The department has the following achievements in the recent past. Retired Prof. L.N. Sahoo was awarded emeritus fellowship by the UGC. Two students have cleared UGC-NET in the current academic session. Some of our students were also selected for national fellowships (INSPIRE, Rajiv Gandhi Fellowships) and also some were selected to pursue their higher educations in reputed organizations like IIPS (Mumbai), DRDO(New Delhi) and IIT(Bhubaneswar).