The Sambalpur University Act was passed by the Odisha Legislature on 10th December, 1966 to fulfill long cherished dream of the people of Western Odisha for establishment of a University. The University started functioning from 1st January, 1967 with Prof.Parsuram Mishra as the first Vice-Chancellor. The University was inaugurated on 4th January, 1967 by Hon’ble Chancellor A.N.Khosla. The University started functioning in 1967 in a rented private building at Dhanupali, Sambalpur and in Government building at Ainthapali, Sambalpur from 1968 - 72. In the year 1973 the University was shifted to the present campus named Jyoti Vihar at Burla. The territorial jurisdiction of the University covers 10 districts of the state of Odisha namely Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Bargarh, Bolangir, Subarnapur, Nawapara, Kalahandi, Boudh and Athamallik Sub-Division of Angul District. The University at Jyoti Vihar provides Post-Graduate education in Twenty-seven subjects through Twenty Post-Graduate Departments. The University Post-Graduate Departments offer one-year study Programme for M.Phil Degree, two years study programme for the Degrees of M.A. / M.Sc. / LL.M. / Business Administration / M.Lib & Inf.Science, One-Year P.G. Diploma Course in Computer Science & Application and Diploma Course in Sambalpuri Studies and Three-Year course in M.C.A. and Executive M.B.A. The P.G.Departments of Chemistry, Life Sciences, History, Economics, Library & Information Sciences and Mathematics have been conferred Autonomous Status by the University. They adopt Semester system based on continuous evaluation. They adopt their own courses of studies. The establishment of Directorate of Distance Education (DEC), Private Education Cell (PEC), One Nodal Computer Centre, Academic Staff College, University Yoga Centre, Professor Bhubaneswar Behera Central Library are acting like the wheels for the University system and would carry the University speedily towards achieving the noble boon for which these are set up. The territorial jurisdiction of the University covers 10 districts of the state of Odisha namely Sambalpur, Sundargarh, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Bargarh, Bolangir, Subarnapur, Nawapara, Kalahandi, Boudh and Athamallik Sub-Division of Angul District. The University at Jyoti Vihar provides Post-Graduate education in Twenty-seven subjects through Twenty Post-Graduate Departments. The central library of the university is known as Prof. B. Behera Central Library, which is located in the heart of the university. This library contains more than 160,000 books in various subjects, and also subscribes to a good numbers of periodicals in different disciplines. The library is partially automated using SOUL software. The library is also a member of UGC-Infonet. The Library houses a wide range of resources, which includes, as of dt. 27.11.2010, about 122523 books, about 4500 subscriptions to e-journals subscribed under the UGC-INFONET ejournal consortium programme, 13 newspapers, 14, 323 bound volume and 1988 theses besides 260 CDs. The P.G. Departments of sambalpur university offers Doctoral and Post-Doctoral research facility for NET/JRF/GATE students. Sambalpur University offers a limited numbers of scholarships for pursuing research work in various field of advance research. The research areas include Anthropology, Chemistry, Computer Science Application, Earth Science, Economics, English, Environmental Science, History, Home Science, Law, Library & Information Science, Mathematics, Oriya, Physics, Political Science & Public Administration, School of Life Sciences, Sociology, Statistics. Some of the P.G. Depts have been recognized as center of EXCELLENCE and receive special grants for conducting advance level research. Some DRS projects are also being run by various P.G. Depts. Apart from this the university faculties have their own research projects funded by National and International agencies and the students are admitted as research fellow in such schemes.
The following is the list of scholars from Sambalpur University who contributed and/or serves as editors for one or more OMICS International journals and conferences
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Sambalpur University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Sambalpur University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.