NIT, Tiruchirapalli (Trichy) is one of the leading Engineering institutes in India. The institute admit students into Engineering courses through AIEEE ranks. Central Counseling Board conducts admission counseling for AIEEE qualified candidates and allot students to NIT Tiruchirapalli on basis of merit. The previous cut offs and last ranks (opening and closing ranks of 2011) are indicating that there has been tough fight among the students to get an Engineering seat in NIT Tiruchirapalli. The institute is also providing good placements for its Graduates. NIT, Suratkal and NIT Warangal are other good institutes for AIEEE candidates.
If we look at the opening and closing ranks for the year 2011-12 for NIT Trichy, candidates with good ranks are preferring Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE), Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Other important branches in NIT Tiruchirapalli are Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Production Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering and Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. Following are opening and closing ranks from categories such as OC, OBC, SC, ST and PH candidates: