To provide an innovative system of university level education, flexible and open, in regard to methods and pace of learning, combination of courses, eligibility for enrolment, age of entry, conduct of examination and operation of the programmes with a view to promote learning and encourage excellence in new fields of knowledge.
To establish, maintain or recognize institutes, schools, regional centres and study centres and such other institute at such places in the State as it may deem feet;
To play a positive role in the development of the State and promote status of employment of people of Odisha through education, research and training;
To introduce add-on courses related to the need of employment;
To use communication technology for advancement and dissemination of learning and knowledge; To ensure access, equity, excellence and inclusive education