Bhubaneswar: The suspense is over. The application for the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) would begin fromFriday.
The OJEE committee in a press release issued on Thursday stated that the students who wish to appear the test can apply online within the stipulated time frame. The joint examination would be held in the month of May, the release informed.
It can be recalled that the OJEE is the qualifying entrance exam conducted for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the state. OJEE is conducted for admission to first year degree course in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Pharmacy / Homeopathy / Ayurveda and Dual Degree course in Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics (MAM) & Master’s degree in Computer Application (MCA) and lateral admission to Second year Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy / Architecture / MCA and first year Master’s degree courses MCA, MBA, M.Tech, M.Pharm and M.Arch commencing in 2014.
Earlier, Odisha government had decided to scrap the OJEE by accepting JEE Main exam scores for admission to professional courses. The state private engineering colleges association members were opposed the move. So finally the state government decided to continue with the OJEE entrance examination, revealed sources