Admission of students for all the programmes offered by the University is on the basis of Entrance Examination.
The University offers a number of Under-Graduate/Post-Graduate and Research Programmes namely B.Ed., B.C.A. and M.A. in Economics, English, Hindi, J&MC, Odia, Sanskrit, Socioloogy, M.Sc. in Applied Statistics and Informatics, Anthropology, Biodiversity and Conservation of Natural Resources, 5 year Integrated M.Sc. in Mathematics and M.B.A . Research Programmes nemely M.Phil. and Ph.D. are offered in selected subjects depending on the availability of supervisors and resources following the UCG 2016 Regulation .
All the Programmes of the University follow the Semester System.
To maintain national character, the University admits the students on all India basis selection, providing additional weightage for the students from scheduled areas.
Ensure admission of adequate number of students from the under-privileged and differently-abled sections of our society into the University as per the Government of India guidelines.
Medium of Instruction:The medium of intruction for all the courses is English except the language courses for which the medium of instruction is the language concerned.
Criteria for Admission for the Programmes offered in the Departments under the Schools:The University offers two years’ full time Master’s Degree Programmes in Odia, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Sociology, Anthropology,
Economics, Journalism and Mass Communication, Biodiversity and Conservation of Natural Resources, Business Management
and Statistics except Mathematics (which is a 5-year Integrated programme offering the Masters Degree), BCA (Bachelor of Computer
Applications) which is an undergraduate programme of three years and B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) programme of two-years. The University
has provision in M.Phil. and Ph.D. programme in five subjects i.e. Anthropology, Biodiversity and Conservation of Natural Resuources,
Journalism and Mass Communication, Odia and Sociology. However, for the Academic Session 2017-18, only Ph.D. programme is open in
two subjects, namely, Odia and Biodiveristy and Conservation of Natural Resources. There will be no M. Phil. programme for the Academic Session 2017-18.
Application for all programmes (on-line):Candidates who want to apply through on-line for the programmes are
requested to log-in to the University website www.cuo.ac.in from 4th May, 2017 onwards. The closing date of the online application is
9th June, 2017.
The processing fee is Rs. 500/- for General/OBC and Rs. 250/- for
SC/ST/PwD candidates through online payment. For each programme the
candidate has to apply separetely along with the prescribed fee. After the
completion of the online application, the candidates are required to send a
hard copy of the application form along with the
by to The Controller of Examinations, Central University of
Orissa, Landiguda, Koraput- 764021, Odisha. The hard copy of the
Application Form must reach the Central University of Orissa on or before
16th June, 2017 (Any postal delay will not be entertained).
Entrance Examination:There shall be an entrance examination for admission to all the programmes
on the dates determined by the University. The University reserves the
right to change/cancel any Centre of Examination as and when
required without assigning any reason thereof. The time table for the
entrance examination will also be available on the University website. .
Candidate called for the entrance examinations (both written and/or interview) will appear for the examinations at their own expense.
Candidates applying for more than one programme should note that if the Entrance Examination of their choice of programmes clashes (the same time and date), then candidates have to opt for any one only.