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List of Top NIT Colleges in India 2022 - Ranking, Courses, Seats & Admissions

Simran Saini
Simran SainiUpdated On: December 06, 2022 11:49 am IST | JEE Main

The NIT ranking 2022 has been released by NIRF. Check the list of top NIT in India along with the NIT rankings, courses, seats & admissions below. 

List of NITs in India - Rank-Wise

List of Top NIT Colleges in India 2022- The NITs or popularly known as the National Institutes of Technology are a group of government-held institutes in India that offer UG, PG, and doctoral programs in engineering and other fields. Candidates often choose the best NIT institute after the IITs on their priority list.
Admission into NITs is done on the basis of merit and entrance exams. Candidates will have to appear in national-level entrance examinations such as JEE Main to take admission to the top NIT in India. Candidates who qualify in JEE Main appear for centralized counselling and can choose their preferred specializations based on their choices. For admission into postgraduate courses, candidates are admitted on the basis of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the National Institute of Technology Master of Computer Applications Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), depending on the field of specialization one is opting for. There are a total of 31 NITs in India that offer engineering and technology-based courses at UG as well as PG levels like Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Master of Technology (MTech), etc.

Also check: Best Engineering Courses in India

List of NITs Colleges in India 2022

The NIT Ranking 2022 as per NIRF has been released. For your reference, we have also provided you with the NIT Ranking 2022 and the previous years as per the NIRF India Rankings that are released by the Ministryof Education. You can go through these NIT rankings and select the best NIT in India accordingly. You can find the NIT colleges in India in the table below. 

  • NIT Tiruchirapalli (NIT Trichy)
  • NIT Rourkela
  • NIT Surathkal
  • NIT Warangal
  • Motil Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT)
  • Visvesvaraya NIT
  • NIT Calicut
  • Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)
  • NIT Silchar
  • NIT Durgapur
  • NIT Hamirpur
  • NIT Kurukshetra
  • Maulana Azad NIT (MANIT) Bhopal
  • Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)
  • NIT Manipur
  • NIT Meghalaya
  • NIT Agartala
  • NIT Tadepalligudem
  • NIT Yupia
  • NIT Raipur
  • NIT Delhi
  • Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar
  • NIT Goa
  • NIT Jamshedpur
  • NIT Mizoram
  • NIT Dimapur
  • NIT Patna
  • NIT Sikkim
  • NIT Puducherry
  • NIT Srinagar
  • NIT Uttarakhand

NITs Colleges in India 

The table below highlights the top NIT in India along with their NIT rankings as per NIRF for the year 2022,2021,2020, and 2019. 
S.NoNIT CollegesStateNIRF NIT Ranking 2022NIRF Ranking 2021NIRF Ranking 2020

Ranking
(NIRF/ MHRD 2019)

1.

NIT Tiruchirapalli (NIT Trichy)

Tamil Nadu89910
2.

NIT Rourkela

Odisha15201616
3.

NIT Surathkal

Karnataka10101321
4.

NIT Warangal

Telangana

21231926
5.

Motil Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT)

Uttar Pradesh

47424842
6.

Visvesvaraya NIT

Maharashtra

32302731
7.

NIT Calicut

Kerala31252328
8.

Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)

Gujarat

58475458
9.

NIT Silchar

Assam

38484651
10.

NIT Durgapur

West Bengal34294746
11.

NIT Hamirpur

Himachal Pradesh128TBA-60
12.

NIT Kurukshetra

Haryana50444041
13.

Maulana Azad NIT (MANIT) Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

70606562
14.

Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)

Rajasthan

46373553
15.

NIT Manipur

Manipur108TBA158148
16.

NIT Meghalaya

Meghalaya

60496167
17.

NIT Agartala

Tripura

80-7570
18.

NIT Tadepalligudem

Andhra Pradesh

---N.A.
19.

NIT Yupia

Arunachal Pradesh

---N.A.
20.

NIT Raipur

Chhatisgarh6564-74
21.

NIT Delhi

New Delhi

194--N.A.
22.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar

Punjab

5249-N.A.
23.

NIT Goa

Goa88--N.A.
24.

NIT Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

90--N.A.
25.

NIT Mizoram

Mizoram---N.A.
26.

NIT Dimapur

Nagaland--N.A.
27.

NIT Patna

Bihar6372-N.A.
28.

NIT Sikkim

Sikkim

173--N.A.
29.

NIT Puducherry

Puducherry

136--N.A.
30.

NIT Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

6669-N.A.
31.

NIT Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

131--N.A.

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Most Popular Engineering Specialisations Offered by NIT Colleges in India

There are various specializations of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees available in the best NITs in India. Engineering programs such as BTech and MTech are available in NITs in India and are the most popular undergraduate engineering programs provided by NITs. While  MTech and MBA are the most popular postgraduate programs. Candidates can check some of the most popular engineering specializations offered by the NIT colleges in India given below. 

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 IITs as they promise a great campus life, and brand value along with great placement opportunities. NITs are known for promoting regional diversity and multicultural understanding across the country. Therefore, in every NIT in India, 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?

Types of Degrees Offered in NIT Colleges in India

After the IITs, the NITs are India's most prestigious engineering institutes. NIT in India offers a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate, and dual degree programs that candidates can pursue.  In addition, NITs also offer 5-year dual degree programs in a variety of subjects. There are three NITs in India that offer MBA or BBA programs too  NIT Allahabad, NIT Trichy, and NIT Rourkela. Only a few NITs offer 5-year BArch and 4-year BSc degrees.

UG coursesPG CoursesDual Degree
Bachelor of Technology (BTech)Master of Technology (MTech)BTech+ M Tech
Bachelor of Science (BS)Master of Science (MSc)BS + MS
Bachelor of Architecture (BArch)Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Entrance Exam for NIT Admission 

To take admitted to the NIT colleges in India, candidates must pass entrance exams. The NIT entrance exams are different for bachelor's and master's degrees. Candidates for BTech courses are accepted through the JEE Main Examination which is conducted every year. The syllabus for JEE Main exam is prepared on the basis of CBSE Class 12 Syllabus. The following are the most popular NIT entrance exams approved for admission to various academic disciplines. 

Name of CourseEntrance Exam 
BTech/ BArch JEE Main
MBACAT
MTech/MSc GATE
MCANIMCET

If the students want to prepare well for JEE Main exam to get into NITs, they should also go through the  CBSE Class 12 Previous Year Question Papers to understand what kind of questions can be asked in the exam.

JoSAA 2022 Total No. of Seats in NITs

JoSAA publishes category and round-based opening and closing ranks and cutoffs for admission to NITs bachelor, masters and dual degree programmes. Candidates must register themselves and take part in the JoSAA counselling and seat allocation procedure. For candidates who pass both the JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams, JoSAA holds a combined counselling session. The JoSAA  2022 counselling total number of seats for the NIT in India has been released by the authorities. We have updated the JoSAA total no. of seats 2022 information here.

Name of NITs

Programme Total (2022)

Seat capacity

Female Supernumerary

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

1109

3

Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur

888

0

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal

962

241

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad

1018

56

National Institute of Technology Agartala

873

211

National Institute of Technology Calicut

1198

43

National Institute of Technology Delhi

360

3

National Institute of Technology Durgapur

909

0

National Institute of Technology Goa

188

0

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur

944

0

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

956

3

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

165

0

National Institute of Technology Nagaland

198

0

National Institute of Technology Patna

931

12

National Institute of Technology Puducherry

220

55

National Institute of Technology Raipur

1158

1

National Institute of Technology Sikkim

160

0

National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh

190

0

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

751

0

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

1147

0

National Institute of Technology, Manipur

226

0

National Institute of Technology, Mizoram

182

8

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

1065

32

National Institute of Technology, Silchar

884

0

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar

860

39

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

1038

0

National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand

144

36

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

989

0

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat

1091

0

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

933

0

National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh

750

0

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur

764

0

Also Read: List of Documents Required for JoSAA Counselling 2022

NIT Cutoffs 2021, 2020

The JoSSA counselling process will be commenced once all the rounds of JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams for the 2022 academic year are conducted. The NIT Cutoff marks 2022 will be released after the counselling process is being done. Candidates can go through the previous year's JoSSA cutoffs for various rounds by clicking on the link given below and get a fair idea about the cutoffs. 

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

NIT Course Cutoff 2021, 2020

NIT course cutoffs for the academic year 2022 are not yet released by the authorities. But, to get a fair reference about what are the cutoffs marks for various rounds, category wise cutoff marks you can check the previous year's data. You can click on the links below to check the course wise cutoff of top NIT colleges in India. 

JoSAA NIT CSE Cutoff, Opening & Closing RanksJoSAA ECE Cutoff for NIT
JoSAA EEE Cutoff for NITNIT Jalandhar B.Tech Electrical Engineering Cutoff
MNIT Jaipur B.Tech CSE CutoffNIT Jalandhar B.Tech ECE Cutoff
NIT Jalandhar B.Tech CSE CutoffMNIT Jaipur B.Tech ECE Cutoff
JoSAA NIT Architecture CutoffNIT B.Tech Chemical Engineering Cutoff
NIT B.Tech Biotechnology CutoffNIT B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Cutoff
NIT B.Tech Civil Engineering Cutoff-

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 top NITs in India.

Due to cut-throat competition amongst candidates aspiring to get into the top NITs in India, getting into NITs is no easier than a herculean task. In order to get yourself enrolled in the top NIT in India 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 JoSSA counselling process, each step takes you towards the goal of getting admission to the top NIT in India. 

Good luck!

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