NIT Calicut - Admission 2024, Fees, Courses, Placement, Ranking

NIT Calicut admission is open for the UG courses. The registration for JEE Main 2024 counselling is likely to begin on June 10, 2024. IIT JAM cutoff 2024 for Round 1 will be announced on May 31, 2024, for M.Sc. programmes. The online seat booking fee will be paid by June 4, 2024. Further, NIT Calicut fees range from Rs 30,000 to Rs 5,00,000 annually. 
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LocationCalicut (Kerala)
NIRF Rank#54
Highest Package50 Lacs
Year of Establishment1961
Updated on - May 23, 2024 13:02PM IST

About NIT Calicut

NIT Calicut B.Tech admissions 2024 are expected to begin on June 10, 2024, with the commencement of JoSAA counselling registrations. GATE COAP 2024 second round seat allotment has been released for MTech admissions. The last date to accept & freeze, retain & wait or reject & wait was May 22, 2024.

NIRF Ranking 2023: Ministry of Education, Government of India has released the NIRF Ranking 2023. The ranking This year the ranking was released by Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh (The Minister of State for Education and External Affairs). Various aspects are considered for these rankings such as teaching and learning resources, graduation outcome, perception, research and professional practices and outreach & inclusivity. NIRF Ranking is released under different categories such as Overall, Universities, Colleges, Dental, Medical many more. In 2023, two new categories for ranking - Innovation and Agriculture and Allied Sectors have been introduced. As per the NIT Calicut NIRF Ranking 2023, the institute has secured 2nd rank in the Architecture and Planning category. Last year in 2022 it had secured the same rank therefore there is no change in the NIT Calicut NIRF Ranking 2023 for the Architecture and Planning category.

NIT Calicut was established in 2007 under the National Institute of Technology Act. The vision of NIT Calicut is to impart high-quality technical education and to provide its students with innovative research capabilities, basic engineering principles and managerial skills. The aim of National Institute of Technology Calicut is to impart education at par with global standards. National Institute of Technology Calicut is one of the prestigious higher education institutes for pursuing UG and PG courses in the field of science and technology. 

NIT Calicut is a public university ranked 2nd by the NIRF ranking 2023 for its architecture courses.  All the UG and PG courses at NITC are in accordance with the global trends and patterns. NIT Calicut fees allow students to enroll in the desired courses comfortably.

NIT Calicut courses offered are B.E./B. Tech, M.E./M.Tech, B.Arch, MBA/PGDM, MCA, M.Sc., M.Plan, and other specialisation courses. Apart from regular academic courses, NITC pays a lot of importance to research work. The NITC has various national and international collaborations for academic, research, and innovation purposes.

NITC admission process varies from course to course. Admission to some UG and PG courses at NIT Calicut is on the basis of the national-level entrance exams whereas for few courses it is on the basis of merit.  NIT Calicut releases an official admission brochure on the website for UG, PG and PhD admissions. The NIT Calicut official admission brochure has all the information about the campus, courses offered, eligibility criteria, selection process, fee structure, hostel fees, facilities offered and others.

NIT Calicut Latest Updates

May 23, 2024 12:59 PM

GATE COAP 2024 seat allotment for round 2 has been released at the official website i.e. Candidates can exercise this option till May 22, 2024. 

May 16, 2024 11:06 AM
The closing date for filling out the UGC NET 2024 application form for the June session has been extended to May 19, 2024, at 11:59 pm, from its initial deadline of May 15, 2024. Find all the latest information regarding UGC NET 2024 application form on this page.
May 16, 2024 11:06 AM
The closing date for filling out the UGC NET 2024 application form for the June session has been extended to May 19, 2024, at 11:59 pm, from its initial deadline of May 15, 2024. Find all the latest information regarding UGC NET 2024 application form  on this page.
May 2, 2024 3:16 PM
JEE Advanced Exam Centers List 2024 has been released. 3 new exam centers abroad has been added - Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Kathmandu.
May 2, 2024 3:16 PM
JEE Advanced Exam Centers List 2024 has been released. 3 new exam centers abroad has been added - Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Kathmandu.
April 25, 2024 1:16 PM

JEE Main 2024 session 2 results were released on April 24, 2024 by NTA. Applicants have to visit the official website - to download their scorecards.

April 15, 2024 5:10 PM

JEE Main answer key and response sheet is expected to be released by April 16, 2024. Candidates who applied for NIT Calicut admission can download the keys online.

April 12, 2024 5:37 PM

NIT Calicut held discussions with the Netherlands Innovation Network.

April 12, 2024 5:37 PM

NIT Calicut and IIT Palakkad will form Centres for the Periyar River.

April 12, 2024 5:37 PM

NIT Calicut hosted the 17th edition of FOSSMeet.

NIT Calicut Highlights

NIT Calicut Placements

The NIT Calicut 2022 placement campaign had recently come to a successful end. When compared to the previous year, there was a 70 percent rise in the number of students who were successfully placed. In 2022, there was also an increase in the wage packages. Major recruiters such as Adani Enterprise, Mercedes Benz, OLA Mobility, and others came to the school to look for candidates. The following is a list that summarises the most important aspects of the placement drive:

NIT Calicut Placement Highlights 2022

No. of students placed950
Highest salaryRs 67.6 LPA
Average salaryRs 13 LPA
First-time recruitersAdani Enterprises Ltd, OLA Mobility, Mercedes Benz, Traceable
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NIT Calicut Placement Stats 2023

No. of students placed
% of students placed
Median salary
12 Lacs
Average Package
13.8 Lacs
Highest Package
50 Lacs
No of companies visited

NIT Calicut Placement Trend

Top Recruiters at NIT Calicut

NIT Calicut Courses and Admission 2024

JEE Main 2024 Session 2 resultsApril 24, 2024
JoSAA Registration Start DateJune 10, 2024 (Tentative)
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NIT Calicut Cut Off

NIT Calicut cutoff for B.Tech courses is released based on the JEE Main results. There are many factors that determine NIT Calicut cutoff, like changes in the JEE Main exam pattern, the number of test-takers, the difficulty level of the exams, seat availability, and the previous year NIT Calicut cut off. JEE Main qualified candidates must register for JoSAA counselling. Candidates must note that the NIT Calicut cutoff which is released by JoSAA, is different for all the courses and categories. It is released in the form of opening and closing ranks. The expected NIT Calicut cutoff have been estimated based on previous year cutoff trends for various courses and have been tabulated below.

NIT Calicut Cutoff 2024 - Expected (Open, Gender-Neutral)

Course NameOpening RankClosing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering2478 - 24835251 - 5256
Bio Technology31735 - 3174037998 - 38003
Chemical Engineering20926 - 2093130042 - 30047
Electronics and Communication Engineering6852 - 68579353 - 9358
Engineering Physics13540 - 1354518332 - 18337
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9902 - 990714735 - 14740
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B.Tech in Production Engineering (Engineering)


B.Arch in Architecture (Engineering)

NIT Calicut Reviews

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Arjunraj Padmarajan AmbikaB.Tech in Chemical Engineering | 2024 | 1 month ago
this is very good collage,,,,faculty of this collage is very good,,, teachers solve each and every doubt of their students,,this is very good place for study
Amrit GautamB.Tech in Chemical Engineering | 2024 | 2 months ago
They arrange educational trips to other place so that the students as a exposure to the outer environment. They prvide live session. I like this placement.
Kalyan KokareB.Tech in Computer Science Engineering | 2024 | Feb 19, 2024 15:29:56
For my JEE Main rank, I got this chemical engineering so I opted for it. Many intentions and teachers are good and facilities are good. They introduce the correct and useful curriculum. Here, fests are not as good as expected.
Uppugandla pavan manojB.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering | 2023 | Feb 18, 2024 20:39:51
The hostels in nitc follow as per the menu the food is not bad as of other state person i can't say I am 100 percent satisfy with the food that they are providing but we can adjust with the food. The mess fee is okay we can pay with in the nitc hostels app Study is very very good we can get placements with that
SURAJB.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering | 2023 | Feb 10, 2024 10:42:18
Nit Calicut itself is one of the top colleges in India.The placements here are top notch.The college hostels given to us are not bad.The teaching staff are well experienced.
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NIT Calicut FAQs

What is the NIRF ranking for NIT CALICUT ?

The NIRF Ranking for NIT CALICUT are as follows : In 2018 for Engineering : 50 .

Which university is NIT CALICUT affiliated to ?

NIT CALICUT , is affiliated to the National Institute of Technology.

When was the college , NIT CALICUT established ?

NIT CALICUT was established in the year 1961.

Is NIT CALICUT a government college?

NIT CALICUT is Private college.
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NIT Calicut Rankings 2023

2007 MHRD-NASSCOM Finishing Schools for Engineering Graduates in terms of campus placements - Best performance among NITs
2007 Dataquest – India’s Top T Schools - All India 15th Rank
2007 India Today – India’s top Engineering Colleges - All India 23rd Rank
2007 India Today – Kerala’s Best Engineering College - No.1
2008 Dataquest – India’s Top T Schools - All India 9th Rank
2008 India Today – India’s top Engineering Colleges - All India 19th Rank
2008 India Today – Kerala’s Best Engineering College - No. 1
2009 Times of India –All India - 10
2009 India Today – All India - 20
2012 India Today – India’s No. 13
2011 India Today – All India - 23
2012 The week – All India - 21
2013 India Today – All India - 19
2013 The week – All India - 24
2013 Education World – All India - 14
2014 India Today – All India - 23
2015 India Today – All India - 13
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Ranking Publisher NIRF

  • Overall#54
  • Engineering#23
  • Management#75

Overall NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.

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NIT Calicut Campus Facilities and Infrastructure

The National Institute of Technology is one of Calicut's most well-known and well-respected institutes. NIT Calicut's curriculum provides a wide range of courses that encompass all parts of the technology sector in order to give students the best possible education. 

Because of the school's highly skilled and committed teaching team, they will go to great lengths to help each and every one of their students reaches their full academic potential. A learning experience that emphasizes the use of technology in all learning environments, from lecture halls to laboratories to libraries to study rooms, is all part of it. Most of its programs provide participants with meaningful work experience by putting them in appropriate jobs and enabling them to take part in real-world efforts. Because of their extensive network of industry connections, they are able to stay one step ahead of the competition at NIT Calicut.

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Campus Facilities

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Courses Offered at NIT Calicut

NIT Calicut may choose from a selection of Bachelor's, Post-graduate, and doctorate degree programmes. Candidates must complete the online application procedure described on the websites and supply all required details.

NIT Calicut courses offers UG, PG, and Research levels for its 13 departments. NIT Calicut courses provides four-year BTech and BArch programmes at the undergraduate level. According to NIRF 2021, NIT Calicut's BTech and BArch programmes are ranked 25th and 2nd in engineering and architecture, respectively. MTech, MBA, MSc, MCA, MS, and Ph.D. programmes are available at the PG and Ph.D. levels. Furthermore, admittance to all programmes is determined by national-level entrance tests. NIT Calicut courses offer the course descriptions listed below:

NIT Calicut Course, Eligibility and Fees


Candidates must have passed 10+2 from a recognised board to be eligible.

Selection is based on the JEE Main test and JOSAA counseling.

Rs 2.08 Lacs

Candidates must have earned a bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a grade point average of at least 60 percent.

A score on the NIMCET is considered.

Rs 2.36 Lacs

Eligibility requirements include a 10+2 exam pass from a recognised institution.

Selection: JEE Main Exam.

Rs 2.59 Lacs

Candidates must have graduated from high school.

Selection based on CAT score plus GD/ PI.

Rs 1.59 Lacs

Eligibility: Candidates must have graduated from high school.

GATE Exam and CCMT Counselling for Selection

Rs 1.59 Lacs

Candidates must possess a high school diploma to be eligible.

IIT JAM examination followed by CCMN counseling.

Rs 49,310

Eligibility: Candidates must have graduated from high school.

GATE test is chosen.

Rs 1.59 Lacs

NIT Calicut Seat Reservation

Gender Male Female
General 0 0
OBC 2 0
SC 1 0
ST 0 0
Muslim 0 0
PWD 0 0

NIT Calicut Ranking

  • The ARIIA rankings 2021 place it at number nine.
  • Engineering was ranked 25th by NIRF 2021.
  • By NIRF 2021, B.Arch is ranked second.
  • The NIRF placed the department of architecture third among all architectural institutions in 2020.
  • The Week ranked it 23rd in terms of overall performance in 2020.
  • The week top engineering colleges India 2020 ranked it 23rd.
  • The week best technical universities India 2020 ranked it 21st.

NIT Calicut Facilities

Many amenities are available to students at NIT Calicut, with the purpose of providing a less stressful learning environment for them in the classroom. The institution arranges and presents a variety of cultural events for its students to provide them the chance to develop their identities and demonstrate their abilities.

The academic institution is located on a large campus with a number of attractive buildings, solid infrastructure, and well-equipped modern laboratories.

  • The women's hostel has two multicultural meal halls. The women's hostel has additional amenities, such as a mini-canteen, an indoor shuttle court, a gymnasium, and an expansion of the Co-operative Society shop.
  • NIT, Calicut features cutting-edge facilities and advanced technology. All of our classrooms are equipped with air conditioning, laptop computers, and LED projectors.
  • The campuses of NIT, Calicut are outfitted with a Virtual Private Network and high-speed internet due to the importance of technology in contemporary teaching.
  • • The Seminar Room at NIT, Calicut provides our students with screening sessions utilizing high-quality audio and video technology.
  • The Central Library at NITC is one of India's biggest technical libraries, with more than 100,000 volumes. More than 200 print publications are included in its subscriptions. Nalanda (Network of Automated Library and Archives), the institute's digital library, includes online materials. Nalanda provides access to over 17,000 journals, conferences, databases, electronic theses and dissertations, and online courses for the institute and networked institution users. India's technological universities' libraries are members of the Indest consortium, which connects libraries throughout the country.
  • The Technology Business Incubator (TBI) at NIT Calicut was established with assistance from the Indian Department of Science and Technology and the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB). Its purpose is to foster the growth of new businesses in electronics and information technology. TBI provides shared office space with a concentration on the business and professional services required to foster and support the development of early-stage technology and technology-based firms.
  • NITC is a completely residential college with 13 dormitories for student housing. Approximately 4500 students reside at NITC hostels. Thirteen men's hostels are designated by the letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, PG I, PG II, IH, Mega Hostel, and MBA Hostel. Triple rooms are available in the four ladies' hostels (LH): A, B, C, and Mega Ladies Hostels.

Events & Clubs at National Institute of Technology Calicut

As a result of their concentration on academics and extra-curricular activities at NIT, Calicut students in Calicut prioritize these three areas over all other aspects of the university. It is widely acknowledged that students who attend technical colleges like NIT Calicut, get a well-rounded education. At the same time, it's not unusual for a single location to host a variety of cultural and sports activities.

NITC contains a gymnasium, a swimming pool, an open-air theatre, an auditorium, and outdoor sports facilities for tennis, football, volleyball, badminton, roller skating, hockey, and basketball. In addition, it has a cricket field where Ranji Trophy matches have been played.

Related Questions

Amal •  Sep-12-2020
I have passed 12 the in government school in Kerala with 96.5per. marks and jee mains is 90.43perc.Can I get admission in Calicut NIT