Odisha DET Exam 2020

Odisha DET exam 2020, also known as diploma entrance test is conducted by the directorate of technical education & training, Odisha. The DET is conducted by the institution to provide admission to students in the first semester of diploma courses in engineering/technology. Through this examination conducted by the institution, students can get admission in various private and government diploma engineering schools and colleges or polytechnics in Odisha. There is no entrance exam conducted from the Odisha DET exam 2020, and the admission will be based on the merit of the student.

Students applying for Odisha DET exam 2020 can apply to complete their diploma in hotel management, hospitality management, and filmmaking studies, and a diploma in engineering, etc., after passing 10th, ITI, and 12th science. If the students are willing to apply for the exam, then they can fill the application form, which is only available through online mode. If the students wish to know more about the exam procedure, then further read the article for full information.

About Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha

Directorate of technical education & training, Odisha is an autonomous institute which is managed by the state government of Odisha. This education and training body is affiliated by the Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGET), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and State Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (SCTE & VT). The working of this institution began in 1977, and since then, it is helping students achieve their dreams and complete their diploma courses in engineering and non-engineering diplomas like diploma in film and television, a diploma in hospitality or hotel management, etc.

Odisha DET Application Form

If the students who wish to apply for the exam are eligible according to the norms of the board, then here is the information to further apply for the process:

  • The students should download the brochure related to the Odisha DET exam 2020 and read all the information mentioned very carefully.

  • This form is available only through online mode.

  • The dates for the application form begin in June 2020. Students can only apply once for the exam.

  • The application forms for the admission will only be available until July 2020.

  • There is an application fee which has to be paid by every student who is willing to fill the form. For general male students, the application fee is INR 250, and for the reservation category and females, the application fee is INR 200.

  • The application fee given at the time of filling the form is non-refundable under any circumstances.

  • The students can fill the form from the official site of the institute and make sure to create a personal copy for future references.


How to Apply for the Application Form?

  • The application form will be available in online mode and can be found on the official website of the institute.

  • The students have to fill the required details asked in the form and attach a soft copy of various documents like passport-sized photographs, id proof, 10th and 12th mark sheet, residence proof, etc.

  • After filling all the details, the students have to pay the application fee through debit card/credit card/ net banking, etc.

  • After the procedure is done, make sure to make a copy of the form for further use.


Odisha DET Eligibility Criteria

Before the student fills the application form, it is very important for them to make sure they are eligible to apply for the course they desire. Following is the eligibility criteria according to the courses offered:

  • Diploma in Engineering and Technology

The student applying for the exam must have cleared at least HSC or 10th class examination with maths, science, and English as mandatory subjects. The student must have passed the exams with at least 35% of marks as an aggregate and 30% in the subjects mentioned above. The minimum age is 14 years for applying in diploma engineering courses, and for the engineering diploma program, the lower age is 16 years.

  • Diploma in Pharmacy

The students applying for this course must be 10+2 pass or equivalent to CHSE, Odisha with maths/biology, chemistry, physics with at least 30% marks in each subject. The aggregate qualification of marks shall be 35%.


  • Diploma in Cinematography/Sound and TV Engineering

The students applying for the course should have cleared their 10+2 in the science stream with a recognized board with at least 35% marks. They should be in between 16 to 28 years on 1/7/2020 if the students wish to pursue the course.


  • Diploma in Engineering (lateral entry)

The students applying for this course must pass in 10+2 level from science stream/10+2 vocational in any ENG. Trades/2 years ITI in ENG. Trade/pass in HSC exam in COE trade conducted by BSE Odisha/10th standard exam approved equivalent by BSE Odisha with a minimum of 30% marks in each subject and should not be of less than 16 years in age.

  • Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology

The students should have passed their 10+2 program with streams from CHSE, Odisha with at least 30% marks in each subject and 35% in total. The minimum age to apply for the course is 16 years.


Odisha DET Cut Off/ Results

The Odisha DET exam 2020 will be a merit-based exam, and the list will be released on the official site of the institute. The results of the students application can only be viewed through online mode. According to the result of the cut off which will likely be out in the month of June 2020, the counselling will begin.

If the students are selected in the cut off list, then they can further apply for the counselling session, which will further take them a step closer to the admission process. The student has to apply for counselling to confirm the seat.

The student will also be allotted with a rank card, which will help the student in the counselling process. The rank card will be introduced on the official website in the same month, and the students have to make sure that they built a copy of the result card.

Steps to Download the Results

  • Visit the official site and click on the result link.

  • Enter the information the page asks for; the students will get two options to select from the name or application number.

  • Fill the Details further after selecting the choices.

  • After the candidate presses the submit button, the results will come on the screen, and then they can print a copy of it as soon as possible.


Odisha DET Counselling

After the results are announced online, on the basis of the merit list, the students will be called out for counselling. This process is a part of the final admission procedure, and further is divided into two parts:

  • Document Verification

  • Seat Allotment Process

The counselling procedure will be divided into multiple rounds until the seats are filled entirely. The students have to make sure to carry all the essential documents which are required during the time of the admission. They can carry one duplicate copy of the documents along with the original ones for verification. After the seat is allotted to the students, they are requested to pay a certain amount to lock the seat in the seat allotment process. The process is expected to begin from the 4th week of June till the first week of August.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1. What are the important Documents Which we Should get Ready for the Counselling Process?

After the results are announced, the document verification process takes place for those who have qualified for admission. It is very important for the students to carry a duplicate copy for each document as well as the original ones. The documents required are:

  • 10 and 12th mark sheet and passing sheet.

  • Caste certificate (if applicable).

  • Sports or NCC certificate (if required).

  • Domicile certificate.

  • Migration certificate.

  • Medical fitness certificate.

  • Seat allotment letter.

  • Fee deposit copy (institute copy).

  • Recent passport size photographs.

Q2. What are the Reservation Criteria for the Odisha DET Exam 2020?

The reservations for Odisha DET exam 2020 are 15% for scheduled caste, 22.50% for schedule tribe, 5% of reservations are available for children of the green card holder, 2% reservation for children of ex-serviceman, 3% for physically challenged students, 30% reservations are available for all the women students in CO-ED polytechnic engineering schools in every category and 1% OD reservation for students passing NCC. For any other queries related to the reservation criteria for the exam, the students can contact the official website and mail them the query.

Q3. What is the Admission Procedure?

There is a proper process that takes the students to the college, which will be allotted to them. After filling the application form, students have to wait for the merit list to arrive. If the student's name is mentioned in the merit list, then they can further proceed for the counselling process of the institute. In the counselling process, the first step is the verification of the documents which are necessary for admission, after which the allotment of the seats will take place. To fix the seat, the students have to pay a certain amount to the college, and that is how the admission procedure will take place.