National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim is one of the ten newly sanctioned National Institutes of Technology commissioned by the Govt. of India under the 11th Five Year Plan, 2009. NIT Sikkim started functioning in the month of August, 2010. Although housed in a temporary campus at Ravangla, the Institute offers basic amenities to all stakeholders. Nestled in a sleepy Himalayan hamlet, the scenic beauty around the campus is a joy to behold. NIT Sikkim imparts high level education in its undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. Currently, the Institute offers undergraduate engineering programs in five major technical disciplines viz. Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Furthermore, it offers postgraduate programs in Chemistry, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Microelectronics & VLSI Design. It also houses well-established departments of Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.