Life in college is all about sharing knowledge, having a great time in sharing each others culture and most importantly working on topics useful
The classrooms are equipped with free WiFi with lecture desk and speakers with mikes .the college has an endless number of labs and playrooms and restrooms to avenge out thirst for sports.dining halls are basically in the lobby where there is a canteen for our daily meal.
The quality of professors in NIT Durgapur is overwhelming and they are always in a mood to give us imperative knowledge and ample work related to our topics. Students are taught on the basis of a strict discipline based routine.
Course fee for the first year is INR 135300 rupees. The second year is INR 138550 Third year is I 111050 Fourth year is INR 111550.
Many key companies like Microsoft, direct group, Amazon, etc hired candidates for higher paychecks in fact as high as 26LPA. Alumni are great with experienced professors.
Candidates pursuing minimum graduate (10+2)in any discipline getting at least 55%marks in graduation for general category obc and 50% for SC/ST with a valid cat score with at least 60% in both 10th and 12th. I took WBJEE exam.
Students can take part in various clubs and societies within the college, like CCA, Math n Tech club, Linux users club, Debating Society, Dance Club, Music Club, based on their interest and skills. Mainly three major fests are held in each calendar year, Arohan (Techno-management fest), Abhiskar (Technical fest) and Recstacy (Cultural fest). We also have football, cricket, hockey and basketball teams who regularly compete in inter nit tournaments. Overall non-academic life can be very fun if you wish to enjoy it.
Smart boards and projectors are recently installed in all classes, but almost all professors restrain themselves from using it for reasons unknown to me. The library is a little out of sorts; sometimes important books are not available. There is an adequate number of hostels and construction of new girls' hostel is recently finished and that of boys' hostel going on scheduled to be finished within one year. Apart from hostel foods, there are some canteens and restaurants within college premises who provide reasonably good food at affordable price.
The routine is not so strict as compared to other private colleges. Class timing is effectively from 8:15 am to 5:30 pm. But during off periods or lunch breaks, you can come back to the hostel or go to the library or outside of campus. In every department, there are some teacher(s) who are student friendly and some who are not. But if you can pass the early storm up to the 4th semester, you can enjoy the college life.
The fee fluctuates every year because the college is funded by World Bank. Regarding this consult college website. The SC and ST students, however, have the opportunity of tuition fee waiver. Also, there are some scholarships offered by the college. For further details see the relevant section on the college website. As for educational loans, you can avail it at a very low interest from SBI, whose branch is located inside the campus.
Various types of companies including Core companies, IT companies, Financial companies visit our campus for placement and sometimes they offer paid internships also. Generally, the IT companies offer heavy pay package of over 8-10 LPA. The foreign IT and Marketing companies also offer heavy. Some of the heavy packages in my year - D. E. Shaw (32 lpa), Amazon (27 lpa), Goldmansach (22 lpa), Microsoft (21 lpa). But core branches like mine are often not allowed to apply for IT companies. For core companies, the PSUs like BPCL, IOCL offer nearly 15-16 lpa. But other private companies generally offer below 6 lpa as starting salary.
The institution takes admissions based on AIR of JEE-Mains and then the admission is performed by CSAB for 5 rounds (spot round included). Generally, for each branch 50% seats are reserved for home state quota. Also, the general caste reservation rules as per Indian Government also applies. For Civil Engg, the closing rank for General category was around 30,000 for home state quota. If you are from outside WB, you have to secure rank below 20k -22k.
I have got an internship in Sun Pharmaceuticals with stipend 20kpm. Companies from all kinds of field come for campus placement. Avg salary package ranges from 4-7LPA
YOU HAVE TO QUALIFY JEE MAINS. EVERYTHING FROM GETTING SEAT TO ADMISSION WILL BE DONE BY CENTRALISED BOARD LIKE JOSAA, YOU HAVE TO JUST GIVE THE PREFERENCES OF YOUR OWN CHOICES BY CHECKING THE LAST YEAR OPENING & CLOSING RANKS IN THE JEE MAIN WEBSITE.
Class timings are well managed. You don't have to be present in the college for entire 8 periods. Usually, we have 6 classes per day in 1 st year, which reduces to 2 classes per day in the 4th year. Quality and method of teaching are very good as you are being taught by professors of NIT.
4 lakhs is enough to complete your Btech. Hostel fees are about INR6000 per semester. Mess fees is about INR2500 per month. College provides a scholarship for tuition fees too. The loan is usually not needed but if one wants it is easily available from Canara Bank and SBI in the campus itself.
A lot of companies come to hire you. I got the internship in Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles in 3rd year. And got placed in LnT Power in 4th year. Every branch gets 80 percent of placement. Companies keep arriving round the year. For CSE branch highest salary was 32 lakhs. For ME branch it was 17 lakhs provided by IOCL. 3 to 4 mass companies also come including TCS, INFOSYS, IBM, etc.
To take entrance in NIT DURGAPUR you have to clear JEE MAIN cut off. I scored 196 marks to get a mechanical branch in NIT Durgapur.
There are many clubs like CCA, LITERARY CIRCLE, NITMUN, ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT CELL, MUSIC and DANCE CLUB.
Hostels are worst. The only first-year hostel is awesome. WiFi speed is pathetic, food is average and costs around INR 2,500 per month for non-veg and INR 3,300 for veg. Classrooms are excellent and Labs are below average.
The class timing is from 8:15 am to 5:30 pm. Only a few professors are good others are just average. Overall experience was good.
The fee is INR 1,25,000 per annum. The loan can be availed by SBI and Canara Bank.
The companies like Reliance Industries, Haldia Chemicals, Vedanta, Durgapur Petrochemical, Asian Paints are among few core companies that visit our college. The average salary offered was INR 4.6 lakhs per annum for Chemical Engineering. The maximum salary offered was INR 9 lakhs per annum.
The candidate must clear the JEE MAIN + JEE ADVANCED 2019 exam and must have passed the 12th with minimum of 75% marks from a recognized institute. The cutoff mark for general is 80-115 and the rank must be below 32,000.
There are many clubs in NIT DURGAPUR. Many events are organised here every year, you will definitely enjoy your college life here.
There are 13 hostels in NIT DURGAPUR, and one is under construction. Food in the hostel is average.
Here's a busy routine, especially for core branch guys. Quality and method of teaching are good.
If you belong to sc/st then there is a lot of option for scholarships. There are also scholarships for top 3 students from every department but they have to give another exam for a scholarship. Only top 3 students from each department are allowed to give this exam.
Here, the average salary is hovering around 6 lakhs per year.
I passed JEE MAIN for coming in this NIT.
Class Timing - 8:15am to 12:15pm then a lunch break upto 1:30pm and then class resume from 1:30pm to 5:30pm . This is the maximum class one can have in a day. But as per the schedule there is maximum of 32 hrs a wek in five days. exams are taken in two seating for different batches of students and the internal examination is taken after 5:30pm if not possibke to be taken within 5:30pm.
There is very few internshipp opportunity for mechanics students in this college. Few of us got chancwe of internship in CERN in Geneva(mainly Toppers) and one more firm gave this opportunity i.e. Saint Gobain with stipend. And remaining students found the opportunity in their own but nt for paid internship. These were summer industrial traing in many companies like Fiat, Tata Motors, Maruti Suziki and many more
Companies that hire from our campus are
Finance, marketing sales and IT
Future First, Mu sigma, Oracle FSS, Cgi, PWC, ZS Associztes, ABB, Honeywell, Infosys, Wipro, HDFC, HSBC Axis bank, IBM, TCS, Fusion chart, and many more
Manufacturing And Automobile-
Tata Motors, Mahindra Nad Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, TIPL, Hero Motor Corps, Honda, Volvo, Tata Mettalicks, Saint Gobain, Damler,Fiat and many more
Some NGOs and educational institutes also visit our campus for hiring process.
To Get admission in NIT Durgapur, you first have to go through JEE Mains conducted by CBSE for Indian students and for foreigner students they have to qualify some other exam, their tutuion fees are also different from the indian students. To appear in JEE Mains should have a minimumqualification of either appeared 12th board exam or appearing for it in the corresponding year. If you have not appeared or appearing in 12th exam you should have any degree equivalent to it.According to the new system there is 40% weightage to 12th board marks and 60% to the JEE Mains so, pay equal attention on both side. Moreover the normalisation system gives more power to the marks of 12th board. To get admitted NIT Durgapur with Mechanical engg you should have a rank of around 5000-9000 if you are general, upto 18000 for obc. These are for those who are not domicile of West Bengal,if they are the cut off is more relaxed.