National Institute of Technology, Manipur, a centrally funded institution is set up to impart quality technical education to various levels of higher learning. It is one of the ten newly set up NIT's by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India vide its order no. F.23-13-2009-TS-III dated 30th October 2009 and 3rd March 2010. It has been established to cater to the needs of the thousands of students from the North East and outside in the field of Technical Education. With National Institute of Technology, Agartala as its mentor institute and tremendous support from the State Govt. of Manipur, NIT, Manipur started its first session on 1st August, 2010. The Institute has been established under the Manipur Societies Registration Act, 1989. Manipur is in the eastern most part of India. It is one of the loveliest spots in the world. The temporary campus of NIT, Manipur is located at the campus of Government Polytechnic, Imphal which is only 1km far from the permanent site. The temporary campus provides well furnished hostel accommodation with round the clock power supply, water supply and internet facilities. NIT, Manipur has a permanent site of 138.2 hectares in the lush green area of Langol in Imphal.