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National Institute of Technology Rourkela

Rourkela, Odisha | Ratings: 2.7/5 (12 votes) - Add Review
Established : 1961 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC | Affiliated : Deemed University

About National Institute of Technology Rourkela

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela is a deemed university funded by the government of India and was started in the year 1981. NIT Rourkela is AICTE approved and is accredited to NAAC. The university provides various courses to the students in the field of Architecture, Engineering and Management. Students according to their choice opt the course and every program has its own future and opportunities. Such that students should grasp the chance or opportunity and work on it.

  • The university has world class infrastructure with all the required facilities in order to make the students and faculties convenient with the environment.
  • The courses are designed by professionals who have much experience in their fields of interest and help the students gain more knowledge about the concepts.
  • The faculties have more than 10 years of experience and academic field and provide industrial exposure to the students to know the vacancies and requirements in the industrial sectors.
  • The students are provided with ambient atmosphere to excel in academics and achieve their career goals. Students must be active and accept the changes because that make you strong and you will be a professional in career wise and as a human being in the society.


Established in 1961 publicly founded premier institute

University Rank

40th rank in overall rank of universities

Campus area

Spread across 647 acres of land

University type

It is an Autonomous University

College type

Public type Institute


All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), NCTE

Gender accepted

Co-Ed University both men and women are accepted

No. of students

As many as 4673 students enroll every year

No. of Faculties

From all departments 299 faculties in total

Admission based

Entrance and Merit based admission takes place

courses offered

Post-Graduation, Ph.D. and Under graduation courses are offered


Accredited by NAAC A-grade

Entrance mode

Online/Offline mode is available to make it easy

Scholarship facility

For all eligible and based on category


Rourkela, Odisha. India


The training and placement department of the university is coordinated by the senior most faculties who have much links with research and industrial organizations.

The department has good relationship with the student placement committee which consists of students from all the departments.

The student placement committee has nearly 26 members in which 12 members are from B.Tech, 7 members from dual degree, 1 from MBA and 4 from M.Tech.

The department has greater links with national and international organization alumni who are very supportive in providing placement opportunities to the students.

Average Salary Package


Highest Salary Package


Top Recruiters

Oracle, Caterpillar, Dell, Tata Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Hero Honda Motors, Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd., Saint-Gobain Glass, Accenture

Hostel fee

The university campus has nearly 10 hostels i.e. 1 for Ph.D. married students, 2 for girls, and 7 for boys in which 2 hostels are for new joiners.

The dining hall is present within the hostel which can accommodate more than 300 students at a time.

The hostel has 24/7 water supply including purified water for drinking and has high speed Wi-Fi facility for the students.

The canteen has separate set of workers for cooking who cook both veg and non veg food for the students as per the demand at a reasonable rate.

Gym, Music room, court for indoor games and library is present in the hostel as recreational facility and to excel in academics.


Total fees


INR 2500 per month


INR 40 per meal

Course details

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)

The candidate in order to get admissions in the university for B.Tech courses with various specializations must have 10+2 years of education from recognized/national board with chemistry, mathematics and physics as one of the subjects. The students must score good rank as per the category cutoff in the entrance exams like JEE Main which is conducted every year.

B.Tech Specializations

Civil Engineering

Biomedical Engineering


Chemical Engineering

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Industrial Design

Ceramic Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Food Process Engineering

Mining Engineering

Master of Technology (M.Tech)

The candidates who are aspiring to join the M.Tech courses offered in this university have to clear the national level entrance exam like GATE as per the reservation cut off. The candidate must have Bachelor’s degree from engineering field with 50% minimum aggregate for general and 45% score for reserved category.

M.Tech Specializations


Biomedical Engineering

Water Resources Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Structural Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering

Energy and Environmental Engineering

Safety Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Industrial Ceramics

Analytics and Decision Sciences

Software Engineering

Information Security

Computer Science

Microwave and Radar Engineering

Signal and Image Processing

Communication and Networks

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

VLSI Design and Embedded Systems

Power Systems Engineering

Industrial Electronics

Power Electronics and Drives

Control and Automation

Electronic Systems and Communication

Food Process Engineering

Industrial Design

Plastics, Composites and Timber Engineering

Cryogenic and Vacuum Technology

Thermal Engineering

Production Engineering

Machine Design and Analysis

Steel Technology

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Mining Engineering

B.Tech M.Tech Dual Degree

The dual degree courses are provided in the university in order to reduce the time of education and gain more knowledge in their respective field of interest. The candidates require 10+3 years of diploma or intermediate or secondary education from national/recognized board with chemistry, physics and mathematics knowledge. The students have to clear the entrance exam like JEE Main as per the reservation cutoff.

B.Tech M.Tech Dual Degree Specialization

Transportation Engineering

Water Resources Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Industrial Ceramic

Computer Science

Information Security

VLSI Design and Embedded Systems

Communication and Networks

Electronic System and Communication

Control and Automation

Power Electronics and Drive

Mechatronics and Automation

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

Mining Engineering

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)

NIT provides the students with knowledge about the basic requirements in the building and construction field. The students are provided with live examples with the use of soft wares which help them improve their innovative thinking, creativity and problem solving skills. The candidate must have 12th standard or HSC education from recognized/national board with mathematics as one of the subject. The students in order to get admissions in the university have to clear the national level entrance exam called NATA according to the category cutoff.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The management courses provided to the students in NIT improves their managerial, employability, entrepreneurship and leadership qualities. The students are trained in such a way they are adjustable to the changes that occur regularly in the industrial sectors. The candidates should possess Bachelor’s degree from any stream with good percentage criteria and should score good rank in the entrance exams like GMAT, CAT and XAT as per the reservation cutoff.

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

The candidate must have B.Sc. or relevant graduate degree from science field with 45% marks for general and 40%marks for reserved category. The students have to score good rank in the common entrance test and based on the merit list they will be called for counselling. After counselling the students have to attend the personal interview and seats are allotted according to their fields of interest.

M.Sc. Specializations


Applied Geology

Atmospheric Sciences

Life Science



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National Institute of Technology Rourkela Course fee structure

BE/BTech - Chemical Engineering 743000 4 years
BE/BTech - Electronics 743000 4 years
BE/BTech - Computer Science Engineering 743000 4 years
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0661-246-2021 / 2001


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