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Jigme Namgyel Engineering College


Institution Name Jigme Namgyel Engineering College Institution Type Public
Location Samdrup Jongkhar Contact Address Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar; Tel: 07-260286
Establishment Year 1972 Total Acreage 0
National Accreditation International Accreditation
Description: The Jigme Namgyel Engineering College (JNEC), formerly known as the Royal Bhutan Polytechnic(RBP), is one of the constituent colleges of the Royal University of Bhutan. It was established in 1972 coinciding with the third five year economic development of the country. It is situated at 800m above the mean sea level and is located at the west end of Dewathang town. The institute is 18 kilometers away from Samdrup Jongkhar town in Eastern Bhutan, second gateway to Bhutan from Assam in India. Although it started with the Infrastructure development since 1972, it started offering Diploma level programmes in engineering from 22nd Feb 1974. At the initial stage of its development it offered diploma level program in civil and electrical engineering. The course in Mechanical Engineering was introduced in 1988. In the early ’70s, it also offered certificate level courses in Surveying and Draughting. However, the courses in Surveying and Draughting were discontinued from the late ’80s. The Jigme Namgyel Engineering College aims to become as the Center of Excellence in providing diploma and Degree level programmes in Applied Engineering and technology, covering wide spectrum of programmes such as the Pre-service, In-service, continuing education programmes, Material testing and certification, research in applied engineering, consultancy and community services through various modes of deliveries including distance. Till the early 2000, the then Royal Bhutan Polytechnic have been the only Institute of it kind responsible for training and supplying professionally competent, ethically sound, and progressive middle level technical man power and IT professionals relevant to the Bhutanese employing Agencies and Industries. In the year 2000, the institute was temporally relocated to the then Royal Technical Campus in Rinchending Phuntsholing. While at Rinchending the Institute Introduced an under graduate level degree program in Civil and Electrical Engineering in 2001. Currently this Institute is known as College of Science and Technology. OUR VISION: A premier Institute of applied engineering, management and technology towards developing highly competent and innovative technical personnel infused with the values of Gross National Happiness OUR MISSION To provide quality education, driven by GNH values, in the field of applied engineering, management and technology that are current and beneficial to individuals, employers and the nation; To conduct research & innovation in relevant areas; To provide resourceful services through professional development training, consultancy and expert services; and To develop active linkages with organizations and academic institutions both within and outside the country.

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Institution Details as of 2017
Programmes Offered
Programme Award Level Mode Affiliation Discipline Tuition Fee
Bachelor in Engineering in Power Engineering Bachelor Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Diploma in Computer System and Network Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Diploma in Electrical Engineering Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Diploma in Materials and Procurement Management Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Management 68344
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Diploma in Surveying Diploma Full Time Royal University of Bhutan Engineering 86360
Fee Structure
Hostel (Annual) Mess (Annual) Admission (One-time)
Registration (One-time) Library (Annual) Exam (Annual)
Security Deposit (One-time) Miscellaneous (Annual) Others (Annual), if any
Academic Staff (Numbers)
Male Female
Bhutanese: International:
Contract Contract
Regular Regular
Age Group-wise:
Below 30 yrs. Between 31-45 yrs. Between 46-60 yrs.
61 yrs. or Above
Qualification-wise:
Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc) Master Bachelor
Diploma
Years of Teaching Experience-wise:
5 years or less 6 to 10 years 11 years or more
Non-Academic Staff (Numbers)
Male Female
Qualification-wise:
Doctorate (PhD, MD, etc) Master Bachelor
Diploma Certificate and below
Facilities
Facility Number Capacity
Accomodation Guest 2 26
Accomodation Staff 75 75
Accomodation Student 18 800
Auditorium/MPH 1 500
Basketball Court 2 200
Classrooms 23 1110
Conference Hall 2 200
Football Grounds 1 500
Laboratory 34 740
Lecture Theatre 1 200
Library 1 200
Academic Year-Wise Student Details (more than 50% of funding provided through following sources)
Programme Year RGoB Funded Students Self Funded Students Other Funded Students Grand Total
Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Bachelor in Engineering in Power Engineering Bachelors-1st Year 16 5 21 5 1 6 0 0 0 27
Bachelor in Engineering in Power Engineering Bachelors-2nd Year 16 2 18 0 3 3 0 0 0 21
Bachelor in Engineering in Power Engineering Bachelors-3rd Year 12 7 19 2 2 4 0 0 0 23
Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma-1st Year 74 21 95 32 12 44 0 0 0 139
Diploma in Electrical Engineering Diploma-1st Year 36 7 43 3 2 5 0 0 0 48
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Diploma-1st Year 33 69 102 7 6 13 0 0 0 115
Diploma in Surveying Diploma-1st Year 20 15 35 2 0 2 0 0 0 37
Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering Diploma-1st Year 19 10 29 0 1 1 0 0 0 30
Diploma in Computer System and Network Diploma-1st Year 22 11 33 1 3 4 0 0 0 37
Diploma in Computer System and Network Diploma-2nd Year 15 9 24 5 1 6 0 0 0 30
Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering Diploma-2nd Year 18 9 27 1 3 4 0 0 0 31
Diploma in Surveying Diploma-2nd Year 22 22 44 1 1 2 0 0 0 46
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Diploma-2nd Year 31 12 43 3 2 5 0 0 0 48
Diploma in Electrical Engineering Diploma-2nd Year 40 13 53 11 4 15 0 0 0 68
Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma-2nd Year 96 27 123 31 10 41 0 0 0 164
Diploma in Civil Engineering Diploma-3rd Year 25 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
Bulk Student Details (Numbers)
Females Males
Boarders Day Scholars
RoGB Funded Students Other Funded Students Self Funded Students
Age Group-wise:
18 yrs. or below Age Between 19-23 24 yrs. or above
Differentially Abled Students
Dzongkhag-wise:
Bumthang Chhukha Dagana
Gasa Haa Lhuentse
Mongar Paro Pemagatshel
Punakha Samdrup Jongkhar Samtse
Sarpang Tashiyangtse Thimphu
Trashigang Trongsa Tsirang
Wangdue Phodrang Zhemgang
No. of International Students:
International Students 0