NEE II is the entrance for getting into college and the eligibility criteria differs every year because of the number of students participating and how tough the paper was.
Here unions are formed headed by SUN(Student Union of NERIST). All states have their respective union. Every state celebrates their festival and sports meet and cultural fest are held annually.
6 hostel for boys and 1 for girls. 1 pg hotel each for boys and girls, students can also stay outside the campus. Food is cheap and the good quality. Classroom, labs, library labs are in good condition.
Class starts at 8 am in the morning to 5 pm in the evening. Exams are held twice, one in the middle of sem and one at the end. Assignments and projects are regularly done. Quality and method of teaching is good,not the best but decent enough. Overall a good college to purse for higher studies.
The course fee is around INR 4000 per sem which is very less compared to other colleges. Scholarships are not available and they are not necessary as course fee is very less.
Tech Mahindra, OIL, ASAI, etc do their campusing here. About INR 6-10 lakh package with about 40-50% student get placed.
We have to sit for an entrance test named NEE and 20 students from each state is selected. Each branch having 4 seats for each state. I took NEE-I. No particular cutoff just its a first come first serve basis one whose rank is higher can choose his/her branch.
There is a student body known as SUN (Students Union of Nerdist). It helps in dealing with any problems or emergency faced students if any. Apart from that, there are Student unions of respective States and Department. There are many functions and programs conducted in the institute. The main is RACAF, which is a cultural cum recreational program. Another is SHRISTI which is a competitive scene for showcasing talents in various academic or department.
There are hostel for Girls, Boys and Post Graduate students. The boys' hostel is divided into 8 buildings out if which 3 are 2 storied. At present, there is only 2 Girl's hostel of 2 storied, which is bit of a problem regarding adequate accommodation. The hostel is good enough. In a room maximum of 2 students are appointed.
Normally classes start at 8 am in the morning to 5 pm in evening with the 1-hour lunch break at 1 pm to 2 pm. But depending on your branch the routine is set. Lecturers and professors do give us assignment and project from time to time. Each semester 2 quiz (MCQ) of 10 marks each is conducted. Practical exam is conducted too and then their mid-semester exam and end semester exam. In my Forestry Department, I had excellent experience of learning as the lecturers and Professor were very good at teaching. They provided us with lectures and notes. Overall the experience was amazing. No complaints.
Fee structure is very affordable as compared to other major institute. During new admission a student would have to pay about INR 25000 for first 6 months for the next 6 months they would have to pay around INR 12000. Scholarship: There are various types of scholarship that are provided. It is provided to students who obtain good grades (above 8 GPA). Another type of scholarship is also provided to ST, SC who secures good grades. Loans are normally not required as the Fee is affordable.
For ST stipend cum scholarship are provided. We need to apply for it at the Academic Branch. Placement: The most popular hiring time to time is done by OIL (Oil India Limited). Apart from that, some small companies from IT sector do visit for campusing. The most popular Candidates who got placed at OIL is said to get around INR 90,000 for first couple years. Alumni network: There is good connectivity among the alumni network with the institute. They do visit or get invited on occasions such as silver jubilee.
The Course I graduated on was BSc Forestry (Applied science). It was in the year 2008. There was three types of exams NEE (NERIST Entrance Exam): 1) NEE- I (10 passed students) 2) NEE-II (10+2 students) 3) NEE-III (Diploma holder) I applied for NEE-I as I was 10 passed. I applied online through the website www.neeonline.ac.in. Eligibility: To apply for NEE-I -one must be not more than 23 years of age (26 in case of ST/SC) -Should have passed Matrix. The application fee is INR 750 and INR 400 for ST, SC, PH.
The candidate must clear the NERIST Entrance Examination (NEE) and must have passed the Diploma/12th from a recognized institute.
There are no clubs in the college. Life in college is okay.
There are no hostels. Food in college is okay.
The college starts from 8 am to 5 pm with good options.
The college organizes industrial training or field training for a period of 30 days during summer vacation in the pre final year. Alumni often visit the campus grounds and have interactions with the students. The college also organizes regular workshops for B.Tech pre-final and final year students. The basic objective of these workshops is to provide sufficient exposure to the students in the areas related to recruitment, selection and personality development, to facilitate their entry into leading and highly professional organizations.