National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli

The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli or NITT, previously referred as the Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirappalli is situated in Tamil Nadu. It is a ‘public technology university’ that came up in the year 1964 in order to meet the developing technological needs of the country. This institute of technology in India is among the 18 National Institutes of Technology that has been set up in India by the Government of India.

The campus of the NITT is located near Thuvakudi, in Tiruchirappalli outskirts. The campus spreads over an area of 800 acres and is among the largest in India.

This institute for technical and engineering education is the joint venture of the Tamil Nadu Government and the Government of India. In the year 2003, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli was recognized as a Deemed University and was named as the National Institute of Technology. The institute at present is experiencing increased growth through “World Bank-funded Technical Education Quality Improvement Program” or TEQIP.

This engineering institute aims at offering Top quality technical research and education, thereby providing quality man power to the society. Its mission is to provide undergraduate, graduate and doctoral courses, generate knowledge through involvement in research programmes, undertake various collaborative projects and develop the intellectual capacity of its students.

Academic Programmes at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

NITT offers diverse undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral programmess in diverse disciplines of Science, Engineering, Architecture and Management. The institute boasts of 250 faculty members, 16 departments and over 3,000 students.

Some of the important government bodies like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) sponsors the research programmes of the institute.

Undergraduate Programmes

B.Tech
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Science & Engineering
  4. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  5. Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  6. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  7. Mechanical Engineering
  8. Production Engineering
  9. Metallurgical Engineering
  • B.Arch. degree in Architecture
Admission to undergraduate programs is as per AIEEE i.e. the All India Engineering Entrance Examination.

Post graduate Programmes

M.Tech
  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Transportation Engineering and Management
  3. Environmental Engineering
  4. Power Systems
  5. Power Electronics
  6. Computer Science
  7. Communication Systems
  8. Thermal Power Engineering
  9. V.L.S.I. System
  10. Industrial Safety Engineering
  11. Material Science
  12. Welding Engineering
  13. Manufacturing Technology
  14. Energy Engineering
  15. Industrial Engineering
  16. Process Control and Instrumentation
  17. Non-Destructive Testing
  18. Plant Design
M.Sc
  1. Chemistry
  2. Applied Physics
  3. Operations Research and Computer Applications
  • M.C.A. in Computer Applications
  • M.B.A. in Business Administration
  • MS in all the disciplines of Engineering
  • PhD in all the departments except the department of Humanities
Admission to post graduate programmes is done through GATE i.e. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in case of M.Tech. and M.Sc. courses while for MCA, the admission is through NIMCET.

Academic Departments at National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
  • Architecture
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Applications
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Humanities (English)
  • Management Studies
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering
  • Physics
  • Production Engineering
The ‘training and placement department’ of the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli has maintained a purposeful and successful relationship with the industries in India. The institute has a very good placement record with the top most companies visiting the campus, every year for recruitment purposes.

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli has always been a top engineering institute in India.

Last Updated on : January 14, 2014