About NIT Rourkela

Since 1961, NIT Rourkela has worked towards becoming one of the most renowned technological institutions in the country. Since its birth, the institute has attracted many of the brightest minds in India. Located at the vibrant conjunction of Rourkela’s industrial landscape and civilization, NIT Rourkela has grown to be one of the most respected names in the field of technical education in the country. Today, the institution is recognized as an institute of national importance along with the IITs and IIMs by the NIT Act. The cumulative accomplishments of its highly talented and widespread alumni is in a large measure responsible for the ever growing tradition and reputation of NIT Rourkela as one of the best engineering and research institutions in the country.


To become an internationally acclaimed institution of higher learning that would serve as a source of knowledge and experience for the society and be a preferred destination for under-graduate and graduate studies.


To advance and spread knowledge in the area of science & technology, leading to creation of wealth and welfare of humanity.


Every faculty, staff and student of NIT Rourkela is passionately committed to the mission of making India a world leader in technology and science, and nurtures this commitment with honesty, hard work and team spirit.