OJEE 2024 (Odisha Joint Entrance Exam): Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

OJEE 2024 (Odisha Joint Entrance Exam): Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

Odisha Joint Entrance Exam 2024 or OJEE 2024 will be organized and managed by the Odisha Joint Entrance exam committee. This exam is conducted with the aim of selecting the candidates for admission into various UG and PG courses in numerous govt. and private colleges in Odisha. OJEE 2024 exam is going to be conducted in offline mode for some courses and in online mode for other courses. Candidates looking for admission through this exam need to fill and submit an online application form before the last date. The Official notification for this exam has been released now.

Highlights of OJEE 2024

  • Candidates with a Diploma certificate can take admission in 1st year of B.Arch programme (if seats remain vacant) if they have a valid NATA score. Additionally, such candidates also need to have at least 50% marks in their diploma course.
  • The age of a candidate for admission to 2nd-year B.Tech Marine Engineering (lateral Entry) should not be more than 22 years.
  • There will be no correction window so the candidates must fill the application form very carefully.
  • There is no provision for a lateral entry admission to the B. Architecture degree course.

OJEE 2024 Schedule

Activities Dates
Release of the official notification and application form April 2024
Last date to submit an application form in online mode May 2024
Availability of an admit card May 2024
Date of Examination June 2024
Declaration of Result June 2024

OJEE 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The criteria for admission into different courses are as follows.

Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

  • The candidates must pass the 10+2 exam with Physics, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics/ Biology subjects.
  • Please note that there is no age limit and candidates appearing for the 10+2 exam in the year 2024 can also apply.

Bachelor in Pharmacy (lateral entry to 2nd year)

  • An aspirant must possess a diploma in pharmacy after passing the 12th class.
  • Applicant need to have at least 45% marks in the diploma course (40% for SC/ ST candidates)

Lateral Entry into 2nd year Degree courses in Engineering/Technology under Lateral Entry for Diploma holders

  • Candidates should have a 3-year diploma in Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of 45% marks (40% in case of SC/ST category)

Master in Computer Application

  • Aspirants should a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST candidates).
  • Applicants must have passed Mathematics at 10+2 level.

Master in Business Administration

  • Applicants should a bachelors degree of three years duration in any discipline with 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST candidates)
  • Candidates having B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharm degrees with 50% marks (45% for SC/ST students) are also eligible.

OJEE 2024 Application Form

The important details related to the OJEE 2024 application process are as follows.

  • Application forms for the OJEE exam will release in online mode only.
  • Interested candidates may access the application form by visiting the official website i.e. www.ojee.nic.in or www.odishajee.com.
  • Eligible candidates have to provide their complete academic, contact and personal details in the application form.
  • Please provide the details accurately because incorrect application forms may get rejected.
  • Candidates must upload the scanned images of their passport size photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression on the application form.
  • To complete the application process, it is necessary to pay the required application form.
  • Applicants are advised to keep a hard copy of the application form submitted and fee receipt for future requirements.

Special Note: Candidates must fill the correct application form as per the course in which they are seeking admission.

Code of Application Form Name of Courses
A B.Pharm and Integrated MBA (5 years course)
  • Lateral Entry to B.Tech (for Diploma in Engg. students)
  • Lateral Entry to B.Tech ( B. Sc. Students)
  • Lateral Entry to B.Pharm (for Diploma in Pharmacy students)
  • MBA
  • MCA
  • Lateral Entry to MCA
  • M Tech, M Tech (Part-Time course for working personnel), M Plan (PGAT)
  • M.Pharm
  • M.Arch
E Combination of courses
  • MBA and MCA
  • MBA and Lateral Entry MCA
  • MBA and PGAT

Application Fee

The application fee depends upon the application form you are submitting.

  • Application Form – A, B, C, D: Rs. 1000/-
  • Application Form – E: Rs. 1500/-

Mode of application

  • Candidates may pay the fee online using a debit card/ credit card (VISA / MASTER / Maestro cards) or internet banking.
  • Alternatively, the candidates can also pay the fee offline by depositing an e-challan in any branch of the State Bank of India.

OJEE 2024 Admit Card

  • All the admit cards will be uploaded on the OJEE website before the exam.
  • The candidates have to download and take two printouts of the admit card.
  • Information about the examination venue and schedule will be present on admit cards.
  • Candidates must get both copies of the admit card signed by the invigilator.
  • The invigilator will keep one copy of the admit card and hand over the second copy to the student.
  • No candidate will be allowed to take the examination without having a valid admit card.

OJEE 2024 Exam Pattern

The candidates looking for admission should check the entrance exam pattern given below.

  • Mode of examination: Both online and offline (depends upon the course)
  • Type of questions: Objective type MCQ
  • Duration of exam: 1 hour (M.Pharm, Integrated MBA and LE B.Pharm), 2 hours (LE B.Tech, LE B.Sc, MCA/LE MCA, MBA, M.Tech and M.Arch), 3 hours (B.Pharm)
  • Marking pattern: 4 marks for each question
  • Negative marking: 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

Detailed Exam Pattern as per different courses

Offline Exam (Pen and Paper Based Test)
B.Pharm 180 Question from Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics
Lateral Entry to B Tech 120 questions (40 questions each from Engg Math, Engg Mechanics, and Basic Electrical Engg)
Lateral Entry to B.Pharm 60 question from the D.Pharm syllabus
Lateral Entry to B.Sc/ +3Sc 60 questions (Mathematics – 30 ques., Physics – 15 ques., Chemistry – 15 ques.)
Online (Computer Based Test)
MCA 120 questions (Mathematics – 60 ques., Computer Awareness – 60 ques.)
Lateral Entry MCA 120 questions (Mathematics – 60 ques., Computer Awareness – 60 ques.)
MBA Total – 120 questions
  • Verbal reasoning – 40 question
  • Analytical reasoning – 40 question
  • General Knowledge – 10 question
  • Comprehension – 20 question
  • Comp and business fundamentals – 10 question
Integrated MBA Total – 60 questions
  • Verbal reasoning – 15 questions
  • Analytical reasoning – 15 questions
  • General Knowledge – 15 questions
  • Comprehension – 15 questions
M.Tech, M.Arch Total – 90 questions
  • Branch questions – 60 questions
  • Engineering Mathematics – 20 questions
  • Arithmetic and Logical Reasoning – 10 questions
M.Pharm 60 questions from B.Pharm Syllabus

OJEE 2024 Syllabus

The OJEE 2024 offers admission to a large number of courses and different entrance exams are conducted for admission to different courses. We have listed a brief syllabus for some of the courses as given below.

MCA: Mathematics (Calculus, Vectors, Sequence and Series, Probability and Statistics, etc.), Computer Awareness (Introduction to Computer, C language, Computer Arithmetic, etc.)

Lateral Entry MCA: Introduction to Computer, Fundamentals of Computer Organization and Networking, Computer Arithmetic, Introduction to Operating systems, C Language, Logical reasoning and verbal abilities, etc.

B.Sc. Lateral Entry: Electrostatics, Electrochemistry, Atomic Structure, Periodic Properties, Chemical Bonding, Mechanics, Oscillations, Motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields, Mathematics (Determinants and matrices, Trigonometry, Logic, Algebra of sets, Number system), etc.

Answer Key

  • The official answer keys will be released a few weeks after the exam.
  • Candidates may check their answers with the help of these keys.
  • Authorities will also accept challenges against these answer keys.
  • The final answer keys will be released after considering all the challenges.
  • Results will be prepared on the basis of the final answer key.

OJEE 2024 Result

  • Before declaring the result, the committee will release the answer keys so that the candidates may check their answers.
  • After answer keys, the result will be uploaded on the official website.
  • Along with the result, merit lists of the candidates shortlisted for admission will be made available.
  • Different merit lists are released by the authority for various courses.
  • Candidates should take a printout of the result card for further use.

OJEE 2024 Counselling

  • The aspirants who will score more than OJEE 2024 cutoff marks will be invited to the counselling process.
  • Complete schedule and information about the counselling will release after the result declaration.
  • In the counselling process, candidates have to choose the course and college in which they want to study.
  • Authorities will also verify documents at the time of counselling. So, applicants must carry their relevant documents while reporting for the counselling process.

Reservation Policy

Category Percentage Reservation
Scheduled Caste (SC) 8%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 12%
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 10%
Oriya (Odia) belonging to outlying Oriya (Odia) speaking tracts(OL) 3%
Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Up to 5% (Supernumerary)
Green Card 5% in each category except ‘OL’ and ‘TFW’
Physically Challenged 5% in each category except ‘OL’ and ‘TFW’
Ex-Servicemen 3% in each category except ‘OL’ and ‘TFW’
Women 30% in each category except ‘OL’ and ‘TFW’
SGS (State Govt. School) students completed high school and higher secondary schools from State Government Schools only 15% in each category except ‘OL’ and ‘TFW’

List of Documents Required for Admission

Candidates must have the following documents to be eligible for admission

  • Download rank card of OJEE 2024
  • HSC or any other relevant certificate showing the Date of Birth (Birth Certificate)
  • 10 + 2 Mark Sheet (for B.Tech., B.Pharm, B. Arch, B. Plan, B.CAT and
    Integrated MSc/ MBA/ MCA/ MSc in Computer Sc)
  • Final Diploma Mark Sheet (for Lateral Entry to B Tech/ B.Pharm)
  • BCA, B.Sc./+3 Sc (IT/CSE) Mark Sheet and +2 Mark sheet for MCA
  • +3/Graduation Mark sheet (For MBA)
  • +3 Mark sheet and +2 Mark sheet (for +3 Sc. / B.Sc. Lateral Entry)
  • B. Tech/ B. Arch/ B.Plan/ B. Pharm, final mark sheet (for M.Tech/ M.Arch/
    M.Plan/ M.Pharm)
  • 10 + 2 Pass certificate (for B.Tech., B.Pharm, B. Arch, B. Plan, B.CAT and
    Integrated MSc/ MBA)
  • Final Diploma Pass Certificate (for Lateral Entry to B.Tech/ B.Pharm)
  • BCA, B.Sc/+3 Sc [IT/CSE] Pass certificate for MCA
  • +3/Graduation Pass Certificate (for MBA)
  • B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Plan/ B.Pharm pass certificate for PGAT (M.Tech/ M.Arch/
    M.Plan/ M.Pharm.
  • Resident/ Nativity Certificate
  • Original SC/ST certificate by birth of State of Odisha (If applicable)
  • Income Certificate for TFW candidates (If applicable)
  • EWS Certificate (Income & Asset Certificate) from Tahsildar / Additional Tahsildar.
  • Green Card issued by Family Welfare Department of Govt. Of Odisha. (If applicable)
  • Original Certificate in support of Outlying Odia Speaking Tract (OL) category (If applicable)
  • Certificates / Documents in support of NRI. (If applicable)
  • Certificate of Employment of candidate’s Parent / Spouse
  • Full time work experience certificate of minimum two years in a registered firm
    /Company /Industry /Educational and /Government/ Autonomous Organisation
    in the relevant field in which admission is sought for admission to M.Tech (PartTime) courses. (if applicable)

Address for communication

If you have a doubt regarding the admission process then you may contact OJEE.

  • Address – The Chairman, Odisha Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Cell Gandamunda, Khandagiri, Dist- Khurda. Bhubaneswar -751030.
  • Contact Numbers – 0674- 2382101, 2382108
  • Email – odishaojee@gmail.com

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Is there any way to submit the application form in offline mode?

Answer: No, the application forms are accepted only in online mode

Question – 2: What are the relaxations in application fees for SC/ST candidates?

Answer: The application fee is the same for all the candidates irrespective of their categories.

Question – 3: Will I receive the hardcopy of an admit card after submitting the form?

Answer: No, admit cards of all the candidates are uploaded online.

Question – 4:  How many preferences of college and course can I give during the counselling process?

Answer: There is no limit for the same. You can provide as many preferences as you want.

Question – 5: What is the fee to take part in counselling?

Answer: Rs. 450/-


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