Updated On - September 21st 2019 by PRATYASHA
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur (formerly known as Regional Engineering College) is a Deemed University located in Durgapur, West Bengal. It is a fully-funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors. NIT Durgapur is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). It offers various UG, PG, Ph.D. and Certificate courses. Admission to all the courses is done on the basis of merit scored in national levels entrance examinations such as JEE Main, GATE, CAT and many more. Candidates scoring above the par score will be admitted. The Institute has a total of 6 rounds with a different cutoff for each category. In 2018, the closing rank of first-round for General in CSE branch at NIT Durgapur was 7454 (OS quota) and 12585 (HS quota).
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NIT Durgapur Highlights
NIT Durgapur Courses
The Institute offers courses in engineering and science disciplines under various specializations. Mentioned below are the details for the same:
|B.Tech||Biotechnology||Intermediate Graduate with 75% marks or above OR a position in the top 20 percentile in 10+2 from a recognized board|
|Computer Science and Engineering|
|M.Tech||Biotechnology||B.Tech/B.E. in relevant discipline with 55% marks or above|
|Corrosion Science and Technology|
|M.Sc||Chemistry||Graduation in relevant discipline|
|MCA||-||Graduation with Mathematics as the main subject|
|MBA||-||60% marks in HSC and 55% marks in graduation|
|Ph.D.||-||Master’s degree in relevant discipline|
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NIT Durgapur Admissions
Candidates seeking admission in the courses will require to produce the scores of competitive entrance examinations. Given below are the details for the same:
|B. Tech||JEE Main|
|Ph.D.||Entrance Exam/ Personal Interview|
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NIT Durgapur Placement
NIT Durgapur has its own unique Training & Placement Cell at the university which keeps on a notation of every activity of its students. The cell organizes pre-placement interactions, conducts test and interviews of the willing candidates interested in campus placements. NIT, Durgapur offers placements to candidates on the basis of the marks acquired consistently over the years in their respective course. Some of the prominent recruiters of the university are such as Wipro, TCS, IBM, Amazon, Axis Bank, Microsoft, Capgemini, Bajaj Auto, Larsen & Toubro, Cognizant and many more. Below are some statistics related to the recent placement in the Institute.
UG Placements Highlights 2018-19
|Highest CTC||INR 32.5 LPA|
|Average CTC||INR 9.09 LPA|
|Total Job Offered||620|
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NIT Durgapur Scholarships
The Institute offers scholarships to deserving and meritorious candidates on ‘merit-cum-means’ basis. Given below are some of the names for the same:
- Nityagopal and Himarmati Memorial Scholarship
- Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC
- Rajarshee Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship
- Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship
Apart from these, the Institute has reserved a specific number of scholarship for candidates from states like Nagaland, Assam, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Bihar and more. NIT Durgapur also provides financial help to foreign students studying in the Institute.
NIT Durgapur Facilities
- Central Computer lab.
- High Voltage Laboratory for Engineering Students.
- Guest House.
- Health Centre.
- Indoor games equipment.