Saswati Subhra Das, president of the students' union of S.B.R. Government Women's College in the city, won the prestigious “Vice-Chancellor's Cup Inter-College Debate Competition-2010” which was held on the university campus in collaboration with the Orissa State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA).

M. Sonam Patro of Khallikote Autonomous College and Kabiraj Sahu of PG Department of Marine Science of Berhampur University were adjudged second and third respectively.