Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), was established as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE), in 1960. The institute is one of the 31 NITs and prime engineering institutes in the country. After being renamed as VNIT in 2002, they declared the college as an Institute of National Importance by the National Institutes of Technology Act 2007. VNIT Nagpur provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral level courses in Engineering Sciences and Humanities disciplines. 

Build over an area of 214 acres. The college offers UG, PG and doctorate level courses such as B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, etc. With the best of faculty, the college has been ranked at 27th position by NIRF 2020 rankings. The admission to the institute is based on various entrance exams like JEE Mains, GATE, JAM, etc.

VNIT Nagpur Highlights

Name of College Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT)
Established in 2002
Recognized By UGC, AICTE
Campus Area 214 acres
Popular Courses B.Tech, M.Tech
Entrance Tests JEE, GATE, JAM
Gender Intake Co-ed
Application Mode Online

VNIT Nagpur Ranking

  • NIRF B.Tech Ranking: #27 out of 300 in India 2020 (#31 out of 200 India 2019 )
  • India Today B.Tech Ranking: #18 out of 30 Top Public Colleges in India 2020
  • OUTLOOK B.Tech Ranking: #24 out of 150 in India 2019

VNIT Nagpur Courses

Courses Specializations Duration Eligibility
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 4 Years 10+2 with 75% + JEE Main
Electrical and electronics engineering
Electronics and communication engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Metallurgical and Material Engineering
Mining Engineering
B.Arch - 5 Years 10+2 with 50% + NATA
M.Tech CAD-CAM 2 Years Pass in Graduation + GATE
Chemical Engineering
Communication System Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Construction Technology and Management
Environmental Engineering
Excavation Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Heat Power Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Integrated Power System Material Engineering
Power electronics and drives Structural engineering
Transportation engineering
Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering
Structural Engineering
Urban planning
Material Engineering
Process Metallurgy
Water resource engineering
VLSI design
M.Sc Chemistry Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM
Ph.D Applied Sciences Minimum 3 Years Post Graduation
Humanities and Social Sciences

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VNIT Nagpur Admission

VNIT Nagpur provides admission in B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Sc, M.Tech, and Ph.D. programs. It provides a range of specializations to choose from.

Application Procedure:

For B.Tech/B.Arch:

  • Applicants must appear for JEE Main and secure the cut-off rank.
  • Then they have to appear for JoSAA/CSAB counseling, where they will do the choice filling for the programs and colleges they desire to be admitted into.
  • In JoSAA/CSAB counseling, applicants are shortlisted based on their JEE Main rank.
  • They will make Final selection through JoSAA/CSAB counseling, based on choice filling, option locking, document verification, and fee payment.

For M.Tech:

  • Applicants have to appear for the GATE Entrance Exam.
  • Then they have to appear for CCMT counseling, where they will do the choice filling for the programs and colleges they desire for admission in.
  • The CCMT counseling does the shortlisting of candidates, based on their GATE rank.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be offered admission.

For M.Sc:

  • Applicants have to appear for the JAM Entrance Exam.
  • Then they have to appear for counseling, where they will do the choice filling for the programs and colleges they desire to be admitted into.
  • Shortlisting of applicants done in counseling, based on their IIT-JAM Exam score.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be offered admission.

For Ph.D.:

  • Applicants first have to register for admission at VNIT Nagpur website.
  • Eligible applicants will be shortlisted based on their past academic records.
  • Shortlisted applicant then has to appear for a Written Test.
  • Candidates who are shortlisted from the Written Test will have to participate in an Interview. They will make the final selection on the basis of performing the applicant in the Interview.

The last part of admission to all courses of VNIT Nagpur includes document verification and fee payment.

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VNIT Nagpur Results

VNIT Nagpur admits students based upon various national level entrance exams, the results of which can be checked at their sites respectively. The final list of students selected can be checked from the official website of VNIT Nagpur.

It conducts two final semester examinations each year and the results are regularly uploaded on the official website. 

How to check results?

  • The students have to visit the official website of VNIT Nagpur and click on the Academics option available on the homepage.
  • Select the Result option and then click on “Main Exam” option.
  • Open the particular course result link and check the results.

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VNIT Nagpur Scholarship

VNIT Nagpur provides many scholarships for needy and meritorious students. They are given based on some parameters and it gives them based on a student’s academic, extracurricular, or sports activities. Given below is the list of scholarships provided by VNIT Nagpur:

  • Government of India SPDC/ICCR Scholarship Scheme
  • New Central Sector Scholarship for SC and ST students
  • Government of India Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Maharashtra State category students
  • Government of India Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for Minority Students
  • Government of India Post Matric Scholarship Scheme for state category students
  • Government of India Scholarship Scheme for Physically Disabled students
  • Government of Maharashtra-Minority Scholarship

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VNIT Nagpur Placement

The placement drive at VNIT Nagpur invites companies from many sectors such as infrastructure, construction, education, software, IT, banking, etc. every year for recruiting students. From B.Tech, the Computer Science department finds the maximum number of job offers each year. From M.Tech and M.Sc, Construction Technology and Management department receive the most number of job offers. The placement statistics of last year are:

  • 131 companies came to the campus for placements.
  • 601 students received job offers from the recruiting companies.
  • B.Tech 425 students were placed.
  • B.Arch 12 students were placed.
  • M.Tech & M.Sc 164 students were placed.

The top recruiters of VNIT Nagpur are:

  • Afcons Infrastructure Ltd.
  • Ashok Leyland
  • Bajaj Auto
  • BYJU'S
  • Capgemini India
  • D. E. Shaw India Private Limited
  • Dell
  • Deloitte Consulting India Pvt. Ltd
  • DeltaX
  • Infosys
  • J.P. Morgan Services India Pvt Ltd
  • JCB
  • L&T Construction
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • Mastercard
  • Morgan Stanley

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VNIT Nagpur Facilities

VNIT Nagpur gives all adequate facilities to its students and staff. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Hostel: There are 7 boys hostels and 4 girls hostels in the college. Each hostel has facilities like telephone T.V., Sports Items, water coolers, water heaters, and well-equipped mess facilities. Vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals are both provided in the mess.
  • Sports: The college has a cricket ground, football ground, 2 volleyball courts, 3 lawn tennis courts, basketball court, kho-kho ground, kabaddi ground, well-equipped gymnasium, table tennis hall, and indoor badminton stadium
  • Auditorium: There is a large auditorium with a capacity of 1000 people at a time. It is equipped with audio-video equipment and excellent acoustics to hold various events of the institute.
  • Seminar/Conference Halls: There are 8 seminar/conference halls on the campus equipped with audio-video facilities. These seminars/Conference halls are ideal for hosting meetings, conferences, etc.
  • CAD-CAM Centre: CAD-CAM center houses the latest machines such as CNC-WEDM, ECM, CNC-VMC, Rapid Prototyping machine, CNC-CMM, Induction furnace to give all the latest research facilities for engineers and scientists of the college.
  • Library: The College Library is a 3 storeyed building and is automated and uses LIBSYS software. Students and faculty can look for library information through OPAC. There is a collection of 71,354 general books, 8126 e-books, 4 national journals, 2800 online international journals, 15506 bound volumes in the library.
  • Health Centre: A health center is placed at the college which has OPD, Gynecologist, Pediatrician, Dental Clinic, Physiotherapy Clinic, Counselling, Homeopathy Clinic, Eye Clinic, and Psychiatrist on duty. They also provide an ambulance service in case of emergencies.

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VNIT Nagpur Faculty

The faculty at VNIT Nagpur is amazing with expert knowledge in their respective teaching domains. Shri. Vishram Ramchandra Jamdar is the chairperson of the college and a famous industrialist, educationist, spiritual thinker & a reputed writer.

The Teaching quality of college is helpful to students. Below mentioned is the list of some of the head of departments:

Name Departments
Dr. M. M. Mahajan Applied Mechanics
Dr. V. S. Kapse Architecture & Planning
Dr. S. S. Umare Chemistry
Dr. Mahesh Varma Chemical Engineering
Dr. P. P. Chakravarthy Mathematics

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VNIT Nagpur FAQs

Ques. What is the opening and closing rank for B.Arch at VNIT Nagpur?

Ans. The opening rank is 2156 and the closing rank is 3250 in JEE Mains for VNIT Nagpur for the other states. For more information regarding cut off, click here.

Ques. Are there any annual summits held at VNIT Nagpur?

Ans. The consortium is the annual summit of VNIT Nagpur, with all the activities that the E-cell performs. It is held as a three-day summit. Consortium is filled with popular key-note speeches, enthralling competitions, captivating side events, and much more to engage students.

Ques. What is the placement procedure followed by VNIT Nagpur?

Ans. Placement Procedure includes Invitation, Job Announcement Format, Selection of Campus Visit, Shortlist, Pre-Placement Talk, On-Campus Exam & Interview. The placement cell of VNIT Nagpur helps the students to prepare for all the procedures and helps them face the actual world.

Ques. How is the connectivity to VNIT Nagpur?

Ans. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, Nagpur is 8 km away from the college and Nagpur Junction railway station is also 7 km away. Hence, VNIT Nagpur is easily accessible by the students.

Ques. Is there ragging in VNIT Nagpur? How serious is it?

Ans. No, there are strict rules in the college and hence any kind of ragging is prohibited. In case of any emergency, students can directly contact the head of departments or principal of the college.