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Top 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 2019

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) - 10 (61.62)
  2. NIT Rourkela (Odisha) - 16 (57.75)
  3. NIT Surathkal (Karnataka) – 21 (55.25)
  4. NIT Warangal (Telangana) - 26 (53.21)
  5. NIT Calicut (Kerala) - 28 (52.69)
Check out the entire list of NIT colleges, the top 10 ranks, contact details and location:

Top 10 NIT Colleges in India 2019
RankName of The CollegeNIRF Ranking 2019Est.AddressStatePhone No.Website / E-mailScore
1National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli 101964Tanjore Main Road, National Highway 67, Near BHEL Trichy, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620015 Tamil Nadu+91-431-2500133 61.62
2National Institute of Technology Rourkela161961Sector - 2, Rourkela, Odisha 769008 Odisha +91661 246 2020 57.75
3National Institute of Technology Karnataka 211960NH 66, Srinivas Nagar, Surathkal, Surathkal, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575025 Karnataka 0824 247 4000 55.25
4National Institute of Technology Warangal 261959National Institute of Technology Campus, Warangal, Telangana 506004 Telangana +91 9491065002 53.21
5National Institute of Technology Calicut 281961Calicut Mukkam Road, Kattangal, Kerala 673601 Kerala +91-495-2286106 52.69
6Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology 311960South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra. Pin 440010Maharashtra+91-712-2224123 51.27
7National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra 411963Near Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Thanesar, Haryana 136119 Haryana 01744-233208 47.58
8Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology 421961Barrister Mullah Colony, MNNIT Allahabad Campus, Teliarganj, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh 211004 Uttar Pradesh 91-0532-2545404, 2545407 47.49
9National Institute of Technology Durgapur 461960Mahatma Gandhi Rd, A-Zone, Durgapur, West Bengal 713209 West Bengal 0343 275 4680 46.47
10National Institute of Technology Silchar 511967NIT Road, Fakiratilla, Silchar, Assam 788010 Assam 03842 242 273 45.61

Source: (2019)

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 : August 8, 2019

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