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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur  Nagpur, Maharashtra

 ESTD 1960
 Public College
 NIRF Ranking - 54
  AICTE, COA Approved

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) , Nagpur

Nupur Yadav

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, also referred to as NIT, Nagpur, (formerly known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), Nagpur) is one of the first six Regional Engineering Colleges established under the scheme sponsored by Government of India and the Maharashtra State Government & is also one of the Institutes of National Importance for India. The institute was founded in 1960 and is one of the country’s 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs). The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007 (27 of 2007) of the Parliament of India conferred on the institute the status of Institute of National Importance in 2007, along with all other NITs. The institute, formerly known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), is named after an eminent engineer, planner, and statesman, Sir M. Visvesvaraya. The Institute grants Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in engineering, technology, architecture, and science to students who have passed the JEE (Main), GATE, or a similar exam.

VNIT Nagpur is a national institute that was ranked 32 and 68 by NIRF 2022 in the Engineering and Overall categories, respectively. Meritorious students are eligible for VNIT Nagpur scholarships. National Level Scholarships, Maharashtra State Scholarships, and other State and Private Scholarships are among the popular VNIT Nagpur scholarship schemes available to BTech students.

VNIT Highlights



Establishment year1960
Ranking (2022)

 -Ranked 32 by NIRF under the Engineering Category by the NIRF

- Ranked 68 by NIRF under the Overall Category by the NIRF

Number of courses30+ (UG and PG)
Types of scholarships offeredMerit-based, Need-based
MoUsISRO, AIIMS Nagpur, Dassault Aviation

VNIT Nagpur Placements 2023

During VNIT Nagpur placements 2023, 63 companies visited the campus. Furthermore, during the VNIT Nagpur BTech and MTech placement 2023, 471 and 33 offers were made, respectively. Leading companies such as ITC, TCS Ninja, and Accenture were among the top recruiters at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur in 2023. Previously, media reports stated that the highest and average package offered during VNIT Nagpur placements 2022 were INR 34.25 LPA and INR 10.36 LPA, respectively. Candidates can review the VNIT Nagpur placements highlighted in the table below:

CourseNo. of Offers Released (2023)

VNIT Nagpur Admission

Admission to BTech courses at VNIT Nagpur is based on JEE Main scores, followed by JoSAA Counselling. Furthermore, for MTech admission, students must have a valid GATE score and participate in CCMT counselling. Candidates can find VNIT Nagpur admission dates in the table below:

16-31 marchGATE 2023 Result announcement
21-31 marchGATE 2023 Scorecard availability
April 2023JEE Main 2023 Session 2 Exam City Intimation
8 march to 7 AprilMHT CET 2023 Application Form
20 march to 10 Apr ’23NATA 2023 application form - Phase 1
6 Apr to 12 Apr ’23JEE Main 2023 Exam Date Session 2
Apr ’23JEE Main Admit Card 2023 Session 2
3 Apr ’23IIT JAM 2023 Score Card
27 Mar ’23 - 3 Apr ’23IIT JAM 2023 Application Data Correction

The undergraduate B.Tech programme at VNIT Nagpur, which is available in regular mode and covers eight distinct engineering specialities, is highly renowned. The JEE Main entrance exam leads to admission to the B.Tech programme, which is then followed by the JoSAA Counseling process. Visit the official website of the conducting authority, NTA, to apply for the JEE Main test if you’re looking for admission to the VNIT Nagpur B.Tech programme.
Seat distribution will also take place following the successful conclusion of the JoSAA counselling procedure and will be based on several variables, including the candidates’ JEE Main entrance exam rankings, prior academic records, categories, and the availability of seats.

VNIT Nagpur Courses and Fees 2023

VNIT Nagpur Courses and Fees 2023 are mentioned in the table below: 



Selection Criteria


B.TechPassed class 12thJEE Main4 years
B.ArchPassed class 12thJEE Main/ NATA5 years
M.Tech Graduation GATE 2 years
M.Sc.    Graduation IIT JAM2 years
Ph.DGraduation/Post graduation Written test and Personal Interview 3 years

VNIT Nagpur Scholarship

Several scholarships are offered by VNIT Nagpur to deserving and needy students. They are awarded based on a set of criteria and are determined by the academic, extracurricular, and athletic activities of the student. The list of scholarships offered by VNIT Nagpur is shown below:

  • Government of India Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for state category students
  • Government of India Scholarship Scheme for Physically Disabled students
  • Government of Maharashtra-Minority Scholarship
  • Government of India SPDC/ICCR Scholarship Scheme
  • Government of India SPDC/ICCR Scholarship Scheme
  • New Central Sector Scholarship for SC and ST students
  • Government of India Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Maharashtra State category students
  • Government of India Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority Students

VNIT Ranking

VNIT Ranking as given by the NIRF for the year 2022, 2021 and 2020 is given in the table below: 

Ranking AgencyYear of Rank Rank
NIRF (Overall)202268
NIRF (Engineering)202232
NIRF (Architecture)2022
NIRF (Engineering)202130
NIRF (Engineering)202027

VNIT Nagpur B.Tech Cutoff 2023 (Expected)


VNIT Nagpur BTech Cutoff 2022

Chemical Engineering18770-30181
Civil Engineering15564-32659
Computer Science and Engineering     2477-4751
Electrical and Electronics Engineering    11998-15135
Electronics and Communication Engineering    6262-10276
Mechanical Engineering    12274-21346
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering    18279-40366
Mining Engineering     31388-42403


VNIT Nagpur GATE Cutoff 2023 (Expected)

DisciplineCategoryOpening scoreclosing score
Chemical Engineeringopen508361
Environmental Engineeringopen486441
Excavation Engineering    open392362
Process Metallurgy    open366355
VLSI Design    open522434
Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering    open612546
VLSI Design    open429402
Engineering Applied to Medical Sciences    open433433
Computer Science & Engineering    open651583
Urban Planningopen484478
Engineering Applied to Medical Sciencesopen420391
Structural Engineeringopen587542
Transportation Engineeringopen570472
Power Electronics & Drivesopen568514
Urban Planningopen593508
Industrial Engineeringopen565484
Integrated Power Systemsopen557446
Materials Engineeringopen434366
Geotechnical Engineeringopen479443
Construction Technology and Managementopen623490
Heat Power Engineeringopen549450
Communication System Engineeringopen546462

VNIT Campus

The VNIT Nagpur campus is near Ambazari Lake in the western part of the city, about 7 kilometres (4.3 miles) from Nagpur Railway Station and 8 kilometres (5.0 miles) from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport. The 225-acre (91-hectare) campus has three main entrances: the Main Gate on South Ambazari Road, the Bajaj Nagar Gate, and the Yashwant Nagar Gate. The campus has a lot of green space and is mostly free of pollution from the rest of the city. There is a gymkhana on campus, as well as tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, football, and cricket courts. On campus, there is also an NCC unit. There is also a medical centre and an auditorium.

The constituents of the VNIT Campus are: 

  • Ground floor + 6 floors for faculty and PhD scholars.
  • There are twenty-five virtual classrooms.
  • Girls Hostel: 1000 beds, with dedicated mess halls, community rooms, and a Multi Activity Complex.
  • Boys Hostel: It has seven hostels for its students. Students in their first and second years share hostel rooms. Students in their third and fourth years are given single rooms.
    Complex of Class Rooms.
  • Sports Facilities at the Health Center
  • Six turf wickets on a cricket ground. 500 people can sit in the cricket pavilion.
  • Football field, basketball court, and two volleyball courts with flood lights.
  • There are three lawn tennis courts.
  • Kabaddi Grounds, Kho-Kho.
  • A well-equipped gym.
  • Four wooden sprung surfaced badminton courts are housed in an indoor badminton stadium.
  • Table Tennis Courts.
  • Swimming Pool of International Standards (Under construction)  

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