About MIT Alumni Association (MITAA)
Enriching lives of MIT Alumni, giving back to MIT and Nation Building Initiatives!
MIT Muzaffarpur Alumni Association is dedicated to bringing together the alumni community on a common platform to build another channel of personal and professional support to members through ‘self-help’ within the community. MIT Alumni Association today has a membership of over 20,000 graduates from our alma mater and is growing at about 300 members a year. It is one of the most active alumni associations and operates through a network of national and international chapters. Our alumni are spread the world over and figure amongst who’s who worldwide. Apart from serving as a base for information about the alumni, it initiates programs and organizes events important to alumni, their alma mater, and in the national interest.
About MIT Muzaffarpur
After the slavery of nearly two centuries when our country got independence, our economy was in wretched position. The builders of the nation realised the necessity of rapid industrialisation of the country. For boosting it, facilities for technical education was essential and hence engineering institutions started coming up throughout the country in fifties.
M.I.T. came into existence on 25th September 1954, just seven years after independence of India. It was inaugurated by Sri C.P.N. Sinha, then governor of East Punjab. Initially it was started with Civil Engineering discipline with a batch of 45 students as 1954-55 batch with the name ‘College of Civil Engineering, Muzaffarpur’.
On 21st April 1956 the first prime minister of India Pd. Jawaharlal Nehru laid down the foundation stone of main building. Electrical & Mechanical Engineering branches were added from session 1960-61 and the institute was renamed as Muzaffarpur Institute of Technology. Pharmacy and Leather Technology were added in 1978 and 1986 respectively. Information Technology and Electronics and Communication Engineering disciplines were introduced in 2001.