National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur is ranked 74th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading enineering institutes in the country and on par with the other NITs and IITs. The institute currently has a stregth of 3,487 including male and female students, as well as a strong faculty of around 250 highly qualified members. NIT Raipur offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in several specializations.
The institute is approved by The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). NIT offers B.Tech., B.Arch. M.Tech., MCA and Ph.D. courses. NIT Raipur admission to all the courses will be on the basis of Entrance Exams JEE Main (B.Tech. and B.Arch.), GATE (M.Tech.) and NIMCET (MCA). The previous year’s opening and closing cutoff for admission to B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering were 7714-9746.
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NIT Raipur Highlights
|Established | Type ||1956 | Autonomous|
|Recognized By||UGC, AICTE|
|Campus ||100 acres|
|Popular Courses ||UG, PG and Ph.D.|
|Entrance Test||JEE, GATE|
NIT Raipur Ranking
National Institute of Technology Raipur has been ranked by various recognized ranking platforms for its performance in the Engineering category among other institutes:
- Ranked 74th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
- Ranked 81st in Engineering category by Success CDs Ranking 2019
NIT Raipur Courses
National Institute of Technology Raipur offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs is several specializations. The details for the same are as follows:
|Program||Specialization||Eligibility||Tuition Fee (per annum)|
|B.Tech||Civil Engineering||10+2 in Science stream with minimum 75% marks or top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board||INR 48,167|
Bachelor’s Degree in respective branch of Engineering from a recognized university/institutes with minimum 60% marks or equivalent in qualifying examination.
|Mechanical Engineering |
|Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|MCA||Computer Application||60% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale (55% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale in case of SC/ ST)||INR 83,000|
Master's degree in Technology/ Engineering/ Architecture/ Planning/ Humanities and Social Science/ Management/ Science or any other equivalent qualification from a recognised university/ institute. Minimum 60% or 6.5/ 10 Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) / Cumulative Performing Index (CPI) at Master's degree level
|Computer Science & Engineering|
|Humanities and Social Sciences|
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NIT Raipur Admission
Admission to courses at NIT Raipur is granted on the basis of score in the respective national level entrance examinations for that course:
|Program||Selection Criteria |
|B.Tech||JEE Main and JoSAA|
|Ph.D||Written test followed by an interview|
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NIT Raipur Cutoff
The previous cutoff for admission to B.Tech at National Institute of Technology Raipur is as tabulated below:
|Course||Other State||Home State|
|Computer Science and Engineering||7714-9746||4114-15272|
|Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering||10199-13981||16973-37747|
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NIT Raipur Placement
National Institute of Technology Raipur has a very efficient and dedicated Training and Placement Cell and Career Development Centre that work together in training students professionally before administering them into the industry. Students are provided placement opportunities as several companies visit the campus annually to recruit students from all departments. The academic year 2018-2019 saw a successful placement season with 80 companies visiting and recruiting students from the college, which was an impressive increase from previous years. The average annual CTC was INR 7.6 LPA. Primary recruiters at NIT Raipur include reputed companies and prestigious organizations such as Amazon, Indian Navy, Indian Army, Samsung, Deloitte, Siemens, Wipro, Vedanta, Adobe, Aditya Birla Group, Cognizant, Fiat, Infosys and many more.
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NIT Raipur Facilities
Being one of the leading technical institutes in the country, NIT Raipur offers its students a number of provisions and facilities to its students on campus. Some of these are as follows:
- Library: The college has a large and well-stocked library with more than 1,00,000 books in print and more than 1,70,000 books in digital format.
- Hostel: There are 5 boys hostels and 3 girls hostels in total. The hostels feature all necessary provisions including recreation/dining hall with a mess, badminton court, garden, etc.
- Healthcare: The institute houses its own dedicated health center with free OPD, free distribution of medicines and ambulance service for urgent cases.
- Sports: Along with several indoor games, facilities for outdoor sports activities such as Athletics, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Badminton, Basketball, Baseball, Lawn Tennis, Swimming, Gymnastics, Yoga Exercises, and Volleyball etc are also provided to the students.
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NIT Raipur FAQs
Ques. Is NIT Raipur a good college?
Ans. National Institute of Technology Raipur has been ranked at 74th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the prime Engineering colleges in India. The college has a huge campus of 100 acres and provides world-class facilities and academics. The institute offers a faculty of nearly 250 members, with a majority of Ph.D holders from reputed national and international universities. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in several specializations.
Ques. How is the placement at NIT Raipur?
Ans. National Institute of Technology Raipur has a good placement record that can be considered at equal footing with the other NITs across India and even the IITs. With last academic year’s average CTC offer reaching INR 7.6 LPA, students got offers from over 80 companies that visited the campus. Some of the prime recruiters from NIT Raipur have been well-known tech giants and organizations such as Reliance Industries, Indian Army, Indian Navy, Tata, Samsung, Amazon, Adobe, Siemens and many more.
Ques. How to apply for admission at NIT Raipur?
Ans. Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses at NIT Raipur through online mode. They need to apply for JEE Main and GATE on their respective official websites for B.Tech and M.Tech. For MCA, the candidates have to apply for NIMCET through online mode. For Ph.D., the application form can be downloaded from the official website of NIT Raipur. The filled applications along with a DD drawn in favor of “Director, NIT Raipur” payable at Raipur should reach to “The Registrar, NIT Raipur, CG 492010”. The form should be in an A4 size envelope with superscribing “Ph.D. Admission for Academic Year 2020 in “Name of the Department”. The required documents needed for application include 10th and 12th mark sheets, character certificate, entrance exam score card, passport-sized photographs and others as per university guidelines.