National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand – 2021

National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand (NIT Uttarakhand) was established in 2009 under the Act of Parliament by the Ministry of Education (Shiksha Mantralaya). Presently, it is functioning on a temporary campus in the Government ITI, Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal District besides its permanent campus is being built in Sumari, Uttarakhand. It is one of the 31 NITs in the country established to provide skilled manpower with indomitable knowledge in theory and practical to the ever-expanding Indian industries. Since its inception, this Institute has grown in many fields and has established itself as one of the best Technical Educational Institutes.

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 fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where NIT Uttarakhand gave its reports.

Courses Offered at NIT Uttarakhand

NIT Uttarakhand offers a modest number of 5 courses in undergraduate programs and a considerable number of 12 courses in postgraduate programs in engineering science and technology.

Students Intake at NIT Uttarakhand

Students Intake
NIT Uttarakhand admitted 100 students to UG and 95 students to PG courses in 2021, 150 students to UG and 75 students to PG courses in 2020, and 300 students to UG courses in 2019.
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Students Intake
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Students Intake Graph
Faculty
NIT Uttarakhand has 83 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:8, that is, one professor is available for every 8 students.

NIT Uttarakhand Annual Expenditures

National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Capital Expenditure
Capital Expenditure
NIT Uttarakhand spent Rs. 1.41 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which a massive 68.39% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, merely 11.23% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, barely 1.51% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 18.87% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 1.36 crores and it was around Rs. 2.84 crores in 2019.
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Operational Expenditure
Operational Expenditure
NIT Uttarakhand spent over Rs. 16.93 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a whopping 96.83% of its funds spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, merely 2.94% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining merely 0.23% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 12.36 crores in 2020 and Rs. 11.64 crores in 2019. The spending as operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

NIT Uttarakhand Research Details

Sponsored Projects
As NIT Uttarakhand has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 48.07 lakhs through the 8 sponsored research projects from 4 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 56.31 and Rs. 17.25 lakhs through 6 and 3 sponsored research projects from 4 and 2 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
NIT Uttarakhand received Rs. 7.19 lakhs through 3 consultancy projects from the same number of 3 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 12.13 lakhs and Rs. 51700 through 9 and 1 consultancy projects from the same number of 9 and 1 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Sponsored Projects & Consultancy Projects

NIT Uttarakhand Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements

At NIT Uttarakhand in the UG programs, a decent number of 213 students have been admitted to UG degree courses and a bulky 85.45% of them graduated, of whom 65.41% got placements at top companies and 23 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 99.11% of students graduated, of whom 44.13% got placements and 9 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 97.44% of students graduated, of whom 36.95% got placements and 18 were selected for higher studies in 2019. 

PG Graduations & Placements

In the PG programs, a considerable 83.33% of students graduated, of whom 10.53% got placements at top companies and 21 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a significant 78.18% of students graduated and 3 were selected for higher studies in 2020, however, none got placement; and a bulky 81.16% of students graduated, of whom 8.33% got placements and 8 were selected for higher studies in 2019. 

National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Graduation Percentage
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a galactic number of 922 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom a significant number of 76 students graduated in 2021, 66 students graduated in 2020, and a massive number of 108 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters

Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.8 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 5.11 LPA in 2019 at top companies.


Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 6.25 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 5.11 LPA in 2019.

National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Median Salary & Top Recruiters
The top recruiters of the NIT Uttarakhand are Infosys, Samsung, Directi, Adobe, Lowe’s, Wipro, Accenture, IBM, Virtusa, etc.

Students Diversity at NIT Uttarakhand

At NIT Uttarakhand, a modest number of 681 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 83.55% are boys and 16.45% are girls, 309 students are from within the state, 370 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 2 students are from foreign countries.
National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - Students Diversity

Facilities on NIT Uttarakhand Campus

NIT Uttarakhand has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, a computer center, cafeterias, a theater, a conference hall, film club, gym, auditorium, sports, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at NIT Uttarakhand

‘Cliffesto-Carnival’ is the annual technical and cultural festival of NIT Uttarakhand celebrated for four days in March, which serves as a platform for emerging and latent talents in the cultural and technical domain, where the cultural and technical arena is open for all, along with peak entertainment in the form of Pro-nites which enthralls the energetic students. Many cultural events like Singing, Dancing, Sketching, Band War events, and technical event like Robowar, Blind Programming, Maze Runner are organized and winners of the event get prize money.

Accessibility

NIT Uttarakhand is in Uttarakhand which lies on the lower Himalayas Mountain range, therefore, rail connectivity is a daunting task, however, the Indian government is constructing some rail lines and railway stations in the mountainous area such as Devprayag Railway Station. However, currently, Rishikesh Railway Station is the only operable nearest railway station which is at a distance of 100 km away from this institution. Besides this, Jolly Grant International Airport Dehradun, which is 117 km away, is available for commuting to this institution for travel by air. Therefore, students from India and the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at NIT Uttarakhand

For UG courses at NIT Uttarakhand: Students who passed or appeared for the +2 exam in the science stream with 60% marks and 40% weightage can take Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main and should get the minimum cut-off mark/rank required at this institution, and admission is given through JoSSA counseling.

For PG courses: Students who have passed a bachelor’s degree or appeared for the final exam with 60% marks or 6.5 on a 10-point CGPA scale (55% marks or 6.0 on a 10-point CGPA scale) can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should get valid GATE scores to gain admission to this institution. Admissions are given through CCMT counseling.

Fee Structure at NIT Uttarakhand

Students need to pay Rs. 5.79 lakhs as fees for UG courses at NIT Uttarakhand, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 6 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within a year.

NIT Uttarakhand Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: NIT Uttarakhand has a good faculty and infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 57.07%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NIT Uttarakhand has many distinguished professors and research scholars, however, it scored 12.26%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NIT Uttarakhand has a conducive atmosphere for study, a significant number of students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, however, a decent number of students got placement at campus interviews, therefore it scored 42.75%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.

Outreach and Inclusivity: NIT Uttarakhand has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, therefore it scored 35.71%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: NIT Uttarakhand has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it scored 1.46%, which is accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, Srinagar 2021 - NIRF RANK

NIT Uttarakhand got 33.07% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 186.

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