Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT), the University was also known as University College of Engineering, Burla. VSSUT has been recognised by Grants Commission (India) (UGC) recognised Unitary Technical University located in Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, India. This fact may surprise many but VSSUT is one of the oldest University in Odisha. It is also considered as one of the top and renowned university owned by Indian Government.The University was founded in the year 1956. Later, the University name was changed to Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology on 12 February 2009, as a result of a move by the Government of Odisha to accord it with the status of a unitary university. Before getting University status it was the first educational institute in Odisha to be granted ‘Autonomous’ status in the year 1991. In 2012 VSSUT was awarded 12B status by UGC.