University of Orissa

Central University of Orissa (CUO) is well known for its excellent teaching faculty and research oriented courses. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Name of the Institution Central University of Orissa
Type of Institution Central University
Location/Contact Details Main Campus:


Central Silk Board Building

Landiguda, Koraput.



Camp Office:


Type-’C’ Block-4, New Govt.Colony

Gajapati Nagar




Accreditation/Affiliation Government of India
Courses Offered Postgraduate programs in -


  • Sociology
  • Journalism & Mass Communications
  • Anthropology
  • Biodiversity of Conservation and Natural Resources
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Oriya
Departments/ Branches
  • School of Languages
  • School of Basic Sciences
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Biodiversity and Conservation of Natural Resources
  • School of Development Studies
  • School of Education Technology Education Technology
Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria For admission to M.A. programs, applicants need to have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute with a minimum of 45%.


For specialized courses, candidates are selected on the basis of ranks in All India Entrance Examination.


[27% of total seats are reserved for OBC candidates, while 15% is reserved for SC and 7% is reserved for ST. For physically handicapped applicants with 40% or more disability, 3% seats are reserved. However, all applicants belonging to the reserved categories need to qualify in the entrance examination].

Fee Structure
  • Fee to be paid at the time of admission – INR 3,950


  • Fee to be paid at the beginning of semester – INR 1,250


  • Hostel fee (only for hostellers) – INR 7,100
Scholarships The university offers scholarships to meritorious students.
Established in the Year 2009