Radhanath Institute of Advanced Studies
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Radhanath Institute of Advanced Studies is situated at Radhanath Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Cuttack-753002 in Cuttack.
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The institute is located on the bank of the river Kathajodi just down the Ring Road near the Hanuman Mandir in the thousand year old silver city of Cuttack. It is surrounded by the institutions like the High Court, Revenue Division Office, Collectorate, State Bank of India, Main Branch, Ravenshaw Collegiate High School and the historical Swaraj Ashram which bears the footprint of Mahatma Gandhi. The area carries the memory of Ravenshaw College which had its beginning here and it still bears the name ‘Old College Lane’. The institute has a sprawling campus of about five acres of land comprising of institute, residential and hostel complex. Its inside atmosphere is shady and green due to presence of many kinds of trees and orchards. The chirping of birds and the cool breeze of the river Kathajodi make its atmosphere more pleasing and enjoyable. The remembrance of Kabibara Radhanath Roy, a great teacher and poet in whose name the institute is glorified adds to the serenity and sanctity of the institute’s atmosphere. Entrance into the institute complex creates an academic mood in every individual. The history of Radhanath Institute of Advanced studies in Education reveals that the oldest Teacher Education Institute of Orissa came into existence in 1869 as the Cuttack Normal School with the purpose of training the lower class pundits to man Primary schools as per the recommendations of Wood’s Dispatch of 1854 and Stanley’s Dispatch of 1859. It began with two departments, namely, i) The Guru Training Department and ii) The Pundit Training Department with separate staff for each. The duration of training of the former was one year and that of the latter was three years. In 1875, under Sir George Campbell’s Scheme, the system of Normal School was reorganised and the Cuttack Normal School was converted into a first grade school renamed as Cuttack Training School. Initially, it admitted only middle vernacular and later matriculates to prepare teachers for middle Vernacular Schools. In 1923, after the establishment of the Cuttack Training College, the school was renamed secondary Training School which is now known as Radhanath Secondary Training School.
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4 Type Courses Available
- 1 UG Courses
- 2 PG Courses
- 1 Diploma Courses
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The Institute provides two computer labs for the benefit of the students and members of the staff. One computer lab is used for the students to expose them from computer literacy to the minimum technical knowledge of handling the computer. The other lab is used with internet facilities to equip the institute with latest developments in different areas in order to enrich the quality of pre-service and in-service education programmers of the Institute. Computer facility is also utilized for smooth management of office work to maintain and update its records. The institute library is also provided with computer facility for maintaining the catalogue, references and record.
College have three hostels attached to the institute:
(1) Gents’ Hostel,
(2) Ladies’ Hostel and
(3) Kalinga Hostel.
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