The National Institute of Technology (formerly known as Regional Engineering College) Tiruchirappalli, situated in the heart of Tamil Nadu on the banks of river Cauvery, was started as a joint and co-operative venture of the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1964 with a view to catering to the needs of man-power in technology for the country. The college has been conferred with autonomy in financial and administrative matters to achieve rapid development. Because of this rich experience, this institution was granted Deemed University Status with the approval of the UGC/AICTE and Govt. of India in the year 2003 and renamed as National Institute of Technology. NIT-T was registered under Societies Registration Act 27 of 1975.
The Chairperson of NITT is Ms.Kumud Srinivasan, President, Intel India & Vice-President, Technology and Manufacturing Group, Bangalore and the Director of NITT is Dr.Srinivasan Sundarrajan
The institution offers Under Graduate Courses in ten branches and Post Graduate Courses in twenty one disciplines of Science, Engineering & Technology besides M.S. (by Research) and Ph.D. in all the departments. The faculty is inducted through a process of open advertisement throughout the country. The institute is an example of cultural unity with students drawn from most of the states in the country.
The hallmark of the campus is the good facilities which caters to the academic and extra curricular interests of the students. The Octagon is the pride of the campus equipped with modern facilities like a CAD/CAM Lab, Local Area Network, High Speed Internet connection and other seminar and conference facilites. It is maintained and run by the Computer Support Group (CSG) of the institute.
To offer state-of-the-art undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes.
To generate new knowledge by engaging in cutting-edge research.
To undertake collaborative projects with academia and industries.
To develop human intellectual capability to its fullest potential.
Admissions to the undergraduate course is competitive, and done through JEE(Main) through the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB). Admission to the post-graduate programs require competitive scores in both GATE and an All India Entrance Exam conducted by the admitting department. The alumni of the institution have excelled in various fields and are well positioned in a number of government and private sectors.
The institution offers Under Graduate Courses in ten branches and Post Graduate Courses in twenty-one disciplines of Science, Engineering & Technology besides M.S. (by Research) and Ph.D. in all the departments. The faculty is inducted through a process of open advertisement throughout the country. The institute is an example of cultural unity with students drawn from most of the states in the country.
National Institute of Technology
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli - 620015,
NITT is located in the Tanjore Main Road, in National Highway 67 in between BHEL and Thuvakudi
Tel. No.: +91-431-2503000 / 2504000
Facilities & Services:
The facilities and services that NITT renders to the students,faculty and staff members make it stand among the world class institutes. The top class amenities provided to the students makes the stay in NITT a memorable experience.The presence of modern facilities furthers the overall development of all the residents of NITT and also assist students and faculty members to work in a co-operative way enhancing the academic growth of NITTians.
The Octagon - Computer Center, Computer Support Group
Over 220 companies participate in the placement process every year. The average compensation during the current year is over Rs.6 lakhs with the highest being $125,000 per annum (one of the three selected from all over India is from NITT; the other two being from IITs). The institute enjoys best placements when it comes to PG programmes.
Average salary about 10 lacs per annum and even above 20 lacs per annum for some
Percentage of placed students – Under Graduate:
Scholarship Tabular Statement:
Scholarship Sanctioned by Tamil Nadu State Government for Tamil Nadu Students
Scholarship Sanctioned by Other State Governments for Students hailing from their States
Scholarship implemented by various state governments for Minority Students viz., Muslim, Sikh, Parsi, Buddhist and Christians
Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC students
(This scholarship scheme is implemented by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India)
Central Sector Schol