Shri Naveen Patnaik
Hon’ble Chief Minister
Student Academic Management System (SAMS)


1What is SAMS?

SAMS stands for Students Academic Management System. It has two components e-Admission & e-Administration. SAMS presently supports online admission for +2, Govt. ITIs and +3 Colleges.

2What is e-Admission?

e-Admission is nothing but online admission carried out in all Junior (+2), Degree/Autonomous (+3) , Jr. Vocational, Sanskrit Colleges and Government ITIs of Odisha. The detailed process of admission is explained in the Common Prospectus (CP) available separately for +2, +3 & ITI applicants.

3Where can I see the list of colleges that come under the e-Admission process?

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

4How will I know when the forms are available?

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

5How 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.

6Do I submit the CAF online only?

No, you need to apply online through the CAF following the guidelines of the CP, take print copies of the College/Institute Copy & Applicant Copy and submit at any of the nearest SRC (Junior / Degree / ITI) College along with the photo copies of the documents as mentioned in the College/Institute Copy and CAF fees.

7What is SRC and where can I get the list of SRCs?

An SRC (SAMS Resource Centre) is a College/Institution which has dedicated computers with Internet Facility and Helpdesk within the College premises. The Helpdesk is to supportstudents/parents understand the system of e-Admission, apply for admission through CAF and key dates related to e-Admission.Various information such as name, address, contact details & detailed profile of colleges declared as SRC can be obtained from the website

8How do I know about the colleges before giving my options?

You can access the Individual College Profiles available on the website and get various details such as streams available, cut-off percentage of last three years, availability of hostel & fees, admission fees, etc.

9What is the maximum number of options to fill in a CAF?

- For +2 Junior applicants it is ten (10) - For +3 Degree applicants it is twenty (20) - For ITI applicants it is up to maximum combination of ITI + Trade available

10How should I choose my option?

An option is a combination of a particular Institutions& Stream/Trade. You should exercise your options in order of preference only i.e. the most preferred option to be opted first.