The Khallikote Autonomous College, Berhampur, Orissa is one of the oldest educational institutions of India.
It was started as a school in 1856 in Berhampur and became an intermediate College in 1878.
Its earlier name was Native College. The present name Khallikote Autonomous College was conferred on it in 1893 in
token of the good gesture shown by Raja of Khallikote who donated 16.5 Acres of land. Degree classes in
Arts and Science were begun in 1944 and in Commerce and Mathematics were started from 1963 and in other
subjects in subsequent years under affiliation to Utkal University. The affiliation was transferred to
Berhampur University established in1967.The management of the college, until then under a private trust
named K. C. Trust managing Committee, was taken over by the government of Orissa in 1971. Autonomy was
conferred on it in 1990. This famous college has been accredited by NAAC, Bangalore with B+ grade in the
year 2003. In May 2006 the college has been accorded the status of ?CPE? College with Potential of Excellence
by the UGC. The college at present has 18 Departments. It runs 06 self-financing courses along with the
traditional courses. As on today this prestigious college is catering the needs of around 5000 students.