North Orissa University

North Orissa University
North Orissa University
Established 1999
Type Public
Chancellor Mr. R. Thakur
Vice-Chancellor Prof. S.P.Rath
Location Baripada, Orissa, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC

The North Orissa University is a public and open university located in the regional city of Baripada in the state of Orissa, India. There are 80 affiliated colleges, both general and professional, catering to the demand of higher education. Ths university mainly provided higher education through the on-campus as well as distance education mode. It aims to provide job oriented technical courses in various fields.


Baripada, the district headquarters of Mayurbhanj Orissa, is a land of famous Jagannath Temple,Kichakeshwari and Ambica Temple, enriched with green forests bristling with colourful wild life, rich in art, architecture and sculpture. The wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers paradise "Similipal - National Park & Tiger Reserve" is situated 25 km from North Orissa University, Baripada. Also Debkund, the picturesque waterfall, Bhimkund, Khiching, the place of piligrimage are very nearer to it. This city is easily accessible by rail, road and air.


The university has courses in the following divisions:

Coordinates: 21°55′49″N 86°45′49″E / 21.930257°N 86.763636°E / 21.930257; 86.763636


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