Admission to the B. Tech. and B. Arch degree programmes of NIT Calicut is based on the performance in the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main) - Paper 1 and Paper 2 respectively. For information on JEE (Main), please visit www.jeemain.nic.in.
There is no need to apply separately to each NIT. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) and the Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB), constituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, will conduct and supervise the process of admission to the various NITs through centralized online counseling process. More details about the admission process will be made available at the websites of JoSAA (https://josaa.nic.in) and CSAB (https://csab.nic.in), from time to time.
A limited number of seats (15% seats on supernumerary basis) are available for Foreign Nationals / Persons of Indian origin (PIOs) / Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) / Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) under the ‘Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA)’ Scheme of MHRD, Government of India. 1/3rd of the 15% DASA seats are reserved for the Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf Countries (CIWG). Those seeking admission under the DASA/CIWG scheme may please visit the DASA website https://www.dasanit.org/ for more information.
In addition to the above, a few seats are offered exclusively to foreign nationals under the ‘Foreign Nationals Scheme’. Candidates to these seats are nominated by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Govt. of India and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
One seat each in B.Arch and all the nine branches of B.Tech are offered for overseas students under the ‘Study in India’ Programme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. Interested candidates can apply through the ‘Study in India’ portal.