National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli has a well established state-of-the-art CAD/CAM Center with the following Software & related Hardware.


  • Dell Precision T1650 Workstation - 22 numbers with the following configuration: 
    Intel Xeon Processor E3-1280 v2 (Quad Core, 3.50GHz Turbo, 8MB),
    16GB DDR3 UDIMMs (1600 MHz) ECC Memory
    2 x 500GB 7,200 rpm (SATA 6.0 Gb/s), 
    1GB nVidia Quadro 2000 with 2 Display port and 1 DVI interface, 
    IEEE Firewire 1394, 
    Dell Professional P2412H 24'' Widescreen Flat Panel LED Monitor, 
    Windows 7 64-bit OS with the above software.
  • Other Facilities includes :
  1. A3 High speed Mono Laser Printer (Common facility)
  2. Software manuals & documentation etc.



  • Ansys 2019 R3 Academic Research Mechanical (STRUCTURAL) & CFD (FLUIDS) - 5 concurrent users research, network floating license (unlimited nodes used for Research) and Ansys 2019 R3 Academic Advanced Mechanical (STRUCTURAL) & CFD (FLUIDS) - 75 concurrent users advanced, network floating license (75 user Advanced license alone has nodes limitation as follows Mechanical 256,000 nodes and CFD 512,000 nodes, used for Class-room teaching/Lab and the 5 user Research license does not have any limitations). NITT currently does not have ANSYS ELECTRONICS & SYSTEMS. AMC valid till March 31, 2020
  • Autodesk 2020 software collection: 3000 users, network floating license, 3-year term based license expiring on January 2021
    Autodesk 2020 Software collection (Autodesk 2020 software collection: 3ds Max 2020, Advance Steel 2020, Alias AutoStudio 2020, AutoCAD 2020, AutoCAD Architecture 2020, AutoCAD Electrical 2020, AutoCAD Map 3D 2020, AutoCAD Mechanical 2020, AutoCAD MEP 2020, AutoCAD Plant 3D 2020, AutoCAD Raster Design 2020, Civil 3D 2020, Fabrication CADmep 2020, Fabrication CAMduct 2020, Fabrication ESTmep 2020, Factory Design Utilities 2020, HSMWorks Ultimate 2020, Inventor 2020, Inventor CAM Ultimate 2020, Inventor Nastran 2020, Inventor Nesting 2020, Inventor Tolerance Analysis 2020, Navisworks Manage 2020, Navisworks Simulate 2020, Netfabb Premium 2020, Point Layout 2020, ReCap Pro 2020, Revit 2020, Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2020, SketchBook for Institutions 2020, Vehicle Tracking 2020, VRED Professional 2020, Vault Professional Client 2020, Vault Professional Server 2020,
    CFD Ultimate 2019, Inventor HSM Ultimate 2019, Maya 2019, Moldflow Adviser Ultimate 2019, MotionBuilder 2019, Mudbox 2019, Nastran In-CAD 2019, Nesting Utility 2019, Structural Bridge Design 2019 Arnold 2018, Nastran 2018, Dynamo Studio 2017)
  • Catia v5 6R2019 - 15 concurrent users, network floating license
  • Catia 3D Experience R2019x- 15 concurrent users, network floating license
  • Comsol (June 4, 2019) Multiphysics base pack software, 30 concurrent students license known as Class Kit License (CKL) used for teaching and learning along with the following modules: Structural Mechanics Module, Nonlinear Structural Materials Module, Heat Transfer Module, LiveLink for Matlab, AC/DC Module, RF Module, CFD Module, MEMS Module, ECAD import Module, Design Module, LiveLink for Excel). AMC valid till March 31, 2020
  • Corel Draw Graphics Suite 2019 (30 users). AMC valid till July 2021
  • Delmia v5 6R2019 - 5 concurrent users, network floating license
  • Delmia 3D Experience R2019x- 5 concurrent users, network floating license
  • MSC University MD FEA + Motion Bundle - 150 concurrent users, network floating license. AMC valid till March 31, 2020.
    University MD Motion Bundle consist of Adams Studio Package, Adams Solver SMP, Adams Linear, Adams Insight, Adams Structures Bundle, Adams Controls Bundle, Adams ViewFlex, Adams Car Studio, Adams Chassis Studio, Adams Car Ride Plug-In, Adams Driveline Package, Adams Machinery Plug-In, Easy5 Basic Package, Easy5 Basic Analysis Only Package, Easy5 Advanced Analysis Only Package, Easy5 Gas Dynamics Package, Easy5 Fluid Power Package, and
    University MD FEA Bundle consist of Dytran, Marc Complete Package, Marc GPU (Unlimited Cores), Marc Multi-Processor - 32 Processors, MSC Nastran Structures Package, MSC Nastran DMP (Unlimited Cores), MSC Nastran Implicit Nonlinear (SOL 600) Multiprocessor - 32 CPU, MSC Nastran Advanced Nonlinear (SOL 400), MSC Nastran Advanced Heat Thermal (RC Network), MSC Nastran Rotordynamics, MSC Nastran Aeroelasticity I, MSC Nastran GPU (Unlimited Cores), MSC Nastran Embedded Fatigue - Standard, MSC Nastran Digimat Interface, MSC Nastran Digimat Parallel (32 Cores), Patran Basic Package, Patran Exchange Package, Patran ABAQUS Preference, Patran ANSYS Preference, Patran LS-DYNA Preference, Patran PAM-CRASH Preference, Patran Materials, Patran Materials Enterprise, Patran Thermal, FlightLoads, Sinda for Patran Package, Sinda Office Toolkit).
    Adams 2019.2
    Dytran 2019
    Easy5 2018.0.3
    Marc 2019
    MD Adams 2011
    MD Nastran 2011
    MSC Nastran 2019
    MSC Software Development Kit 2019
    MSC.SOFY 2005 r2
    Patran 2019
    Sinda 2017.1
  • PTC CREO 6 (formerly Pro/ENGINEER Wildfire) - 500 concurrent users, network floating license valid till July 25, 2021
    PTC Creo University Plus Campus Pack consist of the following modules: Creo - University Plus Edition Draw, Creo Layout, Creo Schematics, Creo Sketch Design, Creo Parametric, Creo Parametric Foundation, Creo Expert Framework Extension, Creo Advanced Assembly Extension, Creo Interactive Surface Design Extension II, Creo Piping & Cabling Extension, Creo Advanced Rendering Extension, Creo Manikin, Creo Manikin Analysis, Creo Application Programming Toolkit, Creo Legacy Migration, Creo ECAD-MCAD Collaboration, Creo Flexible Modeling, Creo Direct, Creo Elements/Direct Simulation, Creo Simulation Extension, Creo Advanced Simulation Extension, Tolerance Analysis powered by CETOL, Creo Behavioral Modeling Extension, Creo Mechanism Dynamics, Creo Spark Analysis Extension Manufacturing, Creo Complete Machining Extension, Creo Prismatic and Multi-surface Milling, Creo Production Machining, Creo NC Sheetmetal, Creo Computer-aided Verification, Creo Plastic Advisor Extension, Creo Expert Moldbase Extension, Creo Progressive Die Extension, Creo Complete Mold Design Extension Visualization, Creo View MCAD, and Creo Illustrate
  • Simulia 2019 (Abaqus, Fesafe, Tosca, Isight) Academic Teaching Suit 2.5L Nodes - 20 concurrent users, network floating license
  • SolidWorks Campus Package EDU Edition 2019 SP4 software (3D CAD + Simulation Software + Flow Simulation + Plastics + Electrical Professional+ visualize + CAM) - 200 concurrent users, network floating license, AMC valid till September 30, 2020
  • SPSS 26 - 10 concurrent users, network floating license (Base Module, AMOS, Advanced Statistics, Customs Tables, Missing Values, Regression, Categories, Forecasting, Neural Networks, Conjoint & Exact Tests). AMC valid till March 31, 2020.


CSG is kept open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, throughout the year, also has 2 x 60 kVA redundant Uninterrupted Power Supply with Central Air Conditioning.


Training Programs / courses:
NITT conducts training programs and short-term courses in the area of CAD/CAM/CAE to educate/train the students & industrialist and to give in-depth exposure to the latest CAD/CAM/CAE packages.