NIT Durgapur: The National Institute of Technology Durgapur was established in the year 1960 by an Act of the Indian Parliament. The institute was granted deemed university status in 2003 with the approval of UGC and AICTE. NITDGP has NBA approval and holds the 43rd position in the NIRF Ranking List for 2023. In 2022, it was ranked fifth overall among NITs in India.
The institute provides quality education under its 14 departments, which offer 30+ courses at undergraduate, postgraduation, and doctoral levels. Some of the popular courses of the institute are BTech, MTech, MCA, MBA, and MSc.
NITDGP is famous for its engineering courses. Admission to all the courses is based on the score of the national-level entrance exam. As per the reports, the highest package recorded in 2023 is 51 LPA.
NIT Durgapur Highlights
|Name||National Institute of Technology, Durgapur|
|Location||Durgapur, West Bengal|
|Approved by||AICTE and UGC|
|NIRF Ranking 2023||33rd (Engineering)|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Highest Package||INR 60 LPA|
NIT Durgapur Admission 2023
The institute offers more than 30 UG, PG, and research programmes. Courses such as BTech, BSc, MCA, MSc, MTech, MBA, MSW, and PhD are available at NIT Durgapur. The institute also offers Integrated MSc. NITDGP is best known for its engineering courses at the UG level. Admission-related details such as important dates, mode of entrance, and cut-off are provided below.
|Declaration of third NITDGP Admission List||26 June 2023|
|M.E./M.Tech written test & viva-voce (offline)||27 June 2023|
|Closing for withdrawal option||2 July 2023|
|Release of selected/wait-listed candidates for M.E./M.Tech||4 July 2023|
|MBA/PGDM admission||5 July 2023|
|ICMR JRF 2023 exam date||8 July 2023|
NITDGP does not accept direct admission. The admission to courses is based on the national-level entrance exam followed by the counselling or interview procedure. The list of entrance exam accepted for various courses are provided below.
- B.E./B.Tech: JEE Mains+ JOSAA Counselling
- M.E./M.Tech: GATE + CCMT counselling
- M.Sc: IIT JAM + CCMN counselling
- MBA: XAT/ CAT/ CMAT + Personal Interview.
- M.Sc: IIT-JAM + CCMN Counseling/GATE/GMAT.
- PhD: GATE/ CSIR- NET JRF/UGC-NET/ Written Test + Personal Interview.
The institute will decide the cut-off based on various factors such as number of seats, students applied etc. The institute will release the cut-off for each program separately on its official website. Candidates can review the cut-off for various B.Tech courses below.
|B.Tech+ M.Tech Dual Degree in Chemical Engineering||28377||38196||41981|
NIT Durgapur Ranking
In 2023 the NIRF ranked the NITDGP in the 90th position. The institute is also named among the top institutes in West Bengal. According to the NIRF Ranking 2022, NIT Durgapur was ranked 34th under the best Engineering Institute category and fifth overall among NITs. The institute is also accredited by the NBA and AICTE. Apart from this, the institute is ranked by several ranking organisations such as IIRF.
|Approved By||UGC, AICTE|
|NIRF (Overall) 2023||90|
|NIRF (Engineering) 2023||43|
NIT Durgapur Infrastructure
The NITDGP is spread over an area of 187 acres. The institute is located 14 kilometres from Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport and 8 kilometres from Durgapur Railway Station. NIT Durgapur includes state-of-the-art infrastructure. The institute has a 3-story library with more than 1.2 lac volumes of books. The hostels are mandatory for all undergraduate students; hence, the institute includes seven hostels for boys and two for girls. All the modern and high-tech facilities are provided by the institute for the overall growth of the students.
Facilities Provided by NITDGP
- Wi-Fi Campus
- Well-equipped laboratory
- Advanced Computer lab
- Separate hostels for boys and girls
- Central library
- Auditorium and seminar room
- Sports court and a gym
- Mess and cafeteria
- Hospital and medical facility
NIT Durgapur Popular Courses
Under 14 department the NITDGP offer more than 30 courses in UG, PG and PhD levels. B.Tech and M.Tech are the two major courses of the institute. Apart from B.Tech some of the popular courses offered by the institute are MTech, MCA, MBA, MSc, and PhD. Candidates can review the eligibility, selection process and fee structure of these courses in the table below.
|Courses||Eligibility||Selection Process||Tuition Fees|
|B.E./B.Tech||10+2 : 75%||JEE Mains, DOSA UG||INR 5 L – 6.25 L|
|M.E./M.Tech||10+2 : 75 %|
UG : 60 %
|GATE, CCMT, JEE Mains||INR 1.4 L – 6.25 L|
|B.Sc||–||CBSE 12th,WBCHSE||INR 75 K|
|M.Sc||UG : 60%||IIT JAM, CCMN||INR 30 K – 96.2 K|
|MBA||10+2: 60%||CAT, MAT, CMAT||INR 1.5 L|
How to Apply for NIT Durgapur in 2023?
The selection of candidates for the flagship course (B.Tech.) is based on the score of the JEE Mains. After clearing the JEE Mains exam, candidates have to register for JOSAA counselling
Those who clear the JEE Mains exam with the required cut-off can register for JOSAA counselling in order to get admission to NITDGP. Candidates can follow the given steps to book their seats in the NITDGP.
- Visit the official JoSAA website at https://josaa.nic.in
- Enter your JEE Main application number and password to login to your account
- Make sure to check the accuracy of your profile and then click on ‘Submit changes’.
- Now select the preferred colleges and specialisations in accordance with the list of available options.
- Click on ‘I agree to lock my choices’.
- Proceed further and pay the application fee of INR 800 online.
- Make sure to take a printout of your application for the time of verification at the facilitation centre.
Candidates have to pay the application fee for JEE Mains forms. Applicants can pay their application fee through various online channels. The category-wise application fee for the JEE Mains is provided in the table below.
NIT Durgapur Scholarship
The institute offers several scholarships to needy and meritorious students. These scholarships are provided on a merit-based and need-based. Students get scholarships based on their scores in various national-level exams. For Indian students with lower annual family incomes, NIT Durgapur offers a total of 23 full-time student scholarships. Candidates can visit the official website to get complete details on the eligibility criteria for these scholarships.
List of Scholarship provided by NITDGP
- Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for(SC)
- Indian Council for Cultural Relations
- Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship
- Swami Vivekananda Merit-cum-Means scholarship
- Indian Oil Corporation Limited
- Rajarshee Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship
- Hakeem Abdul Hameed scholarship
- Nityagopal & Himarmati Memorial Scholarship
- Scholarship from Swami Dayanand Education Foundation
- Scholarship Program for Diaspora Children
- Scholarship from State Government
NIT Durgapur Placements
The placement for 2023 is ongoing. As per the latest reports so far the highest package offered at NITDGP is INR 51 LPA. In the year 2022, the placement rate of the institute is 86.79% for B.Tech.
More than 200 companies visited the campus and offered 649 jobs for B.Tech and 147 for M.Tech students. The average package offered by the institute is INR 11.42 LPA. Some of the top recruiters associated with the institute are Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Steradian, Caterpillar etc.
|Highest CTC||INR 51 LPA( 2023)|
|Average CTC||INR 11.42 LPA|
|Number of Companies||218|
|Top Recruiters||Microsoft, Morgan Stanley,Steradian, Caterpillar etc.|
NIT Durgapur FAQs
Ans-The total tuition fee for B.Tech in NITDGP is INR 5 L – 6.25 L.
Ans- There are 14 departments in NITDGP that offer 30+ courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.
Ans- The NIT Durgapur is ranked fifth among all the NITs.
Ans- Candidates with 75% in their 12th grade with PCM subjects are eligible to apply for the B.Tech. in NITDGP.
Ans-The hostel fee for NITDGP is INR 14,500 per semester.
Ans-The fee structure for M.Tech. at NITDGO is INR 1.4 L – 6.25 L.
Ans-For getting admission to the MTech programme at NITDGP, the candidates have to register for COAP.
Ans- The highest package offered by the NIT Durgapur is INR 51 LPA.
Ans-The average package offered by NITDGP is INR 11.42 LPA.