Selection Process

JEE: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is one of the most competitive entrance examinations for undergraduate engineering in the world. It is taken by more than 1.5 million students out of which very few gets admissions to NITs. Students in all branches of B. Tech programme at NIT Sikkim are admitted through JEE (Mains).

DASA: Foreign nationals get admissions at NIT Sikkim through Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA) scheme. NIT Sikkim highly encourages students from foreign nations to pursue higher education at the institute.

GATE: Selection in M. Tech at NIT Sikkim is through the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) score of a candidate. Counselling is done through Centralized Counselling for M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Admissions (CCMT). A candidate with a valid GATE score can apply for M. Tech through CCMT.

Ph.D Entrance: Each department conducts its own entrance test and interview for admissions to Ph.D programmee.

Internships & Trainings

Internships provide opportunities for students to gain experience in their discipline, determine if they have an interest in a particular career, and create a network of contacts. Students take up internships in a variety of sectors such as Core, Consulting, Finance, FMCG's, Analytics, IT, NGO's and Government Institutions.
Students interested in research take research internships in various Indian and foreign universities and organisations. Some institutes/organisations/companies in which the students of NIT Sikkim have done their internships/trainings/project works are :

Name of organisations
Indian Institute of Science, BangaloreIndian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurIndian Institute of Technology, Madras
Indian Institute of Technology, GuwahatiIndian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar
Indian Institute of Technology, HyderabadMotilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
Institute of Nano-Science and Technology, MohaliCentre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune
North Eastern Space Applications Centre, ShillongTU Dresden, Germany
Bharat Heavy Electricals LimitedNational Thermal Power Corporation Limited
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, New DelhiNational Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited
Bharat Electronics Limited, GhaziabadBharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
Nuclear Fuel Complex, HyderabadAthabasca University
Integral Coach Factory, ChennaiCappius Technologies
L&T ConstructionsReliance Jio
Ecole de Technologie Superieure ETS, QuebecIBM
Hewlett PackardCarleton University - Ontario
Zoom TechnologiesRyerson University - Toronto
University of ReginaUniversity of British Columbia
Polytechnique Montreal Satya Technologies
Google Summer of CodeNational Informatics Centre

Such industrial activity provides students with adequate exposure in tackling real life problems encountered in the working of an industrial entity. The companies also gain from the fresh perspective and inputs of the students and also bettering their profile among the general student community.

All-round Development

Abhiyantran (Technical Fest)
Abhiyantran means Engineering. To promote the cause of technology and to ignite the young talents of our country, the institute celebrates its technical fest annually, named ‘Abhiyantran’. Since the first chapter of Abhiyantran, mass convergence of students from all over the country in different events, workshops and seminars have increased in leaps and bounds. It has also hosted a glut of talks and symposiums of some of very distinguished personalities availing some very praiseworthy and polite remarks from them about the institute and its students which has boosted our students with a lot more zeal and enthusiasm.

Udgam (Cultural Fest)
The cadence of life touches right note when it blossoms with all colors. Brushing of all shades of human emotion and artistic flair plays an important role in an all-round development. And this cultural extravaganza provides opportunity to all the students for the realization of this very purpose. The event is a culmination of sound and lights, of music and arts, of dances and drama, of thoughts and words, the perfect place to bring out the artist in everyone and to break the rut of daily life.

Sports club of NIT Sikkim conducts various inter and intra-college events like cricket, badminton, kho-kho, chess, table-tennis etc. to pioneer spirit of teamwork among the students and aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing entertainment to participants. The Sports Week and the Xplode Cup are the annual sports events which keep the ball rolling throughout the year. Sports and games are thoroughly promoted with the aim that the dynamic leaders of tomorrow need to be good sportsmen as well.

Apart from this, different student Clubs are formed, determined to improve the extracurricular activities of students like, Illusion Dance Group, Anuvrat (ECE Society), Computer Society (CSE Society), Nirman (CE Society), Electrical and Electronics Organization (EEE Society), C@NS (Coding society).

Our Recruiters

Name of Companies
DRDODristi Software
IBM India Pvt. Ltd.Infosys
IntelIntellect Design (A Polaris Group of Companies)
L&T ConstructionL&T Infotech
LGMagneti Marelli
MicrosoftMu Sigma
National InstrumentsNokia Networks
Polaris Financial Technology Ltd.Powergrid
Resonance Eduventures Pvt. Ltd.RetailOn
Tata Consultancy ServicesTech Mahindra
Verizon Data Services India Pvt. Ltd.Virtusa
WiproXerox Litigation Services
Yodlee Info Tech Pvt. Ltd.Burning Glass
Pyramids Marine and Aviation Management Pvt. Ltd.