National Institute of Technology,Calicut

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


National Institute of Technology Calicut is established in the year of 1961. It is an autonomous university which is spread over 300 acres. Its NIRF ranking is 28th in the engineering stream. The institute is considered as an Institute of National Importance.

It was formerly known as Calicut Regional Engineering College (CREC). It is associated with the Kerala University. The college offers numerous undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various disciplines.

National institute of Technology Calicut:

Facts and Figures:

NIRF  28
Popular Name  NITC
Location  Calicut, Kerela
Campus Area  300 acres
Institute TypeGovernment  
Approved by  AICTE
Accepted Exam  JEE Main
Popular Courses  B.E./B.Tech  ,  M.E./M.Tech
Total Faculty     
Total Students Enrollment   
College Ratings  4.2/5
Official Website`   

Courses Offered for B.Tech Candidate:

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

Admission Procedure:

  • Admission is done on the basis of JEE Main rank by JoSAA and CSAB Counseling.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech Candidates:

  • Candidates must have passed intermediate examination in science stream from any recognized Board/ University.
  • Candidate must have passed with minimum  75% marks ( 65% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in Physics, Mathematics as compulsory subject along with one subject Chemistry/ Biology/Computer science/ Bio-Technology.
  • There are special seats reserved for top 20 percentile in class 12th exam conducted by the respective board.


Placements of this campus are really very good. The role which our institute plays in providing placements through a department called training and placement is very nice. Around 4 students secured a salary package of 40 LPA. The mean salary package offered in our college for ECE, EEE and mechanical branches is beyond 10 LPA.

More than 80% of students were placed in reputed companies like ExxonMobil, Reliance, Vedanta, IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, ONGC, and few more. The placement committee does not allow any company that offers below 5 LPA to conduct interviews. The highest salary package offered was 40 LPA, the average salary package offered was around8 to 9 LPA, and the lowest salary package offered was 7.5 LPA. Considerable students were interested in higher studies and have been accepted in reputed programs here & abroad. On-campus industrial internship offers are rare in chemical engineering. Research internships are more of the norm after the end of the 4th semester.

Highest Salary PackageHighest salary package offered is around 40 LPA
Average Salary  PackageAverage Salary package offered is around 8 to 9 LPA

Students Review:

Infrastructure and Campus Life:

The campus surrounding is very well maintained and is lush green. The college has many buildings, and the hostel campuses of boys and girls are far apart. The campus has its own health centre and 24 hours power supply facility. It also has hygiene messes and canteens, and excellent academic facilities are available with well-equipped labs. It also subscribes to a wide range of online research journals and publishers, ensuring smooth access to technical content. The digital library, Nalanda, is one of the biggest. Moreover, NIT Calicut is one of the few institutes to host a Supercomputer. Hostels are well furnished and regularly cleaned, but a bit over cramped. This will remain the same until the construction of new hostels is completed. We also have an in-house clinic and ambulance.


  • 24-hours Open Wi-Fi Facility
  • Advanced Laboratory and Library Facility
  • Anti-Ragging
  •  Environment
  • Auditorium and Lectures halls
  • Video Conferencing Facility
  • 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


NIT Calicut boasts great performance in academic excellence metrics of NIRF. Faculty members are highly qualified and knowledgeable. Some teachers good and some are bad though they are always ready to solve student’s doubts whenever they are in confusion. Being a deemed university, it enables our professors to set their syllabus according to industry changes. The course curriculum is updated every few years, and it is very relevant to your duties as an engineer.

National Institute of Technology,Calicut

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