Konark Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) was established in 2001 by Vidya Sagar Charitable Trust. It is the first venture of the Hi-Tech Group of Educational Institutions. The college is located at Jatni in a lush green atmosphere with a sprawling campus of 35 acres. KIST provides quality techno education in a highly disciplined environment at par with international standards. It offers 6 Undergraduate programmes in engineering and technology. It also offers M.Tech and MBA courses.

  • It is approved by AICTE, New Delhi
  • It is affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela
  • It is accredited by NBA, New Delhi


  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science Engineering
  • Department of Business Administration


The College has an independent Training & placement Cell devoted to cater the needs of the organizations in conducting campus interviews for placements.

Placement Record Batch 2010-14


Total No. of Placed Students

Mechanical Engineering


Computer Science Engineering


Electrical Engineering


Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering


Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering




  • Air conditioned library greets the students with about 20,000 volumes,60 journals and many newspapers and magazines
  • The central library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the forms of CD-ROMs, online databases, books, journals, and magazines
  • The central library is the member of INDEST- AICTE Consortium, provide online access to many important e journals about 294 IEEE and ASME
  • The library is the members of DELNET for Inter Library Loan facilities
  • The central library has license NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) for providing 130 Video courses Of all IIT and IISC professor's teaching of all subjects through LAN


  • KIST has its 300 seated boy’s hostel and 200 seated girl’s hostel on-campus.
  • The hostels are provided internet facilities, TV, Telephone, Refrigerator, Magazines, Newspapers, indoor games and fast-aid facility for the students.
  • The hostel also has a common room, library and reading room where the students can interact with each other which is very much essential for professional education


Technovation-2011: It is annual tech-fest, KIST organized an inter college robotics football championship which is first ever event in its kind in Orissa.