NIT Silchar: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Anukriti Dutta Anukriti Dutta | Mar 21, 2023
Anukriti Dutta
Anukriti Dutta

Updated on - Mar 21, 2023

NIT Silchar is located on the Silchar-Hailakandi road at Fakiratilla near Silchar city in Assam. NIT Silchar is one of the institutes of national importance, established and governed by the National Institutes of Technology Act 2007. NIT Silchar operates autonomously, is linked to other NITs, and is administered by the NIT Council. AICTE and UGC have approved NIT Silchar. 


NIT Silchar Latest Updates

  • March 21, 2023: IIT JAM result 2023 is released. Check Here
  • March 21, 2023: The scorecard for GATE 2023 has been released. Check Here
  • March 16, 2023: GATE 2023 result is declared. Check Here

NIT Silchar has secured 76th rank in the overall category, 50th place in research, and 38th in the engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022. The institute provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate-level engineering, humanities, social sciences, science, and business courses. The institute aims to train young talents into skilled professional engineers, technologists, and scientists to participate proactively in the betterment of society. The area of the NIT Silchar campus is 625 acres and is full of quality infrastructure. For the improved learning experience and student benefits, the institute has also made academic collaborations with international universities.

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NIT Silchar Quick Insights

NIT Silchar is one of the institutes of national importance established in 1967. Some of the key insights are given below. These quick insights include the courses offered, approvals, genders accepted, infrastructure, etc.

NIT Silchar
Year of Establishment 1967
Type of University Public
Approvals UGC, AICTE
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
Campus Area 625 acres
Infrastructure Facilities Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Library, etc
Location Silchar, Assam

NIT Silchar Admission Dates 2023

All the important NIT Jalandhar admission tentative dates to its different programmes are listed below

Event Date
JoSSA Round 6 - Online reporting: fee payment/ document upload/ response by the candidate to query (if required) October, 2023
Last date to register for GATE with late fee October, 2023
CSAB Special Round 1 - Registration and payment of Special Round Enrollment Fee October, 2023
CSAB Special Round 1 - Seat Allotment Result October, 2023
CSAB Special Round 2 - Seat Allotment Result November, 2023

GATE 2023

February 04, 2023 -February 05, 2023

February 11, 2023 - February 12, 2023

NIT Silchar Ranking

NIT Silchar has scored good ranks in the books of respected ranking bodies like the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Outlook, etc. Below given are some of the most notable ranks of NIT Silchar.

  • The institute secured the 38th position in the engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022.
  • In the overall category by NIRF 2022, the institute has secured the 76th position.
  • Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking ranked NIT Silchar 801-1000 in its 2022 rankings.
  • 48th rank among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2021.
  • 93rd rank in an overall category by NIRF in 2021.

NIT Silchar Courses

NIT Silchar operates autonomously and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate courses in engineering, science, humanities, social sciences, and management. Below given are the major courses along with their specializations. NIT Silchar offers courses at different levels, such as undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate. Below is the table of a few courses that the institution provides

Courses Duration Selection Criteria
B.Tech 4 Years JEE Main + JoSAA Counselling
MBA 2 Years CAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT Score followed by GD & PI round
M.Sc 2 Years  IIT JAM + CCMN Counselling
M.Tech 1 Year  GATE + CCMT Counselling
Doctor of Philosophy PHD 3 Years  GATE/ NET/ JRFscore +written test + interview

NIT Silchar Fee Details

The fee-related information about courses at NIT Silchar is listed below.

Courses Total Tuition Fee
B.Tech INR 5 Lakh
MBA INR 1.60 Lakh
M.Sc INR 32,000
M.Tech INR 1.40 Lakh
Doctor of Philosophy PhD INR 30,000

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NIT Silchar Departments

NIT Silchar offers courses in different streams at various levels, so the institute has segregated all the academic activities for managing and conducting based on the following departments.

Civil Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Electronics & Communication Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Mathematics Physics
Chemistry Management Studies

NIT Silchar Admission

NIT Silchar admission for the year 2023 is in process. The institute grants admission in graduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. The candidates can send the applications online by visiting the official websites or the college directly and apply offline.

NIT Silchar Eligibility Criteria

All the programs offered have a predefined set of criteria that need to be fulfilled for a candidate to be eligible for applying for admission into it. Below are some of the courses with eligibility criteria.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed the 12th standard.
  • Candidates must have appeared for entrance exams that the college prefers.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology with 60% marks.
  • The candidate must have appeared for the entrance exam.

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed B.Sc.
  • Candidates must qualify for IIT JAM.
  • Candidates must attend Centralized Counseling for M.Sc (CCMN).

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Why Choose NIT Silchar?

NIT Silchar aims to train young talents in skilled professional engineers, technologists, and scientists to proactively participate in the betterment of society. The institute has also been ranked commendable by NIRF, and other institutes, signifying its quality of academics.

NIT Silchar Academic Advantages

NIT Silchar has made academic collaborations with international universities to improve students' learning experiences. The academic advantages of the institutes are mentioned below

  • Institute focuses on keeping a balance between academic and non-academic activities for the students to achieve synergy in their skills. 
  • A dedicated training and placement cell facilitates the smooth transition of students from their academic lives into their corporate ones.
  • Students of NIT Silchar are recipients of multiple scholarships and studentships.

NIT Silchar Cutoff

The NIT Silchar cutoff for the year 2022 has been released. The campus has separate cutoff criteria for every program offered. The institute generally weighs the entrance test score of the candidate more and gives lesser importance to the 12th standard scores. The cutoff scores also depend upon the candidate's category, the difficulty of the entrance exam, number of applicants in the year.

JoSAA Cutoff Round 1 2022 (geneder neutral, open category)

Courses Quota Opening Rank Closing Rank
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 32016 59124
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 29460 38392
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 7841 20195
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 4976 9701
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 31507 46440
Electrical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 18715 23345
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 13169 30560
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 12339 15735
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 30896 40259
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 9877 20837
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 22182 51414
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 22658 29192

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NIT Silchar Results

NIT Silchar students can access their results from the results link under the academic quick links present on the official website of the institute. Here, students need to select the result link from the ones available, based on their program, specialization, semester, etc. Both provisional and revised results are present on this page. Candidates need to use their roll number or any other required credentials to check the result.

NIT Silchar Infrastructure

NIT Silchar has top-notch infrastructure facilities for the learning, development, and living of all its students, whether they are residents or commuters. NIT Silchar has a 625 acres campus located in Assam. The sports facilities at the institute include cricket, football, kabaddi, volleyball, lawn tennis, chess, basketball, badminton, etc. Below given are some of the other infrastructure facilities provided at NIT Silchar.

  • Classrooms
  • Wi-Fi enabled campus
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Hostels
  • Gym
  • Medical Centre
  • Cafeteria
  • Post office

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NIT Silchar Placements

NIT Silchar has a training and placement (T&P) cell that is responsible for networking between the institute and the industries; it supports all the stages of the placement processes and facilitates the training and overall development of its students. In 2022, 

  • The highest package offered at the institute was INR 44 LPA
  • The average package offered at the institute was INR 38 LPA.

NIT Silchar Top Recruiters

Most global 500 companies visit the NIT Silchar campus for palcements in sectors of information technology, management,  software engineering and other fields. Some of the top recruiters are.



Maruti Suzuki




Reliance Power


Goldman Sachs


Tech Mahindra

Tata Motors

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NIT Silchar Scholarships

NIT Silchar believes in supporting the current and future education of various students, like those who are financially weak and academically strong. Different scholarships are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Below are a few of the scholarships and assistantships provided to the students of NIT Silchar.

Scholarship Description
Government of Maharashtra State Scholarship for SC students SC students with the domicile of Maharashtra are awarded USD 15400 and GBP 9900 by the foreign university. If students pursue education from UK the scholarship amount is GBP 1100. The family income of the students must be less than INR 6 LPA.
BHAVAN- Building Energy Efficiency Higher and Adavanced Network Fellowship PhD and MTech students pursuing engineering, science, technology, and architecture are awarded fellowships in the form of a monthly stipend, return airfare, contingency allowance, and health insurance.
Bharti Infratel Scholarship Programme THE BISP scholarship is awarded to 120 students, with disabilities pursuing higher education. 10% scholarhips are reserved for NE students. For more needy students  study materials, assistive equipment and devices, conveyance allowance and hostel fees is provided as well.
Swami Dayanand Saraswati Merit cum means Scholarship The Swami Dayanand Saraswati Scholarship is awarded to first and second year students of engineering, science and architecture with minimum 85% marks in class 12th with family income less than INR 6 LPA.

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NIT Silchar Collaborations

NIT Silchar dedicates to facilitating smooth knowledge exchange between the students and the faculties of various institutes worldwide, and the institute they have signed several MoUs. Below are a few of the academic collaborations made by NIT Silchar.

International Collaborations

Country Partnering Institutes
Bhutan Royal University of Bhutan
France University Jean Monnet
Romania University of Arad
USA University of Illinois

National Collaborations

  • Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad.
  • National Innovation Foundation (NIF) of India 
  • AICTE (for Entrepreneurship Development Cell)
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Kanpur

NIT Silchar Faculty

NIT Silchar has a faculty of 27 members, out of which 25 are Ph.D. holders in their respective fields. The faculty at the institute is highly qualified and have attended some of the most reputed universities in India and abroad. All members are very interactive and cooperative with the students, and always stay available to students even outside of the classroom or during lectures. 

NIT Silchar Alumni

NIT Silchar Alumni Association conducts activities to develop and maintain positive, long-lasting relationships between the institute and the alumni. The association also conducts regular alumni meet and social activities to strengthen alumni relations with each other and with NIT Silchar.

Notable Alumni Profession
Koushik Guha Assistant Professor, NIT, Silchar
Jeez Lazar Executive Director, J.P.Morgan
Prasanta Kr Das Country Manager, Enterprise Services, Hewlett Packard
Dr. Soumyabrata Chakrabarty Head, Microwave Sensors Antenna Division, ISRO
Rohit Mathur President, USHA International
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NIT Silchar Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1967
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 625
Accredited by NBA, NIRF
Recognised by UGC

NIT Silchar Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
32 Engineering
38 Engineering
35 Engineering
24 Engineering

NIT Silchar Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
B.Tech ₹5,00,000 4 Years
MBA ₹1,60,000 2 Years
M.Tech ₹1,40,000 2 Years
M.Sc ₹32,000 2 Years
PhD ₹30,000 2 Years

NIT Silchar Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by NIT Silchar

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT

₹ 1,60,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 32,000 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by NIT Silchar


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023

NIT Silchar FAQs

Which branch of NIT Silchar is best?

CSE branch in NIT Silchar is best, since it has good placements.

What is the NIRF Ranking of NIT Silchar?

NIT Silchar ranks 38 in the Engineering category by NIRF 2022.

How to take admission to NIT Silchar?

The admissions to BTech course is based on JEE Mains, MTech admissions are based on GATE score, and MSc are done on IIT JAM. PhD admissions are based on NET/JRF score.

What is the BTech fee at NIT Silchar?

The total tuition fee is INR 5 Lakh.

What is the highest package of NIT Silchar?

The highest package offered in the year 2022 was INR 44LPA

What are the top recruiters that visit the NIT Silchar campus?

Some of the top recruiters that visit the campus are Microsoft, Deloitte, Amazon, Goldman Sachs and Tech Mahindra.

How many times can I appear for the GATE exam?

The GATE exam can be taken as many times as wanted.

For how long is the GATE Result 2023 valid?

GATE results are valid for 3 years after the release date.

NIT Silchar Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 32 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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>3-4 star


>2-3 star


1-2 star


Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty


Fees & Scholarships


Placements & Internships


College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities


Clubs & Associations


Udayshankar Agasti | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : To get NIT SILCHAR, one of the most prestigious institutions you have to score good marks and rank in IIT JEE Main entrance examination. The cutoff for OBC, SC/ST, OC category varies.

Sandeep Shukla | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Apr 08, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Admissions to the first semester of all Undergraduate courses are made on the basis of seats allocated by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JOSAA) from the list of candidates selected by all India JEE (Main). Besides, a specified number of foreign nationals/NRIs selected under the policy laid down by Govt. of India, are admitted directly to the 1st year of the courses. The typical cutoffs for my course are approximately 112 marks.

Debagni Upadhyaya | , batch of 2019

Reviewed on Mar 02, 2018

  • 3.8
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 4

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria for admission is through JEE Mains Examination.The scores of the cutoff vary from year to year.Typical cutoff is around 120 out of 360

Ayush Singh | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Feb 02, 2018

  • 3.8
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 4

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The student must pass the 12th grade with the good percentage and JEE Main is the entrance exam to get the admission in this college. The cutoff is around 25,000.

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