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National Institute of Technology (NIT), Meghalaya

  • Shillong (Meghalaya)
  • Approved by : MHRD
  • Shillong (Meghalaya)
  • Approved by : MHRD
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Jul 05, 2022 18:00PM IST

NIT Meghalaya Overview

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya, Shillong, is one of the pioneer institutes of our country to impart knowledge in various fields of Information and Technology. Established in 2010, the NIT Meghalaya, is one of the 31 NITs in India to have been declared Institutes of Importance under the NIT Act 2007 of the Parliament of India. The institute has since been functioning from its old campus in Shillong, with total funding support from the Ministry of Education, Government of India. The new campus is been set up in the picturesque terrains of the wet and serene Cherapunjee. The new campus will be equipped with all the best infrastructural facilities and modern amenities while maintaining harmony with the place. 

A center of Excellence, NIT Meghalaya aims at imparting quality education to bright students in the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology in undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The institute currently offers B.Tech/B.E programs in five specializations- Civil engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Electronics and Communication Engineering; M.Tech/M.E in five specializations same as B.Tech, M.Sc in three subjects-Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and doctoral degree in various streams of Science, Engineering and Humanities. The B.Tech/B.E program is for 4 years, M.Tech/M.E is for 2 years, MSc. for 2 years, and Ph.D. for 5 years. The students get placed in big companies like Amazon, Wipro, Samsung, Bosch, Huawei, Vedanta, Nissan, IBM, Deloitte, TCS, Cognizant, L&T, Infosys, and many other such places. 

With limited space and infrastructure, NIT Meghalaya has been trying to work out to create an excellent environment for learning and research and develop a niche for a talented and successful team of students. The mission of the institute is to contribute to the world of knowledge and technology through its youthful and creative bunch of academicians by giving attention to innovation and practical research in every sphere so that there can be an overall development of not only the students as responsible citizens but also the State, region and the Nation as a whole. NIT Meghalaya is striving hard to provide the best knowledge to its students to imbibe a spirit of entrepreneurship and creativity in them. And the institute is fast proceeding to keep up with its vision and mission by getting the 57th rank among the 3000 odd engineering institutions by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). It is at the top of the 11 new NITs to date and is placed 15th among the 31 NITs in India. 

National Institute of Technology Shillong Latest Update

June 6, 2022 10:55 AM

The list of shortlisted candidates for written test/PI for M.Tech admissions will release on June 8, 2022. 

June 2, 2022 12:18 PM

NIT Shillong Ph.D. programme final list of selected candidates to release soon!

June 2, 2022 11:48 AM

The list of shortlisted candidates for the NIT Shillong M.Tech course will release on June 8, 2022.

May 30, 2022 08:27 AM

NIT Shillong application for M.Tech admissions will close on May 31, 2022, at 5:00 PM.

May 29, 2022 12:13 PM

NIT Shillong Ph.D. admissions Entrance Test/Interview to begin from May 31, 2022, to June 1, 2022.

May 27, 2022 11:49 AM

The registration Process for GATE CCMT has begun. The application gate is open till 12th June.

May 24, 2022 08:30 PM

NIT Shillong applications for M.Tech admissions will close soon!

May 17, 2022 02:09 PM

The list of shortlisted candidates for Ph.D. admissions is released for the Written Test and/or Interview. 

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NIT Meghalaya Top Courses & Fees

B.Tech8 CoursesAnnual Fee1,25,000
MSc3 CoursesAnnual Fee4,000
M.Tech2 CoursesAnnual Fee18,000
MBA1 CoursesAnnual FeeN/A
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NIT Meghalaya Awards & Rankings

  • NIT Meghalaya has secured the 15th position among the 31 NITs and the top position among the 11 new NITs. -National ranking by NIRF, rankMHRD.
  • Institute placed at ranks(among all Engineering Inst.) by NIRF, MHRD. 15th position among the 31 NITs and the top position among the 11 new NITs.
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NIT Meghalaya Highlights

The highlights of the NIT Meghalaya, are:

  • The institute was established in 2010 and is a pioneer institute of Technology and Engineering.
  • It has been ranked 15th among the 31 NITs all over India.
  • The campus is functioning from its old location, and the new campus with all modern amenities and the best infrastructure is under construction.
  • AICTE accredits it.
  • It offers courses in B.Tech/B.E, M.Tech/M.E, MSc, and Ph.D.
  • The entrance to the undergraduate and postgraduate courses is through the JEE Mains and Gate, respectively, and the application mode is entirely online.
  • It offers scholarships to students.
  • Students get placed in top companies like Infosys, Amazon, IBM, Wipro, Samsung, and many others
  • NITM works in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry, MUT Poland, Technical University of Berlin, University of Bremen, JKU Austria, and VUT Austria.
  • The institute undertakes various research projects under the MHRD, DST-SERB, and SERB funding

What’s New at the NIT Meghalaya

The JEE Mains exams Session 1 for admissions to undergraduate courses in the academic year 2022 will be scheduled from June 20th to June 29th.

NIT Meghalaya also offers scholarships like Swami Dayanand Education Foundation, United States –India Educational Foundation, and Vidya Lakshmi to eligible students.

NIT Meghalaya Rankings

NIT Meghalaya has been ranked 59th by the NIRF Ranking in 2021 in the best engineering colleges of India. Its excellent curriculum has helped in attaining this rank in a very short time. NITM offers several courses of which ECE and CSE mostly opt.

NIT Meghalaya Courses

NIT Meghalaya Course and Fees

The institute currently offers a four-year B.Tech/B.E program in five specializations. Civil engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Electronics and Communication Engineering; two years M.Tech/M.E program in five specializations same as B.Tech, two years M.Sc course in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and five years doctoral degree in various streams of Science, Engineering and Humanities.

The course fee details are tabulated below:

CoursesEligibilityExams acceptedTotal fees
B.E/B.Tech (5 courses)Pass the 10+2 standard from a recognized board/university with a minimum of 75 % marksJEE MainINR 6.1 lakh
MSc (3 courses)Bachelor’s degree in relevant streams with a minimum of 60 % in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 from a recognized University/instituteIIT JAM, CCMNINR 1.26 lakh
M.Tech/M.E (5 courses)A B.Tech/B.E degree in relevant subjects with a minimum of 60 % in aggregate of 6.5 CGPA out of 10 from a recognized University/institute GATE, CCMTINR 69,500- INR 2.06 lakh
Ph.D. (2 courses)A Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/Science/Management Science/Arts with a minimum of 60 % in aggregate of 6.5 CGPA out of 10 from a recognized University/institute or B.E/B.Tech degree with a minimum of 75 % marks and a valid score in GATENAINR 69,500

NIT Meghalaya UG & PG Courses

The National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya, offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in several specializations. The detailed courses are as given below.

NIT Meghalaya UG Courses

B.Tech/B.E courses in Civil engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Electronics and Communication Engineering. The entry to these courses is through successful registration and score in the JEE Mains exams. The course is for 4 years, and there are 165 seats.

NIT Meghalaya PG Courses

M.E/M.Tech Courses in Civil engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, and Electronics and Communication Engineering. The entry to these courses is through a valid score in the GATE exams, followed by counseling by CCMT. The course is for 2 years, and there are 100 seats.

MSc. courses in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The entry to these courses is through cracking IIT JAM exams successfully, followed by CCMN counseling. It is for 2 years, and there are 48 seats allotted for the courses.

Ph.D. Program in various streams of Science, Engineering, and Humanities. One can get a chance to pursue a doctoral degree in this institute through written tests and personal interviews. The program is for 5 years. It is under both full-time and part-time categories.

NIT Meghalaya Admission Process 2022

NIT Meghalaya Eligibility Criteria 2022

B.Tech/B.E

  • Students should pass the 10+2 standard from a recognized board/university with a minimum of 75 % marks to qualify for the JEE Mains exams. 

M.Tech/M.E

  • A B.Tech/B.E degree in relevant subjects with a minimum of 60 % in aggregate of 6.5 CGPA out of 10 from a recognized University/institute
  • The eligible candidates should have a valid GATE score followed by CCMT counseling

MSc

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant streams with a minimum of 60 % in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 from a recognized University/institute
  • The students are selected based on a qualifying IIT JAM exams followed by CCMN counseling

PhD

  • A Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/Science/Management Science/Arts with a minimum of 60 % in aggregate of 6.5 CGPA out of 10 from a recognized University/institute or B.E/B.Tech degree with a minimum of 75 % marks and a valid score in GATE
  • Eligible candidates are selected based on written exams and personal interview

NIT Meghalaya Application Process 2022

Applicants who wish to be admitted to the institute must visit their official website. However, candidates must first register for the various entry-level exams before applying for the respective courses.

B.Tech/B.E aspiring students must apply for the program by registering on the official website for JEE Main exam, followed by JoSSA counseling.

M.Tech/M.E aspirants require registering on the official website of COAP.

For MSc candidates, they must register for the IIT JAM exams through their official website.

For a doctoral degree, candidates can directly visit the official website, fill in the required documents, pay the fees and submit the forms online for further consideration.

NIT Meghalaya Application Fees

NIT Meghalaya charges an application fee of INR 2000/- for General/OBC category students and INR 1000/- for Sc/ST candidates for M.Sc courses. The fees need to be paid online through the SBI payment link before starting with the application process.

An application fee of INR 500/- for general /OBC and INR 250/- for SC/ST candidates must be paid online through the SBI link for Ph.D. programs.

How do you fill National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya Application form?

B.Tech:

  • Visit the JEE Main official website
  • Register using the password provided
  • Fill in the form and upload necessary documents like scanned copies of mark sheets, pass certificates, entrance examination scorecards, caste/category certificates, birth certificates,s and color photographs, and signature
  • After submitting the completed form online, take a printout for further use.

M.Tech/M.E:

  • Visit the COAP official website
  • Register using the password provided
  • Fill in the form and upload necessary documents like scanned copies of mark sheets, pass certificates, entrance examination scorecards, caste/category certificates, birth certificates,s and color photographs, and signature
  • After submitting the completed form online, take a printout for further use.

MSc:

  • Visit the JOAPS official website
  • Register using the password provided
  • Fill in the form and upload necessary documents like scanned copies of mark sheets, pass certificates, entrance examination scorecards, caste/category certificates, birth certificates, color photographs, and signature
  • After submitting the completed form online, take a printout for further use.

Ph.D.:

  • Visit the official website of NIT Meghalaya and choose the appropriate course
  • Make a payment of the application form either through Online SBI collect or HDFC
  • Start filling out the application form and give the reference number and payment date when required
  • Submit the filled-in application form online and then take a printout of the same
  • The hard copy of the form, along with attested copies of documents and proof of payment, should reach the college campus

NIT Meghalaya Admission Dates

NIT Meghalaya Admission Last Date

The JEE Mains sessions 1 exam for admission to undergraduate courses will commence on the 20th of June and will continue till the 29th of June, 2022.

The JEE Mains sessions 2 exams would start on 21st July and continue till 30th of July, 2022

The entrance test and personal interview for postgraduates and doctoral candidates have already started and will be till 24th of June 2022

NIT Meghalaya Cut-off

NIT Meghalaya Cut off 2022

The cut-off for this academic year, 2022, has not yet been announced.

NIT Meghalaya Entrance Exams

Entrance Exams for B.Tech/B.E Programs at National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

Students who have the eligibility for enrolling in this course have to go through the JEE Main Exams conducted by the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya.

Entrance Exams for M.Tech/M.E Programs at NIT Meghalaya

Students who have the eligibility for enrolling in these courses have to go through the GATE Exams

Entrance Exams for MSc Programs at National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

Students who have the eligibility for enrolling in this course have to go through the IIT/JAM Exams.

Entrance Exams for Ph.D. programs at the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

Students eligible for enrolling in this course have written tests conducted by NITM followed by a personal interview.

NIT Meghalaya Placements

The National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya, has a career development center that aims to nurture young and talented minds in the fields of Technology and Engineering and provide some of the best opportunities. The center excels at imparting practical knowledge to its students so that there is overall development in them and would help bridge the gap between them and the industries. The top recruiters visiting the NIT Meghalaya campus annually are Amazon, Cognizant, Bharat Electronics, Cortex, Sapient, Vedanta, Samsung, and Nissan. 

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya Placements 2022

The placement report for the academic year 2022 is yet to be released and is not available.

NIT Meghalaya Highest Package

The highest salary package offered to date was around INR 17.2 LPA

NIT Meghalaya Average Package

The average salary package offered is around INR 6 to 7 LPA

NIT Meghalaya Scholarships

The NIT Meghalaya offers scholarships to eligible and needy candidates. Students can avail of the following scholarships as listed below

  • Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Scholarship
  • United States –India Educational Foundation Scholarship 
  • Vidya Lakshmi Scholarship
  • Chinese Government Scholarships
  • Merit scholarships are also given to B.Tech students where a scholarship of 40% of the tuition fee is awarded to the top 5 % of the students based on the CGPA obtained in the last semester
  • A merit-cum-means scholarship is given to a B. Tech student who belongs to the non-creamy layer and obtains a CGPA of 7.0 or above, and their parent's income is not more than 4.5 lakhs per annum. A scholarship of 40% of the tuition fee is awarded to the top 5 % of the students.

NIT Meghalaya Campus and Infrastructure

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya Campus

The campus life is good. Apart from the academic curriculum, students can participate in various events organized by the different clubs. The college also conducts several sports events. The institute organizes workshops where students can participate and learn new technologies to enhance their skills. A good gender ratio is maintained in college admissions. However, the students face a bit of constraint because of the temporary campus.

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya Infrastructure

The infrastructure at the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya, is good. The NIT Meghalaya is built on 300 acres of land. The place is pollution-free and green, with many on-campus facilities. The classrooms are good, and the labs are well-equipped with all the necessary equipment. The hostels are good with good quality food. The entire campus, as well as the hostels, is well connected through wifi. A 24 hrs medical service is also provided. There are several sports and game clubs where students participate actively.

The campus has state-of-the-art facilities for conducting the industry interviews smoothly. It has a well-furnished hall with 100 for pre-placement talks called Rendezvous, a well-furnished GD room to hold discussions with a crew of 12 persons and 3 moderators called Oval, and 3 interview rooms. The hall also has 30 computers with client servers to help conduct online tests and video conferencing with industrial people for pre-placement talks so that the students get a better idea of the actual situations.

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya Facilities

NIT Meghalaya has a total of 93 faculty members, including the Dean, professors, assistant professors, associate professors, and others highly qualified in their respective fields, out of which 85 are doctoral degree holders. 

The campus has an extensive library with a collection of over 13,000 books in various disciplines of Arts, Science, Humanities, Engineering, and Technology. Any institute member, be it students, faculty, or staff members, can avail of these books at any time. The institute also has a collection of journals and other materials that they can refer to for academic and research purposes.

The students who get admitted to this institute get hostel facilities. There are seven boys hostels and two girls hostels. The hostels are well connected through Wi-Fi and a gymnasium for the students. The mess food is good and hygienic and is well maintained.

 The institute also has a computer center that has over200 high-power machines with the latest technologies and eight servers so that the students can get the maximum benefits through online information.

NIT Meghalaya also has sports facilities like football, basketball, badminton, table tennis, cricket, carom, chess, LAN games, etc.

Events and Clubs at National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

NIT Meghalaya organizes two cultural fests every year. The annual technical fest is called the “Cognita,” whereas the annual cultural fest is called “Shishir.” 

The institute has various clubs like robotics club, photography club, dance and drama club, coding club, literary club, music club, and others 

NIT Meghalaya News

  • Shortlisted candidates for Ph.D. programs, 2022 under full-time and part-time categories have been announced
  • A list of students selected for a summer internship in 2022 has also been announced
  • Admission to post-doctoral fellowship schemes will be commencing from July 2022
  • Admissions to M.Tech programs are starting from July 2022

NIT MEGHALAYA Academic & Industry Collaborations

International/ National Fellowship

International Fellowships

Sl. No. Name  
1 CERN Fellowship Switzerland  
2 BCSC Postdoctoral Fellowship Israel  
3 Fellowships from University of Oslo  
4 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship  
5 Follow-up Research Fellowship  
6 Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship  
7 Newton International Fellowships  
8 Marie Curie Fellowships  
9 Max Planck doctoral and postdoctoral fellowship  
10 DAAD Fellowship  
11 TWAS doctoral/postdoctoral fellowship  
12 NASA Fellowship  
13 Natural Environment Research Council: NERC fellowship  
14 Humboldt Fellowship Germany  
15 Foreign Postdoctoral Researcher (FPR) program at RIKEN, Japan  
16 Fulbright-Nehru Postdoctoral Research Fellowships  
17 BCSC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Israel  
18 ICI Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Applicants in Germany  
19 International Centre for Theoretical Physics Programmes  
20 Japanese Government MONBUKAGAKUSHO (MEXT) Scholarships  
21 The NIMS International Center for Young Scientists (ICYS) program  
22 Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Programs  
23 Max Planck India Mobility Grants  
24 International Summer Research Program: The Nanosystems Initiative Munich:The application deadline is March 18, 2016  
25 External Scholarships for various country  
26 Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum  
27 Raman-charpak fellowships  
28 Bhaskara Advanced Solar Energy Fellowship  
29 AIAS-COFUND Fellowships  
30 Eni Awards 2016  
31 Joint European Master Program Advanced Materials Science and Engineering  
32 TRIBOS - Joint European master in tribology of surfaces and interfaces  
33 EU4M - EMMC Mechatronic Engineering  
34 MAMASELF - Master in Material Science exploring European large scale facilities  
35 JEMES - Joint European Master Programme in Environmental Studies  
36 FAME - Functionalised Advanced Materials and Engineering  
37 MEEES - Masters in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology  
38 EMERALD - Master Course in Georesources Engineering  
39 Neuroscience Scholars Program  
40 Neuroscience Graduate Program  
41 Berlin School of Mind and Brain:Einstein Visiting Fellow  
42 ETH Zurich Post-doctoral Fellowship Programme  
43 Swiss National Science Foundation Ambizione Grants  
44 Building Energy Efficiency Higher & Advanced Network (BHAVAN) Fellowships  

National Fellowships

Sl. No. Name  
1 Indian Academy of science  
2 CSIR-Nehru Science Postdoctoral research Fellowship Scheme  
3 DST- Kothari Fellowship  
4 DST- RAMANUJAN Fellowship  
5 DST-INSPIRE Fellowship  
6 National Scholarships Portal for School Students  

Internship

 

International Internships

Sl. No. Name    
1 Summer Internship Programme For Indian Students, National University of Singapore    
2 The University of Tokyo Research Internship Program    
3 NFP Internship Programme    
4 Summer Internship Program Physical Research Laboratory    
5 For MSc/BSc and Integrated MSc students: Oppurtunities at NUS    
6 Summer Research Internship (SRI) Programme at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore    
7 DAAD Internship Programmes in Germany    
8 IBM Industry oriented programs    
9 International Undergraduate Summer School    
10 Robotic Surgery and Surgical Fellowships    
11 Robotics Education & Competition    
12 Robotics Engineering Scholarships    

National Internships

Sl. No. Name    
1 TIFR Visiting Students' Research Programme    
2 Summer Internship Program National Chemical Laboratory    
3 JNCASR Summer Programme    
4 The internship programs of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics    
5 Physics Summer Research Programme at IMSc    
6 Summer Student Programme at RRI    
7 JNCASR Summer Programme    
8 TIFR Visiting Students' Research Programme    
9 Summer & Winter Programmes at The Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics    
10 Summer Internship Program Physical Research Laboratory    
11 Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Summer Project    
12 Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Visiting Students Program (VSP) in Physics    
13 Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Summer Programme in Mathematics    
14 S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences Students Programme    
15 National Brain Research Centre    
16 Aryabhatta Research Institute of observational sciences    
17 Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology    
18 Inter-University Accelerator Centre Summer Project    
19 Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Visiting Students Programme, Post-Doctoral Fellowship  

International Collaborative Opportunities(Projects)
Sl. No. Name    
1 Indo-German Collaborative projects (DST-DAAD)    
2 Indo-French Collaborative Projects (IFCPAR/CEFIPRA)    
3 Indo-Austria Collaborative Project (DST-FWF)    
4 Indo-US oppurtunities    
5 Indo-Tunisia Collaborative project    
6 India-UK Collaborative Industrial Research & Development Programme    
7 India-Egypt Joint Proposal call    
8 Indo-Japan Bilateral Cooperative Science Programme    
9 Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme in Social Sciences - Scholars Exchange Grants    
10 Indo-Hungarian Joint Research Call for Proposals 2015    
11 India-Portugal S&T Cooperation Project Call    
12 INDIA CANADA CALL FOR PROPOSALS-2016    
13 Indo-Russian Joint Research Call for Proposals 2016    

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NIT Meghalaya Facilities

  • Auditorium

  • ATM

  • Boys Hostel

  • Canteen

  • Computer Lab

  • Counselling

  • Girls Hostel

  • Gym

  • Library

  • Medical Facilities

  • Placement

  • Sports

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FAQs about NIT Meghalaya

What is the NIRF ranking for NIT MEGHALAYA , Shillong ?

The NIRF Ranking for NIT MEGHALAYA , Shillong are as follows :
In 2018 for Engineering : 98 .

When was the college , NIT MEGHALAYA , Shillong established ?

NIT MEGHALAYA , Shillong was established in the year 2010.

Is NIT MEGHALAYA , Shillong a government college?

NIT MEGHALAYA , Shillong is Private college.
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