National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT-R), Rourkela

Type: Government

Affiliated To : AICTE

Established In : 1954


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Address: Location : Orissa, India, Pin-769008 Ph : 0661 – 2462031 Fax : 0661 - 2462999, 2472926

College Facilities :

  • Computer Lab
    Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel
  • Laboratory
  • Sports


National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT) formerly known as Regional Engineering College, (REC) is one of the premier national level institutions for technical education in the country. and is funded by the Government of India. Government of India has elevated the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela to a deemed university under the name of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.
The institute is to produce quality Engineers and Scientists in Graduate and Post-Graduate levels in various branches of Engineering and Science. The institute is managed by the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology (Rourkela) Society and vested with significant degree of administrative and financial autonomy. Government of India have recognised the institute as a premier institution of repute and have developed it as a center of excellence under plan funding. The institute has been modernised by two foreign collaborative funding agencies i.e. the Material theme in the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering department under Indo-U.K. REC project and the Computer Science and Electronics streams under World Bank cum Swiss Development Corporation IMPACT project.
The campus of the institute consisting of the institute buildings, halls of residence and staff colony is situated at the eastern end of Rourkela steel city, beyond Sector-1 over an area of 262 hectares of land provided by the Government of Orissa. It is a residential campus offering accomodation to faculty, staff and students. The campus has all the amenities for developing personal, social and academic skills of the student community.

The city of Rourkela came into prominence in the year 1954-55, with the decision of the Government of India to set up the first Public Sector Steel Plant in this locality in collaboration with the then West Germany. The city is a huge metropolis connected with all parts of the country by railway and road. The population of the city is about 6 lakhs.


NIRF Ranking 2017 -

Engineering - 12

Overall - 46


The institute area is at the centre of the campus and surrounded by the residential areas. The main building of the Institute is central to the institute area and is surrounded by the departmental buildings. It houses all the classrooms, the Central library, and the Administrative and Academic sections. It also houses departments like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Humanities. All the departments, the lecture gallery, the workshops, the institute canteen and the audio-visual hall surround the main building.

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT-R) Admissions

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National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT-R) Faculty

Prof. Sarat Kumar Patra

Designation - Dean

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT-R) Placements

It provides the facility of a highly pro-active placement cell to guide and extends assistance and support to students for getting excellent placement in leading companies and industries like
•    ACC Ltd
•    IBM India Pvt Ltd
•    MECON Ltd
•    Microsoft
•    MindTree Ltd
•    TATA Motors
•    TATA Steel
•    TATA Technologies
•    Samsung India
•    Coal India Ltd
•    Ashok Leyland etc.

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National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NIT-R) Reviews / Comments

  • i want to do mtech in mechine design .plz infrom me what is the procedure to get admission. Posted by : raghunath singh, on 04-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • i want to do mtech in mechine design .plz infrom me what is the procedure to get admission. Posted by : raghunath singh, on 04-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • i am ashish and my GATE score 282 in XL Can i get admisson in whichinstitute in please inform me about selection procedure ,application form date in Nit trichy ,rourkela etc Posted by : ashish, on 09-04-2011 Report Abuse
  • sir,i have got 42 marks and my gate score is 503 in ec discipline in obc category .can i apply for nit rourkela? Posted by : gopi, on 01-04-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir My score is 286 in GATE 2011 from EE trade.I belong to OBC can I eligible for mtech? Posted by : Mohd Afaque Iqbal, on 23-03-2011 Report Abuse
  • i want to do M.Tech in chemical engg. plz inform me when non-gate notification will be out for NIT'S Posted by : sriharsha, on 22-03-2011 Report Abuse
  • i want to do mtech in biotech from your clg.plz inform what is the procedure to get admission. Posted by : amrita sarkar, on 29-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • Dear Sir, With due respect i am to submit that i am Atanu Mondal studing in diploma of Electrical Engineering at Ramakrishna Mission Shilpapitha at Belgharia in West Bengal. I want to B-Tech to complete my three year's diploma course. Yours faithfully Atanu Mondal. Kolkata-700056. Posted by : atanu mondal, on 01-01-2011 Report Abuse
  • I am done with my engg & working.Does any NIT provide distance education in M.TECH Posted by : Sandeep , on 15-10-2010 Report Abuse
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