It was earlier known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering. The college was established in the year 1960. VNIT, Nagpur got the status of NIT and deemed to be university under University Grants Commission Act in June, 2002. Since 15th August, 2007 the institute was declared as the institute of National importance. The campus covers an area of 215.26 acres of land in Nagpur.
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur has separate hostels for both boys and girls. The institute also provides various other facilities to the students like gymnasium, guest house, sports, clubs, lecture theaters, library, laboratory and transport facilities.Placements :
VNIT, Nagpur has a Training and Placement Section which helps students in career planning and personality development. The number of students of VNIT, Nagpur recruited from B.Tech course in 2014-15 was 517, from B.Arch course for the same year was 1 student and from M.Tech for the same year was 119 students. The past recruiters who have visited Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur are PepsiCo, Reliance Industries Ltd, Reliance Technologies, Siemens, Thermax, Tesco, Aditya Birla Group, Tech Mahindra, ACC Limited, Sulzer, Sapient, Pidilite, SHV Energy, Vaultize, Subros, Parker, ThoughtWorks, Verity, Accenture, Gammon, HP, IBM, IndiaBulls, Lanco, Facebook, GoldmanSachs, Honeywell, etc.Courses :
The Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur offers undergraduate degree in B.Tech (4 years) and B.Arch (5 years). Bachelor in Technology is offered in various disciplines of engineering namely, Computer Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and Mining Engineering. The entrance to B.Tech course is through JEE MAIN and DASA exam. VNIT, Nagpur offers postgraduate degree M.Tech in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Technology & Management, Communication system Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Heat Power Engineering, Material Engineering, Structural Engineering, Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering and Excavation Engineering. The admission to M.Tech is through online Centralized Counseling (CCMT) and GATE exam.