NIT Rourkela: Admission, Fees, Rank, Seats, Placements

By Shivam Nathani|Updated : December 30th, 2017

Funded by the Government of India (GOI), NIT Rourkela is one of the leading national level institutions for technical education in the country. The Government of India has elevated the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela to a deemed university under the name of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. It is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. It has the campus of approximately 648 acres. It was granted autonomy in 2002 and now functions independently under the MHRD, thus becoming one of the National Institute of Technology. It is one of the most sought out colleges in India, known for its Mechanical Engineering branch. As it ranked 12 in this country, the admission to this institute requires one to clear highly competitive JEE Main exam and secure a decent rank within 10000 to get a decent branch of one’s choice. Read the article further to know various other details about NIT Rourkela cut off, admission procedure, fee structure, infrastructure or fests.

NIT Rourkela Admission 2018

All India Ranking of NIT Rourkela

  • Ranking by NIRF in 2017: 12

  • Ranking by Outlook India in 2015: 12

NIT Rourkela Fee Structure

Institute Fee (B Tech.)



Tuition Fee (per Semester)


Mess Advance (per Semester)


NOTE: Students are given fee remission based on the income as provided by their parents.

NIT Rourkela Seat Matrix



Electrical Engineering


Electronics and Communication Engineering


Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering


Food Process Engineering


Industrial Design


Mechanical Engineering


BioMedical Engineering




Ceramic Engineering


Chemical Engineering


Civil Engineering


Computer Science and Engineering


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering


Mining Engineering




NIT Rourkela Placement Statistics

Core, analytics, coding and teaching companies are coming to campus every year. Core companies such as Tata Steel, L&T, and GE which offer trainee engineer role; analytics companies such as ZS associates, Wipro, etc. The number of students who get internships through the college is quite decent.


College Life & Other Exciting Facilities at NIT Rourkela

  • Infrastructure: College have Wi-Fi all over the Institute area and in the hostel area LAN are provided to the students. All the labs are well equipped with all the required manuals. Classrooms are good, spacious, clean and well ventilated with projectors in most of the rooms. The food quality is above average to a good level in the hostel mess. Hostel rooms are good with the required furniture such as a bed, a table, and a chair. Basically, the institute is well-maintained and clean. Student Activity Center is also there so that students can develop their extra co-curricular activities.
  • Faculty: Faculty members are good, very interactive and well-qualified, who propagate a good knowledge and they are helpful. Most of them are having PhD’s in their respective departments. Use of Moodle’s to communicate and other new techniques are used to impart students with the good education.  The faculty to student ratio per year is around 1: 4. The curriculum was reformed to make students be at par with the current globalized world.
  • Others: Central Library is there in the campus where students devote most of their time in studying in the state of the art air-conditioned rooms. Halls of residence are there. Sports and fitness are taken proper care. There is a swimming pool too on the campus where students can rejuvenate in the summers. Medical Facilities are provided on the campus only. Post Office is situated on the campus where students and others staffs take benefits. Banks and ATM are there the premises which are functional 24x7. Proper Guest House is also situated.

NIT Rourkela Cultural & Tech Fests

  • INNOVISION: a technical festival which showcases the technical talents of the students and the practical applications of their learning.
  • SPORTS FIESTA: in which students from various colleges participate in various sports and games.
  • NITRUTSAV: a cultural festival where students from all parts the country participate.
  • NES: National Entrepreneurship Summit, an initiative by Entrepreneurship Cell, NIT Rourkela to promote and support entrepreneurial activities in the institute.
  • MINARE: The Annual Geo-Mining Fest of NIT Rourkela organized by the Mining Engineering Society.
  • CHEMICON: It is a festival organized by the chemical department which is started from 2017.

NIT Rourkela Famous Alumni

  • Ranjan Dash (Ceramic), founder and Chief Technology Officer of Y-Carbon, USA
  • Debasish Ghose, Professor of Indian Institute of Science
  • Sandip Das (Mechanical), former Managing Director of Reliance Jio Infocomm.

Stay tuned for more details about other NITs & IIITs.

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Chandra Pavan
How many marks should oc canditate get to achive seat in nit
Anuvab Das

Anuvab DasDec 31, 2017

Please give information about NIT Durgapur.
Kumar Pratyush
Sir @Shivam Nathani waiting for Jadavpur University
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Sasank Sannidhi
Sir plz post about NIT TADEPALLIGUDEM
Amal Pj

Amal PjJan 2, 2018

sir please write about iiser admission
asif Sartaj sartaj
Is the cutoff is all india rank or category?
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Aashish Abhishek Dutta
With home state quota, in what rank can i get cs branch in nit raurkela

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