Berhampur, Sept 19 (LocalWire): Khallikote University in Berhampur is the only state university in Odisha to be participating in the Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) – 2020 for admission to its various post-graduate courses, which began on Friday.
The CUCET is being held in 144 centers across the country and 13 of them are in the state, including Berhampur.
Besides Khallikote University, Central University Odisha will also be taking admissions through CUCET.
“We have decided to take 50 percent of the total student strength from the CUCET this time, while another 50 percent will be chosen from the Common PG entrance examination of the Odisha universities,” said the vice-chancellor of Khallikote University AN Mishra.
The total number of post-graduate seats in the university are 144 in six courses-24 seats in each course.
The university offers M.Sc in Biosciences and Bioinformatics, Masters in Natural Resources Management and Geo-informatics, Masters in Library and Information Science, MBA (Business Economics), MBA in Travel and Tourism Management and Masters in Mass Communication and Media Technology.
Through this platform, Khallikote University would maintain its national character by taking the students from across the nation, the VC said.