India’s first Rail University will open on 15th December, 2018 in Gujrat. The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) is situated in Vadodra, Gujrat. It is believed to be the third such university in the world after Russia and China. First batch of about 103 students from 20 states have enrolled themselves here in two fully-residential undergraduate courses.
The university has begun two under-graduate programs-BSc in Transportation Technology and BBA programme in Transportation Management in September 2018.
The university plans to start a MastersProgramme from 2019-2020 academic session. The programme will be in areas like Transportation and Systems Design, Transport Systems Engineering, Transport Policy and Economics.