OUAT 2024: Application (Open), UG Answer Key (Out), Exam Date

OUAT 2024OUAT 2024 Response Sheet has been released on 18th June 2024 for UG courses. Application Form can be filled till 18th June 2024 for PG courses. Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology (OUAT) exam is conducted for Agriculture courses. It is a university level exam which offer various UG, PG & Ph.D courses in the field of Agriculture & Agriculture Engineering. Qualified candidates will get admission in the university in various field i.e Animal Husbandry, Agriculture & Allied Fields. Candidates must go through following details such as application form, exam dates, answer key etc. regarding OUAT 2024.

Application Form Exam Dates Admit Card

Exam Pattern Syllabus

OUAT 2024 Notifications – Response Sheet Out

newiconOUAT 2024 Answer Key has been released on 18th June 2024 for UG courses. Check here for answer key details. 

newiconOUAT 2024 Application Form can be filled till 18th June 2024 for PG courses. Check here for application details. 

newiconOUAT 2024 Exam for PG courses will be held on 18th July. Check here for exam dates details.

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OUAT Exam 2024 Overview

Name of ExamOrissa University Of Agriculture & Technology
Exam LevelUniversity Level
Courses OfferedUG, PG, Ph.D
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-based)
Application ModeOnline

OUAT 2024 Important Dates

Candidates must check following table regarding official dates for OUAT 2024:

UG courses:

EventsDates (Announced)
Application form1st March 2024
Last date to submit application form15th April 2024
Last date to edit15th April 2024
Admit card22nd May 2024
Mock Test22nd May 2024
OUAT 2024 Exam Date4th & 6th June 2024
Response Sheet18th to 21st June 2024
Declaration of entrance exam score in percentile10th July 2024
Submission of Application Form “B”20th May to 15th June 2024
Rank declaration20th July  2024
Intimation cum Rank Card30th July 2024
Counselling & Admission12th to 22nd August 2024

PG courses:

Events All Master’s & Ph.D Programme except C.V.Sc. & AHM.V.Sc &Ph.D. in Veterinary Sci.
Availability & Submission of Application Form online 20th May 2024 to 18th June 202420th May 2024 to 18th June 2024
Edit of application FormTill last date of application form submission Till last date of application form submission 
Last date of payment of Application fee 19th June 202419th June 2024
Last date of submission of final OGPA/Marks of the qualifying Examination in the academic profile for PG8th August 2024 15th October 2024
Last date of submission of final OGPA/Marks of the qualifying Examination in the academic profile For Ph.D 15th October 2024
Mock Test of online exam6th July 20248th October 2024
Availability of admit card6th July 20248th October 2024
Date of Entrance Examination18th July 202420th October 2024
Availability of candidate Response sheet of online examination and candidates, challenge26th July 2024 to 28th July 20244th November 2024 to 6th November 2024
Declaration of Entrance Examination Marks12th August 202425th November 2024
Declaration of Rank 20th August 202410th December 2024 
Availability of Intimation-cum-Rank Card online27th August 202424th December 2024
Counselling & Admission process for Master’s Programme4th September 2024 to 6th September 2024 8th January 2025 
Counselling & Admission process for all Doctoral Programme12th November 2024
Admission of State Govt/ Sponsored Candidates: 9th September 202429th January 2025
Orientation Programme & Commencement of class for Master’s courses 10th September 20241st February 2025

OUAT 2024 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to download OUAT 2024 Admit Card via online mode. No candidate will receive it via post or any other medium. Hall Ticket will be available separately for UG & PG courses. It will consists of all details such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam timing, venue & instructions.

It will be mandatory for all candidates to download admit card & carry it at exam venue. Along with hall ticket, do not forget to carry one ID proof. Candidates will have to use their login credentials to download admit card.

OUAT 2024 Exam Pattern

Check details regarding OUAT 2024 Exam Pattern given below:

  • Exam Mode: OUAT 2024 exam will be held via online mode.
  • Questions Type: Question paper will consists of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s).
  • Medium: Exam will be in English medium language.
  • Duration: Candidates will get 2 hours to solve the paper.
  • No. of Questions: There will be total of 200 questions in the question paper.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will carry +1 mark & there will be no negative marking in the question paper.

OUAT 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of OUAT 2024 will be different for every program. The syllabus for UG examination would consist of subjects 12th class Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology.

Physics: Properties of Solids and Liquids, Oscillation and Waves, Rotational Energy, Communication Systems, Physics and Measurement, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Work Energy and Power, Electronic Devices, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, etc.

Chemistry: States of Matter, General Principles, The surface of Elements and Periodicity of Properties, Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry, Processes of Isolation of Metals, Surface Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding, and Molecular Structure, Biomolecules, P-Block Elements, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Environmental Chemistry Organic Chemistry, Polymers etc.

Mathematics: Sets Relations and Functions, Mathematical Induction, Matrices and Determinants, Differential Equations, Coordinate Geometry, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Limit Continuity and Differentiability, Vector Algebra, Integral Calculus etc.

Biology: Biotechnology and its Applications, Sexual Reproduction Ecology and Environment, Human Welfare, Genetics and Evolution etc.

OUAT Preparation Tips

Candidates can take help from following tips & tricks while preparing for OUAT exam:

  • Make short notes & revise them on regular basis.
  • Check syllabus & prepare accordingly
  • Get Exam pattern details & practice from mock test.
  • Solve previous year question paper
  • Keep last few days for revision.
  • Keep yourself fresh & healthy.
  • Take proper sleep & practice meditation.
  • Do not get panic. Take proper 8 hours sleep.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Answer: Yes, you are eligible to apply for OUAT 2024.

Answer: Yes, candidates minimum age must be 17 years to be eligible to apply.

Answer: Yes, authority also provide correction facility for limited time period.

Answer: Yes, the correction window will be opened only for some specific fields.

Answer: The application fee is same for all category candidates.

Answer: The exam will be conducted through online mode.

Answer: Yes, authority also provide mock test for practice few days before the exam date.

OUAT 2024 Exam Centres

Check below table for OUAT Exam centres list:


OUAT 2024 Merit List

The merit list for OUAT 2024 will be prepared by the officials as common & category wise merit list. It will be published via online mode in the form of pdf. All candidates who will appear for the exam, will be able to check it.

It will be prepared on the basis of weighted score obtained by candidates. Merit list will be prepared as follows:

CriteriaPercentage Alloted
HSC/ equivalent25%
12th SC/ equivalent25%
Entrance exam50%

OUAT 2024 Counselling

The counselling procedure for OUAT 2024 will be on the basis of merit & rank score. It will commenced from 12th August 2024 for UG courses & for 12th November 2024 for PG courses via online mode. Candidates whose name will appear in the merit list will further have to participate in the counselling session.

The various round of counselling includes merit list, registration, fee payment, seat allotment & then verification process. Admission will be given to candidates only after fee payment & verification process. The following document will be required at the time of verification:

  • Class 10th marksheet & certificate
  • Class 12th marksheet & certificate
  • Graduation marksheet/ certificate
  • Entrance exam score card
  • Multiple passport size photographs
  • Migration/ Transfer/ Character certificate
  • SC/ ST/ OBC certificate
  • Domicile certificate

OUAT 2024 Participating Institutes

The following participating institutes for OUAT 2024 are:

  • College of Agriculture, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Home Science, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Forestry, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Basic Science & Humanites, Bhubaneswar
  • Centre for PG studies, Bhubaneswar
  • College of Agriculture, Bhawanipatna
  • College of Horticulture, Chiplima
  • College of Agriculture, Chiplima
  • Agro Polytechnic
  • College of Fisheries, Rangeilunda
  • Agro Polytechnic
  • College of Community, Bhubaneswar

OUAT 2024 Application Form

Check following details regarding OUAT 2024 Application Form:

  • OUAT 2024 Application Form has been released separately for UG & PG courses.
  • The application form for UG courses has been commenced from 1st May 2024.
  • Candidates can submit the application form for OUAT 2024 via online mode.
  • While making registration, one must not forget to check its eligibility norms as form is accepted only of eligible candidates.
  • Applicants must not forget to upload passport size photograph, signature & valid documents in the prescribed format.
  • For PG courses, candidates can register from 20th May till 18th June 2024.
  • Candidates must enter all asked & required details in the form as incomplete details won’t be accepted.
  • Authority may or may not provide any correction facility, so candidates must re-check the details before submission.
  • Once the application form gets successfully submitted, he/ she must take its printout for future use.

Application Fee:

  • The application fee of OUAT exam can be submitted via online mode.
  • Mode of payment includes credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • The application fee is Rs. 1500/- for both UG & PG level courses.
  • In any case, registration fee can be non-refundable.
Check Here – How to Fill OUAT Application Form

How to Apply for OUAT:

Check following step by step procedure while applying for OUAT:

  • Visit official site (Link is given above)
  • Go to admission section & click on, “students login for online application.
  • Login by providing valid email ID & phone number.
  • OTP will be sent to registered mail ID & number
  • Provide personal & educational information

OUAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Check following eligibility criteria before applying for OUAT 2024:

UG Courses:

B.Sc. (Hons.)/ Agriculture/ Forestry/ Horticulture:

  • Qualification: Candidates must pass 12th class or its equivalent from any recognized board.
  • Age Limit: Applicants minimum age must be 17 years as of 31 December 2023.
  • Marks: He/She must score minimum 50% marks (40% marks for reserved category).
  • Subjects: Candidates must pass with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology as mandatory subjects.
  • Appearing: Appearing candidates will be also eligible to apply for the admission procedure.

 B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering):

  • Qualification: Qualifying candidate must pass 12th intermediate or its equivalent exam from any recognized board or university.
  • Subject: Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) as mandatory subjects to be eligible for admission.
  • Marks: He/ She must obtain 50% marks (40% marks for reserved category) to be eligible for the examination.

PG Courses:

M.Sc. (Agriculture):

  • Qualification: Applying candidate must hold the bachelor’s degree from any recognized university by State/ Central government.
  • Marks: He/ She must score atleast 60% marks for general category (50% marks for reserved category).

M.Tech (Agriculture Engineering):

  • Qualification: He/ She must have completed bachelor’s degree from any recognized university.
  • Marks: Candidates must have scored minimum 60% marks (50% marks for reserved category).

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