Source: Me Next Magazine-Rajasthan Patrika (29-April-2018)
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) was established in year 1960. Since its advent, it has been a prestigious institute of higher learning, producing meritorious students with excellent career growth and universal recognition.
The mesmerizing all-embracing campus is of 650 acres, encompassed by boundary wall and ring road. The infrastructure of campus consists of administrative and academic buildings, workshops, community centre and residential area for accommodation of students and staff. Besides general infrastructure it includes elementary amenities such as post office, shopping complex, a school for children, dispensary, a campus temple, an auditorium with capacity of seating thousand people and sports complex with vast stretches of open area.
The students get the best of opportunities in the form of highly advanced courses, eminent faculty members, well-equipped laboratories, library, hostels and immense facilities to excel in research and development. Apart from academics, there are plethora of societies such as ED cell, Centre of excellence (GIS and remote sensing), ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education), and Vision providing an elbow room for amplifying each student’s budding ideas. Highly scientific and innovative technology is used for teaching and carrying out research activities. Every year MANIT is enriched by the laurels brought by the faculty members and the students in the form of research publications, projects, fellowships and industrial exposure.
At the Bachelor’s level, we have B.Tech. Programs in Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering. The students for these programs are selected through AIEEE and usually they are the top students from various places in the country. We have M.Tech programs in all the Engineering Branches, mentioned above. The M. Tech. Students are chosen through an all India examination, known as GATE. Entrance to MBA & M.Des is given through JMET and CEED respectively. We have indeed a vibrant PhD program in all the above academic areas.
MANIT has demonstrated its excellence in research in many areas. To cite few: It has been developing its own satellite under a project named as AZAD. NIT-BHOPAL has a flamboyant university atmosphere with a combination of strong academic and research activities. The students at all levels under the able guidance of the faculty members maintain this brilliant combination and help the Institute to reach the zenith of knowledge and innovation.
The initiative to conceive a grand design for technical education in India and implement the concept true to its spirit, in the form of National Institutes of Technology (NITs) is one of the greatest hallmarks of visionary development in independent India. Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal cherishes to maintain its leadership role at the National level.