Founded in 1960, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Srinagar (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Jammu and Kashmir. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India, National Institute of Technology, Srinagar (NIT Srinagar) is a small (enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Institute of Technology, Srinagar (NIT Srinagar) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 56 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Indian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. NIT Srinagar also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.