National Institute of Technology (NIT) Hamirpur is ranked at 60th 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 3,291 including male and female students, as well as a highly qualified faculty of over 220 members with a majority of Ph.D. holders.
NIT Hamirpur 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 Hamirpur has had a great placement record with many of B.Tech students getting placed last year, with an average annual CTC of INR 6.78 LPA. The highest package offered was for INR 1.3 cr PA.
|Courses||UG, PG and Doctoral Program|
|Entrance Exam||JEE Main, CAT/MAT/CMAT, GATE, NIMCET|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in engineering, management, and architecture. The details for the programs are as mentioned below:
|Program||Specialization||Eligibility||Tuition Fee (per annum)|
|B.Tech||Civil Engineering||75% marks in the 10+2 examination OR top 20 percentile in the 10+2 examination conducted by the respective board||INR 1,46,100|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|M.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering|
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology / AMIE / MCA in appropriate discipline or a Master's Degree in appropriate discipline with CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 60% marks in the qualifying degree
|Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering|
|M.Sc||Physics||Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks or 5.5 out of 10 CGPA||INR 39,100|
|MBA||Business Administration||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 94,100|
Master's Degree in relevant science subject with 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a 10
|Science / Management|
|Humanities and Social Sciences|
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The admission for various courses is based on the following entrance exams.
|B. Tech||JEE Main|
|Ph.D.||Entrance Exam/ Personal Interview|
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National Institute of Technology Hamirpur is well known for its placement record because of its highly dedicated and efficient placement cell. The Training and Placement Cell of NIT Hamirpur 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 many companies visiting the campus and nearly 350 students from the B.Tech program getting recruited with an overall placement index of 86%. The highest package has reached up to INR 1.2 Cr. per annum. The Average package offered for the session 2018-2019 was INR 6.78 LPA and a median of INR 6.5 LPA
Recruiters for the placement drive included big tech giants in the industry such as Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant, Ford, HSBC, Godrej, Infosys, IBM, Reliance, Larsen and Toubro and many more.
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National Institute of Technology Hamirpur allows a number of scholarships to the eligible students. The scholarships offered are as follows
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National Institute of Technology Hamirpur has a large and diverse faculty of 224 members, with 203 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 Hamirpur consists of Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and others.
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Ques. Is NIT Hamirpur good?
Ans. National Institute of Technology Hamirpur is ranked 60th in the Engineering category nationally by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the prime technical institutes in the country. The college offers specializations in programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. NIT Hamirpur has a highly qualified faculty of over 200 members with most of them having Ph.Ds in their fields. The college has a really good placement record as well, which is at par with the IITs and other NITs. There are many facilities available for students including, hostels, recreational, food, sports, health care and more. Overall NIT Hamirpur is a really good option for eligible candidates seeking admission to engineering programs.
Ques. How are Placements at NIT Hamirpur?
Ans.National Institute of Technology Hamirpur has had a very successful placement record over the years, with students from all departments getting recruited annually by reputed companies that are some of the biggest names in the industry. In last year’s placement season, about 350 students across the B.Tech stream were placed, with a placement percentage of 86%. Many reputed companies such as Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Capgemini, Wipro, Deloitte, Tata Motors, Cognizant, L&T, ITC and several others were among the recruiting companies. The highest CTC offer made was worth INR 1.3 Crore per annum.
Ques. How to apply for admission to B.Tech at NIT Hamirpur?
Ans.Eligible candidates seeking admission to B.Tech, B.Tech + M.Tech Dual degree candidates must register and apply at the official website of JEE Main. For B.Arch, candidates have to register for NATA entrance examination.
|B.Tech||₹1.46 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|MBA||₹94,100 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CMAT|
|M.Tech||₹94,100 (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|M.Sc||₹39,100 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.Arch||₹94,100 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Arch||₹1.46 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.Tech + M.Tech||₹1.46 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
Ans. On the basis of academics, if a college has to be chosen between NIT Surathkal and NIT Hamirpur for a B. Tech civil engineering course, one should look at the different perspectives that are given below. NIT Surathkal: NIRF ranked NIT Surathkal as the 21st best engineering college in 2019. The college has an amazing faculty for civil engineering most of the teachers that are in NITSurathkal have acquired Ph.D. degrees and a minimum teaching average of 2 years. The admission to the BTech Civil program is through JEE Mains. Placements: NIT Surathkal in the academic year of 2019 witnessed a 100% placement percentage. There were around 60 companies present to give jobs to the B. Tech students. A total of 97 students opted for placements for B. Tech civil engineering course, out of which all of them got the placements. Top recruiters that provided jobs include Honeywell, Axis Bank, Myntra Logistics, Amazon, Mcafee, Samsung r&d, HSBC Technology, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Byjus, City Bank, Oyo, Epsilon India, Wipro India, Walmart, and Snap lab. The highest package offered was 39 LPA and the average package was 14.5 LPA. NIT Hamirpur: In the academic year 2019, NIRF was ranked as the 60th best engineering college in India. The BTech Civil Engineering admission is through JEE Mains. NIT Hamirpur has 9 Ph.D. scholars who are taking the classes. They give tutorial framed questions and the faculty also provides the best study materials. Placements: There were a total of 49 jobs that were offered by the companies to the students. There were around 41 students placed out of the total 63 students making a percentage of 71.33% of placements. The top recruiters that came to college were Accenture, Wipro, Oracle, Samsung, Godrej, Bajaj, Reliance, HSBC, Jugnoo, Ashok Leyland, Bloomberg, and Ascon. The average package was recorded to be 6 LPA while the highest was 12 LPA. Therefore, in conclusion, in terms of syllabus, both these colleges have more or less the same course structure and merit system. If a choice has to be made between the two one can choose a college based on the factors that are given above.Read more
Ans. NIT Patna is a renowned institute for pursuing CSE where the placement rate is excellent. It is ranked 134th by NIRF 2019 and provides almost 90% placements every year. NIT Goa rose to 87th rank among the best engineering institutes by NIRF 2019. CSE branch from this institute received 100% placements in top MNCs in 2020. NIT Agartala is ranked 70th in the engineering category by NIRF 2019. The institute provides 100% for CSE branches almost every year. NIT Hamirpur is ranked 60th rank in the engineering category by NIRF 2019. The placement record for this institute is 75-80% every year. NIT or MNIT Jaipur ranks 71st in the engineering category by NIRF 2020. It provides 100% placements for CSE branch every year. NIT Manipur ranks 148th in the engineering category by NIRF 2019. It maintains a 70% placement record for every department every year. Admission Process:- NIT Patna The minimum eligibility criteria for all these colleges is a BTech degree with a minimum of 6.5 CGPA or 60% aggregate. The final selection process for the MTech program is based on the valid score in the GATE exam, which is followed by counselling. The number of seats for this program course is 26. The cutoff required in GATE is 628. NIT Goa The eligibility requirements for pursuing this course are a minimum of 60% marks in BTech. The number of seats available is 25. The cutoff requirements for this course are 659. NIT Agartala The criteria for pursuing this course are 60% marks in BTech. The seats available for this course are 27. The cutoff requirement is 588. NIT Hamirpur The minimum eligibility criteria is 60% marks in the bachelor’s degree. The seats available are 15. The cutoff requirements are 679. NIT Jaipur The minimum eligibility required is 60% marks in a bachelor's degree. The seats alloted is 21. The cutoff requirements are 854. NIT Manipur The minimum criteria required is a 60% of marks in a bachelor's degree. The seats available are 30. The cutoff requirements for this course are 509. Placements: During the 2019-20 placement drive, all these NITs witnessed a placement record of above 90% in top notch MNCs. The average package offered in 2019 is a slightly higher than what offered in 2017-18. Categories NIT Patna NIT Goa NIT Agartala NIT Hamirpur NIT Jaipur NIT Manipur Highest package INR 43.17 LPA INR 15.9 LPA INR 36 LPA INR 12 LPA INR 20.82 LPA INR 12 LPA Average package INR 8.8 LPA INR 7.35 LPA INR 5 LPA INR 7.5 LPA INR 8.19 LPA INR 5.6 LPA The top recruiters are HCL, CTS, Wipro, Jio, Capgemini, IBM, Infosys, Amazon, Samsung, Siemens, Godrej, Accenture, etc. NIT Goa is a new institute whereas NIT Agartala is not the right choice as it has poor infrastructure. Although NIT Patna and NIT Hamirpur are a good choice but MNIT Jaipur is the best among these for pursuing MTech in CSE as it has the best lab facilities with research exposures along with excellent placements.Read more
Ans. NIT hamirpur is ranked 63 by NIRF rankings 2019 that makes it one of the leading technical institutes in India. At NIT Hamirpur, students take up research projects under the highly qualified faculty, some of who are working under government funded projects. Curriculum: M.Sc. (Physics) programme embraces all imminent basic Physics courses and laboratory practicals. The theory courses are designed within the line of GATE and CSIR syllabus. In interest, the programme is complemented with exceptional topics like Non-Destructive Trial, Lasers and Applications, Thin-Films and Applications, Nano-Science and Technology etc. as electives. Admission For admission into MSc physics. a bachelor's degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks is required. Applicants need to receive a valid score in IIT JAM to apply. The total tuition fee for MSc in physics is around 60,000. The student strength is between 20-25. Placement: During the last placement season 80% of the students got placed with the highest package ranging around INR 17 lacs per annum and the average package ranging around INR 3.5 lacs per annum. Samsung, EXL, L&T, CapGemini, GAP, etc. were some of the top recruiters of the institution. Faculty: The faculty at NIT Hamirpur are very great. Almost all faculty members hold a PhD in their respective disciplines and have patents to their name. The faculty is very interactive and supportive towards students. The college you desire to choose always remains secondary, since the primary focus should always be your interest in any particular subject. No matter which college you opt to, you can always pave your way to success as long as you are dedicated and passionate about your career.Read more
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