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National Institute of science and Technology

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Established : 1996 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC | Affiliated : Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Odisha

About National Institute of science and Technology

Since its establishment in 1996, the National Institute of Science and Technology Berhampur has maintained its commitment to its fundamental values and grown to be one of the best institutions in the state and the nation. It is the first NRI academic undertaking in the southern Odisha region. In addition, the Institute is among the first engineering colleges to be affiliated with Berhampur University. The SM Charitable Educational Trust is the sponsor of the NIST Berhampur. Dr. Sukant K. Mohapatra and Ms. Sanjeeta Mohapatra, NRIs resident in the US, founded the Trust in 1995 both as donors and trustees. The founders' main goal was to position NIST Berhampur in their native state of Odisha as a hub of academic achievement and research on par with the top universities worldwide.

The UGC's grant as an Autonomous college makes NIST Berhampur best for its excellent education, inventive creation, entrepreneurship, and global collaboration. According to DATAQUEST, NIST is ranked 66th among engineering schools in India for 2020. NIST Berhampur's ranking in India is 69 as per the 2016 NIRF poles. The reputation of the Institute shines bright with its various ranking within the top 100 engineering colleges in the nation. The Institute also ranked in first place among the colleges affiliated with BPUT.

Accreditations, honors, and awards are now commonly used to describe NIST Berhampur. The most recent and notable achievement on the list is the Grade 'A' accreditation given to the Institute by NAAC, which is the highest grade among all engineering institutions in Odisha, with a value of 3.22. In addition, the standard of NIST Berhampur courses is seen by its NBA accreditation for Engineering departments like Computer Science and Electronics & Communication.

NIST serves as an engineering incubator. Since 1996, it has fostered aspiring engineers and business owners. NIST provides B.Tech, M.Tech, and MCA programs. Since its founding, NIST  has maintained its position as Odisha's top engineering college. The seven  NIST Berhampur B Tech courses incorporate online learning, practical applications, and research-driven instruction from seasoned professors. The M.Tech courses in six fields emphasize excellent analytical precision, creativity, and problem-solving ability. The Institute also provides master's degrees in computer applications to encourage students to consider the practical applications of computer science. The intake capacity for the NIST Berhampur MCA is 60 students.

Under the Science discipline, NIST offers UG/PG degree courses like BSc and MSc. The science curriculum is designed to give students a basic understanding of the subject before advancing their practical and research skills. By identifying common ground and participating in numerous research initiatives, the Institute has actively promoted industry-department partnerships throughout its history. It is considered a model research organization in the eastern states of India.

The Institute collaborates on research with many premier institutes in India and worldwide.

  • NIST, the National Taiwan University, and the University of Electro-Communications Japan have inked Memorandums of Understanding for scientific partnership in semiconductor technology, nanoscience, and telecommunications.
  • NIST also participates in the MHRD Virtual Laboratory project in collaboration with IIT, Kharagpur.
  • With companies including Sankalp Semiconductors and SunMoksha, NIST Berhampur has singned MoU to cooperate on projects like nanotechnology and renewable energy.
  • Numerous research grants and projects have been awarded to the NIST by the AICTE, DST, CSIR, and other business organizations.

Numerous members of the NIST Berhampur faculty have degrees from prestigious Indian and international universities. Four BOYSCAST faculty scholars have been generated throughout the Institute, and the government of India has financed their postgraduate studies in the US and Germany. There have been three Fulbright scholars from NIST. The Government of Odisha's Samant Chandrasekhar Young Scientist Award was granted to three NIST Berhampur faculty members. Three URSI Young Scientist Awards have been given to the Institute's faculty. The Institute's professors have written roughly 24 books and more than 250 scientific articles that have been peer-reviewed.

According to NIST Berhampur's mission statement, one of its stated goals is the holistic development of students. Student organizations like the Robotics, Club Excel, Renewable Energy Club, Electronics Club, Programming Club, Club Innova,  and  Astronomy Club give extra-curricular activities a technical zing. In addition, Techno festivals, sporting events, and cultural programs keep the competitive spirit of the student body in high gear. The NIST ISTE chapter, which has earned three Best Chapter Awards, is the largest of its kind. NIST Berhampur also houses the sole IEEE ED chapter in Odisha.

In addition, as financial aid to students, the Institute has various scholarship schemes. The following lists the NIST Berhampur scholarships.

  • Waiver of Tuition Fee scholarship scheme
  • Merit Scholarship
  • Teaching Assistantship
  • Research Assistantship
  • Travel Grant Scheme of Scholarship
  • Book Grant Scheme of Scholarship
  • Economic Hardship Scheme of Scholarship
  • The scholarship scheme of Shiv Shankar Bisoi
  • M.Tech Scholarship



Institute type

Private, Autonomous

Campus location

Berhampur, Odisha

Campus establishment


Campus Size

70 acres

Campus affiliation

Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela

Campus approved


Government of Odisha

University Grants Commission (UGC)

College Accreditation


NIST Berhampur NIRF ranking 2016


Available Courses

UG - B.E/ B.Tech, BSc, B. Com

PG - M.Tech, MBA, MCA, MSc

Doctoral - PhD

Admission process

BE/B.Tech- JEE mains, OJEE

M.Tech- GATE scores, OJEE counseling


Management Quota - NEST Admission test

NIST Berhampur JEE main cutoff

62008 - 279619

Contact number

+91-7205326478/  +91-7205336478/ +91-0680-2492421/ 422

College address

NIST Institute of Science and Technology (Autonomous)

Institute Park, Pallur Hills, Berhampur, Odisha, India PIN-761008

Nearest Bus Station

VITAM Bus Stand

NIST Berhampur website


NIST Berhampur Rankings

NIST Berhampur developed IQA Cell and took part in the national ranking of NIRF regularly. A nationwide rating of higher education institutions across the nation improves the standard of instruction and encourages institutions to grow and achieve excellence in all areas of education. Additionally, the NIST Berhampur NIRF rankings aid in keeping the Institute's quality standards on par with those of other top institutions.

  • The University Grants Commission has granted NIST autonomy.
  • NIST has received an "A" grade from NAAC and a stellar 3.22 rating.
  • NIST is ranked first among the engineering colleges affiliated with BPUT (Affiliating University)
  • NIST Berhampur NIRF ranking by MHRD (Indian Gov.) in 2016 was 69th all India rank. And it is the 1st Private Engineering College of Odisha.
  • DATAQUEST, NIST is rated 66th among engineering schools in India for 2020.
  • NIST Berhampur's ranking in India in 2019 was 60th, according to the survey of Outlook magazine.
  • NIST is the top-ranked engineering institute in Odisha out of more than 100, according to BPUT students' public voting.
  • At a ceremony held in Hyderabad on July 23, NIST won the coveted India 2013 Award in the category of "Best Teaching Learning Institute.
  • According to the Times Ranking, 2021, the Institute is ranked 98th overall in India.
  • ARIIA acknowledged NIST as a "Band-Performer" in 2021.

NIST Berhampur fee structure

NIST college Berhampur's fee structure is split into two categories. The first section of charges is the academic tuition fee to be paid once during the start of NIST Berhampur admission. The second section comprises miscellaneous charges. Additionally, students are required to pay NIST Berhampur admission fees.



BTech fees

INR 83,500

BTech lateral entry fees

INR 83,500

MTech fees

INR 1.16 Lakhs

MCA fees

INR 1.02 Lakhs

MBA fees

INR 1.2 Lakhs

BSc fees

INR 49,500

MSc fees

INR 59,500

NIST Berhampur Course admission

NIST Berhampur admission for all the courses is based on qualifying Common Entrance Examinations. Therefore, candidates are initially required to submit the application form, which is available online and offline To be noted, applicants must ensure the NIST Berhampur application form last date. The student's selection is per the merit list, which includes scores from qualifying board exams and standard entrance exams.

NIST Berhampur admission procedure for UG

Admissions to the UG courses in NIST Berhampur follow the UGC-approved norms. In addition, students must attend either the NIST entrance exam or national-level entrance exams.

  • NIST Berhampur BTech admission requires all India JEE mains rank. Every year the Institute selects students concerning the JEE main cutoff ranking.
  • Students applying for B com or BSc admission must attend the NIST Admission Test. In addition, they shall have passed 10+2 with a minimum required aggregate marks.

BTech Specialisation

Sanctioned Intake

NIST Berhampur JEE main cutoff

(All India Closing Rank)

Computer Science and Engineering



Electronics and Communication Engineering



Electrical and Electronics Engineering



Information Technology



Mechanical Engineering



Electrical Engineering



Civil Engineering



NIST Berhampur admission procedure for PG

To be eligible for PG courses, candidates shall have completed bachelor's degree certification along with the minimum marks requirement and scores from the entrance exam.

  • NIST Berhampur MBA admission requires scores from standard entrance exams like MAT or university-conducted entrance tests. It also accepts ATMA, CAT, XAT, etc.
  • Admission to M Tech is based on GATE scores followed by cutoff criteria. In addition, applicants shall have a bachelor's degree with at least 50% marks.
  • The remaining PG course, like MSc, demands students to sit in on the entrance examination regulated by NIST.

NIST Berhampur Facilities

At NIST Berhampur, the physical infrastructure is unparalleled. 4000 students live in the school, which is spread over 60 acres and tucked away in Pallur's lush hills. A campus with full Wi-Fi, groomed gardens, an aquarium, parks, and fountains make it a joyful place to live in the middle of nature. It is a true heaven for sports enthusiasts thanks to the sporting infrastructure of indoor games, swimming pools, floodlit tennis courts, basketball courts, cricket, and an indoor stadium. It is one of the biggest in this region of the country in terms of academic area, measuring 4.3 lakh square feet. The NIST Berhampur hostel rooms have student-centric facilities with separate dormitories for boys and girls.

NIST Berhampur hostel fee structure


Yearly fees

Room accommodation 

INR 27,000

Room accommodation  AC

INR 27,000 + 1,500

Mess bill

INR 4000

NIST Berhampur placement

The Training & Placement Cell is a distinct Unit that handles campus interviews and recruitment for NIST students. The regular Training & Placement Officer is in charge of the cell. A symbiotic and active relationship has been maintained with companies all over the country via the NIST Berhampur Placement Cell, which serves as the bridge between Universities and Industries. Consequently, it has established a remarkable placement track record in terms of the number of employers visiting the campus and the percentage of final year graduates being placed with competitive salaries.

The NIST Berhampur placement department welcomes businesses to campus and works to guarantee each applicant a successful profession in the field of their choice. The Training & Placement Cell has a fantastic team of student organizers to hone every process further. In addition, the University makes the interview panel easier by providing AC lodging, seminar halls, Internet labs, and board rooms.

During NIST Berhampur's Placement 2022 Drive, the Highest Package package was INR 28 Lakhs per annum. More than 280 companies visited the campus.  


2022 Statistics

NIST Berhampur's highest package

INR 28 Lakhs per annum

NIST Berhampur average package

INR 4 Lakhs per annum

Total Placement offers


Companies visited


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Asked question

application fees of your college
replied on 23-Apr-2021 17:32:30

National Institute of science and Technology admission fee is less. INR 500 is NIST admission fee.

I had persued Bsc. I want to do MCA. As I can see only BCA scholar can opt for mca. Am I eligible to take admission in 2020?
Asked by Gourav Roy
replied on 17-Mar-2020 14:55:43

So, candidates passed in 10+2 and with graduation degree with mathematics as compulsory subject will be eligible and can seek National Institute of science and Technology admissions to MCA.

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

0680 249 2421

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NH 5, Palur Hills, Brahmapur, Berhampur, Odisha, India

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