The Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha is an educational institution and a training centre in the state of Odisha. The institution offers various technical and non-technical courses along with many vocational training courses. The Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha is an autonomous body functioning under the state government of Odisha. The Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha has an affiliation with All India Council for Technical Education, i.e. AICTE, Directorate General of Technical Education, i.e. DGTE and State Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training, i.e. SCTE & VT.
- What is DET Odisha?
- DET Odisha 2021 Exam Date
- DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility
- DET Odisha 2021 Application Form
- DET Odisha 2021 Application Process
- DET Odisha 2021 Exam Pattern
- DET Odisha 2021 Syllabus
- DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card
- DET Odisha 2021 Result
- DET Odisha 2021 Cut Off
- DET Odisha 2021 Counselling
- DET Odisha 2021 Admissions
- DET Odisha 2021 Reference Books
- How to prepare for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam?
What is DET Odisha?
The Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha conducts DET Odisha Exam every year for admission into Diploma Engineering or Technology or lateral entry into Diploma Engineering or Technology and non-engineering Diploma courses in the state of Odisha. Students can take admission into courses like engineering, architecture, film and television based on their scores in DET Odisha 2021 Exam. Candidates will be able to get admission in a regular course or lateral entry (third-semester entry) at different government colleges or private colleges or polytechnical schools in Odisha upon qualifying the DET Odisha 2021 Exam.
DET Odisha 2021 Exam Highlights
Following table gives the highlights of the DET Odisha 2021 Exam.
|Exam Name||Diploma Entrance Test, Odisha|
|Conducting Authority||Directorate of Technical Education & Training, Odisha|
|Level of Exam||State-level|
|Courses Offered||Diploma in Engineering and Non-engineering courses|
DET Odisha 2021 Exam Date
The authority has not yet announced the official dates for the online examination of DET Odisha. However, candidates can check the tentative dates for the same in the table below. The dates will be updated here once the official dates are announced.
|DET Odisha 2021 Application Form release||Fourth week of April, 2021|
|Last date of registration/application||Last week of May, 2021|
|Document verification at selected NCCs of applicants whose required documents have not been validated online||Third week of June, 2021|
|Last date of document verification||Fourth week of June, 2021|
|Verification of Merit list||To be announced|
|Merit list publication||To be announced|
DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility
There are several diploma engineering and non-engineering programs available in the state of Odisha in different government and private institutes. Through DET Odisha, candidates can get admission in these institutes in the first semester of the diploma course or they can get lateral entry, i.e. third-semester entry. The eligibility for these two and various diploma courses varies from each. Candidates must check the DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for the particular course they are applying. Only candidates who fulfil the eligibility will be eligible to apply for admission. The DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria is different for each diploma course which is mentioned in the tables below. Please refer to the following tables to find out the eligibility criteria for each diploma course.
DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Admission to 1st semester/year Diploma in Engineering/Technology
Refer to the following table for DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for the first year admissions in Engineering and Technology diploma courses.
|Course||Duration||Entry Requirements||Age as on July 01, 2021|
|First-semester diploma of all courses [All engineering courses except Mining and Drilling]||3 years||
||Lower age: 14 years Upper age: No bar|
|First-semester diploma course of Mining and Drilling Engineering||3 years||Lower age: 16 years Upper age: No bar|
DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Admission to 1st semester/year diploma in Non-engineering Courses
Refer to the following table for DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for the first year admissions in Non-engineering diploma courses.
|Course||Duration||Entry Requirements||Age as on July 1, 2021|
|Modern Office Management [MOM]||3 years||
||Lower age: 16 years Upper age: No bar|
|Hotel Management and Catering Technology||3 years||
||Lower age: 16 years Upper age: No bar|
|Beauty Culture||3 years||
||Lower age: 14 years Upper age: No bar|
DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Admission 3rd semester diploma Engineering/Technology under Lateral Entry
Refer to the following table for DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for the third-semester admissions in Engineering and Technology diploma courses.
|Course||Duration||Entry Requirement||Age as on July 1, 2021|
|Third-semester diploma courses [Lateral admission only for eligible branches]||2 years||
||Lower age: 14 years Upper age: No bar|
DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Admission to 1st semester diploma in Film and TV courses of BPFTIO, Cuttack
Refer to the following table for DET Odisha 2021 Eligibility Criteria for the first year admissions in Film and TV diploma courses.
|Course||Duration||Entry Requirements||Age as on June 1, 2021|
|Cinematography||3 years||10+2 Science from any State Board/ICSE/CBSE or equivalent declared by CHSE, Odisha with minimum 35% aggregate.||16 to 28 years as on June 1, 2021. Age relaxation of 3 years for SC/ST candidates|
|Sound and TV Engineering||3 years|
|Film and Video Editing||3 years||10+2 Science/Arts/Commerce from any State Board/ICSE/CBSE or equivalent declared by CHSE, Odisha with at least 35% aggregate.|
DET Odisha 2021 Application Form
Students will be able to get admission into different diploma courses in private and government institutions in Odisha through DET Odisha 2021. To apply for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam, candidates should go to the official website of the examination. The application process for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam is entirely online. During the application of the exam, candidates will have to pay the application fee of INR 300 and INR 200 for candidates belonging to SC/ST category and Female candidates. The payment for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam can be made online using Credit Card, Debit Card, or Net Banking. People with disabilities and people who identify as transgender do not have to pay the fee for DET Odisha 2021 Application. Once candidates have registered, they are advised to keep a note of application number, password and user id. Candidates are requested to go through the eligibility criteria of the exam before applying.
DET Odisha 2021 Application Fee
The DET Odisha 2021 Application Fee differs for every category. Following table shows the application fees according to the categories.
|General Male Candidates||INR 300|
DET Odisha 2021 Instructions for documents
While uploading the documents, candidates should keep in mind that they are in specified dimensions only which have been mentioned below.
|Photograph||Less than 100KB||
|Signature||Less than 30KB|
DET Odisha 2021 Application Process
Before starting the online application for DET Odisha 2021, candidates should keep a few things handy. The scanned images of a recent photograph of the candidate, the signature. The photos must be in specified dimensions and format. There are three steps involved in the DET Odisha 2021 Application, which are registration, uploading the images and Payment of the fee.
To register for the DET Odisha 2021, candidates should go to the official website of the DET Odisha. The website address is mentioned in the highlights table. On the official website, candidates will be able to find information brochures for the DET Odisha 2021. Before starting the application, candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully. There are three steps involved in the DET Odisha 2021 Application, which are Registration, Uploading images and Payment of application fees.
Steps for DET Odisha 2021 Application
Candidates can follow the steps given below for the DET Odisha 2021 Application
- Visit the official website of the DET Odisha 2021 and find the application link and click on the link.
- Now candidates should input their details like name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender, address along with educational information like class 10 and class 12 marks, marks in other qualifying exams.
- After entering all the details, candidates can upload scanned images of their photograph and signature. These documents must be in specified dimensions.
- Once the documents have been added on the portal, candidates have to pay the application fee. The application charges vary with the category. The payment can be made using a Credit card, Debit card or Net banking. Candidates also have an option of making the payment through e-challan at IDBI Bank or Axis Bank.
DET Odisha 2021 Exam Pattern
The DET Odisha is a state-level entrance examination in Odisha which is organized by Directorate of Technical Education and Training, Odisha. The marks obtained in the DET Odisha 2021 Exam will be considered for admission into engineering and non-engineering diploma courses in the state of Odisha. All students aspiring to get admission in different polytechnic colleges will have to appear for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam.
Before applying for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam, applicants must know about the DET Odisha 2021 Exam Pattern. The DET Odisha 2021 Exam will be conducted in offline mode, and it will have multiple-choice questions. There will be a total of 100 MCQ type questions which are to be solved in a period of two and a half hours.
Candidates will be given Optical Mark Recognition Sheet, i.e. OMR sheet. The sheet will have a circle for every option, and candidates will have to choose the answer by darkening the circle for the respective option. As the DET Odisha 2021 Exam has a negative marking scheme, students will be awarded four marks for each correct answer, and one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There will not be any deduction of marks for unanswered questions. Due to the negative marking, students should refrain from doing any guesswork. The DET Odisha 2021 Exam Pattern is given below in a tabular format.
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Questions i.e. MCQs|
|Duration||2.5 Hours or 150 Minutes|
|Marking Scheme||+4 -1|
DET Odisha 2021 Syllabus
The authorities of the exam set the DET Odisha 2021 Syllabus. It is vital for appearing candidates to know the DET Odisha 2021 Syllabus. Candidates should study the syllabus of the exam before starting the preparation for the exam. The DET Odisha 2021 Syllabus is composed of 5 subjects which are Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, General Knowledge and English. The topic-wise syllabus of the DET Odisha Exam can be found below.
- Set Theory
- Number System
- Sound Waves
- Atomic Structure
- Nature and Behaviour
- Periodic Classification
- Acid and Bases
- Sources of Energy
- Environmental Chemistry
- Physical and Chemical Changes
- Extraction of Metals
- Reading Comprehension
- Subject-Verb Agreement
- Scientific Discoveries
- Arts and Science
- National Affairs
- International Affairs
DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card
Once the candidates have successfully registered for the exam, they will get the DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card. The admit card will only be available online on the official website. There won’t be any physical copies provided by the post or through email. Candidates may go to the official website and download the admit card. Applicants are instructed to take prints of the DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card as it will need to be carried to the exam hall. Without the DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card, candidates will not be allowed entry in the exam hall.
Steps to download the DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card
- Go to the official website and log in using the login credentials.
- Click on the DET Roll Number 2021.
- Now input the registered application number or reference ID that is provided after submitting the DET Odisha 2021 Application.
- Then tap the option that says “Generate”.
- After clicking on the “Generate”, DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card will appear on the screen.
- Now candidates can download the admit card and print it as required.
The DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card will have details of the candidate along with the photograph of the candidate. It is advised that candidates check all the details present on the DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card. In case any mismatch is found on the admit card, candidates should contact the authorities immediately.
DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card Details
The DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card contains the following details.
- Name of the applicant
- Father’s name of the candidate
- Admit Card number
- Date of birth
- Exam Center
- Time of the exam
- Exam Instructions
DET Odisha 2021 Result
The Directorate of Technical Education and Training, Odisha which is the conducting authority of the exam, will declare the DET Odisha 2021 Result. The result will be out a few weeks after the date of examination on the official website. Candidates will be able to get admission into diploma courses based on DET Odisha 2021 Result. The applicants will be shortlisted on the grounds of their performance in the DET Odisha 2021 Exam. Total of two merit lists of selected candidates will be displayed out of which one will be a general merit list having the names of all the candidates who qualified the exam. Moreover, authorities will also publish various merit lists for each category under reservation because the cut off marks are different for reserved categories. These qualified candidates will be permitted to appear for the DET Odisha 2021 Counselling.
How to check the DET Odisha 2021 Result?
- Visit the official website.
- Find the option that says “Merit List or Result”. Click on it.
- The result will be presented on the screen in pdf format.
- Candidates can check their rank or result in the merit list.
- There will be a download option available which can be used as the score or the DET Odisha 2021 Result might be needed in future.
DET Odisha 2021 Cut Off
The DET Odisha 2021 Cut Off will be declared after the merit list is displayed on the website. The cut off means minimum marks a candidate has to score in the DET Odisha 2021 Exam in order to qualify for the further selection process. The Cut Off is decided by the DET Odisha authorities and changes each year since it depends on the number of different things like the number of candidates taking the exam, number of seats available, the difficulty level of the exam as well as a reservation for different categories. The DET Odisha 2021 Cut Off varies with respect to the category of the candidate. Along with the category, the DET Odisha 2021 Cut Off will also change according to the colleges and universities.
DET Odisha 2021 Counselling
The DET Odisha 2021 Counselling will commence after the result declaration of the exam. Eligible applicants can attend the counselling sessions for DET Odisha. The counselling will consist of document verification and seat allotment. Following is the list of documents required at the time of DET Odisha 2021 Counselling.
- Class 10/HSC Certificate
- Class 10/ HSC Marksheet
- Caste Certificate[if applicable]
- Sports Certificate[if the candidate is claiming sports quota]
- NCC Certificate[if the candidate is claiming NCC quota]
- Identity Proof
- DET Odisha 2021 Admit Card
Candidates will be allotted seats based on their score in the exam and marks in class 12 . During seat allotment, authorities will also consider the availability of seats. The counselling will be carried out in several rounds. The DET Odisha authorities will publish the final merit list of selected candidates after all the stages of the counselling process conclude. The DET Odisha 2021 Admissions will be conducted after it.
DET Odisha 2021 Admissions
When the DET Odisha 2021 Counselling concludes, final allotment of seats will be done. The authorities will display a list of selected candidates. After which eligible candidates will be able to take admission into their desired colleges and courses according to the availability of seats. Candidates are required to pay fees to confirm their entry in the institute. A portion of the fees should be paid right after the provisional seat allotment list is displayed for each round. The rest of the fees can be paid later.
The DET Odisha will have reserved seats. The distribution of reservations for admission into diploma courses through DET Odisha is given below in the table. These reservations are for the seats under the state of Odisha domicile. Hence any candidate claiming for the quota must produce valid proof of permanent residence of Odisha state.
|Children of Green Card Holder||5%|
|Children of Ex-servicemen||2%|
|Women in all Co-ed polytechnics Engineering schools in each category||30%|
|Sports candidates representing the state during the last two years||0.5%|
|Candidates passing NCC [A/B/C Certificate Exam]||1%|
The reservations mentioned above are applicable for all seats in Government Engineering Schools/ Polytechnics. Out of state candidates have 15% reservation for all the seats in Government and Private Polytechnics/ Engineering schools.
DET Odisha 2021 Reference Books
The DET Odisha 2021 Exam will consist of 5 sections, namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, General Knowledge and English. Candidates need to score well in each part of the exam. Since the exam has negative marking, there is no room for mistakes. To get a good score in the DET Odisha 2021 Exam, candidates need to revise all the material. The basic concepts of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics can be studied from the NCERT class 8 to class 10 textbooks of respective subjects. Still, more importantly, practice is required to get a good score in other sections of the exam. Students can use different reference books available. The book which the applicant is going to refer to should have questions on all the topics as well as sample question papers or mock tests. Following is the list of books which will be helpful for DET Odisha 2021 Exam preparation.
- Word Power Made Easy - Norman Lewis
- High School Grammar and Composition - Wren and Martin
- How to prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension - Arun Sharma and Minakshi Upadhyay
- India Year Book
- Manorama Year Book
- Newspapers - Indian Express, The Hindu, Economic Times
- Lucent’s General Knowledge Book [Pick the latest edition]
How to prepare for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam?
The marks obtained by students in DET Odisha 2021 Exam will be considered for taking admission into diploma programs in the state of Odisha. In order to get into a good school, it is necessary to score well in the DET Odisha 2021 Examination. Candidates should start preparing for the DET Odisha 2021 Exam in advance. The first step to exam preparation is to understand the pattern and syllabus of the exam so candidates should go through the DET Odisha 2021 Syllabus and DET Odisha 2021 Exam Pattern which will help the applicants to make a preparation strategy for the test.
- Appearing candidates should make a time table and stick to it. The time management should be done in a way so that every section of the exam gets the same amount of time for preparation.
- Students should make sure that they cover the entire syllabus of the exam while preparing. They should study every topic at least once.
- As the DET Odisha 2021 Exam has a negative marking scheme, it is recommended that candidates refrain from doing any guesswork. Once candidates have studied the entire syllabus, they should consider revising all the topics.
- In addition to all these things, applicants must pay attention to their health. Exercising and a proper diet will help them stay fit, this is important because the DET Odisha 2021 Exam is conducted once a year. If candidates end up missing the exam because of their weak health, they will have to wait another year.