Education in Odisha (Orissa) - With the spread of education across the country, the State of Odisha (Orissa) has fast emerged as a favoured education destination. Promoting education in every sphere is a priority for the Government with its 9 universities and numerous quality institutes both in Government and private sector. The universities in Odisha (Orissa) offer a wide range of courses to meet your needs and abilities and have tuned their curriculum to cater the needs of the global Indian workforce. The Utkal University, the Odisha (Orissa) University of Agriculture (OUAT) and the Biju Pattnaik University of Technology (BPUT) by imparting some specializations have significantly contributed in the areas of research, crop management and allied sector like fishery and the emerging hi-tech areas.
Many of its private institutes of management, B-Schools, Engineering Colleges and IT Institutes have made a mark by providing a good set of global technocrats and managers. The booms of private institutes have not only helped to fill the industry-academia gap but also strengthen the education system in Odisha (Orissa).
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology - KIIT is an well established Deemed-University with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Technology, MCA and MBA. KIIT is an institute with truly national character with over 80 percent of its strength of student's population belonging to States other than Odisha (Orissa) and it has enrolled students from abroad also into its various academic programmes
Odisha (Orissa) Engineering College (OEC) - About two decades back when the concept of private education was virtually unheard of, a great visionary Shri Kamini Kanta Patnaik, founder of Nabajyoti Charitable Trust, conceptualized and established Odisha (Orissa) Engineering College (OEC), the first private college in Odisha (Orissa). Today, one of the best technical institutes in the State, OEC stands for quality and affordable education. The students from this institute have not only excelled in technical fields but have also carved a niche for themselves in other spheres of life. The young engineers from this Institute employed by many reputed national and multinational organizations have made their mark nationally and globally. The institute started to bring out a metamorphosis in the scenario of technical education, has rightfully succeeded in its objective.
Utkal University Bhubaneshwar - Utkal University in Bhubaneshwar is also one of the top university of Odisha (Orissa).