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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur

About Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur


Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur (VRCE) 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 then was named Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur after the passing of ‘National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007’, which governs all the NITs and declared them ‘institutes of national importance’. The campus of VNIT Nagpur is located on S Ambazari Road in Ambazari area of Nagpur, Maharashtra and has an area of 215.26 acres. VNIT Nagpur operates autonomously and is linked to other NITs and is administered by the NIT Council. VNIT Nagpur is approved by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). VNIT Nagpur offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes in the fields of engineering, architecture and science. Many of these programmes are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA).

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VNIT Nagpur Highlights

Some of the key highlights of VNIT Nagpur are given below, including the courses and their programme levels offered, accreditations, recognitions, infrastructure etc.

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Highlights
Year of Establishment
1960
Type of University
Public
Accreditations
NBA
Recognitions
UGC
Approvals
AICTE
Courses Offered
B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Arch
Infrastructure Facilities
Classrooms, Auditorium, Laboratories, Gym, Library, Medical center, Cafeteria, Sports facilities, Hostel, Bank, ATM
Campus Area
215.26 acres
Program levels Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate

Why Choose VNIT Nagpur?

One may opt for VNIT Nagpur 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 their best efforts to make sure that the students get their best fit jobs.

VNIT Nagpur Ranking

VNIT Nagpur is known for imparting quality education to its students for years. This has been possible due to the top notch infrastructure facilities on offer at the campus of VNIT Nagpur, the academic and organizational collaborations done over the years for the benefits of students, and also due to the world class faculties teaching at the institute. This is why top ranking agencies like the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), India Today and Outlook have ranked VNIT Nagpur impressively. Below are the major ranks secured by VNIT Nagpur.

  • VNIT Nagpur has been ranked at 27th place among engineering colleges in India by NIRF in 2020.
  • VNIT Nagpur has been ranked at 20th place among engineering colleges in India by Outlook in 2020.
  • VNIT Nagpur has been ranked at 22nd place among engineering colleges in India by India Today in 2020.

VNIT Nagpur Courses

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

VNIT Nagpur Engineering Courses

Courses
Specializations
B.Tech
Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Metallurgical & Materials, Mining
M.Tech
Environmental, Transportation, Water Resources, Construction Technology & Management, Geo-technical, Integrated Power System, Power Electronics and Drives, Communication System, VLSI Design, Computer Science, Structural, Structural Dynamics and Earthquake, Industrial, Heat Power, CAD-CAM, Material, Excavation, Urban Planning, Chemical, Process Metallurgy
Ph.D
Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Electrical, Mechanical, Metallurgical & Materials, Mining, VLSI and NanoTechnology, Applied Mechanics, Architecture

VNIT Nagpur Science Courses

Courses
Specializations
M.Sc
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Ph.D
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

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VNIT Nagpur Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested to apply for admission into programmes offered by VNIT Nagpur must satisfy the following eligibility criteria first.

VNIT Nagpur B.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a valid JEE score.
  • Candidates must have 60% marks average in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 12th standard.

VNIT Nagpur M.Tech Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a valid GATE score.
  • Candidates must have 60% marks in BE/ B.Tech in a relevant field.

VNIT Nagpur Ph.D Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a master's degree in a relevant field with good grades.

VNIT Nagpur M.Sc Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a valid IIT JAM score.
  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with mathematics as a core subject.

VNIT Nagpur B.Arch Eligibility

  • Candidates must have a valid JEE score.
  • Candidates must have 50% marks in 12th standard.

VNIT Nagpur Departments

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

Social Sciences and Humanities
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Mining Engineering
VLSI and NanoTechnology
Architecture and Planning
Applied Mechanics
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
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VNIT Nagpur Admission

For undergraduate admissions at VNIT Nagpur, the 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. Ph.D admissions are done through institute advertisement and the stages of admission include written test and interview.

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VNIT Nagpur Results

From the academic and exam section of the official website of VNIT Nagpur, students can access their end semester results for both the main exam as well as re-exam. On the website under the ‘Results’ section, select either ‘Main Exam’ or ‘Re Exam’, as applicable. Thereafter, thes students need to select the link of their programme, upon which the result PDF file will be downloaded on their device, from which the students can check their result by looking for their grade cards having their name and enrollment number on it.

VNIT Nagpur Cut Off

All the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level programmes offered at VNIT Nagpur have different cut offs that vary every year. The cut off 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, cut offs of previous years, number of available seats in the programmes offered, total number of applicants of a particular programme in the year, category of the candidates, past academic record of the applicants, etc.

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VNIT Nagpur Campus

The campus of VNIT Nagpur is located on S Ambazari Road in Ambazari area of Nagpur, Maharashtra. The campus of VNIT Nagpur has an area of 215.26 acres and it offers all the necessary facilities for its students and staff to make it an ideal learning environment for them. The campus of VNIT Nagpur also hosts all the extracurricular activities carried out by the students of the institute round the year. These activities include science and technology festivals, music and cultural festivals, entrepreneurship summits etc.

VNIT Nagpur Hostel Details

VNIT Nagpur offers separate hostel facilities for girls and boys. There are seven boys hostels and four girls hostels, which are managed by a committee of students’ representatives at the campus of VNIT Nagpur. Independent mess facilities with non-veg and veg food are provided for all the hostels. Residential students are mandatorily required to join the mess. Facilities like TV, sports, water coolers and heaters etc. are also available at the hostels of VNIT Nagpur.

VNIT Nagpur Infrastructure

VNIT Nagpur offers state of the art infrastructure facilities that provide excellent opportunities for its students to learn and grow optimally. The library of VNIT 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 VNIT Nagpur include tennis, badminton, basketball, volleyball, football, hockey, cricket etc. Other infrastructure facilities at VNIT Nagpur are given below.

  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gym
  • Medical center
  • Cafeteria
  • Bank
  • ATM

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VNIT Nagpur Placements

The Training and Placement Department of VNIT Nagpur works as a middleman between the institute’s students and the corporate world. The department offers necessary guidance to the students for career planning and personality development. Various workshops and tests for developing soft skills, technical knowledge, general aptitude etc. are also conducted by the department. The department also invites top industry players for the recruitment at VNIT Nagpur campus and assists the entire placement process. Some of the notable recruiters at VNIT Nagpur are named below.

Exxon Mobil
Quantiphi Inc
Samsung R&D
Godrej & Boyce
Goldman
Ashok Leyland
HSBC
Infosys
Bajaj Auto
Bajaj Electricals Ltd.
Barclays
JCB
John Deere
Suzuki
L&T IEL
Mastercard

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VNIT Nagpur Scholarships

There are plenty of scholarships available for the students of VNIT Nagpur. The central government, various state governments and other private organizations have stepped up to help all the deserving students of VNIT Nagpur 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. Names of some of the many scholarships on offer at VNIT 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.

VNIT Nagpur Collaborations

VNIT Nagpur has collaborated with many academic institutions as well as top notch industry players over the years of its existence. These collaborations are done through MoUs and are done for gaining symbiotic advantages for research studies, knowledge sharing, conducting student development programmes like guest lectures and workshops, sharing of expert guidance and skilled human resource etc. Names of some of the many collaborators of VNIT Nagpur are given below.

Tektronix
Keysight Technologies
Scientech
ATMEL
National Instruments
Mathworks
Advance Technologies
Nvidia
L&T Metro
Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur, Kolkata
IISC Bangalore
Government College of Engineering, Jalgaon
Government College of Engineering, Amravati
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Newark, USA
Ceinsys, Nagpur
AIIMS, Raipur

VNIT Nagpur Alumni

VNIT Alumni Association (VNITAA) has set up the official alumni network of VNIT Nagpur on which the alumni can stay in touch with each other as well as with their alma mater. The alumni of the institute are encouraged to register themselves on the network to stay updated with all the latest events and happenings at VNIT Nagpur. The association also conducts various alumni chapters, and motivates the alumni to participate in alumni mentor programs. Some of the notable alumni of VNIT Nagpur are named below.

  • Mr. Pradeep Kar, Chairman and Founder, Microland
  • Prakash Telang, MD, Tata Motors
  • Neelam Saxena Chandra, poet and author
  • Sudev Nair, actor
  • Budaraju Srinivasa Murty, director, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
  • Samir Barua, former director Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • Dr. Dinesh Keskar, President, Boeing India
  • Mr. M.S Unnikrishnan, MD & CEO, Thermax India Private Limited

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Entrance Exams Details 2021

Courses and Fees Structure of Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur

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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 5 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.40 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 45,000

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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 60,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 45,000
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 45,000
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Architecture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.25 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 45,000

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 31 Student's Reviews 7.4/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
Fees
Placements
Infrastructure
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Great
16
Average
12
Needs Improvement
1
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 21/31 students

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, [VNIT] Nagpur Ranking


Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Silicon India 24
Outlook 24
India Today 22
NIRF 27

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by AICTE, NIRF, NBA, UGC.

Facilities


Medical
Cafeteria
Library
Hostel
Laboratory
Auditorium
Computer labs
Gym

Contact Details and Location


Address : VNIT, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India - 440010
Website : http://www.vnit.ac.in/

Student Reviews


Devashish
Devashish
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2020
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The college lasts for five days of a week where the timing for each day starts from 9 am - 1 pm (teaching) and 2 pm - 6 pm (practicals). Students are provided the best in class teaching facilities and the faculty is well qualified. The laboratories are well maintained for first-hand knowledge. There is a  library of three floors having books of the wide variety. The teaching helps students to develop their minds to innovate and excel.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are about 20 different clubs for students depending upon their interest. All different festivals are promoted and celebrated here. 




Rupal
Rupal
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.], batch of 2021
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timing is from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The institution has two sets of sessional exams and one end semester. The teaching method is average. 


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are various clubs like art, dance, singing, robotic, etc. The college has its own cultural and technical event in which all types of activities are conducted. The events are really enjoyable.




Arnab
Arnab
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.], batch of 2021
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timing is from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Teaching quality and method is good. Overall experience is good. 


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There are several clubs like Astro, Velocity, Octaves are there in the campus. College celebrate several fests every year. 




Abhang
Abhang
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2017
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The Daily routine at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur starts with the classes starting at 8 in the morning till 1'O Clock in the afternoon followed by a lunch break followed by practice and other extra-curricular activities.
    There is a weekly time table which needs to be followed.
  • The Quality of Teaching is good and the method of teaching is via blackboard and chalk.
    You have to work hard regularly then it's all fine then onwards.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There are many clubs for students with certain skill set like for drama there is Halla Bol, for creative writing mac.com and then for Dance enthusiasts there is 911 etc. at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur.
    Management festival we have consortium Technical festival like Axis Sports festival includes Institute Gathering Cultural festival includes Aarohi
  • College life is adventurous the more u explore the more u get.



Rahul
Rahul
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2020
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Daily Routine at Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology is simple as one has to do his/her classes only. In the remaining time, they can do whatever they like.
  • However, classes used to be from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in the 1st half and 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the 2nd half. There used to be some gaps between the classes.
  • Quality and method of teaching are very good here. This college is also known for its teaching.
  • Overall experience is good. 

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There are many clubs in Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology like dramatics club, Halla bol, IV labs, electronics club, etc.
  • Main festivals are axis, aarohi etc.
  • Life in college is exciting.




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