The Institute being accorded the status of An Institute of National Importance aspires to be a knowledge hub for the region. The Institute through its academic and research activities would act as incubation center for aspiring technopreneurs.
National Institute of Technology, Manipur was started in 2010. It is centrally funded institute and is one of the 10 newly set up NITs. Institute is named an Institute of National Importance by UGC. Institute offers 3 undergraduate, 6 post graduate and 7 doctorate courses. Admissions are based on JEE Mains
Extracurricular Activities like: Sports Week, NCC, NSS, IEEE, Robotics Club, SPIC MACAY, etc, takes place here.