Course offered : 3 Yr BCA
Central University of Orissa was established under the Central Universities Act 2009, by an Act of Parliament (No.3C of 2009) of India and came into existence in 2009. It is one of the 15 new Central Universities established by the Government of India during the UGC XI Plan period to address the concerns of the Nation on the principles of “equity and access” to quality higher education.
The university currently runs 7 Schools and 14 Departments of studies.
No. of seats : 30 (UR-15, SC-05, ST-02, OBC-08)
Basis of admission : The selection for the candidates will be based on the performance in the Entrance Examination.
Reservation of Seats for Kashmiri Migrant students : As per the MHRD Instructions, the following concessions will be provided to the Kashmiri migrant students:
1. Relaxation in cut-off percentage upto 10% subject to minimum eligibility requirements.
2. Increase in intake capacity upto 5% course wise.
3. Reservation of atleast one seat in the merit quota in technical/professional Institutions.
4. Waiving of domicile requirements.
Reservation of seats for the wards of Ex-Servicemen and self : In addition to the above, 5% of seats reserved for wards of the defence personnel/self as per the rules and the details are as follows:
i) Widows/Wards of the defence personnel killed in action;
ii) Wards of the serving personnel and ex-serviceman disabled in action;
iii) Widows/Wards of the defence personnel who died in peace time with death attributable to military service;
iv) Wards of defence personnel disabled in peace time with disability attributable to military service;
Bonus Points for scheduled area candidates:
i. 5 marks of bonus points will be awarded to the candidates belonging to scheduled areas if he/she claims in the application form specified. Subsequent claim will not be considered.
ii. Candidates must have passed the qualifying examination from an Institution located in a scheduled Area. (Scheduled Area as per the Indian Constitution – refer Annexure II of prospectus).
iii. Merit lists will be prepared after adding Bonus Points with the marks secured in the Entrance Exam for candidates belonging to the above category.
Limited hostel facility : The university has two hostels – One Boys’ Hostel and One Girls’ Hostel in its main campus. The capacity of the each hostel is 240. In view of the increasing demand of the students for hostel accommodation, it is against limited hostel seats, admission to a full-time programme of study in the University would not ensure allotment of hostel accommodation. Hostel seats are therefore offered to the eligible applicants subject to availability.