Out of total seats of 390 available in this institute, 50% (195 seats) are reserved for candidates qualifying from the state in which the institute is located and rest 50% (195 seats) are reserved for the other candidates based on the population of the respective state, which is decided by MHRD, Govt. of India. For 195 seats allotted to the students of other states, the respective National Institute of Technology of the state nominate the students for the admission at this institute on the basis of the combine entrance examinations conducted by AIEEE. The reservation policy of the Central Govt. was followed in nominating the students from S.C /S.T. categories. Few seats (decided by Ministry of Foreign affairs, Govt. of India, New Delhi) are reserved for the students of foreign nations, which are nominated by ICCR, New Delhi.
M. Tech. students are admitted on the basis of their GATE score & their performance at a screening test / interview conducted by the institute. Students are admitted to the MCA program based on their performance at NIMCET.
The institute is having semester pattern of Examination at UG & PG levels. Under the Semester system, the teachers themselves set the mid-term & end-term question papers & evaluate them. They conduct quiz & class tests for teacher’s evaluation. The mid-term examination carries 30 marks, teacher’s evaluation 20 & the end term examination carry 50 marks. The students are awarded letter grades from Excellent (Ex) to fail (F) depending on their over all performance. The academic section coordinates the over all examination. The results are assessed by either the Under Graduate program Evaluation Committee (UGPEC) or Post Graduate Evaluation Committee (PGPEC) & then sent to the Senate for approval. The students have to maintain a CGPA of 6.0 to continue beyond their first year of study. Supplementary examinations are organized in the summer quarter.