More than 51,000 students qualified in the Diploma Entrance Test (DET) of Odisha, whose results were declared on Monday (20 May 2013). Get your Rank Card at DETOrissa Site.
Around 59,700 students had applied for the DET.
There are 83 private polytechnic institutes and 13 Government polytechnic institutes across the State.
Total 35,000 seats are available for admission across all the diploma engineering institutes of the State.
To encourage more students to pursue technical education, the State Government had proposed a fee waiver of five per cent for the students whose family income is less than ` 4.5 lakh per annum.
The State Government has also decided to reimburse the complete tuition fees for students belonging to SC and ST category.
To encourage more girls to take admission in the polytechnic institutes, 30 per cent seats have been reserved for them in all the institutes. (Source – New India Express)