VNIT Nagpur: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Manali Ganguly Manali Ganguly | Mar 21, 2023
Manali Ganguly
Manali Ganguly

Updated on - Mar 21, 2023

NIT, Nagpur was established in the year 1960 as a public engineering and research institution. It was granted the Deemed to be University status by UGC in 2002 and was then named Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur after the passing of The National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007’, NIT Nagpur is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). NIT Nagpur offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programs in the fields of engineering, architecture and science. Many of these programs are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

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NIT Nagpur organizes placement sessions for its engineering students every year and invites several top companies to recruit the students on-campus in walk-in interviews. The B.Tech students of NIT Nagpur have received the highest placement package of INR 22 LPA from the top MNCs.

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NIT Nagpur Quick Insights

NIT Nagpur (Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology) is among the 30 premier Institutes of Engineering in India and is recognised as an institute of national importance. It plays host to technical excellence in various fields. It nurtures close to 4000 minds each year that become some of the best technical brains graduate from NIT Nagpur every year.

NIT Nagpur
Year of Establishment 1960
Type of University Public
Accreditations NBA
Recognitions UGC
Approvals AICTE
Campus Area 215.26 acres
Programs Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
Infrastructure Facilities Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Library, Bank ATM
Location Nagpur

NIT Nagpur Rankings

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) and Outlook have ranked NIT Nagpur impressively. Below are the major ranks secured by NIT Nagpur.

  • NIT Nagpur has been ranked at 30th position in 2022.
  • Ranked 30th among engineering colleges in India by NIRF in 2021.
  • NIT Nagpur has been ranked 27th in the list of top engineering colleges in India as per NIRF 2020.
  • Outlook India Rankings has ranked NIT Nagpur 24th in 2019.

NIT Nagpur Courses

NIT Nagpur offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate level programs in the fields of engineering, architecture, and science. Many of these programs are accredited by the NBA. The major courses on offer at NIT Nagpur are given below.

Departments Courses
Engineering B. Tech, M.Tech
Science B.Sc, M.Sc

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NIT Nagpur Departments

The following departments at NIT Nagpur segregate all its academic activities.

Social Science and Humanities Electrical Engineerng
Civil Engineering Mechanical Egineering
Chemical Engineering Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Computer Science Engineering VLSI and Nano Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering Architecture and Planning
Applied Mechanics Physics
Chemistry Mathematics

NIT Nagpur Admissions

NIT Nagpur entire process is done via JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) after appearing for JEE. Postgraduate admissions for M.Sc are done via CCMN (Centralized Counseling for M.Sc) after appearing for IIT-JAM and the admissions of M.Tech are done via CCMT (Central Counseling for M.Tech) after appearing for GATE. PhD admissions are done through institute advertisement and the stages of admission include written tests and interviews.

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NIT Nagpur Eligibility Criteria

NIT Nagpur offers various UG, PG, and Doctoral programs, and the eligibility criteria are as follows.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed his 10+2 with a minimum of 60% marks. 
  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have completed their bachelor's degree in Engineering in the relevant discipline from any recognized university or college. 
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 6.5 CGPA in their graduation.

PhD. Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are required to have a Master's degree such as M.E. or M.Tech with a minimum of 65% marks or 7.0 CGPA.
  • Candidates having B.E. or B. Tech degree needs to have at least 80 % of marks or 8.5 CGPA in their graduation. 

Why choose NIT Nagpur? 

NIT Nagpur One may opt over other institutes for pursuing their dream careers for the following reasons.

  • All the academic and industrial collaborations help VNIT Nagpur to provide a competitive edge to their students in terms of education quality.
  • Many scholarships are available for the students of VNIT Nagpur who are good in academics and for economically weak students.
  • The placement cell puts in its best efforts to make sure that the students get their best-fit jobs.

NIT Nagpur Cutoff

NIT Nagpur offered undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programs. NIT Nagpur has different cutoffs that vary every year. The cutoff values generally depend on variables like difficulty level of the entrance exam, number of students passing the entrance exam, class 12th scores of the candidate, cutoffs of previous years, number of available seats in the programs offered, total number of applicants of a particular program in the year, category of the candidates, the past academic record of the applicants, etc.

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NIT Nagpur Results

NIT Nagpur is a public Engineering and Research institution located in Nagpur. The various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the institute are B.Tech/ B.Arch, M.Sc, M.Tech, PhD and other courses.

Admission to the institute is done on the basis of entrance tests like JEE Main. Students can download the application forms from the official website. The institute conducts the semester course system which is divided into two categories i.e. the odd semester and an even semester. The semester result and academic calendar are uploaded on the institute website.

NIT Nagpur Infrastructure

NIT Nagpur offers state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities that provide excellent opportunities for its students to learn and grow optimally. The library of NIT Nagpur offers 71,354 general books, 28,568 book banks, 8126 ebooks, 4 national and 2800 online international journals, 15506 bound volumes etc. Sports facilities at NIT Nagpur include tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, football, hockey, cricket etc. Other infrastructure facilities at NIT Nagpur are given below.

  • Hostel
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Sports
  •  Health Centre
  • Lecture Theatres
  • Stocks in Library
  • Laboratory
  • Seminar / Conference Hall

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NIT Nagpur Placements

NIT Nagpur aims to provide students with a platform for using their technical acumen to gain valuable experience by working in the mainstream industry. It also acts as an interface for Companies seeking talented young graduates and postgraduates in various disciplines. Following are a few of the top companies.

Aditya Birla Group Ambuja Cement
Fractal AFCONS
Airtel ACC Limited
Accenture ACG Worldwide
ADANI Amazon

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NIT Nagpur Scholarships

NIT Nagpur provides scholarships for students with excellent academic records along with the students with low family incomes and those belonging to reserved categories by financially aiding them through the means of scholarships. The names of some of the many scholarships on offer at NIT Nagpur are given below.

  • Post Matric Scholarship for SC Students
  • Central Sector scheme of scholarship for college and university students
  • Central Sector scholarship of top-class education for SC Students
  • Pandit Deendayal Yojna for ST students
  • Maharashtra state DTE scholarship for minorities
  • BSNL Scholarship
  • ONGC Scholarship
  • Other state government scholarships from Delhi, Rajasthan, UP, Bihar etc.

NIT Nagpur Collaborations

NIT Nagpur has collaborations with different national and international organizations. These MOUs aid the learning experience and scientific temper of the students. Following are a few universities of different countries with which NIT Nagpur has signed MoUs.

International collaborations

Country Partnering Industries/ Institutes
USA Tektronix, Mathworks, Keysight Technologies
Institute of Technology (NJIT) Newark, New Jersey

National collaborations

  • Bengal Engineering and science university Shibpur (IIEST)
  • India ( formerly BESU)
  • MoU with IISC Bangalore

NIT Nagpur Alumni

NIT Nagpur has an alumni association. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all of the Alumni to engage and network and organizes a large number of occasions each year. Some of the NIT Nagpur notable alumni are

Notable Alumni Profession
Vijay P. Bhatkar Chancellor
Pradeep Kar Managing Director
Dinesh Keskar Vice President
Sudev Nair Indian Actor
Dilip H. Lataye Professor


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VNIT Nagpur Highlights

Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1960
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Campus Area 215.26 acres
Accredited by NBA, NIRF
Recognised by UGC

VNIT Nagpur Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
24 Engineering
24 Engineering
21 Engineering
32 Engineering
8 Architecture

VNIT Nagpur Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
B.Tech ₹5,00,000 4 Years
M.Tech ₹1,40,000 2 Years
B.Arch ₹6,25,000 5 Years
M.Sc ₹60,000 2 Years
PhD ₹45,000 3 Years

VNIT Nagpur Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by VNIT Nagpur

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: JEE Main

₹ 5,00,000 (4 Years)

B.Arch [Bachelor of Architecture]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: NATA

₹ 6,25,000 (5 Years)

Exams Accepted: NATA

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 60,000 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 45,000 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted by VNIT Nagpur

JEE Main

Exam Date: Apr 06, 2023

VNIT Nagpur FAQs

Which branch is best in NIT Nagpur?

Every branch in NIT Nagpur is at its best, both in education as well as placements.

What is the highest package of NIT Nagpur?

The highest package offered in the year 2022 is INR 34.25 LPA.

How can I apply for NIT in Nagpur?

Eligible students can apply online through the official website of the institute.

What is the cutoff for NIT Nagpur?

Cutoff marks for civil engineering in the institute as per the record of 2021 is 27148.

What is Nirf ranking of VNIT Nagpur?

The institute secured 30th place in engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022.

VNIT Nagpur Reviews

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Devashish Kamble | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

  • 4.6
  • Placements 4.5
  • Fees 4
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 4.5
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : VNIT is one of the most reputed colleges in India. The admission procedure for this college takes place through JEE MAIN Examination conducted by Central Government. To get into this college and particularly CSE branch one must have a score at least 190-200 in the JEE MAIN Examination.

K | , batch of 2020

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2018

  • 3.9
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 3.5
  • Academics 4
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 4

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Criteria for admission is that you have to qualify JEE MAIN Exam with good rank.You need to be under 20 thousand rank in that (JEE-MAIN) entrance examination as cutoff are different for different courses. For MSc or MTech you how to clear GATE exam. For PHD for higher education, you have to clear an entrance exam.

Sunil Sunil | , batch of 2018

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : It's a national institute of Technology it's eligible of technical accuracy. Competitive exams. Nothing

Divyanshu Mehta | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on Mar 07, 2018

  • 3.2
  • Placements 3.5
  • Fees 2
  • Academics 3.5
  • Infrastructure 3.5
  • Campus 3.5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : It is very good college. It is all based on the performance of our JEE and overall the college is a good place to start.

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