Using angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) we studied the low energy electronic structure of transition metal dichalcogenide (TMDC), NiTe2, single crystal. Our ARPES data clearly show a surface Dirac point observed at a binding energy of 1.45 eV which is consistent with an earlier prediction. Thus, our results for the first time experimentally prove that NiTe2is a topological TMDC. Our ARPES data further suggest a metallic nature of NiTe2. We found that overall the electronic structure of NiTe2has similarities with the other topological TMDCs like PdTe2, PtTe2 and PtSe2.

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