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National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Durgapur

Durgapur, West Bengal AICTE, UGC Estd 1960 Autonomous University
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DAYANIDHI MURMU, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical Engineering), Pursued: First Year ON 2017 - 2018

7.2/10

"It had two steps, first we need to go to lock our choice on which we got seat or we want to slide to diff choices if available. Once having finalised we need to follow the college procedure to fill necessary forms ,allocate hostel rooms pay fees and then you are done with everything."   Read More


T NITISH KUMAR, Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), Pursued: Second Year ON 2016 - 2017

8.7/10

"After the final round of allotment of seats in JoSAA , I have entered the college allotted to me with my original certificates , allotment paper and got them verified by the concerned authorities of college. Received the admission letter after the verification and started my graduation life."   Read More


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Sitangshu Santra, MBA, Pursued: 1st year ON 2015 - 2016

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"CAT the only examination through which you can get into MBA in DMS, NIT DGP the scores particularly vary from 60 90 percentile."   Read More


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Dhruv Raj Karana, Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Thermal Engineering), Pursued: Second Year ON 2016 - 2017

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"I was admitted in NIT-D in M. Tech Thermal Engg. after qualifying GATE.The cutoff are a follow (appx.)General- 650, SC/ST- 400+, OBC- 560+ I opted for NIT-D becoz placement here are appreciable in Mechanical Engg. as compared to other colleges. "   Read More


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"GATE because i am a B.Tech student and i complete my btech in 2014 after i give the competitative GATE exam."   Read More


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Barun Kumar Vishwakarma, Batch: Master of Computer Applications [M.C.A] -2014

7.5/10

"NIT MCA common entrance test (NIMCET) NIMCET is the national level entrance test for admission to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) courses in select National Institutes of Technology (NITs). I scored 400. The admission to MCA programme offered by all the NITs that participate in NIMCE"   Read More


College rating

based on 42 students ratings

7.5/10

7.9/10academic
6.5/10accommodation
7.4/10faculty
7.2/10infrastructure
7.7/10placements
8.3/10social

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T NITISH KUMARBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering)Pursued Second Year 2016 - 2017
8.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
Remarks -

Of course B.tech is a new chapter of everyone's life but you cannot read it to full extent unless you join NIT DGP.


9/10academic
9/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
8/10food & accom
9/10placement
9/10social life
Barun Kumar VishwakarmaMaster of Computer Applications [M.C.A]Batch : 2014
7.5
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
Remarks -

Overall is good i had best time of my life in college college management are quite good. they are helpful and cooperative we dint had to struggle lot with our mangement.


8/10academic
7/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
7/10placement
10/10social life
Gaurav KumarBachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering)Pursued Third Year 2016 - 2017
8.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Best College In terms of providing quality education.

Remarks -

Labs are not well maintained.H ostels are not good at all. The institute has a best-voltage laboratory, the best of its kind in the world and the first in India. There are specialised faculty members and skilled staff members in the fields of high-voltage and high-power engineering. The institute possesses state-of-the-art computing facilities. The Institute has a computer centre as a central computing facility for the students, scholars and the teachers of the institute. The centre has infrastructure like computer hardware and software, air-conditioned space, stabilised uninterrupted power supply and trained technical manpower. In addition, the institute has developed two laboratories that ...


9/10academic
9/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
8/10food & accom
9/10placement
9/10social life
Giridhar MajiB TechBatch : 2007
7.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Best days of ma life

Remarks -

college was good though management was not always. Once there were chollera outbreak and management refused to postpone exam and clean hostel water tanks etc. Hostel food was of bad quality but management never pay hid to.


7/10academic
7/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
9/10placement
7/10social life
Pronoy MondalInformation TechnologyPursued 4 2016 - 2017
7.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
Remarks -

All in all, NIT Durgapur is a great college. Formerly known as RE College, it has set its value in the field of the great universities of India.


8/10academic
8/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
8/10placement
9/10social life

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₹ 13.5 Lakhs highest package
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Prof. (Dr.) Asok DeDirector
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about college

The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur [NITDGP] is a public engineering college located at Durgapur in Bardhaman district of West Bengal. Formerly known as Regional Engineering College, it was founded by Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, the then chief minister of West Bengal in 1960. Today it is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology in India and has been recognised as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. In July 2003, the institution was granted Deemed University status with the approval of the UGC/AICTE and was renamed National Institute of Technology, Durgapur.

  • NIT Durgapur is a fully funded technological institution of the Government of India. All  the academic departments of the institute are involved in active research which are mostly sponsored by major government agencies including Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • The procedure for selection of candidates for admissions to the bachelor degree courses in NIT, as decided by MHRD, is on the basis of JEE conducted by CBSE
  • The Institute is located about 160 KMs north-west of Kolkata on the Howrah-Delhi Main Railway-Route and overlooking the National Highway No. 2. It is a two and a half hours‘ drive from Kolkata airport. Spreading over an area of 187 acres of land, institute is fully residential and presently providing accommodation to 2500 boys and 500 girls.
  • NIT Durgapur offers undergraduate programs in engineering and postgraduate programs in engineering, science and management.

Placement details:  

The placement office facilitates students in securing placements. The placement cell provides all the necessary facilities for the placement and interacts with over 150 industries in the country. Institute has performed quite well in 2013 placement season and placed 485 (approx.) students effortlessly.

  • Total Students Placed -485
  • Total Offers (Jobs)- 528
  •  Highest offers- 144 (including MCA & M.Tech)

 Branch wise placement summary is listed below-

Branch

Strength

Total Placed

Average Salary (lpa)

Highest Salary (lpa)

Biotechnology

40

16

4.5

5.5

Chemical

51

22

4.5

6.5

Civil

42

15

4.5

6.5

Mechanical

119

76

4.5

6.5

Electrical

78

42

4.5

6.5

Electronics & Communication

81

69

4.5

5.5

Computer Science

84

72

4.5

13.5

Information Technology

83

68

4.5

8.5

Metallurgical

53

20

4.5

4.5

Total

631

400

4.5

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Some of the major recruiters were following-

Company

Total offers

IBM

111

Capgemini

14

Microsoft

9

Wipro

40

ORACLE

15

Ericsson

11

Maruti Suzuki

10

Tata Motors

6

ACC

8

 

Extracurricular: There are many facilities for the students to engage themselves in extra-curricular activities. Various student clubs are setup by the students to organize such activities. Some of them are following-

  • GNU/Linux Users' Group- The institute has an active Linux Users Group(LUG). The most important event of the group is an annual national level technical symposium on Linux and FOSS, called Mukti. Mukti is the largest event of its kind in Eastern India, and it provides a platform for students nationwide to share their knowledge and intellect.
  • TEAM NDORS- Team NDORS (NIT Durgapur Off-road sports) is the official SAE BAJA team of NIT Durgapur. Baja SAE is an intercollegiate design competition run by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
  • Prakriti Club- It is the Environmental club of NIT Durgapur. The club plays important role to promote awareness especially in the field of environmental issues. This is the only club which conducts the events (Plantation, Green Diwali, Green Art, Marathon (ruNIT), Village tour, Earth Hour) during the entire academic year.
  • Maths N Tech Club- The institute has an active club MNTC which is responsible for holding events round the year which nurtures the intellect of yound and old minds alike. It is a non-profit club of NIT Durgapur and its activities include ANK (its annual "Knowledge Fest") held around in the months of August–September.
  • NSS (National Service Scheme) - NSS is a society which strives to inculcate good social habits among the students. Its activities include cleaning of the campus, spreading awareness about the environment, visits to nearby slums to improve empathy towards the deprived classes, organizing Blood Donation Camps.

Some other clubs at NITDGP are-

  • Radio Nitroz
  • Team Robocon
  • Enteract club
  • Dance club, Music club etc.

Facilities: NITDGP receives funding of about Rs. 500 million per year from the GOI. The institute provides all world class academic as well as other facilities to its students. The facilities provided at the institute are as follows-

Laboratories

The institute has a high-voltage laboratory, the sixth of its kind in the world and the first in India. There are specialized faculty members and skilled staff members in the fields of high-voltage and high-power engineering.

Library

 The library has a collection of 1.5lac volumes which includes text books, reference books & bound volumes of journals, standards etc and subscribes to about 180 current journals. The book database is accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue).

Computing Facilities

The whole Institute including the Students' Hostels and the residential area of the Faculty is connected by a campus wide LAN using high speed Fiber Optic/UTP cables.

The Institute has a dedicated 54 Mbps (34 Mbps BSNL+ 20 Mbps Reliance Com) 24X7 Internet Connectivity, which serves the Institute Internet needs.

Sports Facilities

The Institute has a full-fledged Physical Training Department for the students. Two playing grounds – the Lord's and the Oval are for outdoor activities like cricket, football and hockey. There are courts for volleyball, basketball and lawn tennis. There is a badminton court present in each hostel.

Medical Facilities

There is a medical unit-cum-hospital with arrangement for both indoor and outdoor treatment of the patients. The medical unit is served by two resident doctors and other medical staff around the clock. For any specialized treatment the patients are referred to the state government hospital situated at the other end of the city.

Other Amenities

A number of stationery shops, shopping complex,  two State Bank of India ATM machines along with a State Bank of India and a Canara Bank branch,gymnasium,guest house etc.

 

Festivals/Events: The Students of NITDGP are also indulged in the cultural festivals organized during the entire academic year. Some of these festivities are following-

  • Recstacy- Popularly known as REX, it is the annual social & cultural festival of National Institute of Technology, Durgapur and is held for 4 nights and 3 days, towards the end of February every year. It draws a footfall of about 8,000 students from colleges across the country.
  • Aarohan- It is the Annual National Techno-Management festival organized by the Institute. Aarohan is organized during even semesters and lasts for four days. It is aimed at technical, arts as well as management students by offering a plethora of events, including lectures, seminars, workshops, competitions etc.

Some other fests include-  Mukti, Motor Zundung, Ank and Verve.

Ranking:

  • The college is ranked among the top 50 engineering and technology colleges in India by surveys done by India Today.

Scholarship:

  • Prof. S.N. Ray Scholarships were instituted as a fellowship based on merits.

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