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Difference between IIT and NIT

IITs and NITs are the most well-known options for pursuing Engineering in India among the numerous technical institutions in the nation.
Full form
IIT - Indian Institute of Technology
NIT - National Institute of Technology
Number of Institutes
IIT - There are 23 IITs in India
NIT - There are 31 NITs in India

Governing Authority
IIT -
IIT is maintained by Central Government
NIT -
NIT is maintained by the state government
IIT -
JEE Advance
NIT -
JEE Mains
Admission Criteria
Average Package
IIT -
INR 10-15 lakhs
NIT -
INR 6-7 Lakhs
Placements
IIT -
Microsoft Dell Rubrik Morgan Stanley Uber Samsung
NIT- AppDynamics Qualcomm Amazon Cisco SAP Oracle