Orissa is the 9th largest satate in the country with a population of around 36706920 . The state adds around 20% more people to its existing population annually.To take care of its increasing human resources and train them into various faculties, the state has a well formulated education policy that is implemented efficiently by the Board of secondary education and the nine universities. The education system in Orissa has been constantly improving through the efforts made by the state government. In addition to conventional courses some Universities in Orissa also provide professional programs for students.
These universities offer specialization in myriad disciplines such as information technology, management, agricultural science etc. Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Kalinga Insitute of Industrial Technology and Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology are some of the recognized universities offering advanced learning in specific subjects. National Institute of Technology, Rourkela is a leading deemed university that offers technical education in India. Other general universities in Orissa include Sambalpur University, Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya and Utkal University.
Presented below is the list of Universities and Deemed Universities in Orissa
| Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
|| Bhubaneshwar, Orissa
| National Institute Of Technology
|| Rourkela-769008, Orissa
| Siksha 'O' Anusandhan (SOA) University
|| Khandagiri square,P.O:Khandagiri,Bhubaneswar-751030,Orissa,Orissa
|| 0674 2350635
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