The College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda, under the Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT), Bhubaneswar was established in the year 1981. It is the 5th Fisheries College of India and first one in Eastern India. The College is situated at Rangeilunda adjacent to the Regional Institute for Training on Extension and is in the vicinity of Berhampur University, Bhanja Bihar. The campus is 6 km away from Gopalpur-on-sea, spreading over an area of Ac. 20.605 dc acres, the campus is calm and peaceful. It is well connected to the nearest town Berhampur by road thorough National and State Highways in addition to rail linking northern and southern Indian.
The mandate of the College is to produce professional manpower in Fisheries Science at B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. and Ph.D. levels; to carry out need based research and generate improved technologies in fisheries sector and also to disseminate the science and technology in aquaculture, fisheries and post-harvest technology to the farmers, fishermen and rural/urban unemployed youths through extension education.