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The Government of Orissa under the Section 32 of the Orissa University Act, 1989 ( Act 5 of 1989 ), established the North Orissa University and notified vide notification No. 880 dated 13th July 1998. The North Orissa University is included in the list of Universities maintained under section 2 ( f ) of the University Grants Commission Act 1956, to impart higher education in the Tribal base area of Northern Orissa.

The jurisdiction of the University extends over two districts, Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar. There are 80 affiliated colleges, both general and professional, catering to the demand of higher education.

The Honorable Governor of Orissa is the Chancellor of the University . Prof. S. P. Rath as the Vice Chancellor heads the University presently and the Syndicate acts as the highest executive body.

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North Orissa University Courses Offered

Regular Courses and Self – Financing Courses Offered by North Orissa University are :

Regular Courses

  • M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Botany
  • M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Chemistry
  • M.A. and M.Phil. in Economics
  • M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Physics
  • M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Zoology

Self – Financing Courses

  • M.Sc. Biotechnology
  • M.Sc. Wildlife and Biodiversity Conservation
  • M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing
  • Master in Computer Applications ( MCA )
  • Master in Business Administration ( MBA )
  • M.A / M.Sc. Anthropology and Tribal Studies
  • Master in Library & Information Science
  • Master of Laws ( LLM )
  • M.Sc. Remote Sensing & GIS
  • M.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology ( Honours )
  • Master of Finance and Control ( MFC )
  • Master in Personnel Management and Industrial relations ( PMIR )
  • M.Sc. Applied Geology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Master of Social Works ( MSW )

M.Phil in Self – Financing Courses

  • M.Phil. in Commerce
  • M.Phil. in Education
  • M.Phil. in Philosophy
  • M.Phil. in History
  • M.Phil. in Political Science
  • M.Phil. in Oriya
  • M.Phil. in Anthropology
  • M.Phil. in Sociology
  • M.Phil. in Sanskrit
  • M.Phil. in Public Administration

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North Orissa University Departments

  • Department of Bio informatics
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Computer Science & Application
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Law
  • Department of Library and Info Science
  • Department of Math And Computing
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of RS And GIS
  • Department of Anthropology & T.S
  • Department of Wildlife
  • Department of Zoology

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North Orissa University Affiliated College

  • MPC (A) College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Rairangpur College, Rairangpur, Mayurbhanj
  • Karanjia College, Karanjia, Mayurbhanj
  • Udala College, Udala, Mayurbhanj
  • Government Women’s College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • U.N.College, Nalagaja, Mayurbhanj
  • Seemanta Mahavidyalaya, Jharpokharia, Mayurbhanj
  • Jashipur College College, Jashipur, Mayurbhanj
  • Betnoti College, Betnoti, Mayurbhanj
  • Barsahi Panchayat Samiti College, Barsahi, Mayurbhanj
  • Chitrada College ,Chitrada, Mayurbhanj
  • Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Gadia, Mayurbhanj
  • Sahid Memorial Degree College, Manida, Mayurbhanj
  • Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Rairangpur, Mayurbhanj
  • B.B.College, Baiganbadia, Mayurbhanj
  • A.P. College, Raruan, Mayurbhanj
  • Dhirangi Lal Degree College, Bahalda, Mayurbhanj
  • Meghasani College, Nudadiha, Mayurbhanj
  • S.S. Mahavidyalaya, Kuamara, Mayurbhanj
  • Utkal Banani Snataka Mahavidyalaya, Chakasuliapada, Mayurbhanj
  • Kaptipada College, Kaptipada, Mayurbhanj
  • Laxmikanta College, Bangiriposi, Mayurbhanj
  • Sri Maa Mahila Mahilavidyalaya, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Indira Gandhi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Udala, Mayurbhanj
  • Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Puruna Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Sukruli College, Sukruli, Mayurbhanj
  • Panchayat Samiti Degree College, Suliapada, Mayurbhanj
  • Maa Basuli Mahavidyalaya, Thakurmunda, Mayurbhanj
  • Luipa Mahavidyalaya, Radho, Mayurbhanj
  • Mahatma Gandhi Mahavidyalaya, Baisinga, Mayurbhanj
  • Khunta Mahavidyalaya, Khunta, Mayurbhanj
  • Raghunath Mahavidyalaya, Kadadiha, Mayurbhanj
  • Sriram Chandra Bhanja +3 degree College, Ragdha, Mayurbhanj
  • Badampahad Degree College, Badampahad, Mayurbhanj
  • Kalinga College, Manada, Mayurbhanj
  • Bana Bhumi Mahavidyalaya, Rangamatia, Mayurbhanj
  • Panchapir +3 women’s College, Karanjia, Mayurbhanj
  • Jamda Anchalika Amhavidyalaya, Talagaon, Jamda, Mayurbhanj
  • Gorumohisani Iron College, Gorumohisani, Mayurbhanj
  • RDS Mahavidyalaya, Kundabai, Mayurbhanj
  • Baripada College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Kaptipada College, Nuasahi, Kaptipada

Technical Colleges

  • Utkal Mani Gopabandhu B.Ed. Training College, Takatpur , Baripada
  • Mayurbhanj Law College, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Mayurbhanj Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Mayurbhanj Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Baripada
  • North Orissa School of communication & Management Studies, Baripada
  • Seemanta Engineering College, Jharpokharia,Mayurbhanj
  • Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jharpokharia, Mayurbhanj
  • Regional College of Physical Education, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Mayurbhanj College of Accountancy & Management, Baripada, Mayurbhanj
  • Asutosh Maharaj College of Management and Technology, Baripada

Keonjhar District

General Colleges

  • Dharanidhar College ( A ), Keonjhar Garh, Keonjhar
  • Anandapur College, Anandapur, Keonjhar
  • C.S. College, Champua, Keonjhar
  • TT Mahavidyalaya, Ghatgaon, Keonjhar
  • Government Women’s College, Keonjhar Garh, Keonjhar
  • Barbil College, Barbil, Keonjhar
  • Kanaka Manjari women’s College, Anandapur,
  • Remuli College, Remuli, Keonjhar
  • Kusleswar Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Kochiahandi, Keonjhar
  • Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Hatadihi, Keonjhar
  • Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Swampatna, Keonjhar
  • BB Mahavidyalaya, Harichandanpur, Keonjhar
  • Charigarh Mahavidyalaya, Telkoi, Keonjhar
  • PS College, Jhumpura, Keonjhar
  • Joda Women’s College, Joda, Keonjhar
  • BT Women’s College, Chhenapadi, Keonjhar
  • Baula +3 degree College, Soro, Keonjhar
  • Mahapat Mahavidyalaya, Janghira, Keonjhar
  • Anchalika Mahavidyalaya, Padmapur, Keonjhar
  • Jagannath Mahavidyalaya, Nayagarh, Keonjhar
  • Patitapaban Mahavidyalaya, Sainkul, Keonjhar
  • Regional Degree College, Udaypur, Keonjhar
  • Dadhibaman College, Turumunga, Keonjhar
  • Salabani GP College, Salabani, Keonjhar
  • Laxmi Narayan Degree College, Pipilia, Keonjhar
  • Santosi Maa Regional College, Jharbelda, Keonjhar
  • Patteswar Mohavidyalaya, Suakati, Keonjhar

Technical Colleges

  • Anandapur Anchalika Training College, Fakirpur, Keonjhar
  • Keonjhar Law College, Keonjhar.


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North Orissa University Distance Education

North Orissa University was established with the objectives of providing quality professional education to all section of the students. With the advent of liberalization since 1991, the central and state Government are seriously reviewing and evaluating in the state of Higher Education especially in emerging fields. There is a mark shift in Government ‘s approach from regular campus higher education to Higher Education through distance learning mode. Most important aspect is the introduction of various professional.

Courses in distance learning mode to generate additional resources keeping in view the recent trends in the Indian industry. In this connection, the Department of Higher Education, Government of Orissa and the University Grants commission have advised the University to generate additional resources by offering distance learning courses and self financing courses, etc.

Distance Education Courses

  • MCA
  • MBA
  • BBA
  • BCA
  • Bachelor in Business Management
  • PG Diploma in Journalism & Mass Communication
  • M.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication
  • M.A. in Political Science
  • M.A. in Education
  • Education in Graduation / B.ed
  • Bachelor in Library & Inf. Science
  • PG Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS
  • PG Diploma in Wildlife Management
  • PG Diploma in Molecular Biology
  • M.A. in History
  • M.A. in Public Administration
  • M.A. in Sanskrit
  • M.A. in Oriya
  • M.A. in English
  • M.Com. in Commerce
  • M.A./ M.Sc in Anthropology
  • M.A. in Sociology
  • M.A. in Philosophy


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North Orissa University Contact Details
North Orissa University,
Baripada, Mayurbhanj,
Orissa – 757 003,
Fax : 06792 – 255127

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