Top 10 NITs in India Based on NIRF Ranking 2021

by Srija Mahalanobish May 23, 2022

JEE Main 2022: Know about the NITs in India NIRF Ranks 2021

Every student desires to study at and be an alumnus of the best and most prestigious engineering institutions in the country. This guarantees a prosperous career, top-notch education and excellent employment opportunities with some of the topmost companies. When thinking about engineering colleges in India, IITs and NITs are the first names that arise in any discussion.


Students who make it through the entrance test of JEE Main exam will be eligible to take admission and pursue B.Tech courses at Indian Institutes of Technology, National Institutes of Technology, and other participating technical institutions after undergoing the JoSAA counselling process. 


Top 10 NITs in India As Per NIRF Ranking 2021|JEE Main 2022


The National Testing Agency or NTA has declared the JEE Main exam date for both sessions to be held in the year 2022. Session one is all set to be conducted from 20 to 29 June 2022. The second session will take place from 21 to 30 July 2022. 


If you are appearing for NTA JEE Main 2022 and hoping to enrol yourself in one of the NITs, take a look at the top NITs in India as per their NIRF rankings granted in the year 2021.


Top NITs in India with NIRF Rankings of 2021, 2020 and 2019

The National Institutes of Technology are the most sought after and one of the best engineering institutes in India. The 31 NITs in India not only enjoy national importance but also receive special recognition in the form of grants from the Government of India. 

The NITs in India offer degree courses in a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes in technology-based and engineering courses to students who qualify for JEE Main and JoSAA counselling. 


Those writing their JEE Main 2022 exam or those who will be appearing for the exam in the near future can glance through the following list of the top 10 NITs as per the ranks given to them in the years 2021, 2020 and 2019. Since the 2022 list is yet to be declared, this table can be your reference to form a fair idea about the institutes’ positions in 2022. 


Top 10 NITs in India and Their NIRF Rankings

S.No

State

Name of the NIT

NIRF Ranking 2021

NIRF Ranking 2020

Ranking

(NIRF/ MHRD 2019)

1.

Tamil Nadu

NIT Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy)

9

9

10

2.

Karnataka

NIT Surathkal

10

13

21

3.

Odisha

NIT Rourkela

20

16

16

4

Telangana

NIT Warangal

23

19

26

5.

Kerala

NIT Calicut

25

23

28

6.

West Bengal

NIT Durgapur

29

47

46

7

Maharashtra

Visvesvaraya NIT

30

27

31

8.

Rajasthan

Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MNIT)

37

35

53

9.

Uttar Pradesh

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology (MNNIT)

42

48

42

10.

Haryana

NIT Kurukshetra

44

40

41


Now that you have had a look at the top 10 NITs in India as per their placement in the rank list of NIRF, you can check the following NITs among the remaining lot as well as their respective ranks in the years 2021, 2020, 2019.


State

Name of the NIT

NIRF Ranking 2021

NIRF Ranking 2020

Ranking

(NIRF/MHRD 2019)

Assam

NIT Silchar

48

46

51

Himachal Pradesh

NIT Hamirpur

TBA

-

60

Madhya Pradesh

Maulana Azad NIT (MANIT) Bhopal

60

65

62

Gujarat

Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)

47

54

58

Manipur

NIT Manipur

TBA

158

148

Meghalaya

NIT Meghalaya

49

61

67

Tripura

NIT Agartala

92

75

70

Andhra Pradesh

NIT Tadepalligudem

-

-

N.A.

Arunachal Pradesh

NIT Yupia

-

-

N.A.

Chhattisgarh

NIT Raipur

64

-

74

New Delhi

NIT Delhi

251

-

N.A.

Punjab

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar

49

-

N.A.

Goa

NIT Goa

77

-

N.A.

Jharkhand

NIT Jamshedpur

86

-

N.A.

Mizoram

NIT Mizoram

-

-

N.A.

Nagaland

NIT Dimapur

-

 

N.A.

Bihar

NIT Patna

72

-

N.A.

Sikkim

NIT Sikkim

160

-

N.A.

Puducherry

NIT Puducherry

144

-

N.A.

Jammu & Kashmir

NIT Srinagar

69

-

N.A.

Uttarakhand

NIT Uttarakhand

186

-

N.A.


Popular Courses and Types of Degrees in NITs in India

The National Institutes of Technology offer a variety of UG and PG engineering courses along with 5-year dual degree programmes. MNNIT Allahabad, NIT Rourkela, NIT Durgapur, NIT Bhopal and NIT Trichy among a few others also allow their students to pursue MBA courses. A handful of these NITs also have provisions for B.Arch and B.Sc departments. The below mentioned tabulated data will help you understand better.

UG Programmes

PG Programmes

Dual Degree Programmes

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

Master of Science (MSc)

Dual Degree (BTech + MTech)

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Master of Technology (MTech)

Dual Degree (BS + MS)

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)



Most Sought-after B.Tech Courses in the Top NITs

  • Civil Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Metallurgical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Production Engineering


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