B.Tech & B.Arch
|JEE Main B. Arch and B. Planning Papers||September 1, 2020|
|JEE Main B.E/B.Tech Papers||September 2 – 6, 2020|
|Announcement of Results|
September 11, 2020 (Paper-1)
September 18, 2020 (Paper-2)
|JoSSA Registration and Choice Filling||October 6, 2020|
|Last date of counseling for NITs||November 13, 2020|
|Commencement of Application Process||September 11, 2020|
|Last date to fill the Application form||October 8, 2020|
|Extended date for submitting the online application form||October 12, 2020|
|Announcement of the Special round admission with vacancy position on the Institute website||October 6, 2020|
|Registration and Online uploading of the documents||October 8 and October 9, 2020|
|Results for the Institute Special Round Admission||October 12, 2020|
|Payment of fee||October 12 & October 13, 2020|
|Online Admission and Enrolment||October 14, 2020|
|Physical Reporting and Document verification at the Institute||To be notified|
|Official notice||January 1, 2020|
|Last date of application||February 28, 2020|
|Declaration of the list of Candidates Selected for GD/ PI (Set 1)||March 15, 2020|
|Dates for PI and GD (Set 1)||March 16 to March 25, 2020|
|Result of shortlisted candidates (Set 1)||April 9, 2020|
|Admission start date||April 22, 2020|
|Online document uploading (set 2)||June 30 to July 6, 2020|
|Online document verification by officers||July 7 to July 8, 2020|
|Payment of fee||July 9 to July 12, 2020|
|Online admission||July 13 to July 14, 2020|
|Physical reporting and document verification||To be notified|
|Last date to apply for the December session||November 4, 2020|
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut is ranked at 28th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of India’s most sought after engineering institutes. The college currently has a student strength of 4,736 including male and female students, as well as a highly qualified faculty of about 300 members with a majority of Ph.D. holders.
NIT Calicut 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 Calicut has had a great placement record with nearly 500 students from the B.Tech program getting placed last year, with an overall average annual CTC of INR 8.05 LPA. Recruiters included Infosys, Intel, Larsen and Toubro, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Consultancy Services, Saint Gobain, Tata Motors to name a few.
|Type of Programs||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Recognized by||UGC, AICTE|
NIT Campus PO, Kozhikode,
National Institute of Technology Calicut has been ranked by various recognized ranking platforms for its performance in the Engineering and Architecture categories among other institutes:
There are various Courses offered by NIT Calicut at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research level namely, B.Tech., B.Arch., M.Tech., M.Sc., MCA, MBA, and Ph.D.
|Program||Specialization||Eligibility||Tuition Fee (per annum)|
|B.Tech||Civil Engineering||60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics along with English as one of the main subjects from a recognized board||INR 53,797|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|B.Arch||-||60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics along with English as one of the main subjects from a recognized board||INR 53,797|
|M.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering|
BE/ B.Tech degree in the relevant stream with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) from a recognized university
|Materials Science and Technology|
|M.Sc||Physics||Graduation in the related discipline with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) from a recognized university||INR 25,250|
|MCA||-||60% marks in Graduation with Mathematics||INR 90,250|
|MBA||-||Any Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) from a recognized university||INR 1,70,000|
|Ph.D||Computer Science and Engineering|
M.Tech/ M.Sc in the relevant discipline with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) from a recognized university
Check: NIT Calicut Courses
Admission to the B.Tech under its 10 specializations and B.Arch. program is on the basis of marks acquired by the candidate in 12th (Science Stream) or equivalent from a recognized University. The selection of candidates will be on the basis of marks in JEE Main. The final selection to the program is based on the allocation of seats through JoSSA Counselling(Joint Seat Allocation Authority).
JEE Main is a three-hour duration exam that consists of Objective Type and Drawing Aptitude type questions. JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 covers 3 subjects viz., Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. While JEE Main Paper 2 comprises 3 sections- Aptitude Test, Mathematics and Drawing Test.
NIT Calicut offers twenty-five specializations under M.Tech Program and three specializations in M.Sc. program along with an M.Plan Architecture and Planning program. Applicant must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in their relevant stream with minimum 60% marks aggregate. The selection of the programs will be made on the basis of the GATE/ JAM score acquired by the candidate. The final selection to the program will be made by GATE CCMT Counselling (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech/ M.Plan).
GATE is a national level test for admission to M.Tech/ Ph.D. and other Government Scholarships/ Assistantships in the field of engineering and technology. The national level examination is a three-hour computer-based test with 65 questions that are further divided into two types - Objective and Numerical.
The University offers MCA and MBA programs at the Postgraduate level. Candidates applying to these courses must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institute/University. Those applying to MCA program must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 60%(Mathematics in 12th is Mandatory) whereas candidates applying to MBA program must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 55% marks. Students will be selected for the MCA program on the basis of marks in NIMCET exam and for the MBA program on the basis of ranks in CAT/ MAT exam.
NIT Calicut also offers research programs under thirteen specializations under four registration schemes, viz. Full-time, Part-time, Internal and External registration. The selection of candidates is done on the basis of the written test and/ or personal interview, Applicant must have a valid Master’s degree with minimum 60% in a relevant discipline from a recognized University.
Mentioned below is the JEE Mains cutoff for admission to the B.Tech program at NIT Calicut:
|Course||Other State||Home State|
|Computer Science and Engineering||1721-3960||2201-10222|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||3284-6582||8023-14769|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||6882-10007||9703-18966|
Check: NIT Calicut Cutoff
NIT Calicut Scholarships are offered to deserving candidates, particularly to those from low-economic backgrounds or from reserved Categories. Following are some of them:
Check: NIT Calicut Scholarship
NIT Calicut has a dedicated and efficient placement cell that offers Placements to candidates across well-known organizations and reputed companies. Top recruiters of the university include Amazon, Amdocs, Artifact, Ashok Leyland, Bajaj Auto, Capgemini, City Bank, Dell, HSBC, Intel, Infosys, L&T Ltd., Maruti, Oyo, Philips, Paytm, etc.
|Period||B.Tech(Students Placed)||M.Tech(Students Placed)||MCA(Students Placed)||MBA(Students Placed)||Total Companies visited||Total offers on campus|
|2016 - 17||490||99||14||7||117||642|
|2017 - 18||455||78||22||18||134||698|
Check: NIT Calicut Placements
The faculty at National Institute of Technology Calicut consists of 295 highly qualified members across its engineering departments, out of which 252 are Ph.D holders from reputed universities. The faculty members are all very accomplished and hold expertise and considerable experience in their respective disciplines. NIT Calicut Faculty includes professors, assistant professors, associate professors and others. All members are very interactive and cooperative with the students, and always stay available to students even outside of the classroom or lectures.
Check: NIT Calicut Faculty
Being one of the leading technical institutes in the country, NIT Calicut offers its students several provisions and facilities on campus. Some of these are as follows:
Check: NIT Calicut Hostel
Ques. Is NIT Calicut Good?
Ans. National Institute of Technology Calicut is ranked at 28th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of India’s prime engineering colleges. The institute offers several courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. The college has a very qualified and accomplished faculty of about 300 members who are very experienced and hold expertise in their fields. The college offers several facilities such as health care, sports grounds for playing cricket and football. A Tennis court, Basketball court and Badminton court are also present. Several other sports such as Table Tennis, Athletics, Volleyball are also available for students. The separate hostel provisions feature uninterrupted water and electricity supply. Hostels have got internet facilities for students 24x7. Newspapers and magazines are put up in the common rooms. The institute also has a well-stocked library.
Ques. How are the placements at NIT Calicut?
Ans. NIT Calicut has a dedicated Training and Placement cell that assists students in becoming professionally trained and receiving placement opportunities from all over the country and abroad. In the academic session of 2018-2019, 472 students from the B.Tech programs were recruited by some of the most reputed companies. NIT Calicut recruiters include esteemed organizations and tech giants such as Arcesium India Pvt. Ltd., Arista Networks, Bajaj Auto, Capgemini, Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Intel, Larsen and Toubro, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Consultancy Services, Saint Gobain, Tata Motors, Reliance Industries Limited and many more.
Ques. How to apply for admission to B.Tech at NIT Calicut?
Ans. Candidates seeking admission to B.Tech and B.Arch courses can apply from the official portal of JEE Main. Students must note that NIT Calicut must be specified as the preference at the time of application. Candidates must be at least 17 years of age at the time of application. Once All India Rank is declared, candidates must apply through JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) by choosing NIT Calicut as their preference. Various rounds of online seat allocation are conducted by JoSAA, followed by counseling at NIT Calicut. Foreign students can also apply through DASA (Direct Admission of Students Abroad).
|B.Tech||₹53,797 (1st Year Fees)||10+2 + JEE Main|
|M.C.A||₹82,405 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation + NIMCET|
|B.Arch||₹53,797 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|MBA||₹82,405 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation + CAT|
|M.Tech||₹82,405 (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|M.Sc||₹27,405 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.Plan||₹82,405 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation + GATE|
Ans. The better institute among NIT Calicut or NMIT Allahabad depends on what branch you will choose. For Engineering, NIT Calicut is ranked 23rd and MNNIT is ranked 48th by NIRF 2020. Given below is a brief discussion about the two colleges. Admission Process and Course Fee NIT Calicut and MNNIT Allahabad both take admission based on JEE Main rank followed by JoSAA counselling. The first year course fee at NIT Calicut and MNNIT Allahabad is respectively INR 53,797 and INR 84,666. Placements 139 companies visited NIT Calicut last year for placements, and a total of 80% students got placed. BTech CSE achieved the highest number of placements with 99% of its batch being placed. The top recruiters included Capgemini, Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Intel, JP Morgan Chase & Co. The highest CTC offered was 50 LPA whereas, the average CTC was 9.56 LPA. For MNNIT, the main recruiters were Accenture, Adobe, Ashok Leyland, Canon, Capgemini, Dell, Deloitte, Futures First, Essar, Google, L&T, McAfee and National Instruments. A Total of 285 companies visited in 2019 for placements. The highest salary package of 36 LPA was received by a BTech CS student. The average CTC recorded was 7.82 LPA. This is a general overview of the two NITs. Both the NITs are good and offer decent academics and placements. You should compare the two colleges based on the branch you are interested in and choose the college with the better program for that branch.Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Vellore Institute of Technology - [VIT University], Vellore||# 3 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,95,750|
|National Institute of Technology - [NITK], Surathkal||# 33 by NIRF||₹1,23,468|
|College of Engineering, Trivandrum||# 85 by NIRF||₹50,000|
|Indian Institute of Information Technology - [IIIT], Allahabad||# 40 by QS||₹1,57,675|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS Pilani], South Goa||-||₹3,67,375|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Hyderabad||# 47 by Jagranjosh (private)||₹3,91,375|
|Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi||# 62 by NIRF||₹1,95,250|
|Cochin University of Science and Technology - [CUSAT], Kochi||# 27 by The Week (university)||₹46,600|
|Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology - [VNIT], Nagpur||# 22 by Indiatoday||₹1,36,825|
|Jadavpur University - [JU], Kolkata||# 5 by The Week (university)||₹2,400|