National Institute of Technology Warangal is ranked 26th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019. The college was previously known as the Regional College of Engineering. The college’s foundation stone was laid by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, being the first in the chain of 30 NITs (formerly known as the RECs). The current strength of the institute is 5010 including male and female students. The faculty consists of 302 members with most of them holding Ph.Ds from national and international universities in their respective fields. The institute conducts various programs including undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses.

Admissions to the B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D programs are granted through national level entrance exams such as JEE, GATE, and JAM. Last year, the opening and closing ranks for B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering were 978-2341 for home state applicants and 826-1554 for applicants from other states. 

NIT Warangal Highlights

Official Website
Established | Type 1959 | Autonomous
Recognized/Accredited MHRD
Campus 240+ acres
Courses B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D
Entrance Exam JEE, GATE, NIMCET and CAT/MAT

NIT Warangal Ranking

Being one of the leading Engineering Institutes in the country, National Institute of Technology Warangal has received several accolades and rankings from many national and international platforms: 

  • Ranked 26th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 11th in Engineering category by The Week Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 21st in Engineering Category by Outlook Ranking 2020
  • Ranked 28th in Engineering category by Jagranjosh Ranking 2019
  • Ranked 7th in Engineering category by EduVidya Ranking 2019 

NIT Warangal Courses

NIT Warangal offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in various specializations. The table below lists all the courses offered by the institute:

Program Specialization Eligibility Tuition Fee (per annum)
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering The candidates interested in any of the NIT institutions whose admission is based on the JEE ranks must have at least 75% marks in their Intermediate class Examination. INR 63,000 
Civil Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

The candidates must have at least 60% marks in aggregate or 6.5 CGPA on a 10-Point Scale and valid GATE/JAM score.

INR 1,02,000
Structure Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Chemical Engineering
M.Sc Organic Chemistry 60% aggregate marks or 6.5CGPA in B.Sc in relevant disciplines. INR 47,000
MCA - B.Sc/ B.Sc (hons)/ BCA/ BIT with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA or B.E/ B.Tech from recognized university. INR 67,000
MBA Marketing management  Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. INR 1,02,550 
HR management
Financial management
Ph.D Physics

M.E/ in relevant disciplines with 6.5 CGPA or 60% marks. B.E/ B.Tech in the concerned disciplines with 7.0 CGPA or 65% marks in aggregate

INR 47,000
Computer science & Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering

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NoteFinal Selection to the program is based on the allocation of seats through JoSSA counseling (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).

NIT Warangal Admission

Admission to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses at NIT Warangal on the basis of below mentioned national level entrance examinations: 

Program Selection Criteria 
B.Tech JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score
M.Tech GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview
MBA CAT, Group Discussion and Interview Round
Ph.D GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview

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NIT Warangal Cutoff

The JEE Main Cutoff for admission to B.Tech courses at NIT Warangal are as tabulated below: 

Course Home State Other State
Computer Science and Engineering 978-2341 826-1554
Electrical Engineering 5270-8152 4115-5782
Mechanical Engineering 4340-10209 5013-7542
Chemical Engineering 8945-16048 5740-12299

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NIT Warangal Placements

National Institute of Technology Warangal has a dedicated placement cell called the Training and Placement Section. The cell strives to provide opportunities to the graduating students to get placed with reputed companies and organizations. Between 120 to 150 visit the NIT Warangal campus every year to recruit students from different programs.

The academic year of 2018-2019 saw a successful placement season with 644 students from undergraduate programs across all departments getting placed at well-known companies and esteemed organizations. Recruiting companies included GAIL, Zomato, Capgemini, Maruti Suzuki, Samsung, L&T, Deloitte, ITC, Reliance, Myntra, MRF Tyres, BYJUs and many more. The median salary for the academic session came up to an impressive INR 9,01,325 per annum. 

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NIT Warangal Scholarships

Scholarships at the National Institute of Technology are offered to deserving candidates, particularly to those from low-economic backgrounds Or from Reserved Categories. Even those who do exceptionally well get a chance to avail the scholarship.

  • The Institute offers a scholarship to handicapped students as well.
  • Samsung offers the Samsung Star Scholarship to those with outstanding academic performance.
  • Some of the scholarships offered by the institute and other organizations are:
    • NCERT Scholarships.
    • Central Sector Scholarships for Top Class 'SC' students.
    • ICCR Sponsored Students.
    • IOCL Scholarship

NIT Warangal Facilities

  • Central Computer Centre: The Centre has 190+ client machines and has a capacity to include 400+ machines. Client systems are of both desktop and workstation genre.
  • Central Library: The central library has over 1, 79,797 lakh paper-based books. 2000-online journals are available at NIT
  • Campus Networking Centre: CNC provides Internet and Intranet facilities to all users in the Institute. Centre has high-end computational servers on which accounts are given to the faculty and students. NIT has an Extensive fiber optic network over the whole campus.
  • Engineering Unit There is a separate engineering unit for different courses and specialization is given to each one them
  • Guest House When parents visit their children, they can stay in the guesthouses provided by the college.
  • Health Centre It is a full-fledged unit with at least one doctor visiting every day and two part-time doctors assisted by supporting staff.
  • Vehicle Section For professors and students coming regularly on their own vehicles have a separate section for getting it parked.
  • Bank and ATMs: A bank is located beside the entrance gate of the college. The SBI branch located here also has an attached ATM for its college students.

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NIT Warangal Faculty

The National Institute of Technology Warangal has a strong and large faculty of 302 members. All faculty members are exceedingly accomplished and experienced in their fields. 280 of the members are Ph.D holders in their respective fields. The faculty is highly cooperative and can be approached by students for clarification of doubts and concepts at any time, even after class hours and outside the classroom. Consisting of Professors, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and others, the faculty of NIT Warangal is highly versatile and follows new and innovative methods to impart knowledge on to students. 

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NIT Warangal FAQs

Ques. Is NIT Warangal Good? 

Ans. NIT Warangal has been ranked 26th nationally in the Engineering category by the NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the best Engineering colleges in the country. The college has a large faculty of over 300 members, out of which most hold Ph.Ds in their fields from national and international universities. NIT Warangal also offers various provisions to students so that they have an enriching and comfortable campus life during their time at the college. Students have access to a well-stocked library, equipped labs and classrooms, hostels, sports facilities and much more. NIT Warangal also has a good placement record with more than 640 students in undergraduate programs getting placed at reputed national and international companies, bringing in a median salary of INR 9.01 LPA. 

Ques. How are placements at NIT Warangal?

Ans. National Institute of Technology Warangal has a very successful placement record with 120 to 150 companies visiting the campus every year to recruit students from different courses and programs. Last year’s placement session bagged an impressive median annual CTC of INR 9,01,325. Over 640 students from undergraduate courses were placed at reputed companies like Samsung, GAIL, L&T, Deloitte, ITC, Reliance, Myntra, MRF Tyres, BYJUs and several others. The placement cell of the college is extremely dedicated and productive in helping students enter the industry as trained professionals. 

Ques. How to apply for admission to NIT Warangal?

Ans. Eligible candidates seeking admission at NIT Warangal can download the application form from the college website and send by post to the college along with required documents and a DD of INR 1000/- (For General Candidates) and INR 500/- (For SC/ST Candidates) in favor of the college administration. They can fill the common application form for different courses through the respective conducting boards' official website. The Institute conducts an entrance exam followed by a personal interview round for the candidates aspiring for Ph.D courses.