By | September 6, 2015

National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh is the 31st institution among the chain of NITs started by the Government of India. NIT Andhra Pradesh is established in the state of Andhra Pradesh recently in the academic year 2015 – 2016.

National Institute of Technology, Warangal is given the responsibility of mentoring the new institute for 2 to 3 years or till regular arrangements are made. Director, NIT Warangal is the Mentor Director of NIT AP. Two or three senior faculty of NIT Warangal will be stationed at the new institute for monitoring the institute activities. Resident Coordinator, Heads of Department of Science & Humanities and Department of Engineering Sciences will be stationed at the campus.

The National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh, also referred to as NIT Tadepalligudem is the 31st institution among the chain of National Institutes of Technology started by the Government of India and is situated at Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh. It is an Institute of National Importance, being an NIT. NIT Tadepalligudem was established in the state of Andhra Pradesh and will start functioning in the academic year 2015–2016. National Institute of Technology Warangal is the mentor institute.

The permanent campus is located near Tadepalligudem town of West Godavari district in AP. Rs. 600 crores would be spent for the purpose. Foundation stone was laid by the Union Minister for Human resource Development Smt. Smriti Irani and the Andhra Pradesh Chief minister N. Chandra Babu Naidu on 20th August 2015. The permanent building is likely to be completed within two years in an area of 176 acres. Till then the classes for the students of NIT Andhra Pradesh would be conducted in a temporary campus identified at Sri Vasavi Engineering College, Pedatadepalii near Tadepalligudem. Hostel facilities are extended for boys and girls.

The West Godavari district is extremely fertile, getting water abundantly throughout the Cotton barrage built on the Godavari River and the district is popularly known as the Granary of India since about 50% of the state’s rice production comes from the district. An area of 350 acres has been earmarked in Tadepalligudem by Government of Andhra Pradesh is in the process of constructing the compound wall around the land and hand over to the institute for development of infrastructural facilities in the permanent campus. The location of NIT campus will be the old airport area along with already existing airstrip. The airstrip would soon serve as a 2 km, 8 line CC road in between the campus, and in any other campus in India would not possess such a wide CC lane in between campus. This also enhances the beauty of campus and the constructions are planned on either side of the air strip. The campus is very well connected such that one of its entrances would be on NH16 and the other side of the campus will be connected into the core town area of Tadepalligudem. The campus is extremely well connected with road (Chennai-Howrah NH16), rail (Vijayawada – Vishakhapatnam section) and by air (Vijayawada and Rajahmundry airports for about 100 km and 50 km respectively). All the factors of the campus are in such a way that the development of infrastructure, civil constructions etc., would not take much more time to grow and the institute would glory soon.

NIT classes will be started at the temporary campus from 10 September 2015 and the foundation stone for permanent campus has already been laid down on 20 August 2015.

National Institute of Technology is starting the academic activities from the academic year 2015-2016 with a total intake of 480 seats in 8 branches. Out of these 240 seats will be filled by the candidates from the state of Andhra Pradesh under Home State (HS) quota and the other 240 seats will be filled by the candidates from all other states under Other State (OS) quota. All the seats will be filled based on the All India Rank (AIR) obtained in the JEE (Mains).

The eight programs offered along with intake for the academic year 2015-2016 are:

  • Biotechnology (30)
  • Chemical Engineering (30)
  • Civil Engineering (60)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (90)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (90)
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering (90)
  • Mechanical Engineering (60)
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (30)

In each branch 50% seats will be filled under HS quota and 50% seats will be filled under OS quota.

Temporary Location for NIT Andhra Pradesh is

Sri Vasavi Engineering College,
West Godavari Dist,
Andhra Pradesh.
Pin code : 534101.


Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh

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