Bhubaneswar: Candidates were seen queued up at as many as 81 examination centres across the state, to appear for the Odisha Joint Examination (OJEE) 2018 that began today.
As many as 48,317 students had enrolled for the OJEE seeking admissions into undergraduate courses in engineering & technology (lateral entry), pharmacy, postgraduate course like MBA, MCA, (lateral entry) MCA, MTECH, MPlan, MARCH, MPHARM and Integrated MBA (5 years) in Universities and government colleges.
The first sitting began at 9 am and the second sitting examination is scheduled to start at 2 pm.
The candidates were seen reporting at the examination centres 30 minutes before the start of the exam. No items other than pen and admit cards were allowed inside the examination halls.