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 National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar

College Details

It was earlier known as Regional Engineering College in Assam. The college was established in 1967. In 2002, the institute got the status of National Institute of Technology, Silchar and was declared as Institute of National Importance. NIT, Silchar campus accommodates its students in eight boys' hostels and two girls’ hostels. The institute has sports ground for basketball, volleyball, badminton, cricket, football, hockey and lawn tennis. The campus also accommodates full fledged branch of State Bank of India and shopping centre. The well equipped workshop of Mechanical Engineering Department is helpful in the projects of the students and fabrication work of the institute.


NIT, Silchar has a Training and Placement (T&P) Cell which helps it’s students in all the stages of placement process. T&P cell also acts as intermediary between the industry and the institute. The placement rate for the year 2014-15 of National Institute of Technology, Silchar was 83%. The highest package offered to the B.Tech student was Rs.35 LPA and the average package for the same was Rs.4.84 LPA. The M.Tech student was offered the highest package of Rs. 6 LPA and an average package of Rs. 3.92 LPA for the same. The National Institute of Technology, Silchar is a platform for esteemed recruiters like ABB, Accenture, Airvana, Alstom, BHEL, CITI, DENSO, Eicher, Ericsson,Gammon, Escorts, Honda, HP, IBM, Idea, ITC, Indian Navy, Indian Oil, Nokia, NTPC, ONGC, Oracle, Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, SnapDeal, Vedanta, Vodafone, Sony, TATA Motorsand many more.


The National Institute of Technology, Silchar offers both undergraduate and post graduate degrees. The Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) degree is in various disciplines of engineering like Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering. The admission to B.Tech course is through all India JEE (Main)exam. In addition to this the candidate should have passed 12th standard in science stream. NIT, Silchar offers postgraduate degree M.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering and Computer Science & Engineering. To be eligible for the course one should have B.Tech degree with 60%marks or 6.5 CGPA in aggregate and should have a valid GATE score. If there are no GATE candidates, the admission is done on merit basis as decided by the institute.

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