BIT Sindri – Things you should know before you join it

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Bit Sindri was founded in 1949 in Patna(Bihar) as the College with disciplines in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. After a year, it was relocated to a small suburb named Sindri Town. It is located on the outskirts of Dhanbad(Jharkhand). The day was 17th November 1950 when BIT laid its foundation with just a Principal, three Professors, and sixty students. The celebration ceremony was in a simple way with a cup of tea on the dining table: “BIT Sindri Jharkhand Education Technology One of the best colleges in Jharkhand Engineering”

नियतं कुरु कर्मत्वम्

Perform your duties daily, for action is superior to inaction

Pride of Independent India

As India got its independence in 1947, It paved new opportunities in the field of science and technology. As a young nation, with all the young guns ready for action; Bit Sindri was founded in 1949 in Patna(Bihar) as the College with disciplines in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. After a year, it was relocated to a small suburb named Sindri Town. It is located on the outskirts of Dhanbad(Jharkhand). On 17th November 1950 when BIT laid its foundation with just a Principal, three Professors, and sixty students. The celebration ceremony was in a simple way with a cup of tea on the dining table.

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Fluctuations with Several Universities

At the beginning year of BIT Sindri. The first university to manage its curriculum and academics was Patna University. Later in 1960, when Ranchi University (RU) was established took control of BITs’ all-around development. Later on, when academics were taken seriously in the sub-urbs of Jharkhand. A budding University named Vinoba Bhave laid its foundation in September 1992, In order to achieve great heights the university was granted the prestige of Jharkhand, which is none other than Bit Sindri. To keep up with the pace, modernization is the key. Thus to compete with the  IITs, NITs a new commission was formed to promote BIT to achieve success and solitude. The Jharkhand University of Technology, the first technical university of Jharkhand pooled the various technical colleges of the state to uplift their status just like BIT and NIT.

Things you should know: Name wasn’t the same

BIRSA INSTITUATE OF TECNOLOGY SINDRI
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In the beginning BIT Sindri stand for “Bihar Institute of technology” because its foundation is Patna; which is the capital of Bihar State. But later on in the year 2000; The state was formed with 18 districts that were formerly part of south BIHAR. It was the Governments order not to change the name of the college. In honor of the BIRSA MUNDA(the famous tribal freedom fighter) name of the college changed. Now BIT stands for “Birsa Institute of Technology”.

Production Engineering’s Birth was here

Many of us have heard of the renowned branch in engineering which is industrial engineering or production engineering. Bit Sindri’s extraordinary supremacy gave the world a new branch in the field of engineering, which was production engineering.BIT Sindri Jharkhand One of the best Engineering colleges

Not an ordinary campus

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The government of Jharkhand blessed the institution with a massive landmass of 700 acres. The institute is 28 km from Dhanbad Town, which is easily accessible by either rail or road. Just a chunk of land which is,400-acre on the eastern bank of the Damodar River. The campus has 27 hostels, with separate hostels for boys and girls, to accommodate the residential needs of approximately 3000 undergraduate, postgraduate, and research students. The campus even has a railway station just outside the back gate. It makes it easy for the students and the professors to travel to Dhanbad.

Renowned Alumni of BIT

Many reputable CEOs, MD, IAS, IRS, IPS, MP MLA’s are the stars of the institution. Our alumni network is so prominent over the globe. Some alumni are:-

Mr. Inder Singh Namdhari – 1st Speaker of Jharkhand Assembly and also an M.P from Chatra, Jharkhand

Prof. B. S. Sahay – Founder Director, IIM Jammu, IIM Raipur, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon and Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad

Hafizul Ansari –  The current Cabinet Minister in Government of Jharkhand and MLA from Madhupur, Jharkhand.

Amit Kumar- AK Ganguly is an Indian playback singer, actor, music composer.

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Glorious Placement of Bit

Earlier when the competition was a little less, white-collar engineers from bit were directly recruited to the public sector like Steel Authority of India Limited, Central Coalfields Limited, Bhartiya Coking Coal Limited, National Thermal Power Plant. But now when the nation’s population is at a peak; engineers could easily be found working in a small shop with lesser income than they put up in their degree. BIT stands tall crushing all the shortcomings. Top-notch Multi-National Companies visit the campus with their handsome placement offers with CTCs up to 40lakhs per. Some Companies are Amazon, Deloitte, Tata Consultancy Services, etc, Tata Steel, etc.

Unusual Roads in the College

The names of the roads nearby Bit Sindri are quite unique. There is a road known as MURGA road which connects boys hostel to girls hostel; as freshers use it and they are pretty scared with the ragging scenario. Thus they use this road and it’s hence known as Murga Road. The road near the senior hostels is known as TIGER ROAD; they are seniors and they are the boss. That’s why it’s known as Tiger Road. Sulphate Colony as FCI Sindri was there back in the 90s.BIT Sindri Jharkhand One of the best Engineering colleges

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Author – Yuvraj Singh, CSE, BIT SINDRI