Department of Architecture & Planing Engineering, Visvesvaraya-NIT

South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India - 440010


Established in the year 1960, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) is a public world-class architecture institution in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The institute aims at achieving high standards of excellence and spreading knowledge in the architectural field. It is one of the top-rated institutes in India and is highly recommended for architectural courses. Also, it has been given the 'Importance of National Institute'.

Courses Offered

Visvesvaraya Nit offers various courses to its students individually. If you're seeking admission to any of the courses, know that each student must fulfill the eligibility criteria. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. Here are the courses offered at VNIT along with the eligibility requirement for each course: 

Courses OfferedEligibility
B. ArchStudents having 10th+2 qualifications in the PCM stream can apply for this course. The selection is done on the basis of JEE Main + JoSAA counseling.
Ph.DStudents seeking admission at this course must have a Bachelor's and Master's degree along with a 6.75 CGPA on a scale of 10 at UG or PG level. The selection is based on the GATE/ NET entrance exam.

Course Highlights 

To provide students with teachings and training at its best level, the institute has collaborated and connected with many organizations and universities both at the national as well as international levels. Every teacher and faculty at the institute holds degrees and is qualified to train each student with the best education. The faculty members are highly skilled and knowledgeable and aim in supporting and shaping the life of every candidate from students to professionals.

Besides the courses it offers, every student at Visvesvaraya NIT is supported and encouraged to participate in extra co-curricular activities for their overall growth. 

Admission Process 

Are you dreaming of being a part of Visvesvaraya NIT? Then known students who are able to fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply for this institute. Besides, the college has an online admission process. Students who are willing to seek admission must go through the application process online. Here are the steps every candidate must follow: 

Visit the official website of Visvesvaraya NIT and search for the online application process.

Click on the online application form and fill in the required details. Make sure you provide a valid contact number, e-mail, scores, and other documents. 

Go through everything you've mentioned in your form before submitting to avoid mistakes. Once checked, submit the application form along with the fee. The fee for the application form should be processed through the mode as mentioned. 

For future evidence, print a copy of your application form and payment receipts. 

The selected candidates will be notified through the institute and each candidate must visit the institute with the necessary documents on the given date or else the seat will be passed on to other eligible students. 

Result and Cut off 

If you're seeking admission at Visvesvaraya NIT, then know you must meet the above-mentioned eligibility criteria. Besides, the admission process is conducted by JOSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). In order to get seat allotment and final admission students must register on the official website of these counseling bodies. The cut-off is released as openings and closing ranks. Also, it is further divided into gender, category, and state wise. Besides, candidates must have a valid JAM score and should also appear for CCMT counseling. 


Visvesvaraya NIT is well known among the people for its placement facilities. The institute has its own training and placement cell that manages every activity related to placements. Besides, it also has a Center of Excellence at VNIT Nagpur to provide training to architectural students. Over the years of its service, it has a good placement record for its students and has been managing every program. Several activities and programs are held through the academic session to promote entrepreneurship. The institute organizes college festivals that are managed and conducted by the students. The institute has also collaborated with many companies and organizations to offer the best placement facilities to its students through seminars. No doubt, the college has been offered and already placed many students in some top companies and firms. The highest placement package in the year 2020 was INR 39.5 LPA. 

Campus Facilities 

The campus at Visvesvaraya NIT, Nagpur represents the strength of the institute. The campus is spread to a land of 225 acres which has three main entrances. Besides, the green space is mostly safe and environment friendly. The campus aims to provide every facility to its students to ensure easy life at the institute throughout the academic year. From the gym, ground for basketball, tennis, badminton, football, hockey, volleyball, cricket, auditorium, medical center, NCC unit, library to the hostel, everything is offered to the well-being of its students. 

Besides, the college also offers extra co-curricular activities for the overall growth of its students. To provide students with some best activity facilities, students are encouraged to participate in many competitions and activities. 

Alumni Network 

The alumni network at Visvesvaraya NIT has been connecting students, facilities, and alumni for years. It also allows graduates to share their success stories and achievements with others. It has also been guiding students with the best career opportunities and supporting them in their projects. Simply put, for years it has been managing and functioning in the developing and shaping lives of students. No matter how far these students go, they are always connected to the institute. No doubt, the alumni are thankful for providing them with such a great platform and they too are setting examples for others to be as successful as them. Furthermore, these students are now professionals in their fields and setting examples for youth. 


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