National Institute of Technology Trichy
The National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy) (formerly known as Regional Engineering College), Tiruchirappalli, situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu on the banks of river Cauvery, was started as a joint and cooperative venture of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1964 with a view to catering the needs of man- power in technology for the country. The college has been conferred with autonomy in financial and administrative matters to achieve rapid development. Because of this rich experience, this institution was granted Deemed University Status with the approval of the UGC/AICTE and Govt. of India in 2003 and renamed as National Institute of Technology. National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology established by the Government of India. NIT-T is ranked top among 31 NITs in India and is presently occupying 9th position in NIRF ranking 2020, among all engineering education institutes in India. The Institute aims at benchmarking with global universities who are in the top 200 in world rankings in terms of teaching, innovation and research, funding and internationalization.