Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, NIT Bhopal, MANIT, Madhya Pradesh /
Maulana Azad College of Technology, MACT / Regional Engineering College, Bhopal
Year of Establishment :
MANIT was started in 1960 as Maulana College of Technology. The college got renamed after the first Minister of Education, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad. The college was established in 1960 at Govt. Polytechnic with an intake of 120 students.
History :
It was one of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges. It was set up with just seven faculty members and an initial intake of 120 students. The institute commenced with polytechnic programs from the campus of Swami Vivekanand Polytechnic. Today the college has the total intake capacity of 820 students.
The college was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), also known as National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (NIT Bhopal), formerly Maulana Azad College of Technology (MACT), is an Institute of National Importance under the NIT Act. It is part of the group of publicly funded institutions in India known as National Institute of Technology.
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Location :
Air :
Bhopal is well connected with daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Gwalior and Indore. MANIT is 11 Km from the airport.
Rail :
Bhopal is best connected by train on the central and southern railways. It is well connected with trains from Mumbai, Bangalore to Delhi, Jaipur, Patna, Trivandrum etc. More than 150 daily trains have stoppages in Bhopal.
From Bhopal Station :
Bhopal railway station is 9 kms away from MANIT.Prefer to exit station from the platform 4-5 end. It is advised to refer MANIT with its old name MACT to Auto-wallas. Approx. fare is Rs. 80-120 by Auto, Taxi fare Rs. 200-240.
The Habibganj railway station :
It is 5 kms away from MANIT. Prefer to exit station from the platform 1 end. It is advised to refer MANIT with its old name MACT to Auto-wallas.& (Approx. fare is Rs. 60-80 by Auto,Rs. 150 - 200  Car Rental from Habibganj Railway Station to MANIT Bhopal. )
It is well connected by road as well.
Admissions :
Post graduate courses include Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Computer Applications (MCA), Master of Technology (M.Tech) and Ph.D in relevant fields, as well as other Master degrees. Admission to B.Tech. programs is made through All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE)  & to M.Tech. programs is made through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).
For the Master of Business Administration course, admission is through CAT.
Courses / Departments :
Branch / Course Intake Course Start Year
Architecture and Planning    
Applied Mechanics    
Civil Engineering 92  
Chemical Engineering 62  
Computer Applications    
Computer Science and Engineering 184  
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 108  
Electronics and Communication Engineering 139  
Humanities & Social Sciences    
Information Technology & Software Engineering 60  
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering    
Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering 62  
Mechanical Engineering 170  
Textile Engineering    
Management Studies    
Physical Education & Sports Science    
Energy Science & Technology    
Water Resources Engineering(proposed)    
Student Societies @ NIT Bhopal :
1) NITB web club (commonly known as Club NITB) - The online community which keeps track of all the ongoing activities of college and further works on web and software development. It is also responsible for maintaining the college's website.
2) Go Green Forum - The environment protection society of the college which creates awareness and takes various initiative in improving college environment through means of green ideas.
3) Pixel - Photography club
4) ISTE - MANIT Chapter
5) Roobaroo - Cultural Society of MANIT.
College Campus :
The institute is located in South east Bhopalon a beautiful highland with a lush 650-acre campus.MANIT's Computer Centre, Canteen, Athletic Ground, Gymnasium, Energy Centre and the open air auditorium are the places where students enjoy vigorous and competitive environment.
The campus houses about 4,000 students and faculty members. It has 9 hostels and new ones are in construction which has the excellent catering and lodging facilities.
The Auditorium has a capacity of around 800 people and is fully a/c accompanied by a incredible Hi-Tech sound system.
College Fees :
For Degree Engineering ( B.Tech. ) Course Fees is Rs. 67,000 per year.
Festivals / College Events :
MANIT hosts major national-level festivals and meets, including :
1)Technosearch- annual national level technical festival
2) Maffick- annual cultural festival
3) CHEMICARNIVAL- annual chemical engineering festival
4) Robotics- annual festival for displaying robots made by the students
5) SportsMania- annual sports meet
6) Samadhan- annual national level programming test
7) TATVABODH- annual Materials science & Metallurgical Engineering festival.
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Contact :
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology,
Link Road 3, Vaishali Nagar,
Bhopal – 462051,
Madhya Pradesh
Tel :  +91 755 4051000 / 4052000 / +91 755 5206006/07/08/09/10
Fax : +91 755 2670562, 2670802, 2671175
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal Website :
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