Established in the year 1960, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) is one of the prestigious NITs in the country. The institute was declared as an Institute of National Importance by National Institutes of Technology, Act 2007. Admissions to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programs offered by VNIT are done on the basis of marks scored in National Level Entrance Examinations. The various courses offered by VNIT are B.Tech, B.Arch, M.Tech, M.Sc and Ph.D.
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur is ranked 31 among top engineering colleges in India by the renowned National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018, and given 18th rank by the Outlook India in 2017.