Utkal University - Admission 2023, UG and PG Courses, Fees Structure

Utkal University admission 2024 will start in June - July 2024. Admission to PG programmes available at the university will be done through Common PG Entrance Test 2024. Candidates will be provided admission to the PG programmes through the SAMS Odisha portal. OJEE 2024 has now concluded, and the results are expected to be announced in June (tentative).
LocationBhubaneswar (Odisha)
Year of Establishment1962
TypeGovernment Aided
Updated on - Jul 08, 2024 10:11AM IST

Utkal University Latest Updates

July 08, 2024

Utkal University introduces Certificate Course in Foreign language (CCFL-German) for 2024.

July 08, 2024

Utkal University releases an advertisement for admission into P.G. Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS for the academic year 2024-25.

July 08, 2024

Derabis College now affiliated with Utkal University.

July 08, 2024

Blue Wheel Institute of Nursing Sciences (BINS) now affiliated with Utkal University.

July 08, 2024

Bhubaneswar College of Nursing affiliated with Utkal University.

June 12, 2024

Ganesh Institute of Health Science now affiliated with Utkal University.

June 12, 2024

DRIEMS College of Occupational and Physiotherapy now affiliated with Utkal University.

June 12, 2024

SCB College of Nursing affiliated with Utkal University.

June 12, 2024

Utkal University collaborates with Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital.

June 12, 2024

Utkal University releases GAT-B Application Form for Biotechnology Admission 2024-25.

About Utkal University

Utkal University is ranked 93rd in among the top universities under NIRF ranking 2023 with a score of 43.45. The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has opened the NEET PG 2023 correction window and it can be accessed at 

Utkal University has a long history. On 13th June 1943, Utkal University Bill was passed by the Odisha Legislative Assembly by Pandit Godavarish Mishra, the then Minister of Education. In 1950 the territorial jurisdiction of the university was not specified in the year 1950, so territorial jurisdiction was defined as including the whole Odisha State. The university has several departments and has taken charge of several constituent institutions. 

At the present University of Utkal is working with 27 post-graduate teaching and research departments on campus. It has offered 15 sponsored courses, three UGC Sponsored innovative programs, and three constituent institutions, the Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, University Law College at Vani Vihar, and M.S. Law College at Cuttack.

The PG Departments of Utkal have acquired Departmental Research Support status by UGC. The institute runs more than 200 affiliated colleges in different streams such as Humanities, Social Science, Commerce and Management, etc. The Utkal University is in jurisdiction over nine districts, including Angul, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jaipur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Nayagarh, and Puri.

The Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, is spread over 24,973 square kilometres and meets the higher education needs of a more than 110 lakh population. Following is the list of institutions holding this university:

Name of the College Type of the Institute
Utkal Sangeet MahavidyalayaNA
B.K.College of Art and CraftNA
Odissi Research CentreNA
Dhauli College of Art & CraftNA
National Institute of Fashion DesignPrivate
Bijju Patnaik College of Hotel Management & TourismPrivate
Central Institute of Hotel Management & CookingPrivate
National Institute of Hotel Management & TourismPrivate
National Institute of Social Work & Social SciencePrivate
Sambad School of Media & CulturePrivate
Bhubaneshwar School of Hotel Management & TourismPrivate
Gopabandhu Institute of Social Sciences & ManagementPrivate
Global Institute of Engineering & ManagementPrivate
Swosti Institute of Management & Social StudiesPrivate
Biju Patnaik Institute of Information Technology & Management StudiesPrivate
Sivananda Yoga Vedanta AcademyPrivate

IBM School of Hospitality

DRIEMS School of Hotel Management



Trytoon AcademyPrivate
Swami Vivekananda Institute of Hotel Management & TourismPrivate
Franklin Institute of Hospitality & ManagementPrivate
Centre for Studies in Yoga, Ayurveda & NaturopathyPrivate
Indian Vastu AcademyPrivate
Kalinga College of ArtPrivate
NIPS Hotel ManagementPrivate
College of Hotel & Tourism ManagementPrivate
Swami Chidananda Institute of Social SciencesPrivate
Samet Institute of Hotel Management and TourismPrivate
Sai Academy of Management StudiesPrivate
Golap Institute of Hotel Management & TourismPrivate
STAR College of Hotel & Tourism ManagementPrivate
Capital Institute of Management SciencePrivate
Institute of Health SciencePrivate
Evermate Institute of Tourism ManagementPrivate

The motto of the Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, is to provide the centre of excellence in higher education by exposing the students to new ideas, new ways of understanding, and new ways of knowing in the journey of intellectual transformation. The University is recognised by several bodies such as UGC, AICTE, PCI, MCI, NMC, CCIM, OCMR, and OSCAM. 

The Utkal University was ranked number A+ Grade by the NAAC. The university has collaborated with several other universities worldwide for research & development. It is the oldest university in Orissa and the 17th oldest university in India. It has many active MoUs with some well-known International universities such as the University of California, North-Eastern Universities, University of Tuebingen, Turku University Finland, and the University of Germany.

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Utkal University Courses and Admission 2024

The admission procedure of Utkal University for all the courses is based on the Entrance examination. As per the admission analytics, the number of applications received online is 126. The details of applications for admission to the vacant seats in the several sponsored programme for the years 2021-2022 are available on the university website. Students interested in joining Utkal University courses are first requested to register themselves through the E-admission process for online application. 

The applications will be invited through the admission portal of Utkal. Students can also submit the application form directly to the institution Utkal University Bhubaneshwar admission follows the usual admission pattern. 

The admission to B. Pharm and M. Pharm courses is based on the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination, whereas the admission to MBA is based on CAT/MAT eligibility test. For the M. Phil programme, scores obtained from UGC NET/ JRF are mandatory. Admission to other UG-related courses is on the basis entrance exam conducted as a part of the Utkal admission process. The institute also offers distance education programmes. 

The admission at Utkal University is similar to other universities. Students have to qualify for the entrance exam with a valid score. Those who qualify in the entrance exam are called for counselling sessions. Students need to confirm their rank based on the merit list and decide on the course before appearing in Utkal counselling, based on the merit, the candidate will be offered seats to the desired course. To get Utkal University admission, students need to put their 100% effort into qualifying entrance exams and interview rounds. For certain courses, an entrance examination is not required, students will get direct  Utkal admission. Solving the previous year's question paper and coaching enhances the scope of the Utkal admission process. Refer to the college website to get more knowledge about admission at Utkal University.

Utkal University Application Process 2024 

The Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, application procedure starts in April. The application form will be available online. Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria. Those who fit the bill can apply the following procedure.

  • The candidate interested in opting into the courses is requested to visit the University's official website. At first, the candidate needs to register by clicking the register button and providing the required details.
  • In the second step of the Utkal University, the application process candidate needs to pay the application fee, which varies concerning the course. The fee is Rs 600/- for self-financing courses, which can be paid online using various channels such as credit cards, Debit cards, Net banking, etc. The application fee details for the other courses will be informed by the invitation.  
  • Candidates need to download the Utkal University application form, take the print-out copy, and fill in their details such as Name, previous course details, etc. Candidates need to attach the required documents for verification. It is suggested to cross-check the given details before submitting the form.
  • The documents which are required to submit with the application form of Utkal are

1. Mark sheets and certificates of the previous examination. 

2. Caste certificate from the competent authority.

3. The physically challenged students must submit a PH certificate and Id card issued by the District Welfare Officer, Community development officer, or Social Welfare officer of the State Government.

4. If the candidate is applying for admission through the Sports quota, The participation certificate for special weightage consideration must be submitted.

5. Passport-size photo in the prescribed format.

6. Migration Certificate and character certificate from the previous educational institution.

  • After verifying all the details, the candidate needs to apply online or offline. The application form needs to be submitted to the University office in offline mode. Original Fee e-receipt is also required.
  • Candidates availing for online mode need to upload all these documents with the e-receipt number. 
  • The Utkal University admission process is simple and easily understandable, candidates can find the following details on the official website or confirm from the administration office before applying.

Utkal University Website

Candidates can access the official website of Utkal University at any time. All the details are available on Utkal University's official website. The University has tried to maintain transparency even with the smaller information because the institute understands the first impression is the best impression, and information available with less time investment has more value.

The official website of Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, is given below. Please refer to the below link for more information.

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Utkal University Placements

Placement is one of the important aspects of a university's ranking. Thus, Utkal University ensures that students are trained well before the placement drive. A placement Cell is in close-networking with recruiters and alumni to understand the requirement of the companies and provides the training according to that. Students in the final year studying in different Post Graduate departments and self-financing programmes are eligible for Utkal University Placement Process.

The placement cell understands that only their skills will help them survive in the fast-changing global and national markets. Thus, they focus on providing skills that will guide them to meet real-life challenges and develop, shaping their destiny and contributing to society's welfare.

These are the activities included to increase the employability ratio and for their growth as a part of Utkal University Placement. 

  • Basic Employability Skills Training – The training is useful for campus drive and in real life. It includes preparation for the job, Communication Skills, Etiquette and Manners, Personality Grooming, Team Work and IT skills. At the end of this session, students can find an actual difference in them. 
  • Pre-Placement Training – At every interview, there are certain rounds in which students need to qualify to reach the final round. General awareness and logical thinking are essential for this. Thus, training in Reasoning, Aptitude, and English is given.
  • Online-Mock Tests – Students require a platform to check their learning. The University is in a tie-up with for the mock test free of cost. 
  • Employability Assessment Test – In association with organisations such as NASSCOM (NAC-TEC), Aspiring Minds (AMCAT), and Metti (MET) the placement cell conducts an Employability Assessment Test and shares reports based on that and corrective actions which will help them to understand where they stand.
  • Career Counselling – It is the session where students can clear all their doubts and seek help if required. The counselling is given in both one-on-one and in the group to make them realize their strength, weakness, values, and interest which will benefit able to achieve their career goals and reduce the obstacles on the path.
  • Virtual Recruitment- The use of technology has made the recruitment process simple. Candidates can attend the interview from anywhere. Taking the benefit of modern technology, the placement cell has made arrangements with recruitment portals such as Naukri, Monster, and the fresher world, where students can register free of cost and receive the opportunity of virtual recruitment.
  • Campus Recruitment Drive – Several Companies, are invited to participate in Utkal University placements. The cell informs students in advance, and those who fit the eligibility criteria will be given chances in organisations from different sectors such as corporate, banks, NGOs, and government departments. 
  • As per the summary of campus placement, these activities have widely increased the selection ratio. The complete details of the placement activities are available on the college's official website.
  • As a result of the hard work done by the placement cell, students, and University, the number of companies visiting the campus each year has grown immensely. The detail related to it is also available on the college's official website.

Utkal University Placement Statistics 2021 

No. of recruiters (2015-2016)42
No. of offers madeNA
Number of students placed244
Highest CTCRs 7 LPA
Average Salary packageRs 5.5 LPA

Utkal University Recruiters

Every year the recruiters of Utkal reach the campus for placement drive with the same enthusiasm. As per a valid source, in 2021, out of 40 students, 16 students were placed at UG level, whereas 509 out of 1478 were placed at PG level. Some well-established names are also present in the list of Top recruiters of Utkal University. Some of Utkal University's top recruiters are-

ICICI Bank                           Bandhan Bank                  Reliance                                   DCB Bank
MatrixSyngentaAnnapura FinanceCashpor
PAN SeedsFertis India Pvt LtdTata RalliesSeed Works
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Utkal University Placement Stats 2022

Median salary
1.77 Lacs

Top Recruiters at Utkal University

Utkal University Cut Off

The Utkal University cut-off will be fixed in advance. Candidates seeking admission to Utkal must know what marks and ranks they must secure to get a seat in the desired Utkal University UG and PG programmes. The below table contains the list of cut-off marks for the year 2021

Course / Entrance ExamCut-off

Unreserved: 690-450

Other Backward Caste: 457-454

Scheduled Caste: 451-327

Scheduled Tribe: 451-288






Utkal University Entrance Exams

According to a relevant source, 70% of admission is based on the entrance examination. The students interested in opting for courses at the Utkal university should fit into the eligibility criteria and apply via the application form. The candidate should qualify for the in-state eligibility test or Utkal entrance exams depending on their selected course. Those who are eligible for the entrance exams of Utkal University followed by a personal interview receive admission.  

There are some courses to which Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, entrance exams are not required, and students can directly visit the institution for admission.

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Prabhu Kalyan NayakDiploma in Remote Sensing and GIS | 2017 | 2 months ago
The most beautiful campus and hostel. The buildings are well maintained and the college has best faculty members which help in maintaing the academic excellence and brilliance of this college.
Sonalisa NayakMBA in Agribusiness | 2016 | 2 months ago
College years were the best time for me. On the campus there is a vivacious atmosphere that is welcoming to all, conveying a sense of one common student body. The time spent at school has been delightful to me and I am sure I have become an even better student and, in general, a more personable individual.
Sabyasachi BiswalMBA in Business Administration | 2021 | 2 months ago
Our college supports each and every students in thier studies as well as in placements driven by our college. all the amenties is available for the students.
Sritam BeheraM.Sc in Applied Microbiology | 2004 | 2 months ago
Good college nice explanation from lecturers good faculty all the teachers and sirs are very experienced and explain us very well and college is very good
Sushreeta PradhanMaster of Commerce | 2019 | 2 months ago
This Institute focuses on the creativeness and encourages worldwide visualization for its students to make perfect profession in the field of Pharmacy, Technology, and Management by giving those opportunities to develop leadership abilities and improve their talents.
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Utkal University FAQs

When was the college , Utkal University , Bhubaneswar established ?

Utkal University , Bhubaneswar was established in the year 1943.

Is Utkal University , Bhubaneswar a government college?

Utkal University , Bhubaneswar is Government college.

Utkal University Rankings 2023

An education institute is ranked considering five parameters: teaching, learning, resources, research, professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach and inclusivity, and perception. As per Utkal University NIRF Ranking, it stands in the 87th position among other universities. The Utkal University Ranking is considered a Team effort put by all the members who have crossed paths with the institution's history. 

The University has also gained 63rd position Utkal University Ranking in India in terms of best Universities in India. In 2020, as per Utkal University NIRF Ranking in India, it was in the 96th position. Within a short time, the organization has taken a high jump, which shows the organization's growth rate.

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Ranking Publisher NIRF

  • University#93

Utkal University University NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.

Utkal University Campus Facilities and Infrastructure

The environment of a campus contributes to it on a wide scale. Utkal University's infrastructure is also one of the factors based on which parents and students analyze an education institution. The Utkal University Campus offers a rich pleasant atmosphere where every student gets a home-like feeling. The Utkal Campus is widely spread around an area of 399.9 acres. The architecture and modern building structure are one of the highlights of the campus.

It consists of 40 blocks, out of which 26 are assigned for teaching. The remaining are utilized as an administrative block, a health centre, a guest house, an auditorium, an indoor stadium, and hostels.

The University has taken special care to develop students' learning practices. Thus, a separate library is built with six floors that cover 30,000 sq. ft inside the campus. The campus offers everything essential for the overall growth of student's development. To know more details regarding it, look at the below paragraph, which refers to the facilities available at Utkal University.

Hostel: The Utkal Bhubaneshwar Hostel is well-maintained, clean, and spacious, with several facilities. Inside the campus premise, there are 13 hostels, of which 6 are allotted for gents and seven for ladies. The hostel consists of a common room with borders provided with a computer, wifi, Library, Newspaper, Television, and periodicals facility. Girls interested in fitness can avail for Gym available inside the ladies' hostels. Gardens are another visual treat in the morning available at the hostel premise.

 Electric Water purifiers are available in every hostel for a clean and safe water drinking experience. The security of the students is given utmost care. Thus, all the hostels are supervised by the superintendent, Assistant superintendent and coordinated by the hostel warden. A residence committee has been appointed to take care of the matters relating to general policy, administration, and hostels from time to time. The committee consists of Warden, Chairperson, PG Council, all the Superintendents, and Assistant Superintendents. 

Students with any problem at the hostel can approach the committee, and the matters will be taken seriously and discussed in the meeting held by the committee. All the details of the hostel capacity superintendent are available on the college's official website.

Guest House: The Utkal Guest House plays the host to the number of guests attending the campus for several workshops and conferences. It comprises a well-furnished room with single and double beds, a catering service, and a large banquet hall used for lunch and dinner for the participants of the events. A spacious parking facility and lush green garden with seasonal flowers are other facilities that tend the visitors to stay in the University guest house.

Library: The Utkal Library offers a vibrant and welcoming learning space to all the faculties, students, research scholars, and employees of the University. The library is named Parija Library in remembrance of Pranakrushna Parija, first vice-chancellor and professor. The library is extended over 28,000 square feet comprising a large reading room, periodical, reference, manuscript, documentation, text-book, and administrative sections. 

It consists of more than two hundred thousand books and 5800 rare manuscripts. As a part of UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium INFLIBNET, it provides access to e-resources and serves the need of a large number of readers. 

Canteen: Canteen is where students spend most of their time; thus, special attention is given to cleanliness and Hygiene. Snacks, cold drinks, Tea, Coffee, Breakfast, and Mid-time lunch are all available to the students. During the examination time canteen acts as a great relief to the students for group studies.

Auditorium: The University has a spacious auditorium that can contain many students. Several seminars, conferences, workshops, and cultural fest are held in this auditorium. 

Health Centre: A health centre is available at the campus of Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar. Qualified medical officers with good infrastructure are provided. It offers services to students, faculty, staff, family members, and residents of the university quarters. Medical officers are available 24*7 in case of emergency. 

Sports Council: Extra-curricular activities are as important as academics. Thus, the sports council is working proactively to support students interested in sports and games. The main objective while appointing this council was to promote the interest of young talents, select those candidates who have that potential and train them to reach their goals, Coordinate activities with other universities and colleges,

 To look after the active participation in tournaments, Inter-University Tournament is organized at the state and national levels. The quality of training improves the standard of competitive sports among students and affiliated institutions. Several notable players have made the University and state proud with their performance. It is the only University in the state which encourages participation in almost all events.

Computer Centre: In1971, an IBM 1130 computer was contributed to the infrastructure of Utkal University, which lead to the establishment of the computer centre of the University. It is used to meet the academic needs of all over the state as well as for non-academic purposes by Orissa State Electricity Board, FCI Talcher Heavy Water Project, Rourkela Steel Plant, etc. 

The activities of the Computer Centre include:

1. Preparation of Monthly salary, Pension, and Family pension for this University's employees.

2. Providing training to teaching faculties and non-teaching staff.

3. To guide the students in the usage of computers.

4. Maintenance and calculation of G.P.F account to the staff of the University.

5. To facilitate the computational needs of faculty members and research scholars. 

6. To calculate the income tax of the employees

7. Computer centres are used during campus placement for conducting online examinations.

8. Act as IT Lab for various PG and sponsored courses.

9. In-association with Library automation and maintaining the library database.

10. Maintained NKN Network, wired and wireless network across the campus.

In addition to this, Utkal facilities include an ICT facility, Central Institutional facilities, Post office, Banks, etc. Latest Modern technologies are part of Utkal Infrastructure, which will help the students and faculties explore and benefit from it.

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Utkal University Scholarships

To encourage students to pursue higher education, the University offers several scholarships. Utkal University Scholarships are offered based on merit and category-wise. The Utkal University scholarship programme includes

The post-Graduate Merit Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to students who have scored good marks in UG Programme. As per the sources, 3100 Rs is availed per month.

Post-Matric Scholarship: This scholarship is offered to the SC/ST students from Post-Graduate Programme. It is provided by the SC/ST, Development Department, Govt of Orissa. 

Utkal University Courses Offered

The University offers courses in both regular and distance learning modes. The courses are offered in various streams with different specialisations. The Utkal University courses include UG, PG, M. Phil, and PhD programmes. The courses offered at Utkal mainly include Arts, Science, and Business Studies and Management stream. Several choices are available under each stream, and the Arts stream includes departments such as Anthropology, English, History, Library and Information Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women Studies, Law, etc. Under Science stream departments such as Statistics, Zoology, Mathematics, Geology, Geography, Chemistry, etc. The course fees at Utkal University vary from course to programme level, such as Bachelor's, Master or Doctoral.

The details of Utkal University UG courses with other courses are given below.

CoursesTuition FeesEligibility Criteria
BA. BEd (Education)Rs 1.35 Lakh
B. Sc Nursing (Nursing)Rs 26.36 thousand – 2.2 LakhCandidates need to qualify SSLC and class 12 from a recognised University.
Integrated (UG) (B.Ed)Candidates need to qualify SSLC and class 12 from a recognised University with a minimum of 50% marks.
MBBS Rs 29.25 LakhCandidates need to qualify for 10+2 and NEET Examination.
BPharmCandidates need to qualify for OJEE Examination.   
BSc. B. EdRs 90 thousand-1.35 Lakh
LLM (Law)Rs 10 thousand
M. PharmCandidates need to qualify for OJEE Examination and qualify for Bachelor's Degree
MA (Women Studies)Rs 2.58 – 1.6 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MA (Public health)Rs 2.58 – 1.6 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MBA (Rural Management)Rs 26.6 thousand- 3 LakhCandidate must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognised University and qualify for OJEE, MAT, XAT, CAT, ATMA, CMAT.
MA (Social Works)Rs 2.58 – 1.6 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
M.Sc (Environmental Science)Rs 2.61 thousand- 1.48 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
M.Sc (Applied Microbiology)Rs 2.61 thousand- 1.48 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
M.Sc (Geo Informatics)Rs 2.61 thousand- 1.48 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
M. Tech (IT)Rs 1.37 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream and OJEE Examination.
MBA (Financial Management)Rs 26.6 thousand- 3 LakhCandidate with Bachelor's degree from a recognised University and qualified in  OJEE, MAT, XAT, CAT, ATMA, and CMAT.
MA (Human Consciousness and Yogic Science)Rs 2.58 thousand-1.6 LakhCandidates need to qualify for class 12 and Bachelor's degrees from recognised institutions.
MA (Psychology)Rs 2.58 thousand-1.6 LakhCandidates need to qualify for class 12 and Bachelor's degrees from recognised institutions.
MEd (Education)
M.Sc (Chemistry)Rs 2.61 thousand- 1.48 LakhCandidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MA (Public Administration)Rs 2.58 thousand -1.6 LakhCandidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MA (Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology)Rs 2.58 thousand -1.6 LakhCandidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MA (Journalism, Odia, Library and Information Science, History, Philosophy, Bio-Technology, Geography, Political Science, Analytical and Applied Economics, Sociology)Rs 2.58 thousand -1.6 LakhCandidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
M.Sc (Physics, Zoology, Geology, Botany, Statistics, Sanskrit, Mathematics, AnthropologyRs 2.61 thousand- 1.48 LakhCandidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MBA (Agri-Business, Execute MBA, Business Administration)Rs 26.6 thousand- 3 LakhCandidate must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university and qualify for OJEE, MAT, XAT, CAT, ATMA, and CMAT.
Integrated PG (IMBA, IMCA)
M.Sc (Computer Science)Rs 2.61 thousand- 1.48 LakhCandidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in the relevant stream.
MCA (Computer Science and Application)Rs 50 -60.8 thousandCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree final exam in the relevant stream and OJEE.
M.Tech (Computer Science)Rs 1.37 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree final exam in the relevant stream and OJEE.
MCA (Computer Science and Application)Rs 50 -60.8 thousandCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree final exam in the relevant stream and OJEE.
M.Com (Commerce)Rs 5.6 thousand- 2 LakhCandidate needs to qualify for Bachelor's degree in relevant stream 
MA (Hindi)Rs 2.58 K -1.6 LakhCandidates need to qualify for Bachelor's degree final exam in the relevant stream. 
M.Phil (English, Economics, Bio-Technology, Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, History, Political Science, Sociology, Ancient Indian History Culture and Archaeology, Sanskrit, Psychology, Public Administration, Personal Management and Industrial Relation, Odia, Library and Information Science, Philosophy, Geography, Physics, Zoology, Geology, Statistics, Mathematics, Commerce, Social Exclusive and Inclusive Policy)NACandidates need to have a Master's degree in the relevant stream 

PhD. or DPhil (History, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration. Physics, Personel Management and Industrial Relation, Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology, Analytical and Applied Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Science 

and Application, English, Geology, Geography, Mathematics, Odia, Philosophy, Pharmaceutical Science, Microbiology, Environmental Science, Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Chemistry, Bio-Technology and Life Science, Botany, Ancient Indian Culture and Archaeology, Anthropology, Education, Fishery Science, Journalism and Mass Communication, Life Science, Physical Education, Polymer Science, Development Studies, Public Health, Social Work

NACandidates need to qualify for Master's degree recognised University. The candidate also needs to hold a valid score in the eligibility test.   

The institute also offers a Distance Education mode of learning. The main objective behind the distance learning programme was to avail education to those students who were unable to pursue higher education due to their financial condition or circumstances. This programme promotes the continuation of education and contributes to advancing their career perspective.

Refer to the below table to know the details of UG courses.

CoursesTuition Fees in RsEligibility Criteria
BA (Education, English, Hindi, History, Odia, Political Science, Sanskrit, Sociology)

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 6000

Corpus fund: 1800(Second Year: 6000, 3rd Year: 6000)

Exam Fees: 2120 (Second Year: 1920, 3rd Year: 2120)


Higher Secondary/ +2/ Senior Secondary or equivalent examination passed from any recognised board.
Bachelor in Commerce (B. Com)

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 6000

Corpus fund: 1800(Second Year: 6000, 3rd Year: 6000)

Exam Fees: 2120 (Second Year: 1920, 3rd Year: 2120)

Higher Secondary/ +2/ Senior Secondary or equivalent examination passed from any recognised board.
Bachelor in Business Administration

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 12000

Corpus Fund: 3600

SSDC: 3.600

Exam Fees: 3080 (Second Year: 2880, Third Year: 3080)


Higher Secondary/ 10+2/ Senior Secondary or equivalent examination passed from any recognised board.


The Below table consists of Utkal University PG courses in distance mode of practice.

CoursesTuition Fees in RsEligibility Criteria

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 30,000

Corpus fund: 3600 

SSDC: 3600

Exam Fees: 3080


The candidate must hold a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised University.



MA (Economics)

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 30,000

Corpus fund: 3600 

SSDC: 3600

Exam Fees: 3080


Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 8,400

Corpus fund: 3000

Exam Fees: 3080

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in equivalent stream or any graduate degree with mathematics or statistics as a subject at least in class 12 or senior secondary level.


Any graduate with a degree in BA, B. Com, B. Tech, BA LLB, B. Sc LLB, B.Com LLB

MA (English, Odia, Public Administration, Sociology, Social Work, Hindi, Political Science, Sanskrit, History)

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 8,400

Corpus fund: 3000

Exam Fees: 3080

Candidate with Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University.
MA (Education)

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 8,400

Corpus fund: 3000

Exam Fees: 3080

Candidate from a recognised University with education as a subject at graduation level. Candidates with Teacher Training with B.Ed / D.Ed are also eligible.

Admission Processing: 600

Course Fees: 8,400

Corpus fund: 3000

Exam Fees: 3080

Candidates with Bachelor's degrees in B.Com, BBA, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, and Cost Accountants are eligible.

Utkal University Important Dates 2024

OJEE ranks/scores are mandatory for Utkal Univeristy Engineering admissions. Here are the OJEE counselling 2022 dates. 

OJEE 2022 Counseling Dates

Event Date and Time
Candidate Registration and Choice Filling StartsSeptember 13, 2022

Display of Mock Seat Allotment-1

based on choices filled-in by the candidates as on 20th September 2022

September 22,2022

Choice Locking

using Candidate Password Starts

September 24, 2022

End of Registration and

Choice Locking

September 25, 2022

Reconciliation of data, verification and

validation of allocated seats.

September 26- 28, 2022
Seat Allotment: Round - 1October 01, 2022

Online reporting: Payment of Part Admission- cum-Seat Confirmation Fee, Document Upload,

Exercise Freeze/ Float Option

October 01, 2022- October 08, 2022,

Last date to respond to query,

if required (Round 1)

October 9, 2022,

Withdrawal / Exit from

seat allocation process

October 02-11, 2022

Reconciliation of data, verification and

validation of allocated seats.

October 12 to 13, 2022
Seat Allotment : Round - 2October 14 2022

Registration and Choice Filling for Special OJEE B.Tech. rank holders /

JEE Main rank holders not registered earlier

October 15-19,2022

Online reporting: Payment of Part Admission- cum-Seat Confirmation Fee, Document Upload,

Exercise Freeze/ Float Option

(Only for candidates, newly allotted in Round-2)

October 14-19,2022

Withdrawal / Exit

from seat allocation process

October 15-20,2022 

Last date to respond to query,

if required (Round 2)

October 21, 2022, 

Final Round of Seat Allotment

Downloading of Final Allotment Letter

October 22, 2022,

Online reporting: Payment of Part Admission- cum-Seat Confirmation Fee, Document Upload,

October 22-24, 2022


Utkal University Curriculum

An effective curriculum acts as a road map for delivering quality education. Utkal Curriculum follows a semester-wise course structure where each student will be allotted a grade based on their performance in the semester exams. The number of semesters in each course may vary depending on the duration of the course. Semester exams include both theory and practical examinations in respective subjects. Other than semester exams, model tests, assessment tests, and class tests are conducted to understand students' progression. 

 The teaching methods at Utkal University curriculum include Lecture, Demonstration and Discussion, Seminar, Workshop, Conference, Skill training, Field visits, Research projects, etc

Events and Clubs at Utkal University

The institute is proud to say that it has acted as an incubator for several talents who have established themselves at national and international levels. At Utkal Annual day, students from regular departments and the self-financing programme come together and take the initiative to make this celebration a grand success. 

Students at the Utkal University handle events themselves under the guidance of concerned faculty members. Other events at Utkal which are celebrated with great interest are Utkal divas, the Foundation day of the state, and Nuakhai, a major festival in which the first agricultural product is offered to the ruling deity.

Utkal University clubs are functioning, intending to be strong support for the required students. Natural Service Scheme, Student Grievance Cell Social Services Guild, Director, Student's Welfare, Sports Council, Cultural Club, and Utkal University Placement Cell are some of the Utkal clubs. The function of each club is mentioned below.

1. Natural Service Scheme

This club functions with the motto of expanding students' personalities through various community services. This will help them to understand their responsibility towards the community and society. It will enhance the confidence level and utilization of knowledge to find the solution to real-life problems.

2. Director, Student’s Welfare

It is an important wing of the University administration's work to support the students' financial needs and academic pursuits. It acts as a bridge between students, universities, and various funding agencies to avail of the fellowship and scholarship. It encourages students to showcase their hidden talents in the competition organized by the committee and rewards them with gold medals and cash prizes as a token of appreciation. 

3. Student Grievance Cell

Students Grievance Cell of Utkal University takes care of the student’s problems. Students facing any trouble in academics or other affairs can approach the cell.

Utkal University Faculty 

The faculties at Utkal University, Bhubaneshwar, utilize the modern learning approach to train students. The training gives equal importance to practical and theoretical knowledge because they understand that practical knowledge increases the chances of growth in the workplace. The Utkal University Faculty list includes highly qualified and professional teachers who have massive knowledge in the subjects they teach. The below table comprises all the details of the faculties

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Dr Atal Bihari Das


Dr Anam Behera

Dr Paramananda Naik

 Dr. Asima Ranjan Parhi

Dr Ajit Kumar Sahoo

Dr Gyanendra Kumar Sahu

Prof. Puspanjali Jena

Dr Bishnupriya Otta 

Dr Kabita Das

Dr. Padmalaya Mahapatra

Dr. Subhash Chandra Dash

Dr. Rabindra Garada

Dr. Mamata Das

Dr Jagneshwar Dandapat

 Dr Chinmay Pradhan

Dr. Ajaya Kumar Behera

Dr Mrutyunjaya Panda

Dr Damodar Panda

Dr. Ananya Divyadarshini


Dr Namita Das


Dr Jagadish Kumar

Dr. Prasana Kumar Panda

Dr. Kunja Bihari Panda

Dr. Gunanidhi Sahoo

Dr Muna Kalyani


Dr Pradyot Keshari Pradhan

Dr. Madhuchhanda Mohanty

Analytical and Applied Economics

Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology






Library and Information Science



Public Administration



Women’s Studies                   




Computer Science and Application






Statistics Department


Business Administration



Personnel Management and Industrial Relations






















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Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Professor and Head

Lecturer/Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor

 Professor and Head



Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

 Associate Professor and Head


Professor and Head

Reader and HEAD


Assistant Professor (Stage II)

Associate Professor and HEAD

Associate Professor

Assistant Professor

Professor and HEAD


Assistant Professor



Associate Professor

Associate Professor




Utkal University Contact Details

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