Master On Campus

Thermal Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

24 months
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The Thermal Engineering Department of National Institute of Technology, Rourkela is known for research in most of these fields. The main foci of research are on mechanical vibration, robotics, CAD/CAM, precision engineering, Metal forming, manufacturing, CFD, Industrial refrigeration and Cryogenics.


The academic programmes of the department reflect not only the core areas of Mechanical Engineer but also the research specialization of the faculty. The department at present has over one hundred research scholars pursuing projects on diverse fields. 

We offer a master degree in Thermal Engineering at National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. The faculty is organized under three divisions and six groups. All the groups are working in close co-operation while retaining individual identities. 

Many Research and Development projects being pursued by the faculty are sponsored by Government agencies and private industries. Among the major sponsors are BRNS, DST, ARDB, BRFST, HBL Power Systems and Lechier India Private Limited.

Key Features

  • An ability to independently carry out research /investigation and development work to solve practical problems in thermal engineering
  • An ability to write and present a substantial technical report/document
  • Students should be able to demonstrate a degree of mastery over the area of thermal engineering. The mastery should be at a level higher than the requirements in the mechanical engineering program

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Heat Transfer – I: Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer – II: Convection Heat Transfer
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Seminar and Technical Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




88 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A certificate for proof of age (Birth certificate or Board certificate). 
  • Pass certificate and grade card (or mark sheet) of the qualifying examination. 
  • College leaving certificate/Transfer certificate. 
  • University migration certificate (If applicable).
  • 3 recent passport size colour photographs. 
  • Application for enrolment.
  • GATE score card (if applicable).
  • Reservation Category certificate (if applicable).
  • Address slips of parents including both postal and electronic addresses.
  • Admission fee receipt.

Tuition Fee


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