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Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology

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Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology (also referred to as NMIT) is an autonomous engineering college in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. The college is and approved by the AICTE, New Delhi. NMIT offers a four-year graduate programme in engineering leading to the award of the degree Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.). The college postgraduate programmes in

  • Master of Computer Applications - MCA,
  • M.Tech in -Computer Networking Engineering,Digital Communications &Netwotking Engineering,VLSI & Embedded Systems,Computer Science & Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration(MBA),
  • M.Tech in Thermal Power Engineering,Machine Design,Structural Engineering

The campus is on a 23-acre (93,000 m2) site in Govindapura, Gollahalli village 3 km from Baglur cross, on the way to Devanahalli airport on Hyderabad-Bangalore NH 7 and it is 25 km from Centre of Bengaluru.


  • History 1
  • Courses offered 2
    • Undergraduate programme 2.1
    • Postgraduate programme 2.2
  • Infrastructure 3
  • Laboratories 4
  • Student activities 5
    • Inter-collegiate techno-cultural fest 5.1
    • The IEEE Student Branch 5.2
    • The CSI NMIT Students' Branch 5.3
    • Yantra: Nitte Mechanical Engineering Students Association 5.4
  • Library 6
  • Hostels 7
  • Facilities 8
    • National Cadet Corps 8.1
    • Games and sports 8.2
    • Soft skills 8.3
    • Notable alumni 8.4
  • References 9
  • External links 10


NMIT was started by Vinaya Hegde, son of founder of NMAMIT, late Justice K. S. Hegde in 2001 after the success of Nitte Mahalinga Adyanathaya Memorial Institute of Technology (NMAMIT) at Nitte.

Courses offered

Undergraduate programme

Bachelor of Engineering (BE)

  • Mechanical Engineering [HOD:Dr. Wg.Cdr. P.B Shetty ( ME (Production.),ME (Aeronautical), Ph.D(VTU)]
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering [HOD: Dr. S. sandaya (Ph.D (IISC)]
  • Computer Science Engineering [HOD: Dr. Nalini N (MS, PhD]
  • Aeronautical Engineering [HOD: Dr. Shaik Ismail, M.Tech. (IISc), Ph.D. (NIT Trichy)]
  • Civil Engineering [HOD: Dr. H.R. Dhanajaya (B.E (Civil), M.E, PhD (Structures) IISc]
  • Information Science Engineering [HOD: Dr. Sanjay H.A (M.Tech,Ph.D(IISc]
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering [HOD: Dr. H.M Ravikumar (M.E.,Ph.D.[IIT-Bombay],FIETE)]

Postgraduate programme

Master of Business Administration (MBA)


  • Finance
  • Human Resource
  • Marketing
  • International Business

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

  • VLSI and Embedded Systems
  • Computer Science and Engineering

Master of Computer Application (MCA)


Total area: 23 acres (93,000 m2)


NMIT CleanRoom: Electronics lab of 10,000ppm used as integration chamber of first Indian Pico-satellite StudSat

Computer lab: 27 P-IV Computers + 8 Sun Micro Workstation; 20 systems connected through LAN; 2 printers; Internet Connectivity of 256 kbit/s through leased line.

Electronics lab: 7 P-IV Computers

Mechanical lab: 30 lathe machines along with 1 CNC lathe. Drilling, milling, sapper machines are available. highly equipped design lab, IC Engine lab, Manufacturing lab and Heat and mass transfer lab. Department also have 2 well equipped CAD labs.

Aeronautical lab: : Wind tunnel lab

College also have a R&D Department always available for the students for research in different areas. A well equipped Robotics and MEMS lab are also with around 7-8 ongoing projects.

Student activities

Inter-collegiate techno-cultural fest

Anaadyanta, a Sanskrit word meaning "the one which has neither the beginning nor the end..." is also an epithet for Lord Shiva. The institution hosts its inter-collegiate techno-cultural fest under this banner. It started in 2004 with around 20 events and 19 performing colleges. In 2008 the college count reached 13. Eminent personalities like Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar, former VTU vice chancellor Dr. Balaveera Reddy, Lokayukta Justice Santhosh Hegde, etc. have graced the events. The event has hosted performances by Moksha, DJ Jasmet, Total Mukthi, DJ Goapu, and percussionist Gopi.

In 2009 38 events were lined up in two days.[1]

The IEEE Student Branch

They run conferences, seminars, project work on research topics. Activities include:

  • Nine students from IEEE, NMIT, have been a part of student leadership congress held at NITK, Surathkal on 13th and 14 October 2007.
  • AURA IEEE members and second year students had an industrial visit to CPRI Bangalore.
  • Six Members from AURA have been to SJCE, Mysore to participate in Cyberia '08.[2]
  • On 29 November 2007 a Technical Session was held on Mobile Television given by Mr. Prasanth Rao from Motorola.
  • Three Members as part of a team presented a paper titled 'Wireless Surveillance System' at B.R.V Vardhan Memorial IEEE Bangalore Section paper presentation.
  • As part of a team, two NMIT IEEE Members represented IEEE Bangalore Section at the 125th Anniversary Region 10 Student Congress at NUS, Singapore.[3]
  • A team of two final-year students won the best paper award at the International Conference on Anti-counterfeiting, Security, and Identification in Communication, in the Communications stream, held during 20–22 August 2009 at Hong Kong.

It has a website developed by its members.[4]

The CSI NMIT Students' Branch

The Computer Society of India (CSI) inaugurated the NMIT Students' Branch on 19 May 2008 where Mr. Iqbal Ahmed, the former chairman of CSI Bangalore Chapter, was invited as a chief guest.

Yantra: Nitte Mechanical Engineering Students Association

Yantra was inaugurated in 2003 with a student and staff membership of 80. Today Yantra has more than 500 students and staff members which includes alumni students in India and other countries. Yantra was the first branch in NMIT to come out with its annual magazine MECHZINE even before the college annual magazine in 2004. The Yantra website is


The library has online search facilities, a Book Bank, and an inter-library loan facility with British Council Library, Bangalore and NAL, Bangalore.


Separate hostels for boys and girls are within the campus. The junior boys' hostel Sambhavi accommodates more than 350 students and the senior boys' hostels Kumardhara and Netravathi accommodates over 250 boys in each. The hostel for junior girls' Nandini accommodates over 250 girls and in senior girls' hostel Kaveri about 200 girls. NHA, a hostel association of NMIT, organizes sports and cultural events, encouraging the participation of hostelites. Now one more hostel is build named as NEW HOSTEL for boys.


National Cadet Corps

The Institute has raised the NCC Signal Coy in 2004. NCC unit at NMIT conducting activities under the leadership of Capt.Rajesh.N, Associate NCC Officer. For more details visit:

Games and sports

Football, cricket, basketball and volleyball courts are available inside the campus. The college hosted SRCA Cricket Tournament in October 2004. The annual inter-collegiate volleyball tournament was held in December 2004. The annual college sports meet was held in June 2005.

Soft skills

Campus Connect is a programme called by Infosys that helps students during the process of recruitment.

Kannada Rajyothsava is conducted annually in November as a part of Kannada Cultural Activity organised by BELAKU. Students and staff take part in the programme which showcases the cultural heritage of Kannada and Karnataka.

Alumni association: Nitte Alumni Association has members across the globe. The annual alumni meet is in July/August. Plans to start Nitte International Alumni are in progress. Members of alumni help and support current students in terms of studies, placement and any other support.

Notable alumni

Salman Yusuff Khan- Winner of Dance India Dance 1, Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 6


  1. ^ Anaadyanta
  2. ^ Cyberia - SJCE,Mysore
  3. ^ IEEE Region 10 Student Congress
  4. ^

External links

  • Facebook group.
  • Official website of National Cadet Corps at NMIT(
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