National Institute of Technology, Warangal – 2021

National Institute of Technology Warangal (NIT Warangal) started as a regional engineering college in 1959 in Kazipet, Warangal in a serene sylvan atmosphere, however, in 2002, it was elevated as a deemed university and renamed as National Institute of Technology to impart a quality technical education and create the well-qualified professionals with entrepreneurial skills and social responsibility who are able to face the challenges from the world of technology. It was nurtured by the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP) during 2004-9 under the World Bank’s assistance.

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

Courses Offered at NIT Warangal

NIT Warangal offers 8 courses in undergraduate programmes and a considerable number of 33 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at NIT Warangal

Students Intake
NIT Warangal gave admission to 1004 students at UG and 688 students at PG in 2021; In 2020, it admitted 817 students at UG and 550 students at PG. In 2019, it admitted 800 students at UG.
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NIT Warangal has distinguished professors at its faculty who have published many research papers. It has 403 professors at its faculty and 90.57% of them are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.

NIT Warangal Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, NIT Warangal spent Rs. 16.6 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 18.05% spent on procuring books, journals and e-resources for library, 46.8% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 8.76% on engineering workshop, and rest of the 26.39% fund spent on creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 5.9 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 6.7 crores. The spending as a capital expenditure is increasing in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, NIT Warangal spent over Rs. 186 crores as an operational expenditure, of which 50.81% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staffs, nearly half of its funds, that is, 48.08% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and 1.11% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 171 crores in 2020 and Rs. 135 crores in 2019. So, spending as an operational expenditure is also increasing in 2021 when compared with the last two years.

NIT Warangal Research Details

As NIT Warangal has a good faculty and good infrastructures, it filed 2 patents in 2021 and was awarded all the two; filed 3 patents in 2020, but none was granted; and filed 5 patents in 2019 and 2 were granted.
Sponsored Projects
NIT Warangal 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. 20 crores through the 135 sponsored research projects from 5 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 47 and Rs. 5.12 crores through 49 and 81 sponsored research projects from 9 and 11 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
NIT Warangal received Rs. 92.17 lakhs through 115 consultancy projects from 115 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 3.27 and Rs. 2.66 crores through 211 and 174 consultancy projects from 211 and 174 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

NIT Warangal Graduation & Placements

UG Graduation & Placements
At NIT Warangal, 759 students who were admitted to UG degree courses, of whom 94.86% were awarded graduations and 87.86% got placements at top companies and 69 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 95.8% students were awarded graduations, of whom 93.74% got placements and 65 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 91.45% students were awarded graduations, of whom 90.04% got placements and 60 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At NIT Warangal at PG, 88.32% students were awarded graduations, of whom 38.65% got placements at top companies and 46 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 86.39% students were awarded graduations, of whom 62.7% got placements and 54 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 90.73% students were awarded graduations, of whom 61.76% got placements and 47 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, NIT Warangal admitted 621 students to research studies, of whom 91 were awarded graduations in 2021, 81 and 64 students were awarded graduations in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduation: UG graduates got Rs. 9 LPA in 2021, Rs. 9.01 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 8.37 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 8 LPA in 2021, Rs. 7.45 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 7.44 LPA in 2019.
Many national and international companies such as Adobe, Oracle India Pvt Ltd., SAP Labs, Accenture, JIO, Capgemini, Amazon, Loreal, VMware India, Morgan Stanley, Samsung R&D, Citi Bank, Mahindra, Microsoft, etc., are looking for graduates at NIT Warangal

Students Diversity at NIT Warangal

There are 4895 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 78.39% are boys and 21.61% are girls, 1935 students are from within the state, a significant number of 2467 students are from outside of the state and the remaining 493 students are from foreign countries.

Facilities on NIT Warangal Campus

NIT Warangal has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has hostels, Hospital, Sports Complex, Cafeteria, Gym, Wi-Fi Campus, Shuttle Service, Auditorium, Music Room, Dance Room, Convenience Store, lifts/rams, etc.

Campus Festivals at NIT Warangal

Springspree is the annual cultural festival conceived in 1978. It is celebrated between the months of January and March. There are 55+ events being organised, particularly art, literature, drama, dance, music, quizzing, photography and painting. Spotlight events like fashion shows, Bboying, rock music events are taking place. Model United Nation and Minute Made events attract the attention of audiences, and Amazing Race, Lounge, The One, the Haunted House and many other events are being conducted to pump up the excitement of the students.


NIT Warangal is on the Hyderabad-Warangal national highways. It is 3 kms from Kazipet Railway Station and 12 kms from Warangal Railway Station. The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport that is around 168 kms from the institution. So, students from any part of the country and the world can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at NIT Warangal

Studying engineering science & technology is the dream of most of the students, but to make that dream real, we need a good institution like IITs and NITs. Here are the procedures to get admission to NIT Warangal:

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

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 pass GATE to get admission to this institution.

Fee Structure at NIT Warangal

Students need to pay Rs. 5.18 lakhs as fees for UG courses at NIT Warangal, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 9 LPA at top companies and they can get back this amount within a year, so the burden of fees would be eased.

NIT Warangal Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: NIT Warangal has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 67.88%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NIT Warangal has many distinguished professors and research scholars and got some patents for novel technologies, however, it scored 39.60%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NIT Warangal has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 74.47%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.

Outreach and Inclusivity: NIT Warangal has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 55.52%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: NIT Warangal has a good faculty, impressive infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, so it scored 40.72% in NIRF grading, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

NIT Warangal got 56.76% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 23.

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