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National Institute of Science and Technology

National Institute of Science and Technology - NIST Orissa - Berhampur (Orissa)

Established Date - 1996   |   Accredited By - NAAC  
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About National Institute of Science and Technology - NIST Orissa
  • The National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST) was established in the year 1996 by a group of academicians educated in the top Institutes of India & abroad.

  • The founder Director, Prof Sangram Mudali is B.Tech from IIT Kanpur (1985) & MS from University of Houston, USA (1987).

  • He & his wife Mrs. Geetika Mudali, Placement Director (B.Tech-Osmania University, MS-NJIT, USA) left USA to establish a world class Institute in their home state of Orissa.

  • Within a few years the reputation of the Institute spread far and wide and it admitted students only from the top 20% of the Orissa Joint Entrance Examinations and All India Entrance Examinations.

  • Not a single seat of the Institute has been vacant in the last 17 years. Within a short span of 17 years, it has produced 4 BOYSCAST faculty scholars who have been funded by Government of India to pursue postgraduate research in the top Institutes in USA and Germany.

  • NIST has produced 3 FullBright Scholars. Three of its faculty has won the Samant Chandrasekhar Young Scientist Award given by the Government of Orissa. Two AICTE funded Emeritus Professors worked at NIST.

  • The faculty of the Institute has been awarded 3 URSI Young Scientist Awards. More than 25 Post doctorate scholarships have been awarded to the Institute faculty. 

  • The faculties of the Institute are alumni of IIT's, IISc, ISI, Jadavpur University and Calcutta University etc.

  • More than 35 faculty of the Institute are from the IITs alone which is a testimony to its ability to attract and retain top-notch faculty.

  • The faculties of the Institute have published more than 250 journal papers in refereed journals and are authors of about 24 books published by reputed publishing houses.

  • The Institute also has its own publishing house "NIST Press". The Institute has received a number of grants, projects, special funding, travel funding, SDPs, FIST grant, scholarships, etc., from the DST, CSIR, AICTE, IT companies, etc.

  • The faculty of the Institute has fully committed themselves to the Institute and the turnover ratio, i.e., number of faculty leaving the Institute in a year, is less than 10% which is extremely low as compared to similar academic Institutes. 

Why join NIST Orissa
  • It is our humble endeavor, to bring world class teaching and research to the undisturbed environs of south Odisha, a region untouched by progress and modernity.

  • 60 acre green campus in the lap of Mother Nature away from hustle and bustle of city life.

  • More than 6000 alumni working all over the globe are a testimony to our pursuit of global standards in engineering and management education.

  • The institute is a thought leader in Eastern India, in its student centric administration and interdisciplinary research and training.

  • Focus on research led teaching, leads to innovation.

  • Started with a modest intake of 180 students in the year 1996, NIST is today a home to more than 3000 students, 400 faculty members and staff.

Facilities Available

Math Lab
Math Lab
Acad. Zone
Acad. Zone
AV Lab
AV Lab
Boys Hostel
Boys Hostel

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NIST Orissa Vision and Mission

Our aim is to create engineering minds capable of mastering the global challenges of tomorrow's technology.


To create an Educational Institute for nurturing Quality Engineers and Managers for growth of Indian Industries, to develop Entrepreneurs and to pursue Innovative Research on Emerging Technologies for the Future Generation.

Awards & Rankings

NIST has been ranked 28 in India by DataQuest - CMR Survey Report 2013-2014. NAAC has Accredited NIST with Grade A with a high score of 3.22 NIST has bagged with the prestigious eINDIA 2013 Award at an event held in Hyderabad on July, 23 under the category of "Best Teaching Learning Institute". BPUT (Affiliating University) Students has ranked NIST as No.1 ...

Contact Details of NIST Orissa

Palur Hills, Berhampur, ODISHA India, Pin - 761008