OJEE 2020 B.Tech Lateral Entry Entrance Updates

OJEE Lateral Entry Entrance ( Odisha Joint Entrance Examination )

OJEE (Odisha Joint Entrance Examination ) is an entrance examination board of Odisha, which conducts the Joint Entrance examination every year.

As per the official Notification,

This year also Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE – 2020) will conduct the Computer Based Test.

If you are a B.tech Lateral Entry aspirant, Planning to take admission into  Degree Second year of B.Tech program at the Engineering Colleges of Odisha, You must apply for the  Odisha Joint Entrance Examination  2020 Lateral Entry Programme.

All the latest information related to OJEE 2020 Lateral entry entrance test you can find on the official website  www.ojee.nic.in and www.odishajee.com.

Table of Contents

  • Admission overview
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Important dates to apply.
  • How to Apply for admission.
  • Application Fee details.
  • Course availability.
  • Fee structure.
  • Entrance syllabus.
  • Exams pattern.
  • Admit card availability & downloading.


Admission Overview OJEE 2020 Lateral Entry

If you have just completed your Diploma  Engineering course in the year 2019-2020, then it is obvious to look for Engineering colleges which accept B.tech Lateral Entry.

Odisha is one of the prominent places to start your B.tech  Lateral Entry Journey.

In Odisha, there are many  Well known  Government and Private Engineering Colleges offer Lateral Entry to the B.tech Engineering program.

Through OJEE 2020, you will be able to take admission.

The number of total seats is not mentioned on the official website.

Though the Official Information Brochure for OJEE 2020-2021 says ” Number of Seats available will be notified during counseling

Admission will be based on the rank in the OJEE 2020 Lateral Entry Entrance Examination.


If you are an aspirant from ODISHA, you can be eligible for  Government Engineering Colleges as well as  Private Engineering Colleges under   S- Category.

One from outside ODISHA (ZZ Category )is only eligible to take admission into Private Engineering Colleges only as per the official Statement.


Now let’s look into the Eligibility Guidelines for Applying to the OJEE 2020 Lateral Entry  Course.



The eligibility criteria for the lateral entrance test has been set by the OJEE ( Odisha Joint Entrance Examination ) authority.

So being a Candidate for the OJEE Lateral Entry 2020, you should check all the criteria mentioned for the entrance examination.

If you have just completed Diploma Engineering and Seeking admission for B.tech Lateral Entry Under OJEE 2020 then as per the official Information brochure,

  • You Should Pass Diploma (in Engineering and Technology) examination with at
    least 45% marks (40% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category)

and other eligibility criteria for OJEE is you must be an INDIAN Citizen.

Important dates of OJEE 2020

  • Start of the Online Application Process: Modified due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Last date for Filling-up of Online Application Forms: Modified due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Starting of Downloading of Admit Cards: Modified due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Date of Examination: Modified due to COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Probable Date of Declaration of Results: Modified due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Latest Update on Important Dates of OJEE 2020,

Change of choice of Exam Centres: 

From 13-08-2020 (Thursday) at 5 PM to 16-08-2020 (Sunday) till 11:59 PM

How to Apply for OJEE 2020 Lateral Entry

You can apply for  OJEE Lateral entry 2020  via the official websites www.ojee.nic.in and www.odishajee.com.

As per the official information brochure of OJEE 2020, One candidate can submit only one application.

You can access the application form by clicking “APPLICATION FORM FOR OJEE-2020” on the official site mentioned above.

There will be five types of forms for different types of admission.

If you are applying for Lateral Entry to B.Tech (for Diploma in Engg. students),  Lateral Entry to B. Tech (for B. Sc. Students), Lateral Entry to B. Pharm (for Diploma in Pharmacy students),

Then you must select the FORM -B

You will find the “INSTRUCTION BOOKLET FOR FILLING APPLICATION FORM”  so that you can easily fillup the form.

OJEE Probable Examination Center :

  • Balasore
  • Cuttack
  • Bhadrak
  • Dhenkanal
  • Berhampur
  • Rourkela
  • Rayagada
  • Sambalpur
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Jharsuguda

Application Fee for OJEE Lateral Entry

The cost of the for FORM – B  is Rs 1000/- ( as per the official information brochure)


Course availability

You can apply for the OJEE Lateral Entry entrance  and get admission if you have completed your Diploma Engineering in the following engineering branches,

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Applied Electronics & Instrumentation /
    Electronics & Telecommunication
  • Rural Technology/ Architectural
  • Biotechnology
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering /
  • Computer Application Programming /
    Information Technology
  • Drilling Technology / Drilling Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering /
    Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Food Technology / Food Processing.
  • Garment Design & Fashion Technology /
  • Beauty Culture
  • Mechatronics
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Mining Engineering
  • Plastic Mould Engineering/ Plastic
  • Print Technology
  • Sound& TV Engineering
  • Textile Chemistry
  • Textile Technology / Textile Engineering
  • Three-D Animation and Graphics
  • Marine Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Ceramic Engineering /Ceramic

Fee structure

Fees payable to colleges/institutes/universities at the time of admission will be decided by the competent authority. The same shall be published on the OJEE website during counseling after approval by the Government of Odisha.

Wrapping up,

I hope you have got all the necessary information regarding the OJEE Lateral Entry Entrance. We usually update the information of the article such as OJEE Lateral Entry Syllabus, OJEE Lateral Entry entrance date, Engineering colleges under OJEE, OJEE Lateral Entry exam pattern, etc on regular basis.

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