National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research, Chandigarh, was established in 1967. The college offers Masters and Ph.D. degrees to the students along with short-term courses for the faculty in addition to the AICTE sponsored Induction Training Programmes. 

For admission in PG courses, candidates should have a bachelor's degree. Selection into the said courses is multi-faceted via merit scores, GATE exam, or CET exam. The application process is both online and offline.

 NITTTR Chandigarh Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1967 | Govt. Aided
Owned by NITTTR Ministry of MHRD
Affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh
Approved by AICTE
Accredited by NABET
Courses Offered Master’s and a Ph.D. degree in 8 courses each
Popular Courses ME/PhD
Entrance Exam GATE or OCET
Application Mode Online/Offline
Admission Criteria Merit or Entrance Test, Personal Interview and Presentation
Facilities Available Library, Sports, Hostel, Laboratories, Auditorium
Official Website

NITTTR Chandigarh Ranking/ Awards/ Achievements

  • NITTTR Chandigarh received Award as “Best Central Autonomous Body 2018-19” for implementing New Pension System from NPS and PFRDA. 
  • Internationally, the institute won the “Best Paper Award in ICSELM 2017” from International Conference on Science, Engineering, Law & Management (ICSELM) held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 
  • The institute has also achieved great heights in the field of Sports along with Academics.

NITTTR Chandigarh Course

The institute offers a wide range of courses from PG to Ph.D. like Master of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates, 7.5% seats for ST candidates, 3% for disabled candidates and 27% seats for OBC candidates as per instructions of Govt. of India applicable to Central Educational institutions.

Admission to the short-term courses is offered online and the span of such courses is from 1-2 weeks. Only AICTE recognized institute’s members can register for the courses without paying the INR 5,000 fee + GST and can enroll for the course of their choice. The courses come in a plethora of options to choose from like Cyber Security, Strategic Planning, Management, Engineering, and other trending topics.

Details of long-term courses provided are as below:

Course Details
ME (Modular) Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. For OBC students, a fresh affidavit issued in the last 6 months by an Executive Magistrate at the time of counseling is required
Selection Criteria: GATE score or OCET or Merit of PU Chandigarh
Specializations: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics & Communication Engineering.
ME (Regular) Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. For OBC students, a fresh affidavit issued in the last 6 months by an Executive Magistrate at the time of counseling is required
Selection Criteria: GATE score or OCET or Merit of PU Chandigarh
Specializations: Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
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PhD Duration: min. 3 Years and max. 6 Years
Eligibility: Candidates must possess a Master’s degree with min. 55% aggregate (50% for SC/ST/OBC category students) or M.Phil. degree with aggregate 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC category students)
Selection Criteria: Personal Interview, entrance exam
Specializations: Manufacturing Engineering, Construction Tech. & Management, Computer Science & Engineering, Instrumentation & Control, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Engineering Education, and Management
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NITTTR Chandigarh Admission

The ISO 9001-2015 certified NITTTR facilitates the admission into their institution via online along with the offline mode. The candidates seeking admission into long-term courses need to follow the below admission procedure:

Here is How to Apply?

  • Login into the official website of the college at
  • Register for the admission on the website by downloading the application form.
  • Fill the application form with correct details of the course, marks obtained, previous institute/degree, etc.
  • Pay the registration fees of INR 2000 online via NEFT/ RTGS to the Director, NITTTR Chandigarh or a DD to be made in respect of the same amount.
  • A hard copy of the form and attested documents need to be attached and mailed to the college for completion of the application process.
  • For counseling, the candidates are expected to appear on the specified date and the interview counseling will be done after successful application.

For the short-term courses provided by NITTTR a different process is required to be followed as below:

  • The candidate needs to register and create an account on the official website.
  • Verify the phone no. via OTP (compulsory).
  • A convenience fee of INR 100 to be paid online that is applicable for one year for registration into any of the courses offered.
  • After selecting the desired course, the application form needs to be downloaded.
  • Signed by the Competent Authority of your Institution.
  • Institute’s ID card to be uploaded.
  • After verification, a confirmation will be sent to the participant.
  • Post completion of the course, the certificate can be downloaded online.

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NITTTR Chandigarh Facilities

  • Sports & Games: Various sports and games are played in the institute with facilities like Badminton Court, Table Tennis Court, Carrom board, Volleyball Playground Cricket Playground, etc. An Inter-NITTTR Sports Meet is organized every year by the institutes in which NITTTR Chandigarh won many gold, silver, and bronze medals and is the winner 5 times out of the total 10 times the tournament has been held.
  • Hostel: Several hostels are available on the premises like Mother Teresa Hall (for girls), Chandra Shekhar Hall (for boys), Tagore Hall (for boys), etc. for the students with facilities like hot water, room service, water cooler, and gym. Hostel mess caters to the food requirement of the students with hygienic and nutritional meals with the capacity of 60-70 students at a time for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For snacks, there is a canteen present on the premises of the hostel area.
  • Central Library: The library has 50,000 resources that include books, journals, CDs, etc. There is study material available related to all the courses offered by the institution so that the resources can be of help for the students/faculty members in their research and knowledge expansion. Advanced software is used to keep the record of library books which facilitates easy location of the book and automated issuance along with the check-in and check-out system that reduces waiting time and improves the efficiency at large.

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NITTTR Chandigarh FAQs

Ques. Does the NITTTR offer scholarships?

Ans. Yes, for all the GATE score qualified students, NITTTR, Chandigarh provides financial assistance based on the guidelines received by the AICTE.

Ques. What are the documents required to be attested at the time of application?

Ans. Here is the list of documents required:
  • Bachelor’s degree or other degree certificates with mark sheets.
  • Leaving certificate of 10th and 12th.
  • Marksheets of 10th and 12th.
  • No Objection Certificate from the institute.
  • Certificate of SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped if applicable.
  • GATE score card if applicable.
  • Experience certificates on the organization’s letterhead along with the joining and leaving date.

Ques. Is there an auditorium available?

Ans. Yes, an Auditorium with a capacity of 1000 people is in the institute.

Ques. What all labs are present in the college?

Ans. There are labs for Computer Science, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering available on campus

Ques. Whether the institute is Handicapped friendly?

Ans. Yes NITTTR Chandigarh has constructed ramps at required places along with the provision of elevators and special toilets.