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Odisha CPET 2024 - Exam Date, Application Form, Syllabus, Admit Card, Answer Key, Results & Latest Updates

Updated By Lam Vijaykanth on 28 Sep, 2023 15:06

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Odisha CPET 2024

Odisha CPET 2024 official notification will be released in the month of May 2024. Department of Higher Education, Odisha conducts a Common PG Entrance Test (CPET) for PG admission in state universities and colleges across the state. The candidates must note that the online application form will be available through the official website of SAMS Odisha, and the candidates can also fill the same through the direct link available on this page. All the details about Odisha CPET 2024 can be checked here. 

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Odisha CPET 2024 Important Dates

The Odisha Common Post Graduate Entrance Test important dates 2024 can be checked below –

Event Date

Odisha CPET 2024 online form filling start date

May 2024

Odisha CPET 2024 online form submission last date

To be Notified

Application correction window

To be Notified

Hall Ticket for CPET 2024

To be Notified

CPET 2024 Exam Dates

To be Notified

Handing over the Entrance marks to OCAC by Entrance Examination Conducting University

To be Notified

Marks Updatation by Entrance Exam Conducting Universities to OCAC

To be Notified

Merit List Release Date (Subject-wise and State-wise merit list) 

To be Notified

Choice filling by eligible applicants

To be Notified

First Seat Allotment

To be Notified

Reporting, verification of documents, payment and admission of students at selected colleges/universities

To be Notified

Second Seat Allotment

To be Notified

Reporting, verification of documents, payment and admission of students at selected colleges/universities

To be Notified

Third Seat Allotment

To be Notified

Reporting, verification of documents, payment and admission of students at selected colleges/universities

To be Notified
Fourth Seat Allotment

To be Notified

Reporting, verification of documents, payment and admission of students at selected colleges/universitiesTo be Notified
Data updation of admitted students in the e-space(for Fourth Round Admission)by the respective InstitutionsTo be Notified
Commencement of Classes 

To be Notified

Odisha CPET 2024 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the Odisha CPET exam 2024 are –

Name of the Exam Odisha Common PG Entrance Test (Odisha CPET 2024)

Short Form

Odisha CPET Exam

Official Website

Purpose of the Entrance Exam

The entrance exam is conducted for admission in PG courses.


Humanities, Science, Business & Commerce

Conducting Body

Department of Higher Education – Odisha

Admission Process

A merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance in the entrance exam.

CPET 2024 Application Form

The application form for the Odisha CPET exam will be made available in the month of May 2024. The candidates must note that the detailed application process and the fee will be updated here. The candidates can click on the application section on this page to register for the entrance exam. The entire application process will be online, and the candidates will have to upload a passport-size photograph and signature along with the Odisha CPET application form.

CPET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed a Bachelor’s degree with minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the Odisha CPET exam. Candidates who are waiting for final-year UG results or yet to write final-year exams are also eligible to appear for the entrance exam. The candidates must choose the PG course, which is relevant to his/ her qualification in UG degree.

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FAQs about Odisha CPET

Why is Odisha CPET conducted?

Odisha CPET is conducted for admission into various postgraduate degree programmes in the fields of Science, Humanities, Business and Commerce.

When will be the Odisha CPET 2023 entrance exam conducted?

The Odisha CPET 2023 exam has been scheduled to be conducted between 23 June 2023 to 04 July 2023 (expect 28 June 2023 & 30 June 2023). 

Is the Odisha CPET application process an online process?

Yes, the Odisha CPET application process is a fully online process.

What is the minimum qualifying marks required to apply for Odisha CPET 2023?

All the applicants of Odisha CPET must have a minimum of 45% of marks in Bachelor's or UG degree.

Into how many courses are admission offered through the Odisha CPET exam?

Through Odisha CPET exam, interested candidates can apply for admission into 81 postgraduate degree programmes in various Odisha CPET participating colleges.

Do I have to pay additional application fee if I apply for more than one subject in the Odisha CPET exam?

Yes, for each additional subject you apply for through the Odisha CPET application fee, you have to pay INR 200/-.

How many colleges in Odisha accept the Odisha CPET scores for admission purpose?

Almost 25 colleges accept the Odisha CPET scores for admission purpose.

Who conducts the Odisha CPET exam?

The Odisha CPET exam is conducted by the Department of Higher Education of Odisha.

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How we will know that in which College/University we are selected for studying PG after the merit list is out?

-AnonymousUpdated on March 04, 2022 09:39 AM
  • 2 Answers
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, the Odisha CPET officials release the merit list which contains the name of the candidates along with the name of the institutions where they have been allocated seats. You will have to go to the official website of SAMS PG Odisha and enter your Odisha CPET hall ticket number and select your PG admission subject to access your Odisha CPET merit list. You will find out your merit rank and name of the institute which has been allocated to you in the same.


What is the minimum percentage of person with disabilities for apply cpet

-Monalisa Mohanta Updated on February 03, 2022 01:50 PM
  • 1 Answer
Lam Vijaykanth, Student / Alumni

Dear Student

The minimum percentage to apply to Odisha CPET 2022 is 45. Click on the link to have further clarity

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I belong to the general category and my Odisha CPET 2020 rank is 217. I appeared in the Odisha CPET English exam. Will I get a good college?

-poojaUpdated on November 30, 2020 03:19 PM
  • 1 Answer
Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

Dear student, 217 in Odisha CPET exam is a good score and you can get admission in the MA English programme offered by some reputed Odisha CPET participating institutions provided there are still seats vacant in those institutions. If you are looking for the list of colleges that accepts Odisha CPET exam scores for MA English admission, then the following link will prove to be very helpful for you -

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