Education is an inseparable part of every economy. In ancient times, people used to neglect this fact but with the increasing awareness, education is spreading at a fast pace. Especially in a country like India which is a developing nation, education is must.


India is a union of 29 states all growing at different rates of development. But when it comes to growth in terms of education, Orissa is the first state that strikes in our mind. In recent years, Orissa has emerged as a favored education destination with universities of Orissa offering a wide range of courses.

To meet the needs of market and abilities of aspirants, institutes of Orissa has turned their curriculum priority wise and is catering the needs of global Indian workforce effectively.

All and all, Orissa has a large educational heritage.

Let us discuss about the same and how to take advantage of this great educational heritage effectively.

Educational institutes of Orissa

The state of Orissa has a big list of reputed institutes offering various professional courses and courses in medical, engineering, arts and commerce too.

Some of the well reputed and remarkable institutes providing good set of technocrats and managers are:

  • Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology
  • Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur
  • Utkal University, Bhubhneshwar
  • Berhampur University
  • College of Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • MKCG Medical College, Berhampur
  • Veer Surendra Sai Medical College and Hospital, Burla
  • National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  • Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhar
  • International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang
  • Orissa Engineering College
  • Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar

Now the question arises how to get into these colleges? Which entrance test to take? How to register for it and so on.

For that, OJEE or Odisha Joint Entrance Examination comes to the mind at first. It is considered as one of the most reputed and important entrance test.

Let us discuss about it in brief.

Way to go – OJEE

OJEE is an important entrance test for admission to bachelor courses because it is accepted by almost each and every reputed institute in Orissa.

It is mainly conducted for admission to first year degree courses in Homeopathy/Ayurveda/Pharmacy, MBA, Integrated MBA (5years), MCA, M. Tech., M. Pharm, M. Arch., M. Plan and lateral admission to second year (third semester) of Engineering/Technology/ Pharmacy.

Mostly people get confused about how to apply for OJEE. In the lack of guidance and awareness, they may end up missing chance or making bad decisions. So it is very important to know about the procedure and requirements for OJEE.

How to apply?

The Application Process for OJEE starts in the first week of February and ends in March. The whole process is carried out in online mode only.

OJEE Results are declared in last week of May. The counseling and seat allotment process for OJEE is conducted on the basis of results and merit list declared by the OJEE Committee. Admissions, too, are carried out in the counseling process by OJEE committee only. Aspirants are required to participate in processes like online registration, choice filling, reporting at the nodal centers during OJEE Counseling for the smooth run of seat allotment.

Candidates are allotted seats in the counseling process which marks the beginning of their college life. From now on they can start their race to follow their dreams.