Utkal University Bhubaneswar- Admission, Fee, Courses, Cutoff & Ranking

Utkal University Bhubaneswar Admission Courses Cutoff and Ranking

UTKAL UNIVERSITY

Utkal University is the oldest University of state of Odisha. It is located at Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar and is also the 17th Oldest University in India. It is one of the Premier Universities of India and has contributed immensely in the development of Odisha. With its distinguished history, remarkable achievements in academics and research it has been able to carve out a distinguished identity of it and therefore, referred as the Mother University in the state. The University is accredited from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and recognized from University Grants Commission (UGC).

The Utkal University Act, 1943 was passed by the Governor’s assent on 2nd August 1943. The foundation of Utkal University was laid on 27th November, 1943 and the university commenced its functioning from this date onward from Room No. 15, Ravenshaw College, Cuttack. The territorial jurisdiction of the university was not defined in The Utkal University Act, 1943 and so the act was amended in the year 1947 where its territorial jurisdiction was clearly specified. In the beginning the University worked as a affiliating body but in 1949 it took over the management of under-graduate Department of Law of Ravenshaw College and thereafter, established its first constituent college which was called as Madhusudhan Law College, Cuttack.

The Utkal University caters the educational and academic needs of about 1.5 crore people which belong to nine districts of the state of Odisha. Utkal University is a teaching, research cum-affiliating university and offers around 27 full-fledged regular Post-Graduate departments and 17 self-financing programmes within the campus premises. The University has around 371 colleges affiliated to it which covers faculties of Humanities and the Social Sciences, Science & Technology, Commerce and Management, Pedagogical Science, Medicine (including Ayurveda), Homeopathy and Law.

The University focuses to provide Excellence in Higher Education and emphasizes on innovative teaching, learning, research and consultancy. It aims to build up creative, enlightened and productive society.

The territorial jurisdiction of the university is spread over 9 districts – Angul, Cuttack,  Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Nayagarh and Puri and the total area of the university is spread in around 24973 sq. Kms. Presently, the university has 26 Post Graduate teaching and research departments which are located within the premises of the campus. There are three constituent institutions also.

POST GRADUATE DEPARTMENTS

The university has following post graduate departments in various disciplines. These are as mentioned below.

ARTS

  • Analytical and Applied Economics
  • Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • English
  • History
  • Law
  • Library and Information Science
  • Odia
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Women Studies

SCIENCE

  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science & Applications
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Pharmacy
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

BUSINESS STUDIES & MANAGEMENT

  • Business Administration
  • Commerce
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
  • National Service Scheme
  • University Department Teacher Education

CONSTITUENT COLLEGES

The following are the constitutent colleges which are within the campus:

  • Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education
  • University Law College at Vani Vihar
  • M.S. Law College at Cuttack

SOME TOP COLLEGES WHICH ARE AFFILIATED TO THE UNIVERSITY

The University has many colleges which are affiliated to it and which provide degrees in various streams to the students. The following are some of the best colleges in their respective streams:

LAW COLLEGES

  1. The Law College, Cuttack
  2. Biswaguru Law College, Cuttack
  3. Dhenkanal Law College, Dhenkanal
  4. Biraja Law College, Jaipur
  5. D.S. Law College, Kendrapara
  6. Capital Law college, Bhubaneswar
  7. G.M. Law College, Puri
  8. Kalinga Law College, Brahmeswarpatna, Bhubaneswar

MEDICAL COLLEGES

  1. SCB Medical College, Cuttack
  2. SCB Dental College & Hospital, Cuttack
  3. Hi-Tech Medical College & Hospital, Pandra, Bhubaneswar
  4. Hi-Tech dental College & Hospital, Pandra, Bhubaneswar
  5. Cuttack Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Cuttack
  6. Dr. A.C. Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar
  7. Gopabandhu Ay. Mahavidyalaya, Puri
  8. Indira Gandhi Memorial Ay. Medical College & Hospital, Pokhariput, Bhubaneswar
  9. Gandhi Dental College, Badaraghunathpur, Madanpur, Khurda
  10. SVNIRTAR, Olatpur, Bairoi, Cuttack

EDUCATION DEGREE COLLEGES

  1. N.K Choudhury College of Teacher’s Education, Angul
  2. Radhanath Institute of Advanced Studies, Cuttack
  3. Hindi Teachers Training Institute, Old Secretariat, Building, Cuttack
  4. Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar
  5. Nalini Devi Women’s College of Teachers Education, Bhubaneswar

BCA/MCA COLLEGES

  1. Bhubaneswar College of Computer Science & Technology, Jayadev Vihar, Bhubaneswar
  2. Regional College of Engineering and Management
  3. College of Business Management
  4. Ganesh Institute of Engineering & Technology, Ekamra Vihar, Bhubaneswar
  5. Orissa College of Engineering & management, Rudrapur, Pahal, Bhubaneswar

COURSES OFFERED

The University offers various courses in different streams to its students namely in Management, Engineering, Law, IT, Paramedical, Vocational, Commerce & Banking, Science, Arts, Pharmacy, etc. Some of the courses which are offered by the university are as follows:

COURSE

DURATION

MODE

B.Tech

Bachelor of Technology

3 Years

Regular

B.Tech (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering)

3 Years

Regular

B.Sc. + M.Sc.

Master of Science in Chemistry

2 Years

Regular

LL.B. (Bachelor of Law)

3 Years

Regular

LLM (Masters of Law)

2 Years

Regular

M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy) in

  • Analytical & Applied Economics
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • English
  • Geology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Oriya
  • Personal Management
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

 

  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years

 

 

  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular

 

M.A in

  • Women Studies
  • Analytical and Applied Economics
  • Ancient Indian History
  • History
  • English
  • Arts in Anthropology
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Odio Arts
  • Library and Information Science
  • Public Administration
  • Sanskrit
  • Women Studies
  • Psychology

 

 

  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years

 

 

  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular

M.Sc. in

  • Computer Science
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
  • Environmental Science
  • Applied Microbiology
  • Zoology
  • Statistics
  • Pharmacy
  • Computer Science and Application
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany

 

  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years

 

 

  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular

MBA in

  • Business Administration
  • Financial Management
  • Agri Business
  • Business Administration
  • Personnel Management in Industrial Relations

 

  • 5 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years

 

 

  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular

 

M.Tech (Master of Technology) in

  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology

 

  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years
  • 2 Years

 

  • Regular
  • Regular
  • Regular

M.Com. (Master of Commerce)

 2 Years

Regular

Master in Pharmacy

2 Years

Regular

Masters in Computer application

5 Years

Regular

Diploma  (Remote Sensing and GIS)

3 Years

Regular

Master in Development Journalism & Electronic Communication

2 Years

Regular

Master of Finance and Control

2 Years

Regular

Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc.)

2 Years

Regular

Bachelor of Computer Applications + Master of Computer Applications

5 Years

Regular

Bachelor of Business Administration + Masters of Business Administration

5 Years

Regular

Master of Physical Education (M.Ph.Ed.)

2 Years

Regular

 

The University also offers Ph.D. courses to aspirants. The following is the list of subjects and seats available:

S.No.

SUBJECT

NO. OF SEATS

1.

A & A Economics

10

2.

AIHCA

06

3.

Anthropology

10

4.

Ayurveda (Kayachikitsha, Shalyatantra, Prasuti Tantra and RasaShastro)

10

5.

Bio-Technology, Institute of Life Science

10

6.

Bio-Technology , P.G. Department of Biotechnology

06

7.

Bio-Technology, RMRC

10

8.

Botany

10

9.

Business Administration

10

10.

Chemistry

06

11.

Commerce

10

12.

Computer Science & Application

10

13.

Education

10

14.

English

04

15.

Environment

05

16.

Fishery Science

05

17.

Geography & Remote Sensing

10

18.

Geology

10

19.

History

06

20.

Home Science

10

21.

Journalism

05

22.

Law

10

23.

Life Sciences

10

24.

Library Inf. & Sc.

10

25.

Mathematics

02

26.

Microbiology

05

27.

Odia

02

28.

Pharmacy

05

29.

Physical Education

05

30.

Philosophy

05

31.

Physics

03

32.

PMIR

10

33.

Political Science

06

34.

Polymer Science

05

35.

Psychology

05

36.

Pub. Administration

03

37.

Sanskrit

10

38.

Social Work

05

39.

Sociology

10

40.

Statistics

06

41.

Zoology

04

42.

Women Studies

03

43.

Development Studies

10

44.

Engineering:

  • Mechanical
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Computer Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgy
  • Electronics & Tele-communication

 

  • 02
  • 02
  • 02
  • 01
  • 01
  • 02
  • 01

 

SELF-FINANCING COURSES

The University offers various self financed/sponsored courses which are under different schools and PG Departments. These courses are mentioned below:

  • 5 Years Integrated Master in Computer Application
  • M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering
  • M.Tech in Computer Science
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • M.Tech in Information Technology
  • 5 Years Integrated Course in M.B.A.
  • 3 Year Part Time M.B.A.
  • MBA in Financial Management
  • MBA (Agribusiness)
  • Master in Pharmacy
  • M.A. in Women Studies
  • M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • M.Sc. in Environmental Science
  • M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology
  • P.G Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS

DISTANCE LEARNING

The University has a distance learning centre called as Distance Education Centre of Utkal University which is also known as DDCE UTKAL UNIVERSITY. The centre is very famous for providing high Quality Distance Education in Odisha. It offers various B.A. courses in subjects such as Odia, Political Science, Education, Sanskrit, Sociology and English.

CAMPUS

The University campus is situated right in the middle of Bhubaneswar City on National Highway - 16, and is 5kms far from airport and 3 kms away from the railway station. It has Sainik School in its north and Mancheswar Industrial Area to its east.

All the 26 Postgraduate teaching and research departments and Law Colleges are located within the campus itself. The campus has separate hostel facilities for men and women students both. The hostels for boys are Gopabandhu Chhatrabas, Madhusudan Chhatrabas, Fakir Mohan Chhatrabas, Godabarish Chhatrabas, Nilakantha chhatrabas and Acharya Harihar Chhatrabas. The campus also has the library called as “Parija Library” which was named after the great botanical scientist Prana Krushna Parija. The other facilities at the campus include canteen, Healthcare Centre, NSS, Sports Council, Placement Cell, Population Research Center, Parija Library, guest House, Computer Centres, etc.

ALUMINI

The University is a Prestigious University of India and has being enlightening students from all parts of the country. The university has notable alumini. Here is a list of just few of them:

  1. Mr. Gopal Ballav Pattanaik, Ex Chief justice of India
  2. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Government of India
  3. T.K. Chand, Managing Director of National Aluminium Company
  4. Janaki Ballah Patnaik, Former Chief Minister of Odisha and Former Governor of Assam
  5. Kumkum Mohanty, Odishi dancer and winner of Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi Award.

Others in the list are Manasi Pradhan, Hara Prashad Mishra, Madhu Sudan Kanungo, Mihir Sen, Sarojini Sahoo and many more.

 

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Student Discussion

  • K B Sanju 2016-08-20 07:07:51

    Placements and job opportunities are very poor (almost impossible) through college. Not even a single candidate has been placed till date.College management sometimes arrange off campus interviews. Students get chance to attend interviews held in some other colleges.

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