Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology (NIET) was established in 2001 in Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh in an area of 13.9 acres in a lush green and serene atmosphere by the City Educational & Social Welfare Society (CESWS) to impart education to shape the students’ skills for creating the better feature for them. It is an autonomous university granted by the UGC and whose courses are approved by the AICTE accredited two of its departments by the NBA and affiliated with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University
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 NIET gave its reports.
Students Intake at NIET
NIET admitted a massive number of 1200 students in 2021, 1260 students in 2020, and 1380 students in 2019 at UG programs, and admitted a considerable number of 105 students in 2021 and 156 students in 2020 at PG programs.
NIET has 385 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:12, that is, one professor is available for every 12 students.
NIET Annual Expenditures
NIET spent Rs. 5.57 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 8.47% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a significant 42.7% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, a considerable 30.08% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 18.75% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 5.51 crores and it was around Rs. 4.57 crores in 2019. The spending of capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
NIET spent over Rs. 55.05 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 60.62% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 36.57% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining 2.81% spent on Seminars/Conferences/Workshops. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 53.61 crores in 2020 and Rs. 47.58 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
NIET Research Details
As NIET has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 1.74 crores, Rs. 1.35 crores and Rs. 20.14 lakhs through 7, 4, and 6 sponsored research projects from 6, 4, and 6 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
As NIET has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 1.32 crores through 10 consultancy projects from 9 companies in 2021, and received Rs. 73.63 and Rs. 51.9 lakhs through 15 and 7 consultancy projects from the same number of 15 and 7 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
NIET Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At NIET, a massive number of 1327 students got admission to UG degree courses and a huge 93.44% of them graduated, of whom 90.62% got placements at top companies, and 78 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 96.41% of students graduated, of whom 89.47% got placements and 145 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 96.95% of students graduated, of whom 89.57% got placements and 143 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At NIET, all of the students graduated, of whom all got placements at top companies, and none was selected for higher studies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 4.04 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.98 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.73 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.71 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.7 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.6 LPA 2019.
The top recruiters of NIET are TCS, Capgemini, Vivo, Voltas Limited, Snapdeal, HCL Technologies, Sapient Nitro, IndiaMart.com, Hyundai, IBM, Cognizant, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, Nestle, etc., who are searching fresh graduates at this institution for their companies.
Students Diversity at NIET
At NIET, a huge number of 4575 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 84.04% are boys and 15.96% are girls, a significant number of 2970 students are from within the state, and the remaining 1605 students are from other states.
Facilities on NIET Campus
NIET has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, IT infrastructure, wi-fi campus, a transport facility, an auditorium, alumni associations, banking facilities, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.
Campus Festivals at NIET
EBULLIENCE is the annual intra-college technical festival & sports meet where a plethora of technical events, a plethora of literary events, and a gamut of sports events are organized to enthrall the energetic students to make students fit in both mind and body. It allows the students to showcase their technical prowess and literary and cultural artistry, therefore students from all over the country are willing to participate in the events.
ENZINIUS is the annual technical symposium organized for two days in February on the campus where a barrage of technical events like Strain in Brain, Water Rocketry, Technical Paper Presentation, Aero-Modeling, Modeling & Simulation, Hydraulic Lift, Treasure Hunt, Snapshot, Dirt, Robo Race, Robo Cannon, Ball Battle Field, and many more are organized to induce the interest of the students and make them well-versed in the current trending technologies, and it gives them a platform to showcase their technical skills. Besides this, NIET organizes various events to develop students’ leadership skills and personalities by leading the team and participating in the discussion. The air-conditioned auditorium provides a platform for students to showcase their artistry in arts and literature.
As NIET is in Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh near Delhi, the capital of India, therefore it has a good transport infrastructure with some major railway stations and an international airport nearby. Both NDLS Railway Station which is at a distance of 40.6 km away and Indira Gandhi International Airport which is around 47.9 km away from the institution are available to reach the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at NIET
For UG Course: Candidates who passed the 10+2 exam or any other recognized board exam with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST) in the two main papers plus an optional subject without any grace and should have a minimum of 40% marks in each paper need to take and clear UPSEE/JEE main and admission is given through counseling conducted by UPSEE for 85% of UG seats (Candidates need to choose NIET as their preferences of choices in the counseling.), and the remaining 15% of the seats earmarked for NRI/Management Quota filled through direct admission based on the merit in the qualifying exam and/or respective entrance exam.
For PG Course: Candidates who passed the UG degree in the respective stream with 50% marks (45% for the reserved candidate) need to take and clear the GATE/entrance exam conducted by AKTU and have to participate in counseling to get admission to the PG course at this institution.
Fee Structure at NIET
Students need to pay around Rs. 5.11 lakhs as total fees for UG courses at NIET, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 4.04 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one-and-half years.
NIET Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: NIET has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 52.45%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: NIET has some distinguished professors and research scholars, however, it lacks in research and professional practice. Therefore it scored 1.37%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As NIET has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and have gotten placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scored 57.50%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: NIET has students from every section and every part of India, therefore it scored 48.67%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: NIET has a good faculty, good infrastructures, a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are good, however, it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 14.83%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.