National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur is ranked at 130th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019. The College currently holds a total strength of 2885 including male and female students as well as a faculty of 153 highly qualified members. Formerly known as the Regional Institute of Technology, it is a Deemed College which was established on August 15, 1960, under the aegis of MHRD, Govt. of India. The College is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). NIT Jamshedpur has 12 departments and 150 administrative and supporting staff. 

The College offers various quality centralized undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in numerous branches of engineering, science, computer applications and business administrations. The admission is granted through national-level entrance examinations such as JEE (UG), GATE / JAM (PG) and NIMCET (MCA). Last year’s opening and closing JEE Mains cutoff for admission to B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering were 6526 and 8025 respectively. 

NIT Jamshedpur Important Date

GATE Exam 05 Feb - 07 Feb, 2021; 12 Feb - 14 Feb, 2021;
JoSAA Counselling 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 Jamshedpur Highlights

Establishment Year


Type of College

Deemed College

Approved By


MHRD, Govt. of India

Campus Area

341 Acres


55,144 textbooks


13 hostels (9 Boys hostels and 4 Girls hostels)

NIT Jamshedpur Ranking

  • Ranked 130th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 37th in Engineering category by The Week Ranking 2019

NIT Jamshedpur Courses

NIT Jamshedpur provides various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in several specializations  Engineering, Computer Applications, and Science. 

Program Specialization Eligibility Tuition Fee (per annum)
B.Tech Civil 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. JEE Main valid score is mandatory.  INR 1,88,000
Electronics and Communication Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Communication & Information Technology

Candidates must have a pass at the undergraduate level (minimum 60%) in the relevant discipline of B.Tech. / B.E. from a recognized College. Appearance in GATE is necessary.

INR 1,34,000
Electrical Power and Energy Systems
Mechanical System Design
Water Resources Engineering
M.Sc Physics Candidates must have a pass at the undergraduate level (minimum 60%) in the relevant discipline from a recognized College. Appearance in JAM is necessary. INR 78,000
MCA Computer Applications A pass at the undergraduate level (minimum 60%) with Mathematics as a subject in at least the 10+2 level from a recognized Institution in the country. INR 1,33,000
Ph.D Civil Engineering

Candidates must have a valid Bachelor's degree as well as a Masters’ degree (minimum 60%) in a relevant discipline from a recognized College.

INR 48,000
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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NIT Jamshedpur Admission

NIT Jamshedpur Admission is based on national level exams like GATE, IIT JAM or JEE Main. Candidates who wish to apply for any Program offered by NIT Jamshedpur, are required to fulfill the complete eligibility criteria prescribed by NIT Jamshedpur.

NIT Jamshedpur B.Tech Admission

NIT Jamshedpur provides four years B.Tech program in Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, and Production Engineering. Admission to B.Tech is based on JEE Main scores.

NIT Jamshedpur PG Courses Admission

NIT Jamshedpur provides two years M.Tech 16 specialization under various departments, 2-year M.Sc. in 3 specializations and three years M.C.A. Program in multiple streams. Selection is done through entrance exams which are given below:

  • For M.Tech Programs, a candidate needs to appear in the GATE entrance exam.
  • M.Sc. Admission is done through IIT JAM.
  • M.C.A. Selection is based on NIMCET Exam.

NIT Jamshedpur PhD

NIT Jamshedpur offers Ph.D. Programs in 10 specializations in approx every department such as Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Applications, and Manufacturing Engineering. Candidates are select on the basis of previous academic merit, written exam, and interview conducted by the institute.

NIT Jamshedpur Cutoff

Program  Cutoff (Opening and Closing)
B.Tech (Hons.) Computer Science and Engineering 6526-8025
B.Tech. Hons. Electronics and Communication Engineering 9127-12605
B.Tech (Hons.) Electrical & Electronics Engineering  12849-15124
B.Tech. Hons. Mechanical Engineering 13959-16856

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NIT Jamshedpur Scholarship

Welfare Department, Govt. of Jharkhand: Welfare department of the government of Jharkhand provides the following scholarships every year to deserving candidates who meet the respective eligibility criteria: 

  • Welfare Department, Govt. of Jharkhand Scholarship

  • Foundation for Academic excellence and access Scholarship

  • Special Scholarship Scheme for Jammu & Kashmir

  • National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation Scholarship

  • NTPC scholarship for engineering students

  • Indian Oil Educational Scholarship Scheme

  • Merit Cum Means Scholarship

  • O.P. Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships (OPJEMS)

  • Post-Matric Scholarships for Students belonging to the Minority Communities

  • Scholarship of ONGC Limited, Dehradun

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NIT Jamshedpur Placement

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur has a dedicated and efficient placement cell that is devoted to offering students professional training as well as placement opportunities.  The institute provides the infra-structural facilities to conduct group discussions, tests, and interviews besides catering to other logistics. More Than 100 companies visit the campus every year. Many prestigious companies or organizations visit the campus for recruitment processes including Wipro, Oracle, Amazon, HP, LAVA, Philips, TATA Motors, Aditya Birla Group, and Godrej.

In the academic year 2019, the institute observed a successful placement season with a total of 458 students from the undergraduate program getting placed across various reputed companies and esteemed organizations. The median salary offered was INR 6.5 LPA. Students were placed across various sectors in the industry such as the Analytics, Educational Sector, Electrical/Electronics, Finance, IT/Consultancy and other core sectors. Recruiters included tech giants and reputed companies like Amazon, Samsung, Philips, HP, Siemens, HDFC Life, United Health Group, Oracle, Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Vedanta, Godrej, Aditya Birla Group, Trident Group, Polaris and many more. 

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NIT Jamshedpur Faculty

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur has a large and diverse faculty of 153 highly qualified members, out of which 134 hold Ph.Ds in their respective fields from reputed national and international universities. The faculty at NIT Jamshedpur is highly accomplished and has considerable experience and expertise in their disciplines. All the members are cooperative and supportive towards students and encourage them to maintain curiosity and thirst for knowledge, outside of the syllabus as well. The faculty members follow new and innovative ways of running concepts across the students so that they can understand their subject matter in a more efficient way. The faculty consists of professors, assistant professors, associate professors and others. 

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NIT Jamshedpur Facilities

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

  • Library: The central library at NIT Jamshedpur is well stocked with over 26,000 printed books across various disciplines and subjects. The library is accessible to students, staff and faculty for academic and research purposes.
  • Hostel: There are 9 boys hostels and 4 girls hostels in total. All hostels are equipped with all necessary facilities such as Mess (Breakfast, Lunch, Refreshment, Dinner), Wi-Fi internet facility, Guest Room, Gymnasium, Common room: Television with DTH facility, Outdoor games facility and Indoor games like carom, T.T.tables etc. 
  • Health Centre: The institute has a dedicated healthcare facility that attends to the medical needs of students, staff and faculty. The ambulance facility is available 24x7 for emergency needs.
  • Transport: NIT Jamshedpur gives its staff and students the facility of a bus service. The bus runs thrice a day from the college bus stand to Gopal Maidan at Bishtupur and vice-versa. It has three other stops at NIT Main gate, Road No. Four of the Adityapur colony, All India Radio (Adityapur) respectively.

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NIT Jamshedpur FAQs

Ques. How is NIT Jamshedpur?

Ans. National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur is ranked 130th in the Engineering category, making it one of the preferred colleges for Engineering candidates in the country. The institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs. Students at NIT Jamshedpur are offered many provisions and facilities in academic, extracurricular and other aspects. The faculty at NIT Jamshedpur consists of highly qualified teaching staff, a majority of which are Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines. The institute offers accommodation and all necessary recreational facilities to residents as well. Placements are also quite good at NIT Jamshedpur with over 458 students from undergraduate courses getting placed across various companies and bringing in a median annual CTC of INR 6.5 LPA. 

Ques. How good is CSE at NIT Jamshedpur?

Ans. National Institute of Technology offers Computer Science and Engineering as one of its most popular specializations at the undergraduate level, and a sought after option for eligible candidates. The faculty at NIT Jamshedpur is highly qualified and encourages students to ask questions and clarify doubts whenever they can, even outside of classrooms and lectures. The students are provided with state of the art infrastructure such as well equipped classrooms and advanced classrooms. 

Ques. How to apply for admission to B.Tech at NIT Jamshedpur?

Ans. Candidates seeking admission to B.Tech at NIT Jamshedpur can follow a few simple steps. Visit the official website of JEE Main and register for Online Application Form by entering the Email ID and Mobile Number. Note down the system generated Application Number displayed on the screen. Create a password and choose a Security Question and its answer as well. Once the password is created and the application number is recorded, the candidate can log in again and start filling the application form. Enter the personal, academic details as inquired and upload the scanned images of photographs and signature. Pay the application fee through Debit /Credit Card /Net Banking /UPI /PAYTM. Only after successful confirmation of payment, the application will be considered informed and Candidate can take a print of the Confirmation Page. Retain this hard copy print of the application form for future reference. 

Ques. What is the median salary offered by NIT Jamshedpur? What are the sectors in which placements are provided?

Ans. The median salary offered is INR 6.5 LPA. Students are placed in various sectors in the industry such as the Analytics, Educational Sector, Finance, IT/Consultancy, Electrical/Electronics and others.

Ques. Does NIT Jamshedpur provide transportation facilities?

Ans. Yes, the college offers the facility of a bus service to its staff and students. The bus runs thrice a day from the college bus stand to Gopal Maidan at Bistupur and vice-versa. It has three other stops as well.

Ques. What is the opening & closing cut off for B.Tech Hons Mechanical Engineering?

Ans. The opening and closing cut-offs for admission to B.Tech Hons. in Mechanical Engineering are 13959 and 16856 respectively.

Ques. Which entrances are accepted by NIT Jamshedpur?

Ans. The college grants admissions through the following national-level examinations-
  • JEE Main (UG)

Ques. Which PG courses are offered by NIT Jamshedpur and in how many specializations?

Ans. The college offers 2-years M.Tech course in 16 specializations, 2-years M.Sc. in 3 specializations and 3-years MCA course in multiple streams.

Ques. Does the faculty of NIT Jamshedpur have professors holding Ph.D. degree?

Ans.  Yes, approximately 134 professors hold Ph.Ds in their respective fields from reputed universities. The members are highly cooperative and supportive of the students. The faculty consists of professors, assistant professors, associate professors and others.

Ques. What is the registration fee for CCMT Counselling?

Ans. The registration fee is INR 2200/- for General/OBC candidates and INR 1700/- for SC/ST/PwD categories.