Rural Institution of Higher Studies is affiliated to the CHSE, Orissa, Bhubaneswar and F. M. University, Balasore.Rural Institute of Higher Studies justifies its title as a torch bearer for the rural folks of Bhograi, to provide them the light of wisdom & knowledge. This fertile land has produced fertile Brain and intellect but paradoxically having no Alma mater of higher studies for a long time at initial stage (1980). The college starts functioning in the local defunct elementary training school with an initial capacity of 128 students. In 1981 the sanctioned strength in I. A. was extended up to 256 in +2 Arts & 128 in + 2 Science stream which got affiliation from the Higher Secondary Board in 1983. In 1986 +3 Degree course has been started with an initial capacity of 96 students. The management has also opned +3 Science with 80 seats (PCM 48 & CBZ - 32) along with +2 Commerce with 64 seats from the Session 1989-90 and it has been increased to 128 from 2004-05.
The College is having adequate qualified staff, good library, well equipped laboratories and hostels.
The college has a Gent’s hostel with 60 seats & a Ladies Hostel with 30 seats which run under the supervision of Superintendent. Who are deputed by the Principal from the teaching staff.
scholarships and financial aids are Provided to poor and meritorious students by State, Central Governments and from college fund.