National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

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National Institute of Technology Rourkela or NIT Rourkela, formerly Regional Engineering College Rourkela is a publicly funded institute of higher learning for engineering, science and technology located in the steel city of Rourkela, Odisha, India. 

It is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India and has been recognized as an Institute of National Importance in 2007.

The Rourkela Steel City is located on the Howrah-Mumbai and Ranchi-Bhubaneswar main railway routes. The institute is about 7 km from the railway station.

The institute is bordered by small mountains on the south which is found to be a good picnic spot.  

It is ranked 16th in the NIRF Rankings 2023 of Indian engineering universities.


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

Center of Research: 

  • Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
  • Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition
  • Excellence for Tribal Studies
  • Excellence on Public Health Nutrition
  • Industrial Electronics & Robotics
  • Nanomaterials
  • Poverty Alleviation Research Centre (PARC)
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Space Technology Incubation Center
  • Steel Research Centre
  • Centre for Industrial Refrigeration and Cryogenics

Placement Details: NIT Rourkela concluded its 2023 placement drive with 1534 job offers. The average package offered was INR 12.95 LPA and the highest package offered was INR 52.98 LPA 23. More than 95% of the participating batch got placed. The top recruiters included Apple, Google, and VISA. 

Contact Details: 

National Institute of Technology



India, 769008

Ph: 0661-246-2020 / 2002

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