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National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) National Institute of Technology is a Government College and it was established in 1964 and accredited by UGC, AICTE. National Institute of Technology offers 39 courses in Engineering, Science, Information Technology, Management, Arts and Humanities streams. Popular courses are MCA, M.Tech, B.Arch, MA, B.Tech. The placement record of the college varies from stream to stream. Highest package was 21 Lacs in 2017 academic year.

Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) Approved by : UGC, AICTE
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National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli Overview

National Institute of Technology

National Institute of Technology Trichy (NITT) is situated in Tiruchirappalli division of Tamilnadu. It was established as a joint venture of the Govt. of Tamil Nadu and Govt. of India in 1964. NIT Trichy was formerly known as the Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli. With the approval of the Government of India, NITT was granted Deemed University Status in 2003. NITT was ranked 11 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2018. Since the very beginning, it has been imparting knowledge to various students from all over the country. The institute started with three engineering branches namely Civil, Mechanical and Electrical. For regulating the day-to-day work of the Institute, a large number of policy decisions, ordinances, regulations, rules, etc. have been formulated by the Senates and Board of Governors. 

NITT Trichy offers a total of 36 courses under 7 postgraduate and undergraduate degrees in the field of technology. These courses are administered by 18 departments of the college. More than 3,500 students of NITT are supervised and well thought of by 250 faculty members. The main vision of NIT Trichy is to be a university globally trusted for technical excellence where learning and research integrate to sustain society and industry. While NIT Trichy also aim to promote innovation for sustainable solutions by forging global collaborations with academia and industry in cutting-edge research.

Spread over an area of 800 acres, NITT offers the students facilities to make their college life the best experience. Apart from well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, computer labs and more, it also has hostel facilities, medical facilities and even bank facilities at its best. It also provides its students with a reprographics centre, ATM, bookstall, co-op, canteen and a swimming pool. 22 boys’ and 5 girls’ hostels of NITT can accommodate up to 6000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. 

NIT Trichy Highlights

Given below are some of the major highlights for NIT Trichy:

Name of the Institute

National Institute of Technology (NIT Trichy)


Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

Year of Establishment


College Type


Accreditation/ Approval


NIRF Ranking 2020

  • Ranked on Position 1 among all NITs

  • Ranked on Position 9 for Engineering

  • Ranked on Position 24 for Overall Category

Courses Offered

B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, MS, MSc, MCA, MBA, M.Arch

Mode of Application


Admission Criteria

Based on JEE Main entrance exam score

Entrance Exam Applicability

JEE Main


Provided on the basis of educational excellence & reservation category as prescribed by the Government of India

Facilities Offered

Laboratories, library, AC classrooms, Auditorium, Canteen, Computer Lab, Guest house, Gym, Gymkhana, Library, Medical Facilities, etc.

Placement Percentage


Highest Package Offered


Top Recruiters

  • Google

  • Facebook

  • Wipro

  • Infosys

  • Tech Mahindra

  • Dell

  • ITC

  • Oracle

  • TATA Motors

  • ITC, etc.

NIT Trichy Course Eligibility 2021

The eligibility for different courses offered by NIT Trichy is mentioned in the table below:

Courses Offered



The candidate must have passed class 12th in the PCM/PCB stream from a recognized board with a 75% aggregate.


The candidate must have passed class 12th in the PCM/PCB stream from a recognized board with a 75% aggregate.


The candidate must have passed a BSc or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute with a 55% aggregate.


The candidate must have passed BBA/ BE/ B.Tech degree from a recognized institute with a 50% aggregate.


The candidate must have passed a B. Arch or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute with 55% aggregate.


The candidate must have passed a BCA or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute with 60% aggregate.


The candidate must have passed a B.Tech/ B.E. or an equivalent UG degree from a recognized institute with 60% aggregate.

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NIT TRICHY Top Courses & Fees National Institute of Technology Courses

B.Tech 11 Courses Offered
B.Arch 1 Courses Offered
M.Tech 20 Courses Offered
MS 2 Courses Offered
MCA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 23.1 K
MBA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual FeeINR 1.19 Lacs
M.Arch 1 Courses Offered
MSc 1 Courses Offered
MA 1 Courses Offered

NIT TRICHY,Tiruchirappalli Rankings


    • Ranked in 2018


  • NIT TRICHY-Outlook India
    • Ranked in 2018
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NIT TRICHY,Tiruchirappalli Placement and Salary Trends

  • Average Package
    INR 7 L
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  • Max Package
    INR21 L

Scholarship at NIT TRICHY

Post Matric Scholarship for ODISHA government SC & ST Students

Eligibility criteria:

• ST students who are continuing their Post M.nricuistion Studies in any National Level Institute.

• The annual income of the family of the S I student from all sources should not exceed Rs.2,50,000/- per annum.

• He/She should be a permanent resident of OM sha. 

Application Process- All eligible ST students those who are prosecuting their study in a National Level ...

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NIT TRICHY Awards and Rankings

  • The QS World University Rankings ranked NIT Trichy 251-260 in Asia in 2021 and 126 among BRICS nations in 2019 rankings.
  • The Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the institute 1001+ globally and 201-250 among universities of emerging economies in 2020 and 201-250 among universities of Asia in 2020 rankings.
  • NIT Trichy has received “University of the year award” in the year 2017 by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and "Best Industry linked National Institute of Technology in India" award by Confederation of Indian Industry in the year 2015.
  • According to The Times of India, it is ranked 1 in the National Institutes of Technology Rankings 2014.
  • According to the National Institutional Ranking Framework, it is ranked 12 in the Indian engineering university rankings 2016.
  • "Best Industry linked National Institute of Technology in India" by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in the year 2015.
  • "Managerial excellence award" in the educational institutions category by Madras Management Association in 2013.

Top Recruiting Companies in National Institute of Technology NIT TRICHY Recruitments

  • Google

  • Facebook

  • Microsoft

  • Wipro

  • Deloitte Consulting (I) Pvt Ltd

  • Infosys

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • Asian Paints

  • Dell

  • HCL

  • Samsung India

  • Ashok Leyland

Related Questions

Does NIT Trichy offer BA Political Science course?

-akshayaUpdated on February 25, 2021 06:27 PM
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Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, National Institute of Technology (NIT) Trichy does not offer BA Political Science course. If you are looking for some reputed BA Political Science institutions then the following link might be helpful to you - CLD Common Application Form. Through this link, you will be able to both locate the best BA Political Science colleges fulfilling your requirements and apply for admission. With the help of the toll-free number given here - 18005729877 you can find out in-depth about the admission process. Also, do not forget to leave your queries for our experts in our Q&A zone.


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Is NIT TRICHY, Tiruchirappalli recognized by the UGC?

Yes, NIT TRICHY, Tiruchirappalli is recognized by the UGC.

What is the NIRF ranking for NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli ?

The NIRF Ranking for NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli are as follows :
In 2018 for Engineering : 11 .

Is NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli a government college?

NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli is Private college.

Which university is NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli affiliated to ?

NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli is affiliated to the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli.

When was the college , NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli established ?

NIT TRICHY , Tiruchirappalli was established in the year 1964.

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Contact Details of National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

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    +91-431-2503000 , +91-431-2504000
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  • Address:
    Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67, Tiruchirappalli - 620015, Tamil Nadu, India.