NIT Silchar B. Tech. and M. Tech. Programme Full Details

Here we are trying to provide detailed information on NIT Silchar B. Tech. and M. Tech. The programme that is observed every year.

Assam is the flag bearer of Northeast India and so in the year 1967, the 15th REC was officially established in Silchar. However, it took almost a decade for  Regional Engineering Colleges (REC) Silchar to start its academic programmes due to various constraints. You may like to read Dental College Recruitment Dibrugarh and Silchar.

National Institute Of Technology Silchar (NIT Silchar) is one of the 31 NITs of India and was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Silchar. In 2002, it was upgraded to the status of National Institute of Technology and was declared an Institute of National Importance under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007.

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The first batch of students was admitted in 1977 in the BE program in 3 branches of engineering namely, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.

With its Deemed University status, the institute started awarding degrees from the year 2002 and the first convocation of the institute was held on 16 February 2004. You may also like to learn about Silchar Foreigner’s Tribunal Recruitment.


NIT Silchar B. Tech. Programmes

The duration of the programme leading to B. Tech. a degree in four years. The curricula for the different degree programmes as proposed by the respective departments and recommended by the Departmental Undergraduate Programme Committee (DUPC) shall have theapproval of the Senate. The departments would also prepare the syllabus of each subject containing the scope of studies and detailed instructions to be imparted which must have the approval of the Senate.

All subjects would have a lecture-tutorial-practical (laboratory/sessional) component (L-T-P) to indicate the contact hours. The tutorial (T) or practical/ Sessional (P) component may be absent in certain courses. Separate laboratory subjects (0-0-P) may exist in certain cases as decided by the Senate on the recommendation of the DUPC. All subjects will have a credit count ‘C’. The teaching of subjects will be reckoned in terms of credits. One hour lecture or tutorial class is designated as 2 credits while a one-hour practical class is designated as one credit.

In each of the first year/ second year, there shall be non-credit compulsory Extra Academic Activity (EAA). The Extra Academic Activity may be NSS, NCC, or any other physical education. The curricula for B.Tech.programme includes compulsory Industrial training of 6-8 weeks duration after the 6th semester in any reputed industry, research organization, IIT’s and other reputed institutions which is assessed in the 7th Semester. The Project work will carry a total of 15-20 credits.


Admission Procedure of NIT Silchar B. Tech. Programme:

Admission to all courses will be made in the first semester through a National Level admission test. Detailed rules of such test shall be available in the “Information Brochure” published by the examination conducting authority, which is assigned by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.

Admissions to the first semester of all Undergraduate courses are made on the basis of seats allocated by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) from the list of candidates selected by all India JEE (Main). Besides, a specified number of foreign nationals/NRIs selected under the policy laid down by Govt. of India, are admitted directly to the 1st year of the courses.


Reservation of Seats for B. Tech. under NIT Silchar:

Seat reservation for SC Candidates are 15 percent and for ST candidates reserved seats are only 7.5 percent. At least 24 seats (over and above sanctioned intake) are reserved for foreign and other category students for 2006-07. Only 4 (four) seats are reserved for handicapped candidates against Assam open quota within the overall allotment of Assam.


The course of B. Tech. (Undergraduate) under NIT Silchar:

The list of Courses Structure for B.Tech Programmes under NIT Silchar is explained below in the following points: –

First and Second Semester (all branches) – B. Tech. 1st and 2nd Semester 

Civil Engineering – B. Tech. Civil Engineering

Mechanical Engineering – B. Tech. Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering – B. Tech. Electrical Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering – B. Tech. Computer Science and Engineering

Electronics and Communications Engineering – B. Tech. Electronics and Communications Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering – B. Tech. Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Physics – B. Tech. Physics

Chemistry – B. Tech. Chemistry

Mathematics – B. Tech. Mathematics

Humanities – B. Tech. Humanities


Assessment of Projects for B. Tech. under NIT Silchar:

Here in this point, we are going to discuss about the process relating to submission of Assessment and projects in connection with the completion of Semester.

Students are registered in every semester irrespective of number of credits they have earned at the end of every year. However, if a student fails to complete his/her courses in the stipulated first four year (8 semesters), the student is required to vacate the hostel and complete the remaining part of credits from outside.

  1. If a student fails in a course, he/she will have to repeat the course in the appropriate semester when the course is on offer. He/she may prefer to register that course and attend all classes and offer him/her for normal evaluation or the student may prefer to appear the mid-semester and end-semester examination and his/her internal evaluation would be carried forward from the semester where he/she was regularly registered.
  2. A student may change an elective course within the time-frame mentioned in the academic calendar. If a student fails in an elective course, he/she may change the elective when he/she re-registers for the elective in the appropriate semester.
  3. The duration of the UG programme is normally four years. However, academically weak students are permitted to complete the programme in six years from the date of first registration.
  4. A student is permitted to register for fa ew DD graded courses if the CPI of the student falls below 6.0 for improvement.
  5. If a student fails to clear a subject in the end-semester examination, then he/she is permitted to clear the same in the re-examination normally conducted within the first 15 days of the next semester. No reduction in grade is invoked if a student clears the subject in the re-examination.


NIT Silchar M.Tech. Post Graduate Programmes:

After completion of Undergraduate, the semester of Post Graduate (M.Tech.) starts. The course of Post Graduate programmes is a bit different from that of Undergraduate.


CThe course of M. Tech. NIT Silchar:

Teaching for the courses is reckoned in credits. Due credit is given to lecture, tutorial (theory) and practical components for a given subject. Normally for M.Tech., first two semesters have ta theory and practical (laboratory) subjects while for MSc/MBA, theory courses are taught in all the semesters. The 3rd and 4th semester mostly constitute the project work for M.Tech. while for M.Sc/MBA, the project work spans over the fourth semester. MBA students undergo a compulsory summer internship after the second semester.

Project work and Seminar are an essential part of the curricula. Class tests, assignments, tutorials, viva voce, laboratory assignments, etc., are the constituent components of the continuous assessment process and a student must fulfill all these requirements as prescribed by the teacher/coordinator of the subject.

Students in Postgraduate programmes have to register for the course at the beginning of each semester. These programmes do not have summer/re-examinations. Students securing ‘F’ grade in any course appear the exam in the following session. Attendance in all classes is compulsory and assessment and evaluation pattern is similar to an undergraduate course.


Admission Procedure of M.Tech. under NIT Silchar:

Admissions to the Regular (Full-time) M.Tech. Programs are made on the basis of seats allocated by the Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Admission (CCMT).

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