Ravenshaw University came into existence on the 15th day of November, 2006. It was an up-gradation of Ravenshaw College established in 1868, one of the oldest and largest colleges in India which subsequently became an autonomous college with CPE status by UGC and 'A' grade by NAAC. The College with all its glorious academic achievement and ceaseless scholastic pursuits had already created a distinct niche for itself in India and beyond.
Well established library,
IAS Coaching class: The I.A.S. Coaching Class is attached to Ravenshaw University, Cuttack. It provides coaching to persons desirous of appearing at the competitive examinations conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for various Civil Services, The minimum qualification for enrolment is a graduate degree of any recognised university, the University does not charge any admission or tution fee for enrolment.
Dispensary : The university has provided with a well furnished dispensary (health Center). It functions from 10 am to 2 pm on all working days from Monday to Saturday.
Separate hostels available for boys and girls