Tag: Berhampur University

Sexual harassment allegations against professors bring shame to Berhampur University 
Sexual harassment allegations against professors bring shame to Berhampur University 

A student had alleged that Odia professor Sadananda Nayak on the pretext of giving tuition had called her to his house and passed lewd comments.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
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Tension prevails at Berhampur University as students barred from appearing for examination 

PG council authorities allowed the students to sit in the examination following a discussion with the Vice Chancellor of the varsity. 

  • Monday, 18 July 2022
Berhampur University gets new vice-chancellor
Berhampur University gets new vice-chancellor

Geetanjali Dash, a retired professor of Political Science at Fakir Mohan University, has more than 36 years of teaching experience including 12 years as a professor.

  • Friday, 06 May 2022
Odisha Higher Education Dept Seeks Applications For Berhampur University VC Position
Odisha Higher Education Dept Seeks Applications For Berhampur University VC Position

The applicant should be a distinguished academician of proven academic and administrative excellence and a well-rounded personality with a minimum of 10 years of experience as a professor in a university system or 10 years of experience in an equivalent position in a reputed research and/or academic organisation. 

  • Monday, 07 February 2022
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Berhampur University Students Stage Sit-In Over Hiked Hostel Fee

The Berhampur University (Bhanja Vihar) in the Silk City turned into an agitation ground after scores of hostel boarders staged a demonstration protesting the hike in hostel fees, on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 07 October 2021
Pre-poll violence in Berhampur University; 2 students injured

Berhampur: Ahead of the student union election, unrest surfaced in Berhampur University after violent clashes yesterday night leaving two students grievously injured. According to sources, a few senior students along with some outsiders had called the juniors for a meeting. However, when the juniors refused to attend the meeting, senior students allegedly attacked them with […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Students under Berhampur University stage protest over 'poor marks'

Berhampur: Expressing their anger over extremely low marks, dissatisfied Plus-III students of various colleges under Berhampur University staged protest in front of the university administration office today. According to the protestors, many Plus-III second year students have secured marks as low as zero, one and three in the recently published results. Meanwhile, university authorities are […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Berhampur University to reintroduce entrance for PG admission

Berhampur: Berhampur University will reintroduce entrance test for the selection of aspirants as part of its admission process for the academic year 2017. Further, the university has directed the National Informatics Centre (NIC) to conduct the admission process online to maintain transparency. The decisions were approved by the vice-chancellor of the university on Monday, a […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Scholars gain knowledge on preservation of manuscripts

Berhampur:  Scholars in post-graduate department of Odia in Berhampur University (BU) acquired knowledge on preservation of manuscripts at a special workshop. The 21-day workshop on manuscriptlogy and paleography, organised by the Odia department in collaboration with National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM), concluded yesterday. Addressing the valedictory function of the workshop, former Vice-Chancellor of Utkal University […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha Seeks Early Implementation Of e-Office In Universities
Govt instituted team submits report on irregularities in BU; recommends steps for improvement 

Berhampur: The four-member fact finding committee formed to probe into the alleged irregularities in Berhampur University submitted its report to Vice-Chancellor Rajendra Prasad Das today. The committee in its report recommended the University authorities to declare all the results of the last examination conducted within 45 days. Besides, the team also advised the university to […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Probe begins into corruption in Ravenshaw University

Cuttack: A high level probe has now been initiated into alleged irregularities and corruption in Ravenshaw University in Cuttack. P.K. Das, additional secretary of the Higher Education Department today visited the premier educational institute in Cuttack as part of an inquiry which includes a detailed investigation into alleged irregularities in recruitment. Besides, a detailed probe […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Berhampur University, Khallikote college included in RUSA

Berhampur University and the Khallikote Autonomous College in Odisha's Ganjam district are likely to overcome fund crunch shortly as these institutes have been included in Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for the next five years

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Berhampur University closed sine die; Students' Union election cancelled

Berhampur: Immediately after cancelling the students’ union election for the ongoing academic year, the authorities of Berhampur University closed the varsity sine die today and ordered the hostel boarders to vacate with immediate effect. As per sources, the boarders of both boys’ and girls’ hostels have been asked to vacate before 10 AM today. The […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Berhampur Varsity Mismanagement: Students fear chaos as no headway made in probe

Berhampur: It somehow seems the probe into the alleged irregularities in Berhampur University has lost steam and the matter suppressed as several sections of people have questioned why the Higher Education Department is yet to initiate an inquiry into the plaints even after instructions from the Governor. As per sources, the Chancellor had shot a […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Guv orders HE dept to probe into ‘irregularities’ of Berhampur & Ravenshaw varsities

Berhampur/Cuttack: The Higher Education Department may soon initiate a probe into alleged irregularities in Odisha’s two most well established varsities- Berhampur and Ravenshaw. The probe will be taken up as per a letter issued by the Office of Odisha Governor. As per sources, the Chancellor has shot a letter to the Additional Secretary of Higher […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Berhampur varsity fails students’ expectations; delays publication of PG results

By Devbrat Patnaik Berhampur: Plagued by controversies over the past one year, Berhampur University has once again drawn criticism for delaying publication of regular Post Graduate (PG) degree results of the first semester. As per complaints of the students,  the second semester exams were conducted prior to publishing the results of the first. The result […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Berhampur Varsity Scam: Finance dept orders audit over financial irregularities

Berhampur: The Odisha finance department on Tuesday ordered an inspection of the accounts of Berhampur University after finding a mismatch between bank deposits and expenditure of the varsity to the tune of Rs 19.64 crores. According to sources, the department ordered the director of the local fund audit to look into the financial irregularities. Reportedly, […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Simmering discontentment questions smooth conduct of Bhanja Bihar convocation on Feb 6

Berhampur: At a time when the Chancellor’s second official letter confirmed his attendance at the convocation ceremony of Berhampur University on February 6 and came as a relief for the varsity authorities, protests against the functioning of the varsity do not seem to be dying down with the Ganjam Bar Association Saturday staging a demonstration […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Have Bhanja Bihar controversies cast shadow on Berhampur varsity convocation?

Berhampur: In what could be a blot for Berhampur University, the authorities have reportedly postponed the convocation ceremony scheduled to be held on February 6 next week. This, in the history of the varsity, will be the first time since its establishment that the most important event has been postponed by authorities after intimating the degree awardees. […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Vandalism in Bhanja Bihar, Union President’s bike damaged

Berhampur: Days after Berhampur University Students’ Union President brought up allegations of mismanagement of funds against the varsity authorities, some non-students allegedly entered the Boys’ hostel premises and ransacked two motor vehicles parked inside on Sunday. As per sources, Union President V Srinivas Rao and one of his friends Alok Dalai, reportedly the boarders of […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Berhampur Varsity students demand inquiry into 'mismanagement' of funds

By Devbrat Patnaik Berhampur: Alleging financial irregularities in utilisation of funds of Berhampur University, the Students’ Union on Sunday demanded a CBI and Vigilance probe into various ‘discrepancies’ and demanded strict action against all those involved. The student leaders have also threatened to go on an indefinite strike if an inquiry is not initiated at […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
No security for Berhampur Varsity students

By Devbrat Patnaik Berhampur: While the Berhampur University continues to remain tense due to intermittent students’ unrest and violence, lack of prompt action by the police has cast serious doubts on the safety of the students within the campus and the efficiency of the varsity administration. It is alleged that while the varsity authorities have […]

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Odisha: Khallikote Cluster University To Be Merged With Berhampur University Again

Khallikote University will cease to exist in a few months. A year after being granted varsity status, Khallikote Cluster University will again be part a of Berhampur University, most likely from October 2021. The Odisha Government on Tuesday began the process of amalgamating Khallikote Cluster University with the Berhampur University.

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  • Wednesday, 19 May 2021
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Khallikote Cluster University To Lose Status, Govt Begins Merger With Berhampur University

The fate of the Khallikote Cluster University has been sealed after the Odisha Government began process for amalgamating it with the Berhampur University on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Students Perplexed Over Clash Of PG Entrance Dates In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Students aspiring to pursue higher studies at different universities of the State following completion of graduation are in quandary now due to overlapping of entrance exam dates for admission into post-graduation courses. Reportedly, most of the varsities have fixed same date for conducting PG entrance test for same subjects. This has left the students […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Odisha govt plans integrated sports complex in Ganjam district

Berhampur: The Odisha government plans to set up an integrated sports complex (ISC) at Aruapalli at a cost of Rs 43 crore in order to boost sports infrastructure in Ganjam district, officials said on Sunday. The Ganjam district administration has identified around 20 acres at Aruapalli near the Berhampur University for the proposed ISC, he […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Odisha Seeks Early Implementation Of e-Office In Universities
No Polls, But Violence Continues: Berhampur Varsity Students Clash With Non-students

Berhampur: Tension ran high at Bhanja Bihar campus of Berhampur University today after two groups clashed with each other, leaving one person critically injured. The injured, Debasish Mishra who happens to be a non-student, has been admitted to MKCG hospital for treatment. Police, on the other hand, have detained two students involved in the clash. […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Two Odisha Universities Get New Vice Chancellors

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Governor and Chancellor of Universities, Ganeshi Lal on Monday appointed new Vice Chancellors for two Universities of the State. While Prof Govind J Chakrapani has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Berhampur University, Prof Hari Hara Hota has been posted as the Vice-Chancellor of Shri Jagannath Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya, Puri. Chakrapani and Hota have been […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021