFFT houses an auditorium with a sitting capacity of 320. The auditorium is acoustically designed and used for seminars, cultural festivals, alumni-meet and various events of JINKS, a three-day youth festival.


All the academic programmes are fully residential and staying in hostels helps development of group dynamics amongst the students and broaden their socio-cultural horizons. Three different Under Graduate, Advanced Diploma and Post Graduate Hostels house more than 300 students. Students Gymkhana facilities are available for various   sports  like  Badminton,  Volley Ball,  Cricket, Soccer, Table Tennis, Carom, etc. These facilities ensure that our students are healthy and physically fit. In Hostel common rooms, newspapers, televisions and reading materials are available .

Department of Foundry Technology

It has well equipped sand laboratory with the facilities for testing of sands and binders, and foundry workshop for melting, moulding and casting of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and alloys.

Department of Forge Technology

It has well equipped Forge workshop, Forge Laboratories and Heat Treating facilities which includes fluidised bed Heat Treating Furnaces, Muffle Furnace and glow bar furnaces.

Department of Materials and Metallurgic Engineering

It has well equipped laboratories like Metallography, Classical Chemical analysis, Sepectro-photometry, Mechanical Testing, Non-destructive Testing, Pollution Control and Monitoring, X-ray diffractometry, Induction heating, Direct reading emission spectrometer & Image Analyzer etc.

Department of Manufacturing Engineering

It has well equipped wood and Metal Pattern shops, Metrology Lab, Flexible manufacturing system Lab, Electronics Lab, Machine shop, EDM, Welding Lab, Electrical Lab, etc.


Other Services
Training of Foreign Personnel & Efforts in International Cooperation

The Institute has also the privilege of catering to the needs of other developing countries of South-East Asia and Africa. Students from countries like Burma, Ceylone and Nigeria have undergone advanced Diploma Programmes at the Institute. The Institute has also conducted Unit Based Programmes in Foundry Technology for Nepalese and Sri Lankan Engineers/Technologists.

Research & Developmental

One of the main objectives of the Institute is to carry out industrial research and development work in Foundry, Forge & related fields to help the industry in their growth. R & D programmes cover the areas like Pattern, design and manufacture, Sand System, die Life, Forgeability, Evaluation of Lubricants, Melting and Methoding of Castings, CAD & CGM of Casting and Forging, Failure Analysis, Mechanical and NDT Testing, Chemical & Instrumental Analysis, Environmental & Pollution Control, MMC & P/M Forging etc.

Documentation & Information Centre

The Institute�s Library and Information Centre is well equipped with multifarious materials in the form of books, periodicals, standards, charts, pamphlets etc, and technical films, slider, microfiches, tapes, film loops etc. The centre offers documentation and Information retrieval services in the related fields.

Recreation Facilities

Facilities are also available for various sports like Volleyball, Cricket, Soccer, Table tennis, carom, etc. These facilities ensure that our students are healthy & physically fit. Spending time leisurely and relaxing are some of the methods of relieving stress. Hostel common rooms take care of this with newspapers, televisions and leisure reading material.



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Shashi Sharma Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Mar 28, 2018
4.5 Placements
4 Fees
3.5 Academics
3 Infrastructure
3 Campus

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : The infrastructure is still developing. That's all I will say about this. There is no wifi and LAN connection is not stable.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : It takes admission on behalf of JEE MAINS. The usual cutoffs are around 40,000 to 45,000.

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S & E Junction : Reak Abc Batch 2021 B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]
Reviewed on Jan 13, 2018
4.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : There are five hostel in my college which is well designed and made. Fees of hostel is nothing. 

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Admission through JEE MAIN examination rank in this college. 

Placements & Internships : The

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Gangadhar Kumar Batch 2017 BTech Mechanical Engineering
Reviewed on Nov 13, 2015
1 Academics
2 Fees
2.5 Placements
2.5 Infrastructure

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : Hostel facilities are provided to the students at National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology The hostel fee is Rs 1500 per month. The quality of food is good on campus

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