• Establishment Year

    Old

    1957

    age = 60 years

  • Institute type

    University Campus

Available college facilities

  • Hostel

  • Laboratory

  • Library

Faculty

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Utkal University in its Department of Philosophy.

More about Department of Philosophy, Utkal University

Department of Philosophy is the department under Utkal University. The department offers post graduate and research degree programmes in the field of Philosophy.

Courses Offered at Department of Philosophy, Utkal University

The Department offers Master of Arts in Philosophy, Master of Philosolphy in Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy courses.

3 Courses

PG Courses (2)

Master of Arts (MA) in Philosophy
Affiliated to Utkal University
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The department offers Master of Arts (MA) in Philosophy course. It is a two years full time degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

Second class honours in Philosophy or at least second class honours in other subjects with 50% aggregate marks as a pass subject at +3 degree levle. Also pass candidates with 50% of marks in aggregate having philosophy as a core subject shall also be eligible for the said course. Admission shall be on the basis of career and entrance test.

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Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Philosophy
Affiliated to Utkal University
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    12 months

Course details

The department offers Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) in Philosophy course. It is an one year full time degree programme.
Admission Criteria:

A consistently good academic career with not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade at Master's level in the subject for general candidates and 50% marks for SC/ST and blind students. Admission to the course will be made on the basis of career-cum-entrance test.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (1)

Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy
Affiliated to Utkal University
Accrediated by UGC
  • Duration

    24 months

Course details

The department offers Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy course. It is a two to five years full time research programme.
Admission Criteria:

The candidate should have passed masters degree or equivalent from any recognized university. Selection will be based as per the university norms.

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Available College Facilities

The department’s infrastructure is modern with all well equipped facilities.

Hostel
At present there are eleven hostels inside the campus., six for gents and four for ladies as detailed below. Every hostel has a common room where boarders are provided with news papers, periodicals and television etc. Common mess facility exists in all hostels.
Laboratory
Since 1971, an IBM 1130 computer was commissioned inside the premises of P.G. Department of Physics under the initiatives of Professor B.B.Deo, marking the establishment of Computer Centre of Utkal University. The above computer was one out of eleven such systems installed in the country at that time. Besides meeting the academic use of the people all over the state, the computing facilities have also been used for non-academic purposes by the ORISSA State Electricity Board, Rourkela Steel Plant, FCI Talcher Heavy Water Project, Talcher and CRESSIDA etc.
Library
The UTKAL University Library was established in 1946. The Library of the Utkal University is named as "PARIJA LIBRARY" in the memory of late Dr. Pranakrishna Parija, the first Vice-Chancellor of the University and Scientist of international repute. As per rules laid down in the Statutes of the University the Library Committee has been constituted and it deals with general administration of the Library. The Committee also frames relevant rules subject to approval of the authorities of the University. There are twenty-four Departmental Libraries under the different Post-Graduate Departments of the University.

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