About NIT Durgapur Campus

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur is a residential Institute. There are seven hostels for boys and two hostels for girls to accommodate the admitted students. A canteen for the students and the staff is located near the main academic building and there is a second canteen at the rear exit of the main academic building of the Institute.

The most of the teachers and the staff members reside in the residential quarters provided by the Institute. A modern Guest House beside the Director’s Bungalow extends hospitality to the guests of the Institute. In the middle of the residential area there is a Shopping Complex which meets the daily requirement of the residents.

A model co-educational higher secondary school has been set up for the wards of the employees of the Institute. Also there is a branch of State Bank of India, a branch of Canara Bank and a Post-Office within the Institute Campus.

Guest House

guest house at NIT Durgapur
The Institute Guest House standing beside the Director’s Bungalow serves to render hospitality to the Official and Non-official guests of the Institute. It is a unique double storied building with modern living facilities overlooking a beautiful garden and tall sal trees all around. The guests of faculty members and students are also accommodated there with advanced booking as per availability.

Halls of residence

Netaji Subhas Hall(Hall 1)
J.C. Bose Hall(Hall 2)
Tagore Hall (Hall 3)
C.V. Raman Hall (Hall 4)
Vivekananda Hall (Hall 5)
Aurobindo Hall (Hall 6)
Sister Nivedita Hall (Hall 7 LH)
Preetilata Hall (Hall 8 LH)
Satyendra Nath Bose Hall (Hall 9)

Recreation

gym NIT DurgapurThere are many facilities for the students to engage themselves in extra-curricular activities. Sports and cultural activities have become part and parcel of the campus life.The Institute has a full fledged Physical Training Department for the students. Students are trained in various sports and games by well experienced and qualified coaches arranged by the Department of Physical Training.

The Institute playgrounds (Oval & Lords) are always bubbling with outdoor activities like Cricket, Football, Hockey etc. There are courts for Volleyball and Basketball. Besides the indoor game facilities available in the student’s hostels, there stands a beautiful architectural Student Activity Centre, housed in which are an Indoor Auditorium and a Gymnasium with latest equipments.

The Auditorium provides Table-tennis and Badminton facilities. Every year, inter-college Cricket and Football Tournaments are organized in the Institute. The students of the Institute also participate in various sports and games competitions elsewhere to represent the Institute. The students run many hobby clubs like Photography club, Music club, Science club, Debate club and Fine Arts club. The competitions on debate, music etc. are organised departmentwise, hostelwise and Institute as a whole. The Institute organises its annual cultural festival ‘RECSTACY’ every year and various inter-college cultural competitions are also organised.

The students bring out a Institute Magazine annually where they publish literary and technical articles. To motivate the students in social services, the Institute has a unit of National Service Scheme (NSS). The students of this unit render social services in the nearby rural areas.

Medical Care

There is a Medical Unit-cum-Hospital with arrangement for both indoor and outdoor treatment of the patients. The medical unit is served by two resident doctors and other medical staff round the clock. The students and the staff with their family members are benefited by the services of the Medical Unit. For any specialised treatment the patients are referred to the State Government Hospital situated at the other end of the city, or some Advanced Medical Centre.
Medical Officers:

Dr. B. K. Sarkar ( MBBS )
Dr. ( Mrs. )S. Patra ( MBBS )

Library

The Library as one of the important central facilities of the Institute supports the study, teaching, research and development programmes of the Institute. It is housed in a separate building having three floors on a plinth area of 1000sq. mtrs. The library has a collection of 1.2 lac volumes which includes Text Books, Reference Books & Bound vols. of Journals, Standards etc. The Library subscribes to about 180 current Journals. Library operations have been automated with the help of an integrated library software package, LIBSYS-4. The book database is accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). Circulation Services are executed through Barcode System. It has a good collection of Electronic resources in its Digital Library. It is an open access library and remains open from 8:30a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Library has introduced wi-fi Internet facility inside it to facilitate free-flow of information to the users.
Library has a well-equipped Xerox facility. The users can avail of this facility on payment of a nominal charge. It has also some Audio-Visual equipment like Colour TVs, VCPs, Video-Camera, Direct Projectors, and Multimedia Projectors etc. It has also a good IT infrastructure.
The library is an institutional member of DELNET (Developing Library Network), American Center Library, Kolkata, NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), and Current Science Association, Bangalore. It is also a beneficiary Member of INDEST-AICTE (Indian National Digital Library in Engineering, Science & Technology) Consortium, which provides Desktop Access to high quality e-resources (online journals) like IEL Online (IEEE/IEE The Library as one of the important central facilities of the Institute supports the study, teaching, research and development programmes of the Institute. It is housed in a separate building having three floors on a plinth area of 1000sq. mtrs. The library has a collection of 1.2 lac volumes which includes Text Books, Reference Books & Bound vols. of Journals, Standards etc. The Library subscribes to about 180 current Journals. Library operations have been automated with the help of an integrated library software package, LIBSYS-4. The book database is accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). Circulation Services are executed through Barcode System. It has a good collection of Electronic resources in its Digital Library. It is an open access library and remains open from 8:30a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Library has introduced wi-fi Internet facility inside it to facilitate free-flow of information to the users.
Library has a well-equipped Xerox facility. The users can avail of this facility on payment of a nominal charge. It has also some Audio-Visual equipment like Colour TVs, VCPs, Video-Camera, Direct Projectors, and Multimedia Projectors etc. It has also a good IT infrastructure.
The library is an institutional member of DELNET (Developing Library Network), American Center Library, Kolkata, NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning), and Current Science Association, Bangalore. It is also a beneficiary Member of INDEST-AICTE (Indian National Digital Library in Engineering, Science & Technology) Consortium, which provides Desktop Access to high quality e-resources (online journals) like IEL Online (IEEE/IEE

Computer Center

CC at NIT DurgapurThe Institute possesses state-of-art computing facilities. The Institute has a Computer Centre as a central computing facility for the students, scholars and the teachers of the Institute. The Centre has necessary infrastructure like sufficient number of Computer Hardware and Software,air-conditioned space and stabilized uninterrupted power supply as well as trained technical manpower.In addition, the Institute has developed two state-of-art CAD Laboratories to train the students on Computer Aided Design.
Apart from the above each academic department has its own Computer Laboratory with a sizeable number of PCs and Workstations running specialised engineering and scientific packages, like MATLAB, AUTOCad, STADD, IDEAS, PSpice, ANSYS, AFS, Sybase and PowerBuilder.
The whole Institute including the Students’ Hostels and the residential area of the Faculty is connected by a campuswide LAN using high speed Fibre Optic/UTP cables. The LAN is managed by High Level Switches and a host of Servers. The Switches are connected by Fibre Optic Cables to Switches located in different academic departments, students’ hostels and residential areas of the Institute. The Switches cater to a whole lot of nodes in different locations as mentioned. In additon to this, the Administrative Offices and the Library have separate local networks running Windows Server. The Library is fully computerised using LibSys software. The Institute has a dedicated 54 Mbps (34 Mbps BSNL+ 20 Mbps Reliance Comm) 24X7 Internet Connectivity, which serves the Institute Internet needs.

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