The College of Basic Science and Humanities has been one of the primary constituents of the Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar since its inception in 1964. It forms the cornerstone on which the foundation of teaching and research in agriculture and related sciences was laid. The college has left no stone unturned in accomplishing its desired objectives, be it imparting quality education, maintaining the unparalleled performance of students or living up to the lofty standards it started with.
The college is one of the premier educational institutes and the lone Science college in the state of Odisha that offers courses from the Under Graduate to the Ph.D. level. It boasts of a student strength of about 1000 at the Under Graduate level and about 170 at the Post Graduate and Ph.D. level. The College has been recognized under 2f and 12B as University Constituent College for unlimited central assistance by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.