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About NIT Calicut

National Institute of Technology Calicut, formerly Regional Engineering College Calicut, is a public technical university and an institute of national importance governed by the NIT Act passed by the Parliament of India. The campus is situated 22 kilometres north east of Kozhikode, on the Kozhikode–Mukkam Road.

NIT Calicut was ranked 23rd among all engineering colleges by the NIRF in 2020. The institute’s popular course is its Architecture program at Bachelor’s level. Following this, the CSE branch of the B.Tech program is the most opted course by the students. Admission to both of these programs is offered on the basis of merit secured in JEE Main exam and JoSAA counselling.

About NIT Calicut

Establishment year1961
Also known asNITC
OwnershipGovernment/ Public
Ranking (2020)23 out of 100 (NIRF)
Number of departments13
Number of courses52
Accepted examsJEE Main, GATE, CAT, UGC, NIMCET, IIT JAM

About NIT Calicut

Under Graduate Programs :

  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Material Science Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Engineering Physics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • B.Arch

Eligibility Criteria : Admissions to the B.Tech program at NIT Calicut is based on the scores of JEE Main followed by JoSAA Counselling process.

Post Graduate Programs :

Master of Technology :

  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Power System Engineering
  • Information Security
  • Energy Engineering
  • Microelectronics And Vlsi Design
  • Power Electronics
  • Traffic & Transportation Planning
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Environmental Geotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Machine Design
  • Structural Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Nano Science And Technology
  • Offshore Structures
  • Signal Processing
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Material Science And Engineering
  • Electronics Design And Technology
  • Industrial Power And Automation
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
  • Computer Science And Engineering

Eligibilty : Graduate & GATE Score

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) :

  1. Graduate with minimum 60% marks (or CGPA 6.5/10) for GEN/GEN-EWS/OBC and 55% marks (or CGPA 6.0/10) for SC/ST/PwD in
  2. B.Sc./ B.Sc. (Hons)/ BCA/ BIT/ B.Voc.(Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Software Development) of minimum of three years full-time from a recognized University with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects Or
  3. B.E./ B.Tech. from a recognized University are eligible to appear for NIMCET. Conversion from CGPA to the percentage or vice versa given by individual Institute/university will not be considered/allowed. (CGPA other than the 10-point scale will be converted to a 10-point scale based on Unitary method)

Master of Science (MSc) :

  1. Chemistry
  2. Mathematics
  3. Physics

Eligibilty : Graduate + IIT JAM exam

Master of Planning :

Eligibility Criteria : NIT Calicut offers admission to the M.Plan program on the basis of GATE scores followed by CCMT Counseling process. Candidates who have successfully cleared GATE 2021.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) :

Eligibility Criteria : Graduate with CAT Score can apply. Admission into the course is based on the CAT exam followed by a Personal Interview/Group Discussion. NIT Calicut also considered past academic record, work experience and performance in the GI/PI for selection.

About NIT Calicut

  • Library

    The central library has the collection of over 1.55 lakhs of books, 193 national and international journals and other resources cater to the knowledge. The central library also houses the NALANDA Digital Library, which has over 4690 online journals, 2117 e-books, 31674 e-databases, 9994 conference proceedings and about 2132 ETDs/ CBTs, etc. NALANDA is one of the earliest digital libraries in the country.

  • Hostel

    The institute has different hostels starting from 1st-year students to final year students and for international students also. All the hostels have Common room and Recreational center where newspapers, magazines, TV’s and indoor sports/games facilities are available.Free 24 hour internet and computational facilities are available in almost all hostels.

    Boys HostelIn-Campus HostelGirls HostelIn-Campus Hostel
  • Sports Complex
    Available Facilities: 
    Badminton Court|Basketball Court|Tennis Court|Volleyball Court
  • Shuttle Service

    The institute provides transportation services for the campus community in the morning and evening shifts. The bus service also provides in the afternoon time from the east campus towards the hostel area.

  • Labs
    Available Facilities: 
    Chemistry Lab|Computer Lab|Electrical Lab|Electronics Lab|Language Lab|Mechanical Lab|Physics Lab|Building science laboratory|CAAD laboratory|Heat transfer laboratory|Environmental research laboratory|VLSI Laboratory
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
Other Facilities:
Guest House|Amphitheater
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