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Odisha CPET 2022 - Exam Dates (August 1- 13),Admit Card (Released), Registration, Syllabus, Updates

Updated By Samiksha Rautela on 12 Aug, 2022 13:58

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About Odisha CPET 2022 Exam Dates (Aug 1- Aug 13)

Odisha CPET 2022 exams commenced on August 01, 2022. The last exam will be held on August 13, 2022. The hall ticket was released on July 25, 2022. Candidates can download their Odisha CPET hall ticket 2022 using their student login on the official website. The final date to fill up the application form was July 17, 2022.  The Odisha CPET merit list 2022 will be released on August 25, 2022. The choice filling window will be available from August 25, 2022, to August 30, 2022. 

Department of Higher Education – Odisha conducts a Common PG Entrance Test (CPET) for PG admission in state universities and colleges across the state. All the details about Odisha CPET 2022 can be checked here.

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Odisha CPET 2022 Important Dates

The important dates for Odisha Common Post Graduate Entrance Test (CPET) 2022 can be checked below –



CPET 2022 online form filling start date

June 27, 2022

CPET 2022 online form submission last date

July 17, 2022

Application correction window

July 18 to July 19, 2022

Hall Ticket for CPET 2022

July 25, 2022 (Released)

CPET 2022 Exam Dates

August 1 to August 13, 2022 (except August 7, August 9 and August 11)

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

August 22, 2022

Marks Updatation by Entrance Exam Conducting Universities to OCAC

August 12 to August 20, 2022

Merit List Release Date

August 25, 2022

Choice filling by eligible applicants

August 25 to August 30, 2022

First Seat Allotment

September 5, 2022

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

September 6 & September 7, 2022

Second Seat Allotment

September 13, 2022

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

September 14 & September 15, 2022

Publication of Spot Merit List

September 23, 2022

Reporting of applicants at allotted institutions for taking admission

September 24 & September 26, 2022

Candidates who are waiting for final-year UG results can also apply for CPET 2022 exam.

Odisha CPET 2022 Course-Wise Exam Date

The detailed examination schedule and the latest schedule for the Odisha CPET 2022 exam will be provided here.

Odisha CPET 2022 Exam Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the Odisha CPET 2022 exam are –

Name of the ExamOdisha Common PG Entrance Test
Short FormOdisha CPET
Exam DatesTo be Notified
Official Website
Purpose of the Entrance ExamThe entrance exam is conducted for admission in PG courses.
StreamsHumanities, Science, Business & Commerce
Conducting BodyDepartment of Higher Education – Odisha
Admission ProcessA merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance in the entrance exam.

CPET 2022 Application Form

The application form for CPET 2022 will be available soon. The candidates must note that the detailed application process and the fee have been 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 application form.

CPET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed a Bachelor’s degree with minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the entrance 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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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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FAQs about Odisha CPET

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

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

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/-.

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.

What is the minimum qualifying marks required to apply for Odisha CPET 2020?

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

When will be the Odisha CPET 2020 result declared?

The Odisha CPET 2020 result will be declared on the 25th of October 2020.

Is the Odisha CPET application process an online process?

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

When will be the Odisha CPET 2020 entrance exam conducted?

The Odisha CPET 2020 exam has been scheduled to be conducted between 30th September 2020 and 07th October 2020.

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.

Who conducts the Odisha CPET exam?

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

Has the registration process for Odisha CPET 2020 started?

Yes, the registration process for Odisha CPET 2020 has started and the last date to register for Odisha CPET 2020 is 31st August 2020.

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