National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar is ranked at 51st in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading technical institutes in India. The university started as a regional engineering college. But in 2002 the university was included in the list of NITs under the National Institute of Technology Act 2007 and was also declared as an Institute of National Importance. The college currently has a student strength of 3,001 including male and female students, as well as a highly qualified faculty of 209 members with a majority of PhD holders. 

NIT Silchar offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in Engineering, Science, Humanities and 11 other departments. Admission is done based on entrance examinations such as JEE Mains, GATE, CAT and NET. The institute also offers healthcare, sports and other facilities to students. NIT Silchar has had a great placement record with more than 86% of B.Tech students getting placed last year, with an average annual CTC of INR 6.25 LPA. The highest package offered was for INR 32.5 LPA, from Arcesium India Pvt Ltd. 

NIT Silchar also offers 2-years full-time MBA program, admission for which is based on Entrance Exam (CAT/MAT/CMAT) scores followed by a Personal Interview. NIT Silchar is inviting applications for MBA 2021-23 session. Apply online till 31 March 31, 2021.

NIT Silchar Important Dates

EVENT DATE
GATE Exam Date 06-07 Feb, 2021 and 13-14 Feb, 2021
JoSAA 06 Oct - 13 Nov 2020
JEE Main Registration 16 Dec, 2020 - 16 Jan,  2021
JEE Main Exam Dates

Session I: 23 Feb - 26 Feb, 2021

Session II: 15 Mar - 18 Mar, 2021

Session III: 27 Apr - 30 Apr, 2021

Session IV: 24 May - 28 May, 2021

NIT Silchar Highlights

Established | Type  1967 | Autonomous
Recognized By UGC, AICTE
Campus  625 acres
Official Website http://www.nits.ac.in/
Popular Courses  UG, PG and Ph.D.
Entrance Test JEE, GATE
Application Mode Online

NIT Silchar Ranking

National Institute of Technology Silchar has been ranked by various recognized ranking platforms for its performance in the Engineering category among other institutes: 

  • Ranked 51st in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 36th in Engineering category by The Week Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 57th in Engineering by SuccessCDs Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 48th in Engineering category by Jagranjosh Ranking 2019

NIT Silchar Courses

National Institute of Technology Silchar provides students with some of the most popular chosen higher studies choices. These include undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in various specializations: 

Program Specialization Eligibility Tuition Fee (per annum)
B.Tech Civil Engineering Higher Secondary Examination (12th) qualified candidates from a recognized board of education. INR 1,47,640
Electronics and Communication Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

A pass at the undergraduate level from any recognized university/college in the country. A minimum of 60% aggregate is required. Only B.E. or B.Tech. degrees are accepted. The undergraduate course must have been in a field related to the Master’s subject. The relevance of the subject is at the discretion of the University.

INR 91,140
Mechanical Engineering 
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
M.Sc Physics Undergraduate level (minimum 50%) with the related subject as a primary subject in a B.Sc. degree from any recognized university in the country INR 36,940
Chemistry
Mathematics
MBA Marketing Bachelor’s degree holder in any branch of Science, Commerce and Humanities with 50% marks secured in the qualifying examination and valid CAT/MAT/CMAT scores. INR 1,31,440
Finance
 Human Resources
Ph.D Engineering 

A Master's degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks).

INR 35,240
Science / Management
Humanities and Social Sciences

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NIT Silchar Admission

Admission in NIT Silchar is based on the entrance exam. For different courses, scores of their respective entrance exams are accepted. Given below are the list of courses along with the selection criteria: 

Program Selection Criteria 
B.Tech JEE Main and JoSAA
M.Tech GATE Score followed by Centralized Counseling
M.Sc Centralized Counseling
MBA CAT/MAT/CMAT
Ph.D CSIR or CBSE NET/JRF

NIT Silchar Cutoff

Mentioned below is the JEE Mains cutoff for admission to the B.Tech program at NIT Silchar: 

Course Other State Home State
Computer Science and Engineering 5023-9751 8699-23882
Electronics and Communication Engineering 10736-14948 17899-40841
Electrical Engineering 12346-18513 32579-56958
Mechanical Engineering 13820-19805 21851-49215

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NIT Silchar Scholarship

National Institute of Technology Silchar offers the following scholarships to eligible candidates: 

  • Engineers India Limited (EIL) offers scholarships to SC/ST candidates.
  • Swami Dayanand Charitable Educational Foundation offers a scholarship to Meritorious Students.
  • Samsung offers the Samsung Star Scholarship to those with outstanding academic performance.

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NIT Silchar Placement

National Institute of Technology Silchar is well known for its placement record because of its highly dedicated and efficient placement cell. The Training and Placement Cell of NIT Silchar is committed to getting students placed at reputed companies and esteemed organizations in India and abroad. In the academic year 2018-2019, the institute saw a successful placement season with 94 companies visiting the campus and nearly 400 students from the B.Tech program getting recruited with an overall placement percentage of 86.12%. 

Highest and Average Package 2018-2019

The highest CTC offer worth INR 32.5 LPA was offered by Arcesium India Pvt Ltd. Other top recruiters included Amazon, Goldman Sachs, MuSigma, HSBC, GoIbibo, BuyHatke, Sorocco Bangalore, Samsung R&D and many more tech giants in the industry. 

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NIT Silchar Faculty

National Institute of Technology Silchar has a large and diverse faculty of 209 members, with 195 of them being Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines. The other members are either MBA or M.Tech degree holders. All faculty members at NIT Faculty are highly accomplished and hold considerable experience in their fields. They are very interactive and supportive of students, and also encourage clarification of concepts and doubts even outside of classrooms. The faculty at NIT Silchar consists of Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and others. 

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NIT Silchar Facilities

Being one of the leading technical institutes in the country, NIT Silchar offers its students several provisions and facilities to its students on campus. Some of these are as follows:

  • Hostel: There are 8 boys hostels and 3 girls hostels that offer comfortable accommodation to residing students. Occupancy is available on single, double and triple sharing basis. All necessary facilities for recreation, food and internet are available. 
  • Sports: The institute has several sports grounds and courts for football, cricket, hockey, basketball, volleyball, badminton and lawn tennis separately. 
  • Health Care: The institute has a dedicated health center with qualified staff and medical facilities required by students, staff and faculty. 
  • Other: The other facilities provided to students on campus include an SBI bank, a shopping center, library and gymkhana. 

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NIT Silchar FAQs

Ques. Does NIT Silchar offer placement & internship opportunities?

Ans. The college has a highly dedicated placement cell which offers a plethora of opportunities to the students. Around 80% of students get placed every year in top-notch companies.

Ques. Does NIT Silchar provide hostel facilities?

Ans. There are 8 boys hostels and 3 girls hostels. All the necessary facilities for food and internet are available. The accommodation is big and spacious.

Ques. Is the faculty at NIT Silchar helpful?

Ans. The faculty is highly experienced and encourages clarification of doubts even outside the classroom. They are extremely supportive and helpful. 

Ques. What is the average and the highest CTC offered by NIT Silchar?

Ans. The average annual CTC offered is INR 6.25 LPA and the highest CTC offered is INR 32.4 LPA approximately.

Ques. Does NIT Silchar offer scholarships to its students?

Ans. Yes, the below-mentioned scholarships are offered to the students-

  •  Engineers India limited offers to ST/SC candidates.
  • Swami Dayanand Charitable Education Foundation offers to the Meritorious students.
  • Samsung offers to those with outstanding academic performance.

Ques.  Does NIT Silchar offer an MBA program?

Ans. Yes, it offers a full-time MBA program in 3 specializations namely Marketing, Finance and Human Resources. 

Ques. What is the reservation criteria at NIT Silchar?

Ans. The college reserves 15% of the seats for SC and 7.5% for the ST candidates. 24 seats are reserved for foreign & other category students. 4 seats are reserved for handicapped candidates within the overall allotment of Assam.

Ques. Can the application form be submitted online?

Ans. No, the application form cannot be submitted online. It has to be posted along with the supporting documents to The Head, National Institute of Technology, Silchar.

Ques.  Which courses are offered at the UG and PG level?

Ans. The college offers B.Tech at the UG level. MBA, M.tech and M.Sc are offered at the PG level.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for B.Tech?

Ans. The candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board of education.