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NIT Uttarakhand: Admission via JEE Main, Fees, Cut Off and More

Last updated on November 3rd, 2020 at 03:00 pm

NIT Uttarakhand, located in the city of Srinagar, is one of the ten newly integrated NITs by the MHRD back in the year 2009. It is one of the most popular colleges for pursuing engineering. Moreover, it is a public technical university which accepts eligible candidates into B. Tech, M.Tech and PhD courses.

  • NIT Uttarakhand ranking in the list of Engineering Colleges by India Today is 40th.
  • Various facilities available on the campus include a cafeteria, gym, hospital/medical care, auditorium, wifi accessibility throughout the campus, conference hall, film club, theatre and a computer centre.

NIT Uttarakhand Highlights

Year of establishing 2009
Area of the campus 1,50,000 square feet
Type of the institution Public Technical University
Official Website www.nituk.ac.in
Examinations for entrance JEE (BTech), GATE (M.Tech)
Programs offered BTech, MTech and PhD
Mode of application Online
The total strength of students 1133
Total number of faculties 90+


NIT Uttarakhand: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Main

NITUK offers 5 specialisations under its B.Tech courses. Candidates aspiring to get admitted in the B.Tech shall have to appear for JEE Main examination. Once a candidate appears for the JEE Main and qualifies the minimum JEE Main Cut Off, she/he will have to apply for JoSSA counselling.

NIT Uttarakhand

B.Tech Courses Offered

Specialisations offered under B. Tech at NITUK are given below-

    1. Civil Engineering
    2. Computer Science & Engineering
    3. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    4. Electronics & Communication Engineering
    5. Mechanical Engineering


Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech

To be eligible for NIT Uttarakhand admissions, a candidate must

  1. Pass 10+2 or equivalent with 75% marks with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths as their main subject. For SC/ST candidates the minimum aggregate is 65%.
  2. However, this criteria has been scrapped for 2020 admissions and students are just required to pass Class XII.

NIT Uttarakhand Cut Off For Top B.Tech Courses

Given below are the NIT Uttarakhand Cut Off for top B.Tech courses. The ranks have improved in 2019 showing that the competition for the courses at NIT Uttarakhand is increasing every year.

Courses 2019 Closing Ranks 2018 Closing Ranks
Computer Science And Engineering 13327 17320
Electronics & Communication Engineering 20059 22372
Mechanical Engineering 26849 37798
Electrical And Electronics Engineering 26523 26471
Civil Engineering 34169 31630

NIT Uttarakhand Cut Off For Top B.Tech Courses


NIT Uttarakhand: Academics During COVID-19

The situation right now has become hideous and online has become the new normal. The college announced the suspension of classes in the month of March and it remains shut till now.

  • The institute instructed all the faculties to conduct online classes. All the students were provided with proper study material and assignments.
  • Emergency services such as ambulance, housekeeping and security of the institute to function as usual.
  • Any student facing discomfort due to the loss of laboratory sessions, he/she shall compensate for the loss by using Virtual Lab facilities.
  • The institute doesn’t permit faculty members, Trainee Teachers, Officers and Staff members to attend the Conferences, Workshops and any sort of Short Term Courses at college. All these are now being conducted online only.
  • Students were advised to use the lockdown period wisely and work on the submission of assignments, 100% participation in exams and classes.

The institute instructed the faculties to prepare a technically standard presentation during the online classes. The faculties shall be available through phone or email to clarify any doubt put forward by students.

Check How is NIT Jamshedpur Dealing With COVID-19 Situation?

Why Choose NIT Uttarakhand? 

NIT Uttarakhand is an autonomous college affiliated under MHRD. It tends to attract several groups of students each year.

  • College fests: 
    • The institution holds a significant name for event organisations.
    • Also, tech-cultural fest is being conducted every year to enhance students much more.
  • Course curriculum: 
    • The course curriculum followed by NIT Uttarakhand has always been with regards to guidelines by MHRD.
    • Moreover, teaching by the facilities of the institute has always remained helpful for students during job recruitment and further higher studies.
    • Regular industrial visits prevail for a better understanding of subjects.
  • Campus life: 
    • The institute situated in the valley on the bank of Alaknanda river beholds a remark of not having a campus as huge as other NITs.
    • Students tend to enjoy the other facilities such as sports complex, smart classrooms, hostel, etc.
  • Placement wing: 
    • Almost 50% of the total students got placed in different companies this year.
    • The college also enhances internships and post-graduation programs.
    • Companies like Capgemini, Cvent, DXC Technology, Virtusa, L&T Infotech, etc. visit the campus for job recruitments.


NIT Uttarakhand Cut Off For B.Tech Specializations

Given below are cutoffs for NIT Uttarakhand for all the various B.Tech courses offered at the college. As usual, the CSE branch has the highest cut off while the Civil branch has the lowest cut off ranks.

Computer Science & Engineering

Category  Home State Cut Off Other State Cut Off
General 22023-23875 12590-13327
OBC 8930-11440 4716-5115
SC 4211-4211 2192-2192
ST 2065-2065 1169-1169
General PWD
OBC- PWD 253-253

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Category  Home State Cut Off Other State Cut Off
General 24965-29232 13713-20059
OBC 14743-14743 6827-7151
SC 4776-4776 2912-2912
ST 3358-3358 1971-1971
General PWD 1141-1141


Mechanical Engineering

Category  Home State Cut Off Other State Cut Off
General 28442-37269 24348-26849
OBC 11793-14466 7382-8126
SC 4648-4648 4404-4740
ST 1788-1788
General PWD 2034-2034 1141-1141

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Category  Home State Cut Off Other State Cut Off
General 37686-43357 21884-26523
OBC 18960-19001 6730-6730
SC 7142-7500 4809-4809
ST 3119-3119 1800-1800
General PWD


Civil Engineering

Category  Home State Cut Off Other State Cut Off
General 37671-45835 28852-34169
OBC 16429-21458 9777-9913
SC 8622-8622 1976-1976
ST 1788-1788
General PWD


NIT Uttarakhand Reservation

Reservation criteria at all NITs are followed as per JoSAA Rules, Government of India laws, Supreme Court Judgements and State government rules. Given below is the reservation criteria at NIT Uttarakhand-

Category Percentage of reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
EWS 10%
PWD 5%
  • Out of a total of 100 seats in NIT Uttarakhand (20 in each branch), 16 seats are reserved for female candidates.
  • Open category seats are 48 where female candidates can take part in the general competition.
  • Similar to other NITs, NITUK also has a home state quota. Students from Uttarakhand state domicile have 50% reservation. This means 50 seats are reserved under home state quota.


Faculties at NIT Uttarakhand

As per NIRF 2020 data of NIT Uttarakhand, there are a total of 83 faculty members including both ad hoc and regular faculty members.

  • Almost 56 members are PhDs in their respective fields while others have a minimum qualification of M.Tech from reputed colleges and universities of India and abroad.
  • The faculty members have rich industry and teaching experience with many having an experience of more than 20+ years.
  • NIT Uttarakhand faculties have also won accolades on reputed national and international levels.
  • Faculty to student ratio is also good at NITUK with around 1:11. The number of students is limited due to low intake of college.


Various Facilities Provided at NIT Uttarakhand 

The institution has made up several facilities inside the 14,000 square feet campus for the students to utilise wisely.

  • Library – 
    • The management had made up an open access system to the library along with the quiet and peaceful reading room for students.
    • A rich collection of E-books of about 26,457 titles from the standard publishers.
  • Hostels – 
    • The college offers students both off-campus and on-campus accommodation facilities in the form of separate hostels with shared rooms.
  • Sports complex – 
    • The college has various sports grounds and courts to engage students in physical activities.
    • This includes Badminton Court, Basketball Court, Cricket Ground, Football Ground, Athletics practice ground, Volleyball Court, Table Tennis court, Carom hall, Chess hall
  • Transport service – 
    • Jeeps, buses and private vehicles are accessible during any emergency from Uttarakhand to the campus as the valley is prone to landslides and heavy rains.
  • Laboratories –
    • For research purposes, NIT Uttarakhand has a large number of labs such as – Structural Dynamics Lab, Surveying Lab, Building Material Testing Lab, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Lab, Strength of Material lab, Traffic Engineering lab, Road material testing lab, Computational Mechanics lab etc.


NIT Uttarakhand Placements

For the academic year 2018-2019, the institution rated about 46% of students placements.

  • The batch recorded about 224 students, among which 195 students were eligible for placement drives.
  • Out of these 90 students were successfully placed. 101 offers were made at the college.

NIT Uttarakhand Recruitment

NIT Uttarakhand Recruitment Highlights:

Total number of jobs offered 101
Number of Companies 34
Top recruiters  Capgemini, L&T, Reliance Jio, Samsung, Infosys
Highest CTC INR 10.5 LPA
Median CTC INR 6.80 LPA
Lowest CTC INR 3.3 LPA


Scholarships Offered by NIT Uttarakhand

NIT Uttarakhand scholarships are offered to students from economically weaker backgrounds.

  • Along with this tuition fee for SC/ST/PwD students is completely waived off.
  • Top scholars/rank holders in any form of examination such as competitive, qualifying and University examinations of NITUK shall be offered with financial assistance/support in the form of tuition fee waiver.
  • Nationalized Banks lend a hand in supporting the needy and deserving students of NITUK by providing education loans at very reasonable interest rates that can be repaid after the completion of the course.


NIT Uttarakhand Fee Structure For B.Tech Courses

Given below is the NIT Uttarakhand fees for B.Tech courses-

Type Amount (INR)
Tuition Fee 62500
Refundable Fee 13500
Hostel Seat Rent 1,600
Advance Mess Charges 14,000


  • Security Deposits and few other charges such as registration fees are one time charges only.
  • Library charges of INR 500 are also to be paid each semester.
  • Hostel charges are not to be paid by day scholars


NIT Uttarakhand FAQs

Q.Can I get admission in Mechanical Engineering with 25,000 rank?

Answer: Yes, according to previous year cut off trends, you can get admission in Mechanical Engineering with 25,000 rank.

Q.How is NIT Uttarakhand?

Answer: NIT Uttarakhand has experienced faculty, many facilities like hostels, Wi-Fi, library etc. NIT Uttarakhand placements are also good. Thus, it can be said that NIT Uttarakhand is a good college.

Q:How many seats are available at NIT Uttarakhand?

Ans: Only 100 seats are available at NIT Uttarakhand. 16 seats are reserved for female candidates with 50% reservation under home quota as well.

Q: Is NIT Uttarakhand working from the main campus?

Ans : No, currently a few activities are conducted at the main Sumari, Uttarakhand campus. However, classes are still conducted at temporary campuses in Srinagar and NIT Jaipur. Centre has sanctioned 900 crores for NITUK Main campus recently.

Q: How good are placements at NIT Uttarakhand?

Ans: The placements are average at NITUK. Out of more than 200 B.Tech students only 90 were placed with a median CTC of INR 6.80 LPA. This is expected to rise in 2020 placements of NIT Uttarakhand.

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