The Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, popularly known as NIT Jalandhar (NITJ), is a public engineering institute located in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. It is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology of India. It was founded as a joint venture between the governments of Punjab and India, originally under the name Punjab Regional Engineering College, Jalandhar (PREC).
The institute is located on the G T Road bye pass at a distance of 15 kms from Jalandhar bus-stand, 12 kms from Jalandhar city railway station and 18 kms from Jalandhar Cantt railway station. It is at a walking distance of half a km from Bidhipur railway crossing. Auto rickshaw and taxi services are available regularly from railway stations as well as the bus-stand.
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology was established in the year 1987 as Regional Engineering College and was given the status of National Institute of Technology (Deemed University) by the Government of India on October 17, 2002 under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi. Now the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has declared the Institute as “Institute of National Importance” under the act of Parliament-2007.
Courses and Programs Offered
Four year Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) Programmes
- Bio Technology
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Industrial and Production Engineering
- Instrumentation and Control Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Textile Technology
Fees structure download link: http://www.nitj.ac.in/index.php/nitj_cinfo/fees
College Contact Details
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar
N.I.T. Post Office
Jalandhar (Punjab) – 144 011
Contact Director: Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi