Veer Surenda Sai University of Technology

Burla, Odisha

Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), formerly known as the University College of Engineering, Burla, is a University Grants Commission (UGC) recognised Unitary Technical University located in Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India. It is the oldest degree granting 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 1st educational institute in Odisha to be granted 'Autonomous' status in the year 1991.In the year 2012 VSSUT was awarded 12B status by UGC. The campus covers an area of 203 acres (0.82 km2) with a maximum expansion capacity as per the land allotted to it is 503 acres (2.04 km2).It is situated in the hills near the River Mahanadi. Located near the Hirakud Dam, the University is a few hundredmeters away from the intersection of NH-06 and NH-42.The access route from NH-06 travels up to the Golden Jubilee gate at the entrance of University. To the left of the gate stands the University library, the oldest and the largest technical library in Odisha, while to the other side there is the college auditorium. The campus encompasses department buildings, the Administrative Block, a workshop, a central internet facility, and a number of laboratories. The University has a gymnasium and yoga centre for its students. The campus has a playground and courts for basketball, volleyball, tennis, and badminton.

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  • Employability 9
  • Research 5
  • Faculty 5

Program Details

Program Name
Civil engineering
Information technology
Electrical and electronics engineering
Computer science and engineering
Mechanical engineering
Over All Seats 630  


Faculty Name No. of faculty
Civil Engineering 21
Computer Science and Engineering 18
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 23
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 26
Mechanical Engineering 21
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 6
Production Engineering 4

Fee Details

Annual Fee: 16,000


For students, the college has one of the finest placement cells that help them obtain
lucrative job opportunities via campus recruitments. Some of the globally-reputed
organizations that annually hire deserving candidates from the campus are TCS,
IBM, Cogencies, Capgemini and many more.

Company name Average starting salary % of students joined
Tata Consultancy Service 8 lakhs 13
Wipro 9.5 lakhs 9
Infosys 7 lakhs 10


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contact number: 663 - 2430211

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