NIT Jalandhar: All You Need to Know

NIT Jalandhar: All You Need to Know

Dr. B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, also known as NIT Jalandhar, is one of the apex institutions of engineering and higher studies in the state of Punjab. The college is one among the thirty-one National Institutes of Technology in India established under the NIT Act 2007 (Amended 2012) of the Parliament of India as Institutes of National Importance. It has full funding support from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

NIT Jalandhar was established in the year 1987 as Punjab Regional Engineering College, Jalandhar (PREC) in a joint venture between the Government of Punjab and Government of India. Later in 2002, the college was upgraded to Dr. B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar. In the same year, the college was granted the Deemed University status with the approval of the University Grants Commission.

Admission Process

  • One has to clear the JEE (MAIN) exam and secure at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in Class 12th exam from any recognized board of India.
  • There is special allotment of seats reserved for the top 20 percentile in Class 12th exam conducted by the respective board.
  • Admission in postgraduate M.Tech programs is on the basis of marks obtained by the students in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering-GATE and through CCMT Counselling.

Courses Offered by NIT Jalandhar

(A) Under Graduate Courses

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering(CSE)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)
  • Industrial and Production Engineering(IPE)
  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering(ICE)
  • Mechanical Engineering(ME)
  • Textile Technology(TT)
  • Biotechnology(BT)

 (B) Post Graduate Courses

(i) M.Tech Courses

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information Security
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Control and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • VLSI Design
  • Structural and Construction Engineering
  • Textile Engineering and Management

(II) M.SC Courses

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

(C) Ph.D. Courses:

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Humanities & Management

NIT Jalandhar Fee Structure

INSTITUTE FEE

Particulars Amount
Tuition Fee (per Semester) ₹62,500
Other fees ₹12,550
Total 75,050

HOSTEL FEE

Particulars Amount
Hostel Fees ₹2,500
Mess Caution Money (One Time, Refundable) ₹5,000
Hostel Mess Advance (per Semester) ₹21,000
Total 28,500

**Note:

  • Fee Structure is approximate.
  • The course fees for Ph.D. and M.Tech are as prescribed, fixed and approved by Govt. of India.

NIT Jalandhar Cutoff

Opening and Closing Rank for Different Category in NIT Jalandhar 2016 (First Round Stats).

(1) General Category

Quota Branch name OPO OPC
4-year B.Tech. Course
HS Bio Technology 23807 39141
HS Chemical Engineering 9195 29699
HS Civil Engineering 9564 24694
HS Computer Science and Engineering 1162 8783
HS Electronics and Communication Engineering 9025 13839
HS Industrial and Production Engineering 24860 38501
HS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 16789 31192
HS Mechanical Engineering 9439 18257
HS Textile Technology 33354 45065
OS Bio Technology 6877 16327
OS Chemical Engineering 11325 17976
OS Civil Engineering 9048 15276
OS Computer Science and Engineering 2589 5833
OS Electronics and Communication Engineering 7398 9928
OS Industrial and Production Engineering 11756 22754
OS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 13083 19375
OS Mechanical Engineering 9762 12210
OS Textile Technology 12799 24245

(2) OBC Category

Quota Branch name BCO BCC
4-year B.Tech. Course
HS Bio Technology 22136 38149
HS Chemical Engineering 18110 27255
HS Civil Engineering 7269 22124
HS Computer Science and Engineering 3111 8474
HS Electronics and Communication Engineering 6692 17711
HS Industrial and Production Engineering 22271 41816
HS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 18718 33170
HS Mechanical Engineering 4236 16657
HS Textile Technology 37578 47142
OS Bio Technology 4269 7256
OS Chemical Engineering 4852 5841
OS Civil Engineering 4076 4581
OS Computer Science and Engineering 1686 2875
OS Electronics and Communication Engineering 3451 4167
OS Industrial and Production Engineering 7007 7849
OS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 5569 6970
OS Mechanical Engineering 2802 3967
OS Textile Technology 6684 8046

(3) SC Category

Quota Branch name SCO SCC
4-year B.Tech. Course
HS Bio Technology 5312 7286
HS Chemical Engineering 3425 5260
HS Civil Engineering 1668 3357
HS Computer Science and Engineering 1098 1671
HS Electronics and Communication Engineering 1874 2496
HS Industrial and Production Engineering 4852 7317
HS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 3171 5383
HS Mechanical Engineering 787 2936
HS Textile Technology 4258 7829
OS Bio Technology 1990 3633
OS Chemical Engineering 2004 2781
OS Civil Engineering 1340 2127
OS Computer Science and Engineering 581 1607
OS Electronics and Communication Engineering 1886 2294
OS Industrial and Production Engineering 3713 4581
OS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 3556 4378
OS Mechanical Engineering 547 2222
OS Textile Technology 3035 4464

(4) ST Category

Quota Branch name STO STC
4-year B.Tech. Course
HS Bio Technology 30657 30657
HS Chemical Engineering 18816 18816
HS Civil Engineering 2092 15838
HS Computer Science and Engineering 2263 11408
HS Electronics and Communication Engineering 13260 24094
HS Industrial and Production Engineering 27355 34898
HS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 39587 39587
HS Mechanical Engineering 8050 22592
HS Textile Technology 0 0
OS Bio Technology 1632 1632
OS Chemical Engineering 1188 1477
OS Civil Engineering 315 601
OS Computer Science and Engineering 475 888
OS Electronics and Communication Engineering 954 1172
OS Industrial and Production Engineering 1693 2506
OS Instrumentation and Control Engineering 1891 2440
OS Mechanical Engineering 505 915
OS Textile Technology 1262 2309

ABBREVIATIONS

Abbreviations
OPO General Opening Rank
OPC General Closing Rank
BCO OBC Opening Rank
BCC OBC Closing Rank
SCO SC Opening Rank
SCC SC Closing Rank
STO ST Opening Rank
STC ST Closing Rank

Rankings and Reputation

  • By Edu Rand in 2015: 42
  • By The Week in 2015: 41
  • AAAARanking by Career360

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement 

  • NIT Jalandharis a premier Technological Institution approved by AICTE (UGC) under the Ministry Of HRD and run on fund provided by UGC.
  • It is one of the best Engineering colleges in Punjab and ranked among Top 10 best engineering colleges in Punjab in a survey conducted by the Education Giant EDUFEVER.
  • Aid Status – UGC Aided
  • It is an AAAA ranked college.

Placement Statistics of NIT Jalandhar 2016

As you’d expect at any NIT, the college has 100 percent placements. About 40 companies participate in the placement process, and the average salary goes up to about Rs. 6 lpa.

  • No. of Eligible Students: 568
  • No. of Job Offers: 431
  • No. of Double Job offers: 58
  • No. of Students Placed:373

Dr. B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar has collaborated with many well-known brand names of the country in its endeavors to get all its top-ranked students placed.

  • Highest Package: Rs 35 Lakhs/Annum by Works Applications
  • Average Package: Rs 5.76 Lakhs/Annum

Top Recruiters of NIT Jalandhar

  • A.K Vidyamandir
  • ABB
  • Amazon.in
  • Axis Bank
  • Bookmyshow
  • Capgemini
  • Delloite
  • EXL
  • First American
  • General Electrical
  • Godrej Agro vet
  • Hero MotoCorp
  • India Mart
  • Indian Navy
  • Polaris Group
  • IOLCP
  • L&T ECC
  • L&T Infotech
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • Mu-sigma
  • Nestle
  • Oracle
  • Reliance Industries

Faculty at NIT Jalandhar

Dr. B.R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, is headed by young, energetic, prudent and visionary technocrats. It boasts around 150+ well skilled & educated and dynamic members as the faculty and sufficient technical and non-technical staff that manage and regulate the institution.

Festivals

The technical festival, TechNITI is held in September while the cultural fest Utkansh is held in March.

TechNITis call it the ‘passion for innovation’ or a ‘celebration of creativity’- it’s all about setting your wildest dreams and passion into motion. techNITi is the annual techno-managerial festival of NIT Jalandhar. It is an opportunity for students all over the country from diverse fields to unite and celebrate various identities! Started in 2006, it is now recognized as the biggest festival of its kind in the north zone. Over the years, the fest has been giving thousands of students a platform to express in the form of Coding, Robotics, Automotives, Quest, Music, Dance, Photography, Lan Gaming, and more! With cash distribution of 12,00,000+, techNITi’15 V.1 witnessed the highest ever participation and all an all-time high level of enthusiasm among the participants. Team techNITi is dedicated to delivering its best with more than 90+events, 10+Mega events and 8 Pro-Shows.

utkansh

Utkansh is the annual cultural fest of Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar. It is a three-day extravaganza comprising of competitions, seminars, symposiums and workshops in which students from all across the country participate. The festival has been identified as the convergence of cultures and confluence of the best talents from across the country, showcasing the celebration of the spirit of healthy competition, which is the essence of true education. Utkansh gives a platform to students so that they can express themselves in the form of music, dramatics, dancing, photography, oratory, filmmaking and more.

Campus

The Institute campus is widespread over an area of 154 acres. It has many topographical features with clean and wide roads surrounded by a green belt.

The campus area has been broadly divided into different functional zones:

(i) institution zone for teaching departments/centers/administration

(ii) residential zone for the faculty and staff

(iii) students’ hostel zone.

Facilities Available @ NIT Jalandhar

  • Ragging Free Environment
  • Air-Conditioned Class Rooms and Laboratories
  • Individual student care through Proctorial System
  • Special Care/Remedial Classes for Weaker Students
  • Personality Development Programme
  • Industry Institute Interaction
  • Global Exposure Programme
  • Ultra Modern Laboratory and Infrastructure
  • 24-hours free Internet Kiosk
  • Modern Teaching Methodologies
  • Intensive and Vigorous Study Schedule
  • Video Conferencing Facility
  • Functional English and Public Speaking Courses
  • Special Programme on Interview Techniques
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Yoga & Meditation Facilities.
  • Central library.
  • Separate girls’ and boys’ Hostel
  • Cultural and tech fest
  • Own Banking, Postal, and Guest House Facilities

Yes, we know that NIT Jalandhar is a relatively new college, but the chilled-out environment and the lovely infrastructure ensures that you’ll have good four years at the institute. Oh, and needless to say, the NIT tag will make a huge difference in shaping your career.

Find out a list of the top NITs in this article. Also, you can go through similar articles on NIT Hamirpur and NIT Warangal.

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