About College

The Udayanath Autonomous College started with a noble donation has now grown to be a standard institution in the locality within a span of 25 years. It is the only Autonomous College in the rural area of the state as of now. The institution is placed away from the hassles of the market place giving it a peaceful location and its greeneries give it a traditional Gurukul atmosphere which is very conducive to intellectual enrichment. It was initially established as a tiny Rural College. Later on, it developed into a Degree College, having Humanities, Science and Commerce. It became a full-fledged undergraduate college in 1991. In 2003-04 it was recognized by the U.G.C. under section 2f of its Act as an undergraduate college. It was also included in the same year under section 12B of U.G.C. Act. The college was accorded the status of Autonomy by UGC in January 2009. At present the college is imparting Honors teaching in 19 subjects. It has got the pride of being the only college in the state having the teaching department of Women’s Studies Honors in Arts. In order to further fortify the flagship streams of the college, the Post Graduate teaching was launched in Odia in the year 2009 and subsequently followed by Commerce, Finance & Control, Physics, Philosophy, History, English, Computer Science (8 subjects). This apart, the institution provides self-finance courses in BLIS, BBA, BCA, B.Sc.ITM to fulfill the need for technical and job oriented education among the youths seeking higher education. Tally as an Add on course is also being imparted in the institution. Indira Gandhi National Open University Study Centre has been operational from 2010-11 offering U.G. and PG programmes to those who are deprived of formal education for their higher studies. The massive infrastructure owned by the college is the cause of envy and admiration. It has in its proud possession the Administrative Block, four Academic Blocks, and an imposing three storey octagonal Pundit Godavarish Mishra Central Library building block, Prachi Gymkhana & Stadium, Swimming Pool of international standard (under construction), 3 Gents Hostels, 2 Ladies Hostels, Principal’s Quarters, Staff Quarters, Canteen etc. as the ever accumulating immovable assets with 24 hours supply of electricity on the premises. The sole objective of this premier institution is to impart quality education and to groom the learners inculcating practical skills and ethical values in them being responsible citizens of tomorrow. The first rate faculty and the Management are striving hard to achieve the goal of metamorphosing this Centre of Excellence into a Rural University. Sincerity and honesty are the sine qua non of the institution which every stakeholder has been nourishing assiduously.

1. Year of Establishment :-1987
2. Type of College – Grant- in -Aid
3. Status –Autonomous being Affiliated to Utkal University.
-Higher Secondary Wing Affiliated to the CHSE, Odisha
4. UGC Recognition under 12B 17.10.2003
5. UGC Recognition under 2f 22.12.2003
6. Streams of Education +2 Wing of Arts,Sc. and Comm.
+3 Arts, Science, Commerce, BBA,
BCA, B.Sc. ITM, B.LIB., MFC
P.G in Arts , Commerce & Science
7. Honours Teaching
Facilities in 18 Subjects
i) Arts – Economics, Education, English, History, Pol. Sc., Odia,
Psychology, Philosophy, Sanskrit ,Lib. & Inf. Science and Women’s Studies
ii) Science – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology and
Computer Science.
iii) Commerce – Accountancy and Management
8. Staff – 138 9. Male – 91 10. Female – 47
11. Teaching Staff = 109
12. Non-teaching staff – 29
13. Professors Emeritus having Ph.Ds. – 06
14. Faculty member having D. Litt Degrees – 01
15. Faculty members having Ph.D. Degrees – 16
16. Faculty members having M. Phil Degrees – 22
17. Teacheing staff with PG as the highest qualification – 56