Udaynath Autonomous College of Science and Technology
Prachi Jnanapitha,Adaspur, Cuttack
The history of this college reflects the history of a rural area with urbanized growth, the history of socio- political life of the locations and history of delivering education to common man. It shares how teaching even at present day is not a profession but a mission. The U.N. Autonomous College of Sc. and Tech. At Prachijnanapitha, Po. Adaspur in the Cuttack district was at bay and uncertainly, when a generous man named Sri Udayanath Sahoo of the Adaspur locality made a humble, yet noble financial contribution that brought it ashore but it has not looked back since then. Named after him as Udayanath College of Science and Technology, at the outset launched Higher Secondary level of education in Arts, Science and commerce in 1987. The foundation stone of the college was laid on 3rd December 1987 as the temple of learning. This college seated on a stretch of 10 acres of compact land in the ADASPUR locality on the belt of Prachi river close of Kenduli, the birth place of renowned classical poet JAYADEV.
The college is a brain child of the people of this localities under the dynamic vision of Sri Trilochan Kanungo, Founder president, Veteran Economist and a parliamentarian. He has always the clear vision of attaining commanding height in Education based on holistic approach towards it. Though the college was started initially in 1986 in high school campus of Adaspur, the beginning of real growth started in 1987. In 1987 when this college was set up, there was no educational institutions for higher education, parents aspiring for their children’s higher education were discontented. By the sincere endeavors of some enthusiastic persons of the area, the long cherished dream of people of this area was fulfilled. Our founder President Sj. Trilochan Kanungo played an active role in giving a real shape to the concept of college in Adaspur, Sri Hansanath Sahoo, Founder Secretary Governing Body,Dr. Brushaketu Mohnaty, Sri Bipin Patra, Sri Binod Rautray, Sri Panchanan Kanungo, Sri Raghunath Sahoo, Sri Madhusudan Mohapatra and many others worked hard for the growth of the college. The establishment of U.N. College of SC and Tech. Adaspur has not only added new dimension to the aspirations of the people of the area but it has also facilitate the spread of education to every corner of the state of Orissa. It imparts a high standard of teaching to its pupils. Academic excellence is the motto of a galaxy of highly qualified and experienced teachers of the college.
To fulfill the growing demands of the people, under graduate classes were opened in Arts in 1991, science in 1992 and commerce in 1993. Honours teaching facilities were introduced in Economics Political Science, History and Oriya in 1996, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany and Zoology in 1998, Accounting & Management in 2002, English and Education in 2003 and Psychology and Sanskrit in 2004. The institution has expanded in all possible directions providing teaching facilities in Arts, Commerce, Science and Information technology. At present the college provides honours teaching in 15 subjects, and enjoy a unique position in the education history of the Orissa.
The examination system of he college is absolutely free from examinational malpractices. Our system is free, fair and transparent with an inbuild system which acclaimed for its total freedom from unfair means. The college has at present 2 NCC units, 4 NSS unit, 1 Rover Unit, 1 Ranger Unit, and 1 YRC unit to promote extra curricular activities for the Youth.
There are two hostels in the campus one for Gents and another for Ladies.Students seeking accommodation in hostel sholid mention this by writing “HOSTEL” in capital letters at the top of front page of their application form at the time of applying for admission into the college. Selection for admission to hostels is made strictly on the basis of merit.
National Cadet Corps (NCC):
(a)Applicant holding Certificate ‘B’ shall be given an additional weightage of 10% of marks over and above the aggregate marks secured at the HS/+3 Degree Examination but this weightage shall not be given to those who have failed once and have passed HS/Equivalent examination subsequently.
(b)Applicants who have attended All India Level NCC Camps / Courses/ Activities shall be given weightage of additional 5% marks over the aggregate marks secured at the HS/+3 Degree Examinations on production of certificates to that effect from competent authority.
The college has one employment cell which provides services in giving career guidance and information of job placements to students. The cell works as information centre for various employment opportunities.
The college canteen provides meals, snacks, tea, coffee, soft drinks etc. at reasonable prices to students and staff of
the college. It remains open from 7.00 A.M.to 5 P.M.
There is one Computer Centre with Internet facilities on campus. The students and the staff of the college are its
beneficiaries. It enhances technical skills of the pupils through different self financing courses at concessional rates.
National Service Scheme (NSS):
(a)Applicants who have received National NSS awards shall be given weightage of an additional 7% of marks over and above the aggregate marks secured at the HS/+3 Degree Examinations.
(b)Applicants who have received State NSS award shall be given weightage of an additional 5% of marks over and above the aggregate marks secured at the HS/+3 Degree
The library remains open from 10.30 AM to 4.30 P.M on all working days.
Library, Study Centre, Reference Section, Journal Section & News Paper Section are open for all students and staff.
No book should be taken out of the library without the knowledge of the librarian.
Each borrower must examine the condition of the books before they are issued, otherwise the borrower will be held responsible for that.
Books shall be returned within the time period allowed to a borrower.
All books of central library and departmental seminar and in the possession of borrowers should returned to the library or concerned seminar before the college closes for the summer vacation.
No notes or markings shall be made on the pages of the library books, nor pages should be disfigured.
The principal has the right to stop the issue of certain books to all or some intending borrowers.
The library premises is strictly used for reading and consulting the books.
Spitting, smoking, sleeping inside the library and putting legs on the furniture are strictly forbidden.
Periodicals and references are not be issued.
Time allowed to a borrowers except staff members is 15 days.
Students who do not return the books within the time allowed, will be fined Rs 1/- per day for each extra day of delay.
If any book is lost, or damaged, recovery shall be made at the rate of 5 times the cost of the book.
The following is the specification showing the maximum number of books that may be issued to various classes of borrowers.