As per the directive of the Odisha High Court, the State government on Sunday conducted a Special Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) to fill up around 37,000 vacant seats in different engineering colleges for B. Tech courses. Around 8,000 students appeared in the examination.
The examination, which was held at 15 centres in Bhubaneswar, began at 10 am and concluded at 12 noon. The results of the Special OJEE would be announced by July 27 while the counselling for the qualifying students would be held between August 8 and 14.
The second phase counselling for the JEE Main qualifying students would begin from August first week.