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

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National Institute of Technology Puducherry is also known as NIT Puducherry is one of the apex institutions of engineering and higher studies in the UT of Puducherry. The college is one among the thirty-one National Institute of Technology in India established under the NIT Act 2007 (Amended 2012) of the Parliament of India as Institutes of National Importance with full funding support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

NIT Puducherry was established in the year 2010 in the Union Territory of Puducherry to promote High Learning Technical Institute to the people of the place. It started its first batch from academic session 2010-11.

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National Institute of Technology Puducherry

College Summary

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

Name of Institute National Institute of Technology Puducherry
Popular Name NIT Puducherry
Institute Type Government
Location Puducherry
Year of Establishment 2010
Affiliated with Autonomous
Approved by AICTE, UGC
Courses Offered B.Tech/M.Tech/PhD
Hostel Facilities Yes
College  Rating 4.4/5
Official Website
Category NIT Colleges in India

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement

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


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

Courses Offered

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

Courses Duration
B.Tech Specialization
Civil Engineering 4 Years
Computer Science and Engineering 4 Years
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 4 Years
Electronics and Communication Engineering 4 Years
 Mechanical Engineering 4 Years
M. Tech Program
Computer Science & Engineering 2 Years
Communication Systems 2 Years
Power Electronics 2 Years
Design Engineering 2 Years
Ph.D. Discipline
Chemistry 2 Years
Civil Engineering 2 Years
Computer Science and Engineering 2 Years
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2 Years
Electronics and Communication Engineering 2 Years
English 2 Years
Mathematics 2 Years
Mechanical Engineering 2 Years
Physics 2 Years

Admission Process

  • Admission to Undergraduate Engineering Program for the candidates from India at NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTI) shall include the performance in the class 12/other Qualifying Examination and in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main).
  • Admission to PG programs is done based on the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) score. PG admission is made through the Centralized Counselling for M.Tech (CCMT).
  • Admission to Ph.D. program through a written test conducted by the institute, followed by a PI session.

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.
  • For PhD in Engineering: Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research (M.S. By Research) in Engineering/Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG and in PG for admission under OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates.
  • Ph.D. degree in Science & Humanities: Candidates with First class Master’s degree in Sciences & Humanities in the relevant
    discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA 6.5/10) in UG and in PG for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates.

Seat Reservation

S.No Category Reservation of seats (In percentage)
1 OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 27%
2 SC Candidates 15%
3 ST Candidates 7.5%
4 PwD (40% or more disability) 3%

Fee Structure


Note: The fee structure may subject to change.

Hostel Fee

Particulars Amount
Hostel Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹4,000
Hostel Estb. Charges (per Semester) ₹4,000
Hostel Room Rent (per Semester) ₹6,000
Mess Advance (per Semester) ₹12,500
Total ₹26,500

Fee Waivers

  • NIT Puducherry provides 100% Tuition Fee waiver for SC/ST/PH students.
  • Full remission of the Tuition Fee for General & OBC students whose family income is less than Rs.1 lakh per annum.
  • Remission of 2/3rd of the Tuition Fee for General & OBC students whose family income is between Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakh per annum.


The NIT Puducherry 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 9307 31813 4825 1320
Female 10963 33371 5811
Home State Male 96543 246946 27668
Female 97715 256478
Computer Science and Engineering All India Male 4627 15164 2396 1272
Female 6128 19176 3350
Home State Male 56609 134522 22789
Female 56280 115837 24478
Electronics and Communication Engineering All India Male 6263 19231 3994 1796
Female 7148 21191 3842
Home State Male 66084 166930 33400
Female 52603 68357 14876
Mechanical Engineering All India Male 8352 25044 3906 2099
Female 11656 34225 5637
Home State Male 81971 188436 23862 4138
Female 86148 193653
Electrical and Electronics Engineering All India Male 8127 26479 4630 1804
Female 9629 26447 5065 2139
Home State Male 96113 217380 34504 13743
Female 91163 196448 20575

Cutoff 2018

Courses Category Quota OS Quota HS
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering General 8098 14840 33078 89719
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering Scheduled Caste 1871 2393 12227 17042
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering Scheduled Tribe 807 807
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering ST Person With Disability 24 24
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering Other Backward Class 5364 5889 27582 32863
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering General 7882 11661 30047 67708
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering Scheduled Caste 1814 2068 11643 14180
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering Scheduled Tribe 752 864
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering OBC Person With Disability 64 64
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering Other Backward Class 2565 4636 25245 39946
B.Tech Civil Engineering General 6019 21611 68198 118584
B.Tech Civil Engineering Scheduled Caste 3493 3527 11784 11784
B.Tech Civil Engineering Scheduled Tribe 903 903 9381 9381
B.Tech Civil Engineering Other Backward Class 6501 6771 37680 45841
B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering General 15970 18746 30659 126544
B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering Scheduled Caste 2882 3604 6495 14087
B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering Scheduled Tribe 1044 1044 27984 27984
B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering Other Backward Class 5761 6394 41233 44779
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering General 11407 17356 39519 65326
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Scheduled Caste 2284 2284 5577 8453
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Scheduled Tribe 1134 1134
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering Other Backward Class 5573 6049 21751 35588

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Placement Details

After getting specialized degrees, the final aim of every student is merged to a single point of getting a good job with handsome salary. At NIT Puducherry ought most care is given to realize the dreams and desires of its students and therefore they work every bit to create dynamic platforms for them. National Institute of Technology, Puducherry has collaborated with many well-known brand names of the country in its endeavours to get all its top-ranked students placed in order to convert their dreams into relevant realities.

Major Recruiters

  • IBM

Package Offered

  • Average Package: 4.9 LPA
  • Highest Package: 15.25 LPA

Rankings and Reputation

Name of Institute National Institute of Technology Puducherry
Rating 4.4/5
Reputation Excellent
Education 5/5
Faculty Good
Infrastructure Excellent
  • We would like to give out of 4.4 of 5 stars on Edufever Best Engineering College in India.

Contact Details

National Institute of Technology Puducherry
NH32, Karaikal, Puducherry 609609
Phone No: 04368 265 230
Tele-Fax No: +91-4368-265230
Official Website: 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Is NIT Puducherry a good Institute/College?

A. Yes, NIT Puducherry 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 Puducherry Affiliated?

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

Q. Is NIT Puducherry Fee structure expensive?

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

Q. Is NIT Puducherry private or government University?

A. NIT Puducherry is a Public University.

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

A. The highest package is 15.25 LPA and the average package is 4.9 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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