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Berhampur University Distance Education 2016 – Berhampur University, Harihar Mardaraj Distance Education Centre, has released notification for admission to the 3-Year Degree Courses in Arts & Commerce (General and Honours), Science (Honours) and Post Graduate and Professional Courses for the academic year 2016-2017. The complete detail of Berhampur University Distance Education 2016 such as course details, application form, eligibility criteria, admission process etc. are given below.

Note : It is for information of all concerned that the date of spot admission for M.Sc. Botany 2016-17 under DE Mode as scheduled on 16 Aug 2016 is hereby postponed to 29 Aug 2016 in view of Odisha Bundh call given by Political Parties. The other dates as scheduled remains unchanged.

Berhampur University Distance Education 2016

Berhampur University, Harihar Mardaraj Distance Education Centre offers admission in the following courses for the year 2016.

Courses Offered

  • Degree Course : Three Year Degree Courses in Arts (Pass & Hons.); Commerce (Pass & Hons.) & Science (Hons)
  • Post Graduate Courses in Arts : English, Odia, Mathematics, Education, Economics, History, Political Science and Public Administration
  • Post Graduate Course in Commerce : M.Com.
  • Post Graduate Course in Science : Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Marine Science  (i. Oceanography and ii. Marine Biology)
  • Diploma & Post Graduate Diploma Courses :  Computer Application, Marketing Management, Banking & Finance, Communicative English, Yogic Science, Library Automation and Networking.
  • Professional Courses (Two Years) : MBA, LL.M. and M.C.A. (Lateral Entry)
  • Professional Courses (One Year) : Bachelor of Library & Information Science (BLIS) and Master of Library & Information Science (MLIS)

Schedule for the Berhampur University Distance Education Admission 2016 is given below.

Events Dates
Date of Uploading/ Availability of Application Form 01 July 2016
Last Date of Recepit of duly filled-in Application Form
and Processing-Cum-Application Fee
09 Aug 2016 – UG courses
09 Sep 2016 – PG Courses
Date and Time of Entrance Test for Admission into MBA 02 Oct 2016
(10:30 am to 12:30 pm)

Application Form

Application form for admission into various UG and PG courses can be downloaded from the Berhampur University website at in PDF form. The downloaded prescribed Application Form duly filled in their own handwriting and complete in all respects along with the payment of fees. The candidates seeking admission to following courses have to send the following by Registered Post/Speed Post to the Director, Harihara Mardaraj Distance Education Centre, Berhampur University, Berhampur-760 007, Ganjam, Odisha on or before last date.

Courses Prospectus cum Application Form
UG Courses Process is over…!!!
PG & Professional Courses Download

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for UG Courses – Any person, who has passed the Higher Secondary Examination of the Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha or any other qualifying examination recognized by the Academic Council of CHSE, Odisha and Berhampur University as equivalent thereto may be admitted into the First Year of the Bachelor of Arts or Commerce (General or Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) Courses and the admission shall be subject to Regulations of Berhampur University.

Eligibility Criteria for PG Courses – 

Admission Procedure

For UG Courses

Eligible applicants will be admitted to the course. Failure to produce any document shall disqualify an applicant from taking admission. All original documents (including SLC/CLC/TC and Conduct Certificate) will be returned to the candidates soon after spot admission is over on the same day. Admission into the course shall be as per the Rules of Admission of Berhampur University and in conformity with the minimum standard of instructions prescribed by the University Grants Commission as amended from time to time. The student will have the freedom to choose subjects only from the list of subjects/streams prescribed by the Distance Education Centre.

All admissions are provisional which can be cancelled at any time by the Centre for any valid reason such as misconduct, forgery, etc.

Schedule for Spot Admission for UG Courses

The candidates are advised to come for the spot admission according to the INDEX NUMBER allotted to them in the Berhampur University website at by 25 Aug 2016 as per the following scheduled dates during the office hours without fail. The list of Index numbers shall be available in the University Website by 25 Aug 2016 for admission.

For PG Courses

Admission to the courses will be made purely on the basis of merit. For MBA course the merit shall be determined on the basis of marks secured at the Entrance Test. Admission into LL. M. shall be done on the basis of merit (determined on the basis of aggregate marks secured in the LL. B/ B. L. Examination). Admission into M.C.A. (Lateral Entry) shall be done on the basis of merit (determined on the basis of aggregate marks secured in the B.C.A./B.Sc. Comp. Sc. Examination). All original documents will be returned to the candidates seeking Spot Admission on the same day on the spot after verification. To the candidates seeking Postal Admission all original documents will be returned by Registered Post / Speed Post along with admission letter in due course after verification. Hence, candidates submitting applications for Postal Admission are advised to keep sufficient number of attested copies of certificates and mark sheets for their use as it may take two or three months to return the documents after verification.

In case of the candidates applying for admission into the LL.M (64 seats) and M.C.A (Lateral Entry, 30 seats) courses all the original documents of those who report for Spot Admission will be verified on the dates stated in Schedule. All original documents except the Demand Drafts towards Processing-cum-Application Fee and Total Admission Fee, will be returned to the candidates on the same day on the spot after verification. However, because of limited seats, the final admission shall be done after the last date of receipt of applications according to merit determined for all applicants (i.e. candidates who have reported for the spot verification of documents and candidates who have submitted applications along with original documents by post). The candidates will be informed after the admissions to these courses are finalized.

Running of a course shall be decided on the basis of viability of each course, (depending upon the number of candidates applied for admission into a course). Ordinarily 10 (ten) would be the minimum number of students required per course to run the course.

The applicants seeking admission into Post-Graduate courses are advised to carefully follow the annexures attached with the prospectus while filling up the special paper titles in the Admission Application Form as well as in the examination form.

Spot Admission for PG Courses

The candidates can come over to the Harihar Mardaraj Distance Education Centre in the Berhampur University Campus, Bhanja Bihar on the dates specified for their Courses in Schedule during office hours and submit the downloaded prescribed Application Form duly filled in their own handwriting and complete in all respects along with documents and fees paid for admission.

Schedule for Spot Admission for PG Courses

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