India’s first university focussed on transport-related education, multidisciplinary research and training. he National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) is Deemed to be University under the de Novo category, NRTI is specifically established to create a resource pool of best-in-class professionals for the railway and transportation sector.
NRTI will offer multi-disciplinary programmes designed to cater to the needs of India’s transportation sector. The Institute will follow a demand-driven curriculum, while aligning with industry priorities. To ensure best-in-class delivery of education, NRTI will follow a highly experiential and unique interdisciplinary pedagogical approach, that incorporates the latest technologies such as live classrooms and online programs, and is delivered by high-quality faculty with global exposure.
NRTI is focused on developing global and national partnerships with top universities and organizations from across the world. This will enable access to the latest pedagogy and program design, and prevailing transportation related domain knowledge, innovations and research developments. NRTI has adopted an interdisciplinary approach for research of transport systems-it is bringing together academicians, scientists and engineers from various backgrounds, and plans to leverage its academic and industry partnerships and collaborations.
The university will eventually have 5 schools/ departments namely Engineering & Applied Science; Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences; Transportation Planning & Design; Management & Leadership; Transport Policy and Law, and house several centres of excellence in Transportation, Technology, Operations and Communications in partnership with leading universities and institutions from around the world.