Staff Reporter

BERHAMPUR: Berhampur University has introduced two new post graduate courses with high market value from the current academic session . These two courses are being initiated for the first time in the State .

These two courses are geophysics and marine microbiology.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Bijay Kumar Sahu said the university preferred to start these courses due to their high demand in the job market.

These courses have been approved by the ministry of earth sciences of the Union government. At present these are to be self financing courses. The university has approached the University Grants Commission (UGC) to sanction the course.

According to Mr. Sahu with the approval of the UGC these two courses would be no more self financing ones.

To attract meritorious students the university has preferred to keep the fees of these two courses low.