NIST Berhampur: Admission (Open), Courses, Placement, Scholarships - GeniusEducon

National Institute of science & Technology

NIST Berhampur: Admission (Open), Courses, Placement, Scholarships

National Institute of Science & Technology (NIST), Odisha offers UG, PG and PhD program in the dicipline of Engineering, Science, and Management. The fees for the flagship course B.Tech is INR 4.70 Lacs whereas NIST fees range from INR 1 Lacs to 5 Lacs. Admission to B.Tech is on the basis of valid score in JEE Main whereas for M.Tech preference will be given to students who have valid GATE scores. Final admission for M.Tech is on the basis of OJEE counselling.

People also ask:

  • How is the placement at NIST? The institute provides on-campus placement. 93% students were placed in the NIST 2021-22 placement drive. The highest package offered for the current year was INR 21 LPA. Some of the major recuriters are Indusland Bank, Genpact, Amazon, Tata steel and many more.
  • How is the faculty at NIST? NIST has 130+ faculty members out of which many are PhD holders and have experience of more than 10+ years in their respective field of subject. The faculties of the Institute have published more than 250 journal papers in refereed journals and are authors of about 24 books published by reputed publishing houses
  • Does NIST has International Collaborations? The institute has collaborative research work with top Institute of India and abroad like IITs, NIT, University of Hyderabad, University of California, Michigan State University, Stanford University, and NJIT, USA. 

NIST: Important Dates 2023

Events Dates 
Online application form availability February 10, 2023
Last date for applying online March 31, 2023
Correction Window April 1 – 2, 2023
Admit Card Release April 20, 2023
OJEE Exam Date May 08 – May 15, 2023
OJEE Result June 02, 2023

NIST Rankings

It is ranked 98th in Times 2021 ranking of best engineering institutes in India, 58th and 60th in all India by OUTLOOK in 2018 and 2019  respectively 69th in All-India by DATAQUEST in 2017and 69th by NIRF in 2016. Some of its other achievements are:

  • NIST has bagged with the prestigious eINDIA 2013 Award at an event held in Hyderabad on July, 23 under the category of "Best Teaching Learning Institute".
  • NAAC has Accredited NIST with Grade A with a high score of 3.22
  • Students has ranked NIST as No.1 Enginerring Institute among 100+ engineering institutes of Odisha through public voting.
  • NIST recieved the award  "Best Technical Institute in R & D Activities" in the State of Odisha – 2013

NIST Courses

The institute provides B.Tech and B.Sc at the UG level, M.Tech, MCA and MBA at the PG level across various specialisations.The details of the courses offered are provided in the table given below:

Courses  Specializations  Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
10 +2 with 50% aggregate in science stream+valid JEE Main score
B.Tech (Lateral) Computer Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Diploma+JEE Lateral Entry rules.
B.Sc Physics, Chemistry 10 +2 with 50% aggregate in science stream
B.Com - 10+2 examinations in commerce or science stream.

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

B.Sc with 45% aggregate
MBA Finance, HR, Marketing, Production and Operations Bachelors degree in any stream+valid MAT scores
MCA - Bachelors degree+Valid JEE scores
M.Tech Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Communication
Engineering, Power System Engineering, VLSI & Embedded Systems Design, Wireless Communication Technology
BE/B.Tech/MCA degree+ students with GATE score will be given preference
PhD   Post-Graduation degree with 45% aggregate


NIST Admission 

Admission to NIST is done through online mode. Admission to the courses are primarily based on Merit and Entrance exam basis.

How to Apply?

  • The candidate can apply online by visiting the official website of NIST.
  • Go to Admissions tab and choose the program you wish to apply for
  • Fill the required details and attach the documents required
  • Appear for the required examination.

Check: NIST Admission 2022

NIST Placement

The institute provides on-campus placements. The highest salary package offered was at INR 21 LPA for the current year placement and the highest salary package offered was last year was INR 28 LPA. Some of the major recruiters are Accenture, Amazon, HCL, HP, Myntra, Infosys and many more.

Placement statistics for the current year:

Percentage of students placed 93%
Number of companies  92+
Highest Package INR 21 LPA
Average Package INR 4.9 LPA

Check: NIST Placements

NIST Scholarships

The institute provides scholarships to its students on the basis of merit. Some of the scholarships are discussed below:

M.Tech Scholarships: NIST provides Scholarship to all M.Tech Students (Rs.3000 to NON-GATE candidate and Rs. 11,000 ( 8000 from AICTE and 3000 from NIST ) to all GATE qualified candidates)

Economic Hardship Scholarship: This scholarship is given annually to 30 students of B.Tech, 3 Students of MCA and 2 Students of MBA . The amount of Scholarship is Rs. 18000/- per year.

Book Grant Scholarship: This scholarship is given to 25 students of B.Tech, 3 students of MCA and 2 students from MBA per Semester. The amount of Scholarship is Rs.2500/- per semester.

NIST Facilities

NIST provides one of the excellent facilities and world class on-campus technology. The university provides the best living environment. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • Campus: NIST has a lush green campus spread over 60 acres of land providing students with Lecture Hall Complex (LHC), a Galleria which has 2 lecture halls and a 250-seat auditorium and Atrium is a building house 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.
  • Labs: The institute has various labs for each departments providing students with the practical knowledge required such as Database Engineering Lab, Software Engineering Lab, Synthesis Lab, 3G/4G Communication Lab and many more
  • Sports: NIST keeps in mind the sports requirement in a students life and provides indoor stadium, swimming pool, rock climbing arena, yoga center and trek trail .


NIST, Berhampur Fees & Eligibility

B.Tech ₹83,500 (1st Year Fees) 10+2 + JEE Main
MBA ₹1.2 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation
MCA ₹1.02 Lakhs (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.Sc ₹59,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
B.Sc ₹49,500 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
M.Tech ₹55,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
B.Tech {Lateral} ₹83,500 (1st Year Fees) 10+3