The Institute, located in Raipur, the Capital City of Chhattisgarh State, is spared over an area of 100 acres. Raipur city is well connected with Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur & Bhubneshwar by regular flights and is on the main Howrah-Mumbai railway line route. The institute is 5 km from Raipur railway station and 14 km from airport on NH-6, the Great Eastern Road. The state of chhattisgarh is a mineral rich state having enormous potential for development with seemingly inexhaustible natural resources of coal, iron ore, lime stones, dolomite, tin, gem-stones and other minerals. Many industries, such as those of cement, steel, steel alooy, mines etc., are located in the vicinity of the institute giving it a unique advantage for industry-institute interaction in various disciplines of engineering.
Starting with two branches in 1956 the institute has grown in tandem with the major surrounding industries - the Bhilai Steel Plant, SECL, BALCO and NTPC, Korba - and presently offers 12 undergraduate and 6 Postgraduate courses including M.C.A and M.Tech. in Applied Geology. The institute offers facilities for Ph.D. and also under takes R & D activities, provides testing, consultancy and other extension services including continuing education to the industry through the Industry Institute Interaction cell and the placement of the student through the Department of Training & Placement. The students have brought laurels to the institute and very well placed in Government organisation, Public and Private Sectors, Multinational Companies, Universities, research organisation in India and abroad.
The Institute is contributing to the technological, industrial and economical development of the region and the country for last five decades. The Institute has long recognized its role in engineering education, generation and dissemination of useful and relevant technologies in the service of the society.
As you move along the National Highway # 6 (from Raipur to Bhilai) the largest campus which comes to notice and building which strikes your imagination immediately will be that of Govt. Engineering College, Raipur, spread over an area of 100 acres, it is one of the biggest campus amongst all the technical institutions of Chhattisgarh. The campus is a completely planned entity consisting of the main institute building, six hostel blocks, residential quarters for teaching and non-teaching staff, a bank, a separate PWD and electricity office for campus maintenance, a well equipped dispensary and a well maintained guest house. The campus has got an additional facility of a local railway station meant specially for the benefit of the students of nearby areas. This campus is away from hubbubs of the city yet it is easily accessible from it. The institute is about 5 km from the Raipur railway station and about 12 km from the air port.
The institute has a well - organised, magnificent building symbolising the grandeur of the institute. This huge building alone covers a total area of 62060 sq.m. It is a triple storied planned structure alongwith a central tower standing upto the height 23 meters. There are 35 lecture halls extending over an area of 6675 sq.m & 13 drawing halls/studios extending over an area of 3510 sq.m. about 85 labs over an area of 11510 sq.m. The other amenities comprise of a canteen, cycle stand, N.C.C, N.S.S department, a student activity centre co-operative store, and dispensary. The building is being further extended for the architecture and electronics departments with the construction cost of about Rs. 40 Lakh.
Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh, has been the place of strategic importance- being the gateway to the mineral rich Chhattisgarh state, having an enormous potential for development with seemingly inexhaustible natural resources. The city of Raipur is situated on the trunk line connecting Bombay and Howrah at a distance 831 Km from Howrah and 311 Km from Nagpur on the national highway #6. The location of this institute is in the vicinity of Bhilai steel plant. Raipur is well connected through Air-Routes from Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Vizag, Nagpur and Kolkata.
Prof. Sudharshan Tiwari joined as a Director of National Institute of Technology, Raipur on 25th July 2012. Prior to his present assignment, he was professor in the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering at MNNIT, Allahabad, where he has held several important administrative and academic positions namely, Head of the Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Dean Research & consultancy, Dean Resource generation and International affairs, Chairman, GIS Cell, Head of the Mathematics Department, Deputy Project Coordinator INDO-UK REC Project.
Prof. Sudharshan Tiwari obtained his UG and PG degree in Electronics Engineering from I.T., B. H. U. and PhD degree from IIT Roorkee. He has more than 32 years of teaching and research experience in the area of Communication Engineering and Networking. He has supervised large number of M.Tech and PhD thesis. He has published over 127 research papers in the reputed International/National journals and conference proceedings. He has served in the programme committee of the several seminars, workshops and conferences and also worked as reviewer of several conferences and journals both nationally and internationally. He has successfully completed many research projects sponsored by various government agencies. He has been active member of several academic committees at the institute level as well as the member of Board of studies of several technical institutes in India. He has active research collaboration with Liverpool John moore's University, Liverpool, U.K. and completed joint research projects and worked as visiting professor. He has visited U.S.A. and U.K. for various academic and research interactions.
His areas of current research interest are WDM optical networks, wireless sensor networks, wireless mesh networks and next generation networks.
Message By Chairman
Shri Sudhir Vasudeva, CMD, ONGC was appointed as the Chairperson of Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology, Raipur, Chhattisgarh by the visitor, Hon'ble President of India.
The institute has 5 boy�s and 1 girls� hostel, within the campus. The institute also manages one additional girl�s hostel adjacent to campus. A 60-seat girl�s hostel is under construction adjacent to existing girls hostel within the campus. A plan for construction of a new hostel block for boys is under process. Each hostel is self-contained with amenities such as common room and a dining hall with mess. All the hostel rooms are adequately furnished. Each hostel has a capacity to house about 100 inmate students. Administrative head of each hostel, the warden, is a senior faculty member. Additionally, one caretaker/matron for each hostel exists to manage the day-to-day affairs of the hostel. Each hostel has different students working committees, mess committee, magazine committee, games committee, cleanliness committee etc. Each committee is responsible for specific aspects of hostel affairs. Separate hostel administrative section exists in the institute to manage the hostel matters. Two hostel blocks of 100 seat each, for the boys will be available for the first semester students and will be allotted on the basis of the merit. Lists for hostel admission will be declared after receiving the hostel admission forms by the hostel administration.