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April 18th will be the Certificate Day for Sambalpur University

April 18 will be Sambalpur University’s certificate distribution day when the varsity will hand over around 75,000 certificates to the degree and diploma holders of various colleges affiliated to it.

Graduates of Sambalpur university have not received their degrees and diplomas certificates since 2013 despite convocations being held every year to issue certificates.

The news of the huge backlog came to limelight after the joining of Deepak Behera as vice-chancellor in January. It has been alleged that former vice-chancellors Bishnu Charan Barik and Chitta Ranjan Tripathy did not take interest in distributing certificates.

Ancient tools, weapons unearthed in Bargarh

Ancient tools weapons unearthed in BargarhAncient tools, weapons unearthed in Bargarh. The recent archaeological excavations carried out by the Sambalpur University in Odishas Bargarh district has unearthed stone tools, weapons and artifacts made by early humans, centuries ago, a senior professor of the institute has said.

The excavation site located in the upper Danta stream, a tributary of the River Jira, near Torajunga village of the district, is a “storehouse of treasure”, the associate professor of the universitys history department, P K Behera, said.

“This discovery will help us in understanding migration and subsequent colonisation by human beings in this part of India,” Behera told PTI.

The tools bear striking similarities with those found in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most of them were designed for hunting large animals, he said.

“The equipment and artifacts are a witness to the potential skills of early humans. We have recovered projectile points, hand axe, core among other things.”

The soil samples collected from stream will be sent to different geophysical laboratories of the country for carbon dating, he said.

Besides, scientific investigations will also be carried out in the area to find out more about the environmental conditions in which the early humans thrived, he added.

Fire breaks out at SBI branch in Sambalpur University

A fire broke out at Jyoti Vihar branch of State Bank of India (SBI) located on the premises of Sambalpur University at Burla due to short circuit on Sunday.

There three computers, five air-conditioners, fans, cash counter and furniture of the banks have been destroyed. However, cash and jewellery stored in the bank are safe. Reports said people, who were near the branch, first noticed smoke emitting from the branch in the afternoon and they informed the police. Subsequently, fire brigade was informed and two fire tenders rushed to the spot to put out the fire.

It took around one hour to bring the fire under control. However, property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed. Branch Manager Uma Charan Behera said business of the branch will not be hampered and the bank will function as usual on Monday.

Sambalpur University +3 2nd year exam 2016 Results declared

The Sambalpur University has declared the result of +3 Second year University examination result of Arts/ Science/Commerce.

Student can check their results on the official websites – suniv.ac.in and orissaresults.nic.in.

Steps to check
Visit the  http://orissaresults.nic.in/sbp2nd16in.htm

Enter your roll number and submit it

Sambalpur University website hacked, complaint lodged with police

Cyber crime miscreants have hacked the website of the Sambalpur University and downloaded many important, secret documents. They have also gone to the extent of preparing forged certificates and mark-sheets and sell them to unworthy persons for huge amounts of money.

The matter came to light when a senior officer of the RG University of Technology, Dhanbad, Binod Kohli, visited here alleging that the fraud has been done in Jharkhand after hacking of the website. He produced some of the forged documents before the Sambalpur universityauthorities. He showed some certificate and mark-sheet copies to Controller of Examinations Prof Sisir Kumar Swain. It is further learnt Kohli also hinted about the techniques used by the unscrupulous elements for hacking the website and downloading certificates and mark-sheets.

Following this, the Sambalpur University authorities have lodged FIR in the Burla police station. “This is a very important matter, and we have taken it with all seriousness,” said Vice-Chancellor Prof CR Tripathy. Kohli further informed that the forged certificates have been downloaded from the website www.sambaluruniversitypgc.in/results.aspx, the official website of the university, for examination purpose. He also showed a certificate as sample and that belongs to a youth, Ajay Kumar of Jharkhand. The BSc certificate with registration number 54193655 also bears the photograph of the student.

“From the preliminary investigation, it has been confirmed that the certificate is a forged one. The photograph of the student was not printed in the mark-sheet or certificate earlier. The certificate of Ajay Kumar belongs to that time,” said Controller of Examinations Prof Swain.

The VC has also entrusted the responsibility of inquiry to an Assistant Registrar. “After the inquiry, the persons involved in the crime will surely be nabbed.