National Institute of Technology Patna, NIT patna

National Institute of Technology Patna popularly known as NIT Patna is one of the 18th National Institute of Technology created by the Ministry of H.R.D.  government of India. The college was previously known as Bihar College of Engineering Patna but later in 2004, the government changed its status to NIT. The history of NIT Patna is very old and its marked its humble beginning in 1886 with the establishment of leaders survey training school which was subsequently promoted of Bihar College of Engineering Patna in 1924.

NIT Patna has been declared as one of the premiere Institute of National Importance and has been granted a fully Autonomous Status by MHRD, Government of India. The Institute has also been declared as a Centre of Excellence of imparting high-level education training, research, and development in science, engineering technology, and humanities.

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement: 

  • The National Institute of Technology (NIT Patna) is a fully funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and approved by AICTE (UGC) under Ministry Of HRD.
  • NIT Patna has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Handong Global University, Pohang, South Korea for the exchange of students, faculty, and research.
  • NIT Patna is ranked 87th best engineering college of India 2016 by National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
  • Academic integrity and as well as state– of – the art classrooms, laboratories and almost 50 plus Faculty and Assistants makes the college quite promising.
  • Training in presentation skills, GD and PI and Allied Areas. Special counseling by trained personnel.

Courses Offered by NIT Patna:   

Undergraduate Programs (B.Tech)


Post Graduate programs (M.Tech):


Facilities Available:

  • NIT Patna has Separate hostels for boys and girls dedicated cafeteria, 24-hour power supply, transport, housekeeping and medical care.
  • Hygienic, multi-cuisine vegetarian canteen for both resident students and day scholars.
  • Centralized Library with more than 75,000 books. Reference material available in the library for various courses.
  • Highly equipped Computer lab for Scholar with high-speed Internet connectivity and 24*7 Power supply.
  • The campus has indoor and outdoor sports facilities for its students and staff.
  • The campus has an audio-video room where students can keep track of latest news& events.
  • Highly equipped Mechanical and Electrical lab under the supervision of qualified lab assistants.
  • There is a functional extension branch of Allahabad Bank within the institute premises.

Admission Process in NIT Patna:

  • One must have to clear the JEE (MAIN) exam with flying color and must have to secure at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST) in Class 12th exam for 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 Counseling.

Fee Structure of NIT Patna:

Description B.Tech/B.Arch (Semester) M.Tech (Semester)
Tuition fee 17,500.00 17,500.00
Registration fee 500.00 500.00
Examination fee 500.00 650.00
Student Activity fee 1,000.00 1,000.00
Medical Fee 300.00 300.00
Development fee 10,000.00 10,000.00
Institute Caution Money (Refundable) 2,000.00 2,000.00
Admission Processing fee of NIT Patna 500.00 500.00
Course Curricula/ Syllabus fee 250.00 250.00
Identity Card fee 100.00 100.00
Total 33,650.00 32,800.00


When you are @ NIT Patna, you need not have to worry about Placements. Since its inception in 1960, National Institute of Technology, Patna has tried to instill in the students the enthusiasm of the past as well as the impulse to reach beyond. With this academic excellence, the institute has expanded its horizons and now the students propel themselves to achieve great academic feats with a focus on innovation. Most of the reputed companies visit the famous campus to select the best one with a whopping sum. some of the industries which approach the institute are as follow.

Indian Oil Corporation Maruti Suzuki Kribhco
HDFC Aditya Birla Chemicals Capgemini
Bharat Petroleum Samsung Heavy Industries Samsung
ITD Cementation Tata Motors Tech Mahindra
Microsoft Verizon Tata Auto Comp
Mu Sigma Accenture Unisys
Hero Motor Corp SAP Labs Tata Projects
L& T ECC Wipro Tata Advance System

Nit Patna Cutoff (2015)

National Institute of Technology Patna
Course Name Category Quota Opening Rank Closing Rank
Civil Engineering OP HS 9882 22496
Civil Engineering OP OS 14429 17808
Computer Science Engineering OP HS 8816 15645
Computer Science Engineering OP OS 5729 12494
Electrical Engineering OP HS 14386 22911
Electrical Engineering OP OS 12247 16561
Electronics and Communication Engineering OP HS 16107 21904
Electronics and Communication Engineering OP OS 11093 14904
Mechanical Engineering OP HS 12076 19710
Mechanical Engineering OP OS 12038 15825
Information Technology OP HS 16088 23488
Information Technology OP OS 11914 15823
Architecture Engineering OP HS 2185 3899
Architecture Engineering OP OS 1912 2203
Engineering Chemistry OP HS 20866 33932
Engineering Chemistry OP OS 21266 25766
Engineering Physics OP HS 4694 33346
Engineering Physics OP OS 11000 23581
Mathematics OP HS 19553 35910
Mathematics OP OS 16856 24137
Civil Engineering SC HS 1122 3680
Civil Engineering SC OS 1269 3118
Computer Science Engineering SC HS 2445 3602
Computer Science Engineering SC OS 1844 2737
Electrical Engineering SC HS 1948 3986
Electrical Engineering SC OS 2436 3094
Electronics and Communication Engineering SC HS 3363 4311
Electronics and Communication Engineering SC OS 2278 3349
Mechanical Engineering SC HS 2023 3435
Mechanical Engineering SC OS 2157 2884
Information Technology SC HS 3630 5012
Information Technology SC OS 3725 4052
Architecture Engineering SC HS 328 672
Architecture Engineering SC OS 400 453
Engineering Chemistry SC HS 5101 6734
Engineering Chemistry SC OS 3887 4810
Engineering Physics SC HS 5313 7064
Engineering Physics SC OS 5126 5537
Mathematics SC HS 7065 7452
Mathematics SC OS 5604 6104
Civil Engineering ST HS 1673 2008
Civil Engineering ST OS 712 954
Computer Science Engineering ST HS 1122 1818
Computer Science Engineering ST OS 1165 1305
Electrical Engineering ST HS 2740 3170
Electrical Engineering ST OS 607 1038
Electronics and Communication Engineering ST HS 3311 3447
Electronics and Communication Engineering ST OS 1162 1327
Mechanical Engineering ST HS 1354 3042
Mechanical Engineering ST OS 1102 1138
Information Technology ST HS 3146 3864
Information Technology ST OS 1457 1610
Architecture Engineering ST HS 267 680
Architecture Engineering ST OS 108 180
Engineering Chemistry ST HS 4090 4090
Engineering Chemistry ST OS 2134 2134
Engineering Physics ST HS 4261 4261
Engineering Physics ST OS 2549 2549
Mathematics ST HS 3988 3988
Mathematics ST OS 2433 2433
Civil Engineering BC HS 4973 5925
Civil Engineering BC OS 4371 5691
Computer Science Engineering BC HS 3334 4724
Computer Science Engineering BC OS 3250 4197
Electrical Engineering BC HS 5134 5831
Electrical Engineering BC OS 4409 5552
Electronics and Communication Engineering BC HS 4864 5971
Electronics and Communication Engineering BC OS 4253 5236
Mechanical Engineering BC HS 4388 5219
Mechanical Engineering BC OS 3626 5109
Information Technology BC HS 5421 6923
Information Technology BC OS 4262 5992
Architecture Engineering BC HS 923 1135
Architecture Engineering BC OS 819 897
Engineering Chemistry BC HS 10217 10693
Engineering Chemistry BC OS 7713 8855
Engineering Physics BC HS 8544 8674
Engineering Physics BC OS 8338 8485
Mathematics BC HS 9608 10793
Mathematics BC OS 7709 8553
Civil Engineering OPPD HS 527 527
Computer Science Engineering OPPD HS 217 217
Electrical Engineering OPPD HS 508 508
Electrical Engineering OPPD OS 268 268
Electronics and Communication Engineering OPPD HS 542 542
Electronics and Communication Engineering OPPD OS 433 433
Mechanical Engineering OPPD HS 211 211
Information Technology OPPD HS 243 243
Information Technology OPPD OS 445 445
Architecture Engineering OPPD OS 59 59
Civil Engineering SCPD OS 61 61
Electrical Engineering SCPD OS 35 35
Computer Science Engineering STPD OS 103 103
Civil Engineering BCPD OS 118 118
Computer Science Engineering BCPD OS 264 264
Information Technology BCPD OS 343 343
Engineering Chemistry BCPD HS 683 683
Engineering Physics BCPD HS 519 519
Mathematics BCPD OS 564 564

College Review by Edufever:

Nit Patna renders Technology Support and Service in the areas IT, Telecommunication, processing/testing and quality assurance in India and abroad hence making all of its courses very good. Faculties are highly trained and also infrastructure is up to the mark. Highly equipped labs add colors to its destiny and hence making this institution highly recommendable in the field of engineering. Edufever gives this college 4 out of 5 on its rating scale.

Contact Address:

National Institute of Technology Patna
Patna, Bihar (800005), India
Phone: +91-0612-237 1715 / 237 2715
FAX: +91-0612-2670631, 0612-2660480

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