Employment and Technical Education and Training Minister Pratap Keshari Deb on Monday announced a two-tier observer system for the Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE), 2013, in the wake of the recent question paper leak in the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) examination.
In the first-tier, scientists and senior faculties from different colleges will act as observers at examination centres across the State.
In the second-tier, senior officials of the district administration will monitor the examinations.
There will be 145 examination centres for the OJEE in the State and the main centres are Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bargarh, Paradip and Chhatrapur.
Similarly, 13 OJEE centres will be established outside the State in places such as Ahmedabad, Chennai, Guwahati and Hyderabad.
Deb said the last date for filling up online form for OJEE has been extended to April 2. For filling up offline form, the last date is April 6.
The OJEE officials said they will take the help of the police for the smooth conduct of the examination.