Utkal University

  • Bhubaneswar, Odisha
  • 3.1

    Placements & Internships

    3.5

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.5

    College Infrastructure

    3.6

    Clubs & Associations

    4.2

    Academics & Faculty

    4

    International Exposure

    1.3

    Hostels & Food

    1.3

    Social Atmosphere

    4

    (22)
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    Placements & Internships

    3.5

    Fees and Scholarship

    3.5

    College Infrastructure

    3.6

    Clubs & Associations

    4.2

    Academics & Faculty

    4

    International Exposure

    1.3

    Hostels & Food

    1.3

    Social Atmosphere

    4

    (22)
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Updated On - Feb 4, 2022

Utkal University Overview

Utkal University, [UU] Bhubaneshwar was established in 1943 and the foundation stone was laid down by Dr Rajendra Prasad who was the 1st President of India. The university is approved by University Grant Commission [UGC] and All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]. It is known as the Mother University in the State of Odisha and it is one of the oldest prominent universities in the Eastern part of India. 

It offers quality education in the field of Science, Commerce, Arts, Computer Application, Management, Law, Pharmacy and many more. Along with this, it has state of art infrastructure facilities. The students can choose the course, the respective department and the subject online at the time of filling the form for taking admission to Utkal University. The University has adopted the choice-based credit system to flex the teaching pedagogy. The University has 381 affiliated General colleges including 16 Autonomous colleges, 100 Professional Colleges, 9 Law Colleges and 7 medical Colleges. 

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Utkal University Highlights

The highlights of the Utkal University, such as university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Utkal University Highlights
Year of Establishment
1943
Type of University
Public
Approval
UGC, AICTE
Accreditation
NAAC “A+” Grade
Campus Area
400  acre
Courses/ Degrees Offered
UG, PG, Doctoral
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Cafeteria, Hostel, Auditorium, Labs 

Why Choose Utkal University? 

The university was accredited by NAAC with an “A” grade and is affiliated to UGC and AICTE. The university provides the best infrastructural facilities like a library, auditorium, classrooms, gymnasiums etc. The university has accommodation facilities that are separate for male and female students, with all the basic amenities. Utkal University offers various courses in commerce, pharmacy, law, engineering, science, etc disciplines. The university has an international student exchange program that helps international students to read and study about the Indian culture. 

Utkal University Academic Advantages

The academic curriculum of Utkal University was designed according to specific industry standards. The course curriculum is consistently updated and consists of theoretical as well as practical learning. Various events, webinars, talks, contests are held with every academic department to upgrade the subject knowledge of students. Utkal University is the largest affiliating university in the country with 294 affiliated general colleges 6 medical and pharmacy colleges and 15 law colleges.

Utkal University Rankings

The Utkal University has secured good positions in education by various national ranking agencies. The university also has gained significant importance from the Govt of India. Given below are some of the positions held by the university: 

  • Utkal University ranked 96th among universities in India by NIRF in 2020.
  • The university was accredited with an ‘A+’ grade by NAAC.

Utkal University Courses

Utkal University offers a wide variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in the arts, management, engineering, law and science fields. Below is an overview of the courses offered by the Utkal University across disciplines with their specializations:

Utkal University Arts Courses 

Courses
Specializations
MA
Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology,  Anthropology, English, History, Mathematics, Odia. PMIR(Personal Management and Industrial Relations), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics, Women Studies, and Hindi.

Utkal University Management Courses 

Courses
Specializations
MBA
Rural Management, Financial Management and Agricultural Business.

Utkal University Engineering Courses 

Courses
Specializations
M.Tech
Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology.

Read more: Utkal University Courses and Fees

Utkal University Departments

The Utkal University has various departments, offering various courses in science, management, business studies, art fields. The offered courses are designed according to industry standards. Given below is the list of departments offered at Utkal University: 

Mathematics
Pharmacy
Sanskrit
Law
Business Administration
 
Computer Science & Applications
Women Studies
English
Commerce
Geology
Odia
History

Utkal University Admission

Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar admission 2022 is open for various courses offered and interested students need to fill up an online application form on the official website. Utkal University admission is based on the eligibility and marks scored in the university entrance examination. The Utkal University M.Tech admission is based on the marks scored in the entrance examination. For more details, students can contact the admission helpline.

Utkal University Eligibility Criteria

Various courses are offered by Utkal University in the Management, Business, Architecture, Pharmacy, Law, Arts discipline and each of the courses offered has different eligibility criteria. Below is a list of a few courses offered by Utkal University with their eligibility criteria:

Utkal University M.Tech Eligibility

Masters in Technology, offered by the Utkal University, is a 4-year undergraduate program, specialized in Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • The candidates have to pass B.Tech / BE with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized university in the relevant stream.

The Utkal University MCA Eligibility

The Utkal University offers a Masters in Computer Application postgraduate degree program. The duration of the programme is a 2-years course consisting of an internship. 

 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidates must have completed BCA from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% aggregate.

Utkal University MBA Eligibility

The Utkal University offers Masters in Business Administration postgraduate degree program. The duration of the programme is a 2-years specializing in Rural Management, Financial Management and Agricultural Business.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • The candidate should have a 50% aggregate Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university 

 Read more:  Utkal University Admission

Utkal University Cut Off

Utkal University cutoff 2022 will be released after the results of NEET-PG/JEE will be released. The cut-off is released every year during admission season for various offered courses. The cut-off depends upon the marks scored by the candidate in the entrance examination, Personal Interview and GD. NEET-PG 2020 MD Paediatric cut-off is 2492

Read more:  Utkal University Cut off

Utkal University Result

Utkal University result 2022 for admission to offered courses will be announced after the results of NEET-PG/JEE and university entrance examination will be announced and students can check the results on the official website of the university. Admission results are based on the marks scored in the entrance exam. Students can check the admission as well as semester results from the official website of Utkal University.

Utkal University Campus

Utkal University campus is at the heart of Bhubaneswar city in Odisha and right on NH-16. It is nearly 5 km from the main railway station and bus stand at Baramunda. All the Postgraduate departments and the law college are inside the campus. The campus is built on a land area of 400 acres providing the facilities like a library, student accommodation, laboratories, canteen, classrooms, seminar hall, etc.

Utkal University Infrastructure Facilities

Utkal University campus provides world-class infrastructural facilities. It has a gym, conference hall, cafeteria, various laboratories, etc. Furnished and spacious classrooms, with electricity and natural air ventilation. The Library’s collection comprises print and online resources in varied field

There are accommodation facilities for boys and girls. The rooms are spacious and have cross ventilation. The hostel has a library, mess, security, magazine, wi-fi, tv, computer facilities for both girls and boys. Students can check the hostel fee from the official website of Utkal University.

 Some of the facilities offered within the campus are:

  • Library
  • Medical Facilities
  • Gym
  • Computer Labs
  • Transport
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Facilities

Read more: Utkal University Facilities

Utkal University Placements

Utkal University placements cell acts as a bridge between the students and companies and ensures that every student has offered a job opportunity. The Training and Placement Cell at Utkal University strives to provide career opportunities to various students studying in postgraduate courses. It conducts pre-placement activities and helps students in getting placed in their desired companies.

Eminent recruiters like Bank of Baroda, Federal Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, NTPC, Coal India, Infosys, Accenture, Kalinga Soft, PRADAN, Capital IQ, Genpact, Wipro, among others.

Read more: Utkal University Placements

Utkal University Scholarships

The Utkal University offers various scholarships to students based on certain criteria such as student merit, reserved category, economical condition etc. Scholarship details are given on the official website of the university. Students securing above 7.5 CGPA will be rewarded with price money. Given below are some of the scholarships offered by Utkal University:

  • MRD Scholarships (40% tuition fee) - Students who are among the top 20% in terms of CGPA through the academic year can avail of this scholarship.
  • Prof. CNR Rao Scholarships
  • Corporate Scholarships
  • Rural Scholarships
  • Teaching Assistantships
  • Research Assistantship

Read more: Utkal University Scholarship

Utkal University Distance Education

The Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education (DDCE) is affiliated with Utkal University and is recognized by the UGC. DDCE courses are offered in regular and distance mode as undergraduate, postgraduate and management courses. DDCE has introduced several new courses with the aim to provide an opportunity to those who are unable to pursue higher education in the conventional mode of teaching. Some of the courses offered are:

  • MBA
  • BA
  • MA
  • M.Sc
  • MCA
  • B.Com
  • P.G Diploma

Utkal University Alumni

Notable alumni of Utkal University are Gopal Ballav Pattanaik, ex. Chief Justice of India; Subroto Bagchi, Indian entrepreneur and a Business leader, co-founder of Mindtree; Lokanath Behera, State Police Chief, Government of Kerala; Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Minister of Steel, Govt of India and many others. Alumni of Utkal University are spread in every corner of the world and are doing very well in their professional career. The alumni association aims to bring all the alumni under one roof, hear their success stories and help current students. 

Utkal University Highlights

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Utkal University Rankings

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Utkal University Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

3.1

Based on 22 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

8

>3-4 star

9

>2-3 star

0

1-2 star

1

Component Rating (Out of 5)

Placements & Internships

3.5

Fees and Scholarship

3.5

College Infrastructure

3.6

Clubs & Associations

4.2

Academics & Faculty

4

International Exposure

1.3

Hostels & Food

1.3

Social Atmosphere

4

Er Nidhi | Post Graduate Programme in Management [PGPM], batch of 2012

Reviewed on Aug 03, 2021

  • 4.7
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
Clubs & Associations
  • Youth Clubs and Unions are there for different cultural, political and functional activities at Utkal university, Bhubaneshwar.
  • All kind of main festivals is celebrated.
  • Life in college is good.
Placements & Internships
  • Have completed Summer Internship Programme at OMFED (The Orissa State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation Limited).
  • Final Job yet to be conferred.
  • Key companies are Berger paints, Edelweiss, Axis Bank, RBS at Utkal university, Bhubaneshwar.
  • Salary - 3l per annum
  • Percentage placed - 50%
  • Alumni are very well placed and are at a very good post, we hear their success stories.

Bibek | Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2021

Reviewed on Nov 06, 2019

  • 4.4
  • Clubs & Associations 4.5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
Clubs & Associations

Don't know about it but there's so many student organization. Utkal divas. A very simple and better way to achieve success.

Placements & Internships

I haven't done anything. Don't know about it. No idea about it because I am a first year student. No idea.

Abhishek | Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2016

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

  • 3.9
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 4
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
College Infrastructure

The University, though not a completely residential one, provides residential facilities to the students in the hostels. All the hostels are supervised by the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent and coordinated by THE WARDEN. There is a Board of Residence to determine the matters relating to general policy and administration of the Hostels from time to time. The Board of Residence consists of the Warden, Chairperson, P.G. Council, all the Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents.

At present there are eleven hostels inside the campus., six for gents and four for ladies as detailed below. Every hostel has a common room where boarders are provided with news papers, periodicals and television etc. Common mess facility exists in all hostels. A list of all the hostels, their accommodation capacity and the names of the Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents of respective hostels are provided below : 

Rosemary | Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2016

Reviewed on May 18, 2019

  • 3.9
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
  • Fees and Scholarship 2.5
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
Placements & Internships
  • I did a summer training project on the topic 'Working Capital Management' at SALE Rourkela. I applied for stipend and I received the amount.
  • Companies like HP, RBS, Axis Bank comes for the placements at Utkal university, Bhubaneshwar.
  • Average salary is Rs 45000 per month. 40% from a batch get selected in various companies.
  • There are passed out seniors who are well settled at their jobs.
Academics & Faculty
  • Basically, our class timings are from morning 8 o'clock to 12:30 noon.There are total 10 semesters in our integrated MBA program.We had our project work on the 6th semester.There are a lot of assignments in every subject.Every semester there is an exam. 
  • The quality of teaching is good.PowerPoint presentation is regarded as our assignment at Utkal university, Bhubaneshwar.
  • Overall experience in my college was great because it gave me

R.U. | Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.} (Economics), batch of 2019

Reviewed on May 28, 2018

  • 3
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 2.5
  • Placements & Internships 2.5
College Infrastructure

The hostel is good. The main building is marvelous. 

Clubs & Associations

The student societies provide ample opportunities. We can take part in various competitions and cultural activities. 

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