The Institute: 
The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Meghalaya is one among the thirty NITs in India established under the NIT Act 2007 (Amended 2012) of the Parliament of India as Institutes of National Importance with full funding support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The Vision: 
A Centre of Excellence vibrant with academic activities and bubbling with youthful creative energy, making significant contribution to the World of Knowledge and Technology and to the Development of the State, the Region and the Nation.
The Mission 
  1. To impart quality education in the fields of Engineering, Science and Technology at Undergraduate as well as Postgraduate levels with special attention to encourage innovation and creativity in these fields in a clean and healthy environment.
  2. To engage in creation of knowledge and development of technologies through effective research programs.
Guiding Principles: 
  1. Every entity deserves respect; responsiveness, fairness and transparency are keys to it.
  2. Role of an academic institution is to enable unhindered exchange of knowledge.
  3. True education promotes the spirit of enquiry.
  4. Nurturing of talent and promotion of creativity must for achieving excellence.
  5. Learning is a lifelong process.
  6. Examination and evaluation processes are tools to enable better learning, not the ends.
  7. Every effort should be made to take the benefit of science and technology to the poor and underprivileged.
  8. Rural development is must for balanced development of the nation.
  9. Protection of the environment must get priority.