From this year, students can browse the performance record of institutes up to last four years before taking a decision.
As many as 25 nodal centres across the state will start functioning from June 13 to facilitate students regarding choice locking of their chosen centres.
This year, eight government engineering colleges and 90 private engineering colleges have been included in OJEE counselling. Over 62,000 students have qualified the OJEE for admission against 44,000 seats in around 100 technical colleges.
Last year rank cards were sent to as many as 63,000 eligible students. Provisional list of allotment would be published on June 25 where as the final allotment list to appear on June 29;.
Detailing out the process Rout said, "Candidates having both admit and rank cards along with other necessary documents will only be allowed to enter the hall where choice locking will be carried out under the surveillance of CCTV or video cameras."
For the first time an administrative observer will be deployed at every nodal centre to oversee the whole counseling process, the official added.
This year aspirants will have to pay Rs 5,000 towards University registration fee apart from counselling charges of Rs 450/-. Last year, the students paid Rs 16,000 towards part-admission fee during counselling.
In case students face any difficulty during the processing they can get it clarified at OJEE call centre.
0674 - 3242455 / 456 / 6552455 / 56.