Dr. Sushanta Kumar Patra
Name: Dr. Sushanta Kumar Patra
Designation: Assistant Professor (Stage-III) & Coordinator
Qualification: M.A (History), M.A(AIHCA),M.Phil, Ph.D
Phone No.: 919437301262
E-mail ID: drskp08@gmail.com
Utkal University 2008 Ph.D. (Cont.)
Department: AIHCA
Art History and Iconography & Regional History of Odisha:
“ Manifestations of Siva in Odishan Art”
Utkal University 2000 M.Phil
Department: AIHCA
Field Archaeology: “A Study on Excavated Sites in the Coastal Belt of Odisha”.
Utkal University 1999 Masters Degree
Specialisation: Art and Architecture of Odisha.
Utkal University 1997 Masters Degree
M.A. History
Specialisation: Ancient Indian History.
Position Affiliating University/ or Organization/Place of work  with


Years / duration
Research Assistant Cum Co- Ordinator JD CENTRE of ART, Bhubaneswar Nov, 2007 to Sept, 2008.
Assistant Professor (Stage I) Department of AIHCA, Utkal University 22-04-2010 to 21-04-2014
Assistant Professor (Stage II) Department of AIHCA, Utkal University 22-04-2014 to 21-04-2020.
Assistant Professor (Stage III) Department of AIHCA, Utkal University 22-04-2020 to Continuing..

(i) Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals

Sl no Year of pub. Authors


Title of the paper Name of the     Journal Volume and page number Publisher ISSN Number

Impact factor if any

1 2004 S.K.Patra & B.Patra Archaeology and the Maritime History Orissa Historical Research Journal, Vol.XLVII. No.2


Odisha State Museum
2 2004 S.K.Patra Maritime Archaeology of Orissa- An Analysis Utkal Historical Research Journal Orissa History Congress Commemorative Volume


Dept. of History, Utkal University
3 2005 S.K.Patra Haripurgarh – An Archaeological Study The Journal of Odishan History Vol.XVII


Odisha History Congress ISSN. 22775560
4 2011 S.K.Patra Origin And Development of Saivism in Odisha The Journal of Odishan History Vol XXIV


Odisha History Congress ISSN. 22775560
5 2016 S.K.Patra Archaeological remains and Maritime Activities of Coastal Odisha Pratna Bharatam P.K. Mishra Fel. Vol. I


Kaveri Books ISBN- 9788174791917
6 2017 S.K.Patra Politico Cultural & Socio Economic conditions of Ancient Odisha: A Study on Excavation Journal of Odishan History Vol. XXIX


Odisha History Congress ISSN. 22775560




(ii) Books (Authored/Edited/Year of Publication/Press or Publishing House )

  1. IGNOU STUDY MATERIAL (EHI-3 Block5), ISBN:81-7091-807-3, Indian History From 8th to15th Century A.D., TRANSCRIPTION TO ODIA, Pages 1- 45.
  2. IGNOU STUDY MATERIAL (EHI-5 Block-8), ISBN 978-81-266-4142-0, Indian History From 18th to19th  Century A.D., TRANSCRIPTION TO ODIA, Pages 1 to 32.
  3. IGNOU STUDY MATERIAL (EHI-6 Block-5), ISBN 978-81-266-4131-4, History of China & Japan, TRANSCRIPTION TO ODIA, Pages 1 to 69.

(iii) Book Chapters:

1.      Archaeology and Maritime History of Ancient Orissa, Proceedings of the National Seminar – problem and Prospects of Maritime History,Pages 98-114.

  1. Archaeological remains and Maritime Activities of Coastal Odisha, Pratna Bharatam: Glory of Archaeology Art, Epigraphy and Protection of Cultural Heritage ISBN- 978-81-7479-191-7, Pg.160-165.

(iv)  Conference proceedings :

  • “Archaeology and the Maritime History of Ancient Orissa” in A. K. Pattanayak (Ed.) Maritime History of Orissa, Problem and Prospects (Proceedings of National Seminar), March 23- 24, 2002.
  • “Maritime Archaeology of Orissa- An Analysis” in Utkal Historical Research Journal (Orissa History Congress Commemorative Volume),
  • Bhubaneswar in History and Archaeology” in Proceedings of Odishan History Congress, XXVII, Annual Session, 2005.

“Manikapatana – An Archaeological Study”, in Kalinga Balijatra Special Issue, Paradeep Port, 2006.

  • Chief Speaker in The World Heritage Day Celebration At Archaeological Site Museum, Ratnagiri on 18th April,2011.
  • Acted as Rapporteur in the UGC Sponsored State level Seminar, Stallet Temples of Odisha, organized by Department of History, O.P.S. Mahavidyalaya Dhenkanal on 21 – 01 – 2012 to 23 – 01- 2012.
  • Judge for the Exhibition in History at Prabhuji English Medium School, Bhubaneswar on 14-11-2013.
  • Rapporteur in Section- A (Ancient Odisha) in 38th Session of Odisha history Congress on 28th-29yh January,2017. In the P.G.Department of History, Utkal university.
  • Acted as Chair Person in the National Seminar on Resisting Dominance: Situating Khurda in Early Anti-Colonial Resistance of 1804, organised by Department of History, Utkal University on 6th April,2019.
  • Act as Reourse Person for Two session of Content Enrichment Programme of the PGT’s in the subject of History at NLI , Konark on 14-11-2019.
  • Act as Reourse Person for Two session of Content Enrichment Programme of the PGT’s in the subject of History at NLI , Konark on 18-11-2019.
  • Distinction in Graduation Honours.
  • UGC – National Eligibility Test- June,1999 – July,2000.
  • Junior Research Fellowship for Doctoral Degree by Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi
  • Secretary, Utkal University Teachers’ Association,2015 .
  • Executive Body Member, Utkal University Teachers’ Association, 2014.
  • Executive Body member, Odisha History Congress Since 2014.
  • Vice- President, Odisha History Congress Session 2020 and 2021.


  • Members of Academic Bodies / Professional Associations
    • Member, Indian History Congress
    • Member, All India Oriental Conferences
    • Life member, Odisha History Congress
  • Extracurricular activities / contribution to campus or Institutional Life of the Univrsity.
    • Member, Board of Studies, AIHCA from2011 to 2018
    • Member, Board of Studies, M. A. in Tourism & Heritage Management , Since 2014 to 2018.
    • Member, Subject Research Committee, Master in Tourism and Herttage Management, 2015- 16.
    • Member, Board of Conducting Examinations, MTHM & Tourism since2014 to 2018.
    • Member , Re- Examine Committee, Utkal University Press, 2014.
    • Member, Board of Studies History Subject, Salepur Autonomous College, Since 2014 to 2017.
    • Scrutinizer for Examination, Utkal University of Culture in 2011.
    • Examiner, G. Course (History) DDCE, Utkal University, Since 2011.
    • Deputy Centre Superintendent, M.A. Private (History, Oriya, Hindi & M. Com) Examination, 2010.
    • Appointed as Observer for IGNOU, Term End Examination, June,2018. Secretary, Teacher’s Council Since 2013 to continuing……
    • Deputy Course Coordinator – MTHM, Utkal University, since 30-09-2010 to Continuing…..
    • Course Coordinator, CBCS, M.A in Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
    • Professor – in – Charge Utkal University, MSRC, Press from 2013 to 2016.
    • Superintendent, Madhusudan Chhatrabash, 24-06-2010 to 01-11-2011
    • Superintendent, Fakir Mohan Chhatrabash, 02-11-2011 to April, 2015.