NIT Silchar North East Zone

Prof. Sivaji Bandyopadhyay ( Director )

National Institute Of Technology, Silchar (राष्ट्रीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान, सिलचर) is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology of India and was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Assam. 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.

History: In the late fifties, the Government of India decided to establish Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) under the Quality Technical Education Policy – one each in every major state – with the prime objective of imparting quality technical education throughout the country and to foster national integration. These Regional Engineering Colleges were established as joint ventures of the Government of India and the respective State Governments. Assam is considered as the flag bearer of the Northeast India and so in the year 1967 the 15th REC was officially established in Silchar. However it took almost a decade for REC Silchar to start its academic programmes due to various constraints. Read More

Address and contact details: NIT Silchar

Address: NIT Road, Fakiratilla, Cachar, Silchar, Assam - 788010
Director: Prof. Sivaji Bandyopadhyay
Registrar: Prof. A.K. Barbhuiya
Contact No. 03842-242183
Fax. 03842-224797