Institute is committed to develop highly competent young Engineers, Scientists, and Management Professionals to cater to the ever increasing techno-managerial needs of national and international standards fulfilling professional ethics and societal commitment.
National Institute of Technology Agartala, a centrally funded Institution is setup to impart quality technical education into various levels of higher learning. It may be mentioned here that the 23rd February 2006 is a Red Letter Day in the history of Tripura Engineering College as well as for the State of Tripura as the Union Cabinet approved the proposal of State Government for conversion of Tripura Engineering College to National Institute of Technology, a fully Central Government funded Institution with Deemed to be University status and would also to become a National Centre of Excellence. The Institute (i.e. erstwhile Tripura Engineering College) was established in 1965 with the three traditional branches of Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. It was initially affiliated to Calcutta University and had the same curriculum structure and examination system at par with Bengal Engineering College (presently Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur).
1. NIT Agartala was ranked 92nd among engineering colleges in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2018.
The Institute is getting a 33 KV dedicated power supply through Tripura State Electricity Corporation Limited for uninterrupted power supply in the campus.
3. The R. D. Department of Govt. of Tripura took total renovation work of the existing buildings after conversion to NIT.