Rama Devi Women's University

Rama Devi Women's University is a state university for women and first women’s university in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India. It was founded as the Rama Devi Women's College in 1964 in a small building in Bhubaneswar. The college was initially affiliated to Utkal University and shifted to its present campus on 1st January 1969. Rama Devi Women's University was born on 30th May 2015 as an affiliating University and 46 Women's Colleges under Utkal University came under the jurisdiction of the new University. The UG classes of original Rama Devi Autonomous College became the UG classes of the new University. The Chief Minister of Odisha officially inaugurated the University in a ceremony held on 3rd December 2015 coinciding with the birth day of Maa Rama Devi after whom the University is named and the university celebrates this day of 3rd December as its Foundation Day.


  • English
  • Economics
  • Hindi
  • Home Science
  • History
  • Odia
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology


  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Sc
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Zoology
  • Statistics


  • Commerce

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only Women candidates can apply. 
  • The minimum eligibility for admission to UG classes shall be10 +2 or equivalent
  • A student who wishes to apply for Science Biology Honours (Botany/Zoology/Biotechnology) should have Biology at +2level. 
  • A student who wishes to apply for Honours (Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science) should have Mathematics at +2  level. 
  • A student passing 10 +2 with Arts and Commerce can apply either for Arts (Hons)  or Commerce (Hons). 

PG Courses Rama Devi Women's University

The University offers post graduate courses in 10 subjects as given below. The course duration is 02(Two) years consisting of 04 semesters. The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) is followed.

  • School of Science: Biotechnology, Computer Science, Life Science.
  • School of Humanities& Liberal Arts: English, Hindi, Odia.
  • School of Social Science: Economics, Gender Studies, Home Science
  • School of Commerce & Management: Commerce

All PG courses will have admission test.

M. Phil programme

The University offers M. Phil programme in subjects as English, Odia, Hindi, Home Science, Economics& Life Science. The course duration is 1 year & consists of 2 semesters. 

Eligibility Into Admission For M.Phil Courses 
A consistently good academic career with not less than 55% marks or equivalent grade at Masters level in the concerned subject for General Candidates.

M. Phil is a full time course and as such a candidate who is employed cannot be admitted or allowed to continue in the programme unless she has been duly relieved and produces No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the employer. 

Rama Devi Women's University
P.O. : Bhoinagar,Bhubaneswar,
Ph No. : 0674 2542644

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