National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar is one of premier engineering institutes of India. The institute was formerly known as Regional Engineering College, Silchar and was established in 1967 as a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Assam. In 2002, NIT Silchar was accorded the status of a `Deemed University` and was renamed as National Institute of Technology, Silchar.
The institute conducts undergraduate and postgraduate level programme in the field of engineering. These programmes are conducted by the institute as per the strict guidelines of the Government of India. NIT Silchar is spread across 600 acres of land, which consists of state-of-the-art infrastructure to ensure comfortable study environment within the campus.