Berhampur University, Berhampur was established in 1967. The university has so far received reciprocal recognition from many Indian universities. It is a permanent member of the Inter University Board of India and Sri Lanka as well as that of the Association of Common Wealth University of London. Eleven government colleges, sixty two non government colleges and twenty six professional technical colleges are affiliated to the university.
The university has a wide area under its jurisdiction comprising the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput, Rayagada, Nowrangapur, Malkangiri, Kandhamala and Boudh. Eleven Govt. colleges, sixty two non Govt. colleges and twenty six professional technical colleges are affiliated to the university. There are twenty post-graduate departments in the university offering specialized subjects and M. Phil programs.
Campus of Berhampur University -
At present the Campus has eight teaching blocks, eight hostels, a health centre, an Engineering Office, a guest house, an M.E. School, a High School/Junior College, a Library, a Museum-cum-Archival Cell, a landing ground, a Play ground, a Sports Council centre, a shopping complex, a Canteen, an S.B.I. Branch, a Post Office, three temples and an Administrative Building with a Distant Education Cell and a College Development Council.
Facilities at Berhampur University -
- Health Center
- Shopping Complex
- Computer Center
Faculties at Berhampur University -
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Business
- Faculty of Law
Scholarships at Berhampur University -
Scholarship/ loan stipend and other financial benefits are being awarded by different authorities to the meritorious and deserving students.
- National Scholarship
- P.G. Merit Scholarship
- Post-Matric Scholarship to the SC & ST students only
- National Loan Scholarship
- Loan Stipend (State Loan)
- Physically Handicapped
- Sons and Daughters of Freedom Fighters
- Sports Talents Scholarship
- Subash Chandra Memorial Scholarship
- Jogulamma Shiva Sankar Patnaik Scholarship
The University also extends free studentship to the extent of 12.5 percent of the total students strength on the roll of the University in form of exemption from payment of full tuition fees and half of the tuition fee.