For over five decades, the Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Ranchi, a “Deemed University” under Sec. 3 of the U. G. C. Act 1956 BIT Mesra functions under the overall supervision, direction and control of a high power Board of Governors, comprising representatives of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, U.G.C, State Government, A.I.C.T.E, and has been engaged in nurturing minds through a rich heritage of academic excellence. Essentially a hub of bustling student activities, the beautiful campus has been a second-home to thousands of students in their journey to challenge the times. Established in 1955 by visionary-industrialist Mr. B.M. Birla, it is today one of the most premier engineering destinations in India.
Birla Institute of Technology has consistently been rated among the top ranking institutions of technical education in the country by surveys carried out by leading media houses of the country and other agencies over the last two decades. This is also exemplified through the choices for the institute made by top rankers of the engineering entrance exam.
With Birla Institute of Technology’s over-reaching achievements in research as well as in the standard of academic programmes, the deemed University is part of the Association of Indian Universities as well as Association of Commonwealth Universities. The institution has also been accredited by the UGC’s National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) as well as the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). Birla Institute of Technology has effective tie ups with leading universities in the UK, USA, Canada and Europe in order to establish a world-class network of professional education.
From the introduction of new academic programmes to restructuring current ones, from improving infrastructure to upgrading the teaching-learning environment, overall development of the students has always been the focal point at Birla Institute of Technology. As a result, the institute enjoys an unsurpassed reputation in corporate circles, being the preferred manpower source for organizations across industrial sectors not only in India but overseas as well.
Over the years Birla Institute of Technology, has expanded geographically both within India as well as in the Middle East through establishment of 10 Extension Centres that mirror the parent University in terms of the quality of academic programmes offered. Birla Institute of Technology Centre at Ras al Khaimah, UAE in association with CIIHE offers programmes in Engineering & Technology and Business Management at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.