Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), also known as National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (NIT Bhopal), formerly Maulana Azad College of Technology (MACT), is an Institute of National Importance under the NIT Act situated in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. It is part of the group of publicly funded institutions in India known as National Institute of Technology.
MANIT was started in 1960 as Maulana College of Technology, named after the first Minister of Education, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. MACT started functioning in 1960 at Govt S.V. Polytechnic with an intake of 120 students and seven faculty members. It was one of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges.
The institute is situated in the heart of Bhopal on a beautiful plateau with a verdant 650-acre campus.
The departments of MANIT are:
Architecture and Planning
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Humanities & Social Sciences
Information Technology & Software Engineering
Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering
Physical Education & Sports Science
Energy Science & Technology