Fakir Mohan University Balasore is one of the esteemed universities of the state. The University offers a spectrum of PG and M.Phil courses. It also offers 23 courses at UG, PG and PG Diploma levels under its Directorate of Distance Learning. The University is known for courses like BBA, B.Com, MCA, MBA and other programs. FMU imparts basic Mathematics and Reasoning under its all PG Departments.
The university is affiliated with the University Grants Commission of India (UGC India) which is a statutory body consulted by the government of the Indian Union. For more information regarding the institute Candidates can go through the following article.
Admission Through OJEE
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Admission 2020 is purely based on entrance examination like Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE).
- OJEE is state level entrance examination for admission to Undergraduate Courses in (Lateral Entry) Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Postgraduate course like MBA, MCA, (Lateral Entry) MCA, MTECH, MPLAN, MARCH, MPHARM and Int. MBA in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-financed Institutes in the State.
- The Committee is also responsible to conduct the Counselling cum Admission process for Medicine, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Homeopathic, Ayurvedic and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes in the State in a transparent manner.
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Admission 2020 Highlight
Basic details about Fakir Mohan University, Balasore.
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Basic Details
Fakir Mohan University
Vyasa Vihar (Old Campus), Nuapadhi (New Campus)
Entrance/ Merit Based
Online and Offline
UGC, DST-FIST, BIF.
Balasore, Odisha, India
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Admission 2020 Important Dates
Candidates can check the following dates for the FM University admission 2020
FMU Balasore Admission Dates
Application form released
Last date of submission
Online admission for PG
10 May 2020
12 June 2020
Online admission for M.Phil
10 May 2020
10 May 2020
Distance courses application forms
22 June 2020
31 July 2020
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Postgraduate (Arts) Courses
Fakir Mohan University offers 5 PG Specializations under the department of science and 8 Specializations under the department of Arts as the Self Financing Mode. In addition, 7 Specializations are offered as the regular courses. Candidates can check below:
FMU PG Admissiob Criteria
M.Sc (Self Financing)
B.Sc (Hons.) in Botany or Zoology with minimum 50% marks
B.Sc in concerned disciplines.
Graduate in concerned disciplines.
M.A (Self Financing)
B.A (Hons.) in the respective disciplines.
Public Management & Industrial Relation
Fakir Mohan University Admission 2020 Postgraduate (Professional) Courses
For the forthcoming sessions,the admission details of M.Tech (Masters of Technology), MBA (Master in Business Administration) and MCA (Master of Computer Applications) are listed below. MBA and M.Tech are offered for the duration of 2 years and the duration of MCA in 3 years.
Fakir Mohan University M.Tech, MBA, MCA Admission Criteria
M.Tech Computer Science
B.Tech Computer Science
Graduation in any streams
MBA Bio Entrepreneurship
Fakir Mohan University Admission Process
Candidates can register for admission by filling in the application form and submitting the required processing fee, on or before the last date. Admission to the above programmes is done on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the entrance test conducted by the university.
The Candidates can check the selection process that above mentioned courses:
- The admission is based on the Odisha Joint Entrance Exam.
- The counselling session after the declaration of the result will be held in the university campus.
- All the qualified candidates must be present during the counselling session.
Fakir Mohan University M.Phil Admission 2020
Every year, the university selects the young and bright scholars for the research work. University offers 13 M.Phil courses in regular mode .The candidates can fill the application in Offline/ Online mode. The eligible candidates have to appear for the compulsory entrance test for the admission to M.Phil courses under FMU. The Merit list will be prepared on the basis of the entrance test and career marks based on the candidates performance in the qualifying degree.Candidates can check below:
M.Phil Admission Eligibility Criteria
M.Sc (Hons.) in Botany or Zoology with minimum 50% marks
M.Sc (Hons.) in Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics with minimum 50% marks
M.Sc (Hons.) in EVS with minimum 50% marks
MBA (Master in Business Administration
M.A (Population Studies)
M.A in Geography
M.Sc in Physics
M.A in Political Science
M.A in Sociology
M.A in Economics
M.A in History
Courses offered & Intake Capacity
|Course||Intake Capacity||Mode of Admission|
|M. Phil. (Management)* SFC||06||Entrance, Career Mark & Viva-Voce|
- MBA: Admission into MBA Programme is through Odisha JEE, 2019. Vacant seats, if any, will be filled up from the Odisha JEE qualified candidates of the concerned year only.
- M. Phil. (Management): Minimum 55% in MBA/PGDM and admission through entrance, career mark and Viva-voce combined together
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Distance Programme Admission 2020
For the optimum benefit of the students, the university offers various courses under the Directorate of Distance Education. All the UG courses are for the duration of 3 years. The distance UG courses are listed below:
Fakir Mohan University Distance Courses Selection Criteria
10+2 or equivalent
Library Science & Information
Distance PG courses
The University also offers the following Distance PG courses and PG Diploma courses. The Eligibility Criteria details are listed below:
Distance PG courses Eligibility
Any Graduate Degree
Library Science & Information
Bachelor’s of Library Science & Information
B,Com/ BBA/ MBA/ CA/CS
Any Graduate Degree
PG Diploma Computer Application
Any Graduate Degree
PG Diploma Cyber Law
Selection Procedure of the Distance courses
The Candidates can check the Selection Procedure of the Distance courses that mentioned in above :
- The admission to all the Distance courses offered by the university is direct.
- All the eligible candidates can apply through the online application forms available at the university’s official website.
- Candidates having 10+2 certificates and candidates having a Bachelor’s Degree as per their preference, of course, can apply for ug and pg FMUDE Admission 2020.
FM University Distance Education Admission Dates
Candidates can check the schedule for all courses Admission 2020 from the table given below:
Distance Education Dates
FM University Distance Education Admission 2020
Application forms Starting Date
3rd week of June 2020
Last date of Submission of date
Last week of Aug 2020
FM University Distance Education Courses Eligbility Criteria
Candidates can check the UG, PG and PG Diploma Programmes given below:
For Undergraduate Programs:
10+2/+2 Vocational or equivalent with Mathematics as a distinct subject
Any Graduate or its equivalent
BA (Education Hons.)
10+2 or any other equivalent examination/ 3 years Diploma from Odisha State Technical Education Council.
10+2 with Commerce or Mathematics or about equivalent examination/ 3 years Diploma from Odisha State Technical Education Council.
BLIS or Its equivalent from a recognized university.
Graduate with Odia as a subject from any recognized university.
Graduate with English as a subject from any recognized university
Graduate with History as a subject
Graduate with Sociology as a subject
M.A.( Political Science)
Graduate with Political Science as a subject
Graduate with Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics from any recognized university
Graduate with Education as a subject/ B.Ed from recognized university
B.Com/ BBA/ MBA/ Chartered Accountants/ Company Secretaries/ Cost Accountants from any recognized university
For Diploma Courses
Any Graduate with Mathematics as a distinct subject at 10+2 level
Fakir Mohan University PhD Admission
Fakir Mohan University invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programs 2020. The Candidate must have passed Master Degree with a minimum of 55% marks/ equivalent grade in the concerned/ allied subjects preceded by a Bachelor's Degree/ equivalent degree from a recognized university/ Institute.
FM University Placements
FM University offers the job for both Fresher and Experienced Candidates updated on 7 May 2020. For applying direct go to the link FM University Recruitment 2019 along with current official notification 2019.Apply Online for Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor vacancies in FM Recruitment.
Colleges Under Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Balasore
- Balasore Law College Dinakrushna College
- Baliapal College of Physical Education
- Bhadrak Autonomous College Bhadrak Law College
- Panchayat Prahallad College
Fakir Mohan University (FMU) Departments
- Bioscience & Biotechnology
- Social Sciences
- Language & Literature
- History & Archeology