National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela is  a centrally funded engineering college located in the steel city of  Rourkela in Odhisa. The college was established in the year 1961, with the name Regional Engineering College Rourkela (REC Rourkela). The NIT, Rourkela is one of the 30 NIT established in India and recognized as the institute of national importance by the NIT Act, 2007. The Institution also runs management programmes.


The college campus of NIT, Rourkela is located in eastern part of Rourkela city  and spread in the area of  over 1024 acres making it largest engineering campus of the country.  The government of Odhisa has provided the land for the construction of college campus. The college campus is well connected by road and rail transport and situated at a distance 7 km from railway station.


NIT, Rourkela is offering various graduate and postgraduate engineering courses in various disciplines of engineering. The Institution offers two years of Master of Business Administration (MBA). The details of the courses offered by the college are mentioned below:

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Ceramic Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering


The college has excellent infrastructure and offering wide rage of facilities to the students. The college has well equipped labs and workshops, spacious and ventilated classrooms, sports and gymnasium facilities for the students, separate hostel facilities for boys and girls, auditorium facility, a separate cricket ground, swimming pool etc.


NIT, Rourkela has a separate Training and Placement cell, which coordinates and manages all the training and placement related activities. The The job of the T&P cell is to various provide job opportunities to the graduating students, by inviting various companies to the campus for campus recruitment programs.

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