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Top NIT Colleges in India

Location Map of Top Ten NIT Colleges in India

NITs (National Institutes of Technology) are premier public engineering colleges in India. After IITs, they are considered the most important in terms of ranking for engineering education.

Brief History

NITs started as Regional Engineering Colleges (RECs) in 1959. After 2002, they were treated as sister institutes to the IITs. In 2007, by an Act of Parliament, NITs were declared as "Institutes of National Importance".


To get admission in B.Tech at NITs, you have to crack the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main.

Top 5 NIT Ranking 2020

The latest NIT rankings based on NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) ranking (with score) among all institutions are given below -
  1. NIT Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu) - 9 (64.10)
  2. NIT Surathkal (Karnataka) - 13 (61.30)
  3. NIT Rourkela (Odisha) – 16 (59.29)
  4. NIT Warangal (Telangana) - 19 ( 57.76)
  5. NIT Calicut (Kerala) - 23 (56.56)
Check out the entire list of NIT colleges, the top 10 ranks, contact details and location:

Top 10 NIT Colleges in India 2020
RankName of The CollegeNIRF Ranking 2020Est.AddressStatePhone No.Website / E-mailScore
1National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli91964Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67, Near BHEL Trichy, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620015Tamil Nadu+91-431-2500133
2National Institute of Technology Karnataka131960NH 66, Srinivas Nagar, Surathkal, Surathkal, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575025Karnataka0824 247 4000
3National Institute of Technology Rourkela161961Sector - 2, Rourkela, Odisha 769008Odisha+91661 246
4National Institute of Technology Warangal191959National Institute of Technology Campus, Warangal, Telangana 506004Telangana+91 9491065002
5National Institute of Technology Calicut231961Calicut Mukkam Road, Kattangal, Kerala 673601Kerala0495 228 6106
6Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology 271960South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra. Pin 440010Maharashtra+91-712-2224123
7Malaviya National Institute of Technology351963Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Jhalana Gram, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302017Rajasthan0141 252 9087
8National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra401963Near Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Thanesar, Haryana 136119Haryana01744-233208
9National Institute of Technology Silchar 461967NIT Road, Fakiratilla, Silchar, Assam 788010Assam03842 242 273
10National Institute of Technology Durgapur 471960Mahatma Gandhi Rd, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal 713209West Bengal0343 275 4680

Source: (2020)

List of NIT Colleges in India
NameShort NameLocationState/UTWebsite
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology AllahabadMNNITAllahabadUttar
NIT Arunachal PradeshNITAPYupiaArunachal
Maulana Azad National Institute of TechnologyMANITBhopalMadhya
National Institute of Technology CalicutNITCKozhikodeKerala,
NIT DelhiNITDNew DelhiChandigarh,
NIT DurgapurNITDGPDurgapurWest
NIT HamirpurNITHHamirpurHimachal
Malaviya National Institute of Technology
Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology
Visvesvaraya National Institute of
NIT SrinagarNITSRISrinagarJammu and
S V National Institute of Technology,
NIT TiruchirappalliNITTTiruchirappalliTamil
NIT UttarakhandNIT UKSrinagar, Uttarakhand/
NIT WarangalNITWWarangalAndhra

Source: Wikipedia

Last Updated on : June 11, 2021