North Orissa University, Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Mayurbhanj (NOU) was set up by the Government of Orissa, under Section 32 of the Odisha University Act, 1989 (Act 5 of 1989), vide warning No. 880 dated thirteenth July 1998. North Orissa University, Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Mayurbhanj is one of the best open universities in Odisha for Open and Distance Education courses.
It was cut out of the Utkal University and got operational in 1999 at Takatpur (98.84 sections of land) of Baripada in the Mayurbhanj District of Odisha as an affiliating college. The University is perceived by the University Grants Commission under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act,1956 with impact from fifteenth February 2000 and 21st June 2006, separately.
The regional purview of the college reaches out over Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar locale of the northern portion of Odisha, thickly populated with ancestral networks. NOU’s locale covers 103 schools (Mayurbhanj-65 + Keonjhar-38) including 2 Autonomous Colleges, 2 Law Colleges, 3 Teachers’ Education (B.Ed.) Colleges (counting one extraordinarily for genuinely tested) conferring instruction to countless understudies at the alumni and post-graduate levels.
NOU is recognized by the Bar Council of India, Distance Education Council ( DEC), IGNOU, and National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) and remembered for the rundown of the Association of Indian Universities and the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
The primary University grounds at Baripada are named Sriram Chandra Vihar after Sriram Chandra BhanjaDeo (1871-1912) who was the illuminated Maharaja of Mayurbhanj from 1892 to 1912. He is recollected even now for his capable organization.
Sriram Chandra Vihar is situated at the edges of Baripada town and one km away from NH 18. It is 250 km from Kolkata and 260 km from the State capital Bhubaneswar. It is likewise very much associated with all spots of the State.
The establishment stone at Baripada was laid by Hon’ble Sj. Giridhar Gamango, Chief Minister, Odisha on thirteenth July 1999 and the current grounds was initiated by His Excellency Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of India on fifteenth May 2003. The second Campus of NOU came to present at Suleikhamar (in Keonjhar) covering 13.05 sections of land since sixth November 2015 and turned out to be scholastically utilitarian with impact from 2017-18 scholarly session.
As of now, North Orissa University, Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Mayurbhanj gives Post-Graduate training in eight subjects at Baripada grounds and five subjects at Keonjhar grounds through individual customary divisions. Furthermore, self-financing courses in 15 subjects are bestowed at its Baripada Campus. What’s more, the University offers M.Phil. what’s more, Ph.D. programs in the ordinary offices.
In the interim, managerial endorsement has been gotten for opening eight all the more new customary courses at its Baripada grounds. Four of the ordinary P.G. Divisions have been allowed departmental exploration uphold from UGC and DST under Special Assistance Program (SAP) and FIST programs, individually. A few individual tasks have been subsidized by UGC, DST, DAE, CSIR, ICSSR and different offices.
The University additionally offers 17 general and expert courses at various levels through the Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education (DDCE) of the University.
North Orissa University, Directorate of Distance and Continuing Education, Mayurbhanj has received the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) with semester design assessments and grade point assessment framework in all courses. The method of educating in all courses in English aside from Language courses.
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Establishment: Estd 1998
Phone 1: 6742536699
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