National Institute of Technology Patna

(Institute of National Importance)



National Institute of Technology Patna is the 18th National Institute of Technology created by the Ministry of H.R.D. Government of India after rechristening the erstwhile Bihar College of Engineering Patna on 28. 01. 2004. NIT Patna marked its humble beginning in 1886 with the establishment of pleaders survey training school which was subsequently promoted of Bihar College of Engineering Patna in 1924.

National Institute of Technology Patna has been declared as an Institute of National Importance and has been granted a fully Autonomous Status by MHRD,

Courses Offered 

Under Graduate Program
1.B. Arch        Architecture
2   B. Tech     

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. Computer Sc. & Engineering.
  3. Electrical Engineering.
  4. Electronics & Communication
  5. Engineering.
  6. Information Technology.
  7. Mechanical Engineering.

Post graduate Program

M. Tech Civil Engg.  

  1. Water Resources
  2. Transportation Engineering.
  3. Structural Engineering.

M. Tech Elect. Engg.

  1. Control System Engineering
  2. Power System Engineering

M. Tech Mech. Engg.           

  1. Thermal Turbo Machinery
  2. Refrigeration, Air-conditioning & Heat Transfer

Ph .D

Admission Process 

– 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 Patna, 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 or its equivalent, with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.

– Every candidate will have to qualify in the AIEEE Examination

– Application forms for the admission to NIT Patna, and other 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, and for Online Registration, please visit:

Admission To M.Tech. Full Time Program

In continuation to the earlier advertisement this is to notify that the 2nd counseling for Admission against vacant seats in different department / specialization is scheduled on 7th August 2008, 2.00 pm in CWRS Building of the Institute.

All eligible candidates who had applied earlier may join the counseling. Candidate Who could not apply earlier may do so by directly sumbimitting their application with required documents on the spot along with DD on 7th Aug 2008 till 12.00 noon. The details are available in Information Brochure for the program.

Information Brochure & Application form may be downloaded from the website


National Institute of Technology Patna
(Institute of National Importance)

Institute phone nos. :  0612 – 2688843/2688715/2687419/2682715/2691930/2691929