Odisha MBBS Admission 2017- Admissions to any government or private medical and dental colleges across Odisha will be done on the basis of NEET. Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Odisha, is the conducting body of Odisha MBBS. NEET 2017 admissions in Odisha will be conducted by the DMET through the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination body (OJEE). A total of 1100 MBBS and BDS seats across 8 medical and dental colleges of Odisha are available through NEET 2017. The application process for Odisha MBBS 2017 took place in online mode between July 14 and July 17. The provisional state merit list for admissions to these seats was published on July 22. Admissions are taking place between July 25 and July 31.
After state entrance tests were scrapped by the Supreme Court last year, NEET became the only medical entrance test through which candidates would 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% to All India quota seats.
Candidates will find here all necessary information related to Odisha MBBS admission 2017 including its admit card, important dates and 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 (DMET), Odisha
Duration of the course:
MBBS – 4 and a half years & 1 year of rotational internship
BDS – 4 years & 1 year of rotational internship
Odisha MBBS BDS Important Dates 2017
Odisha MBBS admission 2017 comprises various events and their official dates as 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 14, 2017 (10 am onwards)
Last date to fill and submit the application form
July 17, 2017 (till 5 pm)
List of registered candidates in Odisha MBBS BDS 2017
July 17, 2017 (after 5 pm)
Announcement of Odisha MBBS 2017 Merit list
July 22, 2017
Odisha MBBS Admission 2017 Counselling
July 22 to July 23, 2017
Odisha MBBS BDS Eligibility Criteria 2017
Fulfilling the eligibility criteria is one of the essential requirements of the Odisha MBBS 2017 admission process. Without meeting the eligibility criteria set by the conducting body, no candidates will be allowed to apply for admissions. 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/OCI/NRI/PIO.
Any candidate applying under the state quota should be a registered permanent resident of Odisha or a child of All India Civil Service officers serving in state of Odisha cadre.
Candidates must be of 17 years of age as on December 31, 2017. There will be no upper age limit.
The candidate must have passed the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually at Class 12 level with 50% for General category and 40% for SC/ST.
Candidate must clear NEET 2017 to be able to take admissions through Odisha MBBS 2017.
According to the official notification released by the conducting body, the application of Odisha MBBS 2017 will start on July 14 and will continue until July 17, 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 is created on the basis of NEET results 2017. The Odisha MBBS merit list was released by the Directorate of Medical and Education Training (DMET), Odisha on July 22, 2017. Out of 17,124 candidates who qualified for NEET 2017 from Odisha, 4332 had registered for Odisha MBBS BDS admissions and 3284 were allotted a place in the merit list (as compared to around 4700 last year). Candidates can see details such as their name, NEET roll number, State domicile, Category, Sub Category, NEET common rank and state common rank among others. After the declaration of merit list, the 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 the stae, 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
Qualifying Marks (out of 720)
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 should have first registered themselves between July 14 and July 17. Odisha MBBS counselling 2017 was held on July 22 and July 23. The counselling form should have been completed before the online choice locking process as 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 via online 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
Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College, Baripada
Shahid Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital, Koraput
Name of the College
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