Odisha MBBS Admission 2021: The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Cell is the main conducting authority for the admission process. However, admission into the Medical and Dental Colleges of Odisha takes place on the basis of the NEET 2021 Scores. Hence, it is mandatory to appear in the NEET Entrance Exam in order to appear to participate in the admission process. Soon after the declaration of the NEET result, the Odisha MBBS Admission 2021 process starts. The admission process comprises the Application Form filling followed by the release of the Merit List and Counselling. The interested candidates should go through this article carefully in order to understand the admission and selection procedure.

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Overview of Odisha NEET Admission 2021

Admission NameOdisha NEET Admission
Counselling AuthorityOdisha Joint Entrance Examination Cell, Odisha
Admission is done on the basis ofNEET 2021 Scores
Exam Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Availability of Seats950 MBBS Seats and 150 BDS Seats

Odisha MBBS Admission Dates

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination carries out the processes for admission to the 85% of seats reserved under state quota. The rest of the 15% AIQ seats admission is taken care of by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC). In addition, all the Odisha MBBS/ BDS Admission rounds are carried out as per the schedule released by the OJEE. Hence, the candidates participating in the admission rounds should be well acquainted with important event dates.

Important EventsDates 
Release of the application form– To be Announced –
Closing Date of the Registration– To be Announced –
Document Verification– To be Announced –
Publication of the State Merit List– To be Announced –
Online Choice Filling (Round I)– To be Announced –
Seat Allotment for Round I– To be Announced –
Provisional Admission Round I– To be Announced –
Display of Vacant Seats– To be Announced –
Choice Filling for (Round II)– To be Announced –
Seat Allotment for Round II Counselling– To be Announced –
Provisional Admission for Round II– To be Announced –
Withdrawal of the admission process– To be Announced –
Joining the Allotted Institute– To be Announced –

Eligibility Criteria for Odisha MBBS Admission 2021

Candidates who are seeking admission in MBBS and BDS have to satisfy a certain eligibility criterion. The Eligibility Criteria include- Age limit, Educational Qualifications, and, Domicile Criteria. In addition, the eligibility conditions set by the authority that each applicant must fulfill are explained below in detail.

Age Limit

  • The Minimum Age of the candidate must be 17 years as of 31st December of the admission year.
  • There is no upper age provision

Domicile Criteria

  • Candidates should possess a permanent domicile in Odisha.

Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must have passed 12th (Matriculation) having subjects Chemistry, Physics and English individually.
  • Must have scored a minimum of 50% marks (Non-reserved category) and 40% marks for (Reserved Category) in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Odisha MBBS/ BDS Admission Criteria

Odisha MBBS Seat DistributionAdmission Criteria
15% All India Quota SeatsMCC is the conducting body for the counselling. (on the basis of the NEET 2021 Scores)
85% State Quota SeatsOJEE conducts centralized counselling based on the Odisha MBBS Merit Rank
Private Medical and Dental CollegesAuthority allot seats to the candidates on the basis of the NEET Scores
Central and Deemed UniversitiesOnline Seat Allotment Process is done on the basis of NEET Scores, and rank by MCC

Minimum Qualifying Percentage and Marks for Odisha MBBS Admission 2021

The Minimum Qualifying Percentage of marks is sorted based on Categories. The Minimum Qualifying Percentage of Marks is as follows-

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Percentage
General (UR)50%
ST/ SC/ OBC (including PWD Reserved Candidates)40%
PWD (UR)45%

Odisha MBBS Application Form 2021

Odisha MBBS Application Form process starts soon after the NEET Result declaration. The application process is carried out in online mode. Moreover, candidates must ensure that they submit their forms successfully, or else they shall not be considered for the merit list. In addition, candidates must also go through the eligibility criteria carefully. Furthermore, the steps to apply, and application fee details are provided in this section.

How to Apply for Odisha MBBS/ BDS Registration Form?

The step by step procedure to fill the Application Form of Odisha MBBS Online is as follows-

Stage 1- Registration Process

This is the first stage of the Online Application Form Filling Process.

  • Visit the official website of Odisha JEE – wwwodishajee.com
  • Click on the “New Candidate Registration” Link.
  • Click on “I Agree” and proceed.
  • Enter the basic details such as Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, E-Mail ID, etc.
  • Click on Submit.
  • Then the Registration Number and Password is provided, which is your Login Credentials.

Stage 2 – Fill in Academic Details

  • In this stage, candidates have to fill in their Academic Details such as Class 12thMarks, NEET  Scores, and Rank.
  • Candidates must submit their proper academic details. If a candidate enters the wrong information, then the application form might get rejected.
  • The details that have been mentioned in the application form are verified in the Document Verification Round.

Stage 3 – Upload Photograph and Signature and Make Fee Payment

  • Candidates have to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications.
  • Once you have uploaded your photograph and signature, make the payment of the application fees.

Stage 4 – Final Submission

  • Once you have completed filling in all the details, recheck the details and click on the submit button.
  • Take the printout of the Application Form and keep it safe for future reference.

Application Fees of Odisha MBBS Application Form

  • The Application fees for both Reserved and Unreserved Category is Rs 1000/-.
  • Candidates can make the payment of the Application fees both offline and online (Debit/ Credit/ Net Banking/ Challan).

Odisha MBBS and BDS Merit List

The Odisha MBBS Merit list pdf is released online on the official website of OJEE. The Merit List of Odisha MBBS contains the name of the candidates whose marks qualify the selection criteria of NEET. Candidates whose names appear on the Odisha NEET Rank list are called out for the counselling procedure. The Merit List of Odisha MBBS Admission shall contain the Name of the Candidate, NEET Scores, NEET Rank, State Common Rank, Category, etc.

Odisha MBBS Seat Reservation Criteria

Candidates must note that there is no OBC Category in Odisha State, therefore the candidates who belong to the OBC category shall be treated as Unreserved Category. The Minimum Qualifying Percentage of Marks is 50%. Candidates who are claiming reservations under Green Card Holder Category must be permanent natives of Odisha. The Odisha MBBS Reservation Category Policy is as follows-

CategoryReservation of Seats
Scheduled Tribe (ST)12%
Scheduled Caste (SC)8%
Physically Challenged (PC)5%
Ex-Servicemen (ES)3%

Documents Required at the Time of Document Verification

Following are the documents that are required at the time of Document verification of Odisha NEET MBBS Admission

  • Secondary School Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • Class 12thPass Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • College/ School Leaving Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate of Odisha
  • NEET Admit Card
  • Birth Certificate of the Candidate
  • Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate (Qualifying Exam)
  • Category Certificate (optional)
  • Migration Certificate (from the last institution)
  • Six recent passport size photographs.

Odisha MBBS Counselling

The Counselling for Odisha MBBS Admission is conducted based on the NEET Scores and Rank. Candidates of higher ranks are called first for counseling and shall easily get the desired seat after document verification. Candidates, however, have to pay Rs 1000 / Rs 500 (SC/ ST/ PwD) as Counselling Fees. The payments can be done offline and online. Moreover, the candidates failing to pay the fees shall not be eligible for the allotment process. The date of reporting at the allotted institute is provided on the day of counseling only.

Top Medical Colleges in Odisha

Some of the top Medical and Dental Colleges of Odisha are as follows-

  • Sri Ram Chandra Bhanj Medical College and Hospital – Cuttack
  • Maharaja Krishna Chandra Gajapati Medical College and Hospital – Berhampur
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences – Bhubaneswar
  • Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences – Bhubaneswar
  • Bhava Institute of Medical Sciences and Research – Bhubaneswar
  • AIIMS – Bhubaneswar
  • Sri Ram Chandra Bhanj Medical College and Hospital – Cuttack
  • Institute of Dental Sciences – Bhubaneswar
  • Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences- Bhubaneswar
  • Gandhi Dental College – Bhubaneswar
  • Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital- Bhubaneswar

Thus, the Odisha MBBS/ BDS Admission 2021 is conducted purely based on the NEET Scores and Rank. Candidates have to appear NEET Exam in order to get selected in the Government and Other Private Colleges of Odisha.


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