School of Fisheries

Overview:

CUTM is the first private university in Odisha which was established through the CUTM Act 4 of the Odisha State Legislative Assembly in 2010. In due course, it has got recognition as Grade-A University by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Ministry of HRD (Annex 1) and 12 B status by UGC (Annex 2). The objectives of CUTM are shaping lives, empowering communities and co-creating wealth and livelihood opportunities in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts of South Odisha and North Coastal Andhra Pradesh. Teaching, training, consulting and research activities of the university are geared towards employability enhancement, employment generation through entrepreneurship development and preparing graduates for higher education. The University offers its education, training and other services through different Schools. CUTM has five campuses at Paralakhemundi, Bhubaneswar, Bolangir, Rayagada and Chatrapur It has more than 9,000 students in Under graduate and post graduate programs. It imparts employable skills to over 20,000 students annually in vocational programs.

The school of Fisheries is the only private institution in the fisheries sector in the State of Odisha imparting an undergraduate professional degree programme, Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc). The degree program started in the year 2017.The school is located at Parlakhemundi,Odisha.

Program Highlights:

The curriculum of the course is consistent with that of the other fisheries colleges in India, it is based on the recommendation of the Dean’s Committee Report organized by ICAR based on the needs of the fisheries industry of the country. Currently the school is offering various courses related Fisheries which are taught in 5 departments. A total of 180 credit hours are presently offered to the students, out of which 140 credits hours is covered from 1 st to 6 th Semester the remaining 0 + 20 credit hour and 0 + 20 credit hours are offered to students during the 7 th and 8 th semesters under Experiential Learning and In-plant Training respectively. The school also invites visiting faculties from research institutes, academics and industries in order to familiarize the students to the latest developments in the field of fisheries.

M.S Swaminathan School Of Agriculture

Overview:

M.S. Swaminathan School of Agriculture (MSSSOA) is located in Gajapati district in South Odisha that is among poorest districts of India. The livelihood of the residents of the district is primarily based on subsistence agriculture, forest produce, wage labour and distress migration.

As identified by the Food Security Atlas of Rural Odisha (2008), the zone of acute food insecurity in the state comprises Kandhmal, Malkangiri, Rayagada and Gajapati districts of Odisha. The Atlas also suggests that for the livelihood development of hill-forest-based population, following strategic interventions will be required.

  • Implementation of the Forest Rights Protection Act to provide security of tenure
  • Investment to enable a shift to production of high value crops
  • Expansion of irrigation in a manner appropriate to hill and plateau regions
  • Improvement of rural connectivity, so as reduce transaction and transport costs and increase economic opportunities
  • Shortening the chain of intermediaries and promoting value-added processing in non-timber forest products (NTFP)

Given the above context, MSSSOA has adopted the national agenda of doubling farmers’ income sustainably. It aims to develop a workforce that is exposed to domains such as precision agriculture and are able to leverage digital technology and data management to deliver transformative change in the socio-economic conditions of the farmers as well as contribute to the entire agri-value chain and research.

Centurion University has also incubated many social enterprises and outreach entities under the umbrella of Gram Tarang in the areas of employability enhancement, financial inclusion, agri-processing, last-mile supply chain and biotechnology.

MSSSOA is accredited with ICAR and has established close operational relationship with community and network of companies in agroindustry, NGOs and Government Organizations to enrich its educational offerings. It’s the top Agriculture college in Odisha as well as nationally.

Departments:

Whilst the MSSSOA has full-fledged departments for areas such as Agriculture Science, Entomology, Genertics and Plant breeding. Each of the departments is equipped with requisite facilities such as laboratories and smart classrooms, they also collaborate with other schools on campus such as Engineering & Technology to ensure holistic learning. Each department has well qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty, supplemented by industry expert and global content.

Support for Placements and Higher Studies

University has a dedicated career counselling and training cell that ensure that the students are able to individually identify and are prepared to effectively realize their career aspirations. These could range from securing a job, start their own enterprise and/or pursue higher studies. Extra classes are arranged throughout for various competitive examination such as JRF and GATE. Besides this, the students are supported to achieve English proficiency, reasoning and quantitative ability levels required irrespective of their career aspirations.

Campus:

The campus spread of 150+ acres is an oasis of greenery, environmentally friendly buildings and excellent facilities to ensure it’s a ‘home away from home’. MSSSOA has also implemented a number of Natural Resource Management (NRM) practices in the campus having around 1600 mango trees and 600 teak and other plants of different varieties. These include watershed development, recharging ground water and soil nutrition management.

Campus has multiple sports facilities such as international standard basketball and tennis courts, flood lit multi-purpose playground and cricket practice pitches. Besides our dedicated hostels and mess facilities, campus also has multiple shops/marketplaces that act as excellent locations for the students to meet and socialize with their peers.

Other facilities also include dedicated banking counter, ATM as well as a dispensary (with a doctor and three paramedical staff and an ambulance).

Library:

The School has well-equipped library with broad band Wi-Fi connectivity. It provides a sound physical and digital learning environment round the clock. The learning materials are in the Printed, Audio and Visual form. The library is integrated into the University’s Management Information System (MIS). It deploys Open Access system with different work stations.

Accommodation

Being a residential program, the School encourages students and faculty to live on campus. There are dedicated hostels for boys and girls offering multiple configuration/options. About 80% students and 50% faculty and supporting staff stay on campus. There are 10 hostels (6 for boys with 304 rooms accommodating 1021 students and 4 for girls with 104 rooms accommodating 318 students).

Clubs and Extra Curricular Activities:

Besides extensive sports facilities and events, there are student run Health Club, Yoga Club, Adventure Club, Meditation Club and Karate Club under the guidance of respective faculty in-charges. The students regularly participate in cultural, NSS, NCC and other socially responsible activities.

Key Highlights

  • ICAR Accredited
  • State of the art facilities such as IoT enabled poly-houses, drones for multiple applications, genetics and plant breeding labs, food and dairy processing facilities
  • Opportunities to pursue multi-disciplinary areas such as precision agriculture, cultivation of value added crops and management of livestock using digital technologies (AI/ML, Analytics and AR/VR)
  • 6 months of direct off campus internships with leading organizations, development organizations, research entities as well as directly with farmer/agriculture focussed organizations
  • 6 months of direct experience of managing industry class food processing facilities from sourcing to delivery/selling of the final product
  • University owned best in class equipment such as a combined harvester, irrigation equipment, agri-tools and tractors
  • Strong industry linkages with frequent interactions with leading agri-scientists and professionals

School of Agriculture & Bio-Engineering

Overview:

Agricultural and Bio-engineering deal cover a vast gamut of farming methods, crops and biological organisms. Agricultural and Bio-engineers work on agricultural equipment designs, find alternative uses for natural resources and discover solutions for problems between farming systems and crops. As an agricultural engineer, you can work across the agriculture value chain in areas such as manufacturing, agri-tech, research and sales. Besides this, students can specialize in emerging areas such as Phyto-pharmaceuticals that are and will remain in high demand for the foreseeable future.

A student-centric pedagogy, project-based approach and design-driven curriculum provides students with an inclination for complex problem solving, design, innovation, and a passion for learning.

The mission of the School of Agriculture and Bio-Engineering (SoABE) through its various programmes through its various programmes is to build individuals who possess technical competence, community centricity and are driven to make transformational change. This program is strongly underpinned by application of various digital technologies such as the IoT, Analytics and AI/ML across areas such as:

  • Phytopharmaceuticals
  • Development and management of dairy schemes
  • Irrigation and drainage
  • Flood control
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Interpretation of research
  • Structure, machine and power technology
  • Food and bioengineering
  • Environmental science
  • Soil and water conversation

Departments

SoABE has full-fledged departments for areas such as Agriculture Engineering, Dairy Technology and Phytopharmaceuticals. Each of the departments is equipped with requisite facilities such as laboratories and smart classrooms and collaborate with other schools on campus such as Engineering & Technology to ensure holistic learning. Each department has well qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty, supplemented by industry expert and global content.

Support for Placements and Higher Studies

University has a dedicated career counselling and training cell that ensure that the students are able to individually identify and are prepared to effectively realize their career aspirations. These could range from securing a job, start their own enterprise and/or pursue higher studies. Extra classes are arranged throughout for various competitive examination such as JRF and GATE. Besides this, the students are supported to achieve English proficiency, reasoning and quantitative ability levels required irrespective of their career aspirations.

Campus

The campus spread of 150+ acres is an oasis of greenery, environmentally friendly buildings and excellent facilities to ensure it’s a ‘home away from home’. SoABE has also implemented a number of Natural Resource Management (NRM) practices in the campus having around 1600 mango trees and 600 teak and other plants of different varieties. These include watershed development, recharging ground water and soil nutrition management.

Campus has multiple sports facilities such as international standard basketball and tennis courts, flood lit multi-purpose playground and cricket practice pitches. Besides our dedicated hostels and mess facilities, campus also has multiple shops/marketplaces that act as excellent locations for the students to meet and socialize with their peers.

Other facilities also include dedicated banking counter, ATM as well as a dispensary (with a doctor and three paramedical staff and an ambulance).

Library

The School has well-equipped library with broad band Wi-Fi connectivity. It provides a sound physical and digital learning environment round the clock. The learning materials are in the Printed, Audio and Visual form. The library is integrated into the University’s Management Information System (MIS). It deploys Open Access system with different work stations.

Accommodation

Being a residential program, the School encourages students and faculty to live on campus. There are dedicated hostels for boys and girls offering multiple configuration/options. About 80% students and 50% faculty and supporting staff stay on campus. There are 10 hostels (6 for boys with 304 rooms accommodating 1021 students and 4 for girls with 104 rooms accommodating 318 students).

Clubs and Extra Curricular Activities:

Besides extensive sports facilities and events, there are student run Health Club, Yoga Club, Adventure Club, Meditation Club and Karate Club under the guidance of respective faculty in-charges. The students regularly participate in cultural, NSS, NCC and other socially responsible activities.

Key Highlights

  • State of the art facilities such as IoT enabled poly-houses, drones for multiple applications, genetics and plant breeding labs, food and dairy processing facilities
  • Opportunities to pursue multi-disciplinary areas such as precision agriculture, cultivation of value added crops and management of livestock using digital technologies (AI/ML, Analytics and AR/VR)
  • Opportunities for off campus internships with leading organizations, development organizations, research entities as well as directly with farmer/agriculture focussed organizations
  • Opportunities for gaining direct experience of managing industry class food processing facilities from sourcing to delivery/selling of the final product
  • University owned best in class equipment such as a combined harvester, irrigation equipment, agri-tools and tractors
  • Strong industry linkages with frequent interactions with leading agri-scientists and professionals

School Of Paramedics & Allied Health Sciences

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Overview:

School of Paramedics & Allied Health Sciences, Centurion University is designed as one of the best model paramedical department in Eastern India where raw talents are shaped, guided and polished to emerge as through professionals in the highly competitive knowledge based world. It has been established to play a pivotal role to produce performance oriented professionals who will excel in their respective fields with excellence and shape the destiny of our healthcare industry.

Paramedical Science – A Parallel Medical Science:

Paramedics can be defined as a practice in the field of medical science that deals with pre-hospital emergency services. A person working in this field is referred to as a paramedic. They work as an emergency medical care provider, who provides primary medical and trauma care. To become a successful paramedic, a person should have the ability to work in rotational shifts and should have presence of mind to take the right decision during an emergency. The major areas of work in the field of paramedical sciences are spinal injury management, fracture management, obstetrics, management of burns and assessment, and evaluation of general incident scene. A person working in the field of Para – Medicine must be well acquainted with the medical equipment maintenance procedures, radio operating procedures as well as emergency vehicle operation. The increasing demand of skilled paramedical professionals has opened up several career opportunities for young aspirants. Many paramedical institutes offer courses in the field of Para – Medicine, at degree and diploma levels.

Prospects as a Paramedic:

After pursuing a course in the field of paramedical science, one can explore various career options available in the medical industry. A paramedic can draw job opportunities in government hospitals, private clinics and trauma centers. Such medical professionals can work as medical lab technicians, radiography technicians, emergency technicians, emergency care practitioners etc. Besides, they can opt for high – end specialization courses and discover umpteen opportunities in India and abroad. However, paramedics is a demanding job as emergency medical services and facilities operate 24×7; thus, professionals in this field must be devoted to their job and willing to work anytime when duty calls.

School Of Management

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Overview:

The School of Management of the University evolved from the Centurion School of Rural Enterprise Management (CSREM). Since inception, nearly a decade ago, its flagship program has been Master of Business Administration (MBA) that focuses on social entrepreneurship. It has carved a niche for itself in offering high quality Management education in eastern India. It differentiates itself from other Management Schools by offering industry oriented meaningful education with a humane face. The key strength of the School is its experienced and enthusiastic faculty, committed top management, flexible curriculum, experiential learning, digital course content, strong linkage with industry, academia, civil society and government, skill integration and outreach programmes

Objective:

  • To promote employability of graduates
  • To encourage and support graduate to become entrepreneurs
  • To enable higher education and research

School of Engineering and Technology

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Overview:

School of Engineering and Technology (SoET) is an open platform for diverse voices where teaching runs parallel to the real world and students are groomed to join the global workforce. SoET is distinguished as one of the top-ranked engineering schools in India. The students at SoET benefit through the professional grooming of renowned faculty and industry experts who have had the experience of tackling pressing multidisciplinary engineering problems.

A student-centric pedagogy, project-based approach and design-driven curriculum provides students with an inclination for complex problem solving, design, innovation, and a passion for learning.

The mission of the School of Engineering and Technology through its various programmes is to build individuals who possess technical competence, community centricity and are driven to make transformational change.

Campus

All our campuses are an oasis of greenery, environmentally friendly buildings and excellent facilities to ensure it’s a ‘home away from home’.

Campus has multiple sports facilities such as international standard basketball and tennis courts, flood lit multi-purpose playground and cricket practice pitches. Besides our dedicated hostels and mess facilities, campus also has multiple shops/marketplaces that act as excellent locations for the students to meet and socialize with their peers.

Other facilities also include dedicated banking counter, ATM as well as a dispensary (with a doctor and three paramedical staff and an ambulance).

Library

The School has well-equipped library with broad band Wi-Fi connectivity. It provides a sound physical and digital learning environment round the clock. The learning materials are in the Printed, Audio and Visual form. The library is integrated into the University’s Management Information System (MIS). It deploys Open Access system with different work stations.

Accommodation

Being a residential program, the School encourages students and faculty to live on campus. There are dedicated hostels for boys and girls offering multiple configuration/options. About 80% students and 50% faculty and supporting staff stay on campus. There are multiple hostels spread across the campuses to ensure comfortable and safe accommodation that encourages social interactions as well as space to study and relax.

Clubs and Extra Curricular Activities:

Besides extensive sports facilities and events, there are student run Health Club, Yoga Club, Adventure Club, Meditation Club and Karate Club under the guidance of respective faculty in-charges. The students regularly participate in cultural, NSS, NCC and other socially responsible activities.

Objectives

The programmes under the School of Engineering & Technology are designed to enable students to:

  • Gain sufficient knowledge and understanding of the appropriate scientific and mathematical fundamentals necessary to develop their professional skills
  • Be proficient in integrating knowledge and applying their understanding in identifying problems and producing powerful solutions
  • Have awareness and understanding of different cultures and social conditions
  • Attain professional competence, intellectual maturity and personal growth along with a commitment for ethical development of the industry
  • Have effective written, oral, and graphic communication skills
Key Highlights
  • Possibility and ability to secure an industry certification along with the degree
  • Best in class facilities such as High-Performance Computing Labs, IoT enabled labs, drones for multiple applications, design labs quipped with Dassault Systems 3DS platform
  • On campus industry class production facilities for areas such as transformers, renewable energy, wood engineering, precision engineering and apparel manufacturing
  • Opportunities to pursue multi-disciplinary areas such as smart infrastructure, e-mobility, and digital design using digital technologies (AI/ML, IoT, Analytics and AR/VR)
  • 100% support for placements through counselling and training on verbal/written communication, logical/analytical reasoning and quantitative aptitude along with personal interview and group discussions
  • Opportunity to do industrial internships as well as work in industry class on-campus manufacturing operations
  • University owned best in class equipment such as 5 axis CNC machine and 3D printers
  • Strong industry linkages with frequent interactions with leading scientists and professionals

School of Media & Communication

Overview:

The School of Media and Communications has an an integrated Bachelors and Masters degree programme, short term skill programmes in partnership with the PMKVY scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India and industry partnerships with both National and Regional Media. The school also delivers UNESCO’s “Model Curriculum for Developing Countries and Emerging Democracies”.

We are in the process of forging formal collaborations with different departments and schools of media and communications from around the world and expect to have a vibrant campus with both faculty and students from across the globe.

 

School Of Vocational Education and Training

Overview:

Centurion University of Technology and Management is pioneering the concept of a School of Vocational Training in India with an overall objective of building human resource capability, resulting in employability as well as entrepreneurship development across disadvantaged areas of the world. Centurion University has been providing various short and medium term vocational training and skill building programmes in collaboration with various Departments of the Government of Odisha, Government of India and other like-minded organisations. The programmes under the School of Vocational Training are offered across six locations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

Skill Building At SoVET:

The SoVET currently operates six Skill Development Centres, SDC’s at Odisha (Jatni, Paralakhemundi, Rayagada and Bolangir) and Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam). The objective of these centres is to reach out and make the unemployed youth suitable for industrial employment as well as gainful self employment through high quality technical training.

The SDC’s provide world class training facilities in terms of state of the art workshops equipped with high-end machines like CNC, PLC, Lathe, Milling etc.; a fully fledged technical library, classrooms,dormitories etc . The Centurion also has partnerships with industry bodies like IIW (Indian Institute of Welding), CISCO and industry bodies like NSIC (Ministry of MSME), which provide trainees with relevant exposure and globally recognised certifications.

Objective:

Provide thorough technical training, build cognitive and practical abilities and develop social and behavioral traits of candidates to make them employment ready in specific industry fields.

Philosophy:

  • Region, industry and candidate centric customised training certifications recognised by local and global industry delivered through short and medium term residential programs
  • Technical Skillswill be trade specific and will include a final module of on the job training in live production environment
  • Soft Skills consist of communication, presentation, self management and team building
  • Life skills will also be imparted such as entrepreneurship, financial planning for self and family; and stress management through Yoga and Meditation.

Key programs:

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

SoVET will also partner with Gram Tarang Employability Training Services, which has been selected for a partnership with NSDC targeting school dropouts and unemployed graduates at the bottom of the pyramid for skill up gradation and employability training. Under this first of its kind Public Private Partnership (PPP) project, about 21,000 unskilled and semi-skilled youth will be trained in different technical trades across the state, which will facilitate development and upgradation of the skilled workforce. It will help in developing the skills of potential candidates in the unorganised sector of East India.

Special Project under SGSY, STEP-UP Component of SJSRY (Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana/ Sahari Swarozgar Yojana)
SoVET will be the certification partner of Panchayati Raj Dept, Govt of Odisha, Ministry of Rural Development Govt. of India and Housing and Urban Development Dept. Govt. of Odisha to conduct short term skill building programmess resulting in employment for rural and urban poor (BPL card holders) and MGNREGA beneficiaries across trades like Welder, Fitter, Electrician, Sewing Machine Operator, Retail etc. and will be training over 10,000 beneficiaries over the next three years.

High End Technical Skills

Modeled on the Central Training and Tool Room , the SoVET will run a series of certification and diploma programs on the technical side for candidates ranging from School Dropouts to Degree Engineering. The progams will focus on giving hands on training to the candidates across disciplines like Turning and Milling (Conventional and CNC), CNC Programming, CAD-CAM, AutoCAD, CATIA, ProE, Tool and Die Making, Industry Automation, Automobile Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engineering etc. Hardware and Networking, BPO etc.

School Of Applied Sciences

Overview:

The School of Applied Sciences (SoAS) offers Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program for 3 years, Master of Science (M.Sc.) program for 2 years and M. Phil for 1 years. These programs are offered from four campuses of the University, namely, Paralakhemundi, Bhubaneswar, Bolangir and Rayagada. In keeping with the skill orientation of the University, these programs are application oriented with strong skill integration.

Interdepartmental Collaborations:

Besides the programs given below, the University also offers courses in inter-disciplinary areas of CUTM+2 Science(CHSE & CBSE), Bachelor and Masters programs in Management, Computer Applications and Vocational disciplines (ITI) of the (GTET & Skill Developments).

The syllabus of the programmes are duly approved by the Academic Councils of the University under guidance and participation of academic institutions of repute such as NISER, IIT, R&D and industry partners like Infosys, TCS and the like. As a matter of policy, The syllabus are periodically reviewed and updated every three years. The review of B.Sc. Honours programmes are being undertaken this year under this policy.

Infrastructure:

The campus is equipped with state-of-art laboratories, class rooms with audio-visual aids and well-stocked libraries. There are Physics Laboratories, Chemistry Laboratories, Computing & Mathematics Laboratory dedicated for the above mentioned programs.