Certificate Course in Jain Religion and Philosophy
Certificate Course in Jain religion and Philosophy is the only one of its kind offered in very few Universities across the country. Jainism, the oldest among world religions has substantially enriched the tradition and culture of India and Odisha in particular. The course envisages making the students conversant with Prakrit language, Jain art, architecture, philosophy, ethics and religion. The students obtaining this certificate will have an added edge over others while working for research institutes in Oriental Studies, in Archaeological Survey of India, Museums, Odisha Tourism Development Corporation and Indian Tourism Development Corporation etc.
Certificate Course in Tamil Language
The Tamil Development Department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu has established a Tamil Chair in Utkal University of Culture since 2001 for Tamil language, teaching and research among non-Tamil speaking people. The University has introduced a Certificate Course in Tamil Language since 2011. Students from different walks of life like Advocates, Engineers, Teachers and other professionals are taking keen interest in learning Tamil Language. Though originally it was meant to teach Tamil language to non-Tamil speaking people it is seen many Tamilians themselves are pursuing their studies here. In fact, during short span of time the course has become quite popular.