About NIT Karaikal, Cutoff & Ranking Procedure

About NIT Karaikal, Cutoff & Ranking Procedure & Courses Offered

NIT Karaikal

About NIT Karaikal, Cutoff & Ranking Procedure & Courses Offered

National Institute of Technology, is one of the thirty one national institutes of technology, situated near village poovam in Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal. In 2009, NIT Puducherywas declared as an institute of National importance by Government of India under the NIT Act 2007.

About Admission

During the admission, B.Tech students are admitted to the institute only on the basis obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination Mains (JEE – Mains). Among the total number of seats 50% of seats are reserved for the for the Home State candidates (Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yaman) and rest 50% seats are filled on the India quote basis.

In this Institute M.Tech students are admitted on the basis of marks obtained in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and Ph.D students are admitted to the Institute on the basis of Institute Interance test and interview.


Courses Offered by NIT Puducherry:  

  1. Undergraduate B.Tech Programs
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  1. Postgraduate M.Tech Programs
  • Computer Science
  1. P.HD Programs
  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Campus Facilities:

  • Ragging Free Environment
  • Air-Conditioned Class Rooms and Laboratories
  • Personality Development Programme
  • Industry Institute Interaction
  • Ultra Modern Laboratory and Infrastructure
  • 24-hours free Internet Kiosk
  • Modern Teaching Methodologies
  • Intensive and Vigorous Study Schedule
  • Video Conferencing Facility
  • Special Programme on Interview Techniques
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Yoga & Meditation Facilities.
  • Central library.
  • Separate girls’ and boys Hostel

Cutoff for NIT Puducherry:

Cutoff is one of the most important factors to take admission in NIT Puducherry or other NITs. The candidates have to achieve minimum ranks required for admission, that the candidates will have to secure to be allotted a seat into National Institute of Technology Puducherry. The cutoff ranks consist of opening and closing ranks. Here, below candidates can check the previous cutoff ranks of JEE Main for NIT Puducherry. The candidates can check the previous years’ cutoff trends to know the probable cutoff ranks for admission. The JEE Main cutoff 2018 for NIT Puducherry will be prepared by the admission authorities on the basis of the following factors – total number of candidates that applied for the institute, number of seats available in the institute, difficulty level of the JEE Main exam and previous year’s cutoff trends.

Cutoff 2018 for NIT Puducherry:

NIT Puducherry 2018 cutoff will be updated on our site once it is released by the institute, till the time candidates are advised to refer to previous year’s cutoff , through this candidates can estimate the cutoff for the present year and also calculate their chances of admission in the institute. NIT Puducherry provide various streams like offers Civil engineering, Computer Science engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electronics & Communication engineering and Electrical and Electronics engineering.


JEE Main 2017 Cutoff for NIT Puducherry:




Course Name



Home State Other State
1 Civil Engineering General 40746 1717137 15748 26929
OBC-NCL 36117 78659 5652 9231
SC 13935 13935 3479 4611
ST 30073 30073 1333 1598
2 Computer Science Engineering General 20469 137807 6291 16486
OBC-NCL 22473 72622 2099 5866
SC 5182 20365 740 3076
ST 6403 22922 1193 2219
3 Electronics and Communication Engineering



General 21029 143449 11166 21118
OBC-NCL 23110 62971 3573 7267
SC 7038 14108 2824 3812
ST 13357 35993 1324 1770
4 Mechanical Engineering General 50706 116258 14099 20873
OBC-NCL 28088 44668 4933 7558
SC 4271 15204 1228 4540
ST 3622 13498 1314 1696
5 Electrical & Electronics Engineering General 67198 203241 13467 23180
OBC-NCL 37732 76816 5769 8469
SC 7485 20814 3228 4870
ST 1568 2062


NIT Puducherry Ranking :

NIRF Ranking (Among all NITs) – 49

country rank 382

Contact Details:

National Institute of Technology Puducherry


Karaikal, Puducherry-609 609, India.

Phone No.:+91-4368-265235

Tele-Fax No.: +91-4368-265230

e-mail: surendiran@nitpy.ac.in