Latest Updates on NIT Patna
NIT Patna also known as an autonomous institute which was established in the year 1886 by an act of parliament. NITP was formerly known as Bihar School of Engineering or Bihar College of Engineering and was renamed as NIT Patna by the Government of India on 28th January 2004.
The institute is funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, and offers Undergraduate, Post Graduate, and Research programs in the fields of Architecture, Engineering, and Science and technology.
NITP has been ranked 72 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF 2021) in the best engineering colleges in India category. The program, B. Tech CSE, offered by NIT Patna is one of the most sought-after courses for NIT Patna Admission. For admission, candidates must qualify JEE Main Exam and the cutoff for admission to NIT Patna is around 2521.
The institute is honored to receive the 100% placement record in its last session with a maximum number of placements in the department of B. Tech CSE. The highest salary package from NIT offered reached up to INR 43.17 LPA.
NIT Patna important dates for BTech events for admissions to NITP:
|Display of CSAB Special Round-I Seat Allotment Result||August 08, 2023|
|Exercise seat options and Online Reporting||August 08 - August 11, 2023|
|Display of CSAB Special Round-II Seat Allotment Result||August 13, 2023|
|Online Reporting||August 13 - August 15, 2023|
|Release of JEE Main Notification 2024||November 2023|
|JEE Mains 2024 exam date session 1||January 24 to February 1, 2024|
|NTA JEE Mains 2024 Exam Date April session||April 1 to 15, 2024|
NIT Patna Important dates for MTech Events admissions to NITP
|GATE Online Application Process Opens||August 30, 2023|
|GATE Closing Date of REGULAR online registration/ application process (Without Late Fee)||September 29, 2023|
|GATE Closing Date of EXTENDED online registration/ application process (With Late Fee)||October 13, 2023|
|Modifications in GATE 2024 Application||November 07 - November 11, 2023|
|Availability of GATE Admit cards for download||January 03, 2024|
|GATE 2024 Examinations||February 3,4,10 & 11, 2024|
|IIT JAM Registration Window||September 05 - October 13, 2023|
|IIT JAM Exam Date||February 11, 2024|
National Institute of Technology, (NIT) Patna
Approved and Recognized by
AICTE, UGC, and MHRD
Undergraduate – B. Tech, B. Arch
Postgraduate – M. Tech, MURP, M. Sc
Highest Salary Package
INR 43.17 LPA
Goldman Sachs, Wunderman Thompson, United Healthcare, Intel, Capgemini, Cognizant, Adobe, Samsung, Tata Power, PhonePe, etc.
In terms of overall ranking, NITP has seen changes in its position over the years. In 2020, it was ranked 151 out of 200 colleges in India according to NIRF. In 2022, it improved to 101 out of 200. However, the NITP Architecture program had a lower ranking in 2022, being 30th out of 30 colleges in India.
In 2023, NITP showed improvement, being ranked 23rd out of 30 colleges according to IIRF. Additionally, for the specific fields, in 2023, the Architecture program of NIT was ranked 19th by NIRF, while its Engineering program was ranked 41st. The list here below mentions the rankings of NITP in several categories:
Here are the admission stages for NIT Patna and the important steps for completing the same:
|Application starts||Apply for JEE Main|
|JEE Mains||Candidates having a valid JEE Main score should appear for counseling|
|Final Admission Offer||Accept the seat|
The M. Tech 2021 of NIT Patna and the Cutoff 2021 for the institute have been released for various specializations offered by NITP. Below mentioned are the various specializations offered under M. Tech along with the cutoff marks of NITP:
OP and CR
Master of Architecture
Master of Urban and Regional Planning
Control Systems Engineering
Power System Engineering
Microelectronics and VLSI System Design
Water Resources Engineering
OP and CR
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
NITP Courses offer programs at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate level. NITP offers B. Tech, B. Arch at the undergraduate and M. Tech, Integrated M. Sc at the postgraduate level. NITP also offers Ph. D. program at the doctorate level.
Pass in 12th class with PCM securing at least 75% marks in aggregate from a recognized board
A valid score in JEE Main Exam
Pass in 12th class from a recognized institute
A valid score in NATA Exam
Pass in 12th class exam along with a valid score in JEE Main Exam
JEE Main Exam + JoSAA Counselling
Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
A valid score in GATE Exam
Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized institute
A valid score in NIMCET Exam
Master’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
GD + PI conducted by the institute
The NIT Patna has below mentioned academic departments:
Admissions to Undergraduate engineering programs of NITP are provided based on candidates’ performance in the entrance examinations conducted for respective courses offered by NIT Patna:
NIT Patna is offering a 4 year long B.Tech program under 6 different specializations via regular mode. NITP is charging a total fee of INR 5.7 Lakhs for its B.Tech program.
NIT Patna campus is spanning around 39 acres (16 hectares) and is said to be situated along Ashok Rajpath. NITP offers a very unique geographical advantage as the college is located near the confluence of the Ganges and Gandak rivers.
Adjacent to NIT Patna is the picturesque Gandhi Ghat, providing all the students with the opportunity to enjoy all the stunning views of the Ganges. Furthermore, there are plans for expansion with a new 125-acre (51 ha) campus in Bihta.
While the main campus of this NIT moves to Bihta, some management courses will still be available at the existing Ashok Rajpath campus. This development reflects the commitment of NITP to growth and development, ensuring a seamless transition for the students of NIT Patna as it embraces a larger, more modern campus of NITP while preserving its existing presence.
NIT Patna has a separate and dedicated Training & Placement cell that caters to students’ requirements of their dream job. Some of the major recruiters who have visited the college campus are Adobe, Oracle, Amazon, Alstom, Cognizant, Jio, etc.
As per the Placement data of 2020 for NIT Placements, the highest package offered by NIT Patna at the institute has reached up to INR 43.17 LPA and there were almost 442 job offers witnessed. The engineering department has never failed to attract lucrative offers.
Below mentioned are the Placement Statistics of Batch 2021 for NITP:
Highest Placement Package
Average Placement Package
INR 43.17 LPA
INR 8.8 LPA
NITP is offering a 2-year MURP (Master of Urban and Regional Planning) program with a total fee of around INR 1.7 Lakhs. In order to be eligible for this program of NIT, candidates need to have a B.Arch degree and must have attained a minimum of 60% or a CGPA of 6.5 during their undergraduate studies.
As per NIT Patna, the selection process for the MURP program will be based on the candidates’ GATE Exam rankings. Then the seat allocation as per the NIT Patna will take place following the successful completion of the CCMT counseling process, considering factors like previous academic records and seat availability as per the brochure of the college
Here is a table of all the departments of NITP mentioning the average packages for each and every department. As per the report of placements of NITP
Average Package in INR LPA
Electronics and Communication
Here are the total registered students and Total Jobs Offered (Department-wise) as per the placements report of NITP:
Total No. of Registered Eligible Students
Total No. of Jobs Offered
Electronics and Communication
NIT Patna students can opt for various scholarship options which is given based on merit-cum-means. NIT Patna Scholarships can be obtained on the official website of the NITP.
The scholarships are offered by various state governments, PSUs and other organizations for students of undergraduate and postgraduate level programs. Ph. D. students are qualified for a scholarship under TEQIP-III for the duration of the course as per the brochure of the institute.
NIT Patna is offering concessions to its UG & PG students on the basis of grade scores. However, the reservation of seats as per the NITP is as follows:
The hostel charges of NITP are not included in the scholarship awards/stipends. NITP generally covers the tuition fee and other academic expenses of the institute. A 1st-year student of the B.Tech program from NITP can avail the facility of scholarships at NITP on the basis of their rank in the JEE Main entrance exam and 10+2 academic performance.
Patna’s NIT operates from a campus of 40 acres in the area along Ashok Rajpath, which lies in the southern bank of the river Ganges exactly opposite the point of its confluence with river Gandak. The campus of NITP lies alongside Gandhi Ghat.
Here are the facilities of NIT Patna:
The NIT Patna Alumni are mentioned here:
The two fests hosted by NIT Patna are the cultural fest Melange and technical fest Corona. Both the fests of the college are celebrated together occurring every year in January. This event is entirely managed by students and students from several colleges across the country are invited to participate.
Here is the ranking comparison of NITP for over the years:
Here are the parameters and their respective scores for Patna’s NIT
Here is the ranking for NIT Patna for the year 2023 for different categories:
NIT Patna Course curriculum is very good as per the students and all the aspects which are required for any specific field can be found in the curriculum. Placement of NITP though as per the student reviews is increasing day by day.
The college and its students of the 2018 batch have bagged very good placements as per the report of NITP and our senior got a 1.6 crore package in Facebook, one senior got 1.08 crore in Amazon and one 30 LPA in Google.
The faculty of NITP is one of the best and most well-qualified & highly experienced many professors are doing their research in their areas.
The hostel facility of NITP is very good . The rooms of NITP have to be shared by 3 students there are around 7 bus hostels and 1 girls hostel.
There are lots of clubs in NITP like ISIE, saptak(for music), drama club, photography club, NSS, e-cell, coding club, and many more all these clubs allow students to explore themselves in all fields.