OJEE Eligibility Criteria 2020

Zemima Khan Updated On: 10 Sep, 2019 11:14 IST

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OJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The OJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria is considered the most important factor that the interested applicants must consider first while planning to appear for the examination. The eligibility factor defines the norms that must be justified by the aspiring candidates if they wish to successfully apply for the OJEE 2020 examination. These norms mostly include academic requirements that each interested aspirant must possess. The eligibility criteria further define factors like age relaxation and the nationality of the candidates. It is important for the candidates to fulfil the required eligibility criteria of OJEE 2020 in order to avoid the cancellation of the candidature or rejection of the application form for the examination.

The examination is expected to take place in the month of May 2020 in offline (pen & paper-based) mode. For the ones who will apply for the online mode of examination, the exam date will be announced later. However, as per the official notification of OJEE 2019, the online exam is expected to commence in the second week of May and will most probably conclude by the end of May third week in the year 2020. The two modes of the examination will give leverage to the candidates to opt for the one that suits them the best. The choice of selecting the mode of examination will be present in the application form of OJEE 2020.

The OJEE 2020 application process tenure will end by the end of April 2020 (tentative). No new registration will now be accepted for the 2020 OJEE examination after the last date to apply for the same. However, candidates who will successfully register for the examination will be eligible to make changes in the application form (if required). The form correction process will continue till one week after the conclusion of the OJEE 2020 application process. It is through the application process that the eligibility criteria for the examination will be monitored and accepted by the exam conducting authority with the issuance of the OJEE 2020 Admit Card.

OJEE 2020 Programme-Wise Eligibility Criteria

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to Pharmacy courses

  • 10+2 Passed or appearing candidates in 2020, in the science exam of CHSE, Odisha or equivalent with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the subjects from Mathematics / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational Subject. Candidate should have passed the individual subject and must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) in the above subjects taken together.

  • There is no age limit to appear at OJEE-2020 for admission into Pharmacy courses.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS) courses

10+2 Passed or appearing candidates in 2020, in science examination of CHSE, Odisha or equivalent, with Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Botany and Zoology) with at least 50% marks in aggregate (Physics, Chemistry & Biology taken together) for general category candidates and 40% marks in aggregate for SC/ ST candidates.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to M.Tech/ M.Tech (PT)/ M.Pharm/ M. Arch - M.Tech (Regular)

  • Bachelor's degree Passed or appearing candidates in 2020 (B.Tech)/ M.Sc in the relevant field from any University of Odisha or from an AICTE approved Institute or from a recognised University as defined by UGC.

  • Candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) at the qualifying examination.

  • There is no age limit for admission to M.Tech (Regular) course.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to M.Tech (Part-Time)

  • Candidates must have passed the Bachelor’s Degree of examination in the relevant discipline/field/program from any University of Odisha or from an AICTE approved Institute or from a recognised University as defined by UGC.

  • Minimum of Two years of full-time work experience in a registered firm / Company / Industry /Educational and / Government, Autonomous Organizations in the relevant field in which admission is sought.

  • There is no age limit for admission to M.Tech (Part-Time) course.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to M.Arch

  • Passed or appearing in 2020 Bachelor’s degree of examination in the relevant field of Architecture from any University of Odisha or from an AICTE approved Institute or from a recognized University as defined by UGC.

  • Candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) at the qualifying examination.

  • There is no age limit to for admission to M.Arch course.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility for M.Plan

  • Must have a recognised Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Planning, Civil Engineering or Master’s Degree in Economics, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Environmental Science, Statistics, Social works with specialisation in Community Development and Rural Development.

  • Obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to Integrated MBA

  • 10+2 Passed or appearing candidates in 2020, in the examination of CHSE, Odisha or equivalent. The candidate should have passed all the individual subject and must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) in all the subjects taken together.

  • There is no age limit to appear at OJEE-2020 for admission into Integrated MBA courses.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to MBA

  • Passed or appearing in 2020, Bachelor’s degree examination of minimum three years duration from any University of Odisha or from a recognised University as defined by UGC/ AICTE.

OR

  • Passed or appearing in 2020, for the Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy examination of minimum four/five years duration in any discipline from any University of Odisha or from a recognised University as defined by UGC/ AICTE.

  • Candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) at the qualifying examination.

  • There is no age limit for admission to MBA course.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to the Master's degree in Computer Applications

  • Passed or appearing in 2019, Bachelor’s degree examination of minimum three years duration in any discipline from any University of Odisha or from a recognised University as defined by UGC and must have passed in Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level.

  • Business Mathematics at +2 level is not permitted.

  • Candidate should have obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) at the qualifying Examination.

  • Candidate must have passed BCA/ B.Sc (IT/ CS/ IST/ ITM) with mathematics as a subject, he/she may appear the entrance test without Mathematics at 10+2 level.

  • There is no age limit for admission to MCA course.

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to Master in Computer Applications under Lateral Entry to 2nd year

  • Passed or appearing in 2020, Bachelor’s degree examination of minimum three years duration in BCA, B. Sc. (IT/ Computer Science/ IST/ ITM) from any University of Odisha or from a recognized University as defined by UGC and must have passed in Mathematics as a course at 10+2 level or at Graduate Level. Business Mathematics at +2 level is not permitted.

  • Candidate should have obtained at least 50% (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) at the qualifying Examination.

  • Candidates who have prosecuted Graduation in BCA, B. Sc. (IT/ Computer Science/ IST/ ITM) with mathematics as a subject at 10+2 or graduation level in approved institutes of other states are allowed to take admission in Private colleges as per their OJEE rank.

  • There is no age limit for admission into 2nd year MCA under Lateral Entry course. 

OJEE 2020 Eligibility For admission to 2nd year Degree courses in Engineering/ Technology under Lateral Entry for B. Sc./ +3 Sc. students

  • Passed or appearing in 2020, Bachelor’s degree examination of three years duration in Science from any University of Odisha or from a recognized University as defined by UGC, with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to ST/SC category) and must have passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject.

OJEE Reservation Criteria

The reservation would be given to a certain category of people who are considered to belong to the reserved category. OJEE has 4 categories of reservation policies:

Odisha State Category:

Green Card Holders

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes

Persons with Disability

Wards of Ex-Serviceman and native of Odhisa

Tuition Waiver Scheme

Women Candidates

Odiya Speaking Candidates but residing outside Odhisa

Non-Resident Indians

Outside State Category

In order to get admission under any of these reserved categories, the applicants must know the conditions and must be aware of the important factors about each of the categories. During OJEE counselling the applicants will be asked to produce some documents proving the reservation of the candidate.

In order to claim the reservation, the candidates will have to satisfy all the requirements of the eligibility criteria. The candidates must know that different reserved categories different percentage of reservation. 

OJEE Reservation - Important Points

There is the provision of lateral entry in OJEE but there is no reservation under OJEE lateral entry. The lateral entry is available only for Engineering and Technology. 

One who wishes to avail the OJEE reservation policy must fulfil the OJEE Reservation Criteria. If the reserved category candidates fail to satisfy the other eligibility criteria required for reservation then they will not be able to claim, their reservation and their application form will be rejected. 

Persons with disability and women candidates are not allowed to apply for “Mining Engineering Courses”

After the selection procedure is done a separate merit list will be published for the applicants of OJEE. 

All the candidates who claim admission through the reservation category must be able to produce all the required documents.

OJEE Reserved Seats

Seats are reserved for different categories across institutes and colleges for admission through OJEE 2020

These seat reservations are subject to change as per the decision of State Government will be final

Candidates will be notified about the exact number seats in the branches before the Counselling takes place

Course Name

Scheduled Caste

Scheduled Tribe

Women 

B.Arch

8

12

30

B.Tech or B.Plan

8

12

30

B. Pharma

8

12

0

M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Pharma

8

12

0

MCA

8

12

30

 

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