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National Institute of Technology (NIT), Goa
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Goa

College Details

NIT, Goa was established in the year 2010 by an act of parliament (NIT act 2007) and it has been declared as ‘Institute of National Importance’. It is an autonomous institute and functioning under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India. The campus is located at Farmagudi, Ponda approximately 29 km southeast of Panaji. It aims to strive for quality faculty, good students and excellent infrastructure. Dr. G. R. C. Reddy is the director of this institute. The National Institute of Technology, Goa provides hostel facilities to outstation students with shared accommodation in the campus and may be in a rented building which is very near to the campus. The existing hostels are provided with the basic amenities like mess and Wi-Fi internet connectivity. It has a Robotics Club to facilitate students to understand, design and learn robotics. It provides interested students with opportunities to express their skills, knowledge and creativity through conceptualizing, designing and programming robots.

Placements

The placement statistics of NIT, Goa in 2015 were CSE (73.07%), ECE (78.57%) and EEE (66.66%). Top recruiters of the National Institute of Technology, Goa are Amazon, Analytic Quotient, Barclays, FIAT (magnetimarelli), Housing, HP, IBM, L&T Construction, Musigma, Persistent, Polaris (Financials) Technologies, Tesco, Unisys, Vacation Labs, and Zuari etc. The highest package offered till date is Rs. 16 lakhs per annum and the average package is Rs. 4.93 lakhs per annum.

Courses

NIT, Goa started its academics in 2010 with three engineering departments namely Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering at undergraduate level. It attracts students from all over the country and abroad. The National Institute of Technology, Goa admits students into the B.Tech degree program on the basis of ranks obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) and the scheme of Direct Admission to Students Abroad (DASA) with an intake of 30 students in each branch. The institute has 3 departments presently and support centres with 298 students, 19 faculty members and 17 members of the support staff. In 2015, out of 31 NITs, it was ranked 19th. It has a well qualified faculty namely Dr. Damodar Reddy Edla (Assistant Professor & Head, Computer Science and Engineering), Dr. Lalit K Jiwani (Associate Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering), Dr. P.S Reddy (Assistant Professor of Physics, humanities and Sciences), Dr. Ragoju Ravi (Assistant Professor, Humanities and Sciences) etc.

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