NIT Agartala Tripura is one of the eight states in the north-eastern part of India. The state is situated between the river valley of Myanmar and Bangladesh, and is bounded by Bangladesh on the north, west, south and southeast; in the east it has a common boundary with Assam and Mizoram. The state is famous for its picturesque greenery as about 60% of its total land area is covered with green forest. The Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) issued the official notification for conversion of Tripura Engineering College, Agartala to National Institute of Technology Agartala w.e.f. 01.04.2006 vide notification No. F. 20-20/2004/TS III/ dated 10.03.2006. This is the 20th NIT in India and 2nd in the North-Eastern region. The Institute (i.e. erstwhile Tripura Engineering College) was established in 1965 with three branches at UG level viz Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. It was initially affiliated to Calcutta University and had the same curriculum structure and examination system of Bengal Engineering College, like other institutes affiliated to the University.To know more about NIT Agartala Tripura, please visit their website at www.nita.ac.in, where you can check news update, application form, exam dates, admit cards, placement drive dates, and more other important details. NIT Agartala Tripura is well known college/university among students these days.