National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli

Initially established as Regional Engineering College Tiruchirapalli, The National Institute of Technology became a Deemed University in the year 2003, thereby renaming itself and establishing itself in the category of national institutes for science and technology. The institute got itself registered under the Indian Societies Act, 1960. Presently it is controlled by a Board of Directors, in which Mr. P. Chidambaram, the Hon'ble Finance Minister of India, is the Director of the Institute while Mr. R. Seshashayee, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland holds the post of Chairman. Along with receiving grants from Government, which every Deemed University receives, this institute recently bagged a generous grant from the World Bank for support in its objective of expansion.

Since its incorporation, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, has laid emphasis on providing best education to its students whether it is through infrastructural facilities or through well-trained and experienced, qualified faculties. Besides striving for best academic excellence, the institute has focused that its students participate to the maximum for social causes so that they utilize their full potential and be of help to society. It also has tried to inculcate brotherhood and national integration by drawing students from all over country so that healthy competition can be promoted among students.

Courses at NIT Trichy

The following courses are on offered at the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli.

  • B. Tech

  • B. Arch

  • M. Tech

  • MSc

  • MCA

  • MBA

  • MS

  • PhD

Departments of NIT Trichy

The following are the various Departments of the Institute

  • Architecture

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Applications

  • Computer Science and Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Humanities (English)

  • Instrumentation and Control Engineering

  • Management Studies

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • Physics

  • Production Engineering


The admission procedure in this institute is similar to all other national institutes of engineering in the country. Admission to the undergraduate course is done on the basis of ranks obtained in entrance examination, known as the All India Engineering Entrance Examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education. For admission to post-graduate or M. Tech. Courses the entrance is based on scores of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).


Half of the total seats in different courses are meant for students of Tamil Nadu, leaving the rest half for out-station students.

Administrative Posts

  • Chairman

  • Director

  • Registrar

  • Dy. Registrar

  • Dean (Academics)


  • Hostel & Mess

  • Library

  • Laboratories

  • Hospital

  • Shopping Center

  • Training and Placement Cell

  • Transport-Private Auto and Taxi Service on campus.

  • Physical Education

  • Security

  • Octagon Computer Center and Computer Support Group.

Contact details of NIT Trichi

National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli

  • Tamil Nadu, India, 620 015
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  • Contact Phone No: + 91 (431) 2501801
  • Fax No: + 91 (431) 2500133
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