Academic Life

NIT Silchar has always stood for the best in education and pedagogy. We design our courses to promote deep understanding and learning of concepts and our curriculum is constantly evolving, keeping in sync with global research. The following are some of the key components of curriculum at our campus. The programme structures for all our disciplines have been designed to challenge the brightest minds. Each academic year is divided into 2 semesters, with the following outline:

Undergraduate Programmes

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

  • Admission through: JEE Main
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Stream: Civil, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Electrical, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanical
  • Focus: Providing a basic yet strong foothold on in various aspects of engineering.
  • Industrial Training: 3 months
  • Final Year Project: 1 Year

Graduate Programmes

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

  • Admission through: GATE + Interview
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Focus: Making students develop a comprehensive understanding of a particular field of study and tackle practical problems of design and development through course work and active research.
  • Assistantship: Affiliated to course instructors or research projects.
  • M.Tech Project: 1 Year

Master of Science (M.Sc)

  • Admission through: JAM
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Focus: Developing a strong theoretical base and a good level of expertise in research supplemented by both course-wise and project.
  • M.Sc Project: 1 Year

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

  • Admission through: CAT/MAT/CMAT + GD + PI
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Focus: Marketing, Finance, Human Resource.
  • MBA Project: 1 Year

Doctoral Program (PhD)

  • Admission through: Entrance Test + Interview
  • Focus: Extensive training in research that is wholly relevant to the advances being made in science and technology. All PhD students are expected to publish results related to their thesis work in International Journals and Conferences.