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MANIT Bhopal: Admissions via JEE Main, Cut Off, Fees, Scholarships and more

Last updated on August 29th, 2020 at 04:14 pm

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), located in Bhopal is also referred to as the National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (NIT Bhopal). MANIT Bhopal was started in 1960, with only 120 students and seven faculty members. The institute is amongst the first 8 regional engineering colleges which was established during the second 5-year plan.

  • MANIT Bhopal has been ranked at 65th position under top engineering colleges of India by NIRF 2020.
  • The college campus is spread over 650 acres making it one of the largest NITs in India.
  • Companies offering internships opportunities to MANIT’s students include Amazon, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Flipkart, Meesho, Service Now, Nutanix, Zomato, etc.
  • The candidates who have obtained 75% marks in class 12th can apply for a B.Tech course here.

Admissions at MANIT Bhopal are granted based on the individual’s score in the JEE Main exam.

MANIT Bhopal: Highlights

Official Website http://www.manit.ac.in/
Established 1960
Type of Programs B.Tech , MBA, M.Sc, M.Tech, etc.
Admission Criteria JEE Main, GATE, etc.
Application Mode Online
Mode of education Regular, Part-time
Number of courses offered 41 courses across 5 streams
Rank 65th (NIRF Engineering 2020)

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MANIT Bhopal: B.Tech Admissions Through JEE Main

The National Institute of Technology Bhopal focuses on two main domains – Technology and Architecture. The admissions to Bachelor courses of MANIT Bhopal are conducted through JoSAA Counselling, which is based on All India Ranks announced after JEE Main Results.

MANIT Bhopal
MANIT Bhopal

MANIT Bhopal: Courses Offered

Specializations offered in NIT Bhopal B.Tech programmes are mentioned below-

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering

For students aspiring for architecture or planning, NIT Bhopal also offered these two courses-

  • B.Arch (5 years, Architecture)
  • B.Planning (4 years, Planning)

NIT Bhopal Admission Process

  1. The institute holds the right to reserve grant seats based on the candidates’ eligibility and score in the particular entrance exam. The selection procedure for B.Tech courses will be based on the ranks obtained in JEE Main.
  2. JoSAA is responsible to allocate seats to the qualifying students. The entire procedure to grant seats to the qualifying and students for a particular course will be based on the ranks obtained in the qualifying exam.
  3. Once, the seats are allotted, the students have to pay the admission fees and report at college for confirmation of admission.


MANIT Bhopal Cut Off 2019 for Top B.Tech Courses

Given below are the general category MANIT Bhopal cut off 2019 from JoSAA Counselling Round 7. The cut offs are provided as opening and closing ranks which denote the first and last ranks at which the seats were allotted in different specializations.

Courses Other State Home State
B.Arch 2329-3054 1802-4967
Bachelor of Planning 3005-4301 2391-8489
Computer Science and Engineering 4967-7290 2193-8442
Electronics & Communication Engineering 8642-12504 8723-13274
Electrical Engineering 13422-15602 10700-16898
Mechanical Engineering 14753-18418 6004-20625
Civil Engineering 21976-26436 10634-28642
Chemical Engineering 20973-25825 19399-27592
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 28960-36005 29118-39343
MANIT Bhopal Cut Off Analysis
MANIT Bhopal Cut Off Analysis

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Study At MANIT Bhopal During COVID-19

The National Institute of Technology Bhopal like several other institutes started taking online classes and exams to lower the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across the country. Recently, the institute completed conducting online examinations for several students pursuing different courses here.

  • Considering the existing COVID-19 situation, the board decided to release EXCELSIOR magazine online.
  • The institute also introduced several new guidelines during and after lockdown COVID-19.


Why Should You Join MANIT Bhopal?

MANIT or NIT Bhopal is a public technical university which came into existence in 1960. The institute is named after the honourable first Education Minister of India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

At present, the institute has a huge student strength (almost 5,000 students), also there are more than 400 highly qualified professors at the institute to offer the best quality education to students.

  • The placement rate for the previous academic year here was wonderful. Almost all branches saw placements above 80% with CSE attaining 100% placements.
  • Many facilities like library, auditorium, sports, hostel, VIP Guesthouse, etc. are made available for the students.
  • Top recruiters here include Amazon, Ashok Leyland, Facebook, Accenture, and Microsoft, etc.
  • MANIT Cut Off usually goes above the ranks of 6000 but closes around 27000. The competition is tough but this also shows the batches are composed of intellectual and clever students.

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MANIT Bhopal Cut Off 2019 For Bachelor Courses

The cut off for NIT Bhopal 2019 shows the opening and closing ranks of various B.Tech courses, as well as, B.Arch and B.Planning Courses. These ranks are taken from rank lists released by JoSAA after Round 7 of JEE Main Counselling for NITs. Based on the All India Ranks of candidates, JoSAA allots seats to candidates, after taking up minimum cut offs from various colleges.

Computer Science and Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 4967-7290 2193-8442
OBC 1627-2404 1826-3079
SC 1122-1581 310-1957
ST 432-813 509-800
EWS 792-918 940-1089
Gen-PWD 114-114 32-32

Bachelor of Planning

Category Other State Home State
General 3005-4301 2391-8489
OBC 1761-1856 4458-5206
SC 470-730 2150-2405
ST 402-402 641-641
EWS 642-642 893-893
Gen-PWD 358-358

Bachelor of Architecture

Category Other State Home State
General 2329-3054 1802-4967
OBC 862-1557 1597-3739
SC 196-495 1820-2595
ST 218-253 363-567
EWS 422-502 803-989
Gen-PWD 162-162 173-173

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 8642-12504 8723-13274
OBC 3468-4410 3250-5912
SC 2436-2738 2133-3861
ST 773-1286 997-1886
EWS 1488-1654 1585-1998
GeneralPwD 406-412 523-779
OBCPwD 365-365 980-980
SCPwD 172-172

Electrical Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 13422-15602 10700-16898
OBC 4215-5075 4231-6418
SC 2380-3131 2031-4457
ST 717-1192 1227-1966
EWS 2040-2081 2251-2332
GeneralPwD 809-809 952-952
OBCPwD 320-320

Mechanical Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 14753-18418 6004-20625
OBC 4832-6346 4938-7858
SC 2605-3622 3491-5770
ST 1225-1431 1448-2132
EWS 2237-2387 2537-2724
GeneralPwD 1067-1660 763-2095
OBCPwD 912-912 1245-1245
STPwD 49-49

Civil Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 21976-26436 10634-28642
OBC 6823-7702 7318-9898
SC 2697-3966 1844-5277
ST 330-769 862-1444
EWS 3316-3388 3611-4484
GeneralPwD 802-802 1343-1343
OBCPwD 598-598

Chemical Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 20973-25825 19399-27592
OBC 6408-8914 8006-9641
SC 3694-4399 4874-6597
ST 1865-2225 2503-2672
EWS 3401-3401 3847-3847
GeneralPwD 1972-1972 1182-1182

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Category Other State Home State
General 28960-36005 29118-39343
OBC 10594-11764 10130-13669
SC 6376-6915 6705-7198
ST 2723-2744 2921-3365
EWS 4712-4712 5102-5102
GeneralPwD 1242-1242


MANIT Bhopal: Reservations

The reservation at all the NITs and government colleges is based on government laws and regulations and SC judgements.

  • In addition, the NITs have Home State Quota of 50% for students with state domicile.
  • As per JoSAA Seat Matrix for NIT Bhopal, there are 8 to 36 seats reserved for female candidates in all the courses.
Category Reservation Of Seats (In Percentage)
SC candidates 15%
ST candidates 7.5%
PwD (having disability of greater than 40%) 5%
General- EWS 10%

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Faculty at MANIT Bhopal

NIT Bhopal appoints several experienced and respectable team of professors and teachers who are updated with the recent course curriculum and can share their knowledge and experiences with the students.

  • The faculty to student ratio at MANIT Bhopal is 1:20
  • Out of 212 faculty members, 126 are PhD holders in their respective fields.
  • Many faculty members of MANIT have presented their research projects at renowned universities abroad such as MIT, University of Pennsylvania and others.
  • Almost all the faculty members have received grants to conduct research and development for various projects at the institute.

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Various Facilities Offered at MANIT Bhopal

The campus at NIT Bhopal is one of the best campuses that offers limitless opportunities to the students. The students studying here can enjoy several facilities with the state of the art infrastructure. Also, the campus is world known for offering the best facilities for research work and for the same it has formed numerous national and international alliances.

  • The library at MANIT Bhopal has a huge collection of books. There are many CDs, current periodicals, journals, newspapers, etc. for the students. The main library is segmented into seven distinct divisions, including acquisition, binding, circulation, computer centre and data entry, documents & records keeping, and overdue charges.
  • The institute has 10 hostels, out of which 9 hostels are for the boys while the remaining ones are for the girls.
  • Also, a separate hostel for NRI students at MANIT Bhopal is under construction. The students are offered all kinds of facilities.
  • Some other facilities made available for the students studying at the MANIT Bhopal campus include a basketball court, squash court, swimming pool, table tennis court, post office, canteen, etc.


MANIT Bhopal Placements

Each year, NIT Bhopal is visited by many renowned organizations for offering placements and many students have received good placements offers from several companies.

  • According to the last year’s records of placement, the average package offered to a student was INR 7.57 LPA while the maximum salary offered was INR 64 LPA.
  • Highest ever placement from NIT Bhopal was a CTC of INR 1.1 Crores per annum.
  • Several top recruiters that took part in the placement drive include Accenture, Ashok Leyland, Cummins, Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc.
MANIT Bhopal Placement Report
MANIT Bhopal Placement Report

MANIT Bhopal Placement Highlights 2019-2020

  • The placement drive at NIT Bhopal witnessed many new recruiters who offered placement opportunities to the students.
  • Organizations like Microsoft, Epic, Nutanix, Goldman Sachs, Amazon etc. visit the institute and offer high packages to the deserving students.
  • Companies pay as high as INR 90,000 per month to the students during the internship.
  • As compared to the past year, Pre-placement offers to MANIT students have witnessed a significant increase.
  • Companies like EXL Analytics, Amazon, Global Analytics, L&T EBG, JPMC, etc. handed out offer letters to the students.

For placements of UG students in the last academic year, 123 companies took part in the placement round. 751 students took part in the placements, out of which 559 got placed with an average package of INR 7.5 LPA.

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Scholarships Offered by MANIT Bhopal

The scholarships are offered to the students by MANIT Bhopal based on their academic performance. Many scholarships for B.Tech and PhD students are offered each year.

  • Through many government scholarships, a fixed stipend is offered to the students for the departmental work they do along with pursuing their studies here.
  • Scholarship offered to the deserving students is fixed by the Scholarship Committee of the institution.
  • SC, ST, PwD students and students from Economically Backward categories also get full or partial tuition fee exemption at NIT Bhopal.

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Fee Structure For B.Tech at MANIT Bhopal

NIT Bhopal B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning fee structure is given below-

Items Amount (INR)
Tuition Fee* 62500
Caution Money (Refundable) 5000
One Time Fees (During Admission) 4719
Other Fee/semester 6776
Total 78995


  • SC/ST/PwD candidates are fully exempt from tuition fees.
  • Students with family income below INR 1 lac are also fully exempt from tuition fees
  • 2/3rd of tuition fee remission is provided to students with family income b/w INR 1 lac to 5 lacs.

Hostel and Mess Fees

Items Amount (INR)
Hostel Caution Money (Refundable) 5000
Hostel Maintenance 7500
Electricity and Water Charges 3000
Hostel Rent 5000
Total 36995

Note: In addition to hostel charges, mess advance of INR 20000 also has to be paid each semester.

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Ques. What is the eligibility criteria process to get admission to B.Tech course at NIT Bhopal?

Last updated on August 29th, 2020 at 03:53 pm

Ans.The eligibility criteria for B.Tech admission include:

The candidates who have pursued 10+2 with Physics and Maths as main subjects and Chemistry/ Biology/ and Biotechnology as optional subjects can apply for B.Tech course at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology.

Admission for B.Tech and other UG courses is granted based on the candidates’ JEE Main scores

Ques. Are there any seats reserved for the foreign nationals in MANIT Bhopal?

Last updated on August 29th, 2020 at 03:54 pm

Ans. Yes, a few engineering seats are kept aside for foreign students.

Ques. Who is responsible to announce JEE Main cutoff for MANIT Bhopal?

Last updated on August 29th, 2020 at 03:55 pm

Ans. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) takes care to announce the cutoff for MANIT Bhopal.

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