NIT Silchar is Highlighted Being Top in NE in ‘THE’ ASIA UNIVERSITY RANKING

Making Assam Proud


National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar has ranked highest among North East in the Times Higher Education Asia University Ranking,2021. It has been managed for the first time to rank between 201 to 250 in the list which was recently declared. Tezpur University was also able to take the rank between 300-350. Among all the Indian Institutions that have managed to get a rank, NIT Silchar has got 19 rank out of all 63 universities. The institution has also managed to increase its rank to 46th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF).

About the Institution


NIT Silchar is one of the 31 NITs in India. It was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Silchar. In 2002, it was upgraded to the status of National Institute of Technology. It was declared as Institute of National Importance under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. NIT Silchar provides undergraduate and graduate programs in Engineering, Science and Humanities with 11 departments. The institute also offers different post graduation programs in Engineering, Science and Management. It also has a Kendriya Vidyalaya school up to Class XII. Now, the Kendriya Vidyalaya has its own campus inside the institute.


Director’s thought

The Director of NIT Silchar, Professor Shivaji Bandopadhaya. He believed that ranking the institution high will attract students from all over country so he gave importance on several factors that helped the institution to grow.


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