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June 19, 2023 • 23:29 pm

Which NIT is Best for MSc in Physics, Chemistry, Maths?

Best NIT for MSc Admission

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IITs and NITs is a big debate in our country as every science scholar wants to get admission in IITs, NITs for technical and science degree. There are total of 31 NITs that provides various graduate and postgraduate courses with approx 18K seats.

MSc is a very lesser known course offered by these NITs and you can apply in these NITs through various entrance exams such as IIT JAM, NIT MCA Common Entrance Test, etc. 

At Eduncle, we have provided you the list of NITs along with their seat matrix and entrance exams details. 
In this blog, you will find -

NITs Participate in IIT JAM for MSc

Other NIT MSc Entrance Exams

Best NITs for MSc

Best NITs for MSc Physics

Best NITs for MSc Chemistry

Best NITs for MSc Mathematics



List of NITs Participate in IIT JAM for MSc Courses


After qualifying IIT JAM Exam, you can apply for 20 National Institute of Technologies (NITs) and 2 CFTIs.

Here are the list of NITs that provide admission in MSc through JAM. You can check the list with updated seat matrix below:

Name of Institute Total no. of Seats Institute Fee (Rs.)
Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar 117 29,500 22,000
Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur 117 44,315 36,815
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal 78 56,500 21,500
Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad 58 31500 31500
National Institute of Technology, Agartala 55 13225 12825
National Institute of Technology, Calicut 75 55005 47505
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur 141 48100 40600
National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur 50 40100 40100
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal 66 42,254 42,254
National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya 60 68150 60650
National Institute of Technology, Nagaland 22 50850 43350
National Institute of Technology, Sikkim 15 24,740 17,240
National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur 112  30,000 22500
National Institute of Technology, Manipur 57 14350  6850
National Institute of Technology, Rourkela 206 57500 50000
National Institute of Technology, Silchar 75 29100 29100
National Institute of Technology, Srinagar 91 69000 69000
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli 109 62950 55450
National Institute of Technology, Warangal 180 48500 48500
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur 75 24250 16750
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur 200 22500 7500
Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal 75 36120 36120


You can get admission in these NITs for MSc courses after qualifying IIT JAM. At Eduncle, we have provided you the quality content for Joint Admission test. You can download the sample study material free from the following table.



Other than this, many entrance exams offer admission in NITs for MSc courses.

In this blog, we’ll discuss the NIT Entrance Exams for MSc 2022-2023, the list of courses, and the admission procedure. It will help you to take a decision regarding your Post graduation from NIT.



NIT MSc Entrance Exams


The well-established NITs like NIT Calicut, Trichy and Warangal hold their own MSc Entrance Exams. Some of these exams are to fill vacant seats while others are for admission to specialized MSc programmes.



NIT Trichy


For MSc Computer Science, Physics and Chemistry, NIT Trichy conducts an entrance exam. The entrance test for all the MSc programmes will be conducted in June month at NIT Tiruchirappalli itself. The admit cards for the exam are uploaded separately.


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NIT Warangal


Candidates who are looking for the NIT Warangal MSc Admission in masters programmes for Mathematics, Engineering Physics [MSc -Tech] and Chemistry can apply through an entrance exam held by NIT Warangal.

Admissions into various MSc programs at NITW for academic year 2022-23 will be based on JAM 2022 test. Hence the aspirants for MSc program at NITW are required to register and take part in JAM for MSc admissions.



NIT Durgapur


The Institute offers three-year (six-semester) full-time programme in Master of Computer Application (MCA). Admission to MCA programme is made through NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET).



NIT Sikkim


The seats remaining vacant after CCMN Allotment are filled through an entrance exam. This exam is called Institution Admission Test (IAT). The process to apply for IAT is given on the official website.



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Best NITs for MSc Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


Given below are the best NITs for pursuing MSc in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. As 80% of NIT MSc seats are given for these subjects only, most of students ask this question very frequently.



Best NIT for MSc Physics


Do you want to enter the Best NIT in India for Physics courses, then you must read further. The below mentioned NITs have the best Physics departments and faculties in India.

NIT Trichy

NIT Warangal

NIT Surathkal

NIT Rourkela

MNNIT Allahabad



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Best NIT for MSc Chemistry


The ranking of NITs is given in term of reputation of their MSc Chemistry programmes.

NIT Trichy

NIT Surathkal

NIT Calicut

MNNIT Allahabad

NIT Warangal



Best NIT for MSc Mathematics


NITs are not the most preferred places for MSc Mathematics. Mathematics Departments in the NIT colleges lag somewhat in comparison to the other engineering branches. But if you are still interested in NIT MSc courses for Maths. Here goes the list:

NIT Warangal

NIT Trichy


We’d rather suggest you apply for ISI, Kolkata or IISERs for MSc mathematics where you can get better learning of advanced role of statistics and mathematics in solving critical problems. Other recommended colleges are TIFR, CMI, Chennai.



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We’ve put together an exhaustive list to help make the decision easier for all aspiring candidates. Although NITs have the same value as a new set up IIT; the brand value, campus life and placements of these NITs are far superior.

The older and more established NITs like those in Surathkal, Trichy, Warangal, and Calicut are a lot better than most of the IITs.

Hope this information will help you to choose the best NITs for MSc Physics, chemistry or mathematics. If you have any query, then share it with us through the comment box below. 


Thank You!!



Showing 10 comments out of 21
  • Abhishek

    I have scored 1262 (obc) in jam mathematics. Which nit will suit more for maths

  • Rohit

    How is the Department of Chemistry in NIT JAMSHEDPUR?Are all research instruments available there?

  • Zeeshan Mouzam

    What should I choose between M.Sc in Applied Mathematics and M.Sc in Mathematics and Scientific Computing ( Both courses are from NIT Warangal) (If I have thoughts of appearing for GATE and CSIR NET). Also is it difficult for someone who opts for Msc maths and computing and Appearing for CSIR NET and GATE (Mathematics)


    Hello Zeeshan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can choose any one of them because both are equal in difficulty level. And You can appear for CSIR NET Mathematical Science or GATE (Mathematics) exam in MSC Maths or MSC in Computing.
    Thank You!!

  • Sayan Patra

    How is iiest shibpur for msc physics ??


    Hello Sayan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    IIEST Shibpur is good for MSc Physics. It has good placement record for MSc.
    Thank You!!

  • Sayan Patra

    which is good for msc physics , IIEST SHIBPUR or Nit Rourkela??


    Hello Sayan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Both NITs are good for MSc Physics. They have good placement record for MSc.
    Thank You!!

  • Meenu sharma

    which is good MSc zoology?


    Hello Meenu,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    For MSc Zoology the best NITs are Banaras Hindu University, University of Hyderabad, and, Calcutta University
    Thank You!!

  • Vaishnavee kulkarni

    Which is good for msc chemistry , NIT SURATHKAL or PUNE UNIVERSITY ?


    Hello Vaishnavee,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    In India, candidates always prefer the IITs and NITs. Both universities are good for MSc Chemistry because Pune university is one of the oldest universities. So, choose the university as per your convenient.
    Thank You!!


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