OJEE MBA 2017 – The Odisha Joint Entrance Exam Board will be conducting the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination 2017 for MBA (OJEE MBA) on May 14, 2017. It is a state level entrance test held every year for admission to various management courses offered by Private and Government colleges of the Odisha state. Any candidate who has passed Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks can appear for OJEE MBA 2017. The application process for OJEE MBA commenced from February 03 and will conclude on March 10, 2017. The interested candidates can apply for this entrance exam in online mode only. For their convenience, a link to fill and submit the OJEE MBA 2017 application form has been provided here below. The admit card to appear for the test will be issued on April 20, 2017. Admissions against a total of 5489 seats will be granted on the basis of OJEE MBA 2017 score. Keep reading this article for details on eligibility norms, application form, fee, hall ticket, result and more on OJEE MBA 2017.
Latest OJEE MBA 2017 Application Form
- Name of the exam – Odisha Joint Entrance Examination
- Commonly called as – OJEE MBA
- Conducting authority – Odisha Joint Entrance Exam Board
- Exam mode – Offline
- Exam type – State level
- Exam level – Post Graduate
In order to ensure that no last date or event is missed by the management aspirants of the Odisha state, they must keep track of all important events and their corresponding dates related to OJEE MBA 2017 entrance test. The table below lists all the OJEE MBA 2017 important dates and this table can help the candidates in keeping the track.
|OJEE MBA 2017 Important Dates|
|1||Application Form released on||3 February 2017|
|2||Last date to fill and submit the online application form||10 March 2017|
|3||Last date for successful final transaction of fee||15 March 2017|
|4||Admit Card will be available online for downloading||20 to 25 April 2017|
|5||Date of exam||14 May 2017 (09.00 AM to 11.00 AM)|
|6||Answer Key will be issued in||Withing a week from the date of the exam|
|7||Result to be announced in||First week of June 2017|
Before applying for OJEE MBA 2017, the applicants must go through the eligibility norms to ensure that they are eligible to take this entrance test. Only the eligible candidates must proceed with the application form filling as ineligible ones will be disqualified at a later stage. The eligibility criteria for OJEE MBA is as follow –
- No age limit to appear in the exam.
- The candidate should have obtained at least 50% marks (45% in case of candidate belonging to SC/ST category) in the qualifying examination.
The candidate should have either passed or appearing in 2017 for the Bachelor’s Degree examination. Duration of this degree should be minimum three years.The degree should be possessed from any University of Odisha or from a recognized University as defined by UGC/AICTE.
Should have passed or appearing in 2017 for the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy examination. Duration of this degree should be minimum four/five years in any discipline. Also, it should be from any University of Odisha or from a recognized University as defined by UGC/AICTE.
To write this state level entrance test, the candidates will be required to fill and submit an online application form. The OJEE MBA 2017 application form was released on February 03 and the last date to access the same is March 10, 2017. Before applying for OJEE MBA, the candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria as laid down by the exam conducting body.
Only 1 application form must be filled by the candidates. The table below provides which form should be filled by the candidates for which course.
|S. No.||Name of Form||For which course it should be filled|
|1||Form C||Only for MBA|
|2||Form E||If applying for combination of courses like MBA & MCA or MBA & PGAT|
The application procedure comprises of completion of the following steps –
- Filling of the registration form
- Uploading the scanned image of photograph & signature
- Remittance of requisite application fee
- Confirmation page generation and download
OJEE MBA Application Fee 2017
For completing the application procedure, the candidates will have to pay a non-refundable application fee. The table below provides the amount of the registration fee and its mode of payment.
|Category||Amount of Fee||Payment Modes|
|Only for MBA||Rs. 1000/-||By debit/credit card (Visa/Master/Maestro) or Internet Banking.|
|To apply for combination of management courses||Rs. 1500/-||By depositing money in the OJEE-2017 Bank Account with State Bank of India against e-challan.|
The OJEE MBA 2017 hall ticket will be released on April 20, 2017. It will be available online till April 25, 2017 for all the duly registered candidates to download. The admit card will not be sent through post or email to any of the candidates. The details such as name, roll number, category, date of exam, details of allotted exam centre and more are mentioned on the hall ticket. No candidate will be allowed to sit for the test if they will fail to furnish the valid OJEE MBA 2017 admit card on the date of the exam.
Two copies of the downloaded admit card must be printed and must be carried to the test centre for seeking entry into it. Both these copies must be signed by the invigilator, one of the OJEE MBA admit card should be submitted at the exam centre and the other must be retained by the candidate till the conclusion of the admission process.
It is pen-paper based test. A total of 120 questions will be asked and the paper shall have 5 sections. The candidates will be given 2 hours (09.00 AM to 11.00 AM) for attempting the test. The details of the sections and the number of questions that will be asked in each section is tabled below.
|S. No.||Name of Section||Number of Questions|
|4||Computer and Business fundamentals||10|
The answer key provides the answers to the questions which are asked in the test. The source of the answer key can be official and unofficial. The OJEE MBA 2017 official answer key will be released in a week after the conduct of exam. However, the unofficial answer key of OJEE MBA 2017 is expected to be available after few hours of the completion of the test. The candidates can download the answer key and match their attempted answer from the answers given in the keys. Also, they can estimate their score using the answer key.
No particular date has been announced for the declaration of OJEE MBA 2017 result in the schedule. However, it is expected that Odisha Joint Entrance Exam Board will be announcing the result of this entrance test in the first week of June 2017. The result will be available online only and will furnish the rank secured by the candidates in the test. The hard copy of the scorecard will not be sent through post individually to the candidates.
The candidates desirous of knowing subject-wise marks secured by them will be required to make a request enclosing a demand draft of Rs. 400/- in favour of “OJEE-2017” drawn on any Nationalised Bank at Bhubaneswar. This request and the DD must reach the OJEE office within 10 days of the publication of result.
OJEE MBA 2017 Cutoff
The Colleges/Universities accepting OJEE MBA 2017 score for granting MBA admission will be determined individually by them after the announcement of result of this entrance test. The cutoff is basically the minimum marks decided by the colleges, based on which the candidates are shortlisted for the further selection rounds. To get placed in the merit list, it is important for the candidates to qualify OJEE MBA 2017 and also to clear the cutoff. At the time of counselling, the OJEE MBA cutoff 2017 will be published for each round and for every category of candidates.
The candidates qualifying OJEE MBA 2017 will only be considered eligible to participate in the counselling. A merit list will be prepared after the announcement of the OJEE MBA 2017 result and according to this list, the candidates will be called to attend the counselling. The final admissions will strictly be granted on the basis of merit. The official notification along with the seat matrix regarding the OJEE MBA 2017 counselling is expected to be released in June-July 2017. Various rounds will be conducted for the counselling and the process basically comprises of registration, document verification, seat allotment and completing formalities related to final admission.