Biju Patnaik University of Technology was created by an act of the Orissa
state legislature in November 2002. Almost all the engineering, pharmacy, architecture and most of the colleges offering MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Pharma degree programmes are either constituent or affiliated colleges of BPUT. Today, the university has 156 colleges, both constituent and affiliated, with around 120,000 students. The disciplines include engineering and architecture, business management and hotel management, computer studies and pharmacy.
Main Office Campus
Located at Jail Road, Chhend Colony Rourkela
, Orissa, India
, the university has a beautiful campus with excellent infrastructure and support facilities for its staff and students. Thus the main objective of instituting the University was to ensure a high quality of students coming out of the technical colleges through a common curriculum and uniform evaluation.
When Biju Patnaik University of Technology was established, only five colleges existed: Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla founded in 1956, College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar
founded in 1981, Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhar founded in 1956, Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar founded in 1968 & Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology Sarang founded in 1982 were there,under state govt. of Orissa & few other private engineering & management institutes which was run under Sambalpur
University, in Orissa.
The University at present has more than 158 colleges that have liberal courses in B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharma, B.HMCT, MBA, MCA ,M.Pharma & M.Tech courses.