Odisha Joint Entrance Examination or OJEE is a state-level entrance exam that is managed and run by the Government of Odisha. It is considered to be the most prominent exam for those who aspire to take admission to various private and governmental Medical, Engineering & Management institutions in Odisha for graduate and postgraduate degree programs. This includes lateral entry to B.Pharm and BTech and postgraduate courses like M.Tech, BHM, M.Arch, MCA, MPlan, and MBA.
This Blog Includes:
- OJEE 2021 Important Dates
- Odisha Joint Entrance Exam: Highlights 2020
- OJEE Eligibility Criteria
- OJEE Application Form
- OJEE Application Fee
- OJEE Admit Card
- OJEE Seat Quota
- OJEE Participating Colleges
- OJEE Contact Details
- OJEE: Exam Pattern
- OJEE Syllabus
- Best Books for OJEE
- Preparation Tips for OJEE
- Frequently Asked Questions
OJEE 2021 Important Dates
|Application Form Released||1st week of February 2021|
|Last Date of Application Form Submission||3rd week of March 2021|
|Admit Card released||3rd week of April 2021|
|OJEE Exam Date||2nd week of May 2021|
|Result Announcement||1st week of June 2021|
|Counselling Starts||2nd week of June 2021|
Odisha Joint Entrance Exam: Highlights 2020
|Exam Name||OJEE(Odhisa Joint Entrance Exam)|
|Exam Level||State Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a Year|
|OJEE Registration Fee||Rs 1,000 – Rs 1,500 [Varies on the course opted]|
OJEE Eligibility Criteria
Now that you have got an overview of this exam, let us examine the eligibility for some of the courses that you can pursue upon clearing OJEE.
|B.Pharma||Students must have passed 10 +2 Senior Secondary exam with minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category candidates) with BiPC subjects [Biology, Physics, Chemistry]|
|BTech (4 years )||The applicants must have passed 10+2 exams with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category candidates with Maths and Physics along with any one of the subjects like:|
Vocational Subject (Technical)
Must have passed Diploma [Engineering & Technology] with at least 45% aggregate marks [40% for reserved categories]
|B ARCH||Applicants must have passed 10+2 or Senior Secondary exams with a minimum 50% marks (40% for reserved category candidates) with MPC Subjects [Maths, Physics, Chemistry]|
Passed 10+3 Diploma having Maths as a compulsory subject with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved) AND qualified NATA/other aptitude test recognised by UT/State
|MBA||Candidates must have passed a 3 year bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized college or university with at least 50% and 45% marks for unreserved and reserved categories respectively.|
Note: The candidate must be a domiciled resident of Odisha to be eligible to appear for this exam.
OJEE Application Form
- Visit the official website
- Click on the New Registration option.
- According to the preference of your course, select the category on the form.
- Fill in your personal details, i.e. parent’s name, date of birth, gender, contact details
- Submit & proceed to uploading documents
- Applicants have to upload a scanned copy of the signature, photograph & left-hand thumb impression
- Pay the required application fee to complete the application process.
- Applicants should take a hard copy of the application form for future reference.
OJEE Application Fee
Application fee varies depending on the course preference of the applicant. There are 6 categories of OJEE.
|OJEE Application Form A||B. PharmacyIntegrated MBA|
|OJEE Application Form B||LE B TechLE BPharmaLE BSc|
|OJEE Application Form C||MBAMCALE MCA|
|OJEE Application Form D||MTechM.ArchMPharmMPlan|
|OJEE Application Form E||MBA and Integrated MBAMBA and Lateral Entry MCAMBA & M.Tech/M.Pharm/M.Plan/M.Arch|
|OJEE Application Form F||B.Tech Special Entrance Exam|
|Form Category||Application Fee Amount in ₹|
|Application Form A, B, C, D, F||₹1000|
|Application Form E||₹1500|
Applicants can pay fees through debit/credit card or internet banking.
OJEE Admit Card
OJEE releases its admit card online, all applicants are required to download two copies of admit card. Steps to download the admit card:
- Visit the official Website
- Click on the notification of Admit Card
- Login using your application number & password.
- Download the admit card*
*All applicants must check the details on the admit card are correct and don’t misplace the admit card. Without admit card no applicant is allowed to enter examination centres
OJEE Seat Quota
Under OJEE a certain number of seats are reserved for different categories of applicants:
|SC (Schedule Caste)||8%|
|ST (Schedule Tribe)||12%|
|Green Card Holders||5%|
|PwD (Person with Disabilities)||5%|
|Tuition Fee Waiver||5%|
OJEE Participating Colleges
Both Government & private colleges are participating at OJEE 2021. List of some top government & private colleges.
- Central Institute Of Plastic Engineering And Technology, Patia, Bhubaneswar
- Indira Gandhi Institute Of Technology, Sarang
- SUIIT, Sambalpur
- Government College Of Engineering, Keonjhar
- Government College Of Engineering, Keonjhar
- Adarsha College Of Engineering, Saradhapur
- Balasore College Of Engineering & Technology, Sergarh Balasore
- Apex Institute Of Technology & Management, Pahal
- Bhubaneswar Institute Of Technology, Bhubaneswar
- Capital Engineering College, Khordha
- KIIT School of Rural Management, Bhubaneswar
- Sri Sri University, Cuttack
- GIET University, Gunupur
- Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
- Gandhi Institute for Technological Advancement, Bhubaneswar
OJEE Contact Details
- Address – JEE Cell, Gandamunda, Khandagiri,
DIST – Khordha. Bhubaneswar – 751030
Website: odishajee.com, ojee.nic.in
- Contact No. – +0674- 2382101, 2382108
- Email Id – email@example.com
OJEE: Exam Pattern
Odisha Joint Entrance Exam offers a range of graduate degree and postgraduate degree courses for admission to prestigious colleges in the state. However, we have tabulated the exam pattern of some of the most opted courses below.
BTech Lateral Entry
To take admission in BTech Lateral Entry program, the candidates have to solve 120 objective type questions in a duration of 2 hours. The section-wise distribution of questions has been tabulated below.
|Basic Electrical Engineering||40|
Candidates who wish to pursue a Bachelor of Pharmacy through OJEE have to attempt a total of 120 multiple-choice questions (MCQ). One can either choose PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) or PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) subjects. The listwise distribution of questions in every section is tabulated below.
Lateral Entry (BSc) Stream
For L.E BSc, candidates have to solve 60 multiple choice questions (MCQ) within one hour. The questions will be asked from Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics. Check the table below for more details.
To pursue an MBA through OJEE, a candidate has to solve 120 MCQs which are bifurcated into 4 sections namely, Verbal Reasoning and Comprehension, Analytical & Logical Reasoning, Business Fundamentals, and General Knowledge. In each section, there will be 30 questions.
As discussed, OJEE is a gateway to pursue a wide range of degree programs from reputed academic institutions in the state of Odisha. Due to this, the syllabus varies as per the programme chosen. To give an overview, we have tabulated the subjects on which questions are framed for different courses.
|BPharma/Lateral Entry BPharma||Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology|
|MCA||Computer Fundamentals and Mathematics|
|Lateral Entry BTech (Diploma Students)||Engineering Mathematics, Electrical And Electronics Engineering Basics, and Engineering Mechanics|
|Lateral Entry BTech (BSc Students)||Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry|
|MArch||Verbal, Analytical, and Logical Reasoning along with Architecture subjects.|
|MTech||Engineering Mathematics, Verbal and Logical Reasoning along with syllabus of one of the chosen branches like Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Water Resources Engineering, etc.|
Note: We have listed the subjects which constitute the syllabus of every course. However, to know the list of topics covered in every subject, you can refer to the official website of OJEE.
Best Books for OJEE
Some of the books an applicant can refer to during the preparation of OJEE.
|Section / Subjects||Book Name|
|Verbal Reasoning and Comprehension||The Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability and Logical Reasoning by Nishit K. Sinha|
|Analytical and Logical Reasoning Section||A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal|
|General Awareness and Business Fundamentals Section||General Knowledge by Arihant Publication|
|Mathematics||Maths XI & XII by R. S. Aggarwal|
|Chemistry||Arihant Organic Chemistry|
|Physics||HC Verma for Physics|
Preparation Tips for OJEE
- Practicing previous year question paper & sample paper is the best way to develop your exam strategy , identify your area of weakness and expertise.
- Regular revision is crucial and helps in keeping facts & important points on fingertips.
- Before you start preparing go through the syllabus and analyze the topics.
- It is important to focus on studies but don’t forget to take breaks in between otherwise it may cause confusion & stress.
- It is always a good idea to make notes of important points & topics. This will also increase your speed in revision.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, One mark is deducted for every wrong answer.
Applicants in the final year of graduation are eligible and apply for OJEE.
The language medium is English and questions are objective type i.e. Multiple choice Questions.
The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
The question paper consists of 4 sections.
There is no requirement to send a hardcopy of application form to the exam authority.
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