National Rail & Transportation Institute

NRTI, a vision of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is India’s first university focussed on transport-related education, multidisciplinary research and training. A 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.


  • Saurabh Mittal

    BTech, IIT Delhi; MBA, University of Oxford; Member, Governing Board, IIT Mandi

  • O.P. Agarwal

    BTech, IIT Chennai; Masters in Transportation, MIT, USA; PhD Transport Economics, IIT Delhi; CEO, World Resources Institute

  • Dr. Usha Mohan

    PhD, Indian Statistical Institute, Professor, IIT Madras

  • Sandhya Shekhar

    PGDM, IIM Bangalore; PhD, IIT Madras; Former CEO, IIT Madras Research Park

  • Meena Vaidyanathan

    Masters in Biotechnology and business management, INSEAD; Former Consultant HCL Infosystems; Founder, Niiti Consulting

  • Ramakrishnan TS

    Fellow, IIM Ahmedabad; Undertaken training/consultancy/research projects in areas of transportation

  • G. Raghuram

    BTech, IIT Madras; PGDM, IIM Ahmedabad; PhD, Northwestern University, USA; Director, IIMB

  • Dr Rebecca Reubens

    PG Diploma, NID; PhD, Delft University; Adjunct Associate Professor, CEPT University

  • Hasmukh Gajjar

    Associate Professor, IIM Indore, Ph.D. (Management), IIT Bombay

  • Dr. Amit Sheth

    PG (Industrial Design), National Institute of Design, Dean Advancement & Professor, Anant National University, Adjunct Professor, IIT Gandhinagar

  • Dr. L.S. Ganesh

    PhD, IIT Madras, Professor. IIT Madras

  • Mr. Anjan Banerjee

    IT Head (Consultant), National Skill Development Corporation, Former Director, Capgemini Consulting

  • Ankur Kulshrestha

    CFA, CA; Doctoral Fellow, IIM Rohtak; Adjunct Professor of Finance, Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH)

  • Dr. Sushama Bendre

    PhD, University of Pune, Professor, Indian Statistical Institute

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Visit of the Minister of State (Railways)

14th November 2019

Mr. Suresh Angadi, Hon'ble Minister of State, Railways visited NRTI on Children's Day, 14th November and did a walk...

Industrial Visit to Dahej Port

24th October, 2019

Students from the founding undergraduate batch visited Dahej Port to understand the operations of a commercial port...

International Rail Conference 2019

22nd - 24th October, 2019

NRTI students from the first year undergraduate batch participated as delegates at the International Rail Conferenc...

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NRTI has forged academic partnerships with top-ranked global universities offering opportunities for students and faculty
exchange, joint research and learning, including :



The pedagogy at NRTI reflects an application-oriented and values-based approach to academic learning.

Innovative, multidisciplinary research and teaching, relevant academia-industry collaborations, and rigorous experiential learning are the key elements of NRTI academic degree programmes.