OUAT 2021: Admit Card, Entrance Exam, Dates, Exam Pattern, Application

OUAT 2021: Admit Card, Entrance Exam, Dates, Exam Pattern, ApplicationOUAT 2021 Application form has been released from 31st July 2021 till 31st August 2021. Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology conducts the 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 2021 including admit card, exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern, etc.

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OUAT 2021 Notifications

OUAT 2021 Application Form has been released till 31st August 2021.

The entrance examination of OUAT 2021 will be conducted from September 27 to 30 in pen and paper-based mode in different exam centres in the country.

OUAT Application Form 2021

  • Applications of OUAT is facilitated through online mode.
  • The application has started from 31st july 2021. Click here to apply for OUAT 2021.
  • The application form for PG and Ph.D courses will be available through offline mode.
  • Aadhaar card will be mandatory to fill the application.
  • Candidates who wish to apply online can fill the OUAT 2021 application form through the official website of the University.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature.
  • 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.1200/- towards the application fee. The fees can be submitted through debit/credit card and net banking. Candidates can also pay in cash through the nearest Common Service Centre (Jana Seva Kendra).

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can ensure their eligibility for appearing in the OUAT entrance exam 2021. Check the eligibility in terms of qualification:

For UG Courses

Course Minimum Qualification Subjects 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

Course Minimum Qualification
M.Sc (Botany) 3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Botany) with a minimum of 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 a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Biotechnology) 3 years B.Sc. (with Honours/Core/Major in Biotechnology) with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).
M.Sc (Computer Science) 3 years B.Sc (with Honours/Core/Major in Computer Science) with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST).

Minimum Qualification Required for PhD Programme

PhD Course Minimum Qualification
Physics M.Sc in Physics with minimum 55% marks.
Chemistry M.Sc in Chemistry with minimum 55% marks.
Mathematics M.Sc in Mathematics with minimum 55% marks.
Botany M.Sc in Botany with minimum 55% marks.
Zoology M.Sc in Zoology with minimum 55% marks.
Microbiology M.Sc in Microbiology with minimum 6.5% or OGPA 6.5.

OUAT Exam Date 2021

The official exam schedule of OUAT 2021 is given below for various courses:

For UG Courses

Events UG Courses
Availability of application form 31st July 2021
Last date to apply 31st August 2021
Downloading of admit card 16th September 2021
Entrance exam 27th – 30th September 2021
Submission of application form-‘B’ 16th September – 7th October 2021
Provisional Weightage
Report of Discrepancy
Final Weightage & Range
Issue of Intimation cum Rank Card
Admission

For PG & Ph.D Courses

Events PG Courses PhD Course
Availability of application form
Last date for receipt of the application form by post
Entrance exam
Result Declaration
Counselling date

OUAT Admit Card 2021

Eligible applicants can download their OUAT admit card from the official website of the University. Admit card is available from 16th September 2021 for UG courses. On the day of the examination, candidates have to bring one identity proof, a copy of the e-receipt along with admitting card. OUAT PG and PhD admit cards can be received by approaching the Director one day before the examination.

OUAT Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates can check below the exam pattern of OUAT entrance exam 2021:

  • 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.
Subjects Maximum Marks
Physics 66
Chemistry 66
Mathematics/Biology 68
Total 200

OUAT Syllabus 2021

The syllabus of the 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.

OUAT Result 2021

Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology will announce the OUAT 2021 result on its official website. Merit list will be prepared category-wise based on the candidate’s score in the entrance exam, academic record and extracurricular activities. To get seats, candidates have to attend the counselling/admission process conducted by OUAT.

OUAT Counselling 2021

OUAT 2021 counselling will be conducted for qualified candidates. Students will be intimated regarding counselling through the official website of the University. candidates who are allotted the seats have to verify their documents at the time of admission.

OUAT Admission 2021

OUAT Admission will be carried out based on merit. Merit for UG courses will be drawn based on the weighted score of candidates in the 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 counselling.

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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