The National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology (NIFFT) established by the Government of India in collaboration with UNDP-UNESCO in 1966. NIFFT offers specialized teaching and training programmes and conducts research and development activities applicable to Foundry and Forge Technology. The Institute is located in Ranchi which is the epicenter of vigorous industrial activity and is being catapulted into a highly industrialized region, the accent being on heavy metal-working connected with engineering of ferrous metals. The Institute, therefore, provides ideal environment for carrying out studies and industrial research related to general manufacturing activities.
NIFFT is administered through a duly constituted Board of Governors representing Foundry and Forge organizations, professional bodies, education and research institutions, Ministry of Human Resource Development, the Ministry of Industry and All India Council for Technical Education.
The Institute is residential and has a well laid out campus at Hatia, which is about 5 Km. from Ranchi Airport, 8 Km. from Ranchi Railway Station and 3 Km. from Hatia Railway Station on the Ranchi Chaibasa road and is on the periphery of the Heavy Engineering Corporation complex. All the students have to reside in the Institute campus for which adequate hostel facilities will be available.
The Institute has been offering M. Tech. degree course in Foundry-Forge Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Material Science Engineering and Environmental engineering .Advanced Diploma Course in Foundry Technology and Forge Technology, B. Tech. Course in Manufacturing Engineering and in Metallurgy & Materials Engineering, Refresher Courses and unit based programmes. It is also offer fellowship for doctoral level Programmes.
The Institute possesses well equipped laboratories and workshops, a modern Computer Centre, a Library & Documentation Centre and well qualified and experienced faculty. The student’s Gymkhana having facilities for indoor and outdoor games, sports and cultural activities is also provided. The Institute attempts to arrange campus interview to find suitable opportunities for the students.
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