Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur is one of the thirty National Institutes of Technology in the nation. The Govt. of India presented on the Institute, the Deemed to be University status (under University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956)) with impact from 26th June 2002. Along these lines, the Central Govt. by Act of Parliament (National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007 (29 of 2007)) announced VNIT Nagpur as an Institute of National Importance alongside every other Nit. The Act was brought into constrain from fifteenth August 2007.
Prior, the Institute was known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE). It was set up in the year 1960 under the plan supported by Govt. of India and Govt. of Maharashtra. The school was begun in June 1960 by amalgamating the State Govt. Building College working at Nagpur since July 1956. In the gathering held in October 1962, the Governing Board of the College made plans to name it after the famous specialist, organizer, and statesman of the nation Sir M.Visvesvaraya.
The prime goal of building up Regional Engineering Colleges was to give quality specialized training all through the nation and encourage national joining. The College began working in 1960 from camp office in the premises of Govt. Polytechnic, Sadar, Nagpur and in this manner a region of around 214 sections of land was gained to house an autonomous Regional Engineering College at exhibit area
The Institute had started with offering Bachelor Degree Programs in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. It was the first in the nation to begin an undergrad program in Computer Science and Engineering in 1976-77. In this manner, in the year 1982-83 undergrad programs in Electronics Engineering and Production and Industrial Engineering were started.The first Master’s Program of the Institute was presented by the Mechanical Engineering Department in the year 1966. In all other Engineering Departments, Master’s Programs were presented in the 1970-71. To add another measurement to itself the Institute built up School of Management considers in 1996, which offers a two year/four semester post graduate degree program in Management (MBA).
The Institute currently offers nine B.Tech., nineteen M.Tech. Degree Programs (counting low maintenance), MCA, MBA, M.Sc. (Science and Scientific Computing) and Master of Social work (M.S.W.) programs and furthermore enlists contender for the Ph.D. degree. The Institute has been perceived by the Government of India as one of the communities for the Quality Improvement Program for M.Tech. also, Ph.D.The Institute has an exceptionally dynamic arrangement towards stretching out every single conceivable office to its employees to procure higher degrees and get propelled preparing. Therefore, lion’s share of the employees have Ph.D. degrees. The whole grounds is coordinates with 94 Mbps rent line.