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National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela National Institute Of Technology is a Government College and it was established in 1961 and accredited by UGC, AICTE. National Institute Of Technology offers 64 courses in Arts and Humanities, Science, Engineering, Management, Information Technology streams. Popular courses are MBA, B.Tech, MSc, B.Arch, MA. The placement record of the college varies from stream to stream. Highest package was 27 Lacs in 2018 academic year.

Rourkela (Odisha) Approved by : UGC, AICTE
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INR 27 L
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INR 11 K - 12 K
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National Institute Of Technology, Rourkela Overview

National Institute Of Technology

Situated in the heart of Odisha, NIT Rourkela stands as a symbol of an educational mecca in the steel city of Rourkela. The Chain of National Institute of Technology or NITs including NIT Rourkela is a government-funded technological institution. NIT Rourkela is one of the most popular colleges for engineering courses. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level courses in its campus. NIT Rourkela has a total of 44 courses taught in its Rourkela campus. The premium technological institution does not only have B.Tech and M.Tech level courses but also offers B.Sc+M.Sc, B.Tech+M.Tech and B.Arch courses.

NIT Rourkela has been modernized with the help of foreign collaborative funding agencies that are, the Material theme in the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering department under India - United Kingdom REC project and the Computer Science and Electronics streams which are under World Bank cum Swiss Development Corporation Project named IMPACT.

The city of Rourkela came to prominence after the establishment of Public Steel Plants in the area with collaboration with Germany in 1954-55. This is now a metropolitan city in Odisha. NIT Rourkela was established around the same time for boosting technological education in the newly built industrial city. NIT Rourkela is situated in the north-eastern corner of the city. The institute is easy to reach by road and by train. NIT Rourkela is located at a distance of approximately 6.7 kilometres distance from the nearest prominent railway station of Rourkela.

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NITR Top Courses & Fees National Institute Of Technology Courses

B.Tech 26 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 12 K
B.Tech+M.Tech 4 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 12 K
B.Arch 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 12 K
M.Tech 23 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 11 K
MBA 5 Courses Offered
MSc 4 Courses Offered
MA 1 Courses Offered

NITR,Rourkela Rankings


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    • Ranked in 2019
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    • Ranked in 2020
  • NITR-Outlook
    • Ranked in 2019


  • NITR-India Today
    • Ranked in 2018


  • NITR-Business and Management Chronicle
    • Ranked in 2019
  • NITR-JagranJosh
    • Ranked in 2019
  • NITR-The Week
    • Ranked in 2019
    • Ranked in 2018


  • NITR-Times Higher Education
    • Ranked in 2019

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NITR,Rourkela Placement and Salary Trends

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    INR27 L

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Financial Aid

NIT Rourkela supports students of higher learning with financial aids. Fellowships/Assistantships are available to meritorious PDF, Ph.D. and M.Tech (Res) students of all departments, the rate of which is given in the following table:

Academic ProgrammeQualificationPeriodRate of Fellowship/ Assistantship
Post-DocAny Ph.D.-35000 /-
Ph.D.M.Tech./M.Pharm4 years18000 - 20000 /-
Ph.D.B.Tech./B.Pharm./M.Sc./MA/M ...

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NITR Awards and Rankings

  • The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela received the National Education Leadership Award for Outstanding Engineering Institute (East) at a function held in Mumbai on Wednesday.
  • NIT Rourkela has been awarded National Education Award 2014 with Outstanding Engineering Institute (East) by ABP News in the award function held at Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai on 27th June 2014.

Top Recruiting Companies in National Institute Of Technology NITR Recruitments

  • Axis Bank

  • HCL

  • IBM

  • Ashok Leyland

  • H & R Johnson

  • CAPGemini

  • HSBC

  • Goldman sachs

  • Airtel

  • Ford

  • Ericsson

  • Amazon

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FAQs about NITR

Is NITR, Rourkela recognized by the UGC?

Yes, NITR, Rourkela is recognized by the UGC.

What is the NIRF ranking for NITR , Rourkela ?

The NIRF Ranking for NITR , Rourkela are as follows :
In 2018 for Engineering : 15 .

Is NITR , Rourkela a government college?

NITR , Rourkela is Government college.

When was the college , NITR , Rourkela established ?

NITR , Rourkela was established in the year 1961.

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