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Top NITs in India

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on November 01, 2021

The National Institutes of Technology are autonomous public institutes designed to provide students with higher education. These institutes are presided over by the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007 which has also proclaimed them as Institutes of National Importance parallel to Indian Institutes of Technology. There are 31 NITs across the country offering around 19,000 seats to the engineering aspirants. The National Institutes of Technology being Institutes of National Importance are explicitly recognized and funded by the Government of India. These institutes fall under the category of the Top Ranked Engineering Colleges. The NITs are free to set up their own curriculum as they are autonomous public institutes and the language of command is English in all the NITs. Check JEE Main Syllabus

Lakhs of candidates across the country aspire to pursue their engineering from the National Institutes of Technology and the number of applications received increases with every passing year. Admission to one of the NITs takes place based on the marks obtained by aspirants in 12th Class and Join Entrance Examination i.e. JEE Main.

  • Students must secure at least 75% marks (65% marks in case of Reserved Categories) in aggregate or be in Top 20 Percentile in Class 12th exams from a recognized board.
  • Here in this article, the list of the Top 10 is presented along with the number of seats they offer for admission to help students pick the best college to pursue their career.

List of Top 10 NITs in India

As per the ranking of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) i.e. NIRF Ranking 2021, the NITs stand amongst best institutes after the IITs in the country. Candidates willing to pursue their career in the field of engineering from the National Institutes of Technology must qualify JEE Main examination. Candidates are primarily shortlisted based on their score in JEE Main Exam. Following are the top ranked NITs in the country:

The listing has been done as per institutes' NIRF Ranking 2021.

1. NIT Tiruchirappalli 

Ranked 9th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli also shortened as NIT Trichy commenced its establishment in the academic year of 1964. The establishment of the institute was undertaken jointly by the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Government of India. As per the NIRF Ranking, NIT Trichy has been ranked 1 amongst the Top NITs. The institute has 251 faculty members as per the information updated on its official website.

The table given below describes the number of seats NIT Tiruchirappalli offers for admission:

Programs

Number of Seats

Chemical Engineering

79

Civil Engineering

118

Computer Science and Engineering

119

Electronics and Communication Engineering

117

Mechanical Engineering

118

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

79

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

116

Production Engineering

118

Instrumentation and Control Engineering

117

Architecture

57

2. NIT Surathkal

Ranked 10th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institute Technology, Surathkal (Karnataka) is also known as NITK Surathkal is a public engineering university situate in Mangalore, Karnataka. The foundation of NIT Karnataka was laid in the academic year of 1960 asKarnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC). The institute has been recognized by the University Grants Commission and approved by All Indian Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. It is one of the premier engineering institutes established in 1960. The institute has almost 200 faculty members who are highly qualified in their respective fields such as Engineering, Science, and Management.

The table given below describes the number of seat available for admission to NITK Surathkal:

Programs

Number of Seats

Chemical Engineering

58

Civil Engineering

115

Computer Science and Engineering

115

Electronics and Communication Engineering

116

Mechanical Engineering

174

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

58

Mining Engineering

58

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

116

Information Technology

76

Artificial Intelligence

40

3. NIT Rourkela

Ranked 20th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institute of Technology, Rourkela which is also known as NIT Rourkela has been ranked amongst top engineering colleges many a time. The institute was established in the academic year of 1961 and it continues to be one of the premier institutions to offer higher education since its inception. There are total 20 Departments with 303 faculty members currently operating in the institute. The institute is majorly governed by the NIT Council.

Following is the table depicting the number of seats NIT Rourkela offers for admission:

Programs

Number of Seats

Biotechnology

46

Ceramic Engineering

51

Chemical Engineering

74

Civil Engineering

90

Computer Science and Engineering

136

Electrical Engineering

134

Electronics and Communication Engineering

71

Mechanical Engineering

134

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

74

Mining Engineering

12

Electronics and instrumentation Engineering

69

Bio Medical Engineering

46

Industrial Design

46

Food Process Engineering

46

Architecture

20

4. NIT Warangal

Ranked 23rd in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The next in the list is the National Institute of Technology Warangal. The foundation stone of the institute was laid by our first Prime Minister Shri Jawaharlal Nehru in the academic year of 1959. The institute has 14 departments with more than 190 faculty members. The institute was the first to be established in the chain of the National Institutes of Technology. The National Institutional Ranking Framework ranks NIT Warangal 25 amongst top engineering colleges and 26 in overall ranking in India.

Following is the table depicting the number of seats offered by NIT Warangal:

Programs

Number of Seats

Biotechnology

78

Chemical Engineering

115

Civil Engineering

115

Computer Science and Engineering

136

Electronics and Communication Engineering

136

Mechanical Engineering

135

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

78

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

136

5. NIT Calicut

Ranked 25th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institute of Technology Calicut (NIT Calicut or NITC) commenced its establishment in the academic year of 1961. One of the most important features of this institute is that the institute hosts a Supercomputer on its campus thus having a devoted department for Nanotechnology. There are three schools in which the campus of NIT Calicut is divided namely School of Biotechnology, School of Management Studies, and School of Material Science and Engineering (formerly SNST).

There were 139 companies that visited the institute and recruited 643 students for placement (2019 graduates) and 151 students (2020 graduates) for internship.

Following is the bifurcation of the number of seats for various branches of engineering offered by NIT Calicut:

Programs

Number of Seats

Biotechnology

37

Chemical Engineering

116

Civil Engineering

172

Computer Science and Engineering

179

Electronics and Communication Engineering

176

Engineering Physics

37

Materials Science and Engineering

30

Mechanical Engineering

207

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

172

Production Engineering

59

Architecture

59

6. NIT Durgapur

Ranked 29th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institute of Technology Durgapur is located in West Bengal with a sprawling campus spread in 250 acres of land. The institute was established in the academic year of 1960 under the aegis of the Parliament of India and a cooperative set up between the Government of India and the Government of West Bengal. The institute has also been accredited and approved by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). It has been ranked amongst the Top Engineering institutes by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

One of the important aspects of NIT Durgapur is its Computer Center that provides central computing facilities to its students. The computer center turns out to be advantageous for the scholars and teachers of the institute.

The table given below gives a brief idea of number of seats offered by NIT Durgapur:

Programs

Number of Seats

Biotechnology

75

Chemical Engineering

75

Civil Engineering

80

Computer Science and Engineering

187

Electrical Engineering

100

Electronics and Communication Engineering

97

Mechanical Engineering

187

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

75

7. VNIT Nagpur

Ranked 30th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The establishment of Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (VNIT Nagpur) took place in the academic year of 1960. The sprawling campus of the institute is spread over an area of 225 acres in the western part of Nagpur city providing all the basic necessities to its students. There are various cultural activities carried out the authorities of VNIT to keep its students engaged. These activities are AXIS (annual technical festival), AAROHI (non-profit organization), and CONSORTIUM (annual entrepreneurship summit).

The institute has 15 departments with more than 30 specialized laboratories and 4 research centers. The table below gives the number of seats offered by the institute:

Programs

Number of Seats

Chemical Engineering

115

Civil Engineering

115

Computer Science and Engineering

115

Electronics and Communication Engineering

115

Mechanical Engineering

115

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

115

Mining Engineering

50

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

115

Architecture

78

8. MNIT Jaipur

Ranked 37th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

Established in the academic year of 1963, Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT Jaipur) made it to the list of top 10 NITs in India as per NIRF Ranking 2021 in Engineering category. The college was initially established as Malaviya Regional Engineering College Jaipur. The college is famous for its placement trend and for students' knowledge, the highest package during as per the placement report 2020-21 reached up to INR 43 LPA and the total number of companies that visited the campus was 131. The average CTC was INR 10 LPA.

Some of the top recruiters that visited the college campus are Deloitte, DE Shaw, Capgemini, Apple, Goldman Sachs, etc.

The table below gives the number of seats offered by the institute:

Programs

Number of Seats

Chemical Engineering

115

Civil Engineering

115

Computer Science and Engineering

117

Electrical Engineering

117

Electronics and Communication Engineering

117

Mechanical Engineering

116

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

114

Architecture

77

9. MNNIT Allahabad

Ranked 42nd in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

One of the elite leagues of NITs is Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology which is widely referred to as MNNIT Allahabad. The foundation of MNNIT Allahabad was laid by our first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru in the year 1961 and it was named after his father Motilal Nehru. The institute admits nearly 900 students to its 9 undergraduate programs and more than 200 students to its 4 postgraduate programs. The institute currently hold 14 departments in the field of Engineering, Sciences, School of Management Studies along with School of Management Studies, and Humanities and Social Sciences.

The table given below explains the number of seats offered by MNNIT Allahabad:

Programs

Number of Seats

Biotechnology

60

Chemical Engineering

60

Civil Engineering

121

Computer Science and Engineering

325

Electrical Engineering

103

Electronics and Communication Engineering

182

Mechanical Engineering

163

Production and Industrial Engineering

60

10. NIT Kurukshetra

Ranked 44th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

The National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra (NIT Kurukshetra) commenced its establishment with the help of the Central Government in consultation with the Planning Commission in the year 1963. It was declared as the Institute of National Importance in the academic year of 2008. This was one of the seventeen colleges to be established in the country. Being one of the supreme technical institutes of the country, the institute provides 4-year B. Tech degree program in 7 different engineering specializations and 2-year M. Tech degree program in 22 specializations of Science & Technology. It also offers postgraduate programs namely MBA and MCA.

Its active participation on Research Activities in the emerging areas such as Nanotechnology, Ergonomics, Robotics, and Energy & Environment helps it stand out of the list of other NITs.

The list of number of seats offered by the institutes is as follows:

Programs

Number of Seats

Civil Engineering

164

Electrical Engineering

164

Electronics and Communication Engineering

164

Mechanical Engineering

164

Production and Industrial Engineering

84

Information Technology

164

Computer Engineering

243

11. SVNIT Surat

Ranked 47th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

SVNIT Surat which is popularly known as NIT Surat, was established by the Parliament of India in the year 1961. The college holds an astounding record in placements and offers various lucrative placement opportunities to its students. The placement usually starts in the beginning of the final academic year. Besides, in order to strengthen industry-institute interaction, the cell also encourages the companies to hire 3rd year students for internships. The maximum salary package recorded to be INR 40.51 LPA till June 2021.

Some of the major recruiters that visited the campus are Amazon, Adobe, Nokia, Galaxy, Deloitte, Airtel, Infosys, Axis Bank, Fanatics, etc.

The list of number of seats offered by the institutes is as follows:

Programs

Number of Seats

Chemical Engineering

116

Civil Engineering

115

Computer Science and Engineering

116

Electrical Engineering

115

Electronics and Communication Engineering

172

Mechanical Engineering

232

12. NIT Silchar

Ranked 48th in Engineering Category in NIRF Ranking 2021

Last but not the least, the National Institute of Technology Silchar also known as NIT Silchar is one of the 31 NITs currently operating in India. The institute was established in the academic year of 1967 as Regional Engineering College in Assam. During the year 2002, the institute was upgraded and declared as the Institute of National Importance. The institute has 6 Departments of Engineering along with departments of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Management Studies. Talking about the placement statistics of NIT Silchar, the highest package ever offered at the institute reached up to INR 32.5 LPA in the field of Engineering.

The table given below describes the number of seats offered by NIT Silchar:

Programs

Number of Seats

Civil Engineering

157

Computer Science and Engineering

161

Electrical Engineering

162

Electronics and Communication Engineering

162

Mechanical Engineering

161

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

81

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