National Institute of Technology, Patna

Details Of National Institute of Technology, Patna (NIT-Patna)

National Institute of Technology, Patna is the 18th national institute and 6th oldest institute of engineering in India. NIT was established in the year 1986 as a Bihar college of engineering. Bihar college of engineering renamed with  National Institute of Technology in the year 2004 by Ministry of HRD.

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National Institute of Technology is located on the south bank of holy river Ganga behind Gandhi Ghat, one of the most important place of Patna. NIT campus is 8 km far from Patna railway station and 20 km from Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport. campus spread over 60 acres of land. The entrance to the institute is from Ashok Rajpath and it is about 3 Km from the famous Gandhi Maidan.


National Institute of Technology offer 7 under graduate and 12 post-graduate courses in various discipline of engineering and technology.


The campus has more than 77 reputed faculty members from all departments.


National Institute of Technology has a state of art infrastructure houses in well stocked library with 55,000 volumes of books, computer centre with 190 latest system, separated hostel facility for boys and girls, canteen, sports facility, transport facility, well equipped labs and workshops.


The campus has three societies named cultural society, common room society and outdoor society which organize the indoor and outdoor sports activities and cultural and technical festival named “Melange and Corona” subsequently.

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National Institute of Technology offer 7 under graduate and 12 post-graduate courses in various discipline of engineering and technology.

The campus offers following engineering courses:

Under Graduate Courses

B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) – 4 years

  1. Civil engineering
  2. Electrical engineering
  3. Electronics and communication engineering
  4. Computer science and engineering
  5. Mechanical engineering
  6. Information engineering

B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture) – 5 years

  1. Architecture

Post Graduate Courses

M.Tech (Master of Technology) – 2 years

  1. Water Resources Engineering
  2. Transportation Engineering
  3. Structural Engineering
  4. Control System Engineering
  5. Power System Engineering
  6. Thermal Turbo Engineering
  7. Refrigeration, Air-conditioning & Heat Transfer
  8. Information Technology
  9. Computer Science & Engineering
  10. Communication Systems
  11. VLSI System Design and Microelectronics
  12. Urban and Regional Planning

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National Institute of Technology shows 78% placement achievement through its website. The institution offers a compulsory training and summer internship at the top research institution and organizations of the country. The campus activity provides the job placement for its students.

The top recruiters are as the following:

  • Indian Oil Corporation
  • HDFC
  • Bharat Petroleum
  • ITD Cementation
  • Microsoft
  • Mu Sigma
  • Hero Motor Corp
  • L& T ECC
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals
  • Tata Motors
  • Samsung Heavy Industries
  • Verizon
  • Accenture
  • SAP Labs
  • Wipro
  • Kribhco
  • Capgemini
  • Samsung
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Tata Auto Comp
  • Unisys
  • Tata Projects
  • Hella
  • Tata Advance System
  • Gadhia Solar
  • Rancore Technologies
  • Oceaneering
  • Siemens
  • Endeavor
  • Suzuki Power-trains
  • Ericsson
  • Hindalco
  • Denso India
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals
  • ILF&S
  • Matix Fertilizer
  • Consulting Engineering Services
  • Godrej
  • ERA Group
  • Simplex Infrastructure
  • Reve Systems
  • Gammon India
  • Syntel

By Harish

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