List of NIT Colleges in India - 2020 Ranking, Courses, Seats & Admissions

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: October 30, 2020 | JEE Main

National Institutes of Technology are recognised as Institutes of National Importance by the Government of India. Check the list of NITs in India and NIT Rankings below. Admission to NITs is on the basis of JEE Main.

List of NITs in India - Rank-Wise

National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are recognised as one of the best engineering institutes across the country after the IITs. Not only do the NITs receive a special grant from the Government of India, but they are also considered as Institutes of National Importance and are widely acknowledged and sought-after by engineering aspirants of the country.

While elaborating on the list of NITs in India, please note that there are a total of 31 NITs in the country that offer engineering and technology-based courses at undergraduate as well as postgraduate levels like B.Tech, M.Tech, etc.. The NIT admission process is rigorous as it strives to offer seats to candidates who have a good technical aptitude. Screening of candidates for undergraduate programmes is done basis the national level engineering entrance exam - JEE Main every year. Candidates who qualify in JEE Main appear for centralised counselling where they opt for B.Tech specialisations and best engineering courses of their choice.

On the other hand, admission to the postgraduate programmes is on the basis of GATE and NIMCET, depending upon the field of specialization one is opting for.

List of NITs in India 2020

You can find the list of NITs in India in the table below. Also, we have provided you with the NIT Rankings 2018 as per the NIRF India Rankings that are released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

S.NoName of the NITStateNIRF Ranking 2020

Ranking
(NIRF/ MHRD 2019)

1.

NIT Tiruchirapalli (NIT Trichy)

Tamil Nadu910
2.

NIT Rourkela

Odisha1616
3.

NIT Surathkal

Karnataka1321
4.

NIT Warangal

Telangana

1926
5.

Motil Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT)

Uttar Pradesh

4842
6.

Visvesvaraya NIT

Maharashtra

2731
7.

NIT Calicut

Kerala2328
8.

Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)

Gujarat

5458
9.

NIT Silchar

Assam

4651
10.

NIT Durgapur

West Bengal4746
11.

NIT Hamirpur

Himachal Pradesh-60
12.

NIT Kurukshetra

Haryana4041
13.

Maulana Azad NIT (MANIT) Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

6562
14.

Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)

Rajasthan

3553
15.

NIT Manipur

Manipur158148
16.

NIT Meghalaya

Meghalaya

6167
17.

NIT Agartala

Tripura

7570
18.

NIT Tadepalligudem

Andhra Pradesh

-N.A.
19.

NIT Yupia

Arunachal Pradesh

-N.A.
20.

NIT Raipur

Chhatisgarh-74
21.

NIT Delhi

New Delhi

-N.A.
22.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar

Punjab

-N.A.
23.

NIT Goa

Goa-N.A.
24.

NIT Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

-N.A.
25.

NIT Mizoram

Mizoram-N.A.
26.

NIT Dimapur

NagalandN.A.
27.

NIT Patna

Bihar-N.A.
28.

NIT Sikkim

Sikkim

-N.A.
29.

NIT Puducherry

Puducherry

-N.A.
30.

NIT Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

-N.A.
31.

NIT Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

-N.A.

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NIT Cutoff 2020

As JoSAA counselling 2020 is underway, we are updating the round wise cutoff, opening & closing ranks for NITs here. You can click on the links below for details -

JoSAA 2020 Round 1 NIT Cutoff, Opening & Closing RanksJoSAA 2020 Round 2 NIT Cutoff, Opening & Closing Ranks
JoSAA 2020 Round 3 NIT Cutoff, Opening & Closing RanksJoSAA 2020 Round 4 NIT Cutoff, Opening & Closing Ranks

NIT Course Wise Cutoff 2020

You can click on the links below to check the course wise cutoff of NITs -

JoSAA 2020 NIT CSE Cutoff, Opening & Closing RanksJoSAA 2020 ECE Cutoff for NIT
JoSAA 2020 EEE Cutoff for NIT-

The National Institutes of Technology in India offer a variety of courses in various engineering fields. From Computer Science to Humanities, the institutes provide the students with different forums to explore every aspect of engineering. Here are some of the common engineering specialisations offered by NITs in India.

Engineering Specialisations Offered by NITs in India

Computer Science EngineeringMechanical & Automobile Engineering
Mechatronics EngineeringTelecommunication Engineering
Electrical & Electronics EngineeringSoftware Engineering
Humanities and ManagementBiochemical Engineering
Ceramic EngineeringProduction Engineering

NITs are considered to be at par with most of the IITs as they promise a great campus life, brand value along with great placement opportunities. NITs are known for promoting regional diversity and multi-cultural understanding across the country. Therefore, in every NIT, 50% of the population in each batch is drawn from the respective state and the other 50% is drawn from the rest of India on the basis of a common merit list.

Also Read:How to Get Admission in M.Tech at NITs Without GATE Score?

Due to cut-throat competition amongst candidates aspiring to get into the best NITs in India, getting into NITs is no easier than a herculean task. In order to get yourself enrolled in the NIT of your choice for a preferred engineering specialisation, you will have to go through a rigorous selection process. From checking the eligibility criteria to making it through the counselling process, each step takes you towards the goal of getting admission to your favourite NIT.

Good luck!

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