The National Institute of Technology (formerly known as Regional Engineering College) Tiruchirappalli, situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu on the banks of river Carvery, was started as a joint and co-operative venture of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1964 with a view to catering to the needs of man-power in technology for the country. The college has been conferred with autonomy in financial and administrative matters to achieve rapid development. Because of this rich experience, this institution was granted Deemed University Status with the approval of the UGC/AICTE and Govt. of India in the year 2003 and renamed as National Institute of Technology. NIT-T was registered under Societies Registration Act XXVII of 1975.
Area of Excellence
The QS World University Rankings ranked NIT Trichy 228 in Asia in the 2018 ranking. NIT Trichy was ranked 11 among engineering institutes in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2018 and 31 overall. It was ranked 13 among engineering colleges in India in 2017.
Research Capability and Focus Area
All the departments are provided with sophisticated research facilities and the faculty of various departments are dedicated in working in the cutting edge technologies.
Notable Research / Publication