Odisha Plus II Admission: Application process commences today

Bhubaneswar: The process for admission into Plus II courses in higher secondary schools in the State will begin from today. Students can apply for admission either through offline or online mode.

While last date for online application is June 20, for offline mode it is June 21. Students can apply for admission through the common application form (CAF) available on www.samsodisha.gov.in.

As per a notification issued by the Directorate of Higher Secondary Education under the State’s School and Mass Education department, the first merit list will be published on June 26. Students selected in the merit list can take part in admission from June 28 to July 2.

The second merit list will be announced on July 8 and admission will be conducted between July 9 and 11, the notification added.

Spot admission for students who have failed to get admission in the first and second phases will be carried out from July 20 to 22. Thereafter, classes will commence from July 24.

According to information, this year the admission process will be carried out for around 4, 51,000 seats in 2,041 higher secondary schools (earlier known as junior colleges) across the State.

A total of 3, 97,125 students have passed Matriculation examination conducted by the Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha this year. While 1,181 students passed in A1 grade, 9,938 in A2 grade and 24,991 in B1 grade. This apart, thousands of students from other national boards like ICSE and CBSE are also likely to apply for admission into the Plus II courses in the junior colleges.