The National Service Scheme is aimed at including a sense of national and social responsibility among the students to make them appreciate the dignity of labour for the welfare of rural and weaker sections of the society.
Under N.S.S. they have to participate for240 hours in regular programmes, service for two years, and attend one special camp of 10 days duration over a period of two years. After successful completion of the programme, the students are awarded a certificate which is given due weight age by various Government and private organizations.
The following are the important Clubs, Associations and Societies of the students of the University. The Vice-Chancellor, VSSUT, Burla is the President (Ex-officio) for all the student bodies and societies. Nomination to the various clubs, associations and societies are made generally in the month of August/September every year. Secretaries and Asst. Secretaries are selected from 3rd year and 2nd year students respectively. Chief Editor of Galaxy is nominated from final year students.