Odisha (formerly Orissa), an eastern Indian state on the Bay of Bengal, is known for its tribal cultures and its many ancient Hindu temples. It is one of the 28 states of India. Odisha is located in eastern India, it is surrounded by the states of West Bengal to the northeast, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and northwest, and Andhra Pradesh to the south. Bhubaneswar is the capital of Odisha. The state also has the third-largest population of Scheduled Tribes in India.
Odia is the official and most widely spoken language, spoken by 36.6 million according to the 2016 Census. Odisha Has been divided into 30 districts. According to the 2018 census of India, the total population of Odisha is 46,143,782, of which 21,201,678 (50.54%) are male and 20,745,680 (49.46%) are female. This represents a 13.97% increase over the population in 2001. According to the 2011 census, the literacy rate is 73%, with 82% of males and 64% of females being literate.
List of Universities in Odisha
Check out the table for the list of Universities in Odisha.
|Biju Patnaik University of Technology||2003||Rourkela||State University|
|Berhampur University||1967||Berhampur||State University|
|Central University of Odisha||2009||Koraput, Odisha||Central University|
|Fakir Mohan University||1999||Balasore, Odisha||State University|
|North orissa University||1998||Mayurbhanj, Odisha||State University|
|Odisha State Open University||2005||Sambalpur, Odisha||Open University|
|Rama Devi Women’s University||2015||Bhubaneswar, Odisha||State University|
|Sambalpur University||1967||Sambalpur, Odisha|
|Utkal University||1943||Bhubaneswar, Odisha||State University|