Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur – Cutoffs for 2015

The JEE 2015 Seat Allocation process for the NITs (National Institute of Technology) is finally over and the NITs are scheduled to begin their academic year in the month of August. So, let us now take a look at the cutoffs/closing ranks in 2015 for the different NITs. This series of articles will help you understand the cutoffs/closing ranks for selection to each of the various branches in the different NITs in 2015. This will also give you some idea about the expected cutoffs/closing ranks for admission to the different NITs in 2016.

Candidates were finally selected to the NITs on the basis of their performance in the JEE Main 2015 and their performance in the Class 12 exam. This was also the first time that the NITs were a part of the Joint Seat Allocation Process that involved other reputed institutions like the IITs, ISM Dhanbad, IIITs and Other GFTIs (Government Funded Technical Institutes).

In this article, let us take a look at the cutoffs/closing ranks for the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur.

Established as the Regional College of Engineering, Nagpur in 1960, it was merged with the State College of Engineering and was called The Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering. In 2002, the institute was made a National Institute of Technology and became the Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur (VNIT).

There are three main entrances to the 220 acres (89 ha) campus located near Ambazari Lake in Nagpur. The campus is a green zone, which bans smoking and the usage of powered vehicles. The campus has on display Mikoyan MiG-27 a ground attack aircraft decommissioned from Indian Air Force.

At the undergraduate level (B. E. / B. Tech.), this institute offers 738 seats in 10 different branches. Selections to these seats is done on the basis of a student’s All India Rank in the JEE Main 2015. The list given below mentions the opening and closing ranks of students across different categories that were selected to the various courses at this NIT in 2015.

The list of opening and closing ranks for Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur for the year 2015 is as follows:

Open Category Opening Rank  Closing Rank
Architecture (5 Years,
Bachelor of Architecture)
525 2295
Chemical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
4878 19599
Civil Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
6967 16025
Computer Science and
Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
845 4276
Electrical and
Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
3570 10679
Electronics and
Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
798 7584
Mechanical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
2957 8712
Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
4647 28405
Mining Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
12332 33999
SC Category Opening Rank  Closing Rank
Architecture (5 Years,
Bachelor of Architecture)
97 427
Chemical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1081 3447
Civil Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1041 2316
Computer Science and
Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
132 1403.01
Electrical and
Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1007 2093
Electronics and
Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
257 2172
Mechanical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
300 2028
Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
2485 5670
Mining Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
2207 4781
ST Category Opening Rank  Closing Rank
Architecture (5 Years,
Bachelor of Architecture)
23 569
Chemical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1030 3797
Civil Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
398 2853
Computer Science and
Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
585 1169
Electrical and
Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
611 2119
Electronics and
Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
305 2238
Mechanical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
359 820
Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1370 8653
Mining Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1051 4585
OBC Category Opening Rank  Closing Rank
Architecture (5 Years,
Bachelor of Architecture)
368 1025
Chemical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
3488 7035
Civil Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
2337 7060
Computer Science and
Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
882 2437
Electrical and
Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1333 5036
Electronics and
Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
903 4767
Mechanical Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
1259 2818
Metallurgical and
Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology)
5082 11595
Mining Engineering (4
Years, Bachelor of Technology)
5480 12848

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