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National Institute of Technology, Warangal (NITW)

Overview

National Institute of Technology, Warangal (Deemed University), formerly known as Regional Engineering College, was established in 1959. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone for this institute on October 10, 1959, the first in the chain of 18 NITs (formerly known as RECs) in the country.

The Institute website describes itself as “National Institute of Technology Warangal is an institute which provides quality education in a diverse and multi-cultural environment. It imparts state of the art training to students to make them competent and inspired engineers. The Institute not only celebrates the power of knowledge, cultivates vision and encourages new ideas, but also inculcates human values and builds up awareness about the self as well as the society around us.”

It offers seven graduate programs (B.Tech.) in engineering, twenty four post graduate programs (M.Tech., M.Sc., M.C.A. and M.B.A.) in engineering, sciences and management and Research programs (Ph.Ds) in Engineering, Sciences, Humanities and Physical Education. The institute is well-known for its Research and Development, Industrial consultancy, Continuing education and Training programs for teachers and industrial personnel.

The library has 143,000 books, back volumes, technical pamphlets, standards, CD-ROMS, video cassettes and receives 2000 on-line Journals through INDEST set-up by MHRD, Government of India.

NIT Warangal is famous for its CIVIL ENGINEERING department.

Department and Courses

Department

Department of Civil Engineering

Department Of Electrical Engineering

Department Of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Electonics & Communication Engineering

Department Of Chemical Engineering

Department Of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

Department of Computer Science & Engineering

Department Of Biotechnology

School Of Management

Department Of Chemistry

Department Of Physical Education

Department of Mathematics

Department Of Physics

Department Of Humanities

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Campus Life

The 256 acres of NITW Campus is divided by the NH 202 highway into staff quarters, CCE and the Main campus, amidst the Kazipet and Hanamkonda in Warangal District.

The main entrance of the campus depicts the traditional elegance of Kakatiya Thoranam. The main entrance of the campus is inscribed with the words, meaning that the one who works shall succeed.
The Institute has proper residential facilities for all the students admitted to the various courses. There are sixteen hostel blocks (halls of residence) for men and two for women.

Among this mega hostel which can accommodate 1000 students and ultra mega hostel which can accommodate 1800 students and new ladies hostel are newly constructed and opened one year back.
These hostels are named after the great national leaders of our country.


Student associations

Every Branch has their Technical association with a Staff head and executive body of students. They organize lectures on special topics, conduct quizzes, conduct workshops, enlighten the recent developments in field, conduct placement talks etc. They help in welcoming the First year students by conducting FRESHERS and showing them the principles and goals of their course.

Festivities

NIT Warangal holds technical and cultural events throughout the year. Major annual events include Technozion (technical fest), Spring Spree (cultural fest) and Cura (management fest). Students from major colleges in India present their creative and artistic talents in these events. The event called Zero Gravity is held every year which is an inter branch competition in cultural events.

Cura The School of Management, NIT Warangal conducts its Management Fest, Cura annually. B Schools all over the country send participants into it.

Outside the Campus @ Warangal

Warangal is the emerging city in Andhra-pradesh, located in northeast of state.
The City of Warangal is known for its Kakatiya dynasty, who ruled Warangal during the 11th and 12th Century and their monuments like Thousand Pillar temple, Bhadrakali temple, Warangal fort and Ramappa temple.

Economy in the nearby region is basically agricultural oriented. Industry has been neglected in this region by successive government. But due to its proximity to Hyderabad, NIT doesn’t have any diverse affects.

A STPI (Software Technology Parks of India) has been set up at National Institute of Technology, Warangal with the intention of taking the benefits of the Information Technology revolution to second tier cities.

Located in the semi-arid Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh, Warangal has a predominantly hot and dry climate. Summers start in March, and peak in May with average high temperatures in the 42 °C (108 °F) range. A dry, mild winter starts in late November and lasts until early February. With little humidity and average temperatures in the 22–23 °C range.

Warangal is well connected to many of the major cities of India by rail. Kazipet Junction, is considerably big railway station is just 13km away from Warangal. The nearest airport is in Hyderabad 160 km. From Hyderabad direct buses are available to Warangal every hour with a travelling time of 3.5 hours.


How to reach NITW:

The institute is close to Kazipet Junction (2 km) a major railway junction and also Warangal railway station, making it very accessible. The state road transport APSRTC buses ply at intervals of 5–10 minutes, between Hanamkonda, Warangal and Hyderabad bus stands.

Contact

National Institute of Technology Warangal
Warangal – 506004
Andra Pradesh, INDIA
Grams: NITWGL
Phone: +91-870-2459191
FAX : +91-870-2459547
E-mail: webmasters@nitw.ac.in

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