The National Institute of Engineering (NIE), established in the year 1946, today stands 178th place among top engineering colleges in the country that include IITs and NITs as per National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF-2019) announced by Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). It is ranked 18 among India’s top Engineering Colleges, as per survey conducted by Times of India (June 2019). NIE is managed by a registered society and nine out of ten current directors are distinguished alumni of the institute.
NIE is a grant-in-aid institution and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. NIE got autonomous status from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi in 2007. It has been accredited by NAAC. Five Undergraduate Programmes - Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Industrial & Production Engineering and three PG Programmes – Hydraulics, Production Engineering & System Technology and Structural Engineering have been accredited by the National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi, under Tier-I. It is one of the 14 colleges in Karnataka that has been recognized under the MHRD-World Bank-sponsored Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) in all the three phases. All the Departments of NIE are recognized as Research Centre under VTU and AICTE for QIP. Currently, NIE offers 7 UG and 12 PG Programmes. Faculty has been the main strength of NIE. They impart their vast knowledge to the students by using conventional methods of teaching-learning process as well as contemporary ones.
|Established | Type||1946 | Autonomous|
|Accreditation||NAAC, NBA (5 UG & 3 PG programs)|
|Popular Courses||B.E, M.Tech, MCA|
|Exams||GATE, PGCET, CET|
Details of the undergraduate and postgraduate level programs offered by the institute are as mentioned below:
|B.E||Civil Engineering, Mechancal Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial & Production Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Information Science Engineering||Candidates must have a pass at the 10+2 level from the Science stream with PCM background from a recognized board in the country. Appearance in CET or COMED K is mandatory||CET / COMED K score / rank|
|M.Tech||Power Systems, Hydraulics, Production engineering and System Technology, Computer Applications, Industrial Automation & Robotics, Structural Engineering, Computer Network Engineering, Nano Technology, Machine Design, Networking & Internet Engineering||Candidates must have a pass at the undergraduate level (minimum 60%) in the relevant discipline of B.E. / B.E. from a recognized University. A valid GATE score is also required||PGCET score / rank|
|MCA||Computer Applications||Candidates must have a pass at the undergraduate level (minimum 60%) in the relevant discipline from a recognized University||PGCET score|
Civil Engg. (NBA Accredited)
Mechanical Engg. (NBA Accredited)
Hydraulics (NBA Accredited)
Electrical & Electronics Engg. (NBA Accredited)
Production Engg. and System Technology (NBA Accredited)
Electronics & Communication Engg.(NBA Accredited)
Computer Application to Industrial Drives
Industrial & Production Engg. (NBA Accredited)
Computer Science & Engg.
Industrial Automation & Robotics
Information Science & Engg.
Structural Engineering (NBA Accredited)
Civil Engg. (Evening)
Computer Network Engineering
Networking and Internet Engg.
Masters in Computer Applications
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National Institute of Engineering has a dedicated and active placement cell which is constantly working towards providing students with professional training as well as placement opportunities every year. The students get opportunities to get placed at reputed companies and organizations and receive impressive packages.
Some highlights of the recent placement session are as follows:
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National Institute of Engineering has a large and diverse faculty of 231 highly qualified and accomplished individuals. Out of this, 80 of the members are Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines. The entire faculty of is extremely experienced and well versed in their subject matter. All members of the faculty are very cooperative towards students and always encourage them to ask questions and clarify their concepts as much as they can, by being available to students even outside lectures and classes. The faculty consists of a dedicated team of professors, associate professors and assistant professors. Many members of the faculty are also recipients of several prestigious awards and accolades.
The institute has an impressive faculty to student ration of 1:16. Details of the faculty members are as follows:
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The institute offers the following facilities to students:
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National Institute of Engineering FAQs
Ques. How is NIE?
Ans. National Institute of Engineering is among the top engineering institutes in the country receiving high rankings from all ranking platforms. The institute offers undergraduate and postgraduate level programs in its engineering department. The faculty at the institute has a majority of Ph.D holders and faculty to student ratio is 1:16. NIE also has a well stocked library and state of the art infrastructure, as well as a very successful placement record over the years.
Ques. How are the placements at NIE?
Ans. The institute has a very successful placement record with 518 students getting placed during the previous placement season. The highest salary INR 46.5 LPA for domestic and INR 24 LPA for international offer. More than 200 students received packages worth INR 8 LPA. Recruiters included Google, Microsoft, Cisco, VMWARE, Accenture, Infosys, TCS, HPE and many more.
Ques. How to apply for admission to NIE?
Ans. For CET/PGCET, candidates must submit the application fee via online banking / debit or credit card payment, following which they will be given a registration number. For GATE, candidates must submit the duly filled in form, along with uploaded photographs and photocopies of marks cards, within the stipulated time.