ISBT is a
government aided institute receiving grants from Government of Goa,
under the Grant-in-aid pattern. Establishment of ISBT is approved by
All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.
First course to be introduced at ISBT, was Diploma programme in Shipbuilding Engineering in August
1981. This course till today is considered as a unique course to be
offered only by ISBT. It is a sandwich type of course with
compulsory industrial training of one year at shipyards located in Goa and
in neighbouring states. This course is now accepted as entry
qualification for Engineer Officers by Directorate General of Shipping,
Govt. of India.
Having achieved reasonable success in
offering need based Diploma programmes, ISBT introduced Diploma in
Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Material Handling
Technology/Heat Power Engineering (now as Diploma in Mechanical
Engineering) from the academic year 1990-91 and Diploma programme in
Electronics Engineering with specialisation in Marine Electronics from the
year 1995-96 (now renamed as Diploma in Electronics & Communication).
After the meaningful implementation of World Bank Project, under which
this Institute was covered, Institute has well equipped laboratories for
all its three departments, a centralized Computer Centre, an
air-conditioned Self Learning Centre with attached Audio-Visual Room and
other state of art facility for facilitating the teaching-learning
process. An investment of around Rs.6.50 crores has gone into
development of infrastructure at ISBT under the World Bank Assisted
ISBT, being managed by Industries, enjoys certain advantage as compared to
other institutes managed by Govt. or other Societies. To name a
1. Easy access to
industries for staff and students.
2. Experienced Industrial personnel as Visiting faculty/Guest
3. Participation of
Industry in development of curriculum, infrastructure development,
4. Industry like
approaches in all the functional areas of the institute.
utilization of all infrastructure of ISBT.
6. Business like
approach in its management.