Parala Maharaja Engineering College (P.M.E.C), Berhampur came into existence in the year 2009 on April 26th, as a constituent Government Engineering College of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Odisha, India with an area of nearly 80 acres. Now this college acts as an Government Autonomous college affiliated to BPUT, Odisha from year 2021. This college is one of the premier technical institute in the state and is funded by the Government of Odisha. It has 9 B.Tech programmes and 4 M.Tech programmes with 11 departments. Also, now it has a Nodal Center of Research under BPUT to conduct Ph.D. programmes. The main objective of the institution is to produce quality technocrats in various streams . Government of Odisha has recognized this institution as a leading institution of repute and has a plan to develop it as a centre of excellence under plan funding. At present, the campus consists of institutional academic block, workshop block, labs, hostels, playgrounds, bank, canteen, central library (under const.), etc. As the architectural plan suggests, three more academic blocks, halls of residence, staff quarters, world class auditoria, parks and playgrounds will be developed in subsequent phases of construction. The silk City-Berhampur is located on the eastern coast-line of Odisha. It is one of the oldest cities of the state famous for its silk works, temples and culture. The city which is declared as a municipal corporation is well-connected by roads and rails to all parts of India.