National Institute of Technology Puducherry, Karaikal (NITPY), is a rapidly growing autonomous public educational institution of technical education and is striding ahead in establishing high research potential in enrich areas and quality higher learning, under the Ministry of Education, Government of India. It is nestled in the panoramic scenes of Karaikal, a coastal enclave in the basin of river Kaveri in the Union Territory of Puducherry.
The institute was established in 2010 under the Eleventh Five Year Plan, sanctioned by the Government of India in 2009. The institute is one among the 31 National Institutes of Technology of India and is declared as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India under NIT Act, 2007.
The Institute serves the nation with the vision : To be among leading Indian Institutes for Excellent, Relevant, and value based Technical Education and Research.