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MCA Lateral Entry, Sambalpur University

A candidate holding a diploma degree who plans to pursue their post graduation in MCA can join the 3rd semester of the course through the lateral entry scheme. In order to get admission for this program, the candidates need to write a State level entrance test. The entrance procedure of the course will be done according to the rules and provisions of the Sambalpur University.


Those candidates who are eligible to apply for the lateral entry scheme of the MCA course must have completed.

  • PGDIT or PGDCA from a recognized University
  • DOEACC examination’s ‘A’ level certification subsequent to graduation
  • B.Sc Computer Science, B.Sc Information Technology or BCA.

Reservation in Sambalpur University

Out of the available number of seats, few seats will be allotted to the students of the lateral entry scheme. As there is a tough competition for this exam, the students need to score above 60 per cent in order to get admission for this course.

How to Apply

Students who are planning to join the course through the lateral entry scheme needs to write an entrance exam which will be carried out by the Sambalpur University. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. Questions will be asked from subjects like English Comprehension, Mathematics and Mental Ability. The syllabus for the exam is of class 12. The students can get the application forms from the counter of the Sambalpur University. Students can also download the forms from the university website. They can also get it by post too.

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Sambalpur University PhD Programme Admission 2012

Sambalpur University, Sambalpur invites application for Ph.D programme commencing in the session 2012.

The Ph.D Programmes are offered in :

  • Anthropology
  • Home Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Botany
  • Life Science
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Odia
  • Economics
  • English
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Geology
  • Management
  • Ayurvedic
  • Education
  • Sanskrit
  • Psychology

Eligibility :

Candidates should have a Master’s degree in relevant discipline from a recognised university.

How to Apply:

  • The application form can be downloaded from the official website of
  • Application form can also be obtained from the Office of the P.G. Council, Sambalpur University by paying ₹ 500 / – in cash.

Important Dates :

  • Last date for the submission of application form is 25th August, 2012.
  • Entrance Exam will be held on 30th September, 2012.

Contact Details :

Sambalpur University,
Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur,
Orissa – 768019.
Phone : 0663 – 2430157.


JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.