One of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges,
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, was established in 1960. As Regional Engineering College, the institute, as Regional Engineering College, has been named after the great educationist and the first education Minister of Govt. of India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
The Institute was established with the joint efforts of the Govt. of India and Govt. of Madhya Pradesh in September 1960, to attract bright young students from across the country. The Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi, has upgraded the Institute as National Institute of Technology w.e.f. 26th June, 2002. Institute celebrated its Golden Jubilee year in the year 2010 and Diamond Jubilee Year recently in the year 2020.
The institute is situated in the heart of city of Lakes, Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, on a beautiful plateau with a verdant 650-acre campus. Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh is well connected by rail, road and air with all parts of the country. The climate of Bhopal is moderate with temperature ranging from 10 to 45oC.
The Institute is well known for its dedicated faculty, staff and the state-of-the art infrastructure conducive to a healthy academic environment. Ever since the inception, the Institute is constantly striving to achieve higher levels of technical excellence. Evolving a socially relevant and yet internationally acceptable curriculum, implementing innovative and effective teaching methodologies and focusing on the wholesome development of the students are our concerns.
The Institute currently has Fourteen teaching departments and a few advanced research centers in various disciplines of Engineering, Sciences and Management, with nearly 100 laboratories organized in a unique pattern of functioning, The Institute offers 9 (Nine) Under Graduate programs in Engineering, 34 Post Graduate programs [this includes 30 M.Tech., 2 M.Sc., MCA and MBA programmes] in all disciplines and Ph.D programmes in all Engineering, Science, Humanities and Management departments. Institute has started a Dual Degree Programme from the current academic year 2021-22 B Tech and M Tech in Mathematics and Data Science. The Institute is well-known for its Research and Development, Industrial consultancy, Continuing education and Training programs for Teachers as well as professionals working in Industry.
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
Following Undergraduate programmes are offered at MANIT, Bhopal:
B. Tech. (Chemical Engineering)
B. Tech. (Civil Engineering)
B. Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering)
B. Tech. (Electrical Engineering)
B. Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering)
B. Tech. (Materials and Metallurgical Engineering)
B. Tech. and M. Tech. in Mathematics and Data Science (Dual Degree)
10. B. Planning
The Institute campus has a beautiful Central Institution Building, Separate buildings for Major departments, Computer Centre, Energy Centre, Workshops, Canteen, Guest Houses, Athletic & Sports Grounds, Sports Complex with Gymnasium, Students Activity Centre, Open Air Auditorium, Hospital, Staff Quarters & general amenities like Post Office, Bank, ATM and Guest House. The Institute is provided with Wi-Fi facility.
The Institute provide a positive environment for those students who prefers to create ventures. MANIT Rolta Incubation Centre is a facility started with financial assistance from one alumni Shri K K Singh. It has all the common facilities required to attract young minds to innovate, incubate and convert ideas into commercial products/services.
Hostels and Accommodation:
MANIT Bhopal is a residential institute with nearly 6000 students (UG, PG and Ph.D) students. It is a residential campus with all the basic facilities for both the students and staff to live on the campus. It has 12 residential blocks including one mega & one ultra-mega hostel for boys, two hostels for girls and one hostel for foreign students. The hostels in the Institute can accommodate about 5500 students.
Students Activities and Clubs:
Techno search and Maffic are the annual events conducted encouraging the students from all over India participating showcasing their hidden talents in technical and as well as cultural skills. To encourage co-curricular activities, there are more than 15 student clubs with each club having its faculty advisor.