Utkal University of Culture (UUC) In year 1999 the Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar was established. Utkal University is the first of its type in India and promotes education in the state, research and training in various spheres of culture such as language, literature, religions, visual arts, performing arts, sculpture, architecture, folklore and tribal studies. The University is UGC Recognized. The university also explores documents, preserves and propagates the rich cultural heritage through such devices as establishing libraries, archives, galleries, workshop, initiating programmes of publication etc. Besides, comprehensive surveys on matters related to culture are also conducted by the university. Not declared fit to receive Central/UGC assistance under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act-1956.Utkal University of Culture results are available on Indiaresults.com as well.
Ancient Odisha was a confluence of cultures of different races. In this holy land, assimilation of the cultures of the Austrics, the Drvidians and the Aryans took place. Geographically, Odisha provides a culture corridor that connects the North with the South.
The sea-faring activities and maritime glory made it the most attractive destination of the eastern coast of India. Successive tides from all sides surged up, rolled in and broke over this land culminating in cultural synthesis. This passage over ages transcended the traditional vision of culture.