Sardar Ballab Bhai National Institute of Technology, Surat

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Initiated in June 1961, Sardar Ballab Bhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) came into existence by a joint venture of Government of India and Government of Gujarat. Predominantly regarded as a Regional engineering college (REC), currently it changed into National Institute of Technology after acquiring the honour of a deemed university. The college houses seven hostels which is currently accommodating 990 students.

426 seats are available of which 50% seats are reserved for candidature from Gujarat and the rest being allowed to students of other states.

Courses Available

  1. Civil engineering.

  2. Mechanical Engineering.

  3. Computer Science & Engineering.

  4. Electronics.

  5. Electrical Engineering.

  6. Production Engineering.

  7. Chemical Engineering.

Applied Science Department

Applied Science and Mechanics The department focuses on the following 2 courses

  1. Structural Engineering

  2. Geotechnical Engineering

Subjects Offered Undergraduate

At under graduate level in Civil Engineering, the subjects offered are as follows:

  • Structural Analysis

  • Structural design

  • Geotechnical engineering

  • Advanced designs and analysis

  • Seminars and designs projects

Subjects Offered Post-Graduate

Courses in the post graduate level: The college offers M. Tech. In Structural Engineering which is approved by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education). NBA, New Delhi has given recognition to the course with grade A. The department also offers M. Tech in Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering which is recognised by AICTE.


  • Mathematics.

  • Economics and Management.

  • Humanities.

  • Physics.

  • Chemistry.

  • Chemical Engineering: This department was inaugurated late in the year 1995 fulfilling the requirement of state of the art infra structure and modern equipments. The course also provides students with lucrative placements.
  • Civil Engineering: Undergraduate courses are offered by this department in various construction sectors: Environment Engineering and Planning, Water Resources Engineering and Town and Regional Planning.
  • The department also provides P h. d programme in areas of Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, etc.
  • Computer Engineering Department: This department began in 1989 with the facility of art infrastructure, providing under graduate courses in Computer Engineering to its students.
  • Department of Electrical Engineering: This department has way good infrastructure in the form of well equipped laboratories. It offers undergraduate BE, B. Tech courses.
  • Department of Electronics Engineering: This department began in 1982 equipped with the state of art infrastructure.
  • Mechanical Engineering Department: This department requires modern equipments for providing practical education to the students. This department was in existence since the inception of college, now offering undergraduate course, 2 Post graduate courses and a wide array of research facilities. The department has equipments like Wind Tunnel, CNC Machines and boasts of an experienced faculty. The department also provides under graduate courses in Production Engineering.


SNVT provides hostel facilities, gymnasiums, library, on campus internet and intranet connections, bus facilities.

Admission Procedure

Admissions to SVNIT Surat are taken purely on merit on the basis of ranks acquired in the All India Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture Entrance Examination (AIEEE) conducted by CBSE for MHRD, Government of India. The website AIEEE. Can provide information on the examination.

Admission to Post Graduate course: Atleast 60 percent marks or an equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average in the B. E./B. Tech. Or equivalent examination (55 percent for SC/ST category) are required to get admission in the post graduate course in the specific branch of Engineering.

For the PG Pro gramme in Town and Regional Planning of the Civil Engineering Department. The candidates with B. E./B. Tech. Degree in Civil Engineering or Bachelors degree in Architecture with minimum 60% marks can apply. For the PG courses in Mechanical Engineering, the candidates with B. E./B. Tech in Production/Production & Industrial Engineering are eligible for admission.


The companies which provide placement to the students of SVNIT are as follows

  1. Google Inc

  2. Microsoft Corp.

  3. TCS

  4. IBM Global Services

  5. Accenture (IDC)

  6. Wipro

  7. Tata Motors

  8. General Motors

  9. Mahindra & Mahindra

  10. Ashok Leyland


  • Dr. Mansukhbhai Shah-Chairman.
  • Dr. Dixit Shah, Managing Trustee.


Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat-395007