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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala

About National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala

National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala, was earlier known as Tripura Engineering College was established in 1965 later in 2006 got the status of NIT. This Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]. This college is completely funded by the central government. This institute strives to provide quality education to cater to the needs of technical manpower in every required field.

The Institute also offers courses of study and facilities for research leading to M.Tech, MCA, MBA and PhD degrees along with Post Doctoral Fellowship programs in various fields of specialization. NIT Agartala admission is based on entrance exams. The Institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes in the field of engineering. 

The NIT Agartala is 4 km off National Highway [NH-44] and about 24 km away from the capital city, Agartala. Its administration is controlled by the Ministry of Human Resource Department [MHRD]. National Institute of Technology, Agartala has a vast campus with facilities like central library, laboratories, hostel facility, computer centre, health facility, transport, Bank and post office facility and more.

National Institute of Technology Highlights:

The highlights of the college like the established year, approval, address, contact number, fax and the programmes offered are mentioned below.

National Institute of Technology Highlights
Year of Establishment 1965
Approval All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]
Fees Details NIT Fees
NIT Address Purba Barjala, Jirania, Tripura - 799046
Contact Number (0381)2546630
Email [email protected]
Programs Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD

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National Institute of Technology Courses:

National Institute of Technology offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes in the field of engineering. 

Courses Specialization
Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanical Engineering, Bio-Engineering and Product Engineering.
Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science, Electronics and communication, Product Engineering.
PhD (Engineering)
Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Product Engineering, Hydro-Informatics Engineering
PG and PhD (Science)
Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry
Humanities and Social Science

NIT Departments:

  • Bio-Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electronics And Communication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics And Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Management, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

NIT Infrastructure Facilities:

The Institute has all basic infrastructural facilities. NIT has a well-stocked library, computer facilities, workshop and laboratories relevant to the courses of study.

Central Library:

  • The Institute's Central Library has a state of art infrastructure facilities with stocks of more than 34,000 books and 200 journals.
  • It has a Digital Library wherein one can access an e-resource, e-journals, and information.
  • The Library has a high-speed copying facility along with scanning facilities.
  • It has book indexing and reference section facility.
  • The library has a well-facilitated reading room.

Central Computer Laboratory:

  • The Central Computer Laboratory has a centralized server facility.
  • It has four departmental modular computer laboratories with facilities like separate broadband connection for every terminal, dedicated internet connections for official purpose, campus intranet connection to share the file and communication.
  • The Institute's campus is connected through Wi-Fi with WiMAX wireless backbone.

Hostel Facility:

  • The NIT Agartala provides separate hostel accommodation for boys and girls.
  • The Institute has Six boys hostel and two girls hostel.

Health Care:

  • The Institute has a well-equipped Medical Unit with two medical officers, pharmacist, staff for providing medical care for the students.
  • In case of a medical emergency, the students are shifted to nearby by a health centre or hospital.

Transport Facility:

  • The Institute has its own transport arrangements from Agartala city to the college campus.
  • It is mandatory for the students to use college transportation.

Banking Facility:

  • The NIT Agartala has a banking facility available inside the campus.
  • The State Bank of India has its branch and ATM inside the campus.

Post Office:

  • The Institute has Sub-Post Office by the name 'Tripura Engineering College' post office.

Extra-Curricular Activities:

  • Extra-Curricular activities help the students to actively participate in all co-curricular activities like games and sports, rallies on various themes, NSS programmes debate, cultural-functions, essay competition, drama competition, etc.
  • All Activities are being sponsored by the State Government and other statutory bodies and by the Institute authority.

The ISRO Space Technology Incubation Centre:

  • The Incubation Centre is one among the latest facility of the Institute. It was unveiled from the country's tech hub Bengaluru in Karnataka in September 2018.
  • The Centre incubates start-ups to build applications and products, along with the industry that can be used in future space missions.

National Institute of Technology Placements:

The NIT Placement for all the courses is provided by the Centre for Career Development. The Career Development Centre provides training, internships, and placements for the students. The Placement Centre trains students in soft skills, aptitude, business communication, group discussion and personal interview. It also provides internships for the students in companies and industries which helps them in having industry skills before getting into the company. The top recruiters who visit the campus are mentioned below:

Oracle Yodlee Samsung
Polaris Nokia Networks Ola
Infosys IBM Sapient
Capgemini Virtusa CGI
Amdocs Mphasis FIAT
MindTree Bookmyshow Intellect
Vedanta Havells Zaloni
Johnson Controls Ashok Leyland Ford
Tech Mahindra Axis Bank HDFC Bank
L & T Construction Misys Gammon

National Institute of Technology Ranking:

  • The NIT Agartala is ranked among the top 100 Engineering colleges in India by National Institutional ranking framework, MHRD and Government of India.
  • It was the first NIT to enter the list of Best universities of India in 2016 by National Institutional Ranking framework.

National Institute of Technology Scholarships:

  • The National Institute of Technology offers scholarships for the students in various State Government and Central Government Scholarships Schemes.
  • The students who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC/ Physically disabled are given scholarships under various scholarship schemes.
  • The Japanese Government provides the MEXT Scholarship Program for the students.
  • Many organizations and institutes also provide scholarships for students under a different category.
  • DAAD Scholarship for working Internships in science and technology.
  • 2020 Commonwealth Master's Scholarship sponsored by the United Kingdom.

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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Entrance Exams Details 2021

National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

National Institute of Technology Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates have to check their eligibility before applying to the programmes.

Course Eligibility
  • The candidates must have passed class 12 with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects from a recognized board.
  • They must have qualified JEE Main.
B.Tech + M.Tech [Integrated]
  • The candidates must have passed class 12 with at least 60% marks or 55% marks in case of SC/ ST candidates.
  • They should have qualified JEE Main.
B.Sc + M.Sc [Integrated]
  • The candidates must have passed class 12 with at least 60% marks or 55% marks in case of SC/ ST candidates.
  • The candidates must a bachelors degree in engineering/ technology with a minimum of 60% marks or 55% marks for SC/ ST candidates in their respective fields. They should qualify GATE.
  • The applicants must have a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA.
  • The students should have a bachelor's degree from a University under UGC.
  • The applicants should have a degree in B.Sc with 50% marks minimum.
  • The candidates must have a master's degree.

National Institute of Technology Admissions:

Admission to NIT, Agartala is made with the instructions received from the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The Admission Procedure for the various programs is carried out through highly competitive national level examinations. 

  • The admissions to all courses are made in the odd semester of each session at the first-year level through the Joint Entrance Examination Main [JEE Main] conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education [CBSE].
  • Admissions for M.Tech depends on the ranks obtained in GATE.
  • For Ph.D., admissions depend on the marks obtained in the examination conducted by the institute.
  • MBA students are taken in on the basis of CAT/CMAT/GMAT score.
  • For MCA admissions are done on the basis of NIMCET score.
  • For M.Sc, student intake is done on the basis of the JAM/ Institute test.

Courses and Fees Structure of National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala

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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4.08 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.66 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.29 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] + Master of Science [M.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 42,200
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 75,000
National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2.10 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 35 Student's Reviews 7.2/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 21/35 students

National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Agartala Ranking

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Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by AICTE.

Hostel Details

National Institute of Technology Hostel Details:

National Institute of Technology infrastructure facilities includes hostels for both girls and boys. Students interested in staying in the hostel have to fill up a prescribed form for admission to the hostel and have to deposit the necessary fees as decided by the concerned authorities.

  • Currently, there are six hostels for boys and 2 hostels for girls.
  • The Institute has excellent residential facilities for all the students admitted to the various courses. 
  • The Institute is planning to add more hostels will be added in the near future.



Contact Details and Location

Address : Jiraniya PO, Agartala, Tripura
Website :

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2019

Class timing- 9:30 -5:30 with a break of 1 hr. 1:30 to 2:30 project is done at the end of the semester there are two exams in one semester with class tests per weak or per topic completion and many of assignments given to students Quality n method of teaching is average. Overall it is good for the regular student which want to do the only job after BTech but for an extraordinary student, it is not a choice.


V.p., gst, gs cultural, gs sports, t&p, cr, etc...gymkhana club is available Aayam and Advaita are main festivals Life is an average due burden of course.

Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2017

The class timing is from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Quality of teaching is better. Overall experience is better.


Every year extracurricular activity is organised by the college. Sports and cultural are the main festivals. college life is better.

Master of Computer Application [MCA], batch of 2019

Class Timings:9:30-5:30 Quality of Teaching is good,but more you have to study yourself. Overall experience is too good, infrastructure is best.


Gymkhana is the society of students. Advaitam Fest is main festival. Life in college is so nice and greenery everywhere.

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