NIT Placements: Salary Package & Placement Process

  • By Kirti Yadav
  • 29 November 2022
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NITs, or the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), are premier engineering institutions in India. They offer undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate-level courses in different disciplines with advanced curricula, a brilliant learning curve, and great placement drives for their students. Generally, the placement drive starts from December first week to March last week in different phases. 

Top companies from across the globe visit NIT campuses to recruit engineering and other graduates, and they offer a very good package to the students. Students in top NITs in India get an average annual starting package of about ₹10 lakhs - ₹15 lakhs. Students studying in the NITs that rank lower in the list of top NITs in India received an average NIT salary package between ₹5 lakhs - ₹10 lakhs per annum.

Top Domestic and International Companies that Recruit from NITs

  • Maruti Suzuki
  • Tata Motors
  • Ashok Leyland
  • Mahindra & Mahindra
  • Credence
  • QuadEye Security
  • Wissen
  • Lowe’s
  • Nokia
  • PharmEasy
  • Toshiba
  • ATCS
  • Cartesian Consulting
  • Cisco
  • IBM
  • Amazon
  • Arcesium
  • Qualcomm
  • SAP
  • AppDynamics
  • Oracle 

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Technology from NIT are offered various roles in different domains and sectors. Most of them are recruited in coding, business analytics, and software development profiles. Although all sorts of companies — from the automobile to FMCG sectors — recruit from NIT campuses, engineers are posted as engineering consultants.

Now, students seeking further information on NIT's highest packages, keep reading this article. Here we have included information related to placement after education in NITs — on all 31 campuses, including NIT Warangal, NIT Surathkal, NIT Trichy, and NIT Calicut. 

NIT Placements: Procedure

NITs follow this step-by-step placement procedure:

  • NITs send Invitations to companies in the form of brochures with relevant information and attached response sheets asking about the recruitment details.
  • The companies communicate by e-mail/post with filled-in response sheets sent to the Training and Placement Departments of the respective NIT.
  • After the placement officer and coordinators receive the details, they get in touch with the company and fix the date for the Campus Placement process.
  • The placement cell obtains the travel plans from companies and makes the necessary arrangements for various pre-placement and post-placement related activities.
  • Companies make their offers after assessing the candidature of the students.
  • After the necessary documentation, the signed offer letters are sent to the company through the Training and Placement Department. 

NIT Salary Packages

Here is a table showing NIT branch-wise placements and NIT's highest packages. We took the data from the final placement reports of respective institutes.

Name of NITs

Average Domestic Package

(Per annum – in ₹ lakh)

Highest Domestic Package

(Per annum – in ₹ lakh)

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli

6

70

National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, HP

12.84

52

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

9.56

50

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

8.24

40.63

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat

11.2

39.5

National Institute of Technology, Patna

7.7

39.1

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

5-6

39.1

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

13.3

39

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

7

39

National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

14.15

39

National Institute of Technology, Raipur

7

38

Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

7.5

37

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

7.82

36

National Institute of Technology, Agartala, Tripura

5

36

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

7.84

34

National Institute of Technology, Silchar

6.3

32.5

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

9

32.5

National Institute of Technology, Delhi

7

32

Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

7.53

31.12

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

7

22

National Institute of Technology, Hazaratbal, Srinagar

9

19.56

National Institute of Technology, Sikkim

8.5

18

National Institute of Technology, Manipur

5.6

17.5

National Institute of Technology, Mizoram

6.62

17.3

National Institute of Technology, Puducherry

4.9

15.25

National Institute of Technology, Yupia, Arunachal Pradesh

6.6

13

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

6

13

National Institute of Technology, Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh

5.87

13

National Institute of Technology, Goa

6.42

12

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttarakhand

6

10.5

National Institute of Technology, Nagaland

4.5

9

To Conclude

The highest and the average packages of NIT are very lucrative, but cracking into any of these elite institutions requires solemn efforts. Students will also require campus placement preparation to get good job offers. 

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NIT Placements - FAQ

Which NIT has the highest number of placements?

NIT - Trichy, Hamirpur, Calicut, Surat, Kurukshetra, and Durgapur are a few of the top NITs in India that offer the most placements. 

What is the NIT salary per month?

The average package offered to NIT graduates is around ₹6 lakh per annum, which means the per month salary is somewhere around ₹45 thousand. 

What is the average placement in NIT?

Different NITs have different placement records. It would be safe to say that around 70% to 84% of students get placed on average if we combine the placement data of all NITs. No NIT has a 100% placement record.

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