The National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur (commonly referred to as NIT Hamirpur) is a public engineering college located in Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India.It is one of the thirty National Institutes of Technology established, administered and funded by Government of India. It conducts undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering and Architecture and Doctor of Philosophy programme in Engineering, Pure Science and Humanities.
Established in 1986 as Regional Engineering College, Hamirpur in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh, it was a joint enterprise of the Government of India and the Government of Himachal Pradesh. On 26 June 2002 REC Hamirpur was awarded the status of deemed-to-be university and upgraded into an NIT. As a result of this transition the institute came under the sole purview of the Government of India. It has been awarded the status of Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament, and judged best NIT in terms of infrastructure by the World Bank. Nowadays for getting admission in NIT Hamirpur one has to clear 'JEE MAIN', one of the toughest examination in INDIA.--