Shri Naveen Patnaik
Hon’ble Chief Minister
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The Department of Higher Education of the State Looks after education at University, Post-Graduate, Graduate and Higher Secondary level. It also provides Vocational Education in order to prepare the Youth for self-employment. The Department also promotes professional courses in Government and Private Sector. The Department further provides grant to a number of specialized and research institutes like Naba Krushna Choudhury Centre for Development Studies and Institute of Physics.

The Department is looking after effective functioning of six Universities namely:

1. Utkal University
2. Berhampur University
3. Sambalpur University
4. Sri Jagannath Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya
5. North Orissa University
6. Fakir Mohan University

General information regarding different Universities, Colleges is mentioned below:

Sl.No. Name of the University Teaching Non-Teaching
1 Utkal University 340 730
2 Berhampur University   186 350
3 Sambalpur University 177
4 Sri Jagannath Sanskrit Viswavidyalaya,Puri 41 45
5 North Orissa University 30 13
6 Fakir Mohan University 30 13
7 O.U.A.T. 119  
  Total    923 1487
Total No. of Government Colleges – 92
  » Degree College– 44
  » Jr. College – 48
Total No. of Autonomous College – 15
Total No. of Lead Colleges – 25
Institute of Management and Information Technology, Cuttack - 01
  » Teaching - 21
  » Non-Teaching - 16 = 37
Total No. of Aided Colleges – 448
(+2) Colleges – 194
Plan 4062  3653 7715
Non-Plan 2524 2164 4688
Total 6586 5817 12403
Block Grant 715 275 990
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    Dr. Pradeep Kumar Panigrahy

    Hon'ble Minister

  • GK Dhal

    Shri Gagan Kumar Dhal,
    IAS

    Principal Secretary

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