National Institute of Technology Rourkela (NITR), formerly Regional Engineering College Rourkela (REC Rourkela), established in 1961, is one of the premier national level institutions for technical education in the country and is funded by the Government of India. As per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018, NIT Rourkela has the position in between 601-800 in the world and 126th in Asia. QS BRICS overall University Ranking 2019 has figured NIT Rourkela at 121st position. NIT Rourkela is presently ranked the 2nd best NIT and 12th nationwide (including IITs) by the MHRD. The campus has all the amenities for developing personal, social and academic skills of the student community. The Institute has been modernized by two foreign collaborative funding agencies i.e. the Material theme in the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering department under Indo-U.K. REC project and the Computer Science and Electronics streams under World Bank cum Swiss Development Corporation IMPACT project. With 21 departments awarding graduate and post graduate degrees including Ph.D. in Engineering, Science, Planning and Architecture, Management, and Humanities, NIT Rourkela is one of the prestigious institutes in the country. NIT Rourkela is a well-known technical institute of national importance serving as a knowledge hub to the nation. The campus of the institute consisting of the Institute buildings, halls of residence and staff colony, spread over an area of 262 hectares of land is surrounded by scenic hills providing a spectacular rejuvenating atmosphere, which is very conducive for study and research. The well maintained green campus of the Institute provides accommodation to all students, faculties and staffs. The campus has all the amenities for developing personal, social and academic skills of young people. The greeneries and flowers in the campus further make the stay very pleasant and enjoyable.