Giving other engineering institutions in Odisha a run for their money, the Berhampur-based National Institute of Science and Technology forges ahead in the field of techno-education. Relentless efforts by the institution help it make forays into the big league of technical educational institutions in the State of Odisha, besides retaining its strong foothold as the leading engineering college in Southern Odisha.
NIST ranked 69th in NIRF, MHRD
NIST ranked 69th at all India level and 1st Private Engineering College of Odisha by MHRD, Govt of India
OUTLOOK Ranks NIST 61th in INDIA
NIST has been ranked 61th among the top engineering colleges of India by Outlook India 2017 which predictably has all the IITs and BITS, Pilani at the top. This is a rare honor for NIST which was established in 1996 and within a span of 21 years has reached the top spot as published by the reputed national magazine Outlook in its June 2017 edition. There are 3500 engineering colleges in India with an intake capacity of 17 lakh engineering seats. The Institutes were ranked on the basis of their Selection process, Academic Excellence, Personality Development and Individual Interface, Infrastructure and Placement.
DataQuest Ranks NIST 1st in East INDIA
NIST has been ranked 1st in Eastern INDIA and 14th among all Engineering Colleges in INDIA by DATAQUEST 2017.
Best R&D Institute of Odisha
eINDIA Award bestowed on NIST
The Berhampur based National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST) has been honoured with the prestigious eINDIA 2013 Award at an event held in Hyderabad on July, 23. The Award was received on behalf of the Institute by Prof Geetika Mudali, Placement Director of NIST. The Institute won under the category of "Best Teaching Learning Institute" for their flagship product 'Online Information Systems (OIS)' implemented across the NIST campus. OIS provides "Innovative & Complete Educational Services for Students, Teachers, Parents and Management." The NIST web-based product is based on low-cost open source solutions and is currently in use in a number of campuses across India. Earlier NIST was also the recepient of the eODISHA-2013 Award given by OCAC and Department of Information Technology, Govt of Orissa.
NIST awarded at eOdisha Summit
National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur, adds another prestigious feather to its cap. The Institute bagged the ICT enabled Higher Education Institute award at the first Mega IT event, "eOdisha Summit, 2013" hosted by the Department of Information Technology, Government of Odisha, in association with Elets Technomedia. The mega event, inaugurated by the Chief Minister Mr. Navin Patnaik who was the Chief Guest on the occasion, was held in Bhubaneswar on March 6, 2013.
Mr. Damodar Rout, Honorable Minister, Health & Family Welfare, and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Government of Odisha, presented the award to the Institute in a grand ceremony. Mr. Bhawani Shankar Pattnaik, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, NIST, received the award from the minister on behalf of NIST, Berhampur.
Speaking at the inaugural function, Mr. Navin Patnaik said, "Odisha has several e-Governance projects being implemented in different development domains including education, health and the governance. The State is playing an active role for the promotion and implementation of Information & Communication Technology solutions in the government and has taken a leading role for taking the eGovernance drive during the last decade by building a strong foundation for better and more transparent governance so as to reach the unreached."
` "The Government of Odisha aspires to become a leading destination for investments in IT and ESDM sector so as to transform the State a knowledge society and make available the benefits of information technology to all citizens. Four major IT companies - Infosys, TCS, Wipro and Mahindra Satyam - have established their development centers in the capital which is a matter of pride for the State," the Chief Minister said.
Mr. Madhusudan Padhi, Commissioner & Secretary, Department of IT, Government of Odisha; Mr. S.N. Tripathy, Principal Secretary, Rural Development Department, Government of Odisha; Mr. Aswini Kumar Mishra, Special Secretary, Finance Department, Government of Odisha; and Mr. Ravi Gupta, Editor, eGov (published by Government of Odisha), graced the occasion.
Best Technical Institution Award
The Institute was ranked the 13th Best Private Technical Institute of India by Data Quest-a reputed IT magazine of India for the year 2015- 16. On behalf of the Institution, Dr. Ajit K Panda received the Award from the Managing Director of Data- Quest on September 21, 2015 at India Habitat Center, New Delhi.
Hat-trick Winning of the Odisha State Energy Conservation Award in “Best Performance” Category
A State Level Function on the occasion of the Energy Conservation (EC) Day on 14th December 2017 was organized by the Department of Energy, Government of Odisha, Engineer-in-Chief (Electricity)-cum-Principal Chief Electrical Inspector as a State Designated Agency at Jayadev Bhawan, Bhubaneswar. The objective of commemorating this day is to propagate the message of Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency among the general public as well as all sectors of the economy to save the life from global warming.
The forest Department awarded NIST with Green Campus Award because of the rich greenery around the campus.