National Institute of Technology Delhi (NITD) is one of the thirty NIT (s) established in the year 2010 by an act of parliament and has been declared as an Institute of National importance.
NIT Delhi is an autonomous Institute which functions under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. It aims to provide instructions and research facilities in various disciplines of Engineering, Science and Technology, Management, Social Sciences and Humanities for advance learning and dissemination of knowledge.
The mission of NIT Delhi is to produce human resource those who are creative, competitive and innovative with high intellect and ethical values. The Institute is imparting holistic education, along with inculcating high moral values in its students.
NIT Delhi has started its academic session in 2010 with three undergraduate B.Tech degree programmes in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The academic activities of NIT Delhi were initiated at NIT Warangal in year 2010 which later moved to a temporary campus at Dwarka, New Delhi in June 2012 and now currently running at IAMR Campus, Narela (February 2014).
Possession of fifty one acre land has been allotted for permanent campus of NIT Delhi on NH-1, Narela sub city, New Delhi. The process of developing the permanent campus has begun.
From academic year 2013-14 the intake in each B. Tech programme has been increased to strength of 60 students. M.Tech programme in the discipline of Electronics and Communication Engineering with an intake of 15 students was introduced from the academic year 2013-14 followed by Ph.D. programme which has started from January 2014 with intake of seven research scholars and M.Tech Programme in Computer Science and Engineering (Analytics) with an intake of 15 students is yet to start for Academic year 2014-15.
Admission for B.Tech programmes are made on the basis of the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) for the Indian Nationals. Admissions to 50% of the seats are made amongst the students of Delhi & Chandigarh and the remaining 50% seats are made on the basis of All India ranking of the aspiring applicants. Admissions to the M.Tech Programmes are made on the basis of performance in GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering).