OUAT 2018: Application Form, Entrance Exam, Eligibility

OUAT 2018Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT) conducts OUAT entrance exam for the selection of students in UG, PG and doctoral courses. The University offers courses in the field of agriculture, horticulture, veterinary science, animal husbandry, agriculture engineering and technology, fishery science, home science and forestry. Candidates desirous of taking admission in the affiliated colleges of OUAT are required to fill the application form. Students can check this article for getting complete information about OUAT 2018 including application form, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

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OUAT Exam Date 2018

The tentative exam schedule of OUAT 2018 is given below for UG, PG and Ph.D courses:

For UG Courses:

EventsUG Courses
Availability of application formMar – Apr 2018
Downloading of Form-‘A’-cum-admit cardMay 2018
Entrance examMay 2018
Last date of receipt of filled-in application form-‘B’ (hard copy)June 2018
Counselling dateJuly 2018

For PG & Ph.D Courses:

EventsUG CoursesPh.D Course
Availability of application formMay-June 2018July 2018
Last date for receipt of application form by postJune 2018July 2018
Entrance examJune 2018August 2018
Result DeclarationJuly 2018August 2018
Counselling dateJuly 2018August 2018

OUAT Application Form 2018

  • Applications of OUAT will be facilitated through online mode.
  • The application form for PG and Ph.D courses will also be available through offline mode.
  • Candidates who wish to apply offline can download and print the OUAT 2018 application form through the official website of the University.
  • Candidates are suggested to send the application form complete in all respects to “The Director, College of Basic Science & Humanities, OUAT, Bhubnaswar-751003” before the last date.
  • All the applicants are also required to submit the Form-B after appearing the exam. Form-B is required to be submitted offline with all the prescribed enclosures within the prescribed dates.

Application Fee:

Candidates have to pay Rs.1000/- towards the application fee. The fees can be submitted through SBI collect facility.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can ensure their eligibility for appearing the OUAT entrance exam 2018. Check the eligibility in terms of qualification:

For UG Courses:

CourseMinimum QualificationSubjects in Qualifying Exam
B.Sc (Ag)10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCM or PCB
B.Sc (Forestry)10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCM or PCB
B.Sc (Horticulture)10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCM or PCB
B.V.Sc. & A.H.10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCB
B.Tech (Ag. Engg.)10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCM
B.F.Sc.10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCB
B.Sc. (Home Science)10+2 passed with Science subjects with minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/PH candidates).PCM or PCB

 For PG and Ph.D Courses:

Minimum Qualification Required for M.Sc Programme:

CourseMinimum Qualification
M.Sc (Botany)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Botany) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Chemistry)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Chemistry) 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Mathematics)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours in Mathematics) / B.Sc. (Hons.)/Core/Major in Mathematics and computing with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Microbiology)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Botany / Zoology /Microbiology / Biotechnology) / B.Sc. (Ag.) / B.V.Sc. & A.H / B.F.Sc./B.Sc.(Horticulture)/B.Tech.(Dairy Science/Biotechnology)/B.H.M.S with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Physics)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Physics)
M.Sc (Zoology)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Zoology) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Biotechnology)3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Biotechnology) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Computer Science)3 years B.Sc (with Honours/Core/Major in Comuter Science) with minimum 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).

Minimum Qualification Required for Ph.D Programme:

Ph.D CourseMinimum Qualification
PhysicsM.Sc in Physics with minimum 55% marks.
ChemistryM.Sc in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks.
MathematicsM.Sc in Mathematics with minimum 55% marks.
BotanyM.Sc in Botany with minimum 55% marks.
ZoologyM.Sc in Zoology with minimum 55% marks.
MicrobiologyM.Sc in Microbiology with minimum 6.5% or OGPA 6.5.

OUAT Exam  Pattern 2018

Candidates can check below the exam pattern of OUAT entrance exam 2018:

  • Subjects Covered: The question paper will consist of subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology. Candidates are required to answer either Mathematics/Biology subject.
  • Type of Questions: The question paper will be of objective type.
  • Maximum Marks: The entrance exam will be of total 200 marks. For PG and Ph.D courses, the exam will be of total 100 marks including 40 objective type questions and 60 short answer type questions. Viva-voce will be conducted further for Ph.D candidates.
  • Medium: The medium of examination will be English only.
  • Exam Duration: The duration of test will be 2 hours.
SubjectsMaximum Marks
Physics66
Chemistry66
Mathematics/Biology68
Total200

OUAT Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of OUAT entrance exam will be of 10+2 standard for UG courses. Candidates must prepare the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects as per their 12th syllabus. OUAT syllabus for PG courses covers the course taught at Bachelor’s level.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: No, OUAT 2018 application form for UG courses will be available via online mode only.
Answer: Candidates can find the form-B in the information brochure. Aspirants can download it from there and send it to the University address before last date.
Answer: Candidates have to send the form-B after appearing the test. The last date for receiving the OUAT form-B will be notified on the official website.
Answer: Candidate must have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December 2018.
Answer: No. Your fees will not be refunded in case you do not appear for your test.
Answer: The scores will be valid only for one year i.e. for admission to academic year 2018-2019.
Answer: Yes. To appear at Physical Endurance Test, the candidate should come with a certificate of Physical Fitness as issued by the medical officer not below the rank of CDMO.

OUAT Admit Card 2018

Eligible applicants can download their OUAT Form-A-cum-admit card from the official website of the University. Admit card will be available in the first week of May 2018 tentatively. On the day of examination, candidates have to bring one identity proof, copy of e-receipt along with admit card. OUAT PG and Ph.D admit card can be received by approaching to the Director one day prior to the examination.

OUAT Result 2018

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology will announce the OUAT 2018 result on its official website. Merit list will be prepared category-wise based on candidate’s score in entrance exam, academic record and extracurricular activities. To get seats, candidates have to attend the counselling/admission process conducted by OUAT.

OUAT Counselling 2018

OUAT 2018 counselling will be conducted for the qualified candidates in the month of July 2018. Students will be intimated regarding counselling through the official website of the University. candidates who are allotted with the seats have to verify their documents at the time of admission.

OUAT Admission 2018

OUAT Admission will be carried out on the basis of merit. Merit for UG courses will be drawn on the basis of weighted score of candidates in entrance test (50%), HSC examination (25%) and +2 Sc examination (25%). Candidates seeking admission in B.Sc. (Forestry) Course should qualify Physical Endurance Test to be conducted one day before their respective day of the counseling.

Selection in PG courses except M.Sc. Microbiology, Biotechnology & Computer Science will be based on entrance exam or academic record of the candidates. For M.Sc. Microbiology, Biotechnology & Computer Science, candidate’s academic record will only be considered. ICAR candidates (for Microbiology) and OUAT employees/In service candidates (teacher fellows), students who have qualified NET / GATE or any other fellowship with M. Phil degree from UGC recognized University and admitted through an entrance examination are exempted from appearing the Ph. D. entrance. Such candidates have to appear in viva-voce for the preparation of merit list.

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