NIELIT Calicut Admission 2021: PG Diploma, M.Tech, PhD, Eligibility, Form, Dates

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National Institute of Electronic and Information Technology (NIELIT) Calicut is an autonomous body of Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. It has 42 centres across the country fostering skill development in the field of Electronics and Information Technology. The Calicut campus, located in Kerala, was established in 1989. 

NIELIT Quick Update

July 1: NIELIT M.Tech Admission 2021: Last Date to Apply is August 5.  Check Here

June 20: NIELIT Calicut invites application for admission to M.Tech Program in Embedded Systems and  M.Tech Program in Electronics Design and Technology. Last Date of online application is 31 July. Apply Now

NIELIT Calicut offers PG Diploma and Short term certificate courses both ranging four weeks to maximum six months. Admission to these courses are done on the basis of scores from the last qualifying exam. Upon fulfilling the minimum cut off set by the college, candidate will receive an intimation letter regarding their selection that will contain the vivid information regarding caution money payment details. 

Candidate can also apply for M.Tech program in Embedded System and Electronic Design Technology. Reviews suggest NIELIT Calicut provides the best facility in Embedded System and VLSI Design courses. Candidates seek for Calicuts’ NIELIT campus for these two facilities specifically.

Admission into both of the courses is done on the basis of GATE score followed by an interview. Shortlisted candidates, on the basis of GATE score, are invited for the interview round. Final selection will be done on the basis of candidate’s overall performance. 

The application form for both is available in online and offline mode

Read More: NIELIT Calicut Fees Structure

NIELIT Calicut Admission Highlights

Name of the Institute NIELIT Calicut
Institute Type Autonomous
Basic Admission Criteria Merit-Based and GATE Score
Application Mode Online
Name of Entrance GATE 
Entrance Mode Online and Offline both
Counselling National Level
Scholarship Yes

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
M.Tech ApplicationMar 18, 2021 - May 31, 2021
M.Tech CounsellingJun 10, 2021
PG Diploma ApplicationMar 13, 2021 - Mar 14, 2021
PG Diploma CounsellingMar 26, 2021

NIELIT Calicut M.Tech Admission 2021

NIELIT Calicut offers a full-time M.Tech course in two specializations in recognition with APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala. Candidates who wish to pursue M.Tech should have a B.E./B.Tech degree in the concerned discipline.

Selection is done on the basis of GATE score. The merit list will be prepared for all the categories based on candidates’ marks. Candidates who clear the cut-off will be called for further interview round.

Course Name Specialization Seats Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria
M.Tech Embedded Systems 18 B.E./B.Tech degree in Electronics and Communication/ Electrical and Electronics/ Applied Electronics and Instrumentation/ Instrumentation and Control/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Electronics/ Computer Science/ Computer Science and Engg./ Information Technology/ Biomedical Engg./ Electronics and Biomedical Engg./ Biomedical Instrumentation with 60% marks (54% for SEBC and PWD while a pass is sufficient for SC/ST) OR AMIE or AMIETE qualified candidates with at least 55% marks are also eligible to apply Admission is based on GATE score followed by counseling
Electronics Design Technology (EDT) 18 BE/ B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engg./ Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engg./ Electronics and Instrumentation Engg./ Instrumentation and Control Engg./ Electronics and Biomedical Engg. with 60% marks (54% for SEBC and PWD while a pass is sufficient for SC/ST) OR AMIE or AMIETE qualified candidates with at least 55% marks are also eligible to apply

Key Points:

  • M.Tech in Embedded Systems and Electronics Design Technology has 18 seats each.
  • Preference shall be given to candidates who have a valid GATE score irrespective of the category.
  • In case of Non-GATE applicants, admission on vacant seats based on marks in the qualifying degree examination and preference will be given to students from Kerala (by producing Nativity Certificate).
  • GATE score is not mandatory for Sponsored candidates. Sponsored candidates must have at least three years of work experience in the relevant field.

NIELIT Calicut PG Diploma Admission 2021

NIELIT Calicut offers PG Diploma courses at postgraduate level. Candidates must have B.E./B.Tech degree in the relevant discipline to be eligible to apply. Candidates having M.E./M.Tech can also apply. Application fee is INR 1000/- for General candidates and INR 500/- for SC/ ST candidates. 

Selection is done on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying exam.  The merit list will be prepared for all categories based on applicants’ marks at graduation level. Applicants who clear the cutoff set by the college will be called for further admission process. 

Course Name Course Name Eligibility Criteria Selection Criteria Seats Last date of application Course fee

PG Diploma

Industrial Automation System Design ME /M.Tech or BE /B.Tech in Electrical/ Electronics/Instrumentation/ Chemical Engineering/ Applied Electronics and Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & Control/ Electronics & Communication/ Mechatronics / Computer Science

Admission is based on the marks obtained at graduation level

50 March 7 INR 70000/-
VLSI and Embedded Hardware Design Candidates with B.E/ B.Tech in Medical Electronics or in allied branches or graduate degree with appropriate experience 40 January 30 INR 70000/-
Embedded System Design M.E./M.Tech or B.E./B.Tech in Electronics/ Electronics & Communication/ Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/Instrumentation/ Biomedical /Computer Science/Information Technology or MSc in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Computer Science/Information Technology 40 February 12 INR 70000/-

Advanced Diploma

Big Data Analytics ME /MTech /BE /BTech /MSc /BSc / Diploma in IT/Computer Science/Electronics or MCA/BCA / Degree holders with PGDCA or DOEACC A or B level 40 March 5 INR 40000/-
PLC/ SCADA/ DCS Engineer BE B Tech degree in Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Industrial electronics/ Chemical Engineering/ Applied Electronics and Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & Control/ Electronics & Communication/ Mechatronics / Computer Science or M.Sc in Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Industrial electronics. 40 November 14 INR 39000/-
Artificial Intelligence BE /BTech /BSc /Diploma in IT/Computer Science/Electronics, BCA /MCA, Degree holders with PGDCA, DOEACC A and B level 40 March 27 INR 35000/-

Key Point: Candidates with B.E./B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Instrumentation Technology, Mechatronics, Computer Science and Electronics Engineering are eligible for all the courses mentioned above. 

NIELIT Calicut PG Diploma Application Process:

Students can apply for PG Diploma courses online or by downloading the application form followed by submission to the Training Officer. Students are advised to follow the given steps:

Online Mode:

  1. Students can apply online by visiting the official website of NIELIT, Calicut.
  2. Pay INR 1000 towards Advance Deposit. If payment is made through DD, then the demand draft mentioning the student’s name and the course name should be forwarded to the Training Officer.

Offline Mode (through Application Form):

  1. Download the application form from the official website and fill the particulars.
  2. Send the duly filled form to Training Officer along with the requisite fee (through DD or online banking).

Training Officer, NIELIT, Calicut,

P.B No. 5, NIT Campus Post, Calicut– 673 601, Kerala

Note: For Selected students, this advance deposit will be converted to caution deposit which will be refunded at the end of the course. This advance deposit will not be refunded for a selected candidate who does not join the course.

NIELIT Calicut also offers Certificate courses such as 

  • Embedded C & ARM Cortex micro controller
  • Industrial IoT/ PLC/ SCADA
  • Computer Aid Design using CREO
  • Electronics Brand design and Bring up
  • Process based system design
  • Solar Power installation operation & Maintainence.

NIELIT Calicut Application Process 2021

Aspirants looking for admission in M.Tech can apply online or offline. Here are the steps to apply:

Online Mode:

  1. Visit the official website of NIELIT Calicut
  2. Register by clicking on ‘New User Sign up’ option in the new user section.
  3. After completion of the registration process, a verification email and SMS will be sent to candidates’ email ID and mobile number.
  4. Click on the ‘Confirm registration’ link.
  5. Log in again to UG/PG admission portal by clicking on the ‘Registered User’ link.
  6. In the ‘Registered User’ section, click on the ‘Apply Now’ tab.
  7. Provide basic details like name, DOB, address, academic details and the category under which they are going to apply.
  8. After entering the personal details, applicants are required to choose the course which they want to pursue according to their eligibility.
  9. Applicants can choose more than one course at the time of application.
  10. Upload the scanned copy of Photograph and Signature, fill the details asked in the application form and submit the same.
  11.  Pay the application fee of INR 1000 (INR 500 for SC/ST) online or by using SBI Collect facility.

Offline Mode:

  1. Contact M.Tech Admission Coordinator at m.tech@calicut.nielit.in and obtain the application form.
  2. Fill the application form and send it to the below mentioned address along with desired documents.
  3. Candidates should send the duly filled in application form to:

Coordinator, NIELIT, PB No. 5, NIELIT Campus

P.O, Calicut – 673 601 Kerala

Payment of Application Fee:  Pay the application fee of INR 1000 (INR 500 for SC/ST) in the form of DD drawn in favour of ‘NIELIT, Calicut’ payable at State Bank of India, NIELIT, Calicut Branch (Bank Code: 02207).

Note: Application fee can also be paid directly into the institute’s account. Details are given below:

Particulars Details
Bank Account No 31329537747
Account Type Savings Bank
Account Name Director NIELIT Calicut
Bank Name SBI, NITC (CREC) Branch Chathamangalam – 02207
Bank Address NIT Campus Post, Chathamangalam, Calicut, Kerala - 673601
IFS Code SBIN0002207
MICR 673002012
Mode of Electronic Transfer RTGS, NEFT, ECS, CBS

Documents required to be send through offline application form/ scanned and uploaded at the time of online application process:

  • Self-attested copy of certificate and Marks sheet of Class XII 
  • Self-attested copy of Bachelor’s degree
  • Course Completion Certificate from the Head of the Institution last studied and attested copies of degree marksheets of previous semesters. (For final year students who are awaiting for the results)
  • Scanned copy of Photograph & Signature
  • Community certificate, SC/ST/OBC (as assigned by competent authority)
  • GATE score card, nativity certificate, Date of birth certificate.
  • Proof of payment of application fees
  • Sponsorship and Experience Certificate (if applicable)

Note:

  • Candidates who are applying under reserved quota are required to enclose the self-attested photocopy of their caste certificate issued by competent authority along with the application form.
  • Even if candidates do not receive any communication from NIELIT, they should check the official website at regular intervals and act as per the instructions.

FAQ

Ques: What are the Infrastructure facilities offered to the students? 

Ans: The present infrastructure is developed in a 25 Acre campus with state of the art laboratory facilities, hostels, guest house, Canteen. It has 24x7 Wi-Fi and an ATM in lush green scenic ambience. The unique Kerala style architecture of the buildings makes it one of the best NIELIT Centres in the country. The center has 5 laboratories equipped with the systems and development tools in the fields of Embedded Systems, VLSI, Product Engineering, Information Technology, and Process Control & Instrumentation. The institute library has a huge collection of books in every field and are accessible to the students in addition to IEEE online journal access & NKN connectivity. All the labs, library and office are connected through the Central network and students can retrieve information from their terminals itself and through well connected Wi-Fi system.  

Ques: What training courses does NIELIT Calicut offer? 

Ans: NIELIT Calicut provides long term, short term and customized training courses. The long term training programs include M.Tech in Embedded Systems and Electronic Design Technology. In short term training it offers PG Diploma and Advanced Diploma in various courses. 

Ques: Does NIELIT Calicut offers Academic projects and Internship opportunities?

Ans: Yes, NIELIT Calicut offers Academic projects and Internship Opportunities to students undergoing Engineering/ Diploma /Degree courses in Electronics and IT. Masters students are offered an 8 months academic project and for others we offer a 2-4 months of project.

Ques: How can I enroll for a course?

Ans: To register for a training programme, candidate has to fill the registration form online and pay the registration fee as well through online banking and submit it. We will send an email acknowledgement and further information to the email address you specify on the form. You can download the Application form available with the brochure from the website and send it with the registration fee of INR 1,000/- drawn in favour of Director, NIELIT, Calicut, Payable at State Bank of India. 

Ques: Are loan facilities provided for the students at NIELIT Calicut?

Ans: NIELIT Calicut only provde only the bonafide student certificate. The bank to which students approach decides whether the loan amount will be provided or not. It is up to the bank to provide a loan. Many of our students had received bank loan for pursuing the course.

Ques: How to reach NIELIT Calicut?

Ans: NIELIT Calicut is located very close to NIT Calicut campus and it is about 22 Kms away from the Calicut (Kozhikode) city. A number of buses (Buses to NIT via Kunnamangalam) are available from "Palayam Bus Stand and KSRTC Bus Stand".

Ques: Which are all the companies that frequently visit NIELIT Calicut for campus placement?

Ans: Core companies like Texas Instruments, INTEL Robert Bosch, Procsys, Wipro Technologies, TATA ELXSI, NEST, ARM, HCL Tech Digital Core Technologies, VVDN Technologies, Gadgeon ,MIND visit NIELIT Calicut for hiring students . etc have approached NIELIT Calicut for recruitment. 

NIELIT, Calicut Fees & Eligibility

CourseFees
PG Diploma70,000 (Total Fees)
M.Tech1.39 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)
PG Diploma60,000 (Total Fees)
COURSEADMISSION LINK
ME/M.Tech, Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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The students are admitted to the college through the merit basis and through the score they have in the undergraduate programs. There would also be an entrance written exam held at the college and the students would be shortlisted and they would be taken for a personal interview, then the students would be admitted.

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The admission is done purely on the GATE scores and percentile. The graduate aptitude test for engineering is a national level test which aims to provide admission to the Engineering colleges for MTech course. The cutoff for the college is not very high. You can easily get through the college with basic level education.

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Apply for GATE exam first admission here will be based on GATE examination. You need to have a good score in GATE exam. You should have passed the B.tech course or equivalent from an institution approved by the AICTE. Minimum marks in the engineering degree for general category candidate is 60%.

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NIELIT gives you a chance to think out of the box and priority on rational knowledge along with the theoretical aspects. College is good the management is decent. This is the college to choose for quality education.

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This course has 18 seats in total. You should be an Indian national. If you are B.tech or equivalent from institutions approved by AICTE you can apply to this course. Candidates who have passed AMIE/AMIETE examination can also apply. You have to apply online.

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Taking M.tech from NIELIT Calicut in the embedded system was one of the favourable outcomes in my life. The curriculum is here designed in such a way that students are offered lab experience. The multicultural atmosphere and diversity keep the campus exciting, fun and vibrant.

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This is a well known college and the students have to write GATE exam in order to secure admission to this college . Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering is held once in a year and it offers admission to Master of Technology courses in top institutes of India .

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The basic objective of BCA Course is to provide young men and women with the required knowledge and necessary skills to get rewarding careers into the changing world of Information Technology. To get into the BCA I had to passed 10+2 (any stream) securing not less than 50% marks in aggregate (5% relaxation to ST/SC candidates) from the Central Board of Secondary Education or any other equivalent examination recognized by the Mizoram University preferably with Mathematics as one of compulsory course.

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College is good. Management is OK. Come here if you are willing to work hard and earn good knowledge.

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If any student have any problem they can approach management they will respond quickly to solve your problems, if they can't solve they will at least suggest you with a solution.

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Overall the campus life in nit calicut was greater had a memorable time there i wish all the future aspirants all the best.

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I got 94% in the entrance exam GATE and I got the privileged to choose college according to my wish. And then there I chose this college of mine without looking Anywhere at all. College didn't take any additional tests like interview etc for the addmission.

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I chose this college because I heard many places about the well being of the college. My sister also did her master's from this college. Thus I got the chance to feel this college little closely than others

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