National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli Overview

  Tiruchirapalli   UGC, AICTE   ESTD 1964
  Tiruchirapalli   UGC, AICTE   ESTD 1964

About College

NIT Trichy is an autonomous technological institute which offers more than 75 courses in Engineering, Science, and Management. NIT Trichy has recently featured in the range of 801-1000 in QS World University Ranking 2023. The institute has also secured the 9th rank after IITs in the NIRF Engineering Ranking 2021. Currently, NIT Trichy is accepting applications for M.Sc & PhD Admission 2022. The last date to apply for both programs is June 02, 2022 & May 27, 2022, respectively.

NIT Trichy is an autonomous technological institute established by the Govt of India. The institute has been ranked first among all the NITs by the NIRF for 6 years in a row. NIT Trichy offers 10 UG, 40 PG, and 17 Doctoral courses through 17 academic departments. Through these courses, the institute awards more than 1700 degrees every year. Research at NIT Trichy is sponsored by major government and private agencies like the Ministry of Education, TATA motors, and TATA steel. Also, Indian Space Research Research Organization (ISRO) has set up a Space Technology Incubation Centre (S-TIC) at NIT Trichy to develop products for future missions.

The core education and research disciplines of NIT Trichy are Spanning Engineering, Science, Arts, Architecture, and Management. The institute offers more than 75 courses in these disciplines. The major programs of the institute are BTech and MTech. Admission to the BTech program is offered through JEE Main rank followed by JoSaa counselling. Candidates securing rank between 1-2000 in the JEE exam are more likely to get a seat in the NIT Trichy BTech program. For the MTech admissions, candidates securing a rank between 300-800 in the GATE exam become eligible for admission. Seat allocation to the NIT Trichy MTech program is done through CCMT counselling.

In terms of placements, NIT Trichy owns a 100% placement record for its UG students. The highest package received by a student is INR 42 LPA, till now. Whereas the average package at NIT Trichy ranges between INR 6-9 LPA every year. Both UG and PG graduates at NIT Trichy are availed of the placement and summer internship opportunities during their final year of graduation. Companies like Infosys, HCL, TVS, Deloitte, Cognizant, Byjus, Accenture, Wipro, TCS, etc., have been a part of the NIT Trichy placement process.

Another major aspect at the institute is the Siemens Centre of Excellence. NIT Trichy is the only institute in India to have such a facility. The centre has 12 Laboratories for Design and Validation, Advanced Manufacturing, Test and Optimization, Automation, etc, which provides an opportunity for promising innovations. The centre offers skill development courses, internships, research and development assistance, and industry consultancy services for students.

NIT Trichy Rankings

NIT Trichy has maintained its position within the first 10 ranks in the country for all the departments like Engineering, Architecture, and Business Management.

  • Ranked 35 for Overall by NIRF 2021
  • Ranked 9 for B.Tech by NIRF 2021
  • Ranked 48 for MBA by NIRF 2021
  • Ranked 7 for Architecture by NIRF 2021
  • Ranked 9 for Overall by The Week 2021
  • NIT Trichy has been ranked 251-260 in Asia by the QS World University Rankings in the year 2021.
  • The Department of Management Studies is ranked 48 by National Institutional Ranking Framework in the year 2021.
  • The institute is ranked as the 126th university by the BRICS nations in the year 2019.
  • In 2017, NIT was named as the "University of the Year" in the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry awards.
  • The Department of Management Studies is ranked 35 by Business Today in the year 2019.

NIT Trichy Placement

NIT Trichy Placements 2022 saw an extreme rise in the placement drive. The highest annual package was recorded at INR 42 LPA while the average package was timed at INR 6 LPA. As compared to 2021, there is a 5% rise in the placement drive of NIT Trichy. 

A total of 91 companies, including Amazon, Bosch, Sony, Facebook, Pepsico, etc. visited the campus and offered coveted roles, namely Advanced Operations Research, Customer Relationship, Basic Data Analytics, HR Analytics, etc.

The highest number of offers were occupied by the IT & Consulting companies which stood out to be 40% of the total offers. 100% placements have been observed in BTech CSE in the recent 3 years.

NIT Trichy Scholarship

A variety of scholarship schemes are available for the students at NIT Trichy. The criterion for these schemes is based on both merits and needs of the students enrolled across the programs offered by NIT Trichy. Some of the popular scholarship schemes available for the NIT Trichy students are mentioned below.

  • Engineers India Limited (EIL) Scholarship for SC/ST Students: NIT Trichy awards the EIL scholarships to the students belonging from SC/ST categories. A grant of INR 3000 per month is awarded to students enrolled in the BTech program whose annual family income is less than INR 3 lakhs.
  • SC/ST Scholarship
  • Merit Cum Means Scholarships
  • BC/MBC Scholarships

NIT Trichy Faculty 

There are about 195 faculties with PhD out of the total strength of 219. Out of the total strength of faculty, 168 are male and 51 female faculties working on a permanent basis with the institution.

Many PhD scholars are also working under the faculties as an associate or assistant professor. There are 990 scholars working with NIT Trichy as PhD scholars since 2012. Scholars with excellent research also get the chance to publish their work with the help of NIT Trichy.

NIT Trichy Alumni

NIT Trichy Alumni are currently working as CEOs, Top executives, Chairman, Managing directors and much more in top-notch companies. Below given are some of the top alumni of NIT Trichy:

Name of the alumni Job position
Natrajan Chandrasekaran Chairman of TATA Sons and TATA Group
Rajesh Gopinathan CEO and managing director of TATA Consultancy Services
Sidin Vadakut Former managing director of Mint
Rajkumar Chellaraj CFO and Associate Dean Stanford Graduate School of Business

NIT Trichy FAQs 

Q. What is the revised stipend given to JRF scholars at NIT Trichy?

Ans. Earlier JRF scholars at NIT Trichy were given a stipend of INR 25,000. But after the circular released by MHRD in 2019, the revised stipend is INR 31,000 for JRF scholars.

Q. What is the placement record of NIT Trichy in 2020?

Ans. NIT Trichy offers 95% placement opportunities to its students. In 2020 placement drive the institute bagged the highest annual package at INR 42 LPA from IT and consulting sector. The average package was recorded at INR 6.5 LPA from the same sector.

Q. What is the NIT Trichy CSE annual package recorded in 2020?

Ans. The Computer Science and Engineering branch bagged the highest CTC of INR 30 LPA during NIT Trichy BTech placements 2020. 

Q. What is the NIT Trichy selection process for admission to MBA programs?

Ans. NIT Trichy offers MBA Program on the basis of NIMCET/CAT score. However, these scores are given due weightage in the selection process along with Group Discussion and Personal Interview round.

Q What are the facilities offered by NIT Trichy?

Ans. NIT Trichy offers a 24x7 computer center with a high-speed internet facility, Gym, Sports Center, medical assistance from Apollo hospital and various kinds of printout shops, tailor shops, salons, juice shops, etc. to its students.

Q. Does NIT Trichy provide hostel facilities to its students?

Ans. Yes, NIT Trichy provides excellent hostel facilities to its students. 

Q. Why is NIT Trichy’s central workshop famous?

Ans. The NIT Trichy’s Central Workshop is a common facility which provides fabrication services for projects and prototype fabrication to all the students and faculty members of the Institute. It has three main sections. These are the fitting and carpentry section, the machine shop, and the welding and foundry section.

Q. What is the highest package of NIT Trichy?

Ans. The highest package offered at NIT Trichy is INR 42 LPA, while the average package stands at INR 6 LPA. In the placement drive of 2020, 92% of students from UG courses and 87.1% of students from PG courses were placed.

Q. What are the facilities available at NIT Trichy?

Ans. The institute is equipped with facilities like libraries, Hostels, hospitals, Shopping Center, Transport, Sports Center, Simming pools, Guest House, Canteens, etc.

Q. Is NIT Trichy a deemed university?

Ans. Yes, NIT Trichy is a deemed university and it is recognized by UGC and approved by ACITE. At present, NITT is an autonomous educational technological institute offering graduate and postgraduate programs.