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

Last updated on October 9th, 2020 at 02:10 pm

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.
  • NIT Jamshedpur placements are excellent as the highest placement for 2020 was recorded at INR 39.02 LPA.
  • 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 Through JEE MainNIT  Jamshedpur

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.

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


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, due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this year, 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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B. Tech Courses offered at NIT Jamshedpur

NIT Jamshedpur offers B.Tech (H) in 7 disciplines, which are:

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Science Engineering
  3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  4. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
  6. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  7. Production Engineering

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 2018 and 2019 cut-offs (2nd round) for different B.Tech disciplines offered at NIT Jamshedpur:

Specialization 2019 Cut Offs 2018 Cut Offs
Home State (HS) Other State (OS) Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
Computer Science Engineering 4886-14526 4886-14526 5889-12156 4855-8790
Electronics and Communication Engineering 15999-19854 15999-19854 13504-19127 8174-12657
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 20715-25430 20715-25430 10449-23922 10021-15120
Mechanical Engineering 19440-29754 13959-17837 12845-24231 13677-15731
Civil Engineering 29246-35186 18894-25304 25597-35320 17371-22437
Production Engineering 32613-40875 22011-30171 32303-41584 20597-27262
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 31884-38991 23722-31996 29527-39817 21680-29518

NIT Jamshedpur Cut Off for Top Courses Home State

NIT Jamshedpur Cut Off for Top Courses other State

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Study in NIT Jamshedpur in COVID-19

  • After the consent of all the candidates, NIT Jamshedpur will conduct online examination (Open Book) amidst the global pandemic of COVID.
  • After a long halt, the institute is speeding up the process for the candidates and declaring the results.
  • Apart from that, the institute has 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 has been ranked at 79th position as per NIRF 2020 Top Engineering Colleges rankings.
  • The institute offers B.Tech in 7 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 has a placement record of around 86%.
  • Recruiters from different industries visit the campus for placements like the IT sector, finance firms, consultancy firms etc. Top recruiters include Oracle, TCS, Honda, Amazon, Deloitte, Myntra 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: JEE Main B.Tech Specialisations Cut-Offs

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 1st round for different B.Tech specialisations.

Computer Science & Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 4884-14149 6526-8025
OBC 3025-4095 2102-3046
SC 1629-2770 1556-1954
ST 1607-1767 719-926
EWS 1717-1717 887-897
General PwD 469-468 146-146
OBC PwD 83-83

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Electronics and Communication Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 15564-18855 9127-12605
OBC 4208-5656 3839-4510
SC 3136-3516 2373-2896
ST 1939-2306 1045-1276
EWS 2442-2462 1496-1529
General PwD 664-664 572-572
OBC PwD 511-511 238-238

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 19854-24313 12849-15124
OBC 6077-7043 4421-5324
SC 2246-4106 2317-2517
ST 1236-2349 1004-1197
EWS 3694-3761 1805-1904
General PwD 1068-1084 947-949
OBC PwD 388-388

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Mechanical Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 19116-27859 13959-16856
OBC 6854-7712 4759-5683
SC 4108-5181 3094-3573
ST 1826-2230 1013-1419
EWS 3735-3827 2038-2084
General PwD 885-885

Civil Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 27861-32896 18691-22811
OBC 8199-9412 5701-7065
SC 3025-5367 3267-4027
ST 1803-2265 863-1108
EWS 4128-4233 2828-2868
General PwD 1672-1672

Production Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 32613-39525 22011-28106
OBC 10482-10982 8268-8902
SC 6072-7414 5019-5167
ST 4290-5359 2298-2308
EWS 5082-5114 3766-3766
General PwD 2140-2140
OBC PwD 880-880

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Categories Home State (HS) Other State (OS)
General 31884-36919 23722- 29606
OBC 9349-10741 8954-9815
SC 6006-7299 3790-5539
ST 2903-3288 1540-2212
EWS 4698-5021 3794-3803
General PwD 1924-1924
OBC PwD 869-869

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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.

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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. 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. It also 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. Given below are the highlights NIT Jamshedpur placements 2020:

  • Total Offers: 667
  • No. of Students Placed: 776
  • Highest CTC Offered: INR 39.02 LPA
  • NIT Jamshedpur Average Package (Average CTC Offered): INR 8 LPA
  • Double Offers: 64
  • 2 students received over INR 30 LPA package
  • 3 students received between INR 20 to 30 LPA package
  • 121 students received between INR 4-6 LPA package
  • 354 Students received between INR 6-10 LPA package

NIT Jamshedpur Placement Report

B.Tech Branch wise Highest Placements

Branch Highest CTC Offered (INR)
Civil Engineering 11 LPA
Computer Science Engineering 38 LPA
Electronics and Communication Engineering 22 LPA
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 39.02 LPA
Mechanical Engineering 10.11 LPA
Production Engineering 14.68 LPA
Metallurgical and Material Engineering 15 LPA

Top recruiters visiting the campus include Honda, Samsung. Tata Motors, Amazon, Oracle, Snapdeal, Honda, Capgemini, Infosys, Dell, Genpact, Paytm, Phillips, Myntra, Microsoft, TCS etc.

NIT Jamshedpur Placements Branchwise


NIT Jamshedpur Fee Structure For B.Tech Courses

For B.Tech courses, NIT Jamshedpur fee structure is different for the first semester while it is the same second semester onwards. The details of the same as per 2019-20 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.


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 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 both JEE Main exams to get admission in NIT Jamshedpur?

Ans. No, it is not compulsory to give both JEE Main exams. As per new norms, JEE Main will be conducted twice a year and students can appear in any one of them. If a candidate appears in both the exams, 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?

Ans. Admission to NIT Jamshedpur, B.Tech course is done on the basis of rank scored in JEE Main exam. Due to the ongoing covid-19 crisis, this year, candidates just need to pass in 12th examinations to appear for JEE Main examination.

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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