Our University:

The Fakir Mohan University, Vyasa Vihar, Balasore was established by the Government of Odisha, under Section 32 of the Odisha Universities Act, 1989 (Act 5 of 1989) and it was notified vide the Government's Notification No. 973 dated 3rd July, 1999. The University has also been duly recognized by the UGC under section 2(f) of the UGC Act by the Notification No. F-9-1 / 2000 (CPP-I), dated 11th February 2000 as well as under section 12(B), vide UGC letter No. F.9-1 /2000 (CPP-I) dated 23rd December, 2005. It has also been accredited by the Association of Indian Universities, vide their letter No. Meet: SC: 261:2K/108693, dated 22nd August, 2000. The University is functioning from its present campus at VyasaVihar. New campus at Nuapadhi has already started functioning. All the P.G. Departments of the University are computer based. Automation of the office and the library is going to be completed soon.

Special distinctions of the University:
  1. Non-negotiable academic calendar and timely publication of results.
  2. Up to date in distribution of Degrees and Certificates.
  3. All PG Departments are computer based.
  4. All students are covered under Health insurance.
  5. Basic Mathematics and Reasoning are imparted to all PG students to Equip them in employment market.
  6. Personality Development Programs including Campus interviews are undertaken for the students.
Our Departments:
Students Strength of Regular Courses
Serial No P.G. Departments Courses Offered Number of Seats
1 Applied Physics and Ballistics M.Sc. Applied Physics and Ballistics 16+04 SF/In service
2 Bio-Science and Bio-Technology M.Sc. Biotechnology 32
3 Botany M.Sc. Botany 24
4 Business Management MBA 40
5 Chemistry M.Sc. Chemistry 24
6 Commerce M.Com 32
7 Education M.A Education 32
8 Environmental Sciences M.Sc. Environmental Science 32
9 Geography M. A./ M. Sc. in Geography 16
10 Geology M.Sc. Geology 16
11 History and Archeology M.A History 32
12 Information and Communication Technology MCA 30
13 Information and Communication Technology M.Sc. IT 10
14 Journalism and Mass Communication M.A. Journalism and Mass Commuunication 32
15 Language and Literature M.A. in Odia 32
16 Language and Literature M.A. in English 16
17 Language and Literature M.A. in Urdu 16
18 Mathematics M.A/M.Sc. Mathematics 24
19 Population Studies M.A in Population Studies 16
20 Social Science M.A in Political Science 32
21 Social Science M.A. in Economics 32
22 Social Science M.A. in Sociology 32
23 Zoology M.Sc. Zoology 24
24 Applied Physics and Ballistics Value Added Course 40

Students Strength of Self-Financing Courses
Serial No P.G. Departments Courses Offered Number of Seats
1 Applied Physics and Ballistics M.Sc. in Physics 24
2 Population Studies Master of Library and Information Science 24
3 Education Integrated BEd MEd 50


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