College of Basic Science & Humanities

About the college:

The College of Basic Science and Humanities has been one of the primary constituents of the Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar since its inception in 1964. It forms the cornerstone on which the foundation of teaching and research in agriculture and related sciences was laid. The college has left no stone unturned in accomplishing its desired objectives, be it imparting quality education, maintaining the unparalleled performance of students or living up to the lofty standards it started with.

The college is one of the premier educational institutes and the lone Science college in the state of Odisha that offers courses from the Under Graduate to the Ph.D. level. It boasts of a student strength of about 1000 at the Under Graduate level and about 170 at the Post Graduate and Ph.D. level. The College has been recognized under 2f and 12B as University Constituent College for unlimited central assistance by the University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi.

 

Facilities:

The college provides facilities for quality education at undergraduate and post graduate levels. In addition to highly qualified faculty members, there is an excellent infrastructure for teaching as well as post graduate and doctoral research. The college with well-furnished seminar libraries in each department has established a Knowledge Centre with authentic books for students' reference.

 

Selection for admission:

The selection of students for undergraduate courses is done through the e-admission process of the Department of Higher Education, Government of Odisha. Admission into Post Graduate and Ph.D. programmes is done through entrance examinations conducted by OUAT.

Course Programme:

The college offers higher secondary (+2Sc) course, B.Sc. Honours courses (+3Sc) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology. Further there is also provision of B.Sc. course in Microbiology, Biotechnology and Computer science on self-financing mode.  Post graduate teaching facility in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Microbiology and Biotechnology (SF) is available. The college also has Ph.D. programmes in Physics, Chemistry. Mathematics, Botany, Zoology and Microbiology.

 

Departments:

There are eight departments in the College namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. Botany, Zoology. Microbiology, English and Odia.

 

Research Achievements:

Different departments of the College have selected thrust areas for collaborative research with sister departments of the University and nationally reputed institutes. Nature of collaborations are in form of PG project guidance, faculty research and joint supervision of Ph.D. students. Majority of the basic research activities are oriented towards agricultural and allied sciences. Six externally funded Major Research Projects with financial support from UGC and DST are in operation in the college, two each in the departments of Zoology, Botany and Microbiology. Fourteen minor projects have been submitted by various departments in 2015-16 to the UGC for funding.

Fifty eight research papers have been published by the faculty members of the college in peer reviewed national and international journals during 2015-16, majority of which have high impact factor/NAAS rating.

 

Faculties

 

Sl. No.

Name

Designation

Department of Physics

1

Dr. (Mrs.)G. Panda

Professor

2

Dr. M. R. Acharya

Assoc. Prof.and Head

3

Dr.(Mrs.)M. Panigrahi

Associate Professor

4

Mrs. Namita Das

Assistant Professor

5

Dr. Chatrapati Panda

Assistant Professor

6

Mrs. Sushama Baag

Assistant Professor

7

Ms. Basanti Mohanty

Assistant Professor

8

Dr. Jyotshnarani Mohapatra

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

9

Dr. B. P. Acharya

Professor and Head

10

Dr.(Mrs) N. Swain

Associate Professor

11

Dr. P. K. Jena

Assistant Professor

12

Mr S. N. Muni

Assistant Professor

13

Mr. S. R. Panda

Assistant Professor

14

Dr.

(Mrs.) Swarnabala Jena

15

Dr. Himansulal Nayak

Assistant Professor

16

Dr. Himansu Sekhar Sahoo

Assistant Professor

Department of Mathematics

17

Dr. Minaketan Mahanti

Professor and Head

18

Dr.(Mrs) Mamata Kuila

Assistant Professor

19

Dr. (Mrs) Sakambari Mishra

Assistant Professor

20

Dr.(Ms) Sanghamitra Beuria

Assistant Professor

21

Dr. Nigam Chandra Panda

Assistant Professor

22

Mr. Rajib Locan Giri

Assistant Professor

Computer Science

23

Mr. Niranjan Badu

Assistant Professor

24

Mrs, Ambuja Behera

Assistant Professor

25

Mr. Radhanath Hota

Assistant Professor

26

Mr. Prasanna Kumar Patnaik

Assistant Professor

27

Mrs Binita Dash

Assistant Professor

Department of Botany

28

Dr. B.B. Mishra

Prof & Head

29

Dr. Chandio Charan Rath

Assoc. Professor

30

Mrs. Parimita Purohit

Assistant Professor

31

Dr.(Mrs) Lakshmi Samad

Assistant Professor

32

Dr. Debasis Dash

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology

33

Mr. Pratap. Kesari. Patnaik

Assistant Professor

34

Dr.(Mrs) Abhijeeta Rout

Assistant Professor

35

Dr. B.B. Mishra

Professor & Head

36

Dr.(Mrs) Pratima Ray

Assoc. Professor

37

Dr.(Mrs) S. B. Mohapatra

Assoc. Professor

38

Dr.(Mrs)Soubhagya M. Samantaray

Assistant Professor

39  

Dr. D.P. Samantaray

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology

40

Dr. C.S.K.Mishra

Professor and Head

41

Dr. A.K.Mohanty

Professor

42

Dr. N.Upadhyaya

Professor

43

Dr.  S. T. Patnaik

Assistant Professor

44

Dr. (Mrs.) Rojalin Pattnayak

Assistant Professor

45

Dr. Biswarajan Paital

Assistant Professor

Biotechnology

46

Dr.    (Mrs.) Rajalaxmi Beura

Assistant Professor

47

Dr.    (Mrs) Kajari Das

Assistant Professor

Department of English

48

Dr.(Mrs). Madhulika Panda

Asst. Prof. and Head

49

Dr.(Mrs.) Anjali Tripathy

Assistant Professor

50

Mrs. Debasreemayee Das

Assistant Professor

51

Mr. P. Murali Sharma

Assistant Professor

Department of Odia

52

Mrs. Subhada P. Rath

Assistant Professor