National Institute of Technology (NIT) Nagaland, one of the 31 NITs in India offering technical education to students, is well connected to the rest of India via railways and airports. The college is well-known for its B.Tech program offered in six specializations. Graduates of NIT Dimapur get an average salary package of INR 4.5 LPA and the highest salary package of INR 13 LPA.

National Institute of Technology in Dimapur offers B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, and Ph.D. in Engineering and Physics. Admission to the college is entrance and merit-based. The GATE cut off for M.Tech admissions, falls around 490 for the general category students.

Out of 43 faculty members of the institute, 27 are Ph.D. holders in their specialized fields and the majority of the rest are pursuing it.

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NIT Nagaland Highlights

Established | Type 2010 | Autonomous University
Recognized by AICTE and UGC
Courses offered | Type UG, PG, and Doctoral | Engineering
Selection criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Accepted exam score JEE Main and GATE
Application mode  Online
Top recruiters Tech Mahindra, Infosys, IBM, L&T Constructions, etc.
Facilities Placement, Scholarship, Hostel, Library, Medical, Sports, etc.
Official website 

NIT Nagaland Courses 

NIT Dimapur offers four programs in three degrees i.e. UG, PG, and Doctoral. Given below is the table mentioning courses and their specializations:

Course Details
B.Tech Specializations: Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics and Instrumentation, and Mechanical
M.Tech Specializations: Computer Science, Power Systems, and VLSI Systems.
M.Sc Specialization: Physics

The ph.D. program at the college is offered in both full-time and part-time categories.

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NIT Nagaland Admission

Admissions at the institute are both merit and entrance based and these entrance exams vary from course to course.

  • For B.Tech admissions: JEE Mains
  • For M.Tech admissions: GATE 

How to apply?

Applicants must apply and register online on the institute’s website. Once the result of JEE/ GATE is declared, then the applicants can update their score on the website using their login credentials and apply for the desired course.

They may also apply directly after the result of their entrance exam if they have a valid score. 

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NIT Nagaland Departments

National Institute of Technology Dimapur has a total of seven departments as per the specializations offered in engineering. The departments have laboratories that perform workshops and other programs related to core subjects of the students which help them in understanding the concepts more clearly.

The seven departments of NIT Nagaland are:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Science and Humanities

NIT Nagaland Faculty

National Institute of Technology Dimapur has a total of 43 faculty members. The faculty members are highly qualified with a Ph.D. degree in their relevant fields. Given below is the department wise faculty list mentioning the qualification stats:

  • Civil Engineering: Total 4 members; 2 Ph.D.; 2 Pursuing.
  • Computer Science & Engineering: Total 8 members; 5 Ph.D., 3 Pursuing.
  • Electrical & Communication: Total 7 members; 5 Ph.D., 2 Pursuing
  • Electronics & Instrumentation: Total 3 members; 1 Ph.D.
  • Mechanical Engineering: Total 3 members; 2 Ph.D., 1 Pursuing.
  • Science and Humanities: Total 12 members; 12 Ph.D.

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NIT Nagaland Hostel

The National Institute of Technology in Dimapur has six buildings to accommodate students studying at the institute. The hostels are divided into three categories:

  • 4 boys hostels with 64 seats
  • 1 girls hostel with 56 seats
  • 1 PG with 32 seats 

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Ques. What is the highest placement package offered to students of NIT Nagaland?

Ans. The highest placement package that was offered to NIT Nagaland students in past years is 13 LPA. The departments like ECE and EEE provide the highest placement packages in the institutes.

Ques. Is the placement record of the ECE department good in NIT Nagaland?

Ans. Yes, the placement record of the ECE department is increased every year. Many companies make campus visits every year for hiring graduates from the institute.

Ques. How is NIT Nagaland for the EEE course?

Ans. The EEE course in B.Tech, is good in terms of laboratory facilities, research learning, and self-learning approach used by the institute. This also helps the students to grab the best placement opportunity which company visits in the department.

Ques. Which is more popular in NIT Nagaland Mechanical engineering or ECE?

Ans. ECE is a better option for students in terms of placement records in NIT Nagaland. Mechanical engineering is a new course that has been started in the institute therefore, the company activities and placement packages are low as compared to ECE.

Ques. What are the yearly fees for the B.Tech ECE course in NIT Nagaland?

Ans. The first-year fees for the ECE course are 134000 IN. The duration of the course is four years.