Vikram Dev College, Jeypore, was established in the year 1947. It is affiliated to the Berhampur University and approved by the University Grants Commission. Nearly 10,000 graduate and 300 Post Graduate Engineers have passed out from this college during the last 59 years and are at present successfully employed in India and abroad.
The college offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in various disciplines like Arts, Science, Commerce, and Engineering. The Managing Committee of Vikram Dev College has decided to launch MCA courses in the college from the academic year 2007-08. It has been decided on opening the course with 30 seats.
The students of the college undergo their training at various prestigious organizations as Punj Lloyd Ltd., Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Maruti Udyog Ltd., L&T, Havells, DRDO, CSIO, Ericsson, Siemens, Reliance Group, HCL, Samsung, LG etc.
All the reputed organizations including MNCs come to the college for campus recruitment.
The Training & Placement Cell works towards recognizing the core competencies of students. It works through a close knot organization and has a structure which conveys information to the students at the fastest possible rate. In order to accomplish 'Industry-Institute Interaction', the cell organizes technical talks and national seminars to provide a platform for the budding engineers to interact with professionals from various industries. It encourages visits to the industries by the college students. It arranges for industrial problems to be worked on by students as part of their projects. It also takes suggestions from members of industry regarding designing of curriculum. The college has signed MOUs with many companies.