National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Admission Process, Courses Offered, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure, Placements, Review etc.


National Institute of Technology Durgapur is a public engineering institute located in Durgapur, West Bengal. It was established in the year of 1960. The institute was granted the status of deemed university and recognized by the University Grant Commission (UGC) and the All India Council of Technical Education.  NIT Durgapur is recognized as an institute of National Importance. 

The college was formerly known as Regional Engineering College Durgapur. NIT Durgapur is a Fully-Funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and it is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors. The institution is one of the Top 10 National Institution of Technology in India. The institute has been ranked at 47th position in India by the NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework).

National Institute of Technology Durgapur

Facts and Figures:

NIRF  46
Popular Name  NIT DGP
Location  West, Bengal
Campus Area  178 acres
Institute TypeAutonomous  
Approved by  UGC
Accepted Exam  JEE Main
Popular Courses  B.E./B.Tech  ,  MBA/PGDM
Total Faculty   
Total Students Enrollment   
College Ratings4/5  
Official Website`   

Let’s take a brief look on Courses offered, Admission Procedure, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure, Placements and students Review in NIT Durgapur.

Courses offered for B.Tech Candidates:

Courses  Seat IntakeDuration
Chemical Engineering 4 years
Civil Engineering 4 years
Computer Science & Engineering 4 years
Electrical Engineering 4 years
Electronics & Communication Engineering 4 years
Information Technology 4 years
Mechanical Engineering 4 years
Metallurgical Engineering 4 years

Admission Procedure:

  • For admission in UG courses Candidate will have to clear JEE Main Entrance Exam and the admission is done on the basis of JEE Main score card.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate must have passed 60% aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • In the case of Bio Technology Admission, 50% of seats are filled on the basis of 10+2 marks merit.

Fee Structure:

Academic Fee:

Particular  Amount
Caution Money (onetime refundable)5,000
One time Fees8,500
Tuition Fee (per year)1,50,000
Other Fee (per year)10,800
Total1.74 lakhs (per year)

Hostel Fee:

Particular  Amount
Hostel Caution Fee(one time refundable)5,000
Hostel Seat Rent (per year)8,000
Electricity Charges (per year)3,000
Other Fee (per year)36,000
Mess Advance (per year)30,000
Total82,000 (per year)

Fee Waiver:

  • 100% Tuition Fee waiver for SC/ST/PH students.
  • Full remission of the Tuition Fee for GEN and OBC students whose family income is less than Rs.1 lakh per annum.
  • Remission of 2/3rd of the Tuition Fee for GEN and OBC students whose family income is between Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakhs per annum.

Students Review:

About Infrastructure, Facilities, Faculties and Placements etc.

Infrastructure and Campus Life:

 Infrastructure is very good as it should be for an Institute of National importance. Every laboratory is big enough as it should be; the college library remains open till 12:00 am on weekdays and till 5:30 pm on weekends although they are planning for a 24×7 library. Hostel facilities differ from hostel to hostel-like Some hostel have Wi-Fi connection while most have LAN connection, but the best thing about the hostels is that there is no In Time, you can go out any time you want even for girls. Food quality of First years hostel is poor or at its best average. The quality of food for the rest year’s hostel is good. The medical unit is open till 9 pm but is always there in case of emergency, Sports and games facilities are good enough.


  • Open Wi-Fi Facility
  • Advanced Laboratory and Library Facility
  • Anti-Ragging Environment
  • Yoga, Meditation and Gym Facility
  • Sports Facility
  • Hostel Facility (Separate for Boys and Girls)
  • Mess Facility with good quality of Food
  • Personality Development Programs
  • Air Conditioned Classrooms and Laboratories


Faculty members of every department are well qualified and knowledgeable. They are also very much helpful regarding studies and other activities. They also share their views on the basis of their pasts, which have a great impact on students regarding their career. Courses provided here are very much effective which have a great scope for future. And courses are well designed for all students.


Placement of national institute of technology, Durgapur is awesome. Here all most 80 to 90 percent placement occurs in every year from every branch. The average salary package of all branches is offered around 6 to 7 Lakhs per annum. In case of computer Science engineering it’s reaches up-to 30 to 40 Lakhs per annum. And here placement cell and intern cell also present which is very effective.  Companies like Amazon, Microsoft, JPMC, Infosys, Capgemini, Qualcomm, OYO, L&T power, Hero Motocorp, BPCL and Even PSUs like IOCL visit the campus and provides handsome salary packages.

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

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