Education in Rourkela

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Rourkela is the educational, technical and medical research hub of Western Odisha. It houses many English medium schools which provide Central Board of Secondary Education and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education certificates to their students.

The students of these schools represent their schools in various national level and international competitions including IMO, IChO and NASA.[1][2][3] Rourkela also houses one of the premier institutes of the country, NIT Rourkela.[4]

There are overall 15 colleges for arts, science and commerce streams under the Sambalpur university.[5] There are also private engineering colleges Padmanava (PCE), Rourkela Institute of Management Studies (RIMS), DAMITS, RIT. This colleges come under the jurisdiction of Biju Pattnaik University of Technology (BPUT) and the head office is located in Rourkela.[6]


It was previously the home of the Deutsche Schule Rourkela, a German school.[8]

Engineering and management colleges[edit]

General colleges[edit]

Medical and pharmacy colleges[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Rourkela Girl Topped in NASA Contest | Rourkela | Rajgangpur | Kansbahal | Bonai of India. (2010-05-05). Retrieved on 2012-04-15.
  2. ^ India to host Chemistry Olympiad | 33rd International Chemistry Olympiad. Retrieved on 2013-04-06.
  3. ^ Deepika English Medium School|deepika school rourkela. Retrieved on 2012-04-15.
  4. ^ Retrieved 2012-04-15.
  5. ^ Colleges ( General Discipline) | Greater Rourkela | Rajgangpur | Kansbahal | Bonai of India. Retrieved on 2012-04-15.
  6. ^ Retrieved 2012-04-15.
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  8. ^ "Deutscher Bundestag 4. Wahlperiode Drucksache IV/3672" (Archive). Bundestag (West Germany). 23 June 1965. Retrieved on 12 March 2016. p. 34/51. "Deutsche Schule Rourkela/2 Orissa G.S.C."
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