A Chronology of Notable Events

2010

NIT Meghalaya started at Surat with SVNIT, Surat as the Mentor Institute.

July 2010

B. Tech Programme started in the 3 disciplines of CSE, ECE and EEE with intake of 30 each. 87 students took admission in the 1st batch.

Nov. 2011

Institute starts functioning in the home state from a temporary office in Laitumkhrah, Shillong.

July 2012

Institute starts academic activities in Shillong from its temporary campus in the Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong.

Oct. 2012

HRM lays the Foundation Stone of the Institute at the permanent campus site at Cherrapunjee.

July 2013

B. Tech programme started in 2 new disciplines of Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering with intake of 30 each. Total intake increased to 150. Ph. D programme started; 1st batch of 10 scholars joined the programme.

February, 2013

First Sports and Cultural Festival Shisir Organized

October, 2013

First Technical Festival Cognitia Organized

June 2014

1st Batch of 83 students completed B. Tech programme.

July 2014

M. Tech programme started in the 3 disciplines of CSE, ECE and EE (Power & Energy Systems) with intake capacity of 20 each.

1st Nov. 2014

1st Convocation of NIT Meghalaya conducted.

8-9 May, 2015

External Academic Audit carried out by a 14 member Committee consisting of Prominent Academicians and Industry Representatives.

July 2015

M. Tech programme started in 2 more disciplines of CE and ME with intake capacity of 15 each. M. Sc programme started in the 3 disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with intake capacity of 16 each

19th Oct. 2015

2nd  Convocation of NIT Meghalaya conducted.

1st Apr.
2016

1st Institute Day celebrated.

4th Apr
2016

Institute placed at 57 rank (among all Engineering Inst.) by NIRF, MHRD. 15th position among the 31 NITs and the top position among the 11 new NITs.

Students' Achievements

2012-13 AY

North East Regional Debate Competition 2013(G1)

1st position

 

North East Regional Debate Competition 2013(G2)

1st position

2013-14 AY

Robotryst (national robotics championship)   

1st position

 

- Strategsm (E-cell event, National)      

1st position

 

Golden Tower (National Robotics event)

1st position

2014-15 AY

Inter NIT Debate and Quiz Competition 2015(G1)

1st position

 

- Inter NIT Debate and Quiz Competition 2015(G2)

1st position

 

Inter NIT Debate and Quiz Competition 2015(G3)

1st position

2015-16 AY

All India e-Yantra Robotics championship

1st position

 

34th, 169th AIR Rank in GATE exam

 

Achievements in Research

2012-13 FY

1 sponsored Research Project

19 Journal & Conference Publication in 2012

 

2013-14 FY

1 sponsored Research Projects

37 Journal & Conference Publication in 2013

 

2014-15 FY

6 sponsored Research Projects

6 Consultancy Projects

 

48 Journal & Conference Publication in 2014   

 

2015-16 FY

9 sponsored Research Projects

3 Consultancy Projects

 

90 Journal & Conference Publication in 2015

 

International Collaborations

  • Dept. of Chemistry, MUT Poland
  • Dept. of Chemistry Korean Univ.
  • Technical University of Berlin
  • University of Bremen
  • JKU Austria
  • VUT Austria