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NIT Nagpur: B.Tech Admissions via JEE Main, Cut off, Fees and More

NIT Nagpur, that was before named as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE). The year 2002 when the institute got the recognition of being addressed with the name Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), the college was highly recognised as Institute of national importance under the national act institutes of technology, 2007.

  • The college remains as one of the renowned and top amongst the other 31 NITs across the country.
  • It is ranked 27th in the NIRF Rankings 2020 in the Engineering category.
  • Like most of the engineering colleges in India, the institute accepts candidates into programs such as B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD.
  • NIT Nagpur has a placement record of 60-70% with the highest salary recorded at 22 LPA.
  • Students can avail a lot of scholarships at NIT Nagpur such as Central Sector Scholarship, Merit-Cum-Means scholarships and so on.

NIT Nagpur – Highlights

Particulars Details
Year of establishing 2008
City Nagpur
State Maharashtra
Official Website http://vnit.ac.in
Examination for entrance JEE, GATE, JAM
Popular Courses available B.Tech, M.Tech, MSc and PhD
Mode of application and exam Online
Ownership Central government
Campus Area 215 acres
Affiliation UGC, AICTE
Total Students 3,716

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NIT Nagpur: B.Tech Admission via JEE Main

  • The institution offers streams and programs under undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees.
  • The college has a reputation of offering several specialisations under engineering for the students.
  • Students desiring to admit in the college shall have to fulfil all the eligibility criteria and crack the joint entrance examination with decent ranks.
  • An aspiring candidate has to fill the online application, take-up the test, wait for the results and apply and participate in the counselling if notified.
  • JEE Main score helps candidates for admission in engineering programs whereas GATE examination inspires candidates for specialisations under M.Tech.
  • The college accepts both male and female candidates like any other NITs across the country, meaning that co-education has been the system followed.NIT Nagpur

NIT Nagpur: Various B.Tech courses offered

The well-recognised institution all across the country provides different specialisations under B.Tech, M.Tech and PhD. Branch courses offered under BTech are of 4-years duration. They are:

  • Computer science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials engineering
  • Civil Engineering

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Eligibility criteria for B. Tech and B. Arch at NIT Nagpur.

B. Tech

  • A candidate must hold a 10+2, or its equivalent from a recognised board or university.
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% has been set for candidates from the general category.
  • 40% aggregate shall be for candidates from SC/ST/OBC/PH categories.
  • Candidates must fulfil the elemental eligibility criteria of percentile and ranks in JEE Main – Paper I.

B. Arch

  • A candidate must hold a 10+2, or its equivalent from a recognised board or university.
  • A minimum aggregate of 50% has been set for candidates from the general category.
  • 40% aggregate shall be for candidates from SC/ST/OBC/PH categories.
  • Candidates must fulfil the elemental eligibility criteria of percentile and ranks in JEE Main – Paper II for developmental courses.

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Admission process for the B.Tech program

Application: The institute follows and takes in candidates based on their performances in the JEE Main examination held for the year. A candidate who is willing to get admitted in the college has to undergo the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of NTA(exam conducting board)
  • Fill the online application form
  • Upload all the required neatly scanned documents according to the size mentioned.
  • Cross-check the details once again.
  • Pay the examination fee
  • Submit the online application form.
  • Download and take a colour printout for future references.

Counselling processes: The institution follows the norms decided by the exam conduction board and government.

  • Candidates with firm ranks and percentile shall register for JoSAA counselling conducted by the NTA.
  • The examination, as well as counselling processes, are conducted by the National testing agency (NTA).

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JEE Main cutoff for Various Courses in NIT Nagpur

  • The institution accepts candidates into various courses only based on their ranks and percentile secured in the national level entrance examination.
  • Along with the ranks and percentiles secured, candidates must fulfil the fundamental criteria for the admission.
  • Candidates shall register and appear for the JoSAA counselling once they qualify the test.
  • The 7th Round is the last round and lowest cut rank to enter into the college.
  • JEE Main cutoff ranks for the year 2020 are yet to be announced.

Opening and Closing ranks in the year 2019

Specialisation Other State Home State
Computer Science engineering 3307-5289 2686-5927
Electronics and Communication Engineering 6006-8422 5698-9029
Electrical and electronics engineering 8386-12902 9281-12160
Mechanical Engineering 10079-14304 7539-13908
Chemical Engineering 13095-24020 14627-22996
Civil Engineering 15567-23282 12987-25290

NIT Nagpur Cut Off AnalysisThe most preferred and best choice of students for the year 2019 remained as computer science engineering with the toughest cut off followed by electronics and communication engineering.

NIT Nagpur – JEE Main Cut Off For B.Tech Specializations

Getting Admissions in NIT is quite a rewarding feeling but the cutoffs for most of them is pretty high. Let us know about the opening and closing ranks for all the B.Tech courses. JEE Main Cut off for each category is available below.

Computer Science And Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 2686-5927 3307-5289
OBC 1416-2438 1183-1611
SC 195-915 326-815
ST 807-868 275-316
EWC 709-999 644-759
General PWD 100-100
OBC PWD 132-132 71-71
SC PWD 46-46

Electronics & Communication Engineering:

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 5698-9029 6006-8422
OBC 2641-3929 1744-2802
SC 1219-1867 1390-1770
ST 1365-1494 617-630
EWC 1187-1331 962-1077
General PWD 181-181
OBC PWD 396-396
SC PWD 159-159
ST PWD 69-69

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Electrical And Electronics Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 9281-12160 8386-12902
OBC 2822-4770 2806-3671
SC 1518-2494 1465-2264
ST 1055-1965 461-994
EWC 1728-2436 1509-1636
General PWD 2134-2134 453-453
OBC PWD 1159-1159 593-593

Mechanical Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 7539-13908 10079-14304
OBC 3031-4794 3763-4424
SC 1747-2793 1852-2332
ST 1083-1409 957-1079
EWC 1702-2356 1698-1795
General PWD 736-736
OBC PWD 346-346

Chemical Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 14627-22996 13095-24020
OBC 6370-8696 5887-8052
SC 3071-4135 4309-5083
ST 2084-2882 1475-1775
EWC 2875-3662 3064-3206
General PWD 1576-1576 855-855

Civil Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 12987-25290 15567-23282
OBC 6038-7648 5561-6227
SC 1317-4082 2392-3300
ST 2045-2845 836-872
EWC 3134-4094 3002-3186

Metallurgical And Materials Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 17926-28398 25076-32442
OBC 9892-12106 8466-10324
SC 4919-6277 4869-5958
ST 2301-3441 2110-2303
EWC 4203-5282 4365-4743
General PWD 2437-2437 2657-2657

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Mining Engineering

Category  Home state quota Other States Quota
General 31316-38164 25850-34516
OBC 11232-12492 8625-10860
SC 3467-5883 5159-5361
ST 3483-3788 1658-1892
EWC 5189-5932 4849-4860

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Study in NIT Nagpur during COVID-19

The situation right now has become hideous and online has become the new normal.

  • The state and central government had instructed the institution to be shut entirely due to the current pandemic.
  • The Institute has implemented the work from home for the employees.
  • Teaching faculties were instructed to always be available on email or mobile.
  • The institution started transferring online classes with the motive to develop an educational and academic year of the students.
  • Students now take up online classes rather than being physically present on the campus.
  • The institute ensures every student with the presence of internet and mode for educational purposes
  • Students gave in several mock tests and semester examinations online.
  • The admissions processes were halted until the next notification from the government about the entrance test.

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Why choose NIT Nagpur?

The institute has always remained among the top 50 engineering colleges across the country. The infrastructure, teaching, placements can grab any alive person’s attention.

  • Rankings of the institution: 
    • Ranked 18 for tops NITs across the country by India times 2020.
    • Ranked 22 among the top engineering colleges by India Today 2020.
    • Ranked 27 for NITs by NIRF 2020
    • Ranked 27 among the top engineering colleges by NIRF 2020
    • Ranked 24 for top engineering institutions by Outlook 2019
    • Ranked 35 among the top engineering colleges by JEE Cutoff 2019
  • College fest:
    • Aarohi: The most massive cultural festival of central India hosted by VNIT, Nagpur. The college management and members of students council invite celebrities such as Zakir Khan, Papon, The Local Train, Kanan Gill as chief guests.
    • Axis: The annual technical fest hosted by the management on the campus.
  • Course curriculum: The institute was announced to be autonomous and follow the curriculum about UGC, AICTE. The institution tries to rely on academics as the main focus of students. Students fail to score the minimum shall be counselled by counsellors and mentors. Like any other reputed institution, faculties of VNIT prove to have a broad mind with knowledge in various fields.
  • Campus life: The college is situated in the city, making it less complicated for students to fulfil their basic needs with all facilities available in and outside the campus. The college proves to have well-equipped labs, smart classrooms, hostels for both genders, sports complex, etc., in the widespread campus.
  • Placement wing: The institute holds the history of total 70% placement. Top companies such as Lupin, Reliance, Godrej, Unschool, bajaj, etc. recruit employees from VNIT, Nagpur. The average income remains seven lakhs per annum and the highest of all remains at 22 lakhs per annum.

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NIT Nagpur: Reservation through JEE Main counselling (JoSAA)

  • A candidate falling under any of the reserved must ensure to bring to the notice of NTA while filling the online application.
  • Candidates prevailing for any of the reservations have to provide the documents needed during the time of counselling.
  • A candidate shall be considered under unreserved criteria when no document claiming reservation is provided.
  • Scanned and original copies of the documents proving the claim for the reservation must be provided.

Reservation for female candidates

A female candidate shall be given with a particular recognition/preference in the form of fee concession or seat matrix while applying for the country-level entrance examination to balance the sex ratio and empower

JEE Main Reservation Percentage

Category Reservation % 
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OBC-NCL 27%
EWS 10%
PWD 5%

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Faculties at NIT Nagpur

  • NIT Nagpur boasts of its faculty very vividly.
  • On average, the members of the faculty are aged 40. Along with teaching, the faculty is also involved in Research and Development.
  • Most of the teachers in the college PhD holders. Teachers are involved in teaching students with more clarity.
  • They create a very friendly environment for students to be able to share their doubts with them.

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Facilities Provided at NIT Nagpur Campus

Students of the institute get to experience and enjoy several facilities organised by the management in the broader area of 215 acres such as:

  • Library: The five decades-old library has about 5,000 books, journals and magazines in it. The management has set up an e-book facility with good access to Wifi. The library also has several other relaxing books such as biographies, sociology, autobiographies and magazines.
  • Hostel: The institution has separate hostels for both the genders. Students in 1st year the college shall have to share the room with three other students. Students can opt for single rooms if they wish to from 2nd year. Students can start using the LAN ports available inside the rooms from 2nd year onwards.
  • Sports complex: The management of the college has set up sports courts such as badminton court, basketball court, cricket ground, football ground, tennis court, volleyball court, kho-kho ground, kabaddi ground, hockey ground, table tennis hall as well as an indoor sports complex.
  • Laboratories: To make it more reliable for the students, the institute has set up several well-equipped labs such as Computer lab, Materials science lab, Solid-state ionic lab, Polymer Nanotech Lab, Thin Film Lab and many more.
  • Other facilities: Several other facilities highly appreciated by the students of the institute are cafeteria, auditorium, hospital/medical facility, Wi-Fi campus, seminar Hall, gym, convention hall, conference hall, yoga hall, guest rooms, mini bank attached with ATM service and post office.

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NIT Nagpur: Placement Report

The well-reputed institution has a history of 60-70% from the previous years. The institution has a reputation of 110 companies visiting every year.

NIT Nagpur Placement highlights for the year 2019

Particulars Details
Number of students offered job Undergraduates – 409 students
Total number of companies 112
Highest salary offered 22 LPA
Average salary offered 7 LPA
Lowest salary offered 3.3 LPA

NIT Nagpur Placement ReportThe top companies that visit the campus for recruitment are Microsoft, MindTree, Raymond, Nokia, Sulzer, Reliance Industries, Siemens and Symantec.

List of top companies that visited NIT Nagpur

Name of the company  Total number of offers made for the year
L&T ECC 40 recruiters
Reliance industries 27 recruiters
Fidelity Investments 21 recruiters
Deloitte 17 recruiters
JP Morgan 12 recruiters
Aditya Birla Group 12 recruiters

Branch-wise placement report for the year 2019

Specialisation  Total number of recruiters 
Computer Science and engineering 78
Mechanical engineering 69
Electrical Engineering 68
Electronics and communication engineering 55
Civil Engineering 45
Chemical Engineering 44
Metallurgical And Materials Engineering: 33
Mining engineering 8

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NIT Nagpur Fee Structure for B.Tech Courses

NIT Nagpur fees structure is given below. Students can make the payment for various B.Tech courses, online and offline. In order to pay offline, candidates can issue demand drafts. For online payment, cards and net banking can be used. Candidates belonging to the SC/ ST and EWS category are exempted from paying the tuition fee.

Fee for one year (paid semester wise)

Type of the fee Fees amount
Tuition fee Rs. 1,25,000/-
One Time Fee Rs. 15, 500/-
Other fees Rs. 8,650/-
Total fee paid Rs. 1,49,150/-

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NIT Nagpur- Scholarships offered by the institute

  • Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship for College & University Students
  • Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for SC Students.
  • National Fellowship and Scholarship for Higher Education of ST Students
  • Scholarship (Formerly Top Class Education for ST Students)
  • Merit-cum-means Scholarship for Professional and Technical Courses Central Sector
  • Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for Central Armed Forces and Assam Rifles
  • Umbrella Scheme for Education of ST Children, Post Matric Scholarship (PMS) for ST Students
  • Scholarship for Top Class Education for Students with Disabilities
  • Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minorities Central Sector
  • Post Matric Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
  • Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Scholarship under IOMC Workers Welfare Fund
  • Post of Matric Scheme for Award of Scholarship under BEEDI Workers Welfare Fund

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Frequently asked questions for NIT Nagpur

Ques. Google come to VNIT, Nagpur for campus recruitment?

Ans. No, Google doesn’t visit VNIT, Nagpur whereas other top firms like Goldman Sachs, reliance visit the campus.

Ques. Under which university is VNIT, Nagpur affiliated to?

Ans. The institution is one of the finest autonomous institutions across the country which is affiliated under UGC, AICTE.