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Other Central Institutions

Indian School of Mines University (ISMU), Dhanbad

The Indian School of Mines University was established in 1926 for providing instructions and research in mining and allied fields. In 1967, ISM was converted into an autonomous Institution with Deemed University status. The University offers B.Tech, 5 years Dual Degree Programme; Integrated M.Sc., Integrated M.Sc. (Tech), M.Sc Tech, M.Sc., Management Courses and M.Tech/M.Phil Programmes.

The ISMU also offers Executive Development programmes catering to the needs of mining, mineral and oil industries.

For more details, click here: www.ismdhanbad.ac.in

School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), New Delhi

The School was established by the Government of India in 1955 in the name of School of Town and Country Planning, to provide facilities in education and training in the fields of rural planning, urban planning and human settlement. The School was renamed as the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi in 1959 after the Department of Architecture was included in it. The School was conferred the status of ‘Deemed-to-be University’ in 1979. SPA provides undergraduate and post-graduate education and training in the fields of architecture, planning, design and management of different aspects of human habitat and environment.

For more details, click here: www.spa.ac.in

School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), Bhopal

School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal was established in the year 2008. This school is committed to produce best Architects and Planners of the Nation to take up the challenges of physical and socio- environmental development of global standards. This will be developed as 'University of imagination', where a sense of enquiry will prevail amongst all stake holders- students, researchers, professors and society at large. School of Planning and Architecture will strive for social sustenance through universal design, cultural sustenance through conservation and environmental sustenance through the discipline of Architecture, Planning and Design.

For more details, click here: www.spabhopal.ac.in

School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), Vijayawada

School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada was established in the year 2008 temporarily through campus of SPA, New Delhi. It aims to provide education in architecture and planning, while also fostering research of a high order in these areas.

For more details, click here: www.spav.ac.in

Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, (SLIET), Longowal (Punjab)

The Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology (SLIET), Longowal, Distt. Sangrur, Punjab was set up in 1989 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, to provide technical education in emerging areas of engineering and technology. The SLIET is an Autonomous Institution fully funded by the Government of India and managed by SLIET Society, registered under Societies Registration Act 1860. The institute commenced Certificate and Diploma programmes in the year 1991 and subsequently the Degree programme in the year 1993. The Post Graduate Courses in four disciplines commenced in the year 2003. The institute was accorded Deemed to be University Status during the year 2007-08.

The main objective of SLIET is to offer flexible, modular, layered, multipoint entry/exit programmes in Engineering & Technology. SLIET aims to promote “Self-employment” in all programmes by introducing a component of entrepreneurship & providing guidance and counseling services to help students to take up self employment ventures. It offers non-formal programmes in different areas of technology to strengthen the scope of institutional programmes. SLIET provides Technical Education facilities for women, through specially designed courses. The Institute also offers continuing education programmes for working personnel from industries at different levels.

For more details, click here: www.sliet.ac.in

National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai

National Institute of Industrial Engineering(NITIE), Mumbai is a Centrally Funded Autonomous Organization registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860. The Institute is governed by a Board of Governors comprising of eminent personalities from the Government, Industry and Academic. Since its inception, NITIE has been providing solutions to the complex problems of industry and business.

NITIE, Mumbai conducts Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE), Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety & Environmental Management (PDGISEM), and also a large number of Management Development Programmes (MDPs) in Productivity Science and Management for the benefits of senior and middle level executives drawn from the Government, Public and Private Sector Organizations. It also conducts a fellowship programme equivalent to Ph.D in the area of applied research in various fields of industrial engineering, energy, safety, environment, marketing, information technology, behavior science etc. The Institute conducts Unit Based Programmes (UBPs), which are tailor made to suit the specific requirement of the industry either at their premises or in the Institute. NITIE has introduced 2 year full time PG Diploma in Project Management(PGDPM) and PG Diploma in Manufacturing Management(PGDMM) from the academic year 2014-15.

For more details, click here: www.nitie.edu

North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Itanagar

The North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh was established in the year 1986 to generate skilled manpower in the field of Engineering and Technology as well as applied science streams for the development of the North Eastern Region and is fully funded by the Govt. of India. The Institute aims at creation of skilled manpower in North Eastern Region through its innovative modular courses being taught in various disciplines of Science & Technology. The Institute also undertakes extension programmes and field outreach activities to contribute to the development of the society. The institute was accorded Deemed to be University Status during the year 2005.

The eight sister states of North Eastern Region i.e. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura & Sikkim have equal quota of seats in this Institute. Out of total number of seats in UG courses, 80% seats have been allocated equally to the eight states. Another 10% seats are filled from amongst the candidates with Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) and remaining 3% of seats are reserved for Physically Disabled Candidates (PD) from all categories taken together of these eight states on purely merit basis. The remaining 10% seats are earmarked for the rest of the country which are filled on merit basis through All India Entrance conducted by the Institute.

For more details, click here: www.nerist.ac.in

Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Kokrajhar, Assam

The Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Kokrajhar, Assam was established in the year 2006 as an Autonomous Institution of the Central government in accordance with Memorandum of settlement signed between Government of India, State Government of Assam and Bodo Liberation Tigers (BLT) on 10th February, 2003.The primary basic objective of setting up of this Institution is for up-liftment of bodo people of the area besides generation of skilled manpower for North Eastern Region as well as for other Regions in the country.

CIT which follows the Modular Pattern of Technical Education had started in the year 2006 as a Diploma Institution. The Degree Programmes were started from the year 2010 and the first batch of Degree students passed out in the year 2012-13.

For more details, click here: www.cit.ac.in

National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology (NIFFT), Ranchi.

The National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology (NIFFT), Ranchi is a specialized Institution established in 1966 by the Government of India in collaboration with UNDP-UNESCO to provide qualified Engineers and Specialists for running Foundry and Forge Industries.

The Vision of the Institute is to accomplish excellence in the technical education and act as repository and leader of disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and expertise in the field of Materials Technology and other relevant/emerging branches of Engineering and Technology concomitant with industrial growth of the nation at the same time maintaining and further strengthening its position as a leader in the areas of Foundry Technology and Forge Technology. NIFFT Ranchi has five departments viz. i) Foundry Technology, ii) Forge Tech. iii) Manufacturing Engineering, iv) Material & Metallurgical Engineering and Applied Science and Humanities. All the academic programmes have been accredited by National Board of Accreditation(NBA). Students are selected for admission through All India Engineering Entrance Examination, conducted by CBSE for B.Tech courses. Whereas M.Tech students are taken through GATE score and interview and for Advanced Diploma courses through written examination conducted by NIFFT. For doctoral and post doctoral programmes, the students are taken through written test/interview.

For more details, click here: www.nifft.ac.in

Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was established in 1959 as the SEATO Graduate School of Engineering with the objective of meeting the advanced technical educational need of SEATO Member States. In 1967, SEATO relinquished its control and the institute was renamed Asian Institute of Technology and became an autonomous institute with management being entrusted to an International Board of Trustees. At present India’s Ambassador in Bangkok is a member of the Board of Trustees of AIT, Bangkok. The Institute is an autonomous International Post-graduate Institute which provides advanced education in engineering, science and allied fields. The Government of India provides support to the AIT by way of secondment of Indian Faculty for a period of 16 weeks in selected areas of specialization.

For more details, click here: www.ait.ac.th

Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC), Manila

The Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC), Manila is a specialized agency of the Colombo Plan. It was established on December 5, 1973 at the 23rd Consultative Committee Meeting of the Colombo Plan held in Wellington, New Zealand, to assist the member Countries(including India) of the Colombo Plan in developing and enhancing their technician education systems. It became operational in 1974 with the Republic of Singapore serving as the first host Government for twelve years. In 1986, CPSC moved to Manila, Philippines. The Colombo Plan Staff College is a unique organization, being the only regional institution addressing issues related to quality improvement in technician education and training in the Asia-Pacific region. The objective of the staff college is to improve the quality of technician education and training in the Colombo Plan region by meeting the need for technician teacher educators and trainers and senior staff in technician education who can play a more active part in in-service training and staff development programmes.

For more details, click here: www.cpsctech.org

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology(GKCIET), Malda, West Bengal

Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering & Technology (GKCIET), Malda, West Bengal was established in 2010 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. The Institute was established, with the objective to create a multi-layered inter disciplinary and inter-sectoral efficient professional technical manpower to act as an international podium for the development and transfer of technical competence in academics. The Institute’s main objectives are (i) to offer flexible, modular, credit based multi-point entry programs in engineering and technology; (ii) to promote self employment in all programmes by introducing an element of entrepreneurship, providing guidance and counseling services to help students to take up self-employment ventures; (iii) to offer Non –formal programme in different areas of technology to strengthen the scope of institutional program; (iv) to provide technical education facilities for women, school dropouts and other disadvantaged sections of society through specially designed courses; (v) to offer continuing education programme for working personnel from industries at different levels to meet the requirements of small, medium and large industries; and (vi) to offer bridge courses for lateral entry in all programme and for moving from one level of course to another level.

GKCIET follows the Modular Pattern of Technical Education. The academic programmes in GKCIET, Malda were started in the year 2010 with three(03) Certificate courses and later on two(02) Diploma courses were started in 2012. At present, GKCIET is offering seven (07) Certificate, three(03) Diploma and three(03) Degree courses.

For more details, click here: http://www.gkciet.ac.in/