National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur

Earlier known as Regional Institute of Technology (RIT), the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur was established on 15th August 1960 as a joint venture of Government of India and the Government of Bihar. This was the only Regional Engineering College in the country which was named as RIT (Regional Institute of Technology) in undivided Bihar & Jharkhand. The aim was to generate technical graduates of highest standards who could provide technological leadership to the region. 

On 27th December 2002, in the line of all other RECs of India, RIT Jamshedpur was converted to National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur with the status of a Deemed University and on 15 August 2007, NIT Jamshedpur was given the status of the Institute of National Importance through an Act of the Parliament known as the NIT Act.

Academic Programmes in NIT Jamshedpur

B.Tech: The admission to the under graduate programmes is made on the performance in the class 12/equivalent qualifying examination and in the JEE (Main). The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) / Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) allocates the seats for Under Graduate Programmes through Common Counseling process. Undergraduate admission is conducted under the following departments:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
M. Tech.: M. Tech. students are admitted on the basis of their GATE score & seat distribution according to Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Admissions(CCMT). 

M.Sc.:The admission to M.Sc. Programmes is based on JAM Score in the JAM examination and through Centralized Counseling for M.Sc. (CCMN).

MCA: The admission to MCA Programme is based on NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET) examination jointly conducted by NITs and through centralized common counseling. 

PhD: The admission to PhD programme is through direct notification given by the institute. The selection of the candidates are made on the basis of tests/interview conducted by the respective departments. Admission to Ph.D. Programme will be offered in the following two categories:
  • Institute Research Scholar (RS) which is stipendiary.
  • Sponsored Scholar (SS) which is non-stipendiary and is only applicable to candidates employed in reputed industry / government organizations / research institutions and with a minimum experience of 5 years.
Contact Details

National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
P.O: NIT Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India, PIN: 831014

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