OJEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

OJEE Eligibility 2018 is decided by the state government of Orissa. It is the authority which organizes a state level examination. OJEE Eligibility details out the course-wise age criteria, academic qualifications, and marks required to apply for the exam. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can proceed towards filling OJEE Application Form. It can be filled on the official website of OJEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination) from February 2018 onwards.

OJEE 2018 Eligibility for UG Courses

The eligibility criteria for admission to UG level courses in Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Pharmacy and Integrated MBA requires a candidate to have passed the 10+2 examination of CHSE, Odisha or equivalent.

The percentage and the subjects required in qualifying examination for different courses are mentioned below:

OJEE Eligibility for B.Pharma

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 examination in science stream with Physics and Chemistry as main subjects along with one subject out of Mathematics/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational Subject.
  • It is important that the candidate passes each subject and the aggregate passing marks should be at least 45% or above.

There is no prescribed age limit for appearing in OJEE for admission to pharmacy course.

OJEE Eligibility for BHMS and BAMS

Academic Qualification

  • For admission in BHMS and BAMS courses, a candidate must pass 10+2 Science examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Botany and Zoology) as compulsory subjects.
  • The minimum aggregate marks required is 50% in Physics, Chemistry & Biology together.

Age Limit

  • The lower age limit for this course is 17 years as on December 31, 2017.
  • As a proof of their age, candidates must submit H.S.C. or equivalent certificate during certificate verification at the time of OJEE Counselling.

OJEE 2018 Eligibility for PG Courses

  • OJEE provides admission to various postgraduate courses like Computer Application, Business Administration, Technology, Pharmacy, Architecture and Planning etc.
  • The minimum eligibility requirement to seek admission in postgraduate courses through OJEE 2018 is that a candidate should have passed or appeared in 2018, Bachelor’s Degree of Examination from any University of Odisha or from an AICTE approved Institute or from a recognized University as defined by UGC.

The eligibility criteria for OJEE 2018 for postgraduate courses are as follows:

OJEE Eligibility for MCA

Academic Qualification

  • A candidate must have passed Bachelor’s Degree examination of minimum three years duration in any discipline or should be appearing for the same in 2018.
  • The compulsory subject in 10+2 or graduation level is Mathematics. Business Mathematics in the 10+2 will not be counted.
  • The minimum qualifying marks should be 50% or above in qualifying examination.
  • In case, candidate has passed BCA / BSc (IT/CS/IST/ITM) with mathematics as a subject, they can give the entrance test without Mathematics at 10+2 level.

Age Limit

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

OJEE Eligibility for M.Plan

  • Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Planning, Civil Engineering or a Master’s Degree in Economics, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Environmental Science, Statistics, Social Work with specialisation in Community Development and Rural Development.
  • The minimum marks required must be at least 50% or more in the qualifying examination.
  • There is no age limit for this course.

OJEE Eligibility for MBA

Academic Qualification

  • The eligibility for this course requires the candidate to pass or appear in 2018, Bachelor’s Degree examination in any discipline of three years.
  • Candidates who have passed or are appearing in 2018, Bachelor’s Degree examination of Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy of at least four/five years can apply for the course too.
  • Minimum qualifying marks required in the qualifying examination is 50% marks or more.

Age Limit

  • There is no prescribed age limit to for admission to MBA course through OJEE 2018.

OJEE Eligibility for Integrated MBA (5 years)

Academic Qualification

  • Candidate must have passed or should be appearing in 10+2 examination.
  • All the subjects in the qualifying exam must be passed and the minimum percentage in all subjects taken together must be 45% marks or above.

Age Limit

  • There is prescribed age limit for admission to Integrated MBA course through OJEE.

OJEE Eligibility for Lateral Entry Courses

  • OJEE will be also conducted for Lateral Entry or admission to second year/ Third semester for undergraduate courses like Engineering/Technology and Pharmacy.
  • The option for Lateral Entry admission is also provide for Master in Computer Application.
  • In order to be eligible under Lateral Entry, candidates must pass or appear in 2018 in three year diploma examination/ first year of bachelor degree program/ bachelor’s degree examination of three years (for MCA course) from an AICTE approved Institute or from a recognized University as defined by UGC.

The detailed eligibility criteria for lateral entry courses in OJEE is as follows:

OJEE Eligibility for LE MCA

  • For admission to MCA course, a candidate should pass or appear in 2018 in Bachelor’s Degree examination of minimum three years duration in BCA or B. Sc (IT/ Computer Science/IST/ITM).
  • Candidates should have also cleared Mathematics as a mandatory subject at 10+2 level or graduate level. Business Mathematics at 10+2 level will not be allowed.
  • Minimum marks required in the qualifying examination is at least 50% or above.
  • There is no age limit to admission to 2nd year MCA under Lateral Entry course.

OJEE Eligibility LE B.Tech

  1. Diploma holders
  • Candidates must have passed or should be appearing in two year diploma examination in Engineering and Technology.
  • The minimum marks obtained by the candidate must be at least 45% marks or above in appropriate branch of Engineering/ Technology.
  • There is no age limit to admission to this course.
  • The resident of Odisha and non-resident of Odisha candidates who have completed their diploma examination outside Odisha and have approval from competent authority can also apply for admission under lateral entry.
  • Candidates who completed diploma in state other than Odisha will be allowed admission in private engineering colleges according to their OJEE Exam rank. However, they will only get admission if there are vacant seats available after seats reserved for state merit list is filled through centralised counselling. Candidate, both resident and non-residents of Odisha, have to submit the result of final diploma examination as well.
  • Candidates who have completed their diploma are also eligible for admission to 1st year of B. Architecture programme. They should have a valid NATA score and minimum marks obtained in diploma must be at least 50% or above.
  1. B.Sc. Students
  • The eligibility criteriafor admission to second year/ third semester of Engineering/ Technology for B.sc candidates requires the candidates to pass or appear in 2018, Bachelor’s Degree examination of three years duration in Science.
  • The minimum marks obtained in the qualifying examination must be at least 45% marks. The candidate should also have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject.
  • Candidates must also pass the first year engineering programme subjects, Engineering Graphics / Engineering Drawing and Engineering Mechanics in order to be eligible for lateral entry admission.
  • There is no age limit to admission to this course.
  • Students who are from B.sc stream will only be selected after the seats for students from diploma stream are filled up.

OJEE Eligibility for LE B.Pharma

  • Candidates who have passed or are appearing in 2018 in diploma examination of two years after 10+2 examination in Pharmacy from Odisha State Board of Pharmacy (OSBP) or SCTE&VT or from an AICTE approved Institution / from a recognized University as defined by UGC are eligible for admission to this course.
  • The minimum marks required for this course is 45% or above. There is no age limit to admission to this course.

Candidates who completed diploma in state other than Odisha will be allowed admission in private engineering colleges according to their OJEE Exam rank. However, they will only get admission if there are vacant seats available after seats reserved for state merit list is filled through centralised

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