NITT at a Glance


UG Programme 10 (including B.Arch.)
PG Programme 26 (including M.Arch., M.Sc., MBA and MCA)
UG Students Total : 3585 (Boys : 2756, Girls : 829)
PG Students Total : 1511 (Boys : 1138, Girls : 373)
Ph.D. Scholars (Since January, 2012) 990
MS (by Research) 272
Faculty Strength 298 (Male : 221, Female : 77)
Faculty with Ph.D. 282
Admission to Undergraduate Programmes Admission to Undergraduate Programmes is based on +2 / other Qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main). Admissions are open for Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) under Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) Scheme
Admission to postgraduate Programmes Admission to postgraduate Programmes are based on the scores in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the admissions are through the Centralized Counseling for M.Tech. / M.Arch./ M.Plan. Admissions (CCMT)
Admissions to M.Sc. Programmes Admissions to M.Sc. Programmes (Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science) are based on the marks obtained in entrance test conducted by the Institute and the qualifying degree examination marks.
Admissions to MBA Programme Admission to MBA is based on the scores in the Common Admission Test (CAT) examinations.
Admissions to MCA Programme Admission to MCA Programme is based on the scores in NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET).
Admissions to MS (by Research) Admission to Master of Science (By Research) is based on the scores in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).
Admissions to Ph.D. Admission to Doctor of Philosophy is based on the following categories. (1) Ph.D. (Full time) / Stipendiary (2) Ph.D. (Full time) / Project (3) Ph.D. (Full time) / Non-Stipendiary (4) Ph.D. / (Part time – External / On campus) The candidates, short listed based on the written test performance need to appear for a technical and personal interview by the Departmental Research Committee comprising HOD, all eligible Supervisors and the Dean’s nominee (observer).

Research and Development


No of ongoing R&D Projects with total cost 9 Cost : 1.83 Crores (data yet to be updated)
No of papers published during the Current academic year (by Faculty & Research Scholars) 189 (data yet to be updated)
Institute Day Best Teacher Awards are given to the teachers who excel in teaching and research. Toppers in every year of all UG & PG are given prizes. 13 Endowment awards are given on various disciplines. Awards also given by RECAL to all branch of UG & PG in the academic year.
Library Library equipped with over 12000 Indian Standards, AV Section. A new library block is under Construction. Over 1 lakh volumes are available. (Text book reference section opens up to 9:00 p.m. everyday)
e-Resources Access to 2000 full text e-journals through 8 data bases of Indest consortium.
Octagon The Computer Centre Operate for 24 x 7, round the year since its inception in 1990. An annex building with 200 computers was added in the year 2005. Currently over 1600 computers connected to the LAN.
Placement UG : 100%, PG : Over 90% Highest domestic salary of Rs.23 lpa. And overseas salary of Rs.40 lpa.
TEQIP World Bank funded Project for upgrading quality of Education – Phase I : Rs.20 Crores and Phase II under progress
Major MOUs BHEL, FL Smidh, HP, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.


  • Opal – The ladies hostel has 5 blocks (Opal A, B, C, D & E) each furnished with a mini Computer Centre.
  • Garnet A, B & C & Zircon A, B & C, Opal D & E, Amber A & B,  Aquamarine A & B, and Jasper hostels were added in the last 8 years.
  • 5 messes outsourced to professional caterers.
  • Three 1000 seater mega mess inaugurated. For more details visit Messes

Extra Curricular:

Festember Annual inter – collegiate students cultural extra vaganza. For details visit
NITTFEST Annual inter departmental cultural festival
Pragyan Annual students technical festival with international participation. For details visit
Sports facilities A modern gym, swimming pool, Sports ground.
Convocation 10 convocations were held. Gold Medals are given to the topper in CGPA of all branches UG & PG.

Other Amenities in Campus:

  • Two Canteens run by leading caterers.
  • Two ATM facility with inter-net banking facilities by SBI. Fees collection through ATMs.
  • A new state of the art hospital.
  • New quarters were constructed in the last 8 years.