Established: 1963, Top-scoring parameters: Leadership & Governance, Faculty Profile, Infrastructure, Placements
Differentiator: Faculty with PhDs in niche areas of specilization
The National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai, was established in 1963 and is considered among the pioneering institutions in India in the field of industry research and learning. The institute is located in the corporate heartland of India and is among the favourite destinations for recruiters across the width and expanse of the Indian industry. Besides a leading-edge academic environment, NITIE offers several infrastructural and environmental benefits that offer students the opportunity to learn and explore the field of industrial research comprehensively. It offers postgraduate, management development and Fellow programs. It also offers tailored programs for entities in the field of industrial management called unit based programs (UBP).
One of the notable facilities at NITIE includes the Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering Laboratories. The laboratory is dedicated to study and research on physical ergonomics, occupational health and safety, industrial environment, environmental engineering and energy research. The fields and operating environments offered at NITIE are considered to be among the very few for the niche fields of study. Besides regular courses, the institution has conducted management development programs for private and public sector organizations. The institute is also responsible for the development and promotion of small-scale and medium-scale enterprises.
The faculty at NITIE is a diverse mix of qualified scholars from various specialised fields of study, and are credited with presenting papers in several national and international conferences. The faculty is comprised of scholars with PhDs in several niche aspects of industrial studies such as operations management, industrial safety and environment, information technology, and general management.
NITIE students are among the most preferred talent pools in the B-School fraternity in India and it is a hotspot for recruiters. The institution has an industry interaction cell, comprising students and faculty, and is responsible for undertaking several benchmarking studies across the Indian industry. NITIE alumni hold key positions in several reputed corporate and public sector establishments in the country. The institute maintains a separate page on its web site for the alumni association. While the page serves as a message board to engage with alumni, the institution also maintains touch with its alumni through Facebook and Twitter.
The institution places a great deal of emphasis on well-rounded development of talent and provides several opportunities to its students to participate and drive extra-curricular events. Several academic and cultural events are a part and parcel of the NITIE experience, and students and industry professionals come to one platform for knowledge sharing and learning.