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NIT Puducherry JEE Main 2022 Cutoff

 

NIT (National Institute of Technology) Puducherry is one of the 31 NITs in India. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programs in Engineering, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences. It was established in the year 2010 and is located in Karaikal, a port town of the Union Territory of Puducherry.

It has been ranked #136 by NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) in 2022 among all engineering colleges in India. Its campus is spread over an area of 256 acres. The institute has a wide range of facilities, including a boys’ hostel, a girls’ hostel, a science block, a guest house, a well-equipped library, a staff residence, a grievance cell, and a playground.

NIT Puducherry has many sports facilities, clubs and societies, including an innovation club set up. Despite being relatively new, the 2022 placements for the institute have been decent. The total placement rate for B.Tech students was 44% and the median salary package has been around INR 6 LPA in the recent past.

Admission to all the programs offered by NIT Puducherry is done through the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). The JEE Main 2022 cutoff marks for NIT Puducherry will be released on its official website soon. Candidates who score equal to or above the cutoff marks will be eligible for admission to NIT Puducherry.

Previous years' JEE Main cutoffs for NIT Puducherry are given below for your reference.

 

JEE Main 2021 Cutoff for NIT Puducherry

 

Course

   

OBC

EWS

General

SC

ST

Mechanical Engineering

All India

Male

9436

4161

26431

6005

2170

Female

13177

4161

30021

6996

2170

Puducherry

Male

44333

 

135358

17721

 

Female

56350

 

176079

17721

 

Electronics and Communication Engineering

All India

Male

6480

2846

18486

3737

1566

Female

6558

3424

23708

3737

1566

Puducherry

Male

32861

46642

97297

13963

14829

Female

43325

46642

135725

13963

14829

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

All India

Male

8358

4281

24597

4558

2002

Female

11684

4940

28415

4558

2141

Puducherry

Male

42446

55047

124758

17190

6826

Female

49847

55047

158546

17190

6826

Computer Science and Engineering

All India

Male

4554

2004

13155

2554

962

Female

6389

2004

20587

3009

962

Puducherry

Male

16083

34360

51754

9022

2860

Female

39697

34360

109089

9022

9098

Civil Engineering

All India

Male

10554

5309

35359

6655

 

Female

11689

5309

35359

6655

2424

Puducherry

Male

53037

77571

161607

17846

 

Female

58429

77571

167088

30826

 

 

JEE Main 2020 Cutoff for NIT Puducherry

 

Course Name

Category

Male

Female

Home State

Other State

Home State

Other State

Civil Engineering

OBC

76199

12187

76199

16199

EWS

-

6721

-

7437

General

217750

40644

217750

40912

SC

26091

6271

26091

6271

ST

19863

1843

-

1843

Computer Science and Engineering

OBC

44042

5044

44042

6891

EWS

83715

2575

83715

2575

General

94424

15467

115146

16811

SC

15449

2751

15449

2751

ST

6903

483

6903

2646

Electronics and Communication Engineering

OBC

50948

6684

50948

10397

EWS

57429

3493

73283

3493

General

137920

20722

137920

25349

SC

24060

4166

24060

4166

ST

12608

1385

12608

1385

Mechanical Engineering

OBC

64028

9626

78662

14518

EWS

-

5635

-

5635

General

185733

31275

230512

38947

SC

32180

5420

32180

7544

ST

-

2132

-

2132

 

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

OBC

62707

8730

62707

12085

EWS

-

-

-

-

General

169815

29855

169815

30451

SC

27792

5144

27792

5366

ST

-

1741

-

2721

 

JEE Main 2019 Cutoff for NIT Puducherry 

 

Course

   

OBC

EWS

General

SC

ST

Civil Engineering

All India

Male

9307

-

31813

4825

1320

Female

10963

-

33371

5811

-

Home State

Male

96543

-

246946

27668

-

Female

97715

-

256478

-

-

Computer Science and Engineering

All India

Male

4627

-

15164

2396

1272

Female

6128

-

19176

3350

-

Home State

Male

56609

-

134522

22789

-

Female

56280

-

115837

24478

-

Electronics and Communication Engineering

All India

Male

6263

-

19231

3994

1796

Female

7148

-

21191

3842

-

Home State

Male

66084

-

166930

33400

-

Female

52603

-

68357

14876

-

Mechanical Engineering

All India

Male

8352

-

25044

3906

2099

Female

11656

-

34225

5637

-

Home State

Male

81971

-

188436

23862

4138

Female

86148

-

193653

-

-

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

All India

Male

8127

-

26479

4630

1804

Female

9629

-

26447

5065

2139

Home State

Male

96113

-

217380

34504

13743

Female

91163

-

196448

20575

-

 

JEE Main 2018 Cutoff for NIT Puducherry

 

Programmes

Categories

Home State

Other State

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

Civil Engineering

General

68198

183797

6019

29391

OBC-NCL

37680

65909

6501

8423

SC

11784

11784

3493

3661

ST

9381

9381

903

1134

Computer Science Engineering

General

30047

114392

7882

13676

OBC-NCL

25245

64355

2565

5382

SC

11643

14180

1814

2173

ST

-

-

752

864

Electronics and Communication Engineering

General

33078

131048

8098

18231

OBC-NCL

27582

52148

5364

6378

SC

12227

20303

1871

2817

ST

-

-

-

-

Mechanical Engineering

General

39519

111962

11407

21831

OBC-NCL

21751

41233

5573

6876

SC

5577

8453

2284

2284

ST

-

-

1134

1384

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

General

30659

170685

15970

24659

OBC-NCL

41233

69263

5761

7387

SC

6495

17450

2882

3605

ST

27984

27984

1044

1594

 

JEE Main 2017 Cutoff for NIT Puducherry 

 

Course Name

Categories

Home State

Other State

OR

CR

OR

CR

Civil Engineering

General

40746

1717137

15748

26929

OBC-NCL

36117

78659

5652

9231

SC

13935

13935

3479

4611

ST

30073

30073

1333

1598

Computer Science Engineering

General

20469

137807

6291

16486

OBC-NCL

22473

72622

2099

5866

SC

5182

20365

740

3076

ST

6403

22922

1193

2219

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

Mechanical Engineering

General

50706

116258

14099

20873

OBC-NCL

28088

44668

4933

7558

SC

4271

15204

1228

4540

ST

3622

13498

1314

1696

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

General

67198

203241

13467

23180

OBC-NCL

37732

76816

5769

8469

SC

7485

20814

3228

4870

ST

-

-

1568

2062


 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

  1. Which is better: NIT Goa or NIT Puducherry?

2022 NIRF Ranking for NIT Goa is #76 while NIT Puducherry did not make the list of Top 100 Engineering Colleges of India. National Institute Technology at Goa has better infrastructure, laboratories, placement ratio, and industry-relevant curriculum than Puducherry. Still, students choose NIT Puducherry over NIT Goa because it is cheaper than NIT Goa in terms of tuition fees, hostel fees, food, and other expenses, the climate is pleasant throughout the year, and it often has lower cut-offs.

 

  1. Is NIT Puducherry good for CSE?

NIT Puducherry is a good choice for Computer Science Engineering (CSE). It has good facilities, friendly and good campus atmosphere, and decent placements. The highest salary package offered to CSE students is INR 15 LPA while the lowest package is INR 7 LPA - which is higher than other streams.

 

  1. Is NIT Puducherry good for Mechanical Engineering?

The best engineering branches at NIT PY are CSE, ECE (Electronics and Communication Engineering), and EEE (Electrical and Electronics Engineering). L&T and many other good companies visit the institute for campus placements. It is not very famous for Mechanical Engineering but since it is an NIT, you might get a good job in PSU or MNCs if you secure good grades.

 

  1. How far is NIT Karaikal from the nearest airport?

NIT Karaikal is 135 km from the Pondicherry Airport, 162 km from the Tiruchirappalli International Airport, and 300 km from the Chennai International Airport. If you are planning to travel by train or by bus, the institute is 9 km from Karaikal bus stand, 37 km from Mayiladuthurai Junction Railway Station and Bus Stand, 135 km from Puducherry Railway Station and Bus Stand, 162 km from Trichy Railway Station, and 300 km from Egmore Railway Station.

 

  1. Does NITPY offer fee waivers for poor students?

NIT Pondicherry offers a 100% tuition fee waiver for SC, ST, and PH category students. General and OBC category students whose family income is less than Rs 1 lakh per annum also get full remission of their tuition fee. If the family income of General and OBC category students is between Rs 1 lakh and Rs 5 lakh per annum, they get 2/3 remission of their tuition fee.


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