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Berhampur University About Us

The Berhampur University came into existence on 2nd January 1967 being inaugurated by Dr. A.N. Khosla, the then Governor of Orissa and the first Chancellor of the University. The University was later shifted to the present site known as Bhanja Bihar, named after the celebrated poet of Orissa Kabisamrat Upendra Bhanja. Spreading over an area of about two hundred fifty acres the university is twelve kilometres and 5 kilometers away from the Berhampur City and Sea-beach of Gopalpur respectively.

The university has a wide area under its jurisdiction comprising the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Rayagada, Nowrangapur, Malkangiri, Kandhamala and Boudh. Eleven Government colleges, sixty two non Government colleges and twenty six professional technical colleges are affiliated to the university. To the credit of the university these institutes cater to the need of students in various subjects and disciplines such as Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Education, Medicine, Engineering, Pharmacology, Homoeopathy, Ayurveda, Nursing, Military Science, Library Science and Fine Arts.

There are twenty post-graduate departments in the university offering specialized subjects and M. Phil programs. Some of the faculties like Mass Communication, Tourism and Indian Monuments, Electronic Science, Computer Science, Marine Science, Military Science make the University stand apart from some other universities of the country.

The university has achieved great distinction in the academic world due to the qualitative and quantitative production of M. Phil., Ph.D., D. Literature and D. Sc degrees. So far many projects, major and minor funded by the U.G.C., I.C.S.S.R., C.S.I.R. and D.S.T. etc. have been completed. About two hundred fifty research oriented and text books have been published by the teachers. The university has the record of holding seminars and conferences every year apart from organizing weekly seminars in the departments. Several U.G.C. sponsored Refresher Courses / Orientation Programs / Summer Institutes are conducted in the university for the benefit of the university and college teachers.

With all such multifarious academic activities the university has so far received reciprocal recognition from many Indian universities. It is a permanent member of the Inter University Board of India and Sri Lanka as well as that of the Association of Common Wealth University of London. The University has got NAAC accrediation with a rating of B+.

At present the Campus has eight teaching blocks, eight hostels, a health centre, an Engineering Office, a guest house, an M.E. School, a High School / Junior College, a Library, a Museum – cum – Archival Cell, a landing ground, a Play ground, a Sports Council centre, a shopping complex, a Canteen, an S.B.I. Branch, a Post Office, three temples and an Administrative Building with a Distant Education Cell and a College Development Council.

On the whole for past many decades the university has remained as the symbol of glory and prosperity for the people of South Orissa. Though the university has completed 40 years and has carved for itself a place of pride in the academic map of the country, yet it has miles and miles ahead to go in the service of the students, scholars and society and the country at large

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Berhampur University Courses

Post – Graduate courses

  • M.Sc. in Botany
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry
  • M.Sc. in Electronic Science
  • M.Sc. in Marine Sciences
  • Oceanography
  • Marine Biology
  • M.Sc. in Physics
  • M.Sc. in Zoology
  • M.A / M.Sc. in Home Science ( Only for women )
  • M.A / M.Sc. in Mathematics
  • M.A. in Economics
  • M.A. in English
  • M.A. in History
  • M.A. in I.R. & P.M.
  • M.A. in Linguistics
  • M.A. in Mass Communication
  • M.A. in Oriya
  • M.A. in Political Science
  • Master of Business Administration ( MBA )
  • M.Com.
  • Master of Law ( LL.M. )
  • Master of Computer Application ( MCA )
  • Diploma Courses
  • Diploma in Tourism & Indian Monuments ( D.T.I.M. )
  • Diploma in Russian Language ( D.R.L. )

Self Financing Courses

  • M.Sc. in Bio – Technology
  • M.Tech. in Computer Science
  • M.Tech. in Electronic Information Systems
  • Master of Finance and Control
  • M.Pharm.
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacy
  • M.Sc. in Geophysics

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Berhampur University Department

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Marine Science
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Zoology
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Electronics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of History
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Oriya
  • Department of English
  • Department of Mass Communication
  • Department of Linguistic
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Law

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Berhampur University Affiliated College

  • M.K.C.G. Medical College
  • Nowranagapur College
  • Kotpad College
  • Balimela College
  • Malkangiri College
  • Vikram Dev College
  • Jeypore Women’s College
  • D.A.V. College
  • Rayagada College
  • Rayagada Women’s College
  • Gunupur College
  • Government Science College
  • Adivasi College
  • Kalinga Mahavidhyala
  • S.K.C.G. College
  • K.S.U.B. College
  • Savitri Women’s College
  • N.B.C. College
  • Science College
  • Niranjan Women’s College
  • Science College
  • Chikiti Mahavidhyala
  • Khemundi College
  • N.S.B. College
  • Tara Tarini College
  • R.C.M. Science College
  • Ganjam College
  • Women’s College
  • Government Science College
  • Kallikote Evening College
  • Kallikote College
  • Mahamaye Mahila Mahavidhyala
  • Bharathpati Mahavidhyala
  • City College
  • Jeevan Jyothi Mahavidhyala
  • Peoples College
  • Biswasray College
  • Similiguda College
  • L.N. Mahavidahlay
  • K.B. Science College
  • Polosora Science College
  • Konkorda College
  • Pendarni Mahavidhyala
  • Binyaka Archrya College
  • Gopalpur College
  • S.M.Government Women’s College
  • A.M.C.S. College
  • T.S.D. College
  • Anchalika Mahavidhyala
  • A.C.& A. College
  • Jagannath Mahavidhyala
  • Muniguda College
  • Ramanarayan Degree College
  • Maa Markama College
  • Indira Memorial College
  • Khetra Mohan SC. College
  • Meena Ketan Degree College
  • Panchayat College
  • Rushikuyla Degree College
  • R.G. Degree College
  • Women’s College
  • Bhairab College
  • Sindhadevi Mahavidhyala
  • A.D. Mahavidhyala
  • Keshpur College
  • Distance Education Centre
  • Science College
  • Sahid Bhagatsingh College
  • D.M. Science College
  • Panabeda Mahavidhyala
  • Belguntha Science College
  • Chatrapur Women’s College
  • Ramjee Mahavidhyala
  • Beleswar Mahavidhyala
  • Laxmipur College
  • Thayaramma Women’s College
  • K.I.G.M. College
  • Women’s College
  • Kandhamal Mahavidhyala
  • Udaya Pratap Science College
  • Biju Patnaik Women,s College
  • Anchalik Science College
  • Biju Patnaik College of Education
  • Biju Patnaik College
  • G.A. Mahavidhyala Kalimela
  • Gangeshwari Mahavidhyala
  • Hill Top College
  • N.S.B. College
  • Rushimal Mahavidhyala
  • Sunabeda Women’s College

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Berhampur University Distance Education About Us

The Distance Education Centre of Berhampur University, named after the late Raja Saheb Harihara Mardaraj of the erstwhile estate of Khallikote in the district of Ganjam came into existence in the year 1987 with the aim to provide educational facilities , particularly to those who can not pursue regular courses due to financial or other constraints. The Distance Education Centre now offers 27 ( Twenty seven ) Undergraduate / Post Graduate & Professional Courses. The students are selected for admission into MBA / MCA course through entrance test conducted by the Distance Education Centre for the purpose . The following courses are being conducted in DE Mode under Distance Education Centre

Berhampur University Distance Education Courses

  • Three Year Degree Course in Arts ( Gen./ Hon’s ) With Education as subject
  • Three Year Degree Course in Commerce ( Gen./ Hon’s )
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science.
  • M.A. in English
  • M.A. in Oriya
  • M.A. in History
  • M.A, in Political Science
  • M.A. in Economics
  • M.A. / M.Sc. Mathematics
  • M.A. in Education
  • M.A. in Public Administration
  • M.Com.
  • M.Sc. in Physics
  • M.Sc. in Chemistry
  • M.Sc. in Botany
  • M.Sc. in Zoology
  • M.Sc. in Marine Sciences
  • Biological Techniques /
  • Specimen Preservation
  • M.B.A
  • M.C.A
  • LL.M
  • P.G.Diploma in Computer Application
  • P.G.Diploma in Marketing Management
  • P.G.Diploma in Banking and Finance
  • P.G.Diploma in Industrial Safety & Environmental Management
  • Diploma in Yogic Science
  • P.G. Diploma in Communicative English
  • P.G.Diploma in Retail Management


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Berhampur University Contact Us

Berhampur University,
Berhampur – 760007,
Fax No. : + 91 – 680 – 2343633 ( Vice Chancellor ),
Tele Fax No. : + 91 – 680 – 2343234 ( Registrar ).

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.