• Rank: # 35th NIRF
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National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NIT Tiruchirappalli)

The National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli also known as NIT Trichy or NITT, was earlier known as Regional Engineering College Tiruchirappalli or R.E.C. Trichy, is located in Tamil Nadu.  The institute offers close to 10 undergraduate courses and is home to above 2000 students.  The college was conferred NIT status in 2003 and it became fully autonomous in the same year. The college is the best NIT out off the 30 other NITs.  Admission to the NIT depends on the rank secured in the JEE Main All India Engineering Entrance exam.


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The institute has been the best NIT among all the NITs.  The college has been ranked as the 9th best engineering college in India by India Today for the year 2012.  Outlook magazine has ranked the college at the 10th position in India.  The college has been consistently ranked at the 10th position for the past 3 years, and looks set to repeat this feat in the coming year.  The college is difficult to get into as it is the top NIT so you need an exceptional result to be eligible for NIT Trichy.
Selection process
Admission to the institute is based on the scores in the JEE-Main, which usually takes place in May.  The other criteria include 60% in 10+2, with PCM.  The college reserves 50% seats for local students and 50% for other rankers.  Once selected, classes usually begin in the month of July.
The institute has a host of world class facilities which the institute provides to students, faculty and staff members of NITT.  Some of the main attractions include The Octagon- Computer centre, library, hostels, shopping centre, swimming pool, guest house quarters etc.
Campus Infrastructure
The institute boasts of a huge campus, with continually improving infrastructure (newer lecture halls, bigger auditoriums, refurbished library, and new hostels) to accommodate the increasing number of students every year.  The campus is slated to become totally Wi-Fi enabled.  However, as of now they have huge computer rooms in each hostel which are open 24 hours a day. Specialised internet labs are also available.
The department of Training and Placement nurtures interaction between the institute and industry experts to place students for internship and placement programmes.  The training and placement cell has been on the top of their game for many years and have successfully mentored entire batches, helping them secure internships and placements at companies like ONGC, Powergrid, IOCL, HPCL and DRDO, among others.

Contact Details

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NIT Tiruchirappalli)

NIT Trichy, Thanjavur Rd, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, 620015

Phone: + 91- 431- 250-3000
Phone: + 91- 431- 250-0133
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