Fifty Nine positions of teaching and non-teaching staff are lying vacant in National Institute of Technology(NIT) Srinagar which is one of premier education institution of north India, information in this regard has been shared by the Central Public Information Officer of the institute in response to an RTI application by a Jammu based RTI activist Raman Sharma.

In official letter dated 19/06/2023 signed by Registrar & Central Public Information Officer of the institution, the Reply informs that NIT Srinagar has 4-Tier Flexible faculty cadre structure and the total sanctioned strength of permanent faculty staff is 198 and posted strength is 162. It further states that there are 36 vacant faculty posts.

The reply served by the institute also discloses that there are 13 temporary faculty members also, including 03 posted in Electrical Engineering department, 03 in I.T department, 2 in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, 02 in Humanities and Social sciences and Management , 01 each in Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and department of Physics.

The information provided by the CPIO to RTI activist Raman Sharma also reveals that 23 posts of permanent non-teaching staff are also lying vacant there in NIT, Srinagar.

While giving detail about the intake capacity and as on date enrolled strength of the students there in the institute, the documents provided by the CPIO disclose that intake capacity for undergraduate courses is 952 (including 53 for DASA, Direct Admission for Students Abroad) and for Post graduate courses it is 439(including 23 for DASA). As on date total enrolled strength of students in Undergraduate courses is 3175 and those pursuing PG Courses is 428.

Category wise detail of Students reveals that 269 students under EWS quota are pursuing Under graduate courses and 7 are admitted for PG courses, 1606 students under open merit category out of which 1406 are pursuing UG courses and 200 undergoing PG programs. In the reply it has also been informed that there are 501(SC), 256 (ST), 56(PWD), 742(OBC-NCL), 3(DASA) 163(Self Sponsored) students enrolled in the NIT Srinagar and pursuing different courses.(KNS).


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