BIT,Sindri was started as College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in 1949 at Patna. After one year it was shifted to Sindri on 17th November 1950 and thus was born BIT Sindri with a Principal, three Professors and sixty Students in a simple ceremony with a cup of tea on the dining table. The institute grew and flourished rapidly during the early days under the dynamic leadership of Prof D.L.Deshpande, the then Director[1950-61], who is regarded as the architect of the institute.

 

The institute is located at a distance of 28 kms from Dhanbad railway station linked by rail as well as road. It has a sprawling campus of about 400 acres of land near the eastern bank of river Damodar. There are 25 hostels in the campus, separate for boys and girls, catering the residential requirements of around 3000 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students. The institute is fully residential for students as well as teaching and non-teaching staff.

 

The institute is controlled administratively by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Jharkhand, Ranchi and academically it is affiliated to Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag for conducting examinations and awarding degrees. All courses are approved by All India Council of Technical Education and most of the undergraduate programs are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi.

 

The main aim of the institute is to cater to the needs of the nation for technological manpower development and research programs comparable to the best of the world. The college today offers BTech courses in 10 disciplines of engineering namely Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Production, Chemical, Electronics & Communications, Civil, Mining, Computer Science, Information technology , having NBA accreditation. The college possesses world class amenities which include multimedia auditoriums, seminar rooms, a state of-the art well-stocked rich E-library, well-equipped modern laboratories and campus wide network. The wide range of activities on campus, fully residential hostels, good sports facilities and never dying zeal of staffs and students for pursuit of excellence provides a pleasant and intellectually stimulating, proactive, conductive environment to students to feed their curiosities / interest and help them to prepare for the professional, academic and social life.

 

The institute currently offers following Degree programs in engineering and technology:Tech Program

 

Degree Program

Intake

NBA Accreditation

Started in

Remarks

Mechanical Engineering

105

NBA Accredited

1949

 

Electrical Engineering

99

NBA Accredited

1949

 

Production Engineering

54

NBA Accredited

1955

 

Metallurgical Engineering

54

NBA Accredited

1955

 

Chemical Engineering

91

NBA Accredited

1956

 

Electronics and Communication

52

NBA Accredited

1957

Formerly called Telecom Engg

Civil Engineering

98

NBA Accredited

1957

 

Mining Engineering

49

NBA Accredited

1975

 

Computer Science & Engineering

38

Being Processed

1986

 

Information Technology

40

Being Processed

2001

 

Total Annual Intake:

680

 

 

 

 

Two Years MTecProgra

 

Discipline

Specialization

Remarks

Mechanical Engineering

1.Heat Power Engineering
2.Machine Design
3.Production Technology

 

Electrical Engineering

1. Power System
2. Control System

 

Metallurgical Engineering

1. Physical Metallurgy
2. Process Metallurgy

 

Chemical Engineering

1. Plant Design

 

Civil Engineering

1. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
2. Structural Design