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Berhampur University Odisha MPhil Admission 2016

Berhampur University M.Phil Admission January 2016

Applications in the prescribed forms are invited for admission into M.Phil courses commencing in January 2016 in the following subjects at Berhampur University. The notification for Berhampur University Odisha MPhil Admission 2016 has been announced.

Important Dates

Date of Notification: 02nd November 2015

Last Date of Receiving the Printout of the Downloaded Application Duly Filled in along with required documents including Fee: 02nd December 2015

Date of Entrance Test: 13th December 2015 (Sunday, 11.00 am to 01.00 pm)

Date of all Science Subjects (Botany, Physics, Chemistry, Marine Sciences, Zoology): 16th December 2015 (Wednesday, 12.00 noon onwards)

Date of Women Studies: 19th December 2015 (12.00 noon onwards)

Last Date for Publication of Results: 21st December 15

Last, Date for Sending of Intimation letter to the selected 1st & 2nd list Candidates: 22nd December 2015

Last Date for Receiving the Fees & Other documents in the respective Dept./ Centre: 04th January 2016

Last Date for Finalization of Admission: 05th January 2016

Commencement of Classes: 06th January 2016

M.Phil Courses

Names of the Depts. /Centre where M.Phil Course is offered and number of seats available in each Dept./Centre

Botany (12 seats), Chemistry (08 seats), Commerce (12 seats), Economics (12 seats), English (08 seats), History (12 seats), Home Science (12 seats), Industrial Relations and Personal Management (12 seats), Marine Sciences (a) Oceanography (06 seats) (b) Marine Biology (06 seats), Mathematics (08 seats), Odia (16 seats), Physics (08 seats), Political Science (12 seats), Zoology (12 seats), Women’s Studies (08 seats)


The M.Phil Course shall be of one-year duration (i.e. calendar year); it shall comprise of two semesters

Eligibility Criteria

(a) A candidate who has passed the MA/M.Sc/M.Com or any other examination recognized by the Berhampur University as equivalent thereto, with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (50% of marks or equivalent grade for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories) is eligible for admission into the M.Phil course in that subject

(b) M.Phil in Women’s Studies: A candidate having a Post-Graduate degree from Berhampur University or from any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks or equivalent grade (50% of marks or equivalent grade for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories) is eligible for admission

Selection Criteria

Admission into all M.Phil Courses shall be done by taking account the marks secured by candidates in the Entrance (Written) Test, Career Marks, and marks secured in Viva Voce/ Interview

The Entrance (Written) Test shall comprise of 60 marks of two-hour duration as follows: The Question Paper shall cover all the papers taught at the Post-Graduate level of the concerned subject of Berhampur University

Entrance (Written Test): 60 – (i) 30 Marks for 05 Descriptive Type Questions, each carrying 06 marks; (ii) 30 marks for 15 Short-answer Type Questions, each carrying 2 marks; grand total – 100 marks


SC/ST – 38.75% of the seats in each of the subjects are reserved for candidates belonging to the SC (22.5%) and the ST (16.25%)

How to Apply

Application forms are to be down loaded from the website –

Candidates seeking admission to any M.Phil Course of the PG Departments should send their applications in the downloaded prescribed form duly filled in by them in their own handwriting along with the required documents and fee (complete in all respects) to the:

(i) Head of the Department for which admission is sought and

(ii) Director, Women’s Studies Research Centre in case of M.Phil in Womens’ Studies, by Registered Post/Speed Post

A crossed DD for Rs.1000/- should be enclosed towards processing and entrance test fee, drawn in favour of the Head of the Dept. concerned for which admission is sought/Director, WSRC in case of M.Phil in Womens’ Studies, and payable at the SBI, Bhanja Bihar (Code 2107), Berhampur-760007

The applicants before applying to any of the above courses are advised to carefully go through the Prospectus and visit the University Website (

Berhampur University, Odisha

PG Central Office: Bhanja Bihar, Berhampur-760007 (Odisha), Website –

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One Response to “Berhampur University Odisha MPhil Admission 2016”

  1. sawan says:

    sir i have my m.a in eng from ignou,can i have my mphil admition in berhampur university