OUAT 2024: Application (Released), Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility

OUAT 2024OUAT 2024 Application Form has been released from 1st March 2024. 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, eligibility etc. regarding OUAT 2024.


OUAT 2024 Notifications – Application Form Released (UG)

newiconOUAT 2024 Application Form has been released from 1st March 2024 for UG course. Check here for application details. 

newiconOUAT 2024 Exam date has been announced for UG course. It will be held on 13th & 14th May 2024. 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 tentative dates for OUAT 2024:

UG courses:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form releases3rd week of May 2024
Last date to submit application form4th week of June 2024
Admit card3rd week of July 2024
OUAT 2024 Exam Date1st week of August 2024
Answer Key3rd week of August 2024
Result2nd week of September 2024
Application Form- B starts4th week of July 2024
Last date to register3rd week of August 2024

PG courses:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application Form releases2nd week of August 2024
Last date to submit the form2nd week of September 2024
Edit facility2nd to 3rd week of September 2024
Admit card date1st week of October 2024
Exam date2nd week of October 2024
Commencement of classes3rd week of October 2024

OUAT 2024 Application Form

Check following details regarding OUAT 2024 Application Form:

  • OUAT 2024 Application Form will be released separately for UG & PG courses.
  • The application form for UG courses will be commenced from third week of May 2024.
  • Candidates will be able to submit the application form for OUAT 2024 via online mode.
  • While making registration, one must not forget to check its eligibility norms as form will be 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 will be able to register from second week of August 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 will be submitted via online mode.
  • Mode of payment includes credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • The application fee will be Rs. 1500/- for both UG & PG level courses.
  • In any case, registration fee will 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 will be 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).

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 2023 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 will be eligible to apply for OUAT 2024.

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

Answer: Yes, authority will 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 will be same for all category candidates.

Answer: The exam will be conducted through online mode.

Answer: Yes, authority will 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 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 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 September 2024 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

If you have any other queries regarding OUAT 2024, then you can ask by leaving your comment below.

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  1. PMohanty says:

    Is ouat syllabus going to reduce just like 12th syllabus reduced this year?

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