Utkal University was founded in the year 1943 and it is 17th Indian University and 1st of the Orissa state. Maharaja Krushna Chandra Gajapati, Pandit Nilakantha Dash, and Pandit Godavarish Mishra are amongst the doyens of the modern Orissa, who had played leading role in this University’s establishment. On 27 November 1943, Utkal University began functioning at the Ravenshaw College, in Cuttack. It was formerly an examining and affiliating body only. The University had shifted to the present campus, scattering more than 400 acres land in Vanivihar at Bhubaneswar in the year 1962. Utkal University is NAAC certified since the year 2004 with B++ rating with score of more than 80%. Utkal University is also accepted by UGC. It is member of Indian Association of Universities and Commonwealth Association of Universities. MCA Program was introduced as regular course, in the evening by Directorate of Distance & Continuing Education ever since academic Session of 1999-2000.
The candidate should be a graduate from the Utkal University or other University accepted by the Utkal University with 10+2+3 pattern. They also need to have Mathematics or Statistics as one subject at the 10+2 or graduation level.
Working Executives with above qualification shall be given preference.
The admission is given through clearing the written test as well as personal interview. The written test will have 100 multiple choice questions with one-hour duration. Questions will be related to Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English, General Awareness, and Comprehension. Only limited applicants will be called in the personal interview, according to their performance in the written test.
The Course Fees is Rs. 25,000/- for every year. The one time SSDC fee is Rs. 3,000/-. The one time corpus fund is Rs. 2000/-. The exam fees is Rs. 2,400/- for first semester.
The students may contact at the following address in case of any query.
DIRECTORATE OF DISTANCE & CONTINUING EDUCATION (D.D.C.E),
Ph.No. - +91-674-2585312