The Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology (VSSUT) Odisha was formed by Orissa Act 9 of 2009 by converting University College of Engineering (UCE), Burla to a non-affiliating Unitary University and came into force by issue of notification by the Industries Department, Government of Odisha from 1st day of July 2009(Vide memo No.IV/TTI-33/2009-8553 and 8564 dtd.10th June 2009. This oldest and premier Engineering College of Orissa, is a constituent College of Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Rourkela. Postgraduate programme in various disciplines as approved by AICTE, New Delhi are offered by the college
Keeping abreast with modern developments, VSSUT is constantly restructuring itself and renovating its physical infrastructure as well as its research and education facilities. Facilities in laboratories of various departments and central facilities such as Computer Centre, Library, Internet Centre and workshop, separate hostels for boys and girls, conference hall, recreational amenities and other utility services are adequately available for the students in the Campus. Semester system is being followed for both Undergraduate and Post graduate programmes. Medium of Instruction and teaching is English. The syllabus is updated at regular intervals keeping an eye to the advancements in technology and need of the industries so as to maintain the level of technical education at par with other institutes of international repute. The University has infrastructures for all the indoor and outdoor games.
The Training and Placement section plays a very important and key role in counseling and guiding the students of the University for their successful career placement. More than 50 reputed National and Multinational companies visit VSSUT for campus recruitment annually. 100% of the students secure job offers before they complete their programme of studies and leave the University. The placement section ensures and takes care to provide the best arrangements and hospitality for the visiting companies' officials. Further, students of this University are doing extremely well in national level examinations like GATE, CAT, MAT, XAT, GRE, TOEFEL, IES and other competitive examinations.