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

Ayesha Taneem Ayesha Taneem | Mar 21, 2023
Ayesha Taneem
Ayesha Taneem

Updated on - Mar 21, 2023

NIT Trichy was set up in 1964 and is an autonomous public engineering college previously known as Regional Engineering College (REC). According to NIRF rankings for 2022, the Institute has secured the 8th position in the Engineering category. NIT Trichy B.Tech admissions will be decided based on JEE Main 2022 Cutoff. JEE Main 2022 result for session 1 is announced. JEE Main 2022 Results for session 2 will be announced very soon. JEE Main Answer Key 2022 for session 2 has been released. The GATE 2023 exam result has been declared.


NIT Trichy 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 Trichy offers graduation, postgraduation, and doctoral courses in engineering and technology. NIT Trichy admission 2023 is ongoing. The major programs of the Institute are B. Tech and M.Tech. Admission to the B.Tech program is offered through JEE Main rank, followed by JoSaa counselling. Indian Space Research Research Organization (ISRO) has set up a Space Technology Incubation Centre (S-TIC) at NIT Trichy to develop products for future missions. Regarding placements, NIT Trichy has a very good placement record with an average package range between INR 6 - 9 LPA every year.

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NIT Trichy Quick Insights

The National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirapalli, is an institution that strives to give technological education to educational aspirants. Some of the important information regarding NIT Thiruchirapalli is mentioned in the below table

National Institute of Technology, Trichy
Year of Establishment 1964
Type of University Public University
Accreditations NAAC
Approvals AICTE & UGC
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
No. of Courses Offered 20+
Entrance Exams Accepted JEE Mains, GATE, NIMCET, CAT
Total Faculty 380
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Size  800 Acres
Location Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

NIT Trichy Admission Dates 2023

The tentative NIT Trichy admission dates 2023 are presented below

Event Date

GATE 2023 exam date

February 04, 2023- February 05, 2023

February 11, 2023- February 12, 2023

NIT Trichy Ranking

NIT Trichy ranked 21st in NIRF Ranking 2022 for the overall category. The Institute has a solid reputation and is considered one of the oldest educational institutions in India. Following are some of its other rankings

  • The Institute has secured 8th position in the Engineering category in NIRF Rankings 2022.
  • The Institute has secured 9th rank in the Engineering category in NIRF 2021 Ranking. 
  • The Institute has been ranked 48 in the NIRF Ranking 2021 in the management category.

NIT Trichy Courses

The National Institute of Technology offers various courses to students in different disciplines. The Institute offers graduation, postgraduation degree, and doctoral courses in engineering and technology. Some of the courses offered are mentioned in the below table.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Tech 4 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 75% marks + JEE Main + JoSaa counselling
B.Arch 5 Years 10+2 with a minimum of 75% marks +JEE Main + JoSaa counselling
M.Tech 2 Years 60% marks in BTech/BE +  GATE + CCMT Counselling
MBA 2 Years 60% marks in BBA + CAT scores
MCA 2 Years 60% marks in a 3 year degree program with Mathematics + NIMCET scores
Ph.D 5 Years Masters degree with 60% marks + Written test + Interview

NIT Trichy Fee Details

NIT Trichy offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in science, management, law, etc. Applicants pay their fees online or offline mode. Given below are some of the fees for different courses offered by the Institute

Course Total Tuition Fee
B.Tech INR 5 Lakh
B.Arch INR 6.25 Lakh
M.Tech INR 1.40 Lakh
MBA INR 77,000
MCA INR 1.40 Lakh
Ph.D INR 45,000

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NIT Trichy Departments

The National Institute of Technology has various departments that monitor different areas of academics, and it stands for improving the quality of education. Below are some of the different departments of the National Institute of Technology Thiruchirappalli.

Architecture  Computer Applications  Humanities and Social Science
 Centre of Excellence in Corrosion and Surface Engineering (CECASE) Electronics and Communication Engineering  Instrumentation and Control Engineering
 Chemical Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering  Management Studies
 Computer Science and Engineering  Energy and Environment  Mechanical Engineering

NIT Trichy Admission

NIT Thiruchirapalli Admission 2023 can be done online through the university's official website. The admissions are made on a pure merit basis. Admission to NITs participating through Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. The qualifying marks for SC / ST candidates would be 65% in the 12th class examination. The NIT Trichy seat matrix will soon be released on the official website. 

NIT Trichy Eligibility Criteria

National Institute of Technology Thiruchirapalli courses have different eligibility criteria, and each course's admission is purely based on merit basis. The eligibility criteria for each of the courses at NIT Thiruchirapalli are mentioned below:

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed their plus two examinations from a recognized university with an aggregate of 75% 
  • Candidates must have a valid JEE Score.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a B.Tech degree from a recognized university with a 6.5 CGPA.
  • Candidates must have a valid GATE Score.

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a degree in the field of science from a recognized university in the relevant subject

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Why Choose NIT Trichy?

NIT Trichy 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 that cater to the academic and extracurricular interests of the students. The Octagon is the pride of the campus, equipped with modern facilities like a CAD/CAM Lab, Local Area Network, and High-Speed Internet connection. Apart from this, the campus provides ample opportunities for developing extracurricular skills, which include NCC, NSS, Students Chapters of IEEE, social clubs, and sports & games. 

NIT Trichy Academic Advantage

The spirit of being in NITT is the freedom to pursue academics and other personality development extracurricular activities. As most of the students stay in the hostel, it gives them a chance to know about each other. Some of its academic advantages are:

  • The best part about NIT Trichy is that the intake of students is from all over India of different states/cultures/languages.
  • Participation in Extracurricular activities like NSO, NCC, NSS, literary clubs, trekking clubs, photographic clubs, and students' chapters of professional societies gives students ample opportunity to develop leadership qualities.
  • Students of the campus are regulated by Student Conduct and Disciplinary Code and by Rules and Regulations for Hostel Residents.

NIT Trichy Cutoff

NIT Trichy 2022 cutoff is based on the cutoff marks decided by the Institute. JoSAA will release the JEE Main 2022 cutoff for NIT Trichy in online mode. The NIT Tiruchirapalli JEE Main cutoff will be the minimum rank the candidates require to be eligible for BTech admission at the Institute. Candidates must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks to apply for further admission. The institute-specific qualifying cutoff is announced after the declaration of JEE Main 2022 result to manage the seat allotment process. 

NIT Trichy Expected B.Tech JEE Main Cutoff 2022

B. Tech Specialisations Opening Rank Closing Rank
Computer Science and Engineering 40 50
Aerospace Engineering 1200 1500
Mechanical Engineering 800 1000
Chemical Engineering 900 1600
Civil Engineering 1500 2400
Electrical Engineering 100 300
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science 2000 3000
Engineering Physics 500 1000

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NIT Trichy Results

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy, will officially release the results on their official website. Candidates can get a direct link to check NIT Trichy Results. The university has released the NIT Trichy Result 2021 on its website, and NIT Trichy Result 2021 is now available online. Applicants can check the list of candidates for the same from the direct official website. 

NIT Trichy Infrastructure

The National Institute of Technology Thiruchirapalli has an amazing infrastructure facility ideal for studies. Some of the important information regarding the infrastructure facilities of NIT Thiruchirapalli are mentioned below.

  • Hospital Facility
  • Central Library
  • Transport
  • Sports Centre
  • Computer Center
  • Hostel Facilities

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NIT Trichy Placements

National Institute of Technology Trichy has a well-organized placement and training department that helps students get their dream job and carrier in both the private and public sectors. Every year around 500 companies participate in the placement drive. In the placement drive of 2020, 92% of students from UG courses and 87.1% of students from PG courses were placed. During the placement drive of 2020,

  • The average package offered was INR 6.0 LPA.

NIT Trichy Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters of the institute are

Volvo Wipro WS Atkins
ZS Yokogawa Yahoo
Eicher Freescale Hindustan Petroleum
Electrolux Essar Ernst & Young

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NIT Trichy Scholarships

A variety of scholarship schemes are available for the students at NIT Trichy. The criterion for these schemes is based on both merits and needs of the students enrolled across the programs offered by NIT Trichy. Some of the popular scholarship schemes available for the NIT Trichy students are mentioned below

Scholarship Description
Engineers India Limited (EIL) Scholarship for SC/ST Students NIT Trichy awards the EIL scholarships to the students belonging from SC/ST categories. A grant of INR 3000 per month is awarded to students enrolled in the BTech program whose annual family income is less than INR 3 lakhs.
SC/ST Scholarship The Scholarship is given to the SC/ST students who have passed class 10 and the annual income of their parents from all sources should be less than 2.5 Lakh. The Post Matric SC ST scholarship ranges from Rs 230 to Rs 1200.
Ramabhadran Narayan Scholarship NITT Students are awarded merit / need-based scholarship everyyear. 

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NIT Trichy Collaborations

NIT Trichy has collaborated with many international members, universities, and institutes for collaborative programs, research, and student exchange programs. It has signed MoUs with partner universities across various countries. University has developed a series of international study programs with partner universities. Some of them are mentioned below.

International Collaborations

Country Institute
French Institute for Advanced Mechanics (IFMA)
Institut Mines-Telecom
Japan The University of Shiga Prefecture
Binghamton University, Newyork
US Alumni Association, CA 95070
Thailand Asian Institute of Technology
South Korea Konkuk University, Seoul

National Collaborations

  • Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL), Trichy
  • PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd.(PEPSICO), Haryana
  • Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) Construction
  • Tata Consultancy Services ltd, Mumbai
  • Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre(LPSE), Trivandrum 

NIT Trichy Faculty 

NIT Trichy has about 195 faculties with PhD out of a total strength of 380. Out of the total strength of faculty, 168 are male and 51 female faculties working permanently with the institution. Many PhD scholars also work under the faculties as associate or assistant professors. Nine hundred ninety scholars have worked with NIT Trichy as PhD scholars since 2012. Scholars with excellent research also get the chance to publish their work with the help of NIT Trichy.

NIT Trichy Alumni

NIT-T has a strong network of alumni from all over the world. Passed outs from this university have made their footprints in all leading professions.

Some of the notable alumni of the Institute are

Notable Alumni Profession
Natarajan Chandrasekaran Chairman of Tata Sons
K. R. Sridhar Founder and CEO of Bloom Energy
Late Dr. Panyam R. Ramprasad Ex-Program Director & Associate Director, DRDL
Shri. R. Krishnan Director (HR), BHEL
Shri. S. Srinivasan CEO, IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd
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NIT Trichy Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 380
Year of Establishment 1964
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 5119
Campus Area 800 Acres
Accredited by NIRF
Recognised by UGC

NIT Trichy Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
8 Engineering
9 Engineering
5 Architecture
39 MBA
8 Engineering
8 Engineering

NIT Trichy Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
M.Arch ₹1,40,000 2 Years
B.Tech ₹5,00,000 4 Years
MBA ₹1,08,500 2 Years
M.Tech ₹1,40,000 2 Years
B.Arch ₹6,37,000 5 Years
MCA ₹1,75,000 3 Years
M.Sc ₹31,539 2 Years
PhD ₹59,571 5 Years
MA ₹30,000 2 Years

NIT Trichy Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by NIT Trichy

M.Arch [Master of Architecture]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,40,000 (2 Years)

₹ 1,08,500 (2 Years)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 6,37,000 (5 Years)

₹ 1,75,000 (3 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 31,539 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 59,571 (5 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted by NIT Trichy

JEE Main

Exam Date: Apr 06, 2023


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023


Exam Date: Mar 13, 2023

NIT Trichy FAQs

How many courses are offered at NIT Trichy?

In total, 48 courses across 5 streams are offered by NIT Trichy. NIT Trichy is known for its BTech programme.

Is NIT Trichy a deemed university?

Yes, NIT Trichy is a deemed university and it is recognized by UGC and approved by ACITE. At present, NITT is an autonomous educational technological institute offering graduate and postgraduate programs.

What is the highest package of NIT Trichy?

According to the recent NIT Trichy Placements 2022, the Average Package offered was INR 6.5 LPA & Highest Package was INR 42 LPA.

Do reputed companies visit NIT Trichy for recruitments?

Top companies such as Volvo, HP, Wipro, Volkswagen and Google visit the campus for recruitment.

What are the facilities offered by NIT Trichy?

NIT Trichy offers a 24x7 computer center with a high-speed internet facility, Gym, Sports Center, medical assistance from Apollo hospital and various kinds of printout shops, tailor shops, salons, juice shops, etc. to its students

GATE result 2023 is declared in which mode?

The GATE result 2023 is declared online on the official website,

How many times can I appear for the GATE exam?

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

NIT Trichy Reviews

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Deepthirajendran2220 | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 04, 2021

  • 3.3
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 3
  • Infrastructure 3
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : any degree...BBA,, B.COM Tancent entrance examinations Percentile score.

Sam Mokal | , batch of 2022

Reviewed on Sep 05, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : 12 to 75%. JEE cut off. Admission through JOSSA. Entrance exam - JEE MAIN. CUTOFF rank for nit Trichy AIR 4992.

Vijay Dilibabu | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 09, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Jee Main exam. My cutoffs 1/3rd of my marks. I join by the physical handicap. I got civil branch in my college.

Nehar Raikar | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on May 02, 2018

  • 3
  • Fees 2.5
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 2.5
  • Campus 3.5

Fees & Scholarships : The course fees INR 40,000 per year and the students who get a scholarship is the one who score more than 90% in their 10 boards examination

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