Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT), Allahabad was established as one of the seventeen regional engineering colleges of India in 1961 as a joint enterprise of Government of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh and was an associated college of University of Allahabad, which is the third oldest university in India. MNNIT is an institute with total commitment to quality and excellence in academic pursuits. The institute was affiliated to U.P. Technical University for a short duration. The institute has been recognized by the Government of India as one of the centers for the quality improvement programme for M.Tech. and Ph.D. It is formerly known as MNREC With over 45 years of experience and achievements in the field of technical education, having traversed a long way, on June 26, 2002, MNREC was transformed into National Institute of Technology and deemed university fully funded by Government of India. With the enactment of National Institutes of Technology Act-2007(29 to 2007), the institute has been granted the status of an institution of national importance. The institute has a very progressive policy towards extending all possible facilities to its faculty members to acquire higher degrees and receive advanced training.