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The entrance examination for admission to postgraduate courses of Sambalpur University, which begun on June 23, will conclude on July 1.

“The entrance examination for self-financing courses will continue till July 5,” said chairman of the PG council of Sambalpur University, Prasanna Kumar Tripathy.

“The admission process will begin after July 5. The result of the entrance examination will be published within a week after July 5. The university will send intimation to those students, who qualify in the entrance examination,” said an official of the office of university’s PG council.

This year, the university has received more application forms as compared to previous years. The university has received 3,545 application forms for admission to its 22 departments. A total of 3,291 application forms have been received for regular postgraduate courses and 254 application forms have been received for self-financed courses. Last year, the university had received 3,026 applications for the 22 departments.

“The increase in the number reflects that students are interested to pursue general courses. The scope in the general courses has increased now. The teaching standard of Sambalpur University has considerably improved,” said a teacher of the university’s political science department, Rajat Kujur.

“I have come here with my brother to take the entrance examination. The atmosphere of the university is very peaceful. I hope to be selected,” said Ipsita Mishra, who had come here to appear the entrance examination from Bargarh district.

Sambalpur University puts off convocation for lawyers’ strike

Sambalpur University has postponed its convocation scheduled to be held on September 25 till further notice.

“Due to unavoidable circumstances, the 26th Convocation of Sambalpur University scheduled to be held on September 25, 2013, is postponed until further notification. The inconvenience caused is highly regretted,” PRO and political science lecturer Rajat Kujur said on Saturday. He said the vice-chancellor had received a communication from the chancellor’s office asking the former to postpone the annual event.

Sources in the university said the decision was taken in view of the lawyer’s strike in western Odisha. In a related development, the students’ association of Gangadhar Meher College is planning to boycott the coming students’ election supporting the lawyers’ agitation.

Sambalpur University conduct online admission

Sambalpur University (SU) has decided to conduct online admission for post graduate courses for 2013-14. SU Post Graduate Council chairman Shukadeb Naik said after admission dates are announced, students can log onto the varsity website. They can download the prospectus and submit the application online and upload their photo at the designated place. If a student makes any mistake, it can be edited easily. Students have to deposit fees in the given ‘Power Jyoti’ account number of the varsity. They will get a reference number, which they will have to write in their forms. They have to get a printout of the submitted form and send the hard copy along with photocopies of necessary documents to the PG department concerned for processing for their pre-admission entrance test. They can also download admit cards for the entrance.

“Students should check eligibility criteria properly before applying for any course as the varsity will not intimate if their forms are rejected on the eligibility grounds,” said Naik.

After the entrance test, list of successful candidates will be displayed in order of merit. Naik said students applying for multiple courses have to deposit separate application forms. E-governance cell of the varsity with the help of a private vendor is undertaking the e-admission process.

SU has 22 regular PG courses having sanctioned strength of 578 besides 12 self-financing courses with a students’ intake of 282. Around 3,000 students had applied for admission to various courses last year.

Balraj Komal receive Gangadhar National Award

Eminent Urdu poet Balraj Komal has been selected for the prestigious Gangadhar National award for poetry for the year 2011.
The award, slated to be presented to him on the 46th Foundation Day of the Sambalpur University, comprises of Rs 50,000, a citation, a memento and a shawl.
Komal is the 4th Urdu poet selected for this award. So far, 20 poets of various Indian languages have received the annual award.
Born in Sialkot, now in Pakistan, poet Komal now resides in New Delhi.
A former education officer of Delhi Administration, Komal had received Kendriya Sahitya Akademi award for his poetry compilation “Parindo Ka Asmann” in 1985. He was also awarded with “Ghalib Samman.
Sambalpur University has been honouring poets of national stature since 1992, every year with Gangadhar National award for poetry.
Distinguished poets like Sardar Ali Jaffery, Shakti Chattopadhyay, Ayappa Paniker, Binda Karandikar, Nirupam Kaur, M Sachidanandan, Shankha Ghosh, Nilamoni Phookan, Gulzar, Dr Surjit Singh Pattar, Rajendra Kishor Panda, Shahariyar have been the recipients of this National award, said SS Rath, Registrar, Sambalpur University.

Sambalpur varisty ties up with US University

Sambalpur varisty ties-up with US UniversityThe Sambalpur University (SU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with College of Charleston, US for academic activities.

The memorandum of understanding includes exchange of teachers and students, joint research, cultural exchange and conferring of joint degrees, among other. In a specially organised function for the purpose in the Department of Anthropology, Vice-Chancellor of Sambalpur University Prof Bishnu Charan Barik and Prof Christine Finnan of College of Charleston signed the memorandum of understanding.

Head of the Department of Anthropology Prof Deepak Kumar Behera, at the outset narrated the purpose of the agreement and discussed various aspects of it.
This will be of immense benefit to both the sides academically and culturally, Prof Behera said.

Chairman of PG council Prof Sukadev Nayak, registrar Prof SS Rath, students and teachers of the department, among others, were present.