C.V. Raman Global University, Odisha – 2021

C. V. Raman Global University, Odisha (CGU Odisha) was initially established as C. V. Raman College of Engineering in 1997 in Bhubaneshwar Odisha in a tender and tenacious atmosphere to emerge as a global leader in technical education with the pursuit of excellence with the feature skills and innovation to match the ever-changing globe and achieve rapid transformations in the field of technical education by imparting high-quality education and training through well-equipped smart classrooms, world-class labs, invincible centers of excellence and a rich library having connectivity with the leading libraries in the world. It was elevated as a university in 2020 by the Government of Odisha Act and got its current name. Although it is a new private institution, it takes pride in its rich legacy. It expands its scope in the current departments and starts new departments to expand and provide a world-class scholarly technical education.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where CGU Odisha gave its reports.

Courses Offered at CGU Odisha

CGU Odisha offers a modest 16 courses in undergraduate and 5 postgraduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at CGU Odisha

Students Approved Intake at CGU Odisha
CGU Odisha admitted 1080 students in 2021 and 1200 students each in 2020 and 2019 at UG programs, respectively, and 203 students in 2021 and 210 students in 2020 at PG programs.
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CGU Odisha has 396 distinguished professors at its faculty, and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:10, that is, one professor is available for every 10 students.

CGU Odisha Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
CGU Odisha spent Rs. 23 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which merely 1.62% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, 10.94% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 10.02% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a massive 77.42% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 19.9 crores and it was around Rs. 19.8 crores in 2019. The spending as capital expenditure has increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
CGU Odisha spent over Rs. 63 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a decent 39.37% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 58.96% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 1.67% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 68 crores in 2020 and Rs. 63.5 crores in 2019.

CGU Odisha Research Details

Sponsored Projects
As CGU Odisha has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 24.8 lakhs through 3 sponsored research projects from the same number of 3 companies in 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 14.4 and Rs. 62.2 lakhs through 2 and 5 sponsored research projects from 2 and 4 companies, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
CGU Odisha has a good faculty, better infrastructures, and many talented research scholars, therefore, some companies are willing to get consultation for their projects, due to this, CGU Odisha received Rs. 28.3 lakhs through 4 consultancy projects from the same number of 4 companies in 2020, and it received Rs. 25 and Rs. 42.4 lakhs through 3 and 4 consultancy projects from the same number of 3 and 4 companies in 2020 and 2021, respectively.

CGU Odisha Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At CGU Odisha, 964 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 97.2% of them graduated, of whom 96.46% got placements at top companies and 287 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 95.81% of students graduated, of whom 99.21% got placements and 48 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 96.43% of students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 27 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, 95.72% of students graduated, of whom 75.67% got placements at top companies and 68 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 96.25% of students graduated and all of them got placements, and the remaining 19 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 95.72% of students graduated and all of them got placements, however, none was selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 54 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom none have graduated since they have pursued their research studies a year ago.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4.2 LPA in 2020 and Rs. 3.95 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 3.45 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.4 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.45 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of the CGU Odisha are Infosys, Wipro, Cognizant, Tech Mahindra, JK Paper, Voltas, Robert Bosch, Microsoft, TCS, etc.

Students Diversity at CGU Odisha

As CGU Odisha has a good faculty strength, a massive 4175 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 72.83% are boys, a decent number of 27.16% are girls, 1771 students are from within the state, 2313 students are from outside of the state, and a considerable 91 are from foreign countries.

Facilities at CGU Odisha Campus

CGU Odisha has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a gym, an auditorium, transport, internet facilities, banks & ATMs, a post office, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals on CGU Odisha

CELEGANCE is the annual cultural festival celebrated for two days in March where many cultural events such as music, dance, singing, etc are organized, besides these, extracurricular activities are also organized to make students have fun and felicitousness and notable personalities present in this festival to felicitate.

VIDYA ANTRIC is the annual technical festival celebrated in January to create the platform for identifying students’ technical skills and nurture and groom them to make them as self-reliant feature engineers, where many technical events on various technology are organized and competitions such as Composition Writing, etc. are conducted, moreover, conferences and workshops are organized to sharpen the scholarly knowledge of eager students.


CGU Odisha is in Bhubaneshwar, the capital of Odisha, therefore it has a better transport system. Both Bhubaneswar Railway Station is around 20.4 km away and Biju Patnaik International Airport is around 16.8 km away from the institution are available to commute, so Students from anywhere can commute to this institution.

How to Get Admission at CGU Odisha

For UG courses at CGU Odisha: The candidates who passed or appeared in the 10+2 examination or its equivalent with 60% marks in PCM and 50% in English in the 10th/+2 exam can take and should clear any one of C.V Raman Global University All India Entrance Test (CGET-2021), JEE Main, OJEE, or XAT, and admission is solely based on merit.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed a bachelor’s degree in a respective stream with 60% marks or candidates who passed M.Sc., with 60% marks can take and should clear the PGAT entrance test, however, GATE-qualified candidates need not take this entrance exam and admission is solely based on merit.

Fee Structure at CGU Odisha

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 7.1 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at CGU Odisha, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.8 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within two years.

CGU Odisha Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: CGU Odisha has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 62.09%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: CGU Odisha has a good faculty and better infrastructure, however, it has lacked in research and professional practice, therefore, it scored 5.58%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As CGU Odisha has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time. Therefore, it scored 58.89%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: CGU Odisha has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, moreover, it admitted a decent number of girl students, so it scored 57.55%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: CGU Odisha has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, however, it is a private technical institution, and it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, so it scored 11.02%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

CGU Odisha got 38.94% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 100.

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