National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (formerly Regional Engineering College) was established in the year 1986. The campus is spread in 177.1 Acres of land in a picturesque surrounding facing snow clad Dhaulladhar ranges. It was renamed as National Institute of Technology along with all other RECs in year 2002 and conferred Deemed University status wef June 26, 2002. The Institute has been awarded the status of Institute of National Importance wef August 15, 2007 in promulgation of NIT Act 2007.
Vision of NIT Hamirpur
To build a vibrant multicultural learning environment founded on value based academic principles, wherein all involved shall contribute effectively, efficiently and responsibly to the national and global community.
Mission of NIT Hamirpur
- To achieve academic excellence in engineering, technology, architecture and science by imparting quality and value based education.
- To inspire our students to become responsible citizens and competent professionals with high ethical values.
- To meet the expectations of technical human resource at national and international level.
At present, NIT Hamirpur offers four years B.Tech. degree in Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Chemical Engineering and a five years degree in B.Arch. The Institute also offers Integrated (Dual Degree) in Computer Science & Engineering, and Electronics & Communication Engineering. The admission to all these UG programmes is made through an all India level competitive examination JEE-Main. All eligible UG programmes have been accredited by NBA for five years.
The Institute is offering M.Tech. programmes since 2005. Seventeen M.Tech./M.Arch. programmes are running at present. In 2006, Ph.D. programme was started in all disciplines of engineering, sciences and humanities. From the session 2015-16, MBA programme has also been started.