About Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology Allahabad
Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology, Allahabad was formerly Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad . It is an institute with total commitment to quality and excellence in academic pursuits, is among one of the leading institutes in INDIA and was established in year 1961 as a joint enterprise of Govt. of India and Govt. of U.P. in accordance with the scheme of establishment of REC. However with effect from June 26th of 2002 the college became deemed university and is now known as Motilal Nehru National Institute of technology.
The foundation stone of the college was laid by the first Prime Minister of India, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on the 3rd of may, 1961 on a site spreading over 222 acres on the banks of the river Ganga. The main building of college was inaugurated by another illustrious son of India, Prime Minister Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri on 18th of April, 1965.
The students are extensively exposed to cross-cultural environment as candidates from various other countries such as Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Mauritius, Malaysia, Iran, Yemen, Iraq, Palestine and Thailand also join MNNIT for various undergraduate and post-graduate programs.
MNNIT is fully residential institution with seven hostels for boys and two for girls. One hostel is exclusively for post graduate students.
The foundation stone of the institute was laid by the Late Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on the 3rd of May 1961 on a site spreading over an area of 222 acres on the banks of river Ganga.The main institute was inaugurated by the Late Prime Minister Sri. Lal Bahadur Shastri on the 18th of April, 1965. The college has been declared a deemed university on 26th june 2002.
The institute came into existance to offer Bachelor Degree Programmes in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Branches in 1961. After consolidating these courses an undergraduate program in Computer Science was started in year 1976-77. Subsequently in the year 1982-83 undergraduate programmes in Electronics Engg. and Production and Industrial Engg. were started.
Post Graduate courses were introduced in the year 1970-71 by starting Master Degree courses in all engineering departments. The institute now offer various M.Tech. degree programs and M.C.A. course and registers candidates for Ph.D. degree. The institute has been recognised by the Government of India as one of the centres for the quality improvement programme in Civil and Mechanical Engg. To add a new dimension to itself the institute has started a two year / four semesters Post Graduate Degree in Management Studies from 1996.
Coordinates: 25.45 N 81.85 E
Area : 63.07 Sq. km.
Population : 4,941,510 (2001 census)
Altitude : 98 meters above sea level.
Season : November – February
Clothing (Summer):Cottons,(Winter) : Woollens
Languages : Hindi, English, Urdu.
Festivals : Magh Mela, Kumbh Mela, Ardh Kumb Mela, Dussehra.
Local Transport : Taxis, Buses, Rikshaws.
STD Code : 0532
Allahabad is well known through out the country for its purity and cleanliness that the city has maintained for many years. Its a holy and religious place and the meeting point of three most pious rivers namely Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. The city has always been associated with well known personalities of the country which has aggrandized the glory of the city.
The city better known as “PRAYAG” has many governmental institutions which includes MNNIT, High Court of UP, Allahabad University & tourist places like Sangam, Anand Bhawan, Narayan Ashram etc. Wide and clean roads with statues at regular squares forms a part of the attraction of the city. And at last, MNNIT is the heart of the city and one of the best institutes which ensures Quality Education.