National Institute of Technology (NIT Rourkela) has been ranked at 16th in NIRF 2019 Rankings among engineering colleges in India. The Institute offers 2 undergraduate, 3 postgraduate courses in the field management and technology. It also provides doctoral programs in multiple disciplines. NITR has a total of 330 faculties, 6315 students and 20 departments. NIT Rourkela Admission is done through national level entrance exams such as JEE Main, CAT, GATE.
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|Type of Programs||UG, PG, Research and Part-time|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance exam|
Given below are some of the recent achievements by the institute for the year 2019:
|Campus Area||647 Acres|
|Total number of faculties||330|
|Total number of students||6315|
|Total number of alumni||20339+|
|Number of departments||20|
|Total number of students placed||886|
|Median salary of placed students||INR 5 LPA|
The Institute offers the following courses in different specializations:
|B.Tech||Civil Engineering||Intermediate graduate with 75% marks with PCM/PCB, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination|
|Computer Science Engg.|
|Electronics & Comm. Engg.|
|B.Arch||Planning and Architecture||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks|
|Dual Degree (B.Tech+M.Tech)||Transportation Engineering||Intermediate graduate with 50% marks in PCM|
|Electronic Systems and Communication|
|M.Tech||Civil Engineering||B.Tech in relevant discipline with at least 60% marks in the aggregate|
|M.A.||Developmental Studies||Graduate in B.A/ B.Sc/ B.Com with 50% marks|
|M.Sc||Chemistry||Graduate in B.Sc with a minimum of 50% marks|
|Physics & Astronomy|
|MBA||Management||Graduate with 60% marks in any discipline (55% for reserved categories)|
|Ph.D.||Chemistry||Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 60% marks OR Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline with 70% marks|
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Given below is the fee structure followed by the Insitute:
|Program Name||Admission Fee (INR)||Mess Advance (INR)||Total (INR)|
|Integrated M.Sc. (5 Years)||33000||18000||51000|
Admission to all courses offered by NIT Rourkela is done in online mode only. Eligible candidates can visit the official website of the institute and submit their application form. The final selection for admission is based on the merit scored in the following examinations conducted at the national level:
|Course Name||Accepted Exam Name||Read more|
|B.Tech||JEE Main||Click here|
|MBA||CAT/ MAT/ XAT||Click here|
Admissions in Ph.D. and M.A are done on the basis of Entrance Test and Personal Interview conducted by the institute itself.
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The Institute provides students with financial aids in the form of Fellowships and Assistantships. Tabulated below are the details for the same:
|Program Name||Minimum Qualification||Period||Rate of Fellowship/ Assistantship|
|Post-Doc||Any Ph.D.||-||INR 35000|
|Ph.D.||M.Tech./M.Pharm||4 years||INR 18000 - 20000|
|Ph.D.||B.Tech./B.Pharm./M.Sc./MA/M.Com/MBA MCA/MBBS |
[With valid GATE/NET score only]
|5 years||INR 16000 - 18000|
|M.Tech.(Res)||B.Tech./ B.Pharm./ MBA/ M.Sc./ MCA/ MBBS/M.Com./M.A.[With valid GATE/ NET score only]||2 years||INR 8000|
Apart from these, a number of scholarships are offered by different companies for meritorious students at the undergraduate level. It includes the following:
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The training and placement department is headed by a senior faculty member who manages all the placement activities. Its excellent infrastructure supports each and every stage of the placement processes in arranging pre-placement talks, written tests, group discussions, interviews, etc. Every year NIT Rourkela offers 50 paid internships during the summer for 2 months to students across the country.
National Institute of Technology was established in the year 1961 and located in Rourkela, Odisha. It has been approved by AICTE and accredited by NAAC. It was formerly known as the Regional Engineering College Rourkela. NIT is a publicly funded premier institute for higher learning in the field of engineering and technology. It is one of the 31 NITs in India to be recognized as an ‘Institute of National Importance’. The foundation stone of the Institute was laid by the 1st Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru. NIT Rourkela is located about 7 km away from the railway station and the closest airport is Ranchi at a distance of 172 km.
With a gigantic 647 acres of campus area, NITR is equipped with all the modern amenities. Given below are the details for the same:
Given below are the details for the faculty members at the Institute:
Prof. Akshaya Kumar Rath
Prof. Abanti Sahoo
Prof. Ajit Behera
Prof. Akhilesh K. Sahu
Prof. Biswajit Saha
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Ques. What is the cutoff criteria for admission in NIT Rourkela?
Ans. It mainly depends on 3 factors i.e. Choice of NIT, Branch and State Domicile. For admission in NIT Rourkela, you need to get a minimum under 10000 AIR in JEE Mains. However, the cutoff will vary as per the choice of branch.
Ques. How is the life of a student at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (NITR)?
Ans. Being an institute of National Importance, NIT has a huge campus to cater to all of the needs of the students. Talking about placement, a number of reputed companies such as Wipro, Amazon, Cognizant, Google, Airtel, Essar, Axis Bank, etc. Unlike many other institutions, NIT Rourkela provides you with much flexibility when hostel timings are concerned.
Ques. Which is better NIT Allahabad or NIT Rourkela?
Ans. NIT Rourkela is known to have an astounding infrastructure and experienced faculty members. It is the 2nd best institute according to MHRD. On the other hand, NIT Allahabad has a good alumni network with excellent placement packages.
Ques. How are the placements at NIT Rourkela?
Ans. The Institute is known to impart quality technical education to the students. In the year 2017, the highest package was of INR 39 LPA. A total of 1016 job offers were made by various reputed companies. Some students also apply for an internship in their final year of studies and are offered Pre-Placement Offers (PPOs) from respective companies.
|B.Tech||₹1.78 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|M.Sc||₹56,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 55% + IIT JAM|
|M.Tech||₹1.12 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|M.A||₹56,500 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|MBA||₹2.77 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 65% + CAT|
|B.Sc + M.Sc||₹1.78 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|B.Arch||₹1.78 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
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