National Institute of Engineering, Mysore (NIE M)

National Institute of Engineering, Mysore (NIE M)


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Phone: 0821-2480475 NIE Mysore , Mananthody Road, Mysore, Karnataka, India – 570 008

The National Institute of Engineering (NIE) was started in 1946 with Diploma Programs in Civil Engineering in a room under a thatched roof in Lakshmipuram.The first batch consisted of 86 students. Later, the classes were held in a shed in the nearby Sharada Vilas High School campus, in Mysore. S. Ramaswamy, D. V. Narasimha Rao and T. Ramarao,(“Tunnel” Ramarao), the founders, established NIE by 1950 with its own class rooms and workshops on a 6-acre (24,000 m2) campus, which was inaugurated by the then Vice .
NIE started AMIE courses in Civil Engineering for intermediate – passed students in 1948. The students were permitted to change over to the regular degree course leading to B. E. Degree in Civil Engineering of the University of Mysore. Thus, NIE became the second engineering college in the state of Karnataka and the first in Mysore. The first batch of students in Civil Engineering graduated in 1953 from NIE.
In 1956, NIE was recognised for development during the second and subsequent five-year plans by the State and the Union Government. In 1958-59, NIE got private-aided institution status under grant-in-aid code of the Karnataka government. A Golden Jubilee Complex was completed in 1996 on a 6-acre (24,000 m2) plot opposite the main building in part of the golden jubilee celbrations. In 2004, the college received World Bank aid under the TEQIP project. In 2007, NIE attained autonomy under Visvesvaraya Technological University.
The institute is located on Manandwadi Road, Mysore.
The NIE Quadrangle houses the administrative offices, libraries, a gymnasium, department offices, laboratories, bank, Centre for Appropriate Rural Technology, workshops and a High Voltage Laboratory.
The Golden Jubilee Complex, operational since 2000, located in a lush green campus, houses the Golden Jubilee building, a canteen and a playground area.
Situated about 5 Km from both Mysore City Railway Station and City Bus Station, the NIE Campus provides a full range of social and intellectual activities aided by facilities from libraries, lecture and seminar halls to students. Amenities and an impressive stage. There is a spirit of “oneness” among the staff and students, who come from different parts of India, and the concepts of NI.E. family is advocated.
NIE provides separate hostel accommodation with mess facility for both boys and girls. The hostel for boys is situated behind the NIE Campus and it commands a strength of 280 inmates. The hostel for girls with 60 inmates is at a distance of about one km from the Institute.
The hostels are equipped with solar water heaters for round-the-clock hot water supply. Television set and facilities for a few indoor games have been provided.
The Extension Counter of the Syndicate Bank, a Nationalised Bank, is situated within the campus and it offers banking services to staff and students of the Institute.
In order to cater to the medical needs of the entire NIE family, a health centre has been set up in the Golden Jubilee Block. A lady and a male doctor are available for consultation during office hours.
Any student of the Institute can enroll for NCC, which has 1 KAR ENGR COY NCC UNIT that provides normal military and technical training. The engineering cadets are taught Field Craft, Bridging, Construction of Roads, Air Fields, Helipads, Water Supply Techniques, to deal with IEDs, Mines, Explosives, etc., apart from Watermanship, Map Reading, Leadership Qualities, Role of Engineers During War, Peace, Natural Calamities is also stressed. The “C” certificate holders with “A” Grade will be eligible to join army directly. There are placement opportunities in Police, BSF and other Paramilitary forces.
The NSS Unit of our college (NIE) has a sanctioned strength of 100. A student of any branch of our college can enroll for the unit. The period of enrollment is 2 years. After two years fresh students can enroll.
The Society and nature have given us a lot of things to our lives. In turn, an individual can also give to the society and nature. In this regard, an opportunity is given to the NSS Volunteers to do a bit in this direction. The NSS activities for the student volunteers involve social activities, like Blood Donation Camps, Tree Plantation, General Health Awareness, Eradication of Drug House, AIDS Awareness programmes, Slum eradication, Removal of illiteracy, Construction of small roads, Water Tanks, etc., in villages adopted by college NSS Unit and in the city.
Facilities :-
Computer Center
Hostels and Mess
Banks & ATM
Games & Sport , etc…

Year founded: 1946 Awards:
Accredited: AICTE NIE has ranked among the top engineering college in the academic ranking of Indian colleges by engineering education surveys like Outlook.


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Career Services

Placement Services:
NIE has an excellent and fully functional ISO 9001:2000 certified Training and Placement Division. The T&P Division has adequate infrastructure comprising of group Discussion and Interview Rooms. The placement cell is equipped with Computers with internet facility. The placement cell maintains a database of all the registered students with all relevant details and information of companies visiting the campus. A large number of companies visit the campus every year and recruit eligible students from the campus. The number of students placed through campus recruitment activity is increasing every year.
The placement cell in NIE is run by student coordinators who are elected by the students from all branches. A senior member of the staff, designated as Placement Officer, is in charge of placement and training activities.
During the academic year 2008-09 we had a total of 250 students placed through campus recruitment. We had the privilege of being visited by 65 companies including 40 IT-companies and 25 non-IT companies We had the good fortune of being visited by core companies specific to each domain such as ABB LTD. and BOSCH INDIA LTD for mechanical and Industrial & Production, L & T Emsys, FREESCALE for electrical & Electronics and Electronics & Communication, TCS, WIPRO for Computer Science and also by many dream companies such as Cisco, IBM, AMAZON and MICROSOFT. The placement cell library has a good collection of books and materials related to placement and overall personality development.
The Training Culture @ NIE 

As part of the training activity, focused training for Aptitude, Technical Tests, Group Discussions, Facing Interviews and Speed Maths is imparted to all the pre-final year students who register with this office. The Placement Officer regularly contacts many IT-related and manufacturing organisations and forwards details of eligible students to the industry as and when needed.
The students from final year help the students of pre-final year in preparing them for the actual recruitment. There are two sessions, one during the tenure of the odd semester and the other that continues during the even semester. They hold various activities which include Aptitude tests, Group discussions, C tests, Technical tests, Verbal tests and Psychometric tests. Apart from these, at the end of every session a mock interview is held which simulates the actual recruitment process.
Further, interactive sessions with the students of final year who have been selected by the companies are frequently arranged. Here the students narrate their experiences during the interview process. They give facts / necessary information that would add on students’ preparation.
Apart from these regular workshops are conducted by professionals of the above said fields to fine-tune the skills of the students.

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NIE has ranked among the top engineering college in the academic ranking of Indian colleges by engineering education surveys like Outlook.

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