Course offered : 5 Yr Integrated MSc (Mathematics) with option to quit after 6 semesters with BSc (Honours) degree in Mathematics
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.
The University has signed an MoUs with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Sunabeda, a leading Navaratna PSU, for promoting academics, research and regional development through partnership. Under this programme, ‘Distinguished Lecture Series’ have been initiated by inviting persons of eminence from various fields of Science, Technology, Literature, Humanities and Management, etc. for academic enrichment. Besides, CUO has also signed MoU with Council of Analytical Tribal Studies (COATS), Koraput, a leading research institute devoted to tribal economy, livelihood, society, and culture.
No. of seats : 20 (UR-10, OBC-05, SC-03, ST-02) + EWS (02) + PwD (01 supernumerary seat) + Kashmiri Migrant (01 supernumerary seat) + Wards of Ex-Servicemen & Self (01 supernumerary seat)
Basis of admission : The selection for the candidates will be based on the performance in the Entrance Examination.
Reservations & Concessions
a) 15% of seats in each Programme are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and 7.5% for those belonging to the Scheduled Tribes, with a provision for interchangeability between these categories, wherever necessary.
b) 27% of the seats in each Programme are reserved for the OBC (non-creamy layer category) candidates. There is no relaxation in minimum qualifications for admission and no concession in the entrance examination fee for the OBCs.
c) A reservation of 10% of seats on approved intake is provided to EWS candidates. Persons who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs and OBCs and whose family has gross annual income below Rs.8.00 lakh (Rupees eight lakh only) are to be identified as EWSs for benefit of reservation. Income shall also include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWS, irrespective of the family income:
i. 5 acres of agricultural land and above,
ii. Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above,
iii. Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities;
iv. Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.
d) 5% of seats on approved intake is provided for the physically challenged candidates having a minimum degree of disability to the extent of 40% provided that their physical disability does not come in the way of pursuing the course. This is split into: 2% for visually challenged (VH), 2% for hearing impaired (HI) and 1% for orthopedically handicapped (OH) candidates with a provision of inter changeability. The minimum eligibility requirements prescribed are relaxed in their cases as in the cases of the SC/ST candidates.
e) Kashmiri Migrant students : As per the MHRD Instructions, the following concessions will be provided to the Kashmiri migrant students :
> Relaxation in cut-off percentage upto 10% subject to minimum eligibility requirements.
> Increase in intake capacity upto 5% course wise.
> Reservation of atleast one seat in the merit quota in technical/professional Institutions.
> Waiving of domicile requirements.
f) 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. Bonus mark shall not be considered for minimum eligibility mark.
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.
Admission of Foreign Nationals (Supernumerary) : Foreign nationals will be admitted over and above the approved intake in each programme up to a maximum of 15% of the sanctioned seats in each programme, depending upon the availability of adequate infrastructure. Foreign nationals seeking admission through ICMR or other governmental agencies may apply to the University in the prescribed form through the respective bodies latest by 15th June, 2019 for the July, 2019 session. Those who have passed the qualifying examination from Universities outside India should enclose with the application, copies of relevant certificates, marks/grade sheets together with the English version of such copies duly attested, if they are in a different language.
Limited hostel facility : The university has two hostels – One Boys’ Hostel and One Girls’ Hostel in its main campus. 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.
To be paid at the time of admission : Rs.2,300
Semester fee : Rs.3,450
Hostel accommodation fee : Rs.3,100 in first semester, Rs.2,100 per semester thereafter
Others : Semester wise registration fee (Rs.5,150 in Sem 1 and reducing thereafter)