OJEE Pattern 2024: Know Marking Scheme & Exam Duration

Odisha Joint Entrance Examination 2024 ( OJEE )

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OJEE exam pattern: OJEE 2024 was conducted in computer-based test mode from May 6, 2024, to May 10, 2024. OJEE exam pattern 2024 describes the paper details such as subjects for the test, type of questions, marking scheme, the number of questions and other exam information. Candidates can check here the test pattern for their course in the entrance exam.

The exam pattern of OJEE 2024 is a bit different from the Special OJEE exam. The syllabus for OJEE 2024 will be the same for MBA and MCA courses and for BTech, candidates could refer to JEE Main 2024 syllabus.

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Q:   What is the marking scheme for OJEE (MBA)?

A:
For the Master of Business Administration, a total of 120 questions will be asked from five sections and the total duration of the exam will be 2 hours. The Odisha Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in Online mode. Syllabus for the Odisha Joint Entrance Exam (MBA): Quantitative Techniques, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning and Comprehension, General Awareness and Business Fundamentals, and other course-specific topics Pattern: Multiple Choice Questions Marking Scheme: You will earn 4 marks for correct answers and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. The language of the Odisha Joint Entrance Exam is English . For more information, you may visit the Shiksha OJEE exam page. (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/ojee-exam). I hope this will help you.
 

Q:   What is the sectional weightage of the OJEE exam?

A:

The OJEE exam has four sections which have multiple-choice questions.  The sectional weightage of each section of the OJEE question paper is the same. Each question carries four marks. For incorrect answers, one mark each is deducted. Therefore, the total marks for each section is 120 marks. The total marks in OJEE are 480. The detailed OJEE sectional weightage is given below

  1. Quantitative Techniques: 30 questions (120 marks)
  2. Verbal reasoning and Comprehension: 30 questions (120 marks)
  3. Analytical and Logical Reasoning: 30 questions (120 marks)
  4. General Awareness and Business Fundamentals: 30 questions (120 marks)
 

OJEE 2024 Exam Pattern Highlights

Below is the overall exam pattern for OJEE 2024 exam. Take a look below.

Exam pattern features  

Details

Exam mode

Computer-based test mode (CBT)

Dates

Second week of May 2024

Duration

3 hours duration – BPharm

2 hours duration – LE BTech, LE BSc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA, MBA, MTech and MArch

1 hours duration – Mpharm, Integrated MBA and LE BPharm

Type of questions

Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Marking scheme

4 marks for each question

1 mark deducted for each wrong attempt

No marks will be awarded for not attempting question/s

OJEE 2024 MBA Exam Pattern

The OJEE 2024 exam pattern for MBA programme is given in the table below. The exam has 120 multiple-choice questions which carry 480 marks in total. The OJEE 2024 question paper for MBA will have four sections

Features

Details

Total number of questions

120 questions

Total marks

480 marks

Duration

2 hours

Subjects

4 subjects

Quantitative Techniques, Verbal reasoning and Comprehension, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Business Fundamentals

Questions per section

Quantitative Techniques – 30

Verbal reasoning and Comprehension – 30

 Analytical and Logical reasoning – 30

General Awareness and Business Fundamentals – 30

OJEE 2024 B.Pharma Exam Pattern

Candidates can check below exam pattern details for B.Pharma course. The exam has 180 multiple choice type questions. The total marks will be 540.

Features

Details

Total number of questions

120 questions

Total marks

480

Duration

3 hours

Subjects

2 subjects with one choice based subject (either PCM or PCB)

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics or Biology

Total questions to be attempted

There will be 120 questions divided equally into 4 sections and candidates have to attempt 3 mandatory sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and any one from Biology and Mathematics.

Questions per section

Physics – 40

Chemistry – 40

Biology – 40

OR

Mathematics – 40

OJEE 2024 Lateral Entry BTech Exam Pattern

The table below mentions the exam pattern for OJEE 2024 Lateral Entry B.Tech course. There will be a total of 120 questions from three subjects. The duration of the exam will be two hours. Each section in the exam will carry equal marks.

Feature

Details

Total number of questions

120 questions

Total marks

480 marks

Duration

2 hours

Subjects

3 subjects

Engineering Mathematics

Engineering Mechanics

Basic Electrical Engineering

Questions per section

Engineering Mathematics - 40

Engineering Mechanics - 40

Basic Electrical Engineering - 40

OJEE 2024 Lateral Entry BPharma Exam Pattern

The table below mentions the exam pattern for OJEE 2024 Lateral Entry B.Pharma course. There will be a total of only 60 questions. The duration of the exam will be 60 minutes or 1 hour. Each section in the exam will carry equal marks.

Features

Details

Total number of questions

60 questions

Total marks

240 marks

Duration

1 hour

Subjects

D.Pharma course

OJEE 2024 Lateral Entry B.Sc Exam Pattern

Candidates can check below exam pattern details for Lateral Entry B.Sc course for OJEE 2024. The exam has 60 questions which in total carry 240 marks. Each section carries equal number of questions and equal marks. Read in detail in the table below.

Features

Details

Total number of questions

60 questions

Total marks

240

Duration

1 hour

Subjects

3 subjects

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Questions per section

Physics – 15

Chemistry – 15

Mathematics - 30

OJEE 2024 MCA and Lateral Entry MCA Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Lateral Entry MCA and MCA course for OJEE 2024 is the same. The exam has 120 questions which in total carry 480 marks. Each section carries the equal number of questions and equal marks. Read in detail in the table below.

OJEE MCA/Lateral Entry MCA Exam Pattern

Total number of questions

120 questions

Total marks

480 marks

Duration

2 hours

Subjects

2 sections

Computer Awareness and Mathematics

Questions per section

Computer Awareness- 60

Mathematics- 60

OJEE 2024 Integrated MBA Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Intergrated MBA course for OJEE 2024 is given below. The exam has 60 questions which in total carry 240 marks. Each question carries four marks. Each section carries the equal number of questions and equal marks. Read in detail in the table below.

Features

Details

Total number of questions

60 questions

Total marks

240 marks

Duration

1 hour

Subjects

4 subjects

Quantitative Techniques, Verbal reasoning and Comprehension, Analytical and Logical reasoning, General Awareness and Business Fundamentals

Questions per section

Quantitative Techniques – 15

Analytical reasoning and Logical reasoning – 15

General Awareness and Business Fundamentals– 15

Verbal reasoning and Comprehension – 15

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OJEE 2024 Integrated M.Tech and M.Arch Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Integrated M.Tech for OJEE 2024 is given below. The exam has 90 questions. The exam will be held for two hours and will have three sections in total. Know the exam pattern in detail in the table below.

Features

Details

Total number of questions

90 questions

Total marks

360 marks

Duration

2 hour

Subjects

3 subjects

Specialisation/Branch subject, Engineering Mathematics and Analytical & Logical reasoning

Questions per section

Branch/Specialisation Subject 60

Engineering Mathematics - 20

Analytical and Logical Reasoning-10

OJEE 2024: MArch Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for M.Arch programme is given below. Check the table below to know the detailed exam pattern for MArch:

Feature Details
Number of questions 90
Duration 2 hours
Total marks 360
Number of Sections 2
Questions per section

Branch questions (Architecture): 60

Reasoning (Verbal/Analytical/Logical): 30

OJEE 2024 M.Pharma Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for M.Pharma programme for OJEE 2024 is given below. The exam has 60 multiple choice type questions. The exam will be held for one hour and will carry 240 marks. Know the exam pattern in detail in the table below.

Feature

Details

Total number of questions

60 questions

Total marks

240 marks

Duration

1 hour

Subjects

Based on subjects in the BPharm course

OJEE 2024: BCAT Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the BCAT course is depicted in the table below.

Feature Details
Total Number of Questions 60
Duration One hour or 60 minutes
Total Marks 120
Subjects

English- 15

Everday Science- 15

General Knowledge- 15

Reasoning- 15

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Q:   Is there negative marking for wrong answers in OJEE exam?

A:
Yes, the OJEE exam has negative markings. Each question in the OJEE exam carries four marks. And for every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted. This means that if the candidate has five correct answers, then 20 marks will be added to the OJEE score. If the candidate marks more than one answer for a particular question, the answer will be considered incorrect and one mark will be deducted. To avoid maximum marks deduction, candidates must attempt the easier question first and then move on to the more difficult ones in that particular section. If the applicant is unsure about a particular question, they can also skip the question. No marks will be deducted or awarded for unanswered questions. Further, the top colleges accepting the OJEE scores generally place a cut-off of 302-690 in OJEE for shortlisting candidates.
 

Q:   What is the OJEE exam duration? Can I change my exam slot?

A:
The OJEE exam is a computer-based test for all courses. However, the OJEE exam pattern differs according to the programme you are applying for. The course-wise OJEE exam duration is as follows: 1. For MBA, LE B.Tech, LE B.Sc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA M.Tech and MArch courses is 120 minutes (2 hours). 2. For the B.Pharma course is three hours or 180 minutes. 3. For the M.Pharma Integrated MBA and LE B.Pharma courses, the exam duration is one hour or 60 minutes. This means, candidates will have approximately one minute per question to solve it. Candidates must take care of saving their answers at every step as the moment sectional time limit will get over, the screen will automatically move to the next section. The OJEE exam is conducted in three slots for most courses. The OJEE exam slot will be mentioned on their admit cards and there is no provision of changing the exam slot. Candidates must reach the OJEE exam centre at least and hour before their slot timings.
 

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Important FAQs Related to OJEE Exam Pattern 2024

Check below some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) on OJEE exam pattern:

Q:   What is the syllabus of the OJEE Exam?

A:
The syllabus of the OJEE mentions topics based on the subjects for which you are applying. For instance, the OJEE MBA syllabus differs from the OJEE B.Pharma syllabus. The general syllabus of OJEE is as follows: 1. Quantitative Techniques: It includes topics like geometry, average, percentage, quadratic equations, and Trigonometry. 2. Reasoning: This includes topics like codes, data interpretation, series, blood relations, statements, and conclusions. 3. Verbal ability: It includes topics like Passages, Sentence Completion, Grammar, Word puzzles, Action, cause and effect 4. General Awareness: Questions on Current Affairs sports, international events, awards, and related events are asked in this section. For the syllabus of B.Pharma and other subjects, you may visit this page: https://www.shiksha.com/mba/ojee-exam-syllabus.
 

Q:   Is there a sectional time limit in OJEE?

A:
No, OJEE exam does not have any sectional timing for any course. However, students will be required to complete the exam in pre informed exam duration and no extra time will be granted to the students under any circumstances. OJEE is a computer-based online exam the test screen will move from first section to the next section only when the candidate clicks the next button. Candidates have to be mindful of the on-screen timer and pre-decide the number of questions to solve in each section as there will be negative markings. It is not mandatory to solve all the questions in OJEE exam so candidates can devise a strategy to use the exam duration as per their strength and weakness. Candidates must reach the exam centre at least an hour prior to complete the frisking formalities at the OJEE exam centre.
 

Q:   What is the OJEE exam duration? Can I change my exam slot?

A:
The OJEE exam is a computer-based test for all courses. However, the OJEE exam pattern differs according to the programme you are applying for. The course-wise OJEE exam duration is as follows: 1. For MBA, LE B.Tech, LE B.Sc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA M.Tech and MArch courses is 120 minutes (2 hours). 2. For the B.Pharma course is three hours or 180 minutes. 3. For the M.Pharma Integrated MBA and LE B.Pharma courses, the exam duration is one hour or 60 minutes. This means, candidates will have approximately one minute per question to solve it. Candidates must take care of saving their answers at every step as the moment sectional time limit will get over, the screen will automatically move to the next section. The OJEE exam is conducted in three slots for most courses. The OJEE exam slot will be mentioned on their admit cards and there is no provision of changing the exam slot. Candidates must reach the OJEE exam centre at least and hour before their slot timings.
 

Q:   What is the exam pattern for OJEE?

A:
The OJEE exam is a computer-based test for all courses. However, the OJEE exam pattern differs according to the course you are applying for. The generic OJEE exam pattern is as follows: 1. The exam will only be conducted in the computer-based test mode. Earlier, the exam was also conducted in the paper-based test mode but from 2019 onwards, the PBT mode has been scrapped. 2. The duration of the exam for the MBA, LE B.Tech, LE B.Sc/ LE, MCA/LE MCA M.Tech and MArch courses is 120 minutes (2 hours). The duration for the B.Pharma course is three hours and for MPHARM Integrated MBA and LE B.Pharma courses, the exam duration is one hour or 60 minutes. 3. There will only be multiple-choice questions in the OJEE question paper 4. Four marks will be awarded for the correct answer and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. No marks will be awarded or deducted for questions which have not been attempted. Here is a detailed OJEE MBA exam pattern: 1. The total marks for the exam are 480. 2. Total number of questions is 120. 3. There are four sections, I. e. Quantitative Techniques, Verbal reasoning and Comprehension, Analytical and Logical Reasoning, General Awareness and Business Fundamentals 4. Each section carries 30 questions.
 

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