MNIT-Malaviya National Institute of Technology

MNIT-Malaviya National Institute of Technology

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Malaviya National Institute of Technology

By Pratishtha Choudhary
Malaviya National Institute of Technology

Malaviya National Institute of Technology at Jaipur is a public engineering college located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. It is one of the National Institutes of Technology and an Institute of National Importance. It was established in 1963. The institute is fully funded by MHRD, the Government of India, New Delhi. The institute is one of the Centres of Excellence in the country established by the MHRD, government of India.

The institute was upgraded to a National Institute of Technology and was declared a deemed university on June 26, 2002 and since then the institute started offering Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) degree instead of Bachelor of Engineering degree. On 15 August 2007 MNIT and all other NITs have been declared as Institutes of National Importance by the government of India under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. The institute is now under The Ministry of Human Resource and Development, New Delhi

Malaviya National Institute of Technology offers eight four-year undergraduate courses of study leading to the Bachelor of Technology degree and a five-year undergraduate course leading to the Bachelor of Architecture degree, with a total of over 1800 students. Postgraduate degrees award Master of Technology (M.Tech.), Master of Science (MSc.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) or Master of Urban Planning.

There are also doctoral programs with over 300 students. There are over 150 faculty members engaged in teaching and research. It has been selected to participate in the Technical Education Quality Improvement Program of the government of India and the World Bank. Admissions to the institute are through the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), as all other NITs. MNIT annually organizes Neuron its national level technical festival. Neuron is one of the biggest technical festivals in India, with a footfall of 10,000 students from all over country. Annually MNIT conducts the MNIT Sports Tournament. Students from all across the country, from NITs and IITs participate in the event. MNIT is part of the Inter-NIT sports federation. MNIT hosts Blitzschlag, a national level techno-cultural festival.

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