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Berhampur University M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2019

Updated On - November 2nd 2018

Berhampur Universityis a public university which was established on Janury 2, 1967. The University offers Research programs in over 16 different disciplines. The application form for research program is made available on the official website of the University by the end of the month of November every year. Interested candidates should send the filled-in application form to the University through Registered or Speed Post only. 

The general eligibility required to apply for M.Phil. and PhD program is a PG degree in a relevant discipline. However, there are certain specialized eligibility for different disciplines as well.

Candidates can get admission to the M.Phil courses through an entrance test followed by an interview conducted by the university. For admission to PhD courses, a candidate will have to appear for URET entrance test and an interview conducted by the Staff Council of the concerned Department. 


  • Mode of Application



    12th Apr, 2019 - 19th Jul, 2019

Important Dates

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce , M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts , M.Phil/Ph.D in Management & M.Phil/Ph.D in Education
Date of Notification 12th Apr, 2019
Commencement of downloading the prospectus and Submission of online application form 17th Apr, 2019
Last Date for Applying through online application form 08th May, 2019
Downloading of Admit cards by candidates 12th May, 2019
Entrance test for various subjects 17th - 20th May, 2019
Submission of self-attested 19th Jun, 2019
Publication of Provisional merit list 30th Jun, 2019
Downloading of Intimation letter 01st Jul, 2019
Submission original documents and requisite admission fee 16th Jul, 2019
Finalisation of admission 17th Jul, 2019
Commencement of classes 19th Jul, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

M.Phil. (Botany) & M.Phil. (Zoology)

A candidate must possess an M.Sc. degree in Life Science from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks in PG degree. The minimum marks required in qualifying examination for SC/ST candidates is 50%.

M.Phil. (Women Studies)

  • Candidate must possess a post graduation degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks for general candidates and 50% marks for candidates belonging to SC/ST category.
  • A Candidate must secure 50% marks in entrance test. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST need to score 40% marks in the netrance test.

M.Phil. (Marine Science)

Candidate must possess an MA/M.Sc/M.Com or any other equivalent examination from a recognized university with at least 55% marks for general candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST category candidates.

Ph.D. (Education) , Ph.D. (Political Science) & Ph.D. (Pharmacy)

  • Candidate must possess a master’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST and physically challenged candidates) from a recognized university.
  • College teachers and professionals with at least 48% marks at master’s level and with 15 years of experience are eligible for admission in Ph.D course.
  • Foreign national candidates should have prior security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs and approval of the Ministry of HRD, Government of India.

Application Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

The application form for admission to the M.Phil. and PhD program can be downloaded from the University website. Candidates can register themselves to the M.Phil course by submitting the fee of Rs. 1000/- (INR 1100 for Ph.D course) through DD only towards processing and entrance test fee, drawn in favour of the Head of the Department concerned for which admission is sought/Director, WSRC in case of M.Phil in Womens’ Studies, and payable at the SBI, Bhanja Bihar Berhampur-760007.  Candidates have to send the filled in application form along with all the documents to the head of the concerned department. In case of M.Phil in women studies the form will be sent to the Director Women’s Studies Research Centre. The forms must be sent via Speed Post or Registered Post. Forms will not be accepted if submitted in person. 


  1. Certificates and Mark Sheets of all examinations from H.S.C. to Master’s Degree.
  2. Certificate of teaching experience, if any.
  3. Copies of publications, if any.
  4. Conduct Certificate from the institution last attended.
  5. No objection certificate from the employer, if employed.
  6. Certificate in support of his/her claim against reserved quota (SC and ST) issued by competent Revenue Authority.
  7. Two self addressed envelopes of size 22 × 10 cm each affixed with postage stamps worth Rs. 25/- (rupees twenty-five) only.
  8. Original Bank Draft/Banker’s Cheque drawn in favour of Head of the Department (for which admission is sought)/Director, WSRC towards processing and entrance test fee.

Admission Process

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science , M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce & M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts

  • Selection of the candidate to M.Phil course is done on the basis of entrance test followed by an interview conducted by the university.
  • At the time of the interview a candidate will have to produce the original documents before the selection Committee for verification.
  • Selection of the candidate to the PhD courses is done on the basis of URET entrance test conducted by the university.

Enclosures required at the time of the interview:

  1. Three recent coloured stamp size photographs.
  2. T.C./College Leaving Certificate in original.
  3. Conduct Certificate in original from the Head of the Institution last attended.
  4. University Registration Receipt in original in case of students of Berhampur University.
  5. Migration Certificate in case of students of Universities other than Berhampur University.
  6. Relieve Order in original from the Employer for one year, if he/she is employed.
  7. A self-addressed envelope of size 22 × 10 cm affixed with postage stamps worth Rs.30/- (Rupees thirty only).
  8. A Bank Draft for the stipulated amount as mentioned in the intimation letter drawn on State Bank of India (Bhanja Bihar Branch, Code: 2107) payable to the Comptroller of finance, Berhampur university.
  9. Certificate from a recognized Medical Practitioner indicating Blood Group of the applicant.
  10. Duly filled in prescribed Affidavits (Annexure – I & II) in non-judicial stamp paper in original are to be submitted in case you are admitted.

The Program-wise Seat intake is given below:

Programmes under M.Phil course
Home Science12
IR & PM8
Political Science12
Women Studies8
Programmes under M.Phil marine science course
Marine Biology6

Admission Reservation

  • 13% seats are reserved for the candidates who belong to ST category and 9.5% seats are reserved for the candidates who belong to SC category.
  • 15% supernumerary seats are reserved for the foreign candidates.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



1 Comment
Ap Alok

How can I download MPhil form

03 Nov, 2018 01:46
Akansha Expert

Hi Alok, You may please check the official website to get the M Phil course Application form of the university.

03 Nov, 2018 11:08

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