1.0 CHAPTER ONE
Before the establishment of the institute of management and technology (IMT) Enugu, there existed a college of technology in 1967. Also in existence at then were the institute of administration and Cooperation College, unfortunately none of the institute was able to meet up to the standard of an average higher institution of learning. Of course, most of their courses were limited to civil servant. Not only that they cannot a ward certificate beyond ordinary national diploma (OND).
On April 1972, merged the formal college of technology with the institute of administration. Nevertheless the two sister school could not meet up with the state administration set up. A provision council to determine and recommend to the government the appropriate structure of an autonomous institution that would produce high quality technologist and technician as professional and managerial manpower in certain subject areas that would rhyme with the state and national needs edict no 10, 1973 titled “the institute of management and technology edict” was promulgated. The edict became operation from 1st July 1973 and thus gave same to what is known as the institute of management and technology (IMT) Enugu.
Presently, the school has over populated number of student. Unfortunately the school authority in the past year did not foresee the unprecedented swelling up to the student population which affects the infrastructural facilities meant only for few students.
The student whose parents or guardian are residing outside Enugu state are exposed and forced to line in a non academic environment due to the situation of student hostel accommodation problem in institute of management and technology (IMT) Enugu.