Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), was established as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), in 1960. The institute is one of the 31 NITs and prime engineering institutes in the country. After being renamed as VNIT in 2002, they declared the college as an Institute of National Importance by the National Institutes of Technology Act 2007. VNIT Nagpur provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level courses in Engineering Sciences and Humanities disciplines.
Build over an area of 214 acres. The college offers UG, PG and doctorate level courses such as B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, etc. With the best of faculty, the college has been ranked at 27th position by NIRF 2020 rankings. The admission to the institute is based on various entrance exams like JEE Mains, GATE, JAM, etc.
|Name of College||Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT)|
|Recognized By||UGC, AICTE|
|Campus Area||214 acres|
|Popular Courses||B.Tech, M.Tech|
|Entrance Tests||JEE, GATE, JAM|
|B.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering||4 Years||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|Electrical and electronics engineering|
|Electronics and communication engineering|
|Metallurgical and Material Engineering|
|B.Arch||-||5 Years||10+2 with 50% + NATA|
|M.Tech||CAD-CAM||2 Years||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|Communication System Engineering|
|Computer Science Engineering|
|Construction Technology and Management|
|Heat Power Engineering|
|Integrated Power System Material Engineering|
|Power electronics and drives Structural engineering|
|Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering|
|Water resource engineering|
|M.Sc||Chemistry||Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM|
|Ph.D||Applied Sciences||Minimum 3 Years||Post Graduation|
|Humanities and Social Sciences|
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VNIT Nagpur provides admission in B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Sc, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programs. It provides a range of specializations to choose from.
The last part of admission to all courses of VNIT Nagpur includes document verification and fee payment.
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VNIT Nagpur admits students based upon various national level entrance exams, the results of which can be checked at their sites respectively. The final list of students selected can be checked from the official website of VNIT Nagpur.
It conducts two final semester examinations each year and the results are regularly uploaded on the official website.
How to check results?
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VNIT Nagpur provides many scholarships for needy and meritorious students. They are given based on some parameters and it gives them based on a student’s academic, extracurricular, or sports activities. Given below is the list of scholarships provided by VNIT Nagpur:
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The placement drive at VNIT Nagpur invites companies from many sectors such as infrastructure, construction, education, software, IT, banking, etc. every year for recruiting students. From B.Tech, the Computer Science department finds the maximum number of job offers each year. From M.Tech and M.Sc, Construction Technology and Management department receive the most number of job offers. The placement statistics of last year are:
The top recruiters of VNIT Nagpur are:
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VNIT Nagpur gives all adequate facilities to its students and staff. Some of them are mentioned below:
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The faculty at VNIT Nagpur is amazing with expert knowledge in their respective teaching domains. Shri. Vishram Ramchandra Jamdar is the chairperson of the college and a famous industrialist, educationist, spiritual thinker & a reputed writer.
The Teaching quality of college is helpful to students. Below mentioned is the list of some of the head of departments:
|Dr. M. M. Mahajan||Applied Mechanics|
|Dr. V. S. Kapse||Architecture & Planning|
|Dr. S. S. Umare||Chemistry|
|Dr. Mahesh Varma||Chemical Engineering|
|Dr. P. P. Chakravarthy||Mathematics|
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Ques. What is the opening and closing rank for B.Arch at VNIT Nagpur?
Ans. The opening rank is 2156 and the closing rank is 3250 in JEE Mains for VNIT Nagpur for the other states. For more information regarding cut off, click here.
Ques. Are there any annual summits held at VNIT Nagpur?
Ans. The consortium is the annual summit of VNIT Nagpur, with all the activities that the E-cell performs. It is held as a three-day summit. Consortium is filled with popular key-note speeches, enthralling competitions, captivating side events, and much more to engage students.
Ques. What is the placement procedure followed by VNIT Nagpur?
Ans. Placement Procedure includes Invitation, Job Announcement Format, Selection of Campus Visit, Shortlist, Pre-Placement Talk, On-Campus Exam & Interview. The placement cell of VNIT Nagpur helps the students to prepare for all the procedures and helps them face the actual world.
Ques. How is the connectivity to VNIT Nagpur?
Ans. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur is 8 km away from the college and Nagpur Junction railway station is also 7 km away. Hence, VNIT Nagpur is easily accessible by the students.
Ques. Is there ragging in VNIT Nagpur? How serious is it?
Ans. No, there are strict rules in the college and hence any kind of ragging is prohibited. In case of any emergency, students can directly contact the head of departments or principal of the college.
Ans. Under the B.tech category in India of NIRF 2020, VIT Chennai is placed at 13th position whereas NIT Nagpur is spotted at number 27. VIT is popular for its B.tech CSE course unlike (V)NIT Nagpur which offers ECE as its flagship course. BM at XLRI is one of the most demanded programs as the Institute is ranked 9th best business schools in India by NIRF 2020. Admission VIT Chennai: VIT offers VITEEE for admission in the B.tech program. Aspirants must have AIR below 5,000 in order to make it to VIT Chennai in the first round. VIT offers 273 seats per branch of B.tech. The annual tuition fee at VIT Chennai is 1.73 lakhs for B.tech courses. NIT Nagpur: Students must clear JEE mains in order to get admitted to NIT Nagpur. Opening and closing rank for CSE, ECE, and ME are 2116-5361, 6151-8378, and 8296- 13454 respectively. NIT Nagpur offers 946 seats in total across all branches. The annual tuition fee for the B.tech course at NIT Nagpur is 1.3 lakhs. XLRI: XLRI conducts the Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) followed by PI for selection. 95% is the cutoff for male candidates to join the BM program whereas 93% in the case of females for the same. XLRI offers a two year PGDM(BM) course at the course fee of 2.9 lakhs per annum. Focusing back on your question, B.tech+BM will consume your six years which you have to completely dedicate to your studies. Eventually, it will turn fruitful as you will end up in a high profile job post your PGDM(BM) from XLRI. XLRI even offers 100% placement assurance and 26 LPA, average CTC. On the other hand, B.tech from NIT Nagpur is also a good option. The BAA job profile at ZS associates will demand you to perform Excel-workbooks, PowerPoints, Data research, analysis, execution, etc depending upon the clients you work with. Having work experience is no harm where you can be financially independent 2 years prior to your option-1. You can further go back to study PGDM at any top Institutes. The deciding factor here lies in your passion and inclination either towards HR/ management or the core Engineering field. Decide what is best for you.Read more
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