National Institute of Technology, Srinagar – 2021

National Institute of Technology Srinagar (NIT Srinagar) is one of the premier educational institutes in the northern regions of the country established in 1960 in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir as a regional engineering college. It has been one of the eighteen regional engineering colleges sponsored by the Government of India during the 2nd Plan situated in an area of 67 acres in a chill and serene atmosphere. The Institute acquired the status of National Institute of Technology with deemed to be University status in 2003 and attained full autonomy at its Academics.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about 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 Srinagar gave its reports.

Courses Offered at NIT Srinagar

National Institute of Technology Srinagar offers 8 courses in undergraduate programs and 8 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering and science & technology.

Students Intake at NIT Srinagar

Students Intake

National Institute of Technology Srinagar admitted 672 students each in 2021 and 2020 and 632 students in 2019, respectively at UG programs, and it admitted 163 students each at PG programs in 2021 and 2020, respectively.

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Student Intake1
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Student Intake Graph
Faculty

National Institute of Technology Srinagar has 183 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 70.49% are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

NIT Srinagar Annual Expenditures

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Capital Expenditure
Capital Expenditure

NIT Srinagar spent Rs. 25 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 3.59% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, 7.45% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 0.05% spent on engineering workshops, and galactic 88.91% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 46 crores and it was around Rs. 72 crores in 2019.

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Operational Expenditure
Operational Expenditure
NIT Srinagar spent over Rs. 82 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a considerable 66.04% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a decent 33.73% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.23% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 81 crores in 2020 and Rs. 95 crores in 2019.

NIT Srinagar Research Details

Patents Details
Since NIT Srinagar has a good faculty and good infrastructures, therefore, it got 1 patent from 5 patent applications filed in 2021, however, it got nothing though it filed 8 and 6 patent applications filed in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Sponsored Projects
As NIT Srinagar has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 2.2 crores through the 6 sponsored research projects from 5 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 2.6 and Rs. 2.8 crores through 47 and 14 sponsored research projects from 15 and 14 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
NIT Srinagar received Rs. 1 crore through 80 consultancy projects from an equal number of 80 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 95 lakhs and Rs. 1 crore through 71 and 61 consultancy projects from 43 and 29 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Sponsored Projects & Consultancy Projects

NIT Srinagar Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At NIT Srinagar, 382 students have been admitted to UG degree courses and 93.72% of them graduated, of whom 79.67% got placements at top companies and 58 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 98.9% of students graduated, of whom 77.18% got placements and 107 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 98.97% of students graduated, of whom 78.6% got placements and 120 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programs, 81.2% of students graduated, of whom 34.12% got placements at top companies and 23 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 93.94% of students graduated, of whom 63.63% got placements, and 36 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 90.37% of students graduated, of whom 56.18% got placements and 33 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, NIT Srinagar admitted 78 students to research studies and 21 students graduated in 2021, 29 and 20 students graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters

Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 6.8 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.31 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 5.84 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4.8 LPA in 2021, Rs. 5.3 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.5 LPA in 2019.

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Median Salary & Top Recruiters
The top recruiters of the NIT Srinagar are IBM, NTPC, Indian Oil, BYJU’S, Brillio, Yamaha, HCL, Reliance Power, Medlife, Honda, Cummins, Zomato, Mahindra, Samsung, etc.

Students Diversity at NIT Srinagar

As NIT Srinagar has a decent campus area and a good faculty strength, a considerable number of 2464 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 76.7% are boys and a modest number of 23.3% are girls, 1186 students are from within the state, and a considerable number of 1267 students are from outside of the state, and remaining 11 students are from foreign countries.
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - Students Diversity

Facilities on NIT Srinagar Campus

NIT Srinagar has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a gym, a conference hall, a communication center, an incubation center, lifts/ramps, etc.

Annual Festivals at NIT Srinagar

Techvaganza is the annual techno-cultural festival where many events and competitions on engineering & technology are organized and winners of the competitions are awarded cash prizes. Besides this, cultural programs and extracurricular activities are also organized at this festival.

Accessibility

NIT Srinagar is in Srinagar, the capital city of Jammu & Kashmir state, however, no railway station is available as of now as the city lays on mountainous terrain, however, the nearest city Nowgam which is at the distance of 18 km from the institution is available for travel by train. Besides this, Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport Srinagar is at a distance of around 17.4 km away from the institution and is available for air travelers. Therefore, students from India and the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at NIT Srinagar

For UG courses at NIT Srinagar: Students who passed or appeared for the +2 exam can take Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and should get the minimum cut-off mark/rank required at this institution.

For PG courses: Students who have 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 Srinagar

Students need to pay Rs. 6.02 lakhs as fees for UG courses at NIT Srinagar, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 6.8 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

NIT Srinagar Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: NIT Srinagar has a good faculty and impressive infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 65.87%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NIT Srinagar has many distinguished professors and research scholars and it got patents for some innovative technologies, however, it scored 14.29%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NIT Srinagar has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 57.85%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.

Outreach and Inclusivity: NIT Srinagar has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, besides this, it admitted a decent number of girl students, so it scored 63.89%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: NIT Srinagar 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 a new institution, therefore it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored merely 6.19%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 2021 - NIRF RANK

NIT Srinagar got 42.63% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 69.

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