Odisha Diploma Entrance Test, abbreviated as Odisha DET is a state-level entrance test. It is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education and Training, Odisha every year for offering admission in Diploma Engineering/ Non-Engineering Diploma/ Diploma Engineering (Lateral Entry)/ Diploma in Film and Television etc.
The admission will be based on the merit scores. The qualified candidates will get admission to various diploma courses offered at government and private polytechnic institutions across Odisha state. Interested and eligible candidates must submit their application form on or before the due date. Aspirants can check the complete details regarding Odisha DET 2024 from the article below.
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Odisha DET 2024 Highlights
|Admission Process name||Odisha DET|
|Odisha DET Full form||Odisha Diploma Entrance Test|
|Organized By||Directorate of Technical Education and Training, Odisha|
|Courses offered||Admission to various Diploma courses|
Odisha DET Courses offered
Through Diploma Engineering Test Odisha, admission will be offered to the following courses.
Diploma in Engineering
Diploma in Non-Engineering
Lateral Entry to Diploma in Engineering and Diploma in Non-Engineering
Diploma in Engineering and Diploma in Non-Engineering
Diploma in Film and TV Courses
Diploma in Engineering (Lateral only)
Diploma in Engineering (Part-time Course)
Both Diploma in Engineering and a Diploma in Film and TV Courses
Odisha DET Important Dates 2024 (Tentative)
Candidates can check the tentative schedule from the table below.
|Events||For 1st-year Diploma Courses||For Lateral Entry (LE)|
|The application form will be available from (CAF)||April 2024||April 2024|
|Diploma Admission 2024 Odisha last date for the online application submission||June 2024||July 2024|
|Verification of seat allotment -first round||June 2024||August 2024|
|Payment of admission fee||July 2024||September 2024|
|For candidates who were allotted the first choice in the first round of counselling, the final allotment for them||July 2024||August-September 2024|
|Reporting of final allotted applicants||July 2024||September 2024|
|Spot admission||July -August 2024||September 2024|
Odisha DET Eligibility Criteria 2024
Candidates must satisfy the necessary eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. The details regarding the eligibility criteria are mentioned below.
Diploma in Engineering/ Technology Courses
Candidates must have done class 10th or equivalent with English, Mathematics, and Science subjects with a minimum of 35% marks (30% in each subject) from any recognized board.
The minimum age limit of candidates should be 14 years at the time of admission. For Mining & Drilling Engineering courses the minimum age limit is 16 years.
For Lateral Entry Engineering and Technology
Candidates must have done the 12th class examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as mandatory subjects with no less than 30% marks in each subject or its equivalent examination from any recognized board.
The minimum age of candidates must be at least 14 years.
Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.
Odisha DET Application Form 2024
Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria and read important instructions related application process before applying for the admission process. It is expected that the online application form will be available in April 2024.
To apply for the admission process, candidates need to visit the official website of the conducting body and fill out the details asked in the application form very carefully.
Candidates have to choose the course for which they want to apply while filling out the application form.
Applicants should submit the application form before as per the prescribed schedule as no application form will be entertained after the due date.
Candidates will be allowed to update the application form of maximum up to three times after the form submission.
To complete the application process, candidates will have to pay the necessary application fee through online mode.
Don’t forget to take the printout of the filled application form and fee receipt for future reference.
Odisha DET Application Fee
The payment of the application fee can be made via online mode using a debit card, credit card, and net banking. The application fee details for different categories are as follows:
|Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PC/ Female Candidates||Rs 200/-|
|For male candidates||Rs 300/-|
|PwD and transgender candidates||Exempted|
Odisha DET Participating Institutes
- The list includes the following names:
- Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Sambalpur
- Government College of Engineering, Kalahandi
- Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang
- Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar
- Orissa School of Mining Engineering, Keonjhar
- Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar
- CV Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar
- Gandhi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gunupur
- Para Ia Maharaja Engineering College, Berhampur
- Gandhi Institute for technological Advancement, Bhubaneswar
Odisha DET Merit List 2024
The authority will release the Odisha DET merit list through online mode only. The DET Odisha merit list is expected to be published in August 2024 through online mode. It will be released separately for different offered courses.
Based on the candidate’s performance in the qualifying examination, the authority will prepare a general merit list for Diploma Engineering/ Technology courses. The shortlisted candidates whose names are mentioned in the merit list will be considered eligible for further admission process.
Seat reservation for Odisha Diploma courses is provided below.
|Category||Reservation up to|
|Women applicants of all co-ed polytechnics||30%|
|Schedule Tribe (ST)||22.50%|
|Scheduled caste (SC)||16.25%|
|Students of Green Card Holder||5%|
|Physically Challenged candidates||3%|
|Children/wards of Ex-Servicemen||2%|
|Applicants passing NCC (A, B, and C Certificate exam)||1%|
Odisha DET Counselling 2024
The shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling process based on their merit rank. The process of counselling registration will be held in offline mode. The Odisha Diploma Entrance Test counselling will be conducted in various rounds including online registration, choice filling, seat allotment, and reporting.
Candidates whose names are mentioned in the merit list should attend the counselling as per the prescribed schedule. Candidates need to bring important documents while appearing in the counselling process for the verification round.
For 1st year Diploma courses, the last date to apply will be in June 2024 whereas for Lateral Entry Courses, the application process will end on July 2024.
The application process will start in April 2024.
No, there will be no separate entrance test for Diploma admission in Odisha.
The application form will be available in online mode only.
The minimum age limit of the candidate must be 14 years.
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