Orissa Engineering College (OEC) is the first private engineering college to be established in Odisha. It was set up way back in 1986 when the concept of private education was yet to be understood by people. Orissa Engineering College is the result of the vision of Late Shri Kamini Kanta Patnaik, who laid the foundation of what is today one of the best technical institutes in the state & the Country. OEC is a part of Nabajyoti Charitable Trust’s endeavour to provide quality education. The college was started with an aim to provide quality technical education to a wider domain of illustrious students of the state of Odisha in particular and the nation in general. Orissa Engineering College is affiliated to the Biju Patnaik University of Technology and has been approved by AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education).