NIT Bhopal is said to be the 13th among the NIT in India according to the latest Ranking. It is a Public Engineering and Technology University which was started in the year 1960. Before becoming a NIT it was known as Maulana Azad College of Technology. Its name was changed in 2002. It is also known as MANIT.
In 2002 its name was changed and it got the status of “Deemed University”. It is also considered as an "Institute of National Importance." In 2012 curriculum for the undergraduate and postgraduate programs were revised and a relative grading system was introduced.
How to Reach NIT Bhopal:
The Fastest way to reach MANIT Bhopal is by air. You need to reach the Raja Bhoj Airport and from there you can hire a taxi to the institution. The distance of MANIT from the airport is 16 km.
You can also reach the institution by train. For that, you need to reach the Habibganj Railway Station which is just 5 km away from MANIT. From the station, you can avail a Taxi or Auto Rickshaw for the institution.
Facilities of College:
NIT Bhopal provides lots of facilities for its students. These facilities are quite important for the students to pursue and complete their studies. Some of the major facilities of the institution are.
NIT Bhopal Placement is overseen by the Department of Placement and Training which is under the control of the faculty members. Understanding that every student has different dreams, the department of training and placement plans customized career needs and training charts to give the students the best chances of pursuing their goals. Placement and Training Department makes the students aware of the Walk in Interviews and other career opportunities. They provide the right platform to the students for securing jobs.
In the year 2015, a total of 157 companies visited the campus and selected a grand total of 748 students were offered jobs including the P.G courses. An average of 5.02 LPA was calculated out of the total offered placements. Two toppers from the Electronics Engineering branch were given job offers directly. Some major companies that offer jobs to the students are Indian Navy, India Army, Sony, Snapdeal, etc.
The Central Computer Centre was established in the year 1989. Since then it has been attending to the needs of this institution. The Computer Center of NIT Bhopal has continued to re-engineer the process of its service operations to facilitate productivity and better quality. The center has 10 laboratories which are open all the time.
The library contains 156,314 printed books, 3073 ebooks, 10,000 e-journals, international journals. It is connected to other library networks, through which students can access other 4697 libraries across the world. It even offers Wifi and LAN services.
Materials Research Center:
With the focus on materials, it has an infrastructure for advanced research.This center can only be used by the researchers and scientists of the institute. It is fitted with various types of advanced machinery, facilities, and software which costs around $6.3 million.
Hostel and Mess Facilities:
The total number hostels in MANIT Bhopal is 12. Out of which 10 are for boys and 2 are girls hostels and these can hold around 3000 students in total. The rooms allotted for the first year students have triple bedrooms and from second year they have individual bedrooms. The largest hostel among these 12 hostels is the Aurobindo Hostel, which can hold around 950 students in with each having their own room. The hostels have different facilities like Cable TV, Daily Newspaper, Indoor Games facility, Wifi, and LAN.
Each hostel is provided with its own mess. Both vegetarian and Non-vegetarian food is available in these messes. The messes are quite clean and fitted with proper utensils. Besides these basic facilities, they have a number of other facilities like Hospital, Post Office, Shopping Complex, Innovation Centre, NIT Canteen & Bank & ATM.
The Overall result of the college is always good. Almost all students in the institution clear the examinations and graduate with good results. Some students who are not able to graduate can sit for reexamination. The reexamination is held after one month.
There are lots of events organised throughout the year. Major events organised by the institution are:
Tooryanaad is the largest Hindi festival organized by any technical college in India. It is also the annual Hindi literary and cultural fest of the college. This Festival is organized by Rajsabha Karyanvayan Samiti. Lots of cultural events are organized in this event.
It is an annual national level technical festival, where many colleges from around the country visit. This fest includes competitive events like Robotics, Programming, Ethical Hacking and such type of similar events. Eminent personalities visit the college during the event and provide the students' insights about different important topics.
There are also other festive events like Maffick, Ripple, Annual literary events, CHEMICARNIVAL, CHIMERA, Inter-NIT Robotics Championship, Cadathon etc.
Sport is an integral part of the curriculum of NIT Bhopal. It has designated playing areas for different kind of sports. It even has a squash court. Different types of events related to sports are organized in this institution. But the most famous sports event is SportsMania.
It comprises of different competitions and events. Lots of attractive awards and prizes are given away during this event. They also participate in Inter-NIT Sports meet and compete in different kinds of events.
Some of the other information’s are:
- Ragging is banned and is a non-bail able offence where the culprit can be fined for Rs.10,000 and an imprisonment of 2 years.
Without a shred of doubt, MANIT Bhopal is one of the finest Institutes in the country. It has produced lots of bright minds for the country and will be doing the same in ten future. I hope this NIT Bhopal Review: How to Reach, Fee Structure, Pictures, Hostel & Facilities has been informative enough to you.