Formerly known as the University College of Engineering, Burla, Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) Odisha was established on July 2009. VSSUT provides its students with modern educational facilities while retaining traditional values, as well as using its strong industrial contacts to mold young, talented individuals who can compete in the global arena. The aim of VSSUT is to rank among leading universities globally. Consequently, VSSUT’s mission is to educate individuals to be competitive not only in India, but all over the world. Within an intensely competitive environment, the University has adopted a dynamic, global, high-quality, creative and communicative approach in education, as well as research and development. The following academic programmes are available at VSSUT Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) Master of Technology(M.Tech) Master of Science(M.Sc.) Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) Master in Computer Application(MCA) Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) Admissions to various B.Tech. and B.Arch. programmes are done from the merit list published by JEE Main. Admission to various M.Tech. , M.Sc. and M.Phil programmes offered are conducted by University. However, the students to B.Tech (LE) as well as MCA Programme get admitted through Orissa Joint Entrance Examination(OJEE) conducted by Government of Odisha. All the engineering courses of the University are AICTE approved. The University has a QIP Centre for Ph.D. programmes in engineering disciplines. The University admits full time Scholars to the Ph.D. Programmes in Engineering disciplines as well as in the field of Applied Sciences.