Odisha CPET 2023: Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

Odisha CPET 2023 – Higher Education Department, Government of Odisha invites application for Common PG Entrance Test (CPET) 2023 for Admission to PG Courses in the Odisha State Public Universities and Colleges under Student Academic Management System (SAMS) for the session 2023-24.

Check full details on Odisha CPET 2023 here.

Odisha CPET 2023 Exam Overview

Name of the ExamOdisha Common PG Entrance Test
Short FormOdisha CPET Exam
Exam Dates23 June to 4 July 2023
Purpose of the Entrance ExamThe entrance exam is conducted for admission in PG courses.
Conducting BodyDepartment of Higher Education – Odisha
Admission ProcessA merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance in the entrance exam.
Official Websitepg.samsodisha.gov.in

Odisha CPET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must check the eligibility criteria of the Odisha CPET exam before applying. The important points for eligibility criteria are the following.
  • Applicants securing 45% or 5.0 CGPA in aggregate shall be eligible to apply for PG Courses. The eligibility criteria (45% or 5.0 CGPA) are also applicable for the candidates appearing in the +3-degree examination for the Academic Season 2022-23. For some courses 50% or 5.5 CGPA is required.
  • The conversion of Mark to Percentage (%): (Secured Mark / Maximum Mark) X 100
  • The conversion of CGPA to Percentage (%): (Secured CGPA – 0.50) X 10

Check – Odisha CPET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Odisha CPET 2023 Important Dates

Release of notification26 Apr 2023
Release of Odisha CPET 2023 application form01 May 2023
Last date to apply online at pg.samsodisha.gov.in10 May 2023
Editing of CAF for CAF submitted earlier11 to 12 May 2023
Odisha CPET 2023 admit card release date09 Jun 2023
Odisha CPET 2023 Exam Date23 Jun to 04 Jul 2023 (except 28, 30 Jun)
Handing over of entrance marks to OCAC by SSB Odisha16 Jul 2023
Updation of graduation / equivalent marks by applicant08 to 15 Jul 2023
Odisha CPET 2023 result announcementTo be notified later

Odisha CPET 2023 Application Procedure

  • The application form of Odisha CPET 2023 is released by OSHEC through SAMS.
  • CPET-2023 is compulsory for all the aspirants interested to take admission in the listed PG courses in the mentioned Universities and Colleges offering PG Courses in the State of Odisha for the Academic Session 2023-24.
  • Odisha CPET 2023 registration – In order to apply for the Odisha Common Post Graduate Entrance Test, candidates must apply at samsodisha.gov.in before the last date

Application Fee

  • General Candidates: Rs.500.00 for the first subject applied for (CAF) with Rs.200 for each subsequent subject
  • SC/ST Candidates: 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 candidates.

Odisha CPET 2023 Details

  • Odisha CPET 2023 Exam Dates – 23 Jun to 04 Jul 2023 (except 28, 30 Jun)
  • Duration: The exam will be of 90 minutes.
  • Mode: The Odisha CPET 2023 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.

Exam Pattern

SubjectNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Honors /Core Papers40 questions40
Elective Papers30 questions30

 Marking Scheme

  • Candidates get +1 mark for correct answers.
  • The negative marking is 0 for incorrect answers.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
BrochureClick Here
Application FormClick Here
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