Engineering in Odisha – in real sense came into existence with the establishment of “Burla Engineering College” i.e “University College of Engineering”(UCE). Past 58 years of excellence has brought this University a unique face and name to mark a milestone in Odisha’s Engineering history….
In a letter to the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) secretary Satyanarayan Mohanty, the State’s chief secretary G.C. Pati has sought development of the VSSUT while requesting for a national tag to the Burla-based university on the basis of recommendations from Anand Krishnan Committee formed in 2007.
The VSSUT was given unitary university status in 2009 and has 11 degree courses, 18 MTech, three MSc and two integrated MSc, three MPhil, one MCA and 12 PhD programmes. Earlier the VSSUT was a technical institute, which was founded in 1956.