The institute is one among the 31 NITs in India established as Institutions of National Importance with funding support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, government of India.
The institute was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development by the NIT act in 2010. The foundation stone of NIT Meghalaya at Cherrapunjee (Sohra) was laid by then Union Minister for IT and Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal in October 2012.
NIT Meghalaya (NITM) is ranked 57th best engineering college of India (2016) and 15th among NITs (2016) by National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The institute is also ranked 3rd in the North Eastern Region of India (Engineering) by National Institutional Ranking Framework.
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.
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.
To engage in creation of knowledge and development of technologies through effective research programs.
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