About NIT Agartala
National Institute of Technology, Agartala (NITA) was established in 1965 as Tripura Engineering College. It was initially affiliated with Calcutta University, and later to Tripura University. On February 23, 2006, the Union Cabinet approved the state government’s approval to turn Tripura Engineering College into National Institute of Technology. NITA is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India. The Institute is also approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). In 2019, NIT Agartala was ranked 70th among all Indian engineering colleges by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
The motto of NIT Agartala is “Knowledge is the Supreme Power”.
Campus and Hostel
NITA is located in the capital city of Agartala. The institute provides basic infrastructural facilities within the campus which includes library, banks, healthcare facilities, cafeterias, separate gymnasiums for boys and girls, hostel facilities, football ground, tennis court etc. The campus also provides indoor activity centers such as table-tennis rooms, billiards room etc.
The institute is fully residential with both boys’ and girls’ hostels. At the moment, the campus has six boys’ and two girls’ hostels to accommodate all students enrolled in the institution. NIT Agartala plans to come up with more hostels to fulfill the rising requirements for accommodation.
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Humanities and Social Sciences
Dual Degree Programs
NIT Agartala provides excellent placement opportunities to all its students. The institute topped the campus placement in Tripura. Some of the various companies recruiting students from NITA include Google, Indian Oil, WIPRO, HCL, Vedanta, Sterlite, Rancore Technologies etc.
Aryabhatta Hostel Canteen
NIT Agartala has signed MOUs with the following institutions and organizations:
Sonoma State University (SSU), California, USA
CSIR NCL Pune