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NIT Admissions 2022: Check Cut-off, Eligibility, Dates

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NIT Admissions 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT) is one of the most esteemed institutes that offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral courses in engineering and technology. National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE Main exam, and JoSAA will conduct the admission and counselling process after announcing JEE Main results.

There are a total of 31 NITs in India, and while JoSAA manages admission to B.Tech Programmes, Centralized Counselling (CCMT) conducts the admission process for postgraduate programs (M.Tech/M.Arch and M.Plan) for all NITs. Candidates can go through the article for detailed information about NIT admission 2022.

NIT Exam Admissions 2022 – Overview

Before getting into details about NIT Admissions 2022, candidates can check out the overview here:

Overview Specifications 
Name of Admission NIT admissions
Admission Conducting BodyNational Institute of Technology
FrequencyOnce a year
Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD
NIT Entrance ExamAdmission is based on JEE Main for UG
Admission is based on GATE for PG

NIT Entrance Exam 2022 – Important Dates 

Interested candidates can check the NIT 2022 admission dates from the table provided below for sessions 1 and 2: 

NIT Admissions 2022 – JEE Main Important Dates (Session 1)

Events Dates 
JEE Main Registration 2022March 1, 2022
Last Date to Apply April 25, 2022
JEE Main Form Correction DateApril 6 to 8, 2022
JEE Main Admit Card Second week of June 2022
JEE Main Exam (Session – 1) June 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29, 2022
Result of JEE MainYet to be announced
JOSAA CounsellingYet to be announced

NIT Admissions 2022 – JEE Main Important Dates (Session 2)

Events Dates 
JEE Main Registration 2022June 1, 2022
Last Date to Apply June 30, 2022
JEE Main Form Correction DateCorrections cannot be made after submitting the application.
JEE Main Admit Card Yet to be announced
JEE Main Exam (Session -2 ) July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30
Result of JEE MainYet to be announced
JOSAA CounsellingYet to be announced

NIT Admissions 2022 – Eligibility Criteria

The admission conducting body determines the eligibility criteria for admission to NIT. The JEE Main eligibility criteria are the same for NIT Admissions for UG courses. It will be based on age and educational qualification. Check below for more information: 

Eligibility Criteria for Undergraduate Courses 

  • Candidates must be Indian Citizens. However, NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and foreign national candidates can also apply for NIT admissions.
  • The authorities have not set any age limit in order to get admission. 
  • Candidates must have studied a minimum of five subjects including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject, Language, and any other subject.
  • As the NIT exam is held twice a year, candidates can appear in both terms. They can appear for JEE Main for three years consecutively, therefore, the total attempts allowed for each candidate will be six in three years. 
  • Candidates should have scored at least 75 per cent marks in their 12th class examination or equivalent, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class conducted by the respective boards. 

Eligibility Criteria for Postgraduate Courses 

The criteria for PG admission are the same as the GATE eligibility criteria. Candidates can check below the details: 

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India. However, those from other countries can apply for GATE if they meet the given eligibility criteria.
  • The authorities have not set any age limit.
  • Also, the candidates should have completed or be in their final year of Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology (B.E./B.Tech) or Postgraduate (M.Sc) degree in any relevant science subject. 

NIT Admission 2022 Application Form

Candidates willing to take admission to the National Institute of Technology have to fill out the JEE Main application. In order to fill-up the form, candidates have to follow these steps:

  • Registration 
  • Filling up the application form
  • Uploading of the required documents 
  • Payment of the application fees 

After payment of fees, the candidates are advised to take the printout of the application form for future reference. 

NIT Admissions 2022 – JEE Main Result

In order to get admission to NIT UG courses, candidates will have to qualify for JEE Mains entrance exam. JEE main result consists of normalized scores for all the three subjects as well as the total normalized score secured in the exam. After the declaration of the result, candidates will be assigned the All India Rank (AIR). To check the JEE main result for NIT admissions 2022, candidates will have to log in using the application number and password/date of birth. Those qualifying in the NIT exam will be eligible for counselling and seat allotment process, subject to meeting the other eligibility criteria. 

NIT Admissions Cut-off 2022 

The cut-off for NIT admissions will be released along with the result. The NIT cut-off is the minimum rank required for candidates to be considered for admission to undergraduate engineering programs offered by the National Institute of Technology. JoSAA authorities will release the admission cut-off after every round of allotment. While preparing the JEE Main 2022 cut-off, the concerned authorities will consider various factors related to the examination.   

NIT Admissions Cut-off Category-wise 2022

Let us look at the NIT category-wise cut-off 2022:

Category Cut-off Marks
Common Rank List89.75
General – EWS78.21
OBC – NCL74.31
SC54.01
ST44.33
PwD0.1137

NIT Admissions 2022 – Counselling

The counselling and seat allocation for admission to NIT will be conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). To participate in the counselling for NIT admissions, candidates will have to apply on the official website of JoSAA to participate in the JEE Main counselling and seat allotment 2022. Initially, JoSAA will conduct two mock rounds followed by seven rounds of counselling.

The seat allotment process will be done on the basis of the choices filled by candidates during JoSAA 2022 registration. The candidates who have been allocated seats to their choice of college and course will have to submit the fees as per the college and provide the required documents in the allotted college. Check below the list of documents required while going for admission:

  • JEE Main result
  • JEE Main admit card
  • Printout of the JEE Main application form
  • Graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • 12th pass certificate or any equivalent examination
  • 10th marksheets or any equivalent examination
  • 10th pass certificate or any equivalent examination 
  • Permanent residential address proof
  • Caste certificate (If applicable) 
  • Any other prescribed or quota certificate (if applicable)

NIT Admission 2022 – Colleges 

There are a total of 31 NITs in India. As per NIRF, 21 NIT colleges are ranked under the top 200. The candidates can check below the list of colleges ranked by NIRF. 

Top NITS in India

Here’s the list of top NITs in India for reference.

Name of the collegeRank
National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu10
National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha16
National Institute of Technology Karnataka21
National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana26
National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala28
National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, Haryana41
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, UP42
National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal46
National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam51
Malviya National Institute of Technology, Rajasthan53
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Gujarat58
National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh60
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Madhya Pradesh62
National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Maharashtra66
National Institute of Technology Agartala, Tripura 70
National Institute of Technology Raipur, Chattisgarh74
National Institute of Technology Goa87
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Punjab113
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, Jharkhand130
National Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar134
National Institute of Technology Manipur148

NIT in India 

Here’s the list of NITs in India.

S. No.NITs 
1National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand
2National Institute of Technology Sikkim
3National Institute of Technology Dimapur, Nagaland
4National Institute of Technology Delhi
5National Institute of Technology Puducherry
6National Institute of Technology Srinagar
7National Institute of Technology Mizoram
8National Institute of Technology Yupia
9National Institute of Technology Tadepalligudem

NIT Admissions 2022 – Branches of Engineering

Candidates can get admission to the following number of engineering branches through NIT Admissions 2022.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Electric and Electronics Engineering
  • Production Engineering 

FAQs on NIT Admission 2022 

Let us look at some of the commonly asked questions about NIT admissions 2022:

Q.1: How are candidates shortlisted for NIT admission 2022?
Ans
: NIT admissions merit list is prepared on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the JEE Mains entrance exam.

Q.2: How many NITs are there in total?
Ans
: There are in total 31 NITs. Out of the 31 NITs, 11 are relatively newly established while the remaining 20 are old engineering institutes. 

Q.3: What is the fee structure for NITs?
Ans
: MHRD sets the fee structure of NITs as per their consultation with the council, the regulatory body for all NITs. The tuition fee is Rs. 62,500 per annum. 

Q.4: When will the JEE Main 2022  be conducted?
Ans
: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to announce the JEE Main 2022 schedule soon on their official website.

Q.5: Where will the result for NIT admissions 2022 be declared?
Ans
: The result will be announced on the official website of JEE Main for admission to the National Institute of Technology (NIT) and the dates are yet to be confirmed by the authorities.

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