National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela

Rourkela (Odisha) Estd : 1961 Approved by : UGC, AICTE Type : Government
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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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  • B.Tech 26 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 12 K
  • BSc+MSc 4 Courses Available
  • B.Tech+M.Tech 4 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 12 K
  • B.Arch 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 12 K
  • M.Tech 11 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 11 K


NITR, Rourkela Placement

The Training and Placement Department of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, headed by a senior faculty member, manages placement activities and keeps liaison with various industrial groups and research organisations. The department works in close co-ordination with a student placement committee comprising students chosen from various departments. The Training and Placement Cell of the ...

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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.

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    Sector - 2, Rourkela, Odisha 769008
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