OJEE Exam 2024 Application, Important Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, and Cutoffs

OJEE Exam 2024 Odisha Joint Entrance Examination will be conducted for admission into B.Pharm, MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.Tech (Part-Time), M.Arch, M Plan, M.Pharm, MBA & Lateral Entry to B.Tech, B.Pharm courses in government and private universities and colleges of Odisha. 

OJEE Exam 2024

Exam NameOdisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)
Conducting BodyOJEE Board (OJEEB)
Exam LevelState-level
Mode of ApplicationOnline Only
Exam MediumEnglish Language only
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT)
Courses OfferedB.Pharm / MBA / MCA / M.Tech / M.Tech (Part-Time) / M.Arch / M Plan / M.Pharm / Int. MBA and Lateral Entry to B.Tech / B.Pharm
Question TypeObjective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration of OJEE 20243 hours duration – BPharm
2 hours duration – LE BTech, LE BSc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA, MBA, MTech, and MArch
1 hours duration – Mpharm, Integrated MBA, and LE BPharm

OJEE Exam Important Dates 2024

Start of the Online Application ProcessFeb 2024
Last date for Filling-up Online Application FormsFeb 2024
Starting of Downloading of Admit Cards3rd week of April 2024
Date of Examination1st – 2nd week of May 2024
(Detailed Schedule shall be notified later)
Probable Date of Declaration of Results1st week of June 2024

OJEE Exam Application Process 2024

  • Candidates can submit only one application for applying into OJEE exam
  • Candidates can apply for OJEE – 2024 only through the “Online” mode through OJEE 2024
  • Click on the Candidate Registration for OJEE 2024
  • Candidates must click on the course link for which they want to get admitted to OJEE 2024
  • A new page with the New Candidate Registration will open where the candidates need to click on the Apply section
  • Candidates have to fill in all necessary details that have been asked
  • Candidates should take Printouts of the computer-generated Confirmation Page of the Application Form and Proof of fee payment
  • The fee can be remitted online through any of the following methods Debit Card/ credit card (VISA / MASTER / Maestro cards) / Internet Banking
Application FormApplying for the Course
AB. Pharm or/and Integrated MBA (5 years course)
B1.   Lateral Entry to B.Tech (for Diploma in Engg. students)
2.   Lateral Entry to B. Tech (for B. Sc. Students)
3.   Lateral Entry to B. Pharm (for Diploma in Pharmacy students)
C1.   MBA
2.   MCA
D1.   M Tech, M Tech (Part-Time course for working personnel)
2.   M Arch
3.   M Plan
4.   M Pharm
EApplication for combination courses
1.   MBA and MCA
2.   MBA and M Tech./M Arch./M Plan/M Pharm

OJEE Exam Application Fee 2024

Application Fee – A, B, C, DRs 1000/
Application Fee – E Rs 1500/-

OJEE Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Age limit: The minimum age limit of the applicants is 17 years as of 31st December 2024
  • Domicile: The applicants must belong to Odisha state
  • Educational Qualification: It is important that the applicants must have completed HSC exams (class 12th) from a recognized state board for Under Graduate (UG) course. The applicants who want to get admission to Post Graduate (PG) course must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Stream: Science stream is mandatory for the applicants to clear in the class 12th
  • Mandatory subjects: The applicants must have completed their HSC exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology / Electronics as mandatory subjects in the qualifying exam

OJEE Course Wise Eligibility Criteria 2024

StreamSubjects & Minimum Eligibility Marks
(4 Years)
Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics/ Biology subject.
(3 Years)
Passed Minimum THREE years / TWO years (Lateral Entry) Diploma examination with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in ANY branch of Engineering and Technology.
Passed B.Sc. Degree from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) and passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a subject.
Passed D.Voc. Stream in the same or allied sector.
(the students belonging to B.Sc. Stream shall be considered only after filling the supernumerary seats in this category with students belonging to the Diploma stream)
(The Universities may offer suitable bridge courses such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering drawing, etc., for the students coming from diverse backgrounds to achieve desired learning outcomes of the programme)
LE Tech (Marine) (3 Years)Diploma in Marine, Mechanical, Electrical, Electrical & Electronics
(3 Years)
Passed Diploma examination in a Programme with at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in appropriate Programme.
(2 Years)
Passed Bachelor Degree of minimum 3 years duration.
Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying Examination.
(2 Years)
Passed BCA/ Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or equivalent Degree.
Integrated MBA (5 years)Passed 10+2 examination.
Obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above subjects taken together.
(2 Years)
Passed Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the relevant field.
Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying Examination.
(2 years)
Passed Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy.
Obtained at least 55% marks (50% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying Examination.

OJEE Exam Reservation Criteria 2024

  • Candidates belonging to Odisha State  will be eligible for admission on the basis of their rank on the merit list in the Government & Private colleges
  • Candidates belonging to outside states candidates are not eligible for admission in Government Colleges to Engineering/ MBA /MCA courses and under any of the Lateral Entry programs

OJEE Exam Reservation for Different Streams in Different Category

OJEE Categories of reservations and their percentage are mentioned below

B. Tech8%12553303
(Govt. Institute only)
B. Plan812553303
(Govt. Institute only)
B. Arch812553303
(Govt. Institute only)
M.Tech / M.Arch / M.Pharm / M.Plan812050000
B Pharm812550005
MBA / Integrated MBA8125503000
LE TECH / LE Pharm / LE BSc.00000005
Integrated MSC812000000

OJEE Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates should know the exam pattern like the number of questions, duration of the examination, marks allotted to each section, total marks, mode of examination, etc. Candidates appearing for the OJEE 2024 must know that the mode of examination is the same for all different courses for which they have applied.

  • Mode of the Exam: The applicants will have to appear for the entrance exam online (Computer Based Test)
  • Language of the Exam: The applicants will have to appear for the entrance exam in the English Language
  • Type of question: The entrance exam will consist of objective-type multiple-choice questions
  • A number of questions: Each question will carry a different number of questions in it
  • Marking Scheme: The applicants will get four marks for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: Each wrong answer will deduct one mark from the entrance exam
  • Subjects: The question paper will be set by the authorities on the basis of three subjects Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry

OJEE Exam Pattern Subjects, Number of Questions, and Duration of Examination for Different Courses

Name of the CourseTotal QuestionsSubjects wise Number of QuestionsTime
B. Pharm120 questions
The candidates must attempt either PCB or PCM as per their choice
Physics – 40
Chemistry – 40
Mathematics – 40
Biology – 40
2 hours 
LE – Tech (Diploma)120 questionsMath – 40
Mechanics – 40
Basic Electrical
Electronics – 40
2 hours 
LE – Tech (BSc /+3Sc)60 questionsMathematics – 30
Physics -15
Chemistry -15
1 hour 
MCA120 questionsMathematics – 60
Computer Awareness – 60
2 hours 
MBA120 questions
Quantitative Techniques – 30
Analytical & Logical Reasoning –  30
Verbal  reasoning  &  Comprehension  –  30
General Awareness & Business Fundamentals – 30
2 hours 
Integrated MBA60 questions
Quantitative Techniques -15
Analytical & Logical Reasoning – 15
Verbal reasoning & Comprehension -15
General Awareness & Business Fundamentals -15
1 hour 
M. Tech90 questionsBranch questions – 60
Engineering Mathematics – 20
Analytical & Logical reasoning – 10
2 hours 
M. Arch90 questionsBranch questions (Architecture) – 60
Reasoning (Verbal / Analytical / Logical) – 30
2 hours 
M. Plan90 questionsBranch questions (Planning) – 60
Analytical & Logical reasoning – 30
2 hours 
M Pharm60 questionsB. Pharm course – 601 hour 
LE – Pharm60 questionsD. Pharm course – 601 hour 

OJEE Exam Marking Scheme 2024

  • The marking scheme of the examination denotes the marks allotment and marks deduction for every answer written by the candidates
  • Candidates must know that for every correct answer, they will be awarded 4 marks
  • There will be no deduction of marks for the unattended or unanswered questions
  • However, 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer

OJEE Examination Centers 2024

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  1. Who can give OJEE?

    There is no age limit for applying to OJEE

  2. What is the benefit of OJEE?

    Odisha Joint Entrance Exam (OJEE) is a state level entrance exam conducted by the OJEE Cell for admission to B. Pharm, MBA/PGDM, MCA, and M.Tech courses.

  3. Will I get a better engineering college through COMEDK or OJEE?

    It depends on your rank in the OJEE exam, If your rank is good you will get a good college

  4. What are the best colleges that can get through the OJEE counselling?

    01. College Of Engineering And Technology, Bhubaneswar.
    02. VSSUT, Burla
    03. IGIT, Sarang
    04. PMEC, Berhampur
    05. GIET, Gunupur
    06. Govt College Of Engineering, Keonjhar
    07. KIIT, BBSR
    08. ITER (SOA)

  5. What is the full form of OJEE?

    Odisha Joint Entrance Exam (OJEE) is a state-level situation test coordinated by the OJEE Cell for admission to B.Pharm, MBA/PGDM, MCA, and M.Tech courses.

  6. How can I prepare for OJEE?

    Practice mock tests and solve previous year’s OJEE question papers to understand the type of questions that will be asked in the OJEE exam. Mock tests at the same time will increase your speed and accuracy.

  7. What is the marking scheme of OJEE 2023?

    For the correct answers, +4 marks are awarded. In case of wrong answers, there is a deduction of -1 mark. Unattempted questions fetch 0 marks.

  8. I have forgotten my password for OJEE, Can I retrieve it?

    Yes, you can retrieve your password by clicking on forgot password option.

  9. Can I apply for OJEE Exam Offline?

    No, you can’t fill the OJEE 2021 application form offline. Candidates can only fill out the registration form online through the official website.

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