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NITS in India 2021: List of NIT Colleges in India, Courses

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NITS in India – National Institute of Technology in India are engineering colleges offering admission at undergraduate and postgraduate level courses. As per NIRF, 21 NIT colleges are ranked under top 200. NIT, Tiruchirappalli is ranked under top 10 of NIRF ranking. There are as many as 31 NIT colleges in India. The officials conduct entrance exam at UG and PG level to shortlist the candidates for admission.

For admission to B.Tech courses, JEE exam is the criteria. The aspirants with a valid GATE score are eligible for admission to M.Tech. As per Joint Seat Allocation Authority or JoSAA, the NITS in India offer admission to 17, 452 seats (approx.). The JoSAA releases the category-wise cutoff for the admission in NIT colleges of India. Read the article to know more about the NITS in India. 

NITS in India 2020 – NIRF Ranking

National Institute Ranking Framework ranks 20 NIT colleges. The candidates can check below the list of colleges ranked by NIRF along with the score-

Top NITS in India

Name State Score Rank
National Institute of Technology TiruchirappalliTamil Nadu 61.6210
National Institute of Technology RourkelaOdisha 57.75 16
National Institute of Technology KarnatakaKarnataka55.2521
National Institute of Technology WarangalTelangana 53.2126
National Institute of Technology CalicutKerala 52.6928
National Institute of Technology KurukshetraHaryana 47.5841
Motilal Nehru National Institute of TechnologyUttar Pradesh 47.4942
National Institute of Technology Durgapur West Bengal46.6746
National Institute of Technology SilcharAssam 45.6151
Malviya National Institute of TechnologyRajasthan45.0253
Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of TechnologyGujarat 41.8858
National Institute of Technology HamirpurHimachal Pradesh 41.4860
Maulana Azad National Institute of TechnologyMadhya Pradesh 40.9862
National Institute of Industrial EngineeringMaharashtra 40.4866
National Institute of Technology AgartalaTripura 39.5370
National Institute of Technology RaipurChhattisgarh 39.0974
National Institute of Technology GoaGoa37.0687
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of TechnologyPunjab35.01113
National Institute of Technology JamshedpurJharkhand 33.80130
National Institute of Technology PatnaBihar 33.58134
National Institute of Technology ManipurManipur31.31148

NITS in India

The admission to NITS colleges is based on the score in the entrance exam. The aspirants can apply for admission in various branches of UG and PG courses. Check below the Top NIT colleges in India-

List of NIT Colleges in India

Name of the InstituteState 
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand Uttarakhand
National Institute of Technology SikkimSikkim
National Institute of Technology DimapurNagaland 
National Institute of Technology DelhiDelhi
National Institute of Technology PuducherryPuducherry
National Institute of Technology SrinagarJammu and Kashmir 
National Institute of Technology MizoramMizoram
National Institute of Technology YupiaArunachal Pradesh
National Institute of Technology TadepalligudemAndhra Pradesh 
National Institute of Technology ManipurManipur

NITS in India – Courses Offered

The NITS in India offers admission to engineering courses. The most popular undergraduate courses are B.Tech and B.Sc. The admission to the engineering programs is entrance-based. The candidates need to choose the branch of engineering for pursuing B.Tech. Check below the programs offered by NITS along with the engineering specializations-

NIT Colleges in India – Offered Courses

Undergraduate Postgraduate 
B.TechM.Tech 
B.Sc M.Sc 
Dual Degree (B.Tech-M.Tech)

Branches of Engineering

Civil EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering 
Chemical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Computer Science and EngineeringMetallurgical Engineering
Electric and Electronics EngineeringProduction Engineering

NITS in India 2020 – Eligibility 

The candidates must ensure the eligibility to apply for UG and PG courses in NITS. The minimum qualification is must be fulfilled by each of the aspirants. Check below the NITS eligibility criteria-

UG Programmes

  1. The candidates need to pass 10+2 from a recognized board. 
  2. For B.Tech courses, the aspirants need to qualify JEE.

PG Programmes

  1. The aspirants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  2. The qualifying exam for M.Tech is GATE.

NITS in India 2020 – Entrance Exam for Admission

The NIT colleges in India offer admission to B.Tech, M.Tech, dual degrees etc. with various specializations. The entrance exam for each of the courses is mentioned below-

Entrance Exam

Courses Qualifying Entrance Exam
B.Tech/B.ArchJEE Main
M.TechGATE 
MCA NIMCET

NITS in India – Cutoff

The Joint Seat Allocation Authority or JoSAA releases the category-wise cutoff for NIT colleges in India. The officials release the minimum rank for B.Tech, M.Tech and dual degree programs. The candidates need to register and participate in the seat allotment process. The cutoff is prepared based on the difficulty level of the paper, total seat intake, total applicants etc. Check below the previous year cutoff of some of the NITS in India for the general category-

Previous Year Cutoff of NITs in India

NITS Raipur – Round 7 (B.Tech)

Course Name20192018
Biotechnology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)4238941167
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3293029483
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3150027219
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1157110702
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)2212019770
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1661917235
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)2408020348
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3960339313
Mining Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)4045838846
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1397914108
Biomedical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)4578143411
Architecture (5 Years, Bachelor of Architecture)38861977

NITS Calicut – Round 7 (B.Tech)

Course Name20192018
Biotechnology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3315429514
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)2336222020
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)2293020536
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)48204822
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)83788022
Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1694014913
Materials Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)32855N/A
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1385512032
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1190811316
Production Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)2808325276
Architecture (5 Years, Bachelor of Architecture)13621323

NITS Jamshedpur – Round 7 (B.Tech)

Course Name20192018
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3012525601
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)94349162
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1829616748
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)1465514540
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)2125617371
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3724236659
Production and Industrial Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)3609331668

NITS in India 2020 – Fee Structure

The candidates will need to pay the admission fee after the seat allotment. Check below the fee to be paid at various NIT colleges in India-

Fee of NITS in India 

Name of the NITB.Tech Fees (INR) – General Category (Per Semester)Other Fees (at the time of admission)
NIT Andhra Pradesh (Tadepalligudem)62, 50026, 500
Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) Surat62, 50017,000
NIT Warangal62, 500Not Available
NIT Uttarakhand67,00026,000 (Approximate)
NIT Tiruchirapalli72,100Not Available
NIT Srinagar38,10010, 300
NIT Silchar 48,500Not Available
NIT Rourkela20,000 (Approximately)15,000 (Approximately)
NIT Mizoram69,350Not Available
NIT Manipur77,000Not Available
NIT Kurukshetra81,60036,600
NIT Arunachal Pradesh62,50030,000 (Approximately)
NIT Sikkim62,5008,500 (Approximately)
NIT Puducherry66,8504,450
NIT Meghalaya62,5006,250
NIT Karnataka (Surathkal)62,50012,000 (Approximately)
NIT Hamirpur78,900To be Updated
NIT Delhi63,50011,100
NIT Calicut1,36,850 (per annum)39,350
NIT Agartala62,50015,000
Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology (MNIT) Allahabad62,500To be Updated
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Bhopal1,25,000 (per annum)To be Updated
Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur62,50018,300
Dr.BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar62,50016,050

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How many NITS are there in India?
Ans: There are a total of 31 NITS in India.

Q2. Which is the number 1 NIT in India?
Ans: As per NIRF, NIT Tiruchirappalli is ranked at 10 among the top 200. 

Q3. What are the top five NITS in India?
Ans: The top five NITS are- NIT Tiruchirappalli, NIT Rourkela, NIT Karnataka, NIT Warangal and NIT Calicut.

Q4. Does fee structure vary for different NITS in India?
Ans
: Yes, the fee structure is different for each NIT College in India.

Q5. What is the qualifying entrance exam for admission in B.Tech program of NIT?
Ans
: The candidates need to qualify JEE Main fir admission in B.Tech program of NIT.

Q6. How many NIT do NIRF rank?
Ans: As per NIRF, there are 21 NITS are ranked.

Q7. What rank is required for NIT?
Ans: The JoSAA releases the list of minimum rank for each NIT. The candidates are required to secure cutoff rank for admission in NIT.

Q8. Is there any fee concession in NIT?
Ans: Yes, there is a fee concession for reserved categories.

Q9. How can I get admission in M.Tech program of NIT?
Ans
: The candidates need to qualify GATE to get admission in M.Tech program of NIT.

Q10. How many seats are there in NIT?
Ans: There are 17, 452 seats (approx.) for UG and PG courses.

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