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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar

About National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar

National Institute of Technology Silchar was established in the year 1967. It is one of the oldest NITs and is one of the top-ranked colleges in India. It was previously known as Regional Engineering College [REC]. It is an autonomous institute which aims to produce human resources with more creative, competitive and innovative qualities with high intellect and ethical values. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes in the field of Engineering, Management and Science. It is accredited and associated with NBA, Council of NITS and IEEE.

The institute is approved and recognized by AICTE, UGC and NIRF. NIT Silchar Admission can be made online and also offline inside the campus, for undergraduate degrees are based on seats allocated by Joint Seat Allocation Authority from the list of candidates selected by JEE Main. Admissions for postgraduate degrees are based on seats allocated by the centralized counselling. 

The NIT, Silchar was ranked is 65th in Engineering category by National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF]. The infrastructure of the college includes modern facilities like academic building, auditorium, seminar hall, central library, research centre, laboratories, hostel facilities, guest house, staff quarters, gymkhana, medical facility, bank, post office and many more.

The Training and Placement Cell of the Institute is dedicated and provides good training, internships and placements for the students with a good salary package. Many companies visit the Institute for the recruitment process.

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National Institute of Technology Highlights:

NIT Silchar is one of the established institutions in India, it was started under the guidance of MHRD, it is one of the oldest NIT institutes. The campus spreads across 625 acres of land and the campus has lot of facilities including bank and post office facilities. The institution offers a plethora of specializations under various courses. More details about the highlights of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

Year of Establishment 1967 
Approvals AICTE, UGC
Recognitions NIRF
Accreditation NBA, Council of NITS
Address Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India - 788010
Facilities Classrooms, Bank, Post Office, Library
Programs Offered  Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
Contact Details +03842-242183, NIT Fees

NIT Course:

National Institute of Technology offers various courses under science discipline and a plethora of specialization which are maintained by 6 various departments of NIT Silchar. The courses are recognised by the Govt of India and the institution uses choice based credit system. More details about the courses of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

Course Specialization
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering.
B.Sc Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry
MBA Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management
Ph.D -

NIT Silchar M.Tech Course:

NIT Silchar offers various courses under which M.Tech course has a plethora of specializations. More details about M.Tech specializations are mentioned below:

Course Specialization
M.Tech(Civil Engineering) Water Resources Engineering, Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering
M.Tech(Electrical Engineering) Power and Energy System System Engineering, Control and Industrial Automation.
M.Tech(Mechanical Engineering) Thermal Engineering, Design and Manufacturing, CAD-CAM and Automation, Materials and Manufacturing Technology.
M.Tech(Electronics and Communication Engineering) Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Communication and Signal Processing Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering.

NIT Facilities:

National Institute of Technology Silchar spread across a wide 625-acres of land and it is surrounded with lush greens. Built-in 1967 the institution has a 'State-of-Art' infrastructure. The campus has all the facilities which students require. More details about the facilities of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

  • Laboratories
  • Library
  • 8 Boys hostel and 2 girls hostel
  • Students activity centre
  • Guesthouse
  • Indoor and outdoor sports facilities
  • Bank
  • Shopping centre
  • Post office

National Institute of Technology Departments:

NIT Silchar has 6 various departments to maintain numerous specialization. The departments take care of all the activities like research activity, studies and other curriculum activities of the subjects. Departments of the NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

  • Department of Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electronics & Communication Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Management Studies
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences 

National Institute of Technology Placements:

NIT Silchar has a good placement record, and almost all the students get placed in this institution. The institution maintains a good relationship with the recruiters and also trains students well according to the current trends and there is a separate placement cell where all the placement activities take place. More details about the placements of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

  • A well-organized Training and Placement Cell has been established on the campus
  • A training and placement officer guides the cell in consultation of FIC
  • NIT Placement cell provides training in all the necessary skills and activities for the students to be industry-ready 
  • Students of 3rd year and 4th year will be provided with Digital India Internship Scheme which can be applied online
  • Some of the top recruiters who visit the Institute are Microsoft, IBM, Samsung, TCS, L&T, Maruti Suzuki, Cummins, Infosys, ABB, Wipro, Capgemini, Oracle and many more

Salary Package for B.Tech Students:

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Average Salary

INR 4.54 LPA

National Institute of Technology Fees:

NIT Silchar offers various courses and a plethora of specialization, each specializations and courses will have various fees structure, and the fees of the institution is regularised by the MHRD, Govt of India. More details about the fees of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

    • Tuition fees for B.Tech course will be INR 20833 per semester whose annual family income more than 1 lakh and less than 5 lakh.
    • For SC/ST category students and students whose family annual income is less than 1 lakh, there will be no tuition fees.
    • For students whose annual family income is more than 5 lakh, the tuition fees will be INR 62500 per semester.
    • MBA course tuition fees will be INR 40000 per semester.
    • Tuition fees for M.Tech course is INR 35000 per semester.

NIT Scholarships:

NIT Silchar provides various scholarship to its students, the institution gets scholarships from various sources and also from the Govt of India. Students can avail for scholarship on the official website of the institution. More details about the scholarships of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

  • MHRD Assistantship for M.Tech and Ph.D candidates
  • National Scholarship for Higher Education for ST students
  • Merit cum means scholarships

National Institute of Technology FAQs:

  1. Where is NIT Silchar located?
    - NIT Silchar is located in Silchar, Assam. Address - Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India - 788010.

  2. How many specializations are there for PhD programme?
    - In NIT Silchar, PhD programmes offers all the specialization and each department will have a PhD programme.

  3. What are the programmes offered in NIT Silchar?
    - NIT Silchar offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes under science discipline.

  4. What is the total fees for the MBA course?
    - Total fees for the MBA course will be INR 112870 per year including hostel and mess.

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Entrance Exams for Admission

National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
GATE 2020
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
Master of Science [M.Sc]
CMAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
CAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
MAT 2020
Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

NIT Eligibility Criteria:

National Institute of Technology Silchar offers various programmes from undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programmes and offers a plethora of specializations. Each specialization will have various eligibility criteria that must be satisfied by the applicant to progress to the admissions. Detailed information about the eligibility criteria of NIT Silchar is mentioned below:

Course Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or its equivalent with at least 60% of aggregate marks.
  • Candidates should have completed MCA in a recognised university with higher aggregate marks.
  • Candidates should have completed a bachelor's degree with at least 50% of aggregate marks.
  • Candidates should have a valid score in entrance exams of CAT/MAT/CMAT.
  • Candidates should have completed 10+2 in a recognised institution.
  • Candidates should have entrance exams with higher marks.

National Institute of Technology Admission:

The National Institute of Technology Silchar admissions for all the courses is done by downloading the application form from the Institute's official website. Students should send the filled application form by post along with required documents to the Institute. The admissions can be online on the official website of the institution and also inside the institution where candidates have to be present during the admission process.

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

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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5.15 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.40 Lakh
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000

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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.60 Lakh
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000

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National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 32,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 32 Student's Reviews 7.3/10  
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This institute is recommended by 20/32 students

National Institute of Technology, [NIT] Silchar Ranking

Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 36
India Today 36

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by UGC, AICTE, NIRF, NBA.

Hostel Details

National Institute of Technology Hostel Details:

  • NIT Facilities include separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.
  • The hostels have their own Mess Management Committee to undertake food requirements of the students residing in the hostel

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Contact Details and Location

Address : Silchar, Cachar, Assam, India - 788010
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Student Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2020

Classes start from morning 8:00 am to evening 5:00 pm. There are free period in between. Lunchtime is from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday are holidays.Assignments and projects are according to teachers that whether they want to give or not. Quality and method of teaching is very good. Smart classes take place regularly, labs are equipped with new instruments. Overall there is very good academic environment in the college.


To maintain the student's activity we have a students union body called as gymkhana union body. Under this body, we have different clubs. The main clubs are literary club, coding club, robotics club,music club,dance club,sports club,eco club etc. The tech fest of college is known as Technoesis which is held in Oct or Nov month of every academic year and the cultural fest is known as incandescence which is held on Feb month of every academic year.

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