SMARAK is the annual civil engineering technical fest of NIT Rourkela, organized jointly by CEST Club of NIT Rourkela & ICE : UK, NIT Rourkela Chapter, under the Technical Society, Student Activity Centre (SAC), NIT Rourkela.

In the three days mega-event, We will be celebrating the very essence of civil engineering. Eminent Scholars from across the globe will be delivering their guest lectures on topics of great interest & Professionals from the reputed organization will be conducting workshops of technical importance. Students from different IITs, NITs, GFTIs, and other reputed institutes across India are invited to attend the fest.

Our vision

"A vibrant student community driven by innovation and scientific thinking."

Our mission

"Provide guidance and a platform to display and develop the technical skills of young minds."

Our objective

"Host a variety of events including workshops, competitions and lectures."


Civil Engineering Students’ Technical (CEST) Club is one of the vibrant technical clubs of NIT Rourkela associated with Civil Engineering. We aim to provide a platform for the students to think, reflect, and wonder about civil engineering's various phenomena. We have participated and emerged triumphant in various competitions across India. We have also conducted several workshops & seminars attended by professionals & students from reputed organizations worldwide.


The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a professional membership body of Civil Engineers based in the United Kingdom. ICE, UK: NIT Rourkela chapter is the student body Chapter of ICE in NIT Rourkela. We aspire to foster and promote the art and science of Civil Engineering. Together with CEST Club, we have co-sponsored several research projects & field trips and participated in several competitions & tech fest across India.