Sharmili Mallick

Bhubaneswar: The Special or second Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) for filling up the vacancies in B.Tech (Engineering) and lateral entry to B.Tech, B.Pharma, MCA, and LE-MCA in various engineering colleges began at 9:30 AM today.

The special OJEE is being conducted in 31 centres across 20 cities of the State. As many as 17, 679 candidates have applied for Special OJEE.

The exam will be held in two sittings. The first sitting will be held between 9.30 AM to 10.30 AM while the second sitting will start at 12 PM and conclude at 1 PM. The syllabus for examination will is same as given in ‘OJEE 2019 Information Brochure’. The candidates will have to attend 60 multiple choice questions in the one hour examination.

The result of the examination will be declared on July 25.

The candidates can download their Rank Card and the online choice filling will be done between July 25 and July 27, official sources said.

The first round seat allotment of seats for Special OJEE will be published on July 30 and document verification will take place on August 1 and 2. The final allotment of seats and counselling process will be done on August 3.