OJEE ( Odisha Joint Entrance Exam) is a state-controlled centralized exam conducted for admission to the various government as well private institutes in Odisha. Candidates interested in MCA, MBA, PGDM, PGCM, M. Pharma and M. Tech courses could apply for OJEE 2018. OJEE, referred to as Odisha JEE is also the common entrance exam for students who are interested in B. Tech lateral entry. Admission to MBBS, BDS and B. Tech first year is done on the basis of a candidate’s JEE Main and NEET scores respectively.

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The OJEE 2018 Answer key has been released online on 17th May 2018. Get the Answer key links of all courses below.

  1. B Pharm – Click here
  2. LETech – Click Here
  3. Intl MBA Answer Keys – Click here
  4. MBA Answer Keys – Click here
  5. MCA Answer Keys – Click here
  6. LE MCA – Click here
  7. LE B.Sc – Click here
  8. LE Pharm – Click here
  9. MPharm – Click here
  10. MPLAN – Click here
  11. PGAT Civil Engg – Click here
  12. PGAT Architecture – Click here
  13. PGAT Biotech – Click here
  14. PGAT Chemical – Click here 
  15. PGAT Computer Sc. – Click here 
  16. PGAT Electrical – Click here
  17. PGAT Electronics – Click here
  18. PGAT Environmental – Click here 
  19. PGAT MECH – Click here 
  20. PGAT Metalurgical – Click here
  21. PGAT Plastic – Click here 
  22. PGAT Textile – Click here

OJEE 2018 Timetable

Interested candidates are requested to go through the table given below to keep themselves in sync with the upcoming events and their scheduled dates:

OJEE 2018 application form release1st week of February 2018.
Last date of OJEE 2018 form submission27th March 2018.
Last date of application fee payment31st March 2018.
Release of OJEE 2018 Admit card20th April 2018.
OJEE 2018 exam date13th May 2018.
OJEE 2018 Answer Key17th May 2018
OJEE 2018 Result25th May 2018.
OJEE 2018 Counselling18th June 2018.
Preliminary allotment of seats23rd July 2018.
Final allotment of seats3rd August 2018.

Read more about OJEE 2018 Important Dates and Exam Centres.

OJEE 2018 Counselling And Seat Allotment

OJEE 2018 Counselling registration had closed on 27th June 2018. Candidates applying for OJEE 2018 also means that they are applying to more than 50,000 seats in around 100 different institutes in Odisha. After the declaration of OJEE 2018 results, candidates who have scored the minimum eligible scores will be called for counselling. After the counselling process is completed, preliminary seats will be allotted to the candidate. In this stage, candidates will have the opportunity to select and lock the College of their choice. The committee will consider the choice made by the candidate and also their OJEE score while announcing OJEE 2018 temporary seat allotment.

OJEE 2018 counselling will take place in 2 rounds after choice filling.

OJEE Results 2018 Evaluation

OJEE 2018 Results had been declared on 25th May 2018. The result had been declared online and was not sent separately to the candidates via post.

Know your OJEE 2018 result here!

OJEE 2018 Results can be checked by following the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official website of OJEE 2018.
  2. Enter your roll number.
  3. Enter your date of birth.
  4. Results of OJEE 2018 will be displayed on the screen.
  5. Take a print out of the scorecard for future reference.
NOTE: In case a candidate has any issues with the marks scored, then they can check the subject wise marks that they have scored by writing an application form to OJEE office. The application form must be sent along with a demand draft of Rs 400 in favor of “OJEE 2018” drawn in any nationalized bank. The application form along with the prescribed fees must reach OJEE office within 10 days.

Highlights Of OJEE Results 2018

Some of the highlights of OJEE 2018 Results are

  1. OJEE 2018 result evaluation was computer based. The evaluation is very carefully done so that there is no scope left for any mistakes.
  2. The merit list will be prepared based on OJEE 2018 results.
  3. In case a candidate is not satisfied with the marks secured then he/she can request to re-evaluate or re total their scores.
  4. It must, however, be noted that candidates can only request to re-evaluate their scores but the re-evaluation of the answer script will not be accepted.
  5. Once a request is sent to re-totalling of scores, the committee will manually verify the results and its decision will be final.

OJEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for OJEE 2018, candidates must go through OJEE 2018 eligibility criteria given below:

  1. Domicile criteria: Candidates who are searching for colleges in Odisha itself must be from Odisha and will have to show their Odisha residential certificate.
  2. Age limit: For architecture courses, a candidate must be of minimum 17 years of age. There is no prescribed maximum age limit for architecture courses. For admission in marine engineering, a candidate must be at least 20 years of age. For the rest of the courses, the minimum age criteria is 17 years.
  3. Educational qualification: Different courses have different educational criteria. The course wise eligibility criteria are provided in the table below:
CourseOJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018
BAMS and BHMSCandidates must pass class 12 with 50% (45% in case of ST/SC) of CHSE or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects.
B. PharmaCandidates must pass class 12 with a minimum of 45% (40% in case of ST/SC) with Physics, chemistry and maths/Biology/ Biotech/Electronics/Comp. Sc/IT/Statistics and Geology.
B. Tech and B. Pharma lateral entryCandidates must hold 3-year diploma in engineering or Pharmacy respectively.
MBACandidate must hold a degree (in any stream) with 50% marks (45% in case of ST/SC).
M. Tech, MCA, M. Pharma, M. Arch, M. PlanCandidate must hold a degree in B.tech, BCA/B Sc(computer sc), B.Pharma and B.Arch respectively with 50 % marks (45 % mark s in case of ST/ SC).For M. Pan a candidate must hold degree either in Economics, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Environmental Sc, Statistics or Social Work.
Integrated MBACandidate must hold 45% in qualifying exam (40% in case of ST/SC).


Admit Card of OJEE 2018

OJEE 2018 Admit card download link has been released on 20th April 2018. Click here to download your Admit Card now!

It is one of the most important exams conducted by the government of Odisha for first-year admission to various post graduate as well as graduate courses. It must, however, be noted that for admission in B.Tech and MBBS first year, candidates must separately sit for NEET and JEE Main 2018. Admission to both these courses will be done purely on the basis of the marks that they score in their entrance exams.

OJEE 2018 Admit Card had been issued only for those candidates who have registered themselves for the exam. Those candidates who have failed to fill the application form or pay the application fees will not be provided with an admit card.

OJEE 2018 Category Wise Seat Reservation

OJEE 2018 will have the following reservation policy

  1. Candidates from Odisha are eligible to apply for OJEE 2018 under the reservation category.
  2. Candidates from Odisha will have to produce their Permanent Residence Certificate (PRC) or any document that proves that they are from Odisha.
  3. Further, 30% of the seats are reserved for all women (except OL, TFW, and NRI).
  4. Under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) category, 5 % of the total fees will be reserved.
  5. OL category refers to Oriyas belonging to outlying Oriya speaking tracks. Candidates who fall under this category will be provided 3 % of the total seats in government engineering colleges only.
  6. 3% percent of seats will be reserved for the children of ex-servicemen.
  7. It is mandatory for all participating colleges to reserve 5 % of their seats for children who are green card holders.
  8. 8% of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the category of scheduled caste and 12 % of seats are reserved for candidates under Scheduled Tribe category.
NOTE: The reservation of seats for each category is decided by the government of Odisha. It is subject to change and in such case the decision of the state government will be final.

OJEE 2018 Application Details And Fees

Submission of online application form for OJEE 2018 had been extended till 27th March 2018. The application form for OJEE 2018 was made available from the first week February 2018. The application process is the first stage of verification where a candidate must provide their basic personal and academic details, as well as programme preferences. Once applied candidates must sit for the OJEE 2018 exam. Only those candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying marks in OJEE 2018 will be called for counselling. The application form was available online.

Interested candidates can fill the application form with the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official OJEE 2018 website.
  2. A link to fill the application form was available from the first week of February 2018.
  3. Click on the link and register yourself for OJEE 2018.
  4. Fill in your all your details carefully.
  5. Upload the necessary documents as per specifications.
  6. Finally, submit the application fees for the successful submission of the form.
  7. After successful submission, take out a printed copy of the application form for future reference.
NOTE: Candidates are requested to read the OJEE 2018 information brochure carefully before filling the application form.

OJEE 2018 Application Form Complete Details – Check Here

OJEE 2018 Application Form Fees

The Application Fee for MBA, MCA, PGAT and lateral MCA was Rs 1500 and for the rest of the courses, the application fee was Rs 1000. The application fees had to be paid either by net banking or by credit or debit card. Candidates could also pay via e- challan SBI(State Bank of India).

OJEE 2018 Exam Pattern And Marks Allotted

Knowing the exam pattern is very important as it will help the candidate to prepare for the exam accordingly.

The table below will give you an idea of the OJEE 2018 exam pattern

Maximum time for the exam2 hours
Mode of examinationOffline
Total number of questions120 questions for MBA and 180 for M. Pharma.
Marking scheme4 marks for every correct answer.
Negative marking-1 for the wrong answer.
Subjects for B. PharmaPhysics, chemistry, Biology/maths.
Subjects for MBAGeneral knowledge, Verbal and analytical reasoning, computer and business fundamentals.

OJEE 2018 Exam Syllabus

Candidates are requested to go through the following syllabus for OJEE 2018 exam:

B. PharmaClass 12 Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Maths
BHMS/BAMSClass 12 Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Integrated MBAIntegrated MBA test.
MCA lateral entryMCA test for lateral entry.
B. Tech lateral entryMechanical engg, basic electrical engg and engg maths.
B. Sc lateral entryQuestions from Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
B. Pharma lateral entryBased on subjects from Diploma in pharmacy.
M. TechQuestions based on subjects from B.Tech.
M. PharmaQuestions based on subjects from B. Pharma.
M. ArchQuestions based on subjects from B. Arch, engg maths, reasoning.
M. PlanConceptual questions from architecture and reasoning.

OJEE 2018 Cut Off

Cut off refers to the minimum number of marks that a candidate must get in order to secure his or her seat in an institution. The cut-off marks depend upon a number factors like the number of candidates who have applied, the number of seats available, previous cut off trends etc.

The cut off is decided by the admission authorities of the concerned institutes and all participating institute of OJEE 2018 will have its individual cut off list. Candidates who have scored the more than or equal to the cut off marks will be called for counselling and then for the admission process.

For more details about OJEE, 2018 cut off, refer to our article on OJEE 2018 cut off.


Will I get the OJEE 2018 admit card via post?

No, The admit card will be available online only . Only those candidates who have registered for the exam will get the Admit card.

What are modes of paying the application fees?

You can pay your application fees either via credit card, debit card or via SBI net challan.

I have paid OJEE Exam 2018 application fees but will not give the exam. Will my application fees get refunded?

No. OJEE application fees once paid will not be refunded.


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