Apart from providing academic training to the students, Institute of Science and Technology, since its inception, has been instrumental in addressing numerous societal challenges and providing innovative solutions to problems of Indian context, in the area of Science and Technology. Faculties are actively involved in executing several R&D projects sanctioned by national and international funding authorities publishing scientific papers and patents. Our research programmes consist of both basic and applied research in interdisciplinary areas with a commitment towards betterment of society.
The Institute has been advancing progressively and created its own identity by virtue of its academic and scientific excellence for the past three decades. The silver jubilee of this Institute was celebrated to honor and commemorate its remarkable services in the field of science and technology. Now the responsibility of taking this Institution to greater heights lies on the shoulders of all of us. We all continue to strive with the same team spirit with a commitment towards betterment of our Institution and hence the society. I am sure that soon this Institution will be ranked among the premier educational institutes of India.
IST has attained autonomous status and recognized as a well performing institution and has been sanctioned a grant of Rs. 12 crores from the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme of the World Bank, TEQIP-I and 12.5 crores from TEQIP-II for overall development which includes up-gradation of infrastructural facilities, establishment of newer laboratories, faculty development, training and research activities in thrust areas.
The Institution has taken up the task of regularly updating syllabus to meet the present requirements and encourages faculty to attend training programs held in India and abroad to keep abreast with the latest knowledge and acquire professional skills to gear up to the challenges of industry as well as society. Creating qualified and skilled human resources to cater to the need of industries and academia has been our area of strength Large number of alumni of our Institution are in good positions in industries and different educational and research establishments in India and abroad.