National Institute of Technology Rourkela

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VisionTo become an internationally acclaimed institution of higher learning that will serve as a source of knowledge and expertise for the society and be a preferred destination for undergraduate and graduate studies.
MissionTo advance and spread knowledge in the area of science and technology leading to creation of wealth and welfare of humanity.
Guiding Principles

i) Build an environment that is conducive to academic pursuit, nurturing creative thoughts and inculcating a spirit of inquiry.
ii) Promote free exchange of knowledge and experience with others, while respecting each other’s right to intellectual property.
iii) Ensure quality, speed, economy and transparency in all spheres of our activities.
iv) Create a truly multicultural community and promote cultural bonding and teamwork among all.
v) Provide opportunity to every member of the Institute for achieving academic excellence, developing all round personality and realizing his or her full potential.
vi) Adopt state of the art technology in all endeavors.
vii) Serve the society around, using the knowledge and expertise of the Institute.

Quality Policy
“Every student and employee of NIT Rourkela as well as all external agencies providing service to the Institute shall strive to achieve quality, speed and economy (in that order of importance) in all their endeavors. They will employ and create TECHNOLOGY to enhance productivity, protect the environment and uphold human dignity”.
Institute Anthem

You know all skills and techniques
Adorning the heart of Kalinga
On the head of the Steel City
Y ou dazzle ever like a diamond
You the great institute.

In the sacred seat of Vyasa
Where Life vibrates with the rtythm of ‘OM’
There the sacred stream of the river ‘Brahmani’
Wets you with the flow of wisdom
You the great institute

You glow with the Luster of Science
You dazzle with the brilliance of technology
You inspire the pursuit of knowledge
Emitting the celestial Light of wisdom
you the great institute

You may be that great and matchless
One in blooming the superb engineers
You be the Leading one in accelerating the country’s development
Be unique in bringing peace and unity
Be honest, mighty and commited in thy task
You the great institute.


H.E. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, is the Visitor of our Institute. The Institute is managed by a Board of Governors (BoG) created as per NIT Act of 2007. Under the Act, the Director is the Principal Executive and Academic Officer. The Board of Governors is assisted by three other authorities, viz., The Senate, The Building and Works Committee and the Finance Committee. The Institute has different Departments, Centers and Technical Service Units (TSUs). Each Department or Centre is headed by a faculty member and each TSU is headed by a faculty member or an officer.
Board of Governor
Office of the Director
The Senate
The Buildings and Works Committee
The Finance Committee
Office of the Registrar
Heads of Departments
Heads of Centres
Heads of TechnicStudents of NIT Rourkela enjoy a number of facilities. These include various societies for achieving their dreams, boarding and lodging facility for all students, modern gymnasium, swimming pool, All games and sports facilities, career guidance, almost 100 % placements, medical facilities

Halls of Residence TOP
Large, exclusively student-occupied accommodation, maintained by the university. Residents live in study bedrooms, either alone or sharing with another student. The University, with its beautifully landscaped and carefully tended gardens, provides an ideal environment for a congenial learning experience. Here is a campus that invites students out of their hostels to spend time between classes midst greenery and a riot of floral color.
Sports and Fitness TOP
The Institute provides its students with world-class sports facilities which include a Football –Hockey stadium named DILIP TIRCKEY STADIUM. It also houses a gymnasium with all the modern facilities. The gymnasium also has 2 instructors to help the students.Apart from that, we also have the SACHIN TENDULKAR CRICKET GROUND equipped with flood lights. We also have two tennis courts, a basketball court with separate timings for male and female students.
Every hall of residence boasts of a Badminton court and a Volleyball court for its boarders. It also provides facilities for Table Tennis, Carom and Chess. Some of the hostels are also equipped with a modern gym with the latest equipments.
Swimming Pool TOP
NIT also offers separate swimming facilities for men and women students. The Men’s 50 m x 25 m floodlit swimming pool has eight lanes and the necessary facilities to conduct even international-level competitions. The floodlit women’s swimming pool is 25m x 12m, and is in the new Women’s Hostel premises. Separate swimming coaches for men and women are available at particular times at the pools, which are open from 6 a.m to 8.30 p.m every day.
Medical Facilities TOP
The Institute dispensary is located behind the KHM Hall of residence and in front of the school. Attached to it is the Appolo medical store that runs 24 x 7 catering to the medical needs of the campus. The dispensary is headed by Dr. Panigrahy. There is an ambulance to attend to any emergencies. Phone : (0661) 246 2972
Post Office TOP
The campus has a Post Office. The post office is located near the new substation and works on all weekdays from 7.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. and from 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. on Saturdays. Phone: 0661-2462971
Banks TOP
The institute has one bank situated in the campus, State Bank of India. The bank is regular branche in the campus and is housed in separate buildings near the residential area of faculty. Application forms for important national level exams such as JEE, GATE and CAT are sold in these banks.State Bank of India : : Institute employees have their salaries credited to the State Bank of India. State Bank of India has two ATMs – one located in the Main gate premises and the other near the Shopping area. Phone : +91 (0661) 2975 (Office)
In addition there is a Axis Bank ATM located in front of the Mechanical Department near Nescafe Coffee shop for the benefit of students.
Guest Houses TOP

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The Institute has two guest houses within the campus. The guest houses are near the Directors banglow. The one in front of the banglow is South Block and the one behind the banglow is North Guest House. The South Block Guest House has altogether 18 A/c Suites with a telephone and a TV in each room. VIPs, Institute guests and invited guests are usually accommodated here. The North Block Guest House has 15 rooms in total all are Air-conditioned rooms, This provides boarding and lodging facilities for the Institute guests and Visitors, newly appointed faculty, staff members, delegates and participants attending various Conferences, Seminars, Symposia and Workshops. Both the guest houses are operated as a non-profit activity to mainly support the academic and research activity on the campus with a homely atmosphere and ambiance traditionally acclaimed for its environs of hygiene and food of homely relish and richness.

al Service Units


Academic Departments

  • Biotechnology and Medical Engineering (BM)
  • Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Chemical Engineering (CH)
  • Ceramic Engineering (CR)
  • Computer Science & Engineering (CS)
  • Chemistry (CY)
  • Extra Academic Activity (EA)
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (EC)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (ER)
  • Food Process Engineering (FP)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HS)
  • Industrial Design (ID)
  • Life Science (LS)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (MM)
  • Mining Engineering (MN)
  • Planning and Architecture (PA)
  • Physics (PH)
  • School of Management (SM)
  • Central Workshop (WS)

Centres of Research

  • Centre for Industrial Electronics & Robotics
    [EE, ME, EC]
  • Centre for Development of Nanomaterials
    [CR, CH, BM, MM, PH, CY]
  • Centre for Industrial Refrigeration & Air Conditioning [ME, EE, CH]
  • Centre for Cryogenic & Superconducting Engineering [ME, CH, EE, PH]
  • Centre for Renewable Energy Systems
    [EE, ME, CH, PH]
  • Tissue Engineering Centre
    [BM, CH, MM, CR, ME]
  • Steel Research Centre
    [MM, CR, ME, CH, EE, EC, CS]
  • Centre for Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition
    [CS, EC, EE]
  • Laxman Rao Peri Centre for Advanced Analytics & Decision Sciences [CS, MA, SM]


Prof. Sunil Kumar Sarangi
Contact No.: 0661-2462001


Director’s Office
Mrs. Indira Rani Behera
Contact No.: 0661-2462002
Fax No.: 0661-2472926
Sri. Ajay Kumar Sahu
Contact No.: 0661-2462003
Fax No.: 0661-2472926
Registrar’s Office
Er. Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
Contact No.: 0661-2462021
Fax: 0661-2462022
Sri. Braja Bandhu Behera
PS to Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462020
Security Office
Sri. Balaram Champatiray
Security Officer
Contact No.: 0661-2462131
Sri. Parsuram Sethi
Dealing Assistant (Control Room)
Contact No.: 0661-2462130
Establishment Office
Mr. Kumar Prabhanjan Panigrahi
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462061
 Mrs. Swagatika Sahoo
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462121
Academic Office
Mr. Bamadev Acharya
Deputy Registrar(Academic-Research)
Contact No.: 0661-2462031
Mr. Ashis Kumar Behera
Assistant Registrar(UG & PG)
Contact No.: 0661-2462037
Finance & Account Office
Mr. Pradeep Kumar Panda
Deputy Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462041
Mr. Gautam Ramani
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462050
Training & Placement Centre
Prof. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswal
Head of the Centre
Contact No.: 0661-2474840
Mr. Rabindra Kumar Sinha
Administrative officer
Contact No.: 0661-2462182
Purchase and Work Office
Mr. Kshiroda Kumar Sahoo
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462051
Technical Service Office
Sri. Uttam Kumar Biswal
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462081
Internal Audit Office
Mr. M.N. Anand Babu
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462091
Mr. Sudin B Babu
Assistant Registrar
Contact No.: 0661-2462151
Academic Support Centres

  • Biju Pattnaik Central Library (BPCL)
  • Student Activity Centre (SAC)
  • Computer Centre (CC)
  • Training & Placement Centre (TP)
  • Centre for Alumni Relations (AR)
  • Centre for Technology Innovation and Industry Relations (TIIR)

Academic Programmes

  • Ph.D.; M.Tech(R); M.Tech.; MBA; M.Sc.; MA;
  • 5 Year Dual Degree (B.Tech.+M.Tech.);
  • 5 Year Integrated M.Sc.; B.Tech.

Technical Service Units

  • Health Centre
  • Safety & Security Unit
  • Guest Houses
  • Estate Unit (Civil & Electrical)
  • Civil Construction Unit
  • Electrical Construction Unit
  • Central & Distributed Air-conditioning unit
  • Telephone Network
  • Commom class rooms & Facilities
  • Academic Building Maintenance Unit
  • Lawns, Garden & Plantation
  • Transport Services
  • Furniture Procurement & Maintenance
  • Central Auditoriums & Related Facilities
  • On Campus Business
  • Community Centre
  • Places of Worship
  • Institutional Information & Publicity
  • Office Automation & Website
  • Convocation
  • Major Equipment Management
  • Book Purchase by Students
  • Institute Seminars & Distinguished Visitors
  • Research Promotion & IPR
  • Technical Excellence (NITRITE)
Office of the Chief Warden
Other Committees (DSE,DSC) 

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