Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology NIT Jalandhar – 2021

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar (NIT Jalandhar) was established as a Regional Engineering College in 1987 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India by a joint venture of the Government of India and Punjab Government to create skilled manpower for Indian industries. In 2002, it was accorded as a deemed university and changed its name to the National Institute of Technology. And in 2007, the Ministry of Education declared this institution the Institute of National Importance.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details pertaining to the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where NIT Jalandhar gave its reports.

Courses Offered at NIT Jalandhar

NIT Jalandhar offers 11 courses in undergraduate programmes and a considerable number of 15 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at NIT Jalandhar

Students Intake
NIT Jalandhar gave admission to 1133 students at UG and 380 students at PG in 2021; In 2020, it admitted 807 students at UG and 244 students at PG; and in 2019, it admitted 786 students at UG.
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NIT Jalandhar has 197 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 89.84% are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:19, that is, one professor is available for every 19 students.

NIT Jalandhar Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure

In the year 2021, NIT Jalandhar spent Rs. 9.5 crores as a capital expenditure, of which it spent 25.21% on procuring books, journals and e-resources for the library, a whopping 55.56% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 0.03% spent on engineering workshop, and 19.2% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 9 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 10 crores.

Operational Expenditure
In 2021, NIT Jalandhar spent over Rs. 94 crores as an operational expenditure, of which it spent a whopping 65.2% on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 33.92% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.88% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 83 crores in 2020 and Rs. 77 crores in 2019. The spending as an operational expenditure is increasing in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

NIT Jalandhar Research Details

Since NIT Jalandhar has a good faculty and good infrastructures, therefore, it was able to file 15 patents in 2021 and got 5, filed 1 patent and got 1 in 2020 and it filed 4 patents in 2019, but did not get any.
Sponsored Projects
NIT Jalandhar has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 2.75 crores through the 46 sponsored research projects from 11 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 1.59 and Rs. 1.12 crores through 22 and 9 sponsored research projects from 23 and 6 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
NIT Jalandhar received Rs. 47 lakhs through 97 consultancy projects from 83 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 3.9 crores and Rs. 32 lakhs through 141 and 95 consultancy projects from 90 and 202 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

NIT Jalandhar Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At NIT Jalandhar, 689 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 98.84% of them were awarded graduations, of whom 66.46% got placements at top companies and 22 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 97.86% students were awarded graduations, of whom 84.34% got placements and 104 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 88.51% students were awarded graduations, of whom 84.82% got placements and 95 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programmes, 94.38% students were awarded graduations, of whom 29.25% got placements at top companies and 21 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 98.87% students were awarded graduations, of whom 82.56% got placements and 89 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 84.21% students were awarded graduations, of whom 85% got placements and 64 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, NIT Jalandhar admitted 447 students to research studies, of whom 46 were awarded graduations in 2021, 33 students each were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG graduates: Rs. 6.28 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 6 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG graduates: Rs. 6.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.3 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 6.6 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of NIT Jalandhar are Microsoft, Deloitte, L&T, Amazon, Samsung R&D, Honda R&D, Nokia, Mu-Sigma, Sapient, Infosys, Vardhaman, Oyo Rooms, etc.

Students Diversity at NIT Jalandhar

There are 3729 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 75.36% are boys and 24.64% are girls, which is quite impressive; 1555 students are from within the state, 2145 from outside of the state and 29 from foreign countries.

Facilities on NIT Jalandhar Campus

NIT Jalandhar has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, music rooms, dance rooms, convenience stores, transport, banks, auditorium, guest house, sports complex, gym, lift/ramp, etc.

Campus Festivals at NIT Jalandhar

Utkansh is the annual cultural festival celebrated in March where drama, dance, music, literary & debating, photography, fine arts, quest competitions are being organised, and Bhangra and Giddha events are conducted.

Innovesta is the technical fest where many technical events are organised to impart practical knowledge to the young students.

Knockout Vivad is the intercollege debating fest where debating on various topics are taking place and many colleges from all over India are participating in meaningful and constructive debates.


NIT Jalandhar is in Punjab, North India, where transportation facilities are modest. However nearby the institution, Jalandhar Railway Station which is 11.2 kms away and Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar which is 88 kms away from this institution are available, so students from any part of the country or the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at NIT Jalandhar

For UG courses at NIT Jalandhar: Students who passed or appeared for the +2 exam can take Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and should get the minimum JEE Main score/rank required at this institution. Admission is given through the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).

For PG courses: Students who passed a bachelor’s degree or appeared for the final exam can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should get valid GATE scores to get admission to this institution.

Fee Structure at NIT Jalandhar

Students need to pay Rs. 6.76 lakhs as fees for UG courses at NIT Jalandhar, however, the saving grace is they can get Rs. 6.28 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year and a month.

NIT Jalandhar Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: NIT Jalandhar has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 67.97%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NIT Jalandhar has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, so it scored 27.72%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NIT Jalandhar has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 60.78%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.

Outreach and Inclusivity: NIT Jalandhar has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 63.12%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: NIT Jalandhar has a good faculty, good infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is not got much popularity like first-generation IITs, so it scored 18.32%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

NIT Jalandhar got 49.01% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 49.

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