NIT Papum Pare is one of the premier colleges in India that offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in various disciplines. It has been approved by AICTE and UGC and is regarded as an Institution of National Importance. It has secured the 200th position in the prestigious NIRF Ranking.

The college offers a wide variety of courses to opt for. It currently has departments and the programs offered in this college are B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, and Ph.D. It is one of the most preferred engineering colleges for its CSE and ECE courses.

The faculty of the college are highly qualified with Ph.D. degrees. They have an impeccable teaching experience of more than 10 years and have received satisfactory reviews for their student-friendly approach by the students of the college.

The college has observed a good placement trend over the years. A total of 51 students were placed during the 2020 recruitments. The highest package offered was INR 12 LPA and the average salary stood at 6.2 LPA. Capgemini, McAfee, L&T, IBM, and Cognizant were some of the top recruiters that visited the campus for placements.

NIT Papum Pare: Rankings

The college has gained popularity since its inception and has been most sought after for its courses in the Engineering stream. Some of the commendable achievements/rankings awarded to the college are as follows:

  • Ranked 4th among all the 31 NIT’s across India by AIIRA Rankings 2020
  • Ranked 200 among top colleges in India by NIRF 2020
  • Band A (Rank between 11 and 25) among top Institute of National Importance, Central Universities and CFTIs by AIIRA Rankings 2020

NIT Papum Pare: Courses and Fees

The courses offered by the college along with program details are listed in the table below:

Program Details Selection Criteria
  • Courses: Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Civil, Basic and Applied Sciences, Biotechnology, Management and Humanities
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Fees: 5.68L for 4 years
  • Eligibility: A pass in 10+2 Boards with a minimum of 75% along with a valid score in JEE Mains.
Based on the rank obtained in JEE Mains and seats are allotted based on JoSAA counseling for shortlisted students.
  • Courses: Computer Science Engineering, Basic and Applied Science, Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical, Management and Humanities.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: 1.78L for 2 years
  • Eligibility: A pass in graduation with a minimum of 60% or 6.5 CGPA and a valid score in the GATE Exam.
Based on the rank obtained in GATE and seats are allotted based on CCMT counseling for shortlisted students.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 37,172 for 1st year
  • Eligibility: A pass in graduation with a minimum of 60% or 6.5 CGPA and a valid score in the IIT JAM Exam.
Based on the rank obtained in IIT JAM Exam and admission seats are allotted based on CCMN counseling for the shortlisted students.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Fees: INR 39,000 for 1st year 
  • Eligibility: A pass in graduation with a minimum of 60% or 6.5 CGPA along with a valid score in CAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ XAT.
Based on the scores obtained in CAT/ CMAT/ GMAT/ XAT Tests. The final selections are done based on the Personal Interview (PI) and Group Discussion (GD) of the candidate conducted by the institute itself.
  • Duration: 3-5 years 
  • Fees: INR 34,672 for 1st year 
  • Eligibility: The candidate must have completed their post-graduation and should have attempted the GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET exam.
Based on the scores obtained in GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET. The candidate also must attempt a written test and attend a personal interview conducted by the institute for final selections.

NIT Papum Pare: Cutoff

The seat allotments are based on the cutoff and performance of the candidate in JEE Mains. The JoSAA counseling happens in seven rounds where the opening and closing ranks for each specialization and course are released. The seat allotments in the last two rounds are done through CSAb counseling.

These cutoffs are category-specific and vary for different category students. Due to the persisting COVID-19 situation, the JoSAA counseling is now organized only for 6 rounds. If we observe the cutoff trend for the years 2018, 2019, and 2020, the cutoff for each program in NIT Papum Pare has gradually decreased over the years.

The opening for Round 1 and closing JEE rank for Round 6 for different B.Tech specializations during the 2020 JoSAA counseling are listed below:

ROUND-1 Opening Ranks 2020
Course General OBC SC ST
Civil Engineering 32878 10610 4915 1956
Computer Science Engineering 11326 5698 3004 1394
Electrical Engineering 25836 8869 5829 2406
Electronics and Communication Engineering 21975 7485 4590 2173
Mechanical Engineering 23980 9975 5831 2008
ROUND-6 Closing Ranks 2020
Course General OBC SC ST
Civil Engineering 48956 13799 7563 2213
Computer Science Engineering 27307 7923 3397 1847
Electrical Engineering 40190 12234 7457 2671
Electronics and Communication Engineering 34073 10982 5456 2703
Mechanical Engineering 44834 12756 7919 2956

NIT Papum Pare: Placements

The college has a well-functioning Placement and Training cell which hones the skills of the students to make them industry-ready. It is compulsory for UG students to participate in internship programs to enhance their GATE Training and Employability Skill Training.

  • According to the 2019-20 placement statistics, the rate of placement in NIT Papum Pare is 38.53%. 
  • The number of jobs offered during this placement season was 51 and most of the jobs offered were to CSE and ECE students. 
  • The highest CTC offered was 12 LPA and the average CTC was 6 LPA. During the 2018-19 placement drive, 93 students were placed and the highest CTC of 14 LPA was offered by Power Grid.
  • The college has been visited by some top-notch companies in both private and public sector firms. 

Some of the top recruiters of this college are mentioned in the table below:

LTI Cognizant IBM Capgemini
L&T Power L&T Constructions McAfee Cummins
WIPRO Infosys Nokia TVS
Huawei HSBC Intel Vodafone

NIT Papum Pare: Scholarships

NIT Papum Pare offers a number of scholarships to the eligible students. The scholarships offered are as follows:

  • The college provides a concession in the course fees for students belonging to reserved categories such as SC/ST/OBC/PwDs etc. The college also provides fellowship/ scholarship/ innovations awards for students and provides scholarships for meritorious students. It organizes Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children (SPDC). 
  • The college also offers a full refund of the tuition fee for OBC and Unreserved category students. The National Thermal Power Corporation- NTPC provides a scholarship for SC/ST/PWD students and the registered students will get INR 4,000 per month for 48 months.
  • Apart from these, the college provides the NSP (National Scholarship Portal) for eligible students.

NIT Papum Pare: FAQs

Ques. Are the provisions for hostels in NIT Papum Pare?

Ans. Yes, the college provides separate hostel facilities for both boys and girls. The total hostel fee charged per semester is INR 4000.

Ques. What is the scope of placement for EE students in NIT Papum Pare?

Ans. The Electrical branch has maintained a good trend during placements. Around 50-605 of the students got placed and the highest CTC offered was 14 LPA by Power Grid during the 2018-19 recruitment drive. 

Ques. How to apply for a B.Tech course in NIT Papum Pare?

Ans. The student has to attempt JEE Mains to be eligible for B.Tech admissions at NIT Papum Pare. Once the results are out, a student with a positive JEE score can register themselves for the JoSAA counseling using the official website of JoSAA.

Ques. B.Tech in NIT Papum Pare or NIT Andhra Pradesh. Which is more preferable?

Ans. Some of the salient features for pursuing B.Tech in both the colleges are listed below:

Parameters NIT Papum Pare NIT Andhra Pradesh
NIRF 2020 Ranking 200 ---
First year course fees 1.46L 1.88L
Highest CTC 12 LPA 16 LPA
Top-recruiters Capgemini, McAfee, L&T, IBM, Cognizant, Cummins, HSBC, etc. Accenture, Vedanta, Deloitte, Amazon, United Healthcare, etc.