Sambalpur University is a university in Sambalpur, Orissa, India. Legislation creating the university was passed in December 1966, and it began operations in January 1967. Smabalpur university is situated at the heart of weastern Orissa, in the city of Sambalpur. The university is surrended by dense forest & hills.
The Central Library of the university is known as Prof. B. Behera Central Library, which is located in the heart of the university. This library contains more than 1,60,000 Books in various subjects, and also subscribing a good numbrers of periodicals in different deciplines. The library has fully automated, the students of Library & Information Science(2005-07Batch) have worked hard to automate the library. The contribution of the students of Library & Information Science (2005-07 batch)towards the University Library is unfogottenable.
There are Seven Post-Graduate Hostels in the University Campus out of which three are Ladies Hostels and four are Gents’ Hostels. The University provide several facilities to the boarders in the Hostels like Common Room with T.V., Reading Room with Newspaper and Magazine, Guest Room, First Aid, STD Telephone booth, etc. The Central Canteen has been opened near the Hostel Campus for the benefit of students. Besides there are two Nationalized Banks, one Post-Office, one Health Centre, one Auditorium, one Police-Out Post, one Faculty House and one Community Centre have been established in the University Campus for providing services to students/teachers and employees in the Campus.
Sambalpur University, Sambalpur has 22 Departments listed that offer various academic courses.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Sambalpur University, Sambalpur