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Type of the institute: National Institute of Technology
Complete Mailing Address: Barfung Block, Ravangla Sub-Division South, Sikkim - 737 139
Contact Person For Admission: Dr. Ranjan Basak
Designation: Assistant Professor
Email: dac@nitsikkim.ac.im
Alternate Email: basakranjan@nitsikkim.ac.in
Phone Nos: 91-3595-260042
Fax No: 91-3595-260018
Mobile No.: 09166467836
About the Institute:

About Institute

Since its inception in the year 2010, National Institute of Technology Sikkim has been demonstrating impeccable growth as an Institute of National Importance. National Institute of Technology Sikkim has supercomputing facilities with the PARAM Kanchenjunga. It offers graduate, post-graduate, and Ph.D. programs in the core engineering areas. At present, the Institute is offering 5 B. Tech. program, 3 M. Tech. program, M.Sc. program in Chemistry and Ph.D. program in all Engineering, Sciences, and Humanities & Social Sciences. The prime values of the Institute facilitate the students to prosper, by shaping their personality and transforming them into able engineers and technocrats, who are globally competent. National Institute of Technology Sikkim has created an exceptional impact in science and technology; the nurturing environment of the institute and the dynamism of the faculty foster new ideas to flourish.

Fee Structure:

  Institute fees structure for B Tech Programme

 
                                                                   FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-22 ONWARDS

Institute Fee (Per Semester) 1st SEM 2nd SEM  3rd SEM 4th SEM 5th SEM 6th SEM 7th SEM 8th SEM
Tuition fee (Full Fee Payers) 62,500.00 62,500.00 62,500.00 62,500.00 62,500.00 62,500.00 62,500.00 62,500.00
Tuition fee (for 2/3rd Remission Category) 20,834.00 20,834.00 20,834.00 20,834.00 20,834.00 20,834.00 20,834.00 20,834.00
Tuition fee (Full Waiver for SC/ST/PWD & Annual Income less than 1.00 Lakh) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Examination Fee 750 750 750 750 750 750 750 750
Semester Registration Fee 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250
Library Fee 800 800 800 800 800 800 800 800
Laboratory Fee 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00 1,000.00
Internet Fee 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500
Student Activities (Sports & Games, and Extracurricular activities) 850 850 850 850 850 850 850 850
Medical OPD Facility 300 300 300 300 300 300 300 300
Insurance charges 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500
Institute Development Fee 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00 1,500.00
Training and Placement Fee 500 500 500 500 500 500 500 500
Departmental Society Membership Fee 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150
Grade Card Fee 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150
Sub Total (Full Fee Payers) A                69,750.00 69,750.00 69,750.00 69,750.00 69,750.00 69,750.00 69,750.00 69,750.00
Sub Total (2/3rd Remission) 28,084.00 28,084.00 28,084.00 28,084.00 28,084.00 28,084.00 28,084.00 28,084.00
Sub Total (Full Fee Waivers) 7,250.00 7,250.00 7,250.00 7,250.00 7,250.00 7,250.00 7,250.00 7,250.00
NOTE: Tuition fee is fully exempted for ST/SC & PH students, full remission of the tuition fee for most economically backward students (whose family income is less than Rs.1.00 lakh per annum) and remission of 2/3rd of the tuition fee for other economically backward students ( whose family income is between Rs.1.00 to 5.00 lakh per annum)  as per MHRD order no:33-4/2014-TS.III, Dated: 24.06.2016
     
One Time Charges (At the time of Admission)   In Rs.
Admission Fee 500
I Card Fee 200
Student Welfare Fund 250
Alumni Fee 1,000.00 Total Institute Fee (A+B) In Rs.
Convocation Fee 1,000.00 Sub Total (Full Fee Payers) 80,200.00
Institute Caution Deposit (Refundable) 7,500.00 Sub Total (2/3rd remission) 38,534.00
Sub Total - B 10,450.00 Sub Total (Full Fee Waivers) 17,700.00
                                                                           Hostel fee per semester (Not applicable for Day scholars)
Fee category  1st SEM 2nd SEM  3rd SEM 4th SEM 5th SEM 6th SEM 7th SEM 8th SEM
Mess Caution Deposit (one time & refundable on condition) 5000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hostel Caution Deposit( one time non-refundable ) 3000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hostel Admission (one time non-refundable) 500 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hostel fee (Hostel Rent, Electricity charges, and cleaning) 7500 7500 7500 7500 7500 7500 7500 7500
Mess Maintenance charge  750 750 750 750 750 750 750 750
Sub Total - C 16750 8250 8250 8250 8250 8250 8250 8250
 Extra fee:   1. Mess food charges (Amount separately notified)
                    2. Bus facility is optional and user charges are Rs. 1500/- per semester Sd/-
Assistant Registrar (Academic)


  For details of payment during admission procedure at NIT Sikkim campus visit www.nitsikkim.ac.in 

Academic Structure:

Academic Departments

(i) Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE):

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) is one of the departments that started operating from the initiation of National Institute of Technology Sikkim 2010. The Department aims to provide an outstanding research environment complemented by excellence in teaching.

The CSE department offers four years B.Tech. Course, two years M.Tech. Course and Ph.D. Program. The department has a comprehensive curriculum on topics related to all aspects of Computer Science with an emphasis on applicability that is provided using the latest techniques of engineering. The course structure is up-to-date and includes courses with state-of-the-art technological information to equip the students and teachers with the latest developments in the field. It is also proposed to develop interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary projects based on the expertise of faculty members.

The areas of research are Cryptography, Network Security, Parallel-Distributed and High-Performance Computing, Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Computer Animation, System Software, Software Engineering, Cloud Computing, Wireless, and Sensor Networks, etc. to build research groups and leverage the research activities in Sikkim in particular, and North-East region in general, using a coordinated effort of various other organization working in the field of community development using science and technology. The Department has state-of-the-art infrastructure supported by high-speed Ethernet and wireless networks.

The department enjoys a rich research culture through various projects under schemes such as Visvesvaraya Ph.D. scheme, Research grants from DeitY and DST, National Mission on Himalayan Studies, specific developmental projects for north-eastern region, etc. The department also contributes towards community developments through Unnat Bharat Abhiyan and scientific lifestyle development of the local community (as per the scheme of the Department of Atomic Energy). At present department has limited laboratories due to the non-availability of laboratory space in the temporary campus. However, the Institute is trying to create more space by constructing industrial sheds to establish necessary laboratories.

(ii) Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE):

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering was established in 2010 with the laying of the foundations of National Institute of Technology Sikkim. The Department aims to provide an outstanding research environment complemented by excellence in teaching to produce engineering professionals leading to a successful career in industry or entrepreneurial endeavors. The Department offers four years B.Tech programme in Electronics & Communication Engineering, two years M.Tech programme in Microelectronics & VLSI Design, and Ph.D. programme in Engineering. The Department provides research facilities in the areas of Application Specific Integrated Circuits Design (ASIC) & Modeling and Optimization of High-Performance Semiconductor Devices, Microwave Engineering & Antenna Design, Communication Engineering, Signal Processing, MEMS, and Solar Cells. The Department has adequate laboratory facilities with modern equipment to encourage the students to cope up with the latest technologies being implemented globally.

(iii) Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE):

The Department of EEE had started its operation since the inception of the Institute in 2010. The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering is one of paramount importance in National Institute of Technology Sikkim. The department has been engrossed in imparting education of the highest standards through quality teaching and research in multidisciplinary fields. Endowed with a plethora of faculty members striking the right balance of dynamism and experience, the department offers an entire palette of undergraduate (B.Tech.), postgraduate (M.Tech. in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Control, Power, and Electric Drives), and research (Ph.D.) programs. The highly accomplished faculty members of this department _provide_ expertise in manifold cutting-edge research fields. The broad areas of research in this department encompass but do not limit itself to, control systems, robotics, power electronics, power quality, power systems, hybrid microgrids, application of nonlinear dynamics in engineering, and renewable energy, Soft Computing. The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering takes immense pride in its strong industry-Institute interactions and has committed itself to the adoption and accomplishment of multifarious potential projects.

The department also aims to develop active collaboration with various industries in the power sector. The department has earned itself a very high reputation in the national and global academic network. Currently, the department has an annual intake of 40 students in the B.Tech. Programs in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

At the post-graduate level, the department is offering M.Tech. Programs in Control, Power, and Electric Drives with the intake of 18 students. In addition to the above, the department offers regular Ph.D. programs in various areas of specialization in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. These include Control systems, Power System Operation, Power quality, Renewable Energy Sources, Smart grids, and Control, Optimization, Power System Dynamics and Stability, Flexible AC Transmission, High Voltage Direct Current, Electric Drives, and Hybrid Electric Vehicles. The department currently has almost all laboratories equipped are functional with state-of-the-art equipment and the latest version of software platforms. The laboratories are equipped with sophisticated equipment, test setups, embedded controllers, Digital Signal Processors, power Inverter-converters, various Electrical Drives, etc. to name a few. The department is involved in carrying out several sponsored R & D projects funded by national agencies like AICTE and DST. The department also organizes Faculty Development Programs, Workshops, and Expert Lectures from time to time.

Faculty members of the department have been regularly contributing to international and national journals of repute like IEEE Transactions and IEEE Proceedings, IET, Journals in Electrical Engineering from Elsevier, etc. along with proceedings of national and international conferences. Some faculty members have acquired patents for their research. The department is planning to have new laboratories for Testing. Calibration & Standardization, Photovoltaic and Energy Storage, Power Quality & Energy Conservation, Electric Drives, Transmission line simulator, Open Machines, and SCADA systems.

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering has gradually developed into one of the best departments of NIT Sikkim. The placement record has shown that the students of the department have been successful in getting lucrative jobs based on their interests in different fields. Top recruiters such as Qualcomm, L & T, Power Grid Corporation have offered placements to the students of this department with packages of over Rs. 10 Lakh per annum. Other recruiters from core engineering and allied sectors like, Vedanta group, Wipro, Tata Power, and Reliance have recruited students from this department with attractive packages. This consistent placement record reflects the dedication and contribution of this department. The graduates of the department are occupying important positions in both government as well as private organizations with many of them having joined programs of higher studies in India and abroad.

The students are motivated to technical and creative activities besides classroom teaching and laboratory exercise through technical fests like AVIYANTRAN organized by the Institute. They are also encouraged to participate in various learning activities in addition to presentations at seminars and papers on an individual basis. Emphasis is laid on computer-based assignments through simulation of various Electrical and electronics Systems laboratories.

(iv) Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME):

The Mechanical Engineering Department endeavors to be recognized globally for outstanding education and research leading to well-qualified engineers, who are innovative, entrepreneurial, and successful in advanced fields of mechanical engineering to cater to the ever-changing industrial demands and social needs. The Department of Mechanical Engineering aims to conduct innovative research and to provide a world-class education that instills the professional, technical, critical thinking, and communication skills necessary for students and faculty to make impactful contributions to society.

At National Institute of Technology, the Mechanical Engineering Department started its journey in the academic year 2014-15. The inception of the department is to produce globally competent Mechanical Engineers capable of contributing the society through innovation and working in multidisciplinary fields. The department aims to provide the students with a perfect blend of intellectual and practical experiences that helps them to serve our society and address a variety of needs.

Today, the world of Mechanical Engineering changes under the influence of advanced computational tools, vastly improved simulation and analysis, and entirely different manufacturing protocols. This has opened up a new era of research in the department, such as Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Advanced Manufacturing Processes, CAD/CAM/CIM, Robotics and Mechatronics, Knowledge Management, Operations Management, Control Engineering.

At present, the department has limited laboratories due to the non-availability of laboratory spaces in the temporary campus. In this regard, the students are sent to various IIT/NIT to perform practicals as few of the required labs are not available. However, the institute is trying heart and soul to create more space by constructing industrial sheds to establish necessary laboratories. The department aptly makes use of the technical facility of the workshop in teaching and in setting up of in-house experimental set-ups. The department also welcomes students from other departments of the institute as a gesture of support of their time to time academic and research needs.

(v) Department of Civil Engineering (CE):

Civil Engineering is all about finding solutions to help shape a perfect world around us. They are the engineers who directly deal with the safety and betterment of the daily life of the people. Civil engineering is not restricted to building structures that inspire awe, rather it spreads out to diverse domains like Structural Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Engineering, Earthquake Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, and Transportation Engineering. There is a huge scope for Civil Engineering in any developing nation. In India, infrastructure is growing at a rapid pace.  The nation needs a significant number of Civil Engineers to improve the lifestyle of the society.

The Department of Civil Engineering of NIT Sikkim was established in the year 2013. The Department offers a 4-year B.Tech. Program in Civil Engineering with a current intake of 30 students. The curriculum of the Civil Engineering Department is designed to produce good practicing engineers who will prove to be worthy of employment in various industries. The Department currently has three laboratories namely Surveying Laboratory, Material Testing Laboratory, and Geotechnology Engineering Laboratory. The procurement process for setting up the Structural Engineering Laboratory, Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Software Analysis Laboratory, and upgrading the Geotechnology Engineering Laboratory is underway. The Department is planning to offer M. Tech courses in different fields of Civil Engineering. The Department is also planning to start a Ph.D. program soon. The pass out students of the Department are working in various government sectors and reputed private companies. In adition, a significant number of students are also pursuing higher education in various fields of Civil Engineering. Faculty members of the Civil Engineering Department are actively associated with the construction and maintenance activities of NIT Sikkim Campus. The Department also contributes to the landscaping, gardening, and environmental protection of the Institute campus at Ravangla. 

Rules For Change Branch:

Change of Branch

As an incentive for excellent academic performance in the first two semesters (1st year), a limited number of students may be allowed for the change of branch of their choice.

1. All students who have successfully completed the first two semesters (1st year) of the programs in the first attempt with a CGPA of not less than 7.0 shall be eligible for consideration for change of branch. The office of the Dean Academic has to issue the notification for change of branch. Eligible students shall apply to the office of the Dean Academic within the stipulated time in the prescribed application form and as per the directions/guidelines given in the notification. Late applications shall not be considered on any ground.

2. In no case, the maximum number of students in any branch can exceed the sanctioned strength.

3. In no case, the minimum number of students in any branch should be reduced to less than 80% of the sanctioned strength where intake strength is 30 or less and 70% of the sanctioned strength where intake strength is more than 30. If the actual number of students is less than 80% or 70% of the sanctioned strength in a branch, change of branch will not be allowed for that batch. However, in special cases, if the CGPA of a student is equal or more than 9.0, s/he can be permitted to change the branch of her/his choice as per the merit.

4. If a student with a higher CGPA is not offered a particular branch because of other constraints, this may be offered to eligible students as per the merit list, who have applied.

5. Final list of the branch/discipline-wise students after branch change will be published by the office of the Dean Academic with copies to the Departments.

6. Once the branch is changed, a student shall be permitted to return to her/his original branch within FIFTEEN (15) days with the permission of the Dean Academic provided the number of students in that branch will not exceed the sanctioned strength. The intimation of the same shall be communicated to the concerned Department(s). In such cases, the student is required to pay the requisite re-registration fee as decided by the Dean Academic/SUGB.

7. A committee shall be constituted by the Chairman Senate under the convenorship of the Dean Academic. The office of the Dean Academic shall be responsible to complete the process in all respect.

8. Any issue that arises out of change of branch may be communicated to the SSC and the recommendations of the SSC may be approved by the Senate/Chairperson Senate and the same shall be applicable.

Faculty:

National Institute of Technology Sikkim

S. No.

Name

Department

1

Dr. Sangram Ray

 

Computer Science & Engineering

2

Dr. Pratyay Kuila

3

Dr. Md. Sarfaraj Alam Ansari

4

Dr. Gopa Bhaumik

5

Dr. Banavath Balaji Naik

6

Dr. Tarun Biswas

7

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Keserwani

8

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Jana

Electronics & Communication Engineering

9

Dr. Hemant Kumar Kathania

10

Dr. Surajit Kundu

11

Dr. Reshmi Dhara

12

Dr. Ajan Kumar  Ray

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

13

Dr. Sourav Mallick

14

Dr. Aurobinda Panda

15

Dr. Pradeep Kumar

16

Dr. Molay Roy

17

Dr. Shambhunath Barman

Mechanical Engineering

18

Dr. Ranjan Basak

19

Dr. Ravi Srivastava

Mathematics

20

Dr. Om Prakash

21

Dr. Md. Nurujjaman

Physics

22

Dr. Anindya Biswas

23

Dr. Taraknath Kundu

Chemistry

24

Dr. Achintesh Narayan Biswas

25

Dr. Sumit Saha

26

Dr. Dhananjay Tripathi

Humanities & Social Sciences

_Apart from the regular faculty members, there are 31 number of guest faculty/Temporary Faculty.         

_For More details about Faculty Members visit www.nitsikkim.ac.in

Facilities:

Hostel Accommodation

At present, the Institute is located in a temporary campus. The hostel accommodation within the campus is limited. However, hostel accommodation is made available to all the registered B. Tech. /M. Tech. and M.Sc. students within and outside the campus. Separate hostel accommodation is available for girl students within the campus. All the hostel/rooms are equipped with the necessary furniture and facilities. In-Campus Hostels are fully Wi-Fi enabled. The students also enjoy amenities like TV, a gymnasium, and indoor games.


Mess Facilities

Three separate student messes are running at NIT Sikkim.  Two messes are located separately within the campus which are dedicated and catered to facilitate in-campus girls and boys students.  One mess is located at the off-campus hostel for students residing at off-campus hostels. The student mess committee under the supervision of the chief warden and other wardens oversees the smooth functioning and quality of the services provided by the mess contractor.

Recreation & Sports

Despite the dearth of space in the temporary campus, efforts have been made to provide necessary recreational and games and sports facilities to the students. A multi- gymnasium has been provided to the students. Various multi-dimensional functions like Cultural fest, Technical fest, literary events, Annual Games, and Sports were organized by Institute throughout the year. Students are encouraged and provided with the necessary assistance to participate in inter NIT Sports, Cultural and technical events.  

Community Development:

NIT Sikkim takes active participation in promoting various outreach activities and Govt. schemes, viz., Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. Every year NIT Sikkim conducts a cleanliness drive, painting competition, ‘Run for Unity’ marathon, etc. at such programs. All students, faculty, and staff under the guidance and supervision of the Director of the Institute come together to promote these events. The Institute also invites eminent personalities and guests from various places to encourage and motivate the students. 

Central Library

The Central Library is an integral part of the academic and research activities of NIT Sikkim. It was established in 2012 as the Knowledge and Information Center, providing access to scholarly information, research support, and study facilities. It aims to offer effective services to its users for the fulfillment of their learning needs through its available facilities. It has been growing and expanding in terms of the collection of recourses both in print and digital forms to meet the requirements of the academic fraternity and students of NIT Sikkim. The library is providing various services to the patrons such as circulation of text and reference books,  photocopy, printing, and scanning services to mention a few. 

Medical Facilities

Basic health care services are offered by the Institute to students, employees, and other beneficiaries from its medical unit that is located within the campus, close to the residential zone and the academic zone. The medical unit opens from 08 A.M. to 08 P.M. regularly. However, it is functional round the clock in case of an emergency. Three visiting medical consultants (two general physicians, and one orthopedic specialist) from the nearby Government health center and hospital are available in the medical unit at alternative visiting hours. A dedicated nursing team provides general medical services which include first aid, dressing, intravenous fluid infusion, and blood pressure-pulse rate-weight measurement. Students, employees, and other beneficiaries of the Institute can avail of free outdoor medical treatment, medicines, first-aid, dressing, nebulization, and intravenous fluid infusion services from the medical unit. An ambulance van with a first aid kit is available for students and employees of the Institute. A Medical Insurance facility is available to the students for IPD treatment.

Student Life at Institute:

Hostel Accommodation

At present, the Institute is located in a temporary campus. The hostel accommodation within the campus is limited. However, hostel accommodation is made available to all the registered B. Tech. /M. Tech. and M.Sc. students within and outside the campus. Separate hostel accommodation is available for girl students within the campus. All the hostel/rooms are equipped with the necessary furniture and facilities. In-Campus Hostels are fully Wi-Fi enabled. The students also enjoy amenities like TV, a gymnasium, and indoor games.


Mess Facilities

Three separate student messes are running at NIT Sikkim.  Two messes are located separately within the campus which are dedicated and catered to facilitate in-campus girls and boys students.  One mess is located at the off-campus hostels for students residing at off-campus hostels. The student mess committee under the supervision of the chief warden and other wardens oversees the smooth functioning and quality of the services provided by the mess contractor.

Recreation & Sports

Despite the dearth of space in the temporary campus, efforts have been made to provide necessary recreational and games and sports facilities to the students. A multi- gymnasium has been provided to the students. Various multi-dimensional functions like Cultural fest, Technical fest, literary events, Annual Games, and Sports were organized by Institute throughout the year. Students are encouraged and provided with the necessary assistance to participate in inter NIT Sports, Cultural and technical events.  

Community Development:

NIT Sikkim takes active participation in promoting various outreach activities and Govt. schemes, viz., Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan. Every year NIT Sikkim conducts a cleanliness drive, painting competition, ‘Run for Unity’ marathon, etc. at such programs. All students, faculty, and staff under the guidance and supervision of the Director of the Institute come together to promote these events. The Institute also invites eminent personalities and guests from various places to encourage and motivate the students. 

Financial Assistance:

Central Scheme Scholarship

1. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Post Matric Scholarships Scheme for Minorities

Objective

The Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities was announced in June 2006. It provides that a Post-Matric scholarship scheme for meritorious students from minority communities would be implemented.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks in the previous final examination and the annual income of their parents/guardian from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1.00 lakh. Students belonging to six notified minority communities viz. Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi (Zoroastrian) studying in India only and fulfilling the Scheme guidelines are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Procedure to apply

The Post Matric Scholarship Schemes are online Schemes and one can apply for a fresh or renewal Scholarship under any of these Schemes on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in. Link to the Portal is also provided on the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, i.e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in. An online undertaking has to be submitted for registration on the NSP by applicants who are above the age of 18 years and by the parents/guardian if the applicant is below the age of 18 years.

 

2. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Merit Cum Means Scholarship For Professional and Technical Courses CS

Objective

The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the poor and meritorious students belonging to minority communities to enable them to pursue professional and technical courses.

Eligibility

The scholarship will be awarded to the students who have secured not less than 50% marks or equivalent grade in the previous final examination and the annual income of whose parents/guardians from all sources does not exceed Rs.2.50 lakh. Students belonging to six notified minority communities viz. Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain, Parsi (Zoroastrian) studying in India only and fulfilling the Scheme guidelines are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Procedure to apply

The Post Matric Scholarship Schemes are online Schemes and one can apply for a fresh or renewal Scholarship under any of these Schemes on the National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in. Link to the Portal is also provided on the website of the Ministry of Minority Affairs, i.e. www.minorityaffairs.gov.in. An online undertaking has to be submitted for registration on the NSP by applicants who are above the age of 18 years and by the parents/guardian if the applicant is below the age of 18 years.

 

3. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Post-matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities & Scholarships for Top Class Education for students with disabilities

Objective

The students with the specified disabilities defined in the Schedule of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 will be eligible for scholarships of the DEPwD.

Eligibility

i. Students with Disabilities with 40% and above and having a valid certificate of disability as prescribed under rules issued by the competent authority.

ii. Not more than 2 children with disabilities of the same parents will be entitled to receive benefits of the scheme. Provided in case the second child is a twin, the scholarship under this scheme will be admissible to both the twins.

iii. Scholarship studying in any class will be available for one year. If a student has to repeat a class, the student will not get the scholarship for that class for the second year.

iv. Scholarship holders who are receiving coaching in any pre-examination training centers with financial assistance from the Central / State Government will not be eligible for stipend under the coaching schemes for the duration of the coaching programme. 

v. Parents/ guardians income from all sources should not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum.

Procedure to apply- Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

4. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC Students

Objective

The Scheme aims at recognizing and promoting quality education amongst students belonging to SCs, by providing full financial support. The Scheme will cover SC students for pursuing studies beyond 12th class. The scholarship, once awarded, will continue till the completion of the course, subject to satisfactory performance of the student.

Eligibility

i. Those SC students having total annual family income from all sources up to Rs. 8.00 lakhs.

ii. In case the number of eligible students admitted exceeds the number of slots allotted to the institution, the scholarship will be restricted to the top students in the inter-se merit list based on the admission criteria for the course. However, if there is more than one student with equal marks for the last available slot in an institution, preference should be given to the student with a lower family income.

iii. Thirty percent (30%) of slots allotted to the Institution shall be reserved for eligible SC girl students as per their inter-se merit. In the absence of a sufficient number of girl students, the slots may be transferred to eligible boy students as per their inter-se merit.

iv. However, the 30% slots as mentioned above will not include those girl students who are selected on the basis of their performance in the overall merit list of SC students of the Institution.

v. The benefit of the Scheme will not be provided to more than 2 siblings in a family. The students will submit an affidavit in the Institution to certify that he/she is not the third sibling of the family who is availing benefit under the Scheme.

vi. The scholarship will be terminated if the student fails to get promoted to the next semester/ class.

Procedure to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

5. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students - Scholarship (Formally Top Class Education for Schedule Tribe Students)

Objective

ST Students is intended to encourage meritorious ST students to pursue courses at the Graduate/Post Graduate level in identified Institutions of excellence, Government and Private, in professional fields such as Management, Medicine, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, etc.

ST students who secure admission to these Institutes are awarded scholarships. The scholarship, once awarded, will continue till the completion of the course tenure, subject to satisfactory performance.

Eligibility

i. ST students who have secured admission in the notified Institutions according to the norms prescribed by the respective Institutions will be eligible for the scholarship under the scheme.

ii. The total family income of the candidate to be eligible for this scholarship from all sources should not exceed Rs.6.0 lakh per annum.

iii. The scholarship shall be payable once the student has secured admission and started attending the classes.

Procedure to apply: Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

6. Name of the Scheme: Central Sector Scheme of Scholarships for College and University Students

Objective

To provide financial assistance to meritorious students from low income families to meet a part of their day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.

Eligibility

Students who are above 80th percentile of successful candidates in the relevant stream from the respective Board of Examination in Class XII of 10+2 pattern or equivalent and pursuing regular courses (not correspondence or distance mode) in Colleges/Institutions recognized by All India Council of Technical Education, UGC Act, 1956, Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India and respective regulatory authorities and not availing the benefit of any other scholarship scheme including State run scholarship schemes/Fee waiver and -2- reimbursement scheme are eligible under the scheme.  Students having total annual family income from all sources up to Rs. 8.00 lakhs.

Procedure to apply:

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

7. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Financial Support to the Students of NER for Higher Professional Courses (NEC Merit Scholarships)

Objective

Secretary, North Eastern Council (NEC) is pleased to make the following rules to regulate the grant of NEC Merit Scholarship (hereinafter “scholarship”) to the students of the North East (NE) Region undergoing studies in different disciplines at different levels in Institutions inside as well as outside the North-East but within the country as specified hereinafter. The rules may be called "Rules for award of NEC Merit Scholarship". These rules shall come into force from the financial year 2020-21 and will supersede the previous rules on the above-mentioned scheme.

Eligibility

i. The scholarship is open only to a student who is a permanent resident of any of the North Eastern States.

ii. At the time of availing of the scholarship, the student must not be in receipt of any other scholarship/financial assistance from any other source. A sponsored candidate under full employment during the period of study or working/in-service candidates shall not be eligible to receive the scholarship.

iii. A student shall only be considered for a scholarship in the year of commencement of his/her course. For subsequent year of course, only renewal will be allowed.

iv. The scholarship shall be admissible to the students whose parent / guardian’s annual income from all sources shall not exceed Rs 8.0 lakh.

v. The student pursuing Degree course must obtain minimum 60% marks in HSSLC/Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate examination from a recognized State/Central board and student pursuing Post Graduate course must obtain minimum 60% marks in Degree level examination.

 

Procedure to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

UGC Scheme Scholarship

1. Name of the Scheme: Ishan Uday- Special Scholarship Scheme for North Eastern Region

Objective

To provide equal opportunities for higher studies in NE Region. To increase the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in NE Region. To focus more on professional education in NE Region. Optimum utilization of NER Budgetary Allocation.

Eligibility

Students with the domicile of NER, whose parental annual income does not exceed Rs.4.5 lakh per annum from all sources.

Procedure to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

2. Name of the Scheme: PG Scholarship Scheme for SC ST Students for Pursuing Professional Courses

Objective

The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance to 1000 SC/ST candidates to pursue postgraduate level studies in Professional subjects.

Eligibility

Post-graduate courses students are eligible to apply for this scheme.

Procedure to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

State Schemes Scholarship

1. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: i. Post Matric Scholarship for SC/OBC/ST Students - ASSAM

Objective

The objective of this scheme is to provide/supplement financial assistance to the SC/OBC/ST students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education.

Eligibility

Only SC/OBC/ST category students belonging to the state of Assam are eligible to apply for this scheme. Scholarship holders who are receiving coaching in any of the pre-examination training centers with financial assistance from the Central Government/State Government will not be eligible for the stipend. The scholarship for SC Students shall be admissible to the students whose parent / guardian’s annual income from all sources shall not exceed Rs. 2,50,000/- per annum.

Employed OBC Students whose income combined with the income of their parents/guardians does not exceed Rs. 1.50 lakh per annum shall be eligible for a post-matric scholarship to the extent of reimbursement of all compulsorily payable non-refundable fees. Unemployed students whose parents/guardians income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 1.50 lakh per annum will be entitled to the scholarship under the scheme.

Scholarship for ST Category students will be paid to the students whose parents/guardians income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum.

Procedure to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

2. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Post Matric Scholarship for ST students-Manipur

 

Objective

The objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Scheduled Tribe students studying at the post matriculation or post-secondary stage to enable them to complete their education.

Eligibility

Scholarships are paid to students whose parents’/guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.50 lakh per annum. All children of the same parents/guardian are eligible.  Scheduled Tribe candidates who have passed the matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination of a recognized University or Board of Secondary Education are eligible.

Process to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

3. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children- Post-Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students Arunachal Pradesh

Objective

The Scheme provides financial assistance to the Scheduled Tribe students studying at post matriculation or post-secondary stage.

Eligibility

Scholarships are paid to students whose parents’/guardians’ income from all sources does not exceed Rs. 2.50 lakh per annum. All children of the same parents/guardian are eligible.  Scheduled Tribe candidates who have passed the matriculation or higher secondary or any higher examination of a recognized University or Board of Secondary Education are eligible.

Process to apply

Students have to apply online for this scheme through National Scholarship Portal (NSP) at www.scholarships.gov.in.

 

4. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Post Matric Scholarship- Uttar Pradesh

Students belonging to the state of Uttar Pradesh can apply for this scheme. SC, ST, and General category students are eligible to apply for this scheme.  Students have to apply online for this scheme at scholarship.up.gov.in.

 

5. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Post Matric Scholarship- Bihar

Students belonging to the state of Bihar can apply for this scheme. SC, ST, and OBC category students are eligible to apply for this scheme. Students have to apply online for this scheme at https://pmsonline.bih.nic.in.


6. Name of the Scholarship Scheme: Mykhyamantri Medhavi Vidhyarthi Yojna & Mukhyamantri Jan Kalyan (Shiksha Protsahan) Yojna,  Madhya Pradesh

Students belonging to the state of Madhya Pradesh can apply for this scheme. Students who scored 70% in secondary education and above and students who scored 85% and above in CBSE/ICSE are eligible to apply for this scholarship scheme.  Students have to apply online for this scheme at http://scholarshipportal.mp.nic.in.

 

7. Name of Scholarship Scheme: Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of Rajasthan

Students belonging to the state of Rajasthan can apply for this scheme. ST and SC category students are eligible to apply for this scheme. Students have to apply online for this scheme at https://sso.rajasthan.gov.in.

 

Other scholarship funding agencies

1. ONGC Foundation (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)-  Meritorious students for ST/SC/OBC and General category are eligible. Students have to apply online for this scheme at https://ongcscholar.org.

2. Swami Dayanand Education Foundation- Students who secured atleast 65% or above marks in 12th class are eligible. Students have to apply online for this scheme at https://www.swamidayanand.org.

3. Foundation for Excellence- Students scoring JEE Main rank 75000 or above and Students admitted in 1st year are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The gross family income should be less than Rs.2.5 lakhs. In addition to gross family income, the education and occupation of parents as well as family members including an elder brother(s) and sister(s), the family’s living conditions, and the total expenses being incurred by the family on the applicant’s education will be taken into consideration for determining the financial eligibility of an applicant. Applicants who are the first graduates of the family will be preferred over applicants who are the second or third child of the family taking up graduation. Students can directly apply at https://ffe.org.
 

Training & Placement:

Training & Placement Cell

Training & Placement Cell, National Institute of Technology Sikkim works as an official intermediary between the industries and students. To upscale the technical and soft skills of the students T&P Cell actively organises talks, workshops, motivational and professional sessions. Training & Placement Cell, National Institute of Technology Sikkim makes all the possible effort to provide the students with a vast range of new and exciting opportunities.

Placements

Training & Placement Cell have been working to provide the best placement opportunities to the young and skilled personnel. Companies from various sectors including those from core engineering domains, IT, consulting, etc. have recruited students from the Institute. A total number of 117 different companies visited during the academic year 2020-21 making a total placement statistics of 72.86 %.

 

Internships

 

Internships enable the students to gain first-hand exposure of working in the Industry. It also allows students to improve their skills, knowledge, and theoretical practices that they learn in the classrooms. Internships provide opportunities to witness the practical experiences of the professional world. In the Academic year 2020-21, 276 students of B.Tech (2018-22 batch, 5th & 6th Semester) and B.Tech (2019-23 batch, in 4th Semester) have undergone Internships during the summer and winter vacations.

 

S.No

Organization

Branch(es)

No of Students

1

Avishkar Tech Solutions

CSE,ECE,EEE

19

2

XiPaar Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

CSE,ECE

5


3

Swabhav Techlabs Solutions Private Limited

CSE

5

4

Shunya IoT

CSE,ECE

2

5

Munchin

CSE

1

6

Orena Solutions

CSE,ECE,EEE

5

7

Null Innovation

CSE

1

8

Foxaisr

CSE,ECE,EEE,CE

11

9

Trivy Technologies Pvt Ltd

CSE

1

10

Parintek Innovations

CSE

3

11

Alorb Technologies

CSE

1

12

Techtious Technologies

CSE

1

13

Think2Exam Learning Solutions Llp

EEE

1

14

Pivotal Teleradiology

CSE

1

15

Navica Communications Pvt. Ltd.

ECE

21

16

OLatus Systems Pvt Ltd

ECE,EEE

5

17

BSPTCL

EEE

9

18

Pentech Ventures Llp

EEE

1

19

NHPC

EEE,CE

5

20

Drona Automation

ME

16

21

Electric Locoshed railway

ME

1

22

Bihar State Road Development Corporation LTD

CE

1

23

Skematic Consultants

CE

19

24

Highway Engineering Training

CE

2

25

Kartpay

CSE

5

26

YantroMitra Robotics

CSE,ECE,EEE,ME

15

27

Intellithink

CSE

2

28

La Polo

CSE

1

29

Inndev Solutions

CSE

1

30

Saltriver Infosystems Private Limited

CSE,ECE,EEE

9

31

Mindadda

CSE

1

32

Irasus Technologies

CSE,ECE

4

33

Intecore Technologies

ECE

3

34

Sensovision Systems

CSE

1

35

Sea Lord Entertainment

CSE

3


36

Innovocare Health Solutions

CSE,ECE

4

37

Unifirst robotics

ME

3

38

IIT Patna

CE

12

39

POSOCO

EEE

19

40

lvlAlpha Pvt. Ltd.

CSE,ECE

4

41

Jetson Robotics

EEE

2

42

Yavda Analytics

CSE

1

43

IBM

CSE

1

44

IIT Jodhpur

ECE

1

45

Samajh AI

ECE

1

46

LogicBoots

ECE,EEE,ME

23

47

BlueLit Solutions

ME

1

48

Viprush Technologies

CSE,ECE

4

49

Devlofox

CSE

4

50

Artmetrix

ECE

1

51

Microzensys

CSE,ECE

9

52

IIT Delhi

CE

2

53

IIT Tripura

CE

2

Total

276

 

Faculty In-Charge

Dr. Dhananjay Tripathi

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences National Institute of Technology Sikkim

Email-ID: tnpcell@nitsikkim.ac.in Phone Number: +91 8759136879

 

Past Recruiters:

1. C-DAC 2. IBM India Private Limited. 3. Infosys. 4. L&T Construction 5. L&T Infotech 6. Delhivery 7. Tata Consultancy Services. 8. Deloitte 9. Suzlon 10. Virtusa 11. McAfee. 12. Godrej & Boyce 13. Intel 14. National Instruments 15. Nokia Networks 16. MuSigma 17. Wipro 18. Huawei 19. Bosch 20. Evertz India 21. Optym 22. Inatech 23. Magneti Marelli 24. NTT Data Services 25. Click Labs 26. Cognizant 27. Dalmia Bharat Group 28. Publicis Sapient  29. Zycus 30. MAQ Software



Industry And Alumni Relations:

Industry and Alumni relations

National Institute of Technology Sikkim strongly believes that an institute stands on the merit of their students, and it’s alumni have proven that by performing extraordinarily in different fields. National Institute of Technology Sikkim graduates have widely-spread throughout the globe in search for growth, learning, knowledge and their performances make difference everywhere, to get the students benefited from these experiences and to invigorate their outlook and viewpoints, National Institute of Technology Sikkim keeps on arranging different interactive sessions with distinguished alumni.

Prominent interaction between technical institutions and the industry is a vital need of the hour. This synergy will have a great endurance on the program of studies, ascertaining the industry atmosphere followed by expertise, and placements of engineers and technocrats in various industries across the country.

Some of the activities involved in the Industry-Institute & Alumni interactions are:

 ●       Facilitating meetings between visiting corporate houses, sponsored research, and industrial consultancy units.

       Collecting corporate feedback on what they are looking for in students for different types of positions.

       Arranging interactive sessions between corporate leaders and students (Guest lecturers/ talks/ webinars)

       Alumni – Mentoring, Recruitment, Further networking, etc.

       Ever so often, we have interaction with our well-built alumni network prospering in India and foreign countries as well, to know their experiences, strategies and take suggestions.

Recreational/Extra Curricular activities:

Technical And Cultural Activities

"UDGAM" is the Annual Cultural Fest organised by the Student body of the Institute.

"ABHIYANTRAN" is the Annual Tech Fest of the Institute.


Location and Accessibility:

LOCATION

NIT Sikkim, since its inception has been functioning from a temporary campus at Ravangla South Sikkim. The Institute carries out academic and research activities in the temporary campus provided by the state government measuring approximately 11 acres.The town of Ravangla is located at a distance of 68 kms from Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim. The nearest railway station from the campus is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station, West Bengal which is 118 km away from the campus. Air connectivity is available through Bagdogra Airport which is 132 km away from the Campus.

Reach Us 

NIT Sikkim is located 2kms away from a town Ravangla Or Ravongla which is a small tourist town situated in South Sikkim district of Sikkim, India.

It is connected by a state highway to other major towns in the state and lies between Pelling and Gangtok. 

Airways/Railways: 

The nearest Airport to reach NIT Sikkim is Bagdogra and nearest railways station is New Jalpaiguri(NJP). 

From airport/railway station one has to reach SNT Bus Stand near Siliguri Junction. 

At the Bus Stand there are various transportation facilities available such as: Private/shared taxi to reach Ravangla via Singtam or Namchi. 

Academic Programwise Seats breakup:
Institute CodeProgram CodeAcademic Program NameState/All India SeatsSeat PoolOPENOPEN-PwDGEN-EWSGEN-EWS-PwDSCSC-PwDSTST-PwDOBC-NCLOBC-NCL-PwDTotal(includes Female Supernumerary)
Program-Total
Seat Capacity Female Supernumerary
217 4109 Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4109 Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 6 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 7 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 16
20 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4110 Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 7 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 0 16
20 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4114 Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4114 Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4125 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4125 Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4144 Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 5 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
217 4144 Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) Other Than SIKKIM Gender-Neutral 6 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 12
15 0
Female-only (including Supernumerary) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
(including "0" Supernumerary)
     Total Seats 75 5 0 0 23 1 12 0 42 2 160
160 0

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