OJEE 2021: Exam Dates, Application Form, Admit Card, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Admission


Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board (OJEEB) conducts the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE). The examination is conducted for admission to various UG level programmes viz. Pharmacy, Integrated MBA, lateral entry to Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ MCA courses. PG level admissions to MBA, MCA, M.Tech., M.Pharm, M.Arch, M.Plan are also covered under the OJEE exam. However, admission to B.Tech. and B.Arch courses in both government and private institutes is done on the basis of the JEE Main examination score. Let’s check out the eligibility conditions for different programmes, application process, exam pattern, counselling, and other details for the OJEE 2021.

OJEE 2021 Latest Update -

  • 13th July 2021: The last date to apply for OJEE 2021 has been extended till 26th July 2021.
  • OJEE 2021 Application form has been released on 14th April 2021 on the official website.
  • The final admission list for the academic year 2020 has been released on the official website.

OJEE 2021 - Quick Overview

Name of the exam

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE)

Exam conducting authority

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board

Official website


Exam level

State Level

Exam occurrence

Once in a year

Application mode


Exam mode

Online and Offline

Exam Language



3 Hours (for B.Pharma)

OJEE Exam 2021 Important Dates

Here is the complete schedule for the OJEE 2021 exam, mentioned in a tabular form.

OJEE Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process begins

14th April 2021

Online application process ends

15th May 2021 26th July 2021

Availability of admit card (CBT)

August 2021

OJEE 2021 exam (CBT)

17th to 24th June 2021 Postponed

Final result (CBT)

August 2021

Counselling process

August 2021


OJEE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

OJEE Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

OJEE 2021 Exam Pattern -

The exam pattern for the OJEE exam varies as per different courses. Here is the pattern for various courses:

For B.Pharma.

The total duration of the exam is 3 hours, and here is the pattern:


Number of Questions





Mathematics/ Biology


Candidates must choose any one subject from Mathematics and Biology. In addition, all the sections will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

For M.Tech.

The total duration of the exam is 2 hours. There will be a total of 90 objective type questions in the exam from the following sections:

Sections/ Subjects

Number of Questions

Engineering branch


Engineering Mathematics


Arithmetic and Logical Reasoning



A total of 120 questions are asked in the exam. The total duration of the exam is two hours. The structure of the exam is as follows:


Number of Questions

Analytical Reasoning


Verbal Reasoning




General Knowledge


Computer and Business Fundamentals



The total duration of the exam will be two hours, and candidates are required to answer the questions from the following sections:


Number of Questions



General Awareness


OJEE 2021 Exam Syllabus

For B.Pharma.

Physics - Measurements and Motion, Wave Motion, Optics, Characteristics of Materials, Heat and Thermodynamics, Electricity and magnetism, Electronic devices.

Chemistry - Solid-state, Liquid-state, Gaseous-state, Atoms and Molecules, Chemical bonds, Energetics, Structure of Atoms and Molecules, Equilibria, Kinetics, Nuclear Chemistry, Biochemistry, Environmental chemistry.

Mathematics - Algebra of Sets, Logic, Number System, Trigonometry, Determinants and Matrices, Coordinate Geometry of Two and Three dimensions, Sequence and Series, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Probability and Statistics.

Biology - Diversity of Plant Life, Taxonomy of Flowering Plants, Cell - Structure and Function, Genetic Material, Processes in Plants, Ecology, Economic Botany, Common Plant Diseases.

Zoology - Animal World, Diversity of Animal Life, Animal Histology, Animal Morphology, Animal Physiology, Animal Respiration, Control and Coordination, Genetics, Human Development, Biotechnology, Human Diseases, etc.

For M.Tech.

The M.Tech exam syllabus for the Analytical & Logical Reasoning section and Engineering Mathematics section will remain common for all the disciplines. In addition, Analytical & Logical Reasoning will have related questions, and Engineering Mathematics will comprise topics - Ordinary Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Laplace Transformation, and Fourier Series.

The various engineering disciplines for which the OJEE exam is held includes:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology/ Computer Science Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Textile Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Biotechnology

The syllabus will include branch-related topics. Candidates can download the same from the official website.


Questions will be asked from analytical reasoning, verbal reasoning, comprehension, general knowledge, computer and business fundamentals.


Mathematics - Logic, Algebra of Sets, Number System, Determinants and Matrices, and Trigonometry.

Stay updated with current affairs and general knowledge for the General Awareness section.

OJEE Exam 2021 Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The eligibility criteria for different courses is different. Please check below:

For B.Pharma. Course

Education Qualification - Passed/ Appearing in class 12th (Science stream) with Chemistry and Physics as compulsory subjects with one of the subjects - Mathematics/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Technical vocational. The minimum aggregate percentage should be 45% (40% for SC/ ST), and the candidate must have passed all subjects individually.

Age Limit - There is no age limit for the exam.

For M.Tech. Course

Education Qualification - Passed/ Appearing in B.Tech. / M.Sc.

Age Limit - No age limit.

For MBA Course

Education Qualification - Graduation degree. Those who have a Bachelors’ degree in Technology/ Engineering/ Architecture/ Pharmacy with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST) are also eligible. Candidates in the final year of such courses are also eligible.

Age Limit - No age limit.

For MCA Course

Education Qualification - Passed/ Appearing in Bachelor’s degree (any discipline) from a recognised University with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST). Must have studied Mathematics at class 12th or UG level. Those with BCA/ B.Sc. (CS/ IT/ IST/ ITM) with Mathematics are also eligible.

Age Limit - No age limit

OJEE Exam 2021 Application Process

The application process for both CBT and PBT will be online. Candidates must submit the filled-in application form before the last date of submission through the official website. Here is the complete process for filing the application form:

Please Note: No option will be provided for making corrections in the application form after submission. So, candidates must fill in all the details carefully and check the application form before final submission.

Steps to Apply for the OJEE Exam

  • Visit the official website - https://ojee.nic.in.
  • Click on the link for OJEE 2021 Application Form.
  • After clicking the link, six links will appear viz. A, B, C, D, E, and F for different courses. Candidates must select the as per their course.
  • Now provide the details asked for to complete the registration process.
  • On successful registration, you will receive a registration number.
  • Login using the registration number and complete the application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, and left thumb impression.
  • Make a payment of the application fee.
  • Take a print of the completed application form.

You need to keep the print of the confirmation page and proof of fee payment till the admission process gets over.

OJEE Exam Application Fee -

The application fee for all the categories viz. General, OBC, SC, and ST is ₹ 1000. This is the general fee based on the OJEE 2020 application fee. The application fee might vary for different courses. The application fee can be paid through internet banking, credit card, debit card or SBI e-challan. The fee, once paid, will not be refunded or transferred for future applications.

Other Details

OJEE 2021 Exam Centres

The exam will be held across Odisha state. Here are the exam centres:

  • Angul
  • Balasore
  • Baripada
  • Bhawanipatna
  • Berhampur
  • Bhadrak
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Cuttack
  • Dhenkanal
  • Jagatsinghpur
  • Jeypore
  • Jharsuguda
  • Kendrapara
  • Keonjhar
  • Puri
  • Rayagada
  • Rourkela
  • Sambalpur

Candidates will be provided with the option to select a preference for the exam city.

OJEE Admit Card 2021 

The OJEE admit card will be made available online at the official website. Candidates must download the admit card for appearing in the exam. The admit card can be downloaded using the login credentials. The admit card will have information such as the candidate's name, roll number, date of birth, gender, exam venue address, category, etc. Check all the information carefully and report discrepancies (if any) to the exam conducting authority. The admit card must be retained until the completion of the admission process.

OJEE Answer Key 2021

The OJEE answer key will be released on the official website. The answer key will be made available in pdf format, and candidates can obtain the same by logging into the official website. Candidates can calculate their estimated marks using the answer key.

OJEE Answer Key 2021 Important Instructions

  • Candidates can use the OJEE answer keys to calculate their marks even before the results are announced.
  • Moreover, the candidates can file objections on the answer key for OJEE 2021 within the stipulated time.
  • The exam officials will rectify the objections and release a revised OJEE answer key 2021 if required.
  • OJEE result 2021 will be declared after the final answer key is released.
  • Candidates can get their doubts clarified during the OJEE answer key window only because once the results are declared, the exam authorities will not accept any request to re-evaluate and re-check the results.

OJEE Result 2021

The OJEE 2021 result will be made available on the official website. Candidates can download their rank card/ score card using their login details. Separate merit lists will be prepared for each paper. If candidates wish to know their subject-wise marks, they must write to OJEE officials with a DD of ₹ 400. The same must reach the office within 10 days from the result declaration. Re-evaluation can also be done by paying ₹ 500 through DD within 7 days of result declaration.

Details Imprinted on OJEE Result-cum Rank Card 2021

  • Candidate’s roll number and application number for OJEE 2021
  • OJEE paper details, i.e. subject, date of exam, etc.
  • Overall marks in OJEE 2021
  • Rank obtained by the candidate
  • OJEE 2021 qualifying status

OJEE Counselling 2021

OJEE counselling process is carried out on the basis of OJEE rank. Candidates with CAT, MAT, XAT scores can also appear for the OJEE counselling. The application process for OJEE counselling was carried online. The counselling process comprises of:

  • Registration
  • Paying the counselling fee
  • Filling choice for admission
  • Declaration of mock result
  • Choice locking
  • Seat allotment result
  • Payment of admission fee
  • Document verification
  • Admission formalities

Documents Required for Counselling

Candidates are required to carry the following documents for the counselling process:

  • Odisha JEE rank card
  • Registration slip
  • JEE Main rank card
  • Photocopy of class 10th mark sheet
  • Photocopy of class 12th mark sheet
  • School leaving/ college leaving certificate
  • Original permanent resident of Odisha certificate
  • Original caste certificate (if applicable)

What After OJEE Seat Allotment?

Candidates must follow the steps mentioned below to know what to do after OJEE first seat allotment:

  1. Visit the official website of OJEE
  2. Then, choose the Float or Freeze option
  3. Upload the requisite documents for the verification process
  4. Pay part admission fee online using a credit card, debit card or net banking. The part admission fee for the General category is ₹ 10,000 and for the reserved category is ₹ 5000.

Note: If any query is raised about the documents, the candidate must compile it within a day. Failing to do so may result in the cancellation of the seat.

If you have any queries related to the exam, check out the FAQs section.