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The Utkal University, established in the year 1943, is the seventeenth oldest University in India. Its present campus at Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar is located on a sprawling 399.9 Acre area in the heart of Bhubaneswar, with the Sainik School to its north, National High way No.5 to its south, Regional Research Laboratory and Institute of Physics to its west and the South Eastern Railway line to its east. The Foundation stone of this Campus was laid by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India on 1st January 1958 and the Campus was inaugurated by Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, the second President of India on 2nd January 1963. This is a teaching – cum – affiliating University.

There are at present twenty – seven Post – Graduate Departments located in the Utkal University Campus for Post – Graduate studies and research in various disciplines of Science, Humanities ,Business Administration, Social Science, Law and Commerce. The total number of students in the P.G. Department of the campus at Vani Vihar is nearly 3,000. This is in fact the largest affiliating University in the country with approximately 267 affiliated Colleges ( Degree Colleges – 219, Professional College – 44, Other Constituent Colleges-2 ) under its jurisdiction.

The Utkal University has now the jurisdiction over 9 districts, viz, Angul, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Nayagarh and Puri and is spread over an area of 24,973 sq. kilometers catering to the needs of higher education of a population of more than 110 lakhs.

At present the Utkal University has twenty- seven Post – Graduate teaching and research departments located within the campus and three constituent Institutions, viz. Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, University Law College at Vani Vihar and M.S. Law College at Cuttack. Besides the regular courses, twenty-six sponsored courses are offered under the direct academic control of the P.G. Council of the University.

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Utkal University Courses

The Under Graduate & Post Graduate Courses offered by Utkal University are :

  • 5 Yr. Integrated Master in Computer Science & Application
  • M. Tech. in Computer Science.
  • P.G. Course in Environmental Science
  • P.G. Course in Applied & Industrial Micro Biology
  • Master of Rural Development
  • P.G Diploma in Yoga Education
  • Master in Finance & Control
  • 5Yr.Integrated Course in M.B.A.
  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy
  • Master in Pharmacy
  • Lateral entry into B.Pharma ( 3rd. semester )
  • P.G. Diploma in Early Childhood Education
  • P.G. Diploma in Chinese Studies
  • M.A. in Women Studies
  • P.G. Diploma in Remote Sensing and GIS
  • P.G. Diploma in Rural Development
  • M.A. in Development Journalism & Electronic And Communication
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • 3 Year Part Time M.B.A
  • M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture

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Utkal University Department & Contact Details


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

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Utkal University Affiliated College

  • Dr Abhim Chandra Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Bhubaneswar
  • Gopabandhu Govt Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya, Puri
  • Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Bhubaneswar
  • S C B Medical College, Cuttack
  • Madusudan Law College, Cuttack
  • University Law College, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar
  • A A Training College, Fakirpur, District Keonjbar
  • A B College, Basudevapur,Balasore
  • A N B S Mahavidyalaya, Jamsuli, Balasore
  • Adkikari Saraladas College, Sarala Vihar, Tirloc
  • Agarpara College, Agarpara, Balasore
  • Alaka Mahavidyalaya, Ananta Batal, Anakhia, District. Cuttak
  • Alarnath Dhandamulaka Mahavidyalaya, Brahmaigiri, Puri
  • Anandapur Anchalika Training College, Anandapur, Keonjhar
  • Anandapur College, Anandapur, Keonjhar
  • Atal Behari College, Basudevpur, Balasore
  • Aul College, Aul.Cuttack
  • B J B College, Bhubaneswar, Puri
  • B J B Evening College, Bhubaneswar Puri
  • B J Training College, Bhubaneswar
  • B N M A College, Paliabindha, Balasore
  • B S College, Dasapalla, Puri
  • Babu Bhairabananda Mahavidyalaya, Chandikhole, Cuttack
  • Balasore Law College, Balasore
  • Baliapal College of Physical Education, Baliapal, Balasore
  • Balikuda College, Balikuda, Cuttack
  • Balugon College, Balugaon, District Puri
  • Banki College, Banki, Cuttack
  • Bapujee College, Saraswat Nagar Chhindipada, Dhenkanal
  • Barasahi Panchayat College, Barasahi, Mayurbhanj
  • Barbil College, Barbil District Keonjhar
  • Baruneswar College, Baruneswar, Khetra At Lankasahi P V Arei, Cuttack
  • BEd College, Saraswatnagar, Dhenkanal
  • Begunia College, Begunia, Puri
  • Betnoti College, Betnoti, Dt. Mayurbhanj
  • Bhadrak College, Bhadrak, Balasore
  • Bhadrak Women’s College, Bhadrak, Balasore
  • Bhagabati Mahavidyalaya, Konark, Puri
  • Biju patnaik College, Artei
  • Birupa College, Inderpur, Cuttack
  • Bojirout Memorial College, Bhuban, Dhenkanal
  • Brahmani College, Dandiahi, Cuttack
  • Capital Law PG College, Bhubaneswar
  • Chandbali College, Chandbali
  • Chandol College, Chandol, Cuttack
  • Chandra Sekhar College, Champur, Keonjhar
  • Charampa Mahavidyalaya, Bhadrak, District Balasore
  • Chitrada College, Mayurbhanj
  • Choudwar College, Choudwar, District Cuttack
  • Christ College, Cuttack
  • College of Physical Education, Cuttack
  • Cuttack College, Bidyadharpur, Nayabazar, Cuttack
  • D D College, Keonjahar
  • D K College, North Balasore
  • D K N College, Erancha. Cuttack
  • Dhamnagar College, Dhamnagar, Balasore
  • Dharmasala College, Dharmasala, Cuttack
  • Dhenkanal College. Dhenkanal
  • Dhenkanal Mahila Govt. Mahavidvalaya, Dhenkanal
  • Dinabandhu Sahu Law College, Kendrapara
  • E D W College
  • Ekamra Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar
  • Emarti Devi Women’s College, Nayasark
  • F M Evening College, Balasore
  • Fakir Mohan College, Balasore
  • G C College, Ramachandrapur, Cuttack
  • G S C College. Athagarh,Cuttack
  • Godavarish Mahavidyalaya, Banpur, Puri
  • Gop College, Puri
  • Gopabandhu Science College, Athgarh, Cuttack
  • Gopalbandhu Choudhry College, Ram Chandrapur, Cuttak
  • Gopalpur College. Gopalpur, Balasore
  • Government Angul College, Angul, Dhenkanal
  • Government Training College, Angul, Dhenkanal
  • Government Women’s College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Government Women’s College, Puri
  • Government College of Physical Education. Cuttack
  • Government Training College, Balasore
  • H K Mahatab College, Koopari, Balasore
  • Handanpur College, Handanpur
  • J K B K College, Cuttack
  • Jagatsinghpur Training College, Cuttack
  • Janta College, Satmile, Hindol, Dhenkanal
  • Jashipur College, Joshipur. Mayurbhanj
  • Jatiyakabi Birakishore College, Cuttack
  • Jatni College, Jatni, Puri
  • Jiral College, Jiral Dhenkanal
  • K B D A V College, Nirakarpur, Puri
  • K K S Women’s College, Balasore
  • K N Women’s College, Bhubaneswar, Puri
  • Kamakhyanagar College, Kamakhaynagar, Dhenkanal
  • Kamlopant College, Kamlegetrn
  • Kanaka Manjari Women’s College, Anandapur
  • Kandarpur College, Kandarpur, Sidheswarapur
  • Kanpur Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Kanpur District Cuttak
  • Karanjia College, Karanjia. Myurbhanj
  • Kendrapara College, Kendrapara, Cuttack
  • Keonjhar College, Keonjhar
  • Keonjhar Women’s College, Keonjhar
  • Khaira College, Kaira District Balasore
  • Kharasrota Mahavidyalaya, Singhpur, Cuttack
  • Kujanga College, Kujanga, Cuttack
  • Kuna Behari College, Barang Khurda
  • L N Mahavidyalaya, Tyendakuda
  • M A Mahavidyalaya, Lemalo, Cuttack
  • M H D Mahavidyalaya, Chhatia, Cuttack
  • M P C Evening College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • M P C Govt. Morning College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • M S College of Law, Cuttack
  • M S College, Baramba, Cuttack
  • Mahanga Puspagiri Mahavidyalaya, Erakana, District Cuttack
  • Malyagiri Mahavidyalaya, Pallahara, Dhenkanal
  • Mangala Mahavidyalaya, Kakalapur Puri
  • Mangala Mahavidyalaya, Kakatpur, Puri
  • Marshaghai College Barang Khurda
  • Mayurbhanj Law College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • N C College, Jaipur, Cuttack
  • Nachuni Mahavidyalaya, Nachuni, Puri
  • Nalini Devi Women’s College of Education, Bhubaneswar, Puri
  • Narasinghpur College, Narasinghpur, Cuttack
  • Narsinghpur Chaudhury College, Jaipur
  • National Institute of Rehabiliation, Training & Research , Olatpur, Post Barai, Cattuck
  • National Institute of Social Work & Social Sciences, Surya Nagar, Bhubaneswar
  • Nayagarh College, Nayagarh, Puri
  • Nayagarh Prajamandal Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Naya Garh, Birai District Puri
  • Neelamadhab Mahavidyalaya, Kantilo, Puri
  • Niali College, Niali, Cuttack
  • Nilamani Mahavidyalaya, Rupsa, Balasore
  • Nilgiri College, Nilgiri District Balasore
  • Nimapara College, Nimapara, Puri
  • Olaver College, Olaver, Cuttack
  • Orissa College of Education, Puri
  • Panchayat Prahallad College, Nishcintakoili, Cuttack
  • Paradeep College. Paradeep, Cuttack
  • Paramananda College, Bolagarh, Puri
  • Pattamundal College, Pattamundai, Cuttack
  • Pipili Mahavidyalaya, Pipli, Puri
  • Prananath Mahavidyalaya,Khurda, Puri
  • Prasanna Purusottam Dev College, Tigiria
  • R. D Women’s College, Bhubaneswar. Puri
  • Radhanath Training College, Cuttack
  • Raghunath Samabaya Mahavidyalya, Odagaon, Puri
  • Rairangapur College, Rairangapur, Mayurbhanj
  • Rajasunakhala College, P O Rajasunakhala, District Nayagarh
  • Rajdhani Govt. College, Bhubaneswar, Puri
  • Ranpur College, Ranpur, Puri
  • Rasalpur Mahavidyalaya. Rasalpur, Balasore
  • Ravenshaw Evening College, Cuttack
  • Regional College of Education, Bhubaneswar, Puri
  • Revenshaw Morning Govt. College, Cuttack
  • Rimuli Collee, Rimuli Kenojhar.
  • Rural Institute of Higher Studies, Bhogarai, Balasore
  • S B Women’s College, Cuttack
  • S C E R T, Bhubaneswar
  • S C S Evening College, Puri
  • S C S Govt. College, Puri
  • S G College, P O Kanikapada, District Jaipur
  • S N College, Rajkamika, Cuttack
  • S S D College, Ball, Cuttack
  • Sahaspur College, Sahaspur, Balichandrapur, Cuttack
  • Salipur College, Salipur, Cuttack
  • Sarankul College, Sarankul, Puri
  • Saraswata Mahavidyalaya, Ananatapur, Balasore
  • Sarla Mahavidyalaya, Rahama, Cuttack
  • Sawami Vivekanand Memorial College, Jagat Singhpur, Cuttack
  • Seemanta Mahavidyalaya Jharapokharia, Mayurbhan
  • Shikshyek Mahesagh Institute of Education, Khurde
  • Shishu Ananta Mahavidyalaya, Balipatna , Puri
  • Sideswar College, Amarda Road, Balasore
  • Sri Jagdev College of Education & Technology, Naharkanta District Khurda.
  • Sri Satya Sai College for Women, Bhubaneswar
  • Sri Sri Bayabala College, Mahakalapara, Cuttack
  • Sri Sri Jagnath Mahavidyalaya, Rajnagr, District Cuttack.
  • Stewart Science College, Cuttack
  • Subernarekha Mahavidyalaya, Baliapla, P O Chantua, Balasore
  • Subhadra Mahtab Mahavidyalayu, Asureswar, Cuttack
  • Sukinda College, Sukinda, Cuttack
  • Surajmal Saha Mahavidyalaya. Puri
  • Swarnachuda College, Mitrapur, Balasore
  • Talcher College, Talcher, Dhenkanal
  • Tarini Thakurani Mahavidyalaya, Ghatgaon, Keonjhar
  • Tulasi Women’s College, Kendrapara, Cuttack
  • U G S Mahavidyalaya, Sakhi Gopal, Puri
  • Udala College, Udala, Mayurbhanj
  • Upendra Nath College, Nalagaja, Mayurbhanj
  • Upendra Nath College, Soro, Balasore
  • Upendra Nath Sarada College, Khairabad, Mugpal, Cuttack
  • Utkal Man Gopabandhu Mahavidyalaya, Khamar, Dhenkanal
  • Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Bhubaneswar, Puri
  • Vyasanagar College At. & PO Jaipur Road, Cuttack
  • Women College, Khurda
  • College of Engineering, Saranga
  • College of Accountancy Management Studies, Cuttack
  • Regional College of Management, Bhubaneswar

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Utkal University Distance Education

Distance Education About Us

The Utkal University founded in 1943 is the 17th University of the country and the first of Orissa province. Pandit Nilakantha Dash, Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati, Pandit Godavarish Mishra, amongst other doyens of modern Orissa, played a leading role in the establishment of the Utkal University. On the 27th Nov. 1943, the Utkal University started functioning at Ravenshaw College ( now University ), Cuttack. It was originally an affiliating and examining body only. The Utkal University shifted to its present campus spreading over 400 acres of land at Vanivihar in Bhubaneswar in 1962.

A number of Post – Graduate Departments and other centers were established in the University Campus. There are more than two hundred general affiliated colleges under the Utkal University. The Utkal University has eleven Autonomous Colleges under its jurisdiction. It has 28 constituent Post – Graduate Departments, 2 Constituent Law Colleges, a Directorate of Distance & Continuing Education and a number of centers like Population Studies, School of Women’s Studies, Academic Staff College, a Pre – School and a High School etc. The Utkal University offers number of Self Financing Courses. The Utkal University also offers innovative teaching programs in Yoga, Tourism and Journalism under UGC assistance.

The Utkal University is NAAC Accredited since 2004 with B++ status with a score little over 80%.Utkal University is recognized by the UGC. It is a member of the Indian Association of Universities and Commonwealth Association of Universities.

Distance Education Courses

  • M.A. in Oriya / History / Political Science / Sanskrit / English / Public Administration / Sociology / Education ( Two year course )
  • + 3 B.A. with Pass & Honors in History / Political Science / Economics / Sanskrit / Philosophy /Oriya / Education / Sociology and only Hons, in Statistics
  • + 3 B.Com Pass and Honors in Accountancy
  • Diploma in Computer Applications ( One year Course )
  • MCA ( Evening Course – 3 years )
  • P.G. Diploma in Hotel Management & Tourism ( Eighteen months )
  • M.B.A.
  • Integrated M.B.A.
  • B.B.A.
  • P.G. Diploma in HRM, MM, FM, D&NM
  • P.G. Diploma in Computer Application
  • D.C.A.
  • B.Sc. ( IT, &M. )
  • B.C.A

Contact Details

Utkal University,

Vani Vihar,

Bhubaneswar, Odisha,

India, Pin-751004.

Phone : +91 674 2567940.

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.