Utkal University of Culture is a public University in Bhubaneswar, Odisha dedicated for research, teaching and education in the field of culture. Prof. Kamal K. Misra is the current vice-chancellor of the university. The university offers Postgraduate education, Master of Philosophy, and Doctor of Philosophy courses.
The Utkal University of culture got here into life through distinctive features of an ordinance promulgated on 9 June 1999, which become later changed through the “Utkal University of lifestyle Act 1999’’. It become set up as a teaching-cum-affiliating university. It becomes set up with the intention to interact itself to preserve, promote, propagate and guard the richness of our cultural values through the manner of creating important accomplishments thru study, research, documentation, and persevering with education.
The University was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
The Utkal University of Culture offers BPA, BFA, BFD, BID, BTD, BTTM, and BHM courses at the UG level and offers MA, MVA, MPA, MTTM, and MHM at the PG level. The university also offers PG Diploma courses and various certificate courses at UG and PG levels.
The University offers residential facilities to the scholars withinside the hostels from the instructional consultation 2017-18. There are 2 (two) nos. of hostels, one for boys and every other for ladies having one hundred scholar ability each. All the hostels are supervised by the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent and coordinated through THE WARDEN. There is a Board of Residence to decide the topics regarding widespread coverage and management of the Hostels from time to time.
The Utkal University of Culture Library become set up in 1999 having extra than 10,000 reference books and 1200 nos. of journals. The Library is absolutely housed in its own construction withinside the campus. The Library additionally caters to the desires of all forms of readers through borrowing books/journals/Photocopies of the non-loan cabin a position articles and journals from National Libraries on an Inter-Library mortgage basis. Working hours of the Library are from 9.00 A.M. to nine.00 P.M. on each operating day. Besides all main journals, newspapers, magazines and so on are to be had withinside the library.
The University offers a transportation facility to its new campus. Students, personnel, and different referring to the University can avail this facility.
The University has its very own canteen proper withinside the present campus at Madanpur presenting meals to the scholars and personnel at a subsidized rate.
Admission is granted based on merit in 10+2.
The University seeks to spread the benefits of culture and education The mission is to evolve policies and programmes which would enable to make the University a distinct one by fostering our composite culture through qualitative expansion of academic studies and researches. Such activities would necessarily focus on various relevant and frontier areas of culture and development.
To promote education, research and training in various spheres of culture; such as language, literature, religion, visual arts, performing arts, sculpture, architecture, folklore, tribal studies etc. through development and extension works for the advancement of knowledge and for the betterment of the society.