OJEE 2023

OJEE is an entrance exam for candidates seeking admission into various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Odisha. The OJEE committee, developed by the state of Odisha, organizes this exam annually. Admissions are offered to several public and private institutions in Odisha. OJEE is generally conducted once a year. For the academic year 2023–2024, the Committee will conduct the JEE to provide admission in Undergraduate courses like B.Pharm, B.CAT, Lateral Entry to B.Tech, Lateral Entry to B.Pharm and Postgraduate courses such as M.Tech, M.Arch, MBA, Integrated MBA, MCA, M.Plan, M.Pharm, and M.Sc. Computer Science in different Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes across the Odisha State. Learn more about OJEE 2023 in this article.

What is OJEE?

OJEE is a state-level entrance exam organized by the OJEE cell for admission in B.Pharm, MBA / PGDM, MCA and M.Tech courses. Get more details about OJEE for the academic session 2023-24 below.

OJEE 2023 Exam Dates

The following table provides the complete information related to OJEE 2023 Exam dates.

Events Dates 2023 (Out)
Start of the Online Application Process 10 February 2023
Last date for Filling-up of Online Application Forms 20 March 2023
Last date for Fee Payment 20 March 2023
Starting of Downloading of Admit Cards 20 April 2023 onwards
Date of Examination

OJEE Exam Date

8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 May, 2023 

(with 15th May, 2023 as reserve day)

Date of Declaration of Results 1st week of June 2023 (tentative)
Counselling Date To be announced

OJEE 2023 Application Form

OJEE Application Form was released on 10th February 2023 on the official website. Candidates can start filling the application form online mode only. There is no provision to submit the form through offline mode. Applicants are advised to review the application procedure and eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. Candidates can fill out only one single form since multiple application forms will lead to rejection. The last date for application fee payment is 20th March 2023. The authority has not yet given any schedule for the correction facility to edit incorrect details in the application form. After filling the application form, students must take a print of the form for future reference.

Click here to know how to fill the OJEE Application Form.

OJEE 2023 Examination Fee

Candidates must choose either single or multiple courses as applicable, depending on their educational qualifications. Examination fees will be fixed depending on the number of courses the candidate has applied for. For a single course, the examination fee is Rs 1000, and for each subsequent addition, Rs 500 per course is to be paid.

OJEE Syllabus 2023

OJEE Syllabus 2023 for each course is prescribed by the Odisha Joint Entrance Exam Committee. The OJEE question paper will be based on the topics and subjects mentioned in the syllabus. To score well in entrance exams, students must have a sound knowledge of the OJEE syllabus. Hence, students need to practice the topics discussed in the OJEE 2023 syllabus. Applicants must also know the OJEE exam pattern to grasp the marking scheme, number of questions, and topics that might appear in the exam.

OJEE 2023 Exam Pattern

Below is the examination pattern for OJEE 2023.

Features Details
Examination Mode Computer Based Test Mode (CBT)
Medium of Examination English
Marking Scheme For every correct answer = +4 marks

For every incorrect answer = -1 mark

Exam Duration B.Pham/L.E Tech/MCA/MBA/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan – 2 hours

LE Tech/Integrated MBA/M.Pharm/LE Pharm/B.CAT – 1 hour

Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Check the detailed OJEE Exam Pattern here.

OJEE Question Papers

OJEE exam is conducted in the computer-based test mode. Students must download the previous year’s question papers and sample papers for practice and improve their speed and accuracy. Going through the OJEE question paper and sample papers enable students to understand the pattern of the OJEE exam 2023 thoroughly. This also helps them to know the type of questions, topics and difficulty level of the exam. Solving question papers not only helps students to understand the exam pattern but also helps them to plan strategies to study more efficiently.

OJEE 2023 Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Applicants can download their OJEE 2023 Admit Card from 20th April 2023 onwards. Candidates are recommended to download their admit card online mode at least two days prior to the exam. It is essential to go through the details provided in the OJEE admit card as it is the most important instructions related to the applicant and the exam. Students must contact the officials before the exam date if there is any error related to the admit card.

OJEE Answer Key

The OJEE answer key 2023 will be released by the OJEE cell on the official website after the exam is conducted. The answer key of the OJEE exam will be available in a PDF file for all courses. It offers answers to all the questions present in the entrance test through the answer key. Applicants can also make use of the answer key to cross-check their answers. Candidates who are unsatisfied with the answer key can submit their objections to the answer key within the prescribed time period.

OJEE Results

OJEE 2023 results will be announced after the examination is over. To check the OJEE  results, students need to login with their application number and password at the OJEE official website. The merit list for OJEE 2023, including the overall scores and rank secured by the qualified candidates, is released by the OJEE cell. Applicants who aspire to request re-totalling must pay INR 500 through demand draft within seven days from the date of announcement of the OJEE result.

OJEE Cut Off

The cut-off marks for OJEE 2023 will be released for the seat allotment procedure. OJEE 2023 cut-off will be released with reference to the opening and closing ranks. Applicants whose ranks are between the mentioned OJEE 2023 cut-off ranks are eligible to participate in the counselling rounds. Candidates who obtained the prescribed cut-off will be considered for admission for different courses.

OJEE Counselling

The OJEE 2023 counselling process will be conducted through online mode. Students can check the detailed information regarding the various counselling rounds through the website. Candidates who make the final cut on the merit list will be qualified to take part in counselling. Applicants must provide the required documents for verification. Candidates can submit their OJEE counselling fee and make their choice of course and college. Selected candidates are qualified for seats in different institutions.

Preparation tips for OJEE 2023 Exam

To obtain good results in an entrance examination, applicants have to follow the preparation tips for the OJEE exam. Provided below are a few preparation tips for the OJEE exam.

1. Get familiar with the Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the official syllabus and exam pattern on a regular basis for effective preparation. Thorough knowledge of the syllabus and exam pattern helps students to secure excellent marks in exams.

2. Follow a timetable

Applicants must prepare a timetable covering the entire syllabus. Following the timetable on a regular basis helps students to learn effectively and score better results in exams.

3. Practice mock test

Candidates must practice mock tests and solve previous year’s question papers to know the type of questions that would be asked in the OJEE exam. Mock tests help students to increase their speed and accuracy.

Frequently Asked Questions on OJEE 2023


When will OJEE 2023 be held?

OJEE 2023 is scheduled to be held from 8 May to 12 May 2023.

How many times is the OJEE exam conducted in a year?

OJEE is the state-level entrance examination to get admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Odisha and is conducted once a year.

When should I start my OJEE exam preparations?

Applicants must start preparing for the OJEE exam at least 6 months before the exam date.


Is there any negative marking in the OJEE exam?

Yes. 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong response.


Is there any correction facility in the application form?

Yes. Corrections in the application form can be done when the exam conducting authority opens the registration portal for corrections.


In what mode will the exam be held?

The entrance exam is held in online CBT mode.


Can other state candidates appear for the OJEE 2023 exam?

Yes. Candidates from other states can also appear for the OJEE 2023 exam.


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