The National Institute of Technology Agartala was established in 1965 in the capital city of Tripura. Originally known as Tripura Engineering College, it was recognized as an NIT in 2006. Acknowledged as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India, NITA, now with a deemed-to-be-University status, has been accredited by the NBA and ranked 70th by NIRF on its list of top engineering institutes in India.
NITA has a strong faculty of 239 accomplished scholars, out of whom 165 are PhD holders. Many of them have been decorated with awards from institutions such as the Institution of Engineers India Tripura, NIT Tiruchirappalli, MITACS Canada, and so on.
The institute offers a number of specializations across the B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, B.Sc, M.Sc and PhD courses, including dual degrees.
The eligibility criterion for admission to B.Tech is a pass in 10+2 with Mathematics and Physics, while for selection, it is mandatory to take the JEE-Main, and consequently appear for JoSAA counselling.
The institute invites applicants for MBA studies as well. Those who are interested must take note that a graduation degree with 60% marks is required to be eligible for admission, in addition to taking one of the entrance examinations among the CAT, CMAT or GMAT. An M.Sc course is available, for which candidates have to have a B.Sc degree with 50% marks, besides taking the JAM.
NITA also offers dual degrees in Technology (B.Tech+M.Tech) and Science (B.Sc+M.Sc). To pursue dual degrees, candidates have to pass 10+2 with a score of at least 60% They also have to take the JEE-Main. The institute also offers PhD courses.
NITA has a good placement record, with the campus being visited by big names such as Tata, Cognizant, Wipro, ITC, and so on for recruitments. The highest package offered here has been 3.6 million INR, while the average package is 500,000 INR.
|Course||Eligibility Criteria||Course Fee (INR)||Link|
|B.Tech||10+2 with Mathematics and Physics||5,50,750 INR||Click here|
|M.Tech||B.Tech degree with 60% marks||1,69,700 INR||Click here|
|MBA||Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks||1,29,400 INR||Click here|
|College||B.Tech Fee (INR)||Cut-off||Link|
|NIT Durgapur||5,55,900 INR||5,450-36,593||Click here|
|NIT Imphal||5,50,700 INR||12,980-30,616||Click here|
|NIT Silchar||5,54,060 INR||5,023-25,599||Click here|
|Name of Institute||National Institute of Technology Agartala|
|Affiliated with||Deemed to be university|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit-Based|
|Entrance Exam||B.Tech: Jee-Main;|
|Course||Total Fees/ year||Eligibility|
|B.Tech||₹1.38 Lakhs||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|M.Tech||₹84,850||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|MBA||₹64,700||Pass in Graduation + CAT|
|BS + MS||₹22,840||10+2|
|M.Tech||₹84,850||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|JEE Main||07 Feb - 12 Mar, 2020|
|JEE Main Exam||05 Apr, 2020; 07 Apr, 2020; 08 Apr, 2020; 09 Apr, 2020; 11 Apr, 2020;|
|Gate Registration||31 Aug - 05 Oct, 2019|
|Gate Exam||01 Feb, 2020; 02 Feb, 2020; 08 Feb, 2020; 09 Feb, 2020;|
NITA offers 11 specializations under the B.Tech course, including a dual degree (B.Tech+M.Tech) in Physics. The course is four years long. To be eligible, candidates have to qualify 10+2, having studied Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects. For selection, they have to take the JEE-Main.
|Eligibility criteria||10+2 with Mathematics and Physics|
Note: To be eligible for dual degree studies (B.Tech and M.Tech), a candidate has to pass 10+2 with 60% marks.
|Bioengineering||Chemical Engineering||Civil Engineering||Computer Science and Engineering|
|Electrical Engineering||Electronics and Communication Engineering||Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering||Mechanical Engineering|
|Mechanical Engineering||Production Engineering||Physics|
Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria for B.Tech admission will have to take the JEE-Main for selection. The steps for registration are given below:
Candidates who have qualified JEE Main will have to undergo counselling. The steps for registration are given below:
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|National Institute of Technology - [NIT] Meghalaya, Shillong||# 61 by NIRF||₹1,42,063||Know More|
|National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Srinagar||# 201 by NIRF||₹77,425||Know More|
|National Institute of Technology - [NITP], Patna||# 151 by NIRF||₹1,42,375||Know More|
|Vellore Institute of Technology - [VIT University], Vellore||# 28 by NIRF||₹1,95,750||Know More|
|Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology - [Thapar], Patiala||# 51 by NIRF||₹3,30,850||Know More|
|Jaypee Institute of Information Technology University - [JIIT], Noida||# 151 by NIRF||₹2,48,625||Know More|
NITA offers 20 specializations under the M.Tech course. The course has a duration of two years. To be eligible for admission, interested students should have a B.Tech degree in the relevant field with 60% marks.
|Eligibility||B.Tech with 60% marks|
|Biotechnology and Biochemical engineering||Chemical Engineering||Structural Engineering||Geotechnical engineering|
|Transportation engineering||Environmental engineering||Water Resources engineering||Hydroinformatics engineering|
|Computer Science and Engineering||Power Electronics and Drives||Power System Engineering||Instrumentation Engineering|
|Integrated Energy System||Microelectronics and VLSI Technology||Communication engineering||Thermal Science and Engineering|
|Manufacturing Technology||Automotive Engineering||Machine Design||Computer Integrated Manufacturing|
The institute invites graduate applicants with 60% marks for the MBA course. For selection, eligible applicants have to qualify one of the following three tests: CAT, CMAT or GMAT; final selections will be based on the candidate’s performance in Group Discussion and Personal Interview. NITA has an intake of 38 MBA students.
Candidates who wish to pursue MBA at NITA will have to take the CAT for selection. The registration process for it is described below:
NITA provides four dual degree specializations. These courses are five years long. Candidates are eligible for this course if they have scored at least 60% marks in their 10+2 examination; for selection, they have to take the JEE-Main.
|Eligibility criteria||60% marks in 10+2|
|Physics||Chemistry||Mathematics||Mathematics and Computing|
The institute invites applicants for M.Sc under three specializations. It has an intake of 33 students.
|Eligibility criteria||B.Sc with 50% marks|
|Physics||Mathematics and Computing||Chemistry|
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