Admission to Masters and Ph.D program of an IIT has significant
seats for industry sponsored students as well as for teachers from
other colleges. Having an IIT or NIS in Bhubaneswar will thus make it
very easy for lecturers in various private colleges around Bhubaneswar
to pursue a Ph.D or a Masters.
Now they have to go to IIT Kharagpur to do it. To do that they
have to take leave from their current place of employment,
which makes it harder and if they do take leave then their college
suffers until they get back. As a result very few do.
Thus having an IIT or NIS in Bhubaneswar
will have tremendous impact in improving the quality of
faculty in various colleges around Bhubaneswar, and Orissa.
In this regard, it is enlightning to browse through the
alumni of the top-notch Institute of Physics in Bhubaneswar,
and its impact on the faculty quality of many Orissan and Indian
Instituitions and Universities.