About National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli:
The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, (abbreviated NITT or NIT Trichy) is a public engineering institution near the city of Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu, India. Founded in 1964, it is one of the oldest institutions of the National Institutes of Technology system. The institute is located in a campus of 800 acres (3.24 km²).
It is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. NIT Trichy has a comprehensive graduate program offering doctoral degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Currently, the institute has 16 academic departments, three centers and one school. NIT Trichy admits its undergraduate students through Joint Entrance Examination (Main) and postgraduate students through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, Common Admission Test and Common Entrance Test for Masters in Computer Applications.
Over the last 54 years, around 30,000 engineers and scientists have graduated from the institute. Educational programmes here extend beyond the physical sciences and engineering into humanities and social sciences such as English and into management studies. The institute has academic and research collaborations with universities and research centers in India and abroad including the United States and United Kingdom and is undergoing accelerated growth through the World Bank-funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP).