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Sambalpur University: Courses, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Admission 2021, Placements

Last updated on May 28th, 2021 by Sounak Banerjee

Sambalpur University (SU) established in 1967, located in Burla town, Western Odisha, Sambalpur. The University has over 670 acres surrounded by dense reserve forest of Burla town. It has been graded ‘A’ by National Assessment and recognized by UGC (University Grants Commission).

It provides many courses like undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in various streams including, Humanities & Social Sciences, Arts (Fine/ Visual/ Performing), Engineering, IT & Software, Science, Business & Management Studies, and Law.

Sambalpur University Highlights

Established/Institute Type 1967/Autonomous University
Recognized By UGC, AIU Member, NAAC Accreditation (Grade ‘A’)
Modes of Education Full time and distance learning
Number of Courses Offered 396 courses across 12 streams
Gender Intake Co-education
Application Mode Online
Total Faculty 75
Official Website Suniv.ac.in
Campus Size 670 acres
Total Students PG: 1493 | Ph.D.: 220 (Full-time) 236 (Part-time)

Sambalpur University Courses

Courses Details
BA
  • Specializations: Oriya, Political Science, Economics, History, Sociology
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance test and career marks
BA Hons
  • Specializations: History, Political Science, Oriya, Economics, and Sociology
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance attest and Career marks
B. Com Hons
  • Specializations: Business, Accountancy
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance attest and Career marks
MBA
  • Specializations: Human Resource Management, Finance, Production Management, General, Insurance, Marketing, System Management
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance attest and Career marks
LLB
  • Specializations: Business Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law, Environmental Law
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance attest and Career marks
M. Sc
  • Specializations: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed graduation with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance attest and Career marks
MSW
  • Specializations: Human Resource Development and Management, Community Development
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Must have passed graduation with relevant subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Entrance attest and Career marks

Sambalpur University Admission

Admission to the university is based on merit performance and also entrance exam-based.

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of Sambalpur University. Here is some important Sambalpur University admission information for the interested candidates:

  • Candidates should pass Class 12 or equivalent from a recognized board with at least 45% marks to take admission in UG programs
  • Candidates should pass graduation from a recognized university with at least 45% marks for PG admission
  • Admissions to all PG courses (except MBA) are done on the basis of candidates’ performance in the written entrance test, last qualifying exam, and also interview round
  • The qualifying exam for admission to MBA courses is MAT
  • Selected candidates need to appear for Group Discussion and Personal Interview (GDPI) round
  • Candidates can submit the duly-filled application forms online

Sambalpur University Placements

Many renowned companies came to the campus for 2018-2019 placements such as VLCC, Innocules Pvt. Ltd, TCS, and ICICI Prudential. Here are some objectives that have been mentioned below:

The total no. of companies that participated 25
Total On-campus recruitment 15
Total Off-campus recruitment 10
Students Participated 350
No. of students get pre-placement offer 65
Highest CTC INR 6 LPA
Average CTC INR 2.8 LPA

Some of the reputed recruiters include Axis Bank, Tech Mahindra, Zenus Group, Royal Enfield, ICICI Prudential, VLCC, TCS, Reliance Jio, Aditya Birla Skill Foundation, Zomato, PGL Agro, Vivo, HDFC Life, Tech Mahindra, Odisha Cements Limited, IFFCO Kisan, etc.

Sambalpur University Faculty

There are many good and reputed faculties in this college. Professor Deepak Kumar Bahera is the Vice-Chancellor of this college. Other faculty members are very friendly and helpful to the students.

Sambalpur University Facilities

  • Library – The central library houses a wide range of resources, which includes more than 136955 books, about 2600 theses, about 14323 bound volumes, 260 CDs, and 4 Newspapers.
  • Hostel – The University provides several facilities to the boarders in the Hostels like Common Room with T.V., Reading Room with Newspapers and Magazines, Guest Room, First Aid, STD Telephone Booth, Computer with Internet facilities, etc.
  • Sports Complex – There are a big sports ground and related equipment available in this college.
  • Labs – There is teaching lab, computer lab, material research laboratory, research laboratory, and special laboratory available for the students.
  • Health Center – This college provides medical facilities to the students, teachers, staff, and others staying near the university campus. It has one Intensive Care unit for heat-affected patients during the summer.

Sambalpur University FAQs

Ques: Does Sambalpur University offer Distance education as well?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: Yes, Sambalpur University (SU) offers distance education to the students in programs like MBA, PG Diploma, and Certificate course.

Ques: When does the application process start at Sambalpur University?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: SU declares its admission process in the month of June every year. The new session usually scheduled to start from the month of July every year.

Ques: How is the placement record of Sambalpur University?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: Sambalpur University is having good and reputed placements with the highest annual CTC of INR 6 LPA and average Annual CTC of INR 2.8 LPA in the academic year 2020.

Ques: Does SU offer any self-financed courses?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: Yes, Sambalpur University offers admission for Self-Financed courses like MBA/ M.Tech/ M.Sc/ M.Tech/ M.Sc/ and MPA Dance & Drama.

Ques: How is Sambalpur University for studying postgraduate courses?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: As SU is the oldest university in the town. Students are provided with a calm environment and no political rally. Every department has experienced faculty members who are very friendly with the students.

Ques: How could I get a migration certificate from Sambalpur University without visiting it?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: To get migration certificate from Sambalpur University follow these steps:-

  • Apply online by visiting the official website of the university.
  • Click on the “Advertisements & Forms” tab.
  • Download the form and pay a nominal fee for the certificate.

 

Ques: Does Sambalpur University arrange a counseling process for admission?

Last updated on May 28th, 2021

Ans: Yes, this college provides a counseling program for shortlisted candidates. In the counseling process, candidates are requested to submit their documents for verification to pay the admission fee to reserve their seats.


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