The Vision is to become an internationally acclaimed institution of higher learning that will serve as a source of knowledge and expertise for the society and be a preferred destination for undergraduate and graduate studies.
NIT Rourkela is one of the premier national level institutions for technical education in the country and is funded by the Government of India. Government of India has elevated the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela to a deemed university under the name of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. The Institute is managed by the Board of Governors of National Institute of Technology (Rourkela) Society and vested with significant degree of administrative and financial autonomy. Government of India have recognized the Institute as a premier institution of repute and have developed it as a center of excellence under plan funding. 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.
1. The institute is highly reputed in the country and all across the globe and aims to advance and spread knowledge in the area of science and technology leading to creation of wealth and welfare of humanity.
2. 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.
3. The campus has a Post Office. The post office is located near the new substation and works on all weekdays.