Encompass aspects of higher education research and training in building a world-class institution of excellence.
Be a top 10 university in India, ranked #1 in its domain and among the top 100 globally.
Be an institution of demonstrated global excellence in higher education, research and vocational training, especially for rail and transportation.
Be well-known for making a substantial impact on Indian Railways and the transportation sector through its high-quality graduates and innovative research.
Upgrade and sustain high-quality service and operations excellence in Indian transportation, especially Indian Railways.
Create a cadre of committed, best-in-class talent that is adept at solving complex problems.
Build an ecosystem to facilitate best-in-industry career options; upskill and evolve the capability to cater to new industry demands.
Drive R&D efforts to create a knowledge base, and to set and meet international benchmarks and future needs.
Foster collaboration between public sector, private industry and academia.
Create a digitally-enabled environment that fosters and promotes the spirit of entrepreneurship among students
NRTI will uphold the values of academic excellence, nation building, compassion and environmental responsibility.
Commitment to innovation and academic excellence: Challenge the status quo through innovation, curiosity and critical thinking to provide indigenous solutions for Indian problems.
Dedication to nation building: Build a better mobilized India with a sense of purpose, through a multidisciplinary and research-led approach to problem solving, which contributes to economic and social growth.
Compassion towards all individuals and society: Uphold a sense of fairness and equity for all members of society, leading by example and helping others succeed; be committed to self-discovery and purpose.
Responsibility towards the environment: Be open to ideas and have empathy towards the environment and the planet, implementing ideas with environmental sustainability in mind.