Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, June 11:
Counseling for admissions for 41,000 seats in various diploma courses in 29 government run polytechnics and about 100 private polytechnic institutes in Odisha began today with online choice filling by candidates.
Candidates can fill their choice of courses as well as preference of institutes at 34 nodal centres.
Document verification for admissions will be done at 34 nodal centres from June 16 to June 26. Admissions to the courses and institutes will be done purely on the basis of ranks awarded to candidates in the Diploma Entrance Test (DET)-2014 results of which were announced on June 9.
While 42,319 students qualified in the DET -2014 out of 62,864 who had appeared in the entrance examinations seeking admission into different diploma engineering courses and institutes; in the lateral entry category 18,880 have qualified out of a total of 21,120 candidates. Similarly in the non-engineering course, 601 have qualified out of a total of 846 candidates who had appeared in the DET-2014.
Allotment of seats will be completed by June 30, said sources.
Students can log on to www.detodisha.nic.in to know their results.