The future depends on what we do in the present.
-Mahatma Gandhi

Campus and Facilities

Students of NIT Rourkela enjoy a number of facilities. These include various societies for achieving their dreams, boarding and lodging facility for all students, modern gymnasium, swimming pool, All games and sports facilities, career guidance, almost 100 % placements, medical facilities

Central Library

  Biju Patnaik Central Library (BPCL) of NIT Rourkela, named after the legendary industrialist and statesman, and the founding Chairman of Board of Governors of REC Rourkela, is functioning since 1965. It acts as main learning resource centre of the institute which constitutes robust collections in both print and electronic resources. The central library supports teaching and research activities of faculty, students and research scholars. For more details visit http://library.nitrkl.ac.in/. Phone : (0661) 246 2101

Halls of Residence

  Large, exclusively student-occupied accommodation, maintained by the university. Residents live in study bedrooms, either alone or sharing with another student. The University, with its beautifully landscaped and carefully tended gardens, provides an ideal environment for a congenial learning experience. Here is a campus that invites students out of their hostels to spend time between classes midst greenery and a riot of floral color.

Sports and Fitness

  The Institute provides its students with world-class sports facilities which include a Football –Hockey stadium named DILIP TIRCKEY STADIUM. It also houses a gymnasium with all the modern facilities. The gymnasium also has 2 instructors to help the students.

Apart from that, we also have the SACHIN TENDULKAR CRICKET GROUND equipped with flood lights. We also have two tennis courts, a basketball court with separate timings for male and female students.

Every hall of residence boasts of a Badminton court and a Volleyball court for its boarders. It also provides facilities for Table Tennis, Carom and Chess. Some of the hostels are also equipped with a modern gym with the latest equipments.

Swimming Pool

  NIT also offers separate swimming facilities for men and women students. The Men's 50 m x 25 m floodlit swimming pool has eight lanes and the necessary facilities to conduct even international-level competitions. The floodlit women's swimming pool is 25m x 12m, and is in the new Women's Hostel premises. Separate swimming coaches for men and women are available at particular times at the pools, which are open from 6 a.m to 8.30 p.m every day.

Medical Facilities

  The Institute dispensary is located behind the KHM Hall of residence and in front of the school. Attached to it is the Appolo medical store that runs 24 x 7 catering to the medical needs of the campus. The dispensary is headed by Dr. Panigrahy. There is an ambulance to attend to any emergencies. Phone : (0661) 246 2972

Post Office

  The campus has a Post Office. The post office is located near the new substation and works on all weekdays from 7.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. and from 9.00 A.M. to 2.00 P.M. on Saturdays. Phone: 0661-2462971


  The institute has one bank situated in the campus, State Bank of India. The bank is regular branche in the campus and is housed in separate buildings near the residential area of faculty. Application forms for important national level exams such as JEE, GATE and CAT are sold in these banks.

State Bank of India : : Institute employees have their salaries credited to the State Bank of India. State Bank of India has two ATMs - one located in the Main gate premises and the other near the Shopping area. Phone : +91 (0661) 2975 (Office)

In addition there is a Axis Bank ATM located in front of the Mechanical Department near Nescafe Coffee shop for the benefit of students.

Guest Houses


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  The Institute has two guest houses within the campus. The guest houses are near the Directors banglow. The one in front of the banglow is South Block and the one behind the banglow is North Guest House. The South Block Guest House has altogether 18 A/c Suites with a telephone and a TV in each room. VIPs, Institute guests and invited guests are usually accommodated here. The North Block Guest House has 15 rooms in total all are Air-conditioned rooms, This provides boarding and lodging facilities for the Institute guests and Visitors, newly appointed faculty, staff members, delegates and participants attending various Conferences, Seminars, Symposia and Workshops. Both the guest houses are operated as a non-profit activity to mainly support the academic and research activity on the campus with a homely atmosphere and ambiance traditionally acclaimed for its environs of hygiene and food of homely relish and richness.
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