About National Institute of Technology, Goa
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India established National Institute of Technology, Goa in 2010. NIT Goa is an autonomous premier technical institute and is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by MHRD, Government of India. The Government of Goa proposed to reserve 50% of the institute’s seats for students of Goa, however, the Union HRD wants students of Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Lakshadweep to be grouped with Goa students for the 50% reservation. The first academic batch of NIT Goa was admitted in 2010 with National Institute of Technology, Karnataka as its mentor institute.
The motto of NIT Goa is “सा विद्या या विमुक्तये” which literally translates to “True Knowledge Liberates.”
National Institute of Technology, Goa functions from its temporary campus in Goa Engineering College, located in Farmagudi, Goa. The temporary campus of NIT Goa provides students with basic facilities which include classrooms, laboratories, conference halls, a central library etc. NIT Goa campus provides basic healthcare amenities and facilities for students’ extra-curricular activities.
Goa Engineering College also provides residential facilities to students of National Institute of Technology, Goa. The campus has both boys’ and girls’ hostels with mess facilities. It also has two cafeterias to satisfy food cravings of all students.
NIT Goa which operates from its temporary campus in Goa Engineering College provides hostel accommodation to all outstation students. The campus has separate hostels for boys and girls, with shared lodging. The hostel provides students with mess facilities, wifi connection, water facilities, and all other basic necessities.
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Power Systems and Power Electronics
Humanities and Social Science
The Training and Placement Cell of NIT Goa seeks to provide various internship and placement opportunities to students. NIT Goa has a placement rate of over 94%. Companies like Infosys, Wipro, Samsung, Cognizant, Suzuki Motors, HFCL, Reliance Hydrocarbons etc. recruit from the institution.
There are food joints and cafeterias within the campus. Some other food options near the campus are:
Sam’s Goan Beach Shack
Pan Aroma Restaurant
NIT Goa has signed MOUs with the following:
National Institute of Oceanography, Marine Instrumentation
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
INJE University, Korea
Power Research & Development Consultants Private Limited (PRDC)