The state has 2,49,790 seats in 1029 degree colleges. This year, 2,13,959 students have applied online for Plus III admission. As many as 88,300 female students, 70,232 male, and eight other category students selected in the first round will take admission between September 29 and October 2.
Buxi Jagabandhu Bidyadhar (BJB) Autonomous College, Bhubaneswar was in the top of cut-off mark lists for 22 subjects in five streams. It has set 92 per cent in geography honours subject against last year’s 75.83 per cent.
The college has topped the list in 13 out of 29 subjects of Arts stream, four subjects (mathematics, physics, chemistry, and statistics) in physical science, two subjects (botany and zoology) in biological science, two subjects (biotechnology and computer science) in self-financing stream and one in commerce stream. BJB College has set 95.2 per cent for mathematics subject in the physical science category and 95.5 per cent in zoology in biological science.
BJB College is the sought-after college for geography, economics, English, anthropology, psychology, sociology, mathematics, education, history, Hindi, philosophy, statistics, and music in the Arts stream. Other colleges include the Institute of Technology and Management Studies, Nimapara has set the cut-off mark at 91.5 per cent for political science. Government Women’s (Degree) College, Sambalpur is at the top of cut-off list for Odia.
The second-round selection list will be declared on October 8. Students will deposit admission fees online between October 8 and October 10. Admission of the applicants selected in the second round will be held on October 9 and October 12. Final updated data of admission will be uploaded on October 13.
If any seats lie vacant after second-round selection, admission will be conducted for balance seats on spot selection. Department is yet to declare the dates of spot selection.