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List of NIT Colleges in India - 2021 Ranking, Courses, Seats & Admissions

Simran Saini
Simran SainiPublished On: October 18, 2021 | 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 of 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 the 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.

JoSAA Counselling 2021List of Documents Required for JoSAA Counselling 2021

List of NITs in India 2021

You can find the list of NITs in India in the table below. Also, we have provided you with the NIT Rankings 2021 as per the NIRF India Rankings that are released by the Ministry of Education.

S.NoName of the NITStateNIRF Ranking 2021NIRF Ranking 2020

Ranking
(NIRF/ MHRD 2019)

1.

NIT Tiruchirapalli (NIT Trichy)

Tamil Nadu9910
2.

NIT Rourkela

Odisha201616
3.

NIT Surathkal

Karnataka101321
4.

NIT Warangal

Telangana

231926
5.

Motil Lal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT)

Uttar Pradesh

424842
6.

Visvesvaraya NIT

Maharashtra

302731
7.

NIT Calicut

Kerala252328
8.

Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)

Gujarat

475458
9.

NIT Silchar

Assam

484651
10.

NIT Durgapur

West Bengal294746
11.

NIT Hamirpur

Himachal PradeshTBA-60
12.

NIT Kurukshetra

Haryana444041
13.

Maulana Azad NIT (MANIT) Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

606562
14.

Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)

Rajasthan

373553
15.

NIT Manipur

ManipurTBA158148
16.

NIT Meghalaya

Meghalaya

496167
17.

NIT Agartala

Tripura

-7570
18.

NIT Tadepalligudem

Andhra Pradesh

--N.A.
19.

NIT Yupia

Arunachal Pradesh

--N.A.
20.

NIT Raipur

Chhatisgarh64-74
21.

NIT Delhi

New Delhi

--N.A.
22.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar

Punjab

49-N.A.
23.

NIT Goa

Goa--N.A.
24.

NIT Jamshedpur

Jharkhand

--N.A.
25.

NIT Mizoram

Mizoram--N.A.
26.

NIT Dimapur

Nagaland-N.A.
27.

NIT Patna

Bihar72-N.A.
28.

NIT Sikkim

Sikkim

--N.A.
29.

NIT Puducherry

Puducherry

--N.A.
30.

NIT Srinagar

Jammu & Kashmir

69-N.A.
31.

NIT Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

--N.A.

Related Link

NIT B.Tech Fee Structure 2021
List of B.Tech Specializations Offered by NITs

JoSAA 2021 Total No. of Seats in NITs

The NIT-wise total number of seats available can be checked below -

Name of NITTotal No. of Seats Offered
NIT Jalandhar1,117
MNIT Jaipur888
MANIT Bhopal1,203
MNNIT Allahabad1,074
NIT Agartala1,084
NIT Calicut1,244
NIT Delhi227
NIT Durgapur909
NIT Goa188
NIT Hamirpur944
NIT Karnataka926
NIT Meghalaya165
NIT Nagaland198
NIT Patna806
NIT Puducherry840
NIT Raipur1,158
NIT Sikkim160
NIT Arunachal Pradesh390
NIT Jamshedpur751
NIT Kurukshetra1,147
NIT Manipur226
NIT Mizoram190
NIT Rourkela1,234
NIT Silchar884
NIT Srinagar899
NIT Tiruchirapalli1,038
NIT Uttarakhand180
NIT Warangal989
SVNIT Surat1,091
VNIT Nagpur933
NIT Andhra Pradesh750
IIEST Shibpur754

NIT Cutoff 2021, 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 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 Wise Cutoff 2021, 2020

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

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 NITs in India.

Popular 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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