National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur

NIT Jamshedpur: Admission, Ranking, Placement, Scholarship and Infrastructure

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

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National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur (NIT Jamshedpur) was established on August 15, 1960 as the Regional Institute of Technology (RIT). It was one of the first eight Regional Engineering Colleges (REC) established during the second five year plan with the aim to enhance technological advancement in regional higher education. It was the only REC in the country which was named RIT. In 2002, all the RECs were converted into NITs including RIT Jamshedpur. The NIT Jamshedpur is fully funded and governed by the Ministry of Education, Government of India. 

The NIT Jamshedpur was given the status of the Institute of National Importance on August 15, 2007 through NIT Act. It is located in the outskirts of the city of Jamshedpur, which is a well planned industrial city of India. The NIT Jamshedpur is ranked within the range of 101-150 under the engineering category in the NIRF Ranking 2023.

The NIT Jamshedpur offers various courses at UG, PG and doctoral levels of technical education. The number of undergraduate programmes at the institute is 8 while that of postgraduate is 23 and PhD admission is offered by all the 11 departments of the institute. The NIT Jamshedpur admission for BTech programme is based on JEE Main scores and JoSAA counselling. For PG Admission, there are several national level exams and centralised counsellings. 

According to the latest NIT Jamshedpur Placement report, The highest CTC was INR 83 LPA for the placement session 2022- 2023. The total placement percentage stood out to be 98.87 percent and more than 750 job offers were made this year. Around 250 companies visited the campus including some big names like Adobe, Deloitte, HSBC, Amazon, Reliance and many more.

Latest Updates: 

  • The last date to apply for CCMT and CCMN for MTech and MSc admission respectively is June 7, 2024 on the official websites of CCMT and CCMN.
  • The JoSAA counselling for the BTech admission 2024 application process will start on June 10, 2024. The last date to apply is June 18, 2024.
  • The NIMCET exam for MCA admission at NITs is scheduled to be held on June 8, 2024. The admit card for the same is out.
  • The written test and interview for the PhD admission was held on May 30, 2024. The result for the same will be out on June 7, 2024.

NIT Jamshedpur Location

The NIT Jamshedpur is located in the western part of the Jamshedpur city. Its main campus is near the state border with states of Orissa and West Bengal. Its strategic location in the industrial belt facilitates industry based learning and excellence in higher technical education, research and development. 

The institute is strategically located with the unique advantage of being surrounded by giant and medium scale industries like Tata-Steel, Telco, Indian Steel Wire Products, Tata Tubes, Tinplate Company, Tata Timken etc. and reputed Institutes like the National Metallurgical Laboratory, Xavier Labour Relations Institute and National Institute of Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi.

The NIT Jamshedpur is well connected to the rest of the country through road, rail and air. The Tatanagar railway station is 8.5 kms from the institute while the Jamshedpur main bus stand is 9.5 kms. The nearest airport is Birsa Munda Airport, Ranchi which is about 155 kms from the NIT Jamshedpur.

NIT Jamshedpur Ranking

NIT Jamshedpur secured position under rank band 101-150 in the NIRF Ranking 2023 Engineering category. The rankings of NIT Jamshedpur are as given in the table below.

Ranking Body



NIRF 2023



NIRF 2022



NIRF 2021



NIT Jamshedpur Admissions

The NIT Jamshedpur offers UG, PG and doctoral levels of courses. There are 11 departments with 8 undergraduate programmes, 23 postgraduate programmes and PhD programmes. The NIT Jamshedpur admission is on the basis of national level tests (JEE Main/ GATE/ IIT-JAM) scores and common counselling (JoSAA/CSAB/ CCMT/ CCMN/ NIMCET).


Eligibility Criteria

Selection Criteria



HSC (10+2) in PCM/PCMB

JEE Main







BSc degree in relevant specialisation




Bachelor degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Maths




Master Degree



NIT Jamshedpur Placement

NIT Jamshedpur placement for the year 2022-23 was conducted successfully. More than 750 job offers for placements were made in this session. The highest CTC recorded at NIT Jamshedpur placement was INR 83 LPA and the average CTC was INR 15.98 LPA. The placement percentage 2023 was 98.87 percent.



Job Offers


Highest CTC 


Average CTC 

INR 15.98 LPA



New Recruiters 


Batch size


Top Recruiters

Adobe, Deloitte, HSBC, Amazon, Reliance and many more

NIT Jamshedpur Scholarships

The NIT Jamshedpur offers a number of scholarships based on merit as well as on merit cum means. The welfare department of the Jharkhand government offers a scholarship of INR 2 lakh to the students of Jharkhand belonging to the category of SC, ST or OBC. 

Under the OP Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarships (OPJEMS), the first three toppers of 2nd, 3rd and 4th year based on the academic performance in the previous year are eligible for scholarships in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgical Engineering.

IndianOil offers 2600 Scholarships for Students of 10+/ITI, Engineering, MBBs, MBA Courses on merit-cum-means basis pursuing full time/regular courses in these streams studying in Institutions recognized by MCI / AICTE / State Govt./ Central Govt. / Association of Indian universities. There are many other scholarships offered under various programs at NIT Jamshedpur.

NIT Jamshedpur Infrastructure

NIT Jamshedpur has its 341.3 acres of sprawling campus located at the outskirts of the Steel City of India, Jamshedpur. Being located amidst rich mineral land and one of the important industrial belt of India, the NIT Jamshedpur campus has the Main building, the Library, the Computer Center, 13 hostels (7 Boys hostels, 6 Girls hostels), 2 hostels Under-Construction, staff quarters, Guest House, a Students Gymkhana, a Post-office , a branch of State Bank of India, two ATMs, central store and a dispensary. The institute also has courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton and tennis along with cricket, hockey and football grounds.

NIT Jamshedpur Highlights
Institute TypeUniversity
LocationJharkhand, Jamshedpur
Contact DetailsAdityapurWebsiteGo to website...Phone+9XXXXXX08  
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the ranking of NIT Jamshedpur in NIRF 2023?

The NIT Jamshedpur was ranked in the band of 101-150 in the engineering category of NIRF 2023.

How many BTech courses are offered in the NIT Jamshedpur?

NIT Jamshedpur offers 11 BTech courses. The admission for these courses are based on the JEE Main score and the JoSAA counselling.

What is the procedure for MCA admission in NIT Jamshedpur?

The MCA admissions at all NITs are done through a common entrance test and counselling process called NIT MCA Common Entrance Test or NIMCET.


What is the highest package offered at NIT Jamshedpur?

THe highest CTC offered at the NIT Jamshedpur in the placement session 2022-23 was INR 83.4 LPA.

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