MANIT is inviting application form for admission to the various Ph.D courses for session 2021.  The Application form can be downloaded online through the official website of the University. The last date for applying to the course is November 6. The application fee of INR 1500/- (unreserved) and INR 1000/- (Reserved) should be paid through the offline mode.

MANIT Important Dates

JEE Main Registration 07 Feb - 24 May, 2020
JEE Main Exam 01 Sep - 06 Sep, 2020
GATE Registration 14 Sep - 30 Sep, 2020
GATE Exam 05 Feb, 2021; 07 Feb, 2021; 12 Feb, 2021; 14 Feb, 2021;
Last Date for Applying to Ph.D 6 Nov, 2020

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), also known as (NIT Bhopal), is a public technical university established in 1960, as Maulana Azad College of Technology (MACT). It is named after the honourable first Education Minister of India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.

It offers various UG (B.Tech., Bplan, B.Arch.) and PG courses (MBA, MCA, MTech, and MPlan), and research programs (Ph.D.). In 2007, this institute got recognised as the institute of National Importance. It was ranked 15 and 65 for the Architecture and engineering categories respectively by NIRF 2020.

MANIT Bhopal Highlights

Established | Institute type 1960 | Public/Government
Approved by MHRD/AICTE
Entrance exam JEE mains/CAT/GMAT/GATE/NET
Course offered B.Tech., Bplan, B.Arch., MCA, MBA, M.Tech., Ph.D. etc.
Popular courses B.E. / B.Tech. and M.E./M.Tech
Application mode Online
Admission criteria Entrance test
Top recruiters Amazon, Facebook, Accenture, Ashok Leyland, and Microsoft, etc.
Campus Area 650 (acres)
Facilities available Library, Auditorium, sports, hostel, VIP Guesthouse, Bank & ATM, and Post office
Official website

MANIT Bhopal Ranking

The Rankings secured by the university are listed below.

Ranking Agency Ranking position
NIRF 2020 65
NIRF 2019 62
Week 2019 30
Week 2018 33

MANIT Bhopal Courses

It offers 41 courses under different streams. This section will deal with detailed information about these courses:

Courses Details
  • Subjects: Computer science, mechanical, civil, MSME, Chemical, electrical, and electronics and communication 
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Pass in 10+2 with at least 75% from any recognized institution.
  • Subjects: Computer networking, green technology, renewable energy, VLSI, hydropower, advance computing, nanotechnology, biotechnology, electrical drives, industrial design, power systems, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, information security, environment engineering, digital communication, transportation engineering, thermal engineering, water resources, bioinformatics, chemical engineering, stress and vibration analysis, engineering materials, and Maintenance engineering
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Allied UG Degree from any recognized institution.
  • Subjects: Finance , Information Systems, Marketing, Strategic Management, and Supply Chain Management
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Allied UG Degree from any recognized institution.
  • Subjects: Management Studies, Bioinformatics, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Energy Engineering, Nano Science and Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, and Architecture and Planning
  • Duration: 3-5 years
  • Eligibility: Allied PG degree from any recognized institution.
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Eligibility: Pass in 10+2 from any recognized institution.
  • Subjects: Urban planning, Housing, and Urban development 
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Allied UG Degree from any recognized institution.
  • Duration: 5 years
  • Eligibility: Pass in 10+2 from any recognized institution.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Allied UG Degree from any recognized institution.

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MANIT Bhopal Admission

Admission process relies on the ranks obtained in specific entrance exams for particular courses like UG, PG, Ph.D. That are available. Students seeking admission to UG are supposed to qualify for the JEE Mains entrance examination and a minimum of 75% is required in their 12th board examination. For MBA, Students are supposed to qualify for the CAT or GMAT entrance examination. At least 60% will be required for them. For MCA, Candidate must score good rankings in the NIT Master of Computer Applications and need to have relevant UG Degree. Common Entrance Test. For Ph.D., Students must qualify for the GATE or NET entrance examination. The students need to have a minimum of 65% in their master's degree program.

The admission procedure is online. 

Application Procedure: 

  • Go to the official website at
  • Fill online application at the portal of university.
  • Upload scan copies of the needed documents.
  • After qualifying the exam and successfully completing the counselling, the students will be called for a personal interview and document verification at the University campus. Post that, admission will be finalized.

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MANIT Bhopal Placement

This institute has a dedicated placement and student welfare cell handling all the placements organised on the campus. The software industry was the highest recruiting sector, with 61% placements out of total placements. CSE branch achieved a 100% placement record. Some of the top companies visiting the campus: TCS, Samsung, FICCO, Wipro, Microsoft, Ashok Leyland, Birla Century Cement, Accenture, and Amazon, etc. The salary are:

Average Salary Highest Salary
6 LPA 20 LPA

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 MANIT Bhopal Scholarship 

Being one of the promising technical Universities in India, it offers special scholarships and fellowship to B.Tech. and Ph.D. students respectively based on merit and family income. 

Here is a list of some scholarships offered here. They can opt for only one type of scholarship and some will be based on caste as follows:

  • Institute Merit-cum-Means Scholarship.
  • Scheduled Caste / Tribes Scholarships.
  • Post-matric scholarship for SC/ST students.
  • Bharati Scholarships awarded by Bharati enterprise, New Delhi

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MANIT Bhopal Facilities

Here are some of the facilities detailed below:

  • Central Library- It is the functional unit of the institute that has resources such as: Library Books – 114694; SC ST & General Book Bank – 26025; CDs – 2044; Videos – 3986; Current Periodicals – 9; Newspapers – 15; and Back Vol. of Journals – 12100.
  • Extracurricular space- Separate spaces have been allocated to the extracurricular activities including sports, Swimming pool, Basketball courts, Badminton court, Gymnastic hall, and Meditation hall, etc.
  • Miscellaneous facilities- Other facilities available within the campus include: Auditorium, Institute cafeteria, VIP guest House, Children’s park, Hostels (9 Boys, 2 girls), Dispensary, Bank & ATM, Post office, Computer centre, and Rolta Incubation centre. 

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Ques. When compared with NIT Surat against the NIT Bhopal (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology), which one should one opt for taking into the account the in-campus life other than the academic activities?

Ans. Both of these institutions are best in their own facilities. Both institutions provide best placements and other related opportunities to the students. But NIT Bhopal (Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology) seem to surpass the NIT Surat in recent years with its perfect placement records.

Ques. Is the right Institute/University to opt for?

Ans. Yes, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology is the best University, which is one of the old and established NITs. It provides excellent exposure, placement, and everything you need in the campus itself. It is also famous for its vast campus size of 650 acres.

Ques. How much minimum percentiles are needed in JEE MAINS to get admission in this university?

Ans. Obviously, admission into each of the branches is dependent on different cut-off scores. Basically saying, you need to secure above 99 percentiles if you wish to take top branches like CSE in this university with General category. The percentile varies on other factors as well.

Ques. Is staying in hostels compulsory for students admitting here?

Ans. No, it is not compulsory. Many students studying in the university and staying in a hostel saves time and it creates a good studying atmosphere for students. As a matter of fact, more than 2000 students reside in the hostels itself.

Ques. Is the university a good institution with respect to the placements in mechanical and electrical branches?

Ans. The institute is much better than its local counterpart institutions at Raipur. Since it's a well-respected university, it has a well-known alumni base and a decent network. If you are looking for technical branches like Mechanical and electrical, then it is a preferred choice.