NIT Entrance Exam for MSc: Seats, Fees and More

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NIT Entrance Exam for MSc

After completing graduation students appear in the NIT Entrance exam for MSc admission. They can pursue master’s degrees from the National Institute of Technology. Students need to appear in an entrance exam popularly known as the IIT JAM exam. This entrance exam is conducted by IITs for the selection of MSc courses.

NIT Trichy offers its students a two-year course in four specialisations. This course, MSc is taught by the Department of Communication Applications, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Here, you will learn about how the NIT entrance exam for the MSc course is conducted.

What is NIT Entrance Exam for MSc?

CCMN-2022 is a common platform for all the applicants where they can apply for M.Sc./M.Sc.(Tech.) programmes. Based on what score the students get, the students get in their JAM test of the year, they are able to apply to prestigious universities like NIT, IIEST Shibpur and many others. 

NIT Entrance Exam Eligibility for Msc

In order to be eligible for the same, the candidates must satisfy certain criteria. Below we have mentioned the admission requirements that will help you to understand the admission process.

For this, the candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field from a recognized university with a minimum percentage of marks as mentioned by NIT. As per our knowledge, around 50% is the minimum percentage (this is applicable for SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates). 

Other than this, the candidate will have to fulfil subject-wise eligibility criteria depending on what specialization he/she chooses. Apart from this, candidates who have appeared for their graduation exams in 2021 can also apply for the same.

Which NIT Offers MSc Course?

There are several NIT colleges in India which offer the course, MSc. Here is a list of all of them:

  • Malviya National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jaipur
  • Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (NIT), Bhopal
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kozhikode
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela
  • National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy
  • Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (NIT), Surat

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MSc Fees in NIT

As mentioned above, there are only certain NITs in India which offer the MSc course. Here is the fee structure of all of them.

Malviya National Institute of Technology (NIT), JaipurINR 67,665 (1st Year Fees) 
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (NIT), BhopalINR 1.87 Lakh
National Institute of Technology (NIT), KozhikodeINR 30,000
National Institute of Technology (NIT), RourkelaINR 30,000 – INR 75,000
National Institute of Technology (NIT), TrichyINR 26,300
Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (NIT), SuratINR 2.76 lakh (For integrated MSc course)

Please keep in mind that the above-mentioned fees may vary from year to year. 

No. of Seats in NIT for Msc 

CollegeNo. Of Seats  
Malviya National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jaipur123
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (NIT), Bhopal20
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kozhikode75
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela100
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Trichy28
Sardar Vallabhai National Institute of Technology (NIT), Surat58

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How do I get into NIT for M.Sc.?

M.Tech admissions at NIT are done on the basis of scores which are produced out of the GATE exam. NITs declare the same after the seat allotment results. Similar to what happens in IITs, the GATE exam is also mandatory here for all the candidates who want admission to MTech programs.

Is NIT free for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates?

Yes, all NITs and IITs have this facility where 100% of the fees of courses are waived for SC and ST candidates. This is for those students who have a family income of less than INR 1 lakh. 

How many students get selected for NIT every year?

A total of 23997 seats in NIT for undergraduates and 13,664 seats are there for postgraduate students. The government may increase the number of seats in the near future.

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