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.

2016 The 3rd Convocation of NIT Meghalaya held on 21st June 2016. Degrees were conferred to 65 B.Tech students and 44 M.Tech students.
2017 The Institute was ranked 100th by NIRF in the Engineering Category.
The 4th Convocation of NIT Meghalaya held on 28th Oct 2017. Degrees were conferred to 110 B.Tech students, 55 M.Tech students and 24 M.Sc students.
2018 The Institute was ranked 98th by NIRF in the Engineering Category.
Dr. Smrutirekha Sahoo, Asst. Prof., CE Dept. reeived the "Young Geotechnical Engineer” Award sponsored by Centre for Geomechanics and Railway Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia and the Organizing Committee of ISGTI-2018 
Dr. Shaik Affijulla, Asst. Prof., from EE Dept was conferred POSOCO Power System Award 2018 under the doctoral category, securing 1st position in all over India for research work by POSOCO Limited in association with the Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer at IIT Delhi.
The research on Smart Material by Dr. Naba Kamal Nath, Asst. Prof., from Chemistry Dept was highlighted in the Rajya Sabha Channel. 
Prof. H. C. Das from ME Dept. received the best researcher award from the International Journal for Research under Literal Access for the year 2018. 
Dr. Naba Kamal Nath, Asst. Prof. and his PhD scholart Ms. Poonam Gupta, from the Department of Chemistry, NIT Meghalaya discovered a Smart crystalline self-healing material which can respond to externally applied stimuli such as heat, UV light and mechanical force
The 5th Convocation of NIT Meghalaya held on 6th Oct 2018. Degrees were conferred to 129 B.Tech students, 57 M.Tech students, 30 M.Sc students and 5 Ph.D scholars at the convocation.
2019 The Institute was ranked 67th by NIRF in the Engineering Category.
NIT Meghalaya was awarded as ‘India's Best Engineering Institute in the North East India Region’ by Berkshire Media Pvt. Ltd. (A Division of Berkshire Media, LLC, USA) during India’s Education Excellence Award 2018 held on 8th March, 2019
One day curriculum development workshop for M. Sc Programme was conducted on 29 th March 2019. The aim  of the  workshop  was to design a state-of- the­ art curriculum for M. Sc Programme. The  curriculum  and  syllabi  were  discussed  with the experts and finalized.
With the help of TEQIP-III, the E-Library of the Institute and was inaugurated on the 14th August, 2019 by Prof. B.B Biswal, Director, NIT Meghalaya in the presence of all the Deans, HoDs and Library Committee members. The E-Library was set-up to enable students to browse various E-resources subscribed by the Library and other open access resources available in the Internet. 
The 6th Convocation of NIT Meghalaya was held on 28th of Sep, 2019. Degrees were conferred to 107 B. Tech students, 45 M. Tech students, 35 M.Sc students and 10 Ph.D Scholars.
The Department of Mathematics conduceted “Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM) Regional Workshopon Research Opportunities” at NIT Meghalaya during 19th & 20th Oct, 2019. This workshop is a part of the series of mini workshops organised in different parts of the Country at the initiative of collective mathematicians called Indian Women and Mathematics (IWM). 
2020 The Institute was ranked 61st by NIRF in the Engineering Category.
The First Research Conclave 2020 of NIT Meghalaya was held on 28th Feb, 2020. During the conclave, 50 young research scholars showcased their work in the form of posterpresentations and  29 number of students presented oral presentations across 3 parallel tracks consisting of Track-1 (Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering) Track-2 (Computer science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering), Track-3(Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Humanitiesand Social Science) and 4 number of research demonstrations in various field of Science, Engineering, Humanities and Social Science. 
Dr. Rakesh Roy, Assistant Professor, EE Dept. developed a special type, simple and low cost hand gloves by which the spreading of the corona virus can be minimized. 
The 7th Convocation of NIT Meghalaya was held on 4th of Dec, 2020 via virtual mode. Degrees were conferred to 123 B. Tech students, 56 M. Tech students (including 3 M.Tech Part-Time), 38 M.Sc students and 9 Ph.D Scholars.
2021 NIT Meghalaya organized A Blended Workshop on National Education Policy 2020 with a focus on "Higher Education and Research" on 17th Feb, 2021.

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

 
2017 4 students from the Instiute secured 3rd Position in MNIT Sports Festival,17 (TT-Boys)  
Secured the position of First runners-up in All India Inter NIT Football Tournament held during 26 to 28 October 2017 at NIT Agartala  
2019 Four B.Tech students successfully completed Foreign Internship under “Student Research Mobility programme with Mitacs, Canada under the Project TEQIP-III”  
Scholar S. Rudhra from the Chemistry Department received the best poster award at the International Conference: ACST 2019 (Advances in Chemical Sciences and Technology) organized by NIT Warangal during 23rd-25th September 2019  
Mr. R. U. Ahmed,  Research Scholar from the Dept. of EC received the best paper award in International Conference on Recent Trends in Advanced Computing (ICRTAC)  held at VIT University, Chennai, on 11th and 12 November 2019 on  paper entitled "Fast and Area Efficient Implementation of RSA Algorithm"   
Kaibalya Prasad Panda, Ph.D. Scholar and Prabhat Ranjan Bana, M.Tech Scholar from the Department of Electrical Engineering working in the field of power converters control and application  in renewable energy system  under  the guidance of Prof. Gayadhar Panda visited UK under Joint UK-India Clean Energy Centre (JUICE) two-month exchange program scheme  
Secured the position of First runners-up in all India Inter NIT Football Tournament held during 25 to 27 January 2019 at NIT Rourkela  
Student Meenakshi Kharel secured 3rd place in the technical event Hackathon 2019 held at the Office of the Additional Director General of Police CID, Meghalaya Police  
Student Jaswant Arya secured 2nd place in the technical event Hackathon 2019 held at the Office of the Additional Director General of Police CID, Meghalaya Police  
2020 Kishan Lal secured 1st position in ROC 2020 organized by Tezpur University.  
4students from the Institute secured 1st position in the technical event Hackathon 2020 held at the Office of the Additional Director General of Police CID, Meghalaya Police  
4 students secured 2nd position in the technical event Hackathon – Science day (Govt. of Meghalaya) 2020  
2 groups from the Instiute made it to 2nd Stage in the technical event held by E-yantra IIT Bombay 2020  
11 students secured 2nd position in the cultural programme, ALCHERINGA IIT Guwahati (Group Singing) held on 31.01.2020  
2021 Student Villash was declared the winner in Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador CODEFEVER 2021  
Student Meenakshi Kharel secured 3rd runner-up position in Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador CODEFEVER 2021  

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

10 sponsored Research Projects

3 Consultancy Projects

 

90 Journal & Conference Publication in 2015

 

FY - 2016-17

 

13 Sponsored Research Projects

70 Consultancy Projects

 

112 Journal Publications

 

FY - 2017-18

 

5 Sponsored Research Projects

108 Consultancy Projects

 

159 Journal Publications

 

FY - 2018-19

 
13 Sponsored Research Projects

60 Consultancy Projects

 

134 Journal Publications

 

FY - 2019-20

 

28 Sponsored Research Projects

60 Consultancy Projects

 

182 Journal Publications

 

International Collaborations

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