The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur is a deemed public university, established in 1960. It was founded by the then Chief Minister of West Bengal, Bidhan Chandra Roy and was among the first 8 Regional Engineering Colleges established in India. The institute provides quality education in various undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and Certificate courses. NIT Durgapur ranks in the top 50 engineering colleges in India and has been recognized as 'An Institute of National Importance' under the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development [MHRD].
NIT DGP is one of the top technical institutions in India. More highlights about the institute are given below:
|Highlights of National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Durgapur|
|Type of University||Deemed|
|Address||NIT Durgapur, Mahatma Gandhi Road, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal - 713209|
|Programs offered||Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate|
|Approvals||University Grants Commission [UGC] and All India Council of Technical Education [AICTE].|
|Infrastructure Facilities||Library, Classrooms, Hostels, Canteen, etc.|
|Contact Information||0343 275 4680|
The admission procedure for selection of candidates for the Bachelor Degree Courses in Engineering/Technology at the National Institute of Technology Durgapur and in other NITs are on the basis of State Rank/ All India Rank (AIR) of AIEEE. The National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Durgapur infrastructure has a 187 acres campus with facilities like central library, laboratories, research centres, guest house, hostel facility, canteen, medical facility, sports facility, bank and post office facility and more.
The institute has a dedicated placement office which provides internship and placements for the students in various sector. The institute apart from quality education also encourages cultural, social, extracurricular activities. NIT Durgapur also has good sports facilities with students participating and winning awards in various events and sports meet.
NIT DGP offers various courses and specializations under different departments. More details about the courses are given below:
1. B.Tech, Specializations:
4. M.Tech, Specializations:
The University has its heads that take care of a particular discipline and field. The departments of the university are mentioned below:
NIT DGP offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, Ph.D. and Certificate courses. The fee structure is given below:
The NIT Durgapur provides various scholarships for the eligible students through the Indian State Government and Central Government Scholarship scheme:
The campus is filled with lots of amenities and facilities. More details about the facilities are given below:
The institute has a placement office that helps the students in placement training. More details about the placements are given below:
The Placement Office is assisted by a committee comprising of representatives of students from the under-graduate and post-graduate streams.
Normally the placements in the commence are in the beginning of the final year (Seventh Semester) i.e. in the month of July. Prior to this, an invitation is sent to all previous recruiters in the month of May. Along with the invitation, a form is provided seeking the company profile & information ( CPI Form). After getting the willingness from the companies, the CPI Form will be displayed on the notice board. On the allotted day, the company visits the campus, makes pre-placement talk, conducts tests and interviews of the willing candidates and selects the best applicants.
NIT DGP is in collaboration with top global educational institutions and organizations. Some of the collaborations of the university are mentioned below:
Is NIT, Durgapur a private or deemed university?
- NIT, Durgapur is a deemed public university.
Where is the university located?
- The university is located at Mahatma Gandhi Road, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal - 713209
Does the university have an MBA course?
- Yes, the university does offer an MBA course.
Does the university campus provide banking facilities?
- Yes, the campus does offer banking facilities, in fact, it has two banks, namely, State Bank of India and Canara Bank
Does the university have a guest house?
- Yes, a modern Guest House beside the Director's Bungalow is available for the guests of the Institute, with advanced booking as per availability.
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NIT DGP offers various courses and specialization under different departments and each course will have separate eligibility criteria to be met by the candidates. Detailed information about eligibility criteria is given below:
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Durgapur Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 4 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 5 Lakh|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 1.40 Lakh|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 45,000|
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Durgapur Management Courses and Fees Structure
|Master of Business Administration [MBA] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 1.50 Lakh|
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Durgapur Science Courses and Fees Structure
|Master of Science [M.Sc] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 30,000|
|Ph.D 3 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 45,000|
In NIT DGP, hostels are a big part of the campus facilities. More details about the hostels and its facilities are given below:
|Address :||Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal India|
Daily routine at NIT Durgapur is pretty much flexible. The class timings are not fixed every day (though it is scheduled), which means someday there may be 4 classes in the routine, other day there can be 5 classes, with a maximum number of classes possible in a day is 8.
Projects and Assignments are given very often.
Exam routine is as follows:- One exam held at the middle of the semester which is named as mid-sem and the other takes place at the end of the semester which is named as end-sem.
Faculty is kind of mixed bag in NIT Durgapur. There is a combination of both great and worst teachers.
There are various student societies and clubs which makes a college life. Club activities add both fun activities and constructive activities. Various fests are organized by different clubs.
The main and most popular fest is our cultural fest "RECSTACY" .Then comes our tech fest "AAROHAN".The other fests which take place in NIT Durgapur are AAVISHKAR, VERVE, MUKTI, etc.
Overall the college life at NIT Durgapur is up to the expectations. There is full freedom inside the campus, there is no time barrier restrictions regarding entering the hostels (both for boys and girls). Some of the canteens remain open till late at night.