National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
Establishment Year: 1960
Location: Durgapur
Recognized By: UGC
Affiliated To: Autonomous Institution
Contact No.: 0343 254 5290
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About National Institute of Technology Durgapur

Established in the year 1960, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur commonly known as NIT Durgapur or NITD is a centrally funded engineering college situated in Durgapur in West Bengal state. The college was set up with aim of imparting quality education in the field of technical education in India.  Previously the college was known as regional engineering college (REC), Durgapur and it was considered among the first eight regional engineering institutes in the country. Now the college is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology in India and has been recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the National Institutes of Technology (NIT) Act, 2007.


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The NITD campus is spread over 187 acres of land and has excellent infrastructure consisting all major facilities to the staff and student. The college campus of NIT, Durgapur is situated approx 161KM north-west of Kolkata on the Howrah-Delhi railway route. The institute enjoys one of the best academic networks as many famous colleges and research institutes are situated near the campus including Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur, Marine Engineering and Research Institute (MERI) Kolkata etc.


NIT, Durgapur is offering various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines of engineering such as Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Biotechnology etc. It also offers Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Facilities at National Institute of Technology Durgapur

The college has excellent infrastructure containing well equipped labs, research facilities, full furnished classrooms, computer centre for staff and students with high speed wifi connectivity, the college also offers sports facility, separate hostel facility for boys and girls etc.


NIT, Durgapur has excellent training and placement cell which is headed by highly experienced faculty members. The T & P Cell offers placement assistance to the graduating students and also invites various top and reputed companies for placement recruitment process.

Contact details

National Institute of Technology Durgapur

Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, Durgapur

West Bengal – (713209), India

Contact Number: +91-343-2546397



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