Which hostel is best in Nit Hamirpur


National Institute of Technology Hamirpur ((NIT Hamirpur or NITH) is a public technical university in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is one of the thirty-one National Institutes of Technology established, administered, and funded by MHRD. The NIT Hamirpur offers a comprehensive curriculum for bachelor, diploma and doctoral theses in various areas of architecture, engineering, natural sciences and humanities.[2]


Foundation [edit]

The institute was founded on August 7, 1986 as Regional Engineering College, Hamirpur In Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India, it was a joint venture between the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh. Class started at Government Polytechnic College, Hamirpur how REC Hamirpur initially had no campus. The classes and administration moved to their current location in 1987 when only a few buildings were being built. At the beginning, the institute only had three departments: civil engineering, electrical engineering and electronics, and mechanical engineering. Later, in 1988 and 1989, two further departments for electronics and telecommunications as well as computer science and engineering were added. The architecture department was founded in 2000. The chemical engineering department has also existed since 2013. The institute only offered undergraduate courses until 2005 when it started offering graduate and doctoral programs.

On June 26, 2002, REC Hamirpur was granted the status of an accredited university and expanded to a National Institute of Technology. As a result of this transition, the Institute became the sole responsibility of the Government of India. It was given the status of an institute of national importance by a law of parliament together with other NITs and IITs. NIT Hamirpur was ranked the best NIT in terms of infrastructure by the World Bank in 2007.[3]

Departments and Centers [edit]

NIT Hamirpur has 15 departments and 2 competence centers. The academic departments at NIT Hamirpur include the following

  • Architecture
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Computer science and engineering
  • Electrical engineering and electronics
  • Electronics and communication technology
  • mechanical engineering
  • industrial engineering
  • Management and humanities
  • physics
  • chemistry
  • energy and Environment
  • Materials science
  • Mathematics and computer science
  • statistics

The two competence centers at the NIT Hamirpur are

  • Competence center for energy and the environment
  • Center for Materials Science and Technology

Facilities [edit]

Data center [edit]

The data center is a central facility that is tailored to the needs of the academic departments. The aim of the center is to provide professional services, to promote and support the use of new computer technologies among students, employees and administration.[4]

Central Library [edit]

The institute library was set up in 1986 in a room of the Government Polytechnic Hamirpur and moved to the institute campus in the Visvesvarya block in 1988. It is currently located in a separate building with a floor area of ​​3200 square meters. The library has more than 100,000 books and numerous academic journals in printed and electronic form. Around 600 people can be accommodated in each of the library's reading rooms. Building is made easier by water coolers, heaters, WiFi, etc.[5]

Sport [edit]

The NIT Hamirpur offers sports facilities for indoor and outdoor games. The teams are sent out to take part in university-level sports competitions. Sports facilities include cricket, soccer, lawn tennis, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton and athletics.[6]

Health center [edit]

NIT Hamirpur has its own health center. It is equipped with basic medical facilities and in an emergency, patients are referred to the Zonal Hospital in Hamirpur.[7]

The institute's campus is located in the Indian district of Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level. The campus grows on an area of ​​320 hectares and is located in a hilly area surrounded by pine trees. According to MHRD poll, NITH is the second most beautiful campus in the country, including all engineering institutes. The distance to the campus from the main bus station of Hamirpur city is approximately 4 kilometers. Bus and taxi facilities are readily available for the campus.

As a residential campus, there are eight boys 'and four girls' homes with dormitories for the faculty and staff. Some hostels have four- or three-seater rooms, while others have doublets and singlets. The Mega Hostel is the newest and largest in its capacity.[8]

Hostels [edit]

Boys hostels

  • Kailash Boys ‘Hostel
  • Shivalik Boys ‘Hostel
  • Dhauladhar Boys ‘Hostel
  • Vindhyachal Boys ‘Hostel
  • Neelkanth Boys ‘Hostel
  • Satpura Hostel
  • Himadri Hostel
  • Himgiri Hostel
  • Udaygiri Hostel

Girls' hostels

  • Parvati Girls ‘Hostel
  • Ambika Girls ‘Hostel
  • Aravali Hostel
  • Manimahesh Girls ‘Hostel


Hill ‘Ffair and Nimbus are the cultural and technical festivals.

Hill’ffair [edit]

Students performing at the Open Air Theater during Hill’ffair 2005

Hill’ffair is a cultural event organized by the institute on a national level with the participation of bands, singers, musicians, artists, poets and participants from all over the country. Two days and three nights performance with a broad genre of dance, music and drama.[9]

NIMBUS [edit]

NIMBUS is the National Institute of Technology's annual technical festival in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is touted that ideas, expressions, innovations, prototypes and knowledge channels are brought together at the highest level. In NIMBUS, all department teams compete with their best projects, demonstrations and events. Students from Himachal and outside of Himachal Pradesh participate in these events. The team participating in NIMBUS is

  • OJAS (electrical engineering)
  • MEDEXTROUS (Mechanical Engg)
  • VIBHAV (Electronics & Comm)
  • C HELIX (Civil Engg)
  • Hermetica (Chemical Engg)
  • Team .EXE (IT and engineering)
  • Design O Crats (architecture)
  • Metamorph (materials science engg)

Notable Graduates [edit]

Ranking [edit]

The National Institute of Technology in Hamirpur was ranked 98 among engineering schools by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020.[15]

The Department of Architecture, NIT, Hamirpur, was voted 9th among all architecture schools by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018.[16]

See also [edit]

References [edit]

External links [edit]

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