Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is SAMS?

SAMS stands for Students Academic Management System. It has two components e-Admission & e-Administration. SAMS presently supports online admission for Higher Secondary, Degree, Post-graduations, ITI, Diploma, PDIS, Teacher Education, Physical Education and correspondence institutions.

What is e-Admission?

e-Admission is nothing but online admission carried out for various courses (as answered in the ques-1) of Odisha. The detailed process of admission is explained in the Common Prospectus (CP) available separately for different courses.

Where can I see the list of colleges that come under the e-Admission process?

Various information such as college principal name, address, contact details & detailed profile of different colleges coming under the e-Admission process can be obtained from the website i.e.

How will I know when the forms are available?

The common timeline for e-Admission is published on the website

How can I get an application form from my location?

The Common Application Form (CAF) can be accessed on the website along with the CP which guides you to apply the CAF correctly.

Do I submit the CAF online only?

Yes, you need to apply online through the CAF following the guidelines of the CP, take print copies of the Applicant CAF and Keep it with you for further Process at the Time Of Admission.

What is the maximum number of Subjects to fill in a CAF?

An eligible applicant will have to apply ONLINE for a maximum of FIVE (Subjects) through

Will I be selected for multiple Subjects?

No. The selection will be conducted on the basis of merit & reservations. Student will be selected against the Subject which they have applied.

Where can I see data on seats available of all the colleges?

You can check the College Wise Intake Capacity

Can I modify any information in the CAF after submission?

An applicant can modify the provided information by login to their SAMS student e-Space till online submission of the CAF. After submission of data online, applicants can modify the options only until deposit of CAF fees online. After successful payment, CAF can't be modified.

How would I know if I am selected? Will I be intimated exclusively?

The merit lists are published on the scheduled date & time at website for information of public. You will also be intimated you’re your status exclusively through SMS & Email (if mobile number & email address is provided in the CAF) about the selection status. You can also download the intimation letter from your student login by paying admission fee online.

What should I do after getting Intimation?

List of the documents required is given in the Intimation Letter. Arrange all the requisites for admission such as original certificates for verification, photo and admission fees & report to the Principal of the destination college on the scheduled date & time.