The Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) () 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 1,20,000 students. The disciplines include engineering and architecture, business management and hotel management, computer studies and pharmacy.
Located at Rourkela, Odisha, 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.
Facilitate making the places of teaching intellectually stimulating and emotionally pleasurable for the students and faculty.
Ensure proficiency in students in their domain of study as well as in soft skills (IT and Communicative English).
Establish world class Centres in Higher Studies and Research.
Providing the affiliated and constituent institutions with state-of art curricula and syllabi.
Preparing world class course material packages for students of the university.
Establishing a rational, efficient and transparent system of examination,......