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Top NIT Colleges in India

Location Map of Top 10 NIT Colleges in India

NITs (National Institutes of Technology) are premier public engineering colleges in India. They are just after the IITs in terms of importance.

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 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main.

Top 5 NIT Ranking 2017

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) - 11th (59.44 score)
  2. NIT Rourkela (Odisha) - 12th (58.78 score)
  3. NIT Surathkal (Karnataka) - 22nd (52.87 score)
  4. NIT Warangal (Telangana) - 34th (49.47 score)
  5. Motilal Nehru NIT (Uttar Pradesh) - 41st (45.68 score)
Check out the entire list of NIT colleges, the top 10 ranks, contact details and location -

Top 10 NIT Colleges in India

RankName of The CollegeEst.AddressPhone No.Website / E-mail
1National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 1964Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67, Near BHEL Trichy, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620015 +91-431-2501801 to 8
2National Institute of Technology Rourkela 1961Sector - 2, Rourkela, Odisha 769008 0661-246-2021 / 2001 / registrar[at], director[at]
3National Institute of Technology Surathkal 1960NH 66, Srinivas Nagar, Surathkal, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575025 +91-824-2474000 (24 lines) / rnath [at] [Registrar] / webteam [at]
4National Institute of Technology Warangal 1959National Institute of Technology Campus, Warangal, Telangana 506004 +91-870-2459191,
5National Institute of Technology Silchar 1967Cachar, Silchar, Assam 788010 03842 242 273
6National Institute of Technology Durgapur 1960Mahatma Gandhi Avenue, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal 713209 +91-343-2546397 /
7National Institute of Technology Hamirpur 1986NIT Hamirpur, Anu, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh 177005 +91-1972-223834
8National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra 1963Near Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Thanesar, Haryana 136119 01744 233 208
9National Institute of Technology Manipur 2010Langol Rd, Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur 795004 +0385 2413031 /
10National Institute of Technology Meghalaya 2010Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003 0364-2501294

Source: (2017)

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 : April 18, 2017

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