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Central University

Central Silk Board Building, Landiguda, Koraput, Odisha   |   ESTD : 2009   |   Approved By: UGC   |   Type: Public
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About College

The Central University of Orissa was established in the Parliament under the Central Universities Act, 2009 (No. 3C of 2009). The University is one of the 15 new Central Universities established by the Government of India during the UGC XI Plan period.

  • Koraput District of Orissa comes within the KBK region (Koraput, Bolangir & Kalahandi) which is still considered as an extremely as underdeveloped region of the State of Orissa.
  • These three districts are known for tribal culture, because majority of the people belong to SC/ST categories.
  • There is no University or any other national level educational set up in this region rather than this University.
  • University Area is the proposed site located in village Chikapar and Chakarliput coming under Sunabeda NAC (Urban area) which is very close to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Sunabeda.

About Central University of Orissa

Founded In


How to Travel

- Damanjodi railway station is at distance of 15 Kms

-Koraput railway station is at a distance of 25 Kms

Schools and Centres of Central University of Orissa:-



School of Languages

Centre for Oriya Language & Literature (COLL)

Centre for English Language & Literature (CELL)  

School of Social Sciences

Centre for Sociological Studies (CSS)

Centre for Anthropological Studies (CAS) 

School of Education & Education Technology

Centre for Journalism & Mass Communication (CJMC)

Centre for Teacher Education (CTE)  

School of Basic Sciences & Information Sciences

  Centre for Mathematics (CM)

School of Biodiversity &  Conservation of Natural  Resources

Centre for Biodiversity & Conservation of Natural Resources (CBCNR)

School of Development Studies

Centre for Economics (CE)



13075 books

74 print Journals/Magazines

8000 E-Journals

18 Newspapers (07 Oriya daily + 10 English daily)


There are total 3 hostels for students

Boys Hostel I

Boys Hostel II

Girls Hostel I

Girls hostel can accommodate 150 students

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • SRIKANTH TADIBOINA 2016-08-29 17:51:46

    Please give me an brief idea about this University.

    • GARIMA KUKREJA 2016-09-09 20:58:12

      Central University of Orissa was established under the Central Universities Act 2009, by an Act of Parliament (No.3C of 2009) of India and came into existence in 2009. It is one of the 15 new Central Universities established by the Government of India during the UGC XI Plan period to address the concerns of the Nation on the principles of

  • PURNA PRIYANKA 2016-09-01 18:02:46

    What is the eligibility criteria for M.A. in Odia?

    • FARUK AHMED 2016-09-17 17:01:12

      A Graduate with Odia as a subject at the graduation level with minimum 50% in aggregrate and in the respective subject from a recognized University /Institution. (5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST/PwD candidates).

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