Khallikote Unitary University (1st, Aug 2021), Erstwhile Khallikote (Autonomous) College is a premier institution of the state of Odisha and the largest institution of South Odisha. It was established in the year 1856 as Zilla school and it renamed as respectively in the year 1878 (union College), 1887 (Native College), 1893(Khallikote college). The Department of Education was started in the Khallikote Autonomous College in the year 1981 with Under Graduate course only then after Post Graduate and M.Phil courses were started in the year 2009 and 2015 respectively. Post Graduate Education Department, which catered to the need of higher education in Education not only in south Odisha but also in the other region. The Department has the legitimate claim and pride of being the premier department in Odisha for course curriculum development, teaching and researches in Education discipline. The rapid Growth of the Department of Education is reflected in its Expansion as well as novelty in its academic programmers.

The department presently offers the courses:

Course offered

  • Undergraduate courses (Hons) in Education       32
  • Post Graduate courses in Education                     16
  • M.Phil. courses in Education                                  08

Students Strength :

Name of the course Total
B.A 1st year 32
B.A 2nd year 32
B.A 3rd year 32
M.A 1st year 16
M.A 2nd year 16
Total 128

Name: Smt. Dipika Sethy
Designation: Assistant professor cum H.O.D.
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Name: Mrs Kaberi Kumari Padhi
Designation: Guest Lecturer
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Name: Dr. Rasmita Panda
Designation: Guest Lecturer
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Visiting faculty

Sl No Name Designation
1 Dr. Kalpalata Patri Retired professor
2 Dr. B.C Mishra Retired Reader
3 Dr. Prativa  Hota Retired Reader
4 Dr. Laxman  Soren Assistant professor Govt. women’s college, Aska


  • Our department is conducting P.G. Seminar regularly.
  • Every year our department is conducting different competitions like debate, essay, group -discussion, Song, Dance, Rangoli, Games etc.
  • Every year our department is celebrating Saraswati Puja, Ganesh Puja, Teachers Day, Children’s day etc.
  • Every year our students are organizing welcome ceremony and farewell party.