Akshay Naik

B.Tech (Metallurgical and Materials) | Batch of 2016

Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (NIT Nagpur) Review by Akshay

Overall Rating : 8 / 10

Written on 02 May 2015

Academics & Faculty
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10 /10

  • It is a continuous evaluation system if we talk about daily routines at Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology. Every semester has 2 sessional exams and one end semester exam and internal assessment by the course coordinator.
  • The faculty is very good, quality and method of teaching are also appreciable. There are many courses to choose from and 75 percent attendance is compulsory but it all depends on the course coordinator. 

Foreign Exhange & International Exposure
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5 /10

  • There are a number of students who undergo foreign internship and international exposure by Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology.
  • The college is very supportive and there are grants available for students to cover the costs incurred during foreign internship/conference.

Fees & Scholarship
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5 /10

  • For Indian nationals, the annual course fee is about INR 60,000 at Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology. For students under DASA category, the annual course fee is 6 times.
  • Hostel fees are about INR 50,000(including mess fees).
  • Scholarships are available from the Central and Maharashtra governments for RESERVED category. No scholarship/fee assistance is available for OPEN category students.
  • Bank loans from Canara and SBI are available.

Placements & Alumni Network
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9 /10

  • Average salary package is provided by Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology is 4.5 lacs. About 95% percent students get placed through campus placements. Companies like HP, IBM, L&T, BRAHMOS Aerospace, Tata Motors, Nvidia,3DPLM, Pidilite, Futures First, Reliance, Hero, TCS, ZS Associates, Snapdeal, Amazon, C Dot, JSW, SHV Energy, Lupin, Morgan Stanley, etc hire students during campus placements. A good number of these companies also provide internships to final year students. I did my internship after the second year at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.
  • The alumni network plays a major role in the job/internship placements. The alumni association itself conducts internship drive. 

Infrastructure & Transportation
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9 /10

  • The infrastructure at Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology is decent.
  • LAN, WI-FI, and high-speed internet are available in every department, buildings and hostel in the campus.VNIT lies inside the Nagpur city unlike most of the Central Government institutes and hence there is no problem in reaching to the key places in the city.
  • VNIT has a green campus and student vehicles are banned inside the college campus. There is a college canteen and nescafe inside the campus. VNIT canteen is famous for the variety of its maggie dishes. Also there is a juice centre and night canteen(chandrama).This all shows the life in college is very much impressive for the students.

Hostels & Food
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8 /10

  • I live in on-campus hostels. You can either stay in a hostel or at your home at Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology.
  • The mess quality of food is very decent.
  • Places like Haldirams, TDS, Mustard, Paninos are few of the many good options available outside the campus.

Clubs & Associations
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10 /10

  • Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology is full of extracurricular student activities. Almost every month there is a major student event held on the campus.CONSORTIUM(Entrepreneurship Summit), AXIS(technical festival), AAROHI(Cultural festival) are the biggest main festival on campus.Every major festival is being celebrated on the campus.
  • There are college student societies, the club is available for everything, right from dancing to entrepreneurship and literary. The clubs in VNIT are E-Cell(Entrepreneurship, 911(Dancing), Prayaas(Social), Lynx(Adventure), Octaves(Singing and instruments), Mag.com(literary), SAE(automobile manufacturing), IEEE(robotics)etc. There are 18 student clubs in VNIT.

Social Atmosphere
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8 /10

  • Visvesaraya National Institute of Technology has students from every part of the country and also from middle east countries and Sri Lanka, Nepal etc. Being an engineering college, number of girls compared to boys are less. A large number of students are from Maharashtra, followed by Andra Pradesh and the Northern states. Use of alcohol/smoking is banned on campus and strict action is taken on students if they are found indulging in drinking/smoking which includes removal from college. The social atmosphere for studious students is very effective.


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