Created by an Act (No. 4 of 2010) of the Odisha Legislative Assembly, Centurion University of Technology and Management is notified by the Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha vide Gazette publications No. 2160, dated December 24, 2010 and No. 338, dated February 11, 2011.
Centurion University is a State Private University and is empowered to award degree as specified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 22 of the UGC Act 1956. In pursuance of Section 8 and 9 of the Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha Act, 2010, the Centurion University is allowed to set up its campus/centres in other States of the country for furtherance of its objectives in conformity with the UGC Regulation.
Government of Odisha has issued a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to Centurion University to operate outside Odisha, subject to UGC conditions.
Andhra Pradesh Government has issued NOC to Centurion University, Odisha as well as approved its campus in Andhra Pradesh.
Centurion University, being a full-fledged State University, does not need any prior approvals from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for its courses.
Centurion University has all the legal approvals for courses like Pharmacy and Architecture or any other course where such approvals are mandatory.