Information about NIT (National Institute of Technology) Durgapur

In this post you will find all queries and information about NIT Durgapur. It is one of the prestigious college in India. Here you will find admission procedure, fee structure and courses available and scholarship in engineering( undergraduate and post graduate) in NIT Durgapur. It is in top 50 engineering colleges of India.


I am second year student of NIT durgapur giving you all informations regarding NIT durgapur. The NIT, nurture futuristic technical education and instill high degree of Dedication, Devotion, through excellence and set global standard by producing technology enriched students with the vision of making the country globally competitive. The institute was stablished in the year 1960 as a joint venture of government of India and government of west bengal in the form of Regional Engineering college. With day to day advancement in technology and introduction of emerging fields of study, the college maintained its momentum with definite mission, vision and promise and in July 2003, it was elevated to the prestigious status of National Institute of Technology by the ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. It is also funded by central government with the amount of 50 crore per year. It is located at the heart of Durgapur, an industrial city surrounded by many major industries and cities.

Undergraduate courses of study

1- Bio Technology(BT)
2- Civil Engineering (CE)
3- Chemical Engineering (CHE)
4- Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
5- Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)
6- Electrical Engineering (EE)
7- Information Technology (IT)
8- Mechanical Engineering (ME)
9- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME)

The institute also offers courses of study and facilities for PG and research leading to M.Tech, MBA, MCA and Ph.D. degree in various fields of specialisation. The Institute has a well equipped library, a computer centre, lecture hall complex, various laboratories in different departments, workshops, hostels, health care centre, and adequate facilities for sports, games and co-curricular activities.

No.of seats for undergraduate courses

BT- 92
CE- 62
EE- 92

Admission procedure

The procedure for selection of candidates for admission to the bachelor degree courses in engineering will be on the basis of STATE RANK/ALL INDIA RANK of AIEEE. AIEEE is conducted by CBSE, New Delhi. The selection procedure is tough. As number of students appearing for AIEEE is much. And day by day the number of students appearing for AIEEE is increasing.


NIT Durgapur is a residential Institute. It has 9 hostels in present. 7 for boys and 2 for girls.
Netaji Subhas Hall
J.C. Bose Hall
Tagore Hall
C.V. Raman Hall
Vivekananda Hall
Aurobindo Hall
Sister Nivedita Hall
Preetilata Hall
Satyendra Nath Bose Hall

Fee structure

first semester - Rs.31,017
second semester - Rs.24,100
third semester - Rs.24,817
fourth semester - Rs.24,100
fifth semester - Rs.24,817
sixth semester - Rs.24,100
seventh semester - Rs.24,817
eight semester - Rs.24,300

Mess fees

Approx Rs.1900-2000 per month.


The institute has a very active training, Placement and Students Welfare department headed by the professor. The placement in this institute is excellent and almost every eligible student secured a job through campus selection process. In the academic year 2010-2011 the highest package was 9.7 lacs/annum. Most of the companies which regularly visit this institute are-
Tejas network
Mind Tree
Tata steel
Essar etc.


Institutional Scholarship

Student Aid Fund
Number of scholarship- 33

Student Full Free-ship
Number of scholarship- 29

Student Half Free-ship
Number of scholarship- 26

Endowment Scholarship

D.M.Sen Memorial
Number of scholarship- 2
Amount- Rs 2400 P.A.

Mrs. Sulara Maity
Number of scholarship- 1
Amount- Rs 2500 P.A.

Number of scholarship- 1
Amount- Rs 12000 P.A.

Vivek Singh Memorial
Number of scholarship- 1
Amount- Rs 10000 P.A.


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