Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat
The Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat is popularly known as National Institute of Technology, Surat, NIT Surat, or SVNIT, is an engineering institute of higher education established by the Parliament of India in 1961. It is one of 31 National Institutes of Technology in India recognized by the Government of India as an Institute of National Importance. It is the Anchor Institute for the Auto and Engineering sector and will be training the workforce. The project is also designated as the “Center of Excellence” in water resources and flood management and is supported by the World Bank.
The institute organizes annual cultural and technical festivals: MindBend (technical festival) and Sparsh (cultural festival) that attract participants from all over the country and abroad.