Bhubaneswar, May 19 -- The Odisha Higher Education Department has opened the online application process for the Common Postgraduate Entrance Test (CPET) 2024.

Interested and eligible candidates can apply through the Student Academic Management System (SAMS) at

The deadline for applications is May 27 at 11:45 PM.

This year, postgraduate admissions through the CPET examination will be conducted in three phases.

The first phase will include four rounds of selection. During the first two rounds, reservation and weightage criteria will be applied.

In the third round, seats will be de-reserved if there are no eligible applicants from specific categories. The fourth and final round of Phase I will be a spot admission roun...