NITT at a Glance


UG Programme 10 (including B.Arch.)
PG Programme 23 (including MBA and MCA)
UG Students (Boys : 1880, Girls : 310 ) Total : 2,190 (data yet to be updated)
PG Students (Boys : 776, Girls : 249 ) Total : 1,025 (data yet to be updated)
Ph.D. Scholars 242 (data yet to be updated)
Faculty Strength 246 (Male : 190 , Female : 56 )
Faculty with Ph.D. 92 + 30 (data yet to be updated)
B.Tech. Admission Through Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) at National level and Ed. CIL for NRIs & DASA. The all India character is maintained.
M.Tech. Admission Through GATE (with Scholarship to all)
M.S. by (Research) Introduced from the academic year 2006-2007 in Engineering disciplines. Eligibility B.E. / B.Tech. with GATE.
Ph.D. In all disciplines scholarship for Full Time scholar. A Separate research lab in every department.
Assessment Continuous assessment with Grade Point average based on relative grading (50% Continuous Assessment – 50% Semester Examinations) : Relative grading pattern.

Research and Development


No of ongoing R&D Projects with total cost 9 Cost : 1.83 Crores (data yet to be updated)
No of papers published during the Current academic year (by Faculty & Research Scholars) 189 (data yet to be updated)
Institute Day Best Teacher Awards are given to the teachers who excel in teaching and research. Toppers in every year of all UG & PG are given prizes. 13 Endowment awards are given on various disciplines. Awards also given by RECAL to all branch of UG & PG in the academic year.
Library Library equipped with over 12000 Indian Standards, AV Section. A new library block is under Construction. Over 1 lakh volumes are available. (Text book reference section opens up to 9:00 p.m. everyday)
e-Resources Access to 2000 full text e-journals through 8 data bases of Indest consortium.
Octagon The Computer Centre Operate for 24 x 7, round the year since its inception in 1990. An annexe with 200 computers was added in the year 2005. Currently over 1600 computers connected to the LAN.
Placement UG : 100%, PG : Over 90% Highest domestic salary of Rs.23 lpa. And overseas salary of Rs.40 lpa.
TEQIP World Bank funded Project for upgrading quality of Education – Phase I : Rs.20 Crores and Phase II under progress
Major MOUs BHEL, FL Smidh, HP. Bharathidasan University. Trichy.


  • Opal – The ladies hostel has 5 blocks each furnished with a mini Computer Centre.
  • Garnet A, B & C & Zircon A, B & C, Opa D & E, Amber A & B,  Aquamarine A & B, and Jasper hostels were added in the last 8 years.
  • Few more hostel blocks are nearing complition. For more details visit Hostels
  • 5 messes outsourced to professional caterers.
  • Three 1000 seater mega mess inaugurated. For more details visit Messes

Extra Curricular:

Festember Annual inter – collegiate students cultural extra vaganza. For details visit
NITTFEST Annual inter departmental cultural festival
Pragyan Annual students technical festival with international participation. For details visit
Sports facilities A modern gym, swimming pool, Sports ground.
Convocation 10 convocations were held. Gold Medals are given to the topper in CGPA of all branches UG & PG.

Other Amenities in Campus:

  • Two Canteens run by leading caterers.
  • Two ATM facility with inter-net banking facilities by SBI. Fees collection through ATMs.
  • A new state of the art hospital.
  • New quarters were constructed in the last 8 years.