Berhampur: Feb 27 (LocalWire) The state government has upgraded the Khallikote University in Berhampur to an Unitary University, an official said on Thursday.
The university was functioning as a cluster university for last five years.
The university was established by the government on May 30, 2015. Five colleges in and around Berhampur are functioning under this university.
They are Khallikote college, Sashibhusan Rath government Women’s college, Binayak Acharya college, government science college, Chhatrapur and Gopalpur degree college.
These colleges would be de affiliated from the university and would be re-affiliated to Berhampur University from June 1, 2020.
Vice Chancellor of Khallikote University AN Mishra said the university would function as usual without having its constituent colleges.
The Unitary University would give emphasis on the research. The unversity would be more research-intensive, he said.