Bhubaneswar: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main online test conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will start from Saturday.
As per a CBSE notification, the JEE Main online examination would be held over two days with two sittings each day.
As many as 6,000 students from Odisha will appear in the examinations, which will be held at 18 centres across the state.
While the state capital will have the maximum of nine centres for the examination, Balasore will have two. The other centres in the state are Angul, Berhampur, Cuttack, Jeypore, Rourkela and Sambalpur.
In a bid to make the test more transparent, CBSE has asked the students to come to the examination hall only with their admit cards as no other articles will be allowed inside the hall. No student will be allowed to enter the hall with mobile phone, wrist watch and other electronic gadgets.
For the first time CBSE will provide pens, pencils and other items to candidates in the entrance hall. The Board has also installed mobile jammers in all the examination halls.