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VNIT Nagpur

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur is also called NIT, Nagpur. As the name suggests the college was named after Sir M. Visvesvaraya.

When the institute was formed it was called Visvesvaraya Regional College of Engineering and it was among the first 6 Regional Colleges of Engineering. VNIT was established with the combined efforts of the State and the Central Government. It has been awarded the status of a Deemed University by UGC. Alumni of VNIT, Nagpur scale the heights of success after gaining knowledge from the institute. Before even the students pass out 95% of the students are already placed into esteemed organisations through campus recruitment.

NIT, Nagpur Campus

The campus stretches over a total area of about 214 acres and is 8 kilometres and 7 kilometres away from the Nagpur railway station and the Nagpur airport respectively. The location of the campus is serene and beautiful as it is situated near the river Nag Nadi and is covered with beautiful trees and plantations. There are a total of 7 boys’ and 2 girls’ hostels. Each hostel has its individual messes, sports areas, entertainment and other recreational areas, internet and housekeeping facilities. The campus also has a residential area for the staff of VNIT, Nagpur. The other amenities available in the campus are:

  • A huge library
  • Auditorium
  • Computer Centre with high speed internet connections
  • Post office
  • Hospital
  • Bank and ATM
  • Canteen
  • Market
  • Coffee shop
  • Academic Building

Many students festival too keep taking place in the VNIT campus as the students studying here are not only involved in their studies but are equally zestful in organising functions and festivals too. The festivals that take place on a regular basis are:

  • Axis Fest (technical festival)
  • Aarohi (cultural festival)
  • Consortium (management festival)
  • Quiz Fest

Departments at Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

  • Chemical engineering
  • Mining engineering
  • Metallurgical and materials engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Computer science engineering
  • Humanities
  • Electronics engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Architecture and planning
  • Applied physics
  • Applied mechanics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied chemistry

Courses offered at VNIT are

  • B.Arch
  • B.Tech
  • M.Tech
  • M.Arch
  • PhD

Academics at VNIT

Selection into the undergraduate programs is done through AIEEE and into post graduation through GATE. There are a total of 8 undergraduate programs and 11 postgraduate programs. Informational in detail and latest updates can be availed from the official website mentioned in the ‘Contact Information’ section.

Contact Information of VNIT, Nagpur


Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur- 440011

For academic and related enquiries:

Phone No: 07120-2226240, Email:


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