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The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Meghalaya is ranked 68th among Engineering colleges in India by NIRF Ranking 2019. The college is situated in Shillong, Meghalaya and is one of the 31 NITs in India established under the NIT Act 2007 of the Parliament of India. NIT Meghalaya has a total strength of 646 including 117 female students, as well as a highly qualified faculty with a majority of Ph.D holders from reputed universities. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs across various specializations. 

Admission to B.Tech at NIT Meghalaya is done through JEE Main and JoSAA counseling. For M.Tech, GATE score is considered along with a written test and the IIT JAM is considered for admission to M.Sc program. Last year’s opening and the closing cutoff for admission to B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering was 10930 and 14251 respectively. The placement record at NIT Meghalaya is also quite good with the last year’s placements bringing in 104 placement offers. The highest offered package was worth INR 13 LPA. Many students were also selected for internships with prestigious organizations. 

NIT Meghalaya Highlights

Established | Type  2010 | Private
Accredited By AICTE
Campus  300 acres
Official Website
Popular Courses  B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D
Entrance Test JEE Mains, GATE 
Application Mode Online

NIT Meghalaya Ranking

National Institute of Technology has been awarded the following rankings: 

  • Ranked 67th in Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019
  • Ranked as the topper among the 11 new NITs
  • Ranked 15th among the 31 NITs in India. 
  • Ranked 98th in Engineering category at national level by SuccessCDs Ranking 2019

NIT Meghalaya Courses

National Institue of Technology Meghalaya offers several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in several specializations. Details for the said courses are as follows: 

Program Specialization Eligibility Tuition Fee (first year)
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized Board/University with minimum 75% marks INR 1,48,250
Civil Engineering 
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech/B.E. in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CPGA

INR 50,750
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering
M.Sc Physics Bachelor’s degree in relevant stream with at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA from a recognized University/ Institute INR 38,250
Ph.D Civil Engineering 

Master’s Degree in Engineering/Science/Technology/Management Science/Arts with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA OR B.E./B.Tech with minimum 75% marks and valid GATE score. 

INR 23,350
Computer Science and Engineering
Applied Mechanics 
Chemical Engineering 

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NIT Meghalaya Admission

NIT Meghalaya admission is done through national level entrance exam scores. The admission process is entirely online. The interested candidates can visit the official website and click on the link of the required course. Candidates can then pay the application fees before proceeding to fill in the application form. The payment can be made through HDFC and SBI. In the application form, the candidates can then fill in the reference number and payment date where asked. Upon completion, candidates can send the filled up online application form with self-attested documents and payment proof to: Asst. Registrar (Acad), NIT Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-793003. Mentioned below are the courses with their respective entrance exams for admission to NIT Meghalaya. 

Program Selection Criteria 
B.Tech JEE Main, JoSAA Counselling
M.Tech GATE Score followed by Written Test and/or Interview
Ph.D GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview

NIT Meghalaya Cutoff

Tabulated below is the cutoff of JEE Mains (B.Tech) in Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati: 

Course Other State (Opening-Closing) Home State (Opening-Closing)
Computer Science and Engineering 10930-14251 26028-26028
Electronics and Communication Engineering 16642-20545 51937-59052
Mechanical Engineering 23469-26976


Civil Engineering 25942-29211

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NIT Meghalaya Scholarship

NIT Meghalaya offers the following scholarships to its deserving candidates:

  • Chinese Government Scholarship
  • Swami Dayanand Education Foundation Scholarship
  • United States-India Educational Foundation Scholarship
  • Vidya Lakshmi Scholarship
  • Scholarship Scheme for SC students of Maharashtra.

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NIT Meghalaya Placements

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya has a dedicated and highly active Centre for Career Development which is focused on getting students recruited by well known and reputed companies. In the academic year 2018-2019, a total of 104 students were placed in national and multinational companies marking an increase from previous years.  

Placement Statistics

The highest offered CTC was worth INR 13 LPA, with the median salary package also reaching an impressive INR 5 LPA. The recruiters included some tech giants such as Amazon, Wipro, Bosch, Cortex, Huawei, Infosys, Mphasis, Polaris, Sapient, Vedanta, Cognizant, Bharat Electronics, Nissan, Samsung, Coffee Day and several others. 

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NIT Meghalaya Faculty 

National Institute of Technology Meghalaya has a very strong and dedicated faculty of 93 members out of which 85 hold Ph.Ds in their respective disciplines. The faculty members are all highly qualified and have considerable experience in their fields. The faculty at NIT Meghalaya is very cooperative and helpful with the students when it comes to clarification of concepts and resolving doubts. The teachers always encourage students to be interactive and have an approachable attitude. NIT Meghalaya faculty includes the Dean, professors, assistant professors, associate professors, and others. 

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NIT Meghalaya Facilities 

The campus of National Institute of Technology Meghalaya covers an area of about 300 acres of lush green land and pollution-free environment. There are a number of provisions across the campus that are available to students. These include the following:

  • Central Library: The library has a collection of about 13,000 books on various disciplines including Engineering, Science, Arts and Humanities etc. Students, faculty and staff can refer to these books, journals and other material for academic and research purposes. 
  • Hostel: There are 5 hostels for boys and 2 hostels for girls with a capacity of n464 and 140 respectively. Facilities provided in the hostel include mess, WiFi, Gymnasium, sports equipment etc. 
  • Computer Centre: The computer center houses more than 200 high powered Intel i7 processor-based computers as well as 8 servers. All computers are WiFi enabled. 
  • State of the Art Classrooms: The classrooms are all equipped with LCD projectors and Interactive Electronic Boards. 
  • Health Care: NIT has engaged a doctor who visits the campus thrice a week.The college also has an agreement with a reputed hospital of the state for treatment of its students, faculty and staff on a priority basis. Expenses are reimbursed by NIT. 
  • Sports: The institute conducts regular sports events for students. Facilities are provided for various outdoor games such as football, basketball, cricket as well as indoor games like badminton, table tennis, LAN gaming, carom, chess etc

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NIT Meghalaya FAQs 

Ques. Is NIT Meghalaya good? 

Ans.NIT Meghalaya has been ranked 68th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019, making it one of the leading engineering institutes in India. The college offers a highly qualified teaching faculty across its B.Tech, M.Sc, M.Tech and Ph.D courses. Along with the faculty, the college also provides students with various facilities and amenities for ease of access, high quality of education and campus life. Accommodation in separate hostels is available for boys and girls with WiFi, gymnasium and indoor games. NIT Meghalaya also has a good placement record with many students getting placed with reputed companies in 2018-2019, bringing in the highest offered CTC of INR 13 LPA. Overall, NIT Meghalaya is a great engineering college and is a very good option for eligible candidates. 

Ques.How is life at NIT Meghalaya?

Ans. Student life at NIT Meghalaya is a great experience in terms of education and campus life. The college has fully equipped classrooms with LCD projectors, an advanced central computer lab with over 200 i7 processor-based computers, sports facilities, a well-stocked central library and many other features. Students are provided with comfortable accommodation in hostels where they can enjoy indoor games, gymnasium, mess, WiFi etc. Health care is also kept in mind as the institute has engaged a doctor who visits the campus thrice a week. Students can also visit nearby shops and ATMs which are all under 1 km of the campus. The central library is open to the students, faculty and staff. There are several music, dance, gaming, cultural clubs that students can join, as well as competitive sports activities that they can participate in. 

Ques. How are the placements at NIT Meghalaya?

Ans. The placement record at NIT Meghalaya is consistently good because of the Centre for Career Development which is dedicated to help students in getting placed at multinational companies. In the previous year’s placement session, 104 students were recruited by tech giants like Amazon, Cognizant, Tata, Samsung, Volkswagen, Infosys, L&T and many more. The median CTC offer was worth INR 5 LPA as the highest offered CTC was INR 13 LPA. Students at NIT Meghalaya were also selected for internships at prestigious organizations and companies such as HCL Technologies Limited, IIIT Kanchipuram, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, DRDO, All India Radio, Airports Authority of India, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation etc.