National Institute of Technology Durgapur, formerly known as Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, is a public technical university in the city of Durgapur in West Bengal, India. Founded in 1960, it is one of India’s oldest technical universities. It is located on a campus of 187 acres. National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked the university 7th among the NITs, 34th for engineering, and 72nd overall in India in 2022. The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (formerly Regional Engineering College, Durgapur) was established in 1960 under an Act of the Parliament of India as one of the eight such colleges, as a co-operative venture between the Government of India.