National Institute of Science and Technology

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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

National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) is an engineering college located in Berhmpur, 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.


NIST is located in Palur Hills, about 7.4 miles (12 km) 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.

Its campus has five main buildings: the Lecture Hall Complex (LHC) which houses classrooms and laboratories; the Octagon, which houses a modern Computer Centre, an Internet room, Student Activities Centre, a computerized library and cafeteria, the business school, and the Galleria with 16 lecture halls and a 250-seat auditorium. Two new buildings, Atrium and TIFAC Core are the latest addition to the campus. Additional facilities include a very large capacity boys hostel, a girls hostel, a swimming pool, a lawn tennis court, a basketball court, a volleyball court and an aquarium building, many fountains, eucalyptus plantations and also a cactus garden.


Coordinates: 19°11′57″N 84°44′41″E / 19.199167°N 84.744722°E / 19.199167; 84.744722