National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala is ranked 70th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019. It is a technology-oriented institute of higher education established by India's Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) in Agartala, India. The institute currently has a strength of 3,101 students and a strong faculty of nearly 2450 members. NIT Agartala was founded as Tripura Engineering College in 1965 and declared a National Institute of Technology (NIT) in 2006. Being recognized as the institute of national importance by an act of the parliament. The Institute is now known as a knowledge hub, with the introduction of more specialized subjects like hydro informatics and aeronautics. NIT Agartala is the first NIT in India to have a Kendriya Vidyalaya within the Campus itself.

NIT Agartala Admission Dates

Event Dates
Last date to pay a Ph.D. 2020 application fee December 23, 2020
Last date to submit Ph.D. 2020 admission forms December 27, 2020
Declaration of Shortlisted for Written Test and Interview January 1, 2021

NIT Agartala offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in its Engineering and Management departments. Admission is granted on the basis of scores obtained in national level entrance examinations. Last year’s JEE Main cutoff for admission to B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering was 4797-13552. The institute offers various facilities in regards to accommodation, library, sports and extracurricular/cultural activities. The institute also has a great placement record with 350 undergraduate students getting recruited during the last placement drive. The highest offered package was an impressive INR 36 LPA. 

NIT Agartala Highlights

Official Website
Entrance Exam JEE Main, NIMCET, GATE, and NET
Types of Programs | No. of Programs UG, PG, and Ph.D. | 20
Mode of Registration Online
Seat Intake 2530

NIT Agartala Courses

National Institute of Technology Agartala offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in management and engineering departments. Details for the offered courses and their eligibility criteria are as follows: 

Course Eligibility
B.Tech (Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, and Bio-Engineering) Intermediate(10+2) with Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects from any recognized Central / State Board of Secondary Examination

A valid score in JEE Main

MCA in Computer Science BCA or B.Sc. in CS/IT with at least 60% or equivalent CGPA in total aggregate

A valid score in CCMT

M.Tech (Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, and Bio-Engineering) B.E/ B.Tech in the relevant courses with at least 60% in total aggregate 

A valid score in GATE

MBA (Management and Humanities & Social Sciences) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 60% in total aggregate
MS in Chemistry and Mathematics B.Sc.(Hons) in Chemistry/ Mathematics.
Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Science Master degree in the relevant courses with at least 55%

Note: 5% relaxation in total aggregate is given to all the reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) 

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NIT Agartala Admissions

Admission to all the courses is based on the various entrance tests. Candidates must fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria before applying. Eligible candidates must register themselves for admission to their desired courses. The registration procedure for the concerned entrance examination to take admission in NIT Agartala courses:

Step 1: Visit the official page of the concerned entrance exam

  • JEE Main for B.Tech
  • GATE for M.Tech
  • NIM CET for MCA
  • JAM for MS
  • NET or GATE for Ph.D.

Step 3: Register with a valid contact number and email id

Step 4: Choose the technical/ management institute in order of preference 

Step 5: Pay the application fee as per your course and category.

Note: Candidates will be notified about the admit card of the respective entrance exam on their registered contact details. Applicants need to visit on the official website of the entrance exam to download the admit card.

Selection Procedure

  • The selection procedure of B.Tech aspirants is based on candidate's marks obtained in JEE Main conducted by NTA. The seats are allotted by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority), NIT Agartala has no involvement in it. 
  • MCA admissions are done on the entrance basis - applicant's marks obtained in NIM CET.
  • M.Tech and Ph.D. applicants will be admitted on the basis of their marks obtained in GATE, followed by a Personal Interview conducted by the institute itself.
  • MBA admissions are done on CAT/MAT/GMAT scores followed by GDPI round - Group Discussion and Personal Interview conducted by the institute.

Note: Successful candidates satisfying their eligibility with NIT Agartala Cutoff can enroll their names in the concerned departments after the counseling procedure. 

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NIT Agartala Cutoff 2020

Tabulated as follows is the 2020 JEE Main cutoff for admission to B.Tech at NIT Agartala:

Specializations Opening Rank Closing Rank
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering 99907 209553
Chemical Engineering 132407 214603
Civil Engineering 52485 187922
Computer Science and Engineering 22415 54501
Electrical Engineering 24089 152149
Electronics and Communication Engineering 48014 92935
B.Tech + M.Tech in Engineering Physics 99449 219403
Mechanical Engineering 45384 179002
Production Engineering 200254 251247

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NIT Agartala Scholarships

Scholarships are offered to deserving candidates, particularly to those from low-economic backgrounds Or from Reserved Categories.

  • The Institute offers a scholarship to reserved category students.
  • A scholarship is also given to students as per the government norms

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NIT Agartala Placement

National Institute of Technology Agartala has a highly active training and placement cell which is devoted to providing all the students with the opportunity to get recruited by reputed companies and well known prestigious organizations at domestic and international level. During the previous year, the institute saw a successful placement season with 350 students from the 4-year undergraduate program getting placed bringing in an average CTC of INR 5 LPA and a median CTC of INR 5.5 LPA. The highest offered CTC was worth INR 36 LPA, offered by Works Applications. 

The recruiting companies included big names such as Amazon, Samsung, L&T, Tata Motors, Indian Army,  Infosys, Ashok Leyland, IBM, Vedanta, Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank, Capgemini and many more. 

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NIT Agartala Faculty

National Institute of Technology Agartala has a large and diverse faculty of 239 highly qualified members, out of which 160 hold Ph.Ds in their respective disciplines from reputed national and international universities. The faculty at NIT Agartala is very accomplished as all members have considerable expertise in their fields. All the members are very 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 Agartala Student Facilities

  • Labs and Classrooms include the Central Computer Laboratory with Centralized Server well-facilitated Reading Room. Campus Intranet Facility for File Sharing and Communication
  • Stockroom with more than 34,000 books & 200 Journals. Hi-speed Copying facility along with Scanning facilities. All e-journal facilities are available in the digital library.
  • Hostels are available for male and female students. There are six Boys' hostels and two Girls' hostels in total. 
  • The canteen offers various healthy and hygienic delicacies to students, faculty, and staff. 
  • Medical facilities with at least one doctor available 24/7.
  • Bank with ATM service available inside the premises of the college.

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NIT Agartala FAQs

Ques. How is NIT Agartala?

Ans. National Institute of Technology Agartala is ranked 70th 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 Agartala are provided with many amenities and facilities in academic, extracurricular and other aspects. The faculty at NIT Agartala consists of highly qualified teaching staff, most of which are Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines. The institute offers hostels to male and female students and all necessary recreational facilities to residents as well. Placements are also quite good at NIT Agartala with over 350 students from undergraduate courses getting placed among various companies and bringing in a median annual CTC of INR 5.5 LPA. 

Ques. How are placements at NIT Agartala?

Ans. National Institute of Technology has a highly active placement cell which dedicates itself to offering placement opportunities to students. During the previous placement season, the institute saw successful placements with 350 students from the undergraduate 4-year program getting recruited by well-known companies across different sectors. The highest offered package was worth INR 36 LPA, and the average and median CTC were INR 5 LPA and INR 5.5 LPA respectively. Recruiters included Tech Mahindra, Amazon, Samsung, L&T, Tata Motors, Indian Army,  Infosys, Ashok Leyland, IBM and many other reputed companies. 

Ques. Can I change my branch in NIT Agartala?

Ans. National Institute of Technology Agartala allows for the option of Branch Sliding to first-year students. To be eligible for branch sliding, the student must have obtained a minimum overall CGPA score of 8.5 in the first year.