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OPECA bats for second OJEE amid 94 % vacant seats

Bhubaneswar: It seems that ‘fake placement’ controversy has adversely affected admissions into various engineering colleges as nearly 94 percent seats lie vacant even after completion of first phase of admissions. Worried over the poor response from students towards engineering, the Odisha Private Engineering Colleges Association (OPECA) has now sought intervention of State Government to bail […]

NEET exams: Question paper to be same for all languages

Bhubaneswar: The Students appearing for the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) across the country will have same question papers or the translation of the question paper in English. Union Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar has said on Saturady, vernacular question papers for the NEET will be mere translation of the question paper in English. “The […]

MBBS, BDS admission: Counselling for OJEE rank holders today

Bhubaneswar: Counselling for OJEE rank holders to take admission into MBBS and BDS courses at government and privately-run medical colleges under the State quota will be held from today. At 10 am, students can begin online registration and take part in the counselling for medical courses. The process will continue till 5 pm on July 17. […]

First seat allotment list for BTech admission published

Bhubaneswar: The first phase seat allotment list for admission into BTech courses in various engineering colleges across the state was published today. According to sources a total of 12,495 students have been allotted seats for admission into engineering courses in the first phase. Odisha Joint  Entrance Examination (OJEE) chairman Tushar Kant Nath said document verification […]

900 B Tech seats in Pvt Colleges slashed in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even as the counselling process for engineering has started in Odisha, nearly 900 B Tech seats in private engineering colleges have been slashed this year. Two private engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar and Rayagada have been debarred from participating in the admission process as they failed to get necessary approvals from AICTE. As a result, […]

Engineering counselling for OJEE qualifiers begins today

Bhubaneswar: OJEE B Tech counselling begins today for which students can register as per their rank in the JEE Main exam. The engineering counselling begins at 11 am today. This year 42,000 students had appeared for the exam. For the counselling today, students who qualified JEE Main exam can get registration done and lock choices […]

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Engineering counselling in Odisha to begin by June 15

Bhubaneswar: Counselling for engineering admission in Odisha, which will be done on the basis of JEE Main ranks, will begin by June 15 as per the new rules in line with the format followed by IITs and NITs. As per the new guidelines, the meritorious students of JEE Main can have their registration and lock […]

JEE Advanced tomorrow, more than 2500 to appear in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Over 2500 students from Odisha are slated to appear in the the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced on May 21. Given the statistics of the past years, only seven to eight percent students, who appear the JEE Mains form Odisha, qualify for the Advanced examination every year which has now emerged as a major […]

OJEE 2017: 52,560 students appear exam in state

Bhubaneswar: As many as 52,560 students appeared the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)-Mains that is being conducted across the State here on Sunday. The OJEE is being held in total 88 centres in 21 cities spread across the state. The test scheduled to be held in three sittings and the first sitting began at 9 […]

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Odisha govt to conduct counselling in 85% seats of pvt medical colleges

Bhubaneswar:  A move which is believed to bring more transparency and curb arbitrary practices pertaining to a host of aspects in medical college admissions, the Odisha government has decided to conduct counselling of 85% seats in private medical colleges. The Health department has notified the Skill Development and Technical Education department about the decision which […]

Odisha to follow AICTE guidelines for BTech admissions

Bhubaneswar: The engineering admission rules in Odisha was changed after premier local news channel OTV exposed the violation of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) guidelines in the admission process. Now the admission into BTech course will be done on the basis of AICTE guidelines. Employment And Technical Education & Training Department has apprised […]

Notification for OJEE entrance test issued

Bhubaneswar: Notification for the offline test of the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE), 2017 was issued today. The test, scheduled on May 14, would be held for admission to various UG/PG/Lateral Entry courses such as B.E/B.Tech, B.Pharm, BHMS, BAMS, B.Plan, MBA, MCA, Integrated MBA, M.Tech, M.Arch, M.Plan, M.Pharm in Odisha. As per the notification, application […]

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Odisha adopts IIT, NIT format for engineering counseling

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government is all set to introduce new rules in line with the format followed by IITs and NITs for the counselling process in engineering admissions. The new guidelines will be implemented for admissions into the current academic session, informed Chief Secretary, Aditya Padhi today. As per the new guidelines, the final list […]

Changes to engineering admission process on anvil

Bhubaneswar: As a part of reforms in the process of admission into engineering courses to address the problem of seat vacancies in colleges, the Odisha government is discussing a proposal through which part-admission fee of Rs 30,000 paid by students will now be deposited with Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Committee rather than the concerned […]

Odisha to participate in JEE Main-2017

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government, which had taken part in the all India Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main examination this year, will also take part in the test scheduled on April 2 next year. However, submission of Aadhaar card details at the time of applying for the JEE Main has been made mandatory this time by […]

Over 33,000 seats fall vacant in private engineering colleges in Odisha

The plight of the technical education in Odisha has come to the limelight as over 33,000 seats have fallen vacant in private engineering colleges after the first phase counselling of the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)

HC orders govt to conduct special JEE this year too

Cuttack: Like in the past four years, the Orissa High Court today ordered the state government to conduct a special Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) this year also to fill up the B Tech seats lying vacant in several private engineering colleges of Odisha. Barring 2013, the same process is being repeated since 2011. Anticipating such […]

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HC orders fresh OJEE for B-Tech admission

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court today directed the State government to conduct a fresh Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) for admission into B-Tech course in the State. According to Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) secretary Binod Dash, the High Court has also ordered fresh entrance test for lateral entry into MBA and MCA courses. […]

Odisha tweaks AICTE norms for easy admission to Engg!

Bhubaneswar: Going out of the way to address the worries of the private engineering colleges in the state, which have seen a drastic fall in student intake over the last few years, the Odisha government has tweaked the norms of All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) in an effort to get more aspirants admitted […]

OPECA demands CB probe into fake OJEE portal

Bhubaneswar: Alleging that the registration of students for admission into professional courses is being done on a fake website of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE), the Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) today demanded a Crime Branch probe into the matter. Talking to OTV today, OPECA chairperson Binod Das said he came to know this […]

Counseling for admission to B-Tech courses from today

Bhubaneswar: Counseling for admission into various B-Tech courses in the state will begin at 12 pm on Friday. According to sources, students who have cleared the JEE Main examination are eligible to take part in the counseling process. Students seeking admission to the various B-Tech courses will have to visit the official website of Odisha […]

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OJEE counseling from today

Bhubaneswar: Counseling for students who appeared in the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) will begin from today. Students who want to take part in the counseling process will have to register themselves on the OJEE website. According to sources, the counseling format has been changed this year. As per the new format, students will have […]

Counselling of OJEE qualifiers in first week of July

Counselling of candidates, who have qualified in the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE), will be undertaken in the first week of July, said OJEE chairman Tushar Kant Nath on Monday

46,200 candidates appear in OJEE

Bhubaneswar: A total of 46,200 students are appearing in the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) which is being held in the state on Sunday. Students seeking admission to MBA, MCA, M Tech, M Pharma, B Pharma, Lateral Entry Engineering, BAMS and BHMS are appearing in the examination. Talking to the media here on Saturday, OJEE […]

46,200 to appear in OJEE tomorrow

A total of 46,200 students will appear in the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) to be held in the state on Sunday