NIST Berhampur was established in the year 1986 and is affilited to Biju Patnaik University of Technology and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The institute offers various courses in the field of engineering and management such as Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics and Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering, Elecronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Comouter Applications (MCA).
The insitute provides good infrastructure facilities such as well stocked Library, Well equipped lab, Hostel accommodation. NIST Berhampur has professionally trained and highly qualified faculty. The institute provides guaranteed placements facilities to the students. NIST is fast becoming the most preferred institute of top AIEEE and JEE rank holders.