National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

(Deemed to be University)



The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (formerly Regional Engineering College, Durgapur), was established by an Act of Parliament in 1960 as one of the eight such colleges aimed to function as a pace setter for engineering education in the country and to foster national integration.It is a fully-funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors.

   The Institute is a Deemed to be University which awards B.Tech., M.C.A.,M.B.A.,M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees to students after their successful completion of the specified courses.

Courses Offered 

Under Graduate Courses

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Chemical Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Computer Science & Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Information Technology
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Post Graduate Courses

A. M.Tech. Programme

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Structural Engineering
  3. Industrial Electrical Systems
  4. Design&Production Engineering
  5. Industrial Metallurgy
  6. Physical Metallurgy
  7. Corrosion Science&Technology
  8. Operations Research in Industry
  9. Advanced Materials Science&Technology
  10. Information Technology
  11. Telecommunication Engineering

 B. MBA Programme

  1. Master of Business Administration

C. MCA Programme

  1. Master of Computer Application

D. Ph. D. Programme

Students may register and work on full-time or part-time basis in various subjects in different departments under the guidance and supervision of the faculty members.There is a number of Institute Research Scholarships for Ph.D. Programme.

Admission Process

Undergraduate Courses

– For admission to any of the National Institute of Technology, candidate needs to apply only to the    National Institute of Technology assigned to the state or Union Territory in which the school or college    from where he/she has passed the qualifying examination, is located. He/she will be eligible for admission    to NIT Durgapur, subject to the following conditions::

 – He/she should not be more than 23 years old as on August 1st of the same year (26 years for scheduled    caste /tribe candidate, foreign student, ward of India-based staff posted abroad).
– He should have passed the 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher    Secondary Education or its equivalent, with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
– For candidates from West Bengal, the candidates will be admitted strictly according to the position in the    AIEEE merit list, through Central Counselling Board.
– For a candidate from a state or a union territory other than West Bengal , he/she would have been    selected by the National Institute of Technology assigned for the state or union territory in accordance    with its admission procedure and criterion to National Institute of Technology Durgapur.

– Application forms for the admission to NIT , Durgapur and other 19 NITs, located in different parts of    India, are distributed only among the candidates enlisted in the merit list of AIEEE.

– The NIT assigned to the state or union territory will select candidates from other states or union    territories other than Andaman & Nicobar Islands on the basis of merit in accordance with their admission    procedure and criterion.

 – For details of AIEEE Examination 2008,Central Counselling 2008 etc, please visit:

Postgraduate courses
A. For Engineering Disciplines
– B.E. or B.Tech. in Engg./Tecnology in respective branch of Engg or AMIE(I), AMIIM, AMIIChE by    examination having two year of professional experience.

 B. For Other Disciplines:
– Chemistry (Corrosion Science, & Technology): M.Sc. in Chemistry (Pure/Applied), B.E. or B.Tech. in ChE.

 – Mathematics( Operation Research in Industry/Business Management)[Self-finance or Part-time evening]:    B.E./B.Tech. in Engg./Technology, or M.Sc.( with Mathematics at graduate level), AMIE, AMIM, AMIIChE    with two years of professional experience.

 – Physics( Advanced Materials Science & Technology):    B.E./B.Tech. in Engg./Technology,in Metallurgical &   Materials Engg.,Mechanical Engg., Electronics & Communication Engg. or Physics, Applied Physics,
Materials Science or Electronics.

 – For full-time courses, candidates will have to qualify in GATE, conducted by IITs. They shall have to appear   for interview/viva-voce for final selection. Unemployed Non-GATE candidates may be considered for   admission to the full-time courses subject to the availability of seats but they will not be entitled to   scholarship. Non-GATE candidates for full-time courses will be selected through college admission test   (written/interview).

 – Candidates working in industries and business organisations around Durgapur (within the radius of 20 KMs   from the college) fulfilling the above qualifications may also apply for part-time courses. No-objection   certificate from their employer will be essential for admission.

– Application form is available from the Office of the Dean(PG Studies & Research), on payment of cash at the   Institute cash counter or by post. The data and time of distribution and receipt of forms is intimated through   advertisements   in newspaper and the Institute Website

Admission – Foreign Students    

The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.

In general, 5 seats are available for foreign students in each branch of engineering. Accommodation is provided to all the students in hostel.

Application should be routed through the respective embassy to the following address:
Indian council for Cultural Relation ( Ministry of External Affairs ),
Govt. Of India
Azad Bhavan, Indraprastha Estate,
New Delhi-110002.


National Institute of Technology, Durgapur
(Deemed to be University)

West Bengal – India – 713209
Tel: +91 343 2546397 | Fax: +91 343 2547375
e-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +91 343 2546397
Fax: +91 343 2547375