Established in the year 1987 as Regional Engineering College- NITJ was given the status of National Institute of Technology by the govt. of India on October 17th, 2002. Consistently placed among the top 40 engineering colleges in India, NITJ is now an ‘Institute of National Importance’ joining the league of IIT’s, IIM’s, and IISC under the act of parliament- 2007. Owing to its excellent infrastructure, quality of academic input, excellence in sports and mob thrilling festivals; NITJ enjoys a giant goodwill all over the nation and continues to be on the wish list of top students and companies across the country. The fully residential campus spread over an area of 154 acres currently has over 5000 students in a host of programmes like B.tech, M.tech, M.Sc., MBA and Phd. Today the institute is making foray into the newer areas of academic endeavours in tune with the changing ties and demands of the students & industries.
techNITi call it the 'passion for innovation' or a 'celebration of creativity'- it's all about setting our wildest dreams and passions into motions. techNITi is the annual techno- managerial festival of NIT Jalandhar. it is an opportunity for students from all over the country from a diversity of fields to unite and celebrate our various identities conjoined as one! Started in 2006- techNITi has now been recognized as the biggest festival of its kind in the north zone. Over the years, techNITi has been giving thousands of students a platform to express themselves in the forms of Coding, Robotics, Automotives, Quests, Photography, Film, Music,Dance, Lan Gaming and more! With a cash prize distribution of over INR 12lakhs, techNITi'15 witnessed the highest ever participation and an all time high level of enthusiasm among the participants. Team techNITi is dedicated towards delivering the its best to the fest with more than 90 events, 10 mega events and 8 pro shows, this year.