NIT Durgapur 2025: Admission Guide With [Important Dates]

Last Modified on : April 19, 2024

The National Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur) is a public engineering university located in Durgapur, India. Currently, it offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in engineering and technology. Also, you can do MBA from this recognized institute.

NIT Durgapur has been consistently ranked among the top ten engineering colleges in India. Explore the NIT Durgapur Institute in detail here!


NIT Durgapur 2025 Overview!


Name of Institute National Institute of Technology Durgapur
Popular Name NIT Durgapur (NITDGP OR NIT DGP)
Year of establishment 1960
City Durgapur, West Bengal
Ownership Public
Recognition UGC
Approval AICTE
Accreditation NBA
Ranking (2023) -Ranked 9th in all NITs

-Ranked 43 for Engineering by NIRF

– Ranked 90 as per NIRF Ranking in overall category

Mode of education Full-time
No. of departments 10
No. of courses 29
Accepted exams JEE Main, GATE, CAT, NIMCET, IIT JAM (For B.tech, MBA, M.Tech, Phd and MSW courses)
No. of faculty 230
Scholarships offered 31
Placement rate (2023) 84.66%
Highest salary package offered (2023) Rs 70 LPA (Overall)
Average salary package offered (2023) Rs 13.64 LPA (Overall)
Application mode Online
Official website www.nitdgp.ac.in


NIT Durgapur exam dates

NIT Durgapur exam 2025 will start from first week of April. The actual date is to be announced soon on its official website. As soon it releases, you can check it either here or at official platform.

Similarly, the last date of NIT-DGP application 2025 will be announced soon. Candidate should be active to know when the application is out.


NIT Durgapur 2025 – Course-wise syllabus

We have provided a gist of essential subjects covered in the UG, PG and MBA courses offered by NITDGP. This will give you an idea of the subjects included in each discipline.

Course Subjects
B.Tech Total 8 subjects in which some important are: Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering
M.Tech Total 4 semesters for 2-year M.Tech. Important subjects include: Computer Science, Structural, Biotechnology
B.Sc Normal Science-related subjects. The course is divided into 8-semester program.
MBA Management subjects. Admission takes place based on the entrance exam.
MSW (Master of Social Work) Subjects are decided to spread awareness about Social elements; environment, etc.


NIT Durgapur Eligibility Criteria 2025

NIT Durgapur accepts applications from eligible candidates for the course. Thus, knowing what criteria are decided is essential. Check here for course-wise eligibility to see if you are fit for NIT 2025 admission for a variety of courses.

Various undergraduate, postgraduate, and other courses are offered by the National Institute of Technology Durgapur such as BTech, MTech, MSc, MCA, MBA, and Ph.D. programs in various specializations.


Check the Eligibility criteria for different programs below:


Course Eligibility Criteria

-Chemical Engineering

-Computer Science and Engineering

-Mechanical Engineering

A minimum of 75% aggregate in Class 12 with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology as an optional subject

Qualifying exam: JEE Main


-Chemical Engineering

-Computer Science and Engineering

-Electrical Engineering

Students needed to BE/BTech degree in the relevant field with a minimum of 60% aggregate (55% for SC/ST category candidates) from a recognized university

Qualifying exam: GATE

MBA Students need a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate. Qualifying exams: CAT/CMAT/XAT
MCA To apply for MCA, students should have a BCA or bachelor’s degree with Mathematics as the main subject either in UG or Class 12


Qualifying exam: NIMCET


Admission Process

The admission process for various UG and PG courses offered by NIT Durgapur differs depending on the stream. Interested candidates can apply for admission to UG and PG courses online. Mentioned below are information related to the NIT Durgapur admission:


UG Courses:

  • Those who are willing to get admission to NIT BTech must secure the required JEE Main rank and then attend JoSAA counselling.


PG Courses:

  • For admission to MSc, a valid IIT JAM score is required.
  • Candidates willing to pursue an MSc program need to attend CCMN counselling.
  • A valid CAT, CMAT, or XAT score is required for admission to the MBA program.
  • Final selection will be based on the candidate’s performance in GD & PI.
  • NIT MTech admission is based on a GATE score followed by CCMT counselling.
  • Admission to the MSW program is based on marks obtained in graduation.


Ph.D. Courses:

NIT Durgapur PhD admission is based on 60% or above marks obtained in master’s degree or any other relevant discipline.

Fees Structure


B.Tech 23,500 INR – 6,25,000 INR
M.Tech 18,000 – 1,35,000 INR
B.Sc 75,000 INR
MBa 35,500/ semester and 1,50,000 for entire course
P.hD 45,000 INR


The given fees are subject to change, as per NIT officials’ announcements. We have taken them from the official NITDGP.

Check past years’ fee structure covering other overall fees:

  • For the undergraduate course fee structure 2023-24, check it from the officials.
  • For the postgraduate course fee structure 2023-24, visit the official portal.



The National Institute of Technology placements, Durgapur, have been a sensation. 187 companies visited the campus for placements this year, with the

746 placement offers.


The top recruiters of the institute comprise Microsoft, TCS Ninja, ICICI Bank, PwC, and many others. As per the latest placement reports, the highest and the average package offered to the candidates of NIT Durgapur during the placement drive are INR 70 LPA and INR 13.64 LPA respectively.


What is NIT Durgapur famous for?

NIT Durgapur is well known for offering undergraduate as well as postgraduate in disciplines covering engineering management, science, and architecture. Moreover, the institute comprise 14 departments with about 224 faculty members and more than 4000 enrolled students.


Is NIT Durgapur a top nit?

The National institute of Technology, Durgapur is certified by the All India Councile for Technical Education. Accreditations of this institute is done by the National Board of Accreditations. Furthermore, NIT Durgapur has been ranked 43 under the “Engineering Category” by the NIRF Ranking 2023.


What percentile is required for NIT Durgapur?

To take admission to NIT Durgapur, candidates must secure a minimum of 75% marks in the class 12th Board examination or attain a rank among the first 20 percentile in their 12th board examination. Moreover, SC or ST candidates must secure a minimum of 65% of marks in their 12th Board exam.


Can I get NIT Duragpur with 92 percentile?

To get admitted in NITs, candidates must score a good percentile to their choice of institute and specialization. Usually, candidates are required to have a percentile ranging between 85 to 95 for getting NIT seats.


What is the closing rank of NIT Durgapur ?

As per JoSAA, the opening and closing rank 2023 for NIT Durgapur is 3070 and 12851 for the home state and 6848 and 10070 for other states.


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