Type of College

Public

Accreditation & Recognition

AICTE, INI

Established

1986

Affiliation

National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur

About National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur

National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (abbreviated as NIT Hamirpur or NITH) was established on 7th, August 1986. It is a public engineering college located in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India.

It is one of the premier institutions established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.

The college is said to be a Deemed University and is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. It is also recognized & approved by All India Council for Teacher Education (AICTE), New Delhi.

It is one of the thirty-one National Institutes of Technology established, administered and funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development MHRD. NIT Hamirpur offers a comprehensive curriculum for undergraduate, graduate and doctorate studies in various fields of engineering, pure sciences, and humanities.

The institute came into existence on 7th, August 1986 as Regional Engineering College, Hamirpur in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India, it was a joint enterprise of the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh.

The classes commenced at Government Polytechnic College, Hamirpur as REC Hamirpur did not have a campus initially. The classes and administration moved to current location in 1987 when few buildings were constructed.

At the inception, the Institute only had three departments, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. Later, two more departments Electronics and Communication Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering were added in 1988 and 1989 respectively.

The Department of Architecture was established in 2000. Recently in 2013, Chemical Engineering Department also came into existence. The institute only offered undergraduate courses until 2005, when it started offering graduate and Ph.D. programs.

On 26 June 2002, REC Hamirpur was awarded the status of deemed university and upgraded into a National Institute of Technology. As a result of this transition, the Institute came under the sole purview of the Government of India.

It was awarded the status of Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament along with other NITs and IITs. NIT Hamirpur has been ranked as best NIT in terms of infrastructure by the World Bank in 2007.

About National Institutes of Technology (NITs):

The National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are a group of premier federally-funded public engineering institutes in India.

They are governed by the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007, which declared them as institutions of national importance alongside Indian Institutes of Technology.

These institutes of national importance receive special recognition from the Government of India. The NIT Council is the supreme governing body of India's National Institutes of Technology (NIT) system and all 31 NITs are funded by the Government of India.

These institutes are among the top ranked engineering colleges in India and have one of the lowest acceptance rates for engineering institutes, of around 2 to 3 percent, second only to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in India.

All NITs are autonomous which enables them to set up their own curriculum. The language of instruction is English at all these institutes.

NITs offer degree courses at Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorate levels in various branches of Engineering, Architecture, Management, and Science.

Admission to the undergraduate courses such as Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) and Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Programs in NITs are through the highly competitive Joint Entrance Examination (Main).

Admission to postgraduate courses are through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering for Master of Technology (M.Tech.) and Master of Science (M.Sc.) programs, Common Admission Test for Master of Business Administration (MBA) program and NIMCET for Master of Computer Applications (MCA) program.

Since 2015, the Joint Seat Allocation Authority and Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/M.Arch and M.Plan conduct the admission process for undergraduate and postgraduate programs respectively in all NITs. As of 2017, the total number of seats for undergraduate programs is 18,013 and for postgraduate programs is 8,158 in all 31 NITs.

Vision:

  • To build a vibrant multicultural learning environment founded on value based academic principles, wherein all involved shall contribute effectively, efficiently and responsibly to the national and global community

Mission:

  • To achieve academic excellence in engineering, technology, architecture and science by imparting quality and value based education
  • To inspire our students to become responsible citizens and competent professionals with high ethical values
  • To meet the expectations of the technical human resource at national and international level
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The college also has a hostel with providing all the facilities, security and good atmosphere, best suited for studies of the boys & girls coming from far-off places.
  • The college has a large playground with will-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Architecture
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) Full Time 5 Years 10+2
Master of Architecture in Sustainable Architecture Full Time 2 years B.Arch
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (Mechanical Engineering) Full Time 4-6 Years Mphill or PG degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering Full Time 4 - 6 Years M.Phill or PG degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science and Engineering Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering Full Time 4 - 6 Years M.Phill or PG degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Geo-Technical Engineering Full Time 4 - 6 Years M.Phill or PG degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Geology Full Time 4 - 5 Years M.Sc. or M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Structural Engineering Full Time 4 - 6 Years M.Phill or PG degree
Doctor of Philosophy in Transportation Engineering Full Time 4 - 6 Years M.Phill or PG degree
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full Time 2 Years BBA
Science
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Science in Geology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • Health Centre / Hospital
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure

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