Utkal University situated in Bhubaneswar, Odisha was established in 1943 and the university was laid by Dr. Rajendra Prasad (first president of India) and was inaugurated by Dr. S Radhakrishnan (second president of India). Utkal University is the 17th oldest university in India. It is the largest affiliating university in India with 576+ affiliated colleges of various branches. Currently, the university offers UG, PG, Ph.D., and M.Phil. courses to students and the university at present have about 7 PG departments. 

Latest Updates:

  • Utkal University has released its notification for the admission to B.Ed Course for the session 2020-21. The date of admission is December 10, 2020. The Admission Fees for men applicants is Rs. 3562/- and for women applicants is INR 3394. The Course Fee is INR 48,000. Check More
  • Entrance exams for the self-financing course which were earlier scheduled from October 5, 2020, to October 8, 2020, are postponed until further notice. However, the entrance exam for the PG regular courses will be conducted as notified by the university.
  • As per the revised schedule of the Common PG Entrance Test (CPET 2020), the entrance exams will be held between October 12, 2020, to October 22, 2020. Once the entrance test is complete, the university will start releasing merit lists for admission. The last date for admission to PG courses is November 30, 2020, after which the classes for the PG courses will commence from December 3, 2020.

Utkal University PG Admission 2020

Event Dates
Availability of Common Application Form (CAF) August 12, 2020
Last date to apply for the CAF  September 10, 2020
Issue of Hall Ticket September 30, 2020
Common PG Entrance Test 2020 October 12, 2020, to October 22, 2020
Last date to fill the marks of Graduation October 22, 2020
Release of merit list November 7, 2020
Last date to apply for the admission November 30, 2020
Commencement of classes for the PG courses December 3, 2020
Admission Date for B.Ed  December 10, 2020

Utkal University Highlights

Established | Type 1943 | State University
Approved by  UGC, NAAC, and AIU
Courses offered  UG, PG, M.Phil., and Ph.D.
Entrance accepted CAT/MAT/University or National level test
Application mode Online
Admission criteria  Entrance-based 
Top recruiters  HDFC bank and TATA. 
Campus area 24,973sq
Facilities available Library, guest house, seminar hall, health centre, and canteen.
Official website  www.utkaluniversity.nic.in

Utkal University Ranking

Few rankings of the Institution are:

  • Utkal university was ranked 96th among universities ranked by NIRF in 2020.
  • The college is accredited as ‘A+’ by NAAC with the score of 3.53.
  • It is also ranked as 63th best university in India with a grade AAAA and score 229.99.

Utkal University Courses

The courses offered by Utkal university are listed below. 

Courses Duration Eligibility
MBA 2 years  Bachelor’s degree under any stream with at least 50% passing aggregate.
MCA 2 years  Mathematics/statistics as a subject in 10+2 level and bachelor’s degree with no less than 50% aggregate.
L.L.M  1 year 50% passing aggregate in LLB or law degree.
MA 2 years 10+2+3 pattern with at least 50% aggregate in a relevant subject.
M.Com.  2 years Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% aggregate.
M.Sc.  2 years 10+2+3 pattern with at least 50% aggregate in a relevant subject.
BA+B.ED/B.SC +B. ED  4 years Combined result at 10+3-degree level.
BBA+MBA 5 years  Pass in 10+2 with not less than 50% aggregate.
BCA+MCA 5 years  The students must have completed his/her 10+2 with not less than 50% aggregate.

Utkal University Admission

Admission at Utkal university is 70% entrance-based and 30% on other modes. Candidates for UG courses are selected on first come first serve and candidates for PG courses like MA and M.Com. are selected with the entrance examination and merit based followed by the interview/Group Discussion.

The mode of application is online only.

Application Procedure: 

  • Candidates must register themselves through the official website. 
  • Applicants need to fill all the required details.
  • Candidates must upload all the necessary documents required to complete the application
  • Candidates must pay the application fee through online mode of payment.
  • There are courses where entrance exam is not required, in such case, students can visit the university directly for admission.
  • Candidates who fit the eligibility criteria and have verified documents can submit the registration fee for the admission.

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Utkal University Placements

The placement and recruitment cell of Utkal university facilitates career development and recruitment for students, to help students build a strong career. Utkal university conducts many activities such as career development program, recruitment drives, career counselling, pre- placement training, and many more.

Campus placement Data

Placements Year No. of companies No. of students placed Campus recruitment drives 2018-19 43 247 2017-18 37 208 2016-17 35 155 2015-16 42 245 2014-15 25 204

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Utkal University Bhubaneswar Facilities

Utkal university offers various facilities to the students are:

  • Library- Library of the Utkal university is known as Purija library is said to one of the finest libraries in the state of Odisha. The library comprises large reading space, manuscripts, administrative and many other sections. It contains more than 2000 books and 5200 manuscripts.
  • Hostel- The University provides hostel facility for both boys and girls. Hostel also includes mess facility where in students gets hygienic food.
  • Canteen- The university also has a huge canteen, which is said to be the most crowded and social place for students. The canteen offers food at very reasonable rate which is made with proper hygiene.

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Utkal University Bhubaneshwar Faculty

The college have the very knowledgeable and intelligent faculty divided into the following diverse departments:

  • PG Department- 105+
  • Administrative staff-34+
  • M.Phil. department- 10+
  • Ph.D. department - 15+

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Utkal University Bhubaneswar FAQs

Ques. What is the highest package at Utkal university Bhubaneswar?

Ans. Utkal university Bhubaneswar provides full placements to their students and the highest package for the year 2018-19 was 16 LPA.

Ques. Does the Utkal university Bhubaneswar provide an education loan?

Ans. As Utkal university Bhubaneswar is a government institute, loan facility is offered to students by state government, who are weak in financial condition. Also, College provided different scholarships like prerana and PG scholarships.

Ques. How to contact Utkal university Bhubaneswar?

Ans. You can contact Utkal university Bhubaneswar by calling on +916742567940 between 10:00am-6:00pm.

Ques. What is the significance of Utkal university Bhubaneswar than other universities?

Ans. Value-for-money- the cost of the course at Utkal university Bhubaneswar is not very high, but it is average around 60k including all the years of graduation. This is the significance of the University.

Ques. What are the accommodation facilities available at Utkal University Bhubaneswar?

Ans. The Utkal University Bhubaneswar provides hostel as well as the guest house which plays as a host to a number of guests visiting the university. The guest house has large hall, both AC/non-AC rooms, kitchen, and every essential amenity for the guests.