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NIT Srinagar: Eligibility, Courses, Admissions 2021, Placement, Rankings

Last updated on August 27th, 2021

National Institute of Technology also known as NIT, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir was established in 1960. It is one of the most premier institutes amongst 31 NITs of India. It was formerly known as Regional Engineering College which later on upgraded to the National Institute of India. In 2003, the institute was granted Deemed University and was approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the University Grants Commission (UGC), and the Government of India.

NIT, Srinagar offers Undergraduate and Master’s programs under several specializations. It also offers courses at the Doctorate level. Admission is done based on entrance examinations such as JEE Mains, CAT, GATE, and NET.

The institute also offers great facilities like healthcare, a library, labs, sports, and other facilities to the students. The entire campus stands on a 100 acres plot and provides all basic amenities.

NIT Srinagar holds a record of great placement records, with the highest salary package of INR 22 LPA and its average salary package going around INR 8.69 LPA. Top recruiters of NIT, Srinagar are Tata Motors, WIPRO, HPCL, NHPC, L&T-ECC, IRCON, DRDO, INDIAN OIL, NTPC, etc.

NIT Srinagar Highlights

Established Year/ Type 1960/ Autonomous
Location Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
Ownership Type Deemed
Campus Size 100 acres
Admission Criteria JEE, GATE, CAT, CMAT
Application Mode Online
Courses Offered UG, PG & PhD
Mode of Education Regular
Facilities Available Hostel, Library, Sports Complex, Labs, Gym, Hospital, Convenience Store, Cafeteria
Official Site https://nitsri.ac.in/

NIT Srinagar Ranking

Ranking Body 2020 2021
NIRF 7 201-250
India Today 39
Outlook 63 30

NIT Srinagar Courses Offered

NIT, Srinagar offers Undergraduate and Master’s programs under several specializations. It also offers courses at the Doctorate level. In the below-mentioned table is an overview of courses offered by NIT, Srinagar:

Course Details
  • Eligibility: 75% in 10+2 or the top list of 20 percentile
  • Subjects: Civil, Mechanical, Electrical
  • Selection Criteria: JEE
  • Eligibility: 60% in B.E/B.Tech or equivalent course to it. For ST/SC category 5% relaxation
  • Subjects: Mechanical System Design, Water Resources Engineering, Electrical Power and Energy Systems
  • Selection Criteria: GATE
  • Eligibility: 55% in Bachelor degree
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • Selection Criteria: IIT JAM
  • Eligibility: 60% in Masters from a recognized college
  • Subjects: Engineering, Science, Humanities, Management
  • Selection Criteria: GATE/NET/Personal Interview

NIT Srinagar: Admission Process

NIT Srinagar is a premier institute that offers courses like UG, PG and PhD. The Institute admission criteria are different for all courses. Candidates need to fulfil their minimum eligibility criteria, to get admission to NIT Srinagar. The admission process gets conducted based on merit marks. The application forms for all programs are available on the official website of the examination board that conducts the entrance test or on the institute’s official portal.

How to Apply?

  • For B.Tech/B.E, candidates should visit the official site of JEE Main.
  • For M.Tech. candidates should visit the official site of the institute or can visit the official site of GATE.
  • For MSc admissions, candidates should visit the official site of the institute or can visit the official site of IIT JAM.
  • The application fee of INR 1,500 for General category candidates, INR 1,000 for ST/SC category candidates.
  • PhD/MPhil Candidates need to visit the official site of the institute.
  • General category candidates need to pay an INR 1,500 application fee, whereas INR 1,000 for ST/SC candidates.
  • Application fees need to be submitted by Demand Draft drawn in the favour of Director, NIT Srinagar, payable at Srinagar.
  • The details of the demand draft need to be uploaded along with the application form and the original need to submit during the written test.
  • Candidates need to fill the application form with valid data.
  • All the documents have to be scanned properly and uploaded as per the instruction in the form.
  • Candidates need to take the printout of the application for the further admission process.

NIT Srinagar Placements

The placement sessions of NIT Srinagar always have a good placement session. The institute also has a record to place up in the top recruiters such as Indian Oil, Tata Motors, WIPRO, HPCL, NHPC, L&T-ECC, IRCON, DRDO, NTPC, etc. The facts related to the placement of NIT Srinagar are mentioned below:

  • The highest salary package of the institute is INR 22,00,000 LPA
  • The average salary package offered is INR 8.69 LPA
  • In the 2020 academic year, a total of 255 companies have arrived for placement drive

Placement 2019 vs 2020 Highlights

Sectors Statistics (2019) Statistics (2020)
Total batch strength 362
No. of students registered for placement 60 252
No. of placed students 33 106
No. of job offers 113
No. of recruiters 255
Highest CTC INR 8 LPA INR 22 LPA
Average CTC INR 8.69 LPA

No of Recruiters Branch Wise

NIT Srinagar placement details branch wise is mentioned below:

Branch No. of Recruiters
Computer Science 50
Information Technology 44
Electronics & Communication 44
Electrical 34
Mechanical 28
Civil 19
Chemical 19
Metallurgy 17

Top Recruiters

The list of top recruiters of NIT Srinagar is mentioned below:

NTPC DRDO Indian Oil
IRCON Punjab Lloyd TCS
Alstom Patel Engineering Mahindra Satyam
Mahindra & Mahindra ABB Vedanta

NIT Srinagar Scholarships

The scholarship of NIT Srinagar is distributed based on the below-mentioned scholarships:

  • The Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship For College and University Students: provides financial support to the meritorious students whose family income is very low and to meet some part of day-to-day expenses while pursuing higher studies.
  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship: provides financial assistance to the meritorious and poor students who cannot afford higher studies.

NIT Srinagar Facilities

  • Hostels: There are a total of 11 hostels in total. 9 for boys and 2 for girls. Hostels are designed with all the modern facilities like the internet, laundromat, gym, study room, and mess.
  • Library: NIT Srinagar Library has a collection of around 60,000+ books of science and 6000 journals/volumes, both Indian/Foreign. It also has maintained a collection of I.S.I codes, in the C.D-Rom format.
  • Sports Complex: For all types of sports facilities are available such as badminton court, cricket ground, basketball court, football ground, chess court, tennis court, NCC ground, running track.
  • Other facilities: Along with the above-mentioned facilities, it also provides other services such as a cafeteria, Bank, consumer cum society, guest house, telephone booths, hospital/medical facilities, WiFi campus, fax services, auditorium, bus facility.

NIT Srinagar FAQs

Ques. Which branch is best for NIT Srinagar?

Last updated on April 19th, 2021

Ans. IT/CSE candidates get 90% placement in NIT Srinagar with a record for a minimum salary package of INR 10 LPA. Civil candidates also take the same placement packages. In fact candidates of Mechanical, Electrical, ECE, and Metallurgy also get good placement packages in top companies.

Ques. How safe is NIT Srinagar?

Last updated on April 19th, 2021

Ans. After the act of article 370, there is nothing to worry about. Candidates from any part of the country or foreign candidates can easily apply and take the advantage of NIT Srinagar. It’s safe to take admission here.

Ques. What are the infrastructure facilities available at the institute?

Last updated on April 19th, 2021

Ans. NIT Srinagar like all other institutes provides all the possible facilities. Some of the facilities are A/C classrooms, conference rooms, computer labs, seminar halls, students hall, WiFi-enabled campus, etc. Also, it provides the facilities of medical & nursing, hostels, libraries, sports complex, bus facility, guest house, and such others. The institute provides all the possible luxuries for comfort studies.

Ques. What is the highest and lowest salary package of NIT, Srinagar IT branch?

Last updated on April 19th, 2021

Ans. It all depends upon the academic performance and the interview they appear in. The highest salary package of NIT, Srinagar IT branch goes till INR 35.72 LPA, and the lowest salary package till date is INR 3.5 LPA in Infosys when the company recruits in bulk. However, the overall placement record of NIT, Srinagar is quite good.

Ques. How can I contact NIT Srinagar?

Last updated on April 19th, 2021

Ans. NIT Srinagar can be contacted by phone and email. By phone, they can be contacted at 0194-242-2032. By email, they can be contacted at [email protected]