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National Institute of Science and Technology

National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) is an engineering college (private) in Odisha . It was founded in 1996. The college was under Berhampur University, and is now affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology. The institute offers bachelor's, master's degrees in engineering and architecture as well as master's degrees in science and management. It is ranked 69 in the NIRF Rankings 2016 of Indian Engineering Colleges (including IIT's and NIT's) by MHRD, India.

National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST)
Motto Brighten Up Your Career
Established 1996
Director Mr. Sangram Mudali
Academic staff
Students 4500
Location Brahmapur, Odisha, India
Affiliations AICTE, NBA, BPUT



The college is located in Palur Hills, nearby NH-5, about 7.4 miles (12km) from the town of Berhampur, in southern Odisha, India. It is well connected by roads and railways to all major cities including Bhubaneswar, capital city of Odisha.


The 60 acres green campus has five main buildings:

1. Lecture Hall Complex (LHC)Edit

it is a five-floored building of over 60,000 sq.ft. Furnished with all modern amenities, it houses a lot of classrooms and electronics, machines and computer science laboratories. It also houses the server room and the administrative section.


it is a octagon shaped multi-storeyed, multipurpose building, it houses a modern Computer Center, an Internet Room, a computerized Central Library, 2 faculty rooms, 5 classrooms, and a Cafeteria that can seat over 150 people at a time.


it is a four-storied architectural marvel of over 100,000 sq.ft. with 12 lecture halls and a 250-seat auditorium. The prestigious High-performance computing lab and the IBM Centre for Excellence are housed in this building. The NIST Technology Consultancy Services (NTCS) - the one-stop-shop for all technology related issues - occupies a pride of place in the building.


it is the latest addition to college building infrastructure. This building houses the maximum number of classrooms in the campus amounting to 25, 11 laboratories including the Chemistry, Physics, Engineering drawing, C-lab, Language lab, etc., and 13 faculty rooms. The Student Activities Center is also located here. The NIST Business School with its own well-equipped library is also nestled in this.


it is the most prestigious feather in campus with specialized laboratories equipped with the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, the building is home to labs like VLSI, Antenna Fabrication, Device Fabrication, Embedded Systems, Nano-technology, Optical communication, and NI Lab View. the building also has 2 seminar halls, 4 classrooms, a conference room, a JRF room and a trainers' room.


B.Tech ProgrammeEdit

1. Computer Science and EngineeringEdit

2. Electronics and Communication EngineeringEdit

3. Electrical and Electronics EngineeringEdit

4. Electrical EngineeringEdit

5. Electronics and Instrumentation EngineeringEdit

6. Information TechnologyEdit

7. Civil EngineeringEdit

8. Mechanical EngineeringEdit

M.Tech ProgrammeEdit

1. Computer Science and EngineeringEdit

2. Electronics and Communication EngineeringEdit

3. Electronics and Instrumentation EngineeringEdit

4. VLSI Embedded System's DesignEdit

5. Wireless Communication TechnologyEdit

6. Electrical EngineeringEdit

Other CoursesEdit

1. MScEdit

2. MBAEdit

3. MCAEdit

4. PGDMEdit

Other FacilitiesEdit

It has two very large capacity boys hostel and a girls hostel with 24×7 medical service, college buses for localities, a swimming pool, a lawn tennis court, a basketball court, a volleyball court, an aquarium building, yoga centre, a indoor stadium(under construction), many fountains, eucalyptus plantations, rock garden, cactus garden etc.