National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology (NIFFT) in Ranchi conducts courses related to foundry and forge technology.

NIFFT Ranchi

National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology (NIFFT) Ranchi was set up by government of India in 1966 in collaboration with UNDP-UNESCO to provide the requisite quantity of trained man power at different levels in the industry. NIFFT Ranchi, as it is known, imparts technical education through its research programmes, refresher and special courses. 

During the last few decades, National Institute of Foundry & Forge Technology Ranchi has made a mark for itself for teaching and training in manufacturing engineering and industrial metallurgy. NIFFT Ranchi is affiliated to Ranchi University and provides courses in the engineering field at various degree levels.

Affiliated to: Ranchi University


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
  • Manufacturing Engineering
    BE (Metallurgical Engineering)

The college offers the following diploma course:
  • Foundry / Forge Technology 

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programme:
  • Foundry / Forge Technology
  • Manufacturing Engineering


Students must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects.

Candidates who have passed/appeared in final semester of Diploma in Met./Mech./Production Engineering conducted by State Board of Technical Education are eligible. Applicants who have passed/ appeared in final examination of B.Sc. with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Minimum marks in qualifying examinations are 50% for General, 45% for SC/ST. candidates. Knowledge of English is mandatory.

Post Graduate:
For Foundry Division, one needs Bachelorís Degree in Mech./Met./Production Engineering.
For Manufacturing Engineering, Bachelorís Degree in Mech./Met./Prodn./ Elect/ Aeron./Chem./Industrial Engg is needed.
Admission Procedure:

Students are selected on the basis of AIEEE score.

Entrance Test: AIEEE Exam

Post Graduate:
Candidates need a proper GATE score. However it is not mandatory. Sponsored candidates with 55% marks in qualifying examinations may also be considered.

Entrance Test: GATE Exam
  • Hostels
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Workshops
  • Computer center
  • Auditorium
  • Sports
  • Placement Cell

Contact Address:
NIFFT Ranchi
Ranchi - 834 003, Jharkhand
Phone: +91-651-2290859
Fax: +91-651-2290860

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