NIT Meghalaya 2020-21: Admission, Courses, Fee, Cutoff, Placement etc.

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National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya (NIT Meghalaya) is one of the apex institutions of engineering and higher studies in the state of Meghalaya. The institute is one among the 31 NITs in India established as Institutions of National Importance with funding support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, the government of India. The institute was set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development by the NIT Act in 2010.

The Institute presently functions from a temporary campus at the Bijni Complex in Laitumkhrah, Shillong, of the North-Eastern Hill University. NIT Meghalaya was ranked 98 among 3000 in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) engineering ranking of 2019.

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National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

College Summary

Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of National Institute of Technology Meghalaya.

Name of Institute National Institute of Technology Meghalaya
Popular Name NIT Meghalaya
Institute Type Government
Location Meghalaya, Shillong
Year of Establishment 2010
Affiliated with Autonomous
Approved by AICTE, UGC
Hostel Facilities Yes
Courses B.Tech, M.Tech, PhD
College  Rating 4.3/5
Official Website
Category NIT Colleges In India

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement

  • Affiliated with: Autonomous
  • Approved by: AICTE
  • Aid Status: Government


  • Hostels
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Cultural and tech fest
  • Ragging Free Environment
  • Video Conferencing Facility
  • Yoga & Meditation Facilities
  • 24-hours free Internet Kiosk
  • Modern Teaching Methodologies
  • Intensive and Vigorous Study Schedule

Courses offered

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya provides these qualities courses under one roof.

Courses Duration
B.Tech Programmes
Computer Science and Engineering 4 Years
Electronics and Communication Engineering 4 Years
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4 Years
Civil Engineering 4 Years
Mechanical Engineering 4 Years
M.Tech Program
Computer Science and Engineering 2 Years
Electronics and Communication Engineering 2 Years
Electrical Engineering (Power and Energy Systems) 2 Years
Mechanical Engineering( Fluids & Thermal Engineering) 2 Years
Civil Engineering (Water Resources Engineering) 2 Years
M. Sc Programmes
Mathematics 2 Years
Physics 2 Years
Chemistry 2 Years
MBA Program in various specializations shall be started  soon 2 Years

Admission Process

For UG (B.Tech) Courses
  • One must have to clear the JEE (MAIN) exam and must have to secure at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in Class 12th exam for any recognized board of India.
For M.Tech Courses
  • Admission to postgraduate M.Tech programs is on the basis of marks obtained by the students in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering GATE and through CCMT Counseling.
For M.Sc
  • Admissions to M.Sc. Programs (Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science) are based on the marks obtained in the entrance test conducted by the Institute and the qualifying degree examination marks.
  • A valid score in IIT Jam
For Foreigners
  • Admission for foreigners in UG/PG program is done through DASA (Direct admission of students abroad) based on SAT Score.
For PhD
  • Admission to Ph.D. is done on the basis of Written Test, Viva- Voce and marks in the qualifying examination

Eligibility Criteria

  • A Student should be passed the Final examination of the 10+2 system in Science with at least 75% marks (65% marks for SC/ST) from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must be Passed B.Tech for any stream to the recognized university with 65% marks and must be qualified GATE.
  • Candidate must have a bachelor degree in Science to the recognized university with 60% marks.
  • Candidate must have a Master’s degree in Architecture/Planning/Technology in relevant discipline.

Fee Structure


Note: The fee structure may subject to change.


  1. Swami Dayanand Education Foundation
  2. United States-India Educational Foundation
  3. Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj Merit Scholarship

Note: Candidate can get many such scholarships updates by the


The NIT Meghalaya Cutoff is the minimum marks prescribed by the selection board for the admission of students. Merit list will be designed on these Cutoff scores. Aspirants who apply for the Institute needs to clear the Cutoff for various courses. The Cutoff will be based on various parameters like numbers of applying candidates, total numbers of seats and last year admission record.

Determining Factors

The cutoff percentile/marks depend on various factors. Some of the factors determining cutoff are mentioned below:

  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Number of test-takers
  • Number of candidates qualifying for the next rounds
  • Number of seats
  • Institute repute or ranking

JEE Mains Cutoff 2019

Civil Engineering All India Male 10498 38539 6097 1822
Female 19092 51494
Meghalaya Male 117205 13968
Female 224676 11817
Computer Science and Engineering All India Male 6451 16156 3898 1372
Female 10814 27937 4880
Meghalaya Male 59052 81694 11818
Female 168977 9655
Electronics and Communication Engineering All India Male 7921 27032 4280 2056
Female 16260 29218 8621
Meghalaya Male 87987 23176
Female 191788 36258
Mechanical Engineering All India Male 9121 32063 5569 2141
Female 17321 49493
Meghalaya Male 118565 42081
Female 250055 42081
Electrical and Electronics Engineering All India Male 10087 30936 5742 2354
Female 16950 35151
Meghalaya Male 93240 27102
Female 16856

Cutoff 2018

Course Name Categories Home State (Closing Rank) Other State (Closing Rank)
Civil Engineering General 228378 45050
OBC-NCL 18327
SC 5622
ST 32952 1895
Computer Science and Engineering General 59234 33237
OBC-NCL 11418
SC 26279 4420
ST 19945 1789
Electrical and Electronics Engineering General 189190 40504
OBC-NCL 15159
SC 13558 6330
ST 39856 3145
Electronics and Communication Engineering General 169533 38959
OBC-NCL 13853
SC 8654
ST 33906 2903
Mechanical Engineering General 279211 44956
OBC-NCL 20362
SC 279211 6304
ST 37467 2649

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Placement Details

Over the years, the messages of the high quality of the academic education at NIT Shillong institutes have reached various leading industries and they look at NIT Meghalaya as a place for taking well-trained professionals into their folds. The placement cell organizes pre-recruitment training and discussion programs among the final year students and arranges the campus recruitment programs for the aspiring and deserving final year students. The placement scenario for most departments is average.

Major Recruiters


Package Offered

  • Average Package: 6-7 LPA
  • Highest Package: 13 LPA

Ranking and Reputation

Name of Institute National Institute of Technology Meghalaya
Rating 4.3/5
Reputation Excellent
Education 4.5/5
Faculty Good
Infrastructure Excellent
  • We would like to give 4.3 out of 5 stars on Edufever Best Engineering College in India.

Contact Details

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya
Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah
Shillong-793003, Meghalaya, India
Phone: 0364-2501294
Fax: 0364-2501113

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Is NIT Meghalaya a good Institute/College?

A. Yes, NIT Meghalaya is the best College. It provides excellent exposure and placement and everything you need in the campus itself. The best thing is that NIT offers you superb arrangements.

Q. From which university NIT Meghalaya Affiliated?

A. NIT Meghalaya is affiliated with AUTONOMOUS and approved by AICTE.

Q. Is NIT Meghalaya Fee structure expensive?

A. NIT Meghalaya Fee Structure is affordable and the fees for all the programmes can be paid online.

Q. Is NIT Meghalaya private or government University?

A. NIT Meghalaya is a Public University.

Q. What is the highest and average package of NIT Meghalaya?

A. The highest package is 13 LPA and the average package is 6-7 LPA.

Q. How can I get admission in this university?

A. The candidates should have to apply online on their official website. Then they need to fill the application form. After completing the form the candidates should have to pay fees for the form.

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