TOP COLLEGES IN ODISHA
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Education in Odisha was rather neglected by their state government as well as the central government till the turn of the century and even a few years into that. Although during the ancient ages this place was considered as one of the best places to receive an education that changed during the colonial rule. The literacy rate of the state was quite low as compared to the other states as the literacy rate even below the national literacy rate with many not even receiving the basic primary education which was required at that time. But over the past decade, the state has seen a rapid rise in its education policy and an increase in its literacy rate. The capital city Bhubaneshwar has rapidly become a major hub for education with a lot of new colleges and universities opening up over the last 2 decades. We take a look at some of the best colleges in the state of Odisha.
1. IIT Bhubaneshwar
One of the most recent IIT to be established was the IIT Bhubaneshwar in 2008. Admission in this college occurs by appearing in JEE-ADVANCED and clearing the cut-off. It offers B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, and Ph.D. as its courses. In the COVID times, it was one of the first universities to conduct the entire semester online. It had a rank of 22 by the NIRF ranking.
2. NIT Rourkela
One of the oldest engineering colleges in Odisha of the state as well of the country. NIT Rourkela is one of the best NITs across India. Established in 1961 it is a deemed university and was credited A by NAAC. Admission here is through JEE MAINS and the college offers courses in Bachelor of Technology, Master of Technology, Master of Sciences as well as post-doctoral degrees. It is the best college across the state with a NIRF rank of 16 in 2020.
3. KIIT, Bhubaneshwar
KIIT (Kalinga Institue of Industrial Technology) offers a spread of UG, PG, and Doctoral Courses in multiple disciplines. KIIT Deemed to be University has made a formidable debut within the Times pedagogy World University Rankings 2019, considered one in all the foremost prestigious universities. Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology is approved by AICTE and it has been accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ Grade. The college was established in 1992 and stated academic courses by 1997. It is among one of the best private colleges/universities across the state and even the country. Admission is taken via KITEEE.
4. NIFT, Bhubaneshwar
One of the premier institute in Odisha regarding Fashion technology is the NIFT(National Institute of Fashion Technology). Established in 2010, this college of Odisha is one of the best when dealing with fashion technology. It has a good campus record and almost every student gets their desired job. It has over 3000 students including under-graduate as well as post-graduates.
5. Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital
One of the premier dental institutes of the state Odisha, located in health park, it was launched in 2006. Admission generally occurs by the procedure of NEET which is the common entrance test for both medical and dental. The college offers undergraduate as well as post-graduate courses in the field of dental science.
6. KSOM, Bhubaneshwar
KIIT School of Management (KSOM), Bhubaneswar is a top-ranked B-school in Odisha. KSOM may be a proud constituent of KIIT University, one among the highest 20 Institutions of eminence declared by MHRD, Govt. of India. KSOM Bhubaneswar is ranked 30 by NIRF for the last 2 years because of the best B-school in India. KSOM is an ‘Institute of Eminence’, one among the ten Private University to urge it in India. The B-School is known for its MBA program and features a record of 100% placement. Technical MBA as well as a normal MBA are its major programs.
7. ITER Bhubaneswar
Institute of technical education and research, ITER Bhubaneswar in Odisha incorporates a total of seven Engineering departments for B.Tech under the shed of its undergraduate programs and also offers other lateral courses, which are the courses joined after polytechnic or other diploma degrees within the field of engineering. Whereas for the PG level, the institute offers M.Tech, the faculty also offers various other courses MBBS, BCA, MBA, and MDS.
8. Xavier University, Bhubaneshwar
Located across the outskirts of the city of Bhubaneshwar, Odisha these colleges give a degree in all the multi-disciplinary areas stating from arts to science as well as commerce. An engineering degree is also provided by this college. The college also offers MBA programs and has a good record of placements. It was recently established in the year 2013.
9. Utkal University
The oldest university present in the state Odisha was established in the year 1943. It is one of the oldest and premier institutes of the state and offers undergraduate, post-graduate as well as doctorate degrees in various aspects. Almost all the streams are present in this university which is located in the education hub of the state, Bhubaneshwar. It was ranked 96 by NIRF in the year 2020.
10. Gandhi Dental college
Gandhi Dental College is affiliated with the distinguished Utkal University to keep up and ensure high standards of education, the school provides world-class facilities and state of the art equipment to the scholars. It’s a constituent of the Gandhi Group of Institutions which contains a trusted and reliable name within the field of placements of its students. It is one of the first private dental institutes to be established in the town. Admission is generally via NEET and offers undergraduate as well as postgraduate degrees.
11. Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati medical college and hospital(MKCG), Behrampore
It is the oldest medical school in Orrisa and the 3rd oldest overall. It is a government-owned institute and the best medical college of Odisha. It offers a course in undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees. Admission is available through NEET and the alumni network of the college is great. The education facility is also brilliant.
12. Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar
XIMB as it is commonly known as was established in the year 1987, is one of the best management institutes across Odisha. The recruitment of the college is great with a track record of almost 100% placement. Admissions occur through CAT and GMAT. It is one of the best business schools across Odisha as well as that of the eastern region.