Central University of Orissa (CUO) M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 19 2018

Founded in 2009, Central University of Orissa is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) which imparts professional and non-professional education, research and training.

The University provides admission to the following Research (Ph.D./M.Phil.) Programmes: 

  • Biodiversity and Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Odia
  • Journalism & Mass Communication

Only aspirants with the relevant qualification are applicable to apply for the above mentioned programmes.

Aspirants can register for admission by submitting finished applications along with the fee of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/ PwD aspirants) via challan at any SBI discipline. Admission to the above programmes is done on the basis of qualifying degree merit as well as marks secured by the aspirant in the entrance test and interview, organized by the university. 

  • START DATE - END DATE

    04th Apr, 2018 - 02nd May, 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

CUO M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Important Dates

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts
STATUSEVENTDATE
Application form04th Apr - 02nd May, 2018

CUO M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Master of Arts [M.A.] (Journalism & Mass Communication) & M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation in J&MC from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).  

Ph.D. in Journalism & Mass Communication

Eligibility:

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation/M.Phil. In J&MC from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

M.Phil. (Anthropology)

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation in Anthropology from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

Ph.D. in Anthropology - 2 Seats

Eligibility:

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation/M.Phil. In Anthropology from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

M.Phil. (Sociology)

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation in Sociology from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).    

Ph.D. (Sociology)

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation/M.Phil. In Sociology from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants). 

M.Phil. (Odia)

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation in Odia from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

Ph.D. in Odia – 3 Seats

Eligibility:

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation/M.Phil. In Odia from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

M.Phil. in BCNR- 10 Seats

Eligibility:

Aspirant  must possess Post-Graduation in Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Forestry, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

Ph.D. in BCNR – 3 Seats

Eligibility:

The aspirant must possess Post-Graduation/M.Phil. In Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biophysics, Forestry, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Molecular Biology and Genetics from a recognised University /any other Institution recognised as equivalent thereto with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD aspirants).   

CUO M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018 How To Apply

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts

Aspirants must apply for admission by filling and submitting finished applications before May 9, 2018 (May 5, 2018 in case of online application form).

Online application forms:-

  • Upon completion of the online application procedure, aspirants need to send hard copy of the application form along with the university copy of challan via speed post at the following address:
  • The aspirant must submit the procedure fee amount Rs. 500/- (General/OBC aspirants) and Rs. 250/- (for SC/ST/PwD aspirants) via challan at any SBI discipline (A/C No. 33105489656; IFSC Code: SBIN0000121, BRANCH: Koraput)
  • Aspirants can apply online by filling the related application form via the university website “www.cuo.ac.in”

The Registrar

Central University of Orissa

Landiguda, Koraput- 764021

Offline application forms:

  • The aspirant must send finished applications via speed post to the following address:
  • Aspirants can obtain the application form by sending challan of SBI of Rs. 500/- (for General/OBC aspirants) and Rs. 250/- (for SC/ST/PwD aspirants). The fee can be paid at any SBI discipline (A/C No. 33105489656; IFSC Code: SBIN0000121, BRANCH: Koraput)

The Registrar

Central University of Orissa

Landiguda, Koraput- 764021

The aspirant must send the photo affixed and duly signed application and copies of following documents:

  1. Transfer Certificate   
  2. Graduation marks  certificate
  3. HSC marks  certificate
  4. Post Graduate marks certificate
  5. Community Certificate (For OC aspirants community certificate not need)   
  6. Certificates for Special categories, if need     
  7. Nativity Certificate if need   
  8. Date of Birth Certificate (SSC / ICSE / CBSE).
  9. Medical certificate
  10. Original Cash receipt of application fee, in case of purchased application form
  11. Challan of need application fee payable to SBI Discipline as the cost of application form, in case of downloaded form.
  12. Qualification proof for above mentioned National level entrance tests, in case of aspirants exempted from Ph.D. entrance test  

CUO M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Admission Procedure

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Arts

  • Admission to the above research programmes will be done on the basis of entrance examination (50%), qualifying degree (20%) marks and interview (30%).
  • Aspirants with the M.Phil. Degree in the same programme also not needs to appear in the written test for the Ph.D. Programme.
  • However, aspirants who have already qualified for CSIR/UGC-JRF/NET, SLET/SET, ICAR/ICMR, awardees of Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF), Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF), National Fellowship for OBC, Basic Science Research Fellowship, Inspire Fellowship, National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM) Fellowship or similar National Fellowships are exempted from entrance test and will be selected solely on the basis of interview.

CUO M.Phil. & Ph.D. Admissions 2018 Notes

Scholarships provided:

  • Scholarships are given by Govt. of India
  • CUO endows the following scholarships to its deserving aspirant
  • SC/ST Welfare and Backward Class Scholarships
  • Scholarships honored by the National Councils and State Government

UGC funded Non-NET fellowships  

  • M.Phil. students will be paid fellowship @ Rs.5000/- per month for a duration of one year
  • Ph.D. scholars will be paid  fellowship @ Rs.8000/- per month for a duration of three years


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