Odisha CPET 2022 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Admit Card, Eligibility

Odisha State Higher Education Council announces Common PG Entrance Test (CPET-2022)

Odisha CPET 2022 – The Government of Odisha, Higher Education Department has released the notification for the Common PG Entrance Test (CPET) 2022 for Admission to PG Courses in the Odisha State Public Universities and Colleges under Student Academic Management System (SAMS) for the session 2022-23.

Odisha CPET 2022: Odisha CPET is shortened to Odisha Common PG Entrance Test for providing admission to postgraduate courses. Department of Higher Education is responsible for commencing the entrance test in several universities and colleges across the state. Applicants need to attain all the information such as Odisha CPET 2022 admission form, the application process, eligibility criteria, age limit, application fee, important dates, exam pattern, admit card, and more details.

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Odisha CPET 2022 Highlights

Exam Name Odisha Common PG Entrance Test 2022
Conducted by Odisha State Higher Education Council (OSHEC)
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Aug 1, 2022 – Aug 13, 2022 (Except 7th, 9th, and 11th Aug)
Exam Purpose Admissions into Post Graduate Courses for State Public Universities and Colleges
Category Postgraduate Exam
Official Website www.samsodisha.gov.in

Odisha CPET 2022 Important Dates

  • Availability of Online Common Application Form: June 27th, 2022
  • Last date of applying for Online CAF: July 12th, 2022
  • Odisha CPET 2022 Exam Date: Aug 1, 2022 – Aug 13, 2022 (Except 7th, 9th, and 11th Aug)
  • Availability of Hall Ticket: July 20, 2022 till 2:00 PM.
  • Handing over the Entrance marks to OCAC by Entrance Examination Conducting University: Aug 22, 2022
  • Updation of Graduation/ Equivalent mark by the applicant: Aug 12, 2022 till 5:00 pm of Aug 20, 2022
  • Publication of Subject-wise and State-wide Merit List: Aug 25, 2022 (2: PM)
  • Choice Filling by Eligible applicants: Aug 25, 2022 to Aug 30, 2022
  • Publication of Provisional Allotment of Seats (for First Round Selection): Sept 05, 2022 (4:00 PM)
  • Reporting of applicants at allotted institutions for taking admission (for First Round Selection): Sept 06, 2022 & Sept 07, 2022 (5:00 PM)

Odisha CPET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Students must check the eligibility criteria for the Odisha CPET exam before applying. Here are the complete details:

  • To apply for AIHCA (Ancient Indian History Culture and Archeology), the applicant must have acquired at least 45% marks in graduation from the Arts stream.
  • To apply for Analytical Chemistry, the applicant must graduate from the Arts stream and attain a minimum of 45% in aggregate.
  • Applicants can apply for Anthropology if he/she is from the Arts stream and attained at least 45% in aggregate in the qualifying exam.
  • To apply for Applied Physics, the applicant must have attained a minimum of 45% marks in graduation from the Science stream.
  • To apply for the Bio-Chemistry course, the applicant must graduate from the Arts stream with a 50%
  • For Botany, the applicant must be a graduate of the Science stream and achieve 45% marks in the last qualifying exam.
  • For Economics, the applicant must be a graduate in any stream and attain at least 45% marks in the last qualifying exam.
  • To apply for English, the applicant must be from the Arts stream in the last qualifying exam and acquired at least 45% marks in the last qualifying exam.

Odisha CPET 2022 Application Procedure

The application form for Odisha CPET 2022 is released by OSHEC through SAMS.

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  • First, go to the official website and click the link for ‘New User registration’. Now, Enter Your Name, Mobile Number and E-Mail Id.
  • Click on Generate OTP.
  • Applicants will then receive the OTP on their mobile phones. Enter the OTP and create a password.
  • Login with your mobile number as well as a password.
  • Now, you will Registration page on the screen. Fill in the application form with all the details and select the subject.
  • Upload your latest photo.
  • Submit the application form and download the form.

Odisha CPET 2022 registration – In order to apply for the Odisha Common Post Graduate Entrance Test, applicants must first do registration at samsodisha.gov.in before the last date

Odisha CPET 2022 Application Fee

  • General Applicants: Rs.500.00 for the first subject applied for (CAF) with Rs.200 for each subsequent subject
  • SC/ST Applicants: Rs.300.00 for the first subject applied for (CAF) with Rs.200 for each subsequent subject.
  • No fee will be collected from PwD and Transgender applicants.

Odisha CPET 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of Odisha CPET 2022 is as follows.

Subject Number of Questions
Honors /Core papers 40 questions
Same subject’s generic elective papers as per the OLD CBCS UG syllabus (2016-2019) 30 questions

Odisha CPET 2022 Marking Scheme

  • Applicants get a +1 mark for correct answers.
  • The negative marking is 0 for incorrect answers.
  • Other aspects of the exam are as follows.
  • Duration: The exam will be of 90 minutes.
  • Mode: The Odisha CPET 2022 exam will be held in offline (OMR) mode.
  • Type of questions: The questions in the question paper will be as follows – multiple-choice type questions.

Odisha CPET 2022 Exam Centers

Check the list of Exam centers to appear for Odisha CPET 2022 test:

  • Government (Autonomous) College, Rourkela – Sundargarh
  • Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar – Sambalpur
  • Gangadhar Meher University, Amrut Vihar – Sambalpur
  • Shree Jagannath Sanskrit University – Puri
  • Samanta Chandra Sekhar (Autonomous) College – Puri
  • North Orissa University, Sriram Chandra Vihar, Baripada (Main Campus) -Mayurbhanj
  • Maharaja Purna Chandra (Autonomous) College, Baripada) -Mayurbhanj
  • Vikram Deb (Autonomous) College, Jeypore – Koraput
  • Utkal University, Vanivihar, Bhubaneswar – Khurda
  • Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar- Khurda
  • Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar (Autonomous) College, Bhubaneswar- Khurda
  • Dharanidhar (Autonomous) College, Keonjhar – Keonjhar
  • Government (Autonomous) College, Phulbani – Kandhamal
  • Government (Autonomous) College, Bhawanipatna (Kalahandi University) – Kalahandi
  • Narasingh Choudhury (Autonomous) College – Jajpur
  • Sashi Bhusan Rath Government Women’s College, Berhampur – Ganjam
  • Khallikote University – Berhampur
  • Berhampur University, Bhanja Vihar- Berhampur
  • Sri Krushna Chandra Gajapati (Autonomous) College, Paralakhemundi – Gajapati
  • Dhenkanal (Autonomous) College – Dhenkanal
  • Shailabala Women’s Autonomous College – Cuttack
  • Ravenshaw University- Cuttack
  • Rajendra (Autonomous) College, Balangir (Rajendra University) – Bolangir
  • Bhadrak (Autonomous) College – Bhadrak
  • Fakir Mohan University, Vyasa Vihar – Balasore
  • Fakir Mohan (Autonomous) College – Balasore
  • Government (Autonomous) College – Angul

Odisha CPET 2022 Admit Card

Admit Card/Hall Ticket will be provided to the applicants after filling out the application forms. Applicants need to visit the official website to collect the admit card. By filling in the login credentials, applicants will get a glimpse of the hall ticket. Download the admit card and take the print. Keep the print safely to carry to the examination center. It is an important document that an applicant needs to carry along mandatory. Make sure to check the details on the admit card.

Odisha CPET 2022 Result

The examination result of Odisha CPET 2022 will be released. The merit list will be prepared and released on the official website. After the result declaration, the eligible applicants will be able to seek admission to several universities and institutions of Odisha as per the rank, reservation, or weightage policy. The admission process will be different from one university to another. The merit list will consist of marks achieved in the exam, rank, and scores achieved.