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    NIT Silchar - Cutoff, Fees, Placements, NIRF Ranking, Admission

    • Silchar (Assam)
    • Government
    • Approved by : UGC, AICTE

    NIT Silchar Silchar Latest Update

    November 30, 2022 11:41 AM

    GATE 2023: Important notice released for international centres at gate.iitk.ac.in.

    November 19, 2022 11:41 AM

    NIT Silchar has ranked 401-450 in Asia on QS World Univerisity Rankings 2023. 

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    NIT Silchar Overview

    NIT Silchar admission 2022 is ongoing for the B.Tech programme. 

    NIT Silchar was established in 1967 as a regional engineering college in Assam. In 2002, under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007, it was upgraded to the National Institute of Technology status and was declared an Institute of National Importance. According to NIRF 2022 ranking, NIT Silchar has ranked 38th in the engineering category with a score of 54.63 and 76th in the overall category with a score of 46.76. NIT offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various streams including engineering, science, humanities and 11 other departments. NIT Silchar courses include B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and MBA. 

    National Institute of Technology Silchar was the first to have a C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) in northeastern India. NIT also secured the "Excellent band" in 2021 by ARIIA. The institute has collaborated with several other universities for research projects, conferences, and publications. It's many active MoUs with national and international universities like the USA, China etc. NIT Silchar placements 2022 were good enough to satisfy the students who recently passed out. Many renowned companies have recently visited the NIT Silchar campus to offer students excellent job opportunities. 

    On the idea of the report of the High Powered Joint Expert Committee of AICTE and UGC under the chairmanship of Prof. S. K. Joshi, Director General of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Regional Engineering College Silchar has been transformed and upgraded to NIT, Silchar with the status of a Deemed University on June 28, 2002. The Institute has been appropriated by the govt. of India and subsequently made into a funded Central Government Autonomous Institution.

    NIT Silchar Highlights

    Have a look at the table below to go through the NIT University highlights, including institute type, recognition, approvals, student intake, facilities, courses, rankings, etc.

    Establishment year | Ownership Type1967 | Public
    Campus Size625 acres
    Student Intake3000+
    No. of Departments12
    NIRF ranking (2022)

    38 – Engineering

    76 – Overall

    No. of Courses OfferedDifferent courses across five streams
    Entrance Exam AcceptedGATE, MAT, CAT, CMAT
    Types of ScholarshipsMerit-based
    Official Websitehttp://www.nits.ac.in/

    Courses Offered at NIT Silchar

    NIT Silchar courses include 200+ courses across 10 streams at the UG, PG, M.Phil, and PhD levels. These courses offered are in Engineering and Architecture, Art, Humanities and Social Sciences, Sciences, Law, Education, Commerce, Computer Application and IT, Management and Business Administration, Medical and Allied Sciences and Media, Mass Communication, and Journalism. Being a central university, the NIT Silchar fee structure is affordable compared to other universities. Students from below the poverty line have access to quality education. The course fees at the NIT Silchar vary from course to programme levels such as bachelor's, master or doctoral. 

    Aspirants can check the NIT courses and their eligibility to get enrolled and NIT fees in the table given below.

    NIT Silchar Courses and Eligibility Criteria 

    CoursesTuition FeesEligibility
    B.TechRs 1,48,000

    Class12 passed in the relevant Science stream

    Entrance exam: JEE Main

    M.TechRs 91,000

    BE/B.Tech/equivalent degree with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% aggregate

    Entrance exam: GATE

    M.ScRs 37,000

    B.Sc in relevant discipline with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% aggregate

    Entrance exam: JAM

    MBARs 1,31,000

    Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% aggregate

    Entrance exam: CAT/MAT/CMAT

    PhDRs 35000ME/M.Tech or equivalent degree with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% aggregate Or BE / B.Tech with at least 8.0 CGPA or 75% aggregate (IIT/NIT graduates need 7.0 CGPA)

    NIT Silchar Application Process 2022-23

    Candidates seeking NIT UG courses admission must appear for the JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) conducted by NTA. NIT Silchar admission 2022 is open now for UG courses. Admission to NIT UG courses such as B.Tech, MSc, and MBA courses is purely merit-based on All India Entrance Exams performance.

    NIT Silchar Application Process 2022 

    NIT Silchar application process generally starts in July with the release of the application form for the MBA programme. The selection criteria for different courses are different in the institute. The application process for the NIT Silchar is completely online. To complete the NIT application form, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

    • Visit the official admission portal of the NIT Silchar. 
    • Select the programme and fill out the registration form with the required information, including educational details, personal details, and address.
    • Upload the scanned signatures and colour photographs along with the NIT application form. To avoid any difficulty in the admission process, the university advises candidates to keep all the required documents handy, such as birth certificate, category certificate, last qualifying degree certificate, etc.
    • Finally, submit the application form and pay the NIT application fees via any online payment method such as net banking, credit and debit cards, BHIM UPI, Paytm, etc. Candidates must keep the fee receipt as proof for further reference. If the confirmation page is not generated after completing the fee payment, the transaction is cancelled, and the deducted amount is refunded to the candidate's account. Then candidates have to make transactions again. 
    • Eligible candidates will be invited for the entrance exam (except for MBA). MBA aspirants have to enter their CAT score in the NIT application form 2022, and upon shortlisting, they will be directly called for group discussion and personal interviews. Admission is granted based on the candidate's performance in all of the selection rounds.
    • JEE Mains is a computer-based test, which is mandatory to qualify to be eligible for admission. Upon qualifying for the examination, candidates are invited for viva voce by the NIT admission committee (the admission committee is different for different courses). The selection of candidates for NIT admission is based on their overall performance in the last qualifying examination, JEE marks, and Viva-voce marks.
    • PhD aspirants are eligible only if they have qualified for national-level entrance examinations such as UGC/ CSIR NET (JRF), SET, GATE (with a valid score), or Teacher Research Fellowship.

    NIT Silchar Cut off 2022

    Admission to the NIT Silchar B.Tech and M.Tech programmes is based on qualifying for the NIT Silchar cut-off. Candidates seeking admission to NIT Silchar must know what marks and ranks they must secure to get a seat in the desired UG and PG programmes. NIT Silchar JoSAA cut-off 2022 has been released for round 6 on Oct 16, 2022, at josaa.admissions.nic.in Students must remember that meeting the NIT Silchar cut-off is mandatory to get enrolled. You can check the NIT Silchar cut-off 2022 for popular courses offered at the institute in the tables below. 

    NIT Silchar JoSAA Cut off 2022 for B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering - Round 5

    QuotaSeat TypeGenderClosing Rank
    HSOPENFemale-only (including Supernumerary)19684
    HSOPEN (PwD)Gender-Neutral320
    HSOPEN (PwD)Female-only (including Supernumerary)1619
    HSEWSFemale-only (including Supernumerary)8615
    HSOBC-NCLFemale-only (including Supernumerary)18752
    HSOBC-NCL (PwD)Gender-Neutral121
    HSSCFemale-only (including Supernumerary)6727
    HSSTFemale-only (including Supernumerary)1490
    OSOPENFemale-only (including Supernumerary)15044
    OSOPEN (PwD)Female-only (including Supernumerary)653
    OSEWSFemale-only (including Supernumerary)2254
    OSOBC-NCLFemale-only (including Supernumerary)6556
    OSOBC-NCL (PwD)Gender-Neutral92
    OSSCFemale-only (including Supernumerary)1876
    OSSTFemale-only (including Supernumerary)1138

    NIT Silchar Cut off 2022 for GATE

    PG ProgrammeCategoryMax GATE ScoreMin GATE Score
    Artificial IntelligenceOBC-NCL411364
    Control & Industrial AutomationSC285285
    CAD-CAM & AutomationOBC-NCL314314
    Instrumentation EngineeringOPEN392353
    Microelectronics & VLSI DesignEWS404404
    Structural EngineeringST295295
    Computer Science & EngineeringOBC-NCL411368

    NIT Silchar Cut Off 2021 - JEE Main

    CourseJEE Score Upto
    Civil Engineering (B.Tech)44894
    Computer Science and Engineering (B.Tech)12477
    Electrical Engineering (B.Tech)29545
    Electronics and Communication Engineering (B.Tech)29545
    Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (B.Tech)27839
    Mechanical Engineering (B.Tech)33750

    NIT Silchar Placements 2022-23

    The placement at the NIT Silchar is the ultimate thing for which a student strives to get in his or her final year. The T and P (Training and Placement) cell of NIT Silchar acts as a facilitator for training and placement and works towards the overall development of the students. It works under the guidance of the Training and Placement Officer in consultation with FIC. It primarily works as a liaison between industry and Institute. T and P cell is well equipped with excellent infrastructure to support every stage of the NIT Silchar placement process.

    The placement cell prepares its students to be placed in various institutions and organisations, from political and social agencies, think tanks, and academic institutions to PSUs, corporate sectors, etc. The NIT Silchar placement cell (T and P) is actively working to conduct workshops, seminars, placement camps, guest lecture training, and trade fairs to bring the recruiters and students under one roof.

    The placement cell of NIT endorses respectful and considerable job opportunities for its students. Under the placement cell at NIT Silchar, several programmes are organised to develop the students' skills. In addition, it endeavours to place all the students seeking an opportunity to get employed in reputed government institutions, non-government institutions, and other organisations. NIT Silchar placements data is given below with several recruiters, offers, salary packages, etc.

    NIT Silchar Placement Statistics 2021

    No. of Recruiters130+
    No. of Offers Made635
    Number of Students Placed492
    Highest CTCRs 44 LPA
    Average Salary PackageRs 12 LPA

    NIT Silchar Recruiters

    MicrosoftDeloitteDirectiGoldman Sachs
    PhilipsHCL TechnologiesBHELAccenture

    Scholarship at NIT Silchar

    There are several scholarship programmes at the NIT Silchar for its students. Not only scholarships, the institute also financially supports the students with various fellowship and award programmes. NIT Silchar scholarship facilities for UG and PG students help the students with financial assistance and reward academic performance.

    A variety of scholarships are available at NIT Silchar for the students enrolled on different programmes offered by the institute. Besides the scholarship provided by the Institute, the students can also avail of the facility of the national-level scholarship provided by MHRD based on merit cum means. The NIT scholarship programmes are listed below, with the criteria to be fulfilled by students to be eligible for them.

    1. Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Scholarship:

    2. Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Chinese Government Scholarship:

    3. NIT Silchar Research Fellowships

    NIT Silchar Campus and Infrastructure

    The 625-acre campus of the NIT Silchar has everything students will need for their overall development. The institute provides students with the best environment for learning and the most advanced infrastructure for professional growth. The NIT Silchar campus has classrooms, complexes; student, faculty, and residential staff quarters; a healthcare centre operational 24 hours, and an administration block. In addition, the campus is well equipped with a sports ground for indoor and outdoor games, a gym, ATM, library, mess, and shopping facilities.

    NIT Silchar Top Courses & Fees

    B.Tech7 CoursesAnnual Fee39,875 - 62,000
    M.Tech15 CoursesAnnual Fee35,000 - 45,370
    MBA3 CoursesAnnual Fee40,000
    MSc3 CoursesAnnual Fee8,000
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    NIT Silchar Rankings

    • overall

      #76 Ranked in 2022

    Related Questions

    What is the minimum percentile score required in the JEE Main exam for an ST category candidate to be eligible for admission at NIT Silchar?
    -Abhik -Updated on Sep-11-20201 Answers

    Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

    Dear student, as you must be aware that the JEE Main percentile score is released by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and based on the NTA issued percentile scores, JoSAA releases ranks of the candidates as per their categories and based on the ranks, it conducts the counselling process and seat allotment process. You can click on the links provided below to find out previous session opening and closing ranks for ST category candidates for admission into various B.Tech specialisations offered at NIT Silchar. It will give you a fair idea regarding what should be your rank if you want to apply for admission at NIT Silchar - 

    You can also click on the links provided below to find out about various other important aspects of the JEE Main exam - 

    FAQs about NIT Silchar

    Is NIT SILCHAR recognized by the UGC?

    Yes, NIT SILCHAR is recognized by the UGC.

    What is the NIRF ranking for NIT SILCHAR ?

    The NIRF Ranking for NIT SILCHAR are as follows :
    In 2018 for Engineering : 57 .

    When was the college , NIT SILCHAR established ?

    NIT SILCHAR was established in the year 1967.

    Is NIT SILCHAR a government college?

    NIT SILCHAR is Government college.
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