Ravenshaw, one of the premier educational institutions in the country, was established in 1868 in Cuttack, Odisha. After one hundred and forty years of eventful existence, it was converted into Ravenshaw University by an Act of the State Legislature on November 15, 2006.The University offers U.G., P.G., M.Phil., Ph. D Programmes on regular and self-financing mode. At present there are nine Schools with 26 Departments associated with them offering various programme.Thus, as one of the heritage educational institutions, and as a young university, Ravenshaw is a veritable blend of the old and the new. Candidates who are seeking admission in above said programme may check more details given below on this page.

Latest: Ravenshaw University has released the result of U.G. Programme. Candidates can check the same from Result page given in quick link.

Ravenshaw University Admission 2018

Ravenshaw University, Cuttack has issued notification for various UG, PG, MBA, MPhil, PhD programme. At present, the University has 29 Departments falling under 9 Schools. 25 Undergraduate Honours programmes and 33 Postgraduate courses are offered in nine Schools. Most of the Departments offer research degrees leading to M.Phil. and Ph.D./D.Sc./D.Litt. degrees. Some of these courses are Professional Courses and are offered in a self-financing mode. Get here complete details of Ravenshaw University Admission 2018 like courses, application process, eligibility Criteria, Selection Procedure etc.

Schedule of Ravenshaw University for UG Programme

Important Dates
Last Date for online application Form 15 Days from the date of publication of CHSE Odisha results.

Schedule of Ravenshaw University for Intergrated B.A. B.Ed and B.Sc B.Ed Programme

Important Dates
Last Date for online application Form 15 Days from the date of publication of CHSE Odisha results.

Schedule of Ravenshaw University for PG Programme

Important Dates
Last Date for Online Application 15 May 2018
Exam Schedule
1st Sitting  2nd Sitting  Date
 9AM – 11AM 2PM – 4PM
MBA Yoga 22 May 2018
Odia, Botany, English, ETC Applied Geology, Statistics, MITM,
Philosophy, Psychology
23 May 2018
Physics, Hindi, Sanskrit Commerce, Entrepreneurship,
Mathematics
24 May 2018
Economics, History, Computer Science, Sociology Applied Geography, Political Science, Education, Zoology 25 May 2018
Business Economics, Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry Rural Development, PG Diploma in Clinical Chemistry & Medical Biotechnology 26 May 2018
Journalism and Mass Communication, Biochemistry Biotechnology 27 May 2018

Schedule of Ravenshaw University for M.Phil and Ph.D programme

Important Events Dates
Last Date of Online Application 15 May 2018
Download of hall tickets 17 May 2018
Written Entrance Test 28 May 2018
M.Phil Entrance Examination Programmme Schedule
Subject/Course Time Date
Applied Geography, Applied Geology
Botany, Chemistry, Commerce,
Economics, Education, English, Hindi,
History, Mathematics, Odia, Philosophy,
Physics, Political Science, Psychology,
Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics, Zoology
9AM – 11AM 28 May 2018
Management (in commerce department) 2PM – 4PM 28 May 2018
Biotechnology, Computer Science 2PM – 4PM 28 May 2018

Note: There will be one entrance written examination for M.Phil and PhD programmes. The candidate who applies for both the programmes shall pay Rs 2, 000/- as application fee. His/her rank will be notified in both the programmes and viva voce will be conducted separately for both the programmes.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Undergraduate Programme

  • For B.A / BBA/ JMC – 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary) without the mark in extra optional, if any.
  • For B.Com.– 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in Compulsory English in the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary) without the mark in extra optional, if any.
  • For B.Sc.(IST)– 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary Science) without the mark in extra optional, if any or Three year Diploma in Engineering (with 50% marks) from an institution recognized by State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training, Odisha
  • For B.Sc.(ITM)– 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary (+2) Science with mathematics as a subject) without the mark in extra optional, if any or Three year Diploma in Engineering (with 50% marks) from an institution recognized by State Council of Technical Education and Vocational Training, Odisha.
  • For B.Sc. – 50% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination (Higher Secondary) without the mark in extra optional, if any. However, a student without Mathematics as optional subject cannot apply for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Statistics Honours and a student without Biology as optional subject cannot apply for Botany or Zoology Honours.

Eligibility for Integrated B.A.B.Ed And B.Sc. B.Ed Programme

The selection of candidate for the course will be made on the basis of career marks (HSC onwards).
For applicants in the General category, 50% of marks in the qualifying examination, i.e. Higher Secondary, without the extra optional, if any, is required to be eligible to apply for the course. However, the eligibility for ST and SC students is 45% of marks at the Higher Secondary level without the extra optional.

Eligibility for Postgraduate Programme

A student who was earlier admitted/ has passed one Postgraduate course in one subject from Ravenshaw University will not be allowed to apply for admission into another Undergraduate/ Postgraduate course in this University. If any such violation is detected later, the admission will stand cancelled.

  • Applied Geography, Applied Geology, Botany, Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Hindi, Sanskrit and Zoology: Admission into these subjects require at least a second class honours with minimum 50% marks in the concerned Honours subject/ or a minimum 50% marks in that concerned elective along with 50 % aggregate marks from a UGC/AICT recognized institute at Graduation level.
  • Education, English, History, Odia, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology: Admission into these subjects requires second class honours with minimum 50% marks in that Honours subject. However, those who don’t have Honours in that subject but have passed graduation with 50% or more in aggregate in any subject at graduation level from a UGC/AICTE recognized institution, are also eligible to apply.
  • Commerce: A student who is graduated from a UGC recognised institution in Commerce with 50% or more marks in Honours or with a minimum aggregate mark of 50% at B.Com level (if she/he does not have Honours in Commerce) is eligible to apply for M.Com programme
  • Statistics: A student who is graduated from a UGC/AICT recognised institution with a) 50% or more marks at Honours in Statistics or Mathematics or, b) 50% or more marks with Statistics or Mathematics as elective subject along with an aggregate mark of 50% or more at undergraduate level, is eligible.
  • Biotechnology: Honours in Biotechnology, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry or any other subject relating to Life Sciences with minimum 50% marks.
  • Computer Science and Information Technology Management (ITM): Honours in Computer Science / ITM / IST or B.Tech. in Computer Science/ IT / Electronics / BCA with minimum 50% marks.
  • Electronics and Telecommunication (ETC): Any Science graduate with 50% or more in aggregate or B.Tech. in CSE, IT, ECE, ETC and EEE is eligible for M.Sc. ETC programme.
  • Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), Rural Development and Business Economics, Masters in Yoga: Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in honours or 50% in aggregate (for students having no honours).
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA): Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in honours or 50% in aggregate (for students having no honours).
  • Entrepreneurship: Graduate from a UGC/AICT recognized institute with a minimum 50% marks in B.Com with Honours or 50% aggregate marks in B.Com without Honours.
  • Yoga: A student who is graduated from a UGC recognised institution with 50% or more marks in Honours or in aggregate is eligible for Yoga programme.
  • MA in Business Economics: Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in honours or 50% in aggregate (for students having no honours).
  • M.Sc. in Biochemistry: Science Graduate with 50 % aggregate mark with biology as a subject at intermediate level.
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Biochemistry and Medical Biotechnology: B.Sc. in any branch of Science with minimum 50 % marks along with Biology at +2 (intermediate) level.

Eligibility for M.Phil Programme

  • Candidates for admission to the M.Phil. programme should have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.

Eligibility for Ph.D Programme

  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall have a Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/Differently-Abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the University from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
  • A person whose M.Phil. dissertation has been evaluated and the viva-voce is pending may be admitted to the Ph.D. programme of the same Institution.
  • Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.
  • In addition to the above, in order to be called for Stage 2 of the Selection Process, an applicant must also fulfill any one of the following conditions:
    (i) Successful clearance of the written part of Research Eligibility Test (RET). A candidate should secure a minimum of 50% marks in written examination to qualify for the interview.
    (ii) Qualification of any of the following examinations: NET/JRF (conducted by UGC/CSIR/DBT/other national tests with eligibility for research), SLET, GATE or INSPIRE Fellowship, Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship, Maulana Azad Fellowship, UGC National Fellowship for OBC candidates etc.
    (iii) Possession of an M.Phil. degree from any university recognized by the UGC, complete with course work having minimum 300 marks or 24 credits, including a review work or a dissertation.
  • For Computer Science a student having M.Sc. or an equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks or an equivalent grade OR M.Tech./M.E./MCA/MBA/ or an equivalent degree with minimum 55% marks or an equivalent grade is eligible.

Application Form

Candidates should read the Prospectus carefully before filling up of the Application Form and ensure their eligibility for the Programme/Course they are applying for. At the time of admission all the documents will be verified. If at the time of verification any incorrect data like mark secured, total marks, weightage claimed/ reservation category, etc. are detected, then the rank of the applicant will be changed accordingly. The Admission Committee of the University may also reject the application of the candidates who provide incorrect data. The candidate is solely responsible for any wrong information provided in the application form which is liable to be cancelled. Candidates can apply online on the official website or from Application foam page given in quick links

Application form for all Programme

Candidates seeking admission into different programme of the University shall submit online application available in the Ravenshaw University Website ‘www.ravenshawuniversity.ac.in’ at the link ‘ADMISSION – 2018′.

  • All applicants should have a valid email ID before applying for admission into UG courses. Applicants are required to attach a self attested scanned copy of the 12th/ +2 marksheet with the online application form. Therefore the applicants should keep ready scanned copies of a passport size photograph, 12th/ +2 marksheet and signature before filling up the online application form. All communications from the University to the candidates will be through website.
  • Applicants are required to fill all the entries in the online registration form before pressing the submit button. The applicants are required to pay the Application Fee after submitting application online.
  • After submission of the application online, candidates are required to take a printout of the application form, which will be submitted at the time of admission, in case the candidate is selected.

Note: Application Candidates who desire to apply for more than one UG course are required to apply separately.

Application fee:

Course Fee
UG Rs. 300/-
Intergrated B.A. B.Ed and B.Sc B.Ed Rs. 500/-
M.Phil Rs. 500/-
Ph.D Rs. 1500/-

Note: Without successful payment of fees, application form is incomplete and form will be rejected.

Admit Card

Admit card will be release by the university once the whole application form process gets over. Candidates are required to bring the admit card to the Entrance Examination Centre. Candidates are required to bring at least one ID Proof such as Voter Identity Card/ Aadhaar/ Driving License or any other recognized proof. Candidates will bring their own pen/pencil(if required) etc,but no mobile phone and other gadgets will be allowed inside the hall.

Examination Pattern

There will be different pattern for different programme as decided by Ravenshaw University. Canidadates can check the detailed exam pattern from below.

For PG programme

Multiple choice questions will be set in the Entrance Test. The responses to the questions shall be made on the OMR sheet by darkening the relevant oval in blue or black ball point pen. The duration of Entrance Test shall be of two hours. There shall be 100 questions and all are compulsory, each carrying one mark. There is negative marking in the entrance test. For each wrong answer 0.25 mark will be deducted.

For M.Phil programme

Stage 1 Written component of Entrance Test
The written Entrance Test will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) of 100 marks of two hours’ duration,. 50% of these MCQs will be from Research Methodology and the other 50% will be from the concerned/allied subjects. Time duration of written test is 2 hours. There will be no negative marks. To qualify for interview, the candidate must obtain at least 50 % marks in written component.

Stage 2 Assessment of analytical-cum-Research Aptitude (Interview)
The qualified candidates shall appear for a written test (subjective pattern) before they are interviewed by the concerned department DRC. The objective is to assess the writing and analytical skill of the candidates on the date of interview at 10 AM. In the interview with DRC, besides subject, the candidate is also expected to discuss their research interest/area before the Department Research Committee. The candidate is to bring a brief write up (500 words) on his/her area of research interest.

For Ph.D programme

Written component of Entrance test
The written Entrance Test will consist of MCQs of 100 marks of two hours’ duration, based on the PG level course of Ravenshaw University. 50% of these MCQs will be from Research Methodology and the other 50% will be from the concerned/allied subjects. Time duration of written test is 2 hours. There will be no negative marks. To qualify for interview, the candidate must obtain at least 50 % marks in written component.

Stage 2 Assessment of analytical-cum-Research Aptitude (Interview)
The qualified candidates shall appear for a written test (subjective pattern) before they are interviewed by the concerned department DRC. The objective is to assess the writing and analytical skill of the candidate on the date of interview at 10 AM. In the interview with DRC, besides subject, the candidate is also expected to discuss their research interest/area before the Department Research Committee. The candidate is expected to bring a research proposal of his/her research interest in 2000 words.

Examination Centre

There will be only one examination centre(Ravenshaw University Campus) for all the entrance test of different programme. The candidates are requested to report at the examination centre (Ravenshaw University Campus) at least one hour before the commencement of examination.

Merit list

Merit list will be prepared by the university once the examination process gets over successfully. Merit list will be published at the university website and the notice board of the university. As soon as university release the merit list of different programme, we will upload it here on this page.

Note: For more information regarding merit list, Candidates may check the official brochure given below on this page.

Counselling

After merit list, counselling process will start. No seperate intimation shall be issued to the candiadtes for attending counselling/admission. The provisionally selected candidates will be required to take admission on the day of admission. No extension of date of admission is allowed. If a provisionally selected candidate fails to submit the required documents and admission fees on the specified dates of counseling, the claim for admission shall be forfeited. However, three days time will be given for wait-listed candidates only for the submission of CLC/TC, provided the candidate submits the proof of her/his admission in any other university/college.

Note: For more details about counselling, candidates can refer to the official brochure of the university.

Official website: www.ravenshawuniversity.ac.in

For Detailed Information regarding Ravenshaw University Admission 2018 – Download Information Brochure

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