Odisha NEET counselling 2021 is the state centralized Online counselling process. The counselling for admission to MBBS/BDS courses in institutes across the state will be conducted by the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Cell on behalf of the Directorate of Medical Education and Training, Bhubaneswar. The counselling will be conducted for admission to the 85% state quota MBBS/BDS seats offered by the government/private institutions of this state. Candidates who qualify NEET 2021 domiciled in Odisha, can apply for the Odisha MBBS/BDS counselling. Such candidates must register themselves online on the official website of OJEE, ojee.nic.in.

The authorities will conduct counselling for Odisha MBBS 2021 in offline mode starting from the last week of July 2021The counselling will be based on one's NEET Scorecard and managed by the OJEE. However the candidate can apply through online mode only. The online counselling and allotment of seats is conducted by the counselling board with the help of NIC (National Informatics Centre).

OJEE NEET 2021 counselling will be conducted in three rounds. The mop-up round will be conducted only if any seats are left vacant after the third round of Odisha NEET counselling 2021. Counselling for Odisha MBBS 2021 will be conducted for admission to around 1950 MBBS and 363 BDS seats in private and government colleges across Odisha.

The spot round seat allocation result has been declared for Odisha NEET 2021 spot round counselling. The spot round counselling was held in offline mode on April 6 and April 7.

Odisha NEET 2021 Counselling Process:

Step 1:
Registration and application process To participate in the counselling of Odisha NEET 2021, Candidates must go to the official website, ojee.nic.in. Registrations usually follow the announcement of NEET result. The entire application process can be divided into six steps:

  1. Registering online with a valid email ID, phone number and NEET 2021 roll number
  2. Logging in with the credentials obtained while registering online
  3. Completing the application form for Odisha NEET 2021 counselling
  4. Uploading scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression
  5. Paying the application fee online and submitting the application
  6. Taking a print of the filled Odisha NEET counselling 2021 application form

After the successful submission of the NEET counselling registration form, the conducting body will release the list of the registered candidates whose applications will be accepted. Candidates whose names will be included in the list have to report to the document verification centres if needed otherwise the documents verification will be done online. After the document verification process, the candidates have to fill their choice of colleges priority-wise. A provisional merit list of shortlisted candidates will be then released for the first round of seat allotment. After this, the subsequent counselling rounds will take place depending upon the cut off and availability of seats.
The Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Cell, release the list of the eligible candidates eligible for the counselling process. Students who had not completed the verification of documents would not be eligible to be on the merit list.

Step 2: Choice Locking/Filling-
Once the counseling fee is paid the applicant has an option to choose the college he want to take admission in, the option will be categorically in the manner of their preference. Before selecting the college an applicant must have all the details about the college as the seat allotment is based on his choice selection.

Step 3: Allotment of Seat-
in mind the government reservation policy the seats were allotted to the candidates as per their ranks and choices filled by them. A list of candidates who had registered for Odisha NEET 2021is released by Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) Cell.

Step 4: Reporting at the college allotted to Applicant-
After the allotment of the seats in the preferred medical college, the applicant must report to the college failing to which his seat will be forfeited and given to the next in line applicant.


Odisha NEET Counselling 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Only Indian citizens, OCIs, NRIs and PIOs can apply for Odisha NEET 2021 counselling
  • To apply for the counselling of Odisha MBBS/BDS 2021, the candidate must qualify NEET 2021. Those who have not cleared NEET 2021, will not be eligible to participate in the counselling process.
  • Applicant should be 17 years old as on December 31, 2021, while the upper age limit for general category candidates should be 25 years. There will be a relaxation of 5 years for reserved category candidates i.e. SC/ST.
  • It is compulsory for candidates to have domicile of the state for admission to Odisha NEET UG 2021. If an applicant has completed their Class 10th and 12th from the schools located in the state, they do not have to provide their domicile certificate.
  • In case any candidate has passed either Class 10th or 12th outside the state, then they have to submit the general domicile certificate.
  • Candidates have to complete their Class 12 with an aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English subjects. While reserved category candidates have to qualify Class 12 with 40% and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) has to secure at least 45%.
  • Qualifying percentile should be secured to pass the national Level offline entrance test.
Reservation Policy:

The reservation policy for Odisha NEET counselling is as follows:

  • Scheduled Tribe (ST)12 percent
  • Scheduled Cast (SC)8 percent
  • Physically Challenged (PC)3 percent
  • Ex-Servicemen (ES) 3 percent
  • Green Card Holders (GC) 5 percent
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Odisha NEET Counselling 2021: Important Instructions

  • There is no OBC category in the state, therefore, such candidates will be considered in General Category and the minimum qualifying marks shall be 40th percentile.
  • Candidates claiming seats under SG (State Government Schools) reservation category must have passed their 10th Board Examination under the Board of Secondary Education, Odisha.
  • Candidates, who are natives of state of Odisha and wish to claim reservation under Ex-Serviceman (ES) category, must submit their relevant documents to Rajya Sainik Board, Bhubaneswar.
  • Candidates who wish to claim seats under EWS categories have to mention the same during registration.
  • ST/SC seats are not interchangeable.
Documents Required:
  • 10th Certificate.
  • 12th Certificate.
  • 12th Mark Sheet.
  • NEET UG Admit Card.
  • NEET UG Result/Scorecard.
  • Category Certificate (if applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate (for Odisha candidate only).
  • Certificate of Sub Category, If Applicable.
  • ID Proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter card etc).
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)

Odisha NEET UG Counselling 2021 Important Dates:

Registration and Online Application Uploading of Documents for Online Verification 12-01-2022 (12:00 pm ) To 18-01-2022 (11:59 pm)
Reconciliation of data 20-01-2022
Publication of Provisional State Merit List of Registered Candidates 24-01-2022
2022 Publication of Final State Merit List of Registered Candidates January 8, 2022
Choice Filling and Locking 02-02-2022 10:00 AM to 03-02-2022 11:59 PM
Publication of 1st Round Allotment and Downloading of Allotment Letter by Allotted Candidates 05-02-2022
Reporting (for provisional admission) by allotted candidates at OJEE Cell, Gandamunda, BBSR 07-02-2022 10.00 AM to 12-02-2022 5.00 PM
Registration and Online Application, Uploading of Documents for Online Verification for 2nd round 15-02-2022 to 16-02-2022 (Tentative)


1. MKCG Medical College, Berhampur 30,000
2. Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College & Hosoital, Koraput 30,000
3. Government Medical College & Hospital ,Balasore 30,000
4. Pt.Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital, Baripada, Odisha 30,000
5. Government Medical College & Hospital ,Balangir 30,000
6. Veer Surrendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research,Burla 30,000
7. SCB Medical College, Cuttack 30,000

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