National Institute of Technology (NIT) Hamirpur is ranked at 60th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading technical institutes in India. The university started as a regional engineering college. But in 2002 the university was included in the list of NITs under the National Institute of Technology Act 2007 and was also declared as an Institute of National Importance. The college currently has a student strength of 3,291 including male and female students, as well as a highly qualified faculty of over 220 members with a majority of Ph.D. holders. 

NIT Hamirpur offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in Engineering, Science, Humanities and 11 other departments. Admission is done based on entrance examinations such as JEE Mains, GATE, CAT and NET. The institute also offers healthcare, sports, and other facilities to students. NIT Hamirpur has had a great placement record with many of B.Tech students getting placed last year, with an average annual CTC of INR 6.78 LPA. The highest package offered was for INR 1.3 cr PA.

NIT Hamirpur Highlights

Official website
Accreditations AICTE
Approvals MHRD
Courses UG, PG and Doctoral Program 
Mode of Registration Online

NIT Hamirpur Courses

The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degrees in engineering, management, and architecture. The details for the programs are as mentioned below: 

Program Specialization Eligibility Tuition Fee (per annum)
B.Tech Civil Engineering 75% marks in the 10+2 examination OR top 20 percentile in the 10+2 examination conducted by the respective board INR 1,46,100
Electronics and Communication Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology / AMIE / MCA in appropriate discipline or a Master's Degree in appropriate discipline with CGPA 6.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 60% marks in the qualifying degree

INR 94,100
Mechanical Engineering 
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
M.Sc Physics Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with minimum 55% marks or 5.5 out of 10 CGPA INR 39,100
MBA Business Administration Bachelor’s degree holder in any branch of Science, Commerce and Humanities with 50% marks secured in the qualifying examination and valid CAT/MAT/CMAT scores. INR 94,100
Ph.D Engineering 

Master's Degree in relevant science subject with 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a 10

INR 34,050
Science / Management
Humanities and Social Sciences

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NIT Hamirpur Admissions

The admission for various courses is based on the following entrance exams.

Courses Accepted Exams
B. Tech JEE Main
Ph.D. Entrance Exam/ Personal Interview

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NIT Hamirpur Placement

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur is well known for its placement record because of its highly dedicated and efficient placement cell. The Training and Placement Cell of NIT Hamirpur is committed to getting students placed at reputed companies and esteemed organizations in India and abroad. In the academic year 2018-2019, the institute saw a successful placement season with many companies visiting the campus and nearly 350 students from the B.Tech program getting recruited with an overall placement index of 86%. The highest package has reached up to INR 1.2 Cr. per annum. The Average package offered for the session 2018-2019 was INR 6.78 LPA and a median of INR 6.5 LPA

Recruiters for the placement drive included big tech giants in the industry such as Accenture, Capgemini, Cognizant, Ford, HSBC, Godrej, Infosys, IBM, Reliance, Larsen and Toubro and many more. 

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NIT Hamirpur Scholarship

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur allows a number of scholarships to the eligible students. The scholarships offered are as follows

  • 100% Tuition Fee waiver for SC/ST/PH students.
  • Full remission of the Tuition Fee for General & OBC students whose family income is less than INR 1 lac per annum.
  • Remission of 2/3rd of the Tuition Fee for General & OBC students whose family income is between INR 1 lac to INR 5 lacs per annum.
  • Coal India Scholarship Scheme
  • FAEA Scholarship scheme
  • Indian Oil Education Scholarship Scheme
  • LANCO-Scholarship

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NIT Hamirpur Facilities

  • The NIT Hamirpur Computer Centre provides a computing environment among the students.
  • It has more than 2500 voice & data nodes over the fiber backbone with above 100 active devices, wi-fi, Voice over IP (VoIP) and video conferencing.
  • The students of NIT Hamirpur are provided with 1gbps internet connectivity speed by NKN.
  • There are 185 computing nodes including 15 servers, 50 workstations, 30 thin clients, 70 desktops and 20 mobile terminals installed in the center building of the institute.
  • The health center is the heartbeat of the institute which provides Treatment for different diseases and also provides first aid to the injured persons.
  • All National programs such as Polio and Immunization program are organized with the help of Local Health Authorities at the NIT Hamirpur Health Centre.
  • In case of medical emergency, an Ambulance is available 24 hours for taking patients to other hospitals around the Institute for the required treatment.
  • The Central Library at NIT Hamirpur is well stocked and has two buildings.

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NIT Hamirpur Faculty 

National Institute of Technology Hamirpur has a large and diverse faculty of 224 members, with 203 of them being Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines. The other members are either MBA or M.Tech degree holders. All faculty members at NIT Faculty are highly accomplished and hold considerable experience in their fields. They are very interactive and supportive of students, and also encourage clarification of concepts and doubts even outside of classrooms. The faculty at NIT Hamirpur consists of Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and others. 

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NIT Hamirpur FAQs

Ques. Is NIT Hamirpur good? 

Ans. National Institute of Technology Hamirpur is ranked 60th in the Engineering category nationally by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the prime technical institutes in the country. The college offers specializations in programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. NIT Hamirpur has a highly qualified faculty of over 200 members with most of them having Ph.Ds in their fields. The college has a really good placement record as well, which is at par with the IITs and other NITs. There are many facilities available for students including, hostels, recreational, food, sports, health care and more. Overall NIT Hamirpur is a really good option for eligible candidates seeking admission to engineering programs. 

Ques. How are Placements at NIT Hamirpur?

Ans. National Institute of Technology Hamirpur has had a very successful placement record over the years, with students from all departments getting recruited annually by reputed companies that are some of the biggest names in the industry. In last year’s placement season, about 350 students across the B.Tech stream were placed, with a placement percentage of 86%. Many reputed companies such as Amazon, Goldman Sachs, Capgemini, Wipro, Deloitte, Tata Motors, Cognizant, L&T, ITC and several others were among the recruiting companies. The highest CTC offer made was worth INR 1.3 Crore per annum. 

Ques. How to apply for admission to B.Tech at NIT Hamirpur?

Ans. Eligible candidates seeking admission to B.Tech, B.Tech + M.Tech Dual degree candidates must register and apply at the official website of JEE Main. For B.Arch, candidates have to register for NATA entrance examination.