Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT) Allahabad is an Institute with total commitment to quality and excellence in academic pursuits. It 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. For a short duration between 2000-2002, the Institute was affiliated to U.P. Technical University.
With over 45 years of experience and achievements in the field of technical education, 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, the Institute has been granted the status of institution of national importance w.e.f. 15.08.2007.
The Institute had begun with offering Bachelor Degree Programmes in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. It was the first in the country to start an undergraduate programme in Computer Science & Engineering in 1976-77. The Institute now offers nine B.Tech., nineteen M.Tech., MCA, MBA, M.Sc. (Mathematics and Scientific Computing), M.S.W.(Master of Social work) and Ph.D. degree. The Institute has been recognised by the Government of India as one of the centres for the Quality Improvement Programme for M.Tech. and Ph.D.
Allahabad (Also known as Prayag) is a large metropolitan city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous district in the state. Allahabad is the oldest living city in India after Varanasi. The city is the Judicial capital of Uttar Pradesh with Allahabad High Court being the highest judicial body in the state.The city's original name – Prayag, or "place of offerings" – comes from its position at the Sangam (confluence) of the Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati rivers.
Allahabad is known as the City of Prime Ministers because seven out of 15 prime ministers of India since independence have connections to Allahabad. The city hosts the Maha Kumbh Mela, the largest religious gathering in the world, every twelve years and the Ardh (half) Kumbh Mela every six years. Local transport in the city is majorly shared auto; city bues also runs in all the main part of city.
Allahabad has a humid subtropical climate; the annual mean temperature is 26.1 °C; monthly mean temperatures are 18–29 °C. Summer lasts from March to September with daily highs reaching up to 48 °C in the dry summer (from March to May) and up to 40 °C in the hot and extremely humid monsoon season (from June to September).