Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi

Updated on: Feb 19, 2013

The Birla Institute of Technology popularly known as BIT was established in the year 1955 at Mesra, Ranchi, which is now in Jharkand state of the Republic of India. The Institute was founded by the Philanthropist- Industrialist Mr. B M Birla with a vision to be recognized as a world-class learning institution for engineering and technology by providing the highest-quality academic programmes that foster student development and connect knowledge, practice and outstanding scholarly research.

The Institute offers Under Graduate, Post Graduate as well as Doctoral level programmes in Engineering & Technology, Applied Sciences, Remote Sensing, Computer Applications, Information Science, Bio-Medical Instrumentation, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Business Management & Hotel Management & Catering Technology.

BIT is a "Deemed University" under Sec. 3 of the UGC Act 1986. It functions under the overall supervision, direction and control of a high power Board of Governors, comprising the representatives of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, the UGC, the State Government, The Chancellor, the AICTE, The Hindustan Charity Trust and the Institute Faculty. The Governor of the state of Jharkhand is the Chancellor of the Institute. The Technical Council decides the academic policy of the Institute.

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