The Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology (IGIT), Sarang was established in 1982 and was managed by the Govt. of Orissa in the name of Orissa College of Engineering (OCE). In 1987 it was renamed as IGIT, Sarang and the management was transferred to an Autonomous Society.
Academic Overview: Institute offers four years undergraduate engineering programs in various disciplines. A three years Master in Computer Application program, Postgraduate courses in engineering, regular(2 years) and part time (2 and half years) and three years diploma courses in some engineering disciplines.
The institute has following departments-
Placement Description- IIGT, Sarang provides their students with the best academic facilities and in response to that the placement program in the campus witnesses visit of some reputed firms like Infosys, TCS, Patni Computers, Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd., Larsen and Turbo Ltd. etc. The placement process is organized by Training and Placement cell of the college.
The placements details of 2012-13 batch is tabulated below-
Number of students placed
Package (in lakhs ) per Annum
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
Paradeep Phosphate Ltd
Jindal Steel & Power
Extracurricular: There are various events and activities organized by students of the institute. Some notable activities are following-
Facilities: Institute provides all requisite facilities to the students. Some of them are tabulated below-
The institute has central infrastructure facilities like academic blocks for each department, Central Computer Centre, Central Workshop, Knowledge Centre, student hostels inside the campus.
The Institute library has a valuable collection of about 27,000 text & reference books, Hand books I.S. codes. About 50 journals are being subscribed to Institute Library.
The institute encompasses a sprawling playground (Dr. M. P. Mishra memorial stadium) with basketball, volleyball and badminton courts.
There is a workshop under administrative and financial control of Mechanical Engineering department. It is well equipped with all types of machines and tools in order to give practical training to both degree and diploma students.
SBI (Core Bank facilities), Guest house, Hospital, Post Office, Canteen, Students and Employees Co-operative Consumer stores, different clubs, Telephone Exchange, Mobile tower and a School up to High School level.
Festivals/Events: There is a cultural association established in the institute which plays a pivotal role in exploring the multidimensional talents of the students and in shaping their personality. The Association is run by nominated student secretaries and representatives under the supervision of faculty members.
The cultural Association remains busy throughout the year in several activities such as Freshers’ welcome, invited talks by luminaries, annual dramatic and literary competitions and programs. The main cultural events of college are –
Ranking: IGIT Sarang was the only one in the 25 government colleges in Orissa that are eligible to submit an Institutional Development Proposal.
Scholarship: The students depending on their merit can avail scholarships and stipends during their study in the Institute. Brief details of such scholarships are given below-