Universities in Orissa
|Biju Patnaik University Of Technology||Bhubaneswar|
|Central University Of Orissa||Koraput|
|Fakir Mohan University||Balasore|
|Indian Institute Of Technology||Bhubaneswar|
|Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)||Bhubaneswar|
|Institute Of Mathematics And Applications||Bhubaneswar|
|National Institute Of Technology||Rourkela|
|National Law University-Orissa||Cuttack|
|North Orissa University||Baripada|
|Orissa University Of Agriculture And Technology||Bhubaneswar|
|Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya||Puri|
|Siksha O Ansusandhan University||Bhubaneswar|
|Utkal University Of Culture||Bhubaneswar|
|Veer Surendra Sai University Of Technology||Burla|
Orissa, the modern name of the ancient kingdom of Kalinga, is a state of India located by the Bay of Bengal on the east coast of India. Bhabaneshwar is the capital of this state which has Oriya as the official and most widely speaking language of the state. Orissa has a relatively unindented coastline and lack good ports. In this article, we will provide information on the well known Universities in Orissa offering graduate and post-graduate courses of study in the state of Orissa.
A major ancient university and center of Buddhist learning, Ratnagiri, were recently discovered in the Jaipur district of Orissa. Taxila University, Nalanda University and Ratnagiri University are amongst the oldest universities in the world present in Orissa. The Universities in Orissa provide education in almost all the fileds available today and has many famous colleges under them. The Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar (XIMB), a premier business school of national and international significance islocated in the state capital of Orissa. Orissa also has Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology located in Burla, which is the first engineering college in Orissa and is famous all over India for its excellent infrastructure and state-of-art teaching methodology.
Orissa also consists of many renowned medical Colleges such as SCB Medical College, Cuttack and Veer Surendra Sai Medical College, Burla which have produced excellent doctors over the past few years.
Entry to various higher education institutes, especially engineering colleges is through a centralised Orissa Joint Entrance Examination, conducted by the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela where seats are provided to the candidates according to order of merit.
Information on all these universities along with other details can be found by visiting the particular university on this page.
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