The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences has been co-existing with NIT Agartala since the birth of NIT Agartala i,e when the erstwhile Tripura Engineering College was converted to National Institute of Technology Agartala on 01.04.2006. The Department was established with an objective of making an engineer enlightened with adequate knowledge of his/her surroundings. The Department is engaged in teaching English and Economics to B.Tech Engineering students. The approach of the Department has always been interdisciplinary. The Department offers undergraduate courses in Economics, Costings, Management Principles and Communicative Skill Development. Besides that, it encourages the students to actively take up research in various fields of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Ph.D. programme of the Department is introduced to serve that very purpose.
The School of Management started its operation since July 2012. It has been established to meet the growing aspirants of Techno Managers in the country specially to meet the demand of North Eastern Region of the country. The School of Management is offering Masters of Business Administration (Full Time) Programme and Ph.D. (Full Time/Part Time) in management.
The Department has upgraded into Department of Management, Humanities & Social Sciences with effect from the academic session 2019-2020. The Department of Management, Humanities & Social Sciences was established with an objective of making an engineer enlightened with adequate knowledge of his/her surroundings. The approach of the Department is interdisciplinary. The Department offers undergraduate courses to B.Tech students in Economics, Costing, Management Principles, Management, Business Communication and Communicative Skill Development and full time graduate programme in Management. Besides that, it encourages the students to actively take up research in various fields of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management. The Ph.D programme of the Department in Economics, Literature and Management has introduced to serve that very purpose. Along with these diverse academic departments, the Department is home to a wide variety of interdisciplinary collaborations, path-breaking research projects, and unique areas of study. The ultimate objective of any education system is to produce human capital who will be responsible citizen, besides excelling in his/her own domain. To produce a complete technocrat, only technical knowledge seldom serves the purpose. He/She has to be socially aware with a compassionate human faculty.