National Institute of Technology Jalandhar was established in the year 1987 as
Regional Engineering College and was given the status of National Institute of
Technology (Deemed to be University) by the Government of India under the
control of Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi on October 17,
2002. The institute offers Under Graduate programs in the following disciplines
Chemical and Bio engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Instrumentation and control Engineering
Central Library was established in 1988 (the same year this institute
was established).Since then this center of learning has been functioning with
the aim of encouraging self learning and to supplement academics, boost
research and development activities and to promote consultancy activities. At
present central library is housed in a multistoried building situated in the
midst of all departments and hostels and is easily accessible to all. For
smooth functioning of the library it has been divided into different sections
and readers have been allowed open access to the library holdings. It also
provides services like Internet facilities/access to online resources, Audio
visual facilities, reservation of publications, reprographic services etc.
The Main assignments and activities of this centralized facility are to:
Provide, manage and ensure the satisfactory operation of joint
computer and software facilities for the students and departments that require
Provide technical assistance to various users.
Ensure the monitoring of the computer network at the
institute, and the coordination of inter-connections and the management of
overall computer facilities for the whole institute.
Provide computer facilities for the institute administration.
It is proposed to have maximum of 2 Mbps leased line internet connection,
servers and nodes. The Common data services for office automation, information
systems will be developed in the institute very shortly.
Placement and Training
The department started functioning in the year 1990. it provides three basic
types of services
Placement of outgoing Graduates
Industrial Practical Training of students during the four-year
Industry Institute Partnership activities