Welcome to DDCE, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar


  • To be a centre of excellence in higher education with a focus on innovative teaching, learning, research, consultancy and extension activities for building a creative, enlightened and productive civil society.
  • To provide the students with knowledge, skills, values and sensitivity necessary for successful citizenship.
  • To create and disseminate knowledge through interdisciplinary research and creative inquiry in developing a meaningful and sustainable society.
  • To equip the students with problem solving, leadership and teamwork skills and inculcating a sense of commitment to quality, ethical behavior and respect for others.
  • To provide a platform for free flow of ideas where discovery and creativity will foster professional growth and will usher in a better world.
  • To ensure academic excellence in this dynamic knowledge economy by exposing the students to new ideas, new ways of understanding, new ways of knowing in their journey of intellectual transformation.n
  • To provide opportunity to those who are unable to pursue higher education in the conventional mode of teaching. .
  • To provide equal opportunity for higher education through distance mode.
  • To provide opportunity to adult and working population to upgrade their knowledge, skill and qualifications and to advance their career perspective
    their career perspective.
  • To provide flexibility in enrolment in terms of age, choice of courses, methods of learning and appearance at examinations etc
  • To complement and supplement the Higher education system of the state.
  • To promote research and creation, dispersion and advancement of knowledge.
  • To enable learners to overcome barriers: geographical, socio-economic and gender etc.
  • To promote continuing education
  • To promote the cause of quality manpower under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Management and Business Studies and IT, Computer Science and Application.