The North Orissa University is a public and open university located in the regional city of Baripada in the state of Orissa, India. There are 80 affiliated colleges, both general and professional, catering to the demand of higher education. Ths university maily provided higher education through the on-campus as well as distance education mode. It aims to provide job oriented technical courses in various fields.
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. 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. This city is easily accessible by rail, road and air.
The university has various academic colleges in the following divisions:
North Orissa University, Baripada has 22 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at North Orissa University, Baripada