Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has been ranked 126th in Engineering at the national level by NIRF Ranking 2019. Odisha was formed by Orissa Act 9 of 2009 by converting the University College of Engineering (UCE), Burla to a non-affiliating Unitary University. It is approved by Odisha State Government and recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC). The current student strength at VSSUT is 4,289, including 1410 female students. The college has a highly qualified faculty of 273 members across all departments.
VSSUT offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs such as B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D etc in many specializations. Admissions to courses at the college are based on national and state-level qualifying examinations such as JEE Mains, GATE and OJEE. Last year the opening and closing cutoff for B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering was 17384 and 58216 respectively. The college also has a good placement record with the highest offered CTC package reaching INR 10.2 LPA in the academic session of 2018-2019.
|Established | Type ||2009 | Non-Affiliated|
|Campus ||502 acres|
|Popular Courses ||B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D|
|Entrance Test||JEE, GATE and JAM|
VSSUT offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in the specializations mentioned below:
|Program||Specialization||Eligibility||Tuition Fee (First Year)|
|B.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering||Passed HSC Examination/Equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics||INR 1,70,280|
|Civil Engineering |
|M.Tech||Computer Science and Engineering|
B.E or B.Tech degree holders in the relevant field can apply for admission to the courses. Minimum 60% marks should be secured in the final examination
|M.Sc||Physics||B.Sc./+3 Science with the proposed specialization as one of the subjects.||INR 81,940|
|MCA||Computer Applications||Bachelor’s Degree examination of minimum three years duration in any discipline from any University of Odisha or from a recognized University as defined by UGC and must have passed in Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level. Business Mathematics at +2 level is not permitted.||INR 1,40,220|
|Ph.D||Civil Engineering |
Post Graduation degree holders in the relevant subjects from a recognized university.
|Computer Science and Engineering|
|Electrical Engineering |
|Mechanical Engineering |
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Admission to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs at VSSUT is granted to eligible candidates on the basis of entrance examinations as per the courses. The qualifying exams are as follows:
|Program||Selection Criteria |
|B.Tech||JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score|
|Ph.D||GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET/ ICAR or ICMR score OR Written Test and Interview|
Tabulated below is the cutoff for admission to B.Tech at VSSUT:
|Computer Science and Engineering||17384-58216||93487-179158||290437-340737|
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VSSUT offers the following scholarships to eligible students that meet the criteria:
- National Scholarship: This is awarded by the Director of Higher Education in Orissa. The amount of scholarship is INR 300 per month for boarders and INR 120 per month for day scholars.
- State Loan Stipend: This scholarship is issued by the Director of Higher Education in Orissa with an amount of INR 12,000 annually.
- Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST students: This scholarship is awarded by the District Welfare Officer of Sambalpur and offers reimbursement of semester fees P.A. + Rs. 740/- P.M. for Boarder as Maintenance Allowance and Rs.330/- P.M. for day scholar.
- National Talent Search Scholarship: This scholarship is awarded by the NCERT, New Delhi and offers INR 6,000 per annum
- NTPC Scholarship to SC/ST students: This scholarship is offered by NTPC New Delhi and offers an amount of INR 10,000 per annum.
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VSSUT has a dedicated and highly active placement cell that regularly and efficiently works to provide students with opportunities to get recruited by reputed companies and organizations. The Training and Placement Cell conducts placement drives during every academic session. In the academic session 2018-2019, a total number of 509 students were recruited by some of the biggest names in the industry. The highest CTC package offered was worth INR 10.2 LPA by Tata Steel, followed closely by an INR 10 LPA package offered by BYJU’s. The median salary package that was offered went up to INR 5.80 LPA.
The number of placed students according to their respective specialization is shown in the chart mentioned below:
The recruiting companies included big tech giants such as Tata Steel, Infosys, Accenture, Deloitte, Wipro, Cognizant, Maruti Suzuki and several others.
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Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) has a strong and diverse faculty consisting of 273 members including professors, assistant professors and associate professors. 147 of these members are Ph.D holders in their respective disciplines and are highly experienced. The faculty members at VSSUT are very cooperative with the students and follow interactive and innovative methods of teaching for better clarification of concepts. The faculty members always stay readily available for clearing doubts and queries of students even outside of classrooms.
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The campus of VSSUT is spread across a massive 502 acres of land, encompassing the academic area, halls of residence, library, gymnasium etc. Mentioned below is a list of all available facilities provided to students at VSSUT:
Library: The central library is the largest technical library of the state. The library houses more than 70,000 titles including books and journals across various disciplines that can be referred to by the students, faculty, and staff for academic and research purposes.
Hostel: There are 10 halls of residence covering an area of 28 acres on campus, five for male students and five for female students. The rooms are semi-furnished and well ventilated. Hostel facilities include playgrounds, lawns, mess etc.
Transport: Bus facility from campus is available to students, faculty, and staff. There are 2 buses that can seat 50 passengers each along with a minibus with a capacity of 16.
Co-Curricular: Students at VSSUT can participate in various cultural activities including Art and photography club, music club, literary society, athletic club, dramatic club, EDP Society and the Cultural Association.
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Ques. How are the placements at VSSUT Burla?
Ans. VSSUT has a very active and dedicated training and placement cell that ensures that students are prepared and trained professionally before entering their careers. The placement cell organizes regular placements drives where reputed companies visit and conduct recruitments. In the previous academic year, the highest annual CTC offer was worth INR 10.2 LPA and was made by Tata Steel. The median salary package also reached an impressive INR 5.80 LPA. Over 500 students were placed in well known national and international companies like Accenture, Wipro, Deloitte, Tata Steel, BYJUs and many more.
Ques. How is VSSUT as a college?
Ans. VSSUT is ranked 126th in the Engineering category by NIRF Ranking 2019. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs across many specializations. The faculty at VSSUT is very cooperative and is efficient in their respective disciplines. Throughout the campus, there are several facilities that make campus life convenient and interesting for students. Students have access to the central library that has a collection of over 70,000 books available for students, faculty, and staff. Accommodation is offered with five hostels each for male and female students at the halls of residence. Students can avail the bus facility for conveyance as well.
Ques. How to apply for admission at VSSUT?
Ans. The application process for VSSUT is completely online. To apply for courses, candidates are required to first visit the official website of the college. Here, they must first register themselves through phone number and email address. Once the registration is done, students will be facilitated to download/print their online application. After this, an auto-generated application code will be provided for further references. Upon completion of this process, students can download the application form available in the University Website and submit a hard copy of the signed completed application along with a non-refundable demand draft of Rs.500/- (Rs.200/- in case of SC/ST candidates).