Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) formerly known as Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering (VRCE) was established in the year 1960. The institute is one of the 31 NITs in the country. After the conversion of the institute to VNIT in the year 2002, it was declared as an Institute of National Importance by National Institutes of Technology, Act 2007. The VNIT admission is based on the marks scored in national level entrance examinations.

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Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Courses and Admission

The numerous courses offered by VNIT are B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc and Ph.D. programs on the basis of competitive entrance examinations.

B.Tech/ B.Arch Program

The institute offers B.Tech and B.Arch program on the basis of marks scored in 10+2 from a recognized board. The applicant must have obtained a valid score in JEE Main conducted by CBSE. The seats in both the programs are filled through a centralized admission process managed by Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)/ JoSAA.

M.Tech Program

The Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology offers the M.Tech program in various specializations, namely, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering etc. The candidates must have scored minimum 60% marks in the qualifying degree and obtained a valid score in GATE examination. The students may check GATE Cutoff.

Note: The SC/ ST/ PWD category students must have scored at least 55% marks to apply.

M.Sc Program

The institute offers M.Sc program in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The candidates must have obtained Bachelor’s degree in the relevant subject with at least 60% marks. The admission to the program will be made through centralized counselling for M.Sc based on IIT-JAM score.

Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. program is offered in the numerous fields of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The candidates should possess M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan/ M.Sc degree with the minimum required marks and must have qualified GATE or NET examination. The candidate must have experience of 5 years in the same field.

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Scholarship

The Ministries under Government of India offer various scholarship schemes for General/ OBC/ SC/ST/PwD categories.

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Placement

The placement cell at VNIT prepares students with required training skills and for this it arranges workshops. During the year 2016-2017, more than 100 companies visited the VNIT campus.  The average salary offered was 5.99 LPA during 2016-2017 and maximum salary offered was 16.17 LPA. The placement information for B.Tech students is given below:

Company’s NameNo. of Students Placed
Siemens Ltd.-PPO6
JP Morgan6
Oracle India Pvt Ltd.6

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Ranking

  • NIRF-42 (2017)
  • Outlook India-18 (2017)
  • Edu Rand-14 (2015)
  • The Week-32 (2015)
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