The National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research also known as Technical Teachers Training Institute (TTTI) is located in Kolkata. Inaugurated in the year 1965, the institute is also accredited to the AICTE and the West Bengal University of Technology(WBUT).

The key points of this institute are:

  • Education & Short term e-training
  • Research & Development and
  • Extension Services & Consultancy.

AICTE has acknowledged the Short-term training programs directed by the Institute for reconsideration for the purpose of movement to higher grades under the Career Advancement Scheme (CAS).

  • NITTTR KOLKATA, Kolkata offers 4 courses in 1 stream in Engineering and a 1-degree programme like M.Tech.

NITTTR Admissions

  • At the moment, admissions are provided only to MTech and PhD programs. Applications for admission are made available on the official website.
  • To pursue MTech program from NITTTR, the applicant should have scored a minimum of 55% marks in BE/BTech from a recognized university.
  • Applicants must also note that Special preference would be given to any applicant, who has scored a 55% of marks in BE/ BTech and have qualified for the GATE examination.
  • Admission to the PhD program will be done based on the candidate’s performance in UGC NET or JRF or SET.
  • Indirect admissions are provided after an entrance examination which is followed by an interview.

NITTTR Key Points

  • NITTTR’s fee for MTech is INR 73,000 and financial aids such as scholarships are not provided by the college however allowances and scholarships are provided by the state and central government.
  • The faculties at the institute have an excellent record for their services.

NITTTR Courses Offered

NITTTR offers MTech and PhD programs in various disciplines. The details pertaining to these courses are given below:

MTech Duration: 2 years Eligibility: BE/ BTech degree Selection Criteria: GATE Score
PhD Duration: 3 years Eligibility Criteria: Master’s degree in relevant discipline Selection Criteria: UGC/ JRF/ SET Score followed by MAKAUT Counselling

NITTTR Eligibility Criteria

Students have to follow the below-mentioned eligibility criteria for admission to this deemed institute:

  • A BE/ BTech or equivalent degree from a recognized institute in the concept of Computer Science & Engineering, IT, Electronics, Electrical or equivalent subject is required.
  • A total of around 93 seats are provided for this program for the applicants.

The main eligibility criterion for all 4 different specializations is obtaining at least 55% of marks in BE or BTech from a recognized institute.

Given below further extra and specialization specific criteria have been asked of the students which are mentioned below in detail:

  • Multimedia & Software Systems: BE/ BTech. or equivalent from recognized University in Computer Science & Engineering, IT, Electronics, Electrical or equivalent. GATE qualified students would have to face an interview or a written test after the selection process.
  • Mechatronics Engineering: BE/ BTech. or equivalent from a recognized University/Institution in the subject of Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Electronics & Telecommunication, Instrumentation, and Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required for the applicant.
  • Manufacturing Technology: Graduates holding BE or BTech degree or AMIE degree in Mechanical/Production/Automobile/ Industrial Engineering and Technology are accepted.
  • Structural Engineering: Graduates holding a BE or BTech degree or AMIE degree in Civil Engineering are accepted.
  • Under General and SC/ST/OBC Category, applicants with GATE AND 55 marks will be preferred. Sponsored candidates must have at least a one-year full-time work experience along with 55% marks in their engineering examination.
  • A total of 8 seats are sanctioned for this course. The eligibility criterion for the PhD is similar to that of MTech. However, students can check it in the official portal. NITTR Portal.

NITTTR Placements

  • The college provides a training and placement cell which proceeds with the placement procedures.
  • Accenture, Azure, EY have come for placements and hired students providing great annual packages.


Ques. Does NITTTR offer hostel facilities to students?

Ans. Yes, the college provides a hostel facility to the students who would like to use the opportunity with affordable and student friendly fees. The hostel also provides a relaxing ambience for the students to relax and rejuvenate through the days of hard work and stress.

Ques. How is the infrastructure of the institute? 

Ans. The college has a breathtaking infrastructure with good maintenance and equipment. The institute has an updated central library, it also provides students with an Integrated Computer Centre and many other centres like incubation centres which help with student’s learning.

Ques. Does the college provide a good network and IT infrastructure?

Ans. Yes, the college provides a good and wide range of wifi around the campus with good access speed. Along with a working wifi, the college also provides students with an integrated computer centre for in-depth research.

Ques. How is the faculty at NITTTR, Kolkata? 

Ans. The faculty available at NITTTR is highly qualified and are recognized for their skills and their good relation with students. The faculty members at NITTTR are also known to be supportive and good mentors for students.