Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology

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Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology
(Formerly University College of Engineering)
Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology logo.jpg
Motto सिद्धिर्भवति कर्मजा
ସିଦ୍ଧିର୍ଭବତି କର୍ମଜା
Siddhirbhawati Karmajā
(Sanskrit)
Type Public Unitary Technical Educational and research university
Established 1956
Chancellor Governor of Odisha
Vice-Chancellor Prof. E. Saibaba Reddy
Administrative staff
600
Students 6272 (approx)
Undergraduates 5472 (approx)
Postgraduates 800
Location Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India
21°29′50″N 83°54′14″E / 21.497298°N 83.904026°E / 21.497298; 83.904026Coordinates: 21°29′50″N 83°54′14″E / 21.497298°N 83.904026°E / 21.497298; 83.904026
Campus 231 acres (0.93 km2)
Acronym VSSUT
Website www.vssut.ac.in

Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), formerly known as the University College of Engineering, Burla, is a University Grants Commission (India) (UGC) recognised Unitary Technical University located in Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India. It is first engineering college in Odisha.It is the oldest engineering institute in Odisha, founded as the University College of Engineering (UCE) in 1956. UCE Burla was officially renamed as Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology on 12 February 2009, as a result of a move by the Government of Odisha to accord it with the status of a unitary university.[1] Before getting University status it was the first educational institute in Odisha to be granted 'Autonomous' status in the year 1991. In 2012 VSSUT was awarded 12B status by UGC.

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  1. ^ "UCE becomes Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology". OdishaLinks. 18 December 2008. Retrieved 22 December 2008. 

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