Govt. Women's College, Baripada
(NAAC 'B' Accredited)

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Rules & Regulation about Admission..

  1. Admission in to 1st yr. of +3 arts begins after the publication of the result of the qualifying exam and continues till the last date prescribed by the Government as per e-admission system.
  2. Necessary application forms and prospectus for admission can be obtained from internet website- payment as per Government notification. The computer hard copy may be submitted at college office in due date as per Government notification.
  3. The Students promoted to the IInd. yr. of +3 class and IIIrd. yr. of +3 class need not apply for admission to the same college. However, they have to get themselves re-admitted at the beginning of the academic session on payment of session charges (Rs. 174/- approximately).
  4. Undertaking to be given by each student not to indulge in ragging activities.
  5. Change of subjects shall be allowed within 15 days after the date of admission.
  6. Admission to Honours courses shall be completed within 15 days after the last date of the admission.

The academic session of the college extends from 1st June to 31st May and is divided in to two terms.

  1. June to December
  2. January to May

College Examination

With effect from 2016-17 Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) has been introduced by North Orissa University which envisages Semester System along with Mid Term Examination (Internal Assessment). The total mark comes to 2600 (1st yr-800, 2nd yr-1000 & 3rd yr-800).
  1. As per old system there are two examinations Pre-Test & Test and the students are required to appear at both the college Examinations held during a session.
  2. The Students resorting to malpractice, misbehaviour etc., in the Examination Hall shall be seriously dealt with and may run the risk of being expelled from the College on the ground of misconduct.

University Examination

  1. The University conducts the Degree Examination at the end of all +3 Degree classes. To come out successful at the Degree stage a candidate has to pass all the examinations.
  2. The University also provides Degree (Back) and final Degree (Back) Examinations. A candidate may appear in subjects/ papers in which she has obtained fail marks or has failed to secure 45% marks in any Honours paper (s) in the Degree/ Final Degree Examination. This is permissible only once within two years of the first appearance.
  3. A candidate who fails in the individual subjects has to repeat in any paper (s) of her choice to pass in the aggregate within two years of first appearance.
  4. The College conducts the test examinations in project work for 25 marks in Env. studies. The marks secured by the students in the project work are reflected in the University marks
  5. Candidates who fail to retain Hons. Shall be declared to have passed as general candidates provided they secure the maximum percentage of marks in the aggregate prescribed for general candidates.
  6. If a candidate fails to retain the 1st. yr . Degree Examination she may be permitted to appear with the same Hons the final Degree Examination. Hons. will not be awarded in Final Degree Examination, if she fails to retain t:re same both in the Pre - Degree and the Final Degree Examination even after taking advantage of the back-paper clearance.
  7. A candidate shall have to secure minimum of 30% in in subject and 36% marks in the aggregate of core subject in order to pass in the general class.
    Candidate s securing a minimum of 30% in each subject and 45% /6 0% of marks in the aggregate of all Hons Papers shall be declared to have 2ndclass/ 1st. class Hons. provided they have retained the Degree Examinations. A candidate securing minimum of 30%markseachsubject and/or in addition to the 1st.Class/ 2nd.ClassHons.can be declared to have passed with distinction if she obtains 50%marks in the aggregate of core subjects and that too other than the honours subjects in the first appearance of the Final Degree Examination and one session after the Pre-Degree Examination. Evaluation - The College evaluates the multiple - choice questionnaire. Pre - Test and Test Answer scripts project works and competition at its own level.
  8. For enhancing the ability of students, a non-credit course entitled Basic Computer Education has been introduced by the college with effect from 2016-17. It has proved to be very popular. The Computer Centre of the college funded under RUSA Grants is utilized for the purpose.

A candidate shall be eligible to appear the second and Final University Examination only if he/she has registered and felted up his/her for the first and second university Examination respectively.
However his/her result shall not be published unless he/she has passed in the first and second university examination respectively.
A candidate for the bachelors Degree in Arts Examinations shall be required to enroll himself/herself, under these regulations as students in one of the colleges affiliated to this university.

The College provides accommodat ion for about 130 boarders in one hostel located at M.P.K. girls high school campus. From the session 2014-15 it has been named 'Punyatoya Hostel'. The Principal is the Final authority in all matters relating to the hostels. He/She exercises his/her control and supervision through the superintendents who are in charge of the day to day administration of the hostel. Construction of a new hostel building of 8 stories has been sanctioned by the Government which will be raised in the old block along with a parallel structure for the girls of M.P.C Junior College.

  1. Applications for admission to the hostel duly filled in and signed by the student and their natural guardians will be made to the Principal along with the applications for admission to the College.
  2. Selection for admission in the hostel will be made along with the selection for admission to the college.
  3. The superintendent will allow admission into the hostel only to those students who produces the fee receipt of admission to the hostel.
  4. Students living in the hostel shall be considered to be under the direct control of the college authorities.
  5. No boarder can leave the hostel without prior permission of the superintendent.
  6. A boarder can overstay leave if she brings a satisfactory written explanation from her parents or natural guardian.
  7. The hostel is normally closed during the Puja holiday s and summer vacation.
  8. No boarder shall ordinarily be allowed to leave her room during study hours.
  9. Parents or natural guardians of a boarder should submit a list of authorized visitors and guardian. The No. of visitors should be limited to two.
  10. Authorized visitors are allowed to visit the boarder twice a week, i.e. on Sunday and Thursday between 3 4.30PM. They are requested to sign. in the visitor s book kept for the purpose.
  11. The application for going home must be written either by the natural guardian or by the local guardian. Before leaving the hostel, the application must be granted by the superintendent.
  12. Boarders are allowed to go outside the hostel with their natural local guardians.
  13. All letters (to & from the boarders) will pass through the superintendent.
  14. Application for withdrawal from the hostel should be made by the guardians. No boarder will be permitted to leave the hostel without the permission of the superintendent who will ascertain that all dues of the boarder have been- paid.
  15. The following will be considered breach of discipline
    1. Absence from the hostel without permission.
    2. Continued negligence of study.
    3. Want of cleanliness and tidiness in room.
    4. Singing or playing on musical instruments.
    5. Writing or any way of disfiguring the wall, doors and windows.
    6. Bringing of papers or periodicals to the hostel not authorized by the superintendent.
    7. Holding any meeting in the hostel without prior permission of the suptd.
    8. Use of drugs, intoxicants and tobacco etc.
    9. Misconduct of any description.
  16. Registers to be maintained
    1. An admission register showing the dt. of admission home address, name of the local/ natural guardians etc.
    2. An attendance registers in which the attendance at each roll call should be marked.
    3. A medical register containing dt. & time of arrival and departure of medical officer, Roll No., Name, class of the sick student. Doctors recommendation, Principal initial etc.
    4. An order book in which the Suptd. will record all orders.
    5. A Gate Book.
    6. Stock Register
    7. Dak Book
    8. Conduct register
    9. Hostel Cash Book
    10. Attendance Register of Hostel Employees.
    11. The Asst. Suptd. exercises effective control in all matters relating to the mess. But the mess management is carried on as far as possible by the boarders through their elected representatives.
    12. 12. The mess provides two meals and tiffin a day. All boarders will get the same type food. No special arrangement is made for any individual boarder. The diet for a sick boarder is prepared in the mess. If the cost of the diet either prepared or purchased exceeds the cost of a meal, extra cost will be realized from the boarder.
  17. Payable in the College Office:
    1. Hostel admission Fee Rs. 62.00
    2. Hostel Seat Rent (monthly) per annum
    3. Establishment fees to be collected by the hostel accountant.

  1. General Information

    The Library is kept open during the college hours and remains closed on Sundays and other public holidays.
  2. Membership:

    The Staff and the students of the College are entitled to be the members of the Library.
  3. Library Card and the Rules:

    1. On the day of admission into the College, Library Cards are issued to students on production of the fee receipt and the Identity Cards.
    2. Library Cards, in any circumstance, is not transferable.
    3. In case of loss a new card will be issued on Payment of Rs.1 only.
  4. Rules regarding lending of books

    1. No book should be taken out unless it is entered and duly signed by the borrower.
    2. Each borrower must examine the condition of the book before they are issued. Otherwise in case of mutilations the borrower will be held responsible.
    3. Books shall be returned within the period allowed to a borrower.
    4. Books should be returned before the College closes for a long vacation.
    5. A student should ensure that her name is written off from the long register while returning a book.
    6. A fine of Rs. 0.50 paise will be charged per day for all cases of overdue (paise will be rounded off to the next rupee}.
    7. Penalty as it deems fit will be imposed if the page/pages of a book is/ are removed or torn. Marking or writing anything on the pages is strictly prohibited.
    8. In case of loss of a book, the borrower shall have to deposit 10 times the printed cost of the book.
    9. Borrowers are supposed to abide by the rule of the library. Ignorance of all these rules will be no excuse.
    10. The Principal reserves the right to recall books from any of the members at any time he likes.

5. The maxim numbers of books to be issued and the time to be allowed to retain them by various classes of borrowers are indicated below.

Sl# Borrower No. of Book Time Permitted
1 Member of teaching staff 10 1 month
2 Members of Ministerial staff 5 -do-
3 Librarian, P.E.T. 5 -do-
4 Students 4 15 days

  1. Important Restrictions

    1. Reference books of all sorts encyclopedias, dictionaries will not be issued to students or members of staff for use outside the library.
    2. Students who are sent up for university examination are not ordinarily allowed to borrow books from the library.
    3. A member of staff belonging to a particular discipline should not ordinarily borrow books belonging to another discipline except without the written permission from the Principal.

  2. Special Instruction

    1. No students should enter the library without the permission of librarian.
    2. No one should enter with personal books.
    3. Perfect silence should be maintained inside the library. iv} Text books will be issued to students.
    4. Reference books & magazines will not be issued to students.
    5. Ordinarily no books will be reissued.

Managment Body


  1. Collector-Cum-Dist. Magistrate, Mayurbhanj, President
  2. Principal, Govt. Women’s College, Baripada, Vice President cum Secretary
  3. Dr. Chintamani Tudu, Asso. Prof. of History, Member
  4. Shri Bishnu Charan Jena, Asso Prof. of Pol. Science, Member
  5. Smt. Sarojini Hembram, Hon’ble Minister (MP, Rajya Sabha), Member
  6. Smt. Babita Das, Chairperson, Baripada Muncipalty, Member
  7. Dr. Bijaya Kumar Agarwalla, (Journalist $Education), Member
  8. Prof. Rajib LochanPattnaik, Social Worker and Ex-Principal, Member
  9. Smt. Karabi Choudhury, Ex-Principal, Member

College Fees & Subscription

Sl# Fees Type Fees
1 Admission Fee
For + 3 Pass Students 9
For +3 Hons Students 10
2 Registration Fee For+3 students - all categories 40
3 Recognition fee
For +3 students passed from C.H.S.E. 10
For +3 Students pass from other University/Council 15
4 Magazine Fee 45
5 Proctorial Fee 4
6 Fee for Abstract of Attendance 1
7 Fee for Athletic Club 40
8 College Union Fee for +3 Students 40
9 College Examination Fee 20
10 Fee for Annual Day Celebration 2
11 Fee for Common Room 6
12 Fee for Student Hand Book 40
13 Fee for D.S.A. 15
14 Fee for Dramatic Society 40
15 laboratory Deposit (For each practical subject non-refundable) 10
16 Medical Treatment Fee for +3 students 1
17 Printing of Time Table & lesson Plan 6
18 Fee for Social Service Guild
19 Fee for students Aid Fund 2
20 Fee for Reading Room 6
21 Fee for Identity Card 20
22 Fee for Maintenance of Furniture 5
23 Fee for Students Insurance 2
24 Faculty Fee 5
25 Red Cross Subscription 10
26 Library Deposit (non refundable) 20
27 Sports Fee +3 Students 50
28 Hons.Students 50
29 Fee for Teac 1
30 cost of Syllabus for +3 students
i) Arts 30
ii) Science 20
iii) Commerce 20
Fee for Late Admission if any: For +3 Students 5
Development Fee 250
Scout / Guide 12
NCC Fees 5
University Development 10
Social Service 15
Security Fees 50
Science Society 20
Commerce Society 20
Cleaning and Greening 10
Sanitation 10

Anti ragging Cell

Toll Free No. : 1800 - 180 - 5522.

Anti Sexual Harassment Cell

Some text about Anti Sexual Harassment Cell.

On July 11, 1975 Government of Odisha decided to open this college. However the college was actually founded on August 14,1975, the year observed all over the world as the “International women’s year”. It was first named as” Indra Gandhi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Baripada” after the name of the then illustrious Prime Minister Smt. Indra Gandhi. It was subsequently renamed as “Govt. Women’s College, Baripada” from 1977.

The college was the first women’s college in the tribal dominated district of Mayurbhanj and it still occupies the rank and pride of the premier Women’s college of the district.

At its beginning, the college was affiliated to Utkal University with intermediate Arts class only having a sanctioned strength of 128. B.A. class was opened from the academic session 1977-78 with a student strength of 32 only. Thereafter, it was increased to 80 and further to 128 with effect from1991-92 to 1992 from the session 2003-04 and further increased to 256 w.e.f 2015-16.

Later on new subjects like, Psychology, Home Science and Education were opened at the BA level. Honours teaching was provided in phased manner-Odia in 1989-90, History and Political Science in 1991-92, English and Economics in 1993-94 and Education, Home Science and Psychology in 1995-96 with 16 seats in each of these honours subjects except in Odia and History which have 32 seats.

Science stream with Hons. in Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and mathematics was opened w.e.f 2014-15 with 16 seats each. New arts subjects like Geography Hons. (16), Sociology Hons. (16) and Sanskrit Hons. (32) were also opened from this session.

With effect from 2015-16, Commerce stream with honours in accountancy (48) and finance (16), Geology Hons. (32) in Science Stream and Computer Science Hons. (32) under self-Financing mode have been opened.

The college has been affiliated to North Odisha University. In course of time the college has grown in size. It started with only 32 students and 6 lectures. Presently it has a student strength of 928 students and the sanctioned teaching staff of 18 excluding guest faculties which run to 24. Science its inception in 1975, the college functioned in the premises of M.P.K Girl’s High School of the town till the end of the session 2000-2001. The Government was however please to decide (Vide Directorate of Higher Education Letter No. 34803/Dt.22.06.1998) that this college would shift to the building of M.P.C College, Baripada after the letter would be shifted to its new building at Takatpur. The decision was materialised only in the session 2001-2002 in the month of June. The College is now accommodated in Mayurbhanj Palace which was once the palace of the Bhanja dynasty. With separation of +2 from Degree classes by the Government the college is a full-scale Degree College from the session 2001-2002. Since the same building also accommodates M.P.C. Junior College, the classes of Government Women’s College begin from 12.15PM. During 37 years of its existence, the college has marched ahead on the path of progress. The student has shown excellence in both academic and co-curricular activities.

Since July 2015, the administrative block of the college has been shifted from Mayurbhanj Palace to the New Block. It also houses 08 Arts Departments and the Departments of Computer Science and Skill Junction.

The College aims at empowerment of women of the backward District of Mayurbhanj by providing them quality higher education and enabling them for job opportunities, including self-employment. The college aims at making the student conscious of national integration through cultural diversity and of the environment. The college desires to see its students in the mainstream of social and national life.

Innovation and renuvenation has become the catch to excel the future of the college.Our unity and dedication will a bridge the gap between "Mission and Achievement" .