NIT Patna

The National Institute of Technology Patna (NIT Patna), formerly Bihar School of Engineering and Bihar College of Engineering, is a public engineering institution located in Patna in the Indian state of Bihar. It was renamed to NIT Patna, by the Government of India on 28 January 2004. It is an autonomous institute functions directly under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Courses offered

  • M.E. / M.Tech.
  • B.E. / B.Tech.
  • M.Arch
  • M.Sc.
  • B.Arch

Courses offered under B.Tech.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Mode of Admission

  • One needs to take the JEE (Main) exam and either secure at least 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/PwD) in Class XII or be within the category-wise top 20 percentile in his/her respective Class XII board examination.
  • Admissions are done on the basis of rank in JEE (Main) through JoSAA Counselling and CSAB Special Round.

State Quota Seats

Branch Seats
(Gender Neutral + Female Only)
Civil Engineering 48 + 9
Computer Science and Engineering 71 + 15
Electrical Engineering 48 + 9
Electronics and Communication Engineering 57 + 14
Mechanical Engineering 48 + 13

Other than state quota seats

Branch Seats
(Gender Neutral + Female Only)
Civil Engineering 47 + 11
Computer Science and Engineering 72 + 14
Electrical Engineering 48 + 11
Electronics and Communication Engineering 56 + 14
Mechanical Engineering 48 + 14

Fee Structure

Institute Fee

Particulars Amount
Caution Money (One time, Refundable) 4,000
One time fees 27100
Tuition fee (per semester) 62,500
Other fees (per semester) 4,500
Annual Fees 600
Total 98,700

Hostel Fee

Particulars Amount
Hostel Caution Money (One time, Refundable) 500
Mess Caution Money (One time, Refundable) 2000
Hostel Seat Rent (per semester) 9,000 (Multi-Seater) 
12,000                             (Single-Seater)
Mess Advance (per semester) 15,000
  • 100% Tuition Fee waiver for SC/ST/PH students.
  • Full remission of the Tuition Fee for General and OBC students whose family income is less than Rs.1 lakh per annum.
  • Remission of 2/3rd of the Tuition Fee for General and OBC students whose family income is between Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakh per annum.


Basic facilities are provided within the campus like medical facilities, sports, hostels, canteens, etc.

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