Ranked 16th among all Engineering colleges and the second best NIT in the nation, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela is one of the most favored institutes for technical education. The institute also takes pride in being the largest NIT in terms of campus area. The institute has a total student strength of more than 6000. The students and the professors here work together to maximize their potential, to achieve success in their respective fields and domains. Ranked among some of the finest in India, NITR has superabundance of Branches and Specialisations that cater to the growing demand of human resources in various sectors of economy and development.
Cognizen is the Politics and Economics club of NIT Rourkela. The club started its journey in 2012 and ever since, this club has strived to create political and economic awareness among the NITR junta. The club comes under the Literary Society of Student Activity Centre (SAC) and provides a platform to the like minded people to come together and discuss the issues going around the world. The club looks forward to organise the third MUN of NIT Rourkela, the NIT Rourkela International Model United Nations 2020.
The National Institute of Technology, Rourkela International Model United Nations 2020 is the third edition in the MUNing history of NIT Rourkela. It desires to unify the future policy makers of the nation to discuss and debate on ongoing global events in these scrupulously organised three day sessions. This provides an opportunity to the delegates to enhance their speaking skills and evolve leadership merits by getting engrossed in research, public speaking, teamwork, negotiations and policy making skills in a structured and concocted environment. This edition of IMUN wishes to raise awareness about the inevitable threat of climate change. With the expectation to witness the participation of an enthusiastic crowd from all across the country, which will bring in a coalescence of diversified thoughts and ideas, enriching and enhancing the experience of each and every one. This conference hopes to integrate the efforts of everyone to produce change for a better future.