National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy  Trichy, Tamil Nadu

 ESTD 1964
 Public College
 NIRF Ranking - 23
  AICTE, UGC, COA Approved

About National Institute of Technology (NIT) , Trichy

Last Updated By: Urmila Pokhriyal on 8th April, 2022

The National Institute of Technology, Trichy, widely referred to as NIT Trichy, commenced its establishment in the academic year of 1964. The institute was previously known as Regional Engineering College and in the year 2003 it was renamed as National Institute of Technology. The institute is situated on the banks of river Cauvery in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. because of the affluent experience, the institute has been granted the status of ‘Deemed University'.  The institute has also been approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and the Government of India.

National Institute of Technology Trichy Highlights




NIT Trichy



Established in


Approved by


Courses Offered

Undergraduate – B. Tech and B. Arch

Postgraduate – M. Tech, MCA, and M. Arch

Application Mode


Exam Accepted

Undergraduate – JEE Main

Postgraduate – GATE

Top Recruiters

Amazon, HCL, Facebook, Pepsico, Sony, Bosch, etc.

Highest Package offered


Official Website

The establishment of NIT Trichy was undertaken jointly by the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu. The main aim of establishing the institute was to provide quality education though undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs.

National Institute of Technology Trichy Courses

The institute offers various courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. NIT Trichy Courses also include a program offered at the Doctorate level. These programs are offered in the field of Engineering & Technology, and Research. There are various specializations to each of the programs.

Admission Procedure

The candidates seeking admission must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute. The admission procedure for each program varies from one another. Candidates seeking admission must visit NIT Trichy Admission thoroughly available on the official website of the institute.

  • For admission to B. Tech and B. Arch, the candidates must qualify JEE MAIN examination. The selection procedure is based on the cut off list released by the institute.
  • Admission to M. Tech and M. Arch requires qualifying Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination.
  • Candidates seeking admission to MCA program must hold a valid score in NIMCET examination.

Admission to MBA requires a valid score in Common Aptitude Test (CAT). The final selection is based on the cut off marks in CAT examination.

Majors of NIT Trichy

The infrastructure of NIT Trichy is spread over an area of 800 acres of land. The facilities and basic amenities offered by the institute are the reason that make NIT Trichy stand among the world class institutes. This makes students' stay comfortable and memorable. These facilities include Central Workshop, Training and Placement, Library, Hostel and Mess, Shopping Center, Transport, Campus Communication Services, Lecture Hall Complex, etc.

  • Training and Placement

The Training and Placement cell of the institute believes in supporting Institute-Industry interaction. The cell organizes and coordinates frequent industrial visits, training and projects of industrial relevance. The cell conducts various campus placement programs and thus, it attains its adherence of a job to every student.

NIT Trichy Placement procedure is quite supportive for students. The major recruiters at NIT Trichy are Infosys, YAHOO!, Intel, HP, ESSAR, etc.

  • Central Library

The central library of the institute has been equipped with several facilities. These facilities include Bulletin Board Service, Current Awareness Service, Audio Visual Service, CD-ROM Search Service, Membership to External Agencies and Individuals, etc. This Digital Knowledge Center has been equipped with 35 Ubuntu computer systems with a proper LAN connection.

  • Central Workshop

The central workshop helps students with fabrication services for their respective projects. There are various segments to the central workshop such as fitting and carpentry section, the machine shop, and the welding and foundry section. These machines complete the basic fabrication requirements.

  • Physical Education/Sports Center

The sports center of NIT Trichy was built in the year 1999. It is a multi-disciplinary sports complex equipped with several facilities. The main aim of establishing the sports center was to create fully developed personalities of students. There is an indoor system along with a fitness center which ensures good health of its students.

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