The National Institute of Technology at Tiruchirappalli, NIT-Trichy, (formerly Regional Engineering College, Trichy, TREC) is situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu on the banks of the Kaveri River. NITT is located in Thuvakudi on the Tiruchirappalli-Tanjore National Highway (NH67) and 22 kilometers from Trichy Railway Junction.
The College has a total campus area of 800 acres. The institution offers Under Graduate Courses in ten branches and Post Graduate Courses in twenty one disciplines of Science, Engineering & Technology besides Ph.D. in all the departments. The faculty is inducted through a process of open advertisement throughout the country. The college is an example of cultural unity with students drawn from most of the states in the country.