Berhampur University was a public university on 2 January 1967. It was inaugurated by Dr. A.N. Khosla, the then Governor of Odisha. It has been approved by UGC and has NAAC ‘A’ accreditation certificate.The University seeks to take long strides in harnessing the outcome of teaching and research in various fields by way of ensuring inclusive growth and thereby to prove itself to be a centre of excellence in the domain of higher education.The University is a centre for Regional Studies and dedicated primarily to the study of Bhanja literature in Orissa.

Latest Updates:

  • The last date for the Berhampur University B.Ed program is extended up to November 16, 2020. Earlier the last date for submission of online application was scheduled for October 20, 2020. 
  • Also, applications for the LLB program were made available from September 3, 2020, and the last date to submit the application form was scheduled for October 3, 2020. The classes for the LLB program will commence from December 1, 2020. The selection of students for admission will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the previous qualifying examination.
  • Admission to the B.Tech and MBA program is based on OJEE 2020 scores. The counseling for the same ended on October 12, 2020. The mock seat allotment will start from October 21, 2020.

Berhampur University Admission 2020

Event Dates
Online application for B.Ed program begins September 27, 2020
Last date to apply for the B.Ed program  November 16, 2020
Online application for the LLB program begins September 3, 2020
Last date to apply for the LLB program October 3, 2020
Admission dates for the LLB program To be notified
Last date of admission for the LLB program To be notified
Commencement of classes for the LLB program December 1, 2020
OJEE 2020 exam dates MBA: October 17, 2020
B.Tech: October 19, 2020
OJEE 2020 counseling start date October 12, 2020
Last date of counseling November 15, 2020

The University offers more than 20 postgraduate programs in different streams. Along with postgraduate courses, the university also offers higher education degrees like M.Phil. and Ph.D. Courses.The university provides undergraduate Courses through its distance learning program only inHarihara Mardaraj Distance Education Centre (HM-DEC).

Admissions for PG courses are done on the basis of entrance exams conducted by the university/state statutory body.

Berhampur University Highlights

Following are the Highlights of Berhampur University:

Established 1967
Name of University Berhampur University
University Type State University
Approved by UGC
Accredited by NAAC
Admission Criteria Merit Based and Entrance Test
Application Mode Online
Official Website

Berhampur University Courses Offered

The University offers B.Ed., LLB, MA, MBA, MCA, M.Com.,M.Sc.,M. Tech., MFC, MSW, M. Pharm., LLM,PGDM, PGDTIM, Ph.D., M.Phil., D.Litt., D.Sc., Diploma Courses with many Specializations. These all are Non-Distance Courses. The Key Details of all the Courses have been tabulated below:

Courses Details
LLB Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation.
MA Duration: 2 Years
Specializations: Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, Odia, Journalism and Mass Communication, History, Political Science, Economics, English, Mathematics, Linguistics, Home Science
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation.
MBA Duration: 2 Years
Specializations: Financial Management, General
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation with a minimum of 50% marks and must have qualified OBJEE.
M.Com. Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation.
M.Sc. Duration: 2 Years
Specializations: Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Physics, Mathematics, Home Science, Oceanography, Geophysics, Electronic Science, Marine Biology, Marine Science
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation.
M. Tech. Duration: 2 Years
Specializations: Computer Science, Electronic Information System
Eligibility: Candidate must have completed Graduation.
Ph.D. Duration: 3 Years
Specializations: Pharmacy, Commerce, Law, Journalism & Mass Communication, English, Botany, Zoology, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, Management Studies, Mathematics, Political Science, Economics, Computer Science, Physics, History, Marine Biology, Oriya, Electronic Science, Linguistics, Women Studies, Chemistry, Home Science, Marine Science
Eligibility: Candidate must have a Master’s Degree with a minimum of 55% marks.

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Berhampur University Admission

Selection Criteria:

Admission for PG courses is done via the state level entrance examination-CPET. However, for the courses of Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Computer Applications, and Masters in Pharmacy admission is done on the basis of marks scored in the OBJEE Joint Entrance Examination.

How to Apply?

  • Students need to fill out the CAF(Common Application Form) available on the website
  • Appear for the entrance examination of CPET 2020.
  • After the declaration of the result, attend the counselling, sessions as per the schedule.
  • The merit list is prepared by combining 30%(career marks) and 70% of marks scored in the entrance examination.
  • Application fees for the General category candidate are Rs. 500 per subject and for SC/ST, it is Rs. 300 per subject.

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Berhampur University Placements

Berhampur University provides ample opportunities for students to undergo internships and entrepreneurship. Many renowned companies like ICICI Banks, Amul India, Zebronics, Mahindra Bank, V-Mart, Wipro, TCS, etc. pay a visit to the campus. Students receive an average annual package of around 3-4 lakhs per annum.

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Berhampur University Scholarships

The meritorious students are facilitated with Scholarship programs as a benchmark of their hard work.Following are the names of some of the scholarship programs being run under the curriculum of the University:

  • National Scholarship
  • National Loan Scholarship
  • Post Matric Scholarship
  • PG Merit Scholarship

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Berhampur University Facilities

Following are the facilities of Berhampur University:

  • Library: It is a 4-storey building having four main sections. Currently, R.P. Padhi Library is having over 1,48,721 volumes of books and other resources like popular magazines, print journals, theses and reports in Science & Technology, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences. Besides these users of R.P. Padhi Library is accessing 2,03,600 of e-books, e-journals and other electronic reading materials through ProQuest Database.
  • Sports Facilities: Extracurricular activities empower students to make their own active decisions and also help them to gain an accurate experience, skills, and confidence to lead them on the path of their future. It is truly considered that through participation in sports and different games, students learn co-operation, teamwork, leadership methods and time management. Games also help students by discovering their hidden talents with the engagement in such activities.Students learn to interact with different people and gain knowledge about many things outside their own environment.
  • Hostel: The University has Hostel facility which provides good hostel accommodation for the students. At present there are thirteen hostels inside the campus out of which Six for boys. All are well furnished & well maintained. Every hostel has a common room where borders are provided with newspapers, periodicals and television, inverters etc. Multi-Gyms are provided to the hostels to make all fit and healthy. Mess facility along with fresh and hygienic food is available for the borders.All Ladies hostels are in within one boundary and provided with matrons and adequate security.
  • Medical Facilities: The University has a health centre with a first aid facility for the students. The University Health Centre was established in the year 1979 to meet the health care needs of the students and residents of the university campus. The Heath Centre has facilities for providing preventive and curative Health Care with both allopathic and Homeopathic treatment. Further, the service is not only extended to students, staff and their family members but also to the general public in the neighbouring villages as there are no medical facilities available nearby to treat the patients.
  • Auditorium: The University has an auditorium facility for events and seminar.
  • Gym: The University has a Gym facility for the students. The sports complex is equipped with a gym and with the latest fitness equipment.
  • Cafeteria: The University has a canteen facility for staff and students. A central canteen for the students with capacity about 50 was started in the year 1980. It is managed by private firms approved by the University authority. It works throughout the week. It provides meals (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) and snacks.
  • Laboratories: The University has a departmental based laboratories facility for the students.

Berhampur University Faculty

The students in the college campus are trained by research Scholars with high-class education and knowledge. Following is the Faculty details:

  • Chancellor: Governor of Odisha
  • Vice-Chancellor: Govind J Chakrapani
  • Total Faculty: 100+

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Berhampur University FAQs

Ques. What are the UG courses offered at Berhampur University?

Ans. Berhampur University does not offer UG courses on campus. Government and Autonomous colleges coming under Berhampur University offer UG courses in various streams.

Ques. What are the documents required for availing of the reservation offered in seats in Berhampur University?

Ans. It depends upon the category under which you are availing of the reservation category. Reservation based on categories needs a category certificate specifying the details required for availing reservation. The certificate needs to be signed by an officer not lower than the rank of the Tehsildar.

Ques. Can Application fee for the Courses in Berhampur University be paid via a demand draft?

Ans. Application fees have to be paid in online mode only. Once paid, the fees cannot be refunded back.

Ques. How are the placements at Berhampur University?

Ans. Berhampur University has a dedicated placement cell. Many renowned companies come for the recruitment process on the campus. Placement packages depend upon the calibre and potential of the candidate. Packages offered to vary as per the department also.

Ques. Are there any projects offered by Berhampur University?

Ans. Berhampur University has undergone many projects in 2019. Some of the projects undergone by various departments in the University are:
  • Department of Marine Sciences: “Environmental Monitoring of Gopular Port”.
  • Department of Botany: “Exploring Phytocompounds as Antiviral Agents”.
  • Department of Chemistry: “N-heterocycle based Indolizidine Natural Development.”
  • Department of Zoology: “Bioinformatics Infrastructure facilities.”
  • Department of Electronic Sciences: “Physical Modelling of Turi”.
  • Department of Linguistics: “Indigenous and Endangered Languages.”

Ques. What is the seat reservation criteria in Berhampur University?

Ans. The entrance exam conducted for admission follows reservation policy as per the latest guidelines followed by the Government of Odisha.

38.75% of seats are reserved for SC/ST candidates, out of which SC category students get 16.25% and ST candidates get about 22.5% reservation in the entrance examination. 5% of the total seat intake is sanctioned to the PWD category candidates. Candidates coming under Defence Personnel, Ex-serviceman, and Children of Martyrs are sanctioned 1% of the total seats offered.

  • Along with it, students participating at the National level in NSS/NCC/Sports have entitled a total of 5% extra weightage at the degree level or equivalent exam.
  • Candidates participating at the state level in NCC/NSS/Sports attain a total of 3% extra weightage in the marks scored at degree level or equivalent.