NIT Silchar: The National Institute Of Technology Silchar (NITS), or NIT Silchar, is an autonomous institute that started as a Regional Engineering College in 1967 in Silchar, Assam. The college is a deemed university, renamed the National Institute of Technology in 2002. NITS is recognized by UGC and its courses are approved by AICTE.
The institute comprises 12 academic departments divided into engineering and non-engineering departments that provide UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses. The National Institutional Ranking Framework ranked NIT Silchar 40th for engineering in 2023.
B.Tech. and M.Tech. are The flagship courses at NIT Silchar. The institute offers admission to these courses through the ranks achieved in JEE Mains and GATE, respectively. The highest package offered at NITS in the campus placement of 2022 is INR 44 LPA.
NIT Silchar Highlights
|Name||National Institute Of Technology Silchar (NITS)|
|Approved by||AICTE and UGC|
|NIRF Ranking 2023||40th (Engineering)|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Highest Package||INR 44 LPA|
NIT Silchar Admission 2023
The institute offers over 20 courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. At the UG level, NITS offers its flagship course, B.Tech., with six specializations. PG programs consist of M.Tech., MSc., and MBA. Admission to all courses is done through an entrance exam. Details related to the admission of students at NIT Silchar are discussed below.
|Assam CEE 2023 counselling||3rd – 10th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 2)||6th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 2)||6th – 10th July 2023|
|IIT JAM Declaration of 4th Admission List||7th July 2023|
|Publication of Round 2 CCMT Seat Allotment||8th July 2023|
|Last Date for Online Payment of Seat Booking Fee for 4th Admission List||10th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 3)||12th July 2023|
|Publication of Round 3 CCMT Seat Allotment||13th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 3)||13th – 15th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 4)||16th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 4)||16th – 19th July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Seat Allocation (Round 5)||21st July 2023|
|JoSAA 2023 Online Reporting (Round 5)||21st – 24th July 2023|
NIT Silchar accepts entrance exams at the national and state level for admission in various courses, followed by counselling for B.Tech., M.Tech., and M.Sc. Given below are the courses at NIT Silchar, along with the exam to be qualified:
- B.E./B.Tech – JEE Mains + JOSAA Counseling.
- M.E./M.Tech – GATE + COAP Counseling.
- M.Sc – IIT-JAM+CCMN Counseling.
- M.B.A. – CAT/MAT/CMAT.
- Ph.D. – GATE/ UGC NET.
JoSAA releases the cutoff for B.Tech courses at NIT Silchar during the counseling through JEE Mains Exam. These cutoff are subject to factors like score obtained by the student, number of seats for that course, the number of applicants, etc. Given below are the ranks of JoSAA counseling Round 1:
|B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering||10645|
|B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering||15082|
|B.Tech. in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering||21319|
|B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering||21545|
|B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering||28720|
|B.Tech. in Civil Engineering||39280|
NIT Silchar Ranking & Accreditation
The institute is granted the status of an ‘Institute of National Importance’ and is the mentor institute for NIT Nagaland. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recognised NITS, and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has approved NITS. NIRF has ranked the institute 83rd position and in the 40th position for engineering in 2023. IIRF has ranked NIT Silchar 64th out of 193 for engineering in India in 2023.
The QS World University Rankings have ranked the university 410–450 in Asia and 92nd in Southern Asia in 2023. The Times Higher Education has ranked the institute 601st in the World University Rankings and 201st in the Asia University Rankings for 2023.
|NIRF (Overall) 2023||83rd|
|NIRF (Engineering) 2023||40th|
|IIRF (Engineering) 2023||64th|
|QS WUR Asian University Rankings 2023||401st|
NIT Silchar Infrastructure
The campus of Silchar covers an area of 625 acres and is located on the Silchar-Hailakandi Road, on the outskirts of Silchar, Assam. NITS is within reach of public transport facilities, as the nearest bus station is ISBT Silchar. The Silchar railway station is only 10 minutes away from the campus. It is at a distance of approximately 35 km from the airport.
The institute is on green land and is second-best for its infrastructure in the northeast region after IIT Guwahati. The college provides all the basic amenities, including an administration area containing a dispensary, an academic building, a library, and a staff canteen. The other facilities include staff quarters, a student activity center, and a guest house. The campus also provides facilities like an e-Rickshaw for hostel-to-academic blocks, ramps, and special toilets for the Physically challenged.
Facilities Provided at NITS
- Wi-Fi connections.
- Hostel facility for boys and girls and guest room.
- Central library.
- Indoor and outdoor sports court and a gym.
- Cafeteria and shopping center..
- Laboratory and research center.
- Computer lab.
- Auditorium and seminar room.
- Hospital and medical facility.
- Bank and post office.
NIT Silchar Popular Course
The university offers courses like B.Tech., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA, and Ph.D. in the fields of engineering, basic sciences, humanities, social sciences, and management. NIT Silchar provides an exceptional education in the B.Tech. and M.Tech. courses. All the information related to the courses offered by the college is as follows:
|Courses||Eligibility||Selection Process||Tuition Fees|
|B.E./B.Tech||10+2 : 50%||JEE Mains/Assam CEE||INR 5 L|
|M.E./M.Tech||UG : 60%||GATE||INR 2.26 L|
|MBA||UG : 60%||CAT/MAT/CMAT||INR 1.6 L|
|M.Sc||UG : 60%||IIT JAM||INR 39.5 K – 58.2 K|
How to Apply for NIT Silchar 2023
NITS admits students through the score obtained in JEE Mains. Students interested in admission to the flagship course, B.Tech., must clear the JEE Mains exam and then register for JOSAA counselling. Given below are the steps you need to follow for seat allotment in NITS.
- Browse the official website of JoSAA at https://josaa.nic.in.
- Register for the JoSAA conference using your JEE Main application number and password.
- Check your profile and fill in any incomplete details.
- Upload the documents requested for registration and then click on ‘Submit changes’.
- Now you are to select the college and specialisations you prefer in accordance with the marks you received.
- Pay the application fee after filling out the form.
- Seats are allotted on the basis of the JEE Mains rank and the choice entered by you.
- Next step is document verification and payment of admission fees for seat allotment.
A student is to pay the application fees online using the following options: credit card, debit card, net banking, Paytm, or UPI.
NIT Silchar Scholarship 2023
The institute awards scholarships to meritorious students from economically weaker sections. The scholarships are financial aid given to students pursuing UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses at NITS. These scholarships are fee waivers, fee concessions, or pocket allowances specially designed for students. The scholarships awarded by NIT Silchar are as follows:
- Bharti Infratel Scholarship Programme (BISP) for students with disabilities pursuing education in government-recognised Institutes of National Importance (INI) located in North-East India.
- Merit-based Swami Dayanand Charitable Educational Foundation Scholarship for students pursuing engineering Courses in India. The student must have secured at least 85% marks in 12th grade and 25,000 ranks in the JEE Main Examination to be awarded this scholarship.
- Government of Maharashtra State Scholarship for SC Students of Maharashtra
- Hakim Abdul Hameed Scholarship/Financial Aid
- Samsung Star Scholarship.
- Merit Cum Means Scholarship
- Scholarships under the National Scholarship Portal:
- State Governments and Union Territories Scholarships
- Public Sector Units and Government Undertakings Scholarships
- Private Companies, Foundations, and Organisations Scholarships
- Foreign Agency Scholarships
- Central Government Ministries Scholarships
- Central Government Organisation Scholarships
NIT Silchar Placement
The institute has not released the campus placement report for 2023. The campus placement of 2022 recorded the highest package of INR 44 LPA offered by Amazon and Microsoft’s second-highest package of INR 41.86 LPA. The average package for the top two B.Tech specializations, CSE and ECE, stood at INR 14.90 LPA and INR 12.27 LPA, respectively. The median package for the same stood at INR 12.47 LPA and INR 9.9 LPA, respectively.
The top recruiters for the year 2022 were Amazon, Microsoft, Adobe, Arcesium, Intuit, Swigy, Deloitte, Capgemini, Larsen & Toubro, HCL, Accenture, Godrej Philips, Videocon, etc.
|Highest CTC||INR 44 LPA|
|Average CTC (B.Tech CSE)||INR 13.58 LPA|
|Number of Recruiters||94+|
|Number of Students Placed||397|
|Top Recruiters||Amazon, Microsoft, Abode, Arcesium India, Swiggy|
NIT Silchar FAQ
Ans- NIT Silchar is 9th out of 31 NITs in India, but not in top 10 out of all colleges in India.
Ans- NIRF 2023 has ranked NIT Silchar above NIT Durgapur, but NIT Durgapur provides more UG courses and more specialization in B.Tech courses.
Ans- The B.Tech rank released by JoSAA for round 1 is between 10645 and 39280 for different specializations.
Ans- NIRF has ranked NIT Silchar 38th for Engineering in India in 2023.
Ans- The highest package offered by Amazon at NIT Silchar for the year 2022 is INR 44 LPA.
Ans- The total fees for B.Tech course in NIT Silchar is INR 5 L
Ans- B.Tech and M.Tech courses are the flagship courses at NIT Silchar.
Ans- No, NIT Silchar admits students only on the basis of scores in various entrance exams.
Ans- NIT Silchar accepts JEE Mains, Assam CEE, GATE, CAT, MAT, CMAT, and IIT JAM.