About The Department
Odia language and literature has an ancient history with its rich cultural heritage and uniqueness. Because of this trait it has attained the status of 6th classical language of India recently. The department of Odia is established in the year 1896. It has PG program with 16 seats and UG program with 32 Hons seats. The Department provides specialized teaching in Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, and Folk Literature & Tribal Studies. A good number of students from the department cleared UGC-JRF/NET and some of them got recruited in reputed governmental and non-governmental sectors. The department is planning to start several new courses and programs soon.