NIT Puducherry: Courses, Fees, Contact Details, Facilities

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Feb 13, 2024
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Feb 13, 2024

Latest Updates for NIT Puducherry

  • 20 May 2024 :

    The JEE Main Result 2024 for Paper 2 (B.Arch & B.Plan) was released on 19th May 2024 at the official website of NTA. 

NIT Puducherry was established in the year 2009. National Institute of Technology Puducherry B.Tech admissions will be decided based on JEE Main 2024 examination. JEE Main 2024 Result for Session 1 has been released on February 13, 2024. The JEE Main Cutoff 2024 is the deciding factor, and the JoSAA Counselling 2024 registrations are expected to commence on June 10, 2024.


The NIRF 2022 ranks 136th in the Engineering category. The National Institute of Technology Puducherry's mission is to create the best benchmark in infrastructure and academic environment. NITPY is an institute of national importance. It offers programs from undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD levels. NITPY's evaluation is based on the grading system, which is regulated by MHRD, Govt of India.

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NIT Puducherry Quick Insights

National Institute of Technology Puducherry was established in the year 2009. Below are some of the institute's highlights, including its reputation, type of university, and facilities.

Year of Establishment 2009
Type of Institute Public
Approvals AICTE
Campus Area 258 acres
Courses offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities Classrooms, Conference Hall, Bank, Central Library etc
Location Puducherry, Tamil Nadu

NIT Puducherry Admission Dates 2024

From the table below, candidates can check the important tentative dates related to NIT Puducherry admission 2024.

Event Date
JEE Main 2024 Results (Session 1) February 13, 2024 (Out)
JEE Main Session 2 Final Provisional Answer Key     Fourth Week of April 2024 (Tentative)
JEE Main 2024 Results (Session 1) April 25, 2024
JoSAA Counselling 2024 June 10, 2024 (Tentative)

NIT Puducherry Ranking

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) has honoured and acknowledged NIT Puducherry. When it comes to the top engineering schools in India, it comes in at number 144. The following are its rating for the most recent years.

  • NIT Puducherry is ranked 128 by the NIRF 2023 among Engineering colleges.
  • NITPY was ranked 136 by the NIRF in 2022.
  • National Institute of Technology Puducherry was also ranked 144 by NIRF Ranking 2021.

National Institute of Technology Puducherry Courses

NIT Puducherry offers various courses and specializations under the science and technology discipline in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. The courses are recognized by the MHRD, Govt of India, and the institution's evaluation is based on the CBCS grading system. More details about the courses of NITPY are mentioned below.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BTech 4 years Passed 10+2+ JEE Main score+ JoSAA Counselling
MTech 2 years Graduation+ GATE
MPhil 2 years Post Graduation+Written Test

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NIT Pudcherry Fee Details

The fee related information on courses offered at National Institute of Technology Puducherry are given below.

Course Total Tuiton Fee
BTech INR 5.50 Lakh
MTech INR 1.85 Lkah

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NIT Puducherry Departments

NIT Puducherry offers numerous specializations, and it will be difficult to maintain them without dividing them. Hence, the institution has 9 departments that maintain the specialization, and all the study and research-related activities are programmed by these departments. National Institute of Technology Puducherry departments are mentioned below.

Civil Engineering Computer Science Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering  Humanities and Social Sciences Mathematics
Physics Mechanical Engineering Power Electronics

NIT Puducherry Admission

NIT Puducherry admission 2024 is ongoing for the PhD course. NITPY offers BTech, MTech and PhD courses. Admissions to these courses are based on the national-level exam such as JEE Main, IIT JAM and GATE or written exam conducted by the institute. The registrations are made online, and students must clear the cutoff and counselling rounds to secure admission at the institute.

Five specialisations are available in the four-year B.Tech degree at NIT Puducherry. The institute's most popular specialization, out of the 5 that are available, is computer science and engineering (CSE).

NIT Puducherry Eligibility Criteria

National Institute of Technology Puducherry announces the eligibility criteria for courses depending on the type of course chosen. It offers courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, etc. Mentioned below are a few popular courses along with their eligibility criteria.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 or its equivalent in a science background.
  • Candidates should have qualified for the Joint Entrance Examination.
  • Candidates should attend JoSAA and selection will be based on it.

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M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree in BE/ with not less than 60% of aggregate marks.
  • Candidates should have a valid GATE score.

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MPhil Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed a Master's degree in Engineering/Technology/Research with not less than 60% of aggregate marks or a CGPA of 6.5.
  • Candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology from CFTI with a valid GATE score with at least 90% of aggregate marks.

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Why Choose National Institute of Technology Puducherry?

NIT Puducherry is one of the well-known institutions, and it is the best technical institute in the region. The National Institute of Technology Puducherry campus is filled with daily amenities that students require for education and research. The campus has an overall strength of 784 students, 38 faculty members, and 36 non-teaching staff.

NIT Puducherry Academic Advantages

  • The NIT Puducherry is one of thirty-one National Institutes of Technology founded by the Government of India in 2009.
  • NITPY also offers an international youth exchange program through which students can pursue their further education at associated colleges throughout the world.
  • National Institute of Technology Puducherry offers 45-day internship training periods in the second and third semesters.
  • NITPY provides keen guidance in terms of experienced and expert faculties as well as facilities to sculpt bright minds into professionally balanced individuals, capable enough to take up challenges of nature of society, and of the marketplace.

NIT Puducherry Cutoff

NIT Puducherry JEE Main cutoff 2024 will be released soon. NITPY offers courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. The students seeking admission to the institute must meet the university's cutoff criteria and also need to secure reasonable marks in the accepted exams JEE Main/ DASA UG for B.Tech; GATE/ CCMT for M.Tech.

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National Institute of Technology Puducherry Result

NIT Puducherry results 2024 will be released on the official website. The semester and entrance exam results are published online; students can access them using their credentials. The results are available on the Homepage as direct links.

NIT Puducherry Infrastructure

NIT Puducherry has a vast campus spread across 258 acres, and nearby beaches are an added advantage to the students and faculties. The campus is filled with amenities that students require and includes 3 boys' hostels and a girl's hostel inside. More details about the facilities of NIT Puducherry are mentioned below.

  • Classrooms and Administrative Office
  • Laboratory Facilities
  • Central Library
  • Hostel Facilities
  • Mess and Transportation Facilities
  • Conference Hall
  • Bank & ATM

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NIT Puducherry Placements

NIT Puducherry placements 2022 were concluded. The placement cell conducts the placement drive for the final-year students each year. In 2022, a total of 115 students were there in the batch, out of which only 62 students were placed. 

  • The highest salary package offered in the BTech course was INR 42 LPA.
  • The highest salary package offered in the MTech course was INR 14.5 LPA.
  • The average salary package offered in the BTech course was INR 8 LPA.
  • The average salary package offered in the MTech course was INR 10 LPA.

NIT Puducherry Top Recruiters

The top recruiters who visited the National Institute of Technology Puducherry campus are below.

Samsung Snapdeal IBM
RAMCO Virtusa Tech Mahindra

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NITPY Scholarship

The National Institute of Technology Puducherry supports its deserving and needy students by offering a variety of scholarships and financial aid to help them out financially. Some of the scholarships are sponsored through the Government of India's scholarship programs, while others are offered by the institute's alumni. The following list includes a few of NITPY's well-known scholarships.

  • Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship
  • Scholarship from Swami Dayanand Charitable Education Foundation (SDEF)
  • Scholarship for Physically Disabled Students
  • Scholarship for MBC students from Tamil Nadu

National Institute of Technology Puducherry Collaborations

NIT Puducherry supports active collaboration between other universities at the national level. The National collaborations are as follows.

  • Anavadya Softech Private Limited, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology, Calicut
  • Regional Academic Centre for Space, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, (NITK), Surathkal
  • National Highways Authority of India (NHAI)
  • Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Government of India
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai

NIT Puducherry Alumni

NIT Puducherry was set up in the year 2009. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all of the alumni to engage and network and organizes a large number of occasions each year. A few of the National Institute of Technology Puducherry alumni are.

Notable Alumni Profession
D. Raghavender President
Dileep Kumar S V Vice-President
Dr. R Bhoopati Rani Treasurer
Mahaboob Hussain J Secretary
Uttam Kumar P Joint-Secretary
K Gokul Executive Member
Vijaya Ragunath Executive Member

NIT Puducherry Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 2010
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 258
Recognised by UGC

NIT Puducherry Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#52 in 2022 Engineering

NIT Puducherry Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BTech ₹5,00,000 4 Years
MTech ₹1,40,000 2 Years
PhD ₹45,000 3 Years

NIT Puducherry Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by NIT Puducherry

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Offline On Campus

Exams Accepted: GATE

₹ 1,40,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: GATE

Exams Accepted by NIT Puducherry

JEE Main

Result Date: Apr 25, 2024

NIT Puducherry FAQs

When is the JEE Main 2023 result expected?

JEE Main 2023 results are expected by April last week.

Is the JEE Main cutoff 2023 the only factor for admission to NIT Puducherry?

No, JEE Main cutoff and JoSAA counselling rounds are mandatory for admission to NIT Puducherry.

When was NIT Puducherry established?

NIT Puducherry was established in 2009.

Is NIT Puducherry a recognised institute?

NIT Puducherry is an AICTE approved institute of national importance under MHRD.

What is the NIT Puducherry ranking?

NIT Puducherry secure 136th rank among engineering colleges by NIRF ranking 2022. The 2023 rankings will be released soon.

Is NIT Puducherry public or private?

NIT Puducherry is a public engineering institute.

Is NIT Puducherry good for CSE?

Yes, the CSE branch in the institute is good.

NIT Puducherry Reviews

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Sai Ram Batch 2018 B.Tech Civil Engineering
Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018
2.5 Placements
2.5 Fees

Placements & Internships : I haven't done any internships and I didn't take any stipend. My campus placements like IT, Finance, marketing, sales. Average salary per year 12lakhs and highest salary per year 48lakhs.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 12th pass and we should w

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Savitha Datchu Batch 2019 B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
Reviewed on Sep 07, 2018
2 Placements
1 Fees

Placements & Internships : I have gone for in-plant training in ONGC and PPCL In my college, the main companies from the IT sectors that come for placements are inatech, virtusa, agilisum  Average salary- 4lpa

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Vinnakota Saran Chaitanya Batch 2019 M.Tech [Master of Technology]
Reviewed on Nov 11, 2017
3.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : We have better placements and around 80% of the students get placed every year. Many reputed companies hire our students and the highest salary offered by them was INR 12 lakhs per annum.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Candidate must clear the GA

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Ram Kumar Ar Batch 2017 B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : For joining in National Institute of Technology the students have to write JEE MAIN exam or JEE exams.

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Ashish Jha Batch 2018 B.Tech Computer Engineering
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2016

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria 12th pass in National Institute of Technology, [NIT Py] Puducherry .  The admission is based on JEE MAINS examination. The typical cutoffs depe

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