Established in 1999, Siliguri Institute of Technology (SIT) is an IT based institution running under the vision of Techno India Group and is only one of its kinds in North Bengal. About 5 km away from Siliguri city, the Institute has a sprawling and picturesque campus surrounded by opulent lush green tea gardens, dense forests of Sukna with a backdrop of Sub-Himalayan ranges making it a premier abode of learning. The institute runs Six B.Tech programs, undergraduate and postgraduate courses in management and computer applications along with an undergraduate program in Hotel Management and Catering Technology involving more than 1500 students.
Situated in the foothills of The Himalayas, Siliguri is the commercial capital of North Bengal and the gateway to forests of the Dooars, the beautiful Sikkim and North-eastern India. Nature, tradition and history combine in this region to provide the most ideal setting for any meeting of minds. Geographically the location is unique in that by only half an hour's drive one will reach centre of dense forest or start climbing the hills. Meandering roads running parallel to the rivers and falls is one of the finest stretch of landscape in the world. SIT is situated right on NH55 which connects the “Queen of the hills” Darjeeling to the rest of the country and the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) Toy Train, An UNESCO world heritage. This city has a very good climate, neither too hot nor too cold.
In And Around
Siliguri is well-linked by Road, Rail and Air with the rest of the nation. Points of great attraction include Coronation bridge / Teesta view point, ISKCON temple, Mahananda Wildlife sanctuary, Railway Museum in Sukna to name a few. Apart from the exotic locations like Darjeeling, Gangtok, Mirik and Kalimpong there are other classic spots worth visiting like famous Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary with its one-horned rhinos & Coochbehar, the historical town of the ancient kingdom.