ABOUT VNIT



Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India is an Institute of National Importance, located in the heart of the Nagpur city. It was established in the year 1960, earlier known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), named after the eminent engineer, planner, and statesmen of the country Sir M. Visvesvaraya. It was converted to NIT under the act 29 of 2007. Since its establishment, the institute is imparting quality education and is a pioneer institute in central India. The 215 acres campus includes state of the art laboratories, well equipped classrooms, sport complex, hostel facility to accommodate more than 5000 students, faculty quarters, library and information centre, network centre, Center of Excellence and a dedicated health centre. CIVN, the incubation cell of VNIT has incubated 6 companies. Recently, an academic block with G+6 floors for faculty members and PhD scholars, nine virtual classrooms, Girl’s and Boy’s hostel with 1000 capacity each with food court and other amenities and a class room complex with G+6 floors having 24 classrooms are added to the campus infrastructure. VNIT Nagpur runs 9 UG Programs, 23 PG Programs and PhD programs. It has faculty strength of 260. The institute is having 93 ongoing R&D projects worth 60 Cr. Institute is ranked 31st in NIRF. The green campus of institute is full of natural flora and fauna. The 1MW solar power plant, 600 KLD STP and many such initiatives are taken for sustainability. The legacy of 6 decades is being continued.