Tag: Opeca

Special OJEE dates announced

Bhubaneswar: The State government on Monday notified the schedule for the special Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) to fill up vacant seats in various private engineering colleges. While the counseling of students who had qualified in the OJEE-2018 held in May started today, the special OJEE will be conducted for the seats that would be […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Students take note: Odisha to participate in JEE Main 2018, registrations tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Thursday confirmed participation in the JEE Main 2018 and urged students from the State to enroll themselves for the upcoming entrance examination starting from tomorrow. As per the CBSE notification, the online application process for JEE Main 2018 will start from December 1, 2017. Students have been asked to pay the […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
OPECA insists on OJEE over JEE, seeks CM Naveen’s intervention

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) came out with a notification for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2018, the Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) on Friday urged the Odisha government to not participate in it till the proposed ‘One Country One Examination’ concept is implemented. OPECA members on Friday […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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Will Odisha pull out of JEE Mains from next academic year?

Bhubaneswar: The concerns of the Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) on pulling out of JEE Mains examination from next academic year further curved in, as the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) authorities failed to agree with OPECA’s decision. The OPECA had urged the state government to opt out of the exams from henceforth. Blaming […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
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B-Tech seat vacancies: OPECA bats for OJEE instead of JEE (Main)

Bhubaneswar: Expressing concern over poor admission rate, Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) has now sought help from Odisha government to address the problem. Worried over large scale vacancies particularly in B-Tech course, OPECA has urged State government to conduct OJEE instead of participating in JEE (Main) to fill up the vacancies. According to OPECA […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
2nd OJEE results to be out today

Bhubaneswar: The results of second Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) which was conducted on Thursday will be announced today. Choice filling will be held on August 12 and the final list will be out on August 13. Students will report to respective institutes in the next day, OJEE chairman Tusar Nath had informed earlier. As […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Nearly 7,000 students enrol for second OJEE

Bhubaneswar: In what is being said as the last option to fill up large scale vacancies in engineering streams, as many as 6,921 students have enrolled for the second Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE). OJEE chairman Tushar Kumar Nath informed that 5,766 students have applied for the test for admissions into B-Tech, 905 students for […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
BTech counselling fee reduced in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: In a major breather for students keen to enrol for BTech courses, Odisha government on Tuesday announced reduction in counselling fee. As per the fresh orders, students (general category) will have to pay Rs 10,000, Dibyang and SC, ST students can enrol themselves for admissions by depositing on Rs 5,000 instead of Rs 25,000. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Govt tech seat hike: HC rejects OPECA plea

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court (HC) on Monday set aside the plea of Odisha Private Engineering Colleges Association (OPECA) challenging the State government’s decision to increase the number of seats in government-run engineering colleges. In July the body had knocked HC doors questioning the increase in intake capacity of technical institutes for the 2016-2020 session. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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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. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
OPECA welcomes amendment to BPUT Act

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) has welcomed the State Cabinet’s approval to a proposal to amend the Biju Patniak University of Technology (BPUT) Act, 2002. As per the amendment proposal, Minister for Skill Development and Technical Education will be the Pro-Chancellor of BPUT. Besides, the term of the Vice-Chancellor (VC) will also […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
Engineering seat hike sans AICTE nod: Govt says step taken for poor students

Bhubaneswar: After the Orissa High Court issued notices to at least six government engineering colleges in the state, over the increase in number of seats in certain courses without getting due approval from AICTE, the Employment and Technical Education & Training Department has responded saying that such a step has been taken to accommodate poor […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Dilemma continues over criterion for BTech admissions

Bhubaneswar: The dilemma over choosing between Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) and national JEE Main exam scores for admissions into next year’s BTech stream, has intensified once again. While Odisha Private Engineering College Association (OPECA) continues to vehemently support the OJEE, the State government has said that since the matter is sub-judice, decision can be […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021