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VSSUT Burla: Courses, Admissions, Cutoff, Scholarship, Placements 2021

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), Orissa was established in 1956 as an engineering college. It was later turned into a Non-affiliating unitary university.

The university is recognized by UGC and accredited Grade B by NAAC.

VSSUT was ranked 151 in the overall ranking by NIRF. It has also been ranked at 119th position in the university ranking for engineering colleges by NIRF.

It is a state university offering B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, Ph.D etc in various specializations. Admission to these courses is provided on either merit or entrance exam basis. GATE, OJEE M.C.A., OJEE, UGC NET, CSIR-NET are the state and central level entrance examinations that are accepted by VSSUT for admission into its popular courses.

The placements at VSSUT record a highest placement record of 100% for B.Tech Electronics and telecommunications. B.Tech in Information technology marked an increase in 17% placement in comparison to the previous year.

VSSUT Highlights

Establishment year 1956
Type of University State/Public University
Motto Siddhibhawati Karmaja
Affiliations UGC, AICTE
Official website http://www.vssut.ac.in/
Campus size 300 acres
Location Burla, Orissa
Popular courses B.E./B.Tech, MCA
Total no. of courses 43 Courses across 4 streams
Basis of admission Either Merit or entrance exam basis depending on the type of program one is pursuing
Total no. of faculty members 270 +
Entrance Exam GATE, OJEE M.C.A., OJEE, UGC NET, CSIR-NET
Application Mode Online/Offline
Total no. of seats 4200 +
Highest salary offered 8 Lac per annum

VSSUT Ranking

Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology is one of the top-ranked engineering colleges in India. It also enjoys a good standing in the overall ranking department. This can be clearly explained with the help of the following table.

Rating Agency Rank Year
NIRF (Overall) 151 2020
NIRF Engineering 119 2020
NIRF (Top universities) 101 2020

VSSUT Courses Offered

VSSUT offers various courses in various categories at various levels. It offers 43 courses in total in 4 categories

Some of the courses offered by the University are as follows :

Courses Details
B. Tech
  • Duration – 4years
  • Eligibility criteria: 10 + 2 with 75 % marks in aggregate with Physics, chemistry, and maths as one of the subjects.
  • Selection criteria: Entrance exam based i.e. IIT JEE exam score or OJEE score
  • Tuition fee – 82,080 INR per annum
B.Sc + M.Sc (Integrated course)
  • Duration – 5 years
  • Eligibility criteria : 10 + 2
  • Selection criteria: Based on the OJEE/JEE scores
  • Tuition fee – INR 81,940 per annum
M.Sc
  • Duration – 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based
  • Tuition fee – 81,940 INR per annum
M.C.A.
  • Duration – 3 years
  • Eligibility criteria: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Maths as one of the subjects.
  • Selection criteria: Based on the scores of OJEE/NIMCET
  • Tuition fee – 1,40,000 INR
M.Tech
  • Duration – 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: B.Tech
  • Selection criteria: Based on GATE scores
  • Tuition fee – 81,940 INR per annum
B.Tech (Lateral)
  • Duration – 3 years
  • Eligibility criteria: 10+3 with 75%
  • Selection criteria: Based on JEE scores
  • Tuition fee – 82,080 INR per annum
PhD
  • Duration – 3 years
  • Eligibility criteria: Post-graduation degree in the relevant discipline
  • Selection criteria: Merit basis
  • Tuition fee – 58,280 INR per annum
M.Sc
  • Duration – 2 years
  • Eligibility criteria: Graduation with Hons subjects
  • Selection criteria: Merit basis
  • Tuition fee – 1,14,000 – 2,03,000 INR (Total fees)

VSSUT Admissions

The admission process of VSSUT is dependent on the type and level of course one is pursuing. The admission process is either merit-based or entrance exam-based.

Here is the admission process for some of the important courses :

B.Tech/B.Arch

The admission process for B.Tech/B.Arch involves the following steps :

  • The first step involves filling the OJEE/JEE mains online application form.
  • The second step involves appearing for the OJEE/JEE examination.
  • The candidate needs to clear the cut-off set by the University.
  • If you clear the cut-off set by the University, you can then participate in the counseling process.

M.Tech

The admission process for pursuing an M.Tech degree involves the following steps :

  • The first step involves filling and submitting the GATE application form online. In case the candidate doesn’t have a GATE score he/she will be evaluated on an academic basis for the admission process.
  • The second involves appearing for the GATE exam/academic assessment.
  • The next step involves meeting the cutoff criteria or the academic assessment requirement set by the University.
  • After that, you can appear for the counseling process.

M.Sc

The VSSUT admission process for pursuing an M.Sc degree involves the following steps

  • Apply for the course in case you meet the merit criteria.
  • Submit the relevant documents.
  • Post that, you can appear for the counseling process.

Integrated B.Sc + M.Sc

The VSSUT admission process for pursuing an Integrated B.Sc + M.Sc degree involves the following steps :

  • Visit the official website and apply for the course.
  • The next involves evaluation of your eligibility criteria by the University based on your scores of the 10+2 and graduation degree.
  • Post evaluation of your academic performance, you will be called for the counseling process.

Ph.D

The admission into the Ph.D. program involves the following steps :

  • Meeting the selection criteria set by the University involves 2 categories of students – one who has qualified the GATE/NET/Other fellowship and the other who hasn’t. The admission process is different for these 2 categories of students.
  • The students who belong to category one i.e. who have qualified the NET/GATE etc are exempted from overall academic assessment and written test. They just need to appear for the interview.
  • The admission criteria for the students who haven’t appeared for UGC net/GATE etc will be evaluated based on overall academic performance, written test followed by the interview.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the University i.e. http://www.vssut.ac.in/.
  • Register using your email ID and phone number.
  • Once you are done with the registration, fill in the rest of the details like personal, academic, and educational details.
  • Save the auto-generated code generated for future references.
  •  Pay the application fee of Rs 500 (Rs200 for ST/SC candidates)and submit the application form online.
  • Save a copy of the application form for further reference.

Documents required

  • Marksheet and other certificates of class 10th and 12th.
  • Caste certificate if applicable.
  • Domicile certificate.
  • Character certificate.
  • Passport size photographs attested by the gazette officer etc.

VSSUT CutOff

The OJEE Cut off for various courses for round 1 are mentioned below for the general category based on past trends:

Name of course Cut-off rank
B. Tech in chemical engineering 212120
B.Tech in Information technology 241190
B.Tech in electronics and telecommunication engineering 130790
B.Tech in computer science and engineering 61584
B.Tech in civil engineering 142511
B.Tech in electrical engineering 90585
B.Tech in mechanical engineering 61049

VSSUT Placements

As per the data available on the VSSUT’s website for the year 2019-20, a total of 33 recruiting companies participated in the placement drive. Also, the total number of job offers stood at 676.

Noticing the placement trend, we can conclude the following :

  • B.Tech Electronics and telecommunications registered the highest placement record of 100 %.
  • Also, B.Tech in Information technology marked an upward trend of 17% in comparison to the previous year.

The top recruiting companies who participated in the placement drive for the year 2019-2020 are as follows:

Tata steel Deloitte Intel
Deloitte Kodnest Accenture
Cognizant Nineleaps Gyansys
Keerti technologies Infosys (Hackwithfy) Tata Steel BSL
Jaro education Infosys TCS

The top 10 companies offering the highest CTC to the students are as follows :

Name of the company CTC IN LPA (IN INR)
Credit Suisse 10.81
Tata steel (PPO) 10.11
Intel 10.0624
Deloitte 7.6
Kodnest 7.42
SG Analytics 7.25
Pradan 7.2
Aditya Birla Group 6.6
L&T ECC 6.27
Keerti technologies 6

VSSUT Scholarships

There are various scholarships available to the students of VSSUT through various agencies. Some of them are listed below :

Name of scholarship Awarding agency Scholarship amount (In INR)
National Scholarship Director, Higher education, Orissa, Bhubaneswar 300 P.M.(For boarders)
120 P.M. (For scholars)
Post matric scholarship for ST/SC students District welfare officer, Sambalpur Reimbursement of Semester fee per annum + 740 INRP to a boarder as maintenance allowance + 330 INR P.M. for a day scholar
State Loan stipend Director, higher education, Orissa, Bhubaneswar 12,000 INR Per annum
National talent search scholarship NCERT, New Delhi 6,000 per annum
NTPC scholarship for ST/SC students NTPC, New Delhi 10,000 per annum
Disabled scholarship District welfare officer, Sambalpur 1,900 INR per annum
Nehru Memorial scholarship NALCO, Orissa 6,000 per annum
Sports Talent Scholarship Director, Higher Education, Orissa, Bhubaneshwar 75 per month
Merit scholarship for the children of teachers of primary & secondary schools Govt. of Orissa 1500 per annum
Meritorious Women scholarship Director, Higher education, Orissa 1000 per annum
State Govt. Scholarship Dept. of H.E. Orissa 10,000 per annum
Merit scholarship to needy and meritorious students Vikash Educational Charitable Trust, Vizag 20,000 per annum

VSSUT Facilities

These are various facilities available at the VSSUT campus:

Central Library Computer centre
Internet centre Separate hostel facility for boys and girls
Conference hall ATM facility
Canteen Guesthouse
Medical facilities Sports facility
Transport facility Auditorium
AC classrooms and laboratories Modern teaching techniques and methods
Personality development classes Training and Placement assistance

VSSUT Faculty

The faculty of Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology is segregated below based on various streams/courses.

Name of Faculty Department Qualification of the faculty member
Prof. Sudhanshu Sekhar Professor, Civil Engineering B.Sc Engg. (Civil), (OUAT), IIT Science and Technology Shibpur, Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)
Prof. Pradip Kumar Pradhan Professor, Civil Engineering B.Tech(SU), M.tech(SU), PhD(IIT Kharagpur)
Prof. (Dr.) Sarat Kumar Swain Professor, Chemistry M.Sc (Chem.), M.Phil,Ph.D,Post-Doc (USA)
Prof. Rahas Bihari Panda Professor, Chemistry M.Sc, M.Phil.Ph.D(SU)
Dr. Rutuparna Panda Professor, Electronics, and Telecommunication B.Sc Engineering, M.Sc Engineering, Ph.D(Engineering) (IIT, Kharagpur)
Dr. Nrusingha Prasad Rath Associate Professor, Electronics and Telecommunication Ph.D
Dr. Manoranjan Pradhan Associate Professor Ph.D
Dr. Susanta Kuamr Paikray Associate professor and H.O.D B.Sc,M.Sc & M.Phil,Ph.D
Dr. Mahendra Kumar Panda Associate professor, Mathematics M.Sc, Ph.D(IIT Kanpur), PDF(IIT Bombay, IHPC Singapore)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Sahoo Assistant professor, Mathematics M.Sc, M.Phil, M.tech, Ph.d
Dr. Smrutiranjan Mohapatra Assistant professor, Mathematics Ph.D(IIT Guwahati), PDF(IISc. Bangalore)
Dr. Sushant Kumar Badjena Associate professor, Metallurgical and Materials engineering B.E. – I.G.I.T Sarang, M.Tech(IIT Kanpur), Ph.D. – KAIST, South Korea
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Mishra Assistant professor, Metallurgical and Materials engineering B.tech(I.G.I.T.,Sarang), M.Tech(IIT Kharagpur), Ph.D continuing(VSSUT,Burla)
Mr. Gautam Behara Assistant Professor, Metallurgical and Materials engineering B.Tech(I.G.I.T. Sarang), M.Tech (IIT Kharagpur)
Prof. Piyush ranjan Das Professor, Physics Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)

VSSUT FAQs

Ques. Is VSSUT an autonomous University?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. Yes, VSSUT is an autonomous university that provides it with many advantages over the normal colleges. Some of the advantages of being an autonomous university are – autonomy in framing the syllabus, faster publication of results, and autonomy in conducting the exam as per your requirement.

Ques. Is VSSUT under BPUT?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. Yes, VSSUT is a part of Biju Patnaik University since July 2002.

Ques. What are the best courses to pursue at VSSUT when it comes to placement records?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. B.Tech in Computer science and B.Tech in Electronics and telecommunication are a few of the best courses to pursue. These courses boast a 100% placement record in the year 2019-2020.

Ques. What was the highest salary package offered last year for Mechanical engineering?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. The highest salary offered in Mechanical engineering was 10.11 lacs per annum for the year 2019-2020.

Ques. Which company offered the highest salary package in the MCA department?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. Accenture offered an annual salary of 4.5 lakhs in the MCA department.

Ques. What was the highest annual salary offered to a Civil engineering student in the year 2019-2020?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. BYJUS offered the highest annual salary of 10.1 lac to a civil engineering student of VSSUT in the year 2019-2020.

Ques. What was the highest annual salary offered to a B.Tech (IT) student?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. The highest annual salary offered to a B.tech(IT) student is 10.81 lacs by Credit Suisse.

Ques. Which is a better option – B.Tech (IT) VSSUT Burla or CSE in IGIT, Sarang?

Last updated on April 28th, 2021

Ans. VSSUT is a better choice over IGIT Sarang as it offers a better return of investment, better placement facility, and better infrastructure.