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North Orissa University Sri Ram Chandra Vihar Takatpur,Baripada,Mayurbhanj Odisha-757003
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M.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering
|About the institute:|
The North Orissa University (NOU) was established in the year 1998 vide Government of Orissa notification No.-32930/HE dated 13th July 1998.The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act,1956 with effect from 15.02.2000 and 21.06.2006,respecively.It is recognized by Bar Council of India and DEC,IGNOU/UGC. North Orissa University is included in the list of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities. The University is also accredited by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore with B grade with effect from 10th January, 2011. The territorial jurisdiction of the University covers Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts of northern part of Orissa. These two districts are thickly populated with tribal population with an average of 63% inhabitants belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. There are 80 affiliated colleges, both general and professional, catering to the demand of higher education. As development depends crucially upon human capital, NOU shall act as a beacon light to this region so as to pull up the underprivileged youth to the national mainstream of art, culture, science and technology.
The University has set up a Training and Placement Cell for training and creating opportunity for on and off campus recruitments in various organizations. Our students have been sent to different reputed research organizations/companies for vocational training /project works in their respective fields for work experience and future absorption there itself or elsewhere.
The list includes NISER, Bhubaneswar, Institute of mineral & material Technology, Bhubaneswar, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur; Regional plant Resource Center, Bhubaneswar, Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneswar; Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack; Vivekananda Institute of Biotechnology, West Bengal; Coca Cola, Khurda; Central institute of Fresh Water Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar; Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi; NALCO Corporate office, Bhubaneswar; PPL Corporate Office, Bhubaneswar; Rourkela Steel Plant, Rourkela; SAIL, Bokaro Steel City; Oglvy Mathur Pvt. Ltd , Mumbai; Reliance Infocom, Bhubaneswar; Tata-TIG Company, Institute of physics, Bhubaneswar, Jadavpur University, Kolkata etc. A number of our students have already been absorbed in different capacities in Institutions/Organizations like Wild life society of Orissa; SBI-Life; Vinay Construction Company; SODA and Gram Swaraj (NGOs), Baripada, BHU, Varanasi, IIT, Hyderabad, IIT, Guahati, IIT, Bhubaneswar etc. based on our recommendations and timely information.
Baripada, the district headquarters of Mayurbhanj Orissa, is a land of famous Ambica Temple , enriched with green forests bristling with colourful wild life, rich in art, architecture and sculpture, is also known as birth place of CHHOW DANCE.
The wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers paradise "Similipal - National Park & Tiger Reserve" is situated 25 kms from North Orissa University, Baripada. Also Debkund, the picturesque waterfall ,Bhimkund, Khiching, the place of piligrimage are very nearer to it.
AIR : KolKata - 240 kms and Bhubaneswar - 270 kms
RAIL : Baripada on S.E. Railway 2kms, Balasore on S.E. Railway - 60kms,
ROAD : Well connected with Kolkata, Jamshedpur & Bhubaneswar by N.H.5 and Bombay by N.H.6
Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) has been constituted as per UGC guidelines to monitor and maintain the academic standard of the University. As a part of its activities, the students evaluate the teachers’ at the end of each semester.
CENTRAL COMPUTER FACILITY
There is a Central Computer Facility located in the ground floor of Science block-I (Department of MCA). The Computer Centre of the North Orissa University has been planned and set up since 2002 for the benefit of the teachers and students, to cater to their Internet and also high-end programming needs. The centre has been equipped with Xeon Quad Core Servers loaded with SQL, Visual Studio, Embacardo XE C++, Oracle, and MATLAB with on line UPS. The centre would very soon facilitate the users with Web services, Examination, E-resources and 1 GBPS internet connectivity enabled by Optical Fibre spread across the total University campus. Presently, there are 50 Desktop Computers (Dell Optiplex 980 , I3 processor, 9.93GHz) inside the centre and around 250 Computers in various labs of the University departments that would be served by the 6 nos. of exclusive servers. Each and every faculty member will be connected and arrangements have been made for enough facility to students also, with cent percent uptime, because of the ring topology of the Optical Fiber connection. In future, we would like to make this centre a Media Centre – with Multimedia creation and a studio room with high end display mechanisms and associated software.
The Bioinformatics facility(Sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India) of the University has been set up to provide internet facility to students, scholars and faculty of Biological Sciences and other related Departments. The DBT provided one time grant initially and again has approved additional grants till 2012.