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BHUBANESWAR: Authorities of Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE) on Wednesday said that 79 unfilled medical seats from all India quota (AIQ) returned to the state quota.
The OJEE, which is conducting the medical counselling process, will allot only 85 per cent of medical seats leaving the 15 per cent to national quota. After admission into the national quota, the left out seats will be handed over to the state.
Odisha has around 1513 MBBS and BDS seats in seven government and three private medical colleges. Of them, 1330 comes under state quota and 183 are AIQ seats. After allotment of AIQ, 79 of these seats returned to state quota.
After first round of counseling, 276 medical seats are left for admission. After adding the AIQ, the total number of vacant seats is 355. Candidates can download allotment letters on December 12 after publication of second round allotment. They can accept the seat by paying admission fees and downloading provisional admission letter between December 13 and December 15.
Tentative date of spot round counselling is December 20.