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National Institute of Technology
Silchar, Assam – 788010 http://www.nits.ac.in/
Address: Cachar, Silchar, Assam 788010
Phone: 03842 242 27

About National Institute Of Technology Silchar

National Institute Of Technology Silchar is one of the 31 NITs of India and was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Assam.

The Regional Engineering College at Silchar (Assam)was founded in 1967 as a joint venture between the Government of India and the State Government of Assam to cater to the country’s need for manpower in technology. RECs were jointly operated by the central government and the Assam state government.

The college was conferred with autonomy in financial and administrative matters In 2002, the institution was granted Deemed University status with the approval of the UGC/AICTE and was renamed the National Institute of Technology, Silchar. In 2007, through the NIT Bill, the Indian government declared the National Institutes of Technology as “Institutes of National Importance”. Now NIT Silchar is a premier engineering institute in Assam along with IIT Guwahati.

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