Institute day

Institute Day serves as a distinguished occasion dedicated to commemorating the diligence and achievements of a significant segment of individuals who have exhibited exemplary academic proficiency and excellence across diverse fields throughout the academic calendar. It stands as a formal acknowledgment of the relentless dedication and outstanding accomplishments witnessed within the academic community. This ceremonious event provides a platform for honoring not only scholarly achievements but also notable contributions in various domains beyond academics. Through the presentation of accolades and recognition, Institute Day underscores the institution's commitment to fostering a culture of excellence and nurturing talent across a spectrum of disciplines. It symbolizes a collective celebration of hard work, perseverance, and the pursuit of excellence, inspiring all members of the academic community to continue striving for greatness in their pursuits.

Institute Day - 2024

NIT Tiruchirappalli is delighted to announce the 61st Institute Day, scheduled for May 3rd, 2024, at 10:00 AM. The event will be conducted in the traditional mode, with the esteemed presence of students, faculty and staff.


Dr. Kalidindi N. Satyanarayana
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati


Dr. Kalidindi N. Satyanarayana presently holds the position of the founding Director at IIT Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, while on deputation from IIT Madras, where he has served as a Professor in the Building Technology & Construction Management Division within the Department of Civil Engineering. He obtained his B.Tech degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Madras, followed by MS and PhD degrees specializing in Construction Engineering and Management from Clemson University, USA. Since 1991, he has been a dedicated faculty member at IIT Madras, and in 2009, he held the role of Visiting Professor at Iowa State University, USA. Dr. Satyanarayana's academic pursuits encompass teaching, research, and consulting, focusing on project management, construction contracts, productivity, equipment, C&D waste management, and public-private partnerships, with significant contributions through extensive publications. Notably, he has been honored with various awards, including the Project Management Institute (India) Distinguished Scholar Award in 2011. His rich professional background extends to leadership roles at IIT Madras, where he served as Advisor for Alumni Affairs (2004-2009), Chairman of the Engineering Unit (2010-2013), and Chair of the Implementation Committee for IIT Madras Research Park - Phase II. Additionally, he has actively participated in the establishment of new campuses such as IIM Trichy, IIT Indore, and IIT Jodhpur. Dr. Satyanarayana's influence extends beyond academia, as he serves as Chairman of the Academic Advisory Group at the Project Management Institute (PMI) India, Vice-Chairman on the Board of Advisors of The Glass Academy, and an Expert Member on the Board of Management of Building Materials & Promotion Council (BMTPC). He also contributes to the governing boards of esteemed academic institutions including IISER Tirupati, NIT - Tadepalligudem, IIITDM - Kurnool, IIIT Sri City, AIIMS - Mangalagiri, and RGKUT, in addition to serving as an Independent Director on five company boards.


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