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NIT Delhi: Admissions via JEE Main, Cut off, fees and more

Last updated on September 4th, 2020 at 06:22 pm

Declared as an institute of National importance, NIT Delhi was established in the year 2010, under the act of parliament. National Institute of Technology Delhi (NIT- Delhi) is among the thirty NITs of the country.

  • The institute ranks 251st among the top engineering colleges by the NIRF and ranks 25th by India Today among the 30 engineering colleges in India.
  • NIT Delhi started its academic session with only three disciplines for B.Tech degree programs in Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • Admission in various B.tech programs in NIT Delhi is done via JEE Main followed by JoSAA Counselling.
  • The highest placement package recorded was INR 42 LPA.

Read the following article to get a better understanding of the admission process, placements, cut off and so on.

NIT Delhi Highlights

Particulars Details
Official website https://nitdelhi.ac.in/
Type Public Technical University (Autonomous)
Type of programs UG, PG, Doctorate
Courses offered B-Tech, M-Tech, PhD
Admission Criteria JEE Main and 10+2 (for B-Tech)
Counseling JoSAA
Application Mode Online
Highest Placement Package INR 42LPA
Top Recruiters Paytm, Amazon, Ask IT Services, etc.
Facilities Auditoriums, Lecture Halls, Canteens, Gym, etc.

NIT Delhi: B.Tech Admissions through JEE Main

NIT Delhi offers admission to the students based on marks and rank secured in JEE Main. Every year exam is conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) for IITs, NITs, GFTIs, and other universities across the country. The number of seats is very less in the NITs. Hence, the seat offers only to the deserving candidate.

B.Tech Courses offered by NIT Delhi

Like all the NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, NIT Delhi offers B.tech courses for a duration of 4 years. The B.tech course is offered in various disciplines:

  1. Computer Science and Engineering
  2. Electronics and Communication
  3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Applied Sciences

Eligibility for B.Tech courses at NIT Delhi

Candidates must possess a minimum of 75% in 10+2 with a science stream or get top 20 percentile to be eligible to appear for JEE Main. However, due to the novel coronavirus, this year 2020, candidates are required to pass 10+2 from the science stream from a recognized board to appear for JEE Main. Check JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

NTA announces a minimum cut-off to be eligible for applying to JoSAA counseling.

Admission Process via of NIT Delhi

  • As soon as the results are announced by NTA for JEE Main, candidates have to register at JoSAA.
  • Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is responsible for conducting all the admission related counseling for all the NITs, IITs, and other autonomous government universities.
  • JoSAA releases a minimum cut-off for all the universities participating for admissions through JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2020. It releases different cut-offs for different programs. Also, there is a reservation for some candidates.
  • Candidates securing above the cut off are eligible to apply for JoSAA counseling. After confirmation of the admission, a candidate has to report at the college with all the important documents, original and photocopies for the verification process, and fee payment.

NIT Delhi Cut off for Top Courses

NIT Delhi usually has a high JEE Main cut off for the top courses of the institute. The data of 2020 has not yet been declared due to the delay of the JEE Mains April round of examinations. So, here is the list of the cut off (round 7) of the 2019 general category to give you a tentative idea.

Course Offered Home State Other States
Computer Science and Engineering 5421-10970 5901-7286
Electronics and Communication Engineering 13482-18729 9099-12016
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 20119- 24438 12360- 15661

NIT Delhi Cut Off For Top B.Tech Courses

Read about JEE Main Cut off for NITs

Study at NIT Delhi during COVID -19

Though COVID-19 has taken away the physical classrooms but the will to teach and learn has not to be taken away. Due to the pandemic spread in the country, NIT Delhi switched to digital teachings.

  • The institute has started its teaching using various platforms such as Zoom, adobe connect, and google classroom.
  • Classes of all the students are being conducted online. Regular lectures, tests, and assignments are being conducted by the institute on digital platforms.
  • The institute has opened doors of e-library for the students so that they can get access to their course material without any hustle.

Know how NIT Silchar is functioning during the pandemic of COVID-19

Why NIT Delhi?

  • NIT Delhi is among the top 30 thirty NITs of the country. It is ranked 25th among the top 30 engineering colleges of India by India Today and 251st among the top 300 engineering colleges in India by NIRF2019.
  • The institute offers various programs such as B.Tech, M.Tech, Doctoral Programmes, and the programs for applied sciences.
  • The institute has witnessed a good placement record and promises to maintain its legacy of providing quality education to its students.
  • The institute promotes a holistic development and prepares them for the industry.
  • NIT Delhi has on-campus hostels for the students. It has separate buildings for the hostels of boys and girls. Every hostel has a warden to take in-charge of the hostels.
  • The institute also organizes various events such as Tech fest, cultural fest, and various sports meet as well.

Read | Why Opting NIT Trichy After JEE Main Is A Decent Alternative To IITs?

NIT Delhi Cut off for B.Tech Specializations

JoSAA releases different cut off during the counseling rounds. The number of rounds are also decided by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority. In the case of vacant seats, it also announces some special rounds. Here is the list of cut off for admissions in B. Tech at NIT Delhi.

NIT Delhi Cut off for Computer Science and Engineering

Category Home State Other States
General 5421-10970 5901-7286
OBC 3496-5938 1671-2429
SC 2079- 4291 1282-1298
ST 2085-2085 403-403
General- Pwd 1879- 1879

Check JEE Advanced Cut off for B.Tech Courses at IIT Mandi

NIT Delhi Cut off Electronics and Communication Engineering

Category Home State Other States
General 13482-18729 9099-12016
OBC 6637-10104 2508-4208
SC 4486-6063 2324- 2548
ST 3513-3805 891-891
General- Pwd 442 – 442

NIT Delhi Cut off Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Category Home State Other States
General 20119- 24438 12360- 15661
OBC 10188- 11818 4482- 5319
SC 4941- 6346 2251- 2903
ST 1825-2549 945-1181

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Reservations through JEE Main Counseling ( JoSAA)

Every institute has some seats reserved for the candidates from weaker sections of the society. JoSAA decides the number of seats reserved for this category. Here is the detail of the JEE Main reservation percentage for categories:

Category Reserved percentage
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC- NCL(Candidates whose family income is less than 8 lakhs per annum ) 27%
EWS( General Economically Weaker Section) 5%
Pwd (in all categories) 10%

Faculty at NIT Delhi

  • With the bunch of best and experienced faculty from across the country, the classroom program offers immense opportunities to grow.
  • The university has a rich teaching background.
  • Faculties itself are passed out from IITs and different NITs.
  • The university has experienced and dedicated teachers.
  • Every department has a well-educated faculty who is an expert in its respective fields.

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Facilities at NIT Delhi

Labs: The institute has well-equipped laboratories in every department. The laboratories are fully air-conditioned with the latest devices for every department. The labs have high-speed internet which connects all buildings, including hostels and the research area of the campus. Electronics and Mechanical department of the institute also deals with providing knowledge based on the latest trends and technology.

Library: The campus has a very big library. The library has a large collection of Reference books, textbooks, technical reports, journals, various fictional and technical magazines as well. The library is being managed by the Library Management. Also, students are provided books for the whole semester from the library.

Digital Library: The institute also has a well- managed digital library. There are many text and reference books available in digital format. Students can access them at this digital library.

Dining Facilities: There is a mess on campus that provides healthy and nutritious food to the students. Boys and Girls Hostel has a separate mess. Students are allowed to dine in their respective mess. Mess tries to provide whole and nutritious food to the students.

Gym: The campus has Gym facilities for the students. Students can do their work out and have fun doing exercises. Apart from the open gym on the campus, there is a separate gym for girls in the girls’ hostel.

Sports: The campus provides facilities for various sports such as cricket, volleyball, soccer, basketball, table tennis, football, etc. Students are encouraged to play and take part in inter-college competitions.

Clubs: Campus life provides a lot of fun activities along with studies. There are different clubs such as technical club, art club, drama, music, and other social clubs for encouraging extracurricular activities among students.

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NIT Placement Reports

NIT Delhi has a good placement record. Institute has a dedicated Training and Placement Centre which is headed by the professor and the student representatives. Also, the companies have a very good link with the institute. Every year a lot of companies approach the instate for on-campus recruitment of the students. Here is the data from the year 2019.

Course (B.Tech) Statistics (2019)
Companies approached 40
Students placed 150
Highest package INR 32 LPA
Average Package INR 7 LPA
Median Package INR 5.3 LPA

NIT Delhi Placement Report

NIT Delhi Placements Highlights 2019

NIT Delhi has quite good placement reports. Every year many companies approach the institute to recruit students.

  • The highest package of batch 2019 was 42 LPA.
  • The average package of a class is 7 LPA.
  • The median Package is 5.7 LPA.


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NIT Delhi Fees for B.Tech Courses Offered

Particulars Amount (INR)
One time refundable caution deposit 10,000
One time fees 1,100
Tuition Fees (per semester ) 62,500
Other Fees (Per Semester) 11,200
Annual Fees 1,000
Total 85,800

Other expenditures

Particulars Amount (INR)
Hostel Caution Deposit- One time Refundable Fees 10,000
Mess Caution Money 10,000
One Time Fees 500
Hostel Rent (per sem) 2500
Electricity and Water Charges 5000
Other fees (per sem) 2500
Total 30,500

Note: Mess Advances will be charged extra per semester.

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Scholarships offered at NIT Delhi

NIT Delhi offers various National Fellowships and Scholarships for the students who aspire to be part of the institute. The institute offers scholarships to students with weaker financial status.

Here are some of the fellowships and scholarships offered by NIT Delhi:

  • National Scholarship for Higher Education for Scheduled Tribe(ST) students.
  • National e- scholarships portal
  • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students.

Note: For complete details of the scholarships and fellowship go the official website: https://nitdelhi.ac.in/

Frequently Asked Questions on NIT Delhi

Ques. Why should I join this NIT over any other NIT?
Ans. NIT is also a government university established in 2010. The university has a high placement record, good infrastructure, and a lot of facilities. Moreover, it is the national capital so the industry exposure is way better than any other university.
Ques. Is there any reservation for SC/ST/OBC/ Physically Challenged?

Ans. Yes, there is a reservation for some categories in NIT Delhi. Please refer to the table above in the article on Reservations in NIT Delhi.

Ques. What is the placement percentage at NIT Delhi?

Ans. NIT Delhi has a good placement percentage with the highest offered package of INR 42 LPA and a median package of 5.7 LPA.

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