National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand (NITUK) is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technologies in the country. Since its inception, this Institute has grown many fields and has established itself as one of the best Technical Educational Institutes. NITUK is established in 2009 under the Act of Parliament by Ministry of Education (Shiksha Mantralaya). At present, the Institute have about 594 undergraduates, 86 postgraduates and 106 Ph.D. scholars. The Institute offers full time B. Tech. and M.Tech. Program in Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering with an intake of 65 (including 5 DASA students) and 15 students respectively in each branch.
Under-graduate students are selected through JEE. (Main) & DASA and Post-graduate students are selected through CCMT.The Institute also offers Ph.D. program in various streams of Engineering, Science and Humanities. NITUK is also involved in numerous R&D activities funded through various government and private agencies. The temporary campus of NITUK is situated in the beautiful valley of Srinagar (Garhwal) at Government Polytechnic. The Institute‟s buildings in Government Polytechnic houses Department of Sciences and Humanities, Class Rooms, Library, Dispensary, Server Room, Auditorium, Playground and Hostels. NITUK has extended the temporary campus by fabricating three new buildings and one cricket ground in the old ITI campus. New laboratories in various Departments have been constructed with advanced facilities.
Engineering Departments and administrative offices have been shifted to the new campus. The Institute has got wide space for each Department with construction spread over more than 14,000 sq. meter (1,50,000 sq. feet) of area.
NITUK has made a very rapid growth in the recent past in terms of starting new academic programs, revision of academic curriculum, development of laboratories and infrastructure. The under-graduate programs have been made credits based and a large number of electives are offered to the students. At present, NITUK has faculty strength of 71.