About National Institute of Technology (NIT Srinagar), Srinagar

Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir)   Estd : 1960 Approved by : MHRD, AICTE Type : Government

About National Institute of Technology

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar is one of the premier Educational Institutes in the Northern Regions of the country. It was established in 1960 and has been one of the eighteen Regional Engineering Colleges sponsored by the Govt. of India during the 2nd Plan. The Institute acquired the status of National Institute of Technology with deemed to be University status during August, 2003 and attained full autonomy in its Academics.

The Institute is situated at the the banks of world-famous Dal Lake, with the far-famed Hazratbal Shrine on other side of the campus. NIT Srinagar is a residential Institute with accommodation facility in Hostels and Staff-Quarters. There are four Boys and one Girls hostel which swallops about 1500 boys and 200 girls. Besides running the B.Tech Programme the Institute also offers M.Tech programme in many streams.In addition to that a large number of students are registered for M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes.

Facilities and amenities are available at the institution such as NCC, NSS, Bank, Consumer cum Society, Shopping Complex, Recreational Centre, Dispensary with Ambulance, Guest House, Students Activity Centre, Gymnasium, Internet Centre, Telephone Booths, Fax Services, Diesel Generator, Bus Facility. The Institution has an Industry Interaction cell which was established in 1989 with the aim to remain at the fore-front on the Scientific and Technological development and to share its experience with industries in utilizing. Man-power and other resources are available at the institute effectively with the assistance of the participating industries. The Institute has one of the best technical library in J&K State. It has a collection of over 60,000 books on Engineering Science and humanities and about 6,000 bound volumes/Journals, both foreign and Indian. The library remains open from 9.00 a.m to 10.p.m.

Awards & Rankings

  • Best Educationist Award to Prof. Rajat Gupta, Director, N.I.T Srinagar by International Institute of Education and Management Delhi

  • Rajiv Gandhi Education Excellence Award to Prof. Rajat Gupta, Director, N.I.T Srinagar by Indian Solidarity Council

  • Education Leadership Award to Prof. Rajat Gupta, Director, N.I.T Srinagar by Headlines Today

  • Outstanding Engineering Institute (North) Award by Dhanik Bhaskar in 2013

  • Outstanding Engineering Institute (North) Award by ABP News in 2014

National Institute of Technology Vision and Mission


To establish a unique identity of NIT Srinagar by development of high quality technical manpower and technological resources for contributing to the economic and social development of the nation at large and region in particular. 


The mission of NIT Srinagar is to train & transform its students and faculty into well trained and highly motivated engineers, scientists, technologists who become knowledge makers as well as knowledge users for contributing to nation building with high degree of professional excellence.

Director Message

National Institute of Technology Srinagar is the only technical institute of national importance in the state of Jammu & Kashmir and is one of the premier technical institute of India. The institute was one of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges, established in 1960, by the Government of India. In 2003,the institute was converted to National Institute of Technology by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India, as an institute of National Importance.

We have been imparting quality education since the inception of the institute by focusing on technical advancements and research. The institute offers B.Tech courses in eight different disciplines. Besides B.Tech courses, the institute offers M.Tech programmes in Civil Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and Ph.D programmes in all departments. The students are admitted on the basis of JEE, DASA and GATE every year. Our faculty members are actively participating in National and International Conferences and Seminars, workshops and other related research activities.

It gives me immense pleasure to mention that NIT Srinagar has been awarded "OUTSTANDING ENGINEERING INSTITUTE (NORTH)" by DAINIK BHASKAR in 2013 and "OUTSTANDING ENGINEERING INSTITUTE (NORTH)" by ABP NEWS in 2014. Department of Training and Placement at NIT Srinagar plays a key role in finding a safe and secure future for our students and also provides an opportunity for them to choose their career in areas of their interest. Various national and multinational companies, reputed public sector undertakings etc. regularly visit our institute for campus recruitments. Many of our students are currently heading various leading organizations and shouldering vital responsibilities both in India and abroad. The institute maintains very good relationship with the recruiters and all possible hospitality is extended to them. I am quite sure that students of our institute will prove themselves capable enough to meet the challenges of modern technical world.

I wish them all the best for their future.
Prof. Rajat Gupta 
Director, NIT Srinagar

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    Hazratbal Rd, Hazaratbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190006, India