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National Institute of Technology [NIT], Rourkela

Rourkela, Orissa Approved by ( AICTE | MHRD | )



  • College Name:

    National Institute of Technology [NIT], Rourkela

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  • Streams:

    Engineering, Science, Arts, Architecture, Management,

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  • College Type:

    Autonomous University,

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  • Contact Details:

    0661-246-2002, 0661-246-2020,

  • Location:

    Sector-2 Rourkela - 769008 Orissa , India

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  • Affiliates:

    AICTE | MHRD |

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NIT Admission 2022-23 | National Institute of Technology UG & PG Course Last Date

National Institute of Technology [NIT], Rourkela located in Rourkela, Odisha, India. The college was established as Regional Engineering College in Rourkela on 15 of August 1961. The college is located on approximately 648 acres, provided by Biju Patnaik, the chief Minister Of Odisha. Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India was the person who laid the foundation stone of the college. In 2002 the college became an autonomous college. But now the college is under Ministry Of Human Resource Development and becomes a National Institute of Technology [NIT]

The college provides all the facilities for the students. College is situated on the main railway routes and it connects to all the parts. NIT has a well educated faculty. Colleges have around twenty departments with B. Tech, B.Arch, B. Tech-M. Tech Dual, M. Tech, M.Sc, Integrated M.Sc, MBA and PhD degree.

The departments of NIT are as follows:

  • Department of Planning and Architecture
  • Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
  • Department of Biotechnology and Medical Engineering
  • Department of Ceramic Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Earth and Atmospheric Science
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Food Process Engineering
  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Industrial Design
  • Department of Life Science
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Department of Mining Engineering
  • Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • Department of School of Management

Along with this recently college has introduced dual programs for certain courses, also the institution allows part time graduation with doctoral research for various subjects in certain fields.

NIT Admission 2022-23

The admission procedure for NIT, Rourkela is through entrance examination and a set of eligibility criteria set up by NIT, Rourkela itself. The admissions for B. Tech, BSC, M. Tech is based on JEE rankings. NIT, Rourkela not only considers JEE examination but also JoSSA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). The seats are filled only after the selection of eligible students by JoSSA. Another criteria for NIT, Rourkela is to have a score above 70% in 10,+2 or equivalent examinations with physics, chemistry and maths (PCM). The eligibility criteria for masters is to have 60% or 6.0 GPA on bachelors degree.