National Institute Of Technology Silchar (NIT Silchar) is one of the 31 NITs of India and was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Silchar. In 2002, it was upgraded to the status of National Institute of Technology and was declared as Institute of National Importance under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. NIT Silchar is a joint venture between the Government of India and the State Government of Assam to cater to the country’s need for manpower in technology.
The mission of NIT Silchar is to train and transform young men and women into responsible thinking engineers, technologists and scientists, to motivate them to attain professional excellence and to inspire them to proactively engage themselves for the betterment of the society.
NIT, Silchar has various Engineering Departments which are Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. It has also many Non-Engineering Departments they are Chemistry, Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, Mathematics, and Physics. The Institute also offers Postgraduate along with Undergraduate programs.