The National Institute of Technology Patna was established by the Ministry of H.R.D Government of India. It was established in 1886. NIT Patna is considered as one of the 6th oldest engineering institutes of India. The postgraduate programmes were later introduced in 1978. NIT Patna offers admission to undergraduate programmes based on JEE Main scores and GATE scores for admission to postgraduate programmes. Students have to go through an institute level written test and interview to get admission to Ph.D programmes. The institute provides programmes on different disciplines including science, engineering, technology and humanities.
NIT Patna is situated on the South bank of river Ganges behind Gandhi Ghat which is considered as one of the most important and sacred places of Patna. The campus is located 8 km away from the Patna Junction Railway Station and 20 km away from the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna. Students can hire an auto or board a bus to reach the institute campus.
Accreditations and Collaborations:-
The National Institute of Technology Patna is accredited by The National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
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Clubs, Committees and Societies:-
Cultural Society- All the cultural events of the institute are conducted by the Cultural Society. Members of this society participate in different cultural events and programmes to develop their skills in dance, music etc.
Indoor Society- The Society is responsible for conducting various indoor games like chess, carom, table tennis, badminton, and su-doku championship.
Outdoor Society- The Outdoor Society is responsible for conducting all outdoor games like cricket, football, volleyball, javelin throw, discuss throw. Outdoor society is also a part of the athletic society which conducts all the athletic events.
IEEE- Institute of Electrical And Electronics Engineers is an association which aims to benefit humans by adopting advanced technology and innovation. IEEE- NIT Patna is a student branch under the Kolkata section of IEEE.
SAE Collegiate India Club- The Society of Automotive Engineers NIT Patna focusses on spreading the knowledge of automobile, aerospace and commercial vehicles among the students. This club also organises a number of events inside the institute such as SUPRA, BAJA, EFFI Cars, EFFI Cycle.
ASME- The American Society is a society which consists of students belonging to the Mechanical department. The society provides education and training to students by organising various events like pro-e classes, industrial visits, workshops, quizzes etc. The society was established on 18 April 2013.
Sankalp Club- Sankalp was formed with the objective of providing education and knowledge to the needy children living in the slum areas around the campus. It is an organisation which provides education to children free of cost.
Entrepreneurship Cell- Entrepreneurship Cell was formed with the objective of developing the entrepreneurship skills in students so that they can develop ideas and plan to start entrepreneurial ventures. Students are mentored here by trained professionals by organising various events and workshops.
Music Club- Music Club aims to develop the skills of students in music and playing instruments. All the members of this club indulge themselves in practice sessions so that they enhance their music skills. The club also has a band called AKSH which has participated in different fests and events.
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Exams and Cutoffs
National Institute of Technology Patna offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes to the students and Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Social Sciences & Humanities are the six engineering and architecture departments offering these courses. Admission to B.Tech/B.E programmes is offered by NIT Patna on the basis of scores Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and candidates qualifying JEE Main will further have to register with the Joint Seat Allocation Authority for JoSAA counselling for participation in the choice filling, choice locking and seat allotment. Admission to M.Tech/ME programmes is offered on the basis of GATE scores followed by participation in CCMT counselling process ( CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan). Admission to Ph.D programmes is offered on the basis of a written test conducted by the respective departments of National Institute of Technology Patna followed by an interview related to their research area. The last stage of admission to all courses comprises of document verification and fee payment. The detailed admission process of all the courses of NIT Patnais listed below:
For Admission to undergraduate programmes-
Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate programmes have to appear and qualify JEE Main conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA).
Based on their scores in JEE Main, candidates have to register for JoSAA counselling on the official website of JoSAA along with necessary documents and payment of fees.
Candidates need to choose NIT Patna as the preferred college while doing the choice locking.
Candidates are offered admission to undergraduate programmes based on JoSAA registration, participation in counselling, choice filling, choice locking, document verification and fee payment.
For Admission to postgraduate programmes-
Candidates seeking admission to postgraduate programmes need to appear and qualify GATE.
Based on their GATE scores, students can proceed for CCMT counselling that is conducted to admit students to postgraduate programmes.
Candidates need to register themselves for CCMT counselling by providing GATE credentials, qualifying degrees certificates, personal details etc. and by paying the requisite registration fees.
Candidates will have to select NIT Patna as their first preference while doing the choice locking.
Candidates will be offered admission to postgraduate programmes based on the counselling participation, choice locking, choice filling, document verification and payment of fees.
For Admission to doctoral programmes-
Candidates seeking admission to doctoral programmes, need to clear the written test conducted by the respective departments of the institute.
Candidates who will qualify the written test, need to appear for an interview related to their research area.
Based on the marks scored by candidates in their written test and interview, merit list of the eligible candidates will be released by the authority.
Candidates interested in applying in more than one department needs to apply on separate application forms along with the appropriate fee.
Candidates will get admission to doctoral programmes after the successful verification of documents and payment of fees.
Engineering and Architecture (B.E /B.Tech)
Engineering and Architecture (M.E /M.Tech.)
Engineering and Architecture (B.Arch)
There are several facilities and amenities such as hostels, guest house, library, computer centre, laboratory, medical, games & sports, students activity centre, WiFi, banking etc. which are provided for students and faculty members of the campus. Students and staff are allowed to use all the facilities under the rules and regulations of the authority which are mentioned below.
Computer Centre- The Computer Centre acts as the centre which monitors and manages the coordination and of all the computers of the institute. The centre is well equipped with 190 computers, air conditioners and constant power supply. The Computer Centre remains open from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm for all students.
Central Library- The Central library of NIT Patna has a huge collection of about 75,000 books to provide necessary knowledge and information to students regarding engineering and architecture. The library also has a collection of magazines, pamphlets and journals including TIME and NEWSWEEK.
Medical Facility- Medical and healthcare facilities are available for students and staff 24x7. The medical unit is provided with trained medical officers and nurses which offers any kind of medical treatment to students and staff in case of any medical emergency. The institute also provides an ambulance for students and staff in case of any emergency.
Sports Facility- The institute provides facilities for playing various indoor and outdoor games including tennis, basketball, badminton, table tennis, volleyball etc. A trained and professional coach is there to guide the students and help them develop their skills. All the students get an opportunity to take part in various inter-college tournaments to develop their skills and learn the spirit of teamwork and sportsmanship.
The Student Activity Centre- The Student Activity Centre (SAC) aims to develop and enhance the personality of students by undertaking activities and ensuring their active participation in all activities. SAC also has a huge stadium where football and cricket matches are conducted.
Hostel & Mess- National Institute of Technology Patna has separate hostels for boys and girls. All the hostels are provided with a mess facility which provides quality food to students. Other facilities like WiFi, newspapers and magazines are also provided to hostelers. All the hostels are provided with uninterrupted water and power supply.
Laboratory- The laboratories of NIT Patna are provided with all necessary equipment and instruments to provide students with the latest technology and meet their requirements. A computer lab is provided to all departments where students can develop their programming skills and gain more knowledge about new software and technology. All the labs have lab-in-charge to provide guidance and help to students.
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Questions related to NIT Patna
how much should I score to get nit Patna with cse branch and I belong to obc and home state
Abhishek, in 2019 under State Quota, an All India Rank of 4531 secured a seat in CSE under OBC Category. Now this is 2019 data and cut offs change every year. For a seat in NIT Patna under OBC Category, you will need atleast 240 and above. Now this is based on previous years data. But 240 and above will put you in a decent place. For assistance in JEE Preparation, we have JEE Knockout: https://learn.careers360.com/knockout-jee-main-april/
what marks should I get to get into nit Patna
Okay I'll mention the cutoffs of the previous years - The cutoff ranks . Because marks will change from year to year but what you can rely on is the ranks. So the computer science branch had cutoff around 11598 AIQ rank, civil engineering had cutoff of 16987 rank, Electrical engineering - 15493 rank, IT - 13477 rank, Mechanical - 14349, Communications Engineering - 15469 AIQ rank.
All the cutoffs that I've mentioned are of the previous year and for the general category. If you are from some reserved category then do mention in the comments so that I can provide you their cutoffs too.
Kindly refer to the link below for more knowledge -
Best wishes. Thank you.
i am PWD candidate from Bihar. I scored 63 marks in January attempt. Can I get any NIT with CS branch, (please also tell me the name of NIT). If not then please tell me how much marks I need to score in July attempt to get NIT with CS branch.....
Marks varies each year as level of questions and number of students vary each year. The rank required for admissions into nits in cse are
1. National Institute of Technology Nagaland, cutoff 26535
2. National Institute of Technology, Mizoram, 26401
3. National Institute of Technology, Manipur, 26160
All the data are for other state for home state it is less.
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last year cutt of for jee mains
Jee mains 2019 qualifying cut off is provided below for different categories :-
- General category :- 89.7548849 percentile
- GEN-EWS -78.2174869
- Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) -74.3166557
- Scheduled Caste (SC) -54.0128155
- Scheduled Tribe (ST) -44.3345172
- PwD -0.11371730
I hope that you find this helpful
I can get Mechanical branch at NIT Patna with state quota and Metallurgy at NIT Jamshedpur (OS) as per the last year cut off. Should I go for NIT Patna Or NIT Jamshedpur? Is metallurgy good over mechanical?
see you did not mention your percentile or score anything, which can not help us to give you any predictable college, however you may use jee main college predictor to know about you predictable college,
see nit jamshedpur and nit pattna both of the nits is excellent in terms of placement, infrastructure and faculty. now coming to metallurgical engineering, it is a part of mechanical engineering, and some of the syllabus has similarity with chemical engineering, however job and career view prospect, mechanical engineering is better choice then metallurgical engineering.
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