Overview

The Institution is organized into 6 Engineering departments and an Architecture department, along with individual departments for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Humanities.B.Tech., M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees are offered at NIT Patna in various streams.The Science departments offer supporting courses to the B.Tech. and M.Tech. students.All the departments have their own well organized laboratories with all desired equipments required in lab procedures.

Department Of Computer Science & Engineering

he Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers courses leading to Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering. The department has a very good infrastructure and faculty to provide excellent education.The curriculum is updated regularly to keep up with the growing demands and the changing trends of the software industry and research laboratories.The department provides a wide range of courses. The prominent among them includes Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, System Programming, Computer Networks, Data Mining and Warehousing, Distributed and Parallel Computing, Mobile and Wireless Computing, Real-time Systems, Cryptography, Genetic Algorithm and Artificial Intelligence. Apart from these, students are also offered a wide variety of electives.

Department Of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers both UG, PG and Doctoral programmes. The Department has a qualified and experienced faculty in all the related fields of Mechanical Engineering.Core courses under UG program include Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Machinery, CAD, CAM, Machine Drawing, Manufacturing by Shaping and Joining, Design of Machine Elements, IC Engines and Gas Turbines, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Specialized courses for higher degrees include Thermal Turbo Machinery, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Transfer.The theoretical knowledge is further augmented by well equipped laboratories. Apart from these, students are also offered a wide variety of electives

Department Of Electrical Engineering

The Department of Electrical Engineering offers both UG and PG programmes. The Department has qualified and experienced faculty in all the related fields of Electrical Engineering.Core courses under UG program include Electrical Power System, Electrical Machines, Control System, Instrumentation, Microprocessors, Power Electronics and Digital Signal Processing and specialized courses of PG program include Control System Engineering and Power System Engineering.The theoretical knowledge is further supplemented by well equipped laboratories. Apart from these, students are also offered a wide variety of electives

Department Of Civil Engineering

The department of civil Engineering offers UG, PG and doctoral programmes. The department has well qualified and experienced faculty in all the related fields of civil Engineering.Core courses under UG programme include Concrete and Steel Structure, Hydraulics and open channel Flow, Transportation Engineering , construction Planning and management Technology, soil Mechanics, foundation Engg and Hydraulics structures surveying. Specialized courses under PG programme include Water Resources, Transportation engineering and structural Engineering.The theoretical knowledge is further supplemented by well equipped laboratories. Apart from these, student are also offered a wide variety of electives.

Department Of Architecture

The Department of Architecture offers 5-years degree program in Bachelor of Architecture. The Department has a very good infrastructure and faculty to provide excellent education.The Department was established in the year 1979. It is the oldest and the only Department offering Architecture in the state of Bihar. Students passing from the Department are working far and wide at various designation within and outside the country.The department provides wide spectrum of subjects in graphics and design. The prominent aong them being architectural Design, Climatology, Visual arts, architectural Graphics, architectural Acoustics, Energy Efficient Design, Cost effective architecture etc.Apart from these, students are also offered a wide variety of electives and in the last few years, they have been involved exclusively in apprenticeship and projects.The Department is planning to commerce master’s degree course in City and Regional Planning from the next semester.The Department is also offers Ph.d. and toyr research scholars have already been enrolled in the Department for Ph.D. in various fields.The Department is also doing consultancies in the architecture, Planning, conservation, etc.of different state and Central Government Organizations.

Department Of Electronics & Communication Engineering

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering offers courses leading to Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and communication Engineering. The Department has a satisfactory infrastructure and faculty to provide accreditation level education.The Department provides wide spectrum of specialization streams namely:

  • Microelectronics & VLSI fabrication and Design
  • Communication Systems
  • Microwave Engineering and Antenna Design
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Quantum computing

Department Of Mathematics

Department of mathematics is having six faculty members (One Professor, One Associate Professor & four Assistant Professor). All are highly qualified & well versed in their academic fields. Almost all teachers have their published research papers & some have guided research candidates for the award of Ph.D. degree. Recently, the faculty members of the department took decision to start Ph.D.courses in mathematics from the session 2009 onwards.Faculty members are already engaging classes of mathematics in M.Tech. courses in the different core subjects of engineering branches with modern syllabus which includes computer related topics of high standard as per need of the present time.Some new courses in U.G. syllabus have also been introduced which are of much need at present. For example, we have introduced recently Discrete Mathematics, Graph Theory on U.G.syllabus.We have in our mind to start some more new courses in mathematics when some faculty members are appointed in this department.Faculty members are also attending time-to-time summer classes of mathematics courses related to modern subjects with software tools in different institute i.e.NITs & IITs.In future we also planning to establish CT Lab. CT Lab classes are running at present in other departmental laboratory.Regarding utilization of equipments in this department we have to say that teachers are using computers provided to them for their teaching purposes. Photocopier is also very useful for different day to day work in the department.

Department Of Information Technology

The department of Information Technology was established in session 2005 to offer course leading to Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology. The department offers collaborative support to all other department of the institute in the fields of teaching, research, network maintenance etc. The curriculum of the program is updated on regular basis as per the demands of industry and recent trends of development in the field of Information Technology. The department has a state of art computer Lab with Latest IBM Blade Server, AIX Server, IBM Workstations, Printers, Scanners etc. The department is responsible for centralized computing facility, data management, internet infrastructure, MIS development. etc.
Project Undertaken:The department is a part of Information Security Education and Awareness (ISEA) Project as participating institute under Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati. This project is sponsored by Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, Government of India.

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