Centurion University Shines in University Impact Rankings and Participates in Global Sustainable Development Congress 2024

University Impact Rankings 2024

Centurion University has made significant strides in the University Impact Rankings for 2024, reflecting its commitment to sustainable development and impactful education. The University is now ranked between 601-800 globally, an impressive leap from last year’s position of 801-1000. Domestically, Centurion University has surged to the 18th position in India, up from the 150-200 bracket last year. These achievements underscore the University’s effective strategies and dedicated efforts toward sustainable development and community engagement.

Achievements in Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Centurion University has excelled in several specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In SDG 1 (No Poverty) and SDG 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), the University is ranked 3rd in India. In SDG 14 (Life Below Water) and SDG 2 (Zero Hunger), it holds the 2nd position in India. These rankings highlight the institution’s impactful initiatives and commitment to these crucial areas. However, Centurion University is not resting on its laurels. The institution aims to become the top University in India and to be recognised among the top 50 universities worldwide. This ambitious goal is a testament to the University’s dedication to excellence and its strategic focus on impactful education and research.

Participation in the Global Sustainable Development Congress 2024

Representatives from Centurion University, Dr. Satyasis Mishra and Ms. Afreen Firdaus, attended the Global Sustainable Development Congress (GSDC) 2024, held from June 10th to June 13th. The congress provided a platform for learning, networking, and collaboration, offering valuable insights to drive the University’s future initiatives.

Day 1: Clean Energy and Sustainable Practices

On the first day, discussions centred around clean energy and sustainable practices, including Bangkok’s clean energy scenario aiming for zero CO2 emissions and promoting a green environment. The importance of reducing paper usage through initiatives like paperless exams was emphasised, with one example saving 1929 trees. The integration between SDGs and citation metrics was highlighted, alongside engagement with universities, NGOs, and global partners. Success stories of specific villages and districts benefiting from SDG initiatives by Centurion University, including education, health services, and open libraries, were also shared.

Day 2: Focus on SDGs 1, 2, and 7

The second day focused on SDGs 1, 2, and 7, with an emphasis on increasing citations related to SDGs to improve rankings. Discussions with IEFRP and Elsevier for better citation analysis and SciVal insights were particularly insightful. Potential MoUs with AL-QUADS University, Jerusalem, for research and student exchange programs were explored, and discussions with THE and WUR representatives on preparing SDG policy documents were held.

Day 3: Female Faculty Participation and AI in Education

The third day highlighted the importance of senior female faculty members’ participation in SDGs and mentoring roles. The use of Dimensions AI for SDG-related publication analysis was discussed, and the focus was placed on policy documents, evidence for SDG-17, research collaboration with foreign universities, and sustainable practices documentation. Youth participation in sustainable community projects and capacity building was encouraged alongside educational reforms emphasising critical thinking, ethics, governance, and AI integration.

Day 4: Best Practices and Data Points on SDGs

The final day of the congress saw THE proposing the use of AI to identify and implement SDG best practices. Sessions on data points related to SDGs and suggestions for improvement from Prof. Jen provided valuable insights. Emphasis was placed on SDGs 1, 2, 3, 14, and 15 for further enhancement.

Overall Insights and Future Directions

The Global Sustainable Development Congress 2024 offered Centurion University valuable insights and strategies for enhancing its impact on sustainable development. Key takeaways include strengthening policy documentation, improving evidence for SDG initiatives, fostering interdisciplinary and international research collaborations, promoting women empowerment, implementing zero plastic policies, promoting climate change awareness, integrating sustainable practices into University operations, encouraging youth participation in sustainable community projects, and leveraging AI for report preparation, SDG analysis, and educational reforms.


Centurion University’s improved rankings and active participation in the Global Sustainable Development Congress 2024 highlight its commitment to sustainability and global impact. By focusing on policy documentation, research collaboration, women empowerment, sustainable practices, youth engagement, and AI integration, the University is well-positioned to make significant contributions to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With a clear vision and strategic initiatives, Centurion University is on a promising path to becoming the top University in India and among the top 50 universities worldwide.

Faculty Development Programme On Cutting Edge Advancement & Innovation In Electrical Electronics & Communication Engineering

One Week of Online FDP

“Cutting Edge Advancements & Innovations in Electrical Electronics & Communication Engineering,”
1st -5th July 2024
We are thrilled to announce that the Department of ECE & EEE at Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM) will host a One-week online FDP titled “Cutting-Edge Advancements & Innovations in Electrical, Electronics, & Communication Engineering.”
This event is scheduled from July 1 to July 5, 2024, at Centurion University of Technology and Management in Odisha.

Resource Person/Speakers:
Prof. Bidyadhar Subudhi- Director, NIT, Warangal (Key-note speaker)
Prof. Pravat Kumar Ray- Professor, NIT Rourkela
Prof. Bibhu Prasad Panigrahi- Professor, IGIT, Sarang
Dr. Basant Kumar Sethi- Asst Prof., NIT Surat
Dr. Nishant Kumar- Asst. Prof., IIT Jodhpur
Dr. Shailendra Kumar- Asst. Prof., IIT Bhillai
Dr. M. Chakkarapani- Asst Prof., NIT Trichy
Dr. Rasewari Pradhan- Asst. Prof., VSSUT, Burla
Dr. Soumya R. Mahapatro- Assoc. Prof., VIT, Chennai
Speakers from Industry
Er. Sambit Sagar Pani- Superintendent Engineer, State Govt. of Odisha
Dr. Saumya Ranjan Sahoo- Senior Research Development Engineer for application software development

Registration is Open from 10th June to 20th June 2024
Persons from Academics/Faculty- Rs299/-
Research Scholars/students(UG/PG)- Rs199/-
Industry Person- Rs 500/-
Interested participants can register via the following link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfDPHzLGm0TC9oLjhH5xyYJGe7OqMBsvxJo78LDd5Bz8g_x-w/viewform

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Payment Details: {Limited Seats/ Last Date to Register: 28th June 2024}
Persons from Academics/Faculty- Rs 299/-
Research Scholars/students (B.Tech, M.Tech, B.Sc, M.Sc )- Rs 199/-

For further inquiries, please contact:
Email: [email protected], Mobile: 7978250836,8763834475
Email: [email protected], , Mobile: 8763189799


*Detailed schedules along with topics will be mailed to registered participants.

Embark on a journey into the forefront of cancer biology research with our 15-day practical training program!

Come join us from July 5th to July 19th for an immersive exploration of the Fundamentals of Animal Cell Culture and its Applications. Facilitated by the Centre for Genetics and Genomics and the Centre for Phytopharma at Centurion University of Technology and Management, this course caters to graduates and researchers hungry to delve into the intricacies of cancer biology. 🧬

Throughout this program, participants will acquire invaluable knowledge on techniques for cultivating cancer cells, understand the nuances of the MTT Assay, become adept at isolating mRNA, and unravel the mysteries surrounding the identification of functional DEGs. ⠀ And there’s more—prepare for captivating virtual studies that will revolutionize your comprehension of cancer biology! 💻

Please click on the link below for registration:

One Day Awareness Workshop on Disaster Management and Mitigation Using Modern Tools and Techniques, sponsored by IIRS-ISRO

We are thrilled to announce that the Department of Civil Engineering at Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM) is hosting a “One Day Awareness Workshop on Disaster Management and Mitigation Using Modern Tools and Techniques,” sponsored by IIRS-ISRO.

The event is scheduled to take place on July 13th, 2024, at Centurion University of Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi Campus, Odisha

Registration is free of charge.

Interested participants can register via the following link: https://forms.gle/sSaxgZWsL94eL7Nj9

Who Can Apply?

This workshop welcomes faculty members from universities, colleges, and academic institutions, as well as scientists, administrators, professional engineers, NGOs, and young researchers (M.Tech/ME, PhD students) from both government and private sectors. Limited to 50 participants, selection will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Workshop Contents:

  1. Introduction to Disaster Management: Definition and classification of disasters. Historical perspectives on major disasters
  2. Disaster Management Framework: Phases of disaster management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
  3. Utilizing satellite imagery for risk mapping and assessment.
  4. Applications of drones in disaster assessment and monitoring.
  5. AI and ML in disaster management.
  6. Utilizing real-time data for flood forecasting.
  7. Cyclone tracking and evacuation planning using GIS and  drought monitoring and response.
  8. Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction: Involving communities in disaster planning and mitigation.
  9. National and International Disaster Policies.

Registration Details:

Registration Fee: Free

Last date for registration: June 20th, 2024

Intimation of selection via email: June 25th, 2024

Travel & Accommodation:

Participants will be provided with food and accommodation. However, there won’t be any travel allowances.

For further inquiries, please contact:

Email: [email protected], Mobile: 9438269572

Email: [email protected], Mobile: 945835379

2 Days hands-on training on Nanopore Sequencing & Downstream Analysis

Dept. of Botany in association with CenOmics is going to organize a ‘2 Days hands-on training on  Nanopore Sequencing & Downstream Analysis’. You will get an opportunity to understand the basics of sequencing and other details like  Sample Preparation, Sample Loading, Sequencing, Base Calling, Sequence Enrichment, Downstream Analysis (Variant Calling Analysis) & Genome viewer.

For more information, please go through the flyer below. 10 students per batch. So hurry up!!

Interested students can register in the link below.