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National Institute of Technology Patna is the 18th National Institute of Technology created by the Ministry of H.R.D. Government of India after rechristening the erstwhile Bihar College of Engineering Patna on 28. 01. 2004. NIT Patna marked its humble beginning in 1886 with the establishment of pleaders survey training school which was subsequently promoted of Bihar College of Engineering Patna in 1924. This made this institute the 6th Oldest Engineering Institute of India. The graduate level curriculum was later elevated to the post graduate level in 1978. The institute is situated on the south bank of holy river Ganges behind Gandhi Ghat, one of the most important and reverential place of Patna. The Gandhi Ghat is associated with the immersion of ashes of father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi in the river Ganges. The campus has a picturesque river view with historic building presenting a spectacle of architectural delight and natural beauty.

National Institute of Technology Patna has been declared as an Institute of National Importance and has been granted a fully Autonomous Status by MHRD, Government of India. The Institute has also been declared as a Centre of Excellence of impart high level education training , research and development in science, engineering technology and humanities. It is imparting high quality education & values at UG (B.Tech), PG (M.Tech) & Ph .D programmes through its experienced faculty well versed in their respective field of engineering an technology with well equipped laboratories . At present the Institute has seven disciplines viz. Architecture, Civil Engineering, Compute Science & Engg., Electrical Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg., Information Technology and Mechanical Engg., and well established departments of physics, Mathematics and Humanities and Social Science.

National Institute of Technology Patna aims at setting out very high education standards and holds long record of academic excellence. The pedagogical aspects have been formulated to suit not only the needs of the contemporary industrial requirements but also to develop human potential to its fullest extent in a range of professions. Extra curricular activities are planed through games and sports, cultural programmes and NSS activities. Cultural activities provide a platform to know about the culture of various states and regions of the country and opportunity for national integration.

Ever since its rechristening, NIT Patna has been on the fast track of development and has undergone numerous facelifts because of which placement records have witnessed unprecedented growth and is touching new heights as the graph of placement is increasing remarkably.

To contribute to India and the World through excellence in scientific and technical education and research; to serve as a valuable resource for industry and society; and to remain a source of pride for all Indians.
To serve as a valuable resource for industry and society by consistent up-gradation of aims, objectives and activities as per present and future requirements by undertaking cutting edge fundamental and applied research
To remain a source of pride and inspiration for all Indians.

To develop and promote innovations in Engineering Education at all levels namely undergraduate, postgraduate and research by adopting suitable steps like innovative learning teaching processes.
To generate fundamental and applied knowledge by engaging in cutting-edge research and to promote academic growth by offering state-of-the-art education in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes.
To help other similar sister organisations in the locality as well as in the region in developing their curriculum, courses, learning-teaching processes, laboratories, faculties etc. by interacting with them continuously.
To identify, based on an informed perception of Indian, regional and global needs areas of specialization in technical education particularly in emerging fields upon which the institute can concentrate in cooperation with other organisations.
To undertake collaborative / sponsored research projects and industrial consultancy which offer opportunities for long term interaction with academia, trade, commerce and industry.
To develop human potential to its fullest extent so that intellectually capable and imaginatively gifted leaders can emerge in the field of technical education and industry.
maintaining and enhancing the diversity of students, staff, faculty and curricula

Institute Address:      National Institute of Technology Patna, Ashok Rajpath, Mahendru, Patna, Bihar (800005), India
Institute phone nos.   0612 - 237 1715 / 237 2715 / 237 1929 / 237 0419 / 237 0843 / 237 1930
Institute Fax nos.       0612-2670631, 0612-2660480
Details List of Extension Number of intercom in Different Departments/Section/Offices.
All these extensions are to be dialed after dialing one of the institute`s no followed by a star(*)eg: 0612 - 2371715 * ext no.

Administrative Secretary to Director 101

Administrative Account Section / Sri Jyotish Kumar Sah 103

Administrative Shri K. K. Tiwari/Registrar 104

Administrative Academic Section/Prof. L. B. Roy (Dean) 105

Administrative Dispatch Section 107

Administrative Sri Umesh Kr., O.S. Accounts 109

Administrative Sri Kumar Dhananjay Singh/Student Section 108

Administrative Sri Ashok Singh/Account Section 111

Administrative Sri Md Firoz Ahmed/P.A.-Registrar 112

Administrative Shri Rajiv Ranjan(Asst. Registrar-Procurement) 201

Administrative Sri Ramavatar Shashtri /A.O.Estab. 244

Administrative Sri Ashish Kumar Gupta/Audit Officer 245

Administrative Dr. N.S. Maurya / Chairman, HMC 246

Administrative Mr. Karan Singh 263

Administrative Mr. Saket Kumar Choudhary, J.E.(Civil) 261

Administrative Training & Placement Cell 143/204