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NIT Jamshedpur: Admission Process through JEE Main, Fees, Cut Off and More

Last updated on August 27th, 2021 by user

NIT Jamshedpur or National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur is an institution which is recognized as an Institution of National Importance. It offers 7 different disciplines in B.Tech, admissions to which are conducted on the basis of scores in JEE Main examination conducted by NTA. The candidates are required to register for JoSAA Counselling and qualify the cut-offs for admissions in different courses.

  • It is an institute of national importance established by the Government of India on 15th August 1960.
  • Established as a joint venture between Government of India and Government of Bihar, NIT Jamshedpur Ranking is at 79th position as per NIRF 2020 All India Top Engineering Colleges Rankings.
  • Moreover, the institute also has numerous facilities like computer lab, central library, hostel, student clubs and committees etc.

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NIT Jamshedpur: Highlights

Official Website www.nitjsr.ac.in
Established | Type 1960 | Public
Affiliation Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD)
Type of Programs UG, PG and Research
Courses Offered B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, MBA, PhD
Admission Criteria JEE Main and 10+2 (B.Tech)
Counselling JoSAA
Application Mode Online
Highest Placement Package INR 39.02 LPA
Top Recruiters TCS, Microsoft, Oracle, Infosys, Amazon etc
Facilities Central Library, Computer Centre, Guest House, Transport etc.

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NIT Jamshedpur: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Main

Admissions for B.Tech at NIT Jamshedpur are offered on the basis of ranks scored in JEE Main. NTA also conducts JEE Main examination for admissions in NITs, IITs, CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board.NIT Jamshedpur

JEE Main cut offs vary for B. Tech specialization. Candidates scoring above cut-off marks are eligible for admission and they have to report at the college with all the required documents in original and photocopies for verification and fee payment. Check JEE Main Counselling


B. Tech Courses offered at NIT Jamshedpur

NIT Jamshedpur offers B.Tech (H) in the following disciplines:

NIT Jamshedpur Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates are required to fulfil the minimum JEE Main eligibility criteria of 75% in 10+2 with science stream to appear in JEE Main.
  • However, this criteria has been scrapped for the second time and now candidates are required to just pass in 10+2 with science stream from a recognisable board to appear in the JEE Main exam.

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NIT Jamshedpur Cut Off for Top Courses

NIT Jamshedpur cut off consists of opening and closing ranks at each round. Students falling between those ranks are eligible for admissions. Given below are the JEE Main 2020 opening and closing ranks (6th round) for different B.Tech disciplines offered at NIT Jamshedpur:

Specialization Opening Rank Closing Rank
Civil Engineering 28979 35441
Computer Science and Engineering 7843 8968
Electrical Engineering 16474 20295
Electronics and Communication Engineering 11547 14358
Mechanical Engineering 12636 26506
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 32447 42481
Production and Industrial Engineering 31177 41208

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Study in NIT Jamshedpur in COVID-19

  • After a long halt, the institute is speeding up the process for the candidates and declaring the results.
  • Apart from that, the institute prohibited all the campus activities and is strictly conducting everything online.
  • All the teaching and other staff members are requested to continue all the activities online and follow the revised schedule.
  • All the members of the institute are requested to register on the Arogya Setu App and follow all the necessary social distancing norms laid down by the government.


Why Choose National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur?

  • NIT Jamshedpur is a premier public institution of national importance.
  • The institute offers B.Tech in various disciplines. Besides this, the institute also offers M.Tech, M.Sc, MCA and PHD with numerous specialisations.
  • The institute has a consistently growing placement record. The institute also had a placement record of around 86% in 2019.
  • Recruiters from different industries visit the campus for placements like the IT sector, finance firms, consultancy firms etc.
  • The institute has various student clubs and committees.
  • Numerous fests like annual cultural fest- cult fest, techno-management fest- Ojass, MME department fest- Technica, ME department – Cognitio, CE department fest- Vidhaan. Each fest consists of various competitions, quizzes, games and numerous prizes.

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NIT Jamshedpur Cut Offs for B.Tech Specialisations 

NIT Jamshedpur offers B.Tech (H) admission to all of these disciplines on the basis of ranks scored in JEE Main. JoSAA releases different cut-offs for different disciplines for candidates belonging to different categories. Moreover, at each round of counselling, cut-offs are released for home-state candidates and other state candidates. If any seat is left vacant after the counselling rounds, then spot admissions take place for those seats. Given below are NIT Jamshedpur cut off for Other state quota (Opening and Closing Ranks- 6th round) for different B.Tech specialisations.

Computer Science & Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 7843 8968
EWS 1385 1402
OBC-NCL 2682 3063
SC 1290 1993
ST 640 765


Electronics and Communication Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 11547 14358
EWS 2306 2439
OBC-NCL 4082 4737
SC 2882 3354
ST 1348 1560

Electrical Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 16474 20295
EWS 3284 3571
OBC-NCL 5180 6261
SC 3587 4654
ST 689 2042

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Mechanical Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 12636 26506
EWS 4453 4540
OBC-NCL 6364 8198
SC 3649 5290
ST 1875 2065

Civil Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 28979 35441
EWS 5856 6226
OBC-NCL 9554 11111
SC 4156 6113
ST 1134 1759

Production Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 31177 41208
EWS 7364 7508
OBC-NCL 11402 13302
SC 7006 8484
ST 3102 3382


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Categories Opening Rank Closing Rank
OPEN 32447 42481
EWS 7202 7766
OBC-NCL 11654 13823
SC 7050 8455
ST 2574 3257

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NIT Jamshedpur: Reservation Through JEE Main Counselling (JoSAA)

  • At National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, a number of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to reserved categories.
  • These reservations are made according to the norms given by JoSAA.
  • The candidates have to register on the basis of their categories for the JEE Main exam.
  • Candidates qualifying the cut-offs under reserved categories are then eligible for admissions.

Given below are the details of the JEE Main reservation criteria as per JoSAA norms:

Category Reservation of Seats (%)
OBC Candidates (non-creamy layer) 27%
SC Candidates 15%
ST Candidates 7.5%
PwD (40% or more disability) 3%

Moreover, as per MHRD norms, out of total 602 seats, 50% seats (301) are for eligible home state students while the other 50% (301) are for other state eligible students.NIT Jamshedpur Reservation


Faculty at NIT Jamshedpur

NIT Jamshedpur, being a premier institute of the country also has an excellent academic faculty. The faculty works towards guiding and imparting knowledge to the students. Other than Director- who govern the institute, the institute has a number of faculty members working at different positions across 12 departments. Mostly all of them are PHD holders in specialised fields. The details of the same are given below:

  • Professor- 21
  • Associate Professor- 42
  • Assistant Professor- 76
  • Visiting Faculty- 1
  • Ad-Hoc- 1
  • Temporary Faculty-1

The institute also has a number of deans, HODs, assistant deans and other administrative staff.

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Various Facilities Provided by NIT Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur provides a lot of facilities to its students and faculty members. Some of these are given below:

  • Hostel & Guest House: 
    • The institute has a total of 13 hostels of which 9 are for boys and 4 are for girls.
    • Also, the hostels have all the necessary amenities required by the students.
    • Apart from this the institute also has a Guesthouse for visitors which can be availed on prior request.
  • Computer Centre: 
    • The institute has a centralized computer lab or centre.
    • It is equipped with IBM Netfinity 500, SUN Microsystems Ultra Parc, and HCL Infiniti Global line 2765 XD servers.
    • Also, it has a multimedia laboratory, CAD laboratory, a smart seminar room and a computer museum.
  • Central Library: 
    • The three stories library spread over an area of 32,184 sq. ft consists of a separate periodical section, reading room, stack room, book bank and many journals, books, magazines, e-library etc.
  • Medical Facilities: 
    • The institute has a 24×7 hours available medical centre to cater to the medical needs of the students and staff.
    • An ambulance facility is also available.
  • Clubs and Committees: 
    • The institute also has several clubs and committees for the overall development of the students.
    • Some of these are- WebTeam, Entrepreneurship cell, Cultural and Dramatics Society, Programming Club, Photography and Film making club, Soft skills club, NSS and many more.


NIT Jamshedpur Placements

NIT Jamshedpur Placements & Training Cell facilitates the process of placements for final year students. As per previous trends, NIT Jamshedpur Placements have shown a consistently growing trend. Several industries such as core engineering Industries, IT-enabled services, manufacturing industries, consultancy firms, finance firms, etc. visit the institute to recruit students.

The college started with the placements for the 2020-21 session in October 2020. Most of the process was carried out online. Given below are the highlights NIT Jamshedpur placements 2020-21:

No. of Recruiters 40
No. of Eligible B.Tech. Students 500
No. of B.Tech. Students Placed 250 (Till October)
Highest CTC Offered INR 30 LPA
Average CTC Offered INR 12 LPA

Some of the top recruiters included Info Edge, Samsung, Amdocs, Capgemini, Bajaj, Paytm, Amazon and others.


Scholarships Offered by NIT Jamshedpur

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur provides different scholarships itself and also assists the students in getting financial aid from different governments and other platforms. These scholarships and financial aids are provided to the students who fulfil the eligibility criteria. Some of these are mentioned below:

  • Scholarship by Welfare Department, Govt. Of Jharkhand: Financial support of tuition fees and maintenance charges are provided by the welfare department of the Government of Jharkhand to the students belonging to SC, ST or OBC category of Jharkhand state.
  • Foundation for Academic Excellence and Access: Tuition fees, Maintenance fee, hostel and mess charges are provided by FAEA to 1st-year undergraduate students and who belong to socially and economically disadvantaged sections of BPL.
  • Scholarship by National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation: Under this, 500 national scholarships are awarded to eligible students with disabilities. The amount is INR 1000 per month for hostellers and for day scholars it is INR 700 per month.
  • NTPC Scholarship for Engineering Students: A scholarship of INR 1500 per month is given to eligible students belonging to reserved categories under this scheme.
  • OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships: This scholarship is provided to 3 toppers of second, third and fourth-year engineering students belonging to the given disciplines- civil, mechanical, metallurgical and electrical.
  • Scholarship for ONGC Ltd, Dehradun: Electrical and Mechanical Engineering toppers are provided with scholarships under this scheme after the 6th semester. The amount of scholarship is INR 12,000 for first two years and INR 18,000 for the last two. More details and how to apply for these scholarships can be found at the official website of the institute.

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NIT Jamshedpur Fee Structure For B.Tech Courses

For B.Tech courses, NIT Jamshedpur fees are different for the first semester while it is the same second semester onwards. The details of the same as per 2020-21 session are given below:

First semester fees

Particulars General/OBC (INR) SC/ST (INR)
Tuition fee 62,500 Nil
Institution fee 37,500 37,500
Hostel Mess Charges 16,000 16,000
Total 1,16,000 53,500


  • Tuition fees are also Nil for PH students of all categories.
  • Candidates can pay the fees online by using the link provided on the official website.


NIT Jamshedpur FAQs

Ques. What all documents are required at the time of Counselling?

Ans. Candidates are required to carry the following documents at the time of counselling in original and 2 sets of photocopies:

  1. Provisional Admission Letter (Download from JoSAA website)
  2. X class certificate and marksheet
  3. XII class certificate and marksheet
  4. Character Certificate
  5. JEE Main Rank Card
  6. Transfer Certificate
  7. Migration Certificate
  8. 4 recent passport size coloured photographs
  9. Fee payment receipt
  10. DD in favor of “Director, NIT Jamshedpur”
  11. Caste certificate if applicable.
Ques. Is it compulsory to give JEE Main exam in all sessions to get admission in NIT Jamshedpur?

Last updated on February 9th, 2021 by user

Ans. No, it is not compulsory to give both JEE Main exams. As per new norms, JEE Main will be conducted 4 times a year and students can appear in any one of them. If a candidate appears in all the sessions, then the marks of higher marks will be taken into consideration.

Ques. What minimum marks are required in 12th examinations to get admission into B.Tech at NIT Jamshedpur?

Last updated on February 9th, 2021 by user

Ans. Admission to NIT Jamshedpur, B.Tech course is done on the basis of rank scored in JEE Main exam. This year, candidates just need to pass in 12th examinations to appear for JEE Main examination as the 75% criteria has been scrapped.

Ques. How is NIT Jamshedpur?

Ans.  Ranked 79th in the top engineering colleges in India, NIT Jamshedpur is a fine institution by all means. From the plethora of B.Tech courses and excellent placement opportunities, the college is perfect for anyone who wants to pursue engineering.

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