Sambalpur University Institute of Information Technology (SUIIT) has launched three new programs, B.Tech in Architecture, M.Tech in Architecture and B.Tech in Planning which will be open for admissions from 2021-22 academic session. Sambalpur University’s Vice-Chancellor has confirmed the update at the occasion of 11th Foundation Day of SUIIT. SUIIT is an autonomous institution under Sambalpur University. The institute has been awarded a NAAC rating along with Sambalpur University. 

Sambalpur University has released the Vacancy against PhD/M.Phil Admission 2020-21 on its official website. The university has also released the counselling schedule against the vacancies. Candidates can visit the official website and check.

Sambalpur University is one of the most prestigious universities located in the city of Sambalpur of Orissa state. It offers various courses at postgraduate, doctoral and research level. Sambalpur University Admission is done on the basis of the entrance test which is conducted by the university itself. For admission to B.Tech. the University considers JEE / OJEE scores of the candidates.

Sambalpur University Highlights

Established | Type 1967 | Autonomous University
Accreditations NAAC – ‘A’ Grade
Type of Programs Postgraduate and doctoral
No. of programs PG: 42 | Ph.D.: 21
Application Mode Online
Total Students  PG: 1493 | Ph.D.: 220 (Full-time) 236 (Part-time)
Total Faculty 107 (incl. 88 Ph.D. holders)
Hostels Male (6 Hostels) Female (4 Hostels)
E-journals 8,890+

Sambalpur University Courses

Sambalpur University provides various courses at the postgraduate and doctoral level. The duration of every program is varied upon the course and the specialization. Tabulated below is a brief about the same: 

Courses Details
B.Ed Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduate in a relevant subject
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MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility Graduate
Selection criteria: CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ ATMA
Specializations: HRM, Finance, Production Management, Insurance, Marketing, and System Management.
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B.Ed + M.Ed Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Graduate in the relevant subject
Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
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M.Sc

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Sc in the relevant subject
Selection criteria: Entrance-based
Subjects: Zoology, Physics, Botany, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Food Science, Nuclear Physics, Nano Science, Microbiology, Life Science, Environmental Science, Food Science & Nutrition, Bioinformatics, Applied Geology, Physical Chemistry, Anthropology, etc.
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M.LIB.I.SC

Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 45% marks in Graduation
Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
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M.Tech Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Tech
Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
Specializations: Environmental Science & Engineering, Food Technology, Geo-Spatial Engineering, and Nanotechnology
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LLM Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: LLB
Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
Specializations: Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Rights & Technology Law, and Environmental Law
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MSW Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Any graduate securing 2nd class (Hons.) or 45% marks in case of pass subjects
Selection Criteria: Entrance-based
Specializations: Human Resource Development & Management and Community Development
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Sambalpur University Distance Education

Sambal University also offers MBA, PG Diploma and Certificate course under Distance Education On-Campus courses. The MBA course and the certificate course is offered for a duration of three years. The one year PG DIploma course is offered with nine different specialization subjects. Admission to these courses is based entirely on merit and no entrance examination is conducted for these courses.

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Sambalpur University Admission

To be eligible for admission to Postgraduate courses, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria as decided by the university. For Ph.D. Admission is done through a University-based entrance test followed by a personal interaction round. Those who will successfully qualify the entrance exam are called for Viva-Voce. Aspirants with good academics qualifying marks are mandatory. Qualified candidates in both rounds are considered for admission. Candidates wishing to apply can submit download the application form from the official website of the university as well as they can download the same from the official portal.

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Sambalpur University Placement

The university has a dedicated placement and training cell which provides employment opportunities to students. It is managed by highly experienced and skilled faculty members. The cell organized various pre-placement activities like mock interviews, seminars, conferences, expert talks, etc to boost the confidence in students. Tabulated below is the placement statistics for the recent placement statistics organized at the university: 

Total no. of companies participated 25
Total on-campus recruitment 15
Total off-campus recruitment 10
Students participated  350
No. of students get Pre-placement offer 65
Highest CTC INR 6 LPA
Average CTC INR 2.8 LPA

Some of the recruiters include Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra, Zenus Group, Royal Enfield, ICICI Prudential, VLCC, TCS, Reliance Jio, Aditya Birla Skill Foundation, Zomato, PGL Agro, Vivo, HDFC Life, Tech Mahindra, Odisha Cements Limited, IFFCO Kisan, etc.

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Sambalpur University Facilities

Listed below are the facilities offered by the university to cater to the basic needs of the students:

  • Campus: The campus has two Nationalized Banks, Post-Office, Health Centre, Auditorium, Police-Out Post, Faculty House, and Community Centre and 10 hostels. It has 20 Post-Graduate departments in the campus area.
  • Library: The library has a rich collection of more than 1,36,955 books, 14,323 bound volumes, 8,890+ e-journals, 4 newspapers, and 2,600 theses.
  • Health Center: It provides medical services to the students, teachers, staff, and others staying near the university campus. It has one Acute Care unit for heat-affected patients during the summer.
  • Hostels: Facilitating Common Room with T.V., Reading Room with Newspaper and Magazine, Guest Room, First Aid, STD Telephone booth, etc.

Sambalpur University FAQs

Ques. Does Sambalpur University accept state/national level exam scores for admission?

Ans. Sambalpur University accepts JEE / OJEE scores of the candidates for admission in engineering programs. For MBA programs, the varsity accepts MAT entrance exam scores.

Ques. What is the fee for the distance MBA program in Sambalpur University?

Ans.  Sambalpur University charges INR 25,000 for the first year in the distance MBA program. This amount includes the exam fees and tuition fees as well.

Ques. Does Sambalpur University offer Distance education as well?

Ans. Yes,Sambalpur University offers distance education to its students in programs like MBA, PG Diploma and Certificate course under Distance Education On-Campus courses.

Ques. Does Sambalpur University conduct a counselling process for admission?

Ans. Yes, Sambalpur University provides a counselling program for the shortlisted applicants. In the counselling process, candidates are required to submit their documents for verification dn pay the admission fee to reserve their seat.

Ques. When does the application process start in Sambalpur University?

Ans.  Sambalpur University commences its admission process in the month of June every year. The new session is scheduled to start from the month of July every year.

Ques. Does Sambalpur University provide Hospital facility?

Ans.  Yes, Sambalpur University provides medical services to the students, teachers, staff, and others staying near the university campus. It has one Acute Care unit for heat-affected patients during the summer.

Ques. What is the placement record of Sambalpur University?

Ans.  Sambalpur University students managed to bag in placements with highest annual CTC of INR 6 LPA and average Annual CTC with INR 2.8 LPA in the academic year 2020. A total of 25 renowned companies participated in the placement drive.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of Sambalpur University

Ans. Some of the recruiters of Sambalpur University include Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra, Zenus Group, Royal Enfield, ICICI Prudential, VLCC, TCS, Reliance Jio, Aditya Birla Skill Foundation, Zomato, PGL Agro, Vivo, HDFC Life, Tech Mahindra, Odisha Cements Limited, IFFCO Kisan, etc. .

Ques. Does Sambalpur University offer any self-financed courses?

Ans.  Yes, Sambalpur University offers admission for Self Financed courses in MBA/ M.Tech/ M.Sc/ M.Tech/ M.Sc/ Integrated B.Ed-M.Ed and MPA Dance & Drama. Students who enroll in these courses will be able to work with the university while studying.

Ques. How is Sambalpur University for studying postgraduate courses?

Ans. Being one of the oldest universities, Sambalpur University is a good institution. Students will be provided with a calm environment and no political interference. Every department has experienced faculty members who are very helpful with the students. 

Ques. What are some helpful tips for students starting their 1st year at Sambalpur University?

Ans. The university is about 19.4 km away from Sambalpur city and situated on a very beautiful piece of land. One can easily reach by boarding city bused or through auto. However, below are some tips that might aid you a peaceful and cheerful life at the University:

  • Make sure to have a permanent seat in your respective hostels before admission. 
  • Carry a friendly attitude with roommates and classmates.
  • Take leverage of the library situated in the university.
  • Do participate in hostel and department functions that you never meet in post-life.

Ques. How can I get a migration certificate from Sambalpur University without visiting it?

Ans. You can simply apply online by visiting the official website of the university. The application form for migration certificate under the “Advertisements & Forms” tab. Download the form and pay a nominal fee for the certificate.