About the Institute

National Institute of Technology, Puducherry (NITPY), is one of the thirty National Institutes of Technology situated in Karaikal, Puducherry. NIT Puducherry is also one of the newly formed ten NITs, sanctioned by the Government of India in 2009, as part of the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2007–2012).

NIT Puducherry campus is currently functioning from Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal. Land for the construction of the new campus had already been procured near village Poovam (258 acres) from the government of Puducherry in Karaikal. Construction of the Director Qtrs, Professor Qtrs & Boys Hostel buildings are under progress.

Students are admitted to the Institute based on the marks obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination Mains (JEE – Mains). From the total number of seats available during the admission process, 50% of seats are reserved for the Home-State candidates (Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, Yanam, and Andaman Nicobar). The remaining 50% seats are filled on all India quota basis.

The following three B.Tech. courses are offered:
Computer Science and Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
M.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering and B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering are offered from July 2014.

Ph.D. programme has started in our Institute from January 2014.