Biju Patnaik University of Technology
|Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela|
|Motto||Oriya: ଯୋଗଃ କର୍ମସୁ କୌଶଳମ
योगः कर्मसु कौशलम्
(Yoga Karmasu Kaushālam)
|Established||21 November 2002|
|Type||State Run University|
|Chancellor||Governor of Odisha|
Rourkela, Odisha, India
|Campus||Urban (Rourkela City)|
|Colours||Red, Black, White
|Affiliations||UGC, All India Council of Technical Education and Council of Architecture|
Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela (Oriya: ବିଜୁ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ବୈଷୟିକ ବିଶ୍ଵବିଦ୍ୟାଳୟ) was created by an act of the Odisha state legislature in November 2002. Almost all the engineering, pharmacy, architecture and most of the colleges offering B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, B.Pharm, M.Pharma and B.Arch degree programmes are either constituent or affiliated colleges of BPUT. As of 2015[update], the university hosts 58,000 students through its 110 constituent and affiliated colleges. The disciplines include engineering and architecture, business management and hotel management, computer studies and pharmacy.
The university is functioning in its new campus located at Kalinga Vihar Rourkela, Odisha, India.
When Biju Patnaik University of Technology was established, only five colleges existed Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang founded in 1982, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla founded in 1956, College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar founded in 1981, Odisha School of Mining Engineering (reanamed as Government College of Engineering), Keonjhar founded in 1956 & Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar founded in 1968 were there, under the state government of Odisha and a few other private engineering and management institutes which were under Sambalpur University, in Odisha. Latter in 2009 three new government colleges were added Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur, International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar and Government College of Engineering, Kalahandi.
The University has more than 110 colleges that have liberal courses in B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharma, B.HMCT, MBA, MCA, M.Pharma and M.Tech courses.
- "BPUT Info.". BPUT Website.