National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NIT Rourkela)

ABOUT NIT Rourkela

NIT Rourkela is one of the head national level establishments for specialized instruction in the nation and is supported by the Government of India. Legislature of India has raised the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela to an esteemed college under the name of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.


The principle target of the Institute is to create quality Engineers and Scientists in Graduate and Post-Graduate levels in different branches of Engineering and Science. The Institute is overseen by the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology (Rourkela) Society and vested with huge level of authoritative and money related self-rule. Administration of India have perceived the Institute as a head establishment of notoriety and have created it as a focal point of greatness under arrangement subsidizing. The Institute has been modernized by two outside community oriented subsidizing organizations i.e. the Material subject in the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering division under Indo-U.K. REC venture and the Computer Science and Electronics streams under World Bank cum Swiss Development Corporation IMPACT venture.

The grounds of the Institute comprising of the Institute structures, corridors of living arrangement and staff province is arranged at the eastern end of Rourkela steel city, past Sector-1 over a region of 262 hectares of land gave by the Government of Orissa. It is a private grounds offering settlement to personnel, staff and understudies. The grounds has every one of the comforts for creating individual, social and scholarly aptitudes of the understudy group.

The city of Rourkela became a force to be reckoned with in the year 1954-55, with the choice of the Government of India to set up the main Public Sector Steel Plant in this region in a joint effort with the then West Germany. The city is an immense city associated with all parts of the nation by railroad and street. The number of inhabitants in the city is around 6 lakhs.

Departments in NIT  Rourkela


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