Odisha MBBS Admission 2017- Admissions to any government, private or deemed universities across Odisha will be done on the basis of NEET. Directorate of Medical Education and Training, Odisha is the conducting body of Odisha MBBS. After the state entrance test was scrapped off by the Supreme Court, NEET is the only medical entrance test through which candidates will be selected for admission into institutes across Odisha. Therefore, the conducting body will not be conducting any separate entrance for admission into MBBS and BDS programme across the state. Hence, candidates who want to study MBBS or BDS in Odisha will have to take the NEET 2017 and clear the medical entrance exam. Odisha MBBS admission 2017 will be given to 85% state quota seats and the rest 15% of All India quota seats.
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Here candidates will find all necessary information related to Odisha MBBS admission 2017 including its admit card, important dates, eligibility criteria to name a few.
Exam Name: Odisha MBBS
Commonly Known as: Odisha MBBS BDS
Exam Category: UG
Counselling Conducting Institute: Directorate of Medical Education and Training, Odisha
Duration of the course:
MBBS â 4 and a half years & 1 year of rotational internship
BDS â 4 years & 1 year of rotational internship
Odisha MBBS BDS Important Dates 2017
Odisha MBBS admission 2017 comprises various events and the official dates will be announced by the conducting body. Candidates should keep a track of all the events of Odisha MBBS 2017 admission in order to complete the necessary procedures.
In the table given below, we bring you the list of events that will take place during the Odisha MBBS admission 2017:
Odisha MBBS BDS Important Dates
Availability of the online application form
July 15 to 22, 2017
Last date to fill and submit the application form
July 22, 2017
Announcement of Odisha MBBS 2017 Merit list
Odisha MBBS Admission 2017 Counselling
July 31 to August 3, 2017
* To be updated when announced.
Odisha MBBS BDS Eligibility Criteria 2017
Eligibility criteria are one of the essential parts of the Odisha MBBS 2017 admission. Without meeting the eligibility criteria set by the conducting body, no candidates will be allowed to take the entrance exam and will automatically lead to cancellation of the application form. Therefore, it is crucial for candidates to first check the eligibility criteria of Odisha MBBS 2017 in order to check whether they are eligible to appear for the medical entrance test.
Below candidates can go through the various eligibility criteria:
Applicant must be a citizen of India/Overseas citizens of India
Any candidate applying under the state quota should be a registered resident of Odisha
At the time of examination, candidate must be 17 years of age
The candidate should have studied Physics, Biology and Chemistry in their 12th standard
Candidate must clear NEET 2017 to be able to take the Odisha MBBS 2017.
Candidates from General category must score at least 50%, while candidates from reserved category must score 40%
According to the official notification released by the conducting body, the application of Odisha MBBS 2017 will start on July 15 and will continue until July 22, 2017. The Odisha MBBS application form 2017 will be made available in online mode only. In the application form, candidates will have to enter their personal details and academic qualification along with NEET scores. The details to be mentioned in the application form must be filled carefully to be considered for Odisha MBBS admission 2017. After the completion of the application form candidates will receive a registration/ application number which may be required at later stages of Odisha MBBS 2017 admission.
The merit list of Odisha MBBS 2017 will be created on the basis of NEET results 2017. The Odisha MBBS merit list is likely to be released by the Directorate of Medical and Education Training, Odisha in August 2017. According to last years records, as many as over 4700 candidates were listed on the Merit list of Odisha MBBS. Candidates are likely to come across details such as name, roll number, NEET common rank, category and subcategory among others. After the merit list is declared, selected candidates will be called in for the next round i.e. Counselling. Also, the cut-off of Odisha MBBS 2017 is made on the NEET cut off 2017. To seek Odisha MBBS admission 2017 into any government or private institute across, candidates will have to meet the NEET cut off. In the table given below, candidates can check the qualifying scores of NEET:
NEET 2017 Qualifying Score
Reserved (SC/ST) and Persons with Disability (PWD)
PWD candidates in unreserved category
Counselling of Odisha MBBS 2017 will be held on the basis of NEET rank obtained by the candidate. To be able to sit for the counselling round, candidates will first have to register themselves. Odisha MBBS counselling 2017 will begin on July 31 and extend until August 3, 2017. The Counselling form should be complete and any incomplete form will not be entertained by the conducting body. Apart from this, applicants will also have to make the counselling fee payment of Rs. 1000 for General and OBC category applicants and Rs. 500 for SC/ST/PWD category applicants via online and offline mode.
Odisha MBBS BDS Participating Institutes 2017
In the table given below, we list down all the institutes participating in Odisha MBBS admission 2017:
Name of the College
Number of seats*
* Tentative figures
Name of the College
Number of Seats*
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