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Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)

Overview :

OJEE, often elaborated as Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) is a state-government controlled centralized test. The intention of the exam is to let students come up for admission to many private and governmental medical, engineering & management institutions in Odisha.For admission in to graduation of lateral entry in B.Tech, lateral entry in B.Arch., B.Pharm, BDS, (also known as Bachelors), MBA, MCA, PDCM, PGDM, B.Pharm, and M.Tech courses, the test is taken after the 12th grade, diploma, graduate degree and post graduate degree. Since the announcement of All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and JEE (Main), MBBS and B.Tech courses have been removed from OJEE. Pure Science stream in class 12 levels that consists of Physics, Chemistry and Biology comprises of such students who take upthe exam. MBA, MCA, PGCM, PGDM, M.Pharm.& M.Tech courses for various disciplines are offered by various universities in Odisha for those who have Graduate degree and Postgraduate degree.

Eligibility criteria :
  1. Indian Nationality should be proven.
  2. NRI candidates who have an Indian origin can also apply.
  3. Belongingness to Odisha state for admission to the government colleges should be shown by the candidates.
  4. No external state entry is allowed for this entrance test.
  5. 10+2 clearance from a recognized university/board/school must be obtained in the State of Odisha as per Higher School Education Board.
  6. A minimum of 45% marks in aggregate should be obtained by the candidate in the qualifying exam as per the OJEE eligibility criteria 2023. The minimum requirement is 40% marks in case of SC and ST candidates.
Exam pattern :
  1. OJEE is diversified into 3 sessions. Every session further comprises of variant tests bearing a number of subjects and patterns. Candidates are advised to carefully check the sessions along with the subjects mentionedin their particular course for further admission.
  2. 1st session of OJEE is of 2 hours. It is an examination which is conducted in the morning as per timing slot from 9 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. It consists of 120 objective type questionswith English as the medium of communication.
  3. 2nd session of OJEE is of 1 hour. It is an examination which is conducted in the afternoon as per the timing slot from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. It consists of 60-90 questions that candidate’s curriculum with English as the medium of communication.
  4. 3rd session of OJEE is also arranged in the afternoon. It is further slotted into two timing sessions. The candidate has to choose the slot as per his/her course.
  5. Common marking scheme is followed in all sessions.
  6. For every right answer 4 marks will be given and for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.
  7. Candidates should keep in mind the general instructions of the exam pattern and should prepare very well for the entrance examination by revising their course work regularly.
OJEE 2023 Highlights :
Exam Name Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)
Conducting Body OJEE Board (OJEEB)
Exam Level State-level
Mode of Application Online
Exam Medium English Language only
Mode of Examination Computer Based Test (CBT)
Courses Offered B.Pharm / MBA / MCA / M.Tech / M.Tech (Part-Time) / M.Arch / M Plan / M.Pharm / Int. MBA and Lateral Entry to B.Tech / B.Pharm
Question Type Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration of OJEE 2023

3 hours duration – BPharm
2 hours duration – LE BTech, LE BSc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA, MBA, MTech and MArch
1 hours duration – Mpharm, Integrated MBA and LE BPharm

Candidates Expected to Appear Around 52,000
OJEEB Help Desk 0674-6552455
OJEE 2023 Exam Dates :
Events Tentative Dates
Online application form availability 2 nd week of March 2023
Last date for applying online 2 nd week of May 2023
Last date for fee payment 2 nd week of May 2023
Correction facility 3 rd week of May 2023
Admit card 4 th week of June 2023
OJEE 2023 Exam Date 1st week of July 2023
Result declaration July 2023
Counseling will start from August 2023
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