NIT Trichy has been ranked at 9th position with 64.10 scores by NIRF in the year 2020 for its excellent engineering and architect program. The most opted course in NIT Trichy is computer science and electronic engineering. These two courses offer almost 100% placement opportunities. Students looking for admission at NIT Trichy B.Tech (CSE) program must qualify for the JEE Main 2021 with a cutoff percentile of 280. Students passing out from this institute bags the package of INR 40 LPA.

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NIT Trichy Admission Updates 2021

  • NIT Trichy Admission 2021 to the undergraduate course is done through JEE (Main) through the JoSSA counseling. 
  • PG admissions require competitive scores in both GATE followed by CCMT and an All India Entrance Exam conducted by the admitting department.
  • The NIMCET 2021 entrance examination will be conducted on May 23, 2021, from 2 to 4 PM. The results of the entrance examinations will be declared tentatively by June 8, 2021.
  • NIT Trichy also offers a PhD course to candidates who have a Masters degree with 60% marks.

NIT Trichy Rankings

NIT Trichy has maintained its position within the first 10 ranks in the country for all the departments like Engineering, Architecture, and Business Management.

  • NIT Trichy has been ranked 251-260 in Asia by the QS World University Rankings in the year 2021.
  • The institute is ranked as the 126th university by the BRICS nations in the year 2019.
  • In 2017, NIT was named as the "University of the Year" in the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry awards.
  • The Department of Management Studies is ranked 35 by National Institutional Ranking Framework in the year 2020.
  • The Department of Management Studies is ranked 35 by Business Today in the year 2019.

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Why NIT Trichy?

  • 10 convocations held till date. Gold Medals are given to the topper in CGPA of all branches UG & PG.
  • NIT Tiruchirappalli alumni include Chief Executive Officers and top executives of Fortune India 500 and Forbes Global 2000 companies such as Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons, Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services and many more.
  • NIT Trichy has an excellent academic collaboration with the many universities in India and abroad where the collaborative programmes include student and faculty exchange, internship for students and joint research activities. 
  • Pragyan 2021 is a technical fest where colleges from the entire country are invited to come and showcase their technical and managerial prowess.
  • NIT Trichy is the only NIT incubation centre in south India which incubates startups to build applications and products in tandem with the industry which would be used for future space missions.

NIT Trichy B.Tech Program

NIT Trichy offers its courses on credit basis. There are a total of 8 semesters in the 4-year B.Tech program. Students can choose any specializations out of 9 options at the time of admission.

  • The academic curriculum requires all the students to acquire 160 credits in their annual semester exams to graduate from NIT Trichy.
  • Students should undergo internship for a minimum period of six weeks during the summer vacations in the 7th semester. The internship entails a stipend to be set by the recruiting company at the time of summer placement drive.
  • Every theory/ laboratory course should have a final assessment on the entire syllabus with at least 30% weightage conducted for a duration of three hours. A student must score a minimum of 20% in the final assessment (for all courses) to complete the course.
  • Engineering students passing out from NIT Trichy are offered placements with top-notch companies with the highest annual CTC of INR 30 LPA. 

NIT Trichy Courses

Course Fee (1st Year) Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech INR 1.49 Lakhs 10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
M.Tech INR 99,250  Pass in Graduation + GATE
M.C.A INR 99,250  Graduation with 60% + NIMCET
MBA INR 97,250  Graduation with 50% + CAT
M.Sc INR 44,250  Graduation
M.Arch INR 99,250  Graduation
M.S INR 44,250  Pass in Graduation + GATE

NIT Trichy Cutoff 2021

Candidates can get an idea of the NIT Trichy expected cutoff 2021 through previous year’s cutoff score. Given below is the NIT Trichy Cutoff 2020 for the B.Tech Program:

Course Name Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Chemical Engineering 28925 12056 35773 14961
Civil Engineering 38686 13159 47261 20662
Computer Science and Engineering 4728 781 10332 2757
Electronics and Communication Engineering 12916 5381 26943 8568
Mechanical Engineering 17694 6591 31522 14268
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 42176 20809 52941 21354
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 12916 5381 26943 8568
Production Engineering 37210 22234 56636 28420
Instrumentation and Control Engineering 22076 13902 38174 13902
Architecture 615 422 615 422

NIT Trichy Placement

NIT Trichy Placements 2020 saw an extreme rise in the placement drive. The highest annual package was recorded at INR 42 LPA while the average package was timed at INR 6 LPA. As compared to 2019, there is a 5% rise in the placement drive of NIT Trichy. 

A total of 91 companies, including Amazon, Bosch, Sony, Facebook, Pepsico, etc. visited the campus and offered coveted roles, namely Advanced Operations Research, Customer Relationship, Basic Data Analytics, HR Analytics, etc.

The highest number of offers were occupied by the IT & Consulting companies which stood out to be 40% of the total offers. 100% placements have been observed in BTech CSE in the recent 3 years.

NIT Trichy Scholarship

The institute offers a wide range of scholarships for the merit and reserved category students. Both state and central governments have regulated the scholarship schemes for students who want to pursue their education in NIT Trichy. Below are the listed scholarship, one can avail:

  • Central Sector Scholarship Scheme
  • Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited Scholarship
  • ORISSA Govt Scholarship
  • Merit Cum Means Based Minority Scholarships
  • Other State National Merit Award
  • Anna Award / District Merit / State Merit Award
  • SC/ST scholarship
  • OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships
  • Bharti Scholarship
  • Scholarship For Students With Disabilities
  • Sudeep Kandasami Scholarship
  • Taiwan Scholarship 2013-2014
  • Sri J Ramakrishnan Memorial Scholarship
  • Abundant Cauvery Delta Education Foundation (1980 Batch Alumni Scholarship)
  • Silver 72 Trust Scholarship (1972 Batch Alumni Scholarship)
  • RECAL Common Scholarships
  • Ramanujan Fellowship

NIT Trichy Faculty 

There are about 195 faculties with PhD out of the total strength of 219. Out of the total strength of faculty, 168 are male and 51 female faculties working on a permanent basis with the institution.

Many PhD scholars are also working under the faculties as an associate or assistant professor. There are 990 scholars working with NIT Trichy as PhD scholars since 2012. Scholars with excellent research also get the chance to publish their work with the help of NIT Trichy.

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NIT Trichy FAQs 

Ques. What is the revised stipend given to JRF scholars at NIT Trichy?

Ans. Earlier JRF scholars at NIT Trichy were given a stipend of INR 25,000. But after the circular released by MHRD in 2019, the revised stipend is INR 31,000 for JRF scholars.

Ques. What is the placement record of NIT Trichy in 2020?

Ans. NIT Trichy offers 95% placement opportunities to its students. In 2020 placement drive the institute bagged the highest annual package at INR 42 LPA from IT and consulting sector. The average package was recorded at INR 6.5 LPA from the same sector.

Ques. What is the NIT Trichy CSE annual package recorded in 2020?

Ans. The Computer Science and Engineering branch bagged the highest CTC of INR 30 LPA during NIT Trichy BTech placements 2020. 

Ques. What is the NIT Trichy selection process for admission to MBA programs?

Ans. NIT Trichy offers MBA Program on the basis of NIMCET/CAT score. However, these scores are given due weightage in the selection process along with Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.

Ques What are the facilities offered by NIT Trichy?

Ans. NIT Trichy offers a 24x7 computer center with a high-speed internet facility, Gym, Sports Center, medical assistance from Apollo hospital and various kinds of printout shops, tailor shops, salons, juice shops, etc. to its students.

Ques. Does NIT Trichy provide hostel facilities to its students?

Ans. Yes, NIT Trichy provides excellent hostel facilities to its students. 

Ques. Why is NIT Trichy’s central workshop famous?

Ans. The NIT Trichy’s Central Workshop is a common facility which provides fabrication services for projects and prototype fabrication to all the students and faculty members of the Institute. It has three main sections. These are the fitting and carpentry section, the machine shop, and the welding and foundry section.