The North Orissa University (NOU) was established in the year 1998 vide Government of Orissa notification No.-32930/HE dated 13th July 1998.The University is recognized by the University Grants Commission under Sections 2(f) and 12(B) of UGC Act,1956 with effect from 15.02.2000 and 21.06.2006,respecively.It is recognized by Bar Council of India and DEC,IGNOU/UGC. North Orissa University is included in the list of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities. The University is also accredited by National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore with B grade with effect from 10th January, 2011. The territorial jurisdiction of the University covers Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar districts of northern part of Orissa. These two districts are thickly populated with tribal population with an average of 63% inhabitants belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. There are 80 affiliated colleges, both general and professional, catering to the demand of higher education. As development depends crucially upon human capital, NOU shall act as a beacon light to this region so as to pull up the underprivileged youth to the national mainstream of art, culture, science and technology.
University System aims at overall learning by both its teachers and students. It is not only in a local or domain based context but also in the global arena. The final goal of this learning may be used for further research and development and intuitively for sustaining oneself in the changing world and its requirement. The sole business of this system is to unfold Truth and discover one self. If this is done then the real discovery of life starts.
A University System aims at overall learning by both its teachers and students. It is not only in a local or domain based context but also in the global arena. The final goal of this learning may be used for further research and development and intuitively for sustaining oneself in the changing world and its requirement. The sole business of this system is to unfold Truth and discover one self. If this is done then the real discovery of life starts. The various components of this system being, the students- the main stake holders, teachers- the facilitators and guides and the administrative wing- the coordinator or manage working in harmony to realize the objective of the total system. The university needs to run with the participation of all these three units with full involvement and transparency. North Orissa University situated at Sriram Chandra Vihar, Baripada, Orissa very near to Similipal the world famous reserved biosphere is a university with a vision to establish itself in the International level with regards to research and teaching and a torch bearer in education in the tribal districts of Mayurbhanj and Keonjhar. With seven post graduate departments and 14 self financing courses and several research projects in many frontiers of science and technology it has the aspiration to proove itself as an up-to-date and dynamic university. Disciplined and Timely examination system is an added advantage of this university. All these features have made the members of the university jubilant functionaries. In near future, this university is planning to have automation in various frontiers, fairly possible due to the 1gbps connectivity under NMEICT project with around 430 nodes . Besides academic activities it extends its social responsibility through its NSS wings driven by a group of young and dynamic programme coordinators. Let me stress that we conduct ourselves within the limits of rules and regulations and contribute ourselves in the utmost manner for the growth and development. I definitely seek cooperation from all to enhance our International and social visibility and recognition.