Candidates can submit the application online and upload documents in Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) website for online verification between November 10 and November 18. OJEE authorities will publish the state merit list of registered candidates on November 21.
Choice filling and locking will be carried out on November 23 and 24. After publication of first round allotment of seats on November 26, they can download their allotment letters on the same day. If one candidate is interested to take admission, he/she can accept the seat by paying admission fees and downloading provisional admission letter between November 27 and November 30.
Odisha has around 1400 MBBS and BDS seats in seven medical colleges. Of them, 1219 comes under state quota. The OJEE, which is conducting the medical counselling process, will allot only 85 per cent of medical seats leaving the 15 per cent to national quota. After admission into the national quota, the left out seats will be handed over to the state.
The state will receive the all India quota seats (Returned) on December 2. OJEE will display vacant seats including all India quota seats on the very next day. For second round, candidates can register their names and submit their applications online on December 4 and 5. They will also upload documents for online verification during this time. Revised state merit list will be published on December 6 (3pm).
Choice filling and locking of newly registered candidates will be held on December 6 and 7. Candidates can download allotment letters on December 9 after publication of second round allotment. They can accept the seat by paying admission fees and downloading provisional admission letter between December 10 and December 12. Tentative date of spot round counselling is December 15.
OJEE chairman SK Chand said the candidates who have taken admission in first or second round of counselling (all India/state) are not eligible to participate in spot counselling. “We are yet to get seat matrix for medical counselling. We will receive this information soon,” he added.
Director of medical education and training CBK Mohanty said there is no change in medical seat number this year so far. “It is almost same like the previous year’s total,” he added.