The application submission date for the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) 2021 has been extended once again due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the State.
“In view of the COVID -19 pandemic, the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE – 2021), which was tentatively scheduled during 17th to 24th June, 2021, has been postponed,” read the official notification.
The revised dates of the examination will be notified, on assessment of the situation, in the first week of July, it read.
Meanwhile, the last date for submission of online application forms for all the courses under OJEE 2021 has been extended up to July 12, while the last date for fee payment is July 14, 2021.
Earlier, the last date to apply for OJEE was extended from May 15 to June 15.
In one of its earlier release, OJEE had said, "All concerned are advised not to be unduly worried, but to abide, for the time being, by all the preventive measures laid down, from time to time, by various government agencies to check the spread of coronavirus, and visit the official websites of OJEE regularly for updated information."
OJEE is conducted for admissions into various B.Pharm/MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Arch, Integrated MBA, and lateral entry to B.Tech, B.Pharma courses both in government and private universities as well as colleges in Odisha.