Biju Patnaik University of Technology
MottoYoga Karmasu Kaushālam (Sanskrit)
TypePublic Technical University
Established2 November 2002; 21 years ago (2002-11-02)
ChancellorGovernor of Odisha[1]
Vice-ChancellorAmiya Kumar Rath
Location, ,
22°14′50″N 84°49′09″E / 22.247186°N 84.819203°E / 22.247186; 84.819203
CampusUrban, 125 acres
BPUT Campus

Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) is a public state university located in Rourkela, Odisha, India. It was established on 21 November 2002 and was named after Biju Patnaik, the former Chief Minister of Odisha.[2]


It came into being on 21 November 2002 through the Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT) Act of Government of Odisha.[3] Its foundation stone was laid by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, then Hon’ble President of India in 2003.[2]

The main objective of instituting the university was to ensure a common curriculum and uniform evaluation for Engineering, Management, Pharmacy and Architecture colleges.[4]

It started functioning in its campus at Chhend Colony in 2013.[5] Construction of The Centre for Advance PG Studies and Student Complex was completed in 2014.[6]


The campus of Biju Patnaik University of Technology is located at Chhend Colony, Rourkela in Odisha with an area of 125 acres. It is about 7 km from Rourkela railway station, Odisha.

BPUT Hostel

Organisation and administration


The day-to-day functioning of the university is headed by Vice Chancellor. Prof. Amiya Kumar Rath is the current vice-chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology.[7]


The university and its affiliated colleges and institutions offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses and PhD in different fields like Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Architecture, Computer Application and Science.[8]

Affiliated Colleges

Main article: List of colleges affiliated to Biju Patnaik University of Technology

The university has 137 colleges, both constituent and affiliated. Constituent and affiliated colleges include:

See also


  1. ^ "Chancellor". Retrieved 14 October 2020.
  2. ^ a b "About Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha" (PDF). BPUT.
  3. ^ "BPUT Act 2002" (PDF). BPUT.
  4. ^ "History of BPUT".
  5. ^ "13 yrs on, BPUT yet to be fully operational". The Pioneer. India.
  6. ^ "12 Yrs after, BPUT Yet to Be Operational". The New Indian Express.
  7. ^ "Chita Ranjan Tripathy takes over as new VC of BPUT". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Journey of BPUT". BPUT.