Best Universities in Odisha


Odisha has being a neglected and poor state with respect to elementary education. However in recent years the state has witnessed its transformation to a dynamic educational hub in the country. Collaborative approaches between the State Government, Odisha State Government have managed to provide free and distant education to a huge percentage of individuals. Thus keen individuals find distant education very feasible in almost every possible township and remote villages. The state has taken measures to boost women education in the state and from the efforts approximately 40-45% of the women in the state are literate. The state houses some of the renowned institutions of the country like AIIMS, NISER, IIT, IIIT, XIMB and a National university, which provides significant contribution in the area of management, research and development.


Orissa Higher Education Vision 2020 has bought together delegates from multi-disciplinary fields to put forward their creative and innovative ideas for the betterment of state’s management, research and development. Top notch institutes like AIIMS, NISER, IIT, IIIT, XIMB, KIIT and other National universities are building up of infrastructure with respect to management courses to provide a catalyst for the youth population to grow and prosper. To stimulate the academic excellence in the management courses both the state and public or private institutions’ have started Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA and distance learning courses which are authenticated by the authorities concerned. The Chief Minister of the state has emphasized that Odisha will emerge as country’s prime education focal point.


Distance learning is trending as it gives the flexibility to the individual to arrange the classes as per ones convenience. Thus it helps the individual to maintain a balance between career and pursuing further degrees which will eventually boost career prospects. The distance learning courses in management in institutes like Amity University, Sikkim Manipal University, Institute of Engineering and Management Studies , Sambalpur University(Distance Education), Institute of Professional Education and Research, KIIT (Deemed to be University), XIMB provides courses are accredited by Ministry of Education or a similar authority. Government organizations like Berhampur University, Utkal University, Fakir Mohan University and North Orissa University provides online master degree in MBA for individuals opting for distance education. The precision of the staffs, the syllabus covered within the defined time slots and the course structure is affordable and thus attracts a large population of the students to enroll in the program. The time duration ranges from 1-3 years and fees structure ranges between 7500-10,000 rupees annually. The Directorate of Technical Education & Training of Government of Odisha monitors the policies of these organizations and provides proper certification to the institutes.


NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education, NMIMS University UGC MBA 69000 onwords 2 years
IGNOU Distance MBA Education AICTE and UGC MBA 31500 onwords 2 years
Symbiosis Distance MBA/PGDM Education UGC & DEC. MBA 37000 onwords 2 years
Sikkim Manipal University Distance MBA Education UGC MBA/BBA  68,000 onwords 2 years
Asian School of Business Management, Bhubaneshwar UGC MBA 69000 onwords 2 years
Berhampur University, Berhampur UGC MBA 31500 onwords 2 years
Fakir Mohan University, Balasore UGC MBA 37000 onwords 2 years
North Orissa University, Mayurbhanj UGC MBA/BBA  68,000 onwords 2 years
Sambalpur University, Sambalpur UGC MBA 69000 onwords 2 years
Utkal University, Bhubaneswar UGC MBA 31500 onwords 2 years
IIPM – Indias Global B-School – Bhubaneswar AICTE and UGC MBA 69000 onwords 2 years
Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education – Sambalpur University AICTE and UGC MBA 31500 onwords 2 years
The Indian Management Academy – Bhubaneswar UGC MBA 37000 onwords 2 years
The Berhampur University UGC MBA 77000 onwords 2 years
Gandhi Institute Of Technology And Management (gitam) UGC MBA 47000 onwords 2 years
Brm Institute Of Management And Information Technology AICTE and UGC MBA 47000 onwords 2 years
Academy of Business Administration AICTE and UGC MBA 47000 onwords 2 years
United School of Business Management AICTE and UGC MBA 47000 onwords 2 years
SOMSRM and KIIT UGC MBA 47000 onwords 2 years
Centurion University of Technology and Management UGC MBA 31500 onwords 2 years

Odisha CITIES:

Distance MBA Angul Distance MBA Kendujhar (Keonjhar)
Distance MBA Boudh (Bauda) Distance MBA Kalahandi
Distance MBA Bhadrak Distance MBA Kandhamal
Distance MBA Balangir Distance MBA Koraput
Distance MBA Bargarh (Baragarh) Distance MBA Kendrapara
Distance MBA Balasore Distance MBA Malkangiri
Distance MBA Cuttack Distance MBA Mayurbhanj
Distance MBA Debagarh (Deogarh) Distance MBA Nabarangpur
Distance MBA Dhenkanal Distance MBA Nuapada
Distance MBA Ganjam Distance MBA Nayagarh
Distance MBA Gajapati Distance MBA Puri
Distance MBA Jharsuguda Distance MBA Rayagada
Distance MBA Jajpur Distance MBA Sambalpur
Distance MBA Jagatsinghpur Distance MBA Subarnapur (Sonepur)
Distance MBA Khordha Distance MBA Sundergarh