National Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur  Durgapur, West Bengal

 ESTD 1960
 Public College
 NIRF Ranking - 72
  AICTE, UGC Approved

National Institute of Technology (NIT) , Durgapur

Simran Kesarwani

NIT Durgapur - Admission,Courses & Fees, Placement, Ranking, Scholarship

Latest Updates:

JEE Main 2023 Exam Dates to be Released Soon!

The results of the CSAB Special Round 2 Seat Allotment are live check the official website. CSAB Special Round 2 Seat Allotment is the last counselling round to be conducted for NIT Durgapur BTech admissions. On October 30 the results of the CSAB Special Round 1 Seat Allotment were announced (pay fees for the CSAB Special Round 1 between October 30 and November 1). Additionally, Central Seat Allocation Board Special Rounds of counselling are held for NIT+ system seats that are still open in JoSAA. The GATE 2023 exam will take place between Feb 4 and Feb 12. NIT Durgapur Admission started on the 4th of November 2022, the online admission/ enrollment is open for all students.

 JEE Main Exam Date will be announced soon at

NIT Durgapur

NIT Durgapur was Founded in the year 1960. National Institute of Technology Durgapur was earlier known as the Regional Engineering College, Durgapur. It is a public technical university located in West Bengal in Durgapur city. It is one of India’s oldest technical universities. It has a huge campus of area around 187 acres (0.75 km²). The NIT Durgapur has been ranked 7th among the NITs by the NIRF, 34th for engineering, and 72nd in overall in India in the year 2022.

It was established under an Act of Parliament among other eight colleges like a cooperative venture between the Government of India and the Government of West Bengal. It was done to promote engineering education in the country along with enabling national integration. NIT Durgapur became a fully funded institution under the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India, managed by an autonomous Board of Governors. It is also one of East India’s institutions chosen as a Lead Institute under the World Bank-funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) of the Indian government. NIT Durgapur is also the Lead Institute under the World Bank-funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) of the Indian government. The Indian Union Government designated it as an "Institute of National Importance" in 2007.

Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, spoke to the institute on November 22, 2013, at the occasion of the 9th convocation. He commended the institute for its work in research and innovation.

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Table of Contents

  1. NIT Durgapur Highlights
  2. NIT Durgapur Admission
  3. NIT Durgapur Admission Procedure
  4. NIT Durgapur Admission - Documents Required
  5. NIT Durgapur Placements 
    5.1NIT Durgapur Placements Statistics
  6. NIT Durgapur Scholarship
  7. NIT Durgapur Cutoff
  8. NIT Durgapur Library
  9. NIT Durgapur Ranking
    9.1 NIT Durgapur Ranking Highlights
  10. NIT Durgapur College Life

NIT Durgapur Highlights



CollegeNational Institute of Technology (NIT), Durgapur
Established in1960
MottoIndustry is man’s objective
Approved byAICTE, NBA Accreditation, and UGC-approved  
Courses Offered

Undergraduate - B. Tech

Minor programmes for undergraduate students

Postgraduate - M. Tech, M.Sc, MBA, MCA, MSW

Exam AcceptedGATE,CEED, JEE Advanced, IIT JAM
ChairmanSadanand Sadashiv Gokhale
DirectorAnupam Basu
NIT Durgapur also known asRegional Engineering College, Durgapur
Academic staff246 (2022)
Total Students4,545 (2022)
Total UG students3,061 (2022)
Total PG students              825 (2022)
Doctoral students             659 (2022)
Application ModeOnline
Admission CriteriaEntrance Based
Official Website

NIT Durgapur Admission

The table below mentions some important dates regarding the NIT Durgapur Admissions, interested students enrolling in the institute this year can have a look:

GATE 2023 registration30 Aug ’22 - 4 Oct ’22
JoSAA Counselling Round 3 Seat Allotment3 Oct ’22
JoSAA Counselling Round 3 - Online reporting: fee payment/ document upload / response by the candidate to query (if required)3 Oct ’22 - 6 Oct ’22
JoSAA Counselling Round 4 Seat Allotment8 Oct ’22
JoSAA Counselling Round 5 Seat Allotment12 Oct ’22
Round 5 - Online reporting: fee payment/ document upload/ response by the candidate to query (if required)12 Oct ’22 till 14 Oct ’22
Round 6 - Seat Allotment16 Oct ’22
Round 6 - Online reporting: fee payment/ document upload/ response by the candidate to query (if required)16 Oct ’22 till 17 Oct ’22
Last date to register for GATE with late fee16 Oct ’22
CSAB Special Round 1 - Registration and payment of Special Round Enrollment Fee26 Oct ’22 till 28 Oct ’22 (5 PM)
CSAB Special Round 1 - Seat Allotment Result30 Oct ’22
CSAB Special Round 2 - Seat Allotment Result3 Nov ’22
GATE 2023 exam date4 Feb ’23 - 12 Feb ’23
JoSAA Counselling complete scheduleCheck here
CSAB 2022 complete scheduleCheck here

NIT Durgapur Admission starts on the 4th of November 2022, the online admission/ enrollment were open for all the students who wish to apply for NIT Durgapur Courses based upon the cutoffs and the eligibility criteria of the institute. From November 9th to the 11th of November the students were required to report to the hostel and the classes for various courses began on the 14th of November.

Online Admission 

Reporting (Hostel)

College Bank Details


Nov 4 – 8, 2022 

Nov 9 – 11, 2022 

Bank Details: 

Account Name: National Institute of Technology Durgapur  Account No.: 30759768090 IFS Code: SBIN0002108 

Nov 14, 2022,


NIT Durgapur Admission Procedure

NIT Durgapur Admission

  1. Click on the link on the official website admission tab.
  2. One window will open
  3. Click on ‘B. Tech.’ as relevant.
  4.  Enter your DOB in the format dd/mm/yyyy and Admission ID as indicated below.
  5. Your admission ID will be the following:  JoSAA/CSAB 2022 allotted candidates - “JEE Main Application ID”.  SII / ICCR – SII/ICCR Reference Number  DASA / MEA – Shall be intimated to individual candidates
  6. Click on ‘Submit’- On the next page fill up the details in the appropriate fields.
  7. Click on ‘Save and Continue’ – On the following page upload the requisite documents similar to that you have done in the JOSAA/CSAB/DASA/ICCR/SII, etc.
  8. First Click on ‘Save’ and then ‘Next & Preview’- check and submit your details.

As you submit, you will see a message confirming your submission’s success. The NIT Durgapur Admission Committee must approve your application. Upon approval, you will get a message from with links to download your NIT Durgapur admissions documents. This could take two to three days. Following that, you will hear from the appropriate class teachers to begin the online academic activities.

NIT Durgapur Admission - Documents Required

1. Passport size colour recent photograph (<500kb) 
2. Scanned signature (<100kb)
3. Date of Birth certificate/proof issued by competent authority
4. Photo ID Proof as per Govt. of India norms (preferably Aadhaar Card)
5. JEE MAIN Scorecard 
6. Online Document Verification Certificate (ODVC) and Final Provisional allotment letter (at the end of last round) in single PDF –issued by JoSAA/CSAB or Offer of admission issued by ICCR/SII/DASA/ MEA, GOI in single PDF.
7. (10+2) level mark sheet/certificate. 
8. Migration/School leaving Certificate.
9. Valid Certificate of Category must be valid for the financial year 2022-23.
10. Valid PwD Certificate.
11. Annual Income certificate of the family.
12. Anti-ragging affidavit
13. Valid Passport – for the candidates to be admitted through ICCR/DASA/SII/ MEA
14. All proofs of payment
15. Undertaking by the student and his / her parent on the format as per Annexure – B 
16. Valid account number with bank details.
17. Medical Certificate as per Annexure - C

NIT Durgapur Fees & Courses 

The NIT Durgapur currently has 4000 students enrolled, 14 departments, 5 centres of excellence, 224 faculty members, and. Four BTech programmes, 19 MTech programmes, three MSc programmes, one MCA programme, one MBA programme, and one MSW programe along with one PhD programme are available at NIT Durgapur Courses. The two of the highly rated main programmes of the institute, with an emphasis on engineering, are BTech and MTech. While MTech admissions require GATE scores, BTech admissions are based on JEE Main rank. For the BTech programme, candidates seeking admission must achieve a JEE Main exam rank between 4400 and 40000. The ideal GATE score for the MTech programme is between 400 and 800. 

The NIT Durgapur fees paid for the tuition on an educational course, along with their eligibility are mentioned, refer to the table below for concise information:





B.Tech/ BE 12 with 75% and JEE Main along wih DASA UGINR 5 L - 6.25 L
MBAGraduation with 55% marks & CAT,XAT, CMAT score INR 1.5 L
M.TechPass in Graduation and GATE scoreINR 1.25L -6.25L
M.C.AGraduation with 60% and NIMCET scoreINR 2.29L
B.Sc 12 from recognised board with Science streamINR 1.49 Lakhs 
M.ScGraduation with 55% + IIT JAM, CCMNINR 30K - 75K
Ph.DPost-GraduationINR 1.15L
MSWGraduation : 50 %INR 1.4 L

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NIT Durgapur Placement

Over 100 companies participated in the NIT Durgapur Placements 2022, and 530 or more students were placed. The CSE department has the highest placement rate, at 95.24 per cent. Students from NIT Durgapur have been hired by organisations like Microsoft, Jio, Infosys, Nokia, TATA Steel, Genpact, Oracle, Qualcomm, Wipro, Oyo, Goldman Sachs, etc. The statistics for 2022’s branch-wise placement are listed below:

During the NIT Durgapur BTech placements. 11.46 LPA was the average package offered. The following table lists the significant highlights of the NIT Durgapur placements in 2022:

BranchPlacement Rate
Metallurgical & Minerals75%

NIT Durgapur Placement

NIT Durgapur Placements Statistics

NIT Durgapur Placements: BTech
ParticularsStatistics (2022)
Average salaryINR 11.46 LPA
Number of students placed560+
Total recruiters100+
Top recruitersTCS, Google, IBM, Adobe, Infosys, Amazon


NIT Durgapur Placements: MTech
ParticularsStatistics (2022)
Total students249
Number of recruiters50
number of students placed48
Top Job offers51

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NIT Durgapur Scholarship

Deserving and meritorious students are given financial aid and scholarships by NIT Durgapur. The institute currently has 31 scholarships available. Each student is only given one scholarship per academic year, which can either take the form of tuition reimbursement or a monthly stipend. The following list includes some of the most well-known NIT Durgapur scholarship programmes.

  • Fully funded student scholarships
  • Half-Freeship Scholarship for Students
  • DASA Fellowship
  • Student Assistance-Fund Sitaram Jindal Memorial Scholarship Indian Oil Corporation Limited Scholarship
  • Scholarship from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations

NIT Durgapur Cutoff 

Here is a list of exams and dates for admission into the different NIT Durgapur courses:

The minimum rank required for admission to the B.Tech programme is the NIT Durgapur cutoff 2022.The Joint Seat Allocation Authority will announce the cutoff (JoSAA). The cutoff is determined by a number of variables, including JEE Main exam rank, seat availability, choice filling, reservation criteria, etc. The following table shows the general category students’ JoSAA 2022 round 6 closing ranks:

The table below mentions the NIT Durgapur cutoff for 2022 round 6:

CoursesJEE Main Cutoff 2022
Round 6 (HS)
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering11092
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering15843
B.Tech Electrical Engineering19712
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering31048
B.Tech Chemical Engineering35089
BTech Civil Engineering41294
B.Tech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering44601
B.Tech Biotechnology48765
B.Tech + M.Tech Chemical Engineering40714
B.Tech + M.Tech Biotechnology40790

The table below mentions the NIT Durgapur cutoff for 2022 round 5:

CoursesJEE Main Cutoff 2022
Round 5 (HS)
B.Tech Computer Science Engineering11010
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering15755
B.Tech Electrical Engineering19656
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering30232
B.Tech Chemical Engineering35089
BTech Civil Engineering38831
B.Tech Metallurgical and Materials Engineering42795
B.Tech Biotechnology48280
B.Tech + M.Tech Chemical Engineering40714
B.Tech + M.Tech Biotechnology40790

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NIT Durgapur Library

A contemporary central library at NIT Durgapur houses more than 1.7 lakh print volumes, including technical books, reports, standards, CDs, and back issues of journals. The library also offers reading rooms with air conditioning and Wi-Fi. This location is across from the High Voltage Laboratory. The library is an institutional member of the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), Current Science Association, Bangalore, American Centre Library, Kolkata, and DELNET (Developing Library Network).


It is also a member of the INDEST-AICTE consortium, which offers desktop access to high-quality e-resources (online journals) like IEL Online (IEEE/IEE Electronic Library), Springer Verlag’s Link, Proquest, ACM journals, ASCE, ASME, Nature Magazine, Indian Standards (Intranet version), and ASTM journals & Standards, among others. Its library includes thousands of electronic books on computer science (published by Springer). 

NIT Durgapur Ranking

Rankings can be a helpful tool for determining how well a school performs academically compared to its peer schools. NIT Durgapur is one of the best engineering schools in India, it has gained recognition both domestically and internationally. Recently, the US News Engineering Rankings 2021 assigned NIT Durgapur to position 713. And in NIRF Rankings, the Outlook-ICARE Rankings, THE WEEK Rankings, and many other national ranking agencies in India have all given the institute top rankings in addition to these.

In comparison to last year’s rankings, NIT Durgapur’s performance in the NIRF Rankings 2022 has improved. In both the NIRF Engineering Rankings and the NIRF Overall Rankings, the institute is ranked at positions 34 and 72, respectively. Additionally, the institution has maintained its 24th place in The Week’s ranking of the best technical universities in India for 2021.

The Ministry of HRD introduced the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2015, which is used to rank Indian institutions nationwide. According to the NIRF 2022 Rankings, NIT Durgapur is ranked number 34 in the engineering category. For more detailed information regarding the ranking criteria and their results is listed in the table below:

NIT Durgapur Ranking Highlights 2022

Ranking AgencyYear Ranking
NIRF Overall Rankings202214
NIRF Engineering Rankings20229
NIRF Research Rankings202212
THE World University Rankings2021601-800
THE Asia University Rankings2021144
QS World University Rankings2023581-590
QS Asia University Rankings2022224


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NIT Durgapur College Life

Every year in February, the National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Aarohan hosts its annual Techno-management festival. It includes a variety of activities, including contests, displays, workshops, and speeches from special guests. The virtual mode was to Organise Aarohan 2021 due to the pandemic.

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