Admission to engineering courses is based on Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by the Regional Engineering college, Rourkela, or a college as notified for admission.
Eligibility : A pass in the Inter (SC) exam of Orissa or an exam recognised as equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English in one attempt B.Sc. degree holders with Physics, Chemistry, Maths OR candidates who have appeared in the qualifying examination OR Diploma holders in Engineering are also eligible. Candidates to be admitted in REC's / Colleges outside stae have to fulfill the eligibility requirements of the institution concerned.
Admission Procedure : Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the College office on payment of requisite amount. Last Date For submission of completed forms is usually in the last week of April.
Selection : Selection is made on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination held in the 2nd week of May at various centres in the State. All information regarding admission to the Entrance Exam can be had from the Chairman, Admission Sub-Committee at the address specified in the advertisement issued in this behalf in January / February.
Pattern & Medium of Examination: Test consists of objective type multiple choice questions in maths, physics, chemistry and english. Syllabus is same as that of Higher Secondary Exam. Medium of the exam is English.
Reservation of seats: SC-15%,ST-7.5%, Engg.Diploma holders-12.5%, children of green card holders-5%, PH-2 seats in each college, defence & paramilitary personnel-5%. Candidates from other states/UT's in UCEBurla-5%. Sponsored candidates: Andaman & Nicobar-2, Arunachal Pradesh-2, Himachal Pradesh-2, Manipur-1, Meghalaya-3
Domicile Restrictions: Candidates must have passed qualifying exam from an institution in Orissa and must be permanent residents of the State. Candidates whose parents are serving in the State of Orissa with State/Central government or in public undertaking.