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Established in 1987, Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology was formerly known as Regional Engineering College. In 2002, it witnessed an improvement in its status as the National Institute of Technology. At present, it holds the position of an “institute of national importance”. The courses offered in this institution are B Tech, M Tech, M Sc, Ph.D., and PGDM programs in Management and Engineering. The selection procedure is based on the score obtained in various entrance tests, and the application forms are available online. Every year, the campus welcomes several noteworthy recruiters who conduct relevant tests to bag eligible candidates.

NIT Jalandhar Highlights

Established In | Institute Type 1987 | Government
Courses Offered B Tech, M Tech, M Sc, PGDM, PGDM, Ph.D.
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Entrance Test and Merit based
Entrance Examinations JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, NET, JRF, CAT, CMAT, MAT, GMAT
Facilities Hostels, gymnasium hall, central seminar hall, central library, computer center, shopping center, post office, banks
Campus Area 154 acres
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NIT Jalandhar Courses

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology offers B.Tech., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA, PGDM, and Ph.D. Programs. The details of each course have been tabulated as follows:

Courses Specializations Details
B Tech. Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with Mathematics and Physics with at least 60% in aggregate
Selection: JEE Main and JEE Advanced score
M Tech. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: BE/ B Tech with at least 60% in aggregate from a recognized university
Selection: GATE score
M Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Biology Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduation with at least 60% in aggregate
Selection: IIT JAM score
MBA Humanities and Management Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduation with at least 60% in aggregate
Selection: CAT, MAT, CMAT, GMAT
PGDM Humanities and Management Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: Graduation from a recognized university
Selection: On the basis of merit
Ph.D. All departments of the college Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Post graduation in relevant discipline
Selection: GATE, NET, JRF, written test, interview

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NIT Jalandhar Admission

Eligible candidates may take admission to Dr. B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology through entrance tests. Entrance examinations are followed by counseling rounds. Counselling rounds help the students under the benefits of learning and training at the NIT Jalandhar, and also if they would actually fit in the curriculum laid out by the institute.

Course Entrance Exam
B.Tech. JEE Main, JEE Advanced
M.Tech. GATE

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NIT Jalandhar Placement

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology offers several placement opportunities for its students. Every year, notable companies like Hero Motors Corp,, Accolite India Pvt Ltd, Cognizant, Indus Valley Partners, and Afcons Infrastructure Ltd visit the campus to conduct recruitment processes like interviews, group discussions, and written tests. The table below shows the total UG and PG placements done in the past 3 years.

Academic Year Students placed Highest salary INR
2016-17 445 5,50,000
2017-18 582 6,60,000
2018-19 561 6,00,000

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NIT Jalandhar Scholarship

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology offers a number of scholarship programs to its students. They have been tabulated as follows:

Name Benefits
Dr. Partap Singh Memorial Scholarship INR 10,000 to the highest scorer of B.Tech Civil Engineering
INR 20,000 per month to economically backward class student
Merit cum Means Scholarships Students whose family income is less than INR 1,80,000 per year
National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation 2500 scholarships to differently-abled students

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NIT Jalandhar Facilities

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology offers a number of facilities to the students, all of which add to the convenience of the students. A few of them have been listed as follows:

  • Hostel: The institute has 10 hostels for boys and 3 hostels for girls.
  • Post Office: The institute is home to a post office which operates on weekdays
  • Shopping Centre: The campus houses a shopping center which offers provisions like groceries, Xerox facilities, books, and so on
  • Banks: The institute has 2 banks – Canara Bank and State Bank of Patiala – on its campus
  • Central Seminar Hall: The institute has a central seminar hall which is the venue for all cultural programs
  • Gymnasium: The gymnasium hall has facilities for indoor sports like table tennis, badminton, etc.
  • Computer Centre: A centralized computer center has been set up on the campus for the convenience of students
  • Central Library: The central library is housed in a three-storied building and has over 1,03,456 volumes, which include books, theses, standards, journals, CDs, and videocassettes.

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NIT Jalandhar Faculty

The faculty of Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology is composed of over 200 members. The total team is divided into Professors, Assistant professors, as well as associate professors. The majority of the professors have acquired a Ph.D. degree.

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NIT Jalandhar FAQs 

Ques. Are there any hostel facilities in the college?

Ans. Yes. NIT Jalandhar has 10 hostels for boys and 3 hostels for girls.

Ques. What is the duration of the PGDM Programs in Engineering?

Ans. NIT Jalandhar offers PGDM Programs in a number of specializations in Engineering. The duration for the same is 1 year.

Ques. Can I do my B.Sc from this college?

Ans. No. B Sc courses are not available in this institute as of now. One can pursue their M Sc degrees in Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics here.

Ques. Is there any transportation system available in the college?

Ans. Yes. The institute provides bus transport facilities that take students to and from the campus. There are two buses at the service of the students as well as the staff members, and they operate twice a day.

Ques. What is the eligibility criterion for an MBA in this college?

Ans. To be eligible for an MBA in this institute, the aspirant needs to have passed 10+2 with at least 60% in aggregate. In addition, they need to sit for CAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, or their equivalent examinations to be eligible for the final selection process.