+2 Common Application Form (CAF) Online

The Common Application Form (CAF) has been so designed that, an applicant can apply to any of the 1467 Junior Colleges of the State in one form. An applicant has to fill it up ONLINE by logging on to the website of Higher Education Department, Government of Odisha www.dheodisha.gov.in. An applicant can exercise up to six choices of college & stream in order of preferences where one would like to study.

Furthermore, If an applicant passed appearing qualifying examination of BSE, Odisha recently, s/he needs to input her/his Examination Roll Number at the right place after selecting “Name of the Board” and “Year of Passing” and wait till the marks are shown to him/her on the CAF. Again if s/he agrees with the marks shown in the screen, then s/he has to confirm it by clicking on ‘Yes’ button or else ‘No’ button just to allow self to enter the actual marks at point # 9. a. of the CAF. However, other information like Parents’ names, Correspondence and Permanent Address, Reservation and weightage details etc. are to be entered in the appropriate box of the CAF.

TIPS and Tricks - Applicants being passed from other than qualifying examination from BSE, Odisha have to fill in all necessary fields of their own. From the past experience, it is seen that about 60 to 70% of applicants who get selected for admission to their first option college/stream had given only one option in last three years(click to see) . This shows that cut-off marks of last 3 years are very crucial to take decision in choosing your options of stream and college.

Filling Online Application

As mentioned earlier, an applicant has to fill in the relevant information in the CAF on computer screen and submit it on-line. Mere applying online CAF in the Internet will not be sufficient for e-Admission. Then s/he has to take print outs of “College C opy” and “Applicant Copy” of the filled in CAF. The applicant and her/his parents or guardian must put their signatures at the appropriate places of the college copy. Then the applicant shall deposit both the copies of CAF and relevant documents and fees at the nearest SAMS Resource Centre (Annexure-1).

The receiving official at the SRC shall verify the documents and return the “Applicant Copy” to the applicant with a “Money Receipt-Cu m-Index Number” written on it.