Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Eligibility, Process, Colleges and Fees

Odisha MBBS Counselling has started with the registration and application process. OJEE i.e. Odisha Joint Entrance Examination Board is conducting NEET Counselling for MBBS admission in the state of Odisha. The counselling schedule has already been published. As per the schedule, 12th July 2023 is the starting date for registration for MBBS/BDS program. Candidates can apply online till 16th July 2023 at 11:59 PM

Candidates who qualified in NEET-UG 2023 exams having required eligibility and the Odisha domicile can apply online at https://ojee.nic.in. there is a certain counselling process defined by the OJEE Bhubaneswar, that candidates need to follow and get admission to the top Medical/Dental colleges in Odisha. There are 2525 MBBS seats and 363 BDS seats in Odisha

Candidates who wish to pursue MBBS/BDS from the state of Odisha can certainly apply. As per the reservation, seat matrix, and seat availability, admissions can be confirmed. You will find more details in the following article on counselling process, participating colleges, and fees.



Name of Examination

NEET-UG 2023

Conducted by

National Testing Agency (NTA)

NEET-UG 2023 Exam Date

7th May 2023

NEET-UG 2023 Result Date

13th June 2023

Odisha NEET-UG Counselling 2023

12th July 2023

Odisha NEET-UG Counselling Authority

OJEE Bhubaneswar

Govt. MBBS Seats


Private MBBS Seats


Govt. BDS seats


Private BDS seats


Total Seats 


Official Website


Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 Important Dates

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination i.e. OJEE Bhubaneswar has recently released the schedule for the upcoming Odisha MBBS 2023 Counselling. The registration has started on 12th July 2023 and the last date to register online at https://ojee.nic.in is 16th July 2023. The detailed schedule is mentioned below.

Important Dates


12th July 2023

Registration begins on

16th July 2023

Last date of registration

To be Announced

Provisional State Merit list

To be Announced

Final State Merit list

To be Announced

Choice filling and locking

To be Announced

Seat Allotment Result 

To be Announced

Documents Verification

To be Announced

Reporting to the allotted college

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Eligibility Criteria

There are certain eligibility criteria formulated by OJEE Board Bhubaneswar in order to provide admission to medical and dental colleges in Odisha. More details can be found at https://ojee.nic.in. Candidates need to qualify for NEET-UG 2023 followed by the counselling facilitated for the state domicile candidates of Odisha. The details of the eligibility criteria are explained below.

Nationality: Candidates must be Indian to enroll in the MBBS/BDS program in Odisha. However, NRI/OCI/PIO candidates can also apply for the same program in the NRI Quota, which is 15% of the total seats.

Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th with 50% Aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English for the general category. However, the reserved category has some relaxation which is 45% for SC/ST candidates, and 40% for PwD Candidates.

Entrance Exam: Candidates must have qualified for NEET-UG 2023 with the required percentile for MBBS/BDS program. Candidates who are not qualified for NEET 2023 shall not be considered to participate in the counselling process conducted by OJEE Bhubaneswar

Domicile Status: Odisha is a closed state for admission to MBBS/BDS programs in terms of domicile status. Those candidates are only eligible to participate in the Odisha MBBS Counselling process who hails from the state of Odisha. However, some exceptions are also there for participation in the counselling process which is explained below.

  • Children of Odisha State Government Employees

  • Children of Central Government Employees deployed in Odisha

Reservation Criteria: The state government of Odisha has defined reservation criteria for distinct categories belonging to the state of Odisha. More details are mentioned below in the table.



Schedule Caste (SC)


Schedule Tribe (ST)


Physically Challenged




Green Card Holders


Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Eligibility for NRI Candidates

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 is open for NRI Candidates, who are originally Indian but residing in abroad. NRI candidates who are qualified for NEET-UG 2023 are eligible for a 15% NRI Quota in the top medical/dental colleges in Odisha. There will be certain documents that need to produce at the time of counselling which is mentioned below.

  • Passport of the Sponsorer

  • VISA of the Sponsorer

  • Documents proof for the relation of NRI with the candidate

  • Duly notarized affidavit from the sponsorer that he/she will sponsor the entire course fee of the candidate

  • Embassy Certificate of the Sponsorer (Certificate from the Consulate)  

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Counselling Process

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 process is a sequence of different events, that will take place once the schedule is released by OJEE Board Bhubaneswar. Candidates can visit https://ojee.nic.in for the latest updates. The step-by-step process is explained below for a better understanding of the candidates.

Registration: this is the very first process of Odisha MBBS/BDS Counselling. Candidates need to register online at https://ojee.nic.in and fill in academic details, upload photo, signature, and thumb impression, and followed by the payment of the application fee. Candidates are advised to take a print of the application form for future reference. Credentials must be kept safe for re-login in the due course of future actions.

Documents Verification: candidates interested in Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 needs to verify his/her academic and other documents including domicile and category certificates at the selected nodal centers in Odisha. This is a mandatory process to pursue a further process of counselling. Nodal centers need to be selected at the time of application. There will be a confirmation slip provided after document verification which must be kept safe for future reference.  

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Required Documents

Candidates qualified in NEET-UG 2023 having certain eligibility criteria can participate in the Odisha MBBS counselling 2023 process. There is a list of documents that need to produce at the time of admission. More details can be obtained from https://ojee.nic.in. List of documents is mentioned below.  

  • NEET-UG 2023 Admit Card

  • NEET-UG 2023 Score/Rank Card

  • 12th Mark Sheet

  • Date of Birth Proof

  • Valid Identity Proof (Aadhar/PAN/DL/Passport)

  • Caste Certificate (For Reserved Category)

  • Disability Certificate (If any)

  • Domicile Certificate (Odisha Students)

  • Six copies of Passport size Photographs

  • Category Certificate (If applicable)

  • Fee Receipt

State Merit List: After the documents verification process, OJEE Board Bhubaneswar releases the state merit list of all qualified and eligible candidates. Candidates who will not verify their documents shall not be enrolled in the state merit list. The merit list reflects the list of candidates as per their performance in the NEET-UG 2023 exam

Choice Filling and Locking: Candidates included in the state merit list released by OJEE Board Bhubaneswar will be eligible for choice filling and locking in the Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 process. Candidates are advised to fill in more choices to ensure a better probability of obtaining a seat. After choice filling of available medical/dental colleges, candidates are advised to lock the choices. Unlocked choices will tend to be null and void in the process.

Seat Allotment: Seat allotment is the last process of Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023. There will be a separate allotment list published for every round. After the allotment list is released by OJEE Bhubaneswar, candidates then need to report to the allotted institute before the last date. However, if the candidate is not satisfied with the allotted seat, then he/she can opt for upgradation.   

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Participating Institutes

There are a total of 16 medical colleges in the state of Odisha apart from 4 dental colleges. All colleges are recognised by NMC New Delhi and well approved by MoHFW Govt. of India. Candidates need to qualify for NEET-UG 2023 followed by the state counselling conducted online by OJEE Bhubaneswar

Candidates can visit https://ojee.nic.in for the latest counselling updates. There are 2525 MBBS seats in the medical colleges of Odisha including the private ones. Besides it, there are 363 BDS seats in the state of Odisha. The same eligibility criteria and entrance exam is needed to pursue BDS in Odisha top Dental Colleges. The list of participating institutes in Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 is mentioned below.

Sr. No.

Medical College

Total Seats

Medical College (MBBS Seats)


AIIMS Bhubaneswar



Government Medical College Bhawanipatna



Government Medical College & Hospital Balangir



Government Medical College Hospital Balasore



Government Medical College Keonjhar



Government Medical College Sundargarh



SCB Medical College Cuttack



MKCG Medical College & Hospital Berhampur



Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Burla



SLN Medical College and Hospital Koraput



Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital Baripada



DRIEMS Institute of Health Sciences and Hospital Kairapari



Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital Bhubaneswar



Hi-Tech Medical College and Hospital Rourkela



F.M. Medical College Balasore



B.B. Medical College Bolangir


Dental Colleges (BDS)


Hi-Tech Dental College and Hospital Bhubaneswar



Institute of Dental Sciences Bhubaneswar



Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences Bhubaneswar



SCB Dental College and Hospital Cuttack



Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023: Updated Fee Structure 

Odisha MBBS Counselling 2023 commenced on July 12th, 2023, hence all private and government medical and dental colleges have updated their tuition fees. However fee is revised by the Govt. of Odisha from time to time. For more details, candidates can visit https://ojee.nic.in. The detailed fee structure has been mentioned below.

Government Medical Colleges

Rs. 17,000 /-

Private Medical Colleges

Rs. 5,50,000 /-

Government Dental Colleges

Rs. 17,000 /-

Private Dental Colleges

Rs. 2,50,000 /-

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