Fakir Mohan University (FMU), a public university, is located at Balasore in the state of Orissa. It was established in 1999 by the Government of Orissa under University Act, 1989. The university has been recognized by the University Grant Commission, UGC, and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The University has been named after Fakir Mohan Senapati, the legendary father of Oriya literature and one of the builders of modern Orissa.
Fakir Mohan University conducts multi-level courses in a number of disciplines. PhD, Post graduate, Under graduate and Diploma courses are offered in almost all conventional and professional streams. Admission into most courses is made through written Entrance Test (with coding and decoding system).
Fakir Mohan University also offers Distance Education facility for people who can not go to class to do regular classes. Fakir Mohan University Directorate of Distance & Continuing Education (FMU-DDCE) takes care of the diastance learning.
The university has made a collection of various books and journals in its library where reading room facility is also provided. A personal Advisory System for proper interaction of students and teachers has been introduced. The University organizes various social work/ service programs in the adopted villages and in the University campus through NSS. Cultural Council Organizes cultural programs and Sports Council conducts Annual athletic meets besides conducting various activities in affiliated colleges. The University has already interacted with various industries for vocational training and placement of students.
The Fakir Mohan University, Balasore in Orissa came into existence due to the unmanageable size of Utkal University. It was established in 1999, under Orissa University Act, 1989.
- Bioscience & Biotechnology
- Environment Sciences
- Population Studies
- Business Management
- Information & Communication
Fakir Mohan University
Vyasa Vihar, Balasore
Balasore - 756 019