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
|National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli||Tamil Nadu||61.62||10|
|National Institute of Technology Rourkela||Odisha||57.75||16|
|National Institute of Technology Karnataka||Karnataka||55.25||21|
|National Institute of Technology Warangal||Telangana||53.21||26|
|National Institute of Technology Calicut||Kerala||52.69||28|
|National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra||Haryana||47.58||41|
|Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology||Uttar Pradesh||47.49||42|
|National Institute of Technology Durgapur||West Bengal||46.67||46|
|National Institute of Technology Silchar||Assam||45.61||51|
|Malviya National Institute of Technology||Rajasthan||45.02||53|
|Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology||Gujarat||41.88||58|
|National Institute of Technology Hamirpur||Himachal Pradesh||41.48||60|
|Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology||Madhya Pradesh||40.98||62|
|National Institute of Industrial Engineering||Maharashtra||40.48||66|
|National Institute of Technology Agartala||Tripura||39.53||70|
|National Institute of Technology Raipur||Chhattisgarh||39.09||74|
|National Institute of Technology Goa||Goa||37.06||87|
|Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology||Punjab||35.01||113|
|National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur||Jharkhand||33.80||130|
|National Institute of Technology Patna||Bihar||33.58||134|
|National Institute of Technology Manipur||Manipur||31.31||148|
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 Institute||State|
|National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand||Uttarakhand|
|National Institute of Technology Sikkim||Sikkim|
|National Institute of Technology Dimapur||Nagaland|
|National Institute of Technology Delhi||Delhi|
|National Institute of Technology Puducherry||Puducherry|
|National Institute of Technology Srinagar||Jammu and Kashmir|
|National Institute of Technology Mizoram||Mizoram|
|National Institute of Technology Yupia||Arunachal Pradesh|
|National Institute of Technology Tadepalligudem||Andhra Pradesh|
|National Institute of Technology Manipur||Manipur|
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
|Dual Degree (B.Tech-M.Tech)|
Branches of Engineering
|Civil Engineering||Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|Chemical Engineering||Mechanical Engineering|
|Computer Science and Engineering||Metallurgical Engineering|
|Electric and Electronics Engineering||Production 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-
- The candidates need to pass 10+2 from a recognized board.
- For B.Tech courses, the aspirants need to qualify JEE.
- The aspirants must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
- 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-
|Courses||Qualifying Entrance Exam|
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)
|Biotechnology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||42389||41167|
|Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||32930||29483|
|Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||31500||27219|
|Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||11571||10702|
|Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||22120||19770|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||16619||17235|
|Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||24080||20348|
|Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||39603||39313|
|Mining Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||40458||38846|
|Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||13979||14108|
|Biomedical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||45781||43411|
|Architecture (5 Years, Bachelor of Architecture)||3886||1977|
NITS Calicut – Round 7 (B.Tech)
|Biotechnology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||33154||29514|
|Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||23362||22020|
|Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||22930||20536|
|Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||4820||4822|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||8378||8022|
|Engineering Physics (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||16940||14913|
|Materials Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||32855||N/A|
|Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||13855||12032|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||11908||11316|
|Production Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||28083||25276|
|Architecture (5 Years, Bachelor of Architecture)||1362||1323|
NITS Jamshedpur – Round 7 (B.Tech)
|Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||30125||25601|
|Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||9434||9162|
|Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||18296||16748|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||14655||14540|
|Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||21256||17371|
|Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||37242||36659|
|Production and Industrial Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)||36093||31668|
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 NIT||B.Tech Fees (INR) – General Category (Per Semester)||Other Fees (at the time of admission)|
|NIT Andhra Pradesh (Tadepalligudem)||62, 500||26, 500|
|Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) Surat||62, 500||17,000|
|NIT Warangal||62, 500||Not Available|
|NIT Uttarakhand||67,000||26,000 (Approximate)|
|NIT Tiruchirapalli||72,100||Not Available|
|NIT Srinagar||38,100||10, 300|
|NIT Silchar||48,500||Not Available|
|NIT Rourkela||20,000 (Approximately)||15,000 (Approximately)|
|NIT Mizoram||69,350||Not Available|
|NIT Manipur||77,000||Not Available|
|NIT Arunachal Pradesh||62,500||30,000 (Approximately)|
|NIT Sikkim||62,500||8,500 (Approximately)|
|NIT Karnataka (Surathkal)||62,500||12,000 (Approximately)|
|NIT Hamirpur||78,900||To be Updated|
|NIT Calicut||1,36,850 (per annum)||39,350|
|Motilal Nehru Institute of Technology (MNIT) Allahabad||62,500||To be Updated|
|Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Bhopal||1,25,000 (per annum)||To be Updated|
|Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur||62,500||18,300|
|Dr.BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar||62,500||16,050|
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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