Bhubaneswar: In a high level meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Mr. B K Patnaik on Tuesday, it was decided that the Students Academic Management System (SAMS) for on-line admission into +3 colleges will be extended to all the degree colleges of the State.

The SAMS has been stabilised in all the 1,308 +2 colleges of the State and was operational in 162 degree colleges in the current academic session.

The Higher Education Deaprtment informed that arrangements have been made to extend the facility to the left out +2 and degree colleges in the next academic session.

Apart from this, additional services like on-line form fill-up for examination, registration and validation of high school certificate, counselling for admission into post-graduation courses in different universities will be introduced from next year.